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Feminine Discourse in Roman Comedy: On Echoes and Voices

Dorota M. Dutsch

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
September 2008
ISBN:
9780199533381
eISBN:
9780191714757
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199533381.001.0001
Subject:
Classical Studies, Literary Studies: Classical, Early, and Medieval

Ancient scholiasts and modern scholars have long been aware of a specialized feminine vocabulary (terms of endearment, a special word for ‘please’, and interjections) used by the authors of Roman ... More


Father Tongue, Mother Tongue: The Back‐Story and the Forth‐Story

Dorota M. Dutsch

in Feminine Discourse in Roman Comedy: On Echoes and Voices

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
September 2008
ISBN:
9780199533381
eISBN:
9780191714757
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199533381.003.0005
Subject:
Classical Studies, Literary Studies: Classical, Early, and Medieval

Efforts to separate the speech of ‘the man himself’ from that of ‘unmanly’ others are implied in ancient rhetorical and philosophical treatises. This chapter traces such efforts from Donatus, through ... More


Between Chora and the Good: Metaphor's Metaphysical Neighborhood

Charles P. Bigger

Published in print:
2004
Published Online:
March 2011
ISBN:
9780823223503
eISBN:
9780823235117
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Fordham University Press
DOI:
10.5422/fso/9780823223503.001.0001
Subject:
Philosophy, Philosophy of Religion

Plato's chora as developed in the Timaeus is a creative matrix in which things arise and stand out in response to the lure of the Good. Chora is paired with the Good, its polar ... More


Gendering Time in Augustan Love Elegy

Hunter H. Gardner

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
May 2013
ISBN:
9780199652396
eISBN:
9780191745782
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199652396.001.0001
Subject:
Classical Studies, Poetry and Poets: Classical, Early, and Medieval

This project examines how and why time is gendered in Latin love elegy, so that it appears to affect men and women differently. Drawing on recent efforts to situate the elegies of Propertius, ... More


Reimagining Cosmology

Suzi Adams

in Castoriadis's Ontology: Being and Creation

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
January 2012
ISBN:
9780823234585
eISBN:
9780823240739
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Fordham University Press
DOI:
10.5422/fordham/9780823234585.003.0009
Subject:
Philosophy, General

Castoriadis's reflections on cosmology emerge from his argument that time and creation are interrelated. Through an elucidation of the overarching meaning of time, he looks to articulate ... More


The Receptacle

Charles P. Bigger

in Between Chora and the Good: Metaphor's Metaphysical Neighborhood

Published in print:
2004
Published Online:
March 2011
ISBN:
9780823223503
eISBN:
9780823235117
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Fordham University Press
DOI:
10.5422/fso/9780823223503.003.0016
Subject:
Philosophy, Philosophy of Religion

This chapter examines the views of Jacques Derrida on the concept of chora. Derrida approaches chora from the perspective of apophatic theologies in which every attributive ... More


Introduction

Charles P. Bigger

in Between Chora and the Good: Metaphor's Metaphysical Neighborhood

Published in print:
2004
Published Online:
March 2011
ISBN:
9780823223503
eISBN:
9780823235117
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Fordham University Press
DOI:
10.5422/fso/9780823223503.003.0001
Subject:
Philosophy, Philosophy of Religion

This introductory chapter explains the coverage of this book, which is about the philosopher Plato's concept of chora and its relation with the Good. Chora was developed and ... More


The Place of Metaphor

Charles P. Bigger

in Between Chora and the Good: Metaphor's Metaphysical Neighborhood

Published in print:
2004
Published Online:
March 2011
ISBN:
9780823223503
eISBN:
9780823235117
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Fordham University Press
DOI:
10.5422/fso/9780823223503.003.0002
Subject:
Philosophy, Philosophy of Religion

This chapter examines the place of metaphor in Plato's concept of space and time granting the hypodoche/chora matrix and the Good. It suggests that through participation's ... More


The Matrix

Charles P. Bigger

in Between Chora and the Good: Metaphor's Metaphysical Neighborhood

Published in print:
2004
Published Online:
March 2011
ISBN:
9780823223503
eISBN:
9780823235117
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Fordham University Press
DOI:
10.5422/fso/9780823223503.003.0003
Subject:
Philosophy, Philosophy of Religion

This chapter examines the concept of Plato's matrix in relation to the chora and the Good. It explains that Plato identifies the receptacle's primordial contents with shape, ... More


"To the Things Themselves"

Charles P. Bigger

in Between Chora and the Good: Metaphor's Metaphysical Neighborhood

Published in print:
2004
Published Online:
March 2011
ISBN:
9780823223503
eISBN:
9780823235117
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Fordham University Press
DOI:
10.5422/fso/9780823223503.003.0009
Subject:
Philosophy, Philosophy of Religion

This chapter analyzes metaphor in the Platonic context where the Good is supreme and not Being. It explains that Being has truth, and not existence, as its primary sense. It ... More


Theogony (Θεογονία‎): Godhead and God

Ray L. Hart

in God Being Nothing: Toward a Theogony

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
January 2017
ISBN:
9780226359625
eISBN:
9780226359762
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226359762.003.0003
Subject:
Religion, Philosophy of Religion

Theogony addresses primordial Godhead vis-à-vis God-aborning: that is, how God is eternally in process of self-creation, understood as a self-relation. The doctrine of Trinity arose in Christianity ... More


Of Determination-in-the-last-instance as Destruction of the Principle of Sufficient Determination

in Theory of Identities

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
January 2017
ISBN:
9780231168946
eISBN:
9780231541459
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Columbia University Press
DOI:
10.7312/columbia/9780231168946.003.0003
Subject:
Philosophy, Metaphysics/Epistemology

This brief chapter focuses on the notions of “determination” and “the determined” as philosophy has understood them, and explains why for non-philosophy the determined precedes determination. It goes ... More


Hospitality of the Matrix: Philosophy, Biomedicine, and Culture

Irina Aristarkhova

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
November 2015
ISBN:
9780231159296
eISBN:
9780231504089
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Columbia University Press
DOI:
10.7312/columbia/9780231159296.001.0001
Subject:
Philosophy, General

The question “Where do we come from?” has fascinated philosophers, scientists, and artists for generations. This book reorients the question of the matrix as a place where everything comes from ... More


The Errant Feminine in Plato’s Timaeus

Emanuela Bianchi

in The Feminine Symptom: Aleatory Matter in the Aristotelian Cosmos

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
May 2015
ISBN:
9780823262182
eISBN:
9780823266449
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Fordham University Press
DOI:
10.5422/fordham/9780823262182.003.0004
Subject:
Philosophy, Feminist Philosophy

This chapter returns to Plato’s Timaeus as the cosmological precursor of Aristotle’s natural philosophy. It focuses on the central part of the dialogue, where a “third kind” or “errant cause” is ... More


Mystical Gibberish or Renegade Discourse?: Poetic Language According to Orlando

Christopher Brown

in Interdisciplinary/Multidisciplinary Woolf

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
January 2016
ISBN:
9780989082624
eISBN:
9781781384961
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Liverpool University Press
DOI:
10.5949/liverpool/9780989082624.003.0025
Subject:
Literature, Poetry

This chapter explores how Virginia Woolf's Orlando refigures adult subjectivity by restoring the fluid dynamics of the semiotic chora to relationships, thus moving away from the patriarchal ordering ... More


Derrida and Messianic Atheism

Richard Kearney

in The Trace of God: Derrida and Religion

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
May 2015
ISBN:
9780823262090
eISBN:
9780823266388
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Fordham University Press
DOI:
10.5422/fordham/9780823262090.003.0011
Subject:
Religion, Philosophy of Religion

This essay addresses the question of Derrida's messianic atheism. It begins with a discussion of Derrida's development of Levinas's ethical understanding of atheism as a specifically Jewish ... More


. Father in Crisis, Mother Rises?: . The Choric Fantasy

Inez Van Der Spek

in Alien Plots: Female Subjectivity and the Divine in the Light of James Tiptree's 'a Momentary Taste of Being'

Published in print:
2000
Published Online:
May 2014
ISBN:
9780853238140
eISBN:
9781781380444
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Liverpool University Press
DOI:
10.5949/liverpool/9780853238140.003.0004
Subject:
Literature, Criticism/Theory

In her book The Mother/Daughter Plot, Marianne Hirsch investigates the divergent versions of the family romance that surface in female-authored novels by focusing on the relation between mothers and ... More


The Waiting Game

Hunter H. Gardner

in Gendering Time in Augustan Love Elegy

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
May 2013
ISBN:
9780199652396
eISBN:
9780191745782
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199652396.003.0006
Subject:
Classical Studies, Poetry and Poets: Classical, Early, and Medieval

This chapter initiates part two and shifts the focus of the book from the self-fashioning of the amator to examine the generic qualities of the courtesan-puella. Through analysis of the temporal ... More


Hidden Wisdom: A Theology of Presence and Place

Paul S. Fiddes

in Seeing the World and Knowing God: Hebrew Wisdom and Christian Doctrine in a Late-Modern Context

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
September 2013
ISBN:
9780199644100
eISBN:
9780191760211
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199644100.003.0007
Subject:
Religion, Theology, Philosophy of Religion

The late-modern objection to a dominating subject can be re-cast as the problem of presence, any forcing of the presence of the human self and an omnipresent God on the world. Nevertheless, the ... More


Medieval Theology IV: The Trinity

Thomas Nail

in Being and Motion

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
December 2018
ISBN:
9780190908904
eISBN:
9780190908942
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190908904.003.0030
Subject:
Political Science, Political Theory, International Relations and Politics

In this chapter, we turn to an analysis of the coexistence of relational, external, and internal motion in the doctrine of the Trinity. The theological doctrine of the Trinity was by far one of the ... More


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