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A Romantic Education

Pub Date : 1999 | Author : Patricia Hampl | Publisher : W. W. Norton & Company

ISBN 10 : 0393319059
ISBN 13 : 9780393319057

A thoughtful meditation on the contrasting cultures of East and West follows a contemporary young woman's travels to Czechoslovakia where she explores her personal history, identit..




Philosophers On Education

Pub Date : 2005-10-09 | Author : Amelie Rorty | Publisher : Routledge

ISBN 10 : 9781134654338
ISBN 13 : 1134654332

Philosophers on Education offers us the most comprehensive available history of philosopher's views and impacts on the directions of education. As Amelie Rorty explains, in describ..


Lessons Of Romanticism

Pub Date : 1998 | Author : Thomas Pfau | Publisher : Duke University Press

ISBN 10 : 0822320916
ISBN 13 : 9780822320913

Explores how the Romantic period gave birth to a seductive cognitive cultural program that retains far reaching implications for contemporary views on individuality and relationshi..


Blue Arabesque

Pub Date : 2007-10-01 | Author : Patricia Hampl | Publisher : HMH

ISBN 10 : 054735083X
ISBN 13 : 9780547350837

These meditations inspired by a Matisse painting are “a paean to the act of seeing, celebrating our capacity to be transformed by the truths art holds.” —The New York Times B..


Consciousness

Pub Date : 2012-03-09 | Author : Christof Koch | Publisher : MIT Press

ISBN 10 : 9780262301039
ISBN 13 : 0262301032

What links conscious experience of pain, joy, color, and smell to bioelectrical activity in the brain? How can anything physical give rise to nonphysical, subjective, conscious sta..