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Introduction

Robert Eisen

in The Book of Job in Medieval Jewish Philosophy

Published in print:
2004
Published Online:
January 2007
ISBN:
9780195171532
eISBN:
9780199785162
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195171532.003.0001
Subject:
Religion, Judaism

This introductory chapter begins with a discussion of the fascination with the Book of Job as evidenced by the diverse body of interpretations throughout the ages from religious thinkers in Judaism ... More


Aulus Gellius: The Life of the Litteratus

William A. Johnson

in Readers and Reading Culture in the High Roman Empire: A Study of Elite Communities

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
May 2010
ISBN:
9780195176407
eISBN:
9780199775545
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195176407.003.0006
Subject:
Classical Studies, European History: BCE to 500CE

Aulus Gellius wrote his Attic Nights for a sophisticated audience of the philologically learned. That text is here examined, again from a constructivist perspective, not only for what it tells us ... More


Augustine in Relation to the Other Latin Commentators on Paul in Late Antiquity

Eric Plumer

in Augustine's Commentary on Galatians: Introduction, Text, Translation, and Notes

Published in print:
2003
Published Online:
April 2004
ISBN:
9780199244393
eISBN:
9780191601194
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0199244391.003.0002
Subject:
Religion, Early Christian Studies

Compares Augustine's Commentary with the other Latin commentaries on Galatians from this period, chiefly with a view to tracing lines of influence, and uncovers a complex network of interconnections ... More


The Poet as Schoolbook

Andrew Wallace

in Virgil's Schoolboys: The Poetics of Pedagogy in Renaissance England

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
January 2011
ISBN:
9780199591244
eISBN:
9780191595561
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199591244.003.0002
Subject:
Classical Studies, Poetry and Poets: Classical, Early, and Medieval, Literary Studies: Classical, Early, and Medieval

This chapter studies the glossed octavo editions in which Virgil was made available to English schoolboys during the last decades of the sixteenth century. It argues that an image of Virgil-as-master ... More


Pastoral and the Painful Schoolmaster

Andrew Wallace

in Virgil's Schoolboys: The Poetics of Pedagogy in Renaissance England

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
January 2011
ISBN:
9780199591244
eISBN:
9780191595561
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199591244.003.0003
Subject:
Classical Studies, Poetry and Poets: Classical, Early, and Medieval, Literary Studies: Classical, Early, and Medieval

This chapter argues that early modern pedagogical authorities and commentators find in Virgil's Eclogues several close engagements with the vocabulary of teaching. These authorities and commentators, ... More


Introduction

Paisley Livingston

in Cinema, Philosophy, Bergman: On Film as Philosophy

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
September 2009
ISBN:
9780199570171
eISBN:
9780191721540
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199570171.003.0001
Subject:
Philosophy, Aesthetics, General

This chapter identifies some influential contentions about film's contributions to philosophy and raises a number of basic questions about the source and nature of this cinematic philosophizing. Is ... More


Did the Pesherists alter their Biblical Quotations?

Timothy H. Lim

in Holy Scripture in the Qumran Commentaries and Pauline Letters

Published in print:
1997
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198262060
eISBN:
9780191682292
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198262060.003.0005
Subject:
Religion, Biblical Studies, Early Christian Studies

This chapter discusses the putative Vorlage of the biblical quotations. The discussion questions the entire procedure by which previous scholarship frequently asserts that the Qumran commentators ... More


Danger in the City: Danger in the Countryside

Clive Emsley

in Crime, Police, and Penal Policy: European Experiences 1750-1940

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
September 2007
ISBN:
9780199202850
eISBN:
9780191707995
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199202850.003.0008
Subject:
History, European Modern History

This chapter addresses the early and mid-19th-century concerns about those described as the criminal or dangerous classes. It emphasizes that while many of the concerns were directed at expanding ... More


The Later Interpretations

Robin Small

in Nietzsche and Rée: A Star Friendship

Published in print:
2005
Published Online:
July 2005
ISBN:
9780199278077
eISBN:
9780191602702
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0199278075.003.0012
Subject:
Philosophy, History of Philosophy

Presentations of the relationship between Nietzsche and Rée have varied, for reasons that often reflect the interpreter’s own concerns. Lou Salomé’s 1894 book on Nietzsche and Elisabeth ... More


Historical Background to the Interpretation of Aristotle's Teleology

Monte Ransome Johnson

in Aristotle on Teleology

Published in print:
2005
Published Online:
February 2006
ISBN:
9780199285303
eISBN:
9780191603143
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0199285306.003.0002
Subject:
Philosophy, Ancient Philosophy

According to the standard history, Aristotelian teleology and final causes were discarded in the scientific revolution in favor of the mechanical philosophy. In fact, the term teleology was invented ... More


Samuel Musgrave (1732–80)

Christopher Collard

in Tragedy, Euripides and Euripideans

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
January 2014
ISBN:
9781904675730
eISBN:
9781781385364
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Liverpool University Press
DOI:
10.5949/liverpool/9781904675730.003.0016
Subject:
Classical Studies, Literary Studies: Classical, Early, and Medieval

As a young graduate Musgrave read Greek manuscripts in Paris and qualified medically in Leiden, but later prejudiced any career through bruising revelations about the 1763 Treaty of Paris (he was ... More


The Nigger of the ‘Narcissus’: Problematic but Effective Combination of Authorial and Personal Narrative

Jakob Lothe

in Conrad's Narrative Method

Published in print:
1991
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198122555
eISBN:
9780191671463
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198122555.003.0006
Subject:
Literature, 20th-century Literature and Modernism, European Literature

This chapter argues that one important reason for Joseph Conrad's fictional achievement with The Nigger of the ‘Narcissus’ is suggested by a more considerable narrative variation, especially of ... More


Judas

Alexander Murray

in Suicide in the Middle Ages: Volume ii: The Curse on Self-Murder

Published in print:
2000
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198207313
eISBN:
9780191677625
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198207313.003.0011
Subject:
History, European Medieval History, Social History

The associations of Judas with suicide, suicide with the sin of despair, and the sin of despair with Judas, were three separate ideas. Since all three were implied in Nicholas of Bologna's image of ... More


The Politics (I): Reception 1

Peter Biller

in The Measure of Multitude: Population in Medieval Thought

Published in print:
2003
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780199265596
eISBN:
9780191699085
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199265596.003.0011
Subject:
History, European Medieval History, History of Ideas

This chapter examines Artistotle's Politics. It begins with discussion of its historiography and translation and study. The chapter then turns to the demographic elements in the Politics and medieval ... More


The Politics (II): Age At Marriage

Peter Biller

in The Measure of Multitude: Population in Medieval Thought

Published in print:
2003
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780199265596
eISBN:
9780191699085
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199265596.003.0012
Subject:
History, European Medieval History, History of Ideas

This chapter focuses on commentators' reactions to the discussion of marriage, in particular ideal ages of marriage, in book 7 of Artistotle's Politics. It considers what may have shaped ... More


The Politics (III): Multitude

Peter Biller

in The Measure of Multitude: Population in Medieval Thought

Published in print:
2003
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780199265596
eISBN:
9780191699085
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199265596.003.0013
Subject:
History, European Medieval History, History of Ideas

The Politics contained a very flexible view of the actual multitude, a ‘population’ which had varied in the past and might be increasing, decreasing, or staying the same. It could be behaving in one ... More


Towards a New Exegesis of Virgil: Reconsiderations and Proposals

Gian Biagio Conte and S. J. Harrison

in The Poetry of Pathos: Studies in Virgilian Epic

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
January 2010
ISBN:
9780199287017
eISBN:
9780191713262
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199287017.003.0007
Subject:
Classical Studies, Poetry and Poets: Classical, Early, and Medieval

This chapter discusses several reconsiderations and proposals towards a new exegesis of Virgil and continues the theme of Virgilian scholarship. It points to the importance and diversity of the ... More


Reply

Jeremy Waldron

in Dignity, Rank, and Rights

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
January 2013
ISBN:
9780199915439
eISBN:
9780199980222
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199915439.003.0007
Subject:
Philosophy, Moral Philosophy

This chapter presents the author's reply to the commentators. It develops some brief observations in reply to the criticisms theme-by-theme rather than commentator-by-commentator. This is because ... More


Berkeley's Idealism: A Critical Examination

Georges Dicker

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
September 2011
ISBN:
9780195381467
eISBN:
9780199897124
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195381467.001.0001
Subject:
Philosophy, General

In his two most important works, the Principles of Human Knowledge and Three Dialogues between Hylas and Philonous, Berkeley argues, against the prevailing Cartesian-Lockean worldview, that there is ... More


The Interpretation of C 8.55.8☼

William M Gordon

in Roman Law, Scots Law and Legal History: Selected Essays

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
September 2012
ISBN:
9780748625161
eISBN:
9780748671571
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9780748625161.003.0009
Subject:
Law, Legal History

The original context of C. 8.55.8 is gifts of a patron to his freedmen which could be revoked if he subsequently had children. After the revival of Roman law in the Middle Ages the text was given ... More


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