Historians and philosophers alike remember Peter Abelard as the most brilliant, original,
and influential philosopher of the twelfth century. Much ofthis reputation stems not
from Abelard's intellectual contributions but due to Abelard's scandalous...
Jin, Ha, 1956-; Masculinity in literature; Chinese literature--20th century; Sex (Psychology) in literature
This dissertation consists of readings of three selected novels by Ha
Jin-Waiting, The Crazed, and A Free Life. These novels cover three historical
periods of Contemporary China under the rule of the Communist Party in
sequence-the Mao's era...
Rafinesque, C. S. (Constantine Samuel), 1783-1840; Independent study; Knowledge, Theory of
The autodidact has a curious structural relationship to knowledge, education, and that assumed distillation of institutional learning, the academy. Because of its subjectivity-producing function, knowledge represents a site of tremendous cultural...