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Signs of Change
Signs of Change (March 1996)
Premodern - Modern - Postmodern
Stephen Barker - Editor

This is a collection of essays focusing on conventions of change in the arts, philosophy, and literature.

This book examines the nature of change in history, philosophy, and culture. Precisely because the idea of change is so vast, the book's strategy is to exercise some control over it by organizing itself as a structured progression of theoretical, political, and ideological concerns whose focus is on change.

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Dialectic and Narrative
Dialectic and Narrative (July 1993)
Thomas R. Flynn - Editor
Dalia Judovitz - Editor

Dialectic and narrative reflect the respective inclinations of philosophy and literature as disciplines that fix one another in a Sartrean gaze, admixing envy with suspicion. Ever since Plato and Aristotle distinguished scientific knowledge (episteme) from opinion (doxa) and valued demonstration through formal final causes over emplotment (mythos), the palm has been awarded to dialectic as the proper instrument of rational disc...(Read More)
After the Future
After the Future (January 1990)
Postmodern Times and Places
Gary Shapiro - Editor

This book brings together diverse aspects of postmodernism by philosophers, literary critics, historians of architecture, and sociologists. It addresses the nature of postmodernism in painting, architecture, and the performing arts, and explores the social and political implications of postmodern theories of culture.

The book raises the question of whether postmodernism is to be seen as one more epoch or period within a su...(Read More)
The Textual Sublime
The Textual Sublime (January 1990)
Deconstruction and Its Differences
Hugh J. Silverman - Editor
Gary E. Aylesworth - Editor

This book addresses the question of deconstruction by asking what it is and discussing its alternatives. To what extent does deconstruction derive from a philosophical stance, and to what extent does it depend upon a set of strategies, moves, and rhetorical practices that result in criticism? Special attention is given to the formulations offered by Jacques Derrida (in relation to Heidegger's philosophy) and by Paul de Man (in relation to Kant's the...(Read More)
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