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The Art of Living: Vital Modes of Being and Their Religious Significance in Thoreau (thesis)
The following paper is interested in the predisposition to profound boredom and its potential to arouse despair. In light of such, it explores three modes of being – perceiving, walking, and writing – to illustrate a ...
How to Save a World: Examining Heidegger's Poet with Marion's Discourse of Praise (thesis)
In our modern world, there exists the sentiment that poetry is useless. Philosopher Martin Heidegger rejects such a notion. He states that modern man has closed himself off from the world through self-assertive production, ...
Reclaiming Responsibility: Theological Resources for Criminal Justice Reform (thesis)
The United States incarcerates more individuals than any other country in the world. The anthropological viewpoint that allows these injustices to persist sees incarcerated individuals as existentially different than ...
The Comic and the Sacred in David Foster Wallace's Infinite Jest (thesis)
This paper is motivated in response to Hubert Dreyfus and Sean Dorrance Kelly’s exposition of David Foster Wallace in their book All Things Shining. In refuting their claims that Wallace’s canon does not harbor the resources ...
Rāvaṇa Reclaimed: The South Indian Dravidian Movement's Reclamation of Identity Through the Rāmāyaṇa (thesis)
The Rāmāyaṇa proves itself to be an inimitable and lasting artifact of cultural measurement. The variety of interpretations, filled with intertextual complexity and culturally-specific commentary as well as surrounding ...