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Biblical Natural Law: A Theocentric and Teleological Approach

Matthew Levering

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
May 2008
ISBN:
9780199535293
eISBN:
9780191715839
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199535293.001.0001
Subject:
Religion, Biblical Studies

This book serves as an introduction to natural law theory. The Introduction proposes that natural law theory makes most sense in light of an understanding of a loving Creator. The first chapter then ... More


Works of Music: An Essay in Ontology

Julian Dodd

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
September 2007
ISBN:
9780199284375
eISBN:
9780191713743
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199284375.001.0001
Subject:
Philosophy, Aesthetics

This book gives a sustained defence of the simple view of the ontological nature of works of pure, instrumental music. The simple view is the conjunction of two theses: the type/token theory and ... More


Doing and Being: An Interpretation of Aristotle's Metaphysics Theta

Jonathan Beere

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
February 2010
ISBN:
9780199206704
eISBN:
9780191709784
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199206704.001.0001
Subject:
Philosophy, Metaphysics/Epistemology, Ancient Philosophy

Doing and Being confronts the problem of how to understand two central concepts of Aristotle's philosophy: energeia and dunamis. While these terms seem ambiguous between actuality/potentiality and ... More


Nietzsche on Freedom and Autonomy

Ken Gemes and Simon May (eds)

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
September 2010
ISBN:
9780199231560
eISBN:
9780191716119
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199231560.001.0001
Subject:
Philosophy, General

The principal aim of this book is to elucidate what freedom, sovereignty, and autonomy mean for Nietzsche and what philosophical resources he gives us to re-think these crucial concepts. A related ... More


T. H. Green: Ethics, Metaphysics, and Political Philosophy

Maria Dimova-Cookson and William J. Mander (eds)

Published in print:
2006
Published Online:
September 2010
ISBN:
9780199271665
eISBN:
9780191709364
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199271665.001.0001
Subject:
Philosophy, Moral Philosophy, Political Philosophy

Recent years have seen a growth of interest in T. H. Green as philosophers have begun to overturn received opinions of his philosophy and discover again for themselves his original and important ... More


Nature, Change, and Agency in Aristotle's Physics: A philosophical study

Sarah Waterlow

Published in print:
1982
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198246534
eISBN:
9780191680984
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198246534.001.0001
Subject:
Philosophy, Ancient Philosophy, Metaphysics/Epistemology

This book examines Aristotle’s concept of natural substance and its implications for change, process, agency, teleology, mathematical continuity, and eternal motion. It illustrates the conceptual ... More


 The Endless Quest and Perfect Knowledge: Searching and Certainty

Terryl C. Givens

in People of Paradox: A History of Mormon Culture

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
September 2007
ISBN:
9780195167115
eISBN:
9780199785599
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195167115.003.0003
Subject:
Religion, Religion and Society

Joseph built the church on the foundation of dialogic revelation, physical artifacts, testable historical claims, and the promise of spiritual certainty. Truth claims are absolute and categorical. At ... More


The Light of the Soul: Theories of Ideas in Leibniz, Malebranche, and Descartes

Nicholas Jolley

Published in print:
1998
Published Online:
November 2003
ISBN:
9780198238195
eISBN:
9780191597824
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0198238193.001.0001
Subject:
Philosophy, History of Philosophy

The concept of an idea plays a central role in seventeenth‐century theories of mind and knowledge. However, philosophers of the period were seriously divided over the nature of ideas. The Light of ... More


And From Sudden Death…: First published in Frontier (Winter 1961).

Cicely Saunders

in Cicely Saunders: Selected Writings 1958-2004

Published in print:
2006
Published Online:
November 2011
ISBN:
9780198570530
eISBN:
9780191730412
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198570530.003.0005
Subject:
Palliative Care, Palliative Medicine Research

1961 was a difficult period in Cicely Saunders' personal life following the deaths of Antoni Michniewicz and her own father. This short paper offers some wider thoughts on the meaning of death in ... More


Calvin, Classical Trinitarianism, and the Aseity of the Son

Brannon Ellis

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
September 2012
ISBN:
9780199652402
eISBN:
9780191742002
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199652402.001.0001
Subject:
Religion, Theology, Church History

For much of his career as a Reformer, John Calvin was involved in trinitarian controversy. Not only did these controversies span his career, but his opponents ranged across the spectrum of ... More


T. H. Green and the Eternal Consciousness

T.L.S. Sprigge

in The God of Metaphysics

Published in print:
2006
Published Online:
May 2006
ISBN:
9780199283040
eISBN:
9780191603662
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0199283044.003.0005
Subject:
Philosophy, Philosophy of Religion

This chapter examines the philosophy of T. H. Green, the initial leading figure among the absolute idealists who dominated British philosophy in the late 19th century. Green sought to establish that ... More


Anthropocentric Natural Law

Matthew Levering

in Biblical Natural Law: A Theocentric and Teleological Approach

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
May 2008
ISBN:
9780199535293
eISBN:
9780191715839
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199535293.003.0003
Subject:
Religion, Biblical Studies

This chapter surveys how modern thinkers, bracketing biblical resources, have sought to account for natural law in terms of the resources internal to the human person. After discussion of ... More


Natural Law and the Order of Charity

Matthew Levering

in Biblical Natural Law: A Theocentric and Teleological Approach

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
May 2008
ISBN:
9780199535293
eISBN:
9780191715839
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199535293.003.0005
Subject:
Religion, Biblical Studies

If natural law is natural, how and why should one speak of it in the context of biblical revelation and the grace of the Holy Spirit? What is the relationship of natural law and supernatural charity? ... More


Creation in the Image of God

Morwenna Ludlow

in Gregory of Nyssa, Ancient and (Post)modern

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
January 2008
ISBN:
9780199280766
eISBN:
9780191712906
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199280766.003.0012
Subject:
Religion, Early Christian Studies

This chapter focuses on Gregory of Nyssa's account of humans' creation and why it attracted the attention of feminists. Gregory of Nyssa claims that human nature as a whole was created in the image ... More


Book Two of De Trinitate

Carl L. Beckwith

in Hilary of Poitiers on the Trinity: From De Fide to De Trinitate

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
January 2009
ISBN:
9780199551644
eISBN:
9780191720789
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199551644.003.0006
Subject:
Religion, Early Christian Studies

This chapter offers a close reading of Book Two of De Trinitate. Here we see the influence of the Sirmium manifesto and Basil of Ancyra's theological circle on the revisions to Hilary's text. Book ... More


Book Three of De Trinitate

Carl L. Beckwith

in Hilary of Poitiers on the Trinity: From De Fide to De Trinitate

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
January 2009
ISBN:
9780199551644
eISBN:
9780191720789
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199551644.003.0007
Subject:
Religion, Early Christian Studies

This chapter offers a close reading of Book Three of De Trinitate. In 358, Hilary drastically altered the presentation of the original contents of Book Three by attaching a new preface that ... More


Conclusion

Menno Fenger and Paul Henman

in Rome in Late Antiquity: Everyday Life and Urban Change, AD 312-609

Published in print:
2000
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780748612390
eISBN:
9780748651009
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9780748612390.003.0015
Subject:
Classical Studies, European History: BCE to 500CE

Rome is unique, not only in western but universal history: firstly because it was a city which conquered and administered a vast empire; secondly because that empire had an exceptionally long life; ... More


Gérard de Mailly OP

D.L. D’AVRAY

in Medieval Marriage Sermons: Mass Communication in a Culture without Print

Published in print:
2001
Published Online:
January 2010
ISBN:
9780198208143
eISBN:
9780191716522
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198208143.003.0006
Subject:
History, British and Irish Medieval History

This chapter analyses the sermon delivered by Gérard de Mailly. The underlying structure of the sermon can be expressed schematically as follows: heretics disapprove of marriage, but the Lord ... More


Guibert de Tournai OM

D.L. D’AVRAY

in Medieval Marriage Sermons: Mass Communication in a Culture without Print

Published in print:
2001
Published Online:
January 2010
ISBN:
9780198208143
eISBN:
9780191716522
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198208143.003.0007
Subject:
History, British and Irish Medieval History

This chapter analyses the sermon delivered by Guibert de Tournai. One of the main points of the sermon is that ‘marriage is good, as the Lord demonstrated’. It talks about sacramental marriage, ... More


The Intrinsic Probability of Theism

Richard Swinburne

in The Existence of God

Published in print:
2004
Published Online:
September 2007
ISBN:
9780199271672
eISBN:
9780191709357
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199271672.003.0006
Subject:
Philosophy, Philosophy of Religion

The major a priori factor determining the prior probability of a hypothesis is its simplicity, and for a hypothesis as wide-ranging as theism a priori factors alone determine prior probability. The ... More


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