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Trinity and Revelation

Luigi Gioia

in The Theological Epistemology of Augustine's De Trinitate

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
January 2009
ISBN:
9780199553464
eISBN:
9780191720796
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199553464.003.0006
Subject:
Religion, Theology, Early Christian Studies

Augustine's doctrine of revelation is formulated through the divine attributes of invisibility (Augustine's equivalent for unknowability) and immutability. This approach gives to revelation a ... More


Buddhist Supernatural Agents

Ilkka Pyysiäinen

in Supernatural Agents: Why We Believe in Souls, Gods, and Buddhas

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
May 2009
ISBN:
9780195380026
eISBN:
9780199869046
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195380026.003.0005
Subject:
Religion, Philosophy of Religion

In the Buddhist tradition, buddhas are regarded as omniscient in the sense that everything is directly reflected in the mind of a buddha. In certain “Hindu” schools, the ideas of karma and rebirth ... More


Another Proof of the Existence of God

David Cunning

in Argument and Persuasion in Descartes’ Meditations

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
September 2010
ISBN:
9780195399608
eISBN:
9780199866502
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195399608.003.0006
Subject:
Philosophy, General

This chapter argues that the Fifth Meditation argument for God’s existence is like the Third Meditation arguments in that it does not depend on the premise that whatever we perceive clearly and ... More


Potential Congruence

Samuel Scheffler

in Morality and Self-Interest

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780195305845
eISBN:
9780199851539
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195305845.003.0007
Subject:
Philosophy, Moral Philosophy

Morality can hardly perform a function, which is discussed in this chapter, unless it offers directives that not only can but frequently do differ from those of self-interest itself. The idea of ... More


Truth, Existence, and Ideas

Thomas C. Vinci

in Cartesian Truth

Published in print:
1998
Published Online:
November 2003
ISBN:
9780195113297
eISBN:
9780199833825
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0195113292.003.0003
Subject:
Philosophy, History of Philosophy

There are two main objectives in this chapter: (1) to give a preliminary formal statement of the inference from my ideas to the existence of things outside my ideas in Descartes's epistemology, and ... More


The philosophical theory of God

Antonie Vos

in The Philosophy of John Duns Scotus

Published in print:
2006
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780748624621
eISBN:
9780748652372
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9780748624621.003.0014
Subject:
Philosophy, General

This chapter examines John Duns Scotus's philosophical theory of God. It explores issues regarding the existence and nature of God, and considers several additional aspects of God's knowledge, ... More


Introduction

Robert Wintemute

in Sexual Orientation and Human Rights

Published in print:
1993
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780198264880
eISBN:
9780191682841
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198264880.003.0001
Subject:
Law, Human Rights and Immigration

Over the fifty years since the end of World War II in 1945, representatives of the millions of gays, lesbians, and bisexuals around the world who have been affected by discrimination have sought to ... More


The United States Constitution: Immutable Status and Sex Discrimination Arguments

Robert Wintemute

in Sexual Orientation and Human Rights

Published in print:
1993
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780198264880
eISBN:
9780191682841
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198264880.003.0003
Subject:
Law, Human Rights and Immigration

In the aftermath of the Supreme Court case Bowers v. Hardwick, gay, lesbian, and bisexual plaintiffs have looked for alternatives to a right of privacy argument under the United States constitution. ... More


The European Convention on Human Rights: Immutable Status and Sex Discrimination Arguments

Robert Wintemute

in Sexual Orientation and Human Rights

Published in print:
1993
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780198264880
eISBN:
9780191682841
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198264880.003.0005
Subject:
Law, Human Rights and Immigration

This chapter examines the extent to which applicants under the European Convention on Human Rights have used immutable status and sex discrimination arguments under Article 14. It also discusses what ... More


The Canadian Charter of Rights and Freedoms: Is Sexual Orientation an Immutable Status or a Fundamental Choice?

Robert Wintemute

in Sexual Orientation and Human Rights

Published in print:
1993
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780198264880
eISBN:
9780191682841
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198264880.003.0007
Subject:
Law, Human Rights and Immigration

Would recognition of sexual orientation as an ‘immutable status’ provide an effective solution to the problem of public sector discrimination against gays, lesbians, and bisexuals and same-sex ... More


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