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Action in Infancy: A Foundation for Cognitive Development

Claes von Hofsten

in Action Science: Foundations of an Emerging Discipline

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
August 2013
ISBN:
9780262018555
eISBN:
9780262312974
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
The MIT Press
DOI:
10.7551/mitpress/9780262018555.003.0010
Subject:
Psychology, Cognitive Neuroscience

This chapter focuses on examining early stages of action and finds that actions are an extension of cognitive functions and associated developments. Actions play a key role in every sphere of ... More


Action Science Emerging: Introduction and Leitmotifs

Arvid Herwig, Miriam Beisert, and Wolfgang Prinz

in Action Science: Foundations of an Emerging Discipline

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
August 2013
ISBN:
9780262018555
eISBN:
9780262312974
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
The MIT Press
DOI:
10.7551/mitpress/9780262018555.003.0001
Subject:
Psychology, Cognitive Neuroscience

This chapter introduces readers to the concept of action and discusses its role in the lives of human beings. It states that every single human activity is driven by action and that it will be ... More


Alienation or Engagement

James C. Klagge

in Wittgenstein in Exile

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
August 2013
ISBN:
9780262015349
eISBN:
9780262300117
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
The MIT Press
DOI:
10.7551/mitpress/9780262015349.003.0022
Subject:
Philosophy, General

This chapter focuses on Wittgenstein’s new approach to philosophical issues used later in his life. Wittgenstein’s followers have always contended that his methods are what are important, no matter ... More


Amour‐Propre's Role in Forming Rational Subjects

Frederick Neuhouser

in Rousseau's Theodicy of Self-Love: Evil, Rationality, and the Drive for Recognition

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
January 2009
ISBN:
9780199542673
eISBN:
9780191715402
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199542673.003.0008
Subject:
Philosophy, Political Philosophy

The preceding chapter distinguished three features of the frame of mind individuals must acquire in order to assume the standpoint of reason. This chapter determines what role amour-propre might play ... More


The Animal Part: Human and Other Animals in the Poetic Imagination

Mark Payne

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
February 2013
ISBN:
9780226650845
eISBN:
9780226650852
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226650852.001.0001
Subject:
Literature, Criticism/Theory

This book explores the imaginative identification with animals enabled by aggression and the narcissistic aversion from them manifested as destructiveness. It explores the attraction to the society ... More


Animals and World Religions

Lisa Kemmerer

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
January 2012
ISBN:
9780199790678
eISBN:
9780199919178
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199790678.001.0001
Subject:
Religion, Religion and Society

This book focuses on core religious teachings that explain how human beings ought to behave in relation to other animals, with the intent that this information be considered in light of contemporary ... More


Anthropology is Not Ethnography: RADCLIFFE-BROWN LECTURE IN SOCIAL ANTHROPOLOGY

TIM INGOLD

in Proceedings of the British Academy, Volume 154, 2007 Lectures

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
January 2012
ISBN:
9780197264355
eISBN:
9780191734052
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
British Academy
DOI:
10.5871/bacad/9780197264355.003.0003
Subject:
History, Cultural History

This lecture presents the text of the speech about the differences between anthropology and ethnography delivered by the author at the 2007 Radcliffe-Brown Lecture in Social Anthropology held at the ... More


Aquinas: Natural Law

TERENCE IRWIN

in The Development of Ethics: Volume 1: From Socrates to the Reformation

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198242673
eISBN:
9780191680519
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198242673.003.0021
Subject:
Philosophy, Moral Philosophy, History of Philosophy

Thomas Aquinas also treats morality as a set of principles specifying the requirements of natural law. Aristotle divides natural from legal justice; ... More


Aquinas: The Ultimate End

TERENCE IRWIN

in The Development of Ethics: Volume 1: From Socrates to the Reformation

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198242673
eISBN:
9780191680519
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198242673.003.0019
Subject:
Philosophy, Moral Philosophy, History of Philosophy

Thomas Aquinas' claim that the will necessarily takes the ultimate end as its object is not simply a statement of psychological necessity; it is not ... More


The Argument by Law

Arvind Sharma

in Are Human Rights Western?: A Contribution to the Dialogue of Civilizations

Published in print:
2006
Published Online:
October 2012
ISBN:
9780195679489
eISBN:
9780199081714
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195679489.003.0005
Subject:
Law, Human Rights and Immigration

A modern quasi-legal concept of capitalized Human Rights developed in the West at the expense of cursive human rights in the rest of the world. When it is claimed that human rights are Western then ... More


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