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In Search of the Good Life: A Pedogogy for Troubled Times

Fred Dallmayr

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
September 2011
ISBN:
9780813124575
eISBN:
9780813134994
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University Press of Kentucky
DOI:
10.5810/kentucky/9780813124575.001.0001
Subject:
Political Science, Political Theory

To whom should we look for moral guidance during times of global violence, scarcity, and corruption? For two millennia, Aristotle's writings have taught that the ethically “good life” is the highest ... More


Irigaray’s eastern excursion

Morny Joy

in Divine Love: Luce Irigaray, Women, Gender, and Religion

Published in print:
2006
Published Online:
July 2012
ISBN:
9780719055232
eISBN:
9781781700792
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9780719055232.003.0007
Subject:
History, History of Religion

This chapter examines Irigaray's more recent turn to eastern religions and the impact that this has on her previous position. Irigaray does not confine herself to subversive readings of the myths and ... More


I Think I Am: Philip K. Dick

Laurence A. Rickels

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
August 2015
ISBN:
9780816666652
eISBN:
9781452946566
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of Minnesota Press
DOI:
10.5749/minnesota/9780816666652.001.0001
Subject:
Literature, Criticism/Theory

For years, the author of this book often found himself compared to novelist Philip K. Dick—though in fact he had never read any of the science fiction writer’s work. When he finally read his first ... More


Poiesis, Fides, et Ratio in the Absence of Relativism

Matthew S. LoPresti

in Theopoetic Folds: Philosophizing Multifariousness

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
January 2014
ISBN:
9780823251551
eISBN:
9780823252985
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Fordham University Press
DOI:
10.5422/fordham/9780823251551.003.0006
Subject:
Philosophy, Philosophy of Religion

This chapter explores theopoetics and the question of relativity, critically reflecting on the role of theopoetics in philosophy. Addressing whether or not theopoetics can be termed a relativistic ... More


Beginnings of American History

John Patrick Diggins (ed.)

in Eugene O'Neill's America: Desire Under Democracy

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
February 2013
ISBN:
9780226148809
eISBN:
9780226148823
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226148823.003.0005
Subject:
Literature, Drama

Eugene O'Neill became one of the greatest historical dramatists since Shakespeare. O'Neill took American history as seriously as Shakespeare took English history. He approached history the same way ... More


Introjection

Laurence A. Rickels

in I Think I Am: Philip K. Dick

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
August 2015
ISBN:
9780816666652
eISBN:
9781452946566
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Minnesota Press
DOI:
10.5749/minnesota/9780816666652.003.0001
Subject:
Literature, Criticism/Theory

This book analyzes the ouvre of science fiction writer Philip K. Dick and explores his meditations on psychic reality and psychosis, Christian mysticism, Eastern religion, and modern spiritualism. ... More


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