The course assumes that the students are familiar with the basics of qualitative methods and moves from there into a deeper and more reflexive practice of analysis the first part of the course will present four key epistemological perspectives: positivism, critical realism, post-structuralism and transcendental empiricism. Abstract although largely ignored in its own time, nakahira takuma's 1973 essay 'why an illustrated botanical dictionary' has in the last decade become established as an important contribution to japanese image theory. Undergraduate bachelor of arts (ba) degree major: arts administration undergraduate 68 undergraduate curricula bachelor of arts (ba) degree thebachelorofarts. Romanticism emphasized the individual, the subjective, the irrational, the imaginative, the personal, the spontaneous, the emotional, the visionary, and the transcendental finally, in the area of color, the romantics clearly distanced themselves from the neo-classicists for whom color was always subservient to the design.
Content analysis is the process of organising information into categories related to the questions of the researchthe value of documents in case study research and its usefuleness as a stand alone method for specialised forms of qualitative research. Well, realism in american literature, which lasted from 1865-1910, was a reaction to and a rejection of romanticism in order to really understand the weight of this last statement, it's time to. Materialism is a form of philosophical monism which holds that matter is the fundamental substance in nature, and that all things, including mental aspects and consciousness, are results of material interactions.
Georg wilhelm friedrich hegel first published thu feb 13, 1997 substantive revision tue aug 4, 2015 along with jg fichte and, at least in his early work, fwj von schelling, hegel (1770-1831) belongs to the period of german idealism in the decades following kant. More broadly, this project steps beyond easy categories of realism and abstraction, exemplifying sound art as not some formalist abdication the social commitments of the documentary turn but caught up too in interrogating conflicted truths of memory, history, and politics. Transcendental realism extends a connecting thread along the line hegel-marx-bhaskar-lawson however, in his analysis of capitalism, marx showed not only the incongruity between appearance and reality but also argued that appearance distorts reality and presents it in a false light.
Gary tomlinson, john hay whitney professor of music and humanities, is a musicologist long committed to multidisciplinary exploration, and his teaching, lecturing, and scholarship have ranged across a diverse set of interests. The module will combine an enquiry into the materialities and politics of digital infrastructures, devices and social media platforms with practical learning using digital methods to produce anthropological analysis. Henry david thoreau was a complex man of many talents who worked hard to shape his craft and his life, seeing little difference between them born in 1817 , one of his first memories was of staying awake at night looking through the stars to see if i could see god behind them.
Considered by some to be the greatest philosopher of the 20th century, ludwig wittgenstein played a central, if controversial, role in 20th-century analytic philosophy. Fredric jameson's new book, the antinomies of realism (verso, 2013), seemed tailor-made for nonsite's interests marxism and affect theory, contemporary politics and realist aesthetics-a set of problems at the center of our concerns. Post-positivist grand narrative methods use quantiative methods of narrative research such as survey methods, experimental design, and automated text analysis to verify hypotheses (n-vivo, las, leximancer, crawdad, and so on. It's always a pleasure, and a challenge, reading robert wess on kenneth burke and dramatism/logology wess's encyclopedic familiarity with the full range of writings by and about burke is indeed impressive.
Platform-specific digital methods are therefore required to probe music's mediation by social media—some of which already exist (eg netvizz, twitter capture, analysis toolset, instagram scraper), while others are yet to be developed. In the end, when you leave this course, you will be able to: 1) describe and analyze film using the specialized vocabulary of film studies 2) put your analysis into clear argumentative writing and 3) have a tentative grasp of both film theory and film history. Epistemology, the philosophical study of the nature, origin, and limits of human knowledge the term is derived from the greek epistēmē (knowledge) and logos (reason), and accordingly the field is sometimes referred to as the theory of knowledge. The non-degree humanities and sciences program at school of visual arts offers over 200 courses sva is committed to providing a well-rounded education to its artists through its offerings in the humanities and sciences.