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On Homecoming: Wittgenstein, Cavell, and the Odyssey, by Yi-Ping Ong

Article available through Philosophy Documentation Center, here. Yi-Ping Ong is Assistant Professor of Humanities at Johns Hopkins University. She is the author of The Art of Being: Poetics of the Novel and Existentialist Philosophy (Harvard University Press, 2018). Her published articles include “Lectures on Ethics: Wittgenstein and Kafka,” in Wittgenstein and Modernism, ed. Michael Lemahieu […]

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Concept of History Roundtable Poster Redesigned

A Roundtable on The Concept of History

It has been common in modernity to think of history as singular and universal, progressively moving forward to a particular end. Although few contemporary philosophers and historians maintain the view that there is strict universality and teleology in history, according to Professor Dmitri Nikulin in his most recent work, The Concept of History (Bloomsbury, 2017), […]

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Establishing the Laws of History: Or, Why Tolstoy Is Not Homer, by Dmitri Nikulin

Article available through Philosophy Documentation Center, here. Dmitri Nikulin is Professor of Philosophy at The New School for Social Research. He is the author of Comedy, Seriously: A Philosophical Study (Palgrave, 2014); Dialectic and Dialogue (Stanford University Press, 2010) and On Dialogue (Lexington, 2006). He is also the editor of Memory: The History of a Concept (Oxford University Press, 2015) and The Other Plato: […]

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