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Chewing the Cud: Food and Memory in Deuteronomy

Nathan MacDonald

in Not Bread Alone: The Uses of Food in the Old Testament

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
January 2009
ISBN:
9780199546527
eISBN:
9780191720215
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199546527.003.0004
Subject:
Religion, Biblical Studies

In the book of Deuteronomy there is a close relationship between memory and food. To examine this relationship use is made of the anthropological work by David Sutton, Remembrance of Repasts. The ... More


Contesting the Sacred: Forms of Ritualized Violence

Hagith Sivan

in Palestine in Late Antiquity

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
May 2008
ISBN:
9780199284177
eISBN:
9780191712555
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199284177.003.0005
Subject:
Classical Studies, Asian and Middle Eastern History: BCE to 500CE

The feast of Purim commemorates a biblical fantasy — a contest of wits between a beautiful and resourceful Jewish queen and a wily gentile court minister in Persia. At stake was the very survival of ... More


Living with Alzheimer's: Managing Memory Loss, Identity, and Illness

Renée L. Beard

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
January 2017
ISBN:
9781479800117
eISBN:
9781479855377
Item type:
book
Publisher:
NYU Press
DOI:
10.18574/nyu/9781479800117.001.0001
Subject:
Social Work, Health and Mental Health

Alzheimer’s is ubiquitous. Stories of the heart-wrenching drudgery of care giving, escalating incidence rates, and the new path to a cure just around the corner are everywhere. Yet we rarely see or ... More


Between Memory and Forgetfulness: The Janus Face of Michah Yosef Berdichevsky

Ezra Mendelsohn

in Studies in Contemporary Jewry: XII: Literary Strategies: Jewish Texts and Contexts

Published in print:
1997
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780195112030
eISBN:
9780199854608
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195112030.003.0005
Subject:
History, History of Religion

This chapter examines the literary writings of Michah Yosef Berdichevsky dealing with memory and forgetfulness. Berdichevsky's ocuvre presented here appears to be generated by a nucleus of paradoxes ... More


Rejoinder

Axel Honneth

in Reification: A New Look At An Old Idea

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780195320466
eISBN:
9780199851591
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195320466.003.0006
Subject:
Philosophy, Political Philosophy

Honneth acknowledges that the comments of Judith Butler, Raymond Geuss, and Jonathan Lear on his rethinking of Lukács's theory of reification draw attention to how this reconceptualization poses an ... More


Lower Limb—Pelvis, Hip, Femur, Knee, and Tibia

Alex Trompeter and David Elliott (eds)

in Title Pages

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
November 2020
ISBN:
9780198749059
eISBN:
9780191916977
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198749059.003.0014
Subject:
Clinical Medicine and Allied Health, Professional Development in Medicine


Metamorphosis: 1848

Walter Lowrie

in A Short Life of Kierkegaard

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
October 2017
ISBN:
9780691157771
eISBN:
9781400845972
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Princeton University Press
DOI:
10.23943/princeton/9780691157771.003.0016
Subject:
Philosophy, History of Philosophy

This chapter begins the discussion of Kierkegaard's final years. Here, the chapter places him in the year 1848, which was a momentous year in European history as it gradually felt the effects of the ... More


Nietzsche's Animal Philosophy: Culture, Politics, and the Animality of the Human Being

Vanessa Lemm

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
March 2011
ISBN:
9780823230273
eISBN:
9780823235469
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Fordham University Press
DOI:
10.5422/fso/9780823230273.001.0001
Subject:
Philosophy, Political Philosophy

This book explores the significance of human animality in the philosophy of Friedrich Nietzsche and provides a systematic treatment of the animal theme in Nietzsche's corpus as a ... More


The Divinization of Man

William Johnston

in The Mysticism of the Cloud of Unknowing

Published in print:
2000
Published Online:
March 2011
ISBN:
9780823220748
eISBN:
9780823236824
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Fordham University Press
DOI:
10.5422/fso/9780823220748.003.0018
Subject:
Religion, Theology

This chapter shows that the gift of grace perfects man's nature, giving him a share in the divine life and making him a temple of the Holy Spirit. This life comes to man through Christ. As a man, ... More


Giving and Forgiving

Vanessa Lemm

in Nietzsche's Animal Philosophy: Culture, Politics, and the Animality of the Human Being

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
March 2011
ISBN:
9780823230273
eISBN:
9780823235469
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Fordham University Press
DOI:
10.5422/fso/9780823230273.003.0005
Subject:
Philosophy, Political Philosophy

This chapter argues that Friedrich Nietzsche's rejection of Christianity is motivated by an idea of justice which has its source in the practice of gift-giving. It states that ... More


Animality, Creativity, and Historicity

Vanessa Lemm

in Nietzsche's Animal Philosophy: Culture, Politics, and the Animality of the Human Being

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
March 2011
ISBN:
9780823230273
eISBN:
9780823235469
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Fordham University Press
DOI:
10.5422/fso/9780823230273.003.0006
Subject:
Philosophy, Political Philosophy

This chapter re-evaluates the importance of human animality and animal forgetfulness in Friedrich Nietzsche's conception of history and historiography. It argues that the ... More


First Memories: Islands in the Stream of Forgetting

Douwe Draaisma

in Forgetting: Myths, Perils and Compensations

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
September 2015
ISBN:
9780300207286
eISBN:
9780300213959
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Yale University Press
DOI:
10.12987/yale/9780300207286.003.0001
Subject:
Psychology, Cognitive Psychology

This chapter discusses the development of autobiographical memory. During the first few years of life, the young brain has more important things to work on, such as refining the reflexes needed for ... More


“The Acts of Forgetfulness”: Indigenous Women’s Legal History in Archives and Tribal Offices Throughout the North American West

Katrina Jagodinsky

in Legal Codes and Talking Trees: Indigenous Women's Sovereignty in the Sonoran and Puget Sound Borderlands, 1854-1946

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
September 2016
ISBN:
9780300211689
eISBN:
9780300220810
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Yale University Press
DOI:
10.12987/yale/9780300211689.003.0008
Subject:
Society and Culture, Native American Studies

This book has explored how Indigenous women used territorial legal regimes in the North American West. It has discussed six Native women's strategies of recovery and efforts toward political and ... More


Flesh and Bones: Anne Enright’s The Gathering

Margaret Mills Harper

in Writing Modern Ireland

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
September 2016
ISBN:
9780989082693
eISBN:
9781781382417
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Liverpool University Press
DOI:
10.5949/liverpool/9780989082693.003.0006
Subject:
Literature, 20th-century and Contemporary Literature

This essay examines the dramatization of childhood sexual trauma in Anne Enright's 2007 novel The Gathering. At the heart of The Gathering are questions about sexual abuse that may have occurred when ... More


Brexit May 1940

Steven Fielding, Bill Schwarz, and Richard Toye

in The Churchill Myths

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
September 2020
ISBN:
9780198851967
eISBN:
9780191890086
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198851967.003.0002
Subject:
History, British and Irish Modern History, Political History

The chapter explores the trajectories of the Churchill myths in the UK, from 1940 to the time of Brexit, unearthing the how the past (May 1940) exists in the historical present. It reviews how the ... More


Bob Dylan: Dr. Pitre's Nominal Aphasia

Mike Zwerin

in The Parisian Jazz Chronicles: An Improvisational Memoir

Published in print:
2005
Published Online:
October 2013
ISBN:
9780300108064
eISBN:
9780300127386
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Yale University Press
DOI:
10.12987/yale/9780300108064.003.0008
Subject:
Music, History, Western

This chapter focuses on the author's experience in meeting American musician Bob Dylan and his thoughts about his music. It provides the text of the author's 1978 Dylan review and also discusses his ... More


Metaphysical Exile: On J.M. Coetzee's Jesus Fictions

Robert Pippin

Published in print:
2021
Published Online:
April 2021
ISBN:
9780197565940
eISBN:
9780197565971
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780197565940.001.0001
Subject:
Philosophy, General

This is the first detailed interpretation of J. M. Coetzee’s “Jesus” trilogy as a whole. Robert Pippin treats the three “fictions” as a philosophical fable, in the tradition of Plato’s Republic, ... More


Childhood memories: Homeric digression and Freudian regression

Vered Lev Kenaan

in The Ancient Unconscious: Psychoanalysis and the Ancient Text

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
July 2019
ISBN:
9780198827795
eISBN:
9780191866517
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198827795.003.0004
Subject:
Classical Studies, Literary Studies: Classical, Early, and Medieval, Poetry and Poets: Classical, Early, and Medieval

An analysis in which the Homeric digression intersects with Freud’s notion of regression leads into a comprehensive reading of the Homeric episode of the foot washing of the Odyssey, Book 19. The ... More


Introduction: The Rules of the Game

Robert Pippin

in Metaphysical Exile: On J.M. Coetzee's Jesus Fictions

Published in print:
2021
Published Online:
April 2021
ISBN:
9780197565940
eISBN:
9780197565971
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780197565940.003.0001
Subject:
Philosophy, General

An initial exploration of the various dimensions of the new land that everyone finds themselves exiled to is presented, with an eye to the philosophical questions raised by the most important ... More


Reflection: Memory and Forgetfulness in Daoism

Xia Chen

in Memory: A History

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
August 2015
ISBN:
9780199793839
eISBN:
9780199345205
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199793839.003.0007
Subject:
Philosophy, History of Philosophy

Everyone knows the importance of memory, but the meaning of forgetfulness is often overlooked. In western philosophy, the position of memory is higher than that of “forgetfulness.” In ancient Chinese ... More


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