Language as hermeneutic: a primer on the word and digitization

Ong, Walter J. / Zlatic, Thomas D. / van den Berg, Sara


Language in all its modes-oral, written, print, electronic-claims the central role in Walter J. Ong's acclaimed speculations on human culture. After his death, his archives were found to contain unpub..

CORNELL UNIVERSITY PRESS | 9781501712043 | 2018 | 223 Pág. | Paperback | inglés | LIBRO

"Every valley shall be exalted": the discourse of opposites in Twelfth-Century thought

Brittain Bouchard, Constance


In high medieval France, men and women saw the world around them as the product of tensions between opposites. Imbued with a Christian culture in which a penniless preacher was also the King of Kings ..

CORNELL UNIVERSITY PRESS | 9781501713644 | 2017 | 171 Pág. | Rústica | inglés | LIBRO

A kingdom of stargazers: astrology and authority in the late medieval crown of Aragon

Ryan, Michael A.


Astrology in the Middle Ages was considered a branch of the magical arts, one informed by Jewish and Muslim scientific knowledge in Muslim Spain. As such it was deeply troubling to some Church authori..

CORNELL UNIVERSITY PRESS | 9781501713507 | 2017 | 214 Pág. | Rústica | inglés | LIBRO

Christians and their Many Identities in Late Antiquity, North Africa, 200-450 CE

Rebillard, Éric


"It is certainly refreshing to have to consider 'the intermittency.... of Christianness' (p. 93) in the everyday lived experience of individual Christians during the vastly changing religious and soc..

CORNELL UNIVERSITY PRESS | 9781501713576 | 2017 | 136 Pág. | Paperback | inglés | LIBRO

Death and Salvation in Ancient Egypt

Assmann, Jan


"Assmann astounds the reader with his deep knowledge of religious texts from all periods of Egyptian civilization and from the Greeks and Romans too. He is equally familiar with evidence from art and ..

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CORNELL UNIVERSITY PRESS | 9780801479731 | 2014 | 506 Pág. | LIBRO

The tempter's voice: language and the fall in medieval literature

Jager, Eric


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CORNELL UNIVERSITY PRESS | 9780801480362 | 2006 | 336 Pág. | Rústica | LIBRO

Decadent Genealogies : Rhetoric of Sickness from Baudelaire to D'Annunzio


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CORNELL UNIVERSITY PRESS | 9780801422904 | 0 Pág. | LIBRO

Jean-Jacques Rousseau: a friend of virtue

Reisert, Joseph R.


"In the first book devoted to discussion of Rousseau's conception of virtue, Joseph R. Reisert argues that Rousseau's work offers a coherent political theory that both complements and challenges key e..

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CORNELL UNIVERSITY PRESS | 9780801440960 | 2003 | 211 Pág. | Tela | LIBRO

The practice of persuasion (Paradox and power in art history)

Moxey, Keith


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CORNELL UNIVERSITY PRESS | 9780801486753 | 2001 | 146 Pág. | Rústica | LIBRO

Physiologia (Natural philosophy in late aristotelian and cartesian thought)

Des Chene, Dennis


Physiologia makes accessible, for the first time in English, major themes of sixteenth-century Aristotelianism, the culmination of four hundred years of commentary and criticism. In his incisive and r..

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CORNELL UNIVERSITY PRESS | 9780801486876 | 2000 | 426 Pág. | Rústica | LIBRO

Collecting and historical consciousness in early Nineteenth-century Germany

Crane, Susan A.


This provocative book challenges long-held assumptions about the nature of historical consciousness in Germany. Susan A. Crane argues that the ever-more-elaborate preservation of the historical may ac..

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CORNELL UNIVERSITY PRESS | 9780801437526 | 2000 | 195 Pág. | Tela | LIBRO

Topographies of hellenism. Mapping the Homeland

Leontis, Artemis


How do people map a homeland? How does the homeland define them? Focusing on the interrelations between culture and geography, Artemis Leontis illuminates the making of modern Greece. As she fashions ..

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CORNELL UNIVERSITY PRESS | 9780801430572 | 1994 | 257 Pág. | Tela | LIBRO


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