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Warsaw and the Patrons of Polish Hasidism

Glenn Dynner

in Men of Silk: The Hasidic Conquest of Polish Jewish Society

Published in print:
2006
Published Online:
January 2007
ISBN:
9780195175226
eISBN:
9780199785148
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195175226.003.0004
Subject:
Religion, Judaism

The successful Hasidic ascendancy of the prior chapter is, in great part, attributable to Polish Hasidism's vast patronage network among the region's Jewish mercantile elite. The chapter commences ... More


Stop Making (Philosophical) Sense: Notes towards a Process Organizational‐Thinking beyond “Philosophy”

John Mullarkey

in Process, Sensemaking, and Organizing

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
January 2011
ISBN:
9780199594566
eISBN:
9780191595721
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199594566.003.0003
Subject:
Business and Management, Organization Studies

What happens when a new philosophy emerges from a supposedly non‐philosophical field? Must it follow the norm whereby a form of philosophy is recognized to be at work in this area (by a recognized ... More


The Interval: Relation and Becoming in Irigaray, Aristotle, and Bergson

Rebecca Hill

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
May 2012
ISBN:
9780823237241
eISBN:
9780823240708
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Fordham University Press
DOI:
10.5422/fordham/9780823237241.001.0001
Subject:
Philosophy, Feminist Philosophy

This book offers a sustained analysis of the concept grounding Irigaray's thought: the constitutive yet incalculable interval of sexual difference. In an extension of Irigaray's project, it takes up ... More


Conclusion: Interval as Relation, Interval as Becoming

Rebecca Hill

in The Interval: Relation and Becoming in Irigaray, Aristotle, and Bergson

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
May 2012
ISBN:
9780823237241
eISBN:
9780823240708
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Fordham University Press
DOI:
10.5422/fordham/9780823237241.003.0008
Subject:
Philosophy, Feminist Philosophy

This concluding chapter traces the relationship between the presentation of the interval as relation addressed in Part One of the book and the presentation of the interval as becoming sketched in ... More


Perelandra: Paradise Reframed: Keeping Time on Planet Venus

Sanford Schwartz

in C. S. Lewis on the Final Frontier: Science and the Supernatural in the Space Trilogy

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
September 2009
ISBN:
9780195374728
eISBN:
9780199871506
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195374728.003.0003
Subject:
Religion, Religion and Literature

This chapter focuses on Perelandra, the second volume of the Space Trilogy. Once again Lewis’s target is the modern evolutionary or “developmental” paradigm, but in this novel the emphasis shifts ... More


Deleuze's Hume: Philosophy, Culture and the Scottish Enlightenment

Jeffrey A. Bell

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780748634392
eISBN:
9780748652464
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9780748634392.001.0001
Subject:
Philosophy, General

This book offers an extended comparison of the philosophies of Gilles Deleuze and David Hume. The book argues that Deleuze's early work on Hume was instrumental to Deleuze's formulation of the ... More


Orientation, Definitions, and the Limits of Language

William A. Richards and G. William Barnard

in Sacred Knowledge: Psychedelics and Religious Experiences

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
May 2016
ISBN:
9780231174060
eISBN:
9780231540919
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Columbia University Press
DOI:
10.7312/columbia/9780231174060.003.0002
Subject:
Psychology, Psychopharmacology

Mystical and non-mystical alternative states of consciousness, Relation of brain and nervous system to consciousness.


Samuelson's “Dr. Jekyll and Mrs. Jekyll” Problem: A Difficulty in the Concept of the Consumer

Robert A. Pollak

in Samuelsonian Economics and the Twenty-First Century

Published in print:
2006
Published Online:
January 2009
ISBN:
9780199298839
eISBN:
9780191711480
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199298839.003.0008
Subject:
Economics and Finance, History of Economic Thought

This chapter describes a rich number of cases in which Samuelson distinguishes between the individual and the family as the consuming agent. The idea that the family demand function can be consistent ... More


Romancing Lives: Literary Creativity in the 1920s

Ann Jefferson

in Biography and the Question of Literature in France

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
September 2008
ISBN:
9780199270842
eISBN:
9780191710292
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199270842.003.0012
Subject:
Literature, European Literature

This chapter deals with the vies romancées, the partly fictionalized biographies that were popular in the in 1920s. Many critics deplored this form of biography on the grounds that it trivialized ... More


Science’s Cinematic Method: Motion Pictures and Scientific Research

Scott Curtis

in The Shape of Spectatorship: Art, Science, and Early Cinema in Germany

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
May 2016
ISBN:
9780231134033
eISBN:
9780231508636
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Columbia University Press
DOI:
10.7312/columbia/9780231134033.003.0002
Subject:
Film, Television and Radio, Film

Chapter One examines use of film as a scientific research tool in three fields (human motion studies, physics, biology) in Germany from the 1880s to 1914. It argues that there is a close relationship ... More


‘The More Serious Art that One Likes’: T. E. Hulme, Jacob Epstein, and the Making of a Global Classicism

Rupert Richard Arrowsmith

in Modernism and the Museum: Asian, African, and Pacific Art and the London Avant-Garde

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
January 2011
ISBN:
9780199593699
eISBN:
9780191595684
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199593699.003.0008
Subject:
Literature, Film, Media, and Cultural Studies, 20th-century and Contemporary Literature

This chapter shows that the development of T. E. Hulme's mature philosophy was highly dependent on alterations in the way he interpreted the art of various periods and cultures. His early fixation on ... More


A New ‘Lyon School’ (1919–1939)? 1

Étienne Fouilloux

in Ressourcement: A Movement for Renewal in Twentieth-Century Catholic Theology

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
January 2012
ISBN:
9780199552870
eISBN:
9780191731037
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199552870.003.0006
Subject:
Religion, Theology

This essay seeks to indicate the existence of an original and fruitful school of Catholic thought in inter‐war Lyon. Its stated social Catholicism stopped it from condoning Charles Maurras’ Action ... More


Bergson and the Art of Immanence: Painting, Photography, Film

Charlotte de Mille

John Mullarkey (ed.)

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
May 2014
ISBN:
9780748670222
eISBN:
9780748695089
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9780748670222.001.0001
Subject:
Philosophy, Aesthetics

Bergson and The Art of Immanence is the first book to bring Henri Bergson’s philosophy of immanence together with the latest ideas in art-theory and the practice of immanent art as found in painting, ... More


Basho

Nishida Kitarō

in Place and Dialectic: Two Essays by Nishida Kitaro

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
January 2012
ISBN:
9780199841172
eISBN:
9780199919543
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199841172.003.0002
Subject:
Religion, Philosophy of Religion

This essay from 1926/27 provides the first systematic articulation of Nishida’s philosophy of “place” (basho). This is the essay that initiated the philosophical system of basho that eventually came ... More


Philosophy, Animality and the Life Sciences

Wahida Khandker

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
May 2015
ISBN:
9780748676774
eISBN:
9781474406468
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9780748676774.001.0001
Subject:
Philosophy, Moral Philosophy

In line with ‘Continental’ approaches to critical animal studies, this book aims to uncover the philosophical and historical progression of concepts of animal and organic life, in order to understand ... More


Temporality and Film Analysis

Matlida Mroz

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
January 2013
ISBN:
9780748643462
eISBN:
9780748676514
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9780748643462.001.0001
Subject:
Film, Television and Radio, Film

Temporality and Film Analysis is an invaluable contribution to scholarship on cinema and time. Matilda Mroz argues that cinema provides an ideal opportunity to engage with ideas of temporal flow and ... More


Prometheanism: Marx, Nietzsche, Pragmatism, and ‘Reactionary Modernism’

David E. Cooper

in The Measure of Things: Humanism, Humility, and Mystery

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780199235988
eISBN:
9780191696688
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199235988.003.0004
Subject:
Philosophy, General, Philosophy of Religion

This chapter discusses different accounts of a full-blown humanism based on the writings of Marx, Nietzsche, and sundry thinkers around the turn of the 20th century. The first section describes the ... More


Speculative Art Histories: Analysis at the Limits

Sjoerd van Tuinen (ed.)

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
May 2018
ISBN:
9781474421041
eISBN:
9781474438605
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9781474421041.001.0001
Subject:
Philosophy, Aesthetics

Following the recent ‘speculative turn’ in Continental philosophy, the aim of this volume is to propose a ‘counter-discourse’ of speculative approaches to art history. How could today’s materialist, ... More


Katherine Mansfield and Psychology

Clare Hanson, Gerri Kimber, and W. Todd Martin (eds)

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
May 2017
ISBN:
9781474417532
eISBN:
9781474426916
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9781474417532.001.0001
Subject:
Literature, Women's Literature

Like many modernist writers, Katherine Mansfield was resistant to what she called the ‘“mushroom growth” of cheap psychoanalysis’, while at the same time she acknowledged the mutual imbrication of ... More


Modern Movement, Dance, and the Birth of Cinema

Erin Brannigan

in Dancefilm: Choreography and the Moving Image

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
May 2011
ISBN:
9780195367232
eISBN:
9780199894178
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195367232.003.0002
Subject:
Music, Dance

Dancefilm: Choreography and the Moving Image begins with the birth of both modern dance and cinema at the end of the nineteenth century. Theories of modernity have tended to focus ... More


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