Vaihinger described the origins of his theory in (1924).

In general, Kant's sense of music seems consistent with the light, playful, pastel Rococo aesthetic of his time, with the Baroque weight and seriousness of Bach forgotten.

In () Valla noted the incompatibility of divine omnipotence with.

This outlook was a significant influence on the psychological theories of.

Coleman (Toronto, 1993) and, ed.

Later one of my colleagues told me she experienced the thrill one hears when a taboo is broken, because it has been orthodoxy among literature professors for some three decades that there is no such thing as "great literature." There are only things called great literature because have mystified us into believing in objective greatness, whereas intrinsically Shakespeare is no different from a laundry list or any other document.

by Ernst Cassirer, Paul Oskar Kristeller, and John H.

Its editors paraphrase a key tenet of the dominant movement called "cultural studies," which has set the critical agenda:

Literary texts, like other artworks, are neither more nor less important than any other cultural artifact or practice.

Recommended Reading:Hans Vaihinger,  (Garland, 1992) andAndrea Wels, .

[, Yale University Press, 1956, p.

Falling enrollment and disillusionment with "higher education," especially among the politically targeted "gender," namely , may accomplish that naturally.

89.]: ; it is a , one of having "too much" morality.

Since modern English departments are no longer really interested in literature, and the substantive content they offer is really no more than Marxoid "Theory," which is generally not only ignorant of actual economics but even of proper , they probably should just be eliminated for the time being.

All ethical goods are morally absolutized.

Clearly, Rhode's intense, self-righteous moral indignation is that these women are not sufficiently self-denying, don't properly devote their efforts to the welfare of others, and, of course, are victimized by their own false consciousness, which creates "social" injustice both for themselves and for others.

The precise contrary is the truth.

The by Gary Saul Morson on this page illustrates how the politicization of the American has stripped the teaching of literature of any aesthetic value, substituted a Leftist and totalitarian political project, and in fact has left literature with no particular reason why it should be taught at all, except as political propaganda, in preference to what are thought to be factual treatments of politics and economics -- i.e.

In a valid argument, if the premises are true, then the conclusion must also be true.

Recommended Reading:Sun-Joo Shin, (Cambridge, 1994).

Meanwhile, Communists lost interest cultivating the prejudices of Western industrial workers and turned to Third World movements of "national liberation," involving all the pre-industrial peasants who had hitherto been ignored by Marxism but who had been drawn into Marxist theory by Lenin's theory of and Mao's practical appeal to peasant support.

Thus, even the most reliable instances of  reasoning fall short of deductive validity.

Misak, (Routledge, 1995); andMichael Friedman, (Cambridge, 1999).

Alternatively: it is impossible for the premises of a valid argument to be true while its conclusion is false.
All other arguments are invalid; that is, it is possible for their conclusions to be false even when their premises are true.

Recommended Reading:Graham Priest,  (Oxford, 2000) andPatrick Suppes,  (Dover, 1999).

totalitarian] program, and no further.

Billions of dollars are now spent on cosmetic surgery -- up to 90% of it by women -- at a time when almost a fifth of Americans lack basic health care [?].