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‘Capital Vices’

Gabriele Taylor

in Deadly Vices

Published in print:
2006
Published Online:
September 2006
ISBN:
9780198235804
eISBN:
9780191604058
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0198235801.003.0007
Subject:
Philosophy, Moral Philosophy

The characterization of the vices as ‘deadly’ has been explained in terms of the fatal harm they bring to those who possess them. Little has as yet been said about their effect on others, though ... More


The Multiculturalism of Fear

Jacob T. Levy

in The Multiculturalism of Fear

Published in print:
2000
Published Online:
November 2003
ISBN:
9780198297123
eISBN:
9780191599767
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0198297122.003.0002
Subject:
Political Science, Political Theory

A liberal political theory, which is centrally concerned with preventing political violence, cruelty, and institutional humiliation, one that draws on Montesquieu, was named ‘the liberalism of fear’ ... More


Cruelty and Conflict in Multiethnic Politics

Jacob T. Levy

in The Multiculturalism of Fear

Published in print:
2000
Published Online:
November 2003
ISBN:
9780198297123
eISBN:
9780191599767
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0198297122.003.0003
Subject:
Political Science, Political Theory

Describes four characteristic dangers arising from cultural pluralism, dangers with which a multiculturalism of fear must concern itself: forcible inclusion of an ethnic minority that wishes to ... More


Guilt, Bad Conscience, and Self‐Punishment

Christopher Janaway

in Beyond Selflessness: Reading Nietzsche's Genealogy

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
September 2007
ISBN:
9780199279692
eISBN:
9780191707407
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199279692.003.0008
Subject:
Philosophy, History of Philosophy

This chapter gives a reading of Genealogy II, whose central argument is that bad conscience, in its developed form as the feeling of guilt, particularly associated with Christianity, is a form of ... More


Can Animals Sue?

Cass R. Sunstein

in Animal Rights: Current Debates and New Directions

Published in print:
2005
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780195305104
eISBN:
9780199850556
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195305104.003.0012
Subject:
Political Science, Environmental Politics

This chapter addresses the question of whether animals should be allowed to sue. It argues that, at a minimum, lawsuits should be permitted, on animals' behalf, to ensure compliance with existing ... More


Giving an Account of Oneself

Judith Butler

Published in print:
2005
Published Online:
March 2011
ISBN:
9780823225033
eISBN:
9780823235230
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Fordham University Press
DOI:
10.5422/fso/9780823225033.001.0001
Subject:
Philosophy, Moral Philosophy

What does it mean to lead a moral life? This book offers a provocative outline for a new ethical practice—one responsive to the need for critical autonomy and grounded in a new sense of the human ... More


Heaven and the Problem of “Irredeemable” Evil

Jerry L. Walls

in Heaven: The Logic of Eternal Joy

Published in print:
2002
Published Online:
November 2003
ISBN:
9780195113020
eISBN:
9780199834815
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0195113020.003.0006
Subject:
Religion, Theology

Arguments are then put forward to show that heaven is an essential resource for a satisfactory theodicy, and for making sense of, and resolving horrendous evil. The central issue is that of how God ... More


Pericles and Athenian Imperialism

Vincent Azoulay

in Pericles of Athens

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
October 2017
ISBN:
9780691154596
eISBN:
9781400851171
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Princeton University Press
DOI:
10.23943/princeton/9780691154596.003.0005
Subject:
History, Ancient History / Archaeology

This chapter examines the role that Pericles played in the establishment of Athenian imperialism. It asks whether Pericles tried to check the imperial dynamic or whether he acted as its catalyst, and ... More


Road to Divorce: England 1530-1987

Lawrence Stone

Published in print:
1990
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198226512
eISBN:
9780191678646
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198226512.001.0001
Subject:
History, British and Irish Early Modern History, Social History

Despite the infamous divorce of Henry VIII in 1529, subsequent moral, political, and religious attitudes ensured that until 1857, England was the only Protestant country with virtually no facilities ... More


Boteler v. Boteler The battered wife, 1656–1675

Lawrence Stone

in Broken Lives: Separation and Divorce in England, 1660-1857

Published in print:
1993
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198202547
eISBN:
9780191675393
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198202547.003.0002
Subject:
History, British and Irish Early Modern History

The story of Lady Anne Boteler provides a good example of how much a woman was prepared to endure in the late 17th century before seeking to separate from her husband. The daughter of Sir Robert ... More


Desertion, Elopement, and Wife-sale

Lawrence Stone

in Road to Divorce: England 1530-1987

Published in print:
1990
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198226512
eISBN:
9780191678646
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198226512.003.0006
Subject:
History, British and Irish Early Modern History, Social History

This chapter discusses different modes of marital break-up such as desertion, elopement, and wife-sale. There were five distinct ways in which the break-up of marriage in England could occur in the ... More


Julius Caesar

Robert Garland

Published in print:
2004
Published Online:
May 2014
ISBN:
9781904675020
eISBN:
9781781380611
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Liverpool University Press
DOI:
10.5949/liverpool/9781904675020.001.0001
Subject:
History, Ancient History / Archaeology

Julius Caesar was, as this book maintains, quite simply the most famous Roman who ever lived. His influence endures to the present day: in our ‘Julian’ calendar of 365.25 days, which he introduced; ... More


Bull-baiting: intellectual history

Emma Griffin

in England's Revelry: A History of Popular Sports and Pastimes, 1660-1830

Published in print:
2005
Published Online:
January 2012
ISBN:
9780197263211
eISBN:
9780191734427
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
British Academy
DOI:
10.5871/bacad/9780197263211.003.0005
Subject:
History, Social History

This chapter attempts to establish the extent of concern for animal suffering during eighteenth-century England. An intellectual history of this sport is provided. It looks at the rapid emergence of ... More


Westmeath v. Westmeath The wars between the Westmeaths, 1812–1857

Lawrence Stone

in Broken Lives: Separation and Divorce in England, 1660-1857

Published in print:
1993
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198202547
eISBN:
9780191675393
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198202547.003.0013
Subject:
History, British and Irish Early Modern History

This story of the legal wars between the Westmeaths includes examples of almost all the possible causes of marital breakdown, from cruelty to adultery; from disputes over money to quarrels over where ... More


The Entrapments of Form

Catherine Toal

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
September 2016
ISBN:
9780823269341
eISBN:
9780823269396
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Fordham University Press
DOI:
10.5422/fordham/9780823269341.001.0001
Subject:
Literature, 20th-century Literature and Modernism

“Cruelty” is intuitively recognized by readers as a theme and even a dramatic kernel of literary works, especially in portrayals of human interaction. Philosophers have proposed that literature is ... More


The Image of a King

Richard Stoneman

in Xerxes: A Persian Life

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
May 2016
ISBN:
9780300180077
eISBN:
9780300216042
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Yale University Press
DOI:
10.12987/yale/9780300180077.003.0003
Subject:
History, Ancient History / Archaeology

This chapter focuses on Xerxes's image as king of the Persian Empire. Everything Xerxes did, at least in public and often in private, was directed at establishing his status as representative of the ... More


Biology and Values

Rosemary Rodd

in Biology, Ethics, and Animals

Published in print:
1992
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198240525
eISBN:
9780191680199
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198240525.003.0001
Subject:
Philosophy, Moral Philosophy

This chapter shows a philosophical examination of the significance of theories and factual discoveries from life sciences for the development of ideas about the moral standing of animals. It seeks to ... More


For the Love of Psychoanalysis: The Play of Chance in Freud and Derrida

Elizabeth Rottenberg

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
January 2020
ISBN:
9780823284115
eISBN:
9780823286065
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Fordham University Press
DOI:
10.5422/fordham/9780823284115.001.0001
Subject:
Philosophy, Philosophy of Mind

For the Love of Psychoanalysis: The Play of Chance in Freud and Derrida is a book about what exceeds or resists calculation—in life and in death. It is a book about what emerges, and perhaps only ... More


Animal Rights and Human Limitations

Mary Anne Warren

in Moral Status: Obligations to Persons and Other Living Things

Published in print:
2000
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198250401
eISBN:
9780191681295
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198250401.003.0010
Subject:
Philosophy, Moral Philosophy

This chapter discusses the moral status of nonhuman animals. It argues that theories of moral status based solely upon intrinsic properties imply that we must condemn as irrational all such ... More


“I Am a Bit of a Pharisee”: Georgia, 1875–1880

Canter Brown and Larry Eugene Rivers

in Mary Edwards Bryan: Her Early Life and Works

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
May 2016
ISBN:
9780813061146
eISBN:
9780813051420
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Florida
DOI:
10.5744/florida/9780813061146.003.0013
Subject:
Literature, 19th-century and Victorian Literature

In 1875 Mary Edwards Bryan returned to Atlanta to work at The Sunny South. Chapter 12 relates the circumstances of her life for the next five years, including the whiffs of scandal that greeted her ... More


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