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Plotinus: An Introduction to the Enneads

Dominic J. O'Meara

Published in print:
1995
Published Online:
November 2003
ISBN:
9780198751472
eISBN:
9780191598128
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0198751478.001.0001
Subject:
Philosophy, Ancient Philosophy

This book is a guide to those wishing to read the works (the Enneads) of Plotinus, one of the greatest figures of ancient philosophy. The book provides an outline of Plotinus’ life and of the ... More


Scentless

Aviad Kleinberg

in The Sensual God: How the Senses Make the Almighty Senseless

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
May 2016
ISBN:
9780231174701
eISBN:
9780231540247
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Columbia University Press
DOI:
10.7312/columbia/9780231174701.003.0012
Subject:
Religion, Philosophy of Religion

Where one particularly sly Dominican demoniac makes an incredible stink.


Combinatorics, Complexity, and Chance: A Tribute to Dominic Welsh

Geoffrey Grimmett and Colin McDiarmid (eds)

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
September 2007
ISBN:
9780198571278
eISBN:
9780191718885
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198571278.001.0001
Subject:
Mathematics, Probability / Statistics

Professor Dominic Welsh has made significant contributions to the fields of combinatorics and discrete probability, including matroids, complexity, and percolation. He has taught, influenced, and ... More


THE CONTRIBUTIONS OF DOMINIC WELSH TO MATROID THEORY

James Oxley

in Combinatorics, Complexity, and Chance: A Tribute to Dominic Welsh

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
September 2007
ISBN:
9780198571278
eISBN:
9780191718885
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198571278.003.0015
Subject:
Mathematics, Probability / Statistics

Dominic Welsh began writing papers in matroid theory nearly forty years ago. Since then, he has made numerous important contributions to the subject. This chapter reviews Dominic Welsh's work in and ... More


STOCHASTIC SET-BACKS

David Stirzaker

in Combinatorics, Complexity, and Chance: A Tribute to Dominic Welsh

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
September 2007
ISBN:
9780198571278
eISBN:
9780191718885
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198571278.003.0018
Subject:
Mathematics, Probability / Statistics

This chapter examines a random process (X(t):t ≥ 0) taking values in R, that is governed by the events of an independent renewal process N(t), as follows: whenever an event of N(t) occurs, the ... More


Friars, Beguines, and the Action Against Heresy

Colin Morris

in The Papal Monarchy: The Western Church from 1050 to 1250

Published in print:
1991
Published Online:
November 2003
ISBN:
9780198269250
eISBN:
9780191600708
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0198269250.003.0019
Subject:
Religion, Church History

With Innocent's encouragement, the Franciscans and Dominicans were founded with a policy of personal poverty. There was a parallel development of communities for women with the Beguines and female ... More


John Dominic Crossan and the Literary Turn in Biblical Studies

Tania Oldenhage

in Parables for Our Time: Rereading New Testament Scholarship after the Holocaust

Published in print:
2002
Published Online:
November 2003
ISBN:
9780195150520
eISBN:
9780199834549
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/019515052X.003.0007
Subject:
Religion, Biblical Studies

Moving to the U.S. in the 1970s, Oldenhage discusses the ways in which biblical scholars in America challenged the assumptions of historical criticism and proposed a literary turn in biblical ... More


Comedy, Play, and “The Horrors of This Century”

Tania Oldenhage

in Parables for Our Time: Rereading New Testament Scholarship after the Holocaust

Published in print:
2002
Published Online:
November 2003
ISBN:
9780195150520
eISBN:
9780199834549
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/019515052X.003.0008
Subject:
Religion, Biblical Studies

Develops a post‐Holocaust reading of John Dominic Crossan's book Raid on the Articule, published in 1976. Oldenhage attends to the ways in which allusive references to the Holocaust continue to ... More


Narrative as a Means of Knowledge: Francis and Dominic

Eleonore Stump

in Wandering in Darkness: Narrative and the Problem of Suffering

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
September 2010
ISBN:
9780199277421
eISBN:
9780191594298
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199277421.003.0003
Subject:
Philosophy, History of Philosophy, Philosophy of Religion

This chapter presents an argument for the claim that there are things to know that cannot be known as well or at all apart from narratives. For this purposes, the chapter uses hagiographical stories ... More


From Oxford to Rome

Ian Ker

in John Henry Newman: A Biography

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780199569106
eISBN:
9780191702044
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199569106.003.0007
Subject:
Religion, History of Christianity

Determined to join the Catholic Church, John Henry Newman, in early October 1845, left his fellowship at Oriel College. He was formally received by Fr. Dominic Barberi, a Passionist missionary, and ... More


Igreja de São Domingos (Church of St Dominic)

Jeremy Tambling and Louis Lo

in Walking Macao, Reading the Baroque

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
September 2011
ISBN:
9789622099371
eISBN:
9789882207660
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Hong Kong University Press
DOI:
10.5790/hongkong/9789622099371.003.0004
Subject:
History, Asian History

This chapter discusses the Church of St Dominic, which is a different example of the baroque. It looks at the church starting from the Senado Square, to see how the church has related to the city ... More


Reconstructing a Religious Biography

Pashaura Singh

in Life and Work of Guru Arjan

Published in print:
2006
Published Online:
October 2012
ISBN:
9780195679212
eISBN:
9780199080687
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195679212.003.0001
Subject:
Religion, Sikhism

This chapter provides a backdrop for the entire study and lays down its foundation by addressing/defining the basic issues and concepts related to religious biographies. It not only explores the ... More


From Neo-Platonism to Souls in Silico: Quests for Immortality

Edith Wyschogrod

in Crossover Queries: Dwelling with Negatives, Embodying Philosophy's Others

Published in print:
2006
Published Online:
March 2011
ISBN:
9780823226061
eISBN:
9780823235148
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Fordham University Press
DOI:
10.5422/fso/9780823226061.003.0013
Subject:
Philosophy, Philosophy of Religion

With the emergence of a new conceptual landscape of dematerialization, many contemporary philosophers turn not to a plural subject, a we, but to the subject that is ... More


Saintly People

Steven A. Epstein

in The Talents of Jacopo da Varagine: A Genoese Mind in Medieval Europe

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
August 2016
ISBN:
9781501700507
eISBN:
9781501703614
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Cornell University Press
DOI:
10.7591/cornell/9781501700507.003.0004
Subject:
History, European Medieval History

This chapter examines the distinctive and revealing aspects of Jacopo's work and his original contributions to standard narratives. It looks at some of the saints' lives included in the Legenda Aurea ... More


Dominic Gagnon

Scott MacDonald

in The Sublimity of Document: Cinema as Diorama

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
August 2019
ISBN:
9780190052126
eISBN:
9780190052164
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190052126.003.0011
Subject:
Literature, Film, Media, and Cultural Studies

This is the first career interview with French Canadian Dominic Gagnon, whose controversial work has been a crucial contribution to a recent tendency within the history of found-footage film (or ... More


The Context

Marieke Liem

in After Life Imprisonment: Reentry in the Era of Mass Incarceration

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
May 2017
ISBN:
9781479806928
eISBN:
9781479860746
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
NYU Press
DOI:
10.18574/nyu/9781479806928.003.0003
Subject:
Sociology, Law, Crime and Deviance

Chapter three describes how lifers for this study were recruited and the context in which the life history interviews took place. It also touches on the characteristics of the interviewees, and the ... More


Prologue: New Year’s Eve 1916

E. Douglas Bomberger

in Making Music American: 1917 and the Transformation of Culture

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
September 2018
ISBN:
9780190872311
eISBN:
9780190872342
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190872311.003.0001
Subject:
Music, History, American, History, Western

The activities of eight musicians on New Year’s Eve 1916 reflected their positions in the varied musical tapestry of the United States. Two symphony orchestra conductors, three classical soloists, ... More


Epilogue: New Year’s Day 1918

E. Douglas Bomberger

in Making Music American: 1917 and the Transformation of Culture

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
September 2018
ISBN:
9780190872311
eISBN:
9780190872342
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190872311.003.0013
Subject:
Music, History, American, History, Western

The activities of the eight musicians on New Year’s Day 1918 reflected their changed status in the musical world. Kreisler and Schumann-Heink had withdrawn from the stage, and Muck was under intense ... More


The Distance in the Game

C. Thi Nguyen

in Games: Agency As Art

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
April 2020
ISBN:
9780190052089
eISBN:
9780190052119
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190052089.003.0007
Subject:
Philosophy, Aesthetics

Games offer an aesthetics of self-reflection, where players appreciate the aesthetic qualities in their own activities. They are part of what we can call the process arts, where the audience is ... More


The Charismatic Church

Ian Ker

in Newman on Vatican II

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
August 2014
ISBN:
9780198717522
eISBN:
9780191786952
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198717522.003.0005
Subject:
Religion, Church History, Theology

The rediscovery of the charismatic dimension of the Church in the first two chapters of Lumen Gentium has been distorted or neglected after Vatican II, but Newman, both as an Anglican and a Catholic, ... More


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