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God and Goodness

Hugh Rice

Published in print:
2000
Published Online:
November 2003
ISBN:
9780198250289
eISBN:
9780191598302
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0198250282.001.0001
Subject:
Philosophy, Philosophy of Religion

Proposes an abstract conception of God, which identifies the will of God with the basic facts about good and bad. I argue that this conception does justice both to the nature of goodness and to the ... More


The Emergence of a Fundamentalist Right

Daniel K. Williams

in God's Own Party: The Making of the Christian Right

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
September 2010
ISBN:
9780195340846
eISBN:
9780199867141
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195340846.003.0002
Subject:
Religion, Religion and Society

While most evangelicals supported Eisenhower’s centrist conservatism and moderate position on civil rights, self-identified fundamentalists, including Bob Jones, Jr., Billy James Hargis, Carl ... More


The Bible and Slavery

Mark A. Noll

in America's God: From Jonathan Edwards to Abraham Lincoln

Published in print:
2002
Published Online:
November 2003
ISBN:
9780195151114
eISBN:
9780199834532
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0195151119.003.0019
Subject:
Religion, History of Christianity

Central to the slavery debate was the issue of how to use the Scripture. Three major positions emerged on the Bible and slavery. Theological conservatives usually defended a literal reading of the ... More


Learning in a Computable Setting

Kumaraswamy Velupillai

in Computable Economics: The Arne Ryde Memorial Lectures

Published in print:
2000
Published Online:
November 2003
ISBN:
9780198295273
eISBN:
9780191596988
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0198295278.003.0006
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Macro- and Monetary Economics

Learning rational expectations equilibria in an overlapping generations model is given a recursion theoretic formalization and the results of the previous chapter are applied. More specifically, it ... More


Universities in the Search for Strategic Responses to Global Challenges

George Rupp

in Beyond Individualism: The Challenge of Inclusive Communities

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
May 2016
ISBN:
9780231174282
eISBN:
9780231539869
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Columbia University Press
DOI:
10.7312/columbia/9780231174282.003.0004
Subject:
Philosophy, Political Philosophy

Education surely has a crucial role to play in preparing the next generation for participation in inclusive communities, but to contribute to performing that role, universities must grapple with ... More


Mourning in America: Race and the Politics of Loss

David W. McIvor

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
May 2017
ISBN:
9781501704956
eISBN:
9781501706189
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Cornell University Press
DOI:
10.7591/cornell/9781501704956.001.0001
Subject:
Political Science, American Politics

Recent years have brought public mourning to the heart of American politics, as exemplified by the spread and power of the Black Lives Matter movement, which has gained force through its ... More


The Voyage of the Slave Ship Hare: A Journey into Captivity from Sierra Leone to South Carolina

Sean M. Kelley

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
September 2016
ISBN:
9781469627687
eISBN:
9781469627700
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of North Carolina Press
DOI:
10.5149/northcarolina/9781469627687.001.0001
Subject:
History, African-American History

From late 1754 to early 1755, the slave ship Hare completed a journey from Newport, Rhode Island, to Sierra Leone, and back to the United States—a journey which transformed over seventy Africans into ... More


Democratic Christianity

Paul C. Gutjahr

in Charles Hodge: Guardian of American Orthodoxy

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
May 2011
ISBN:
9780199740420
eISBN:
9780199894703
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199740420.003.0015
Subject:
Religion, Church History

Chapter Fifteen offers an overview of the influence of the ideology of democracy on American Protestantism. American theology began to change in the early nineteenth century as Americans increasingly ... More


Taisho Politics and Society: From the Rice Riot to the Public Order Preservation Act

CHUSHICHI TSUZUKI

in The Pursuit of Power in Modern Japan 1825–1995

Published in print:
2000
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198205890
eISBN:
9780191676840
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198205890.003.0011
Subject:
History, World Modern History, Political History

This chapter provides a discussion on Taisho politics and society. It starts by presenting the second phase of Taisho democracy. It also describes the Rice Riots. The riots were not a ‘failed ... More


Purpose Without Theism?: Axiarchism and Neoplatonism

Angus Ritchie

in From Morality to Metaphysics: The Theistic Implications of our Ethical Commitments

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
January 2013
ISBN:
9780199652518
eISBN:
9780191745850
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199652518.003.0009
Subject:
Philosophy, Moral Philosophy, Philosophy of Religion

This chapter considers the axiarchic account advanced by John Leslie and Hugh Rice. Against axiarchism, it argues that the goodness of a state of affairs is something that cries out for an ... More


Individual-Level Determinants of the US–India Entente

Harsh V. Pant

in THE US-INDIA NUCLEAR PACT: Policy, Process, and Great Power Politics

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
September 2012
ISBN:
9780198073963
eISBN:
9780199080809
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198073963.003.0004
Subject:
Political Science, Indian Politics

In addition to factors at the structural and domestic political level, several personalities played key roles in the negotiations that made the nuclear pact between India and the United States a ... More


Transport properties

E. R. DOBBS

in Helium Three

Published in print:
2001
Published Online:
January 2010
ISBN:
9780198506409
eISBN:
9780191709463
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198506409.003.0004
Subject:
Physics, Condensed Matter Physics / Materials

This chapter first outlines Fermi liquid theory for the transport coefficients of viscosity, η, thermal conductivity λ, and spin diffusion D. It then shows how far various approximations in the ... More


Cultivating Race: The Expansion of Slavery in Georgia, 1750-1860

Watson Jennison

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
May 2012
ISBN:
9780813134260
eISBN:
9780813135984
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University Press of Kentucky
DOI:
10.5810/kentucky/9780813134260.001.0001
Subject:
History, American History: 19th Century

This book explores the centrality of race in the development of Georgia, from its founding in 1733 until the eve of the Civil War. During that time, Georgia's racial order shifted from a more fluid ... More


Defeat, 1750s

Noeleen McIlvenna

in The Short Life of Free Georgia: Class and Slavery in the Colonial South

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
May 2016
ISBN:
9781469624037
eISBN:
9781469624051
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of North Carolina Press
DOI:
10.5149/northcarolina/9781469624037.003.0007
Subject:
History, American History: early to 18th Century

James Habersham worked with South Carolina planters such as Jonathan Bryan to grant huge landholdings to themselves and other planters, so the rice economy would take off in Georgia. The work and ... More


Women as Foreign Policy Leaders: National Security and Gender Politics in Superpower America

Sylvia Bashevkin

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
August 2018
ISBN:
9780190875374
eISBN:
9780190875404
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190875374.001.0001
Subject:
Political Science, International Relations and Politics, American Politics

What is known about women’s participation as decision-makers in international affairs? Is it fair to assume, as many observers do, that female elites will mirror the relatively pacifist preferences ... More


Metamorphosis

Deirdre Coleman

in Henry Smeathman, the Flycatcher: Natural History, Slavery, and Empire in the Late Eighteenth Century

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
May 2019
ISBN:
9781786940537
eISBN:
9781789629132
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Liverpool University Press
DOI:
10.3828/liverpool/9781786940537.003.0002
Subject:
History, Imperialism and Colonialism

Chapter 1 explores how the natural history discourses of taxonomy and classification are linked to the discourses of human improvement, social rank, and order. Smeathman’s early years in Scarborough ... More


“… hold on tight, let the flight begin …”: Octopussy

Jon Burlingame

in The Music of James Bond

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
January 2013
ISBN:
9780199863303
eISBN:
9780199979981
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199863303.003.0015
Subject:
Music, Popular, History, American

John Barry settled his tax debts with British authorities in 1983 and was thus able to return to work in London. He scored Octopussy, which is set in part in India and which features another “title” ... More


Provincial Politics and National Rice: The Canton Famine of 1936–1937 and the South China Rice Trading Corporation

in Gourmets in the Land of Famine: The Culture and Politics of Rice in Modern Canton

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
June 2013
ISBN:
9780804772266
eISBN:
9780804781763
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Stanford University Press
DOI:
10.11126/stanford/9780804772266.003.0010
Subject:
History, Asian History

This chapter reviews the overall consequences of the government's National Rice Promotion program. The marketability of Hunan rice was enhanced. The Cantonese rice merchants were suspicious of ... More


Conclusion

in Gourmets in the Land of Famine: The Culture and Politics of Rice in Modern Canton

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
June 2013
ISBN:
9780804772266
eISBN:
9780804781763
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Stanford University Press
DOI:
10.11126/stanford/9780804772266.003.0011
Subject:
History, Asian History

Canton had long been well-known for its food culture. However, for its rice supplies, Canton relied on transnational, high-volume trade with Southeast Asia via Hong Kong. In the early twentieth ... More


The Strange Smell of Truth: Ethnicity, Translation, and Realism in the Cold War Writings of Eileen Chang

in The Semblance of Identity: Aesthetic Mediation in Asian American Literature

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
June 2013
ISBN:
9780804778701
eISBN:
9780804783705
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Stanford University Press
DOI:
10.11126/stanford/9780804778701.003.0002
Subject:
Literature, Criticism/Theory

This chapter examines the Cold War writings of Eileen Chang (Zhang Ailing, 1920–1995), one of the most celebrated figures in modern Chinese literature. Despite living in the United States for four ... More


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