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Steps toward an Evolutionary Psychology of a Culture‐Dependent Specie s

Daniel M. T. Fessler

in The Innate Mind: Volume 2: Culture and Cognition

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
May 2007
ISBN:
9780195310139
eISBN:
9780199871209
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195310139.003.0004
Subject:
Philosophy, Philosophy of Mind

Socially-transmitted information allows humans to survive in diverse social and ecological systems, a pattern that is as old as — and perhaps even predates — our species. This suggests that natural ... More


The Making of Oriental Religion

Peter van der Veer

in The Modern Spirit of Asia: The Spiritual and the Secular in China and India

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
October 2017
ISBN:
9780691128146
eISBN:
9781400848553
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Princeton University Press
DOI:
10.23943/princeton/9780691128146.003.0003
Subject:
Anthropology, Social and Cultural Anthropology

This chapter explores the making of oriental religion. It analyzes the emerging field of oriental studies and comparative religion, especially the project of Sacred Books of the East, headed by ... More


Believing in Yellowstone: The Moralization of Nature and the Creation of America’s Eden

Justin Farrell

in The Battle for Yellowstone: Morality and the Sacred Roots of Environmental Conflict

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
October 2017
ISBN:
9780691164342
eISBN:
9781400866496
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Princeton University Press
DOI:
10.23943/princeton/9780691164342.003.0002
Subject:
Sociology, Politics, Social Movements and Social Change

This chapter shows how materially instrumental or utilitarian aspects of social life can acquire moral and religious meanings. It argues that the use of natural resources in Yellowstone underwent a ... More


France: When the Conflict between Party Goals and Societal Norms has Consequences

Michael Koß

in The Politics of Party Funding: State Funding to Political Parties and Party Competition in Western Europe

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
January 2011
ISBN:
9780199572755
eISBN:
9780191595103
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199572755.003.0010
Subject:
Political Science, Comparative Politics, Political Economy

The French institutional context did not provide incentives for party cooperation, at least not between parties of the left and right camps. Similar to their British counterparts, French parties were ... More


Catholics and Abolitionists

Sarah A. Curtis

in Civilizing Habits: Women Missionaries and the Revival of French Empire

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
September 2010
ISBN:
9780195394184
eISBN:
9780199866595
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195394184.003.0010
Subject:
History, World Modern History, History of Religion

This chapter examines the opposition to Javouhey's radical ideas and her independence within the Catholic church, especially a prolonged conflict with the Bishop of Autun (the Autun affair) regarding ... More


Creating “The People of God”: French Utopian Dreams and the Moralization of Africans and Slaves

Troy Feay

in In God’s Empire: French Missionaries and the Modern World

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
September 2012
ISBN:
9780195396447
eISBN:
9780199979318
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195396447.003.0002
Subject:
History, History of Religion, World Modern History

Focusing on the early to mid-nineteenth century, this chapter argues that the desire to create utopias—the aspiration for a moral mission of social transformation—was an underlying motivation that ... More


The Dramatist and the Novelist

Jane Spencer

in Aphra Behn's Afterlife

Published in print:
2000
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198184942
eISBN:
9780191674402
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198184942.003.0003
Subject:
Literature, 17th-century and Restoration Literature, 18th-century Literature

This chapter traces the different trajectories of Aphra Behn's 18th-century life as a dramatist and as a writer of fiction. Behn's fiction remained current in the later 18th century, with editions of ... More


Luxury: A Dialectic of Desire?

Christopher J. Berry

in Critical Luxury Studies: Art, Design, Media

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
September 2017
ISBN:
9781474402613
eISBN:
9781474422291
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9781474402613.003.0003
Subject:
Philosophy, Aesthetics

This chapter explores luxury in a Hegelian tripartite framework (moralisation, de-moralisation, re-moralisation), to consider whether there is a viable Aufhebung, a move beyond the second phase or ... More


Golding’s Englished Metamorphoses

RAPHAEL LYNE

in Ovid’s Changing Worlds: English Metamorphoses 1567-1632

Published in print:
2001
Published Online:
January 2010
ISBN:
9780198187042
eISBN:
9780191718984
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198187042.003.0002
Subject:
Literature, 16th-century and Renaissance Literature

Arthur Golding was the first English translator of Ovid's Metamorphoses. His translation has usually been treated as an earnest but sometimes clumsy effort by an English protestant with a limited ... More


The Fiction of the Future: Dangerous Reading in Titus Andronicus

J. K. Barret

in Untold Futures: Time and Literary Culture in Renaissance England

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
January 2017
ISBN:
9781501702365
eISBN:
9781501705878
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Cornell University Press
DOI:
10.7591/cornell/9781501702365.003.0003
Subject:
Literature, 16th-century and Renaissance Literature

This chapter turns to Shakespeare’s earliest tragedy, Titus Andronicus, to initiate an argumentative arc that considers Shakespeare’s treatment of the future in light of his career-long interest in ... More


Civic-izing Markets: Selling Social Profits in Public Deliberation

Caroline W. Lee, Kelly McNulty, and Sarah Shaffer

in Democratizing Inequalities: Dilemmas of the New Public Participation

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
March 2016
ISBN:
9781479847273
eISBN:
9781479800223
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
NYU Press
DOI:
10.18574/nyu/9781479847273.003.0002
Subject:
Political Science, American Politics

This chapter examines the multilayered moralization of the public deliberation market in order to elucidate how moral values associated with politics affect the practical production of political ... More


The Fairy, the Myrtle, and the Myrtle-Maiden: From Basile to the Grimms and Brentano

Armando Maggi

in Preserving the Spell: Basile's "The Tale of Tales" and Its Afterlife in the Fairy-Tale Tradition

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
January 2016
ISBN:
9780226242965
eISBN:
9780226243016
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226243016.003.0006
Subject:
Literature, European Literature

This is a central chapter in my book. It examines how the Brothers Grimm and Clemens Brentano, three main figures of German Romanticism, interprets Basile’s The Tale of Tales and in particular the ... More


Morality in Design

Peter-Paul Verbeek

in Moralizing Technology: Understanding and Designing the Morality of Things

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
September 2013
ISBN:
9780226852911
eISBN:
9780226852904
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226852904.003.0005
Subject:
Philosophy, Philosophy of Science

This chapter analyzes various implications of the moral significance of technologies for the ethics of design. After a discussion of the implicit and explicit design of technological mediations, the ... More


The Torture Word

Jared Del Rosso

in Talking About Torture: How Political Discourse Shapes the Debate

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
November 2015
ISBN:
9780231170925
eISBN:
9780231539494
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Columbia University Press
DOI:
10.7312/columbia/9780231170925.003.0001
Subject:
Political Science, Security Studies

This chapter positions the U.S. debate about torture in its cultural and social context, reviewing the set of illiberal associations that the word “torture” now carries. These associations date to ... More


Emotional Knowledge: Modern Developments*

Ute Frevert

in Emotional Lexicons: Continuity and Change in the Vocabulary of Feeling 1700-2000

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
April 2014
ISBN:
9780199655731
eISBN:
9780191757662
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199655731.003.0010
Subject:
History, Social History

This chapter summarizes and draws together the main themes of the previous chapters, discussing the overarching developments of emotional concepts in encyclopedias and lexicons. It provides insights ... More


Corporations in the Economy of Esteem

Robert Frank and Philip Pettit

in Capitalism Beyond Mutuality?: Perspectives Integrating Philosophy and Social Science

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
June 2018
ISBN:
9780198825067
eISBN:
9780191863745
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198825067.003.0012
Subject:
Business and Management, Corporate Governance and Accountability, Political Economy

Even in a regulated and competitive market economy the behavior of firms leaves much to be desired. Beyond the invisible hand of the market and the iron hand of the law, this chapter outlines ... More


“Stressed Spelled Backward Is Desserts”: Affective Determinants of Eating Behavior

Denise de Ridder and Catharine Evers

in Affective Determinants of Health Behavior

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
May 2018
ISBN:
9780190499037
eISBN:
9780190881375
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190499037.003.0012
Subject:
Psychology, Health Psychology

This chapter discusses the relationship between affect and eating behavior from two points of view—how affect shapes eating behavior and how eating behavior generates affect—arguing that appreciating ... More


Multidisciplinary Sociology and the Social World

Piet Keizer

in Multidisciplinary Economics: A Methodological Account

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
June 2015
ISBN:
9780199686490
eISBN:
9780191797651
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199686490.003.0013
Subject:
Economics and Finance, History of Economic Thought

Psychological sociology is about the psychological foundation of sociology. The solidarity felt for the people who are members of the same group, and the rivalry with people who are members of a ... More


Dismembering Ovid

Miranda Griffin

in Transforming Tales: Rewriting Metamorphosis in Medieval French Literature

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
September 2015
ISBN:
9780199686988
eISBN:
9780191804083
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199686988.003.0002
Subject:
Literature, European Literature, Early and Medieval Literature

The Ovide moralisé, composed in the first half of the fourteenth century, is the first translation of Ovid’s Metamorphoses into French; it also appends a Christian allegorical interpretation ... More


Laws of War*

Henry Shue

in Fighting Hurt: Rule and Exception in Torture and War

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
March 2016
ISBN:
9780198767626
eISBN:
9780191821486
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198767626.003.0021
Subject:
Political Science, International Relations and Politics

Continuing exchange with Jeff McMahan, I emphasize that a practice of war is presupposed by laws of war imposing a brake on the violations of morality involved. The central measure by which these ... More


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