restricted access   Volume 39, Number 2, October 2015

Table of Contents

Articles

“Sociable Wisdom”: Montaigne’s Transformation of Philosophy

pp. 285-304
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Kitsch and Bullshit

pp. 305-321
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What Use Is Literature to Political Philosophy?: Or The Funny Thing about Socrates’s Nose

pp. 322-337
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Restrained Excess: Where Sophistication Meets the Grotesque

pp. 338-355
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Failed Escape: Action and Avoidance of Responsibility in The English Patient

pp. 356-363
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Camus, Nietzsche, and the Absurd: Rebellion and Scorn versus Humor and Laughter

pp. 364-378
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Simone de Beauvoir’s Theory of the Novel: The Opacity, Ambiguity, and Impartiality of Life

pp. 379-405
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Lyrical Sociability: The Social Contract and Mary Shelley’s Frankenstein

pp. 406-421
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Noble Savages and English Gardeners: Kulturkritik from Rousseau to Goethe

pp. 422-442
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Imagining Uncertainty: Charles Olson and Karl Popper

pp. 443-458
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Apollinaire and the Broken Wine Glass

pp. 459-467
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Between Appropriation and Representation: Aristotle and the Concept of Imitation in Greek Thought

pp. 468-486
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In Focus: Jules Brody Reading Yeats and Dylan Thomas

Reading Yeats: “The Fascination of What’s Difficult”

pp. 487-494
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A Philological Reading of a Poem by Dylan Thomas

pp. 495-507
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Dylan Thomas, “Twenty-four years”: A Philological Reading

pp. 508-526
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Notes and Fragments

An Objective Chemistry: What T. S. Eliot Borrowed from Schopenhauer

pp. 527-537
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Leopardi’s Transgressive Calendar

pp. 538-542
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Creative Directions

In the Presence of the Bird

pp. 543-553
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Critical Discussions

Danto’s Comic Vision: Philosophical Method and Literary Style

pp. 554-563
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On Alan Goldman’s Philosophy and the Novel

pp. 564-571
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