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Barthes and the Lessons of Ancient Philosophy

Lucy O’Meara

in Interdisciplinary Barthes

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
September 2020
ISBN:
9780197266670
eISBN:
9780191905391
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
British Academy
DOI:
10.5871/bacad/9780197266670.003.0009
Subject:
Literature, Film, Media, and Cultural Studies

Roland Barthes was a classicist by training; his work frequently alludes to the classical literary canon and the ancient art of rhetoric. This chapter argues that ancient Greco-Roman philosophy ... More


Jewish Theology as a Religious and Doxastic Practice

in Contemplative Nation: A Philosophical Account of Jewish Theological Language

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
June 2013
ISBN:
9780804776646
eISBN:
9780804781008
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Stanford University Press
DOI:
10.11126/stanford/9780804776646.003.0003
Subject:
Religion, Judaism

This chapter examines two related problems: what can replace the systematic and dogmatic approach to theology within Judaism, and what account of Jewish theology can embrace the resources of ... More


Philosophy as a Way of Life

Mark R. Wynn

in Spiritual Traditions and the Virtues: Living Between Heaven and Earth

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
August 2020
ISBN:
9780198862949
eISBN:
9780191895456
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198862949.003.0002
Subject:
Religion, Religious Studies

This chapter introduces some of the guiding questions of the investigation, here drawing on Pierre Hadot’s text Philosophy as a Way of Life. These questions include: how should we understand the ... More


Learning to Look for Harmony

Stephen C. Angle

in Sagehood: The Contemporary Significance of Neo-Confucian Philosophy

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
February 2010
ISBN:
9780195385144
eISBN:
9780199869756
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195385144.003.0009
Subject:
Philosophy, General

One recent trend in contemporary philosophy is thinking about the significance of the ancient practices that Pierre Hadot has labeled “spiritual exercises.” Just as philosophy was a “way of life” for ... More


The Epistemic Significance of Tradition

Mark R. Wynn

in Spiritual Traditions and the Virtues: Living Between Heaven and Earth

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
August 2020
ISBN:
9780198862949
eISBN:
9780191895456
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198862949.003.0006
Subject:
Religion, Religious Studies

This chapter discusses the contribution of tradition to the spiritual life. It begins by reviewing the implications of the work of Anselm and Aquinas for our understanding of these matters, before ... More


Coda

Timothy M. Harrison

in Coming To: Consciousness and Natality in Early Modern England

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
May 2021
ISBN:
9780226725093
eISBN:
9780226725260
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226725260.003.0007
Subject:
Literature, 17th-century and Restoration Literature

The Coda synthesizes many of the book's arguments, tying the conceptual history of consciousness together with the early modern meanings of poetry. It concludes by showing how later philosophers and ... More


The Invention of the System: A System is a System is a System

Ada Bronowski

in The Stoics on Lekta: All There Is to Say

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
October 2019
ISBN:
9780198842880
eISBN:
9780191878794
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198842880.003.0001
Subject:
Classical Studies, Ancient Greek, Roman, and Early Christian Philosophy

This chapter offers a deep critique of a commonly held view that the Stoic system of philosophy consists in the tripartition of philosophy into logic, physics, and ethics. The teaching of philosophy ... More


Introduction

Diana Lobel

in The Quest for God and the Good: World Philosophy as a Living Experience

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
November 2015
ISBN:
9780231153157
eISBN:
9780231527019
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Columbia University Press
DOI:
10.7312/columbia/9780231153157.003.0011
Subject:
Religion, Philosophy of Religion

This book explores the insights of central thinkers and texts from throughout the world that address fundamental existential questions such as “Why is spiritual life so often described using ... More


The Quest for God and the Good: World Philosophy as a Living Experience

Diana Lobel

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
November 2015
ISBN:
9780231153157
eISBN:
9780231527019
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Columbia University Press
DOI:
10.7312/columbia/9780231153157.001.0001
Subject:
Religion, Philosophy of Religion

This book takes readers on a journey across Eastern and Western philosophical and religious traditions to discover a beauty and purpose at the heart of reality that makes life worth living. Guided by ... More


A Heart-Shaped World

J. Michelle Molina

in To Overcome Oneself: The Jesuit Ethic and Spirit of Global Expansion, 1520-1767

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
May 2014
ISBN:
9780520275652
eISBN:
9780520955042
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520275652.003.0008
Subject:
History, History of Religion

This chapter discusses the letters of two nuns to their Jesuit confessor, Antonio Márquez. In understanding their anguished struggles to submit to a regimen of Ignatian spirituality, we revisit ... More


The Body in Contemplation: Buddhaghosa’s Visuddhimagga

Chakravarthi Ram-Prasad

in Human Being, Bodily Being: Phenomenology from Classical India

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
September 2018
ISBN:
9780198823629
eISBN:
9780191862236
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198823629.003.0004
Subject:
Philosophy, Philosophy of Mind

This chapter follows the process by which a highly detailed account of the human being as bodily being emerges through a series of contemplative practices described in the fifth century by ... More


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