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Epileptic Insanity and Personal Identity: John Hughlings Jackson and the Formations of the Neuropathic Self

Nima Bassiri

in Plasticity and Pathology: On the Formation of the Neural Subject

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
May 2016
ISBN:
9780823266135
eISBN:
9780823266975
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Fordham University Press
DOI:
10.5422/fordham/9780823266135.003.0004
Subject:
Philosophy, Philosophy of Science

This chapter first discusses the 1894 article published by seminal neurologist John Hughlings Jackson entitled “The Factors of Insanities” in the Medical Press and Circular. The article was the ... More


Cannibal Feasts in Nineteenth-Century Fiji: Seamen’s Yarns and the Ethnographic Imagination

Gananath Obeyesekere

in Cannibal Talk: The Man-Eating Myth and Human Sacrifice in the South Seas

Published in print:
2005
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780520243071
eISBN:
9780520938311
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520243071.003.0006
Subject:
History, History of Ideas

This chapter focuses on nineteenth-century Fiji. It discusses its anthropophagy, its cannibalism, and its political developments in the early nineteenth century. The first section of the chapter ... More


On Affections of Speech from Disease of the Brain (1878–1879)

John Hughlings-Jackson

in Broca's Region

Published in print:
2006
Published Online:
May 2009
ISBN:
9780195177640
eISBN:
9780199864799
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195177640.003.0019
Subject:
Neuroscience, Sensory and Motor Systems, Behavioral Neuroscience

This chapter presents a paper by John Hughlings–Jackson, the British neurologist best known for his description of epileptic convulsions. Hughlings–Jackson wrote a series of papers in which he argued ... More


The Experience of a Slave in South Carolina

John Andrew Jackson

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
July 2014
ISBN:
9780807869550
eISBN:
9781469602868
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of North Carolina Press
DOI:
10.5149/9780807869567_jackson
Subject:
History, African-American History

In this book, escaped slave John Andrew Jackson seeks to educate his readers on the horrors of slavery. He spares no details in relating the murder of his sister, the separation of his family, and ... More


Chapter III.

John Andrew Jackson

in The Experience of a Slave in South Carolina

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
July 2014
ISBN:
9780807869550
eISBN:
9781469602868
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of North Carolina Press
DOI:
10.5149/northcarolina/9780807869550.003.0003
Subject:
History, African-American History

In this chapter, Jackon describes his mistress and talks about events that relate to her. She was a native to South Carolina and is described in this chapter as “mean to everybody”.


Last Battles over Absolutism: 1704 Onwards

Emily Thomas

in Absolute Time: Rifts in Early Modern British Metaphysics

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
May 2018
ISBN:
9780198807933
eISBN:
9780191845727
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198807933.003.0011
Subject:
Philosophy, History of Philosophy, Metaphysics/Epistemology

This chapter considers the explosion of debate in British philosophy in the decades following Clarke’s 1704 Boyle lectures, and the publication of Newton’s 1706 Optice and 1713 Principia. The early ... More


Chapter I.

John Andrew Jackson

in The Experience of a Slave in South Carolina

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
July 2014
ISBN:
9780807869550
eISBN:
9781469602868
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of North Carolina Press
DOI:
10.5149/northcarolina/9780807869550.003.0001
Subject:
History, African-American History

This first chapter narrates John Andrew Jackson's birth, family background, and childhood experiencing the horrors of slavery. Here Jackson talks in detail about the brutal killing of his sister.


Berkeley, Browne, and Collins: The Rejection of Divine Analogy

Stephen H. Daniel

in George Berkeley and Early Modern Philosophy

Published in print:
2021
Published Online:
March 2021
ISBN:
9780192893895
eISBN:
9780191915260
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780192893895.003.0018
Subject:
Philosophy, History of Philosophy

Berkeley argues that claims about divine predication (e.g. God is wise or exists) should be understood literally rather than analogically, because like all spirits (i.e. causes), God is intelligible ... More


Jebb’s Sophocles

P.J. Finglass

in Classical Commentaries: Explorations in a Scholarly Genre

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
January 2016
ISBN:
9780199688982
eISBN:
9780191768088
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199688982.003.0002
Subject:
Classical Studies, Literary Studies: Classical, Early, and Medieval, Prose and Writers: Classical, Early, and Medieval

This chapter takes a fresh look at Jebb’s edition of Sophocles. It considers the praise and criticism that it has met from its first publication down to the present, and what this tells us about both ... More


Introduction

Emily Thomas

in Absolute Time: Rifts in Early Modern British Metaphysics

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
May 2018
ISBN:
9780198807933
eISBN:
9780191845727
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198807933.003.0001
Subject:
Philosophy, History of Philosophy, Metaphysics/Epistemology

Absolute Time: Rifts in Early Modern British Metaphysics explores the development of absolute time during one of Britain’s richest metaphysical periods, from the 1640s to the 1730s. This study is the ... More


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