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A Dharmakīrtian Critique of Nāgārjunians

Koji Tanaka

in Pointing at the Moon: Buddhism, Logic, Analytic Philosophy

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
September 2009
ISBN:
9780195381559
eISBN:
9780199869244
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195381559.003.0008
Subject:
Religion, Buddhism

This chapter focuses not on the exegetical accuracy of Jay Garfield and Graham Priest's reconstruction of Nāgārjuna, but on the implication that Garfield and Priest draw from this reconstruction. ... More


An Introduction to Paraconsistent Dialetheism

Hartry Field

in Saving Truth From Paradox

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
May 2008
ISBN:
9780199230747
eISBN:
9780191710933
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199230747.003.0025
Subject:
Philosophy, Logic/Philosophy of Mathematics

This chapter introduces ‘dialetheic’ approaches, according to which Liar sentences are both true and false, indeed both true and not true. (Some contradictions are accepted.) Dialetheism provides ... More


Paraconsistent Dialetheism and Soundness

Hartry Field

in Saving Truth From Paradox

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
May 2008
ISBN:
9780199230747
eISBN:
9780191710933
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199230747.003.0027
Subject:
Philosophy, Logic/Philosophy of Mathematics

Priest has argued that his dialetheic theories declare themselves sound and in this regard are better than non-dialetheic theories. This chapter shows this to be unfounded. Indeed, dialetheic ... More


Hyper‐Determinacy and Revenge

Hartry Field

in Saving Truth From Paradox

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
May 2008
ISBN:
9780199230747
eISBN:
9780191710933
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199230747.003.0028
Subject:
Philosophy, Logic/Philosophy of Mathematics

Do dialetheic theories do better as regard revenge problems than theories that restrict excluded middle? This chapter argues that they do not, and shows in particular that each of the revenge ... More


The Letter of Aristeas between History and Myth

Tessa Rajak

in Translation and Survival: The Greek Bible of the Ancient Jewish Diaspora

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
September 2009
ISBN:
9780199558674
eISBN:
9780191720895
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199558674.003.0002
Subject:
Classical Studies, Literary Studies: Classical, Early, and Medieval

This chapter explores the tradition of the seventy two (later seventy) translators brought to Alexandria from Jerusalem along with texts of the Torah. Tradition had it that King Ptolemy II ... More


Alternatives

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/9780199288847.003.0005
Subject:
Philosophy, Philosophy of Mind

Accounts of personal identity that are grounded in experiential continuity are by no means new. This chapter compares the merits of C-theory with some of its competitors. According to one tradition, ... More


Realism and Dialetheism *

Frederick Kroon

in The Law of Non-Contradiction

Published in print:
2004
Published Online:
May 2010
ISBN:
9780199265176
eISBN:
9780191713989
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199265176.003.0016
Subject:
Philosophy, Philosophy of Language, Logic/Philosophy of Mathematics

Dialetheists think that their rejection of ex falso quodlibet means that they cannot be saddled with the claim that anything whatsoever is true. But what precisely is wrong with trivialism, as Priest ... More


Reynard in England

Jill Mann

in From Aesop to Reynard: Beast Literature in Medieval Britain

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
February 2010
ISBN:
9780199217687
eISBN:
9780191712371
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199217687.003.0007
Subject:
Literature, Early and Medieval Literature, European Literature

This chapter discusses the two Middle English narratives directly inspired by the Roman de Renart, the thirteenth‐century poem The Vox and the Wolf and Chaucer's Nun's Priest's Tale. The view that ... More


Garcian Meditations: The Dialectics of Persistence in Form and Object

Jon Cogburn

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
January 2018
ISBN:
9781474415910
eISBN:
9781474434942
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9781474415910.001.0001
Subject:
Philosophy, Metaphysics/Epistemology

Tristan Garcia holds that what makes something some thing is its resistance to reductionism, the attempt to explain it in terms of its constituents and relations to other things. For Garcia, ... More


A Priestly Nation: The Jewish Priesthood as a Model for Julian’s Priestly Program

Ari Finkelstein

in Specter of the Jews: Emperor Julian and the Rhetoric of Ethnicity in Syrian Antioch

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
May 2019
ISBN:
9780520298729
eISBN:
9780520970779
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520298729.003.0006
Subject:
Religion, Judaism

chapter 5 demonstrates that Julian partially draws on Jews to model his highly innovative priestly program. Jewish priests exemplify the priestly life Julian lays out for his Hellenic priests in ep. ... More


Conclusion: Talking About Color

Michael Rossi

in The Republic of Color: Science, Perception, and the Making of Modern America

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
May 2020
ISBN:
9780226651729
eISBN:
9780226651866
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226651866.003.0009
Subject:
History, History of Science, Technology, and Medicine

This concluding chapter covers the institutions, ideologies, techniques, and technologies that emerged during the early twentieth century from previous decades of color research. While some – such as ... More


Spenser's Muiopotmos and Chaucer's Nun's Priest's Tale

Judith H. Anderson

in Reading the Allegorical Intertext: Chaucer, Spenser, Shakespeare, Milton

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
September 2011
ISBN:
9780823228478
eISBN:
9780823241125
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Fordham University Press
DOI:
10.5422/fordham/9780823228478.003.0008
Subject:
Literature, Criticism/Theory

In Muiopotmos, Spenser's specific interest in The Nun's Priest's Tale lies somewhere between sustained allusion and incidental reminiscence. Just what had been said in the The Nun's Priest's Tale ... More


Feminist Theology and the Sensible Unsaying of Mysticism

Sigridur Gudmarsdottir

in Apophatic Bodies: Negative Theology, Incarnation, and Relationality

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
March 2011
ISBN:
9780823230815
eISBN:
9780823235087
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Fordham University Press
DOI:
10.5422/fso/9780823230815.003.0013
Subject:
Philosophy, Philosophy of Religion

The literary theorist Anne-Marie Priest argues that if poststructural scholars of religion have pointed out the connections between Derridean deconstruction and negative ... More


Clockwork Counterfactuals: Allohistory and the Steampunk Rhetoric of Inquiry

John M. Mckenzie

in Clockwork Rhetoric: The Language and Style of Steampunk

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
May 2015
ISBN:
9781628460919
eISBN:
9781626740532
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Mississippi
DOI:
10.14325/mississippi/9781628460919.003.0009
Subject:
Literature, 20th-century and Contemporary Literature

This chapter focuses on Steampunk’s use of allohistorical tropes, including the reversal of hindsight bias and point of divergence tropes, to present a rhetoric of science and technology reflective ... More


Opera at School: Mapping the Cultural Geography of Schoolgirl Performance

Amanda Eubanks Winkler

in Operatic Geographies: The Place of Opera and the Opera House

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
September 2019
ISBN:
9780226595962
eISBN:
9780226596150
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226596150.003.0003
Subject:
Music, Opera

Discovery of a letter about “Harry’s” music “made” for a ball at Josias Priest’s Chelsea boarding school has reopened questions about the relationship of Purcell’s Dido and Aeneas to Priest’s ... More


Crossroads Again: Success, Fame, and Fortune

William E. Ellis

in Irvin S. Cobb: The Rise and Fall of an American Humorist

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
May 2018
ISBN:
9780813173986
eISBN:
9780813174792
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Kentucky
DOI:
10.5810/kentucky/9780813173986.003.0005
Subject:
History, American History: 20th Century

This chapter begins by revealing Cobb’s longtime struggle with anxiety, especially when at a crossroads in his life. He sought outlets for his talents not only to establish himself as a successful ... More


Midlife: 1915 to Early 1918

William E. Ellis

in Irvin S. Cobb: The Rise and Fall of an American Humorist

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
May 2018
ISBN:
9780813173986
eISBN:
9780813174792
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Kentucky
DOI:
10.5810/kentucky/9780813173986.003.0007
Subject:
History, American History: 20th Century

After his jaunt to Europe and the exhausting months of his lecture tour, Cobb’s health declined. An emergency operation for a hernia left him recuperating for many weeks, delaying his planned return ... More


A New Beginning and the Beginning of the End

William E. Ellis

in Irvin S. Cobb: The Rise and Fall of an American Humorist

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
May 2018
ISBN:
9780813173986
eISBN:
9780813174792
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Kentucky
DOI:
10.5810/kentucky/9780813173986.003.0012
Subject:
History, American History: 20th Century

Cobb moved to Hollywood at the invitation of Will Rogers and Hal Roach. With Cobb’s work in the film business, his writing tapered off. His involvement in the filming of Judge Priest, starring Will ... More


Neither Analytic Nor Dialectic II: The World of Object-Oriented Ontology

Jon Cogburn

in Garcian Meditations: The Dialectics of Persistence in Form and Object

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
January 2018
ISBN:
9781474415910
eISBN:
9781474434942
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9781474415910.003.0003
Subject:
Philosophy, Metaphysics/Epistemology

In Chapter III contains an explication Garcia’s model of objects as differentiators between that which they comprehend and that which comprehends them. Garcia’s model is then contrasted with other ... More


Excerpt from “The Priest as Agent of Secularization in Rural Spain”

Stanley H. Brandes

in Anthropology of Catholicism: A Reader

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
September 2017
ISBN:
9780520288423
eISBN:
9780520963368
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520288423.003.0008
Subject:
Anthropology, Anthropology, Religion

Stanley Brandes is an American sociocultural anthropologist whose work spans both European and Latin American peasantries. In this article Brandes describes a kind of Catholicism characteristic of ... More


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