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My hope is to keep people from never giving up on excurse and cooking.
By season's end, not only has Cohle abandoned all his principles--early on, he says that in studying photos of murder victims, he came to the realization that, in the end, they welcomed their miserable deaths; yet by the time the final episode fades to black, he has come to see this acceptance in an entirely new light, as embracing the goodness in the world--but the show itself has set aside its philosophical excurses for the very conventional narrative structures the series' entire first half strove to dismantle.
13) In a series of learned excurses Fischer went beyond Glaidt's argument and examined biblical texts from both the Old and New Testaments with the goal of proving that Christ, the Apostles, and the early Church Fathers honored the Sabbath and that the Sabbath was the customary day of assembly for early Christians.
In fact, given the importance of criticism to the speculative non-buddhism project, a brief excurses might be useful here.
John Morgan, "Heliodoros and the Historiographical Pose," ClAnt 1 (1982) 221-65 discusses this art: scrupulosity, feigned or real uncertainty, different sources, different explanations, excurses, superabundant details.
Besides those remarked above, three others call for mention here; these concern Hegel, Maimon, and Forster's employment of "historical excurses.
Such is the case here, although the excurses beyond the historical realities of the Jewish and Christian tradition seem rather circumscribed.
21) Compare one of the very few judicial excurses into offence analysis by Lord Mansfield in R v Scofield (1784) Caldecott 397, 403, in the context of "attempt": "So long as an act rests in bare intention, it is not punishable by our laws: but immediately when an act is done, the law judges, not only of the act done, but of the intent with which it is done; and, if it is coupled with an unlawful and malicious intent, though the act itself would otherwise have been innocent, the intent being criminal, the act becomes criminal and punishable.
While Paul's letters do not exhibit long excurses addressing the need to care for the poor, the apostle's exhortations "to be generous and willing to share" (1 Tim.
The insights that develop from this discussion (and excurses place in the Old and New Testaments, the Church Fathers, and the phenomena of pilgrimage and crusade) are principally three: 1) that discreet spaces become invested with meaning either by sacred or communal associations; 2) that Western culture has a complex ambivalence about space, both valuing cultural places and venturing forth from them; and that 3) this sociological ambivalence is mirrored by a theological ambivalence, rooted in the paradox of God's immanence and omnipresence.
Two Excurses discuss the meaning or Paul's phrase "In Christ" and the history of interpretation of Phil 2:6-11.
Indeed, it is unclear how the book is best read: should one read the entire chapter, then the (much longer) "notes and excurses," or should one begin with the back matter and only then the chapter itself?