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The Possibility of Metaphysics: Substance, Identity, and Time

E. J. Lowe

Published in print:
2001
Published Online:
November 2003
ISBN:
9780199244997
eISBN:
9780191597930
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0199244995.001.0001
Subject:
Philosophy, Metaphysics/Epistemology

Begins with a defence of realist metaphysics against its many enemies. Metaphysics, it is argued, is an autonomous and indispensable intellectual discipline whose distinctive task is to chart the ... More


Trusteeship as an Institution of International Society

William Bain

in Between Anarchy and Society: Trusteeship and the Obligations of Power

Published in print:
2003
Published Online:
April 2004
ISBN:
9780199260263
eISBN:
9780191600975
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0199260265.003.0004
Subject:
Political Science, International Relations and Politics

Starts by pointing out that if the Berlin and Brussels Acts and the experience of the Congo Free State (as discussed in the last chapter) are understood as representing the internationalization of ... More


The Regress Objection

Alexander Bird

in Nature's Metaphysics: Laws and Properties

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
September 2007
ISBN:
9780199227013
eISBN:
9780191711121
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199227013.003.0006
Subject:
Philosophy, Metaphysics/Epistemology

It is often claimed (e.g., by Swinburne, Armstrong, and Lowe) that the view that all natural properties are potencies leads to a vicious regress or circularity. The possible interpretations of this ... More


Souls

Eric T. Olson

in What Are We?: A Study in Personal Ontology

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
September 2007
ISBN:
9780195176421
eISBN:
9780199872008
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195176421.003.0007
Subject:
Philosophy, Philosophy of Mind

This chapter is about the view that we are simple immaterial substances–immaterialism–and related views. It is claimed to be best supported by the difficulty of saying what material things we could ... More


Objections and Replies

Barry Dainton

in The Phenomenal Self

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
May 2008
ISBN:
9780199288847
eISBN:
9780191710742
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199288847.003.0011
Subject:
Philosophy, Philosophy of Mind

Taken as an account of what we are, the C-theory answers ‘a cluster of capacities’. This conception of the nature of the self is open to a number of objections, and some of the most important are ... More


Reforming Labour Law, 1873–1874

MARK CURTHOYS

in Governments, Labour, and the Law in Mid-Victorian Britain: The Trade Union Legislation of the 1870s

Published in print:
2004
Published Online:
January 2010
ISBN:
9780199268894
eISBN:
9780191708466
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199268894.003.0009
Subject:
History, British and Irish Modern History

Robert Lowe, who became secretary of the Home Office of Britain in August 1873, prepared a comprehensive settlement of the Trades Union Congress's (TUC) grievances during his brief tenure by drafting ... More


Anna, Adventuress of a Most Dangerous Type, 1920-1923

Tanis C. Thorne

in The World's Richest Indian: The Scandal over Jackson Barnett's Oil Fortune

Published in print:
2005
Published Online:
September 2007
ISBN:
9780195182989
eISBN:
9780199789030
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195182989.003.0005
Subject:
History, American History: 20th Century

This chapter details how thirty-nine-year-old Anna Laura Lowe of Kansas City succeeded in getting Jackson Barnett to marry her. It also mentions the various players that aided or opposed her. There ... More


Dividing the Estate, 1921–1923

Tanis C. Thorne

in The World's Richest Indian: The Scandal over Jackson Barnett's Oil Fortune

Published in print:
2005
Published Online:
September 2007
ISBN:
9780195182989
eISBN:
9780199789030
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195182989.003.0006
Subject:
History, American History: 20th Century

This chapter focuses on the struggle between Anna Laura Lowe and Jackson Barnett's guardian for control of his estate. It is argued that the disbursement of the Barnett estate reflected negotiations ... More


The Jews in John

John Ashton

in Studying John: Approaches to the Fourth Gospel

Published in print:
1998
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198269793
eISBN:
9780191683817
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198269793.003.0003
Subject:
Religion, Biblical Studies

This chapter discusses the Ίουδα̂ιοι by addressing three questions. The first question asks who they are, the second what role or function they fulfill, the third why the evangelist rewards them with ... More


Honourable Secrecy, 1832–1870

David Vincent

in The Culture of Secrecy: Britain 1832-1998

Published in print:
1999
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198203070
eISBN:
9780191675690
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198203070.003.0002
Subject:
History, British and Irish Modern History

A second Parliamentary controversy erupted over the issue of official secrecy. On this occasion the Minister in the dock was Robert Lowe. When his opponents produced the marked texts of draft reports ... More


Ontology, Modality, and Mind: Themes from the Metaphysics of E. J. Lowe

Alexander Carruth, Sophie Gibb, and John Heil (eds)

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
November 2018
ISBN:
9780198796299
eISBN:
9780191866807
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198796299.001.0001
Subject:
Philosophy, Metaphysics/Epistemology

During his forty-year career, E. J. Lowe established himself as one of the world’s leading philosophers, publishing eleven single-authored books, four co-edited collections, and well over 200 ... More


Bloomsbury

Jonathan Atkin

in A War of Individuals: Bloomsbury Attitudes to the Great War

Published in print:
2002
Published Online:
July 2012
ISBN:
9780719060700
eISBN:
9781781700105
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9780719060700.003.0003
Subject:
Literature, 20th-century Literature and Modernism

What were the anti-war feelings chiefly expressed outside ‘organised’ protest and not under political or religious banners – those attitudes that form the raison d'être for this study? As the Great ... More


Writers at war

Jonathan Atkin

in A War of Individuals: Bloomsbury Attitudes to the Great War

Published in print:
2002
Published Online:
July 2012
ISBN:
9780719060700
eISBN:
9781781700105
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9780719060700.003.0005
Subject:
Literature, 20th-century Literature and Modernism

Bertrand Russell was just one man largely thinking and acting alone – and therein rests his reputation. But to what extent – whether in private or public – did similar anti-war concerns to those of ... More


The Lowes

Martin Evans and Lewis Williams

in A generation of change, a lifetime of difference?: Social policy in Britain since 1979

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9781847423054
eISBN:
9781447301387
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781847423054.003.0014
Subject:
Social Work, Social Policy

This chapter evaluates the model lifetime simulations for a low-paid family, the Lowes, whose wage is 50% of median earnings. It specifically addresses their lifetime of inputs and outputs and of ... More


Childhood

Martin Evans and Lewis Williams

in A generation of change, a lifetime of difference?: Social policy in Britain since 1979

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9781847423054
eISBN:
9781447301387
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781847423054.003.0004
Subject:
Social Work, Social Policy

This chapter reviews in detail the changes to programmes for maternity and for the financial support of children. Alongside consideration of policy change, it explores the changing coverage and value ... More


Working age: safety nets and housing

Martin Evans and Lewis Williams

in A generation of change, a lifetime of difference?: Social policy in Britain since 1979

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9781847423054
eISBN:
9781447301387
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781847423054.003.0006
Subject:
Social Work, Social Policy

This chapter explores the schemes that form a national minimum safety net, mostly in terms of social assistance but also with other forms of minimum income guarantee such as in-work benefits and the ... More


Working age risks: social insurance

Martin Evans and Lewis Williams

in A generation of change, a lifetime of difference?: Social policy in Britain since 1979

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9781847423054
eISBN:
9781447301387
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781847423054.003.0007
Subject:
Social Work, Social Policy

This chapter describes the risks that have traditionally been covered by contributory social insurance: unemployment and sickness and incapacity. Levels of unemployment and coverage by benefits are ... More


Working age risks: disability, caring and lone parenthood

Martin Evans and Lewis Williams

in A generation of change, a lifetime of difference?: Social policy in Britain since 1979

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9781847423054
eISBN:
9781447301387
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781847423054.003.0008
Subject:
Social Work, Social Policy

This chapter investigates the risks that social insurance has mostly left out: disability, caring for disabled people and lone parenthood. Disability refers to an impairment that may or may not ... More


David Gans and the First Mention of Copernicus in Hebrew Literature

Jeremy Brown

in New Heavens and a New Earth: The Jewish Reception of Copernican Thought

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
January 2014
ISBN:
9780199754793
eISBN:
9780199345083
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199754793.003.0003
Subject:
Religion, Judaism

David Gans (1541-1613) was a Jewish polymath who lived in Prague and wrote a book on astronomy called Nehmad Vena’im (Delightful and Pleasant). This was the first Hebrew book to mention Copernicus by ... More


War, Peace, Internationalism: Bloomsbury Legacies

Christine Froula

in Virginia Woolf and the Common(wealth) Reader

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
January 2016
ISBN:
9780989082679
eISBN:
9781781382196
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Liverpool University Press
DOI:
10.5949/liverpool/9780989082679.003.0016
Subject:
Literature, 20th-century Literature and Modernism

This chapter focuses on the play by Cambridge historian and Apostle Goldsworthy (Goldie) Lowes Dickinson entitled “War and Peace: A Dramatic Fantasia” (staged 1917). Serving as Goldie's riposte to ... More


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