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Al-Iskandarī’s Image of the Shādhilī Ṭarīqa

Nathan Hofer

in The Popularisation of Sufism in Ayyubid and Mamluk Egypt, 1173-1325

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
May 2020
ISBN:
9780748694211
eISBN:
9781474416115
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9780748694211.003.0006
Subject:
Religion, Islam

In the previous chapter I argued that Ibn ʿA†āʾ Allāh al-Iskandarī’s Hagiographical image of al-Shādhilī and al-Mursī precipitated the institutionalisation of a collective Shādhilī identity linked to ... More


The Protagoras

Terence Irwin

in Plato's Ethics

Published in print:
1995
Published Online:
November 2003
ISBN:
9780195086454
eISBN:
9780199833306
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0195086457.003.0006
Subject:
Philosophy, Ancient Philosophy

Chapter 6 offers a detailed analysis of the Protagoras conceived as the first dialogue in which Plato starts to reflect on the failure of the early dialogues and to provide definitive solutions to ... More


Levinas and the Responsibility to Provide in Southeast Asia

See Seng Tan

in The Responsibility to Provide in Southeast Asia: Towards an Ethical Explanation

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
May 2020
ISBN:
9781529200720
eISBN:
9781529200751
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781529200720.003.0008
Subject:
Political Science, International Relations and Politics

Firstly, this chapter introducesLevinas’ ‘responsibility for the other’ notion as an alternative to the liberal and communitarian conceptions of responsibility and sovereignty. Both liberal and ... More


Authority

Neema Parvini

in Shakespeare's Moral Compass

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
May 2019
ISBN:
9781474432870
eISBN:
9781474453745
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9781474432870.003.0006
Subject:
Literature, Shakespeare Studies

This chapter argues that Shakespeare’s response to the moral foundation of authority is not located in the speeches of his political leaders, because authority is not synonymous with power. Authority ... More


Fairness

Neema Parvini

in Shakespeare's Moral Compass

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
May 2019
ISBN:
9781474432870
eISBN:
9781474453745
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9781474432870.003.0008
Subject:
Literature, Shakespeare Studies

Fairness concerns itself with proportionality, not equality. It is a question of reciprocity – “just desserts”, what one deserves – rather than egalitarian distribution. This chapter focuses on how ... More


Ecological thrift: frugality, de-growth and Voluntary Simplicity

Alison Hulme

in A Brief History of Thrift

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
January 2020
ISBN:
9781526128836
eISBN:
9781526146724
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7765/9781526128843.00014
Subject:
Economics and Finance, History of Economic Thought

Explores ideas of de-growth and post-development and their often ecological underpinnings. Relates such ideas to increasing concerns around the Anthropocene. Ideas around collectivity and reciprocity ... More


The Destiny of Hawaii

Rudolph J. Vecoli and Francesco Durante

Donna R. Gabaccia (ed.)

in Oh Capitano!: Celso Cesare Moreno - Adventurer, Cheater, and Scoundrel on Four Continents

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
January 2019
ISBN:
9780823279869
eISBN:
9780823281428
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Fordham University Press
DOI:
10.5422/fordham/9780823279869.003.0009
Subject:
Society and Culture, Cultural Studies

This chapter examines the role played by Celso Cesare Moreno in Hawaiian politics and its destiny as a U.S. territory. It discusses the political changes in Hawaii during Moreno's time there, ... More


Privatization Without Profit?

Chiara Cordelli

in Privatization: NOMOS LX

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
September 2019
ISBN:
9781479842933
eISBN:
9781479857609
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
NYU Press
DOI:
10.18574/nyu/9781479842933.003.0006
Subject:
Political Science, Political Theory

This chapter disputes the conception of privatization as delegation to privately owned enterprises rather than state ownership; rather, the author argues that privatization is better understood as ... More


Reciprocity in Primates

Sarah F. Brosnan, Frans B. M. de Waal, and Proctor Darby

in The Interdisciplinary Science of Consumption

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
January 2015
ISBN:
9780262027670
eISBN:
9780262325387
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
The MIT Press
DOI:
10.7551/mitpress/9780262027670.003.0001
Subject:
Psychology, Cognitive Neuroscience

Since animals devote large portions of their waking hours acquiring the food necessary for survival, why do they sometimes give it away? This behavior, called food sharing, is relatively simple to ... More


Special Issues and Considerations

Gunnar Almgren

in Health Care as a Right of Citizenship: The Continuing Evolution of Reform

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
January 2019
ISBN:
9780231170130
eISBN:
9780231543316
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Columbia University Press
DOI:
10.7312/columbia/9780231170130.003.0008
Subject:
Political Science, Public Policy

This chapter addresses a number of thorny issues having to do with segments of the national population that in one way or the other either 1) represent exceptions to the general case of American ... More


An Illustrator Comes of Age

Robert L. Gambone

in Life on the Press: The Popular Art and Illustrations of George Benjamin Luks

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
March 2014
ISBN:
9781604732221
eISBN:
9781604734799
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Mississippi
DOI:
10.14325/mississippi/9781604732221.003.0002
Subject:
Society and Culture, Media Studies

This chapter narrates how George Luks “came of age” and how he broke into his career as a graphic artist and cartoonist.Puck published its first cartoon by George Luks on May 27, 1891. Although a ... More


Introduction: Working the System in Boomtown Africa

Jon Schubert

in Working the System: A Political Ethnography of the New Angola

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
September 2018
ISBN:
9781501713699
eISBN:
9781501709692
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Cornell University Press
DOI:
10.7591/cornell/9781501713699.003.0001
Subject:
Anthropology, Asian Cultural Anthropology

This chapter introduces the reader to Luanda and the paradoxes of living in ‘Boomtown Africa’ today. It presents the emic notion of the ‘system’ as an analytic to think through the facets of hegemony ... More


The Freedom of Others

Laura Hengehold

in Simone de Beauvoir's Philosophy of Individuation: The Problem of The Second Sex

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
January 2019
ISBN:
9781474418874
eISBN:
9781474438599
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9781474418874.003.0004
Subject:
Philosophy, Metaphysics/Epistemology

Beauvoir’s discussion of “Liberation” at the end of The Second Sex draws on prior efforts to ground ethical freedom in the act of disclosing the freedom of others. This chapter pursues a non-Hegelian ... More


Territories and Assemblages

Laura Hengehold

in Simone de Beauvoir's Philosophy of Individuation: The Problem of The Second Sex

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
January 2019
ISBN:
9781474418874
eISBN:
9781474438599
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9781474418874.003.0005
Subject:
Philosophy, Metaphysics/Epistemology

A Deleuzian reading of The Second Sex provides new solutions to problems in the field of Beauvoir reception that have already been discussed at length by feminists. These problems tend to assume that ... More


Herodotus

Lisa Irene Hau

in Moral History from Herodotus to Diodorus Siculus

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
September 2017
ISBN:
9781474411073
eISBN:
9781474422048
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9781474411073.003.0005
Subject:
History, Ancient History / Archaeology

This chapter analyses the moralising techniques and moral lessons of Herodotus. Using the moralising techniques found and analysed in Polybius and Diodorus as its point of departure, it discovers ... More


Conclusion: The End of Sacrifice, Revisited

Mira Balberg

in Blood for Thought: The Reinvention of Sacrifice in Early Rabbinic Literature

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
May 2018
ISBN:
9780520295926
eISBN:
9780520968660
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520295926.003.0007
Subject:
Religion, Judaism

The conclusion builds on the analyses presented in the book’s chapters to integrate the rabbinic sacrificial corpus into the trans-religious and trans-regional story of the gradual decline and ... More


A Normative Framework for Peacekeeping

Daniel H. Levine

in The Morality of Peacekeeping

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
September 2014
ISBN:
9780748675890
eISBN:
9780748697199
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9780748675890.003.0002
Subject:
Philosophy, Moral Philosophy

This chapter develops a broad normative framework for peacekeeping, based on the idea that peacekeepers aim at restoring functional social relationships between all parties rather than the more ... More


Excerpt from “The Place of Grace in Anthropology”

Julian A. Pitt-Rivers

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/9780520288423.003.0004
Subject:
Anthropology, Anthropology, Religion

Julian Pitt-Rivers’s masterful essay was originally published in 1992 as the culminating piece in Honor and Grace in Anthropology, a volume that this renowned ethnographer of the Spanish ... More


Opulence and Simplicity: The Question of Tension in Syrian Catholicism

Andreas Bandak

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/9780520288423.003.0013
Subject:
Anthropology, Anthropology, Religion

In various forms of Catholicism sacrifice holds a central position. The centrality of the divine sacrifice literally embodied in the sacrament of the Eucharist works in a wider sense as a model for ... More


Can the Doha Round Be a Development Round?: Setting a Place at the Table

Kyle Bagwell and Robert W. Staiger

in Globalization in an Age of Crisis: Multilateral Economic Cooperation in the Twenty-First Century

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
September 2014
ISBN:
9780226030753
eISBN:
9780226030890
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226030890.003.0004
Subject:
Economics and Finance, International

The authors argue that certain features in the design of the current WTO round, as well as a number of path-dependent conditions inherited from past trade rounds, may make success difficult to ... More


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