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 A Light in the Darkness: Carl Sagan

Carl Sagan

in Oracles of Science: Celebrity Scientists versus God and Religion

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
January 2007
ISBN:
9780195310726
eISBN:
9780199785179
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195310726.003.0004
Subject:
Religion, Religion and Society

Carl Sagan is a public intellectual and the best-selling author of Cosmos, The Demon-Haunted World: Science as a Candle in the Dark, The Dragons of Eden: Speculations on the Evolution of Human ... More


The Possibility of Scientific Knowledge

Gyula Klima

in John Buridan

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
January 2009
ISBN:
9780195176223
eISBN:
9780199871957
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195176223.003.0011
Subject:
Religion, Church History

This chapter provides a brief survey of Buridan’s reliabilist epistemology, contrasting it with skeptical challenges of his time, and comparing it with modern responses to similar skeptical ... More


Buridan’s Antiskepticism

Gyula Klima

in John Buridan

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
January 2009
ISBN:
9780195176223
eISBN:
9780199871957
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195176223.003.0012
Subject:
Religion, Church History

This chapter compares the modern reliabilist strategies, including Buridan’s antiskepticism, considered in the previous chapter with a premodern form of antiskepticism, exemplified by Aquinas’s ... More


Neo‐cartesian skepticism

Penelope Maddy

in Second Philosophy: A Naturalistic Method

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
January 2009
ISBN:
9780199273669
eISBN:
9780191706264
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199273669.003.0003
Subject:
Philosophy, Logic/Philosophy of Mathematics

Unlike Descartes, contemporary philosophers tend to regard the possibility that I might be dreaming as a serious threat to the reasonableness of my ordinary beliefs about the world. Here the Second ... More


Words in the Dark: The Demon Lover and Other Stories (1945)

Neil Corcoran

in Elizabeth Bowen: The Enforced Return

Published in print:
2004
Published Online:
September 2007
ISBN:
9780198186908
eISBN:
9780191719011
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198186908.003.0008
Subject:
Literature, 20th-century Literature and Modernism

This chapter offers a reading of Bowen's collection of Second World War short stories, The Demon Lover and Other Stories, proposing it as a book of unhappy returns. Studies of dislocation, the ... More


Silencing the Demon's Advocate: The Strategy of Descartes' Meditations

Ronald Rubin

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
June 2013
ISBN:
9780804758161
eISBN:
9780804779661
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Stanford University Press
DOI:
10.11126/stanford/9780804758161.001.0001
Subject:
Philosophy, General

This book attempts to explain The Meditations (1641), a classic of Western philosophy in which Descartes tries to reach a predetermined end (“perfect certainty”) by means of a definite method (“the ... More


Introduction: Japanese Religious Context In Traditional and Contemporary Perspectives

Heine Steven

in Sacred High City, Sacred Low City: A Tale of Religious Sites in Two Tokyo Neighborhoods

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
January 2012
ISBN:
9780195386202
eISBN:
9780199918362
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195386202.003.0001
Subject:
Religion, Religion and Society

How important are the vast number of religious sites in Tokyo? Why and to what extent do they endure and even thrive in the context of modern society that responds to the push of ancient traditions ... More


The Adventure

Giorgio Agamben

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
September 2018
ISBN:
9780262037594
eISBN:
9780262345231
Item type:
book
Publisher:
The MIT Press
DOI:
10.7551/mitpress/9780262037594.001.0001
Subject:
Philosophy, Ancient Philosophy

This book charts a journey that ranges from poems of chivalry to philosophy, from Yvain to Hegel, from Beatrice to Heidegger. An ancient legend identifies Demon, Chance, Love, and Necessity as the ... More


Cartesianism

Wallace Matson

in Grand Theories and Everyday Beliefs: Science, Philosophy, and their Histories

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
January 2012
ISBN:
9780199812691
eISBN:
9780199919420
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199812691.003.0018
Subject:
Philosophy, History of Philosophy

Cartesian skepticism, unlike Pyrrhonism, was total, calling into question low beliefs as well as high. Descartes himself was not a skeptic but set out the argument in its favor for the purpose of ... More


‘La Pénultième’ (c.1865–1874)

Roger Pearson

in Unfolding Mallarmé: The Development of a Poetic Art

Published in print:
1996
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198159179
eISBN:
9780191673535
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198159179.003.0008
Subject:
Literature, European Literature, Poetry

‘Le Démon de l'analogie’ is commonly assumed to date from 1864 but there is no clear evidence that any version existed before Mallarmé sent one to Villiers de l'Isle-Adam in 1867. This text has ... More


Science Fiction Cinema: Between Fantasy and Reality

Christine Cornea

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
September 2012
ISBN:
9780748624652
eISBN:
9780748671106
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9780748624652.001.0001
Subject:
Film, Television and Radio, Film

This study offers a broad historical and theoretical reassessment of the science fiction film genre. The book explores the development of science fiction in cinema from its beginnings in early film ... More


Ethnography and Literature: Satō Haruds Colonial Journey to Taiwan

Jeff Mielke

in Tropics of Savagery: The Culture of Japanese Empire in Comparative Frame

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780520265783
eISBN:
9780520947665
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520265783.003.0003
Subject:
History, Asian History

This chapter examines the early development of Japanese anthropology and its influence on colonial literature. Western scholars introduced the science of anthropology to Japan in the 1870s and ... More


The Importance of Being Rational

Errol Lord

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
July 2018
ISBN:
9780198815099
eISBN:
9780191852916
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198815099.001.0001
Subject:
Philosophy, Moral Philosophy, Metaphysics/Epistemology

The Importance of Being Rational systematically defends a novel reasons-based account of rationality. The book’s central thesis is that what it is for one to be rational is to correctly respond to ... More


Pop Music, Multimedia and Live Performance

Jem Kelly

in Music, Sound and Multimedia: From the Live to the Virtual

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
September 2012
ISBN:
9780748625338
eISBN:
9780748671038
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9780748625338.003.0007
Subject:
Society and Culture, Media Studies

This chapter describes the ‘inter-medial’ pop concert, where live performance is combined with virtual representations of some kind, and it looks at how these can impact on what actually constitutes ... More


Learning and the Study of Renga

in Murmured Conversations: A Treatise on Poetry and Buddhism by the Poet-Monk Shinkei

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
June 2013
ISBN:
9780804748636
eISBN:
9780804779395
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Stanford University Press
DOI:
10.11126/stanford/9780804748636.003.0009
Subject:
Literature, World Literature

A quoted passage in Lord Teika's Kindai shūka (Superior Poems of Our Time) holds the clue to the question of whether he actually intended the “pre-Kampyō” period to cover both the age of “the six ... More


The Attenuation of Romantic Evil: A Demon Undone

in A Fallen Idol Is Still a God: Lermontov and the Quandaries of Cultural Transition

Published in print:
2006
Published Online:
June 2013
ISBN:
9780804753708
eISBN:
9780804768030
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Stanford University Press
DOI:
10.11126/stanford/9780804753708.003.0004
Subject:
Literature, World Literature

This chapter examines how Mikhail Lermontov's long and often-revised narrative poem The Demon attenuates the Romantic vision of ethics while drawing on Romantic ideas and images of spiritual ... More


Mick Jagger, Demon Brother

David E. James

in Rock 'N' Film: Cinema's Dance With Popular Music

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
December 2015
ISBN:
9780199387595
eISBN:
9780199387632
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199387595.003.0014
Subject:
Literature, Film, Media, and Cultural Studies, 20th-century and Contemporary Literature

Combining the cultural signs of black and white, male and female, United Kingdom and United States, Mick Jagger had a charismatic intensity that he exploited in various forms of traffic with ... More


Defeating the Externalist’s Demons

Errol Lord

in The Importance of Being Rational

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
July 2018
ISBN:
9780198815099
eISBN:
9780191852916
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198815099.003.0007
Subject:
Philosophy, Moral Philosophy, Metaphysics/Epistemology

This chapter is about the New Evil Demon problem for externalist accounts of rationality. The New Evil Demon problem plagues views that hold that what is rational is not solely determined by internal ... More


Method

in Silencing the Demon's Advocate: The Strategy of Descartes' Meditations

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
June 2013
ISBN:
9780804758161
eISBN:
9780804779661
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Stanford University Press
DOI:
10.11126/stanford/9780804758161.003.0003
Subject:
Philosophy, General

This chapter, which focuses on Rene Descartes' method of analysis for belief and certainty in his Meditations, suggests that his primary rule of method is to accept a proposition into his system of ... More


Mental Representations and Concepts in Medieval Philosophy

Gyula Klima

in Intentionality, Cognition, and Mental Representation in Medieval Philosophy

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
September 2015
ISBN:
9780823262748
eISBN:
9780823266586
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Fordham University Press
DOI:
10.5422/fordham/9780823262748.003.0015
Subject:
Philosophy, Aesthetics

Gyula Klima provides a systematic survey of the main issues concerning scholastic theories of mental representation covered in the volume. The chapter argues that basically two major approaches ... More


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