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The Resource Think again : contrarian reflections on life, culture, politics, religion, law, and education, Stanley Fish

Think again : contrarian reflections on life, culture, politics, religion, law, and education, Stanley Fish

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Think again : contrarian reflections on life, culture, politics, religion, law, and education
Title
Think again
Title remainder
contrarian reflections on life, culture, politics, religion, law, and education
Statement of responsibility
Stanley Fish
Creator
Author
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Biography type
contains biographical information
Cataloging source
HV6
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Fish, Stanley Eugene
Index
index present
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
  • dictionaries
  • bibliography
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Fish, Stanley Eugene
  • Fish, Stanley Eugene
  • Criticism
  • Civilization, Modern
  • Constitutional history
  • Political culture
  • Religion
  • Education, Humanistic
  • Academic freedom
  • Intellectuals
  • LITERARY CRITICISM
  • Academic freedom
  • Civilization, Modern
  • Constitutional history
  • Criticism
  • Education, Humanistic
  • Intellectuals
  • Political culture
  • Religion
  • United States
  • EDUCATION / Administration / Higher
Label
Think again : contrarian reflections on life, culture, politics, religion, law, and education, Stanley Fish
Instantiates
Publication
Note
Articles originally published by the New York Times
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
  • cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
  • Cover -- Title -- Copyright -- Dedication -- CONTENTS -- Introduction -- PART 1 PERSONAL REFLECTIONS -- 1.1 My Life Report -- 1.2 'Tis the Season -- 1.3 Max the Plumber -- 1.4 Is It Good for the Jews? -- 1.5 My Life on the Court -- 1.6 The Kid and Old Blue Eyes -- 1.7 Travel Narrows -- 1.8 I Am, Therefore I Pollute -- 1.9 Why We Can't Just Get Along -- 1.10 Truth and Conspiracy in the Catskills -- 1.11 Moving On -- PART 2 AESTHETIC REFLECTIONS -- 2.1 Why Do Writers Write? -- 2.2 Two Aesthetics -- 2.3 Norms and Deviations: Who's to Say? -- 2.4 The Ten Best American Movies -- 2.5 Giving Kim Novak Her Due -- 2.6 Larger than Life: Charlton Heston -- 2.7 Vengeance Is Mine -- 2.8 Little Big Men -- 2.9 Narrative and the Grace of God: The New True Grit -- 2.10 Les Misérables and Irony -- 2.11 No Way Out: 12 Years a Slave -- 2.12 Stand Your Ground, Be a Man -- 2.13 Country Roads -- PART 3 CULTURAL REFLECTIONS -- 3.1 Professor Sokal's Bad Joke -- 3.2 French Theory in America -- 3.3 Dorothy and the Tree: A Lesson in Epistemology -- 3.4 Does Philosophy Matter? -- 3.5 What Did Watson the Computer Do? -- 3.6 None of the Answers: Charles Van Doren Finally Speaks, or Does He? -- 3.7 Can I Put You on Hold? -- 3.8 So's Your Old Man -- 3.9 Two Cheers for Double Standards -- 3.10 Favoritism Is Good -- PART 4 REFLECTIONS ON POLITICS -- 4.1 Condemnation without Absolutes -- 4.2 The All-Spin Zone -- 4.3 Against Independent Voters -- 4.4 When "Identity Politics" Is Rational -- 4.5 Blowin' in the Wind -- 4.6 Looking for Gas in All the Wrong Places -- 4.7 When Principles Get in the Way -- 4.8 Revisiting Affirmative Action, with Help from Kant -- 4.9 Is the NRA Un-American? -- 4.10 All You Need Is Hate -- 4.11 How the Right Hijacked the Magic Words -- PART 5 REFLECTIONS ON THE LAW -- 5.1 Why Scalia Is Right -- 5.2 How Scalia Is Wrong -- 5.3 Intentional Neglect
  • 5.4 What Did the Framers Have in Mind? -- 5.5 What Is the First Amendment For? -- 5.6 How the First Amendment Works -- 5.7 What Does the First Amendment Protect? -- 5.8 The First Amendment and Kittens -- 5.9 Sticks and Stones -- 5.10 The Harm in Free Speech -- 5.11 Hate Speech and Stolen Valor -- 5.12 Going in Circles with Hate Speech -- 5.13 Our Faith in Letting It All Hang Out -- PART 6 REFLECTIONS ON RELIGION -- 6.1 The Three Atheists -- 6.2 Atheism and Evidence -- 6.3 Is Religion Man-Made? -- 6.4 God Talk -- 6.5 Suffering, Evil, and the Existence of God -- 6.6 Liberalism and Secularism: One and the Same -- 6.7 Are There Secular Reasons? -- 6.8 Serving Two Masters: Sharia Law and the Secular State -- 6.9 Religion and the Liberal State Once Again -- 6.10 Religion without Truth -- 6.11 Is the Establishment Clause Unconstitutional? -- 6.12 The Religion Clause Divided against Itself -- 6.13 When Is a Cross a Cross? -- 6.14 Being Neutral Is Oh So Hard to Do -- PART 7 REFLECTIONS ON LIBERAL ARTS EDUCATION -- 7.1 Why We Built the Ivory Tower -- 7.2 There's No Business like Show Business -- 7.3 Tip to Professors: Just Do Your Job -- 7.4 Devoid of Content -- 7.5 What Should Colleges Teach? -- 7.6 Will the Humanities Save Us? -- 7.7 The Uses of the Humanities -- 7.8 The Value of Higher Education Made Literal -- 7.9 A Classical Education: Back to the Future -- 7.10 Deep in the Heart of Texas -- 7.11 The Digital Humanities and the Transcending of Mortality -- 7.12 Mind Your P's and B's: The Digital Humanities and Interpretation -- PART 8 REFLECTIONS ON ACADEMIC FREEDOM -- 8.1 Conspiracy Theories 101 -- 8.2 Always Academicize: My Response to the Responses -- 8.3 A Closing Argument (for Now) -- 8.4 The Two Languages of Academic Freedom -- 8.5 Are Academics Different? -- 8.6 The Kushner Flap: Much Ado about Nothing
  • 8.7 Sex, the Koch Brothers, and Academic Freedom -- 8.8 To Boycott or Not to Boycott, That Is the Question -- 8.9 Academic Freedom against Itself: Boycotting Israeli Universities -- 8.10 Boycotting Israeli Universities: Part 2 -- 8.11 So Long, It's Been Good to Know You -- Acknowledgments -- Index
Control code
ocn931501790
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource
Form of item
online
Isbn
9781400873401
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • c
Note
JSTOR
http://library.link/vocab/ext/overdrive/overdriveId
  • 828838
  • 22573/ctvc64pdq
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
(OCoLC)931501790
Label
Think again : contrarian reflections on life, culture, politics, religion, law, and education, Stanley Fish
Publication
Note
Articles originally published by the New York Times
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
  • cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
  • Cover -- Title -- Copyright -- Dedication -- CONTENTS -- Introduction -- PART 1 PERSONAL REFLECTIONS -- 1.1 My Life Report -- 1.2 'Tis the Season -- 1.3 Max the Plumber -- 1.4 Is It Good for the Jews? -- 1.5 My Life on the Court -- 1.6 The Kid and Old Blue Eyes -- 1.7 Travel Narrows -- 1.8 I Am, Therefore I Pollute -- 1.9 Why We Can't Just Get Along -- 1.10 Truth and Conspiracy in the Catskills -- 1.11 Moving On -- PART 2 AESTHETIC REFLECTIONS -- 2.1 Why Do Writers Write? -- 2.2 Two Aesthetics -- 2.3 Norms and Deviations: Who's to Say? -- 2.4 The Ten Best American Movies -- 2.5 Giving Kim Novak Her Due -- 2.6 Larger than Life: Charlton Heston -- 2.7 Vengeance Is Mine -- 2.8 Little Big Men -- 2.9 Narrative and the Grace of God: The New True Grit -- 2.10 Les Misérables and Irony -- 2.11 No Way Out: 12 Years a Slave -- 2.12 Stand Your Ground, Be a Man -- 2.13 Country Roads -- PART 3 CULTURAL REFLECTIONS -- 3.1 Professor Sokal's Bad Joke -- 3.2 French Theory in America -- 3.3 Dorothy and the Tree: A Lesson in Epistemology -- 3.4 Does Philosophy Matter? -- 3.5 What Did Watson the Computer Do? -- 3.6 None of the Answers: Charles Van Doren Finally Speaks, or Does He? -- 3.7 Can I Put You on Hold? -- 3.8 So's Your Old Man -- 3.9 Two Cheers for Double Standards -- 3.10 Favoritism Is Good -- PART 4 REFLECTIONS ON POLITICS -- 4.1 Condemnation without Absolutes -- 4.2 The All-Spin Zone -- 4.3 Against Independent Voters -- 4.4 When "Identity Politics" Is Rational -- 4.5 Blowin' in the Wind -- 4.6 Looking for Gas in All the Wrong Places -- 4.7 When Principles Get in the Way -- 4.8 Revisiting Affirmative Action, with Help from Kant -- 4.9 Is the NRA Un-American? -- 4.10 All You Need Is Hate -- 4.11 How the Right Hijacked the Magic Words -- PART 5 REFLECTIONS ON THE LAW -- 5.1 Why Scalia Is Right -- 5.2 How Scalia Is Wrong -- 5.3 Intentional Neglect
  • 5.4 What Did the Framers Have in Mind? -- 5.5 What Is the First Amendment For? -- 5.6 How the First Amendment Works -- 5.7 What Does the First Amendment Protect? -- 5.8 The First Amendment and Kittens -- 5.9 Sticks and Stones -- 5.10 The Harm in Free Speech -- 5.11 Hate Speech and Stolen Valor -- 5.12 Going in Circles with Hate Speech -- 5.13 Our Faith in Letting It All Hang Out -- PART 6 REFLECTIONS ON RELIGION -- 6.1 The Three Atheists -- 6.2 Atheism and Evidence -- 6.3 Is Religion Man-Made? -- 6.4 God Talk -- 6.5 Suffering, Evil, and the Existence of God -- 6.6 Liberalism and Secularism: One and the Same -- 6.7 Are There Secular Reasons? -- 6.8 Serving Two Masters: Sharia Law and the Secular State -- 6.9 Religion and the Liberal State Once Again -- 6.10 Religion without Truth -- 6.11 Is the Establishment Clause Unconstitutional? -- 6.12 The Religion Clause Divided against Itself -- 6.13 When Is a Cross a Cross? -- 6.14 Being Neutral Is Oh So Hard to Do -- PART 7 REFLECTIONS ON LIBERAL ARTS EDUCATION -- 7.1 Why We Built the Ivory Tower -- 7.2 There's No Business like Show Business -- 7.3 Tip to Professors: Just Do Your Job -- 7.4 Devoid of Content -- 7.5 What Should Colleges Teach? -- 7.6 Will the Humanities Save Us? -- 7.7 The Uses of the Humanities -- 7.8 The Value of Higher Education Made Literal -- 7.9 A Classical Education: Back to the Future -- 7.10 Deep in the Heart of Texas -- 7.11 The Digital Humanities and the Transcending of Mortality -- 7.12 Mind Your P's and B's: The Digital Humanities and Interpretation -- PART 8 REFLECTIONS ON ACADEMIC FREEDOM -- 8.1 Conspiracy Theories 101 -- 8.2 Always Academicize: My Response to the Responses -- 8.3 A Closing Argument (for Now) -- 8.4 The Two Languages of Academic Freedom -- 8.5 Are Academics Different? -- 8.6 The Kushner Flap: Much Ado about Nothing
  • 8.7 Sex, the Koch Brothers, and Academic Freedom -- 8.8 To Boycott or Not to Boycott, That Is the Question -- 8.9 Academic Freedom against Itself: Boycotting Israeli Universities -- 8.10 Boycotting Israeli Universities: Part 2 -- 8.11 So Long, It's Been Good to Know You -- Acknowledgments -- Index
Control code
ocn931501790
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource
Form of item
online
Isbn
9781400873401
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • c
Note
JSTOR
http://library.link/vocab/ext/overdrive/overdriveId
  • 828838
  • 22573/ctvc64pdq
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
(OCoLC)931501790

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