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“These Shall Come from Far”: Global Networks of Faith

Kristina Bross

in Future History: Global Fantasies in Seventeenth-Century American and British Writings

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
August 2017
ISBN:
9780190665135
eISBN:
9780190665166
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190665135.003.0004
Subject:
History, American History: early to 18th Century, Historiography

Chapter 3 analyzes English claims to a central role in a global network of indigenous and English people connected by faith around the world, claims made manifest in Of the Conversion of Five ... More


The Formosa Straits Crisis

in Apocalypse Management: Eisenhower and the Discourse of National Insecurity

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
June 2013
ISBN:
9780804758079
eISBN:
9780804768467
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Stanford University Press
DOI:
10.11126/stanford/9780804758079.003.0008
Subject:
History, American History: 20th Century

This chapter presents a discussion on the Formosa Straits crisis. The People's Republic of China (PRC) began shelling islands in the Formosa Straits occupied by the forces of Chiang Kai-shek. ... More


Evil, Extremity, and Incomprehensibility

Luke Russell

in Evil: A Philosophical Investigation

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
August 2014
ISBN:
9780198712480
eISBN:
9780191780790
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198712480.003.0004
Subject:
Philosophy, Metaphysics/Epistemology, Philosophy of Religion

It is not clear what kind moral extremity is required for evil action. This chapter attempts to answer this question. Singer has claimed that evil actions must be extremely harmful, and that evil ... More


Aggregative Accounts of Evil Personhood

Luke Russell

in Evil: A Philosophical Investigation

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
August 2014
ISBN:
9780198712480
eISBN:
9780191780790
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198712480.003.0008
Subject:
Philosophy, Metaphysics/Epistemology, Philosophy of Religion

It is not clear what it means to say that someone is an evil person. According to aggregative accounts, an evil person is someone who has done enough evil. According to dispositional accounts, an ... More


Emergence: Peasants, Politics, and Patrons: Rural Social Movements in Formosa (1970s–2000s)

Pablo Lapegna

in Soybeans and Power: Genetically Modified Crops, Environmental Politics, and Social Movements in Argentina

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
September 2016
ISBN:
9780190215132
eISBN:
9780190215170
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780190215132.003.0003
Subject:
Sociology, Politics, Social Movements and Social Change

Chapter 2 zooms in on the province of Formosa, in the north of Argentina, to reconstruct the history of peasant organizations (particularly the Peasant Leagues), the local impacts of ... More


Introduction

José Eugenio Borao Mateo

in The Spanish Experience in Taiwan, 1626–1642: The Baroque Ending of a Renaissance Endeavour

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
September 2011
ISBN:
9789622090835
eISBN:
9789882207417
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Discontinued
DOI:
10.5790/hongkong/9789622090835.003.0001
Subject:
History, Asian History

The arrival of Spaniards in Isla Hermosa (or Formosa in Portuguese, currently Taiwan) from the Philippines can only be understood as another Spanish enterprise in the East in the context of the late ... More


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