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British Hegelianism: A Non‐Metaphysical View?

Robert Stern

in Hegelian Metaphysics

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
September 2009
ISBN:
9780199239108
eISBN:
9780191716942
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199239108.003.0005
Subject:
Philosophy, General

This chapter puts forward a revisionary reading of Hegel's reception in Britain at the turn of the 19th century, in suggesting that the stance of the British Hegelians is very close to the sort of ... More


Preexistence in the Modern Age

Terryl L. Givens

in When Souls Had Wings: Pre-Mortal Existence in Western Thought

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
February 2010
ISBN:
9780195313901
eISBN:
9780199871933
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195313901.003.0012
Subject:
Religion, Religion and Society

Some contemporary theologians have called for a return to Origen. Nicholas Berdyaev advocated the idea, but the Eastern Orthodox Church strenuously resists the idea, as does the Roman Catholic ... More


“Timeless and Spaceless”?—Yeats’s Search for Models of Interpretation in Post–Enlightenment Philosophy, Contemporary Anthropology and Art History, and the Effects of These Theories on “The Completed Symbol,” “The Soul in Judgment” and “The Great Year of the Ancients”

Matthew Gibson

in W. B. Yeats's A Vision: Explications and Contexts

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
September 2015
ISBN:
9780983533924
eISBN:
9781781382219
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Liverpool University Press
DOI:
10.5949/liverpool/9780983533924.003.0005
Subject:
Literature, Poetry

This two-part essay employs A Vision’s consistent division between time and space to observe how W. B. Yeats’s reading of philosophy from 1925 onwards shaped his understanding of the ontological ... More


British Ethical Theorists from Sidgwick to Ewing

Thomas Hurka

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
November 2014
ISBN:
9780199233625
eISBN:
9780191792694
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199233625.001.0001
Subject:
Philosophy, History of Philosophy, Moral Philosophy

The subject of this book is a unified and distinctive school of British ethical theorists active from the 1870s through the 1950s, though its period of greatest influence was the 1920s and 1930s; its ... More


Moral Goods

Thomas Hurka

in British Ethical Theorists from Sidgwick to Ewing

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
November 2014
ISBN:
9780199233625
eISBN:
9780191792694
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199233625.003.0011
Subject:
Philosophy, History of Philosophy, Moral Philosophy

This chapter discusses the moral goods of virtue, personal love, and moral desert. Sidgwick argued that virtue is not intrinsically good. In response Rashdall proposed an account of virtue as a ... More


Idealism and the Fact–Value Distinction (II)

W. J. Mander

in Idealist Ethics

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
January 2016
ISBN:
9780198748892
eISBN:
9780191811548
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198748892.003.0004
Subject:
Philosophy, Moral Philosophy, History of Philosophy

This chapter continues the discussion of idealists’ attempts to dismiss the supposed distinction between facts and values. An examination is offered of Hegel’s rejection of Fichte’s response to Kant, ... More


Non-Moral Goods

Thomas Hurka

in British Ethical Theorists from Sidgwick to Ewing

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
November 2014
ISBN:
9780199233625
eISBN:
9780191792694
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199233625.003.0010
Subject:
Philosophy, History of Philosophy, Moral Philosophy

This chapter discusses the non-moral goods of pleasure, aesthetic appreciation, and knowledge, plus issues about the overall shape of a life. It first considers Sidgwick’s view of what pleasure is ... More


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