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x) while taking on the difficult task of trying to render intelligible to the lay reader "a broad swath of modern mathematics" (p.
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He presents both wide-ranging and detailed reflections that render intelligible the attitudes of translators to their own work, which can find expression, for instance, in ironical distance from the original, in (critical) reference to previous translations, and the like.
But Perry remains at heart a literary critic who believes that "the explanatory frameworks made available by a focus on favoritism can in numerous cases render intelligible literary texts that have been ignored hitherto or dismissed as second-rate, primitive, or simply bizarre." As a result, although he draws on trial reports, satires, polemics, and legal documents, the bulk of his readings is of plays, and his book reaches its logical teleological climax with an afterword concerned not with, say, the Civil War but with Milton's Paradise Lost.
Socrates and Plato, as seen through the interpretive lenses of Strauss and his students, can no longer be viewed as pre-moderns, or as thinkers who pointed to those eternal ideals that hover above and render intelligible the material world.
In particular, the book helps render intelligible the theological underpinnings of Vico's thought, the breadth and drama of his intellectual endeavor, and the similarities (and crucial differences) between Vico's thought and those ubiquitous, corrosive strains of "genealogy" afoot today that we recognize as the offspring of Nietzsche.
The poems in many ways resemble the act of thinking itself at the synaptic level: the poems render intelligible our innate sense of similarity and relevance among disparate images and activities by resembling the way these disparate things enter consciousness in the first place.
How, then, can one begin to render intelligible so universally profound a phenomenon as the occasional irruption of the transcendent in temporal souls?
If five point plans, ten easy lessons, and all systems designed 'to simplify and render intelligible the welter of experience' are all mechanistic, it is not clear what is left.
This article concerns arguments for the impossibility of contact action and, subsequently, the use of force fields to render intelligible apparent cases of contact action.