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The Theology of High Scholasticism and Gothic Art

Richard Viladesau

in The Beauty of the Cross: The Passion of Christ in Theology and the Arts from the Catacombs to the Eve of the Renaissance

Published in print:
2005
Published Online:
February 2006
ISBN:
9780195188110
eISBN:
9780199784738
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/019518811X.003.0004
Subject:
Religion, History of Christianity

The crucifix, painted by Giunta Pisano for the basilica of St. Francis in Assisi, represents the triumph of Franciscan spirituality of devotion to Christ’s humanity, along with a new style of ... More


The Philosophy of Francisco Suárez

Benjamin Hill and Henrik Lagerlund (eds)

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
May 2012
ISBN:
9780199583645
eISBN:
9780191738456
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199583645.001.0001
Subject:
Philosophy, History of Philosophy, Philosophy of Religion

During the seventeenth century the Iberian Jesuit Francisco Suárez was considered one of the greatest philosophers of the age. He was the last great Scholastic thinker and profoundly influenced the ... More


Knowing God in History and in the Church: Dei Verbum and ‘Nouvelle Théologie’

Brian E. Daley

in Ressourcement: A Movement for Renewal in Twentieth-Century Catholic Theology

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
January 2012
ISBN:
9780199552870
eISBN:
9780191731037
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199552870.003.0023
Subject:
Religion, Theology

One of the principal concerns among those preparing drafts of documents for the Second Vatican Council was to discuss the subject of divine revelation. In the nineteenth century, most Catholic ... More


The Tears of Sovereignty: Perspectives of Power in Renaissance Drama

Philip Lorenz

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
January 2014
ISBN:
9780823251308
eISBN:
9780823252633
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Fordham University Press
DOI:
10.5422/fordham/9780823251308.001.0001
Subject:
Literature, Criticism/Theory

The Tears of Sovereignty – Perspectives of Power in Renaissance Drama examines the representation of sovereignty in canonical works of the Renaissance: Shakespeare's Richard II, Measure for Measure ... More


The Reformation and Scholastic Moral Philosophy

Terence Irwin

in The Development of Ethics: Volume 1: From Socrates to the Reformation

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198242673
eISBN:
9780191680519
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198242673.003.0029
Subject:
Philosophy, Moral Philosophy, History of Philosophy

Modern moral philosophy developed especially in England, Scotland, and Germany, in areas where the Reformation was widely accepted, in its Lutheran, or ... More


The Metaphysics of Counterfactual Nonidentity

Robert Merrihew Adams

in Leibniz: Determinist, Theist, Idealist

Published in print:
1999
Published Online:
November 2003
ISBN:
9780195126495
eISBN:
9780199870974
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0195126491.003.0004
Subject:
Philosophy, History of Philosophy

Argues that Leibniz's denial of counterfactual or transworld identity is grounded in metaphysical considerations – specifically in his belief in a coalescence of conceptual connections and causal ... More


Passion and Action in Aquinas

Susan James

in Passion and Action: The Emotions in Seventeenth-Century Philosophy

Published in print:
1999
Published Online:
November 2003
ISBN:
9780198250135
eISBN:
9780191597794
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0198250134.003.0003
Subject:
Philosophy, History of Philosophy

The Aristotelian analysis discussed in Ch. 2 is taken up by Aquinas, who adapts it to fit a Christian framework. Aquinas modifies and elaborates Aristotle's account of the active and passive aspects ... More


Form and Matter in Leibniz's Middle Years

Robert Merrihew Adams

in Leibniz: Determinist, Theist, Idealist

Published in print:
1999
Published Online:
November 2003
ISBN:
9780195126495
eISBN:
9780199870974
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0195126491.003.0012
Subject:
Philosophy, History of Philosophy

Influential interpreters have held that Leibniz's extensive use of ostensibly Aristotelian concepts of substantial form and primary matter during his “middle years” (before about 1704) present a ... More


Descartes on “What We Call Color”

Lawrence Nolan

in Primary and Secondary Qualities: The Historical and Ongoing Debate

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
May 2011
ISBN:
9780199556151
eISBN:
9780191725548
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199556151.003.0005
Subject:
Philosophy, History of Philosophy, Metaphysics/Epistemology

This chapter argues that Descartes is a color nominalist, challenging a long tradition of interpreting him as a realist. In all of the passages in which he is purported by commentators to be ... More


The State of Resistance: On the Relevance of Daniel Berrigan's Work to Catholic Social Thought

Michael Baxter

in Faith, Resistance, and the Future: Daniel Berrigan's Challenge to Catholic Social Thought

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
September 2012
ISBN:
9780823239825
eISBN:
9780823239863
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Fordham University Press
DOI:
10.5422/fordham/9780823239825.003.0004
Subject:
Religion, Religion and Society

Baxter writes, in his chapter, of being first introduced to Berrigan through his writings, in particular The Dark Night of Resistance. He then employs the insights of this book to set the frame for ... More


Balthasar on the Spiritual Senses: Perceiving Splendour

Mark McInroy

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
August 2014
ISBN:
9780199689002
eISBN:
9780191768095
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199689002.001.0001
Subject:
Religion, Theology, Religious Studies

In this study, Mark McInroy argues that the ‘spiritual senses’ play a crucial yet previously unappreciated role in the theological aesthetics of Hans Urs von Balthasar. The doctrine of the spiritual ... More


Is Liberty the Criterion in Morals?

Lawrence Dewan

in Wisdom, Law, and Virtue: Essays in Thomistic Ethics

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
March 2011
ISBN:
9780823227969
eISBN:
9780823237210
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Fordham University Press
DOI:
10.5422/fso/9780823227969.003.0008
Subject:
Religion, Philosophy of Religion

In a recent issue of New Scholasticism, Vincent Punzo presented his conception of a “reflective or person-centered ethics,” that is, an ethics having its “normative basis” ... More


Robert Boyle’s Corpuscular Chemistry: Atomism before Its Time

Alan Chalmers

in Essays in the Philosophy of Chemistry

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
November 2020
ISBN:
9780190494599
eISBN:
9780197559666
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190494599.003.0006
Subject:
Chemistry, Theoretical Chemistry

In her important and pioneering work on Robert Boyle’s contributions to chemistry Marie Boas Hall (Boas 1958; and Hall 1965, 81–93) portrayed Boyle’s ... More


What Everyone Thinks about Color, and Why

M. Chirimuuta

in Outside Color: Perceptual Science and the Puzzle of Color in Philosophy

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
January 2016
ISBN:
9780262029087
eISBN:
9780262327435
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
The MIT Press
DOI:
10.7551/mitpress/9780262029087.003.0002
Subject:
Philosophy, Philosophy of Mind

This chapter examines the theories of perception which originated with the scholastics in the late middle ages and which were challenged by early modern figures such as Galileo, Descartes, Locke and ... More


Aristotle’s “Manner of Thinking” and the Deleterious Use of His Ideas

Vickie B. Sullivan

in Montesquieu and the Despotic Ideas of Europe: An Interpretation of "The Spirit of the Laws"

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
May 2018
ISBN:
9780226482910
eISBN:
9780226483078
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226483078.003.0007
Subject:
Political Science, Political Theory

In The Spirit of the Laws, Montesquieu claims that Aristotle’s political ideas grew out of his jealousy of Plato and his passion for Alexander the Great. Like Aristotle, Montesquieu finds much to ... More


Edward Schillebeeckx and Louis-Marie Chauvet

Joseph C. Mudd

in Christian Theologies of the Sacraments: A Comparative Introduction

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
September 2018
ISBN:
9780814724323
eISBN:
9780814770634
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
NYU Press
DOI:
10.18574/nyu/9780814724323.003.0019
Subject:
Religion, Religious Studies

This chapter argues that Edward Schillebeeckx and Louis-Marie Chauvet formulate their theologies of sacraments to intentionally counter the negative influences of Neo-Scholasticism, which created too ... More


National Styles in Science: A Possible Factor in the Scientific Revolution?

John Henry

in Geography and Revolution

Published in print:
2005
Published Online:
March 2013
ISBN:
9780226487335
eISBN:
9780226487359
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226487359.003.0003
Subject:
History, History of Science, Technology, and Medicine

This chapter tries to bring out differences in national styles during the early modern period by looking at some characteristic differences between English and Continental, particularly French, ... More


“Light from the West”: Byzantine Readings of Aquinas

Marcus Plested

in Orthodox Constructions of the West

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
January 2014
ISBN:
9780823251926
eISBN:
9780823253067
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Fordham University Press
DOI:
10.5422/fordham/9780823251926.003.0004
Subject:
Religion, Religion and Society

This paper discusses the complex and ambivalent relationship between contemporary Greek theology and the West. If in previous times Western theology had a strong influence on theology in Greece, ... More


The World as Descartes Found It

Deborah J. Brown and Calvin G. Normore

in Descartes and the Ontology of Everyday Life

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
December 2019
ISBN:
9780198836810
eISBN:
9780191881688
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198836810.003.0002
Subject:
Philosophy, History of Philosophy

Descartes stands as the pivotal transitional figure between Aristotelian Scholasticism and modern philosophical systems. This chapter documents the philosophical trends of ancient and medieval origin ... More


The Developing Critique of ‘Scholasticism’, 1911–15

Wolfe Judith

in Heidegger's Eschatology: Theological Horizons in Martin Heidegger's Early Work

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
September 2013
ISBN:
9780199680511
eISBN:
9780191760549
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199680511.003.0003
Subject:
Religion, Philosophy of Religion, Religious Studies

This chapterspans Heidegger’s academic development up to and including his qualifying dissertation, focusing onhis discovery (1911-15) of ‘historicity’ as a philosophical problem with central ... More


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