Welcome to Bookmarker!

This is a personal project by @dellsystem. I built this to help me retain information from the books I'm reading. Currently can only be used by a single user (myself), but I plan to extend it to support multiple users eventually.

Source code on GitHub (MIT license).

the theory and methodology of interpretation, especially the interpretation of biblical texts, wisdom literature, and philosophical texts

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as a result of the hermeneutic process of gaining and formulating a thorough understanding of it

—p.xii Foreword: 'Love Me till My Heart Stops' (xi) default author
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as a result of the hermeneutic process of gaining and formulating a thorough understanding of it

—p.xii Foreword: 'Love Me till My Heart Stops' (xi) default author
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a literary trend where readers are expected to take an active role in the creation of a story, as the characters tend to be unexceptional; epitomized by the work of Bret Easton Ellis

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(defined later on) mentioned as one of the literary trends that DFW and his ilk seek to critique and supersede

—p.3 Introduction (1) default author
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(defined later on) mentioned as one of the literary trends that DFW and his ilk seek to critique and supersede

—p.3 Introduction (1) default author
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and others?

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the works of Wallace cum suis reaffirm exactly that possibility

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—p.3 Introduction (1) default author
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the works of Wallace cum suis reaffirm exactly that possibility

no idea

—p.3 Introduction (1) default author
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the literary trend of writing about writing with a deconstructionist approach, making the fictionality of fiction apparent to the reader; epitomized by the work of John Barth

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(defined later one) mentioned as one of the literary trends that DFW and his ilk seek to critique and supersede

—p.3 Introduction (1) default author
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(defined later one) mentioned as one of the literary trends that DFW and his ilk seek to critique and supersede

—p.3 Introduction (1) default author
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(noun) a premonitory symptom of disease

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they regard hyperreflexivity as beloning to the 'prodromes' (early symptoms) of what they describe in general as 'self-disorders'

referring to phenomenological-psychologists Louis Sass and Josef Parnas

—p.27 Hyperreflexivity (26) default author
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they regard hyperreflexivity as beloning to the 'prodromes' (early symptoms) of what they describe in general as 'self-disorders'

referring to phenomenological-psychologists Louis Sass and Josef Parnas

—p.27 Hyperreflexivity (26) default author
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a recurrent theme throughout a musical or literary composition, associated with a particular person, idea, or situation

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We can find this contributive factor and its disturbing existential impact illustrated in countless places in the works of Wallace, Eggers and Foer, often as a leitmotiv, as a quest for meaning.

referring to modernity-imposed conditions of doubt and a general inability to rely on authority

—p.31 Hyperreflexivity (26) default author
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We can find this contributive factor and its disturbing existential impact illustrated in countless places in the works of Wallace, Eggers and Foer, often as a leitmotiv, as a quest for meaning.

referring to modernity-imposed conditions of doubt and a general inability to rely on authority

—p.31 Hyperreflexivity (26) default author
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intervened with, through an intermediary

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The fourth influence Gidden lists, is 'the prevalence of mediated experience'.

quoting Anthony Giddens in Modernity and Self-Identity (listing his factors of heightened contemporary reflexivity)

—p.32 Hyperreflexivity (26) default author
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The fourth influence Gidden lists, is 'the prevalence of mediated experience'.

quoting Anthony Giddens in Modernity and Self-Identity (listing his factors of heightened contemporary reflexivity)

—p.32 Hyperreflexivity (26) default author
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philosophical and metaphysical theories of divine presence in which the divine encompasses or is manifested in the material world

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But what is the 'I', then, if it is not an immanent structure of consciousness itself?

Starting to see this word everywhere. Pretty useful tbh

—p.38 Hyperreflexivity (26) default author
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But what is the 'I', then, if it is not an immanent structure of consciousness itself?

Starting to see this word everywhere. Pretty useful tbh

—p.38 Hyperreflexivity (26) default author
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(adjective) constituting or beginning with a poetic thesis

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Sartre offers the example of looking through a keyhole: 'I am alone and on the level of a non-thetic self-consciousness [...]'

Being and Nothingness p.283

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Sartre offers the example of looking through a keyhole: 'I am alone and on the level of a non-thetic self-consciousness [...]'

Being and Nothingness p.283

—p.43 Hyperreflexivity (26) default author
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(noun) a theory holding that the self can know nothing but its own modifications and that the self is the only existent thing / (noun) extreme egocentrism

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Sass describes solipsism as a state of mind in which 'the whole of reality, including the external world and other persons, is [regarded as] but a representation appearing to a single individual self'.

quoting Louis Sass, The Paradoxes of Delusion, 8

—p.58 Hyperreflexivity (26) default author
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Sass describes solipsism as a state of mind in which 'the whole of reality, including the external world and other persons, is [regarded as] but a representation appearing to a single individual self'.

quoting Louis Sass, The Paradoxes of Delusion, 8

—p.58 Hyperreflexivity (26) default author
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