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Philosophy and the Historical Perspective

Marcel van Ackeren (ed.)

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
January 2019
ISBN:
9780197266298
eISBN:
9780191872891
Item type:
book
Publisher:
British Academy
DOI:
10.5871/bacad/9780197266298.001.0001
Subject:
Philosophy, History of Philosophy

Since the rise of analytical philosophy, the relation of philosophy and its past is more hotly debated among philosophers than ever. Some scholars analyse historical texts without reference to ... More


Introduction

Juliet Hooker

in Race and the Politics of Solidarity

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
May 2009
ISBN:
9780195335361
eISBN:
9780199868995
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195335361.003.0001
Subject:
Political Science, American Politics

This introductory chapter presents the main arguments of the book: that the disparate ethical-historical perspectives developed by dominant and subordinated racialized groups have enormous ... More


Text and Context: Hermeneutical Prolegomena to Interpreting a Kant Text

Karl Ameriks

in Kant and the Historical Turn: Philosophy as Critical Interpretation

Published in print:
2006
Published Online:
September 2007
ISBN:
9780199205349
eISBN:
9780191709272
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199205349.003.0002
Subject:
Philosophy, History of Philosophy

This chapter offers a general introductory argument for maintaining an authentically historical perspective on the main issues arising from the key texts of modern philosophy, and for approaching ... More


Conclusion

Bart van Es

in Spenser’s Forms of History

Published in print:
2002
Published Online:
January 2010
ISBN:
9780199249701
eISBN:
9780191719332
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199249701.003.0008
Subject:
Literature, 16th-century and Renaissance Literature

This chapter discusses that the book tried to place Edmund Spenser in the context of different and coexisting conceptions of the past, particularly those influenced by religious, nationalistic, and ... More


Introducing the history of epidemiology

Rodolfo Saracci

in Teaching Epidemiology: A guide for teachers in epidemiology, public health and clinical medicine

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
May 2010
ISBN:
9780199239481
eISBN:
9780191716973
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199239481.003.001
Subject:
Public Health and Epidemiology, Public Health, Epidemiology

This chapter provides a guide for the preparation of an 8 to 10 hour teaching module on the history of epidemiology within a Master's or PhD curriculum. The text can also be of help for preparing a ... More


Public Sector Research and Industrial Innovation in Norway: A Historical Perspective

Magnus Gulbrandsen and Lars Nerdrum

in Innovation, Path Dependency, and Policy: The Norwegian Case

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
May 2009
ISBN:
9780199551552
eISBN:
9780191720819
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199551552.003.0003
Subject:
Business and Management, Political Economy, Innovation

This chapter analyses the historical role of public research organizations for industrial growth and innovation in Norway, and the changes in this role over time. Public research organizations ... More


Philosophy and the Historical Perspective: A New Debate on an Old Topic

Marcel van Ackeren

Marcel van Ackeren and Lee Klein (eds)

in Philosophy and the Historical Perspective

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
January 2019
ISBN:
9780197266298
eISBN:
9780191872891
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
British Academy
DOI:
10.5871/bacad/9780197266298.003.0001
Subject:
Philosophy, History of Philosophy

Since the rise of analytical philosophy, the relation of current philosophy and its past is more hotly debated among philosophers than ever. In this Introduction, I first explain the main questions ... More


The Future of the Past in Management and Organization Studies

R. Daniel Wadhwani and Marcelo Bucheli

in Organizations in Time: History, Theory, Methods

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
January 2014
ISBN:
9780199646890
eISBN:
9780191756320
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199646890.003.0001
Subject:
Business and Management, Organization Studies

This chapter examines the opportunities and challenges presented by the incorporation of historical research and reasoning into management and organizational studies, and argues that the value of ... More


Historical Perspectives and the Politics of Pension Reform

Gordon L. Clark

in Pension Security in the 21st Century: Redrawing the Public-Private Debate

Published in print:
2003
Published Online:
August 2004
ISBN:
9780199261765
eISBN:
9780191601248
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0199261768.003.0002
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Financial Economics

This chapter explores the public-private divide with regards to the development of occupational, professional or firm-based pensions in Britain after the Second World War, and how these were ... More


Postscript

Andrew Lincoln

in Walter Scott and Modernity

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780748626069
eISBN:
9780748651870
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9780748626069.003.0008
Subject:
Literature, 20th-century Literature and Modernism

This chapter reviews some aspects of Scott's fiction, specifically its historical perspective and accuracy, and discusses the concept of the romance of disinterested virtue, as well as Scott's ... More


The Past in the Present

Richard Pipes

in Conversations on Russia: Reform from Yeltsin to Putin

Published in print:
2006
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780195300611
eISBN:
9780199850754
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195300611.003.0018
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Economic History

Richard Pipes, professor emeritus of history at Harvard University and author of the classic The Formation of the Soviet Union, served as national security advisor in the Reagan administration. He ... More


Corporate Strategy and Environmental Regulation: Baptist-Bootlegger Coalitions

Alan Rugman, John Kirton, and Julie Soloway

in Environmental Regulations and Corporate Strategy: A NAFTA Perspective

Published in print:
1999
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198295884
eISBN:
9780191685156
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198295884.003.0004
Subject:
Business and Management, Strategy, International Business

In this chapter, we look into how environmental regulatory protectionism also expands to the operations of ‘baptist–bootlegger’ coalitions. These coalitions are said to provide the initial indication ... More


Rising Anti-Americanism in the Global Audience

Steve A. Yetiv

in The Petroleum Triangle: Oil, Globalization, and Terror

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
August 2016
ISBN:
9780801450020
eISBN:
9780801463396
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Cornell University Press
DOI:
10.7591/cornell/9780801450020.003.0003
Subject:
Political Science, Middle Eastern Politics

This chapter examines the factors fueling anti-Americanism and support or sympathy for Al-Qaeda around the world. It considers the historical perspective in the Middle East and beyond: that the ... More


The Demonization of Persons of Arab and Muslim Ancestry In Historical Perspective

Samuel Martínez

in International Migration and Human Rights: The Global Repercussions of U.S. Policy

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
May 2012
ISBN:
9780520258211
eISBN:
9780520942578
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520258211.003.0006
Subject:
Anthropology, Anthropology, Global

This chapter appraises elite discourse, media vilification, and selective government persecution of Middle Eastern and South Asian Muslims before 9/11, much similar to the designs in the aftermath. ... More


Growing as a Part of China: A Historical Perspective

Yue Chim Richard Wong

in Diversity and Occasional Anarchy: On Deep Economic and Social Contradictions in Hong Kong

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
January 2014
ISBN:
9789888139446
eISBN:
9789888180349
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Hong Kong University Press
DOI:
10.5790/hongkong/9789888139446.003.0003
Subject:
Society and Culture, Asian Studies

The historical developments in Hong Kong have always been defined by its relationship with mainland China. The changing permeability of the “border” between Hong Kong and China largely embodies the ... More


The Eco- in Eco-Epidemiology

Mervyn Susser and Zena Stein

in Eras in Epidemiology: The Evolution of Ideas

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
September 2009
ISBN:
9780195300666
eISBN:
9780199863754
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195300666.003.0026
Subject:
Public Health and Epidemiology, Public Health, Epidemiology

This chapter offers an historical perspective on the ‘eco’ in eco-epidemiology, and on the recent resurgence of interest in the elements encompassed by it. It suggests that this rubric carries ... More


In Search of Human Nature: The Decline and Revival of Darwinism in American Social Thought

Carl N. Degler

Published in print:
1993
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780195077070
eISBN:
9780199853991
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195077070.001.0001
Subject:
History, History of Ideas

Giving an historical perspective on the changes in scientific thought over the last 100 years, this book explores the study of social evolution and the ongoing search for human nature. The book ... More


A Comparative Overview*

Marius J de Waal

in Exploring the Law of Succession: Studies National, Historical and Comparative

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780748632909
eISBN:
9780748651436
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9780748632909.003.0011
Subject:
Law, Comparative Law

This book reviews selected topics in the law of succession from a comparative and, in some instances, a historical perspective, explaining that the primary function of the law of succession is to ... More


Under Color of Law: Siliadin v France and the Dynamics of Enslavement in Historical Perspective

Rebecca J. Scott

in The Legal Understanding of Slavery: From the Historical to the Contemporary

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
January 2013
ISBN:
9780199660469
eISBN:
9780191745508
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199660469.003.0009
Subject:
Law, Human Rights and Immigration, Legal History

This chapter discusses the dynamics of enslavement using a historical perspective. It studies the courts' reluctance to use the term ‘slavery’ in modern cases, as seen in the case of Siwa Akofa ... More


Liberal Dilemmas: Scott and Covenanting Tradition: The Tale of Old Mortality and The Heart of Mid-Lothian

Andrew Lincoln

in Walter Scott and Modernity

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780748626069
eISBN:
9780748651870
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9780748626069.003.0006
Subject:
Literature, 20th-century Literature and Modernism

This chapter explains how the historical perspective of Scott's fiction permits the liberal conscience to be confronted with identities, beliefs and the kinds of allegiance that it has supposedly ... More


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