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Women's Liberation and the Sublime: Feminism, Postmodernism, Environment

Bonnie Mann

Published in print:
2006
Published Online:
September 2006
ISBN:
9780195187458
eISBN:
9780199786565
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0195187458.001.0001
Subject:
Philosophy, Feminist Philosophy

In the 1980s, this book contends, an uncritical affirmation of anti-essentialism turned this important feminist critique into a disciplinary dogmatism that constrained and homogenized feminist ... More


Introduction: The Linguistic Turn

Bonnie Mann

in Women's Liberation and the Sublime: Feminism, Postmodernism, Environment

Published in print:
2006
Published Online:
September 2006
ISBN:
9780195187458
eISBN:
9780199786565
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0195187458.003.intro
Subject:
Philosophy, Feminist Philosophy

This introductory chapter begins with a discussion of the alliance between feminism and postmodernism in the US American academy. It discusses the emphatic anti-essentialism in the alliance between ... More


Anti‐Essentialism, Multiculturalism, and the ‘Recognition’ Of Religious Groups

Tariq Modood

in Citizenship in Diverse Societies

Published in print:
2000
Published Online:
October 2005
ISBN:
9780198297703
eISBN:
9780191602948
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/019829770X.003.0007
Subject:
Political Science, Political Theory

Essentialist and anti‐essentialist views of multicultural society are discussed, using data from the Fourth National Survey of Ethnic Minorities in Britain, which was undertaken in 1994. One of the ... More


What Is Pragmatic Religious Naturalism, and What Does It Have to Do with Du Bois?

Jonathon S. Kahn

in Divine Discontent: The Religious Imagination of W. E. B. Du Bois

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
September 2009
ISBN:
9780195307894
eISBN:
9780199867516
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195307894.003.0002
Subject:
Religion, Theology

This chapter defines pragmatism and pragmatic religious naturalism through a reading of pragmatists William James, John Dewey, and George Santayana. It shows how Du Bois constructs crucial notions of ... More


The Semantics of Quantified Modal Logic

Nino B. Cocchiarella and Max A. Freund

in Modal Logic: An Introduction to its Syntax and Semantics

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780195366587
eISBN:
9780199851898
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195366587.003.0008
Subject:
Philosophy, Philosophy of Language

The authors develop semantics for first-order modal predicate logic in terms of standard model theory, the models of which we take to be set-theoretic counterparts of possible worlds. A primary ... More


A Troubled Marriage: Domestic Violence and the Legal System

Leigh Goodmark

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
March 2016
ISBN:
9780814732229
eISBN:
9780814733431
Item type:
book
Publisher:
NYU Press
DOI:
10.18574/nyu/9780814732229.001.0001
Subject:
Law, Family Law

The development of a legal regime to combat domestic violence in the United States has been lauded as one of the feminist movement's greatest triumphs. This book argues, however, that the resulting ... More


Identical Particles: Individuation and Modality 1

Bas C. van Fraassen

in Quantum Mechanics: An Empiricist View

Published in print:
1991
Published Online:
November 2003
ISBN:
9780198239802
eISBN:
9780191597466
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0198239807.003.0012
Subject:
Philosophy, Philosophy of Science

This chapter aims to place the discussion of holism in quantum theory generally and of the problem of identical particles and quantum statistics specifically in the context of general philosophy. ... More


The Nature of ‘Inner Experience’

Peter Poellner

in Nietzsche and Metaphysics

Published in print:
2000
Published Online:
November 2003
ISBN:
9780198250630
eISBN:
9780191598258
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0198250630.003.0005
Subject:
Philosophy, History of Philosophy

Argues that Nietzsche's pronouncements on psychology advert to basic facts about the constitution of inner experience and are thus incompatible with his anti‐essentialism. Nietzsche's analysis of ... More


The Will to Power: Nietzsche and Metaphysics

Peter Poellner

in Nietzsche and Metaphysics

Published in print:
2000
Published Online:
November 2003
ISBN:
9780198250630
eISBN:
9780191598258
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0198250630.003.0006
Subject:
Philosophy, History of Philosophy

Examines Nietzsche's anti‐essentialism (the denial of metaphysical truth) in the context of the metaphysics of the will to power, which posits an ontology of interactive and causally efficacious ... More


Anti‐essentialism (1979)

Robert C. Stalnaker

in Ways a World Might Be: Metaphysical and Anti-Metaphysical Essays

Published in print:
2003
Published Online:
April 2005
ISBN:
9780199251483
eISBN:
9780191602320
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0199251487.003.0005
Subject:
Philosophy, Metaphysics/Epistemology

The bare particular anti-essentialism theory holds that for every individual and every property, there are possible worlds in which the individual has the property and possible worlds in which it ... More


Immoral, Impure, Atheist Artists?: Developing a neo-Nietzschean Critical Ethos for the Twenty-first Century

Adrian May

in From Bataille to Badiou: Lignes, the Preservation of Radical French Thought, 1987-2017

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
May 2019
ISBN:
9781786940438
eISBN:
9781789629118
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Liverpool University Press
DOI:
10.3828/liverpool/9781786940438.003.0004
Subject:
History, Cultural History

This chapter identifies the literary neo-Nietzschean critical ethos that defined the review from its opening issues, whilst also tracing how this ethos shifted in response to changes in the French ... More


Response: To Mark Jordan’s “In Search of Queer Theology Lost”

Catherine Keller

in Sexual Disorientations: Queer Temporalities, Affects, Theologies

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
May 2018
ISBN:
9780823277513
eISBN:
9780823280483
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Fordham University Press
DOI:
10.5422/fordham/9780823277513.003.0017
Subject:
Sociology, Gender and Sexuality

As a reflection on Mark Jordan’s “In Search of Queer Theology Lost,” this essay probes the numbered aphorism, the queer apophasis, the succession of selves as theological strategy for changing the ... More


Further Implications

Christy Mag Uidhir

in Art and Art-Attempts

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
September 2013
ISBN:
9780199665778
eISBN:
9780191748608
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199665778.003.0007
Subject:
Philosophy, Aesthetics

In the final chapter, the author discusses the implications the attempt framework has for various art-theoretical positions once place therein. This includes not only the essentialist and ... More


Introduction

Leigh Goodmark

in A Troubled Marriage: Domestic Violence and the Legal System

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
March 2016
ISBN:
9780814732229
eISBN:
9780814733431
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
NYU Press
DOI:
10.18574/nyu/9780814732229.003.0001
Subject:
Law, Family Law

This book examines the legal system's responsiveness to the complex and variable needs of women who are victims of domestic violence from an anti-essentialist perspective. Anti-essentialism rejects ... More


6 Reframing Domestic Violence Law and Policy: Anti-Essentialist Principles

Leigh Goodmark

in A Troubled Marriage: Domestic Violence and the Legal System

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
March 2016
ISBN:
9780814732229
eISBN:
9780814733431
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
NYU Press
DOI:
10.18574/nyu/9780814732229.003.0007
Subject:
Law, Family Law

This chapter argues for a shift in our theoretical frame of reference from dominance feminism to anti-essentialist feminism to reconstruct domestic violence law and policy. It first explains the ... More


Introduction

Leigh Goodmark

in A Troubled Marriage: Domestic Violence and the Legal System

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
March 2016
ISBN:
9780814732229
eISBN:
9780814733431
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
NYU Press
DOI:
10.18574/nyu/9780814732229.003.0001
Subject:
Law, Family Law

This book examines the legal system's responsiveness to the complex and variable needs of women who are victims of domestic violence from an anti-essentialist perspective. Anti-essentialism rejects ... More


Reframing Domestic Violence Law and Policy: Anti-Essentialist Principles

Leigh Goodmark

in A Troubled Marriage: Domestic Violence and the Legal System

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
March 2016
ISBN:
9780814732229
eISBN:
9780814733431
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
NYU Press
DOI:
10.18574/nyu/9780814732229.003.0007
Subject:
Law, Family Law

This chapter argues for a shift in our theoretical frame of reference from dominance feminism to anti-essentialist feminism to reconstruct domestic violence law and policy. It first explains the ... More


Spinoza’s Metaphysics of Modality

Samuel Newlands

in Reconceiving Spinoza

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
July 2018
ISBN:
9780198817260
eISBN:
9780191858789
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198817260.003.0005
Subject:
Philosophy, History of Philosophy, Metaphysics/Epistemology

Chapter four argues that ignoring a fundamental explanatory question has led interpreters to misunderstand Spinoza’s views on necessity, contingency, possibility, and impossibility. Although the ... More


Concept formation

Mark Bevir and Jason Blakely

in Interpretive Social Science: An Anti-Naturalist Approach

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
December 2018
ISBN:
9780198832942
eISBN:
9780191871344
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198832942.003.0004
Subject:
Political Science, Political Theory

Concept formation is inescapable because social scientists cannot study political reality without making tacit assumptions about the basic relevant concepts. An anti-naturalist approach offers a ... More


Artifacts

Kathrin Koslicki

in Form, Matter, Substance

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
September 2018
ISBN:
9780198823803
eISBN:
9780191862588
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198823803.003.0009
Subject:
Philosophy, Philosophy of Language

This chapter continues the examination of the special features of artifacts by discussing their place within existing essentialist and anti-essentialist frameworks. It will be argued that prominent ... More


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