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The Translation of Life: Thinking of Painting in Indian Buddhist Literature

Sonam Kachru
2020 Religions  
to find a growing regard for the possibilities of re-ordering and transvaluing sense experience.  ...  I derive the concept of "aesthetic stances" on the basis of a close reading of a pivotal moment in one Buddhist narrative, the defeat of Māra in The Legend of Aśoka.  ...  Acknowledgments: I am grateful to Phyllis Granoff and Sonya Rhies Mace for invaluable feedback and encouragement; I thank Wendy Doniger for perspective, and the anonymous referees for their valuable comments  ... 
doi:10.3390/rel11090467 fatcat:vqhzsgxjnfa2znptqza4smebcq

Imitation, Expression, and Participation

1943 Journal of Aesthetics and Art Criticism  
On this basis the savage does not like to tell his name or have his portrait taken, because by means of one the name or portrait he is accessible, and may therefore be injured by who can get at him by  ...  to isolate knowing from valuation (as in the love of art “for art’s sake”) must have destructive, and even murderous or suicidal consequences; “vile curiosity” and the “love of fine colors and sounds”  ... 
doi:10.1111/1540_6245.jaac3.11.12.0062 fatcat:zkxotu67u5fnzmorsp3kvb7sra


1975 Dostoevskij and Schiller  
While greatly dissimilar, they are all descended from the same father, who, as a man of virtually pure sexuality, figures as the source of the hierarchy of human types.  ...  Naturally, this transcendence would be impossible unless the lower human types were capable of the higher response, as Mitja, for example, is capable of understanding the spirituality of Alesa.  ...  "Stealing, for example is something absolutely base... and aesthetically he [the thief] always remains a base object" and unsuitable for any "poetic representation of serious substance."  ... 
doi:10.1515/9783110878592-005 fatcat:u5ztnqahmbh4zgrf3xlr6zwuxe

Puritanism and modernist novels: from moral character to the ethical self

2015 ChoiceReviews  
He thinks of her as a "woman of Leonardo da Vinci's, whom we love not so much for herself as for the things that she will not tell us" (87).  ...  For Augustine, only in this experience of self-limitation can one truly learn to love as God loves, without prejudice or false judgment.  ...  Books in the series include studies of religious rhetoric or allegory; of the secularization of religion, ritual, and religious life; and of the emerging identity of postsecular studies and literary criticism  ... 
doi:10.5860/choice.191736 fatcat:tmuts3xkvvdsdg3o3b7wrbl4si

Women of Copley's Boston: Changing Gender Roles on the Eve of the American Revolution

Maria Lagorio
2009 Elements  
During his residency in Boston, Copley paintd the portraits of hundreds of women.  ...  As a whole, a study of Copley's portraiture of Bostonian women provides an illustrative example of how women projected themselves in the progressive Revolutionary era.  ...  Young brides posed as the archetypes of beauty and virtue covered in frilly white wrappings.  ... 
doi:10.6017/eurj.v5i1.8906 fatcat:krljp4r6dzgvfgbl76m5ago2pm

Performing the Victorian: John Ruskin and identity in theater, science, and education

2007 ChoiceReviews  
Wilde symbolizes daring in same-sex love as much as new ideas in art.  ...  (17.337-38) As much as the lack of enthusiasm for the little girl's simple dance distresses Ruskin, something much worse occurs: Presently after this, came on the forty thieves, who, as I told you,  ...  It ran for three months. 3. See James Dearden, Facets of Ruskin (128) for this and many other surprising details of Ruskiniana. 4.  ... 
doi:10.5860/choice.45-1349 fatcat:qqbe4l2isfewjnswziylx2apsq

Tennis and philosophy: what the racket is all about

2010 ChoiceReviews  
This series seeks to publish both established and emerging scholars who will engage a major area of popular culture for philosophical interpretation and examine the philosophical underpinnings of its themes  ...  The goal of this series is to demonstrate how philosophical inquiry has been reinvigorated by increased scholarly interest in the intersection of popular culture and philosophy, as well as to explore through  ...  By loving winning too much, he isn't as big a fan as he could be; just as Augustine realized that to love something excessively or inordinately really amounts to not loving it enough, the way it was meant  ... 
doi:10.5860/choice.48-0934 fatcat:xla6ivyfpzhdxhawyyjq3xoade

Agency, Authority and Openness [chapter]

2017 Encyclopedia of Educational Philosophy and Theory  
Introduction This entry examines academic literacies across the curriculum with respect to the orientations scholars have developed to the nature of the knowledge of reading and writing required for academic  ...  The focus is on reading and writing here as these are the most prevalent modes of participation in academic settings, recognizing both that students engage in a wide variety of other literacies outside  ...  Love, revealing and advancing a higher understanding of who am I, of who we are. . .what is worth saving of myself? What is worth dying for?. "FIRE. . ." How can one word, inspire so much terror?  ... 
doi:10.1007/978-981-287-588-4_100027 fatcat:drxi4nfqzzfw3nl22am7b6njge

The Origins of Aesthetics: A Neurobiological Basis for Affective Feelings and Aesthetics [chapter]

Edmund T. Rolls
2011 The Aesthetic MindPhilosophy and Psychology  
It is argued that combinations of multiple such factors provide part of the basis for aesthetics.  ...  I start by considering how affective value is generated in the brain as a solution to the problem of how genes can specify useful goals for actions.  ...  When we understand the underlying origins and bases of aesthetics, we see that the processes involved are elegant and beautiful, as part of a Darwinian theory.  ... 
doi:10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199691517.003.0009 fatcat:ej7hjyztpjhxjm73b3nzyr3ytq


1949 Journal of Aesthetics and Art Criticism  
He is the sampler of virtues and qualities, the qualifier, who is called a specialist.  ...  He sets up estimates; he does not follow the course of the river or of the torrent, he is placed below the dam.  ... 
doi:10.1111/1540_6245.jaac7.4.0308 fatcat:io7lfygzb5hhrdjhqkbrx2xefu

Mr. S. H. Butcher

A. W. Verrall
1911 The Classical Review  
loved: The State is a partnership in all science, in all art, in every virtue, and in all perfection.  ...  But for all that, to recite it well is not easy; and few there were who had not something to learn as well as to enjoy in hearing such passages delivered by the author, or better still in hearing him talk  ... 
doi:10.1017/s0009840x00045911 fatcat:j7xvviv26rayjdgxkjm6luzb4q

The Passionate Fictions of Eliza Haywood: Essays on Her Life and Work

Jeremy W. Webster, Kirsten T. Saxton, Rebecca P. Bocchicchio
2001 The Journal of the Midwest Modern Language Association  
Thanks for the love, support, and storytelling that helped to get us here. ---. The London, 1746. ---.Persecuted Virtue; or The Cruel Lover. London, 1729.  ...  He was a devious hypocrite who had made himself master of the land" (Portraits 415).  ...  Much of their relationship is based on their still-lingering mutual love for Lysander: "I neither can forget, nor remember him, as a Woman govern' d by Reason wou' d do," notes Belinda (136), suggesting  ... 
doi:10.2307/1315146 fatcat:edg3wci6jfcrrmuodwzbuznpgy

Issue I (Spring 2012)

Lucia Kim
2017 Dianoia: The Undergraduate Philosophy Journal of Boston College  
Since Wanderer above the Sea of Fog was painted at the height of Romanticism and flourishing Kantian philosophy in Europe, we may see the white, formless haze as a metaphor for the landscape of knowledge  ...  This made the selection process extremely difficult, as we realized in the countless hours of reading, discussion, and editing. We would like to thank all undergraduates who submitted their work,  ...  According to Diotima, once one is able to see the ideal of beauty, one can in turn give birth to true virtue as opposed to a mere image of virtue, and only through true virtue can one hope to be loved  ... 
doi:10.6017/dupjbc.v0ii.10061 fatcat:arik347thjho3cr2scpwterwxu

The Excellence of Falsehood: Romance, Realism, and Women's Contribution to the Novel

George E. Haggerty, Deborah Ross
1992 Tulsa Studies in Women's Literature  
such as Tom Jones, learn virtue through experience.  ...  And as we have seen, in their garden love scene, Trueworth is as much affected by Betsy's suppression of her desire for him as he is by the desire itself.  ... 
doi:10.2307/464311 fatcat:xpidj5zbtjdxloenlvtm6kya3a

A Political companion to Walt Whitman

2011 ChoiceReviews  
He has been called the gay poet, the poet of manliness, the woman poet, the black poet, the postcolonial poet, the poet of workers, the poet of the city, the poet of  ...  These learned analyses cover a wide assortment of topics, and almost all of them engage to some extent with what might be called "political" aspects of Whitman's work.  ...  The series brings together essays from varied approaches and viewpoints for the common purpose of elucidating the political teachings of the nation's greatest authors for those seeking a better understanding  ... 
doi:10.5860/choice.49-1135 fatcat:eldbzeuu7rafbl3x5m7zl6hqvm
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