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The Argument from Providence

Richard Swinburne

in The Existence of God

Published in print:
2004
Published Online:
September 2007
ISBN:
9780199271672
eISBN:
9780191709357
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199271672.003.0011
Subject:
Philosophy, Philosophy of Religion

It is good that there should be a world in which agents have the opportunity to choose freely to benefit or harm each other, especially in respect of their power, knowledge, and character. It is good ... More


On the Margins of Death: Pet Cemeteries and Mourning Practices

Jane C. Desmond

in Displaying Death and Animating Life: Human-Animal Relations in Art, Science, and Everyday Life

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
May 2017
ISBN:
9780226144054
eISBN:
9780226375519
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226375519.003.0004
Subject:
Biology, Animal Behavior / Behavioral Ecology

In Chapter 4, Desmond discusses pet cemeteries and argues that we should regard them as sites of improvisatory, creative acts of mourning that draw on available ritual forms and social and political ... More


The Agency and the Matter of the Dead Horse in the Victorian Novel

Sinan Akilli

in Equestrian Cultures: Horses, Human Society, and the Discourse of Modernity

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
September 2019
ISBN:
9780226583044
eISBN:
9780226589657
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226589657.003.0004
Subject:
History, World Modern History

In an attempt to move away from the anthropocentric approaches to the study of literary animals as mere metaphors or symbols of the cultural work that they do for humans, in this chapter I try to ... More


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