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Cicero's ‘Stomach’: Political Indignation and the Use of Repeated Allusive Expressions in Cicero's Correspondence *

Stanley E. Hoffer

in Ancient Letters: Classical and Late Antique Epistolography

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
September 2007
ISBN:
9780199203956
eISBN:
9780191708244
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199203956.003.0004
Subject:
Classical Studies, Literary Studies: Classical, Early, and Medieval

This chapter examines the Ciceronian letter collection, a rare and precious example of an informal and almost spontaneous writing style among the Roman elite, and how much Cicero's epistolary style ... More


Invidia Is One Thing, Invidia Quite Another

Robert A. Kaster

in Emotion, Restraint, and Community in Ancient Rome

Published in print:
2005
Published Online:
September 2007
ISBN:
9780195140781
eISBN:
9780199789283
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195140781.003.0005
Subject:
Classical Studies, European History: BCE to 500CE

This chapter investigates the various scripts of invidia, the Latin term from which English “envy” is ultimately derived, though the Latin term is of much wider application. A system or “taxonomy” of ... More


Moral Sentiments and Alternative Possibilities

Ishtiyaque Haji

in Reason’s Debt to Freedom: Normative Appraisals, Reasons, and Free Will

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
September 2012
ISBN:
9780199899203
eISBN:
9780199949885
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199899203.003.0005
Subject:
Philosophy, Moral Philosophy

It is argued in this chapter that various moral sentiments, such as forgiveness, guilt, and indignation are essentially associated with objective reasons. It is also proposed that the truth of ... More


Anger and Authorship in Rousseau

Patrick Coleman

in Anger, Gratitude, and the Enlightenment Writer

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
January 2011
ISBN:
9780199589340
eISBN:
9780191723322
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199589340.003.0004
Subject:
Literature, European Literature, 18th-century Literature

This chapter analyzes Rousseau's evolving relationship with his public by examining the distinctions he draws between good and bad anger, between righteous indignation and self-centered resentment. ... More


Normative Hope

Adrienne M. Martin

in How We Hope: A Moral Psychology

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
October 2017
ISBN:
9780691151526
eISBN:
9781400848706
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Princeton University Press
DOI:
10.23943/princeton/9780691151526.003.0006
Subject:
Philosophy, Moral Philosophy

This chapter argues that hope plays a crucial role in our standard ways of relating to each other “interpersonally” (and to ourselves intrapersonally). One way that we relate to each other ... More


Between the Times: October 1921–March 1930

Timothy Gorringe

in Karl Barth: Against Hegemony

Published in print:
1999
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198752462
eISBN:
9780191695117
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198752462.003.0003
Subject:
Religion, Theology, History of Christianity

When Barth had already started with his rewriting of the Romans, he was offered the possibility of receiving a Chair position at Göttingen in January 1921 that was confirmed in May of that year. ... More


The Origins of Morality: An Evolutionary Account

Dennis Krebs

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
September 2011
ISBN:
9780199778232
eISBN:
9780199897261
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199778232.001.0001
Subject:
Psychology, Evolutionary Psychology, Social Psychology

This book updates Darwin’s early account of the evolution of morality in light of contemporary theory and research from a wide array of academic areas. The evidence supports two main propositions. ... More


The standing to forgive

Glen Pettigrove

in Forgiveness and Love

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
January 2013
ISBN:
9780199646555
eISBN:
9780191741975
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199646555.003.0002
Subject:
Philosophy, Moral Philosophy

Who may forgive? Most philosophical accounts assume that only the victim of a wrongdoing has the standing to forgive. In many cases, this answer to the question is asserted without even an attempt at ... More


Psychological and Neurological Sources of Primitive Prosocial Behaviors

Dennis L. Krebs

in The Origins of Morality: An Evolutionary Account

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
September 2011
ISBN:
9780199778232
eISBN:
9780199897261
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199778232.003.0023
Subject:
Psychology, Evolutionary Psychology, Social Psychology

This chapter discusses theory and research on mental mechanisms that mediate primitive prosocial behaviors, including the neuro-hormonal mechanisms that mediate impulsive helping behaviors and those ... More


The Origin of the Moral Senses

Dennis L. Krebs

in The Origins of Morality: An Evolutionary Account

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
September 2011
ISBN:
9780199778232
eISBN:
9780199897261
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199778232.003.0029
Subject:
Psychology, Evolutionary Psychology, Social Psychology

This chapter contains a classification of the moral senses and a speculative account of how they originated. It is suggested that a sense of duty originated in the emotional and motivational states ... More


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