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Depth of understanding involves something which is more than merely a matter of deconstructive alertness; it involves a measure of interpretative charity and at least the beginnings of a wide responsiveness.
In trying to justify the humanities, as in trying to live a life, what may turn out to matter most is holding one's nerve.
Good work, like good talk or any other form of worthwhile human relationship, depends upon being able to assume an extended shared world.
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Speak roughly to your little boy, And beat him when he sneezes; He only does it to annoy, Because he knows it teases.
September 6, 1947
Stefan Collini is an English literary critic and academic who is Professor of English Literature and Intellectual History at the University of Cambridge and an Emeritus Fellow of Clare Hall.
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Absent Minds: Intellectuals in Britain (2006)
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Public moralists (1991)
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