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 Psychology: Soul, Intellect, and Knowledge

Peter Adamson

in Al-KindĪ

Published in print:
2006
Published Online:
January 2007
ISBN:
9780195181425
eISBN:
9780199785087
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195181425.003.0005
Subject:
Religion, Philosophy of Religion

Al-Kindī wrote a well-known treatise On Intellect, which was the first Arabic treatise to give a taxonomy of the types of intellect (following Greek sources, especially Philoponus, in interpreting ... More


Uprightness

Rushmir Mahmutćehajić

in On Love: In the Muslim Tradition

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
March 2011
ISBN:
9780823227518
eISBN:
9780823237029
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Fordham University Press
DOI:
10.5422/fso/9780823227518.003.0003
Subject:
Religion, Islam

Truth for a person means his existence through what he is. The human self is thus identified with its essence. However, thought is incapable of surpassing ontological objectification and fundamental ... More


Background Texts

William C. Chittick

in The Heart of Islamic Philosophy: The Quest for Self-Knowledge in the Teachings of Afdal al-Din Kashani

Published in print:
2001
Published Online:
November 2003
ISBN:
9780195139136
eISBN:
9780199834075
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0195139135.003.0004
Subject:
Religion, Islam

Bâbâ Afdal drew inspiration both from Greek writings in Arabic and from the writings of various Muslim thinkers. This chapter provides excerpts from his Persian translations of the ... More


Anima, Gender, Feminism

Susan Rowland

in Teaching Jung

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
September 2011
ISBN:
9780199735426
eISBN:
9780199914524
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199735426.003.0011
Subject:
Religion, Philosophy of Religion

In this chapter, the focus is on Jung's ideas about the anima archetype as a figure of the “inner feminine” in men. The chapter scrutinizes Jung's theory from a feminist perspective and finds much to ... More


Misprision: Pitfalls in Teaching Jung in a University Religious Studies Department

David L. Miller

in Teaching Jung

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
September 2011
ISBN:
9780199735426
eISBN:
9780199914524
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199735426.003.0003
Subject:
Religion, Philosophy of Religion

This chapter reflects on forty years of experience of teaching Jung in a religious studies department. It discusses five major pedagogical pitfalls that can emerge when teaching Jung: a temptation to ... More


The Election of the Dominical Human: Augustine and the Unfallen Soul of Christ

Dominic Keech

in The Anti-Pelagian Christology of Augustine of Hippo, 396-430

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
January 2013
ISBN:
9780199662234
eISBN:
9780191746314
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199662234.003.0007
Subject:
Religion, Early Christian Studies, Theology

Chapter 6 addresses the issue of the origin of the soul in Augustine’s thought, and its impact on his Christology. It observes with R. J. O’Connell that Augustine never gives a definitive answer to ... More


Dead Body

Hans Boersma

in Embodiment and Virtue in Gregory of Nyssa: An Anagogical Approach

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
May 2013
ISBN:
9780199641123
eISBN:
9780191751066
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199641123.003.0005
Subject:
Religion, Early Christian Studies, Theology

Chapter 4 (‘Dead Body’) explains that Gregory’s encomium on virginity in De virginitate must be taken at face value. Bodily virginity, which denies the passions, enables us to participate in divine ... More


Aquinas and Aristotelian Hylomorphism

Raymond Hain

in Aristotle in Aquinas’s Theology

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
December 2015
ISBN:
9780198749639
eISBN:
9780191814839
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198749639.003.0003
Subject:
Religion, Theology, Philosophy of Religion

This chapter first develops St. Thomas Aquinas’s appropriation of Aristotle’s hylomorphic account of human nature by considering Aquinas’s commentary on the De anima and Aquinas’s own mature account ... More


The Evidence, Content, and Context of Eustathius’ Writings

Sophie Cartwright

in The Theological Anthropology of Eustathius of Antioch

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
August 2015
ISBN:
9780198744559
eISBN:
9780191805813
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198744559.003.0003
Subject:
Religion, Early Christian Studies, Theology

This chapter reviews the sources for Eustathius, including those that have emerged from Declerck’s recent work, and sets Eustathius’s writings in context. It examines the evidence, nature, and ... More


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