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By Q. S. Tong, Shouren Wang, Douglas Kerr

ISBN-10: 9622097065

ISBN-13: 9789622097063

Severe region is a discussion board the place groups of serious scholarship can come jointly to proportion principles and perform the debates that preoccupy the arts at the present time. The ebook sequence goals to enhance figuring out throughout cultures, traditions, discourses, and disciplines and to supply overseas serious wisdom. serious region is an expression and an embodiment of well timed collaboration between students in Hong Kong, mainland China, theUnited States, and Europe and is conceived as an highbrow bridge among China and the remainder of the area.

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Death puts an end to the cultural game for each of us. The real is not nature, which is what Western science has set out since the seventeenth century to map and master, and which Terry Eagleton invokes to counter culturalism in his book, The Idea of Culture. Nor is the real a fact, like the stone Dr Johnson kicked to refute Berkeley's idealism. Still less is it the truth, a foundation on which to base new laws or dogmas, or an alternative reality with which to contrast appearances. On the contrary, the real is a question, not an answer.

McLeod, 1947). Walter Mitty's fantasies are clearly marked, in accordance with Hollywood convention, by a series of dissolves. 1 In "real" life, the shy, unassuming Walter Mitty gets involved in an adventure concerning an heiress and looted jewels and reluctantly becomes the hero of yet another pulp genre. Oddly enough, the romantic heroine has already featured in his fantasies before he meets her, so Walter reacts with a double take when he sees her for the first time in reality. And the boring events which provoke the make-believe — his mother's endless shopping lists, a bridge game — also reappear in it, though transformed by their glamorous context.

Plainly stated, whether or n o t Viadrina has succeeded in embodying a way of thinking differently, it indicates that the current situation we are in calls for thinking differently about the human — the extent to which Viadrina falls short of the mark is indicated in the way its mission confuses the European with the human. T h e imperative is clear enough: Recognize that the existing dominant conceptual apparatus is inadequate to our circumstances. The challenge is equally clear: Is it possible to realize anything like the "global" university without already having a determined object of study or governing concept?

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