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Euthanasia and the Law

John Finnis

in Human Rights and Common Good: Collected Essays Volume III

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
September 2011
ISBN:
9780199580071
eISBN:
9780191729393
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199580071.003.0017
Subject:
Law, Philosophy of Law

Composed for live debate with Dworkin, the chapter considers not the morality of euthanasia but the sound moral and political arguments that have persuaded almost all commissions of enquiry (e.g. the ... More


Democracy's Dharma: Religious Renaissance and Political Development in Taiwan

Richard Madsen

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
May 2012
ISBN:
9780520252271
eISBN:
9780520941038
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520252271.001.0001
Subject:
Religion, Religious Studies

This book explores the remarkable religious renaissance that has reformed, revitalized, and renewed the practices of Buddhism and Daoism in Taiwan. The author connects these noteworthy developments ... More


The Question of the True Buddha and the Ultimate Poem

in Murmured Conversations: A Treatise on Poetry and Buddhism by the Poet-Monk Shinkei

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
June 2013
ISBN:
9780804748636
eISBN:
9780804779395
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Stanford University Press
DOI:
10.11126/stanford/9780804748636.003.0061
Subject:
Literature, World Literature

This chapter focuses on Sasamegoto's construction of a poetics based on a Mahayana Buddhist understanding of reality and constitutes Shinkei's thought on Buddhism and poetry. In particular, it deals ... More


Toward a Holistic Theology of the Emotions

Michelle Voss Roberts

in Tastes of the Divine: Hindu and Christian Theologies of Emotion

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
January 2015
ISBN:
9780823257386
eISBN:
9780823261536
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Fordham University Press
DOI:
10.5422/fordham/9780823257386.003.0009
Subject:
Religion, Theology

This chapter argues that rasa theory should be taken seriously in Christian theology. Its aesthetic perspective relates contextual and bodily aspects of emotion to religious experience, sheds light ... More


Confluence of Thought: Mohandas Karamchand Gandhi and Martin Luther King, Jr.

Bidyut Chakrabarty

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
September 2013
ISBN:
9780199951215
eISBN:
9780199346004
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199951215.001.0001
Subject:
Political Science, Political Theory, Comparative Politics

The aim of this book is to understand the complex evolution of the socio-political ideas of Gandhi and King and also their confluence in the specific context of India and America respectively. Based ... More


Conclusion

Jeff Rosen

in Julia Margaret Cameron's 'fancy subjects': Photographic allegories of Victorian identity and empire

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
September 2016
ISBN:
9781784993177
eISBN:
9781526109811
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9781784993177.003.0009
Subject:
Art, Art History

The conclusion reviews Cameron’s efforts to promote her photographs as ‘works of fine art’, but also in the context of making photographic allegories that were political in nature, and which focused ... More


Critique and the Practice of Democracy: Negative Dialectics, Autonomy, and Compassion

Shannon L. Mariotti

in Adorno and Democracy: The American Years

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
January 2017
ISBN:
9780813167336
eISBN:
9780813167411
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Kentucky
DOI:
10.5810/kentucky/9780813167336.003.0004
Subject:
Political Science, Political Theory

This chapter builds on earlier arguments about experience to analyze how democracy fits into Adorno’s broader theoretical corpus. Drawing from his theoretical writings as well as several important ... More


The Features and Functions of Positive Emotions in Close Relationships

Julie Fitness and Vicki Williams

in Positive Psychology of Love

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
September 2013
ISBN:
9780199791064
eISBN:
9780199345199
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199791064.003.0004
Subject:
Psychology, Social Psychology, Developmental Psychology

The aim of this chapter is to provide a review of the features and functions of a number of positive emotions, including joy, interest, and love, and to elucidate their roles in close relationship ... More


. “What a Show!”: Apocalyptic Spectacle and the Agency of Watching

Jennie Chapman

in Plotting Apocalypse: Reading, Agency, and Identity in the Left Behind Series

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
May 2014
ISBN:
9781617039034
eISBN:
9781621039891
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Mississippi
DOI:
10.14325/mississippi/9781617039034.003.0004
Subject:
Literature, American, 20th Century Literature

This chapter explores the ways in which evangelical agency issues not only from the interpretation of the written word, but also the deciphering of visual cues and signs, Thus, watching and observing ... More


Putting images into (e)motion: representing Africa through suffering

Graham Harrison

in The African presence: Representations of Africa in the construction of Britishness

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
September 2013
ISBN:
9780719088858
eISBN:
9781781705773
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9780719088858.003.0002
Subject:
Political Science, UK Politics

This chapter argues that imagery is initially experienced emotionally. It establishes that images of Africa are centrally images of suffering and that this generates emotional responses of compassion ... More


Care: ethics, policy and politics

Marian Barnes

in Care in everyday life: An ethic of care in practice

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
January 2013
ISBN:
9781847428233
eISBN:
9781447307686
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781847428233.003.0009
Subject:
Sociology, Health, Illness, and Medicine

In the final chapter the concept of care is revisited to reflect on what applying care ethics to different everyday contexts contributes to our understanding of care. The author suggests the ... More


Studying Positive Youth Development in Different Nations: Theoretical and Methodological Issues

Richard M. Lerner, Jacqueline V. Lerner, G. John Geldhof, Steinunn Gestsdóttir, Pamela Ebstyne King, Alistair T. R. Sim, Milena Batanova, Jonathan M. Tirrell, and Elizabeth Dowling

in Handbook of Adolescent Development Research and Its Impact on Global Policy

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
March 2018
ISBN:
9780190847128
eISBN:
9780190847159
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190847128.003.0004
Subject:
Psychology, Developmental Psychology

International interest is growing concerning using strength-based models of adolescent development to understand how mutually influential relations between individuals and their key settings may be a ... More


Marvel’s Shamrock: Haunted Heroine, Working Woman, Guardian of the Galaxy

Christina M. Knopf

in Working-Class Comic Book Heroes: Class Conflict and Populist Politics in Comics

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
September 2019
ISBN:
9781496816641
eISBN:
9781496816689
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Mississippi
DOI:
10.14325/mississippi/9781496816641.003.0009
Subject:
Literature, Comics Studies

This chapter considers the interplay of gender, nationality, powers, and vocations in the character of Molly “Shamrock” Fitzgerald, one of the most fascinating superheroines to appear in the Marvel ... More


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