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Theopoetic Folds: Philosophizing Multifariousness

Roland Faber and Jeremy Fackenthal (eds)

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
January 2014
ISBN:
9780823251551
eISBN:
9780823252985
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Fordham University Press
DOI:
10.5422/fordham/9780823251551.001.0001
Subject:
Philosophy, Philosophy of Religion

This book explores the complex philosophical ways in which theology is, should, and can be a “theopoetics” of multiplicity. In its insistence on the ultimacy of the irreducible manifoldness of the ... More


Issues of Calibration, Validation, and Methodology

Roger White, Guy Engelen, and Inge Uljee

in Modeling Cities and Regions As Complex Systems: From Theory to Planning Applications

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
May 2016
ISBN:
9780262029568
eISBN:
9780262331371
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
The MIT Press
DOI:
10.7551/mitpress/9780262029568.003.0009
Subject:
Political Science, Environmental Politics

Models of far from equilibrium thermodynamic systems such as cities, unlike those of classical systems, pose not only practical difficulties of calibration and validation, but also fundamental ... More


Intersectionalities and Multiplicities: Race and Materiality in Literature for the Young

Roberta Seelinger Trites

in Twenty-First-Century Feminisms in Children's and Adolescent Literature

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
May 2019
ISBN:
9781496813800
eISBN:
9781496813848
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Mississippi
DOI:
10.14325/mississippi/9781496813800.003.0002
Subject:
Literature, 20th-century and Contemporary Literature

This chapter uses Michael Hames-García’s concept of “multiplicity,” which builds on the concept of intersectionality from Critical Race Theory. Intersectionality involves awareness of the ways that ... More


reproductive cloning: multiplicity

stephen r. latham

in The Picture of Health: Medical Ethics and the Movies

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
May 2015
ISBN:
9780199735365
eISBN:
9780190267520
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:osobl/9780199735365.003.0060
Subject:
Philosophy, Moral Philosophy

This chapter discusses the film Multiplicity (1996) to set the stage for a discussion of human reproductive cloning. The film tells the story of Doug Kinney (Michael Keaton), a busy building ... More


Sociological Reconfigurations of Patient Safety: Situated Intervention as Multiple Ontologies

Teun Zuiderent-Jerak

in Situated Intervention: Sociological Experiments in Health Care

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
January 2016
ISBN:
9780262029384
eISBN:
9780262329439
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
The MIT Press
DOI:
10.7551/mitpress/9780262029384.003.0006
Subject:
Sociology, Health, Illness, and Medicine

Sociological interventions in national improvement programs are the topic of this chapter. It deals with a sociological evaluation of a large improvement program for care of older adults. This was a ... More


Claiming the Throne: Multiplicity and Agency in Cinda Williams Chima’s The Seven Realms Series

Katherine A. Wagner and Megan McDonough

in The Woman Fantastic in Contemporary American Media Culture

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
September 2018
ISBN:
9781496808714
eISBN:
9781496808752
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Mississippi
DOI:
10.14325/mississippi/9781496808714.003.0011
Subject:
Society and Culture, Media Studies

Katherine A. Wagner and Megan McDonough turn to issues of intersectionality and young adult literature in “Claiming the Throne: Multiplicity and Agency in Cinda Williams Chima’s The Seven Realms ... More


Think Globally, Experience Locally?

Wanja Wiese

in Experienced Wholeness: Integrating Insights from Gestalt Theory, Cognitive Neuroscience, and Predictive Processing

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
September 2018
ISBN:
9780262036993
eISBN:
9780262343275
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
The MIT Press
DOI:
10.7551/mitpress/9780262036993.003.0005
Subject:
Philosophy, Philosophy of Mind

This chapter explores how accounts of phenomenal unity can not only satisfy the phenomenality constraint, but also a version of globality. Global phenomenal unity could then be called phenomenal ... More


Barack Obama: Embracing Multiplicity—Being a Catalyst for Change

Janet C. Mendoza Stickmon

in Race and the Obama Phenomenon: The Vision of a More Perfect Multiracial Union

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
May 2015
ISBN:
9781628460216
eISBN:
9781626740426
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Mississippi
DOI:
10.14325/mississippi/9781628460216.003.0003
Subject:
History, African-American History

President Barack Obama is an individual who lives at the interstices of life, embracing multiple perspectives and attempting to clear passageways; he challenges the citizens of the United States and ... More


Toward the Heraldic: A Theopoetic Response to Monorthodoxy

L. Callid Keefe-Perry

in Theopoetic Folds: Philosophizing Multifariousness

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
January 2014
ISBN:
9780823251551
eISBN:
9780823252985
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Fordham University Press
DOI:
10.5422/fordham/9780823251551.003.0010
Subject:
Philosophy, Philosophy of Religion

The first task of this chapter is to detail the qualities of a theological position identified as “monorthodox,” articulating how it forms a worldview that is impositionally singular, rigid, and ... More


Thinking the Thing: The Outer Reaches of Knowledge in Lovecraft and Deleuze

Anna Powell

in The Gothic and Theory: An Edinburgh Companion

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
January 2020
ISBN:
9781474427777
eISBN:
9781474465083
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9781474427777.003.0014
Subject:
Literature, Criticism/Theory

H.P. Lovecraft's paranoid Gothic and the life-affirming philosophy of Gilles Deleuze are, despite polarities, a potent machine for thinking the unthinkable. Lovecraft's modern 'cosmic terror' ... More


Kierkegaardian Theopoiesis: Selflyood, Anxiety, and the Multiplicity of Human Spirits

Sam Laurent

in Theopoetic Folds: Philosophizing Multifariousness

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
January 2014
ISBN:
9780823251551
eISBN:
9780823252985
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Fordham University Press
DOI:
10.5422/fordham/9780823251551.003.0004
Subject:
Philosophy, Philosophy of Religion

This chapter on the multiplicity of spirit notes Kierkegaard's opposition to Hegel's logic on the grounds that logic only articulates stasis and cannot account for the becoming of the human subject. ... More


The Gravity of Love: Theopoetics and Ontological Imagination

Laurel C. Schneider

in Theopoetic Folds: Philosophizing Multifariousness

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
January 2014
ISBN:
9780823251551
eISBN:
9780823252985
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Fordham University Press
DOI:
10.5422/fordham/9780823251551.003.0008
Subject:
Philosophy, Philosophy of Religion

Theopoetics begins in poetry and ends in theology. It is a mode of theological analysis that enables critical evaluation and overcoming of the limits of mono-linear thought toward more robust ... More


Sense in the Making: Hermeneutical Practices of the Babylonian Talmud

Sergey Dolgopolski

in The Open Past: Subjectivity and Remembering in the Talmud

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
May 2013
ISBN:
9780823244928
eISBN:
9780823252497
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Fordham University Press
DOI:
10.5422/fordham/9780823244928.003.0007
Subject:
Philosophy, Philosophy of Religion

Focusing on the characters in the Talmud, the chapter applies renegotiates modern theories of sense and truth to describe the protocols of making the sense. If this process is no longer attributed to ... More


The World and the Event: Kirill Serebrennikov’s St George’s Day (2008)

Vlad Strukov

in Contemporary Russian Cinema: Symbols of a New Era

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
January 2018
ISBN:
9781474407649
eISBN:
9781474422024
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9781474407649.003.0006
Subject:
Film, Television and Radio, Film

Serebrennikov’s film demonstrates that the posthumous subjectivity is always a subjectivity in crisis which destabilises the narrative focus and enables a retroactive reading of the film. The ... More


A Plea for the Dead (Self): Renata Litvinova’s Goddess: How I Fell in Love (2004)

Vlad Strukov

in Contemporary Russian Cinema: Symbols of a New Era

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
January 2018
ISBN:
9781474407649
eISBN:
9781474422024
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9781474407649.003.0007
Subject:
Film, Television and Radio, Film

The symbolic mode betrays the habit of thinking of mental and sensory events in terms of habitual places (the last is the task of allegorisation): instead it deals with cosmological states. Renata ... More


Amplifications of Subjectivity: Aleksandr Zel’dovich’s The Target (2010)

Vlad Strukov

in Contemporary Russian Cinema: Symbols of a New Era

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
January 2018
ISBN:
9781474407649
eISBN:
9781474422024
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9781474407649.003.0012
Subject:
Film, Television and Radio, Film

In the final chapter, I am concerned with the confirmation of the subject as a transcendent category in the moment of self-recognition whereby the finite identity is rejected in favour of the ... More


The Second Law

Daniel V. Schroeder

in An Introduction to Thermal Physics

Published in print:
2021
Published Online:
March 2021
ISBN:
9780192895547
eISBN:
9780191915000
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780192895547.003.0002
Subject:
Physics, Theoretical, Computational, and Statistical Physics

Why are so many large-scale processes irreversible, happening in one direction but not the other as time passes? This chapter answers that question using three simple model systems: a collection of ... More


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