A Defense of Judgment

Moving from theory to practice, Clune takes up works by Keats, Emily Dickinson, Gwendolyn Brooks, Samuel Beckett, and Thomas Bernhard, showing how close reading—the profession’s traditional key skill—harnesses judgment to open new ...

Author: Michael W. Clune

Publisher: University of Chicago Press

ISBN: 022677029X

Category: Literary Criticism

Page: 256

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Teachers of literature make judgments about value. They tell their students which works are powerful, beautiful, surprising, strange, or insightful—and thus, which are more worthy of time and attention than others. Yet the field of literary studies has largely disavowed judgments of artistic value on the grounds that they are inevitably rooted in prejudice or entangled in problems of social status. For several decades now, professors have called their work value-neutral, simply a means for students to gain cultural, political, or historical knowledge. ​Michael W. Clune’s provocative book challenges these objections to judgment and offers a positive account of literary studies as an institution of aesthetic education. It is impossible, Clune argues, to separate judgments about literary value from the practices of interpretation and analysis that constitute any viable model of literary expertise. Clune envisions a progressive politics freed from the strictures of dogmatic equality and enlivened by education in aesthetic judgment, transcending consumer culture and market preferences. Drawing on psychological and philosophical theories of knowledge and perception, Clune advocates for the cultivation of what John Keats called “negative capability,” the capacity to place existing criteria in doubt and to discover new concepts and new values in artworks. Moving from theory to practice, Clune takes up works by Keats, Emily Dickinson, Gwendolyn Brooks, Samuel Beckett, and Thomas Bernhard, showing how close reading—the profession’s traditional key skill—harnesses judgment to open new modes of perception.

Legislative Document

Any defense which under the law of this state may be asserted by the judgment debtor in an action on the foreign judgment may be presented by appropriate pleadings and the issues raised thereby shall be tried and determined as in other ...

Author: New York (State). Legislature



Category: Government publications


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Liberating Judgment

The account that Locke presents in the Second Treatise is a defense of a particular type of judgment as the natural right of free and equal individuals and an explanation of how the prudent exercise of that judgment can stave off ...

Author: Douglas John Casson

Publisher: Princeton University Press

ISBN: 9781400836888

Category: Political Science

Page: 296

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Examining the social and political upheavals that characterized the collapse of public judgment in early modern Europe, Liberating Judgment offers a unique account of the achievement of liberal democracy and self-government. The book argues that the work of John Locke instills a civic judgment that avoids the excesses of corrosive skepticism and dogmatic fanaticism, which lead to either political acquiescence or irresolvable conflict. Locke changes the way political power is assessed by replacing deteriorating vocabularies of legitimacy with a new language of justification informed by a conception of probability. For Locke, the coherence and viability of liberal self-government rests not on unassailable principles or institutions, but on the capacity of citizens to embrace probable judgment. The book explores the breakdown of the medieval understanding of knowledge and opinion, and considers how Montaigne's skepticism and Descartes' rationalism--interconnected responses to the crisis--involved a pragmatic submission to absolute rule. Locke endorses this response early on, but moves away from it when he encounters a notion of reasonableness based on probable judgment. In his mature writings, Locke instructs his readers to govern their faculties and intellectual yearnings in accordance with this new standard as well as a vocabulary of justification that might cultivate a self-government of free and equal individuals. The success of Locke's arguments depends upon citizens' willingness to take up the labor of judgment in situations where absolute certainty cannot be achieved.

Judgment Enforcement

The Foreign Judgment Was Obtained by Fraud. This defense relates to the manner in which the judgment was procured and not to those intrinsic matters that should have been raised before the foreign tribunal. Thus, it would be a defense ...

Author: Brown

Publisher: Wolters Kluwer

ISBN: 0735584850

Category: Law

Page: 1826

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When economic times are hard, clients need their debts collected and judgments enforced more than ever for their businesses to be viable. Collecting and enforcing judgments has become an important legal process in the United States and worldwide and is now becoming a very prominent and respected specialty of the law. Judgment Enforcement, Third Edition is a best-selling desktop reference with comprehensive information about the judgment enforcement process in general and many other areas in particular. This essential one-volume work presents a concise treatment of judgment enforcement practice from discovery to execution. You'll discover: How to find, freeze, and collect hidden assets How to obtain information on the assets available How to prepare and file enforcement-related pleadings and documents. Judgment Enforcement, Third Edition has more statutes, case law, rules of procedure, service of process tips and practice tips than any two volume series in the United States. It also includes a detailed discussion of the federal judgment enforcement provisions and strategies for international execution, as well as tips and strategies for effectively executing all judgments.

Problem Solving Decision Making and Professional Judgment

See Study Finds Employers Win Most ADA Title I Judicial and Administrative Complaints, 22 Mental and Physical Disability Law Reporter 403 (May/June 1998) (nationwide rate of defense judgments in ADA Title I cases that went to judgment ...

Author: Paul Brest

Publisher: Oxford University Press

ISBN: 0199995915

Category: Law

Page: 696

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In Problem Solving, Decision Making, and Professional Judgment, Paul Brest and Linda Hamilton Krieger have written a systematic guide to creative problem solving that prepares students to exercise effective judgment and decision making skills in the complex social environments in which they will work. The book represents a major milestone in the education of lawyers and policymakers, Developed by two leaders in the field, this first book of its type includes material drawn from statistics, decision science, social and cognitive psychology, the "judgment and decision making" (JDM) literature, and behavioral economics. It combines quantitative approaches to empirical analysis and decision making (statistics and decision science) with the psychological literature illustrating the systematic errors of the intuitive decision maker. The book can stand alone as a text or serve as a supplement to a core law or public policy curriculum. Problem Solving, Decision Making, and Professional Judgment: A Guide for Lawyers and Policymakers prepares students and professionals to be creative problem solvers, wise counselors, and effective decision makers. The authors' ultimate goals are to help readers "get it right" in their roles as professionals and citizens, and to arm them against common sources of judgment error.

The Oxford Handbook of Accurate Personality Judgment

However, the bulk of the social psychology literature on social cognition, judgments, attitudes, and stereotypes suggests ... may hold implicit negative models of others, while their conscious positive other models are a defense against ...

Author: Tera D. Letzring

Publisher: Oxford University Press

ISBN: 0190912545

Category: Psychology

Page: 520

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Each day, we make judgments about the personality characteristics of those around us, and we routinely rely on them to guide our behavior in interpersonal interactions and relationships. This handbook provides a review of theory and research on the accuracy of personality judgments. After a historical review, the first section presents the major theoretical models that guide research in this area and describes methodological approaches to evaluating accuracy. The second section reviews the research findings relevant to four moderators of accuracy, and the third section focuses on judgments people make of themselves. The fourth section examines various types of information used in making personality judgments, while the fifth section provides examples of some of the domains to which accuracy research can be applied, including romantic relationships and clinical practice. Learning about the process of accurate judgments can be used to help people understand when and how they are more likely to make accurate judgments, and this handbook offers a thorough, evidence-based, and up-to-date review of this research field.

The Atlantic Reporter

third count of this indictment , and we must set out in the affidavit of defense would , if therefore pronounce it insufficient as a plead - true , be a defense to the plaintiff's action . ” ing . Judgment affirmed .




Category: Law reports, digests, etc


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Human Judgment and Social Policy

But lest the reader fail to understand Pound's self-serving defense of covert (and admittedly incorrect) reasoning, Pound offered this defense: “The trained intuition of the judge continually leads him to right results for which he is ...

Author: Kenneth R. Hammond

Publisher: Oxford University Press on Demand

ISBN: 0195143272

Category: Social Science

Page: 436

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With numerous examples from law, medicine, engineering, and economics, the author presents a comprehensive examination of the underlying dynamics of judgment, dramatizing its important role in the formation of social policies which affect us all

Judgment Detox

I can see clearly how their judgment is a defense mechanism. I can also see how we all hold so tightly to our own defenses. To release our judgments of one another would be to take off our armor and end the fight.

Author: Gabrielle Bernstein

Publisher: Simon and Schuster

ISBN: 1501168991

Category: Self-Help

Page: 240

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“Gabrielle is the real thing. I respect her work immensely.” —Dr. Wayne Dyer “A new role model.” —The New York Times “I came to one of Bernstein’s monthly lectures and got my first look at the woman I’d one day unabashedly refer to as ‘my guru.’” —Elle From #1 New York Times bestselling author Gabrielle Bernstein comes a clear, proactive, step-by-step process to release the beliefs that hold you back from living a better life. This six-step practice offers many promises. Petty resentments will disappear, compassion will replace attack, the energy of resistance will transform into freedom and you’ll feel more peace and happiness than you’ve ever known. I can testify to these results because I’ve lived them. I’ve never felt more freedom and joy than I have when writing and practicing these steps. My commitment to healing my own relationship to judgment has changed my life in profound ways. My awareness of my judgment has helped me become a more mindful and conscious person. My willingness to heal these perceptions has set me free. I have been able to let go of resentments and jealousies, I can face pain with curiosity and love, and I forgive others and myself much more easily. Best of all, I have a healthy relationship to judgment so that I can witness when it shows up and I can use these steps to quickly return to love. The Judgment Detox is an interactive six-step process that calls on spiritual principles from the text A Course in Miracles, Kundalini yoga, the Emotional Freedom Technique (aka Tapping), meditation, prayer and metaphysical teachings. I’ve demystified these principles to make them easy to commit to and apply in your daily life. Each lesson builds upon the next to support true healing. When you commit to following the process and become willing to let go, judgment, pain and suffering will begin to dissolve. And the miracles will keep coming. Once you begin to feel better you start to release your resistance to love. The more you practice these steps, the more love enters into your consciousness and into your energetic vibration. When you’re in harmony with love, you receive more of what you want. Your energy attracts its likeness. So when you shift your energy from defensive judgment to free-flowing love your life gets awesome. You’ll attract exactly what you need, your relationships will heal, your health will improve and you’ll feel safer and more secure. One loving thought at a time creates a miracle. Follow these steps to clear all blocks, spread more love and live a miraculous life.

The Analysis and Decision of Summary Judgment Motions

In addition , the denial of a defendant's motion for summary judgment on a defense of qualified immunity is immediately appealable.333 Finally , in particular cases appellate courts will exercise their equitable powers to review non ...

Author: William W. Schwarzer



Category: Civil procedure

Page: 120

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