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Author Perl, Jeffrey M
Title Peace and Mind : Civilian Scholarship from Common Knowledge
Imprint Aurora : Davies Group Publishers, 2011
©2011
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Note Intro -- Title page -- Series page -- Copyright page -- Contents -- Preface -- The Professional Premise of Civilian Scholarship -- The Methodological Premise of Civilian Scholarship -- The Philanthropic Premise of Civilian Scholarship -- Abstracts -- Randall Collins, "On the Acrimoniousness of Intellectual Disputes." -- Wayne Andersen, "How Not to Take Sides-Leon Battista Alberti: Renaissance Man?" -- William Weber, "Consequences of Canon: The Institutionalization of Enmity between Contemporary and Classical Music" -- Clifford Geertz, "'Ethnic Conflict': Three Alternative Terms" -- Ulrich Beck, "The Truth of Others: A Cosmopolitan Approach" -- Bruno Latour, "Whose Cosmos, Which Cosmopolitics? Comments on the Peace Terms of Ulrich Beck" -- Jeffrey J. Kripal, "Comparative Mystics: Scholars as Gnostic Diplomats" -- Eduardo Viveiros de Castro, "Exchanging Perspectives: The Transformation of Objects into Subjects in Amerindian Ontologies" -- Roxanne L. Euben, "A Counternarrative of Shared Ambivalence: Some Muslim and Western Perspectives on Science and Reason" -- Gianni Vattimo, "'Derealization' and Charity" -- Dale Kent, "Charity and Power in Renaissance Florence: Surmounting Cynicism in Historiography" -- Israel J. Yuval, "The Myth of the Jewish Exile from the Land of Israel" -- Susan Stephens, "Lessons of the Crocodile" -- Maya Jasanoff, "Cosmopolitan: A Tale of Identity from Ottoman Alexandria" -- Clark Davis, "'Not Like Any Form of Activity': Waiting in Emerson, Melville, and Weil," -- Notes on contributors -- On the acrimoniousness of intellectual disputes -- How not to take sides Leon Battista Alberti-Renaissance Man? -- Consequences of canon -- "Ethnic conflict" Three Alternative Terms -- The truth of others -- Whose cosmos, which cosmopolitics? -- Comparative mystics -- Exchanging perspectives -- A counternarrative of shared ambivalence
"De realization" and charity -- Charity and power in renaissance Florence -- The myth of the Jewish exile from the land of Israel -- Lessons of the crocodile -- Cosmopolitan -- "Not like any form of activity"
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Electronic reproduction. Ann Arbor, Michigan : ProQuest Ebook Central, 2020. Available via World Wide Web. Access may be limited to ProQuest Ebook Central affiliated libraries
Link Print version: Perl, Jeffrey M. Peace and Mind : Civilian Scholarship from Common Knowledge Aurora : Davies Group Publishers,c2011 9781934542163
Subject Knowledge, Sociology of -- Case studies.;Interdisciplinary approach to knowledge -- Case studies.;Learning and scholarship -- Philosophy.;Historiography -- Philosophy
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