Jump to ContentJump to Main Navigation

You are looking at 1-20 of 59 items

  • Keywords: episteme x
Clear All Modify Search

View:

Practices of Reason: Aristotle's Nicomachean Ethics

C. D. C. Reeve

Published in print:
1995
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198235651
eISBN:
9780191679094
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198235651.001.0001
Subject:
Philosophy, Ancient Philosophy, Moral Philosophy

This book provides an exploration of the epistemological, metaphysical, and psychological foundations of the Nicomachean Ethics. Rejecting current orthodoxy, this book argues that ... More


Systematic Philosophy between the Empires: Some Determining Features

Johannes Bronkhorst

in Between the Empires: Society in India 300 BCE to 400 CE

Published in print:
2006
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780195305326
eISBN:
9780199850884
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195305326.003.0012
Subject:
Religion, Hinduism

A number of indications suggest that the period from the beginning of Indian systematic philosophy up to the time of the Gupta Empire can be divided into two distinct eras. During these two eras ... More


Introduction: A Very Uncool Book

Shannon Winnubst

in Way Too Cool: Selling Out Race and Ethics

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
May 2016
ISBN:
9780231172950
eISBN:
9780231539883
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Columbia University Press
DOI:
10.7312/columbia/9780231172950.003.0001
Subject:
Philosophy, Moral Philosophy

The chapter introduces the stakes of studying cool as exemplifying the dehistoricizing, formalizing effects of neoliberal social rationalities. It then explains key terms in the manuscript: social ... More


Conclusion

Aomar Boum

in Memories of Absence: How Muslims Remember Jews in Morocco

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
May 2014
ISBN:
9780804786997
eISBN:
9780804788519
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Stanford University Press
DOI:
10.11126/stanford/9780804786997.003.0008
Subject:
Anthropology, Middle Eastern Cultural Anthropology

This section concludes that while the great-grandparent and grandparent generations continue to nostalgically discuss the richness of Jewish-Muslim life in the past, the younger generation ... More


The Value of Understanding

Jonathan Kvanvig

in Epistemic Value

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
September 2009
ISBN:
9780199231188
eISBN:
9780191710827
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199231188.003.0005
Subject:
Philosophy, General

Understanding has a special kind of value that other epistemic states such as knowledge do not, and this fact threatens the justification for the focus on knowledge that the history of epistemology ... More


Rationality, the Body, and the World: From Production to Regeneration

FrÉdÉrique Apffel-Marglin

in Decolonizing Knowledge: From Development to Dialogue

Published in print:
1996
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198288848
eISBN:
9780191684654
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198288848.003.0005
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Development, Growth, and Environmental

This chapter believes it is important that we extend the initial explanation regarding the historical summary of Cartesian rationality and how this rationality has been able to proliferate within ... More


Farmers, Seedsmen, and Scientists: Systems of Agriculture and Systems of Knowledge

Stephen A. Marglin

in Decolonizing Knowledge: From Development to Dialogue

Published in print:
1996
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198288848
eISBN:
9780191684654
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198288848.003.0006
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Development, Growth, and Environmental

The origins of hi-tech agriculture (hta) entailed how hybrid corn (maize) was initially developed in the United States during the first three decades of this century, its commercialization in the ... More


Demonstration and Dialectic

C. D. C. REEVE

in Practices of Reason: Aristotle's Nicomachean Ethics

Published in print:
1995
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198235651
eISBN:
9780191679094
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198235651.003.0002
Subject:
Philosophy, Ancient Philosophy, Moral Philosophy

Aristotle's ethical epistemology — his account of ethical knowledge — has two major components. The first explains the nature of our knowledge of ethical universals such as justice, moderation, and ... More


“No Longer I”: The Apophatic Anthropology of Dionysius the Areopagite

Charles M. Stang

in Apophasis and Pseudonymity in Dionysius the Areopagite: "No Longer I"

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
May 2012
ISBN:
9780199640423
eISBN:
9780191738234
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199640423.003.0006
Subject:
Religion, Early Christian Studies, Religion and Literature

Chapter Five charts the “apophatic anthropology” of the CD. Paul is Dionysius' preeminent witness to this “apophasis of the self.” For Dionysius, Paul loves God with such a fervent erōs that he comes ... More


Education and the Acquisition of Knowledge

C. D. C. Reeve

in Blindness and Reorientation: Problems in Plato's Republic

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
January 2013
ISBN:
9780199934430
eISBN:
9780199980659
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199934430.003.0007
Subject:
Philosophy, Ancient Philosophy

This chapter discusses the education program designed to produce philosopher-kings. It explains the difference between knowledge and belief, their respective relations to the form of beauty and the ... More


A Science of First Principles A Science of First Principles Metaphysics A 2

Sarah Broadie

in Aristotle's Metaphysics Alpha: Symposium Aristotelicum

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
January 2013
ISBN:
9780199639984
eISBN:
9780191743337
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199639984.003.0002
Subject:
Philosophy, Ancient Philosophy, Metaphysics/Epistemology

This chapter continues the discussion of Cambiano's on A 1, since Aristotle's chapters A 1-2 are evidently a continuous introduction. The problem of what exactly it is an introduction to, i.e. the ... More


Introduction

Judith Lochhead, Eduardo Mendieta, and Stephen Decatur Smith

in Sound and Affect: Voice, Music, World

Published in print:
2021
Published Online:
January 2022
ISBN:
9780226751832
eISBN:
9780226758152
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226758152.003.0001
Subject:
Music, Philosophy of Music

The Introduction establishes the concept of the “sonic affective regime,” setting out the domains of thought explored by all the essays in the collection. It maps out the four areas of thought—affect ... More


Plato's Epistemology: Being and Seeming

Jessica Moss

Published in print:
2021
Published Online:
February 2021
ISBN:
9780198867401
eISBN:
9780191904141
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198867401.001.0001
Subject:
Philosophy, General

This book argues that Plato’s epistemology is radically different from our own. Unlike knowledge and belief as nowadays conceived, the central players in his epistemology are each essentially to be ... More


Essays in Ancient Epistemology

Gail Fine

Published in print:
2021
Published Online:
June 2021
ISBN:
9780198746768
eISBN:
9780191809040
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198746768.001.0001
Subject:
Philosophy, History of Philosophy, Metaphysics/Epistemology

This volume brings together thirteen of my essays on ancient epistemology, published between 2000 and 2020, along with a new, synoptic introduction. The essays focus on Plato, Aristotle, and the ... More


Plato’s “Two Worlds” Epistemology

Jessica Moss

in Plato's Epistemology: Being and Seeming

Published in print:
2021
Published Online:
February 2021
ISBN:
9780198867401
eISBN:
9780191904141
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198867401.003.0002
Subject:
Philosophy, General

How should we set about understanding epistêmê and doxa? Plato in fact offers us explicit instructions, in the famous “powers” argument of Republic V: he seems to say that each is to be defined as ... More


The Collection

J. J. Long

in W. G. Sebald - Image, Archive, Modernity

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780748633876
eISBN:
9780748651757
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9780748633876.003.0002
Subject:
Literature, 20th-century and Contemporary Literature

This chapter takes a look at the various collections that are present in Sebald's works. It first examines the way collections in museums are formed and the relationship between the modern episteme, ... More


Introduction

Chelsea Stieber

in Haiti’s Paper War: Post-Independence Writing, Civil War, and the Making of the Republic, 1804–1954

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
January 2021
ISBN:
9781479802135
eISBN:
9781479802166
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
NYU Press
DOI:
10.18574/nyu/9781479802135.003.0001
Subject:
Literature, Criticism/Theory

This introduction lays the conceptual and theoretical groundwork for the book by engaging Haitian studies, Francophone literary studies, postcolonial studies, and studies of Black radicalism. It also ... More


Epilogue: Critical Humanism as a Vocation

Richard B. Miller

in Why Study Religion?

Published in print:
2021
Published Online:
November 2021
ISBN:
9780197566817
eISBN:
9780197566848
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780197566817.003.0010
Subject:
Religion, Religious Studies

The epilogue concludes the book by clarifying how Critical Humanism makes possible an ethics of religious studies. Positioned against an episteme that draws its sustenance from Reformation, ... More


Theory

J. Donald Boudreau, Eric J. Cassell, and Abraham Fuks

in Physicianship and the Rebirth of Medical Education

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
March 2018
ISBN:
9780199370818
eISBN:
9780190874377
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780199370818.003.0013
Subject:
Public Health and Epidemiology, Public Health

The conceptual framework for the Physicianship Curriculum is described in this chapter. The crucial participants are depicted in an “educational triangle,” a diagrammatic representation illustrating ... More


We Have Always Been Modern

Susan S. Lanser

in The Sexuality of History: Modernity and the Sapphic, 1565-1830

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
May 2015
ISBN:
9780226187563
eISBN:
9780226187877
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226187877.003.0008
Subject:
History, European Early Modern History

Looking back through the long period of my inquiry, the coda assesses the shifting stakes and implications of sapphic representation. With particular recourse to issues of colonialism, class, family, ... More


View: