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Understanding US Opposition to the ICC

Jason Ralph

in Defending the Society of States: Why America Opposes the International Criminal Court and its Vision of World Society

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
September 2007
ISBN:
9780199214310
eISBN:
9780191706615
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199214310.003.0005
Subject:
Political Science, International Relations and Politics

This chapter explains why the Clinton administration chose to sign, and the Bush administration chose to ‘unsign’ the Rome Treaty. Both argued that the Treaty violated the principle of sovereign ... More


Natural Philosophy: Metaphysics

Christopher M. Cullen

in Bonaventure

Published in print:
2006
Published Online:
January 2007
ISBN:
9780195149258
eISBN:
9780199785131
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195149258.003.0004
Subject:
Religion, Philosophy of Religion

According to Bonaventure, metaphysics, as a branch of natural philosophy, is concerned with the truth of “things”. But unlike physics, which investigates things insofar as they change, metaphysics ... More


The Divine Ideas and the Creation of the Cosmos

Torstein Theodor Tollefsen

in The Christocentric Cosmology of St Maximus the Confessor

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
September 2008
ISBN:
9780199237142
eISBN:
9780191717321
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199237142.003.0002
Subject:
Religion, Early Christian Studies

‘Exemplarism’ is the doctrine that the cosmos is created and ordered by God from divine Ideas. This way of thinking is sketched from Plato to the Cappadocian fathers. Maximus' doctrine of the logoi ... More


The Nature of Milton's Son and his Justification of Men's Ways to God: Things Indifferent?

Russell M. Hillier

in Milton's Messiah: The Son of God in the Works of John Milton

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
May 2011
ISBN:
9780199591886
eISBN:
9780191725326
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199591886.003.0002
Subject:
Literature, Milton Studies, 17th-century and Restoration Literature

This chapter examines Milton's theological and poetic treatment of the Son of God and the work of salvation and challenges the prevailing trend in Milton studies that Milton's theology adheres to ... More


On the Philosophical Ambition of National Affirmation

in Exemplarity and Chosenness: Rosenzweig and Derrida on the Nation of Philosophy

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
June 2013
ISBN:
9780804755214
eISBN:
9780804769976
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Stanford University Press
DOI:
10.11126/stanford/9780804755214.003.0005
Subject:
Philosophy, General

This chapter examines the themes pursued by Jacques Derrida in the first seminar cycle on philosophical nationality in 1984–85. These include the conceptions of language involved in and implied by ... More


Conclusion: Arenas of Contention and Accommodation

Luigi Tomba

in The Government Next Door: Neighborhood Politics in Urban China

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
August 2016
ISBN:
9780801452826
eISBN:
9780801455209
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Cornell University Press
DOI:
10.7591/cornell/9780801452826.003.0007
Subject:
Political Science, Asian Politics

This concluding chapter begins by discussing the notion of consensus as a possible way to characterize state–society relations. In the context of China, consensus suggests that both resistance and ... More


Conclusion: What to Do and What Not to Do

John M. Owen IV

in Confronting Political Islam: Six Lessons from the West's Past

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
January 2018
ISBN:
9780691173108
eISBN:
9781400852154
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Princeton University Press
DOI:
10.23943/princeton/9780691173108.003.0008
Subject:
Political Science, Political Theory

This book has examined ideological contests in Western history and what they tell us about Islamism's prolonged struggle with secularism. In conclusion, it offers a few suggestions on what the United ... More


‘Who Can Count How Many Crosses?’: Paul Fiddes on Salvation

Stephen R. Holmes

in Within the Love of God: Essays on the Doctrine of God in Honour of Paul S. Fiddes

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
December 2014
ISBN:
9780198709565
eISBN:
9780191779794
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198709565.003.0009
Subject:
Religion, Theology, Philosophy of Religion

This chapter examines how Paul Fiddes’s account of divine suffering relates to his development of standard themes in Christology and soteriology, with particular reference to The Creative Suffering ... More


“Diuerse siȝtes”: Encyclopedism and Interpretation in Piers Plowman

Rebecca Davis

in Piers Plowman and the Books of Nature

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
October 2016
ISBN:
9780198778400
eISBN:
9780191823831
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198778400.003.0004
Subject:
Literature, Poetry, Early and Medieval Literature

This chapter reads the narrator’s quest for “kynde knowynge” in the context of contemporary discourses on the value of the natural world as a site for knowledge. In his efforts to discover truth ... More


Plethoric Diffusion in Creation

Boyd Taylor Coolman

in Knowledge, Love, and Ecstasy in the Theology of Thomas Gallus

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
February 2017
ISBN:
9780199601769
eISBN:
9780191773167
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199601769.003.0003
Subject:
Religion, Theology, Church History

This chapter offers an overview of Gallus’ theology of creation, in which creation is a function of the self-diffusive goodness of the Trinity ad extra, that is, “outside” of God’s Trinitarian ... More


Why Exemplarism?

Linda Zagzebski

in Exemplarist Moral Theory

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
March 2017
ISBN:
9780190655846
eISBN:
9780190655853
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780190655846.003.0001
Subject:
Philosophy, Metaphysics/Epistemology

In this chapter I outline the theory I call “exemplarist moral theory” or “exemplarism,” give my theory of moral theory, present the advantages of exemplarism, and respond to some initial objections. ... More


Moral Aspirations

Karen Stohr

in Minding the Gap: Moral Ideals and Moral Improvement

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
September 2019
ISBN:
9780190867522
eISBN:
9780190867553
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190867522.003.0005
Subject:
Philosophy, Moral Philosophy, General

This chapter takes up the question of what it means for a person’s moral identity to be aspirational and how we can go about cultivating aspirational moral identities that are conducive to moral ... More


Teaching Intellectual Virtues, Changing Attitudes

Alessandra Tanesini

in The Mismeasure of the Self: A Study in Vice Epistemology

Published in print:
2021
Published Online:
July 2021
ISBN:
9780198858836
eISBN:
9780191890932
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198858836.003.0009
Subject:
Philosophy, Metaphysics/Epistemology

This chapter discusses the prospects of interventions designed to weaken epistemic vices and promote virtues. The first section discusses the prospects of two strategies for the cultivation of ... More


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