A Girl Called Dusty: An Intimate Portrait of Dusty by Sharon Davis

By Sharon Davis

Dusty Springfield is a pop tune legend. Goddess of the sixties, reluctant recluse of the seventies, enigmatic icon of the eighties and nineties, she attracted a passionate following. A perfectionist in her paintings, she used to be a shy, awkward lady off level. yet who relatively knew her? Who was once the true girl in the back of the black mascara and backcombed hair?

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John Dewey, Studies in Logical Theory (1903), ch. 1, and Otto Kraushaar, “Lotze’s Influence on the Pragmatism and Practical Philosophy of William James,” Journal of the History of Ideas, 1 (1940), 439–458. , Harvard University, 1990), 36, meets Richard Rorty’s “recent claim that James represents part of an anti-Kantian revolution” by showing Kant’s pragmatism and James’s Kantian rigor. On process philosophy, see n. 22 above. On analytic philosophy, see Hans Sluga, Frege (London, 1980). ), Introduction to the Human Sciences (Princeton, 1988), 72.

Cf. Andrew Bowie, Schelling and Modern European Philosophy: An Introduction (London, 1993), ch. ” A Scientific Intellectual Biography 15 Correspondence between Lotze and his closest friend and mentor in Jena, Ernst Friedrich Apelt, reveals another fundamental reform that served to bring the natural and cultural sciences closer together. Apelt followed Fries and Kant, who had distinguished the categories of understanding nature from the ideas of reason. Apelt and Fries interpreted Kant’s ideas of reason as heuristic maxims: for example, we cannot prove ideas of soul, God, and freedom, but only have a presentiment (ahnen) of them.

14 As will be seen in a discussion of Biedermeier lyric poetry below, the great tragic hero was replaced by “the harmonious, 13 14 Wentscher, passim; cf. Schieder, Vom Deutschen Bund, n. 10 above, 32. Auster’s great-grandson Dr. jur. Werner Kuhn of Göttingen recounted memories of the Auster family to me in numerous letters in the 1980s. Cf. Wentscher, Lotze, 1–9. Pension requested in petition to War Office, 1831, BH. The impressive Auster residence is described in Reinhard Müller, “Ein altes Haus,” Zittauer Heimatsblätter, supplement to Zittauer Nachrichten und Anzeiger, 11 (Nov.

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