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First published in 1983. Routledge is an imprint of Taylor & Francis, an informa company.

Author: Paul de Man

Publisher: Routledge

ISBN: 9781135854966

Category: Philosophy

Page: 340

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First published in 1983. Routledge is an imprint of Taylor & Francis, an informa company.
2013-10-28 By Paul de Man

Author: Paul De Man

Publisher: Oxford University Press, USA

ISBN: UOM:39015013939684

Category: Criticism

Page: 189

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1971 By Paul De Man

Author: Maebh Long

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ISBN: OCLC:795312376

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Page: 62

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2002 By Maebh Long

Author: Paul de DeMan

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ISBN: 0816611351

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1995 By Paul de DeMan

We discover in the texts of the most imaginative thinkers that their insight is based upon a certain blindness , that at the core of their insight are blind spots , and , indeed , that insight is achieved at the cost of blindness .

Author: Richard J. Bernstein

Publisher: MIT Press

ISBN: 0262522144

Category: Philosophy

Page: 251

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Hannah Arendt (1906-­1975) was one of the most original and interesting political thinkers of the twentieth century. In this new interpretation of her career, philosopher Richard Bernstein situates Arendt historically as an engaged Jewish intellectual and explores the range of her thinking from the perspective of her continuing confrontation with "the Jewish question."Bernstein argues that many themes that emerged in the course of Arendt's attempts to understand specifically Jewish issues shaped her thinking about politics in general and the life of the mind. By exploring pivotal events of her life story ­ her arrest and subsequent emigration from Germany in 1933, her precarious existence in Paris as a stateless Jew working for Zionist organizations, her internment at Gurs and her subsequent escape, and finally her flight from Europe in 1941 ­ he shows how personal experiences and her responses to them oriented her thinking. Arendt's analysis of the Jews' lack of preparation for the vicious political antiSemitism that arose in the last decade of the nineteenth century, Bernstein argues, led her on a quest for the ultimate meaning of politics and political responsibility. Moreover, he points out that Arendt's deepest insights about politics emerged from her reflections on statelessness and totalitarian domination. Bernstein also examines Arendt's attraction to and break with Zionism, and the reasons for her critical stance toward a Jewish sovereign state. He then turns to the issue that, in Arendt's opinion, needed most to be confronted in the aftermath of World War II: the fundamental nature of evil. He traces the nuances of her thinking from "radical evil" to "the banality of evil" and, finally, reexamines Eichmann in Jerusalem, her meditation on evil that caused a storm of protest and led some to question her loyalty to the Jewish people.
1996-07-11 By Richard J. Bernstein

Vusi Mxolisi Zitha The Blind Man With Greater Insight Blindness Is Not Only a Literal Loss of Sight; But Figuratively a Lack of Insight A certain mad woman conceived through rape and later gave birth to a blind child.

Author: Vusi Mxolisi Zitha

Publisher: BookRix

ISBN: 9783748742371

Category: Fiction

Page: 76

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A certain mad woman conceived through rape and later gave birth to a blind child. After her death; the child was raised by a certain old woman who gave them refuge. The child grew to be the wisest in the village; however the predicaments surrounding his birth made the villagers to hate and despise him in all occasions. Nevertheless; his wisdom and words of insights landed him into the palace
2020-05-21 By Vusi Mxolisi Zitha

Blindness. and. Insight. The final works I will consider are again a disparate group: another memoir, a book on color, published scripts, and three films, including an adaptation of an early-modern play, a biopic about a ...

Author: Jim Ellis

Publisher: U of Minnesota Press

ISBN: 9780816653126

Category: Performing Arts

Page: 303

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2009 By Jim Ellis

(1983: 102–103) Critical insight is impossible apart from critical blindness, and thus “'blindness' implies no literary value-judgment” (de Man 1983: 141). Although it is a failure on the part of the critic, some sort of blindness is ...

Author: George Aichele

Publisher: Routledge

ISBN: 9781317545316

Category: Religion

Page: 258

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Can the different pictures of Jesus in the New Testament be reconciled? Or are they simply simulations, the products of a virtual Gospel? 'Simulating Jesus' argues that the gospels do not represent four versions of one Jesus story but rather four distinct narrative simulacra, each of which is named "Jesus". The book explores the theory and evidence justifying this claim and discusses its practical and theological consequences. The simulations of Jesus in each of the gospels are analysed and placed alongside Jesus simulacra elsewhere in the Bible and contemporary popular culture. 'Simulating Jesus' offers a radical understanding of Scripture that will be of interest to students and scholars of biblical studies.
2015-01-30 By George Aichele

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ISBN: 981083523X

Category: Painting, Asian

Page: 39

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Chaos overwhelms the individuals of the land when notorious youth that didn't know the history of the kingdom's wellbeing emerged.

Author: Vusi Mxolisi Zitha

Publisher: BookRix

ISBN: 9783748781110

Category: Fiction

Page: 94

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Chaos overwhelms the individuals of the land when notorious youth that didn't know the history of the kingdom's wellbeing emerged. In the process, the prince burns his father alive due to greediness and impatience to take over the throne and impose his will. However the blind man is next to be eliminated, but before the thoughts of killing him crossed the prince's mind; the blind man has already adapted an unbelievable and strange strategy to avoid being killed while he continues to dish out his wisdom to the people to save them from self-destruction and the land from ignorance and arrogance. Nevertheless, will the blind man's adapted technique rescue him for good or will he be apprehended and killed? Find out.
2021-04-24 By Vusi Mxolisi Zitha