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THE SUBJECT OF MORAL PHILOSOPHY, WITH POSTSCRIPT 2007

Margaret Urban Walker

in Moral Understandings: A Feminist Study in Ethics

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
September 2007
ISBN:
9780195315394
eISBN:
9780199872053
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195315394.003.0001
Subject:
Philosophy, Feminist Philosophy

This chapter claims that the subject matter of moral theory is morality, and that morality is a socially embodied medium of understanding and negotiation over responsibility for things open to human ... More


Eliade and Ionesco in the Post–World War II Years: Questions of Identity in Exile

Matei Calinescu†

in Hermeneutics, Politics, and the History of Religions: The Contested Legacies of Joachim Wach and Mircea Eliade

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
May 2010
ISBN:
9780195394337
eISBN:
9780199777358
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195394337.003.0005
Subject:
Religion, Theology

Calinescu argues that Eliade saw himself as a Romanian scholar and writer in exile, in contrast with Ionesco, who adopted a French linguistic and literary identity. Ionesco, an adversary of the ... More


Let Us Remember…Early Days

David Manning

in Vaughan Williams on Music

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780195182392
eISBN:
9780199851485
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195182392.003.0053
Subject:
Music, History, Western

This book describes early reactions to folk songs through John Stainer and Henry Ramsden Bramley's Christmas Carols New and Old. Stainer and Bramley's book contained some pretty poor stuff; ... More


Topsy-Turvy: Separate Paths Since the Early 1970s

Philip Lambert

in To Broadway, To Life!: The Musical Theater of Bock and Harnick

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
January 2011
ISBN:
9780195390070
eISBN:
9780199863570
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195390070.003.0009
Subject:
Music, Theory, Analysis, Composition, Popular

This final chapter surveys the separate professional lives of Bock and Harnick since their partnership dissolved in the early 1970s. Jerry Bock has worked as his own lyricist and written songs for ... More


Arthur Somervell

David Manning

in Vaughan Williams on Music

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780195182392
eISBN:
9780199851485
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195182392.003.0049
Subject:
Music, History, Western

Arthur Somervell was one of the first products of the contention that the musician's art should be the consummation of a liberal education, which Somervell obtained at Uppingham School and King's ... More


Translating Durkheim on Religion: What Teachers and Students Should Know

Karen E. Fields

in Teaching Durkheim

Published in print:
2005
Published Online:
February 2006
ISBN:
9780195165272
eISBN:
9780199784554
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0195165276.003.0004
Subject:
Religion, Religion and Society

A gap exists between Durkheim's original text and the translated English. The phrase “does not exist” (n'existe pas) as a translation doesn't quite have the same meaning as the French original. ... More


Heritage Dickens; or, Culture and the Commodity

Juliet John

in Dickens and Mass Culture

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
January 2011
ISBN:
9780199257928
eISBN:
9780191594854
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199257928.003.0009
Subject:
Literature, 19th-century and Victorian Literature, Film, Media, and Cultural Studies

This chapter analyses the relationship between Dickens's heritage identity and the heritage industry, exploring the tensions in that industry between its promotion of an anti‐materialist ideal of ... More


 The Ethics of Care as Moral Theory

Virginia Held

in The Ethics of Care: Personal, Political, and Global

Published in print:
2005
Published Online:
February 2006
ISBN:
9780195180992
eISBN:
9780199785957
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0195180992.003.0002
Subject:
Philosophy, Moral Philosophy

The ethics of care is a distinct moral theory, not merely a concern that can be added on to or included within the most influential moral theories such as Kantian morality, utilitarianism, or virtue ... More


Feminists Taking Soap Opera Seriously: The Work of Carol Lopate, Michèle Mattelart, and Tania Modleski

Charlotte Brunsdon

in The Feminist, the Housewife, and the Soap Opera

Published in print:
2000
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198159803
eISBN:
9780191673702
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198159803.003.0004
Subject:
Literature, Film, Media, and Cultural Studies

This chapter examines the language and concerns of three pioneering 1970s feminist commentators on soap opera. It suggests that the continuities between the work of the 1940s and the 1970s are ... More


A Place Apart: The “New Ghetto” and the “Old Neighborhood”

Benjamin Looker

in A Nation of Neighborhoods: Imagining Cities, Communities, and Democracy in Postwar America

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
May 2016
ISBN:
9780226073989
eISBN:
9780226290454
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226290454.003.0005
Subject:
Society and Culture, Cultural Studies

Amid mounting public concern over the nation's simmering “urban crisis,” journalists, social scientists, and critics struggled to determine the relevance of received notions of neighborhood functions ... More


Listening with Emotion: How Our Emotions Help Us to Understand Music

Jenefer Robinson

in Deeper than Reason: Emotion and its Role in Literature, Music, and Art

Published in print:
2005
Published Online:
February 2006
ISBN:
9780199263653
eISBN:
9780191603211
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0199263655.003.0012
Subject:
Philosophy, Aesthetics

Leonard Meyer thinks that when we listen to tonal music, it is entirely appropriate to respond with emotion to the unfolding structure of a piece. Indeed, if we are surprised by the sudden key ... More


Christmas Carols

Barry Cooper

in Christmas, Ideology and Popular Culture

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780748628087
eISBN:
9780748653065
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9780748628087.003.0006
Subject:
Society and Culture, Cultural Studies

This chapter argues that a Christmas without Christ is, surely, ‘a celebration without meaning’. The ‘Christmas carols’ of today are of extremely varied origin, both geographically and ... More


Connections with Care Ethics and Romanticism

Micheal Slote

in The Impossibility of Perfection: Aristotle, Feminism, and the Complexities of Ethics

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
January 2012
ISBN:
9780199790821
eISBN:
9780199919185
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199790821.003.0006
Subject:
Philosophy, Moral Philosophy

There seems to be a tension between the present book and care ethics, as practiced by the present author and others. Care ethics privileges thinking traditionally associated with women, but the ... More


Conclusion: Purgatory Redux

Diana Walsh Pasulka

in Heaven Can Wait: Purgatory in Catholic Devotional and Popular Culture

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
November 2014
ISBN:
9780195382020
eISBN:
9780190206826
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195382020.003.0007
Subject:
Religion, Religion and Society

The conclusion addresses the current status of devotions to the holy souls in purgatory and relates how representations of purgatory are ubiquitous in popular culture, while the devotions to the ... More


Adopting, Adapting and Appropriating in the cines con niño: Un rayo de luz and El viaje de Carol

Erin K. Hogan

in The Two cines con niño: Genre and the Child Protagonist in Over Fifty Years of Spanish Film (1955-2010)

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
May 2019
ISBN:
9781474436113
eISBN:
9781474453622
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9781474436113.003.0005
Subject:
Film, Television and Radio, Film

Chapter Four marks the shift from appropriative and carnivalesque ventriloquism among characters in the cine con niño to the ventriloqual mode on the level of genre across the two cines con niño. The ... More


The Street, 1956

Ethan Mordden

in Coming up Roses: The Broadway Musical in the 1950s

Published in print:
2000
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780195140583
eISBN:
9780199848867
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195140583.003.0009
Subject:
Music, Popular

The problem with The Vamp (1955) was not Carol Channing. In fact, in this era, the problem with star vehicles was never the star. While Channing won unqualified raves, the musical itself was ... More


Dickens’s spectres: sight, money, and reading the ghost story

Andrew Smith

in The Ghost Story, 1840–1920: A Cultural History

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
July 2012
ISBN:
9780719074462
eISBN:
9781781700006
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9780719074462.003.0003
Subject:
Literature, 19th-century and Victorian Literature

This chapter summarises Charles Dickens's view of the ghost story. It presents some close readings of A Christmas Carol, ‘The Signalman’ and ‘A December Vision’. In A Christmas Carol, Dickens uses ... More


Daughters of the house: the adolescent girl and the nation

Elleke Boehmer

in Stories of Women: Gender and Narrative in the Postcolonial Nation

Published in print:
2005
Published Online:
July 2012
ISBN:
9780719068782
eISBN:
9781781701898
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9780719068782.003.0007
Subject:
Literature, World Literature

This chapter examines how three very different post-colonial women writers have written themselves into the national family script, or redrafted the daughter's relationship to the national father. ... More


Christmas, Ideology and Popular Culture

Sheila Whiteley

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780748628087
eISBN:
9780748653065
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9780748628087.001.0001
Subject:
Society and Culture, Cultural Studies

How do we understand Christmas? What does it mean? This book is a lively introduction to the study of popular culture through one central case study. It explores the cultural, social, and historical ... More


Portia Redux: Another Look at Gender, Feminism, and Legal Ethics 1

Carrie Menkel-Meadow

in Legal Ethics and Legal Practice: Contemporary Issues

Published in print:
1996
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780198259459
eISBN:
9780191681950
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198259459.003.0003
Subject:
Law, Legal Profession and Ethics

In 1985 the author wrote an article entitled, ‘Portia In A Different Voice: Speculations on a Women's Lawyering Process’, which explored how gender differences might effect the ways in which lawyers ... More


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