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Afterword

J.G.A. Pocock and Richard Whatmore

in The Machiavellian Moment: Florentine Political Thought and the Atlantic Republican Tradition

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
October 2017
ISBN:
9780691172231
eISBN:
9781400883516
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Princeton University Press
DOI:
10.23943/princeton/9780691172231.003.0016
Subject:
History, European Modern History

This concluding chapter contains the author's reflections on the publication of this volume as well as the ideas expressed therein. It first begins with a survey of Machiavellian thought as discussed ... More


The Doorkeeper

Anna Wierzbicka

in What Did Jesus Mean?: Explaining the Sermon on the Mount and the Parables in Simple and Universal Human Concepts

Published in print:
2001
Published Online:
November 2003
ISBN:
9780195137330
eISBN:
9780199867905
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0195137337.003.0019
Subject:
Religion, Biblical Studies

This chapter links the parable of the Doorkeeper and other “parables of vigilance” with the eighteenth‐century spiritual writer Jean Pierre De Caussade's “spirituality of the present moment.” It ... More


Religion, Culture, and Society

Sylvia Walsh

in Kierkegaard: Thinking Christianly in an Existential Mode

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780199208357
eISBN:
9780191695728
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199208357.003.0007
Subject:
Religion, Theology, History of Christianity

This chapter discusses the relation of religion, culture, and society in Kierkegaard's writings. It discusses the phenomenon of leveling in the present age, the phantom of the public, the principle ... More


Is it Time?

Geoffrey Bennington

in The Moment: Time and Rupture in Modern Thought

Published in print:
2001
Published Online:
June 2013
ISBN:
9780853239567
eISBN:
9781846314179
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Liverpool University Press
DOI:
10.5949/liverpool/9780853239567.003.0002
Subject:
Political Science, Political Theory

This chapter presents reflection by Geoffrey Bennington regarding his concept on ‘time’ or ‘the moment’ in the sense of when the time is ripe or the moment to when it is supposed to be grasped or ... More


The Moment: Time and Rupture in Modern Thought

Heidrun Friese (ed.)

Published in print:
2001
Published Online:
June 2013
ISBN:
9780853239567
eISBN:
9781846314179
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Liverpool University Press
DOI:
10.5949/UPO9781846314179
Subject:
Political Science, Political Theory

Modern philosophical thought has a manifold tradition of emphasizing ‘the moment’. ‘The moment’ demands questioning all-too-common notions of time, of past, present and future, uniqueness and ... More


Augen-Blicke

Heidrun Friese

in The Moment: Time and Rupture in Modern Thought

Published in print:
2001
Published Online:
June 2013
ISBN:
9780853239567
eISBN:
9781846314179
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Liverpool University Press
DOI:
10.5949/liverpool/9780853239567.003.0005
Subject:
Political Science, Political Theory

This chapter illustrates a reflection by Heirdun Friese regarding how a moment is related to Augen-Blicke, Austrian for ‘the blink of an eye’. Also spelled as augenblick, Friese uses the word to ... More


Eighteenth- and Nineteenth-Century Theoretical Approaches

Hilda Meldrum Brown

in The Quest for the Gesamtkunstwerk and Richard Wagner

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
June 2016
ISBN:
9780199325436
eISBN:
9780191822360
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199325436.003.0005
Subject:
Music, History, Western, Opera

This mainly theoretical chapter discusses neglected areas in Wagner’s theoretical works which underpin his concept of the Gesamtkunstwerk. It focuses in particular on the term Moment which Wagner ... More


An Edifying Corrective to the ‘Spiritlessness’ of the Age: The Eternal

David Lappano

in Kierkegaard's Theology of Encounter: An Edifying and Polemical Life

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
February 2017
ISBN:
9780198792437
eISBN:
9780191834424
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198792437.003.0006
Subject:
Religion, Theology

The eternal is the dialectical hinge that turns the individual inward where one encounters the divine in its transcendence but also its intimacy, and it turns the individual outward where one ... More


Renormalisation I: Perturbation theory

Michael Kachelriess

in Quantum Fields: From the Hubble to the Planck Scale

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
February 2018
ISBN:
9780198802877
eISBN:
9780191841330
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198802877.003.0011
Subject:
Physics, Particle Physics / Astrophysics / Cosmology, Theoretical, Computational, and Statistical Physics

After giving an overview about regularisation and renormalisation methods, this chapter shows the calculation of the anomalous magnetic moment of the electron in QED. Using a power counting argument, ... More


Irith Cherniavsky, <i>Be’or shineihem: ’al ’aliyatam shel yehudei polin lifnei hashoah</i> (In the Last Moment: Jewish Immigration from Poland in the 1930s). Tel Aviv: Resling, 2015. 277 pp.

Richard I. Cohen (ed.)

in Place in Modern Jewish Culture and Society

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
August 2018
ISBN:
9780190912628
eISBN:
9780190912659
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190912628.003.0039
Subject:
Religion, Judaism, Religion and Society

This chapter reviews the book Be’or shineihem: ’al ’aliyatam shel yehudei polin lifnei hashoah (In the Last Moment: Jewish Immigration from Poland in the 1930s) (2015), by Irith Cherniavsky. In the ... More


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