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Government and Philosophy

Jonathan I. Israel

in Radical Enlightenment: Philosophy and the Making of Modernity 1650-1750

Published in print:
2001
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198206088
eISBN:
9780191676970
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198206088.003.0002
Subject:
History, History of Ideas, European Modern History

This chapter begins with a discussion of the advent of Cartesianism. It then covers Cartesianism in Central Europe, New Philosophy's conquest of Scandinavia and the Baltic, philosophy and royal ... More


Adorno

Lucia Sziborsky

in Music in German Philosophy: An Introduction

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
March 2013
ISBN:
9780226768373
eISBN:
9780226768397
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226768397.003.0011
Subject:
Philosophy, Aesthetics

This chapter investigates the biography of Theodor W. Adorno and assesses his particular thoughts on musical philosophy. Adorno was born in Frankfurt am Main on September 11, 1903. While on vacation ... More


What Is the New Mechanical Philosophy?

Stuart Glennan

in The New Mechanical Philosophy

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
September 2017
ISBN:
9780198779711
eISBN:
9780191824746
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198779711.003.0001
Subject:
Philosophy, Philosophy of Science

This chapter introduces the New Mechanical Philosophy and situates it within the history of science and its philosophy. The New Mechanism is an extension and revision of older mechanical ... More


Introduction: Natural Philosophy and Sacramental Theology in the Works of Sor Juana Inés de la Cruz

Alice Brooke

in The autos sacramentales of Sor Juana Inés de la Cruz: Natural Philosophy and Sacramental Theology

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
May 2018
ISBN:
9780198816829
eISBN:
9780191858406
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198816829.003.0001
Subject:
Literature, European Literature, 17th-century and Restoration Literature

The Introduction to this study explores the philosophical context in which Sor Juana wrote her Eucharistic plays. It traces the transition from a mindset characterized by scepticism and Neostoicism ... More


The Constant Prince: Neostoicism and the New Philosophy in

Alice Brooke

in The autos sacramentales of Sor Juana Inés de la Cruz: Natural Philosophy and Sacramental Theology

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
May 2018
ISBN:
9780198816829
eISBN:
9780191858406
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198816829.003.0004
Subject:
Literature, European Literature, 17th-century and Restoration Literature

The final chapter of this study analyses Sor Juana’s most perplexing auto, El mártir del Sacramento, San Hermenegildo. It argues that the key to understanding the play lies in its engagement with ... More


The autos sacramentales of Sor Juana Inés de la Cruz: Natural Philosophy and Sacramental Theology

Alice Brooke

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
May 2018
ISBN:
9780198816829
eISBN:
9780191858406
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198816829.001.0001
Subject:
Literature, European Literature, 17th-century and Restoration Literature

This study analyses the autos sacramentales, or Eucharistic plays, by Sor Juana Inés de la Cruz (1651–95). It focusses on their relationship to the changing currents of philosophical thought in the ... More


Conclusion: ‘In Wondrous Harmony’

Alice Brooke

in The autos sacramentales of Sor Juana Inés de la Cruz: Natural Philosophy and Sacramental Theology

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
May 2018
ISBN:
9780198816829
eISBN:
9780191858406
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198816829.003.0005
Subject:
Literature, European Literature, 17th-century and Restoration Literature

The Conclusion to this study summarizes the arguments made in the Introduction and three main chapters, exploring how the presence of empirical ideas in Sor Juana’s autos sacramentales situate her as ... More


Population Thinking about Mechanisms: An Integrative Relationship

James Tabery

in Beyond Versus: The Struggle to Understand the Interaction of Nature and Nurture

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
January 2015
ISBN:
9780262027373
eISBN:
9780262324144
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
The MIT Press
DOI:
10.7551/mitpress/9780262027373.003.0005
Subject:
History, History of Science, Technology, and Medicine

What is the relationship between scientists who study the causal mechanisms responsible for the development of traits and scientists who study the causes of variation responsible for differences in ... More


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