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Environmental Ethics and Process Thinking

Clare Palmer

Published in print:
1998
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198269526
eISBN:
9780191683664
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198269526.001.0001
Subject:
Religion, Philosophy of Religion

This book challenges the popular conception that process thinking offers an unambiguously positive contribution to the philosophical debate on environmental ethics. It critically examines the ... More


A. N. Whitehead

James Williams

in Deleuze's Philosophical Lineage

Published in print:
2005
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780748632992
eISBN:
9780748652570
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9780748632992.003.0015
Subject:
Philosophy, General

This chapter highlights the connection between the philosophies of A.N. Whitehead and Gilles Deleuze. It explains that Deleuze has roots in an early French reader of Whitehead through the work of his ... More


The Power of the Suffering God

Paul S. Fiddes

in The Creative Suffering of God

Published in print:
1992
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198263470
eISBN:
9780191682568
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198263470.003.0006
Subject:
Religion, Theology

This chapter describes the power of the suffering God, looking at six different aspects: the power of persuasion, the story and situation of a suffering God, the influence of the feelings of God, the ... More


The Philosophical Approach to God: A New Thomistic Perspective, 2nd Revised Edition

W. Norris Clarke

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
March 2011
ISBN:
9780823227198
eISBN:
9780823237166
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Fordham University Press
DOI:
10.5422/fso/9780823227198.001.0001
Subject:
Religion, Philosophy of Religion

This book is a revised and expanded edition of three lectures delivered by the author at Wake Forest University in 1979. Long out of print, in its new edition it should be a valuable ... More


So Many Faces:: God, Humans, and Animals

Jay Mcdaniel and J. Aaron Simmons

in Divinanimality: Animal Theory, Creaturely Theology

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
May 2015
ISBN:
9780823263196
eISBN:
9780823266531
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Fordham University Press
DOI:
10.5422/fordham/9780823263196.003.0015
Subject:
Religion, Theology

Jay McDaniel and J. Aaron Simmons's jointly authored essay begins with an extended appraisal of Continental philosophy's engagement with the question of the animal. Simmons raises two major ... More


Peirce's Dynamical Object: Realism as Process Philosophy

Carl R. Hausman

in Conversations on Peirce: Reals and Ideals

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
May 2012
ISBN:
9780823234677
eISBN:
9780823238842
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Fordham University Press
DOI:
10.5422/fordham/9780823234677.003.0005
Subject:
Philosophy, American Philosophy

Peirce's semeiotic conception of a “dynamical object” is employed here to argue for his metaphysical realism, in which human sign activity is constrained by extra-mental conditions. The upshot is ... More


Doris Lessing’s Evolutionary Epic

Clare Hanson

in Genetics and the Literary Imagination

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
June 2020
ISBN:
9780198813286
eISBN:
9780191851278
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198813286.003.0002
Subject:
Literature, 20th-century and Contemporary Literature

Chapter 1 reads Doris Lessing’s space fiction sequence Canopus in Argus: Archives as a critical response to the sociobiology controversy of the 1970s. It argues that Lessing deploys the Sufi theory ... More


The Status of Time in Robert C. Neville’s Axiology of Thinking

Gary Slater

in C. S. Peirce and the Nested Continua Model of Religious Interpretation

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
December 2015
ISBN:
9780198753230
eISBN:
9780191814846
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198753230.003.0006
Subject:
Religion, Philosophy of Religion, Theology

This chapter shows how Robert C. Neville’s metaphysics of time and eternity may be applied to nested continua, as well as its context in relation to the metaphysics of A. N. Whitehead. The chapter ... More


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