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Kamikaze Warfare in Imperial Japan’s Existential Crisis, 1944–5

Mordecai G. Sheftall

in How Fighting Ends: A History of Surrender

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
September 2012
ISBN:
9780199693627
eISBN:
9780191741258
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199693627.003.0025
Subject:
Political Science, International Relations and Politics

This chapter examines Japan's use of ‘kamikaze’ suicide tactics during the last year of the Asia-Pacific War of 1931-45 as a form of propaganda action. Although the details of the kamikaze ‘message’ ... More


Kohlberg’s Theory: A Critique and New View

John C. Gibbs

in Moral Development and Reality: Beyond the Theories of Kohlberg, Hoffman, and Haidt

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
May 2019
ISBN:
9780190878214
eISBN:
9780190878245
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190878214.003.0004
Subject:
Psychology, Developmental Psychology

Given this cognitive-developmental concern with superficiality-to-depth in moral judgment or understanding, Kohlberg was particularly concerned to discover and articulate an age trend and possible ... More


And Then Middle Age: Gay Men Aging With HIV

Perry N. Halkitis

in The AIDS Generation: Stories of Survival and Resilience

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
January 2014
ISBN:
9780199944972
eISBN:
9780199352470
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199944972.003.0005
Subject:
Public Health and Epidemiology, Public Health, Epidemiology

As the men of the AIDS Generation emerge into middle age, they confront and must reconcile a life of painful and difficult memories. This new reality associated with long-term survivorship is ... More


Beyond the Theories: A Deeper Reality?

John C. Gibbs

in Moral Development and Reality: Beyond the Theories of Kohlberg, Hoffman, and Haidt

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
May 2019
ISBN:
9780190878214
eISBN:
9780190878245
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190878214.003.0009
Subject:
Psychology, Developmental Psychology

This chapter goes beyond Kohlberg’s, Hoffman’s, and Haidt’s theories to consider the question of a deeper reality. As noted, Kohlberg argued that existential thinkers in their soul-searching ... More


On the Edge of Democracy: Italy, 1943-1948

Rosario Forlenza

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
November 2018
ISBN:
9780198817444
eISBN:
9780191859045
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198817444.001.0001
Subject:
History, European Modern History, Political History

This book links the emergence of democracy in Italy after World War II to human experiences and the symbolic formation of meaning in a time of political and existential uncertainty. Between 1943 and ... More


Sectarian Researchers and the Funeral Problem

Mark Michael Rowe

in Bonds of the Dead: Temples, Burial, and the Transformation of Contemporary Japanese Buddhism

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
September 2013
ISBN:
9780226730134
eISBN:
9780226730165
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226730165.003.0007
Subject:
Religion, Buddhism

This chapter situates temple priests in institutional networks and investigates a more conceptual, but equally critical, aspect of the funeral problem: the changing interpretation and unclear role of ... More


California Dreaming

W. Patrick McCray

in The Visioneers: How a Group of Elite Scientists Pursued Space Colonies, Nanotechnologies, and a Limitless Future

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
May 2018
ISBN:
9780691176291
eISBN:
9781400844685
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Princeton University Press
DOI:
10.23943/princeton/9780691176291.003.0007
Subject:
Physics, History of Physics

This chapter considers the “existential crisis” faced by nanotechnology. A few years after nanotechnology blossomed into a global research initiative that consumed billions of government and ... More


The Liminal Origins of Italian Democracy

Rosario Forlenza

in On the Edge of Democracy: Italy, 1943-1948

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
November 2018
ISBN:
9780198817444
eISBN:
9780191859045
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198817444.003.0002
Subject:
History, European Modern History, Political History

This chapter conceptualizes the end of Fascism and the beginning of the civil war, after the armistice of September 8, 1943, as the collapse of the markers of certainty and the beginning of a liminal ... More


The Meaning of Life

Donald L. Rosenstein and Justin M. Yopp

in The Group: Seven Widowed Fathers Reimagine Life

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
June 2021
ISBN:
9780190649562
eISBN:
9780197559758
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190649562.003.0020
Subject:
Clinical Medicine and Allied Health, Psychiatry

Not long after Susan died, Karl traveled to Connecticut to attend a wedding. He anticipated some uncomfortable moments but made it through the ceremony without feeling too sad. The reception was ... More


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