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A Long-Contested Freedom: Metaphysics and Moral Theory

Uttara Natarajan

in Hazlitt and the Reach of Sense: Criticism, Morals, and the Metaphysics of Power

Published in print:
1998
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198184379
eISBN:
9780191674235
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198184379.003.0005
Subject:
Literature, 19th-century Literature and Romanticism, Criticism/Theory

This chapter examines the moral implications of Hazlitt's construct of the self-affirming tendency of the mind, of which the fullest and most powerful manifestation is termed ‘genius’. It notes that ... More


Introduction

Peter Lee

in Spectacular Bid: The Last Superhorse of the Twentieth Century

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
January 2020
ISBN:
9780813177809
eISBN:
9780813177816
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Kentucky
DOI:
10.5810/kentucky/9780813177809.003.0001
Subject:
History, American History: 20th Century

The introduction discusses the glut of Triple Crown champions during the 1970s and the popularity of horse racing during that time. But clouds were on the horizon; allegations of race fixing ... More


Southern, Christian, and Gay

James Hudnut-Beumler

in Strangers and Friends at the Welcome Table: Contemporary Christianities in the American South

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
January 2019
ISBN:
9781469640372
eISBN:
9781469640396
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of North Carolina Press
DOI:
10.5149/northcarolina/9781469640372.003.0011
Subject:
History, History of Religion

In no area is contemporary southern Christianity more deeply divided than over the issue of sexuality. Younger people (including many self-described Bible-believing Christians) do not think that ... More


Scene 6 Shuttered Genealogy

Simon Palfrey

in Poor Tom: Living "King Lear"

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
January 2015
ISBN:
9780226150642
eISBN:
9780226150789
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226150789.003.0014
Subject:
Literature, 16th-century and Renaissance Literature

This section looks at the scene of Gloucester’s blinding, the resistance and care of Cornwall’s servants, and how both are transferred to Edgar/Tom, as that part’s special responsibility. This is ... More


Logical Fallacies as Bayesian Informational Shortcuts

Luciano Floridi

in The Logic of Information: A Theory of Philosophy as Conceptual Design

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
March 2019
ISBN:
9780198833635
eISBN:
9780191872068
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198833635.003.0008
Subject:
Philosophy, Logic/Philosophy of Mathematics

Information closure may help with the consistency of a database, so it is related to information quality. However, it cannot be used to expand such an information repository. For this, other forms of ... More


“I’ve Been ’Buked”: The Double Consciousness of Being LGBT and Black

Ellen Lewin

in Filled with the Spirit: Sexuality, Gender, and Radical Inclusivity in a Black Pentecostal Church Coalition

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
September 2018
ISBN:
9780226537177
eISBN:
9780226537344
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226537344.003.0002
Subject:
Society and Culture, Gay and Lesbian Studies

This chapter focuses on the "double consciousness" of being black and LGBT, particularly since membership in a church is such a central part of black identity. But black churches have historically ... More


Growing Pains

Peter Lee

in Spectacular Bid: The Last Superhorse of the Twentieth Century

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
January 2020
ISBN:
9780813177809
eISBN:
9780813177816
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Kentucky
DOI:
10.5810/kentucky/9780813177809.003.0009
Subject:
History, American History: 20th Century

The chapter title refers to two incidents: jockey Ron Franklin’s rapid spiral downward after the Belmont Stakes, ending with a cocaine arrest and his removal as Spectacular Bid’s jockey; and Bid’s ... More


Transwomen in the Criminal Justice System: Sans Justice

Alexis Forbes and Kevin L. Nadal

in Gender, Psychology, and Justice: The Mental Health of Women and Girls in the Legal System

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
January 2018
ISBN:
9781479819850
eISBN:
9781479846658
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
NYU Press
DOI:
10.18574/nyu/9781479819850.003.0008
Subject:
Political Science, Public Policy

This chapter describes transwomen’s experiences in diverse arenas of the criminal justice system, including law enforcement and corrections. Specifically, it describes transwomen’s encounters with ... More


Philosophical Background Matters

Bradley E. Alger

in Defense of the Scientific Hypothesis: From Reproducibility Crisis to Big Data

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
February 2021
ISBN:
9780190881481
eISBN:
9780190093761
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190881481.003.0001
Subject:
Neuroscience, Techniques

This chapter discusses the rift between science and philosophy, but argues that scientists can benefit from philosophical insights without becoming philosophers. It presents an elementary ... More


The screensaver’s light

Trinh T. Minh-ha

in Lovecidal: Walking with the Disappeared

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
May 2017
ISBN:
9780823271092
eISBN:
9780823271146
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Fordham University Press
DOI:
10.5422/fordham/9780823271092.003.0015
Subject:
Philosophy, Political Philosophy

This chapter expands on the subject of the Dalai Lama. It first returns to this book's core theme, lovecidal, or “love suicided,” in describing the actions of the self-immolators. At the core of the ... More


Maximising research outcomes for trans children and their families in Canada: using social action and other participatory methods of inquiry

Annie Pullen Sansfaçon and Kimberley Ens Manning

in Lesbian, gay, bisexual and trans health inequalities: International perspectives in social work

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
September 2015
ISBN:
9781447309673
eISBN:
9781447313526
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781447309673.003.0013
Subject:
Sociology, Gender and Sexuality

Media coverage of ‘trans children’ has dramatically increased over the past years. This may be due to a heightening awareness about the issue. Indeed between 2.3% to 8.3%, engage in varying degrees ... More


Sexual Minorities

Geoffrey L. Ream and Eric M. Rodriguez

in Emerging Adults' Religiousness and Spirituality: Meaning-Making in an Age of Transition

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
April 2014
ISBN:
9780199959181
eISBN:
9780199379620
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199959181.003.0012
Subject:
Psychology, Developmental Psychology

This chapter describes experiences with religion and spirituality among the current cohort of sexual minority emerging adults. “Sexual minority” encompasses lesbian, gay, bisexual, and others who are ... More


Valvular Heart Disease and Atrial Fibrillation

Richard C. Becker and Frederick A. Spencer

in Fibrinolytic and Antithrombotic Therapy: Theory, Practice, and Management

Published in print:
2006
Published Online:
November 2020
ISBN:
9780195155648
eISBN:
9780197561959
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780195155648.003.0027
Subject:
Clinical Medicine and Allied Health, Cardiovascular Medicine

There are an estimated 250,000 heart valve replacement surgeries performed yearly on a worldwide basis. Mechanical prostheses have an excellent track record of durability (25 years or more), but ... More


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