After the End

After the End Author James Berger
ISBN-10 0816629323
Release 1999-01-01
Pages 278
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In this study of the cultural pursuit of the end and what follows, Berger contends that every apocalyptic depiction leaves something behind, some mixture of paradise and wasteland. Combining literary, psychoanalytic, and historical methods, Berger mines these depictions for their weight and influence on current culture. He applies wide-ranging evidence--from science fiction to Holocaust literature, from Thomas Pynchon to talk shows, from American politics to the fiction of Toni Morrison--to reveal how representations of apocalyptic endings are indelibly marked by catastrophic histories.

After the End

After the End Author Dennis Kelly
ISBN-10 9781849431743
Release 2012-06-18
Pages 96
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They were all in the pub when the explosion happened. Louise wakes up to find herself trapped with Mark, who has saved her life. Mark is always prepared for the worst and has everything he thinks they will need to survive; tinned chilli, Dungeons and Dragons and a knife - now all they need to do is to wait until it's safe to go outside. Can they survive the attack? Can they survive each other? After The End received its world premiere at The Traverse Theatre in August 2005.

After the End of Art

After the End of Art Author Arthur C. Danto
ISBN-10 0691163898
Release 2014-09-21
Pages 280
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Originally delivered as the prestigious Mellon Lectures on the Fine Arts in 1995, After the End of Art remains a classic of art criticism and philosophy, and continues to generate heated debate for contending that art ended in the 1960s. Arthur Danto, one of the best-known art critics of his time, presents radical insights into art’s irrevocable deviation from its previous course and the decline of traditional aesthetics. He demonstrates the necessity for a new type of criticism in the face of contemporary art’s wide-open possibilities. This Princeton Classics edition includes a new foreword by philosopher Lydia Goehr.

After the End

After the End Author Stephen Demone
ISBN-10 9780991751389
Release 2013-10-25
Pages 204
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PREVIEW IT ON YOUTUBE: "40 years ago the world ended; the undead did rise. Today in the newly formed town of Locusville life is going back to normal. My name is Dawn Edna Francis. This, is After the End." After the End is a post-POST apocalyptic zombie story. It's not as serious as it sounds, but, there are scientists, religious zealots, law lackeys, radio jockeys, fashion gurus, homeless drug addicts, government officials, and a regular old family in the mix.

After the End

After the End Author James M. Scott
ISBN-10 0822322668
Release 1998
Pages 427
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Since the eighteenth century, the idea of landscape has given context to the garden. Both the garden and landscape have proved fertile resources for a wide range of philosophical and cultural reflections. Examining literal and intellectual scapes, the contributors to After the Garden? consider setting and place as irreducible features of both the human condition and sociocultural existence. Focusing on a range of periods in places from France to the Balkans and from Siberia to San Diego, essays centre on such subjects as the "global garden," Lockean landscapes, ecohistory, nineteenth-century Australian and North American landscape paintings, and zoos. Helping to ground the collection in its project of illuminating both the earthly reality and the metaphorical richness of landscape are two photoessays that focus on "unsettled" sites if the Far East and the American West. Contributors: Ruth Beilin, Tim Bonyhady, John Bradley, Tom Conley, Michael Crozier, Thomas Lahusen, Artemis Leontis, Anders Linde-Laursen, Robert M. Markley, Louis A. Ruprecht Jr., Susan Willis

After the End of History

After the End of History Author Robert E. Lane
ISBN-10 0472024175
Release 2009-11-16
Pages 240
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"Robert E. Lane is one of the most prominent and distinguished critics of both the human impact of market economies and economic theory, arguing from much research that happiness is more likely to flow from companionship, enjoyment of work, contribution to society, and the opportunity to develop as a person, than from the pursuit of wealth and the accumulation of material goods in market economies. This latest work playfully personalizes the contrast through a dialogue between a humanistic social scientist, Dessi, and a market economist, Adam. It is all too rare to have the two sides talking to each other. Moreover, in Lane's witty and literate hands, it is an open-minded and balanced conversation, in which neither side has all the answers. His unparalleled grasp of interdisciplinary social scientific knowledge is brought to bear on the largest questions of human life: What genuinely makes people happy? How should human society be organized to maximize the quality of human lives?" --David O. Sears, Professor of Psychology and Political Science, UCLA "Lane's deep knowledge of the sources of human happiness enables him to develop a powerful critique of economic theory." ---Robert A. Dahl, Sterling Professor Emeritus of Political Science, Yale University Robert E. Lane is the Eugene Meyer Professor Emeritus of Political Science at Yale University. His previous publications include The Loss of Happiness in Market Democracies (2000) and The Market Experience (1991).

Democracy After the End of the East West Conflict

Democracy After the End of the East West Conflict Author Hans Köchler
ISBN-10 3900704155
Release 1995
Pages 65
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Democracy After the End of the East West Conflict has been writing in one form or another for most of life. You can find so many inspiration from Democracy After the End of the East West Conflict also informative, and entertaining. Click DOWNLOAD or Read Online button to get full Democracy After the End of the East West Conflict book for free.

After The End

After The End Author Haley Nicole
ISBN-10 9781481711074
Release 2013-03-05
Pages 180
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There is no ‘Happily Ever After’ awaiting heroine Ahneta. With the man responsible for the death of her family and village dead, Ahneta believes that she has no reason to live anymore. But when the gods send her back in time as a white tigress, she begins to find reasons amongst the young couple who see her as family, the blind fortune teller who stops aging upon meeting her, and the strange man made of darkness who once petrified her. As she travels through time, Ahneta is faced with a horrific decision that could grant her the fate she’s wanted since losing her loved ones, but destroy the new bonds she’s created. Will she finally put the past behind her, or will she allow the darkness of grief to consume her? Her journey for revenge may be over, but Ahneta’s story has only just begun.

After the End

After the End Author David Sobelman
ISBN-10 1550712462
Release 2006
Pages 92
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Challenging and compelling, this sequence of linked narrative poems consists of philosophical encounters between various necessary polarities: eye and ear, faith and reason, mythos and logos, essence and existence. It also explores the connection between them—the transformation from silence to speech made possible by the written word—and examines the relationship between the poet’s physical being and the poet’s soul.

Liberation Theology After the End of History

Liberation Theology After the End of History Author Daniel Bell
ISBN-10 9781134545834
Release 2006-09-07
Pages 224
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Daniel Bell assesses the impact of Christian resistance to capitalism in Latin America, and the implications of theological debates that have emerged from this. He uses postmodern critical theory to investigate capitalism, its effect upon human desire and the Church's response to it, in a thorough account of the rise, failure and future prospects of Latin American liberation theology.

It Is Me Again after the End

It Is Me     Again     after the End Author Mayra S. Mutt
ISBN-10 1452538662
Release 2012-02-06
Pages 292
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The shock of divorce removed Cristina from her comfort zone to a place required for her rediscovery. She got in touch with an essence long forgotten in order to reacquaint herself with love, validate her feelings and emotions, dream again, find courage, and welcome the unfolding grandness of those dreams. Cristina’s renewed strength allowed her to face and banish fears, resentments, and old premises that had become useless. It permitted her to embrace a liberating and rewarding journey full of surprises. She grew enough to set aside disappointments, upsets, and emotional pain from people who were only obstacles to her new, purpose-directed life. Within these pages you will find the story of many people. Perhaps it is your own or that of someone you know. Courageous people like Cristina have used the leftovers of a broken marriage to construct a new life, adapting previous experiences, hidden virtues, and the love of so many as raw materials for a new and fulfilling path uniquely designed by each of them. So, grant yourself permission and join the characters herein on their astounding journeys.

Before the Beginning During the Middle After the End

Before the Beginning  During the Middle  After the End Author Lucian Krukowski
ISBN-10 9781630875152
Release 2014-08-14
Pages 248
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The divisions that mark my subject are three. The first is that point where the world begins--where it appears from out of the mystery of non-being. The second lies somewhere between its progeny and its future--the times between beginnings and ends where we, the beneficiaries of our being-here, come together to sing a celebration of the wonder that it happened at all, and then intone the fear of its ending. The third division is a speculation on ends--our own and the ending of the world. I use these divisions to locate a something that comes from nothing onto a historical tradition that imposes a value on the progression of that something, and so requires a judgment on all that has passed. I first discuss these through religious attempts to invest life and history with purpose--for they form the major explanatory traditions of Western culture and are a thematic source of much of its greatest art. I continue with an art-critical approach where themes of process and purpose are located in artworks through their stylistic histories and ambitions. I indicate how present art, when open to reconstitute such themes, could change the nature of today's efforts to give art polemical purposes, and so provide new reasons for its making. I conclude with some stories, unevenly biographical, partly fictional, which I offer as parables for the developed themes and their transformations. This last aim is to elucidate a view of art as providing specific symbols for a cosmology of beginning, living, and ending.

After the End of History

After the End of History Author Samuel Cohen
ISBN-10 9781587298905
Release 2009-10-01
Pages 248
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In this bold book, Samuel Cohen asserts the literary and historical importance of the period between the fall of the Berlin wall and that of the Twin Towers in New York. With refreshing clarity, he examines six 1990s novels and two post-9/11 novels that explore the impact of the end of the Cold War: Pynchon's Mason & Dixon, Roth's American Pastoral, Morrison's Paradise, O'Brien's In the Lake of the Woods, Didion's The Last Thing He Wanted, Eugenides's Middlesex, Lethem's Fortress of Solitude, and DeLillo's Underworld. Cohen emphasizes how these works reconnect the past to a present that is ironically keen on denying that connection. Exploring the ways ideas about paradise and pastoral, difference and exclusion, innocence and righteousness, triumph and trauma deform the stories Americans tell themselves about their nation’s past, After the End of History challenges us to reconsider these works in a new light, offering fresh, insightful readings of what are destined to be classic works of literature. At the same time, Cohen enters into the theoretical discussion about postmodern historical understanding. Throwing his hat in the ring with force and style, he confronts not only Francis Fukuyama’s triumphalist response to the fall of the Soviet Union but also the other literary and political “end of history” claims put forth by such theorists as Fredric Jameson and Walter Benn Michaels. In a straightforward, affecting style, After the End of History offers us a new vision for the capabilities and confines of contemporary fiction.

The Totalitarian Paradigm After the End of Communism

The Totalitarian Paradigm After the End of Communism Author Achim Siegel
ISBN-10 9042005521
Release 1998
Pages 328
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Concepts of totalitarianism have undergone an academic revival in recent years, particularly since the breakdown of communist systems in Europe in 1989-91: the totalitarian paradigm, so it seems to many scholars today, had been discarded prematurely in the heat of the Cold War. The demise of communism as a social system is, however, not only an important cause of the recurring attractiveness of the totalitarian paradigm, but provides at the same time new evidence and, correspondingly, new problems of explanation for all approaches in communist studies and totalitarianism theory in particular. This book contains articles by philosophers, social scientists and historians who reassess the validity of the totalitarian approach in the light of the recent historical developments in Eastern Europe. A first group of authors focus on the analytical usefulness and explanatory power of classic concepts of totalitarianism after having observed the failed reforms of the Gorbachev-era and the collapse of Europe's communist systems in 1989-91. In these contributions the totalitarian paradigm is contrasted with other approaches with respect to cognitive power as well as normative implications. In the second group of contributions the focus is on the reassessment of methodological and theoretical problems of the classic concepts of totalitarianism. The authors attempt to reinterpret the classic concepts so as to meet the objections which have been put forward against those concepts during the last decades. The study thereby traces some of the intellectual roots of the totalitarian paradigm that precede the outbreak of the Cold War, such as the work of Sigmund Neumann and Franz Borkenau. It also focuses on the most famous authors in the field: Hannah Arendt and Carl Joachim Friedrich. In addition it discusses theorists of totalitarianism like Juan Linz, whose contributions to totalitarianism theory have too often been overlooked.

After the End

After the End Author Paolo Bacigalupi
ISBN-10 1607013908
Release 2013
Pages 382
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Offers a collection of short stories about post-apocalyptic survival from such authors as Kage Baker, Cory Doctorow, Paul Tremblay, and Blake Butler.

The Purgatory Press After the End

The Purgatory Press   After the End Author John Culbert
ISBN-10 9781782790600
Release 2013-07-26
Pages 158
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Vanished poets, overlooked artists, hapless visionaries: The Purgatory Press opens a tantalizing window on a publisher’s catalogue of improbable books. Dark, comical, and startlingly inventive, After the End is a dazzling display of postmodern storytelling. These short fictions showcase the many talents of an emerging author.

Philosophy After the End of Philosophy

 Philosophy      After the End of Philosophy Author Nader N. Chokr
ISBN-10 9781443869652
Release 2014-10-16
Pages 425
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The essays included in this collection deal with a wide and diverse range of problems and issues: namely, Cultural Complexity; Globalization; Glocalization; Relativism; Bullshit; Embodied and Situated Cognition; Capabilities Approach; Moral Universalism; Solidarity; Cosmopolitanism; Pluralism; Human Rights; Justice; and “Philosophy” after the end of Philosophy. This work takes its main title from the last essay, in which the author makes an effort to rethink the nature and purpose of “philosophy” for our times, sketching a proposal for a new beginning for philosophy as “critical philosophy.” Such a philosophy would have a clear and compelling emancipatory thrust. At this point in human history, it would have to be underwritten by an ethical universalism that is pluralistic, historically enlightened and non-ethnocentric. In addition, it would take seriously the consequences of complexity in a world that is increasingly interconnected and interdependent, yet still so far apart, and would be prepared to draw the full implications of the embodied and situated cognition paradigm shift which has taken place in the past few decades. It would, furthermore, take aim at the bullshit, in all of its manifestations, that is so pervasive in various quarters throughout the whole of culture and society. Finally, it would effectively contribute to the articulation and elaboration of the kinds of concepts, frameworks, narratives and practices, generally speaking, which could somehow enable humans to rise to the next level in their understanding of the globalizing and glocalizing world in which they live, and which is, as is common knowledge, dramatically confronted by a number of serious challenges, grave risks and threats, dismal shortcomings and failures. This work offers compelling analyses and diagnostics, and makes some sketch-proposals to urgently grapple with them.