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Plato on War *

Angela Hobbs

in Maieusis: Essays in Ancient Philosophy in Honour of Myles Burnyeat

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
May 2008
ISBN:
9780199289974
eISBN:
9780191711008
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199289974.003.0009
Subject:
Philosophy, Ancient Philosophy

This chapter addresses two related issues: whether Plato regards war as an inevitable feature of human coexistence, and whether Plato thinks the removal or avoidance of war in toto (as opposed to the ... More


Adolescent Ties to Adult Communities: The Intersection of Culture and Development

Alice Schlegel

in Bridging Cultural and Developmental Approaches to Psychology: New Syntheses in Theory, Research, and Policy

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
January 2011
ISBN:
9780195383430
eISBN:
9780199827176
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195383430.003.0007
Subject:
Psychology, Social Psychology

This chapter discusses socialization, specifically of adolescents, as a bridge between culture and human development. An example is the influences of culture on Hopi adolescent personality. ... More


Richard Johnson: “Do Not Go Gentle Into That Good Night”

David Barnard, Patricia Boston R.N., Anna Towers, and Yanna Lambrinidou

in Crossing Over: Narratives of Palliative Care

Published in print:
2000
Published Online:
November 2011
ISBN:
9780195123432
eISBN:
9780199999835
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195123432.003.0014
Subject:
Palliative Care, Patient Care and End-of-Life Decision Making, Palliative Medicine and Older People

This chapter discusses the case of Richard Johnson, a 51 year old who had an advanced carcinoma of the prostrate. Its emphasis is on the aggressiveness and the determination of young people to fight ... More


Implications for Female Leaders

Leslie S. Pratch

in Looks Good on Paper?: Using In-Depth Personality Assessment to Predict Leadership Performance

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
November 2015
ISBN:
9780231168366
eISBN:
9780231537643
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Columbia University Press
DOI:
10.7312/columbia/9780231168366.003.0010
Subject:
Business and Management, Strategy

This chapter considers coping issues relating to women in leadership roles. Leadership requires a certain degree of self-confidence and aggressiveness. Women who do not display confidence and a ... More


Love and Death

Lawrence J. Friedman and Anke M. Schreiber

in The Lives of Erich Fromm: Love's Prophet

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
November 2015
ISBN:
9780231162593
eISBN:
9780231531061
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Columbia University Press
DOI:
10.7312/columbia/9780231162593.003.0012
Subject:
Psychology, Social Psychology

This chapter examines Erich Fromm’s views on authority, faith, and love. In 1965, Fromm retired from the National Autonomous University and curtailed his responsibilities in the Mexican ... More


Creative Emotion in Discovery

Albert Rothenberg

in Flight from Wonder: An Investigation of Scientific Creativity

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
November 2014
ISBN:
9780199988792
eISBN:
9780190214159
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199988792.003.0013
Subject:
Psychology, Cognitive Psychology

The motivation to create, finding and becoming interested in a suggestive scientific problems, deviance from the mainstream of their scientific field, aggressiveness, openness and wish for learning, ... More


The Etiology and Neurobiology of Violence

Brigitte Vallabhajosula

in Murder in the Courtroom: The Cognitive Neuroscience of Violence

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
January 2015
ISBN:
9780199995721
eISBN:
9780190221584
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199995721.003.0005
Subject:
Psychology, Forensic Psychology, Cognitive Neuroscience

Violent behavior is a significant social problem; however, the exact neuroanatomical region responsible for this behavior still remains somewhat elusive. Converging evidence from numerous studies of ... More


Man Overboard: HARVEY C. MANSFIELD (2006), Manliness

Martha C. Nussbaum

in Philosophical Interventions: Reviews 1986-2011

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
May 2015
ISBN:
9780199777853
eISBN:
9780190267612
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:osobl/9780199777853.003.0028
Subject:
Philosophy, General

This chapter reviews the book Manliness (2006), by Harvey C. Mansfield. The concept of “manliness” is closely related to the one that Plato and Aristotle called andreia, for which the usual English ... More


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