The modelling of postmortem heat transfer and estimating the time of death
... temperature dynamics. A model of heat transfer in a newborn cadaver presented as a finite cylinder is examined in detail. An important factor in constructing a mathematical model of postmortem heat transfer in a newborn aimed at identifying the time of death is body form approximation. It is shown that heat transfer in a cadaver is not sufficient for identifying the time of death, which should be based on a comprehensive assessment of postmortem changes.
1. Вавилов А. Ю. Судебно-медицинская ...
Between faith and disbelief: the theme of life and death in Yu. N. Ivanov’s novel Dances in the Crematory: Ten Episodes from the Life of Königsberg
In exploring the themes of life and death in Yu. N. Ivanov’s novel Dances in the Crematory, I carry out a structural-semantic analysis of the fragmentary chronotope and the ideational- thematic and plot-compositional levels of the novel. I demonstrate that the principle of fragmentarity ...
Argumentum ad morti in the violence discourse: the semantics and pragmatics of ‘radical’ argumentation
The appeal to death is a type of argument that either explicitly or implicitly invokes human finitude. This rhetorical device contributes to the credibility of requests, wishes, etc., or blocks communication. The illocutionary power of the appeal to death is determined ...
The execution of Henry Monte and the Prussian motif of “double death”
This article focuses on the execution of one of the leaders of the Prussian revolt, Herkus Monte, according to the “double death” rite dedicated to two gods — Patollo and Potrimps. This rite is typical for the Baltic perception of the other world and is a special case of the common for Indo-European peoples idea of death.
1. Генрих Латвийский. Хроника ...
«Only when asleep you feel alive»: life and death in the Russian linguocultural consciousness (based on Russian proverbs and sayings)
The article describes the set of maxims, revealing the attitude to life and death, typical for the Russian linguistic-cultural consciousness, on the basis of Russian proverbs and sayings. The author explains the specificity of these maxims, and provides an additional interpretation of several examples. In conclusion, the author ...
The spatial model of conceptual metaphor in A. Ilichevky’s collection of short stories An Asinine Jaw
This article considers the structure of the conceptual metaphor of death in A.V. Ilichevsky’s collection of short stories An Asinine Jaw. The existential spatial model of the mentioned metaphor and the specific character of its cognitive-semantic organization are revealed. The author identifies the specific features ...
How did Kant’s death mask end up in Tartu? A surprising finding at the archive of Art Museum of the University of Tartu
This article tells the story of how Kant's death mask ended up in the Museum of Classical Antiquities of the University of Tartu.
1. Stolovich L. N. O sud'be tartuskoj kantiany // Kantovskij sbornik. 2008. 1 (27). S. 94—108.
2. Clasen K. H. Kant-Bildnisse. Königsberg, 1924.
3. Immanuel Kant: ...
The motif of light and the criticism of the autonomous subject in the works of I. Murdoch
... Murdoch’s works. The motif of autonomous reason as a «barrier»against the light of Being, the motif of mechanization of thought and feeling in the world of metaphysics completing itself, together with Platonic motifs and the esthetic diagnosis of the «death of light» in the 20th century (H. Zedlmayr), form the poetology of light in Murdoch’s works in the context of the abandonment of Beingthemed in the West European art and culture of the 20th century.
1. Зедльмайр Х. Смерть ...
On the fate of Kant collection at Tartu University
... conference: April 4—5, 2002, Tallinn].
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Tartu Kant collection, Kant’s letters, Kant's death mask, Tartu manuscript
Stolovich Leonid N.
How did Kant’s death mask end up in Tartu? Surprising finding at the archive of Art Museum of Tartu University
This article tells how Kant's deathmask ended up in the Museum of Classical Antiquities of the University of Tartu.
1. Столович Л. Н. О судьбе тартуской кантианы // Кантовский сборник. 2008.1(27). С. 94—108.
2. Glasen K. H. Kant-Bildnisse. Königsberg, 1924.
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