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- Caryl Churchill’s Top Girls: Postmodern Complicity and the Economics of Thatcherism.Daniel Keith Jernigan - unknown
- Special Issue on Sound Art and Interactivity in Singapore : SI13 and More.PerMagnus Lindborg - unknownThe SI13 NTU/ADM Symposium on Sound and Interactivity in Singapore provided a meeting point for local researchers, artists, scholars and students working creatively with sound and interactivity, as well as the foundation for an issue exploring sound and interactivity in the Southeast Asian country. The School of Art Design Media of Singapore’s Nanyang Technological University hosted the Symposium on Sound and Interactivity from 14–16 November 2013. A total of 15 artworks and 14 papers were selected by a review committee for (...)
- “Hume Sweet Hume”: Skepticism, Idealism, and Burial in Finnegans Wake.Richard Barlow - 2014 - Philosophy and Literature 38 (1):266-275.What is the relationship between the Irish modernist writings of James Joyce and the Scottish empirical philosophy of David Hume? Here I discuss Joyce’s conception of Hume as a philosopher and explore the presence of Hume’s work in Joyce’s final masterpiece, Finnegans Wake. How then did Joyce conceive of Hume’s thought, and to what extent did he engage with it? Well, in his lecture “Realism and Idealism in English Literature,” given at Trieste in 1912, Joyce denounces the interest in the (...)
- Confucian Moral Cultivation, Longevity, and Public Policy.Chenyang Li - 2010 - Dao: A Journal of Comparative Philosophy 9 (1):25-36.By investigating the link between the Confucian ideal of longevity and moral cultivation, I argue that Confucian moral cultivation is founded on the ideal of harmony, and, in this connection, it promotes a holistic, healthy life, of which longevity is an important component. My argument is internal to Confucianism, in the sense that it aims to show these concepts are coherently constructed within the Confucian philosophical framework; I do not go beyond the Confucian framework to prove its validity. Finally, I (...)
- Normative Reasons and the Possibility of Motivation.Andrés Carlos Luco - 2014 - South African Journal of Philosophy 33 (1):47-63.This article defends a claim about the conditions under which agents possess normative reasons for action. According to this claim, an agent has a normative reason to φ only if it’s psychologically possible for that reason to motivate the agent to φ. The claim is called‘Williams’s explanatory constraint,’since it’s drawn from Bernard Williams’s work on the topic of practical reason. A two-premise‘master argument’ for Williams’s explanatory constraint is put forward. First, an agent has a normative reason to φ only if (...)