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Structural Change in the Masques, 1610–1616

A. W. Johnson

in Ben Jonson: Poetry and Architecture

Published in print:
1995
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780198117599
eISBN:
9780191671005
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198117599.003.0009
Subject:
Literature, 16th-century and Renaissance Literature

This chapter focuses on the structural differences in Jonson's later masques – namely Oberon, Love Freed from Ignorance and Folly, Love Restored, and The Irish Masque – compared with those that came ... More


What Is Ignorance? Plato on Presumed Knowledge, Wishful Thinking, and Not Understanding Your Own Thoughts

Katja Maria Vogt

in Belief and Truth: A Skeptic Reading of Plato

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
September 2012
ISBN:
9780199916818
eISBN:
9780199980291
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199916818.003.0002
Subject:
Philosophy, Ancient Philosophy

The chapter takes its starting point from an under-explored passage in the Philebus. According to this passage, ignorance involves thinking of oneself as richer, more beautiful, and wiser than one ... More


Taking Scepticism Seriously

Barry Stroud

in Understanding Human Knowledge: Philosophical Essays

Published in print:
2002
Published Online:
November 2003
ISBN:
9780199252138
eISBN:
9780191598500
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0199252130.003.0004
Subject:
Philosophy, Metaphysics/Epistemology

Stroud reviews Peter Unger's Ignorance: A Case for Scepticism in detail. Stroud describes Unger as attempting to demonstrate the compatibility of de facto scepticism with human agency and thought and ... More


All Roads Lead to Rome

Manlio Graziano

in Holy Wars and Holy Alliance: The Return of Religion to the Global Political Stage

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
January 2019
ISBN:
9780231174626
eISBN:
9780231543910
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Columbia University Press
DOI:
10.7312/columbia/9780231174626.003.0016
Subject:
Religion, Religion and Society

This chapter explains why the Catholic Church was able to recover after the crisis of the 1960s and consequently can lead the "holy alliance".


The Red Dragon Plan

Jeff Mielke

in Homer Lea: American Soldier of Fortune

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
September 2011
ISBN:
9780813126166
eISBN:
9780813135632
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Kentucky
DOI:
10.5810/kentucky/9780813126166.003.0010
Subject:
History, Military History

As part of his impudent military ventures, Lea sought to become a U.S. trade representative to China in 1908, but unfortunately he did not succeed. So he created the Red Dragon plan which fired his ... More


Futures Past of Asiatic Racialization

Mark C. Jerng

in Racial Worldmaking: The Power of Popular Fiction

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
January 2019
ISBN:
9780823277759
eISBN:
9780823280544
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Fordham University Press
DOI:
10.5422/fordham/9780823277759.003.0003
Subject:
Sociology, Race and Ethnicity

This chapter pursues the connections between the modes of storytellling built in future war stories and the new global logics of race described in the previous chapter. It takes the body of ... More


The Powers of Comprehension

Nicholas D. Smith

in Summoning Knowledge in Plato's Republic

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
August 2019
ISBN:
9780198842835
eISBN:
9780191878756
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198842835.003.0003
Subject:
Philosophy, History of Philosophy

Explains Plato’s analyses of the three cognitive powers: knowledge, opinion, and ignorance. Shows why Plato’s epistemology in the Republic should not be understood in terms of the more familiar ... More


Incomplete Lives

Manduhai Buyandelger

in Tragic Spirits: Shamanism, Memory, and Gender in Contemporary Mongolia

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
May 2014
ISBN:
9780226086552
eISBN:
9780226013091
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226013091.003.0008
Subject:
Anthropology, Asian Cultural Anthropology

Chapter 7 explores the politics of making memories and revealing forgetting. It takes the reader through the journeys of a shamanic client as she travels to consult with numerous shamans and worship ... More


Repression, Ignorance, and Undone Science

David J. Hess

in Undone Science: Social Movements, Mobilized Publics, and Industrial Transitions

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
May 2017
ISBN:
9780262035132
eISBN:
9780262336444
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
The MIT Press
DOI:
10.7551/mitpress/9780262035132.003.0002
Subject:
Political Science, Environmental Politics

This chapter builds on two literatures: repression and backfire in social movement studies, and ignorance and suppression in science and technology studies. The chapter then introduces the concepts ... More


Incomplete Ignorance

Jens Haas and Katja Maria Vogt

in Epistemology After Sextus Empiricus

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
January 2020
ISBN:
9780190946302
eISBN:
9780190946333
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190946302.003.0013
Subject:
Philosophy, Ancient Philosophy

One can neither inquire into what one knows nor into what one doesn’t know. The first leg of this problem has recently been called the Dogmatism Puzzle. If knowledge is incompatible with inquiry, the ... More


Conflict: Combating Ignorance

Charles W. Eagles

in Civil Rights, Culture Wars: The Fight over a Mississippi Textbook

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
September 2017
ISBN:
9781469631158
eISBN:
9781469631172
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of North Carolina Press
DOI:
10.5149/northcarolina/9781469631158.003.0001
Subject:
History, African-American History

The brief introductory chapter explains the Loewen and Sallis believed that conflict produces change. Their textbook sought to combat ignorance and promote change by introducing controversial topis ... More


Going By What We Know

Alan Millar

in Knowing by Perceiving

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
March 2019
ISBN:
9780198755692
eISBN:
9780191816840
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198755692.003.0009
Subject:
Philosophy, Philosophy of Mind

We have knowledge and often know that we have it. It is argued that epistemology should be guided by what we know about knowledge and not simply by so-called intuitions. This theme is worked out ... More


Solving the Skeptical Problem

Keith DeRose

in The Appearance of Ignorance: Knowledge, Skepticism, and Context, Volume 2

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
February 2018
ISBN:
9780199564477
eISBN:
9780191846021
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780199564477.003.0001
Subject:
Philosophy, Metaphysics/Epistemology

In this chapter the classical form of skeptical argument, based on skeptical hypotheses, is presented. Then a contextualist response to the problem of skepticism, built upon the “Rule of ... More


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