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 No Way Out: Sartre's No Exit and “Being‐for‐Others”

Robert C. Solomon

in Dark Feelings, Grim Thoughts: Experience and Reflection in Camus and Sartre

Published in print:
2006
Published Online:
September 2006
ISBN:
9780195181579
eISBN:
9780199786602
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0195181573.003.0007
Subject:
Philosophy, History of Philosophy

Sartre’s No Exit is a conscientiously trite play that explores some profound truths about what Sartre (in Being and Nothingness) calls Being-for-Others. No Exit presents us with three perverse ... More


Metaphysical Personalism: An Analysis of Austin Farrer's Metaphysics of Theism

Charles Conti

Published in print:
1995
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198263388
eISBN:
9780191682513
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198263388.001.0001
Subject:
Religion, Theology, Philosophy of Religion

How can we, or should we, talk about God? What concepts are involved in the idea of a Supreme Being? This book is about the search to reconcile modern metaphysics with traditional theism — focusing ... More


The Corruption of Sin

Christopher M. Cullen

in Bonaventure

Published in print:
2006
Published Online:
January 2007
ISBN:
9780195149258
eISBN:
9780199785131
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195149258.003.0008
Subject:
Religion, Philosophy of Religion

Bonaventure rejects any sort of fundamental dualism between good and evil. He argues that, “a first and absolute evil does not and could not exist because the very notion of First Principle implies ... More


Existential Epistemology: A Heideggerian Critique of the Cartesian Project

John Richardson

Published in print:
1991
Published Online:
November 2003
ISBN:
9780198239222
eISBN:
9780191598319
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/019823922X.001.0001
Subject:
Philosophy, History of Philosophy

I develop a Heideggerian response to the central traditional problem in epistemology—whether we can have (objective) knowledge of the external world. I introduce the main philosophical terms and ... More


 Facing Death Together: Camus' The Plague

Robert C. Solomon

in Dark Feelings, Grim Thoughts: Experience and Reflection in Camus and Sartre

Published in print:
2006
Published Online:
September 2006
ISBN:
9780195181579
eISBN:
9780199786602
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0195181573.003.0005
Subject:
Philosophy, History of Philosophy

Camus’ novel, The Plague, breaks from the focus on individual experience to talk about solidarity and the experience of being with other people. The titular plague has been interpreted as a metaphor ... More


 True to Oneself: Sartre's Bad Faith and Freedom

Robert C. Solomon

in Dark Feelings, Grim Thoughts: Experience and Reflection in Camus and Sartre

Published in print:
2006
Published Online:
September 2006
ISBN:
9780195181579
eISBN:
9780199786602
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0195181573.003.0006
Subject:
Philosophy, History of Philosophy

Sartre’s Being and Nothingness is one of the great books in philosophy of the 20th century. One of the most excerpted and most discussed sections of that book is the chapter on “Bad Faith”. Sartre’s ... More


 What Is Evolutionary Biology and Where Is It Coming From?

Paul F. Lurquin and Linda Stone

in Evolution and Religious Creation Myths: How Scientists Respond

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
September 2007
ISBN:
9780195315387
eISBN:
9780199785674
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195315387.003.0002
Subject:
Religion, Religion and Society

This chapter describes the Darwin-Wallace theory of evolution by natural selection. In particular, it explains the notion of fitness, which underlies the concepts of descent with modification and the ... More


The Genesis of Intellect

Eyjólfur Kjalar Emilsson

in Plotinus on Intellect

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
May 2007
ISBN:
9780199281701
eISBN:
9780191713088
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199281701.003.0003
Subject:
Philosophy, Ancient Philosophy

The central question of this chapter is how Plotinus accounts for the fact that two seemingly quite different kinds of plurality arise at the level of Intellect: a duality of subject and object of ... More


WYCLIF IN OXFORD: Logic, Metaphysics

Stephen E. Lahey

in John Wyclif

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
January 2009
ISBN:
9780195183313
eISBN:
9780199870349
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195183313.003.0003
Subject:
Religion, History of Christianity

The second important element of Wyclif’s philosophical program is his metaphysics, which is an important response to Ockhamist conceptualism. Walter Burley had challenged Ockhamist ontology with a ... More


God and Being: An Enquiry

George Pattison

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
January 2011
ISBN:
9780199588688
eISBN:
9780191723339
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199588688.001.0001
Subject:
Religion, Theology

Western theology has long regarded ‘Being’ as a category pre-eminently applicable to God, the supreme Being who is also the source of all existence. This idea was challenged in the later philosophy ... More


Number and the Universe

Svetla Slaveva-Griffin

in Plotinus on Number

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
May 2009
ISBN:
9780195377194
eISBN:
9780199869572
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195377194.003.0006
Subject:
Classical Studies, Ancient Greek, Roman, and Early Christian Philosophy

This chapter examines the relationship of Substantial Number and all intelligible entities: Absolute Being as “unified number;” Intellect as “number moving in itself”; beings as “unfolded number;” ... More


On Time, Being, and Hunger: Challenging the Traditional Way of Thinking Life

Juan Manuel Garrido

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
September 2012
ISBN:
9780823239351
eISBN:
9780823239399
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Fordham University Press
DOI:
10.5422/fordham/9780823239351.001.0001
Subject:
Philosophy, Philosophy of Science

The unprecedented proliferation of discourses and techniques concerning the living being has left philosophy in a stupefying situation. We no longer know what phenomenon deserves to be called “life,” ... More


Child Welfare and Child Well-Being: New Perspectives From the National Survey of Child and Adolescent Well-Being

Mary Bruce Webb, Kathryn Dowd, Brenda Jones Harden, John Landsverk, and Mark Testa (eds)

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
February 2010
ISBN:
9780195398465
eISBN:
9780199863426
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195398465.001.0001
Subject:
Social Work, Children and Families, Health and Mental Health

The landmark National Survey of Child and Adolescent Well-Being (NSCAW) study represents the first effort to gather nationally representative data, based on first-hand reports, about the well-being ... More


Introduction

George Pattison

in God and Being: An Enquiry

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
January 2011
ISBN:
9780199588688
eISBN:
9780191723339
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199588688.003.0001
Subject:
Religion, Theology

Starting from contemporary debates about the existence of God, the Introduction argues that these would be improved by considering more closely what it might mean for God to be. Attention is drawn to ... More


Being, Salvation, and the Knowledge of God

George Pattison

in God and Being: An Enquiry

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
January 2011
ISBN:
9780199588688
eISBN:
9780191723339
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199588688.003.0002
Subject:
Religion, Theology

In surveying the identification of God and Being in the Western theological tradition particular emphasis is placed on the use of Exodus 3 and the self-naming of God as ‘I am who I am’. The ... More


Embodiment

George Pattison

in God and Being: An Enquiry

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
January 2011
ISBN:
9780199588688
eISBN:
9780191723339
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199588688.003.0007
Subject:
Religion, Theology

Love seeks emobodiment, but this is not to be understood in the sense of explaining mental life as a mere epiphenomenon of physiological states. Rather, the body is construed as the body of lived ... More


Possibility, Nothingness, and the Gift of Being

George Pattison

in God and Being: An Enquiry

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
January 2011
ISBN:
9780199588688
eISBN:
9780191723339
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199588688.003.0008
Subject:
Religion, Theology

Classical Christian theology limits what can be known of Being by embodied beings to being that has not fully actualized its potentiality. Is our knowledge of divine Being, then, merely a possible ... More


Study Design and Methods

Paul P. Biemer, Kathryn L. Dowd, and Mary Bruce Webb

in Child Welfare and Child Well-Being: New Perspectives From the National Survey of Child and Adolescent Well-Being

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
February 2010
ISBN:
9780195398465
eISBN:
9780199863426
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195398465.003.0001
Subject:
Social Work, Children and Families, Health and Mental Health

This chapter presents the National Survey of Child and Adolescent Well-Being (NSCAW) design features that inform the subsamples and measures used for analysis in all the chapters that follow. It ... More


Division III of Heidegger's Being and Time: The Unanswered Question of Being

Lee Braver (ed.)

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
September 2016
ISBN:
9780262029681
eISBN:
9780262330008
Item type:
book
Publisher:
The MIT Press
DOI:
10.7551/mitpress/9780262029681.001.0001
Subject:
Philosophy, History of Philosophy

How would Heidegger’s Being and Time have ended? How should it have concluded? Why didn’t he finish it? What would he have said about being in the final, concluding Division of the book that was ... More


‘The Soul of Man Under Socialism’

Lawrence Danson

in Wilde's Intentions: The Artist in his Criticism

Published in print:
1998
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780198186281
eISBN:
9780191674488
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198186281.003.0008
Subject:
Literature, 19th-century and Victorian Literature

This chapter analyses Oscar Wilde's essay The Soul of Man Under Socialism, which highlights how apparent polarities become the permanently unsettled stuff of Wildean paradox. It considers the essay's ... More


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