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    Brooke Ackerly (2011). Human Rights Enjoyment in Theory and Activism. Human Rights Review 12 (2):221-239.
    Despite being a seemingly straightforward moral concept (that all humans have certain rights by virtue of their humanity), human rights is a contested concept in theory and practice. Theorists debate (among other things) the meaning of “rights,” the priority of rights, whether collective rights are universal, the foundations of rights, and whether there are universal human rights at all. These debates are of relatively greater interest to theorists; however, a given meaning of “human rights” implies a corresponding theory of change (...)
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    David Hartley (2006). Excellence and Enjoyment: The Logic of a 'Contradiction'. British Journal of Educational Studies 54 (1):3 - 14.
    In 2004, the Department for Education and Skills in England published its Five Year Strategy for Children and Learners (DfES, 2004). It was preceded by Excellence and Enjoyment: a strategy for primary schools (DfES, 2003). 'Excellence and enjoyment' seems to constitute an ambiguity, even a contradiction. The government's view is otherwise. It states that enjoyment (for pupils) is a consequence of excellent teaching. In turn, excellent teaching is said to be more assured if it is personalised and (...)
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    Wayne A. Davis (1982). A Causal Theory of Enjoyment. Mind 91 (April):240-256.
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    Jan Decock, Jan Van Looy, Lizzy Bleumers & Philippe Bekaert (2014). The Pleasure of Being (There?): An Explorative Study Into the Effects of Presence and Identification on the Enjoyment of an Interactive Theatrical Performance Using Omnidirectional Video. [REVIEW] AI and Society 29 (4):449-459.
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    Mihaly Csikszentmihalyi (1985). Reflections on Enjoyment. Perspectives in Biology and Medicine 28 (4):489-497.
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    Jonathan Jacobs (1989). Deliberation, Self-Conceptions, and Self-Enjoyment. Idealistic Studies 19 (1):1-15.
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    Melvin G. Rigg (1948). Favorable Versus Unfavorable Propaganda in the Enjoyment of Music. Journal of Experimental Psychology 38 (1):78.
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    John Kekes (2008). Enjoyment: The Moral Significance of Styles of Life. Oxford University Press.
    In this book John Kekes examines the indispensable role enjoyment plays in a good life. The key to it is the development of a style of life that combines an attitude and a manner of living and acting that jointly express one's deepest concerns. Since such styles vary with characters and circumstances, a reasonable understanding of them requires attending to the particular and concrete details of individual lives. Reflection on works of literature is a better guide to this kind (...)
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    Tyler Atkinson (2013). Overcoming Competition Through Kairological Enjoyment: The Implications of Qoheleth's Theology of Time for the Ethics of Work. Studies in Christian Ethics 26 (4):395-409.
    In this essay, I seek to enhance eschatological perspectives on work through specific engagement with Qoheleth’s theology of time in Eccl. 2–3. I suggest that prior to a perceptual transformation in the first of the book’s so-called carpe diem passages, Qoheleth is dissatisfied with his labour because he construes it temporally-speaking within a chronology characterised by competition. Within such a construal, death poses the ultimate obstacle to the enjoyment of labour, because it strips away the promise of an immortal (...)
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    Wayne A. Davis (1986). Warner on Enjoyment. Philosophy Research Archives 12:553-555.
    In ‘Davis on Enjoyment: A Reply’, Richard Warner replies to three objections against his ‘Enjoyment’ that I raised in my ‘A Causal Theory of Enjoyment’, and concludes that one of my examples in fact demonstrates a serious deficiency of my own account. I argue that Warner’s replies to my objections are unsatisfactory, and that his objection to my account had a ready solution.
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    Geraldine Friedman (2012). History and the Traumatic Narrative of Desire and Enjoyment in Althusser. Journal of Philosophy: A Cross-Disciplinary Inquiry 7 (18):27-42.
    Among Marxists and Communists, Louis Althusser has long had a reputation for theoreticism and scientism, the factors most often cited to explain the eclipse of his work since the 1960’s. According to the standard account, the distinguishing characteristic and major flaw of his work is that it brings everything back to knowledge. In this essay, I interrogate this understanding of Althusser by reconsidering two cornerstones of Althusserian theory that seem most to exemplify his extreme privileging of epistemology: the symptom and (...)
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    Mauro Basaure (2015). Competion, Diffidence, and the Loss of Enjoyment. An Aspect of Hobbes Leviathan. Ideas Y Valores 64 (159):47-62.
    Competencia y desconfianza son consideradas por Hobbes fuentes básicas de la agresión. Se muestra que responden a lógicas diferentes: Mientras que la competencia conduce a la agresión concreta y motivada por el deseo sensible de objetos, la desconfianza supone un rendimiento cognitivo mayor; a saber, el considerar a cualquier otro como enemigo y a los objetos como medios de aseguramiento futuro, mediante la anticipación y la lucha por el poder. Al devenir esto último prototipo de la acción racional, el disfrute (...)
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    Alexander Rozin & Paul Rozin (2008). Feelings and the Enjoyment of Music. Behavioral and Brain Sciences 31 (5):593-594.
    We wonder about tying the universal appeal of music to emotion as defined by psychologists. Music is more generally about feelings, and many of these, such as moods and pleasures, are central to the enjoyment of music and fall outside the domain of emotion. The critical component of musical feelings is affective intensity, resulting from syntactically generated implications and their outcomes.
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    Severin Valentinov Kitanov (2009). Peter of Candia on Demonstrating That God is the Sole Object of Beatific Enjoyment. Franciscan Studies 67 (1):427-489.
    In lieu of an abstract, here is a brief excerpt of the content:I. The Concept of Beatific EnjoymentThe locus classicus for the medieval scholastic discussion of beatific enjoyment is the first distinction of Book I of Peter Lombard's Sentences. Lombard extracts three distinct formulations of the term "enjoyment" from Augustine's writings. The first formulation is borrowed from the first book of Augustine's treatise On Christian Learning . The formulation states that "to enjoy is to inhere with love in (...)
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  15. Rick W. Busselle & Helena Bilandzic (2011). Enjoyment of Films as a Function of Narrative Experience, Perceived Realism and Transportability. Communications - the European Journal of Communication Research 36 (1):29-50.
    This study investigates the relations between narrative experiences and film enjoyment, and explores the possibility that transportability and perceived realism facilitate narrative experience and indirectly influence enjoyment. The study measured narrative experience and realism in three films from different genres. Results demonstrate that transportability, and both external realism and narrative realism positively influence at least one aspect of narrative experience, and that narrative experience in turn is a significant predictor for enjoyment.
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  16. Severin Valentinov Kitanov (2014). Beatific Enjoyment in Medieval Scholastic Debates: The Complex Legacy of Saint Augustine and Peter Lombard. Lexington Books.
    Beatific Enjoyment in Medieval Scholastic Debates traces the reception of Saint Augustine’s concept of beatific enjoyment in Peter Lombard’s Sentences. It identifies the main themes and problems which shaped the discussion of the concept in thirteenth- and fourteenth-century scholastic commentaries. Bringing together theological and scientific approaches to the idea of enjoyment, Severin Kitanov exposes the intricacy of the discourse and develops a new perspective for students and scholars.
     
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  17. Henri Lefebvre (2014). Toward an Architecture of Enjoyment. Univ of Minnesota Press.
    The French Marxist philosopher and sociologist Henri Lefebvre meditates on the relationship between jouissance, space, and architecture. Commissioned as a part of a study on tourist new towns in Spain, the book identifies spaces devoted to pleasure, enjoyment, sensuality, and desire as sites where the possibilities for a society moving beyond Fordism are manifested. In order to study these possibilities, architecture needs to be redefined as a mode of imagination rather than being restricted to a specialized practice or a (...)
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  18. Arthur A. Raney & Sophie H. Janicke (2015). Exploring the Role of Identification and Moral Disengagement in the Enjoyment of an Antihero Television Series. Communications 40 (4):485-495.
    Affective disposition theory explains well the process of enjoying hero narratives but not the appeal of narratives featuring antiheroes. Recent antihero studies suggest that character identification and moral disengagement might be important factors in the enjoyment of such fare. The current study builds on this work. A sample of 101 self-identified fans and nonfans of the television series 24 viewed a condensed version of Season 1, providing evaluation of various protagonist perceptions, moral judgments, and emotional responses to the narrative, (...)
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  19. Thomas Rickert (2007). Acts of Enjoyment: Rhetoric, Zizek, and the Return of the Subject. University of Pittsburgh Press.
    Why are today's students not realizing their potential as critical thinkers? Although educators have, for two decades, incorporated contemporary cultural studies into the teaching of composition and rhetoric, many students lack the powers of self-expression that are crucial for effecting social change. _Acts of Enjoyment_ presents a critique of current pedagogies and introduces a psychoanalytical approach in teaching composition and rhetoric. Thomas Rickert builds upon the advances of cultural studies and its focus on societal trends and broadens this view by (...)
     
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    Jessica Rosenfeld (2010). Ethics and Enjoyment in Late Medieval Poetry: Love After Aristotle. Cambridge University Press.
    Machine generated contents note: Introduction: love after Aristotle; 1. Enjoyment: a medieval history; 2. Narcissus after Aristotle: love and ethics in Le Roman de la Rose; 3. Metamorphoses of pleasure in the fourteenth century Dit Amoureux; 4. Love's knowledge: fabliau, allegory, and fourteenth-century anti-intellectualism; 5. On human happiness: Dante, Chaucer, and the felicity of friendship; Coda: Chaucer's philosophical women.
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  21. Robert Samuels (2008). Lacan After Žižek: Self-Reflexivity in the Automodern Enjoyment of Psychoanalysis. International Journal of Žižek Studies 2 (4).
    This essay argues that Zizek’s post-Lacanian critique of contemporary culture stays within the logic of the discourse of the university and often functions to repress psychoanalysis and the unconscious. By looking at how Zizek divides Lacan work into a bad early Symbolic stage and a good late period that promotes the Real, enjoyment, and the death drive, I reveal how this binary and linear reading functions to efface important connections and differences concerning the key concepts of psychoanalysis. In fact, (...)
     
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  22. Łukasz Stanek & Robert Bononno (eds.) (2014). Toward an Architecture of Enjoyment. Univ of Minnesota Press.
    _Toward an Architecture of Enjoyment_ is the first publication in any language of the only book devoted to architecture by Henri Lefebvre. Written in 1973 but only recently discovered in a private archive, this work extends Lefebvre’s influential theory of urban space to the question of architecture. Taking the practices and perspective of habitation as his starting place, Lefebvre redefines architecture as a mode of imagination rather than a specialized process or a collection of monuments. He calls for an architecture (...)
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    C. Morgan Lloyd (1917). Enjoyment and Awareness. Mind 26:1.
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    Slavoj Žižek (2005). The Metastases of Enjoyment: Six Essays on Women and Causality. Verso.
    The experience of the Yugoslav war and the rise of "irrational" violence in contemporary societies provides the theoretical and political context of this book, ...
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  25. Slavoj Žižek (1991). For They Know Not What They Do: Enjoyment as a Political Factor. Verso.
  26. Henry David Aiken (1953). Aesthetic Models and the Enjoyment of Art. Journal of Aesthetics and Art Criticism 11 (3):262-264.
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  27. Berys Gaut (1995). The Enjoyment Theory of Horror: A Response to Carroll. British Journal of Aesthetics 35 (3):284-289.
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    Mike W. Martin (1983). Humour and Aesthetic Enjoyment of Incongruities. British Journal of Aesthetics 23 (1):74-85.
  29. Joachim Duyndam (2009). Sincerely Me. Enjoyment and the Truth. In Benda Hofmeyr (ed.), Radical Passivity: Rethinking Ethical Agency in Levinas. Springer. pp. 20--67.
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    Gonzalo Portocarrero (2008). Transgression as a Specific Form of Enjoyment in the Criollo World. Theory and Event 11 (3).
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    David Hartley (2006). Excellence and Enjoyment: The Logic of a ‘Contradiction’. British Journal of Educational Studies 54 (1):3-14.
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  32. Angela Hirst (2007). Levinas Separates the (Hu) Man From the Non (Hu) Man, Using Hunger, Enjoyment and Anxiety to Illuminate Their Relationship. Cosmos and History: The Journal of Natural and Social Philosophy 3 (1):159-190.
    This paper is part of my journey with Emmanuel Levinas on a dystopic path to the ethical encounter. For the journey, I agree to be Levinas#39;s human subject, to encounter his quot;otherquot;. And he agrees to traverse a path through my world, a world of food and eating. To ready me for the encounter, Levinas tells me the story of his ethics, narratively , and so this paper is unavoidably #39;story#39; too. To preface, then: The ethical encounter is a quot;face (...)
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    David Denny (2011). On The Politics of Enjoyment: A Reading of The Hurt Locker. Theory and Event 14 (1).
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    Calvin Thomas (1914). Tragedy and the Enjoyment of It. The Monist 24 (3):321-332.
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    E. I. (1937). Enjoyment of Laughter. [REVIEW] Journal of Philosophy 34 (6):165-166.
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    Monroe C. Beardsley (1963). The Discrimination of Aesthetic Enjoyment. British Journal of Aesthetics 3 (4):291-300.
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    K. H. (1945). The Enjoyment of the Arts. [REVIEW] Journal of Philosophy 42 (10):278-279.
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    N. Carroll (2001). Enjoyment, Indifference, and Aesthetic Experience: Comments for Robert Stecker. British Journal of Aesthetics 41 (1):81-83.
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    T. Chappell (2012). Enjoyment: The Moral Significance of Styles of Life, by John Kekes. Mind 121 (483):831-835.
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    Richard Warner (1987). Freedom, Enjoyment, and Happiness: An Essay on Moral Psychology. Cornell University Press.
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    Spee Kosloff, Jeff Greenberg & Sheldon Solomon (2006). Considering the Roles of Affect and Culture in the Enactment and Enjoyment of Cruelty. Behavioral and Brain Sciences 29 (3):232.
    Research on aggression and terror management theory suggests shortcomings in Nell's analysis of cruelty. Hostile aggression and exposure to aggressive cues are not inherently reinforcing, though they may be enjoyed if construed within a meaningful cultural framework. Terror management research suggests that human cruelty stems from the desire to defend one's cultural worldview and to participate in a heroic triumph over evil.
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    Lode Lauwaert & Erica Harris (2015). The Enjoyment of Pure Reasoning. Philosophy Today 59 (2):191-206.
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    Lode Lauwaert (forthcoming). Georges Bataille, a Reader of Marquis de Sade. On Nature, Sadistic Enjoyment, and Literature (Submitted). Continental Philosophy Review.
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    Anna-Carin Bredmar (2013). Teachers' Experiences of Enjoyment of Work as a Subtle Atmosphere: An Empirical Lifeworld Phenomenological Analysis. Indo-Pacific Journal of Phenomenology: Lifeworld Approach for Empirical Research in Education-the Gothenburg Tradition: Special Edition 1 13:1-16.
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    David Braybrooke (1989). Thoughtful Happiness:Well-Being: Its Meaning, Measurement and Moral Importance. James Griffin; Freedom, Enjoyment, and Happiness: An Essay on Moral Psychology. Richard Warner. Ethics 99 (3):625-.
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    Richard Warner (1980). Enjoyment. Philosophical Review 89 (4):507-526.
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    Glending Olson (2012). Rosenfeld, Ethics and Enjoyment in Late Medieval Poetry: Love After Aristotle. (Cambridge Studies in Medieval Literature 85.) Cambridge: Cambridge University Press, 2011. Pp. Viii, 248. £55. ISBN: 9781107000117. [REVIEW] Speculum 87 (4):1244-1246.
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    Michelle Voss Roberts (2015). Review of Elaine Padilla, Divine Enjoyment: A Theology of Passion and Exuberance. [REVIEW] Sophia 54 (4):607-608.
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    Tom Eyers (2012). Scott Wilson (2008) The Order of Joy: Beyond the Cultural Politics of Enjoyment, New York: SUNY PressGregg Lambert (2006) Who's Afraid of Deleuze and Guattari?, London and New York: Continuum. [REVIEW] Deleuze Studies 6 (4):638-649.
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    Markus H. Woerner (2013). John Kekes, Enjoyment—The Moral Significance of Styles of Life. Ethical Theory and Moral Practice 16 (4):901-903.
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