fieldwork, I experienced the temperature extremes both subjectively (the rocks I turned were very hot) and objectively (I measured 60 ◦ C). Samantha cultured a gut feeling that lizards shifted the size of the rocks toward the end of her first season. It is in this context – the article and her experience in
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star, priest and CEO. For the sake of argument, let us assume that Pippin’s rationalist phenom- enology is correct. There is, nonetheless, a larger shortcoming. It is true that a subjective point of view – what it seems like to «me» to be deciding – is an ever present default piece of data that has to
be conceived as knowledge of the laws of history, but instead as experience of suffering, animals included, so too, for Adorno, “the need to lend a voice to suffering is a condition of all truth. For suffering is objectivity that weighs upon the subject; its most subjective experience, its expression
conditions, either through work or through revolutionary action. The notion of ‘practice’ denotes precisely the human activity conceived of in its subjective and objective conditionings as well as in its subjective and objective transformative potentials. To begin the discussion of these themes, a
-propre entirely, for that would undercut – via eliminating our awareness of the subjectivity of the other – the possibility for us to engage in any action other than solipsistic, non-social action. All that we can hope for, then, is to tame the “inflamed” or extreme variant of amour-propre originating from
This article questions the received view of Dostoevsky’s “pochva” and “Russianness” as reactionary tendencies of Dostoevsky’s ideology. Instead, it reexamines these concepts as metaphors which form part of a phenomenology of subjectivity going back to Hegel’s phenomenology of identity as difference. The starting point for this re-examination is a brief critique of Andzej de Lazari’s book V krugu Fyodora Dostoevskogo: Pochvenichestvo. A supporting analysis of The Possessed as an elaboration of the claims about Dostoevsky’s pochvenichestvo made in this paper, follows as Part II.
’s perception. The few significant expositions of her subjective experience that we find in the novel, including the quoting of her letters, are delivered to the reader through mediation by Myshkin. Myshkin’s subjectivity emerges as the lens through which we see many of the characters in the novel. Here