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Critical History and the Supernatural

C. Stephen Evans

in The Historical Christ and the Jesus of Faith: The Incarnational Narrative as History

Published in print:
1996
Published Online:
November 2003
ISBN:
9780198263975
eISBN:
9780191600579
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/019826397X.003.0008
Subject:
Religion, Theology

A variation on the epistemological objection to special acts of God (miracles) investigated in the previous chapter is the claim that such acts cannot be recognized by anyone who is committed to ... More


The Historics of Johann Gustav Droysen

Frederick C. Beiser

in The German Historicist Tradition

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
January 2012
ISBN:
9780199691555
eISBN:
9780191731839
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199691555.003.0008
Subject:
Philosophy, History of Philosophy, Metaphysics/Epistemology

This chapter is an analysis of the historics of Johann Gustav Droysen. It considers several issues arising from his historics: the concept of historical explanation, the question of objectivity, the ... More


On Dialectical Interpretation

Andrew Cole

in The Birth of Theory

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
September 2014
ISBN:
9780226135397
eISBN:
9780226135564
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226135564.003.0006
Subject:
Literature, Criticism/Theory

This concluding chapter rewrites the history of Anglo-American criticism in its sweeping account of dialectical literary historicism—from Hegel and his contemporaries to the ... More


Disturbing Practices: History, Sexuality, and Women’s Experience of Modern War

Laura Doan

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
September 2013
ISBN:
9780226001586
eISBN:
9780226001753
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226001753.001.0001
Subject:
History, Social History

For decades, the history of sexuality has been a multidisciplinary project serving competing agendas. Lesbian, gay, and queer scholars have produced powerful narratives by tracing the homosexual or ... More


Deleuze's Untimely: Uses and Abuses in the Appropriation of Nietzsche

Jeffrey A. Bell and Claire Colebrook (eds)

in Deleuze and History

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
September 2012
ISBN:
9780748636082
eISBN:
9780748671748
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9780748636082.003.0010
Subject:
Philosophy, History of Philosophy

This chapter explores the expression of Friedrich Wilhelm Nietzsche's untimely within a Deleuzian philosophy of history. Gilles Deleuze's use of the untimely appeared to be not only a departure but a ... More


Thrice Told: Narratives of Sociology's Relation to Social Work

Patricia Lengermann and Gillian Niebrugge

in Sociology in America: A History

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
February 2013
ISBN:
9780226090948
eISBN:
9780226090962
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226090962.003.0003
Subject:
Sociology, Comparative and Historical Sociology

There are three narratives of the relation of sociology to social work: a natural history, a social history, and a critical history. These stories are told by sociologists, historians of social ... More


An Introduction to a Critical History of Psychology in Education

Jack Martin and Ann-Marie McLellan

in The Education of Selves: How Psychology Transformed Students

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
January 2013
ISBN:
9780199913671
eISBN:
9780199315949
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199913671.003.0001
Subject:
Psychology, Social Psychology

This chapter sets the stage for the ways in which disciplinary psychology transformed students during the last half of the twentieth century. The traditional approach to psychological science is ... More


Philosophy’s Work

Rocío Zambrana

in Hegel'S theory of Intelligibility

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
May 2016
ISBN:
9780226280110
eISBN:
9780226280257
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226280257.003.0009
Subject:
Philosophy, Metaphysics/Epistemology

The book ends with a discussion of the three syllogisms of philosophy with which the Encyclopedia of the Philosophical Sciences comes to a close. The Conclusion argues that the syllogisms of ... More


Introduction

David Bevington

in Murder Most Foul: Hamlet Through the Ages

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
January 2012
ISBN:
9780199599103
eISBN:
9780191731501
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199599103.003.0001
Subject:
Literature, Shakespeare Studies, Film, Media, and Cultural Studies

This chapter provides an introduction to Hamlet's history — its critical history, performance history, in film, in television, publishing, and history.


Finding Critical History

Joan Wallach Scott

in Becoming Historians

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
March 2013
ISBN:
9780226036564
eISBN:
9780226036595
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226036595.003.0002
Subject:
History, Historiography

This chapter presents historian Joan Wallach Scott's memoirs, which trace how she became interested in critical history. Scott was not very much interested as a young student, but it was inevitable ... More


How the Qur’an Has Been Read So Far: A Sketch of Research

Angelika Neuwirth

in The Qur'an and Late Antiquity: A Shared Heritage

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
March 2019
ISBN:
9780199928958
eISBN:
9780190921316
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780199928958.003.0002
Subject:
Classical Studies, Ancient Religions, Asian and Middle Eastern History: BCE to 500CE

A sketch of the previous research on the Qur’an is provided in detail. The overview of approaches and results in Western research goes back to the nineteenth century, following the story of Qur’an ... More


History, Cosmos, Mind, and (Not Quite) Everything

Will D. Desmond

in Hegel's Antiquity

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
August 2020
ISBN:
9780198839064
eISBN:
9780191874925
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198839064.003.0006
Subject:
Classical Studies, Ancient Greek, Roman, and Early Christian Philosophy, Literary Studies: Classical, Early, and Medieval

Hegel’s Lectures on the Philosophy of History explore the legacies of ancient history and historiography, at the levels of both theory and empirical detail. Their threefold typology of histories into ... More


Thinking Geologically after Nietzsche

David Wood

in Deep Time, Dark Times: On Being Geologically Human

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
September 2019
ISBN:
9780823281367
eISBN:
9780823286010
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Fordham University Press
DOI:
10.5422/fordham/9780823281367.003.0004
Subject:
Philosophy, Philosophy of Science

Being geologically human is the name of a question: what could it mean to understand ourselves as the products of historical, evolutionary, and geological processes? A lot hangs on how we take up the ... More


The Different Faces of History in Postindustrial Landscapes

Jozef Keulartz

in Restoring Layered Landscapes: History, Ecology, and Culture

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
November 2015
ISBN:
9780190240318
eISBN:
9780190240349
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780190240318.003.0003
Subject:
Philosophy, General

In order to highlight the role and significance of human history in restoring layered landscapes where natural and human histories are closely intertwined this chapter makes use of Friedrich ... More


Introduction: Sentencing Orlando

Elsa Högberg and Amy Bromley

in Sentencing Orlando: Virginia Woolf and the Morphology of the Modernist Sentence

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
September 2018
ISBN:
9781474414609
eISBN:
9781474444989
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9781474414609.003.0001
Subject:
Literature, 20th-century Literature and Modernism

The introduction advocates for a focus on individual sentences as a fruitful way to read Woolf. It contextualises this approach by outlining the critical history of Orlando, and discusses Woolf’s ... More


War and the Republic

Stéphane Audoin-Rouzeau

in The French Republic: History, Values, Debates

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
August 2016
ISBN:
9780801449017
eISBN:
9780801460647
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Cornell University Press
DOI:
10.7591/cornell/9780801449017.003.0007
Subject:
History, European Modern History

This chapter discusses the influences of war on the French Republic. It argues that the Republic originated in war, which then shaped the representations and practices of the res publica. In ... More


Introduction

Pablo Kalmanovitz

in The Laws of War in International Thought

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
October 2020
ISBN:
9780198790259
eISBN:
9780191831577
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198790259.003.0001
Subject:
Law, Legal History

The Introduction situates the book within current debates in the historiography of international law. While the book’s sources are examined in their historical context, contextualist approaches to ... More


Contingency in International Legal History: Why Now?

Genevieve Renard Painter

in Contingency in International Law: On the Possibility of Different Legal Histories

Published in print:
2021
Published Online:
September 2021
ISBN:
9780192898036
eISBN:
9780191924484
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780192898036.003.0003
Subject:
Law, Public International Law

Why are international legal scholars abandoning international law’s structuralism and searching for contingent pasts and plural futures? And why now? I use a revisionist history of the Haudenosaunee ... More


Introduction: Beastmode

Derek J. Thiess

in Sport and Monstrosity in Science Fiction

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
January 2020
ISBN:
9781786942227
eISBN:
9781789623789
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Discontinued
DOI:
10.3828/liverpool/9781786942227.003.0001
Subject:
Literature, 20th-century and Contemporary Literature

The introduction presents the central thesis of the text that there is an important connection between the study of science fiction and that of sport. No unlike the marginalization of science fiction ... More


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