Lectio divina and Literary Criticism: from John Cassian to Stanley Fish
- The Living Temple (Book). Harman, Barbara Leah // Comparative Literature;Spring81, Vol. 33 Issue 2, p197
Reviews the book 'The Living Temple: George Herbert and Catechizing,' by Stanley Fish.
- Neoliberalism and the Crisis of Intellectual Engagement. McClennen, Sophia A. // Works & Days;2008/2009, Vol. 26/27, p459
The article focuses on the essay of political activist Stanley Fish titled "Aim Low." It states that the piece called for focusing on skills and disciplinary competence as the central mission of higher education. The author also notes that Fish's claims would likely have been divisive regardless...
- Stanley Fish: The Critic as Sophist. Young, R. V. // Modern Age;Summer2003, Vol. 45 Issue 3, p243
Offers observation on English Professor Stanley Fish as a contemporary sophist. Significance of the rise of nominalism; Explanation on the use of key terms and false dichotomies on Fish's arguments; Subjects discussed by Fish on his essays; Information on his debate with Richard John Neuhaus...
- CHAPTER 5: Pragmatism and Character. Anderson, Amanda // Way We Argue Now;2005, p115
An essay is presented on the different interpretation of pragmatism by American literary theorists Barbara Herrnstein Smith, Stanley Fish and Richard Rorty. It has been observed that most of the pragmatist's detractors have been observed to use characterological terms in expressing their...
- STANLEY FISH'S CALL TO ACADEMICIZE COLLEGE TEACHING: CAN AND SHOULD THE CALL BE HEEDED BY FOUNDATIONS OF EDUCATION PROFESSORS? Fridley, William Lloyd // Journal of Philosophy & History of Education;2009, Vol. 59, p156
An essay is presented on academic and literary scholar Stanley Fish's views on academicizing college teaching. It highlights Fish's response on criticisms such as one regarding teaching that ignores moral and political issues and academic freedom. Fish's also asserts that problem on classrooms...
- "THAT ACCURSED AESOPIAN LANGUAGE": PROSECUTORIAL FRAMING OF LINGUISTIC EVIDENCE IN U.S. v. FOSTER, 1949. Allen, Julia M. // Rhetoric & Public Affairs;Spring2001, Vol. 4 Issue 1, p109
This essay offers an elaboration of Stanley Fish's contention that politics trumps free speech. By examining the manner in which the prosecution framed linguistic evidence in the 1949 trial of 11 leaders of the Communist Party of the United States of America, the author argues that those who own...
- Interpretation in Law: The Dworkin-Fish Debate (Or, Soccer Amongst the Gahuku-Gama). Schelly, Judith M. // California Law Review;Jan1985, Vol. 73 Issue 1, p158
Discusses the views of Stanley Fish and Ronald Dworkin on legal interpretation. Speculated purpose of a theory of legal interpretation; View of the two on history.
- Stanley Fish's Milton. Oakes, Edward T. // First Things: A Monthly Journal of Religion & Public Life;Nov2001, Issue 117, p23
Focuses on the publication of the book 'How Milton Works,' by Stanley Fish, academic dean of the University of Illinois in Chicago. Views of the readers about Milton before the publication of the book; Details of the themes discussed in the book; Responses of Fish to criticisms about the book.
- A Laughing Matter. Stock, R. D. // National Review;4/1/1991, Vol. 43 Issue 5, p4
Presents a letter to the editor in response to a defense of Stanley Fish and his brush with the National Association of Scholars by Professor of Law David Lange in the February 25 issue.