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Practices of Reason: Aristotle's Nicomachean Ethics

C. D. C. Reeve

Published in print:
1995
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198235651
eISBN:
9780191679094
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198235651.001.0001
Subject:
Philosophy, Ancient Philosophy, Moral Philosophy

This book provides an exploration of the epistemological, metaphysical, and psychological foundations of the Nicomachean Ethics. Rejecting current orthodoxy, this book argues that ... More


Systematic Philosophy between the Empires: Some Determining Features

Johannes Bronkhorst

in Between the Empires: Society in India 300 BCE to 400 CE

Published in print:
2006
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780195305326
eISBN:
9780199850884
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195305326.003.0012
Subject:
Religion, Hinduism

A number of indications suggest that the period from the beginning of Indian systematic philosophy up to the time of the Gupta Empire can be divided into two distinct eras. During these two eras ... More


The Value of Understanding

Jonathan Kvanvig

in Epistemic Value

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
September 2009
ISBN:
9780199231188
eISBN:
9780191710827
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199231188.003.0005
Subject:
Philosophy, General

Understanding has a special kind of value that other epistemic states such as knowledge do not, and this fact threatens the justification for the focus on knowledge that the history of epistemology ... More


Rationality, the Body, and the World: From Production to Regeneration

FrÉdÉrique Apffel-Marglin

in Decolonizing Knowledge: From Development to Dialogue

Published in print:
1996
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198288848
eISBN:
9780191684654
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198288848.003.0005
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Development, Growth, and Environmental

This chapter believes it is important that we extend the initial explanation regarding the historical summary of Cartesian rationality and how this rationality has been able to proliferate within ... More


Farmers, Seedsmen, and Scientists: Systems of Agriculture and Systems of Knowledge

Stephen A. Marglin

in Decolonizing Knowledge: From Development to Dialogue

Published in print:
1996
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198288848
eISBN:
9780191684654
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198288848.003.0006
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Development, Growth, and Environmental

The origins of hi-tech agriculture (hta) entailed how hybrid corn (maize) was initially developed in the United States during the first three decades of this century, its commercialization in the ... More


Introduction: A Very Uncool Book

Shannon Winnubst

in Way Too Cool: Selling Out Race and Ethics

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
May 2016
ISBN:
9780231172950
eISBN:
9780231539883
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Columbia University Press
DOI:
10.7312/columbia/9780231172950.003.0001
Subject:
Philosophy, Moral Philosophy

The chapter introduces the stakes of studying cool as exemplifying the dehistoricizing, formalizing effects of neoliberal social rationalities. It then explains key terms in the manuscript: social ... More


Conclusion

Aomar Boum

in Memories of Absence: How Muslims Remember Jews in Morocco

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
May 2014
ISBN:
9780804786997
eISBN:
9780804788519
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Stanford University Press
DOI:
10.11126/stanford/9780804786997.003.0008
Subject:
Anthropology, Middle Eastern Cultural Anthropology

This section concludes that while the great-grandparent and grandparent generations continue to nostalgically discuss the richness of Jewish-Muslim life in the past, the younger generation ... More


Demonstration and Dialectic

C. D. C. REEVE

in Practices of Reason: Aristotle's Nicomachean Ethics

Published in print:
1995
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198235651
eISBN:
9780191679094
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198235651.003.0002
Subject:
Philosophy, Ancient Philosophy, Moral Philosophy

Aristotle's ethical epistemology — his account of ethical knowledge — has two major components. The first explains the nature of our knowledge of ethical universals such as justice, moderation, and ... More


“No Longer I”: The Apophatic Anthropology of Dionysius the Areopagite

Charles M. Stang

in Apophasis and Pseudonymity in Dionysius the Areopagite: "No Longer I"

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
May 2012
ISBN:
9780199640423
eISBN:
9780191738234
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199640423.003.0006
Subject:
Religion, Early Christian Studies, Religion and Literature

Chapter Five charts the “apophatic anthropology” of the CD. Paul is Dionysius' preeminent witness to this “apophasis of the self.” For Dionysius, Paul loves God with such a fervent erōs that he comes ... More


Education and the Acquisition of Knowledge

C. D. C. Reeve

in Blindness and Reorientation: Problems in Plato's Republic

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
January 2013
ISBN:
9780199934430
eISBN:
9780199980659
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199934430.003.0007
Subject:
Philosophy, Ancient Philosophy

This chapter discusses the education program designed to produce philosopher-kings. It explains the difference between knowledge and belief, their respective relations to the form of beauty and the ... More


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