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The Other Bishop Berkeley: An Exercise in Reenchantment

Costica Bradatan

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
March 2011
ISBN:
9780823226931
eISBN:
9780823235773
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Fordham University Press
DOI:
10.5422/fso/9780823226931.001.0001
Subject:
Philosophy, Philosophy of Religion

In this book, the author proposes a new way of looking at the influential 18th-century Anglo-Irish empiricist and idealist philosopher. He approaches Berkeley's thought from the ... More


Otherworlds and the Afterlife

Aisling Byrne

in Otherworlds: Fantasy and History in Medieval Literature

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
January 2016
ISBN:
9780198746003
eISBN:
9780191808708
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198746003.003.0003
Subject:
Literature, Early and Medieval Literature, Folk Literature

Although depictions of the afterlife constitute a ‘special case’ in having a clearly defined meaning derived from an ideology external to the text, they also share much imaginative and thematic ... More


Supernatural Authorities

Aisling Byrne

in Otherworlds: Fantasy and History in Medieval Literature

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
January 2016
ISBN:
9780198746003
eISBN:
9780191808708
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198746003.003.0004
Subject:
Literature, Early and Medieval Literature, Folk Literature

This chapter discusses the validating power of the supernatural within a narrative. It pays particular attention to the manner in which depictions of the otherworld address ideas of kingship and ... More


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