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 The Early Republic: Thomas Jefferson's Philosophy of History and the Future of American Christianity

Johann Neem

in Prophesies of Godlessness: Predictions of America's Iminent Secularization from the Puritans to Postmodernity

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
September 2008
ISBN:
9780195342536
eISBN:
9780199867042
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195342536.003.0003
Subject:
Religion, Religion and Society

Thomas Jefferson is famous for believing that reason would moderate American Christianity. In time, he prophesied, Americans would replace faith‐based Christianity with a Unitarian Christianity ... More


Platonic Cosmology on Plotinian Terms

Svetla Slaveva-Griffin

in Plotinus on Number

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
May 2009
ISBN:
9780195377194
eISBN:
9780199869572
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195377194.003.0002
Subject:
Classical Studies, Ancient Greek, Roman, and Early Christian Philosophy

This chapter examines the relationship between Plotinus’ concept of the origin of multiplicity as “separation from the One” (apostasis) and Plato’s presentation of the Demiurge’s composition of the ... More


Floating on a Malayan Breeze: Travels in Malaysia and Singapore

Sudhir Thomas Vadaketh

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
May 2013
ISBN:
9789888139316
eISBN:
9789888180189
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Hong Kong University Press
DOI:
10.5790/hongkong/9789888139316.001.0001
Subject:
Society and Culture, Asian Studies

What happens after a country splits apart? After the separation of Singapore from Malaysia forty-seven years ago, the two countries have developed along their own paths since then. Malaysia has given ... More


The Decision Between Us: Art and Ethics in the Time of Scenes

John Paul Ricco

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
September 2014
ISBN:
9780226717777
eISBN:
9780226113371
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226113371.001.0001
Subject:
Philosophy, Aesthetics

Based upon his reading of the contemporary French philosopher Jean-Luc Nancy on sense, aesthetics and ethics, in this book John Paul Ricco argues that separation is the archi-spatiality or ... More


Tradition and Practice

Lackland H. Bloom

in Methods of Interpretation: How the Supreme Court Reads the Constitution

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
September 2009
ISBN:
9780195377118
eISBN:
9780199869510
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195377118.003.0005
Subject:
Law, Constitutional and Administrative Law

This chapter examines the Court's use of tradition and practice in constitutional interpretation. First, it looks at how the Court has relied on longstanding congressional or executive practice ... More


Structural Reasoning

Lackland H. Bloom

in Methods of Interpretation: How the Supreme Court Reads the Constitution

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
September 2009
ISBN:
9780195377118
eISBN:
9780199869510
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195377118.003.0006
Subject:
Law, Constitutional and Administrative Law

This chapter deals with the Court's use of structural reasoning. It begins with a discussion of three early cases in which the Court relied heavily on structural reasoning—Marbury v Madison, Martin v ... More


Love

Morton D. Paley

in Coleridge's Later Poetry

Published in print:
2000
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198186854
eISBN:
9780191674570
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198186854.003.0005
Subject:
Literature, 19th-century Literature and Romanticism

Love was always an important theme in Samuel Taylor Coleridge's poetry, manifested in ‘Recollections of Love’ and ‘Love's whisper’. More frequently, however, in Coleridge's later poetry love is a ... More


April 2005: A Wealth of Measures

Kenneth McK Norrie

in Professor Norrie's Commentaries on Family Law

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
September 2015
ISBN:
9781845861193
eISBN:
9781474406246
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9781845861193.003.0024
Subject:
Law, Family Law

Discusses the variety of measures contained in what became the Family Law (Scotland) Act 2006, including amendments to the Matrimonial Homes (Family Protection) (Scotland) Act 1981; the restructuring ... More


October 2009: Money and Your Life

Kenneth McK Norrie

in Professor Norrie's Commentaries on Family Law

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
September 2015
ISBN:
9781845861193
eISBN:
9781474406246
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9781845861193.003.0042
Subject:
Law, Family Law

Discusses marriage contracts and separation agreements. Explores the differences of approach between Scots law and English law, and discusses two cases on section 16 of the Family Law (Scotland) Act ... More


Disabled husbands, deserted wives, working widows: the marriage bar in public servants’ private lives until 1946

Helen Glew

in Gender, Rhetoric and Regulation: Women's work in the Civil Service and the London County Council, 1900-55

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
May 2016
ISBN:
9780719090271
eISBN:
9781526104458
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9780719090271.003.0008
Subject:
History, Social History

This chapter is an in-depth examination of the women whose lives did not fit neatly into the categories of ‘married’ or ‘single’. Instances of widowhood, divorce, separation, broken engagement, as ... More


Thomas Jefferson: Reputation and Legacy

Francis Cogliano

Published in print:
2006
Published Online:
September 2012
ISBN:
9780748624997
eISBN:
9780748670697
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9780748624997.001.0001
Subject:
History, American History: 19th Century

Thomas Jefferson: Reputation and Legacy is the first major study of Jefferson's reputation in half a century. It is concerned with Jefferson-both as something Jefferson made and something he sought ... More


Strong Constitutions: Social-Cognitive Origins of the Separation of Powers

Maxwell Cameron

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
September 2013
ISBN:
9780199987443
eISBN:
9780199346257
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199987443.001.0001
Subject:
Political Science, Political Theory

The separation of powers emerged with the spread of literacy, became a central part of constitutional thought with the Gutenberg revolution, and faces unprecedented challenges in the current era of ... More


Farewell to ‘Legal Positivism’: The Separation Thesis Unravelling

Klaus Füβer

in The Autonomy of Law: Essays on Legal Positivism

Published in print:
1999
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780198267904
eISBN:
9780191683404
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198267904.003.0005
Subject:
Law, Philosophy of Law

H. L. A Hart complained about the ambiguity of legal positivism, and proposed a definition that refers to particular explications of the concept of law, to certain theories of legal interpretation, ... More


The Culture Wars of Faith, Sex, and Gender

Mugambi Jouet

in Exceptional America: What Divides Americans from the World and from Each Other

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
September 2017
ISBN:
9780520293298
eISBN:
9780520966468
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520293298.003.0005
Subject:
Political Science, American Politics

In virtually no other developed country are issues like abortion, contraception, homosexuality, and sexual education as controversial as in America. People in almost all other Western nations tend to ... More


Theatrical Play

Anna Servaes

in "Franco-American Identity, Community, and La Guiannée"

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
September 2016
ISBN:
9781628462104
eISBN:
9781626745599
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Mississippi
DOI:
10.14325/mississippi/9781628462104.003.0009
Subject:
Society and Culture, Social Groups

As theatrical play, La Guiannée is a traveling theatre, performing for the public. Folklore or popular theatre represents the manner in which the collective views itself and its history. By immersing ... More


Greasing the Palm of the Volksgemeinschaft?: Consumption under National Socialism

Birthe Kundrus

in Visions of Community in Nazi Germany: Social Engineering and Private Lives

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
June 2014
ISBN:
9780199689590
eISBN:
9780191768316
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199689590.003.0011
Subject:
History, European Modern History

Nazi consumer policy was a crucial instrument for the Volksgemeinschaft project. It fostered the promise of future widespread affluence mainly by playing on the emotional added value of consumption. ... More


1945: War and Peace—Britain, Hong Kong, or Stay?

Tony Banham

in Reduced to a Symbolical Scale: The Evacuation of British Women and Children from Hong Kong to Australia in 1940

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
May 2018
ISBN:
9789888390878
eISBN:
9789888390489
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Hong Kong University Press
DOI:
10.5790/hongkong/9789888390878.003.0007
Subject:
History, Asian History

Chapter Six argues that the five years elapsed time from arrival in Australia till war’s end transformed the evacuation, for approximately half of those involved, into a permanent though initially ... More


Two countries separated at birth

Sudhir Thomas Vadaketh

in Floating on a Malayan Breeze: Travels in Malaysia and Singapore

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
May 2013
ISBN:
9789888139316
eISBN:
9789888180189
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Hong Kong University Press
DOI:
10.5790/hongkong/9789888139316.003.0002
Subject:
Society and Culture, Asian Studies

This chapter principally centres on the issue of separation between Malaysia and Singapore. The two Singaporeans visited a Felda estate, and learnt the real reason why Lee Kuan Yew broke off ... More


Separation of Powers: Allocation of Roles v. Checks and Balances

Eric M. Freedman

in Making Habeas Work: A Legal History

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
January 2019
ISBN:
9781479870974
eISBN:
9781479802470
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
NYU Press
DOI:
10.18574/nyu/9781479870974.003.0012
Subject:
Law, Constitutional and Administrative Law

“Separation of powers” means: - “allocation of roles,” assigning government power to appropriate officials and - “checks and balances,” creating mutually-restraining branches. As the Supreme Court ... More


The Great Combination: Modern Political Thought and the Collapse of the Two Cities

Patrick J. Deneen

in Political Theology for a Plural Age

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
September 2013
ISBN:
9780199769285
eISBN:
9780199345144
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199769285.003.0003
Subject:
Religion, World Religions

This chapter presents a historically-based theoretical argument for the reevaluation of the Christian political-theological project. It argues against the predominant narrative of post-Enlightenment ... More


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