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Creative Critical Shakespeares

Rob Conkie and Scott Maisano

means exclusive, conversation. Notes 1 Elizabeth King, ‘Perpetual Devotion: A Sixteenth-Century Machine That Prays’, in Genesis Redux: Essays in the History and Philosophy of Artificial Life , ed. Jessica Riskin (Chicago: University of Chicago Press

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Fatima Zahra Bessedik

task, my analysis will be anchored in Martin Heidegger’s conception of homelessness in his existential discourse on ‘being’ (or ‘Dasein’) . Heidegger’s philosophy of existential phenomenology and his focus on the issue of ‘being’ provide a keen insight

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Walking with the Goat-God

Gothic Ecology in Algernon Blackwood’s Pan’s Garden: A Volume of Nature Stories

Michelle Poland

might expect. Dominant presumptions of a static nature are immediately challenged as it suggests that the trees of Pan’s forest are dynamic, creative and responsive. Reflective of Blackwood’s enthusiasm for Eastern wisdom and philosophy, the title

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‘Sensuous Singularity’

Hamish Fulton’s Cairngorm Walk-Texts

Alan Macpherson

sort of ritual pilgrimage of what remains of nature’. 17 Fulton follows the philosophy of ‘leave no trace’ throughout his walking practice, entering into an ethical contract with the environment that is grounded in the intention to ‘receive influences

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Alienation, Ambivalence and Identity

Jhumpa Lahiri’s In Other Words

Mohammad Shafiqul Islam

person in it. Writers think, for obvious reasons, more intensely about the world and human life. Lahiri unravels the philosophy of her life as a writer. She reveals that she writes so that she can untangle the mystery of human existence, so that she can

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Steven Lovatt

), 44. 10 S. Beryl Jones, ‘Dorothy Edwards as a Writer of Short Stories,’, Welsh Review , 7 (1948), 188. 11 Edwards, Rhapsody 83. 12 This is very reminiscent of Zeno’s paradox of the arrow, with which Edwards, who took a degree in Philosophy and Greek

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Your Past Comes Back to Haunt You

Sartre on Pure Reflection in Response to Husserl & Levinas

Curtis Sommerlatte

. Consequently, my investigation's payoff is that it sheds light on one of the most difficult aspects of Sartre's philosophy. Historical Overview Sartre began a close study of Husserl's thought after a 1933 discussion with Beauvoir and Raymond Aron. 3

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Too Much of Nothing

Analytic and Sartrean Phenomenological Perspectives

John Graham Wilson

nothingness are volitional: they invoke something. Sartre stands firm where the logico-linguistic abstractions of analytical philosophy will not suffice as elucidations regarding phenomenological encounters, such as in the case of Pierre’s absence, because

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Mary Edwards

question of why we should turn to Sartre at all when thinking about feminism must be addressed. Why should we search his philosophy for feminist insights? From the outset, it may seem that there are good reasons not to. After all, Sartre was a self

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What Would I Do with Lacan Today?

Thoughts on Sartre, Lacan, and Contemporary Psychoanalysis

Betty Cannon

influence on the development of my own approach, Applied Existential Psychotherapy (AEP). Deeply grounded in the philosophy of Sartre, AEP also draws insights from classical and contemporary psychoanalysis. Its interventions, however, are more often inspired