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Archaeologies of Listening

Peter R. Schmidt and Alice B. Kehoe (eds)

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
September 2019
ISBN:
9780813056241
eISBN:
9780813058054
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University Press of Florida
DOI:
10.5744/florida/9780813056241.001.0001
Subject:
Archaeology, Historical Archaeology

Archaeologies of Listening provides a fresh and bold look at how archaeologists and heritage managers may enhance their capacity to interpret and understand material culture and heritage values. By ... More


Three Kantian Theses

Rae Langton

in Kantian Humility: Our Ignorance of Things in Themselves

Published in print:
2001
Published Online:
November 2003
ISBN:
9780199243174
eISBN:
9780191597909
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0199243174.003.0003
Subject:
Philosophy, History of Philosophy

According to Kant's Distinction, things in themselves are substances that have intrinsic properties, and phenomena are relational properties of substances. According to Receptivity, human knowledge ... More


Leibniz and Kant

Rae Langton

in Kantian Humility: Our Ignorance of Things in Themselves

Published in print:
2001
Published Online:
November 2003
ISBN:
9780199243174
eISBN:
9780191597909
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0199243174.003.0005
Subject:
Philosophy, History of Philosophy

Attending to Leibniz, is a first step towards discovering why Humility is supposed to follow from Receptivity. Leibniz shares Kant's Distinction between phenomena and things in themselves; he denies ... More


Fitting the Pieces Together

Rae Langton

in Kantian Humility: Our Ignorance of Things in Themselves

Published in print:
2001
Published Online:
November 2003
ISBN:
9780199243174
eISBN:
9780191597909
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0199243174.003.0007
Subject:
Philosophy, History of Philosophy

Humility does follow from Receptivity—given Irreducibility. For Leibniz, Reducibility is the mirror that allows relations to be taken as intrinsic properties, phenomena to be taken as monads: ... More


Realism or Idealism?

Rae Langton

in Kantian Humility: Our Ignorance of Things in Themselves

Published in print:
2001
Published Online:
November 2003
ISBN:
9780199243174
eISBN:
9780191597909
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0199243174.003.0011
Subject:
Philosophy, History of Philosophy

At the heart of Kant's distinction between things in themselves and phenomena is a distinction between two classes of properties, intrinsic and relational: on this interpretation, ignorance of things ... More


A New Life

Honey Meconi

in Hildegard of Bingen

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
May 2019
ISBN:
9780252033155
eISBN:
9780252050725
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Illinois Press
DOI:
10.5622/illinois/9780252033155.003.0002
Subject:
Music, History, Western

The chapter compares Hildegard’s new life at Rupertsberg with her previous time at Disibodenberg, with emphasis on the Opus dei component of monastic life, the limited opportunities for musical ... More


A Bit of Intellectual Autobiography

P. F. Strawson

in Philosophical Writings

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
September 2011
ISBN:
9780199587292
eISBN:
9780191728747
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199587292.003.0022
Subject:
Philosophy, Aesthetics

This chapter focuses on Strawson's attitude towards the work of Kant. He describes how Kant's first Critique has a distinctive place in his own intellectual history. He also recalls a novel attempt ... More


Anti‐Realism

Bill Brewer

in Perception and its Objects

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
May 2011
ISBN:
9780199260256
eISBN:
9780191725470
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199260256.003.0002
Subject:
Philosophy, Metaphysics/Epistemology

Berkeley's response to the Inconsistent Triad is to reject (I), the claim that physical objects are mind-independent. Three variants of this move are distinguished, between which it is argued that ... More


Finitude

Jeffrey P. Bishop

in Dying in the Twenty-First Century: Toward a New Ethical Framework for the Art of Dying Well

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
January 2016
ISBN:
9780262029124
eISBN:
9780262328579
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
The MIT Press
DOI:
10.7551/mitpress/9780262029124.003.0002
Subject:
Biology, Bioethics

Any attempt to reinvigorate an Ars moriendi in the twenty-first century requires the acknowledgment and acceptance of human finitude. In this chapter, Jeffrey Bishop demonstrates how finitude ... More


Secular Powers: Humility in Modern Political Thought

Julie E. Cooper

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
May 2014
ISBN:
9780226081298
eISBN:
9780226081328
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226081328.001.0001
Subject:
Political Science, Political Theory

Genealogies of secularity have long depicted the secular project as one of self-deification – humans attack God’s authority only to usurp God’s place. Against these narratives, this book demonstrates ... More


Herodotus

Lisa Irene Hau

in Moral History from Herodotus to Diodorus Siculus

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
September 2017
ISBN:
9781474411073
eISBN:
9781474422048
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9781474411073.003.0005
Subject:
History, Ancient History / Archaeology

This chapter analyses the moralising techniques and moral lessons of Herodotus. Using the moralising techniques found and analysed in Polybius and Diodorus as its point of departure, it discovers ... More


Chinese Christian art during the pre-modern period

Jeremy Clarke

in The Virgin Mary and Catholic Identities in Chinese History

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
May 2014
ISBN:
9789888139996
eISBN:
9789888268443
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Hong Kong University Press
DOI:
10.5790/hongkong/9789888139996.003.0001
Subject:
History, Asian History

This chapter traces the history of the Catholic Church in China from the fourteenth to the seventeenth centuries. The church was very adaptable and open to using Chinese imagery to express Christian ... More


Conclusion: Democracy and Humility

Christopher Hobson

in The Rise of Democracy: Revolution, War and Transformations in International Politics Since 1776

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
May 2017
ISBN:
9780748692811
eISBN:
9781474416184
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9780748692811.003.0008
Subject:
Political Science, Democratization

The conclusion reflects on the contradictory position democracy finds itself in early in the twenty-first century: it remains without peer but there is a growing concern it is now in crisis. In this ... More


Archaeologies of Listening Beginning Thoughts

Peter R. Schmidt and Alice B. Kehoe

in Archaeologies of Listening

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
September 2019
ISBN:
9780813056241
eISBN:
9780813058054
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Florida
DOI:
10.5744/florida/9780813056241.003.0001
Subject:
Archaeology, Historical Archaeology

This chapter introduces the foundational principles of Archaeologies of Listening. It takes the reader back to the genesis of anthropological method as well as the debates that have influenced ... More


Toward a Revised History of Modesty and Humility

Julie E. Cooper

in Secular Powers: Humility in Modern Political Thought

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
May 2014
ISBN:
9780226081298
eISBN:
9780226081328
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226081328.003.0002
Subject:
Political Science, Political Theory

This chapter offers a revisionist history of modesty and humility in modernity, challenging the standard story, pioneered by David Hume, of humility’s modern demise. After surveying a variety of ... More


Humility: Spinoza on the Joys of Finitude

Julie E. Cooper

in Secular Powers: Humility in Modern Political Thought

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
May 2014
ISBN:
9780226081298
eISBN:
9780226081328
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226081328.003.0004
Subject:
Political Science, Political Theory

This chapter examines Spinoza’s declaration that “humility is not a virtue.” Contrary to the claims of the seventeenth-century anti-Spinoza polemic, this declaration does not rehabilitate pride. ... More


Ramseyan Humility

David Lewis

in Conceptual Analysis and Philosophical Naturalism

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
August 2013
ISBN:
9780262012560
eISBN:
9780262255202
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
The MIT Press
DOI:
10.7551/mitpress/9780262012560.003.0009
Subject:
Philosophy, General

This chapter focuses on the thesis of Humility and how it has led to disagreements between philosophers. Being the ground of a certain disposition is only one case among many of role-occupancy. ... More


A Partial Defense of Ramseyan Humility

Dustin Locke

in Conceptual Analysis and Philosophical Naturalism

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
August 2013
ISBN:
9780262012560
eISBN:
9780262255202
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
The MIT Press
DOI:
10.7551/mitpress/9780262012560.003.0010
Subject:
Philosophy, General

This chapter argues that we are irremediably ignorant about the identities of the fundamental properties that figure in the actual realization of the true final theory. Of the three published ... More


The PCC

Karina Biondi

John F. Collins (ed.)

in Sharing This Walk: An Ethnography of Prison Life in Brazil

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
May 2017
ISBN:
9781469623405
eISBN:
9781469630328
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of North Carolina Press
DOI:
10.5149/northcarolina/9781469623405.003.0002
Subject:
History, Latin American History

This chapter presents a short and fairly standard history of the First Command of Capital (Primeiro Comando da Capital - PCC) and the individuals and spaces that will follow in successive chapters. ... More


Spirited Inquiry

Mark R. Schwehn

in Exiles from Eden: Religion and the Academic Vocation in America

Published in print:
1992
Published Online:
November 2020
ISBN:
9780195073430
eISBN:
9780197562307
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780195073430.003.0007
Subject:
Education, History of Education

All communities of higher learning are formed in large part by an ethos or spirit of inquiry. Indeed, all higher learning depends not simply upon the possession of certain cognitive skills but also ... More


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