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Far from Heaven

Glyn Davis

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
September 2012
ISBN:
9780748637782
eISBN:
9780748670864
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9780748637782.001.0001
Subject:
Film, Television and Radio, Film

Nominated for four Oscars, Far from Heaven earned rave reviews and won widespread cultural and critical recognition. A knowing and emotionally involving homage to the films of Douglas Sirk, this film ... More


Coda

Glyn Davis

in Far from Heaven

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
September 2012
ISBN:
9780748637782
eISBN:
9780748670864
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9780748637782.003.0006
Subject:
Film, Television and Radio, Film

Queer fans of Todd Haynes might have been searching for the director's usual politics. His career has hovered between melodramas focused on female protagonists and those centred on men. Despite the ... More


Moral Realism A Naturalistic Perspective *

Michael Devitt

in Putting Metaphysics First: Essays on Metaphysics and Epistemology

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
February 2010
ISBN:
9780199280803
eISBN:
9780191723254
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199280803.003.0010
Subject:
Philosophy, Metaphysics/Epistemology, Philosophy of Science

This chapter argues for moral realism. What is moral realism? Standard answers in terms of truth and meaning are rejected. These answers are partly motivated by the phenomenon of noncognitivism. ... More


Love and Money: Queers, Class, and Cultural Production

Lisa Henderson

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
March 2016
ISBN:
9780814790571
eISBN:
9780814790595
Item type:
book
Publisher:
NYU Press
DOI:
10.18574/nyu/9780814790571.001.0001
Subject:
Society and Culture, Media Studies

This book argues that we can't understand contemporary queer cultures without looking through the lens of social class. Resisting old divisions between culture and economy, identity and privilege, ... More


Tomorrow's Parties: Sex and the Untimely in Nineteenth-Century America

Peter M. Coviello

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
March 2016
ISBN:
9780814717400
eISBN:
9780814717424
Item type:
book
Publisher:
NYU Press
DOI:
10.18574/nyu/9780814717400.001.0001
Subject:
Society and Culture, Gay and Lesbian Studies

In nineteenth-century America—before the scandalous trial of Oscar Wilde, before the public emergence of categories like homo- and heterosexuality—what were the parameters of sex? Did people ... More


Are Any Moral Beliefs True?

Walter Sinnott-Armstrong

in Moral Skepticisms

Published in print:
2006
Published Online:
February 2006
ISBN:
9780195187724
eISBN:
9780199786121
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0195187725.003.0003
Subject:
Philosophy, Moral Philosophy

This chapter explores moral nihilism and error theories, which hold that moral beliefs are truth-apt but never true. Arguments for such views from relativity, evolution, and epistemological, ... More


Queer Migration Politics: Activist Rhetoric and Coalitional Possibilities

Karma R. Chávez

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
April 2017
ISBN:
9780252038105
eISBN:
9780252095375
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of Illinois Press
DOI:
10.5406/illinois/9780252038105.001.0001
Subject:
Sociology, Migration Studies (including Refugee Studies)

The battles for LGBTQ rights and immigrant rights have captured significant attention in the U.S. public sphere throughout the twenty-first century. Both movements, which are largely understood to be ... More


Dancing Reggaetón with Cowboy Boots

Ramón H. Rivera-Servera

in Transnational Encounters: Music and Performance at the U.S.-Mexico Border

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
January 2012
ISBN:
9780199735921
eISBN:
9780199918607
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199735921.003.0017
Subject:
Music, Ethnomusicology, World Music, History, American

In chapter, two seemingly excluding Latina/o dance venues in Phoenix, Arizona, provide a perfect excuse to explore how expressive culture has worked as a site for the development of discourses of ... More


Moral Error Theory: History, Critique, Defence

Jonas Olson

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
April 2014
ISBN:
9780198701934
eISBN:
9780191771620
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198701934.001.0001
Subject:
Philosophy, Moral Philosophy

This book examines moral error theory of the kind advocated by J. L. Mackie. Part I (History) gives a historical background to the debate. The moral error theories of David Hume and of some more or ... More


Moral Practicality: Externalism sans Magnetism

Paul Bloomfield

in Moral Reality

Published in print:
2001
Published Online:
November 2003
ISBN:
9780195137132
eISBN:
9780199833092
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0195137132.003.0005
Subject:
Philosophy, Moral Philosophy

It is absurd to be a motivational internalist about the property of health; there is no magnetism or queerness in tofu despite it being healthy, and the same tack should be taken with regard to the ... More


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