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Time for Aristotle: Physics IV. 10-14

Ursula Coope

Published in print:
2005
Published Online:
February 2006
ISBN:
9780199247905
eISBN:
9780191603082
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0199247900.001.0001
Subject:
Philosophy, Ancient Philosophy

This book is about Aristotle’s account of time in Physics IV.10-14. Aristotle claims that time is not a kind of change, but that it is something dependent on change. He defines it as a kind of ... More


Exit Strategies

Richard Caplan

in International Governance of War-Torn Territories: Rule and Reconstruction

Published in print:
2005
Published Online:
July 2005
ISBN:
9780199263455
eISBN:
9780191602726
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0199263450.003.0011
Subject:
Political Science, International Relations and Politics

Explores how, and under what circumstances, international authorities should withdraw from the administration of a territory. Whereas elections were once viewed as the capstone of international ... More


Two Gods in Heaven: Jewish Concepts of God in Antiquity

Peter Schäfer

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
September 2020
ISBN:
9780691181325
eISBN:
9780691199894
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Princeton University Press
DOI:
10.23943/princeton/9780691181325.001.0001
Subject:
Religion, Judaism

Contrary to popular belief, Judaism was not always strictly monotheistic. This book reveals the long and little-known history of a second, junior god in Judaism, showing how this idea was embraced by ... More


The Greeks

Antony Black

in A World History of Ancient Political Thought

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
May 2009
ISBN:
9780199281695
eISBN:
9780191713101
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199281695.003.0009
Subject:
Political Science, Political Theory

The polis (citizen-state) was ruled by warrior-citizens. Political debate kick-started philosophy and science; Aristotle later argued that humans fulfil their potential only in a polis. The Athenian ... More


Grotius and International Equality

Hidemi Suganami

in Hugo Grotius and International Relations

Published in print:
1992
Published Online:
November 2003
ISBN:
9780198277712
eISBN:
9780191598890
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0198277717.003.0007
Subject:
Political Science, International Relations and Politics

The doctrine of the equality of sovereign states is one of the central postulates in the theory and practice of international law and international relations in the contemporary world. Grotius's ... More


‘The fear of universal monarchy’: Balance of Power as an Ordering Practice of Liberty

Richard Devetak

in Liberal World Orders

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
January 2014
ISBN:
9780197265529
eISBN:
9780191760334
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
British Academy
DOI:
10.5871/bacad/9780197265529.003.0007
Subject:
Political Science, International Relations and Politics

This chapter engages with debates in liberal political philosophy. It asserts that contemporary forms of liberalism have blinded us to alternative conceptions of liberty and seeks to recover a ... More


Absolute Misotheism I: Paganism, Radicalism, and Algernon Swinburne’s War Against God

Bernard Schweizer

in Hating God: The Untold Story of Misotheism

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
January 2011
ISBN:
9780199751389
eISBN:
9780199894864
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199751389.003.0002
Subject:
Religion, Philosophy of Religion

Algernon Swinburne is possibly the first unapologetic misotheist who did not choose self-censorship and concealment but rather boldly announced his hatred of God. This earned him much hostility in ... More


Pretest Sensitization 1

Robert E. Lana

in Artifacts in Behavioral Research: Robert Rosenthal and Ralph L. Rosnow's Classic Books

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
September 2009
ISBN:
9780195385540
eISBN:
9780199869824
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195385540.003.0004
Subject:
Psychology, Social Psychology

This chapter discusses research designs in which subjects are measured on the dependent variable before and after the treatment has been implemented, and the concern is that pretest measurement may ... More


Digging Still Deeper for Firm Ground

William J. Abraham

in Canon and Criterion in Christian Theology: From the Fathers to Feminism

Published in print:
2002
Published Online:
November 2003
ISBN:
9780199250035
eISBN:
9780191600388
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0199250030.003.0015
Subject:
Religion, Theology

A fresh outburst of Liberal Protestantism represented by the work of Schubert Ogden in the middle of the twentieth century exposed afresh the captivity of Protestantism to epistemology. Reworking the ... More


Democratic Peacebuilding and its Alternatives: A New Approach for Sustainable Peace?

Richard J. Ponzio

in Democratic Peacebuilding: Aiding Afghanistan and other Fragile States

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
May 2011
ISBN:
9780199594955
eISBN:
9780191725562
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199594955.003.0006
Subject:
Political Science, International Relations and Politics, Political Theory

Chapter 5 critiques the weaknesses of the mainstream democratic reconstruction model (DRM) for international peacebuilding, as well as alternatives such as institutionalization before liberalization ... More


Controlling for covariates

Myoung-Jae Lee

in Micro-Econometrics for Policy, Program and Treatment Effects

Published in print:
2005
Published Online:
February 2006
ISBN:
9780199267699
eISBN:
9780191603044
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0199267693.003.0003
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Econometrics

In finding a treatment (d) effect on a response variable (y) with observational data, the control group with d = 0 (or C group) may be different from the treatment group with d = 1 (or T group) in ... More


Eternal Creation

Paul Helm

in Eternal God: A Study of God without Time

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
January 2011
ISBN:
9780199590391
eISBN:
9780191595516
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199590391.003.0013
Subject:
Philosophy, Philosophy of Religion, Metaphysics/Epistemology

This chapter and the next are concerned with the idea of God as the timeless cause of the creation. In what sense is there a beginning of creation? God does not exist (temporally) the creation, but ... More


Temporal Adverbials and Quantifiers

Ernest Lepore and Kirk Ludwig

in Donald Davidson's Truth-Theoretic Semantics

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
May 2008
ISBN:
9780199290932
eISBN:
9780191710445
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199290932.003.0010
Subject:
Philosophy, Philosophy of Language

This chapter discusses relational temporal adverbs and adverbials, the interaction of tense with ‘before’ and ‘after’, temporal quantifiers, habitual sentences, and frequency adverbs, and the ... More


A Foolish, Passionate Man: Margot Ruddock and Ethel Mannin

Joseph M. Hassett

in W.B. Yeats and the Muses

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
September 2010
ISBN:
9780199582907
eISBN:
9780191723216
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199582907.003.0008
Subject:
Literature, Poetry, 20th-century and Contemporary Literature

Yeats's poetic engine could run on fumes for only so long. In April 1934, feeling that ‘he had lost all inspiration,’ Yeats dramatically evidenced his conviction of the erotic element in creativity ... More


Plus ça change

Henry Plotkin

in Evolutionary Worlds without End

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
September 2010
ISBN:
9780199544950
eISBN:
9780191594366
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199544950.003.002
Subject:
Psychology, Social Psychology, Evolutionary Psychology

Whether everything changes or whether everything stays the same is one of the key issues in the history of philosophy The philosophy of change from Heraclitus to Kant is briefly described. The ... More


International Administration and Moves Towards Final Status

Marc Weller

in Contested Statehood: Kosovo's Struggle for Independence

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
May 2009
ISBN:
9780199566167
eISBN:
9780191705373
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199566167.003.0011
Subject:
Law, Public International Law

In compliance with Resolution 1244 (1999), Kosovo was placed under international administration, and the constitutional framework of 15 May 2000 provided for conditional self-government. Kosovo-wide ... More


Cabala, the Freemasons, and the Trials of Brother F. K.

June O. Leavitt

in The Mystical Life of Franz Kafka: Theosophy, Cabala, and the Modern Spiritual Revival

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
January 2012
ISBN:
9780199827831
eISBN:
9780199919444
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199827831.003.0015
Subject:
Religion, Religion and Literature

Ever since Martin Buber and Gershom Scholem argued that the worldview of The Trial was cabalistic, many Jewish scholars have tried to expand upon their theories. In contrast to the prevailing trend, ... More


Human Rights and Non-discrimination in the 'War on Terror'

Daniel Moeckli

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
January 2009
ISBN:
9780199239801
eISBN:
9780191716829
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199239801.001.0001
Subject:
Law, Human Rights and Immigration, Public International Law

In the post-September 11th era, liberal democracies face the question of whether, and if so to what extent, they should change the relationship between liberty and security. This book explores how ... More


The Before and After

Ursula Coope

in Time for Aristotle: Physics IV. 10-14

Published in print:
2005
Published Online:
February 2006
ISBN:
9780199247905
eISBN:
9780191603082
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0199247900.003.0005
Subject:
Philosophy, Ancient Philosophy

This chapter explains Aristotle’s notions of the before and after in time, in change, and in place. Aristotle says that the before and after is first of all in place; the before and after in change ... More


Wales and the Britons, 350-1064

T. M. Charles-Edwards

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
January 2013
ISBN:
9780198217312
eISBN:
9780191744778
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198217312.001.0001
Subject:
History, British and Irish Medieval History

This is a history of the Welsh in the centuries in which Wales acquired the shape it was to retain until the present day. In 350 what is now Wales was just one part of Roman Britain: contemporaries ... More


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