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Religion and materialistmetaphysics: Some aspects of the debate about the resurrection of the body in eighteenth-century Britain

Udo Thiel

in Philosophy and Religion in Enlightenment Britain: New Case Studies

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
September 2012
ISBN:
9780199227044
eISBN:
9780191739309
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199227044.003.0006
Subject:
Philosophy, History of Philosophy, Philosophy of Religion

For materialists the issue of the afterlife relates entirely to the resurrection of the body. But as Joseph Priestley noted, after death ‘the body putrefies, and the parts that composed it are ... More


Writing Selves on Bodies

Valerie Anishchenkova

in Autobiographical Identities in Contemporary Arab Culture

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
May 2015
ISBN:
9780748643400
eISBN:
9781474406321
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9780748643400.003.0003
Subject:
Literature, World Literature

The particularities of cultural and ideological discourses in the Arab world, as well as traditional literary conventions, have informed a troubled relationship between Arab autobiographers and their ... More


Identity

Candida R. Moss

in Divine Bodies: Resurrecting Perfection in the New Testament and Early Christianity

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
September 2019
ISBN:
9780300179767
eISBN:
9780300187632
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Yale University Press
DOI:
10.12987/yale/9780300179767.003.0002
Subject:
Religion, Theology

The chapter uses the mark of the nails in the hands of the risen Jesus in John to investigate the question of identity and recognition in the resurrection. It asks which aspects of bodily identity ... More


Conclusion

Antonia Fitzpatrick

in Thomas Aquinas on Bodily Identity

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
November 2017
ISBN:
9780198790853
eISBN:
9780191833304
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198790853.003.0006
Subject:
History, History of Ideas

This Conclusion is intended as a straightforward recapitulation of the principal arguments of this study: that Aquinas’s thought on the composition of human nature and the body in particular cannot ... More


Identity: Being-in-the-World and Becoming

Meena Dhanda

in Philosophy for Girls: An Invitation to a Life of Thought

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
October 2020
ISBN:
9780190072919
eISBN:
9780190072957
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190072919.003.0002
Subject:
Philosophy, General

Three stories—of a blind photographer, a Jain monk, and a stockbroker with a kidney transplant, in a unique film The Ship of Theseus—frame several challenging puzzles about identity discussed in this ... More


Illegitimacy

Leo Bersani

in Thoughts and Things

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
September 2015
ISBN:
9780226206059
eISBN:
9780226206196
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226206196.003.0002
Subject:
Literature, Criticism/Theory

Through analyses of Jean Genet’s novel Our Lady of the Flowers, Pierre Bourdieu’s sociological theory, and Todd Haynes’s film Safe, this chapter investigates the desirability of our becoming ... More


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