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The Temporality of Human Existence and Action

Aaron T. Looney

in Vladimir Jankélévitch: The Time of Forgiveness

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
September 2015
ISBN:
9780823262960
eISBN:
9780823266654
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Fordham University Press
DOI:
10.5422/fordham/9780823262960.003.0004
Subject:
Philosophy, General

This chapter focuses on three temporal characteristics of human existence that form the background for forgiveness in Jankélévitch’s thinking: physical irreversibility, moral irrevocability, and ... More


When is a material stable?

Adrian P Sutton

in Concepts of Materials Science

Published in print:
2021
Published Online:
September 2021
ISBN:
9780192846839
eISBN:
9780191938764
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780192846839.003.0001
Subject:
Physics, Condensed Matter Physics / Materials, Theoretical, Computational, and Statistical Physics

This chapter is an introduction to classical thermodynamics that does not assume any knowledge of the subject. The significance of thermodynamic equilibrium in materials is discussed keeping in mind ... More


The Architecture of EMU

Cornelia Manger-Nestler

in The EU Law of Economic and Monetary Union

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
March 2021
ISBN:
9780198793748
eISBN:
9780191927867
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198793748.003.0011
Subject:
Law, EU Law

Each description of an ‘architecture’ implies the analysis of the fundamental architect’s plan, leading principles and conditions of existence, which define the design and the shape of the ... More


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