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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


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


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


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


A Science of First Principles A Science of First Principles Metaphysics A 2

Sarah Broadie

in Aristotle's Metaphysics Alpha: Symposium Aristotelicum

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
January 2013
ISBN:
9780199639984
eISBN:
9780191743337
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199639984.003.0002
Subject:
Philosophy, Ancient Philosophy, Metaphysics/Epistemology

This chapter continues the discussion of Cambiano's on A 1, since Aristotle's chapters A 1-2 are evidently a continuous introduction. The problem of what exactly it is an introduction to, i.e. the ... More


Theory

J. Donald Boudreau, Eric J. Cassell, and Abraham Fuks

in Physicianship and the Rebirth of Medical Education

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
March 2018
ISBN:
9780199370818
eISBN:
9780190874377
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780199370818.003.0013
Subject:
Public Health and Epidemiology, Public Health

The conceptual framework for the Physicianship Curriculum is described in this chapter. The crucial participants are depicted in an “educational triangle,” a diagrammatic representation illustrating ... More


The Collection

J. J. Long

in W. G. Sebald - Image, Archive, Modernity

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780748633876
eISBN:
9780748651757
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9780748633876.003.0002
Subject:
Literature, 20th-century and Contemporary Literature

This chapter takes a look at the various collections that are present in Sebald's works. It first examines the way collections in museums are formed and the relationship between the modern episteme, ... More


Four Virtues in the Republic: (1) Wisdom

Harry Berger

in The Perils of Uglytown: Studies in Structural Misanthropology from Plato to Rembrandt

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
January 2016
ISBN:
9780823245161
eISBN:
9780823252657
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Fordham University Press
DOI:
10.5422/fordham/9780823245161.003.0007
Subject:
Philosophy, General

This chapter focuses on one of the four virtues in Plato’s Republic: wisdom. It begins by considering the effects of the program laid out by Socrates in Books 2 and 3 of the Republic, in which he ... More


Afterness and Modernity: A Genealogical Note

Gerhard Richter

in Afterness: Figures of Following in Modern Thought and Aesthetics

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
November 2015
ISBN:
9780231157704
eISBN:
9780231530347
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Columbia University Press
DOI:
10.7312/columbia/9780231157704.003.0001
Subject:
Philosophy, Aesthetics

This chapter situates the problem of afterness in the genealogical context of post-Kantian modernity. In particular, it explains the general sense in which the historico-epistemic terms “modern” and ... More


Mapping Existentialist History

in Sartre, Foucault, and Historical Reason: A Poststructuralist Mapping of History

Published in print:
2005
Published Online:
March 2013
ISBN:
9780226254708
eISBN:
9780226254722
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226254722.003.0008
Subject:
Philosophy, Moral Philosophy

Existentialism is the paradigm of philosophy done in the “anthropological slumber” from which Foucault claims we are awakening. This chapter intensifies the comparison of Foucault's work with the ... More


Ethics and History: Authentic vs. Effective History

in Sartre, Foucault, and Historical Reason: A Poststructuralist Mapping of History

Published in print:
2005
Published Online:
March 2013
ISBN:
9780226254708
eISBN:
9780226254722
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226254722.003.0012
Subject:
Philosophy, Moral Philosophy

This chapter considers the consequences of Foucault's claim that reason itself is not one or even dual, as Sartre allowed, but multiple and subject to the vicissitudes of history. In other words, if ... More


Introduction: Tropic Spells, Performance, and the Native Boy

Eng-Beng Lim

in Brown Boys and Rice Queens: Spellbinding Performance in the Asias

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
March 2016
ISBN:
9780814760895
eISBN:
9780814760567
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
NYU Press
DOI:
10.18574/nyu/9780814760895.003.0001
Subject:
Society and Culture, Gay and Lesbian Studies

This introductory chapter demonstrates that while orientalist dyadic formations are chronic and persistent in twentieth- and twenty-first-century intercultural encounters, queer couplings such as the ... More


We Have Always Been Modern

Susan S. Lanser

in The Sexuality of History: Modernity and the Sapphic, 1565-1830

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
May 2015
ISBN:
9780226187563
eISBN:
9780226187877
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226187877.003.0008
Subject:
History, European Early Modern History

Looking back through the long period of my inquiry, the coda assesses the shifting stakes and implications of sapphic representation. With particular recourse to issues of colonialism, class, family, ... More


Aristotle on Knowledge and Learning: The Posterior Analytics

David Bronstein

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
May 2016
ISBN:
9780198724902
eISBN:
9780191792427
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198724902.001.0001
Subject:
Philosophy, Ancient Philosophy, Metaphysics/Epistemology

Aristotle’s Posterior Analytics is one of the most important, and difficult, works in the history of western philosophy. This book sheds new light on this challenging text by arguing that it is ... More


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