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 Pluralism and Ambivalence *

David B. Wong

in Natural Moralities: A Defense of Pluralistic Relativism

Published in print:
2006
Published Online:
September 2006
ISBN:
9780195305395
eISBN:
9780199786657
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0195305396.003.0001
Subject:
Philosophy, Moral Philosophy

The case for pluralistic relativism begins with discussing a discomforting kind of moral disagreement that gives rise to moral ambivalence: this is not simply disagreement in which both sides run out ... More


Chapter 5. Dead Center: The Tomb of Haider Shaykh

Anna Bigelow

in Sharing the Sacred: Practicing Pluralism in Muslim North India

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
February 2010
ISBN:
9780195368239
eISBN:
9780199867622
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195368239.003.0005
Subject:
Religion, Religion and Society

One of the key venues in which the metanarrative of peace is instantiated is at the tomb, or dargah, of Haider Shaikh. In particular, this chapter focuses on the devotional practices at the tomb and ... More


The Arguments in the Phaedo Concerning the Thesis that the Soul is a Harmonia 1

C. C. W. Taylor

in Pleasure, Mind, and Soul: Selected Papers in Ancient Philosophy

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
May 2008
ISBN:
9780199226399
eISBN:
9780191710209
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199226399.003.0005
Subject:
Philosophy, Ancient Philosophy

This chapter elucidates the thesis proposed in the Phaedo that the soul is a harmonia (organization, attunement), and examines Socrates' arguments against it. It concludes that the thesis in the text ... More


Voicetracks: Attuning to Voice in Media and the Arts

Norie Neumark

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
January 2018
ISBN:
9780262036139
eISBN:
9780262339834
Item type:
book
Publisher:
The MIT Press
DOI:
10.7551/mitpress/9780262036139.001.0001
Subject:
Music, Theory, Analysis, Composition

Moved by Aboriginal or Indigenous understandings of tracks, Norie Neumark’s Voicetracks seeks to deepen understandings of voice through listening to a variety of media and contemporary art works from ... More


The Rational Significance of Conversation

Anthony Simon Laden

in Reasoning: A Social Picture

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
September 2012
ISBN:
9780199606191
eISBN:
9780191741081
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199606191.003.0004
Subject:
Philosophy, General, Metaphysics/Epistemology

The social picture of reasoning treats reasoning as a species of conversation. This chapter characterizes and investigates casual conversation. Casual conversation is not directed at an end, and it ... More


Norms of Conversation

Anthony Simon Laden

in Reasoning: A Social Picture

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
September 2012
ISBN:
9780199606191
eISBN:
9780191741081
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199606191.003.0005
Subject:
Philosophy, General, Metaphysics/Epistemology

After an opening discussion of different kinds of norms, the chapter discusses three types of characteristic norms of casual conversation. Each kind of norm emerges from a contrast between genuine ... More


Cognition: Brain Pain: Psychotic Cognition, Hallucinations, and Delusions

Jennifer Radden (ed.)

in The Philosophy of Psychiatry: A Companion

Published in print:
2004
Published Online:
January 2009
ISBN:
9780195149531
eISBN:
9780199870943
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195149531.003.0003
Subject:
Philosophy, Philosophy of Mind

This chapter explores the clinical phenomenology of symptoms such as hallucination, delusion, loosened associations, and pressure of thought that collectively make up what is termed as psychotic ... More


The Semantic Descent Account

Samuel Guttenplan

in Objects of Metaphor

Published in print:
2005
Published Online:
July 2005
ISBN:
9780199280896
eISBN:
9780191602627
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0199280894.003.0004
Subject:
Philosophy, Philosophy of Language

The notion of semantic descent made familiar by Quine is extended to a movement from the first-floor level of language use to the level of objects that language typically describes; descent here is ... More


‘The first time ever I saw your face…’: Music therapy for depressed mothers and their infants

Alison Levinge

in Music Therapy and Parent–Infant Bonding

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
September 2011
ISBN:
9780199580514
eISBN:
9780191728730
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199580514.003.0004
Subject:
Psychology, Music Psychology, Developmental Psychology

This chapter discusses the use of music therapy to help depressed mothers and their infants. The natural interactive element of music provides mothers who are depressed with a non-verbal means by ... More


Nietzsche’s Normative Theory? The Art and Skill of Living Well

Peter Railton

in Nietzsche, Naturalism, and Normativity

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
January 2013
ISBN:
9780199583676
eISBN:
9780191745294
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199583676.003.0002
Subject:
Philosophy, History of Philosophy, Moral Philosophy

A satisfactory interpretation of Nietzsche's complex writings should help us see whether a coherent and distinctive normative theory is to be found there. At least four serious problems confront the ... More


Ambient Media: Japanese Atmospheres of Self

Paul Roquet

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
September 2016
ISBN:
9780816692446
eISBN:
9781452953625
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of Minnesota Press
DOI:
10.5749/minnesota/9780816692446.001.0001
Subject:
Society and Culture, Technology and Society

Contemporary life is increasingly shaped through attunement to the atmospheric affordances of the media environment. Ambient Media delves into the use of music, video, film, and literature as tools ... More


Reason

Carlo Focarelli

in International Law as Social Construct: The Struggle for Global Justice

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
September 2012
ISBN:
9780199584833
eISBN:
9780191741012
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199584833.003.0004
Subject:
Law, Public International Law

This chapter shows that law is a process inspired by a ‘working’ reason operating in and for society. It argues that certain legal arguments are indeed better than others in society. Theoretical ... More


Conclusion Erotic Attunement

in Erotic Attunement: Parenthood and the Ethics of Sensuality between Unequals

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
March 2013
ISBN:
9780226811383
eISBN:
9780226811376
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226811376.003.0011
Subject:
Society and Culture, Ethical Issues and Debates

This chapter returns to the connections among sensuality, sexuality, and eroticism with which the implications of the virtue of sensual attunement for social ethics were reflected. Erotic attunement ... More


The Rift in The Lute: Attuning Poetry and Philosophy

Maximilian de Gaynesford

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
April 2017
ISBN:
9780198797265
eISBN:
9780191838767
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198797265.001.0001
Subject:
Literature, Poetry, Criticism/Theory

The book is about finding ways to ‘attune’ poetry and philosophy. Attunement is a mutually shaping approach in which we really do philosophy in really appreciating poetry. This is best done by first ... More


Knowing Emotions: Truthfulness and Recognition in Affective Experience

Rick Anthony Furtak

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
February 2018
ISBN:
9780190492045
eISBN:
9780190492069
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190492045.001.0001
Subject:
Philosophy, Metaphysics/Epistemology, Aesthetics

Emotions are not merely physiological disturbances: they are experiences through which we apprehend truths about ourselves and the world. Emotions embody an understanding that is accessible to us ... More


Animal Tracks: Affect, Aesthetics, Ethics

Norie Neumark

in Voicetracks: Attuning to Voice in Media and the Arts

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
January 2018
ISBN:
9780262036139
eISBN:
9780262339834
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
The MIT Press
DOI:
10.7551/mitpress/9780262036139.003.0002
Subject:
Music, Theory, Analysis, Composition

In this chapter the author listens through new materialism to animals’ voices in various art assemblages. Theoretically, ethically, and politically, new materialism opens up a recognition of the ... More


What is Metaphysics?: Epilogue

William J. Richardson

in Heidegger: Through Phenomenology to Thought

Published in print:
1993
Published Online:
March 2011
ISBN:
9780823222551
eISBN:
9780823235247
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Fordham University Press
DOI:
10.5422/fso/9780823222551.003.0022
Subject:
Philosophy, General

This chapter considers the famous Epilogue of “What is Metaphysics?”. The Epilogue is a reply to the critics who had claimed that meditation on Non-being is a pure ... More


Worldbuilding and Attunement

Jarrett Zigon

in Disappointment: Toward a Critical Hermeneutics of Worldbuilding

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
May 2018
ISBN:
9780823278237
eISBN:
9780823280650
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Fordham University Press
DOI:
10.5422/fordham/9780823278237.003.0006
Subject:
Anthropology, Social and Cultural Anthropology

Chapter five rethinks the concept of responsibility in terms of respond-ability, which is conceived as attunement. Two approaches of the practice of harm reduction—a key element in the anti-drug war ... More


Coda: Sitting with Strangers

Nancy Yousef

in Romantic Intimacy

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
January 2014
ISBN:
9780804786096
eISBN:
9780804788274
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Stanford University Press
DOI:
10.11126/stanford/9780804786096.003.0007
Subject:
Literature, 19th-century Literature and Romanticism

The coda explores the paradoxical intimacy of psychoanalysis as theorized in the clinical writings of Sigmund Freud and a range of Anglo-American “relational” analysts. Psychoanalytic theory is shown ... More


Feeling Others

Giovanna Colombetti

in The Feeling Body: Affective Science Meets the Enactive Mind

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
May 2014
ISBN:
9780262019958
eISBN:
9780262318419
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
The MIT Press
DOI:
10.7551/mitpress/9780262019958.003.0007
Subject:
Philosophy, Philosophy of Mind

This chapter builds on existing enactive accounts of empathy and intersubjectivity to explore the affective dimension of our concrete encounters with others. I first focus on the various ways in ... More


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