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Augustine and the History of the Biblical Text

H. A. G. Houghton

in Augustine's Text of John: Patristic Citations and Latin Gospel Manuscripts

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
September 2008
ISBN:
9780199545926
eISBN:
9780191719974
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199545926.003.0002
Subject:
Religion, Early Christian Studies

Augustine's observations on the history of the early Latin translations constitute the majority of contemporary evidence for these versions. He approved of Jerome's revision of the Gospels and, ... More


Lexical and Explicative Comments

Michael Fishbane

in Biblical Interpretation in Ancient Israel

Published in print:
1988
Published Online:
November 2003
ISBN:
9780198266990
eISBN:
9780191600593
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0198266995.003.0003
Subject:
Religion, Judaism

A typology of lexical and explicative comments within the Hebrew Bible is presented with diverse examples. Among these is the explicit formulaic use of deictic elements (like ‘that is’; or ‘this ... More


Pious Revisions and Theological Addenda

Michael Fishbane

in Biblical Interpretation in Ancient Israel

Published in print:
1988
Published Online:
November 2003
ISBN:
9780198266990
eISBN:
9780191600593
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0198266995.003.0004
Subject:
Religion, Judaism

An explication of pious revisions and theological additions is offered. Scribes corrected or transformed elements, which they found problematic or contradictory. This includes hints of myth or ... More


Emending Shakespeare

Stanley Wells

in Re-editing Shakespeare for the Modern Reader

Published in print:
1984
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198129349
eISBN:
9780191671777
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198129349.003.0003
Subject:
Literature, Shakespeare Studies

Emendation has been proposed for Shakespeare's text that is likely to be adopted, and editing has largely resolved itself to the exercise of personal choice. This chapter does not propose a new set ... More


Emendation, Divination

Jan Machielsen

in Martin Delrio: Demonology and Scholarship in the Counter-Reformation

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
September 2015
ISBN:
9780197265802
eISBN:
9780191772009
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
British Academy
DOI:
10.5871/bacad/9780197265802.003.0007
Subject:
History, European Early Modern History

Humanists employed a simplified moral language of virtue and vice to describe their textual emendations. An emendation could be cast as an act of healing or, when deemed unsuccessful, as inflicting ... More


An Emendation in Calpurnius Flaccus

Michael Winterbottom

Antonio Stramaglia, Francesca Romana Nocchi, and Giuseppe Russo (eds)

in Papers on Quintilian and Ancient Declamation

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
May 2019
ISBN:
9780198836056
eISBN:
9780191873423
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198836056.003.0014
Subject:
Classical Studies, Literary Studies: Classical, Early, and Medieval, Prose and Writers: Classical, Early, and Medieval

This short paper, first published in 1999, quotes and translates three sentences from Calpurnius Flaccus’ second declamation. The speaker is an accuser, who argues that for a white woman with a white ... More


L. Håkanson, Textkritische Studien zu den grösseren pseudoquintilianischen Deklamationen, Gleerup (Lund, 1974)

Michael Winterbottom

Antonio Stramaglia, Francesca Romana Nocchi, and Giuseppe Russo (eds)

in Papers on Quintilian and Ancient Declamation

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
May 2019
ISBN:
9780198836056
eISBN:
9780191873423
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198836056.003.0025
Subject:
Classical Studies, Literary Studies: Classical, Early, and Medieval, Prose and Writers: Classical, Early, and Medieval

This review of L. Håkanson, Textkritische Studien zu den grösseren pseudoquintilianischen Deklamationen (1974), published two years after the book, describes the then current edition of the Major ... More


Book 1

Cynthia Damon

in Studies on the Text of Caesar's Bellum civile

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
November 2015
ISBN:
9780198724063
eISBN:
9780191791260
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Discontinued
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198724063.003.0009
Subject:
Classical Studies, Literary Studies: Classical, Early, and Medieval

This chapter refers to the specific emendations for key passages in the first book of the Bellum ciuile. It also notes the emendations made by other scholars regarding these passages, and whether or ... More


Emendation List

Walter Scott

Ainsley McIntosh (ed.)

in Marmion: A Tale of Flodden Field

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
January 2019
ISBN:
9781474425193
eISBN:
9781474438711
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9781474425193.003.0003
Subject:
Literature, 19th-century and Victorian Literature

This is a full list of emendations made to the base-text following collation of the relevant textual witnesses. It records all verbal, orthographical and punctuational emendations. Emendations to ... More


Thought and Memory in the Talmud: The Ambiguous Status of “The Author”—and Beyond

Sergey Dolgopolski

in The Open Past: Subjectivity and Remembering in the Talmud

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
May 2013
ISBN:
9780823244928
eISBN:
9780823252497
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Fordham University Press
DOI:
10.5422/fordham/9780823244928.003.0005
Subject:
Philosophy, Philosophy of Religion

Deciphering the figure of “The Author” in the Talmud, the chapter develops a framework of analysis, where it actively engages the resources – the approaches and theories – of Talmud criticism while ... More


The Young Spinoza: A Metaphysician in the Making

Yitzhak Y. Melamed (ed.)

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
April 2015
ISBN:
9780199971657
eISBN:
9780199346127
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199971657.001.0001
Subject:
Philosophy, History of Philosophy, Metaphysics/Epistemology

This volume attempts to trace the philosophical development of one of the greatest philosophers of all times. It is the first attempt of its kind in English and its timely appearance coincides with ... More


Self-Reluctance: The Alienated Modesty of Henry James’s Rejected Thoughts

Michael Anesko

in Generous Mistakes: Incidents of Error in Henry James

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
March 2017
ISBN:
9780198794882
eISBN:
9780191836404
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198794882.003.0002
Subject:
Literature, American, 18th Century and Early American Literature, 17th-century and Restoration Literature

Despite a copious bibliography of material concerning the textual revisions that Henry James made for the New York Edition of his work (published 1907–9), we still know very little about the ... More


Emendation: William Empson and the textual crux

Helen Thaventhiran

in Radical Empiricists: Five Modernist Close Readers

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
September 2015
ISBN:
9780198713425
eISBN:
9780191804090
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198713425.003.0004
Subject:
Literature, Criticism/Theory, 20th-century and Contemporary Literature

This chapter considers Empson’s engagement with textual scholarship and its significance for understanding one of his main critical legacies, the concept of ambiguity, or complex meaning. It explores ... More


Fictio/Verziering (e) in Spinoza’s Early Writings

Filippo Mignini

in The Young Spinoza: A Metaphysician in the Making

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
April 2015
ISBN:
9780199971657
eISBN:
9780199346127
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199971657.003.0003
Subject:
Philosophy, History of Philosophy, Metaphysics/Epistemology

In 1979 a study was published which contested the then commonly assumed chronology of Spinoza’s development. This study argued that the Treatise on the Emendation of the Intellect had been written by ... More


The Problem of True Ideas in Spinoza’s Treatise on the Emendation of the Intellect

Alan Nelson

in The Young Spinoza: A Metaphysician in the Making

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
April 2015
ISBN:
9780199971657
eISBN:
9780199346127
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199971657.003.0004
Subject:
Philosophy, History of Philosophy, Metaphysics/Epistemology

Though the TIE emphasizes the project of attaining true ideas, this chapter proposes that the final goal of the work is to perfect one’s nature through the “knowledge of the union that the mind has ... More


Truth in the Emendation

John Morrison

in The Young Spinoza: A Metaphysician in the Making

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
April 2015
ISBN:
9780199971657
eISBN:
9780199346127
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199971657.003.0005
Subject:
Philosophy, History of Philosophy, Metaphysics/Epistemology

Spinoza’s claims about true ideas are central to the Treatise on the Emendation of the Intellect. It is therefore worth trying to reconstruct what he means when he says that an idea is true. This ... More


Spinoza’s Rules of Living

Michael LeBuffe

in The Young Spinoza: A Metaphysician in the Making

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
April 2015
ISBN:
9780199971657
eISBN:
9780199346127
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199971657.003.0006
Subject:
Philosophy, History of Philosophy, Metaphysics/Epistemology

Chapter 5 addresses the provisional morality of the Treatise on the Emendation of the Intellect (TIE). The young Spinoza proposes that even as one works at emending the intellect, one should live by ... More


Leibniz on Spinoza’s Tractatus de Intellectus Emendatione

Mogens Lærke

in The Young Spinoza: A Metaphysician in the Making

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
April 2015
ISBN:
9780199971657
eISBN:
9780199346127
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199971657.003.0007
Subject:
Philosophy, History of Philosophy, Metaphysics/Epistemology

This chapter studies Leibniz’s engagement with the Treatise on the Emendation of the Intellect (TIE). In May 1678, Leibniz wrote to his friend Ehrenfried Walther von Tschirnhaus: “Surely you do not ... More


Temporalities and Kinds of Cognition in the Treatise on the Emendation of the Intellect, the Short Treatise, and the Ethics

Oded Schechter

in The Young Spinoza: A Metaphysician in the Making

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
April 2015
ISBN:
9780199971657
eISBN:
9780199346127
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199971657.003.0016
Subject:
Philosophy, History of Philosophy, Metaphysics/Epistemology

This chapter traces the development of Spinoza’s theory of the three (or four) kinds of cognition. While previous scholars have paid some attention to the minor changes in the description of each of ... More


Spinoza’s Early Anti-Abstractionism

Samuel Newlands

in The Young Spinoza: A Metaphysician in the Making

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
April 2015
ISBN:
9780199971657
eISBN:
9780199346127
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199971657.003.0017
Subject:
Philosophy, History of Philosophy, Metaphysics/Epistemology

This chapter explores Spinoza’s early writings (the Treatise of the Emendation of the Intellect and the Short Treatise on God, Man, and His Well-Being) against abstracta (such as universals and entia ... More


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