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 Love of the Good among the Ruins: Charles Taylor and the Enchantment of Agency

David Kyuman Kim

in Melancholic Freedom: Agency and the Spirit of Politics

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
September 2007
ISBN:
9780195319828
eISBN:
9780199785667
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195319828.003.0002
Subject:
Religion, Theology

This chapter discusses the philosophical and historical account that Charles Taylor developed on agency, identity, and the good, in particular in his collected essays and in Sources of the Self. The ... More


Daniélou and the Twentieth‐Century Patristic Renewal

Bernard Pottier

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/9780199552870.003.0017
Subject:
Religion, Theology

Gifted with an exceptional temperament, a capacity for hard work, and a bold personality, Cardinal Daniélou published more than 60 books and 200 articles. As a young Jesuit, he founded the Sources ... More


Using film as a source

Sian Barber

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
January 2016
ISBN:
9780719090301
eISBN:
9781781708958
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9780719090301.001.0001
Subject:
Film, Television and Radio, Film

This study guide is intended to provide a starting point for those seeking to use film as a source. It is aimed at those who want to use film and moving image as the basis for research and offers ... More


Infrastructure and innovation: new limits to growth

Josef W. Konvitz

in Cities and Crisis

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
May 2016
ISBN:
9781784992903
eISBN:
9781526103970
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9781784992903.003.0004
Subject:
Political Science, Political Economy

The stimulus packages since 2009 have not generated as much infrastructure investment as anticipated, despite convincing evidence that before 2008 there was a significant investment deficit. The same ... More


Formulating research questions

Sian Barber

in Using film as a source

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
January 2016
ISBN:
9780719090301
eISBN:
9781781708958
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9780719090301.003.0005
Subject:
Film, Television and Radio, Film

This chapter suggests how to identify and formulate achievable research questions. It offers advice on identifying a useful approach which engages with your own interests and which draws upon work ... More


Henry Purcell's Dido and Aeneas

Ellen T. Harris

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
December 2017
ISBN:
9780190271664
eISBN:
9780190271695
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190271664.001.0001
Subject:
Music, Opera, History, Western

Purcell’s Dido and Aeneas stands as the greatest operatic achievement of seventeenth-century England, and yet the work remains cloaked in mystery. The date and place of its first performance cannot ... More


Some Conclusions

Jessica Reinisch

in The Perils of Peace: The Public Health Crisis in Occupied Germany

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
September 2013
ISBN:
9780199660797
eISBN:
9780191748295
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199660797.003.0009
Subject:
History, European Modern History, History of Science, Technology, and Medicine

The concluding chapter identifies significant differences and similarities between the four occupation regimes, and elucidates on the place and role of public health in post-war Germany.


Sources

Paul Murgatroyd

in Juvenal's Tenth Satire

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
September 2018
ISBN:
9781786940698
eISBN:
9781786945068
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Liverpool University Press
DOI:
10.5949/liverpool/9781786940698.003.0002
Subject:
Classical Studies, Literary Studies: Classical, Early, and Medieval

This chapter considers the many major and minor influences on Juvenal’s tenth satire – the poet’s own experiences; ancient rhetoric (including the exemplum, deliberative oratory, praeteritio and ... More


Modeling and Iconization

Inge Hinterwaldner

in The Systemic Image: A New Theory of Interactive Real-Time Simulations

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
September 2017
ISBN:
9780262035040
eISBN:
9780262335546
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
The MIT Press
DOI:
10.7551/mitpress/9780262035040.003.0004
Subject:
Society and Culture, Technology and Society

Informed with how modelling practices take place, positions in model theory have revised too simplistic syntactic or semantic views. Analogously, it is now necessary to recognize that also the ... More


Transporting Chaucer

Helen Barr

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
May 2015
ISBN:
9780719091490
eISBN:
9781781707319
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9780719091490.001.0001
Subject:
Literature, Early and Medieval Literature

What happens when Chaucer turns up where we don’t expect him to be? Transporting Chaucer draws on the work of the British sculptor Antony Gormley alongside more traditional literary scholarship to ... More


Diodorus’ Sources

Jan P. Stronk

in Semiramis' Legacy: The History of Persia According to Diodorus of Sicily

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
September 2017
ISBN:
9781474414258
eISBN:
9781474430975
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9781474414258.003.0002
Subject:
Classical Studies, World History: BCE to 500CE

In this chapter, firstly the sources Diodorus himself used -about 144 different authors can be recognised as sources for the Historical Library- are examined. Next the reception of this work in the ... More


Introduction A history of immigration to modern Britain and Germany: national and local perspectives

Sarah Hackett

in Foreigners, minorities and integration: The Muslim immigrant experience in Britain and Germany

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
January 2014
ISBN:
9780719083174
eISBN:
9781781706251
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9780719083174.003.0001
Subject:
Society and Culture, Cultural Studies

This chapter provides an insight into both Britain and Germany's immigration policies in the post-war era. It stresses the vast differences in the thinking behind Britain's relatively liberal (albeit ... More


Introduction

Kwong Chi Man and Tsoi Yiu Lun

in Eastern Fortress: A Military History of Hong Kong, 1840-1970

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
September 2015
ISBN:
9789888208708
eISBN:
9789888313457
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Hong Kong University Press
DOI:
10.5790/hongkong/9789888208708.003.0001
Subject:
History, Military History

This introduction sets out the goals of the book. More than narrating important events, the book critically examines the changing strategic role of Hong Kong and the British defence policy for the ... More


Translations of the Qur’an and Other Islamic Texts before Dante (Twelfth and Thirteenth Centuries)

José Martínez Gázquez

in Dante and Islam

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
May 2015
ISBN:
9780823263868
eISBN:
9780823266302
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Fordham University Press
DOI:
10.5422/fordham/9780823263868.003.0004
Subject:
History, European Medieval History

Examines the diffusion throughout Western Europe of Latin translations of Islamic texts, such as the Qur’an, the Doctrina Mochometi, and the Liber scale Machometi. The Latin translations of the ... More


Film Form and aesthetics

Sian Barber

in Using film as a source

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
January 2016
ISBN:
9780719090301
eISBN:
9781781708958
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9780719090301.003.0003
Subject:
Film, Television and Radio, Film

This chapter offers an introduction to film analysis and aesthetics. It includes sections on cinematography, editing and all aspects of mise en scene including costume, lighting and sound. It also ... More


On Becoming God: Late Medieval Mysticism and the Modern Western Self

Ben Morgan

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
May 2013
ISBN:
9780823239924
eISBN:
9780823239962
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Fordham University Press
DOI:
10.5422/fordham/9780823239924.001.0001
Subject:
Philosophy, Philosophy of Religion

The book takes as its starting point the declaration by a woman religious in a fourteenth-century text that she has “become God”. Part I sets out the methodological tools necessary for a critical ... More


Marranism and Modernity: The Meaning of Form in Michel de Montaigne’s Essais (1580–1588)

Susanne Zepp

in An Early Self: Jewish Belonging in Romance Literature, 1499-1627

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
May 2015
ISBN:
9780804787451
eISBN:
9780804793148
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Stanford University Press
DOI:
10.11126/stanford/9780804787451.003.0005
Subject:
Society and Culture, Jewish Studies

The fourth chapter takes previous attempts to explain Montaigne’s project of self-realization as a possible engagement with his Jewish or Marrano belonging as its point of departure, but then strives ... More


UNCTAD’s Principles on Public Debt and the United Nations Convention against Corruption: Links and Common Strategies

Juan Bautista Justo

in Sovereign Financing and International Law: The UNCTAD Principles on Responsible Sovereign Lending and Borrowing

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
January 2014
ISBN:
9780199674374
eISBN:
9780191752315
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199674374.003.0009
Subject:
Law, Company and Commercial Law, Public International Law

Public indebtedness poses major challenges to the fight against corruption. This is so because -despite the severity, extent and length of its impact on the community- weaknesses in transparency, ... More


Anthropologists without Qualities

Marc Flandreau

in Anthropologists in the Stock Exchange: A Financial History of Victorian Science

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
May 2017
ISBN:
9780226360300
eISBN:
9780226360584
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226360584.003.0004
Subject:
Anthropology, Anthropology, Global

This chapter provides an alternative narrative to the rise and fall of the Anthropological Society. It suggests interpreting it as a “geographical secession”, i.e. a secession from the all powerful ... More


Between facts and fantasies: sources of anti-Americanism

Mitchell B. Reiss

in Peacemaking in the twenty-first century

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
January 2015
ISBN:
9780719087936
eISBN:
9781781707616
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9780719087936.003.0012
Subject:
Political Science, International Relations and Politics

This chapter analyses the sources of anti-Americanism under a number of headings: personality; philosophical differences; policy differences; and systemic divisions. It demonstrates that when America ... More


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