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    The Play of the World.James S. Hans - 1981 - University of Massachusetts Press.
    Play The concept of play has received considerable attention in the past, yet one can generally conclude from modern work on the subject that its stature ...
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    Hans-Georg Gadamer and Hermeneutic Phenomenalogy.James S. Hans - 1978 - Philosophy Today 22 (1):3-19.
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    Alexander Nehamas and The Art of Living.James S. Hans - 2000 - Philosophy Today 44 (2):190-205.
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    Gaston Bachelard and the Phenomenology of the Reading Consciousness.James S. Hans - 1977 - Journal of Aesthetics and Art Criticism 35 (3):315-327.
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    The Question of Value in Nietzsche and Heidegger.James S. Hans - 1984 - Philosophy Today 28 (4):283-299.
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    Shame and Desire in the Myths of Origins.James S. Hans - 1989 - Philosophy Today 33 (4):330-346.
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    Contextual Authority and Aesthetic Truth.James S. Hans - 1992 - State University of New York Press.
    A literary/philosophical speculation into the roots of our conceptions of authority, investigating to what degree they are a function of an agent or of a context.
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    Socrates and the Irrational.James S. Hans - 2006 - University of Virginia Press.
    Introduction: Socratic divagation/divination -- The holy -- On the sign of Socrates -- Divine madness -- Banishing the poets -- Conclusion: the multiplicity of voices.
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    The Fate of Desire.James S. Hans - 1990 - State University of New York Press.
    The Fate of Desire examines the problems of living in a decentered world. Assuming that the poststructuralist declaration of the end of man is an essential aspect of our current ways of thinking, the book focuses on the positive values inherent in this shift. In substituting multiplicity and fields of play for identity and hierarchy, and in distinguishing between desire as fullness and desire as lack, Hans argues for a vision of existence that is based on the difficulties Nietzsche posited (...)
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    The Origins of the Gods.James S. Hans - 1991 - State University of New York Press.
    Based on Nietzsche's critique of religion and culture, including recent developments of it, assesses the origin myths that articulate western attitudes toward beauty and shame.
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  11. The Question of Value: Thinking Through Nietzsche, Heidegger, and Freud.James S. Hans - 1989 - Southern Illinois University Press.
    A consideration of the ethical implications of an aesthetic view of life, _The Question of Value _reintroduces the Nietzschean imperative to weigh the things of the world anew. James S. Hans assumes that we must and do value the world we live in every day. Rejecting the deconstructionist view, which is always willing to defer the question of value because there are no grounds for considering it, he argues that we continue to measure the world in spite of the apparent (...)
     
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    The Site of Our Lives: The Self and the Subject From Emerson to Foucault.James S. Hans - 1995 - State University of New York Press.
    This book addresses the question of human uniqueness at a time when academic discourse has all but abandoned its long-held commitment to the value of individuality.
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    The Sovereignty of Taste.James S. Hans - 2002 - University of Illinois Press.
    These texts explore the art of soulmaking And The quest for personal expression: The costs as well as the fruits that come from acceding To The imperatives of one's being.
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    The Value(s) of Literature.James S. Hans - 1990 - State University of New York Press.
    Discusses the ethical aspects of literature.
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  15. The Value of Literature.James S. Hans - 1990 - State University of New York Press.
    _ Discusses the ethical aspects of literature._.
     
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    The End(s) of Play in Contemporary Culture.James S. Hans - 2009 - Philosophy Today 53 (4):365-376.