restricted access   Volume 17, Issue 3, Fall 2011

Table of Contents


His Sense of an Ending: In Memory of Frank Kermode

pp. 427-432

Behind the Veil: In Memory of Pierre Hadot

pp. 433-440


Fuzzy Studies: A Symposium on the Consequence of Blur Part 1

Introduction: "Abominable Clearness"

pp. 441-449

The Cloud of Knowing: Blurring the Difference with China

pp. 450-529

Little Reviews

Duel at Dawn: Heroes, Martyrs, and the Rise of Modern Mathematics (review)

p. 533

The Conversion of Herman the Jew: Autobiography, History and Fiction in the Twelfth Century (review)

p. 534

The Case for Books: Past, Present, and Future (review)

pp. 535-536

Antithetical Arts: On the Ancient Quarrel between Literature and Music (review)

p. 537

On the Modern Cult of the Factish Gods (review)

p. 538

An Awareness of What Is Missing: Faith and Reason in a Post-Secular Age (review)

p. 538

The Uses of the Past from Heidegger to Rorty: Doing Philosophy Historically (review)

p. 539

Ricoeur and the Hermeneutics of Suspicion (review)

p. 540

Reading Ancient Egyptian Poetry among Other Histories (review)

p. 541

Theodor Seuss Geisel: Lives and Legacies (review)

p. 541

Little Did I Know: Excerpts From Memory (review)

p. 542

Animal Lessons: How They Teach Us to Be Human (review)

p. 542

Not For Profit: Why Democracy Needs the Humanities (review)

p. 543

Modern and Postmodern Social Theorizing (review)

p. 544

Unoriginal Genius: Poetry by Other Means in the New Century (review)

p. 544

Poetry and Fiction


pp. 545-550

Hand Work

pp. 551-572

The Assumption

pp. 573-580


Notes on Contributors

pp. 581-583