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The Concept of Sentimental Boyhood

The Emotional Education of Boys in Mexico during the Early Porfiriato, 1876–1884

Carlos Zúñiga Nieto

boys. Beginning in the 1870s, the philosophy of positivism, which outlined the tenets of economic development and centralization, was embraced by a new generation of educators in Mexico. In France, the philosophy of positivism was particularly embraced

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Becoming a Gentleman

Adolescence, Chivalry, and Turn-of-the-Century Youth Movements

Kent Baxter

both sides of the Atlantic, the fascination with medieval mentalities revealed the complexities of the revolt against positivism. Often perceived as displaying childlike traits, the peasants, saints, and seers of the Middle Ages focused reactions to the

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Conjunctures and Convergences

Remaking the World Cultures Displays at the National Museum of Scotland

Henrietta Lidchi

consequences, material and intellectual, of Victorian positivism as described by Thomas Richards. Richards has argued that Victorian practices of collecting, far from yielding their aim of a unity and transparency of knowledge (singular), led to unwieldy

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Experiencing In-betweenness

Literary Spatialities

Tahmineh Hooshyar Emami

. “ Hostility and Hospitality .” No Foundations: Journal of Extreme Legal Positivism 4 : 53 – 60 . Reichert , Dagmar . 1992 . “ On Boundaries .” Environment and Planning D: Society and Space 10 ( 1 ): 87 – 98 . doi: 10.1068/d100087 . 10.1068/d100087

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Naomi J. Andrews and Benoit Coquard

, colonial expansion. The author focuses on the writings of a few key figures in individual chapters that explore themes of national identity, education, structural modernization, positivism, religion, and the state. Chapter three in particular brings

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Ontological Opportunism

Reanimating the Inanimate in Physics and Science Communication at CERN

Anne Dippel

of the ATLAS particle physics outreach group, the grail keeper of positivism. He, who knows measurement and mathematics, standing firmly on the fundament of falsification and reproduction. Gatekeeper of the one truth, not many; and a truth based on

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Anthony Enns

within the mind. Although this pseudoscientific theory clearly reflected the personal beliefs of the author, who was a firm believer in the supernatural and an outspoken opponent of scientific positivism (see Evans 1993, 346 ), it also served to

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Dhan Zunino Singh

agent of modernization for nineteenth-century intellectuals and political leaders who pursued the values of “progress” and “civilization,” guided by principles ranging from liberalism, utilitarianism, enlightenment, and romanticism to positivism and

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Jonathan G. Katz

's posthumously published La Sorcellerie au Maroc , steeped in the author's positivism and reflecting an attitude of intellectual superiority, offers a disparaging account of Moroccan folk medicine. In contrast, in Contes et légendes populaires du Maroc