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Democritus and Lucretius on Death and Dying

C. C. W. Taylor

in Pleasure, Mind, and Soul: Selected Papers in Ancient Philosophy

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
May 2008
ISBN:
9780199226399
eISBN:
9780191710209
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199226399.003.0018
Subject:
Philosophy, Ancient Philosophy

This chapter compares the treatments of death and dying by Democritus and Lucretius. Both held the soul to be a physical structure of atoms, and death to consist in the loss of soul-atoms from the ... More


The Consequences of Possession: Eric Descheemaeker*

Descheemaeker Eric

in The Consequences of Possession

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
May 2015
ISBN:
9780748693641
eISBN:
9781474400930
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9780748693641.003.0001
Subject:
Law, Comparative Law

This introductory chapter examines four questions: 1) Why protect possession?; 2) How is possession protected?; 3) How does the fact of possession relate to any rights to or of possession?; 4) What ... More


Anima, Gender, Feminism

Susan Rowland

in Teaching Jung

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
September 2011
ISBN:
9780199735426
eISBN:
9780199914524
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199735426.003.0011
Subject:
Religion, Philosophy of Religion

In this chapter, the focus is on Jung's ideas about the anima archetype as a figure of the “inner feminine” in men. The chapter scrutinizes Jung's theory from a feminist perspective and finds much to ... More


Misprision: Pitfalls in Teaching Jung in a University Religious Studies Department

David L. Miller

in Teaching Jung

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
September 2011
ISBN:
9780199735426
eISBN:
9780199914524
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199735426.003.0003
Subject:
Religion, Philosophy of Religion

This chapter reflects on forty years of experience of teaching Jung in a religious studies department. It discusses five major pedagogical pitfalls that can emerge when teaching Jung: a temptation to ... More


The Structure, Nature, and Role of Twenty-First-Century Racial Attitudes

Christopher D. DeSante and Candis Watts Smith

in Racial Stasis: The Millennial Generation and the Stagnation of Racial Attitudes in American Politics

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
September 2020
ISBN:
9780226643595
eISBN:
9780226643762
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226643762.003.0008
Subject:
Political Science, American Politics

In the previous chapter, we outlined a series of newly developed, theory-driven measures aimed to capture contemporary expressions of racial animus and attitudes; rather than simply focus on what ... More


Recovering International Relations: The Promise of Sustainable Critique

Daniel Levine

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
January 2013
ISBN:
9780199916061
eISBN:
9780199980246
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199916061.001.0001
Subject:
Political Science, Political Theory

This book bridges two key divides in International Relations. The first is between ‘value-free’ and normative theory. The second is between reflective, philosophically inflected explorations of ... More


“For We Born After”: The Challenge of Sustainable Critique

Daniel J. Levine

in Recovering International Relations: The Promise of Sustainable Critique

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
January 2013
ISBN:
9780199916061
eISBN:
9780199980246
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199916061.003.0002
Subject:
Political Science, Political Theory

Why is reification so resilient, and critique so difficult to sustain? Developing a critique of knowledge with its roots in Theodor Adorno’s Negative Dialectics, this chapter shows the depth of the ... More


Sustainable Critique and the Lost Vocation of International Relations

Daniel J. Levine

in Recovering International Relations: The Promise of Sustainable Critique

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
January 2013
ISBN:
9780199916061
eISBN:
9780199980246
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199916061.003.0001
Subject:
Political Science, Political Theory

This chapter develops the themes of the book along the lines discussed above: its goals, and the key concepts it advances to achieve them. It sets out the longstanding challenge of sustainable ... More


Defamation

JOHN BLACKIE

in A History of Private Law in Scotland: Volume 2: Obligations

Published in print:
2000
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780198299288
eISBN:
9780191685651
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198299288.003.0021
Subject:
Law, Constitutional and Administrative Law, Legal History

This chapter focuses on defamation, a law of injuria, which was initially treated as a delict of intention and later moved to a bigger spectrum of de facto strict liability. The chapter is divided ... More


Some Problems of Responsibility

Ian Brownlie

in International Law and the Use of Force by States

Published in print:
1963
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780198251583
eISBN:
9780191681332
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198251583.003.0021
Subject:
Law, Public International Law

This chapter describes the problems of responsibility for forms of ‘indirect aggression’. Charges of ‘aggression’ are often based on allegations of military aid to, and control over, rebels in a ... More


Colorblind Judgment

Sora Y. Han

in Letters of the Law: Race and the Fantasy of Colorblindness in American Law

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
September 2015
ISBN:
9780804789110
eISBN:
9780804795012
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Stanford University Press
DOI:
10.11126/stanford/9780804789110.003.0002
Subject:
Law, Constitutional and Administrative Law

This chapter examines and explores the formal structure of judicial review in U.S. Supreme Court cases establishing the negative right prohibiting state-enforced racial discrimination codified in the ... More


Duke Kahanamoku: Racialized Colonization and the Exoticization of Aquatic Royalty

Joel S. Franks

in More than Cricket and Football: International Sport and the Challenge of Celebrity

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
January 2019
ISBN:
9781496809889
eISBN:
9781496809926
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Mississippi
DOI:
10.14325/mississippi/9781496809889.003.0006
Subject:
Sociology, Sport and Leisure

Duke Kahanamoku’s success in swimming and surfing in the early twentieth century made him one of the world’s most famous Hawaiians and aquatic stars. This chapter examines Kahanamoku’s Hawaiian ... More


The Nearest Hippie

Joe Rollins

in Legally Straight: Sexuality, Childhood, and the Cultural Value of Marriage

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
September 2018
ISBN:
9780814775981
eISBN:
9781479803842
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
NYU Press
DOI:
10.18574/nyu/9780814775981.003.0005
Subject:
Law, Family Law

This chapter analyzes dissenting opinions from the U.S. Supreme Court’s rulings in Windsor and Obergefell. Although the procreation argument was used sparingly by the Court, it does appear in modest ... More


Iniuria (Contempt)

Peter Birks

in The Roman Law of Obligations

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
September 2014
ISBN:
9780198719274
eISBN:
9780191788543
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198719274.003.0010
Subject:
Law, Law of Obligations, Legal History

This chapter examines the delict of iniuria(contempt, insult), looking in particular at the name of the delict, the history of the actio iniuriarum, the measure of recovery and the necessary ... More


Her Husband Jalal

Hamid Dabashi

in The Last Muslim Intellectual: The Life and Legacy of Jalal Al-e Ahmad

Published in print:
2021
Published Online:
September 2021
ISBN:
9781474479288
eISBN:
9781474495509
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9781474479288.003.0004
Subject:
Society and Culture, Middle Eastern Studies

Before I go any further and in this chapter explore the relationship of Jalal Al-Ahmad and his wife Simin Daneshvar, a seminal aspect of both their lives and characters, let me briefly recap the ... More


The Scots Law of Defamation: Is there a Need for Reform?

Kenneth McK Norrie

in Rights of Personality in Scots Law: A Comparative Perspective

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
May 2015
ISBN:
9781845860271
eISBN:
9781474406253
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9781845860271.003.0009
Subject:
Law, Constitutional and Administrative Law

Chapter 9 argues that the law of defamation should be reformed. First, a clear distinction should be drawn between the two main types of actionable harm arising from infringement of personality ... More


Crossing the Water

Michael Jackson

in How Lifeworlds Work: Emotionality, Sociality, and the Ambiguity of Being

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
May 2018
ISBN:
9780226491820
eISBN:
9780226492018
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226492018.003.0005
Subject:
Anthropology, Anthropology, Theory and Practice

Anthropologists have often remarked that in gender-segregated societies, where men’s and women’s secret associations play important roles in maintaining mutual respect between the sexes, secrecy is a ... More


Searching for a Place in the World: The Landscape of Ford’s The Searchers

Ross Gibson

in The Place of Landscape: Concepts, Contexts, Studies

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
August 2013
ISBN:
9780262015523
eISBN:
9780262295840
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
The MIT Press
DOI:
10.7551/mitpress/9780262015523.003.0014
Subject:
Philosophy, General

This chapter begins with a study of Fereydoun Hoveyda’s essay called “Sunspots” that describes the dynamics of cinema and the way one feels when attending it. It explains how cinema defines how ... More


The Rise and Fall of Mob Violence against Mexicans in Arizona, 1859–1915

William D. Carrigan and Clive Webb

in Lynching Beyond Dixie: American Mob Violence Outside the South

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
April 2017
ISBN:
9780252037467
eISBN:
9780252094651
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Illinois Press
DOI:
10.5406/illinois/9780252037467.003.0004
Subject:
History, Social History

This chapter reviews conventional narratives of racism and lynching, examining the extensive mob violence directed against persons of Mexican descent in Arizona Territory. While demonstrating the ... More


Sincere Believers, Bigots, or Superstitious Fools?: Motives and Morality in the Supreme Court’s Gay Rights Cases

Linda C. McClain

in Who's the Bigot?: Learning from Conflicts over Marriage and Civil Rights Law

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
March 2020
ISBN:
9780190877200
eISBN:
9780190063726
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190877200.003.0007
Subject:
Law, Constitutional and Administrative Law, Human Rights and Immigration

This chapter traces the Supreme Court’s evolving approach to the constitutional rights of LGBTQ persons and whether moral disapproval justifies discriminatory criminal or civil laws. It evaluates the ... More


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