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 Knowing and Naming in Theology and Science

Gloria L. Schaab

in Creative Suffering of the Triune God: An Evolutionary Theology

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
September 2007
ISBN:
9780195329124
eISBN:
9780199785711
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195329124.003.0004
Subject:
Religion, Theology

Chapter 3 addresses the question of how theology in dialogue with science authentically expresses insights concerning the ineffable mystery of God and suffering. Because neither science nor theology ... More


Qualitative Methods for Practice Research

Jeffrey Longhofer, Jerry Floersch, and Janet Hoy

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
September 2012
ISBN:
9780195398472
eISBN:
9780199979325
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195398472.001.0001
Subject:
Social Work, Research and Evaluation

Qualitative methods have become increasingly popular among researchers in the professions: social work, nursing, education, business, computer science, and occupational therapy. And while many ... More


Perception, Imagination, and Demonstrative Reference: A Sellarsian Account

Paul Coates

in Empiricism, Perceptual Knowledge, Normativity, and Realism: Essays on Wilfrid Sellars

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
February 2010
ISBN:
9780199573301
eISBN:
9780191722172
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199573301.003.0004
Subject:
Philosophy, Philosophy of Mind, Metaphysics/Epistemology

In an important late essay, ‘The Role of the Imagination in Kant's Theory of Experience’, Sellars brings together ideas about the complex nature of perceptual consciousness and the content of ... More


Professional Realism, 1912–1956

Bruce Kuklick

in A History of Philosophy in America: 1720-2000

Published in print:
2003
Published Online:
November 2003
ISBN:
9780199260164
eISBN:
9780191597893
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0199260168.003.0011
Subject:
Philosophy, History of Philosophy

Of equal importance as the development of pragmatism and instrumentalism, although more narrowly and professionally focused, was the development of realism, a view that argued for the independent ... More


Engaged Scholarship and Critical Realism

Jeffrey Longhofer, Jerry Floersch, and Janet Hoy

in Qualitative Methods for Practice Research

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
September 2012
ISBN:
9780195398472
eISBN:
9780199979325
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195398472.003.0002
Subject:
Social Work, Research and Evaluation

Critical realism is a philosophy of social science that uniquely frames practice problems within complex open systems. Practitioners are discouraged from research that attempts to predict outcomes by ... More


But Did It Really Happen?: Frei and the Challenges of Critical Realism and Historical Reference

Jason A. Springs

in Toward a Generous Orthodoxy: Prospects for Hans Frei's Postliberal Theology

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
September 2010
ISBN:
9780195395044
eISBN:
9780199866243
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Discontinued
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195395044.003.0004
Subject:
Religion, Theology

The first part of chapter 4 addresses several of the most pressing critical challenges to Frei's work leveled by evangelical theologians. The first is that he forgoes all concern for whether or not ... More


The Realist Dilemma: Politics and the Limits of Theory

Daniel J. Levine

in Recovering International Relations: The Promise of Sustainable Critique

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
January 2013
ISBN:
9780199916061
eISBN:
9780199980246
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199916061.003.0004
Subject:
Political Science, Political Theory

From conceptual discussions of reification to historical case studies: the next three chapters explore how different communities of IR theorists have understood the challenge of sustainable critique, ... More


Communities of Discourse

Douglas V. Porpora

in Landscapes of the Soul: The Loss of Moral Meaning in American Life

Published in print:
2001
Published Online:
November 2003
ISBN:
9780195134919
eISBN:
9780199834563
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0195134915.003.0009
Subject:
Religion, Religion and Society

Examines how our sense of reality, in general, and religious reality, in particular, are established within community. Certain religious experiences, it is argued, are possible only within certain ... More


La Bête humaine, the evolution of French cinematic realism and naturalism 1902–38, and the influence of the nineteenth-century tradition

Ian Aitken

in Realist Film Theory and Cinema: The Nineteenth-century Lukacsian and Intuitionist Realist Traditions

Published in print:
2006
Published Online:
July 2012
ISBN:
9780719070006
eISBN:
9781781700884
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9780719070006.003.0012
Subject:
Film, Television and Radio, Film

This chapter discusses the influence of the naturalist tradition on early French cinema, covering the pictorialist naturalist school of the 1920s, the cycles of Zola adaptations that appeared between ... More


To Flourish or Destruct: A Personalist Theory of Human Goods, Motivations, Failure, and Evil

Christian Smith

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
September 2015
ISBN:
9780226231952
eISBN:
9780226232003
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226232003.001.0001
Subject:
Sociology, Social Theory

This book advances a personalist account of human beings to help us better understand and explain human persons, motivations, interests, and the social life to which they give rise. It offers an ... More


Olga Shapir (1850–1916)

Catriona Kelly

in A History of Russian Women's Writing 1820–1992

Published in print:
1998
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198159643
eISBN:
9780191673665
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198159643.003.0007
Subject:
Literature, European Literature

Olga Shapir can be considered as a ‘typical’ 19th-century writer. Although she was prolific, she is now posthumously forgotten. However, Shapir's novel, The Stormy Years, shows a brave attempt to ... More


Critique of Criminal Justice

ALAN NORRIE

in Punishment, Responsibility, and Justice: A Relational Critique

Published in print:
2000
Published Online:
January 2010
ISBN:
9780198259565
eISBN:
9780191710636
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198259565.003.0003
Subject:
Law, Comparative Law, Philosophy of Law

This chapter examines the nature of a critical approach to criminal justice. The three different kinds of critique present in Alan Norrie's work are discussed and related to the argument in his ... More


A Dialectical Approach

ALAN NORRIE

in Punishment, Responsibility, and Justice: A Relational Critique

Published in print:
2000
Published Online:
January 2010
ISBN:
9780198259565
eISBN:
9780191710636
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198259565.003.0004
Subject:
Law, Comparative Law, Philosophy of Law

This chapter argues that the traditional Hegelian desire to ‘rationalise the real’, and thereby to resolve the problems of law via dialectical method, must be rejected. A dialectical approach, ... More


Methodologies: Narrative Reasoning About a Time-Bound World

Andrew R. Hom

in International Relations and the Problem of Time

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
July 2020
ISBN:
9780198850014
eISBN:
9780191884474
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198850014.003.0006
Subject:
Political Science, International Relations and Politics

Chapter five addresses key recommendations for how to do IR research. After highlighting the laboratory as a social scientific timing talisman—a place cleansed of the supposedly negative effects of ... More


Introduction

Christian Smith

in To Flourish or Destruct: A Personalist Theory of Human Goods, Motivations, Failure, and Evil

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
September 2015
ISBN:
9780226231952
eISBN:
9780226232003
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226232003.003.0001
Subject:
Sociology, Social Theory

In the introduction, the author presents the motivations behind the book’s inquiry: the need to make good sense of life and the world, the need to find a correct approach to human beings that will ... More


Some Presuppositions

Caroline Franks Davis

in The Evidential Force of Religious Experience

Published in print:
1999
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198250012
eISBN:
9780191681233
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198250012.003.0002
Subject:
Philosophy, Philosophy of Religion

Many philosophers and theologians who are themselves religious see religious experiences as completely non-cognitive and hence useless as evidence for anything beyond the subject's own psychological ... More


An Ontology of Capitalism

Zoe Adams

in Labour and the Wage: A Critical Perspective

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
April 2020
ISBN:
9780198858898
eISBN:
9780191891007
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198858898.003.0002
Subject:
Law, Employment Law

This chapter develops an ontological framework through which to explore law’s relationship with capitalist social relations. It draws on insights from critical realism, before developing its ontology ... More


The Realist Frame: Scientific Realism and Critical Realism

John Brekke, Jeane Anastas, Jerry Floersch, and Jeffrey Longhofer

in Shaping a Science of Social Work: Professional Knowledge and Identity

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
January 2019
ISBN:
9780190880668
eISBN:
9780190880699
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190880668.003.0002
Subject:
Social Work, Research and Evaluation

Any definition of social work science must make its philosophy of science manifest. While not the only ones in social work to espouse realism, especially critical realism, the IslandWood Group used ... More


Who Knows?: Critical Realism, Philosophy of Mind, Embodiment, and the Science of Social Work

Jeane Anastas

in Shaping a Science of Social Work: Professional Knowledge and Identity

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
January 2019
ISBN:
9780190880668
eISBN:
9780190880699
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190880668.003.0008
Subject:
Social Work, Research and Evaluation

An aspect of proposing a definition of a science of social work is defining the domains that it should or could address. Critical realism calls for examining and critiquing the social arrangements ... More


The Realistic Imagination in Political Inquiry: The Case of International Relations

John G. Gunnell

in Conventional Realism and Political Inquiry: Channeling Wittgenstein

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
September 2020
ISBN:
9780226661278
eISBN:
9780226661308
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226661308.003.0004
Subject:
Political Science, Political Theory

This chapter explores the problems that have characterized claims about realism in the study of politics. In order to focus the discussion, it analyzes a particular philosophical rendition that has ... More


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