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 Meditations on Nausea:: Sartre's Phenomenological Ontology

Robert C. Solomon

in Dark Feelings, Grim Thoughts: Experience and Reflection in Camus and Sartre

Published in print:
2006
Published Online:
September 2006
ISBN:
9780195181579
eISBN:
9780199786602
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0195181573.003.0003
Subject:
Philosophy, History of Philosophy

Sartre’s first novel, Nausea, is quite clearly a working out of the phenomenological insights he was developing at the time in such works as “Transcendence of the Ego” and “The Emotions”. This ... More


New Perspectives on Time and Space

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/9780231174060.003.0006
Subject:
Psychology, Psychopharmacology

This chapter is written to highlight the category called Transcendence of Time and Space included in the definition of mystical consciousness.


Giving Beyond the Gift: Apophasis and Overcoming Theomania

Elliot R. Wolfson

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
September 2014
ISBN:
9780823255702
eISBN:
9780823260911
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Fordham University Press
DOI:
10.5422/fordham/9780823255702.001.0001
Subject:
Religion, Judaism

The book explores the codependency of monotheism and idolatry by examining the thought of several prominent twentieth-century Jewish philosophers—Hermann Cohen, Martin Buber, Franz Rosenzweig, and ... More


Music Transcendent and Sublime: Herder’s “Von Musik” (1800)

Philip V. Bohlman

in Song Loves the Masses: Herder on Music and Nationalism

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
September 2017
ISBN:
9780520234949
eISBN:
9780520966444
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520234949.003.0018
Subject:
Music, Ethnomusicology, World Music

The translations in Song Loves the Masses close with Herder’s final large-scale essay on music, published in 1800 as a chapter in Kalligone, the culmination of his aesthetic work. With this late ... More


Sharing This Walk: An Ethnography of Prison Life in Brazil

Karina Biondi

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
May 2017
ISBN:
9781469623405
eISBN:
9781469630328
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of North Carolina Press
DOI:
10.5149/northcarolina/9781469623405.001.0001
Subject:
History, Latin American History

The First Command of Capital (Primeiro Comando do Capital - PCC) is a São Paulo prison gang, founded in the 1990s, that has expanded into the most powerful criminal network in Brazil. Karina Biondi’s ... More


Beethoven & Freedom

Daniel K L Chua

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
September 2017
ISBN:
9780199769322
eISBN:
9780190657253
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199769322.001.0001
Subject:
Music, Philosophy of Music, Theory, Analysis, Composition

Beethoven’s music is often associated with freedom. Chua explores the nature of this relationship through an investigation of the philosophical context of Beethoven’s reception and hermeneutic ... More


Disenchantment Deferred

Sudipta Kaviraj

in Beyond the Secular West

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
September 2016
ISBN:
9780231170802
eISBN:
9780231541015
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Columbia University Press
DOI:
10.7312/columbia/9780231170802.003.0007
Subject:
Religion, Religious Studies

This essay relates Taylor’s thesis to arguments in Indian history over the relationship of religious diversity to conflict and strategies of accommodation in premodern and modern times.


Introduction: The Noetics of Nature

Bruce V. Foltz

in The Noetics of Nature: Environmental Philosophy and the Holy Beauty of the Visible

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
May 2014
ISBN:
9780823254644
eISBN:
9780823261024
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Fordham University Press
DOI:
10.5422/fordham/9780823254644.003.0001
Subject:
Philosophy, Philosophy of Science

Modern materialism has failed nature, let it down or betrayed it, through rejecting a “noetic” or contemplative vision of it. Yet since Parmenides and Plato, nous (the highest faculty of knowing ... More


God

Dale B. Martin

in Biblical Truths: The Meaning of Scripture in the Twenty-first Century

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
September 2017
ISBN:
9780300222838
eISBN:
9780300227918
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Yale University Press
DOI:
10.12987/yale/9780300222838.003.0004
Subject:
Religion, Biblical Studies

Even if ancient biblical writers did not have the philosophical training to have anticipated later Christian doctrines such as the transcendence or immanence of God, divine simplicity, even the ... More


Post-Secularity and (Global) Politics: A Need for Radical Redefinition

Fred Dallmayr

in Being in the World: Dialogue and Cosmopolis

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
September 2013
ISBN:
9780813141916
eISBN:
9780813142364
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Kentucky
DOI:
10.5810/kentucky/9780813141916.003.0010
Subject:
Political Science, Political Theory

Chapter nine proposes a reformulation of the meaning of “secularism” and its relation to religious faith. Taking its departure from Jü;rgen Habermas’s term “post-secularity,” the chapter explores two ... More


“The World was Paradise Malformed”: Poetic Language, Anthropomorphism, and Secularism in Wallace Stevens

Matthew Mutter

in Restless Secularism: Modernism and the Religious Inheritance

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
January 2018
ISBN:
9780300221732
eISBN:
9780300227963
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Yale University Press
DOI:
10.12987/yale/9780300221732.003.0002
Subject:
Literature, Criticism/Theory

That Stevens’s poetry repeatedly returns to the death of God as a condition of existential vertigo is a scholarly commonplace, but this chapter argues that for Stevens, language itself harbors a ... More


“Tangled in a Golden Mesh”: Virginia Woolf and the “Deceptiveness” of Beauty

Matthew Mutter

in Restless Secularism: Modernism and the Religious Inheritance

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
January 2018
ISBN:
9780300221732
eISBN:
9780300227963
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Yale University Press
DOI:
10.12987/yale/9780300221732.003.0003
Subject:
Literature, Criticism/Theory

There has been a small movement among recent critics and philosophers to rehabilitate the reputation of beauty, which suffered under the modernist fascination with ugliness, Romantic and postmodern ... More


Conclusion: Evil and the Adequacy of the Earth

Matthew Mutter

in Restless Secularism: Modernism and the Religious Inheritance

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
January 2018
ISBN:
9780300221732
eISBN:
9780300227963
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Yale University Press
DOI:
10.12987/yale/9780300221732.003.0006
Subject:
Literature, Criticism/Theory

This chapter contends that modernists find themselves entangled in a distinctly secular version of the “problem of evil.” As secularists they want to affirm the abundance of the immanent, material ... More


Sonorous Desires: Sweet, Spirited, and Stirring Voices in The Sound of Music (1965) and Change of Habit (1969)

Maureen Sabine

in Veiled Desires: Intimate Portrayals of Nuns in Postwar Anglo-American Film

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
January 2014
ISBN:
9780823251650
eISBN:
9780823253043
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Fordham University Press
DOI:
10.5422/fordham/9780823251650.003.0005
Subject:
History, History of Religion

Chapter 4 begins by proposing that the longstanding disagreement between the film critics who hated The Sound of Music and the large general audience who loved it stems from the film's volatile blend ... More


Philosophies of Immanence and Transcendence: Reading History of Madness with Derrida and Habermas

Amy Allen

in Foucault/Derrida Fifty Years Later: The Futures of Genealogy, Deconstruction, and Politics

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
September 2017
ISBN:
9780231171953
eISBN:
9780231542999
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Columbia University Press
DOI:
10.7312/columbia/9780231171953.003.0006
Subject:
Philosophy, History of Philosophy

This paper embarks from the argument that both Derrida and Habermas made similar kinds of “performative contradiction” objections to Foucault's argument in History of Madness. This can be connected ... More


Meaning in Life

Thaddeus Metz

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
January 2014
ISBN:
9780199599318
eISBN:
9780191747632
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199599318.001.0001
Subject:
Philosophy, Metaphysics/Epistemology, Moral Philosophy

It is only in the last 50 years that life’s meaning has become a distinct field in Western philosophy, and merely in the last 25 or so that debate with real substance and complexity has appeared. ... More


The End of Fundamental Ontology

Daniel Dahlstrom

in Division III of Heidegger's Being and Time: The Unanswered Question of Being

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
September 2016
ISBN:
9780262029681
eISBN:
9780262330008
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
The MIT Press
DOI:
10.7551/mitpress/9780262029681.003.0004
Subject:
Philosophy, History of Philosophy

This essay reconstructs the main theme of Being and Time’s Division III as the end of fundamental ontology. The ‘end’ here signifies both what Heidegger initially intended as its culmination and what ... More


Development

Tim Lomas

in Translating Happiness: A Cross-Cultural Lexicon of Well-Being

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
September 2018
ISBN:
9780262037488
eISBN:
9780262344630
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
The MIT Press
DOI:
10.7551/mitpress/9780262037488.003.0004
Subject:
Psychology, Cognitive Psychology

This chapter outlines the third of the three meta-categories that together constitute the theory of wellbeing presented in the book. Its focus is personal development, which constitutes the main way ... More


The Concept of Meaning

Thaddeus Metz

in Meaning in Life

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
January 2014
ISBN:
9780199599318
eISBN:
9780191747632
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199599318.003.0002
Subject:
Philosophy, Metaphysics/Epistemology, Moral Philosophy

This chapter articulates what contemporary philosophers are asking when enquiring into the meaning of life, or what the concept of meaning in life is that unites competing conceptions of it. The ... More


Objectivism II: Non-consequentialism

Thaddeus Metz

in Meaning in Life

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
January 2014
ISBN:
9780199599318
eISBN:
9780191747632
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199599318.003.0011
Subject:
Philosophy, Metaphysics/Epistemology, Moral Philosophy

Chapter 11 considers the third major variant of objectivism, according to which meaning in life is constituted primarily by certain non-consequentialist considerations in the natural world. For ... More


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