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  Classicism - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Classicism is usually contrasted with romanticism; the art of classicism typically seeks to be formal, restrained, and Apollonian (nothing in excess) rather than Dionysiac (excess), in Friedrich Nietzsche's opposition.
Unity of action meant that the play should be constructed around a single 'plot-line', such as a tragic love affair or a conflict between honour and duty.
Classicists did not approve of Shakespeare, who constantly broke these rules.
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/Classicism   (220 words)

 Classics - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Symmetrically, in China's cultural sphere of influence, the character 經 (jing in pinyin) refers to a set of texts written during Chinese antiquity and the study of the language, literature, history and philosophy of ancient China, mostly through this corpus of Chinese classical texts, can be described as studying classics.
Copleston, an Oxford classicist said that classical education "communicates to the mind...a high sense of honour, a disdain of death in a good cause, (and) a passionate devotion to the welfare of one's country".
Cicero commented, "All literature, all philosophical treatises, all the voices of antiquity are full of examples for imitation, which would all lie unseen in darkness without the light of literature".
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/Classics   (839 words)

 Epistemic Understanding/Goals
Third, there is Classicist probability, which assigns probabilities based on the quantification of all the equally likely possible outcomes that can happen (i.e., the outcome space).
Classicist probability, on the other hand, emerged from the rationalist tradition, which argued that knowledge is a rediscovery of universal truths.
Classicist reasoning practices, on the other hand, require representations of the outcome space such as ordered lists, tables, probability trees and area models.
www.gseis.ucla.edu /faculty/sandoval/research/epistrep/projects/pie   (1199 words)

 Victorian Classicism: Artists and their Works
The Classicists were closely associated with the Pre-Raphaelites, many artists being influenced by both styles to some degree.
Both movements were highly romantic and were inspired by similar historical and mythological themes -- the key distinction being that the Classicists epitomized the rigid Academic standards of painting, while the Pre-Raphaelites were initially formed as a rebellion against those same standards.
Frederick Leighton and Lawrence Alma-Tadema were the leading Classicists, and in their lifetimes were considered by many to be the finest painters of their generation.
www.artcyclopedia.com /history/victorian-classicism.html   (166 words)

 DP S1999M: What's Your Point?
Classicists don't mind draws and are the most likely of all player types to accept them as a natural conclusion to a game.
Classicists are often unwilling to accept levels of risk that other players are willing to endure to recapture a chance at winning or reduce the size of a draw.
The Classicist who does not prosper in a game is likely to react to this failure by adoption of the "Survivalist" playing style, which is the "squat in the corner" behavior that drives the other player stylists to distraction.
www.diplom.org /DipPouch/Zine/S1999M/Windsor/point.html   (5688 words)

 The Chronicle: June 29, 2001: How a Princeton Classicist Leads in Instructional Technology
As a classicist whose specialty is epic poetry, she enjoys exploring the lives of maverick female characters.
She was in the first class of women to enter Princeton, in 1969, and she was the first alumna to be appointed to the faculty.
Classicists, he says, were among the first scholars to systematize scholarly procedures.
chronicle.com /free/v47/i42/42a02801.htm   (2260 words)

 Reflections from a "Casual Classicist"   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-06)
Classicists, even causal ones, have always had a tendency to be eccentric and introverted, which led to a widespread belief that the subject was arcane and marginal.
Having labored in despairing obscurity for many years, classicists are learning to use their formidable wit to give them a competitive advantage.
Classical studies happens to be one of my obsessions, even though I am, at best, only a 'casual classicist.' Parenthetically, my wife instructed me to tell you that she also took Latin but that she has decided not to become obsessed with it.
www.users.csbsju.edu /~mcook/JOHNSON_TALK.html   (2528 words)

 Amsterdam Heritage - Dutch Classicism
The fact that this small group of people dominated the Amsterdam scene, both economically and culturally as well as politically, is clearly demonstrated by the fact that Jacob van Campen was hired to build the new town hall (now Royal Palace 1648-1665) in the Dam Square.
However, the new town hall was not the first Classicist building that arose in Amsterdam.
In many cases the future owners of the premises could not afford to hire a big name and had their facades designed by the contractors who were responsible for the actual building of the houses.
www.bmz.amsterdam.nl /adam/uk/holclass.html   (708 words)

 The Digital Classicist
O’Donnell argues that the classics, as a discipline, is most adaptable to these advancements because of the wealth of digital resources currently available in the field, the wide acceptance of digital tools within the community of classicists and the challenge to keep up with technological advancements improving study in other fields.
PHI was founded and funded by David Packard Jr.—also a classicist and the son of the Hewlett-Packard computer giant.
Also featured are pedagogical guidelines for teachers of Latin and Greek, and advice from classicists relating to the teaching of a range of topics based on personal teaching experience (themes covered include: classical literature; the Olympics; Alexander the Great; Latin mottoes; Roman gladiators; Plato; Troy; the Greek gods; Latin and Greek languages).
digitalclassicist.blogspot.com   (2551 words)

 Thesis on classicist/Romantic in Arcadia
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Classicist and Romantics in Arcadia The play, Arcadia, written by Tom Stoppard, shows different characters that expresses varied opinions on certain subjects.
Thomasina certainly has most of the characteristics of a Classicist, but she is also spontaneous, and has feelings for Byron.
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Americans seem to favor the classicist (probably because the Europeans don't go for it), and the Europeans seem to favor the modernist (probably because the Americans don't go for it).
Classicist [ai] as in "sky" becomes modernist [ay] as in "day", and classicist [ay] becomes modernist [ee] as in "see".
What bothers me about the classicist method is its klunkiness, which comes from its premise that Koine was pronounced the way it was spelled.
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 Revisioning Natural Law: From the Classicist Paradigm to Emergent Probability - Questia Online Library
For seven or eight semesters now I have taught an introduction to Roman Catholic ethics to undergraduates, a course in which we cover the sources from which ethical positions are derived, including natural law.
If all of the created order were governed by classical laws (as presumed in the classicist worldview), natural moral law would involve determining how not to disrupt the given one-to-one causality.
In other words, beside the distinction between the two strains of natural-law tradition, and cutting across it, is the historical shift from a classicist worldview to historical consciousness.
www.questia.com /PM.qst?a=o&d=5001653254   (447 words)

 Abstract - Autonomy, Implementation and Cognitive Architecture: A Reply to Fodor and Pylyshyn   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-06)
This diagnosis is born out in Fodor and Pylyshyn's discussion of the `lures' of Connectionism which are typically taken to challenge the Classicist position.
However, we argue, in detail, that the Classicist has yet to adequately meet this challenge, in practice.
Moreover, we adduce arguments concerning the nature of non-demonstrative inference, especially default reasoning, which strongly suggest that the Classicist's task is impossible, in principle.
ftp.cogsci.ed.ac.uk /publications/RP/1989/EUCCS-RP-1989-4.html   (211 words)

 Search Results for classicist - Encyclopædia Britannica
German scholar and scientist known as “the father of mineralogy.” While a highly educated classicist and humanist, well regarded by scholars of his own and later times, he was yet singularly...
The term gay is frequently used as a synonym for homosexual; female homosexuality is often referred to as lesbianism.
The classicist trend established by Pietro Bembo also affected narrative literature, for which the obvious model was Boccaccio's Decameron.
www.britannica.com /search?query=classicist&submit=Find&source=MWTEXT   (472 words)

 Graham Foundation Abstract Database
The Classicist is the annual journal of the Institute for the Study of Classical Architecture.
The Classicist finds its audience among a vast array of practicing and academic architects, builders, craftspeople, historic preservationists, archaeologists, interior designers, artists, historians, and scholars, as well as students pursuing degrees in related professional and academic disciplines.
Equally, as a professional publication, it furnishes information on technical subjects, publishes built and unrealized projects by students and practitioners, reviews publications of interest, explores the allied arts of painting, sculpture, and the performing arts, and considers issues relevant to the modern architect, builder, artist, or craftsperson.
www.grahamfoundation.org /abstract/grantDetail.asp?abstractNo=97.055&keyword=Education   (264 words)

 Mike Jameson, pioneering classicist, dead of cancer at 79
After moving to the United States to attend college, Jameson earned a bachelor’s degree in Greek from the University of Chicago in 1942, when he was 17.
Shortly before graduating, Jameson met his wife, Virginia, also a classicist, in a class on the Greek historian Thucydides.
The first birthday gift he presented to his future wife was his translation of a play by Euripides, said his son, Anthony Jameson, a principal researcher at the German Research Institute for Artificial Intelligence in Saarbrücken.
news-service.stanford.edu /news/2004/september22/obit-jameson-922.html   (994 words)

Delacroix considered himself to be a 'pure classicist'.
Although he considered himself to be a 'pure classicist', we can find features from both categories in a range of his work.
The romantic features that we recognized today, were use in this 'unity effect' by him, who believed this is the correct approach used by pure classicist in the manner of the ancients.
www.geocities.com /rr17bb/delacro.html   (1098 words)

 Brandeis University - News   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-06)
WALTHAM, MA--Summer 1992: It began with a whisper in the bowels of the library at the American Academy in Rome.
Roman scholar, Nicholas Horsfall noticed Brandeis classicist, Ann Olga Koloski-Ostrow browsing in the stacks and summoned her: "Latrines," he whispered.
For Koloski-Ostrow, teacher of Latin, ancient literature, Greek and Roman art and archaeology at Brandeis for the past 15 years, a study of latrines seemed a logical extension of her earlier work.
www.brandeis.edu /news/ostrow.html   (728 words)

 Princeton - PWB 030298 - Classicist, engineer to be 250th Visiting Professors   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-06)
Classicist Andrew Szegedy-Maszak of Wesleyan University and mechanical and aerospace engineer Zellman Warhaft of Cornell University will hold 250th Anniversary Visiting Professorships for Distinguished Teaching for the academic year 1998-99.
A classicist of more than ordinary range of interest, Szegedy-Maszak is an authority on 19th-century photography -- a field in which he has curated numerous museum exhibitions at Wesleyan and elsewhere.
In teaching, he combines his interests in classical culture and 19th-century culture, to show students how 19th-century artists and travelers regarded classical antiquity.
www.princeton.edu /pr/pwb/98/0302/0302-1b.html   (574 words)

 Read a Sample
When the work is done, the Classicist will again count and compare the bones, and then we will put them in the bags.
The Classicist reaches deep down into the control dig, and in a minute we are looking at…a rusty nail.
For the Classicist and me, the trip was like a pilgrimage, the same as going to Tibet to talk to the Dalai Lama.
www.cmonline.com /boson/nonfiction/diggers/diggerssample.html   (6181 words)

 I, Classicist
There is so much knowledge that has been accumulated over the centuries that a classicist has little hope of developing without referencing it.
There are only a handful of "classicists" practicing architecture these days (willing to call themselves classicists).
Another mandate of my web-site is to promote these architecture firms so that the built environment is improved by the display of their works.
grandtradition.blogspot.com   (497 words)

 The Classicist, Journal of the Institute of Classical Architecture   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-06)
The newest issue of the journal produced by the Institute for the Study of Classical Architecture celebrates its fifth anniversary with yet another feast for the mind and the eye.
The Classicist's Bookshelf provides a comprehensive list of literature of the classical interior from eighteenth century France and England to mid-eighteenth century American to the present.
Since the 1994-95 premier issue of The Classicist (now out of print), the annual journal has become a harbinger of promoting education and professional practice of contemporary classicism without being dogmatic or elitist.
www.traditional-building.com /article/class5.htm   (914 words)

 rogueclassicism: Digital Classicist   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-06)
We first mentioned the Digital Classicist blog back in June, and recently mention has been made of it again on various lists.
However, for reasons I can't fathom, the announcment making the rounds linked to a main page which really doesn't elucidate anyone on the projects which the Digital Classicist project is 'gathering together'.
What is missing -- and really what people should be directing their caerulean gazes toward -- is the wiki (need a link on the page guys!).
www.atrium-media.com /rogueclassicism/Posts/00001632.html   (109 words)

 [2004: April] Re: dispassionate classicist queries Christianity . . .
Previous message: Lisa Carson: "Re: dispassionate classicist queries Christianity.
Reply: Lisa Carson: "Re: dispassionate classicist queries Christianity.
And recall "Captain Auld" quoting Scripture as he would "tie up a lame young woman, and whip her with a heavy cowskin upon her naked shoulders, causing the warm red blood to drip..." (Douglass, "Narrative," 1845 version, ch.
omega.cohums.ohio-state.edu /mailing_lists/CLA-L/2004/04/0463.php   (354 words)

 classicist/Romantic in Arcadia Free Term Papers
Septimus appears to be a Romantic because he views events as being all different, unpredictable and scattered, yet he also is a classicist because he is a practical person, like Hannah.
Hannah, like Septimus, is both a Classicist and a Romantic.
She first appears to be a Classicist, talking of ‘sublime geometry’ and then she goes through a transition and becomes a Romantic.
www.mytermpapers.com /viewpaper/4748.html   (250 words)

 Acculturating the Aspiring Classicist
And second, that although the members of this quartet are eager to work together in advising an aspiring classicist, they don't seem interested in combining forces to combat the undeniable prejudice that they wish to go on record as deploring.
Many other classicists who do feminist scholarship are in the same situation ­ and even welcome such opportunities for what is officially labelled mentoring (although I sometimes call it my Junior League volunteer work, after an American charitable initiative organized by post-debutantes and other youthful socialites).
Many of my own mentors, even the ones I sought out myself, enjoy privileged existences in sheltered academic environments, and haven't a clue about what my life at a large, financially strapped, demographically diverse public institution is like.
www.rhul.ac.uk /Classics/CUCD/acculturating.html   (2174 words)

 criminology classicist: overnightessays.com- an extensive database of university level essays, book reports, term papers   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-06)
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 Watch - Classicist who captured the White House   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-06)
It's all true and could easily be spun to embarass almost everyone involved: a White House determined to launch a pre-emptive war seeks intellectual underpinning for its plans, but gets little from an East Coast university elite that it mistrusts anyway.
So it casts its net wider and comes up with a sunburnt classicist ready to reach back as far as it takes to find precedent and moral arguments for an operation widely considered unprecedented and amoral.
Add a little background — stinging attacks by Hanson on his fellow classicists and a literary vendetta against a woman who claimed he might be the Unabomber — and the Bushies' favourite historian begins to look a little scary.
watch.windsofchange.net /themes_66.htm   (1694 words)

 Sir John Soane's Museum Exhibitions
Raymond Erith: Progressive Classicist will take a fresh look at Erith's extraordinary body of work, bringing together the best of his drawings with a series of stunning new photographs.
During the thirty years since his death there has been a growing awareness of the continuing relevance of architectural tradition and there is much in the skilful blending of classical and vernacular in Erith's work to inspire designers of the twenty-first century.
Raymond Erith: Progressive Classicist will be accompanied by a lavish 80-page colour catalogue featuring essays by Lucy Archer, Ken Powell and George Saumarez Smith.
www.soane.org /erith.htm   (405 words)

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