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Ezekiel and the Ethics of Exile

Andrew Mein

Published in print:
2006
Published Online:
September 2011
ISBN:
9780199291397
eISBN:
9780191700620
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199291397.001.0001
Subject:
Religion, Biblical Studies

Whereas much recent work on the ethics of the Hebrew Bible addresses the theological task of using the Bible as a moral resource for today, this book aims to set Ezekiel's ethics firmly in the social ... More


Introduction: From White Passivity to Racial Justice Activism

Mark R. Warren

in Fire in the Heart: How White Activists Embrace Racial Justice

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
May 2012
ISBN:
9780199751242
eISBN:
9780199943326
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199751242.003.0001
Subject:
Sociology, Race and Ethnicity

This book is about how white people can move from passivity to action in response to racism in America. This chapter argues that further progress in racial justice depends on many more white ... More


Conclusion: Winning Hearts and Minds

Mark R. Warren

in Fire in the Heart: How White Activists Embrace Racial Justice

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
May 2012
ISBN:
9780199751242
eISBN:
9780199943326
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199751242.003.0008
Subject:
Sociology, Race and Ethnicity

How can white Americans come to care enough about racism that they move from passivity to action for racial justice? This book looked for clues to answer that question by examining the lives and ... More


Introduction

John Sabini and Maury Silver

in Emotion, Character, and Responsibility

Published in print:
1998
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780195121674
eISBN:
9780199846931
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195121674.003.0001
Subject:
Psychology, Social Psychology

This introductory chapter presents the aim of the book, which is to examine the role the concept of passivity plays in man's understanding of character. An overview of topics presented in each ... More


ASSAULT FROM THE REAR

Jerome Neu

in Sticks and Stones: The Philosophy of Insults

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
January 2008
ISBN:
9780195314311
eISBN:
9780199871780
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195314311.003.0004
Subject:
Philosophy, Philosophy of Language

The issues of domination and submission central to insult have an often hidden, often not (“Up yours!”), sexual significance. Central are anal erotism and phallic aggression, which are written large ... More


Other‐Worldly Redemption

Eleonore Stump

in Wandering in Darkness: Narrative and the Problem of Suffering

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
September 2010
ISBN:
9780199277421
eISBN:
9780191594298
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199277421.003.0008
Subject:
Philosophy, History of Philosophy, Philosophy of Religion

This chapter considers the way in which human moral wrongdoing fragments the psyche of the wrongdoer. It examines the theological doctrine of original sin and argues against attempts to show that a ... More


Attitudes to Same‐Sex Activity in Anglo‐Saxon England: earg, the Penitentials, and OE bædling

David Clark

in Between Medieval Men: Male Friendship and Desire in Early Medieval English Literature

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
May 2009
ISBN:
9780199558155
eISBN:
9780191721342
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199558155.003.0004
Subject:
Literature, Early and Medieval Literature, Anglo-Saxon / Old English Literature

This chapter begins by reviewing a limited amount of evidence which suggests that the Anglo‐Saxons may have had a less well‐developed concept of ergi, and concludes that, even given the paucity of ... More


Heroic Desire? Male Relations in Beowulf,The Battle of Maldon, and The Dream of the Rood

David Clark

in Between Medieval Men: Male Friendship and Desire in Early Medieval English Literature

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
May 2009
ISBN:
9780199558155
eISBN:
9780191721342
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199558155.003.0008
Subject:
Literature, Early and Medieval Literature, Anglo-Saxon / Old English Literature

Chapter 7 focuses on the construction of homosocial bonds, looking first at heroic male relations in Beowulf and The Battle of Maldon. It argues that the Beowulf‐poet here as in other matters remains ... More


Emotions Happen to Us (They Are “Passions”)

Robert C. Solomon

in True to Our Feelings: What Our Emotions Are Really Telling Us

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780195368536
eISBN:
9780199852031
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195368536.003.0018
Subject:
Philosophy, Philosophy of Mind

It sometimes seems to be one of the phenomenological “data” of our experience of emotions that emotions happen to us; and sometimes, they do. But as we give up the hydraulic metaphor and its variants ... More


Sense and Sensibility in Mill’s Political Thought

Alan Ryan

in The Making of Modern Liberalism

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
October 2017
ISBN:
9780691148403
eISBN:
9781400841950
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Princeton University Press
DOI:
10.23943/princeton/9780691148403.003.0015
Subject:
Philosophy, Political Philosophy

This chapter examines John Stuart Mill's political thought, asking in particular what we can learn about his intellectual project from attention to his Autobiography. It explores the way Mill's ... More


Conclusion

Ellen Seiter

in Television and New Media Audiences

Published in print:
1998
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198711421
eISBN:
9780191694905
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198711421.003.0007
Subject:
Literature, Film, Media, and Cultural Studies

As the ABC billboard emphasizes that watching TV exudes hipness and honour in spite of the negative connotations that it is attributed with, this is made possible only because this advertising was ... More


1940–1990: The Buy Side

Brian R. Cheffins

in Corporate Ownership and Control: British Business Transformed

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
January 2009
ISBN:
9780199236978
eISBN:
9780191717260
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199236978.003.0010
Subject:
Law, Company and Commercial Law

While outsider/arm's-length corporate governance became pre-dominant in Britain between 1940 and 1990, as this chapter describes, there were various deterrents to investing in shares (e.g., Britain's ... More


From Responsibility to Passivity

Andrew Mein

in Ezekiel and the Ethics of Exile

Published in print:
2006
Published Online:
September 2011
ISBN:
9780199291397
eISBN:
9780191700620
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199291397.003.0008
Subject:
Religion, Biblical Studies

Thus far we have examined two ethical ‘strategies for survival’ in the book of Ezekiel which reflect the social situation of the Babylonian exiles. Both the ritualization and the domestication of sin ... More


The Early Years

David P. Kinloch

in The Thought and Art of Joseph Joubert (1754–1824)

Published in print:
1992
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198151838
eISBN:
9780191672859
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198151838.003.0002
Subject:
Literature, 18th-century Literature, 19th-century and Victorian Literature

This chapter focuses on an aspect of Joseph Joubert's activity, for it helps to counteract the tendency to dismiss him as the philosophic recluse of Villeneuve. Undoubtedly the passivity of Joubert's ... More


Harriet Beecher Stowe: A Life

Joan D. Hedrick

Published in print:
1995
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780195096392
eISBN:
9780199854288
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195096392.001.0001
Subject:
History, American History: 19th Century

This book travels the multi-layered world of 19th-century morals and mores in this absorbing story of a gifted and complex writer whose place in the canon is still contended. Harriet Beecher Stowe, ... More


Metaphors of letting go

Rachel Stanworth

in Recognizing Spiritual Needs in People who are Dying

Published in print:
2003
Published Online:
November 2011
ISBN:
9780198525110
eISBN:
9780191730504
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198525110.003.0010
Subject:
Palliative Care, Patient Care and End-of-Life Decision Making, Palliative Medicine Research

This chapter discusses metaphors of letting go. It clarifies that equating the term ‘letting go’ only with subdued passivity or as providing a simple diametric to metaphors of control is a mistaken ... More


On the Passivity of the Passions (2001)

Robert C. Solomon

in Not Passion's Slave: Emotions and Choice

Published in print:
2003
Published Online:
November 2003
ISBN:
9780195145496
eISBN:
9780199833726
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0195145496.003.0012
Subject:
Philosophy, Moral Philosophy

It is commonly supposed that passions are passive, or, rather, that we are passive with regard to them. They happen to us. I argue that we are active with regard to our passions, and the notion of ... More


Ideality

Karl Ameriks

in Kant's Theory of Mind: An Analysis of the Paralogisms of Pure Reason

Published in print:
2000
Published Online:
November 2003
ISBN:
9780198238973
eISBN:
9780191597022
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0198238975.003.0007
Subject:
Philosophy, History of Philosophy

This chapter discusses the most general aspects of Kant's discussion of the self and gives an overview of the full range of topics that he covered in his philosophical discussion of ‘psychological’ ... More


‘DIE BLEICHEN, VOM NICHTSTHUN, VON SEHNSUCHT UND ENTTÄUSCHUNG VERZEHRTEN MÄDCHEN’ REPRESSION AND APATHY IN GABRIELE REUTER (1859–1941)

ANNA RICHARDS

in The Wasting Heroine in German Fiction by Women 1770-1914

Published in print:
2004
Published Online:
January 2010
ISBN:
9780199267545
eISBN:
9780191708398
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199267545.003.0006
Subject:
Literature, Women's Literature

This chapter discusses that with a psychological insight that prefigures Freud's work, Gabrielle Reuter reveals the patriarchal notion of inherent female fragility and passivity to be a myth. It ... More


Passivity Experience in Schizophrenia

Philip Gerrans

in Disturbed Consciousness: New Essays on Psychopathology and Theories of Consciousness

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
May 2016
ISBN:
9780262029346
eISBN:
9780262330213
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
The MIT Press
DOI:
10.7551/mitpress/9780262029346.003.0013
Subject:
Philosophy, Moral Philosophy

Philip Gerrans first explains the “predictive coding conception of cognition” which treats the mind as a hierarchy of cognitive systems devoted to the cancellation of error signals. Although the deep ... More


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