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Dispositions

Alexander Bird

in Nature's Metaphysics: Laws and Properties

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
September 2007
ISBN:
9780199227013
eISBN:
9780191711121
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199227013.003.0002
Subject:
Philosophy, Metaphysics/Epistemology

This chapter has two purposes: to discuss what properties are, and to explore what dispositions are. Natural properties are contrasted with abundant properties and their relationship to universals ... More


Causing

John Heil

in The Universe As We Find It

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
September 2012
ISBN:
9780199596201
eISBN:
9780191741876
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199596201.003.0006
Subject:
Philosophy, Metaphysics/Epistemology, General

This chapter discusses the ‘received view’ of causation as a relation among events that is asymmetrical (effects follow causes), nonreflexive (no event can cause itself), transitive (if A causes B, ... More


Theater's Antidotes

Tanya Pollard

in Drugs and Theater in Early Modern England

Published in print:
2005
Published Online:
September 2007
ISBN:
9780199270835
eISBN:
9780191710322
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199270835.003.0007
Subject:
Literature, 16th-century and Renaissance Literature

This epilogue returns to A Midsummer Night’s Dream and examines the status of the antidote that Puck ultimately provides to counteract the effects of love-in-idleness. Given the parallels drawn in ... More


The Rhetorical Office of Poetry

James L. Kastely

in The Rhetoric of Plato'S Republic: Democracy and the Philosophical Problem of Persuasion

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
May 2016
ISBN:
9780226278629
eISBN:
9780226278766
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226278766.003.0010
Subject:
Philosophy, Political Philosophy

Socrates’s return to the discussion of poetry now allows him to address the issue not as a technical one of control of the curriculum. Rather, this discussion focuses on the practice of mimesis and ... More


Antidotes to Envy: A Conceptual Framework

Julie Juola Exline and Anne L. Zell

in Envy: Theory and Research

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
April 2010
ISBN:
9780195327953
eISBN:
9780199301485
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195327953.003.0017
Subject:
Psychology, Social Psychology

This chapter presents a conceptual framework suggesting antidotes to envy. In addition to outlining why envy is a problem to be coped with in the first place, it considers how envy might be reshaped ... More


Antidotes for Arrogance

G. Kelly James

in Becoming Ecological: An Expedition Into Community Psychology

Published in print:
2006
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780195173796
eISBN:
9780199847631
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195173796.003.0004
Subject:
Psychology, Clinical Psychology

A redefinition of the psychologist's job is advocated, and a new set of criteria for the hallmarks for this profession is proposed. Being a community psychologist is more than being a good ... More


The Great Healer

Ethan Pollock

in Without the Banya We Would Perish: A History of the Russian Bathhouse

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
August 2019
ISBN:
9780195395488
eISBN:
9780190051662
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780195395488.003.0003
Subject:
History, European Modern History, Cultural History

As elites in Russia became more integrated into Western culture, going to the banya became more associated with the unreformed peasantry and lower classes. Most outsiders, like the astronomer Chappe ... More


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