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1. Introduction: "The Need for Repose"—Jeffrey M. Perl, Mita Choudhury, Lesley Chamberlain, Andrea R. Jain, and Jeffrey J. Kripal
2. A Betrayal of Trust: The Jesuits and Quietism in Eighteenth-Century France—Mita Choudhury
3. Quietism and Polemic: A Dialectical Story—Lesley Chamberlain
4. Quietism and Karma: Non-Action as Non-Ethics in Jain Asceticism—Andrea R. Jain and Jeffrey J. Kripal
5. Flesh Made Word: Saints' Stories and the Western Imagination—Caroline Walker Bynum
6. A History of Histories: Epics, Chronicles, Romances, and Inquiries from Herodotus and Thucydides to the Twentieth Century—J. G. A. Pocock
7. Nobility of Spirit: A Forgotten Ideal—Joseph Frank
8. Arts, Inc.: How Greed and Neglect Have Destroyed Our Cultural Rights—Stanley N. Katz
9. Russia's Islamic Threat—Michael Cook
10. Stoicism and Emotion—Maud W. Gleason
11. Song and Season: Science, Culture, and Theatrical Time in Early Modern Venice—Philip Gossett
12. Fateful Beauty: Aesthetic Environments, Juvenile Development, and Literature, 1860-1960—Alexander Nehamas
13. Books: A Memoir—G. Thomas Tanselle
14. Jewish Philosophy as a Guide to Life: Rosenzweig, Buber, Levinas, Wittgenstein—Michael Fagenblat
15. The Hermeneutic Nature of Analytic Philosophy: A Study of Ernst Tugendhat—Bruce Krajewski
16. Worrying about China: The Language of Chinese Critical Inquiry—Barry Allen
17. From Legend—Haizi
18. From Jewish Are You?—Gábor Németh
19. The Humility of Hypocrisy: On the Irenic Illiberalism of Jewish Law—Alick Isaacs
20. Roman Catholocism and the Temptation of Shari’a—Aidan O'Neill
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