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Beastly Journeys: Travel and Transformation at the fin de siecle

Tim Youngs

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
May 2014
ISBN:
9781846319587
eISBN:
9781781380895
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Liverpool University Press
DOI:
10.5949/liverpool/9781846319587.001.0001
Subject:
Literature, 19th-century and Victorian Literature

Beastly Journeys examines metaphors of travel and transformation in a range of texts published between 1885 and 1900. It places these texts in their socio-economic context and argues that their ... More


Introduction: The Unchaining of the Beast

Tim Youngs

in Beastly Journeys: Travel and Transformation at the fin de siecle

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
May 2014
ISBN:
9781846319587
eISBN:
9781781380895
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Liverpool University Press
DOI:
10.5949/liverpool/9781846319587.003.0001
Subject:
Literature, 19th-century and Victorian Literature

The introduction to this book examines the social and economic contexts of Britain in the 1880s and 1890s. It discusses the prevalence of metaphors of transformation from human to animal and argues ... More


Non‐Virtuous Intellectual States in Aristotle’s Ethics

Pavlos Kontos

in Oxford Studies in Ancient Philosophy, Volume 47

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
November 2016
ISBN:
9780198722717
eISBN:
9780191840265
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198722717.003.0006
Subject:
Philosophy, Ancient Philosophy

This chapter raises the question of whether Aristotle acknowledges the existence of intellectual, practical (praktikai), and productive (poiētikai) non-virtuous states. It argues that the canvas of ... More


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