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Invented Truth
Language: en
Pages: 169
Authors: Josephine Woll
Categories: Literary Criticism
Type: BOOK - Published: 1991 - Publisher: Duke University Press

In the "years of stagnation" before glasnost changed the cultural map of the Soviet Union, Iurii Trifonov (1926-1981) defied the rules of censorship. In Invented Truth, Josphine Woll examines how, within the repressive artistic and political constraints of the Soviet publishing world, Trifonov managed not only to write on controversial
The Cambridge Companion to Frege
Language: en
Authors: Tom Ricketts, Michael Potter
Categories: Philosophy
Type: BOOK - Published: 2010-09-02 - Publisher: Cambridge University Press

Gottlob Frege (1848–1925) was unquestionably one of the most important philosophers of all time. He trained as a mathematician, and his work in philosophy started as an attempt to provide an explanation of the truths of arithmetic, but in the course of this attempt he not only founded modern logic
Soviet Consumer Culture in the Brezhnev Era
Language: en
Pages: 262
Authors: Natalya Chernyshova
Categories: Social Science
Type: BOOK - Published: 2013-06-26 - Publisher: Routledge

After decades of turmoil and trauma, the Brezhnev era brought stability and an unprecedented rise in living standards to the Soviet Union, enabling ordinary people to enjoy modern consumer goods on an entirely new scale. This book analyses the politics and economics of the state’s efforts to improve living standards,
Ethics and Professional Persuasion
Language: en
Pages: 184
Authors: Ralph D. Barney
Categories: Social Science
Type: BOOK - Published: 2003-07-30 - Publisher: Routledge

Examining the applied media ethics question of professional persuasion, this special double issue resulted from a colloquium and conference on allowable ethical limits of deception in professional persuasion. Participants were invited to reason their way toward a threshold that would define acceptable deception for a professional persuader in pursuit of
The Plausible World
Language: en
Pages: 191
Authors: B. Westphal
Categories: Literary Criticism
Type: BOOK - Published: 2016-04-30 - Publisher: Springer

In The Plausible World , the intersections of literature and cartography enable readers to understand that place is anything but purely geographic: a plausible world is created as a strategy to fill the void. Innovative in his approach, Westphal challenges the view that perceptions and representations of space are stable