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Frontiers of Consciousness: Chichele Lectures

Lawrence Weiskrantz and Martin Davies (eds)

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780199233151
eISBN:
9780191696596
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199233151.001.0001
Subject:
Psychology, Cognitive Psychology

In recent years consciousness has become a significant area of study in the cognitive sciences. This book is an interdisciplinary exploration of consciousness. The book stems from the Chichele ... More


BLACK (AND WHITE)

Dan P. McAdams

in The Redemptive Self: Stories Americans Live By

Published in print:
2006
Published Online:
September 2007
ISBN:
9780195176933
eISBN:
9780199786787
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195176933.003.0008
Subject:
Psychology, Social Psychology

Bringing together psychological research on life stories and generativity in African-American men and women with a reading of African-American autobiographies, folk tales, and 19th century slave ... More


Two. Unreconstructed Democracy and the Claim of Reparations

Lawrie Balfour

in Democracy's Reconstruction: Thinking Politically with W.E.B. Du Bois

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
May 2011
ISBN:
9780195377293
eISBN:
9780199893768
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195377293.003.0002
Subject:
Political Science, Political Theory

This chapter looks at Du Bois's efforts to correct distorted understandings of Reconstruction, by focusing on African Americans' role in abolition and by redefining the post-war era as the nation's ... More


‘Between the University and the Temple’ (1744–53)

Wilfrid Prest

in William Blackstone: Law and Letters in the Eighteenth Century

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
January 2009
ISBN:
9780199550296
eISBN:
9780191720925
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199550296.003.0004
Subject:
Law, Legal History

This chapter begins with an account of All Souls College, where Blackstone was elected to a fellowship in 1743. It discusses his two earliest surviving letters, both written from All Souls, which ... More


‘Advancing the Interests of the College’ (1744–53)

Wilfrid Prest

in William Blackstone: Law and Letters in the Eighteenth Century

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
January 2009
ISBN:
9780199550296
eISBN:
9780191720925
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199550296.003.0005
Subject:
Law, Legal History

Blackstone made major contributions to All Souls while holding various college administrative offices, posts which provided him with both much needed income, as also the psychological satisfaction of ... More


Nedham

Blair Worden

in Literature and Politics in Cromwellian England

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780199230822
eISBN:
9780191696480
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199230822.003.0002
Subject:
Literature, 17th-century and Restoration Literature, Milton Studies

Marchamont Nedham is the serial turncoat of the Puritan Revolution. The civil wars, which shaped his life, broke out in the month, August 1642, of his twenty-second birthday. Nedham—or often Needham ... More


Plotinus: Myth, Metaphor, and Philosophical Practice

Stephen R. L. Clark

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
September 2019
ISBN:
9780226339672
eISBN:
9780226339702
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226339702.001.0001
Subject:
Philosophy, Ancient Philosophy

Plotinus's images are not merely 'ornamental' but constitute spiritual exercises. We need to understand Plotinus's myths and metaphors in the cultural and philosophical context of his time if we are ... More


The Problem of the Color Line at the Turn of the Twentieth Century: The Essential Early Essays

W.E.B. Du Bois

Nahum Dimitri Chandler (ed.)

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
September 2015
ISBN:
9780823254545
eISBN:
9780823260843
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Fordham University Press
DOI:
10.5422/fordham/9780823254545.001.0001
Subject:
Philosophy, American Philosophy

This volume assembles essential essays by W. E. B. Du Bois from 1894 to early 1906. These show the first formulations of some of his most famous ideas, namely, “the veil,” “double-consciousness,” and ... More


Oxford

Owen Chadwick

in Hensley Henson: A Study in the Friction between Church and State

Published in print:
1983
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198264453
eISBN:
9780191682711
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198264453.003.0002
Subject:
Religion, Church History

This chapter examines Hensley Henson's experiences at Oxford University. It explains that during his stay at Oxford, Henson became a so-called troglodyte and he was generally isolated from everyday ... More


Oxford—Civitas Mei, Civitas Dei

Deborah Lavin

in From Empire to International Commonwealth: A Biography of Lionel Curtis

Published in print:
1995
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198126164
eISBN:
9780191671623
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198126164.003.0012
Subject:
History, British and Irish Modern History

Curtis was elected to a Fellowship at All Souls, renewing an attachment to Oxford that lasted for the rest of his life. Influential American industrialists and academics and Dominion magnates ... More


All Souls

J. S. G. Simmons

in The History of the University of Oxford: Volume VII: Nineteenth-Century Oxford, Part 2

Published in print:
2000
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780199510177
eISBN:
9780191700972
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199510177.003.0008
Subject:
History, British and Irish Modern History

An All Souls fellow did not exaggerate when he described his colleagues in the 1850s as being sui generis. They formed a large society consisting of a Warden and forty fellows (only New College, ... More


Other Inductive Arguments

Herman Philipse

in God in the Age of Science?: A Critique of Religious Reason

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
May 2012
ISBN:
9780199697533
eISBN:
9780191738470
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199697533.003.0014
Subject:
Philosophy, Philosophy of Religion, Metaphysics/Epistemology

Six C-inductive arguments for and against the existence of God are critically discussed in this chapter: the Argument from Consciousness, the Argument from Moral Truth, the Argument from Moral ... More


From problem families to the cycle of deprivation

John Welshman

in From transmitted deprivation to social exclusion: Policy, poverty, and parenting

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9781861348357
eISBN:
9781447302384
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781861348357.003.0003
Subject:
Sociology, Social Stratification, Inequality, and Mobility

This chapter attempts to explain the background to and timing of the cycle speech by tracing the longer-term continuities. It looks in particular at, first, Joseph's own family background and ... More


The New Life *

Mushirul Hasan

in Between Modernity and Nationalism: Halide Edip's Encounter with Gandhi's India

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
October 2012
ISBN:
9780198063322
eISBN:
9780199080502
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198063322.003.0002
Subject:
History, Indian History

This chapter locates Halide Edip in the context of her family’s social profile, explores her cultural and intellectual inheritance, and contextualizes her engagements. It describes her political ... More


The People, Rhetoric, and Affect: On the Political Force of Du Bois’s The Souls of Black Folk

Melvin L. Rogers

in A Political Companion to W. E. B. Du Bois

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
September 2018
ISBN:
9780813174907
eISBN:
9780813174914
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Kentucky
DOI:
10.5810/kentucky/9780813174907.003.0006
Subject:
Political Science, American Politics

This essay by Melvin L. Rogers provides an account of the political meaning of the term “the people,” using it to examine the rhetorical character of The Souls of Black Folk and the work’s ... More


On Democratic Leadership and Social Change: Positioning Du Bois in the Shadow of a Gray To-come

Arash Davari

in A Political Companion to W. E. B. Du Bois

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
September 2018
ISBN:
9780813174907
eISBN:
9780813174914
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Kentucky
DOI:
10.5810/kentucky/9780813174907.003.0010
Subject:
Political Science, American Politics

Arash Davari’s essay examines the representation of contemporary social movements in popular culture and media, tracing the recent global shift from centralized models of self-governance to more ... More


A Splendid Failure?: Black Reconstruction and Du Bois’s Tragic Vision of Politics

Vijay Phulwani

in A Political Companion to W. E. B. Du Bois

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
September 2018
ISBN:
9780813174907
eISBN:
9780813174914
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Kentucky
DOI:
10.5810/kentucky/9780813174907.003.0011
Subject:
Political Science, American Politics

In this essay, Vijay Phulwani posits that Du Bois uses the language of tragedy in 1935’s Black Reconstruction in America to emphasize the constraints and limitations created by white supremacy and ... More


Douglass’s Declarations of Independence and Practices of Politics

Robert Gooding-Williams

in A Political Companion to Frederick Douglass

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
January 2019
ISBN:
9780813175621
eISBN:
9780813175652
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Kentucky
DOI:
10.5810/kentucky/9780813175621.003.0006
Subject:
Political Science, American Politics

This chapter takes Frederick Douglass’s work My Bondage and My Freedom and brings it into conversation with W. E. B. Du Bois’s essay collection The Souls of Black Folk. This comparison is intended to ... More


Marguerite Porete’s Mirror of Simple Souls and Its Reception in England

Wolfgang Riehle

in The Secret Within: Hermits, Recluses, and Spiritual Outsiders in Medieval England

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
August 2016
ISBN:
9780801451096
eISBN:
9780801470936
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Cornell University Press
DOI:
10.7591/cornell/9780801451096.003.0006
Subject:
History, European Medieval History

This chapter examines Marguerite Porete's The Mirror of Simple Souls and how it was received in England. The Mirror of Simple Souls is a Middle English translation of the mystical text Le mirouer des ... More


Walter Hilton: England’s Mystic Theologian

Wolfgang Riehle

in The Secret Within: Hermits, Recluses, and Spiritual Outsiders in Medieval England

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
August 2016
ISBN:
9780801451096
eISBN:
9780801470936
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Cornell University Press
DOI:
10.7591/cornell/9780801451096.003.0008
Subject:
History, European Medieval History

This chapter focuses on Walter Hilton, England's mystic theologian. Walter Hilton is regarded as the actual theologian of English mysticism. His intellectual and literary activity belongs to the last ... More


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