Research Into the Hispanomania of 19th Century Dance
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Author: Claudia Jeschke,Gabi Vettermann,Nicole Haitzinger
In 19th century culture, Hispanomania creates Les Choses espagnoles; they exhibit themselves as themes and forms of appearance as well as structures and techniques. Hispanomania is a temporary fashion and functions as a metaphor; it reflects numerous sources which are arranged in a fantastic way. Hispanomania leaves traces in the materials of the performative arts i.e., in librettos, theories, and reviews. The book focuses on re-construction of several concepts and practices in ‘Spanish’ dancing: an overview of dance librettology is linked to the discussion of ‘staging Spanishness’; the connection between choreography and dance-theoretical discourse concerning the Spanish is pursued; performances of Otherness – especially as monsters and women – are discussed in their theatrical and cultural contexts – as is the investigation of dance criticism; the hitherto little acknowledged biography of the then popular and highly productive choreographer Henri Justamant is highlighted …
Husserl Research — Drawing upon the Full Extent of His Development Book 1 Phenomenology in the World Fifty Years after the Death of Edmund Husserl
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Author: Anna-Teresa Tymieniecka
Publisher: Springer Science & Business Media
orbit and far beyond it. Indeed, the immense, painstaking, indefatigable and ever-improving effort of Husserl to find ever-deeper and more reliable foundations for the philosophical enterprise (as well as his constant critical re-thinking and perfecting of the approach and so called "method" in order to perform this task and thus cover in this source-excavation an ever more far-reaching groundwork) stands out and maintains itself as an inepuisable reservoir for philosophical reflec tion in which all the above-mentioned work has either its core or its source. In fact, in his undertaking to re-think the entire philosophical enterprise as such and to recreate philosophy upon what he sought to be at least a satisfactorily legitimated basis, Husserl, through his already systematised and "authorized" work, and his courses, and later on in his spontaneous reflection (which did not find its way into a definitive corpus but was nevertheless sufficiently coherent with his previously established body of thought to be considered a continuation of it), uncovers perspectives upon the universe of man and projects their new philosophical thematisation that brings together all the attempts by philosophers (e. g. , Merleau-Ponty, who drew upon this material and found there his own inspiration) who succeeded him with foundational intentions; it also gives a core of philosophical ideas and insights for the youngergenerationofphilosophers today.
The Economics of A.N. Isnard (1748-1803)
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Author: Richard Van Den Berg
Category: Business & Economics
Achille Nicolas Isnard (1749-1803) an engineer with a keen interest in political economy, is best known for demonstrating the concept of market equilibrium using a system of simultaneous equations. The breadth and depth of his work undoubtedly established him as one of the forerunners of modern mathematical economics, yet his seminal contributions to the study of economics remained largely unrecognized until the latter half of the twentieth century. This pioneering new book, the first in English, examines Isnard’s life and illuminates his major contributions to political economy. It contains substantial extracts from a number of his publications presented both in English translation and in the original French so Isnard can now finally achieve his place at the heart of discussion on the origins of mathematical economics. The diverse issues covered here will ensure that this book appeals not only to economists with an interest in the history of mathematical economics, but to anyone interested in the emergence of political economy and in wider social thought during the Enlightenment.