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John Lennon

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B. John Winston Lennon, 9 October 1940, Liverpool, Lancashire, England, d. 8 December 1980, New York City, New York, USA. John Winston Ono Lennon has been exhumed in print more ...

Fluxus

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Dore Bowen

Encyclopedia of Aesthetics (2 ed.)

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2014
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Art & Architecture, Philosophy
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...in her Fluxfilms—shot by Peter Moore on a high-speed camera that reduces the speed of the film—Ono further explores the problem. In Film No. 5 (Smile) ( 1968 ), for example, the camera focuses on John Lennon’s face as it prepares to smile, smiles, and relaxes. The film runs fifty-two minutes, and the viewer is challenged to isolate the precise moment when Lennon actually smiles. However, despite the fact that the film is subtitled “Smile,” Film No. 5 demonstrates the impossibility of perceiving a smile at the pace given by the film, thus suggesting that...

Portraiture

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Richard Brilliant and Ernst van Alphen

Encyclopedia of Aesthetics (2 ed.)

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2014
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Art & Architecture, Philosophy
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...order to secure its own being. The portrayer has enriched the interiority of the portrayed self by bestowing exterior form to it. Portrait of Frida Kahlo, ca . 1944 (gelatin silver print), Lola Alvarez Bravo. corcoran gallery of art, washington, d.c., usa / gift of mr. robert lennon and mr. ramon osuna / in memory of gene baro / the bridgeman art library The portrait, however, does more than this. Not only does it give authority to the self portrayed, but also to the mimetic conception of artistic representation that produces that increase of authority. Since...

Feminism and Philosophy

Feminism and Philosophy  

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The impact on philosophy of early feminist writers such as Mary Astell and Mary Wollstonecraft was in the area of political theory (Astell, 1694 and Wollstonecraft, 1792). As Enlightenment ideas ...
pornography

pornography  

Explicit depiction, in pictures, writing, or other material, of sexual subjects or activity in a manner intended to arouse. It does not include material intended for other educational, artistic or ...
Cartesianism

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The Oxford Companion to Philosophy (2 ed.)

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Current Version:
2005
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Philosophy
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1,921 words

...foothold, its present survival, over 300 years after the death of its founder, is testimony to the enduring appeal of Descartes's approach to the complex problem of consciousness and its relation to the physical word. Prof. John Cottingham See also light of nature . D. M. Clarke , Occult Powers and Hypotheses (Oxford, 1989). T. M. Lennon et al. (eds.), Problems of Cartesianism (Kingston, 1982). L. E. Loeb , From Descartes to Hume (Ithaca, NY, 1981). S. Nadler , Causation in Early Modern Philosophy (Pennsylvania, 1993). T. Schmaltz , Radical...

Descartes, Impact of

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The Continuum Encyclopedia of British Philosophy

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2010
Subject:
Philosophy
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2,127 words

... The Newtonian Moment: Isaac Newton and the Making of Modern Culture (Oxford, 2004). Hall, A. Rupert , Henry More and the Scientific Revolution (Cambridge, 1990). Le Grand, Antoine , Entire Body of Philosophy According to the Principles of the Famous Renate Descartes (1694). Lennon, Thomas , The Battle of the Gods and Giants: The Legacies of Descartes and Gassendi, 1655–1715 (Princeton, 1993). McCracken, Charles , Malebranche and British Philosophy (Oxford, 1983). More, Henry , A Collection of Several Philosophical Writings (1662). ——, Epistola H....

More, Henry

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The Continuum Encyclopedia of British Philosophy

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2010
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Philosophy
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2,917 words

...’, Annals of Science , vol.37 (1980), pp.489–548. Coudert, A. , ‘ A Cambridge Platonist's Kabbalist Nightmare ’, Journal of the History of Ideas , vol.36 (1975), pp.633–52. Gabbey, Alan , ‘ Philosophia cartesiana triumphata : Henry More and Descartes, 1646–71’, in T. M. Lennon et al., Problems in Cartesianism (Kingston and Montreal, 1982), pp.171–249. Greene, R. A. , ‘ Henry More and Robert Boyle on the Spirit of Nature ’, Journal of the History of Ideas , vol.23 (1962), pp.451–74. Hall, Rupert , Henry More. Magic Religion and Experiment ...

psychology and philosophy

psychology and philosophy   Reference library

The Continuum Encyclopedia of British Philosophy

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Current Version:
2010
Subject:
Philosophy
Length:
7,138 words

...Cartes , trans. Richard Blome , 2 vols (1694). Lewes, George Henry , Problems of Life and Mind , 5 vols (1874–9). ——, ‘ Consciousness and Unconsciousness ’, Mind , vol. 2, no. 6, os (April 1877), pp. 156–67. Locke, John , An Essay concerning Humane Understanding (1690). Malebranche, Nicolas , Search after Truth , trans. Thomas M. Lennon and Paul J. Olscamp (Cambridge, 1997). McDougall, William , Physiological Psychology (1905). Maudsley, Henry , Physiology of Mind (1876). Mill, James Stuart , An Examination of Sir William Hamilton's Philosophy ...

Feminism and Philosophy

Feminism and Philosophy   Reference library

The Continuum Encyclopedia of British Philosophy

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Current Version:
2010
Subject:
Philosophy
Length:
3,003 words

...Alsop, R. , A. Fitzsimons and K. Lennon , Theorizing Gender (Cambridge, 2004). Fricker, M. and J. Hornsby (eds), The Cambridge Companion to Feminism in Philosophy (Cambridge, 2000). Grimshaw, J. , Feminist Philosophers (Brighton, 1986). Griffiths, M. and M. Whitford (eds), Feminist Perspectives in Philosophy (1998). ——, Women Reviewing Philosophy: New Writing by Women in Philosophy (Nottingham, 1996). Howie, G. O. (ed.), Gender and Philosophy – Women: A Cultural Review , vol.14, no. 2 (Summer 2003). Lennon, K. and M. Whitford (eds), ...

WELT

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Pascal David

Dictionary of Untranslatables: A Philosophical Lexicon

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2017
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Philosophy, Literature, Literary reference works
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.... San Francisco: Ignatius Press, 1988. Malebranche, Nicholas . Éclaircissements sur la Recherche de la verité . In Œuvres complètes . Vol. 3. Translated by Thomas M. Lennon and Paul J. Olscamp : The Search for Truth and Elucidations of the Search after Truth . Cambridge: Cambridge University Press, 1997. Malebranche, Nicholas . The Search after Truth . Translated by Thomas M. Lennon and Paul J. Olscamp . In Philosophical Selections , edited by Steven Nadler . Indianapolis, IN: Hackett, 1992. Richardson, William . Heidegger : Through...

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