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Spinoza and the Ontological Proof

Ruth Barcan Marcus

in Modalities: Philosophical Essays

Published in print:
1995
Published Online:
November 2003
ISBN:
9780195096576
eISBN:
9780199833412
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0195096576.003.0011
Subject:
Philosophy, General

This paper attempts to characterize the “ontological proof” for the existence of God. It discusses Wolfson's analysis of the proof and argues that his characterization is not mistaken but ... More


Colin Matthew (1941–1999)

Boyd Hilton

in Politics and Culture in Victorian Britain: Essays in Memory of Colin Matthew

Published in print:
2006
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780199253456
eISBN:
9780191698149
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199253456.003.0002
Subject:
History, British and Irish Modern History

This chapter describes Colin Matthew's early life and his career as a professional historian. The youth who went up to Oxford in 1960 was independent minded and resilient but still reserved, and at ... More


European Jewry in the Age of Mercantilism 1550–1750

Jonathan I. Israel

Published in print:
1985
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780198219286
eISBN:
9780191678332
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198219286.001.0001
Subject:
History, European Early Modern History, History of Religion

This is the first survey history of Jewish life and culture in early modern Europe to concentrate on the sixteenth and seventeenth centuries as a radically new phase in Jewish history. The book ... More


From Trauma to Revelation: Forgiveness

Karmen MacKendrick

in Fragmentation and Memory: Meditations on Christian Doctrine

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
March 2011
ISBN:
9780823229499
eISBN:
9780823236961
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Fordham University Press
DOI:
10.5422/fso/9780823229499.003.0004
Subject:
Religion, Philosophy of Religion

Forgiveness, as the opening catechismic questions indicate, appears sacramentally as reconciliation, and it is understood to occur between persons as well as between human and divine. This chapter ... More


Shaul Magid, Hasidism Incarnate: Hasidism, Christianity and the Construction of Modern Judaism. Stanford: Stanford University Press, 2015. 271 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/9780190912628.003.0029
Subject:
Religion, Judaism, Religion and Society

This chapter reviews the book Hasidism Incarnate: Hasidism, Christianity and the Construction of Modern Judaism (2015), by Shaul Magid. In Hasidism Incarnate, Magid shows how incarnation works in ... More


Intimate Mysteries: The Apophatics of Sensible Love

Krista E. Hughes

in Apophatic Bodies: Negative Theology, Incarnation, and Relationality

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
March 2011
ISBN:
9780823230815
eISBN:
9780823235087
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Fordham University Press
DOI:
10.5422/fso/9780823230815.003.0017
Subject:
Philosophy, Philosophy of Religion

Apophasis is not simply about mystery, but also primarily about language. Thus, a feminist theology of apophasis also needs to ask how it might best express the ... More


Myron S. Scholes

Roger W. Spencer and David A. Macpherson

in Lives of the Laureates: Twenty-three Nobel Economists

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
May 2015
ISBN:
9780262027960
eISBN:
9780262325868
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
The MIT Press
DOI:
10.7551/mitpress/9780262027960.003.0012
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Economic History

This chapter looks at the career of Myron S. Scholes who received the Nobel Prize in 1997. Born in 1941, Scholes went to McMaster University for his B.A. and completed his Ph.D. at the University of ... More


Introduction: Isaiah Berlin and the Enlightenment

Laurence Brockliss

in Isaiah Berlin and the Enlightenment

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
November 2016
ISBN:
9780198783930
eISBN:
9780191826580
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198783930.003.0001
Subject:
Philosophy, History of Philosophy, Political Philosophy

Although Isaiah Berlin’s work belongs to a past era of intellectual history, it is still widely read by the general public. To explore this paradox, the present book focuses on Berlin as an ... More


Berlin’s Conception of the Enlightenment

Laurence Brockliss and Ritchie Robertson

in Isaiah Berlin and the Enlightenment

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
November 2016
ISBN:
9780198783930
eISBN:
9780191826580
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198783930.003.0003
Subject:
Philosophy, History of Philosophy, Political Philosophy

This chapter frames Berlin’s conception of the Enlightenment within his academic career in Oxford, first at All Souls, then New College, then at All Souls again, and finally at Wolfson College. It ... More


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