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Chewing the Cud: Food and Memory in Deuteronomy

Nathan MacDonald

in Not Bread Alone: The Uses of Food in the Old Testament

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
January 2009
ISBN:
9780199546527
eISBN:
9780191720215
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199546527.003.0004
Subject:
Religion, Biblical Studies

In the book of Deuteronomy there is a close relationship between memory and food. To examine this relationship use is made of the anthropological work by David Sutton, Remembrance of Repasts. The ... More


Contesting the Sacred: Forms of Ritualized Violence

Hagith Sivan

in Palestine in Late Antiquity

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
May 2008
ISBN:
9780199284177
eISBN:
9780191712555
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199284177.003.0005
Subject:
Classical Studies, Asian and Middle Eastern History: BCE to 500CE

The feast of Purim commemorates a biblical fantasy — a contest of wits between a beautiful and resourceful Jewish queen and a wily gentile court minister in Persia. At stake was the very survival of ... More


Living with Alzheimer's: Managing Memory Loss, Identity, and Illness

Renée L. Beard

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
January 2017
ISBN:
9781479800117
eISBN:
9781479855377
Item type:
book
Publisher:
NYU Press
DOI:
10.18574/nyu/9781479800117.001.0001
Subject:
Social Work, Health and Mental Health

Alzheimer’s is ubiquitous. Stories of the heart-wrenching drudgery of care giving, escalating incidence rates, and the new path to a cure just around the corner are everywhere. Yet we rarely see or ... More


Metamorphosis: 1848

Walter Lowrie

in A Short Life of Kierkegaard

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
October 2017
ISBN:
9780691157771
eISBN:
9781400845972
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Princeton University Press
DOI:
10.23943/princeton/9780691157771.003.0016
Subject:
Philosophy, History of Philosophy

This chapter begins the discussion of Kierkegaard's final years. Here, the chapter places him in the year 1848, which was a momentous year in European history as it gradually felt the effects of the ... More


Rejoinder

Axel Honneth

in Reification: A New Look At An Old Idea

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780195320466
eISBN:
9780199851591
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195320466.003.0006
Subject:
Philosophy, Political Philosophy

Honneth acknowledges that the comments of Judith Butler, Raymond Geuss, and Jonathan Lear on his rethinking of Lukács's theory of reification draw attention to how this reconceptualization poses an ... More


Between Memory and Forgetfulness: The Janus Face of Michah Yosef Berdichevsky

Ezra Mendelsohn

in Studies in Contemporary Jewry: XII: Literary Strategies: Jewish Texts and Contexts

Published in print:
1997
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780195112030
eISBN:
9780199854608
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195112030.003.0005
Subject:
History, History of Religion

This chapter examines the literary writings of Michah Yosef Berdichevsky dealing with memory and forgetfulness. Berdichevsky's ocuvre presented here appears to be generated by a nucleus of paradoxes ... More


Nietzsche's Animal Philosophy: Culture, Politics, and the Animality of the Human Being

Vanessa Lemm

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
March 2011
ISBN:
9780823230273
eISBN:
9780823235469
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Fordham University Press
DOI:
10.5422/fso/9780823230273.001.0001
Subject:
Philosophy, Political Philosophy

This book explores the significance of human animality in the philosophy of Friedrich Nietzsche and provides a systematic treatment of the animal theme in Nietzsche's corpus as a ... More


The Divinization of Man

William Johnston

in The Mysticism of the Cloud of Unknowing

Published in print:
2000
Published Online:
March 2011
ISBN:
9780823220748
eISBN:
9780823236824
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Fordham University Press
DOI:
10.5422/fso/9780823220748.003.0018
Subject:
Religion, Theology

This chapter shows that the gift of grace perfects man's nature, giving him a share in the divine life and making him a temple of the Holy Spirit. This life comes to man through Christ. As a man, ... More


Giving and Forgiving

Vanessa Lemm

in Nietzsche's Animal Philosophy: Culture, Politics, and the Animality of the Human Being

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
March 2011
ISBN:
9780823230273
eISBN:
9780823235469
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Fordham University Press
DOI:
10.5422/fso/9780823230273.003.0005
Subject:
Philosophy, Political Philosophy

This chapter argues that Friedrich Nietzsche's rejection of Christianity is motivated by an idea of justice which has its source in the practice of gift-giving. It states that ... More


Animality, Creativity, and Historicity

Vanessa Lemm

in Nietzsche's Animal Philosophy: Culture, Politics, and the Animality of the Human Being

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
March 2011
ISBN:
9780823230273
eISBN:
9780823235469
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Fordham University Press
DOI:
10.5422/fso/9780823230273.003.0006
Subject:
Philosophy, Political Philosophy

This chapter re-evaluates the importance of human animality and animal forgetfulness in Friedrich Nietzsche's conception of history and historiography. It argues that the ... More


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