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Doing What Comes Naturally: Change, Rhetoric and the Practice of Theory in Literary and Legal Studies
In literary theory, the philosophy of law, and the sociology of knowledge, no issue has been more central to current debate than the status of our interpretations. Do they rest on a ground ofExpand
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Literature in the Reader: Affective Stylistics
F AT THIS moment someone were to ask, "what are you doing?", you might reply, "I am reading," and thereby acknowledge the fact that reading is an activity, something you do. No one would argue thatExpand
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Save the World on Your Own Time
What should be the role of our institutions of higher education? To promote good moral character? To bring an end to racism, sexism, economic oppression, and other social ills? To foster diversityExpand
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There's No Such Thing As Free Speech...And It's A Good Thing Too
In an era when much of what passes for debate is merely moral posturing--traditional family values versus the cultural elite, free speech versus censorship--or reflexive name-calling--the termsExpand
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The Trouble with Principle
Stanley Fish is an equal opportunity antagonist. A theorist who has taken on theorists, an academician who has riled the academy, a legal scholar and political pundit who has ruffled feathers, leftExpand
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Boutique Multiculturalism, or Why Liberals Are Incapable of Thinking about Hate Speech
Multiculturalism comes in at least two versions, boutique multiculturalism and strong multiculturalism. Boutique multiculturalism is the multiculturalism of ethnic restaurants, weekend festivals, andExpand
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Religious Orientation, Impression Management, and Self-Deception: Toward a Clarification of the Link between Religiosity and Social Desirability
Prior research has consistently reported a reliable relationship between intrinsic religiosity (IR) and the Marlowe-Crowne Social Desirability Scale (SDS), a common measure of a socially desirableExpand
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Being Interdisciplinary Is So Very Hard to Do
Interdisciplinary has long been a familiar word in dis cussions of education and pedagogy, but recently it has acquired a new force and urgency, in part because as an agenda interdisciplinarity seemsExpand
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