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Connie S. Rosati

in Metaethics after Moore

Published in print:
2006
Published Online:
May 2010
ISBN:
9780199269914
eISBN:
9780191710032
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199269914.003.0006
Subject:
Philosophy, Moral Philosophy, General

This chapter challenges one aspect of Moore's view. In his critical remarks about egoism as a theory of motivation, Moore argued that the notion of ‘good-for’, which figures in claims about this or ... More


Introduction to Quantum Theory

Wai-Kee Li, Gong-Du Zhou, and Thomas Chung Wai Mak

in Advanced Structural Inorganic Chemistry

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
May 2008
ISBN:
9780199216949
eISBN:
9780191711992
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199216949.003.0001
Subject:
Physics, Crystallography

This chapter covers the rudiments of quantum theory, including the dual nature of light and matter, the Uncertainty Principle and probability concept, the electronic wavefunction, and the probability ... More


The Patristic Basis of Symeon’s Anthropology

Hilarion Alfeyev

in St. Symeon the New Theologian and Orthodox Tradition

Published in print:
2000
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198270096
eISBN:
9780191683893
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198270096.003.0009
Subject:
Religion, Early Christian Studies

Before surveying Symeon the New Theologian's doctrine of the nature and destiny of man in its relation to the traditional teaching, this chapter notes that the anthropology of the church Fathers has ... More


Maximus’ Cosmic Christology: Flesh Transfiguring the World

Paul M. Blowers

in Maximus the Confessor: Jesus Christ and the Transfiguration of the World

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
March 2016
ISBN:
9780199673940
eISBN:
9780191815829
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199673940.003.0005
Subject:
Religion, Early Christian Studies, Philosophy of Religion

This chapter further substantiates the role of Christology in Maximus’ teleology of creation. He treats the “mystery of (divine) embodiment” as broader than God’s incarnation in Jesus Christ, though ... More


General Introduction

Claus D. Zimmerman

in A Contemporary Concept of Monetary Sovereignty

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
January 2014
ISBN:
9780199680740
eISBN:
9780191760686
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199680740.003.0001
Subject:
Law, Public International Law, Company and Commercial Law

As explained in this general introduction, the analysis of the evolution of the concept of monetary sovereignty and its implications undertaken in this monograph accounts for the inherently dual ... More


The Janus-Faced Hominid

Eric Dietrich

in Excellent Beauty: The Naturalness of Religion and the Unnaturalness of the World

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
November 2015
ISBN:
9780231171021
eISBN:
9780231539357
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Columbia University Press
DOI:
10.7312/columbia/9780231171021.003.0009
Subject:
Religion, Philosophy of Religion

This chapter explores the conflict between science and religion as they are internalized within human nature. Like the two-faced Roman god Janus, humanity retains two peculiar aspects of themselves—a ... More


Implementation of the Principles of Good Governance on the National Level: General Discussion

Henk Addink

in Good Governance: Concept and Context

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
May 2019
ISBN:
9780198841159
eISBN:
9780191876653
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198841159.003.0013
Subject:
Law, Constitutional and Administrative Law

In ‘Good governance in the EU member states’ we investigated the interpretations and implementation of good governance and its principles in the EU member states, taking into account the different ... More


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