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Why the humanities matter : a commonsense approach / Frederick Luis Aldama.

Author/Creator:
Aldama, Frederick Luis, 1969-
Edition:
1st ed.
Publication:
Austin : University of Texas Press, 2008.
Format/Description:
Book
xiv, 377 p. ; 24 cm.
Subjects:
Postmodernism.
Philosophy, Modern -- 20th century.
Philosophy, Modern -- 21st century.
Contents:
Introduction: a new humanism
Self, identity, and ideas
Revisiting Derrida, Lacan, and Foucault
Derrida gets medieval
Imaginary empires, real nations
Edward Said spaced out
Modernity, what?
Teachers, scholars, and the humanities today
Translation matters
Can music resist?
The "cultural studies turn" in Brown studies
Pulling up stakes in Latin/o American theoretical claims
Fugitive thoughts on justice and happiness
Why literature matters
Interpretation, interdisciplinarity, and the people.
Notes:
Includes bibliographical references (p. [327]-348) and index.
ISBN:
9780292717985 (cl. : alk. paper)
0292717989 (cl. : alk. paper)
OCLC:
179786739
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