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REASON, IDEA, PHILOLOGY INTELLECTUAL HISTORY IN LITERARY CONTEXTS (WRITTEN
ON THE MARGINS OF CYPRIAN NORWID’S “MILCZENIE” (“SILENCE”))
The article examines the 19th century evolution of history of ideas and its relatedness to literary studies.
The debate whether philology, philosophy, and history are autonomous humanistic disciplines or
Building on the film philosophy of Gilles Deleuze and Jacques Rancière, this essay develops a queer naturalist account of film form centered on the ontogenetic dimensions of Lars von Trier’s film Nymphomaniac (2013).
Within Iran, the transformation in the Islamic legal understanding of the foreign (ajnabi) into a political concept was accelerated by the encounter with Europe during the 19th century. The classical Iranian understanding of otherness as a domain fully demarcated from the self was replaced by an internalized other, resulting in what we call here…[Read more]
Spanish Abstract: De la conjunción de ‘Neuromante’ y de ‘Blade Runner’, con un toque de ́Matrix ́, surgen el manga y serie de películas de animación ‘Ghost in the Shell’. El dilema de ‘Ghost in the Shell (2): Innocence’ versa sobre la identidad personal: si es replicable, si es imitable, si consiste en signos, ¿dónde está la esencia de la humanid…[Read more]
An exploration of Roman Jacobson’s six communication functions focused particularly on his remarks on dominance. This brief note posits a seventh (metadiscursive) function to model shifts in the dominance of one of the six functions.
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