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Charting the Information Field: Cult‐Watching Groups and the Construction of Images of New Religious Movements

Eileen Barker

in Teaching New Religious Movements

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
September 2007
ISBN:
9780195177299
eISBN:
9780199785537
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195177299.003.0015
Subject:
Religion, Religion and Society

This chapter presents an exercise in the practical application of the sociology of knowledge, the key question being the variety of often-conflicting descriptions that are publicly available on the ... More


The Master-Interpreter: Notes on the German Career of Joachim Wach (1922–1935 )

Steven M. Wasserstrom

in Hermeneutics, Politics, and the History of Religions: The Contested Legacies of Joachim Wach and Mircea Eliade

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
May 2010
ISBN:
9780195394337
eISBN:
9780199777358
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195394337.003.0002
Subject:
Religion, Theology

This article examines the life and works of Joachim Wach (1898–1955) during his career in Germany (1922–35). Aspects examined include his homosocial participation in youth movements (Jugendbewegung) ... More


The Historics of Johann Gustav Droysen

Frederick C. Beiser

in The German Historicist Tradition

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
January 2012
ISBN:
9780199691555
eISBN:
9780191731839
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199691555.003.0008
Subject:
Philosophy, History of Philosophy, Metaphysics/Epistemology

This chapter is an analysis of the historics of Johann Gustav Droysen. It considers several issues arising from his historics: the concept of historical explanation, the question of objectivity, the ... More


Mind-Body Dualism and the Two Cultures

Edward Slingerland

in Creating Consilience: Integrating the Sciences and the Humanities

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
January 2012
ISBN:
9780199794393
eISBN:
9780199919338
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199794393.003.0004
Subject:
Philosophy, General, Philosophy of Science

The distinction between the humanities and the natural sciences is often described in terms of two types of description, “thick” versus “thin,” or two modes of apprehension, “interpretation” ... More


Constructing the Heresy

William Lucy

in Understanding and Explaining Adjudication

Published in print:
1999
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780198260257
eISBN:
9780191682070
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198260257.003.0014
Subject:
Law, Philosophy of Law

For many heretics, the rational reconstruction of judicial decisions is not an intellectually viable option, since they believe that adjudication cannot be rational in the first place. There is a ... More


Conclusion

William Lucy

in Understanding and Explaining Adjudication

Published in print:
1999
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780198260257
eISBN:
9780191682070
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198260257.003.0017
Subject:
Law, Philosophy of Law

This book's overarching question — how different are orthodoxy and heresy? — received a deflationary answer, namely, ‘not very’. The responses made by orthodox and heretical accounts of adjudication ... More


On the Defense of Literary Value: From Early German Romanticism to Analytic Philosophy of Literature

Brady Bowman

in The Relevance of Romanticism: Essays on German Romantic Philosophy

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
April 2014
ISBN:
9780199976201
eISBN:
9780199395507
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199976201.003.0009
Subject:
Philosophy, History of Philosophy

Identifying cognition in general with propositional knowledge exposes the cognitive value of literature to abiding skepticism. This chapter argues that German romanticism has generated two competing ... More


Conclusion: The Many Faces of Understanding

Henk W. de Regt

in Understanding Scientific Understanding

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
August 2017
ISBN:
9780190652913
eISBN:
9780190652944
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190652913.003.0008
Subject:
Philosophy, Philosophy of Science

The contextual theory of scientific understanding developed and defended in this book serves as a basis for specific philosophical theories of explanation that start from the assumption that ... More


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