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ENGL 101 - Hoover: Definition

Definition Links

 (Hope)  http://www.orionmagazine.org/index.php/articles/article/170/ “Beyond Hope” by Derrick Jensen

(Happiness) https://www.upworthy.com/scientists-discover-one-of-the-greatest-contributing-factors-to-happiness-youll-thank-me?c=upw1

(Beauty)  http://www.amacad.org/publications/fall2002/Sontagweb.pdf “An Argument about Beauty” by Susan Sontag

(Fascism)     http://www.publiceye.org/fascist/eco/ur-fascism.html “Eternal Fascism: Fourteen Ways of Looking at a Blackshirt” by Umberto Eco

(Competition) http://www.angelfire.com/or/sociologyshop/myths.html “No Contest: A Case Against Competition” –Summary—by Alfie Kohn

(White Culture)  http://bad.eserver.org/issues/1997/33/cornford.html “Colorless All-Color: Notes on White Culture” by Adam Cornford

(Lies)http://lhsenglishdepartment.wikispaces.com/file/detail/The+Ways+We+Lie+by+Stephanie+Ericsson.pdf     The Ways we Lie” by Stephanie Ericsson

(Patriotism)  http://www.counterpunch.org/jensen12.html “Goodbye Patriotism” by Robert Jensen

(Morality)  http://plato.stanford.edu/entries/morality-definition/  “Morality” at Stanford Encyclopedia of Philosophy

(Political Correctness) https://www.theguardian.com/us-news/2016/nov/30/political-correctness-how-the-right-invented-phantom-enemy-donald-trump?CMP=fb_gu

(Freedom)  http://www.boston.com/news/globe/editorial_opinion/oped/articles/2006/07/04/understanding_the_meaning_of_freedom/ “Understanding the Meaning of Freedom” by George Lakoff

(On Bullshit) :: The Daily Show:     https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=fuwUndkGdUs Harry G. Frankfurt : on Bullshit :: Youtube. The author of On Bullshit, Harry G. Frankfurt, a respected philosopher  https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=W1RO93OS0Sk

(Love)  http://plato.stanford.edu/entries/love/ “Love” at Stanford

(camp)  http://interglacial.com/~sburke/pub/prose/Susan_Sontag_-_Notes_on_Camp.html  “Notes on ‘Camp’” by Susan Sontag (1964)

(Metaethics) http://plato.stanford.edu/entries/metaethics/ “Metaethics” at Stanford

(Morality)  http://plato.stanford.edu/entries/morality-definition/  “Morality” at Stanford

(beauty)  http://www.austinchronicle.com/columns/2001-01-19/80189/ “A Question of Beauty” by Michael Ventura

(Meta) http://www.nytimes.com/2002/11/17/magazine/the-way-we-live-now-11-17-02-essay-this-is-a-headline-for-an-essay-about-meta.html?src=pm    (“THE WAY WE LIVE NOW: 11-17-02: ESSAY; This Is a Headline For an Essay About Meta”) By Laura Miller

(Beer Ad) http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=xwndLOKQTDs

(examples of abstract nouns with quotes)  http://examples.yourdictionary.com/examples-of-abstract-nouns.html

(the dictionary of obscure sorrows) http://www.dictionaryofobscuresorrows.com/

 

 

 

 

 

 

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