Posts Tagged: Conceptual Arrangement

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2.3 Why do we want to define the novel?

Previous positing in this thread: On Definitions (2) In this thread’s last posting I took a look at literary historians and their eagerness to define the “novel” as a “literary genre”. Their agenda was unsuspicious: If one had a stable

1720 fiction

2.3 Why do we want to define the novel?

Previous positing in this thread: On Definitions (2) In this thread’s last posting I took a look at literary historians and their eagerness to define the “novel” as a “literary genre”. Their agenda was unsuspicious: If one had a stable

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2.1 Definitions – Questioning an Academic Reflex

First thought of a thread On Definitions A few weeks ago I was asked to provide a definition of “conspiracy theory” – an innocent enough exercise, and not too difficult especially because I could draw upon some experience in the

Blog - Venn Irrational 2

2.1 Definitions – Questioning an Academic Reflex

First thought of a thread On Definitions A few weeks ago I was asked to provide a definition of “conspiracy theory” – an innocent enough exercise, and not too difficult especially because I could draw upon some experience in the