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The Epistemic Shape of a Person's Life

Simon J. Evnine

in Epistemic Dimensions of Personhood

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
September 2008
ISBN:
9780199239948
eISBN:
9780191716898
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199239948.003.0005
Subject:
Philosophy, Philosophy of Mind, Metaphysics/Epistemology

A version of Bas van Fraassen's Reflection principle, that one should treat one's future selves as experts, is defended. It is argued that it is rational for persons to take their future beliefs to ... More


Analogy and Symmetry

Paul F. A. Bartha

in By Parallel Reasoning: The Construction and Evaluation of Analogical Arguments

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
May 2010
ISBN:
9780195325539
eISBN:
9780199776313
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195325539.003.0008
Subject:
Philosophy, Logic/Philosophy of Mathematics

This chapter has two purposes. First, it explores the connection between analogical reasoning and symmetry to provide a second justification for the argument form, independent of the one offered in ... More


Between Flesh and Spirit: Coleridge's Prose Writings 1815 to 1825

Ben Brice

in Coleridge and Scepticism

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
January 2008
ISBN:
9780199290253
eISBN:
9780191710483
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199290253.003.0005
Subject:
Literature, 19th-century Literature and Romanticism

This chapter discusses some aspects of Coleridge's published prose works written between 1815 and 1825, including The Statesman's Manual (1816), Biographia Literaria (1817), The Friend (1818), and ... More


Preface

Steve Woolgar

in Representation in Scientific Practice Revisited

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
May 2014
ISBN:
9780262525381
eISBN:
9780262319157
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
The MIT Press
DOI:
10.7551/mitpress/9780262525381.003.0015
Subject:
Society and Culture, Technology and Society

This chapter comprises brief commentaries by seven authors with long-standing and formative roles in studies of representational practice. Lorraine Daston speaks of intractable conceptual problems ... More


Reflection on the Death of My Father {1982}

Irving Howe

in A Voice Still Heard: Selected Essays of Irving Howe

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
January 2015
ISBN:
9780300203660
eISBN:
9780300210583
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Yale University Press
DOI:
10.12987/yale/9780300203660.003.0026
Subject:
Literature, American, 20th Century Literature

This chapter presents Irving Howe's 1982 essay “Reflection on the Death of My Father,” in which he talks about the death of his father in a deeply poignant, conflicted, and touching manner. He admits ... More


Continuing professional development in social work

Carmel Halton, Fred Powell, and Margaret Scanlon

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
May 2014
ISBN:
9781447307372
eISBN:
9781447311621
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781447307372.001.0001
Subject:
Sociology, Occupations, Professions, and Work

Continuing professional development (CPD) has become a defining issue in twenty-first century social work. There is widespread consensus in favour of CPD. But what is it? Are there discernible ... More


Bayesian Coherentism and Rationality

Alvin Plantinga

in Warrant: The Current Debate

Published in print:
1993
Published Online:
November 2003
ISBN:
9780195078626
eISBN:
9780199833559
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0195078624.003.0007
Subject:
Philosophy, Metaphysics/Epistemology

Rationality, although distinct from warrant, is a notion both interesting in its own right and important for a solid understanding of warrant. In this chapter, I first disambiguate at least five ... More


Frankly

Jean-Luc Nancy

in Identity: Fragments, Frankness

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
May 2015
ISBN:
9780823256105
eISBN:
9780823261314
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Fordham University Press
DOI:
10.5422/fordham/9780823256105.003.0005
Subject:
Philosophy, General

In chapter 4, Nancy develops a demanding reflection on identity as affirmation, which he reseizes through the term of original honesty or “frankness,” franchise, from “franc,” which he connects with ... More


Why Speak of Identity?

Jean-Luc Nancy

in Identity: Fragments, Frankness

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
May 2015
ISBN:
9780823256105
eISBN:
9780823261314
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Fordham University Press
DOI:
10.5422/fordham/9780823256105.003.0008
Subject:
Philosophy, General

In chapter seven, Nancy returns to the absurdity for a government to mobilize such complex notions such as identity, national, national identity, clearly without any knowledge of the long history of ... More


Home: From Tent Camp to Community

Beverly Bell

in Fault Lines: Views across Haiti's Divide

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
August 2016
ISBN:
9780801452123
eISBN:
9780801468322
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Cornell University Press
DOI:
10.7591/cornell/9780801452123.003.0017
Subject:
Anthropology, Social and Cultural Anthropology

This chapter examines the initiatives launched by social movements in Haiti to address ordinary people's housing problems in the post-earthquake era. More than a thousand displaced persons camps have ... More


Feezell, Moderation, and Irony

in Contemporary Athletics & Ancient Greek Ideals

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
March 2013
ISBN:
9780226155463
eISBN:
9780226155494
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226155494.003.0005
Subject:
Classical Studies, Ancient Greek, Roman, and Early Christian Philosophy

This chapter examines philosopher Randolph Feezell's book Sport, Play, and Ethical Reflection. It explains that the key insight in Feezell is that Aristotelian moderation provides the best clue we ... More


The “Failure of … Compassion”: Problematic Redemption and the Need for Praxis in “The Lame Shall Enter First” and “The Comforts of Home”

Alicia Matheny Beeson

in Reconsidering Flannery O'Connor

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
May 2021
ISBN:
9781496831798
eISBN:
9781496831842
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Mississippi
DOI:
10.14325/mississippi/9781496831798.003.0004
Subject:
Literature, American, 20th Century Literature

Using the framework of praxis, Alicia Beeson offers a new way to think about the misguided acts of charity in “The Lame Shall Enter First” and “The Comforts of Home.” Beeson defines praxis as the ... More


Learning from Classroom Experience: Reflection and Action Research

Li Wai-shing

in Classroom Management: Creating a Positive Learning Environment

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
May 2013
ISBN:
9789622098886
eISBN:
9789882206748
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Hong Kong University Press
DOI:
10.5790/hongkong/9789622098886.003.0010
Subject:
Education, Educational Policy and Politics

Good teachers are reflective practitioners: they are aware of and reflect on what is happening in the classroom. This chapter introduces the idea of an "inquiring classroom" in which teachers are ... More


Coleridge and Boston Transcendentalism

Samantha C. Harvey

in Transatlantic Transcendentalism: Coleridge, Emerson, and Nature

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
January 2014
ISBN:
9780748681365
eISBN:
9780748693887
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9780748681365.003.0002
Subject:
Literature, American, 19th Century Literature

Chapter 2 relates Coleridge's seminal role in the development of Boston Transcendentalism. Two American interpreters were especially influential in the transatlantic transfer of Coleridgean ideas: ... More


Deliberation

Nomy Arpaly and Timothy Schroeder

in In Praise of Desire

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
January 2014
ISBN:
9780199348169
eISBN:
9780199348183
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199348169.003.0002
Subject:
Philosophy, Moral Philosophy, Philosophy of Mind

Deliberation is a mental action performed with the end of determining what to think or do. Because it is an action, deliberation is undertaken for (better or worse) reasons. Thus, it cannot be what ... More


Hidden in plain sight: use of an arts-based method for critical reflection

Annastasia Maksymluk

in Practice placement in social work: Innovative approaches for effective teaching and learning

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
September 2016
ISBN:
9781447318606
eISBN:
9781447318620
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781447318606.003.0006
Subject:
Sociology, Gerontology and Ageing

This chapter explores a technique of employing imagery to extend student learning within a practice learning setting. In the UK, a climate of managerialism and prescriptive practice within social ... More


Philopoetic Somnambulism: An Imaginary Freedom

Kyoo Lee

in Reading Descartes Otherwise: Blind, Mad, Dreamy, and Bad

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
May 2013
ISBN:
9780823244843
eISBN:
9780823250738
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Fordham University Press
DOI:
10.5422/fordham/9780823244843.003.0006
Subject:
Philosophy, Logic/Philosophy of Mathematics

Following the narrative order and drive of the First Meditation, this stage of reading pushes that “touch of madness” further, and frame the “threefold” dream of Descartes, the progenitor of ... More


False and Embellished Holocaust Testimony

Sue Vice

in Textual Deceptions: False Memoirs and Literary Hoaxes in the Contemporary Era

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
September 2015
ISBN:
9780748675555
eISBN:
9781474406345
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9780748675555.003.0007
Subject:
Literature, Criticism/Theory

This chapter studies false and embellished Holocaust testimonies. In Binjamin Wilkomirski's Fragments and Bernard Holstein's Stolen Soul, the authors appear to be genuinely delusional about their ... More


Epilogue: bureaucracy—choose your own adventure

Nina Holm Vohnsen

in The Absurdity of Bureaucracy: How Implementation Works

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
January 2018
ISBN:
9781526101341
eISBN:
9781526128539
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9781526101341.003.0008
Subject:
Political Science, Public Policy

This chapter is an interactive novel where the reader is invited to step into the role of caseworker and implementer of policy. The form is in itself an analytical point: any decision the reader ... More


Echo and Narcissus: a Study in Duality: [From Classical Views 30 (1986) 43–8]

Niall Rudd

in The Common Spring: Essays on Latin and English Poetry

Published in print:
2005
Published Online:
January 2014
ISBN:
9781904675488
eISBN:
9781781385043
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Liverpool University Press
DOI:
10.5949/liverpool/9781904675488.003.0006
Subject:
Literature, Poetry

This reading of Ovid's telling of the myth of Echo and Narcissus (Metamorphosis 3.339-510) highlights the duality of auditory and visual reflection. Reflection, inversion, repetition and chiasmus are ... More


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