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A Complete Summary of Essays on Western Intellectual Tradition & Critical Theory Today (Bachelor in Bhot Buddhist Studies BBBS 326 )

  A Complete Summary of Essays on Western Intellectual Tradition & Critical Theory Today   Part I: Essays on Western Intellectual Tradition Chapter 1: THE ROLE OF WOMEN IN IDEAL SOCIETY Chapter 2: COMPARISON OF THE MENTAL POWERS OF MAN AND THE LOWER ANIMALS Chapter 3: THE HUMAN SCAPEGOAT IN ANCIENT GREECE Chapter 4: EXPRESSIVENESS Part II: Critical Theory Today (Literary Theories) Chapter 1: PSYCHOANALYTIC CRITICISM Chapter 2: STRUCTURALIST CRITICISM Chapter 3: FEMINIST CRITICISM Chapter 4: DECONSTRUCTIVE CRITICISM Part III: Questions to Practice  In Plato’s ideal society, women would flourish based on their nature rather than on their sex. Give an answer on the basis of “The Role of Women in Ideal Society”. Explain any two from Critical Theory Today. Deconstructive Criticism Feminist Criticism Structuralist Criticism Psychoanalytical Criticism Discuss some examples of homoopathic magic or scapegoating that you have observed in your culture or any culture that you have known. Why


Part 4: Interrelationships THE INTERRELATIONSHIPS OF THE HUMANITIES   The Humanities and The sciences   The humanities can be defined as a broad range of creative activities and studies that are usually contrasted with mathematics and the advanced sciences , mainly because in the humanities strictly objective or scientific standards typically do not dominate. Most college and university catalogues contain a grouping of courses called “ the humanities .”   First , studies such as literature, the visual arts, music, history, philosophy , and theology are almost invariably (always) included.   Second , studies such as psychology, anthropology, sociology, political science, economics, business administration, and education may or may not be included.   Third , studies such as physics, chemistry, biology, mathematics, and engineering are never included.   The reason the last group is excluded is obvious—strict scientific or objective standards are clearly applicable.   With the second gro


Part 4: Interrelationships THE INTERRELATIONSHIPS OF THE ARTS   Close ties among the arts occur because artists share a special purpose: the revelation of values. Furthermore, every artist must use some medium, some kind of “stuff” that can be formed to communicate that revelation (content) about something (subject matter).   All artists share some elements of media, and this sharing encourages their interaction. For example , painters, sculptors, and architects use colour , line , and texture . Sculptors and architects work with the density of materials . Rhythm is basic to the composer, choreographer, and poet. Words are elemental for the poet, novelist, dramatist, and composer of songs and operas. Images are basic to the painter, filmmaker, videographer, and photographer.   Appropriation To "appropriate" is to take possession of something. Appropriation artists deliberately copy images to take possession of them in their art. They are not stealing or plagiarising, nor a