The fifth chapter expounds the narrative feature of Li' s novel in the structure ,the visual angle and the language , in order to manifest its artistic feature that the foreign and the native mingle with the scholar and the folk .
This study disputes that presumption, suggesting that the anthology was produced by a group of literati whose motivation was both socio-ideological and aesthetic, but not religious.
Among those given to such contemplation we find Bruno, Kepler, Wilkins, and Huygens, along with scientifically trained literati such as Francis Godwin, Fontenelle, Swift.
Chinese literati in turn, before 1800, borrowed new algebraic notations (of Hindu-Arabic origins), Tychonic cosmology, Euclidean geometry, spherical trigonometry, and arithmetic and trigonometric logarithms from Europe.
Even when educated literati chose to write in the colloquial, their choice was always motivated by such limited purposes as the wish to satirize the literary establishment and its 'elite' literature or to reach a mass audience.
Following the fall of the Ming dynasty in 1644, literati questioned the social hierarchy, acknowledged merchants as philanthropists, and revised their understanding of gifts and donations.
An all-round scholar an attempt at a coauthored portrait
The author is more than merely an eminent American scholar.
Csaba Horváth - Scholar, Scientist, Mentor, Friend
It analyses the social circumstances which made Max Weber an aspiring and acknowledged young scholar in the expanding field of social sciences in Germany and examines his rhetorical strategies vis-à-vis the different fractions within the Verein.
In Memory of Dr Neelan Tiruchelvam Legal Scholar and Human Rights Activist Assassinated 29 July 1999