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 Death and Dying in History

Albert N. Hamscher and Kenneth S. Davis

in Teaching Death and Dying

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
January 2009
ISBN:
9780195335224
eISBN:
9780199868810
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195335224.003.0014
Subject:
Religion, Religion and Society

Based on nearly thirty years experience of teaching a university course on “death and dying in history,” the first section of this chapter offers practical advice about organizing such a course: ... More


Seneca's Defence: Third Movements as Harmonizing Chrysippus and Zeno

Richard Sorabji

in Emotion and Peace of Mind: From Stoic Agitation to Christian Temptation

Published in print:
2002
Published Online:
May 2007
ISBN:
9780199256600
eISBN:
9780191712609
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199256600.003.0004
Subject:
Philosophy, General

Zeno of Citium, the Stoic founder, had tried out other definitions of emotion. One, defended by Chrysippus, was that emotion involves oscillating, like Medea, between accepting the right value ... More


Having Rasa, Part 2: Musicianship

Marc Benamou

in RASA: Affect and Intuition in Javanese Musical Aesthetics

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
September 2010
ISBN:
9780195189438
eISBN:
9780199864232
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195189438.003.0005
Subject:
Music, Ethnomusicology, World Music

The question of what makes music “rasaful” is continued in chapter 5, but with more of a focus on the moment of performance. In particular, the role of improvisation in creating rasa, and rasa as a ... More


The Disturbing Theses

Katja Maria Vogt

in Law, Reason, and the Cosmic City: Political Philosophy in the Early Stoa

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
January 2008
ISBN:
9780195320091
eISBN:
9780199869657
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195320091.003.0002
Subject:
Philosophy, Ancient Philosophy

Early Stoic political philosophy is misrepresented in the sources—as recommending such practices as anthropophagy and incest—mostly because of the large role that the Sceptics had in transmitting the ... More


Law and Reason

Katja Maria Vogt

in Law, Reason, and the Cosmic City: Political Philosophy in the Early Stoa

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
January 2008
ISBN:
9780195320091
eISBN:
9780199869657
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195320091.003.0005
Subject:
Philosophy, Ancient Philosophy

It is argued that the two dominant ways of reconstructing the Stoic conception of law—as a set of rules (rules‐interpretation) or as identified with the perfect decision‐making of the sage ... More


Megalopsychia and Appropriate Ambition (NE IV.3–4)

Howard J. Curzer

in Aristotle and the Virtues

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
May 2012
ISBN:
9780199693726
eISBN:
9780191738890
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199693726.003.0006
Subject:
Philosophy, Ancient Philosophy, Moral Philosophy

Some interpreters take megalopsychia to be fundamentally concerned with honor, but this chapter argues that greatness and self-knowledge are the core components of megalopsychia. This eliminates some ... More


The Two Deepest Mysteries in Moral Philosophy

William J. Talbott

in Human Rights and Human Well-Being

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
January 2011
ISBN:
9780195173482
eISBN:
9780199872176
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195173482.003.0005
Subject:
Philosophy, Political Philosophy

This chapter shows how the main principle points the way to a solution to the two deepest mysteries in moral philosophy, one metaphysical and one epistemological. The metaphysical mystery is to ... More


Interventions, Educational and Therapeutic

Barbara Jo Fidler, Nicholas Bala, and Michael A. Saini

in Children Who Resist Postseparation Parental Contact: A Differential Approach for Legal and Mental Health Professionals

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
September 2012
ISBN:
9780199895496
eISBN:
9780199980086
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199895496.003.0007
Subject:
Psychology, Forensic Psychology

Various mental health interventions, approaches, and strategies are discussed in the literature for responding to cases when alienation or other parent-child contact problems are present. Deciding ... More


Explaining the Popularity of Bilateral Investment Treaties *

Andrew T. Guzman

in The Effect of Treaties on Foreign Direct Investment: Bilateral Investment Treaties, Double Taxation Treaties, and Investment Flows

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
May 2009
ISBN:
9780195388534
eISBN:
9780199855322
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195388534.003.0003
Subject:
Law, Public International Law

This chapter looks at why BITs have become the preferred method for governing the relationship between foreign investors and host governments in developing countries. It offers a novel explanation of ... More


Digital Playgrounds vs. Virtual Playpens in Early Childhood

Marina Umaschi Bers

in Designing Digital Experiences for Positive Youth Development: From Playpen to Playground

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
May 2012
ISBN:
9780199757022
eISBN:
9780199933037
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199757022.003.0002
Subject:
Psychology, Developmental Psychology, Social Psychology

This chapter explores the metaphor of the playground as an open space in which young children can play safely on their own or with peers, without constant supervision and adult engagement. It ... More


Sovereign Financing and International Law: The UNCTAD Principles on Responsible Sovereign Lending and Borrowing

Carlos Espósito, Yuefen Li, and Juan Pablo Bohoslavsky (eds)

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
January 2014
ISBN:
9780199674374
eISBN:
9780191752315
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199674374.001.0001
Subject:
Law, Company and Commercial Law, Public International Law

This book provides in-depth analysis of the legal, economic and financial implications of the United Nations Conference on Trade and Development (UNCTAD) Principles on Responsible Sovereign Lending ... More


‘My Body, My Self’: Indigeneity, bioprecarity and the construction of the embodied self–an artist’s view

Katarina Pirak Sikku and Gabriele Griffin

in Bodily Interventions and Intimate Labour: Understanding Bioprecarity

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
September 2020
ISBN:
9781526138569
eISBN:
9781526152138
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7765/9781526138576.00021
Subject:
Society and Culture, Gender Studies

This chapter explores bioprecarity and racifying science in the context of eugenicist practices in Sweden in the early to mid-20th century related to the indigenous Samis’ treatment by Swedish race ... More


Accent as Social Symbol

Lynda Mugglestone

in Talking Proper: The Rise of Accent as Social Symbol

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
January 2010
ISBN:
9780199250622
eISBN:
9780191719486
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199250622.003.0003
Subject:
Linguistics, Sociolinguistics / Anthropological Linguistics, Phonetics / Phonology

This chapter focuses on accent as a social symbol. It argues that the drive to raise the linguistic consciousness in terms of accent is not that ‘doctrine of appropriate usage’ — the expectation, and ... More


Harming Some to Save Others

F. M. Kamm

in Morality, Mortality Volume II: Rights, Duties, and Status

Published in print:
2001
Published Online:
November 2003
ISBN:
9780195144024
eISBN:
9780199870998
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0195144023.003.0008
Subject:
Philosophy, Moral Philosophy

Continues the consideration of when it is and is not permissible to kill some to save others, by presenting a new proposal (related to an earlier one made by the author) for a Principle of ... More


Xenophon's Socratic and Other Ironies

Vivienne J. Gray

in Xenophon's Mirror of Princes: Reading the Reflections

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
May 2011
ISBN:
9780199563814
eISBN:
9780191724954
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199563814.003.0008
Subject:
Classical Studies, Literary Studies: Classical, Early, and Medieval

Chapter 7 offers studies in Xenophon's Socratic ironies that the modern ironical readings leave untouched, as well as ironies from Anabasis and Cyropaedia and Hellenica. It is argued that the bulk of ... More


Democratic Deliberation

James Lindley Wilson

in Democratic Equality

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
May 2020
ISBN:
9780691190914
eISBN:
9780691194141
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Princeton University Press
DOI:
10.23943/princeton/9780691190914.003.0007
Subject:
Philosophy, Political Philosophy

This chapter examines how the requirement of appropriate consideration regulates institutions and practices of political deliberation. These institutions and practices do not directly determine what ... More


Disagreement about Cognitive Phenomenology

Maja Spener

in Cognitive Phenomenology

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
January 2012
ISBN:
9780199579938
eISBN:
9780191731112
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199579938.003.0012
Subject:
Philosophy, Philosophy of Mind, Metaphysics/Epistemology

The debate concerning the phenomenology of thought is marked by severe disagreement about how best to characterize a given conscious thought on the basis of introspective reflecting upon it. In this ... More


Media and Early Childhood Development

Dafna Lemish and Barbara Kolucki

in Handbook of Early Childhood Development Research and Its Impact on Global Policy

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
January 2013
ISBN:
9780199922994
eISBN:
9780199980420
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199922994.003.0017
Subject:
Psychology, Developmental Psychology

This chapter focuses on the role media can play in bettering the lives of young children globally. Although media can have negative influences on child development, we emphasize the positive ... More


Condoms, Pills and Professional Identity: The Transnational ART Scale-up Project and Catholic HIV/AIDS Counsellors in Uganda

Louise Mubanda Rasmussen

in Strings Attached: AIDS and the Rise of Transnational Connections in Africa

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
January 2015
ISBN:
9780197265680
eISBN:
9780191771910
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
British Academy
DOI:
10.5871/bacad/9780197265680.003.0007
Subject:
Anthropology, African Cultural Anthropology

Ethnographic research with different Catholic HIV/AIDS projects in Uganda revealed a remarkable contrast between HIV prevention and HIV counselling with regard to the condom question. Whereas HIV ... More


Delinquency in Minors

JOHN W. RENFREW

in Aggression and Its Causes: A Biopsychosocial Approach

Published in print:
1996
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780195082302
eISBN:
9780199846894
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195082302.003.0010
Subject:
Psychology, Social Psychology

This chapter examines aggressive behaviour in minors. It explores the specific nature of youth aggression and describes some of the aggressive behaviours of delinquent youths as reported by trained ... More


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