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Thus it is in the case of those opposites only, which are opposite in the sense in which the term is used with reference to affirmation and negation, that the rule holds good, that one of the pair must be true and the other false.
2 : awareness arrived at through or as if through the senses <He felt a sense of danger.
For reasons he'd understand but because of developments in the writing of the history of the senses that he probably didn't anticipate, Hobsbawm might well sound a similar note of optimism were he to write the essay today.
I do not mean to suggest that all recent work on the history of the senses has been shaped exclusively by social history methodology and concerns, nor do I wish to suggest that these works are of one piece.
Indeed, even the examples of the inclusion of the senses in textbooks and some monographs offered by Roeder tend to remain incidental to the main narrative, their presence and function to flesh and excite the writing rather than explore explicitly the roles of all the senses in any systematic way.
Naturally, advances in the writing of cultural history have affected how historians of the senses conceptualize, narrate, and explicate their projects.
Making sense is actually Frey's title, but here referring not to cognition, as it does for Crane, but rather to a criticism more fully aware of all the senses.
Bona fide knowledge, he conceded, came through the senses.
The Senses of Humor: Self and Laughter in Modern America.
The rise of the sense of humor, Professor Wickberg argues, answered the strangest and most pressing demand of modern "bureaucratic individualism": it made possible a self that was capable of not taking itself too seriously.
The 18th century's proliferation of intuitive faculties of judgment--the sense of morality, the sense of beauty, etc.
By the turn-of-the-century the sense of humor became the signature attribute of a self that was defined as passive, detached, and consumerist, Wickberg argues.