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  Literary theory - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Since theorists of literature often draw on a very heterogeneous tradition of Continental philosophy and the philosophy of language, any classification of their approaches is only an approximation.
Most theorists, even among those listed below, combine methods from more than one of these approaches (for instance, the deconstructive approach of Paul de Man drew on a long tradition of close reading pioneered by the New Critics, and de Man was trained in the European hermeneutic tradition).
By the early 1990s, the popularity of "theory" as a subject of interest by itself was declining slightly (along with job openings for pure "theorists") even as the texts of literary theory were incorporated into the study of almost all literature.
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/Literary_theory   (1637 words)

Theorist started in 1984, when we thought that there must be something more straight forward, simpler and more intuitive than the (then) current ideas on non-monotonic reasoning.
This problem did not only arise in the Theorist framework (in which we were experimenting), but occurred in all of the default frameworks.
One of the early applications for Theorist was in diagnosis.
www.cs.ubc.ca /spider/poole/theorist.html   (1438 words)

 Theorist   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-06)
Algebraically, Theorist is designed for carrying out long derivations, whereas most other similar programs are designed to do one thing at a time.
Theorist notebooks have a built in outliner so you can organize your work, or hide hotwired pipelines to keep them out of the way.
The Theorist Plugin, the Netscape plugin version of Theorist, cannot do all of that; it is designed for viewing notebook files that have been already written.
tactileint.com /portfolio/livemath   (657 words)

 Expert About th:Theorist
Guitar Theorist is a professional level guitar chord, scale, interval, and note computation program, that adapts to string detunings, and placement of a capo.
As a musical thinker, however, and theorist of new musical possibilities, he is a giant in a virtual desert, towering above all his contemporaries with the possible exception of Schoenberg (and at present, Cowell's speculations look to be more prophetic and enduring than Schoenberg's, whose influence is no longer in the ascendant).
A highly regarded writer, lecturer, researcher and teacher, Sister Roy is a professor and nurse theorist at the Boston College School of Nursing.
expertsite.biz /dir/th/theorist.htm   (809 words)

 PreCalculus Weblet: Theorist Help   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-06)
Try this: In the Theorist box, change the value of x from 4 to 5: Use your mouse to click and drag over the 4 until it is surrounded by a fl rectangle.
Occasionally, the Theorist box may ask you to declare the name of a variable or function that you type in.
This is Theorist's way of asking what you mean by the letters typed.
oscar.ctc.edu /precalc/InstructionalCenter/ExploreCon/Theorist/ThstHelp.html   (953 words)

 Search Results for theorist - Encyclopædia Britannica
Beginning in the 1930s a number of general theories were advanced in attempts to organize most or all of the psychology of learning.
He was prominent as a publicist in the reforming age of the 19th century, and remains of lasting interest as a logician and an ethical...
Most theorists agree that emotion thresholds and emotion responsiveness are part of the infrastructure of temperament and personality.
www.britannica.com /search?query=theorist&submit=Find&source=MWTEXT   (353 words)

 PersonaQuest 4
As you have investigated your other cases, you may have noted that some of the personality theorists' lives are in and of themselves rather mysterious and surprising.
The show's problem is that they have no idea which theorist is supposed to have committed which act, and they want you to find out.
This theorist kept his or her infant children in a "Baby Box," an enclosed space designed to mechanize the care of a baby!
www.whitworth.edu /psychology/courses/py227w_wiersma/personaq5.htm   (446 words)

 Assignment 1
The theorist must be generally considered to be a criminologist or have written in a closely related field.
Besides intellectual biographies of your theorist, social histories of the era, city or region, and/or university in which the theorist worked might prove valuable.
If the theorist is not primarily a criminologist (psychologist, sociologist, etc.) focus only on aspects of their work which have direct criminological significance.
www.criminology.fsu.edu /crimtheory/hw1.htm   (1676 words)

 Five Skills a Good Theorist Must Master
The theorist's work must demonstrate a level of mastery of the theory within which s/he is working to give them the legitimacy within their theoretical circle.
Good theorists develop skills at demonstrating the centrality of particular assumptions to the viability of a theory.
Because a theory is a perspective, a good theorist must understand how to explain that theory to those who have not mastered its vocabulary and strategies.
www.wam.umd.edu /~jklumpp/comm652/skills.html   (539 words)

 The Logic Theorist   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-06)
The program succeeded in proving thirty-eight of the first fifty-two theorems presented there, but much more importantly, the program found a proof for one theorem which was more elegant than the one provided by Russell and Whitehead.
Newell, Shaw, and Simon attempted to publish their results in a short article, listing the Logic Theorist as a co-author, but the Journal of Symbolic Logic was evidently unwilling to publish a paper cowritten by a machine.
This focus on emergent behavior and reducing areas of human intelligence to formal logic systems led directly to most of AI research for the next fifteen to twenty years.
www.cs.swarthmore.edu /~eroberts/cs91/projects/ethics-of-ai/sec1_2.html   (298 words)

 The Gate: Conspiracy Theorist O.C.C.   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-06)
The Conspiracy Theorist O.C.C. is a person who has devoted all of his or her life to seeking answers to life's mysteries.
One weakness of the typical conspiracy theorist is a tendency to seek highly complex answers when simple ones are available.
For example, a fire breaking out at a theorist's home will almost always be seen as the result of government sabotage to prevent further meddling...even if the theorist's house had faulty wiring and big boxes of newspaper and greasy rags in the basement.
www.necromancerbob.com /conspiracy_theorist.shtml   (726 words)

 Press Coverage of Guitar Theorist
Guitar Theorist has the ability to plot intervals between notes, generate scale and chord charts and all is done through a fairly simple interface which is called the control panel.
Now it is possible with Guitar Theorist to generate a chart on anything you require and very quickly too.
This program is of a professional level and quality, and I would urge everyone to take a look at Guitar Theorist and incorporate it into their learning routines.
www.anthion.com /press.html   (612 words)

 Addition   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-06)
This page should be a blend of the current theorist page and an artist page but ideally with the scanability of a baseball card for theorists.
An ID for every theorist and a template that pulls data from a database and puts it in a display template (presentation and data are kept separate).
For example, an excel spreadsheet could be sent to departments to fill in with their new students or as a means to aid others in adding multiple ages of data at a time.
www.politicalthought.com /spec.html   (2289 words)

 'Redemption theorist' ordered to do penance in prison for bank fraud   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-06)
Redemption theorists say the government enslaves U.S. citizens by using them as collateral for international loans.
The dollar figure varies, depending on the theorist, but the number most often cited is $630,000.
The theorists believe that their Social Security number also is the number of their Treasury account.
www.post-gazette.com /pg/04105/300496.stm   (585 words)

 Henry Cowell as theorist and Critic
What such an attempt will show is that Cowell, typical of his early 20th-century generation, placed the bulk of his theoretical emphasis on materials - new dissonances, new rhythms, new notations - rather than on form, systems, or larger aesthetic issues.
Whether a composer starts out reading it (and it should be required reading for undergraduate composers at every university in America) or discovers it further on down the road, the book stands as a monumental guidepost pointing the way to fascinating new territories of musical experience....
He came into a world not nearly prepared for his far-reaching musical vision, and he realized that, to bring that vision about, it was not enough to simply compose the music.
www.kylegann.com /Cowell.html   (959 words)

 SOHH.com Global Forum - who's you favorite political theorist?
Max Weber is a big theorist that I really enjoy.
I almost bought a book by him at Borders yesterday but it was hardcover so it was like $50.
You don't have to construct theoretical polities to be a political theorist, I don't think you have any sort of grasp on that concept.
forums.sohh.com /showthread.php?t=301441   (783 words)

 Amazon.co.uk: Books: The Accidental Theorist and Other Dispatches from the Dismal Science (Penguin Business Library)   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-06)
When economics and ideology mix, the results often sound plausible, but in fact can be terribly wrong and lead to ill-conceived and sometimes dangerous economic policy.
For several years, Paul Krugman, author of The Accidental Theorist and one of the most celebrated economists of the 1990s, has been punching holes in fashionable ideas such as the logic of supply-side economics and the evils of globalisation.
The Accidental Theorist is a collection of Krugman's best published and unpublished essays that cover everything from the Asian financial crisis to inflation in America.
www.amazon.co.uk /exec/obidos/ASIN/0140286861   (1614 words)

 Political theorist at opensource encyclopedia   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-06)
Richard Wolin, author of The Seduction of Unreason: THe Intelllectual Romance with Fascism, From Nietzsche to Postmodernism.
-- Susan Okin, a feminist political theorist whose work focused on the exclusion of women from western political thought, died at her home in Lincoln.
Machiaveli) was the earliest great political theorist, whose work is still controversial...
springknow.com /Political_theorist.html   (336 words)

 The Wing Nut's Revenge - A conspiracy theorist has his day in court. By Dahlia Lithwick   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-06)
Allan J. Favish—an obsessive California conspiracy theorist who's been trying to get his hands on death-scene photographs of former Deputy White House Counsel Vincent Foster for almost a decade—is like every other zealot intent on arguing his own case before the high court: He's more interested in hogging the spotlight than in his legal claims.
Scalia presses Hamilton on one of the documents cited as proof of the cover-up, the so-called "Haut Report" in which Favish claims the word "neck" was whited out by conspirators and replaced with the word "head" to cover-up the fact that Foster was shot in the neck, and didn't kill himself.
Scalia, never afraid to call a wing nut a wing nut, tells Hamilton: "What he and other conspiracy theorists would say is that the fact that there were five investigations only shows the extent of the conspiracy."
slate.msn.com /id/2091931   (1706 words)

 Oh dear theorist, dont rip me to bits.... - www.ezboard.com
Ok so this theory is going to sound far-fetched and it's not researched nearly enough for me to be allowed to post here, but here it goes any way.
Maybe my answer wasn't to clear on this, but the main thing of what I meant to say is that we die because all our energy is gone, including the energy supporting our brain.
Thanks JG Yes I have been thinking about his for a long time, long before the show came on the air, it came along with the questioning of belief's and the whole reincarnation thing...And I do believe that the energy must go somewhere also.
p073.ezboard.com /flosttheunofficalforumfortheabcseriesfrm34.showMessage?topicID=193.topic   (3256 words)

 Wampum: A Nutbar Conspiracy Theorist
It is not only this administration that has made you feel like a conspiracy theorist.
My focus was on the "makes me feel like a nutbar conspiracy theorist” part of the quote and not on the "this administration" part.
It is the public health establishment (CDC, FDA, the vaccine manufacturers and others) as well as big pharma's political foot soldiers, Bill Frist and Dick Armey come to mind, who are the subject of my ire.
wampum.wabanaki.net /archives/000780.html   (1136 words)

 Population and Development Review: Bentham on population and government. (social theorist Jeremy Bentham)(Archives)@ ...   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-06)
Excerpts from the writings of social theorist Jeremy Bentham are presented.
He also cautioned against promoting population growth and limiting emigration, since a society would benefit from an influx of productive workers.
The English social theorist and reformer Jeremy Bentham (1748-1832) is known to many only for his dictum that government should seek "the...
www.highbeam.com /library/doc0.asp?DOCID=1G1:17388353&refid=holomed_1   (175 words)

 Assignment 1: Theorist Presentation   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-06)
You and your group will publish your Theorist Presentation on a web page that you will create.
Your group theorist presentation is due on October 27, 2000.
You should post the address to your theorist presentation web page in the item entitled "Theorist Presentation URLs" in the Virtual Conference Center.
jan.ucc.nau.edu /~erw/nur302/resources/ntheory/assign2-2-1.html   (189 words)

 Theorist Feedback   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-06)
Our hearts go out to the rescue workers in New York and those coping with the loss of a loved one.
Though we grieved along with the nation, we attempted to continue to fulfill our obligation to friends of EWI, releasing a special issue of The Theorist discussing the socionomic underpinnings of the today's environment.
Thanks to all of you who sent us feedback on the special issue.
www.elliottwave.com /specialtheorist/feedback.htm   (585 words)

 Arianna Online Forums - The Coincidence Theorist's Guide to 9/11   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-06)
Who do any of us regular we-the-people types know, that has the free-time to see that those pertinent individuals could be set upon the ends they saw to?
Job security for this industry is in having an enemy.
I also enjoyed thinking this coincidence paper was written by Jay because he uses the term "coincidence theorist" to such good effect.
www.ariannaonline.com /forums/printthread.php?t=8989   (1208 words)

 Guitar Theorist V2.0 Frequently Asked Questions   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-06)
Sound may not be heard initially on some systems because the MIDI output device must first be selected.
When a device is not selected, Guitar Theorist chooses the first device on the system.
This may or may not be the desired target output device.
www.anthion.com /faqs.html   (216 words)

 The Elliott Wave Theorist
In each issue of this award-winning newsletter, Bob Prechter and the world’s leading Elliotticians present thought-provoking evidence of Elliott waves in financial markets, in nature and in our lives.
And The Elliott Wave Theorist (EWT) is dedicated to bringing you a unique perspective on today’s market activity.
Get unparalleled insight into the sociological and psychological signals in the marketplace.
www.financialnewsletters.com /adcorn/elliott.shtml   (212 words)

 Amazon.com: Books: Accidental Theorist: And Other Dispatches from the Dismal Science   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-06)
For several years, Paul Krugman, author of The Accidental Theorist and one of the most celebrated economists of the '90s, has been punching holes in fashionable ideas such as the logic of supply-side economics and the evils of globalization.
The essays in this book reflect a clairvoyant and playful mind that's patient enough to unravel and simplify--not dumb down--the arcane and lofty ideas of economics to something that the rest of us can understand.
In the introduction to 'The Accidental Theorist', Paul Krugman states his ambition to do for Economics what Carl Sagan has done to Astronomy - to serve it to the intelligent public without the specialized vocabulary and the math - to popularize economics.
www.amazon.com /exec/obidos/tg/detail/-/0393046389?v=glance   (1835 words)

 String theorist explores dark energy and our unique 'pocket' of the universe
String theorist explores dark energy and our unique 'pocket' of the universe
The survey takes less than two minutes, there's nothing to identify you personally, and you won't receive any email or other sales pitches by participating.
Some celestial bodies are so cold that methane freezes; others are so hot that nuclear reactions occur.
www.physorg.com /news3101.html   (1493 words)

 Feminist Daily News 5/18/2004: Pioneering Feminist Writer/Theorist Dies
Groundbreaking cultural theorist, Chicana writer, and feminist activist Gloria Anzaldua passed away on Saturday due to diabetes-related complications.
One of the first openly lesbian Chicana writers, Anzaldua’s book of poetry and prose, Borderlands/La Frontera: The New Mestiza was named among the best 100 books of the century by Hungry Mind Review and Utne and one of the best 38 books of 1987 by Library Journal.
Civil rights activist, theorist, and professor Angela Y. Davis called a collection of published interviews with Anzaldua (Interviews/Entrevistas) “impressive,” offering the reader “a sustained look at Gloria Anzaldua’s insistence on theorizing the personal and on infusing the political with the poetic — words that have shaped feminist theories and practices over the last two decades.”
www.feminist.org /news/newsbyte/uswirestory.asp?id=8447   (408 words)

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