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The Stoic Life: Emotions, Duties, and Fate

Tad Brennan

Published in print:
2005
Published Online:
February 2006
ISBN:
9780199256266
eISBN:
9780191603075
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0199256268.001.0001
Subject:
Philosophy, Ancient Philosophy

This reader-friendly introduction to the ethical system of the Ancient Greek Stoics combines state-of-the art scholarship with lively and accessible prose. It builds on the renewed attention that the ... More


CITIZENSHIP AS IDENTITY, CITIZENSHIP AS SHARED FATE, AND THE FUNCTIONS OF MULTICULTURAL EDUCATION

Melissa S. Williams

in Citizenship and Education in Liberal-Democratic Societies: Teaching for Cosmopolitan Values and Collective Identities

Published in print:
2003
Published Online:
January 2005
ISBN:
9780199253661
eISBN:
9780191601972
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0199253668.003.0009
Subject:
Political Science, Political Theory

This is the second of the four essays in Part II of the book on liberalism and traditionalist education; all four are by authors who would like to find ways for the liberal state to honour the ... More


Musical Symbolism in the Operas of Debussy and Bartok

Elliot Antokoletz

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
May 2008
ISBN:
9780195365825
eISBN:
9780199868865
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195365825.001.0001
Subject:
Music, Opera

This book explores the means by which two early 20th-century operas — Debussy's Pelléas et Mélisande (1902) and Bartók's Duke Bluebeard's Castle (1911) — transform the harmonic structures of the ... More


juana canabal antokoletz juana canabal antokoletz Trauma, Gender, and the Unfolding of the Unconscious

Elliott Antokoletz

in Musical Symbolism in the Operas of Debussy and Bartok

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
May 2008
ISBN:
9780195365825
eISBN:
9780199868865
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195365825.003.0003
Subject:
Music, Opera

This chapter explores personal and social factors in the development of trauma, the importance of mutual recognition and gender, and the relation to language and meaning. In Debussyés opera, it ... More


Pelléas et Mélisande: Polarity of Characterizations: Human Beings as Real‐Life Individuals and Instruments of Fate

Elliott Antokoletz

in Musical Symbolism in the Operas of Debussy and Bartok

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
May 2008
ISBN:
9780195365825
eISBN:
9780199868865
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195365825.003.0004
Subject:
Music, Opera

This chapter looks at Act I, Prelude, according to its structure and leitmotifs associated with the “Forest”, “Fate”, “Mélisande”, and “Mélisande's Naïveté”. It discusses Golaud as political symbol, ... More


Pelléas et Mélisande: Fate and the Unconscious: Transformational Function of the Dominant Ninth Chord; Symbolism of Sonority

Elliott Antokoletz

in Musical Symbolism in the Operas of Debussy and Bartok

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
May 2008
ISBN:
9780195365825
eISBN:
9780199868865
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195365825.003.0005
Subject:
Music, Opera

This chapter first looks at End of Act, the anticipation of meeting of Pelléas and Médlisande. Act II, Scene 1 is then examined based on the “Pelléas” and “Well” Motifs. The chapter explores the ... More


Duke Bluebeard's Castle: Toward Character Reversal: Reassignment of Pentatonic and Whole‐Tone Spheres

Elliott Antokoletz

in Musical Symbolism in the Operas of Debussy and Bartok

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
May 2008
ISBN:
9780195365825
eISBN:
9780199868865
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195365825.003.0010
Subject:
Music, Opera

This chapter looks at Doors II (Armoury), III (Treasure Chamber), and IV (Garden) and develops Judith's “Fate” motif and the leitmotif of Stefi Geyer, including the transformation between Judith's ... More


Cell Types and Their Origins

Günter P. Wagner

in Homology, Genes, and Evolutionary Innovation

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
October 2017
ISBN:
9780691156460
eISBN:
9781400851461
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Princeton University Press
DOI:
10.23943/princeton/9780691156460.003.0009
Subject:
Biology, Evolutionary Biology / Genetics

This chapter examines the developmental evolution of cell types, the lowest level of biological organization for which questions of identity (that is, cell identity) play a major role. Higher ... More


Determination of Cellular Phenotype and the Fundamental Organization of Cortical Layering: An Overview

Arnold R. Kriegstein

in The Cortical Neuron

Published in print:
1995
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780195083309
eISBN:
9780199847464
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195083309.003.0013
Subject:
Neuroscience, Molecular and Cellular Systems

The neocortex is composed of a staggeringly large number of neurons, differing in phenotype and location, in a precise and apparently invariant pattern. The path by which each individual neuron ... More


Fate, Freedom, Decision Making: Eteocles and Others

N. J. Sewell‐Rutter

in Guilt by Descent: Moral Inheritance and Decision Making in Greek Tragedy

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
January 2008
ISBN:
9780199227334
eISBN:
9780191711152
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199227334.003.0007
Subject:
Classical Studies, Plays and Playwrights: Classical, Early, and Medieval

This chapter investigates the agency and decision-making processes of the mortals in tragedy on whom the weight of supernatural causation rests. It considers successively fate, mortal freedom, and ... More


Staging Choices

Paul Woodruff

in The Necessity of Theater: The Art of Watching and Being Watched

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
May 2008
ISBN:
9780195332001
eISBN:
9780199868186
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195332001.003.0006
Subject:
Philosophy, Aesthetics

Theater puts actions on view, and actions are events that proceed from human choice. If choice is not possible for humans, or if it cannot be presented to public view, then theater will not be ... More


Mortality and Fame

M. L. West

in Indo-European Poetry and Myth

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
September 2007
ISBN:
9780199280759
eISBN:
9780191712913
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199280759.003.0011
Subject:
Classical Studies, Literary Studies: Classical, Early, and Medieval

This chapter shows that fame won in battle was a major preoccupation of Indo-European poetic and narrative tradition. Indo-Europeans believed in a kind of afterlife. A limited number of great men — ... More


Of the Unfortunate fate of a certain fleet from which thirty companions were cast ashore in Tierra Firme and, for lack of food, ate each other until from the thirty only three remained alive; all of which happened as now will be succinctly related.

Gonzalo Fernández de Oviedo

in Misfortunes and Shipwrecks in the Seas of the Indies, Islands, and Mainland of the Ocean Sea (1513–1548): Book Fifty of the 'General and Natural History of the Indies'

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
September 2011
ISBN:
9780813035406
eISBN:
9780813038377
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Florida
DOI:
10.5744/florida/9780813035406.003.0014
Subject:
History, World Early Modern History

This chapter relates the unfortunate fate of a certain fleet from which thirty companions were cast ashore in Tierra Firme and, for lack of food, ate each other until from the original thirty only ... More


Moby-Dick and the Opposite of Providence

Maurice S. Lee

in Uncertain Chances: Science, Skepticism, and Belief in Nineteenth-Century American Literature

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
May 2012
ISBN:
9780199797578
eISBN:
9780199932412
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199797578.003.0002
Subject:
Literature, American, 19th Century Literature

Chapter two shows how chance destabilizes conventional discussions of fate and free will. Beginning with a deeply historicized account of theological and philosophical denials of chance, the chapter ... More


Conclusion

Michael Clarke

in Challenging choices: Ideology, consumerism and policy

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9781847423986
eISBN:
9781447301622
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781847423986.003.0014
Subject:
Sociology, Politics, Social Movements and Social Change

This chapter discusses the main goal of this book which is to explore the character of choice in society and identify where it came from. It also reviews the main ideas presented in each of the ... More


Responsibility for Harm

Alan Brudner

in Punishment and Freedom

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
September 2009
ISBN:
9780199207251
eISBN:
9780191705502
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199207251.003.0005
Subject:
Law, Philosophy of Law, Criminal Law and Criminology

This chapter discusses the following issues: should results matter to the deserved measure of punishment and, if so, why? If they do matter, are there limits on liability to punishment for results ... More


Developmental Systems Theory and the Scaffolding of Language

Robert D. Rupert

in Cognitive Systems and the Extended Mind

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
September 2009
ISBN:
9780195379457
eISBN:
9780199869114
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195379457.003.0006
Subject:
Philosophy, Philosophy of Mind

This chapter examines two kinds of argument for the extended view: arguments from nontrivial causal spread and arguments from transformational power. The first emphasizes the causal contributions of ... More


Redemptive Hope and the Cunning of History

Akiba J. Lerner

in Redemptive Hope: From the Age of Enlightenment to the Age of Obama

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
May 2016
ISBN:
9780823267910
eISBN:
9780823272433
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Fordham University Press
DOI:
10.5422/fordham/9780823267910.003.0002
Subject:
Political Science, American Politics

Chapter 1 starts with the first stage in history of redemptive hope narratives. This initial stage is defined by the central idea that ultimate hopes are only justified if linked to the Divine. This ... More


Chain of Causes: What is Stoic Fate?

Susan Sauvé Meyer

in God and Cosmos in Stoicism

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
September 2010
ISBN:
9780199556144
eISBN:
9780191720864
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199556144.003.0004
Subject:
Philosophy, Philosophy of Religion, Ancient Philosophy

As the chain of causes present throughout the cosmos, fate is the instrument by which the Stoic god exerts its providential activity. In fact, the Stoic god is often identified with fate understood ... More


Death and the Afterlife in the Greco-Roman World beyond Israel

Christopher Bryan

in The Resurrection of the Messiah

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
May 2011
ISBN:
9780199752096
eISBN:
9780199895076
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199752096.003.0003
Subject:
Religion, Biblical Studies

This chapter surveys Greco-Roman beliefs about death and life after death. In the world that saw the rise of Christianity, beyond Israel as within it, there were various views regarding the fate of ... More


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