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German Idealism, British Idealism, and Later Developments

Tom Rockmore

in Kant and Idealism

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
October 2013
ISBN:
9780300120080
eISBN:
9780300134735
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Yale University Press
DOI:
10.12987/yale/9780300120080.003.0003
Subject:
Philosophy, Metaphysics/Epistemology

This chapter posits that all forms of representationalism are based on metaphysical realism. Later forms of idealism move progressively away from representationalism and metaphysical realism, but not ... More


The (H)eroic Idealism of Spenser’s Faery

Kenneth Borris

in Visionary Spenser and the Poetics of Early Modern Platonism

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
August 2017
ISBN:
9780198807070
eISBN:
9780191844843
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198807070.003.0005
Subject:
Literature, 16th-century and Renaissance Literature

Spenser bases his heroic poem The Faerie Queene upon a Platonic concept that he often cites: “hero” derives from “Eros,” so that “hero” means “born of love,” which thus inspires “great work” ... More


Visionary Spenser and the Poetics of Early Modern Platonism

Kenneth Borris

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
August 2017
ISBN:
9780198807070
eISBN:
9780191844843
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198807070.001.0001
Subject:
Literature, 16th-century and Renaissance Literature

This book defines Platonism’s roles in early modern theories of literature, then turns to reappraise the Platonizing major poet Edmund Spenser. Platonic concerns and conceptions profoundly affected ... More


The One

Ji Zhang

in One and Many: A Comparative Study of Plato's Philosophy and Daoism Represented by Ge Hong

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
November 2016
ISBN:
9780824835545
eISBN:
9780824871291
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Hawai'i Press
DOI:
10.21313/hawaii/9780824835545.003.0008
Subject:
Religion, Religious Studies

This chapter examines how the One shapes different progenies of the One, and the One unfolds its essence into the plural existence of the many. This is the first argument concerning Ge Hong's two ... More


Medieval Departures: Facial Prostheses in John Dos Passos’s One Man’s Initiation: 1917

Aaron Shaheen

in Great War Prostheses in American Literature and Culture

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
August 2020
ISBN:
9780198857785
eISBN:
9780191890406
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198857785.003.0005
Subject:
Literature, American, 20th Century Literature

Using John Dos Passos’s first novel, One Man’s Initiation: 1917, the chapter explains how facial prosthetics were complicit in the unravelling of the Christian concept of the soul. Drawing on the ... More


The Search for American Liberal Education

Frank F. Wong

in Rethinking Liberal Education

Published in print:
1996
Published Online:
November 2020
ISBN:
9780195097726
eISBN:
9780197560860
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780195097726.003.0007
Subject:
Education, Philosophy and Theory of Education

When Charles William Eliot launched his radical reforms at Harvard in the late 1870s, he was convinced that the fixed curriculum, based on English liberal education models, was ill-suited to the ... More


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