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The Story of Ānandamayī Mā's Life

Lisa Lassell Hallstrom

in Mother of Bliss: Anandamayi Ma (1896–1982)

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780195116489
eISBN:
9780199851621
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195116489.003.0002
Subject:
Religion, Hinduism

A note is always seen at the beginning of all the spiritual biographies written about Ānandamayī Mā to express how the author apologizes for situations wherein the reader may arrive at ... More


To Banish or Not to Banish? Plato's Unanswered Question about Poetry

Stephen Halliwell

in Between Ecstasy and Truth: Interpretations of Greek Poetics from Homer to Longinus

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
May 2012
ISBN:
9780199570560
eISBN:
9780191738753
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199570560.003.0004
Subject:
Classical Studies, Literary Studies: Classical, Early, and Medieval

This chapter challenges the lop-sided modern orthodoxy which makes Plato an outright ‘enemy’ of poetry; it revives an older tradition of interpretation which saw in Plato's work a complex of ... More


The Role of Forgiveness in Reconciliation

Yehudith Auerbach

in From Conflict Resolution to Reconciliation

Published in print:
2004
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780195166439
eISBN:
9780199849796
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195166439.003.0008
Subject:
Religion, Religion and Society

One would notice that people and nation leaders across the world would find themselves asking forgiveness or declaring public apologies to each other for the things that they have done wrong to the ... More


Apology and Reconciliation in International Relations

Raymond Cohen

in From Conflict Resolution to Reconciliation

Published in print:
2004
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780195166439
eISBN:
9780199849796
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195166439.003.0009
Subject:
Religion, Religion and Society

An apology serves as a human and effective tool for reconciliation and in dealing with conflict. Since apologies are not limited to only speech and may be delivered in several different ways and ... More


Aristophanes' Comic Weapon

Daniel Karlin

in Browning's Hatreds

Published in print:
1993
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198112297
eISBN:
9780191670756
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198112297.003.0007
Subject:
Literature, 19th-century and Victorian Literature, Poetry

This chapter discusses Aristophanes' Apology, which is considered to be one of the finest and most neglected of all of Browning's later poems. It was published in 1875 and shows Browning's pride of ... More


Remaining at the Station

Roslyn Weiss

in Socrates Dissatisfied: An Analysis of Plato's Crito

Published in print:
1998
Published Online:
November 2003
ISBN:
9780195116847
eISBN:
9780199833832
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0195116844.003.0002
Subject:
Philosophy, Ancient Philosophy

To determine whether the Socrates of the Crito is consistent with the Socrates of the Apology, it is necessary to become acquainted with the Socrates of the Apology. Socrates in the Apology is a man ... More


Conclusion

Roslyn Weiss

in Virtue in the Cave: Moral Inquiry in Plato's Meno

Published in print:
2001
Published Online:
November 2003
ISBN:
9780195140767
eISBN:
9780199833849
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0195140761.003.0006
Subject:
Philosophy, Ancient Philosophy

The end of the examined life is true opinion, since moral wisdom is unattainable by mere human beings. Socrates makes no claims to moral wisdom, though he is strongly committed to the moral beliefs ... More


Guilt, Atonement, and Forgiveness

Richard Swinburne

in Responsibility and Atonement

Published in print:
1989
Published Online:
November 2003
ISBN:
9780198248491
eISBN:
9780191598555
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0198248490.003.0006
Subject:
Philosophy, Philosophy of Religion

In doing a wrong action, an agent acquires guilt, subjective, or objective; guilt is to be distinguished from shame (as merit is to be distinguished from pride). A wrongdoer must deal with his guilt ... More


States of apology

Michael Cunningham

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
January 2015
ISBN:
9780719089268
eISBN:
9781781707654
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9780719089268.001.0001
Subject:
Political Science, Conflict Politics and Policy

The book considers the issues surrounding the political apology. These include the relationship between the personal and the political apology, reasons for the emergence of the political apology and ... More


The Moral Powers of Victims

Claudia Card

in The Atrocity Paradigm: A Theory of Evil

Published in print:
2002
Published Online:
November 2003
ISBN:
9780195145083
eISBN:
9780199833115
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0195145089.003.0008
Subject:
Philosophy, Aesthetics

The moral powers of victims include the negative power of blame, which can sometimes evoke guilt and a sense of obligation in wrongdoers, and the positive power of forgiveness, which can relieve ... More


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