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Hatred's Double Face

Daniel Karlin

in Browning's Hatreds

Published in print:
1993
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198112297
eISBN:
9780191670756
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198112297.003.0008
Subject:
Literature, 19th-century and Victorian Literature, Poetry

This chapter discusses Browning's dualism, which has often been remarked upon. Browning can be described as a writer obsessed as much as Blake with contraries, and he sees such contraries as ... More


Pointy Penises, Fashion Crimes, and Hysterical Mollies: The Pederastsʼ Inversions

Vernon A. Rosario

in Homosexuality in Modern France

Published in print:
1996
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780195093032
eISBN:
9780199854493
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195093032.003.0008
Subject:
History, European Modern History

This chapter examines cases contrary sexual sensation or “inversion of the genital sense” reported in France during the 18th century. Male subjects with this condition presented desire for seeing ... More


Recidivist Beliefs and Desires

Denise Meyerson

in False Consciousness

Published in print:
1991
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198248194
eISBN:
9780191681073
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198248194.003.0006
Subject:
Philosophy, Political Philosophy

According to Marx, the only way to get rid of ideological illusions is to be rid of the social circumstances which generate them. Ideological beliefs can survive the impact of recognized contrary ... More


Realism and Truth

Paul Horwich

in From a Deflationary Point of View

Published in print:
2005
Published Online:
April 2005
ISBN:
9780199251261
eISBN:
9780191602252
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0199251266.003.0003
Subject:
Philosophy, Metaphysics/Epistemology

This essay argues that the problems of truth and realism are independent of one another. Impressions to the contrary stem from the fact that realist and anti-realist positions must be formulated with ... More


Chapter 14: Contrary Beliefs

C. W. A. Whitaker

in Aristotle's De Interpretatione: Contradiction and Dialectic

Published in print:
2002
Published Online:
November 2003
ISBN:
9780199254194
eISBN:
9780191598654
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0199254192.003.0015
Subject:
Philosophy, Ancient Philosophy

The investigation of contradictory pairs has so far dealt only with assertions. Now we see the study turn to the relation between utterances and thoughts, established in Ch. 1. Aristotle questions ... More


The Next Principle’ The Next Principle’ Metaphysics A 3–4, 984b8–985b22

Gâbor Betegh

in Aristotle's Metaphysics Alpha: Symposium Aristotelicum

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
January 2013
ISBN:
9780199639984
eISBN:
9780191743337
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199639984.003.0004
Subject:
Philosophy, Ancient Philosophy, Metaphysics/Epistemology

This chapter examines the way Aristotle describes in A 3–4 (984b8–985a29) the reasons and motivations, which, on his interpretation, lead his predecessors to introduce a new type of principle that ... More


‘I have Writ, I have Acted, I have Peace’

Christopher Rowland

in Radical Christian Voices and Practice: Essays in Honour of Christopher Rowland

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
May 2012
ISBN:
9780199599776
eISBN:
9780191738340
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199599776.003.0017
Subject:
Religion, Biblical Studies, Theology

Radicalism is at the heart of Christianity’s foundational documents in the New Testament. This chapter is an attempt to embrace the various contributions to the subject contained in this book. First, ... More


Fighting Words: Antithesis in Philip Sidney’s Arcadia

Colleen Ruth Rosenfeld

in Indecorous Thinking: Figures of Speech in Early Modern Poetics

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
May 2018
ISBN:
9780823277919
eISBN:
9780823280667
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Fordham University Press
DOI:
10.5422/fordham/9780823277919.003.0006
Subject:
Literature, 16th-century and Renaissance Literature

In Direction for Speech and Style (1601), John Hoskyns described the balancing of contraries characteristic of the figure of antithesis as a battle that takes place in language between words rather ... More


Introduction

Christopher Alan Reynolds

in Wagner, Schumann, and the Lessons of Beethoven's Ninth

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
September 2015
ISBN:
9780520285569
eISBN:
9780520960978
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520285569.003.0001
Subject:
Music, History, Western

This introduction establishes the importance of two musical concepts to Wagner and Schumann—contrary motion and thematic dispersion—both of which were influenced by the composers’ understanding of ... More


Does It Matter? Material Nature and Vital Heat in Aristotle’s Biology

Adriel M. Trott

in Contemporary Encounters with Ancient Metaphysics

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
January 2018
ISBN:
9781474412094
eISBN:
9781474434966
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9781474412094.003.0009
Subject:
Philosophy, Metaphysics/Epistemology

Adriel M. Trott’s “Does It Matter? Material Nature and Vital Heat in Aristotle’s Biology” questions whether the difference between form and material in Aristotle is itself a formal or material ... More


Uncertain Labor: Conception and the Problem of Productivity

Samantha Katz Seal

in Father Chaucer: Generating Authority in The Canterbury Tales

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
November 2019
ISBN:
9780198832386
eISBN:
9780191883385
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198832386.003.0003
Subject:
Literature, Early and Medieval Literature

Chapter 3 approaches reproduction from the medieval scientific perspective of two contraries coming together, with the active male spirit working upon the passive female matter. Analyzing the Second ... More


Bet You Didn’t Know I Did a Dissonance Study

Dan Batson

in Most Underappreciated: 50 Prominent Social Psychologists Describe Their Most Unloved Work

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
March 2015
ISBN:
9780199778188
eISBN:
9780190256043
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:osobl/9780199778188.003.0041
Subject:
Psychology, Social Psychology

Dan Batson reflects on his most underappreciated work: a paper entitled “Rational processing or rationalization? The effect of disconfirming information on a stated religious belief.” Published in ... More


Proverbs on the Path to the Absolute

Lydia Goehr

in Red Sea-Red Square-Red Thread: A Philosophical Detective Story

Published in print:
2022
Published Online:
February 2022
ISBN:
9780197572443
eISBN:
9780197572474
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780197572443.003.0015
Subject:
Philosophy, Aesthetics

Chapter 15 presents a philosophy of proverbial wisdom written into and out of the spirit of the dialectic. Its colors are black, white, and grey. The proverbial wisdom engages what the ancients ... More


Principles and Contraries: Physics I 5

Sylvain Delcomminette

in Aristotle's Physics Alpha: Symposium Aristotelicum

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
July 2019
ISBN:
9780198830993
eISBN:
9780191868948
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198830993.003.0006
Subject:
Philosophy, Ancient Philosophy, Philosophy of Religion

Contrary to readings that consider Physics I 5 as doxographical, this chapter argues that it is the first step of a constructive inquiry whose conclusions, paradoxical as they may seem, are never ... More


A Third and Underlying Principle: Physics I 6

Andreas Anagnostopoulos

in Aristotle's Physics Alpha: Symposium Aristotelicum

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
July 2019
ISBN:
9780198830993
eISBN:
9780191868948
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198830993.003.0007
Subject:
Philosophy, Ancient Philosophy, Philosophy of Religion

Physics I 6 addresses the question of the number of principles and motivates the need for an underlying principle in addition to the contrary ones argued for in chapter 5. Physics I 6 ends in aporia ... More


What Borderline Cases Cannot Be

Diana Raffman

in Oxford Studies in Philosophy of Language Volume 2

Published in print:
2022
Published Online:
March 2022
ISBN:
9780192844613
eISBN:
9780191933257
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780192844613.003.0005
Subject:
Philosophy, Philosophy of Language, Logic/Philosophy of Mathematics

Vague terms have unclear or “blurred” boundaries of application, where having blurred boundaries is taken to consist in having (possible) borderline cases. Borderline cases in turn are standardly ... More


The Normative Force of Unjustified Beliefs

Juan Comesaña

in Being Rational and Being Right

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
April 2020
ISBN:
9780198847717
eISBN:
9780191882388
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198847717.003.0007
Subject:
Philosophy, Metaphysics/Epistemology

The previous chapter argued that our evidence is constituted by those beliefs that are ultima facie justified by our experiences—but what about our unjustified beliefs? Do they have any justificatory ... More


Mixing and the Formation of Homoeomers in on Generation and Corruption 2. 7

Mary Krizan

in Oxford Studies in Ancient Philosophy, Volume 54

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
June 2018
ISBN:
9780198825128
eISBN:
9780191864681
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198825128.003.0006
Subject:
Philosophy, Ancient Philosophy

In On Generation and Corruption 1. 10 and 2. 7 Aristotle discusses mixing and mixtures. Recent scholars tend to read the two texts together, thus treating the production of homoeomers in GC 2. 7 as a ... More


Feelings That Matter

Annette C. Baier

in Reflections On How We Live

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
May 2015
ISBN:
9780199570362
eISBN:
9780191809842
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:osobl/9780199570362.003.0009
Subject:
Philosophy, Philosophy of Mind

This chapter describes the idea that emotions are reactions to a person's perceived matter of importance, whether good or ill. According to David Hume, passions are categorized into pleasant and ... More


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