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e i g h t The Only Possible Argument The Culmination of the Precritical Project

Martin Schöneld

in The Philosophy of the Young Kant: The Precritical Project

Published in print:
2000
Published Online:
May 2006
ISBN:
9780195132182
eISBN:
9780199786336
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0195132181.003.0009
Subject:
Philosophy, History of Philosophy

This chapter explores Kant’s third book, The Only Possible Argument in Support of a Demonstration of God’s Existence (1764). Section 1 surveys Kant’s development after his professorial thesis (1756): ... More


Conclusion

Michael C. Legaspi

in The Death of Scripture and the Rise of Biblical Studies

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
May 2010
ISBN:
9780195394351
eISBN:
9780199777211
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195394351.003.0007
Subject:
Religion, History of Christianity

This conclusion discusses the fate of Michaelis’s classical project, its reception among figures like Johann Gottfried Eichhorn, Johann Gottfried Herder, and Johann Georg Hamann. It also evaluates ... More


Historicizing Fertility

S. C. Humphreys

in The Strangeness of Gods: Historical Perspectives on the Interpretation of Athenian Religion

Published in print:
2004
Published Online:
September 2007
ISBN:
9780199269235
eISBN:
9780191710094
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199269235.003.0006
Subject:
Classical Studies, Ancient Religions

This chapter traces the construction in the 18th-19th centuries of the belief that fertility cult was the earliest form of religion. It developed in Enlightenment Neoplatonism (Payne Knight) and also ... More


Conclusion

Thomas Holden

in Spectres of False Divinity: Hume's Moral Atheism

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
May 2010
ISBN:
9780199579945
eISBN:
9780191722776
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199579945.003.0008
Subject:
Philosophy, History of Philosophy, Philosophy of Religion

This concluding chapter summarizes Hume's overall case for divine amorality and assesses the significance of his commitment to moral atheism, both for our wider understanding of his theoretical and ... More


Nanometer-Scale Imaging

C. Julian Chen

in Introduction to Scanning Tunneling Microscopy: Second Edition

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
September 2007
ISBN:
9780199211500
eISBN:
9780191705991
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199211500.003.0006
Subject:
Physics, Condensed Matter Physics / Materials

This chapter discusses the imaging mechanism of STM at the nanometer scale, where the features of interest are of about one nanometer and up. Using an s-wave tip model, using the Bardeen tunneling ... More


Freedom in Response

Oswald Bayer

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780199249091
eISBN:
9780191697807
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199249091.001.0001
Subject:
Religion, Theology, Philosophy of Religion

The leitmotif of this book is a reasoned exposition of the nature of freedom, as it is presented in the Bible and developed by such later theologians as Martin Luther. The book considers Luther’s ... More


Groping His Way Back: May 1836 to May 1838

Walter Lowrie

in A Short Life of Kierkegaard

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
October 2017
ISBN:
9780691157771
eISBN:
9781400845972
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Princeton University Press
DOI:
10.23943/princeton/9780691157771.003.0007
Subject:
Philosophy, History of Philosophy

This chapter deals with the two-year period of Kierkegaard's grappling with his own despair, which lasted from May 1836 to 1838. Kierkegaard had held a desolate impression of these two years, in ... More


Trustees of Nature: Natural Law and the Social Contract in the Controversy between Hamann and Mendelssohn

Oswald Bayer and Jeff Cayzer

in Freedom in Response

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780199249091
eISBN:
9780191697807
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199249091.003.0014
Subject:
Religion, Theology, Philosophy of Religion

This chapter presents the controversy between Hamann and Mendelssohn. In his major review of Hamann’s writings which marked the commencement of the study of Hamann, Hegel recognized the importance of ... More


A Point of Convergence and New Departures: The 1759 Contest on Language and Opinions

Avi Lifschitz

in Language and Enlightenment: The Berlin Debates of the Eighteenth Century

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
January 2013
ISBN:
9780199661664
eISBN:
9780191751653
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199661664.003.0006
Subject:
History, European Modern History, History of Ideas

The chapter is dedicated to the Berlin contest of 1759 on the reciprocal influence of language and opinions. While most contestants tried to answer the question by recasting it as a historical ... More


Exorbitant Enlightenment: Blake, Hamann, and Anglo-German Constellations

Alexander Regier

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
December 2018
ISBN:
9780198827122
eISBN:
9780191871429
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198827122.001.0001
Subject:
Literature, American, 18th Century and Early American Literature

Exorbitant Enlightenment offers new ways to think about eighteenth- and early nineteenth-century literature and culture. It brings into focus a constellation of relatively unknown, pre-1790s ... More


Adloyada

Anthony Ossa-Richardson

in A History of Ambiguity

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
January 2020
ISBN:
9780691167954
eISBN:
9780691188775
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Princeton University Press
DOI:
10.23943/princeton/9780691167954.003.0008
Subject:
Literature, Criticism/Theory

This chapter explores an older, mystical attitude to interpretation in the work of Johann Georg Hamann, whose writings, whatever their philosophical value, had a seismic impact on the Romantic ... More


Introduction: The Enlightenment and its Future

Genevieve Lloyd

in Enlightenment Shadows

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
September 2013
ISBN:
9780199669561
eISBN:
9780191757013
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199669561.003.0002
Subject:
Philosophy, History of Philosophy

The Introduction begins with a brief account of Immanuel Kant’s treatment of the concept of enlightenment in his essays Idea for a Universal History with a Cosmopolitan Purpose and A Response to the ... More


Implications of Citation

John T. Hamilton

in Philology of the Flesh

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
January 2019
ISBN:
9780226572826
eISBN:
9780226572963
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226572963.003.0004
Subject:
Literature, Criticism/Theory

A close reading of the somewhat fraught relationship between Immanuel Kant and Johann Georg Hamann reveals further aspects of the incarnational metaphor. Particular attention is given to the way both ... More


Reverse—Cardboard—Print: The Materiality of the Photographic Archive and Its Function

Stefanie Klamm

in Documenting the World: Film, Photography, and the Scientific Record

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
May 2017
ISBN:
9780226129112
eISBN:
9780226129259
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226129259.003.0008
Subject:
History, History of Science, Technology, and Medicine

Archaeological and art-historical institutions, libraries, and museums have compiled vast collections of nineteenth-and early-twentieth-century photographs reproducing historical monuments and ... More


Unexpected Connections: Anglo-German Contexts in Pre-1790s Britain

Alexander Regier

in Exorbitant Enlightenment: Blake, Hamann, and Anglo-German Constellations

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
December 2018
ISBN:
9780198827122
eISBN:
9780191871429
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198827122.003.0001
Subject:
Literature, American, 18th Century and Early American Literature

This chapter establishes the historical background for the book. By drawing on previously little-used materials (from unpublished archival manuscripts to court records, book history, philosophy, ... More


Blake and Hamann: Exorbitants

Alexander Regier

in Exorbitant Enlightenment: Blake, Hamann, and Anglo-German Constellations

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
December 2018
ISBN:
9780198827122
eISBN:
9780191871429
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198827122.003.0002
Subject:
Literature, American, 18th Century and Early American Literature

Out of the Anglo-German context, the previous chapter uncovered its two most exorbitant figures: William Blake and Johann Georg Hamann. This chapter discusses the most startling affinities and ... More


Crossing Channels: Fuseli, Hamann, and Lavater

Alexander Regier

in Exorbitant Enlightenment: Blake, Hamann, and Anglo-German Constellations

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
December 2018
ISBN:
9780198827122
eISBN:
9780191871429
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198827122.003.0003
Subject:
Literature, American, 18th Century and Early American Literature

This chapter focuses on three key intellectuals of the Anglo-German exchange of ideas in the eighteenth century: Henry Fuseli, Georg Hamann, and Caspar Lavater. Henry Fuseli, the chapter shows, is ... More


Blake and Hamann: Poetry as Mother-Tongue and the Fight against Instrumental Reason

Alexander Regier

in Exorbitant Enlightenment: Blake, Hamann, and Anglo-German Constellations

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
December 2018
ISBN:
9780198827122
eISBN:
9780191871429
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198827122.003.0004
Subject:
Literature, American, 18th Century and Early American Literature

This chapter contextualizes Blake’s and Hamann’s radical propositions about language and reason. For them, language is both ‘the mother of reason and revelation’ but ‘also the centre point of the ... More


A Critique of Habit: Blake and Hamann on Religion, Matrimony, and Pedagogy

Alexander Regier

in Exorbitant Enlightenment: Blake, Hamann, and Anglo-German Constellations

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
December 2018
ISBN:
9780198827122
eISBN:
9780191871429
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198827122.003.0006
Subject:
Literature, American, 18th Century and Early American Literature

This chapter shows how Blake and Hamann connect their exorbitant critique of conventional thinking and its deadening force with their sharp analysis of institutional religion, matrimony, and ... More


Every Letter Has a Body: Blake and Hamann on the Sexuality of Language

Alexander Regier

in Exorbitant Enlightenment: Blake, Hamann, and Anglo-German Constellations

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
December 2018
ISBN:
9780198827122
eISBN:
9780191871429
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198827122.003.0008
Subject:
Literature, American, 18th Century and Early American Literature

In this chapter the discussion turns to Blake’s and Hamann’s understanding of the inextricable link between language and sexuality. Both Blake and Hamann believed that language is always bodily and ... More


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