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Re: [xmca] Help with Alice in Wonderland quote?
Item 11, here?
On 7 January 2013 17:15, Greg Thompson <firstname.lastname@example.org> wrote:
> There is a wonderful quote from Alice in Wonderland that I'm having a hard
> time finding. It has something to do with the color red and the queen (or
> maybe the Cheshire Cat) asking Alice to bring her (it/him) the color red.
> Alice asks if what is wanted is a red object of some sort (an apple or a
> piece of cloth) and the answer is "no, just bring me red" (or something
> like that).
> And note, I may have the source wrong.
> But if I am remembering it correctly, it is a lovely passage that nicely
> presents one of the central and most potent critiques that Romantic Science
> can level against reductionistic modes of science.
> Any help would be appreciated.
> Gregory A. Thompson, Ph.D.
> Visiting Assistant Professor
> Department of Anthropology
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> Brigham Young University
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