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Franz Overbeck: The Life History of Asceticism

Peter J. Woodford

in The Moral Meaning of Nature: Nietzsche’s Darwinian Religion and Its Critics

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
September 2018
ISBN:
9780226539751
eISBN:
9780226539928
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226539928.003.0003
Subject:
Philosophy, History of Philosophy

Franz Overbeck was a historian of Christian origins of some note, one of Nietzsche’s closest friends, and one of his first critical interpreters. This chapter shows how Overbeck adapted Nietzsche’s ... More


Introduction: Queen Boudica and the Idea of Historical Culture

Martha Vandrei

in Queen Boudica and Historical Culture in Britain: An Image of Truth

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
July 2018
ISBN:
9780198816720
eISBN:
9780191858352
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198816720.003.0001
Subject:
History, British and Irish Early Modern History, Historiography

This chapter introduces the reader to the story of Boudica, beginning in the early modern period. It also introduces what is meant by ‘historical culture’, and discusses the manner in which these two ... More


Introduction: The Neglect of the Historical Dimension of Hegel’s Philosophy of Religion

Jon Stewart

in Hegel's Interpretation of the Religions of the World: The Logic of the Gods

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
September 2018
ISBN:
9780198829492
eISBN:
9780191868030
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198829492.003.0001
Subject:
Religion, Philosophy of Religion

The Introduction presents the issue of the importance of Hegel’s account of the world religions and the neglect of this material in the secondary literature. An account is given of the quite limited ... More


Speech Acts: The Contemporary Theoretical Landscape

Daniel W. Harris, Daniel Fogal, and Matt Moss

in New Work on Speech Acts

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
August 2018
ISBN:
9780198738831
eISBN:
9780191802058
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198738831.003.0001
Subject:
Philosophy, Philosophy of Language

This introduction is both a capsule history of major work in speech-act theory and an opinionated guide to its current state, organized around five major accounts of what speech acts fundamentally ... More


The Limits of Irony: Manet’s Painting

Catherine M. Soussloff

in Foucault on Painting

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
September 2018
ISBN:
9781517902414
eISBN:
9781452958804
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Minnesota Press
DOI:
10.5749/minnesota/9781517902414.003.0005
Subject:
Philosophy, Aesthetics

In his study of Manet, Foucault sought to understand and to explain: what about Manet’s paintings as paintings had so radically altered the history of art? Foucault explained with exactitude how ... More


Animals: A History

Peter Adamson and G. Fay Edwards (eds)

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
June 2018
ISBN:
9780199375967
eISBN:
9780199375998
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780199375967.001.0001
Subject:
Philosophy, History of Philosophy, Moral Philosophy

It is commonly assumed that serious philosophical reflection on animals goes back only a few hundred years, to the Utilitarians or to the rise of Darwinism. This volume shows that, to the contrary, ... More


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