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The Voice of Singularity and a Philosophy to Come

Christopher Long
This article traces what Schürmann calls the “double comprehension of being” in Kant in which the sense of being as pure givenness is said to be recognized but denied by Kant as his thinking undertakes its Copernican turn. Schürmann insists that this can be heard in the ambiguous ways the German terms “Position” and “Setzung” are used in Kant. Schürmann shows that these two terms point at various moments in Kant either to the notion...

'Mein Kampf Lesen, 70 Jahre später' (Aus Politik und Zeitgeschichte, 2015)

Neil Gregor
This article is a brief set of reflections on the problems associated with trying to read and interpret Hitler's text 'Mein Kampf' historically 70 years after it came out of copyright. The context is the wider set of conversations about the place of 'Mein Kampf' in German history and contemporary political culture prompted by the republication of the text in a scholarly edition produced by the Institute of Contemporary History, Munich, in 2016.

POETRY AND ART FROM ALEXANDER TO AUGUSTUS. Review of P. Linant de Bellefonds et al. (eds.) (2015) D'Alexandre à Auguste.

Thomas J. Nelson
Review of P. Linant de Bellefonds, É. Prioux, A. Rouveret (edd.) D'Alexandre à Auguste. Dynamiques de la création dans les arts visuels et la poésie. Pp. 319, ills, colour pls. Rennes: Presses Universitaires de Rennes, 2015. Paper, €29. ISBN: 978-2-7535-4080-4.

Things You Are Not Supposed to Know About a Military Career

Barry Clark
By, Barry L. Clark, Major, USA (Retired) Abstract: A Practical guide for any young person considering a military career that analyzes the traditional career path and provides proven alternatives that lead to success, options and most importantly maintenance of the individual and freedom of action.

A comparison of the polychrome geometric patterns painted on Egyptian “palace façades” / false doors with potential counterparts in Mesopotamia

Lloyd Graham
In 1st Dynasty Egypt (ca. 3000 BCE), mudbrick architecture may have been influenced by existing Mesopotamian practices such as the complex niching of monumental façades. From the 1st to 3rd Dynasties, the niches of some mudbrick mastabas at Saqqara were painted with brightly-coloured geometric designs in a clear imitation of woven reed matting. The possibility that this too might have drawn inspiration from Mesopotamian precedents is raised by the observation of similar geometric frescoes at...

The Shield, Faith, Righteousness, Human Rights

Aranyani Rosen
A Petition for Protesters to sign, form a Delegation and open dialogue for Intervention to present in conflict challenges involving Peace & Security, Human Rights resolutions guidance and leadership based on time proven Righteousness, and Canadian Peacekeeping values and ideals.

What Can You Do with a Digitized Book?

Anne Donlon
Guest presentation in Projects in Rare Book Digitization course (Pratt University, LIS 666) on analyzing digitized books and printed materials with digital humanities methods (primarily text analysis).

Review of Christopher Doll Hearing Harmony: Toward a Tonal Theory for the Rock Era

Brad Osborn
Osborn, Brad. 2018. Review of Christopher Doll Hearing Harmony: Toward a Tonal Theory for the Rock Era (University of Michigan Press, 2017). Samples 16


Brad Osborn
A great deal of the harmony and voice leading in the British rock group Radiohead’s recorded output between 1997 and 2011 can be heard as elaborating either traditional tonal structures or establishing pitch centricity through purely contrapuntal means. This mode of hearing Radiohead’s music departs from theories of rock harmony that (1) focus on fretboard-specific melodic gestures, (2) highlight the role of modal scalar collections or (3) associate pitch centricity with hypermetric emphasis. Willingness to...

Subverting the Verse–Chorus Paradigm: Terminally Climactic Forms in Recent Rock Music

Brad Osborn
This article defines and demonstrates a formal type I call ‘‘terminally climactic forms.’’ These forms, which appear frequently in rock songs after 1990, are characterized by their balance between the expected memorable highpoint (the chorus) and the thematically independent terminal climax, the song’s actual high point, which appears only once at the end of the song. After presenting the rationale for such forms, including new models of rock endings and climaxes, the article presents archetypes...

Kid Algebra: Radiohead's Euclidean and Maximally Even Rhythms

Brad Osborn
Radiohead’s music regularly confronts the listener with structural elements—in the domains of pitch/harmony, timbre, form, and rhythm—which exist in a space between pure Top Forty convention and sheer experimentation.

Understanding Through-Composition in Post-Rock, Math-Metal, and other Post-Millennial Rock Genres

Brad Osborn
Since the dawn of experimental rock’s second coming in the new millennium, experimental artists have begun distancing themselves from Top-40 artists through formal structures that eschew recapitulatory verse/chorus conventions altogether. In order to understand the correlation between genre and form more thoroughly, this paper provides a taxonomic approach to through-composition in several post-millennial experimental rock genres including post-rock, math-metal, art rock, and neo-prog. Combining the presence or absence of two salient formal parameters (hierarchical grouping...

Female Bodybuilder 2 drawn by La Shun L. Carroll, DDS, EdM

La Shun L. Carroll
Visual Art Technique Drawn by La Shun L. Carroll, DDS, EdM

“The philosophical principles of mathematics” : Elie Cartan, Henri Cartan and Jean Cavailles.

Camille Akmut
Writings by Elie Cartan and Henri Cartan on Cavailles are presented here, either in a first or new translation.

2018 _ Βασικές Αρχές του Ιουδαϊσμού: Κοινές Αξίες με τον Χριστιανισμό

Paul Hagouel
Ευχαριστώ και πάλι τον Καθηγητή κύριο Παναγιώτη Παχή και την Αναπληρώτρια Καθηγήτρια κυρία Αγγελική Ζιάκα για την ευγενή τους πρόσκληση καθώς και για την ενθάρρυνση εδώ και αρκετά χρόνια. Η διάλεξη συνοδεύεται από μια παρουσίαση διαφανειών σε Power Point. Στα πρόσωπα των Παναγιώτη Παχή και Αγγελικής Ζιάκα ευχαριστώ την Θεολογική Σχολή του Αριστοτελείου Πανεπιστημίου Θεσσαλονίκης για την φιλοξενία. Επίσης ευχαριστώ τον κύριο Ηλία Καγιάρα, Διπλωματούχο Ηλεκτρολόγο Μηχανικό, για την τεχνική υποστήριξη. Ευχαριστώ επίσης την Ισραηλιτική...

2019 _ Εβραίοι Έλληνες: Διδάσκοντας για τους γνωστούς – αγνώστους. Σχόλια & addenda στα κείμενα των Φακέλων του Μαθήματος των Θρησκευτικών για τον Ιουδαϊσμό & α. Ιουδαίοι στο Ισραήλ – β. Ο Μεσσίας στον Ιουδαϊσμό

Paul Hagouel, Panayiotis Pachis & Angeliki Ziaka
2019 _ Εβραίοι Έλληνες: Διδάσκοντας για τους γνωστούς – αγνώστους. Σχόλια & addenda στα κείμενα των Φακέλων του Μαθήματος των Θρησκευτικών για τον Ιουδαϊσμό & α. Ιουδαίοι στο Ισραήλ – β. Ο Μεσσίας στον Ιουδαϊσμό Παρασκευή, 10 Μαΐου 2019 Καθηγητής Παναγιώτης Παχής & Αναπληρώτρια Καθηγήτρια Αγγελική Ζιάκα Θεολογική Σχολή ΑΠΘ Πωλ Ισαάκ Χάγουελ, Ph.D. paul231011@berkeley.edu Κατ’ αρχάς θέλω να ευχαριστήσω, ακόμη μια φορά τον Καθηγητή Παναγιώτη Παχή και την Αναπληρώτρια Καθηγήτρια Αγγελική Ζιάκα για την...

Art Museums by the Numbers 2018

Olivia Knauss
The “Art Museums by the Numbers” report is released regularly by the Association of Art Museums Directors (AAMD) to inform audiences about key aspects of art museum operations. The report provides an overview of the field with benchmarking data drawn from AAMD’s yearly member survey.

Museum Best Practices for Managing Controversy

Olivia Knauss
The Museum Best Practices for Managing Controversy is designed to provide museums and other cultural institutions of any size or scope with guidelines that can help manage controversial content and transform controversy into a learning moment about the nature of diverse opinions and an institution’s ability to address them. This non-binding document of best practices offers guidance to an institution concerned about or confronted with accusations of inappropriate, objectionable, or offensive content. Institutions caught in...

Professional Practices for Art Curators in Nonprofits

Olivia Knauss
This document outlines best practices for art curators.

Becoming-Music, Becoming-Intimate, Becoming-Imperceptible

Brad Osborn
Musicologists have recently begun applying the diverse philosophies of Deleuze and Guattari to music. Most contributors strive for rigorous adherence to early Deleuzian principles-a position I refer to as "orthodox"-and are therefore hesitant to posit any sort of musical objecthood or listener subjectivity. By contrast, this article espouses an approach I deem "pragmatic," which takes as points of departure pragmatist theories found in the work of Richard Rorty, as well as Deleuze and Guattari's A...


Brad Osborn
Math rock’s most salient compositional facet is its cyclical repetition of ostinati featuring changing and odd-cardinality meters.

"Solomon's Salacious Song": Foucault's Author Function and the Early Christian Interpretation of the Canticum Canticorum

Andrew Jacobs
The transformation of the erotic Song of Songs into a mystical tract on the soul's love for Christ was surely one of the great exegetical feats of late ancient Christianity. Recent work on the politics of meaning leads us to interrogate more closely the processes by which early Christian exegetes achieved that feat, and how their interpretations encoded and produced particular forms of socially mediated power and knowledge. Michel Foucault has proposed for modern literary...

Review of Kevin Holm-Hudson: Music Theory Remixed

Brad Osborn
Brad Osborn. 2018. Review of Music Theory Remixed: A Blended Approach for the Practicing Musician. Oxford University Press. Journal of Music Theory Pedagogy, vol. 31

Nat Turner and the African American Revolution

Paul B. Downes
A reading of Thomas Higginson's account of Nat Turner's 1832 anti-slavery uprising and Thomas Hobbes's account of political resistance in his Leviathan.

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