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Love's Grateful Striving: A Commentary on Kierkegaard's Works of Love

M. Jamie Ferreira

Published in print:
2001
Published Online:
November 2003
ISBN:
9780195130256
eISBN:
9780199834181
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0195130251.001.0001
Subject:
Religion, Philosophy of Religion

This commentary on Søren Kierkegaard's Works of Love (1847), a series of 15 deliberations on the love commandment (to love one's neighbor as oneself), argues that Works of Love provides resources for ... More


Religion in Public Life: Must Faith Be Privatized?

Roger Trigg

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780199543670
eISBN:
9780191701313
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199543670.001.0001
Subject:
Religion, Philosophy of Religion, Religion and Society

How far can religion play a part in the public sphere, or should it be only a private matter? In this book, the author examines this question in the context of today's pluralist societies, where many ... More


Reconciling Citizen and Solitaire: Religious Dimensions of the Middle Way

Mark S. Cladis

in Public Vision, Private Lives: Rousseau, Religion, and 21st-Century Democracy

Published in print:
2003
Published Online:
November 2003
ISBN:
9780195125542
eISBN:
9780199834082
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0195125541.003.0011
Subject:
Religion, Philosophy of Religion

Highlights the religious dimensions of Rousseau's thought on the middle way. Rousseau associated the deepest aspects of the public and private life with religion, and he employed a religious ... More


Love's Law—Equality

M. Jamie Ferreira

in Love's Grateful Striving: A Commentary on Kierkegaard's Works of Love

Published in print:
2001
Published Online:
November 2003
ISBN:
9780195130256
eISBN:
9780199834181
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0195130251.003.0004
Subject:
Religion, Philosophy of Religion

The sharp distinction between preferential love (erotic love and friendship) and love of one's neighbor (agape) is mitigated by the claim that neighbor‐love should be preserved in erotic love and ... More


Love's Asymmetry

M. Jamie Ferreira

in Love's Grateful Striving: A Commentary on Kierkegaard's Works of Love

Published in print:
2001
Published Online:
November 2003
ISBN:
9780195130256
eISBN:
9780199834181
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0195130251.003.0016
Subject:
Religion, Philosophy of Religion

Love of the dead is a heuristic model of the unselfish love that demands no reciprocity. It bears on the love of the living insofar as an acknowledgment of asymmetry is implied (1) in the notion of ... More


Who Is My Neighbour? Can Love Be a Duty?

C. Stephen Evans

in Kierkegaard's Ethic of Love: Divine Commands and Moral Obligations

Published in print:
2004
Published Online:
January 2005
ISBN:
9780199272174
eISBN:
9780191602061
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0199272174.003.0008
Subject:
Religion, Philosophy of Religion

All love must be transformed by neighbour-love, including self-love – the type of love the command presupposes. Ironically, though everyone has self-love, only those with neighbour-love have the ... More


Reason and Freedom

Roger Trigg

in Religion in Public Life: Must Faith Be Privatized?

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780199543670
eISBN:
9780191701313
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199543670.003.0003
Subject:
Religion, Philosophy of Religion, Religion and Society

This chapter examines some reasons for keeping religion in the private sphere, and out of politics. It also looks into the general view of democracy that every citizen is entitled to claim the same ... More


Rights and Freedoms

Roger Trigg

in Religion in Public Life: Must Faith Be Privatized?

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780199543670
eISBN:
9780191701313
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199543670.003.0005
Subject:
Religion, Philosophy of Religion, Religion and Society

The first section of the chapter examines the foundation of many charters of rights, including the European Convention on Human Rights. The universality suggests a metaphysical view encompassing all ... More


Multiculturalism and Religion

Roger Trigg

in Religion in Public Life: Must Faith Be Privatized?

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780199543670
eISBN:
9780191701313
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199543670.003.0006
Subject:
Religion, Philosophy of Religion, Religion and Society

The first part of the chapter examines if the bearer of the rights should be individuals or communities. It argues that too much emphasis on the freedom of an individual can lead one to forget the ... More


Equality as Reification: Zhang Taiyan’s Yogācāra Reading of Zhuangzi in the Context of Global Modernity

Viren Murthy

in Transforming Consciousness: Yogacara Thought in Modern China

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
April 2014
ISBN:
9780199358120
eISBN:
9780199358205
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199358120.003.0005
Subject:
Religion, Buddhism, Philosophy of Religion

This chapter concerns Zhang Taiyan’s章太炎 (1869–1936) Yogācāra-based interpretation of the second chapter of Zhuangzi, “Discourse on Making All Things Equal.” It argues that we can understand the wider ... More


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