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Bodily Practice

Troels Engberg‐Pedersen

in Cosmology and Self in the Apostle Paul: The Material Spirit

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
May 2010
ISBN:
9780199558568
eISBN:
9780191720970
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199558568.003.0007
Subject:
Religion, Philosophy of Religion

This chapter summarizes the results of the book under the rubrics of the double perspective of cognitive and physical analysis; of Paul's attempt to articulate a new habitus for himself and his ... More


Oxford Studies in Ancient Philosophy: Volume 42

Brad Inwood (ed.)

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
January 2013
ISBN:
9780199644384
eISBN:
9780191743344
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199644384.001.0001
Subject:
Philosophy, Ancient Philosophy

This book is a volume of original chapters on all aspects of ancient Greek and Roman philosophy, published twice a year. The series aims to provide the best contemporary work in the field, covering ... More


Philosophy

Alexander Murray

in Suicide in the Middle Ages: Volume ii: The Curse on Self-Murder

Published in print:
2000
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198207313
eISBN:
9780191677625
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198207313.003.0005
Subject:
History, European Medieval History, Social History

The corpus mentioning historical suicides and historical accounts showing philosophical influence was so big as to have made suicide in the ancient world a subject on its own, with an appropriately ... More


Roman Philosophy and the Jews

Maren R. Niehoff

in Philo of Alexandria: An Intellectual Biography

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
May 2018
ISBN:
9780300175233
eISBN:
9780300231304
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Yale University Press
DOI:
10.12987/yale/9780300175233.003.0004
Subject:
Religion, Church History

This chapter details how Philo integrates the Jews into his philosophical treatises, which are of lively interest in Rome, where they had been discussed since Cicero. The Jews are moreover inscribed ... More


Roman Reflections: Studies in Latin Philosophy

Gareth D. Williams and Katharina Volk (eds)

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
November 2015
ISBN:
9780199999767
eISBN:
9780190268862
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199999767.001.0001
Subject:
Classical Studies, Ancient Greek, Roman, and Early Christian Philosophy

This book explores from different but mutually informing disciplinary viewpoints the rise at Rome in the first centuries BCE and CE of philosophy as a distinctly Roman mode of discourse; a central ... More


Ancient Openings of Multiplicity

Mary-Jane Rubenstein

in Worlds Without End: The Many Lives of the Multiverse

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
November 2015
ISBN:
9780231156622
eISBN:
9780231527422
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Columbia University Press
DOI:
10.7312/columbia/9780231156622.003.0003
Subject:
Philosophy, Philosophy of Science

This chapter examines two different models of cosmic multiplicity: the Atomists’ infinite kosmoi that randomly moves through space, and the Stoics’ one world which is destroyed and reborn throughout ... More


Philosophy and Philosophical Sages in the Graeco-Roman World

Runar M. Thorsteinsson

in Jesus as Philosopher: The Moral Sage in the Synoptic Gospels

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
June 2018
ISBN:
9780198815228
eISBN:
9780191852992
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198815228.003.0002
Subject:
Religion, Philosophy of Religion

This chapter addresses the question of the ways in which the ancients discussed and viewed philosophy as a discipline. Basing its main argument on the work of Pierre Hadot, the study argues that ... More


To Die For: The Evolution of Early Jewish Martyrdom

Shmuel Shepkaru

in Martyrdom, Self-Sacrifice, and Self-Immolation: Religious Perspectives on Suicide

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
May 2018
ISBN:
9780190656485
eISBN:
9780190656522
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190656485.003.0002
Subject:
Religion, Religion and Society

This chapter examines the development of early Jewish martyrdom from the Bible to late antiquity. The chapter argues that martyrdom does not exist in the Hebrew Bible and that the stories of Eleazar ... More


Michel Foucault: A Philosopher’s Morality? Toward a Bios Technika

Paul Rabinow

in The Accompaniment: Assembling the Contemporary

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
September 2013
ISBN:
9780226701691
eISBN:
9780226701714
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226701714.003.0005
Subject:
Anthropology, Anthropology, Theory and Practice

This chapter discusses Foucault’s lectures at the Collège de France on largely textual expositions of Greek and Roman philosophy. In his lectures, he explored the assembly of the polis, the ... More


Introduction

David Satran

in In the Image of Origen: Eros, Virtue, and Constraint in the Early Christian Academy

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
January 2019
ISBN:
9780520291232
eISBN:
9780520965089
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520291232.003.0001
Subject:
Religion, Early Christian Studies

This chapter provides an overview of the Thanksgiving Address, discussing the history of scholarship of the document and the peculiar problems that confront the reader of the text. Of particular ... More


Aristotle’s Categories in the Early Roman Empire

Michael J. Griffin

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
March 2015
ISBN:
9780198724735
eISBN:
9780191792267
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198724735.001.0001
Subject:
Classical Studies, Literary Studies: Classical, Early, and Medieval

This book studies the origin and evolution of philosophical interest in Aristotle's Categories. After centuries of neglect, the Categories became the focus of philosophical discussion in the first ... More


Introduction

Michael J. Griffin

in Aristotle’s Categories in the Early Roman Empire

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
March 2015
ISBN:
9780198724735
eISBN:
9780191792267
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198724735.003.0001
Subject:
Classical Studies, Literary Studies: Classical, Early, and Medieval

This chapter outlines the study of, and provides basic historical and intellectual context for, the study of Aristotle’s Categories in the first centuries BCE. The chapter argues that Andronicus of ... More


Conclusions

Michael J. Griffin

in Aristotle’s Categories in the Early Roman Empire

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
March 2015
ISBN:
9780198724735
eISBN:
9780191792267
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198724735.003.0008
Subject:
Classical Studies, Literary Studies: Classical, Early, and Medieval

This chapter draws together the conclusions of the preceding argument. As Aristotle’s esoteric works began to attract some new interest in the limited circles represented by men like Tyrannio, and ... More


Anatomies of Joy: Seneca and the Gaudium Tradition

Margaret Graver

in Hope, Joy, and Affection in the Classical World

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
June 2016
ISBN:
9780190278298
eISBN:
9780190603786
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780190278298.003.0007
Subject:
Classical Studies, European History: BCE to 500CE

In Stoic theory, the principal affective response of the wise person (eupatheia) is joy, the virtuous counterpart to the problematic pleasure or delight of ordinary agents. Close attention to ... More


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