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TRINITY AND ESCHATOLOGY: THE HISTORICAL BEING OF GOD IN THE THEOLOGY OF WOLFHART PANNENBERG
Attempting to provide a revision of the Christian doctrine of God, Wolfhart Pannenberg combines eschatological and trinitarian motifs to express God's transcendence and historical relatedness to the world. The result is ...
The ethics of Mimesis: Postmodernism and the possibility of history
Almost every attempt to distinguish literature from history begins in empiricism and ends in ethics. Much depends upon this long-standing distinction and much may potentially be lost if it is compromised or collapses. But ...
"Die Willkuer der Ichsucht": Jean Paul's "Clavis Fichtiana" and the critique of German idealism
It was no coincidence that the dawning of the Romantic movement in Germany occurred simultaneously with the emergence of the philosophical idealists. The attempt to expand upon Kant's Critical Philosophy resulted in the ...
THE STATUS OF EPISTEMOLOGY IN THE THOUGHT OF MARTIN HEIDEGGER (KNOWLEDGE, ART, PHENOMENOLOGY)
In Martin Heidegger's single minded pursuit of the meaning of Being, he repeatedly dismissed epistemology as short-sighted, inept, and useless. In turn, much of the criticism of Heidegger has centered on the alleged lack ...
Earnest women: The white woman's club movement in Progressive Era Texas, 1880-1920
In the late nineteenth century the lives of many white middle- and upper-class women were transformed by the woman's club movement. The club movement became the crucible in which the ideology of "true womanhood" was infused ...
THE LANGUAGE OF THE SELF IN THE POETRY OF ROBERT LOWELL
Robert Lowell inherited from the New England Puritans not only his habit of obsessive self-examination, not only his fascination with the process of that self-examination, but also his awareness of the significance of ...
"COMMON SYMPATHIES": SHELLEY'S "REVOLT OF ISLAM"
The Revolt of Islam, Shelley's longest and most neglected major work, contains some of his most rigorous thinking on the subject of revolution, as well as showing a substantial growth in poetic skill. This poem shows ...
THE VICTORIAN HERITAGE OF VIRGINIA WOOLF: THE EXTERNAL WORLD IN HER NOVELS (TIME, SETTING, COMMUNICATION, LANGUAGE, SOCIETY)
Woolf's Victorian background made her ambivalent towards the external world of time, place, history, society, physical phenomena, and language. The Victorian Age stressed factualism, time, and place, embracing society and ...