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Q: Meaning of "old houses full of stone and shutters and anachronistic lace. They notice that the..."

Viser Hashemi What do tourists do? They walk, they stand, they look, they buy. They fumble for money on buses, not knowing whether to pay the driver or the conductor. They visit famous monuments, fountains, old houses full of stone and shutters and anachronistic lace. They notice that the day without duty pas...

 
 
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Q: A quotation by an anthropologist

Ahmad EldesokeyPlease, explain what the following quotation mean, " The western conception of the person as a bounded unique, more or less integrated motivational and cognitive universe, a dynamic center of awareness, emotion, judgement, and action organized into a distinctive whole and set contrastively both a...

 
2:38 PM
@Bookworm This is actually an interesting question. Homer's works seems to predate the modern notion of the individual described in that quote.
 
2:54 PM
I have reworded the tag as a series tag and removed the tag from the only question that used it.
 
 
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Q: Rare Facsimiles of Johnson's famous dictionary

Dogface NobodyI have been collecting some nice facsimiles of Samuel Johnson's 1755 Dictionary of the English Language. Several very nice versions have been printed in recent decades by various publishing houses. One by Longman in 1990. It comes in two large folio volumes with slipcase and is bound in red cabr...

 

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