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By George Steiner

In his vintage paintings, literary critic and pupil George Steiner tackles what he considers the Babel “problem”: Why, over the process historical past, have people constructed hundreds of thousands of other languages while the social, fabric, and fiscal merits of a unmarried tongue are noticeable? Steiner argues that various cultures’ wishes for privateness and exclusivity resulted in each one constructing its personal language. Translation, he believes, is on the very center of human communique, and hence on the center of human nature. From our daily notion of the realm round us, to creativity and the uninhibited mind's eye, to the customarily inexplicable poignancy of poetry, we're continually translating—even from our local language.

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Soc. , ~, 681 (1954). 10. Lee: Phys. 410. M. R. G. Mertens 2 lLos Alamos National Laboratory, Los Alamos, NM87545, USA 2Physics Institute, University of Bayreuth, D-8580 Bayreuth, Fed. Rep. of Gennany ABSTRACT Properties of vortices and dynamic correlation functions have been studied for the two-dimensional classical ferromagnetic Heisenberg model with easy-plane anisotropy, as a function of the anisotropy parameter A = Jz/Jx ' continuum limit equations of motion exhibit two types of static vortex solutions, with and without out-of-plane spin components.

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