Journal of Catalan Intellectual History
The Journal of Catalan Intellectual History is an online and paper publication created with the twofold purpose of promoting and disseminating at an international level the studies on Catalan Philosophy –specially the contemporary. Not only does the journal offer articles on specific topics, but it also contains critical reviews of editorial novelties, memory documentaries and exhaustive bibliographies of the different Catalan, Valencian, Balearic or Northern Catalan authors who have been working in the field of Philosophy along the 19th, 20th and 21st centuries.
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7 p, 2.2 MB The Aberdeen Burgh Records of 1398-1531 and the Semantic Web / Havinga, Anna D. (University of Bristol. Department of German)) ; Wyner, Adam Z. (University of Aberdeen. Department of Computing Science)
This paper provides an overview of two text analytic projects on the Aberdeen burgh records, which are legal records of the city of Aberdeen, Scotland. These records contain detailed information about a range of activities in the city and their legal treatment. [...]
Journal of Catalan Intellectual History, Núm. 11 (October 2017) , p. 151-157  
15 p, 785.5 KB Manuel de Pedrolo : Literature as Intellectual Engagement / Ferré Trill, Xavier (Universitat Rovira i Virgili)
The article lays out the conceptual bases that Manuel Pedrolo developed -in the form of philosophical literature- in a section of his narrative. I describe the directionality of the author's intellectual program with regard to the 'double liberation' in detail. [...]
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Journal of Catalan Intellectual History, Núm. 11 (October 2017) , p. 107-118  
13 p, 4.0 MB From Dalí to Gaudí : the Building of Artistic Identity in Catalonia / Cuscó i Clarasó, Joan, 1971- (Universitat de Barcelona)
During the twentieth century, the Catalan painter Salvador Dalí and philosopher Francesc Pujols wished for contemporary art an exceptional position in society, based upon an understanding of reality through scientific knowledge, and a new type of Humanism able to provide human life with spiritual values. [...]
2017 - 10.1515/jocih-2016-0005
Journal of Catalan Intellectual History, Núm. 11 (October 2017) , p. 55-67  
18 p, 945.5 KB Did Catalonia endure a (cultural) genocide? / Vilanova, Francesc (Centre d'Estudis sobre les Èpoques Franquista i Democràtica)
During the Spanish Civil War (1936-1939), Spanish fascism developed its own repressive tolos and resources against their enemies (Republicans, Socialists, Communists and Anarchists among others) in the same way other European fascisms did. [...]
2017 - 10.1515/jocih-2016-0002
Journal of Catalan Intellectual History, Núm. 11 (October 2017) , p. 43-54  
5 p, 651.4 KB Xarxa Llull : The University Network of Catalan Studies Abroad / Fernández, Josep-Anton, 1963- (Institut Ramon Llull)
This article provides an outline of the network of universities where Catalan is taught outside the Catalan-speaking territories. This network is coordinated and managed by the Institut Ramon Llull, the public body created by the governments of Catalonia and the Balearic Islands and the city of Barcelona with the mission to promote the Catalan language and culture abroad. [...]
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Journal of Catalan Intellectual History, Núm. 11 (October 2017) , p. 158-162  
6 p, 1.3 MB Digital Humanities on the Semantic Web : accessing Historical and Musical Linked Data / Meroño-Peñuela, Albert (Vrije Universiteit)
Key fields in the humanities, such as history, art and language, are central to a major transformation that is changing scholarly practice in these fields: the so-called Digital Humanities (DH). A fundamental question in DH is how humanities datasets can be represented digitally, in such a way that machines can process them, understand their meaning, facilitate their inquiry, and exchange them on the Web. [...]
2017 - 10.1515/jocih-2016-0013
Journal of Catalan Intellectual History, Núm. 11 (October 2017) , p. 144-149  
8 p, 728.5 KB Gabriel Ferrater : a Note on Science, Ideas, and Poetry / Vallbé, Joan Josep (Universitat de Barcelona)
This paper discusses the relationship between the theory of art and the philosophy of science. In particular, it explores Catalan poet and critic Gabriel Ferrater's theory of ideas in poetry and specifically his critique of social or realist poetry. [...]
2017 - 10.1515/jocih-2016-0012
Journal of Catalan Intellectual History, Núm. 11 (October 2017) , p. 136-143  
3 p, 650.0 KB Review / Maestre-Brotons, Antoni (Universitat d'Alacant)
Obra ressenyada: Emili SAMPER (ed. ), The Myths of the Republic: Literature and Identity. Kassel : Edition Reichenberger, 2016.
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Journal of Catalan Intellectual History, Núm. 11 (October 2017) , p. 133-135  
12 p, 731.7 KB Fuster's Conception of Literature as a Social Practice / Salvador, Vicent, 1951- (Universitat Jaume I)
Joan Fuster's essays constitute the observatory from which he examined the world, human beings and the life of society. In this observatory-cum-laboratory, Fuster used linguistics, culture, aesthetics, the sociopolitical context and history to construct his theory of social reality. [...]
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Journal of Catalan Intellectual History, Núm. 11 (October 2017) , p. 122-133  
15 p, 813.5 KB The Censorship of Essays Written by Maria Aurèlia Capmany (1968-1978) / Foguet i Boreu, Francesc, 1971- (Universitat Autònoma de Barcelona)
General Franco's censorship apparatus was quick to pounce on the intellectual dissent in the essays written by Maria Aurèlia Capmany from 1968 to 1978. Based on censorship records, this article analyses the ideological way that those in charge of issuing the reports read her essays. [...]
2017 - 10.1515/jocih-2016-0008
Journal of Catalan Intellectual History, Núm. 11 (October 2017) , p. 92-106