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Adherent Beauty and the Scope of Perfection

Paul Crowther

in The Kantian Aesthetic: From Knowledge to the Avant-Garde

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
May 2010
ISBN:
9780199579976
eISBN:
9780191722615
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199579976.003.0006
Subject:
Philosophy, Aesthetics, History of Philosophy

This chapter considers Kant's distinction between adherent and free beauty. It shows that whilst not compelling, his structure of argument is at least consistent and, indeed, contains two crucial ... More


Kant's Aesthetics of Nature

Malcolm Budd

in The Aesthetic Appreciation of Nature

Published in print:
2003
Published Online:
November 2003
ISBN:
9780199259656
eISBN:
9780191597121
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0199259658.003.0002
Subject:
Philosophy, Aesthetics

Outlines Immanuel Kant's conception of an aesthetic judgement and his classification of aesthetic judgements, and then expounds and examines Kant's various claims about aesthetic judgements of ... More


Other People's Struggles: Outsiders in Social Movements

Nicholas Owen

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
July 2019
ISBN:
9780190945862
eISBN:
9780190945893
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190945862.001.0001
Subject:
Sociology, Politics, Social Movements and Social Change, Comparative and Historical Sociology

Other People’s Struggles is the first attempt in over forty years to explain the place of “conscience constituents” in social movements. Conscience constituents are people who participate in a ... More


The conscience constituent reconsidered

Nicholas Owen

in Other People's Struggles: Outsiders in Social Movements

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
July 2019
ISBN:
9780190945862
eISBN:
9780190945893
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190945862.003.0001
Subject:
Sociology, Politics, Social Movements and Social Change, Comparative and Historical Sociology

Chapter 1 provides a critical account of the conscience constituent in social movement theory. It identifies the points at which conscience constituents are deployed in social movement theory: in ... More


Adherents and constituents

Nicholas Owen

in Other People's Struggles: Outsiders in Social Movements

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
July 2019
ISBN:
9780190945862
eISBN:
9780190945893
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190945862.003.0002
Subject:
Sociology, Politics, Social Movements and Social Change, Comparative and Historical Sociology

Chapter 2 develops a new definition, based on motivations rather than expected outcomes, renaming the conscience constituent as the adherent. An adherent puts resources into the movement in order ... More


Motivations of the adherent

Nicholas Owen

in Other People's Struggles: Outsiders in Social Movements

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
July 2019
ISBN:
9780190945862
eISBN:
9780190945893
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190945862.003.0003
Subject:
Sociology, Politics, Social Movements and Social Change, Comparative and Historical Sociology

Chapter 3 explores the three principal motivations that have been proposed to explain altruistic behavior—rational self-interest, moral obligations, and social norms—and asks to what extent they are ... More


Causes and combinations in the long nineteenth century

Nicholas Owen

in Other People's Struggles: Outsiders in Social Movements

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
July 2019
ISBN:
9780190945862
eISBN:
9780190945893
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190945862.003.0004
Subject:
Sociology, Politics, Social Movements and Social Change, Comparative and Historical Sociology

Chapter 4 develops, through a historical illustration, the arguments concerning motivation presented in chapter 3. It makes a distinction between causes—movements made up of adherents motivated ... More


Problems of accountability in outward work

Nicholas Owen

in Other People's Struggles: Outsiders in Social Movements

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
July 2019
ISBN:
9780190945862
eISBN:
9780190945893
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190945862.003.0005
Subject:
Sociology, Politics, Social Movements and Social Change, Comparative and Historical Sociology

Chapter 5 considers the dilemmas that arise in the outward orientation, when movements seek to define and pursue interests. The key difference is between constituents who define and pursue their own ... More


Problems of authenticity in expressive work

Nicholas Owen

in Other People's Struggles: Outsiders in Social Movements

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
July 2019
ISBN:
9780190945862
eISBN:
9780190945893
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190945862.003.0006
Subject:
Sociology, Politics, Social Movements and Social Change, Comparative and Historical Sociology

Chapter 6 considers work in the expressive orientation, which concerns the articulation and expression of identities. The dilemma is one of authenticity, and it turns on questions of provenance. When ... More


Problems of agency in empowerment work

Nicholas Owen

in Other People's Struggles: Outsiders in Social Movements

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
July 2019
ISBN:
9780190945862
eISBN:
9780190945893
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190945862.003.0007
Subject:
Sociology, Politics, Social Movements and Social Change, Comparative and Historical Sociology

Chapter 7 examines dilemmas of agency in the empowerment orientation, in which participants develop their capabilities as activists. Empowerment is ultimately non-transferable and perishable: it must ... More


Problems of belonging in solidarity work

Nicholas Owen

in Other People's Struggles: Outsiders in Social Movements

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
July 2019
ISBN:
9780190945862
eISBN:
9780190945893
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190945862.003.0008
Subject:
Sociology, Politics, Social Movements and Social Change, Comparative and Historical Sociology

Chapter 8 explores the dilemmas of belonging that arise in the solidarity orientation, in work aimed at increasing group and movement cohesion. The chapter considers first whether constituents and ... More


On having to be what we cannot be

Nicholas Owen

in Other People's Struggles: Outsiders in Social Movements

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
July 2019
ISBN:
9780190945862
eISBN:
9780190945893
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190945862.003.0009
Subject:
Sociology, Politics, Social Movements and Social Change, Comparative and Historical Sociology

Chapter 9 sums up the findings of the historical case studies by looking at the long-run changes and making a conjecture about the trajectory they indicate from the beginnings of modern social ... More


Conjointness restored?

Nicholas Owen

in Other People's Struggles: Outsiders in Social Movements

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
July 2019
ISBN:
9780190945862
eISBN:
9780190945893
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190945862.003.0010
Subject:
Sociology, Politics, Social Movements and Social Change, Comparative and Historical Sociology

Chapter 10 defines and assesses five new approaches to adherence which respond to the late-modern obligation of “having to be what one cannot be.” They are drawn from contemporary social and critical ... More


Becoming- work

Nicholas Owen

in Other People's Struggles: Outsiders in Social Movements

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
July 2019
ISBN:
9780190945862
eISBN:
9780190945893
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190945862.003.0011
Subject:
Sociology, Politics, Social Movements and Social Change, Comparative and Historical Sociology

Chapter 11 describes a new approach to adherence. Earlier chapters have examined the various forms of work that social movements do and asked whether and when such work can be pursued conjointly, by ... More


Conclusions and future work

Nicholas Owen

in Other People's Struggles: Outsiders in Social Movements

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
July 2019
ISBN:
9780190945862
eISBN:
9780190945893
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190945862.003.0012
Subject:
Sociology, Politics, Social Movements and Social Change, Comparative and Historical Sociology

The final chapter—chapter 12—reviews the main findings of the book and its implications. It also makes some proposals for future scholarly work on adherence. The chapter addresses the three principal ... More


Introduction

Naomi R. Lamoreaux and John Joseph Wallis

in Organizations, Civil Society, and the Roots of Development

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
May 2018
ISBN:
9780226426365
eISBN:
9780226426532
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226426532.003.0001
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Economic History

This volume starts from the premise that modern developed societies are rich and secure in large measure because individual citizens possess the civil right to form organizations and because they ... More


Collective Suicide at the Funeral of Jitsunyo: Mimesis or Solidarity?

Mark L. Blum

in Death and the Afterlife in Japanese Buddhism

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
November 2016
ISBN:
9780824832049
eISBN:
9780824869250
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Hawai'i Press
DOI:
10.21313/hawaii/9780824832049.003.0005
Subject:
Religion, Buddhism

This chapter analyzes the suicides of Jodo Shinshu adherents, following the death of the abbot Jitsunyo—the monshu or head of the powerful Shinshu Honganji organization. The practice of ... More


Why Has a Cellular Basis of Consciousness-type Model Not Been Proposed Before?

Arthur S. Reber

in The First Minds: Caterpillars, Karyotes, and Consciousness

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
January 2019
ISBN:
9780190854157
eISBN:
9780190854188
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190854157.003.0002
Subject:
Psychology, Cognitive Psychology

We have a chat with my caterpillar who manages to communicate that not only is he/she conscious but all living species are. I review reasons why no one has put forward this CBC-type model before, the ... More


Belonging—Aggregate Measures

Clive D. Field

in Secularization in the Long 1960s: Numerating Religion in Britain

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
April 2017
ISBN:
9780198799474
eISBN:
9780191839740
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198799474.003.0002
Subject:
Religion, Religion and Society

Various aggregate measures of religious belonging are presented, relative to population. The data derive from opinion polls, church sources, and estimates by Peter Brierley. They reveal the extent of ... More


Tractarianism in 1845: Catastrophe or Opportunity?

George Herring

in The Oxford Movement in Practice: The Tractarian Parochial Worlds from the 1830s to the 1870s

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
June 2016
ISBN:
9780198769330
eISBN:
9780191822391
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198769330.003.0002
Subject:
Religion, Church History

The opening chapter explores contrasting interpretations of the mechanisms by which the nascent Oxford Movement gained adherents, and the subsequent impact of Newman’s conversion to Rome in 1845 on ... More


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