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The Genesis of Intellect

Eyjólfur Kjalar Emilsson

in Plotinus on Intellect

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
May 2007
ISBN:
9780199281701
eISBN:
9780191713088
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199281701.003.0003
Subject:
Philosophy, Ancient Philosophy

The central question of this chapter is how Plotinus accounts for the fact that two seemingly quite different kinds of plurality arise at the level of Intellect: a duality of subject and object of ... More


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

James L. Marsh and Anna Brown (eds)

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
September 2012
ISBN:
9780823239825
eISBN:
9780823239863
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Fordham University Press
DOI:
10.5422/fordham/9780823239825.001.0001
Subject:
Religion, Religion and Society

The book presents Daniel Berrigan’s contributions and challenge to Catholic social thought. His contribution lies in his consistent, comprehensive, theoretical, and practical approach to issues of ... More


On Some Properties of Criterial Freezing

Luigi Rizzi

in The Complementizer Phase: Subjects and Operators

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
September 2010
ISBN:
9780199584352
eISBN:
9780191594526
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199584352.003.0002
Subject:
Linguistics, Semantics and Pragmatics, Syntax and Morphology

This chapter first examines the factors that render moved A′‐elements in the vicinity of C inert for further movement operations. Topic and Focus heads in the Complementiser Field are reconceived as ... More


(Non-)Extraction from Subjects as an Edge Phenomenon

George Kotzoglou

in The Complementizer Phase: Subjects and Operators

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
September 2010
ISBN:
9780199584352
eISBN:
9780191594526
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199584352.003.0003
Subject:
Linguistics, Semantics and Pragmatics, Syntax and Morphology

This chapter examines the lack of Subject Condition violations in null subject languages (and, most prominently, Greek). The chapter proposes that Subject Condition effects are due to a prohibition ... More


The Spectator Subject and Integration

Galen Strawson

in Freedom and Belief

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
January 2011
ISBN:
9780199247493
eISBN:
9780191594830
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199247493.003.0012
Subject:
Philosophy, Philosophy of Mind, Metaphysics/Epistemology

The Spectator Subject, or Theoria, is a self-conscious, self-moving purposive agent. She fulfils all the basic Structural S conditions on free agenthood introduced in Chapter 7. But she does not ... More


The Reject: Community, Politics, and Religion after the Subject

Irving Goh

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
May 2015
ISBN:
9780823262687
eISBN:
9780823266371
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Fordham University Press
DOI:
10.5422/fordham/9780823262687.001.0001
Subject:
Literature, Criticism/Theory

This book proposes a theory of the reject, a more adequate figure than the subject for thinking friendship, love, community, democracy, the postsecular, and the posthuman. Through close readings of ... More


Self and World

Quassim Cassam

in Self and World

Published in print:
1999
Published Online:
November 2003
ISBN:
9780198238959
eISBN:
9780191597176
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0198238959.003.0001
Subject:
Philosophy, Metaphysics/Epistemology

The Exclusion Thesis states that the self is not an object among others in the world. This chapter examines and rejects two arguments for the thesis, the Abstraction Argument, and the ... More


The Semantics of Simplex and Complex Reflexives: the Case of zich and zichzelf

Johan Rooryck and Guido Vanden Wyngaerd

in Dissolving Binding Theory

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
May 2012
ISBN:
9780199691326
eISBN:
9780191731785
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199691326.003.0006
Subject:
Linguistics, Theoretical Linguistics, Syntax and Morphology

This chapter is concerned with the semantics of simplex and complex reflexives. It argues that simple reflexive zich represents a spatiotemporal stage of its antecedent. The notion of temporal stage ... More


A Note on the Spanish Left Periphery

Maria Luisa Zubizarreta

in Functional Heads: The Cartography of Syntactic Structures, Volume 7

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
September 2012
ISBN:
9780199746736
eISBN:
9780199949519
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199746736.003.0009
Subject:
Linguistics, Syntax and Morphology

This chapter investigates the area between CP and IP. It proposes to dissociate Nominative case from Phi features and introduces a new functional projection (i.e., PhiP). This projection, which is ... More


Resumption

Ash Asudeh

in The Logic of Pronominal Resumption

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
May 2012
ISBN:
9780199206421
eISBN:
9780191738081
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199206421.003.0002
Subject:
Linguistics, Semantics and Pragmatics, Syntax and Morphology

This chapter reviews data on various kinds of resumption. I first examine resumptive pronouns in unbounded dependencies in languages where they are fully grammatically licensed, in particular Irish, ... More


Irish

Ash Asudeh

in The Logic of Pronominal Resumption

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
May 2012
ISBN:
9780199206421
eISBN:
9780191738081
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199206421.003.0007
Subject:
Linguistics, Semantics and Pragmatics, Syntax and Morphology

This chapter applies the Resource Management Theory of Resumption to data from Irish. I first present the basic clausal structure of Irish that I am adopting, based on antecedent work that is adapted ... More


The Autonomous Animal: Self-Governance and the Modern Subject

Claire E. Rasmussen

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
August 2015
ISBN:
9780816669561
eISBN:
9781452946757
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of Minnesota Press
DOI:
10.5749/minnesota/9780816669561.001.0001
Subject:
Philosophy, Political Philosophy

Autonomy is a vital concept in much of modern theory, defining the Subject as capable of self-governance. Democratic theory relies on the concept of autonomy to provide justification for ... More


Canto 4

Henry Mead

in Readings in the Cantos: Volume I

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
May 2019
ISBN:
9781942954408
eISBN:
9781786944337
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Liverpool University Press
DOI:
10.3828/liverpool/9781942954408.003.0005
Subject:
Literature, 20th-century Literature and Modernism

This chapter provides a close reading of Ezra Pound's Canto 4, concentrating on its revolutionary use of 'subject-rhyme' - a breakthrough in technique formative to the Cantos' developing ... More


Towards a Hermeneutics of Empathy: Mystery, Being, Subjectivity

Joseph Redfield Palmisano

in Beyond the Walls: Abraham Joshua Heschel and Edith Stein on the Significance of Empathy for Jewish-Christian Dialogue

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
January 2013
ISBN:
9780199925025
eISBN:
9780199980451
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199925025.003.0002
Subject:
Religion, Judaism

The book moves deeper into Heschel's oeuvre through a consideration of Heschel's metaphysical commitments and phenomenology on subjectivity. Heschel's approach to the receptivity of, and givenness ... More


AfterwordRethinking Modern Taste

Eugenia Zuroski Jenkins

in A Taste for China: English Subjectivity and the Prehistory of Orientalism

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
September 2013
ISBN:
9780199950980
eISBN:
9780199345991
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199950980.003.0008
Subject:
Literature, 18th-century Literature, World Literature

Briefly considers the legacy of the eighteenth-century “taste for China” in modern theories of taste, particularly Bourdieu’s theory of bourgeois taste. Late eighteenth-century literature’s ... More


Emily Miller Budick, The Subject of Holocaust Fiction. Bloomington: Indiana University Press, 2015. x + 250 pp.

Richard I. Cohen (ed.)

in Place in Modern Jewish Culture and Society

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
August 2018
ISBN:
9780190912628
eISBN:
9780190912659
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190912628.003.0021
Subject:
Religion, Judaism, Religion and Society

This chapter reviews the book The Subject of Holocaust Fiction (2015), by Emily Miller Budick. In The Subject of Holocaust Fiction, Budick is not concerned with positions that denigrate or ... More


Questioning the Human: Toward a Theological Anthropology for the Twenty-First Century

Lieven Boeve, Yves De Maeseneer, and Ellen Van Stichel (eds)

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
January 2015
ISBN:
9780823257522
eISBN:
9780823261567
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Fordham University Press
DOI:
10.5422/fordham/9780823257522.001.0001
Subject:
Religion, Theology

Theological anthropology is being put to the test: in the face of contemporary developments in the spheres of culture, politics and science, traditional perspectives on the human person are no longer ... More


A Unity Pluralist Account of the Unity of Experience

David J. Bennett and Christopher S. Hill

in Sensory Integration and the Unity of Consciousness

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
May 2015
ISBN:
9780262027786
eISBN:
9780262319270
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
The MIT Press
DOI:
10.7551/mitpress/9780262027786.003.0011
Subject:
Philosophy, General

David J. Bennett and Christopher S. Hill begin by offering a pluralistic view of unity of consciousness, urging that there are a number of different unity-making relations that link the experiences ... More


Partial Unity of Consciousness:: A Preliminary Defense

Elizabeth Schechter

in Sensory Integration and the Unity of Consciousness

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
May 2015
ISBN:
9780262027786
eISBN:
9780262319270
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
The MIT Press
DOI:
10.7551/mitpress/9780262027786.003.0015
Subject:
Philosophy, General

The debate about the unity of consciousness in split-brain subjects has for the most part been pitched between two positions: that a split-brain subject has a single, unified stream of consciousness, ... More


The Normalising Complex and the Challenges of Virtualisation

Jacopo Martire

in A Foucauldian Interpretation of Modern Law: From Sovereignty to Normalisation and Beyond

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
January 2018
ISBN:
9781474411929
eISBN:
9781474435215
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9781474411929.003.0004
Subject:
Law, Philosophy of Law

In the present chapter, the author, drawing from his genealogical account, argues that modern law and biopolitical strategies of normalization are not to be conflated but came to work in a symbiotic ... More


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