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Hegel and Pragmatism

Robert Stern

in Hegelian Metaphysics

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
September 2009
ISBN:
9780199239108
eISBN:
9780191716942
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199239108.003.0008
Subject:
Philosophy, General

This chapter considers the relation between Hegel and the pragmatist tradition. It explores the way in which Hegel puts forward a presuppositionless approach in his Logic, and considers whether this ... More


Rights

Kimberley Brownlee

in Conscience and Conviction: The Case for Civil Disobedience

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
January 2013
ISBN:
9780199592944
eISBN:
9780191746109
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199592944.003.0005
Subject:
Law, Philosophy of Law, Human Rights and Immigration

Drawing on the previous discussion, this chapter explores the moral rights generated by conscience and conscientious conviction respectively. The chapter shows that the value of conscience generates ... More


Afterlife

Ian Bostridge

in Witchcraft and its Transformations c.1650–c.1750

Published in print:
1997
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198206538
eISBN:
9780191677205
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198206538.003.0008
Subject:
History, British and Irish Early Modern History, Social History

This chapter examines the discourse on witchcraft in England after 1712. This was the year the last witch trial involving Jane Wenham was conducted. The association between high-flying and witchcraft ... More


John Wagstaffe, Witchcraft and the Nature of Restoration Free-Thought

Michael Hunter

in The Decline of Magic: Britain in the Enlightenment

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
May 2020
ISBN:
9780300243581
eISBN:
9780300249460
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Yale University Press
DOI:
10.12987/yale/9780300243581.003.0002
Subject:
History, European Medieval History

This chapter comprises the study of John Wagstaffe's The Question of Witchcraft Debated (1669) that was published in 1995. This is a reprint close to its original form, and has been cited by other ... More


A Frame of Mind: Signature Liberalism at the Fortnightly Review

Elaine Hadley

in Living Liberalism: Practical Citizenship in Mid-Victorian Britain

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
February 2013
ISBN:
9780226311883
eISBN:
9780226311906
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226311906.003.0004
Subject:
Literature, 19th-century and Victorian Literature

This chapter discusses signature liberalism published in the articles of the Fortnightly Review of mid-Victorian liberalism. The Fortnightly Review had entered the public sphere as if to transform ... More


The Capacity for Freedom

Dustin Ells Howes

in Freedom Without Violence

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
April 2016
ISBN:
9780199336999
eISBN:
9780190490119
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199336999.003.0008
Subject:
Political Science, Political Theory, Comparative Politics

A reconstruction of Hannah Arendt’s work on freedom explores the relationships among free thinking, free will, and free action. Proponents of authoritarianism, as well as a perverse form of pacifism, ... More


A Better Way Forward: Self-Regulating Socioeconomics

Evan Osborne

in Self-Regulation and Human Progress: How Society Gains When We Govern Less

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
May 2018
ISBN:
9780804796446
eISBN:
9781503604247
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Stanford University Press
DOI:
10.11126/stanford/9780804796446.003.0005
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Economic History

There is a long history of condemning merchants as agents of social disorder and little advocacy of free commerce as essential to ensure the proper allocation of efforts across economic activities ... More


How to think about housing and planning

Shaun Spiers

in How to Build Houses and Save the Countryside

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
September 2018
ISBN:
9781447339991
eISBN:
9781447346661
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781447339991.003.0002
Subject:
Political Science, Public Policy

This chapter discusses how politicians have been deceived by faith-based, ideologically predetermined anti-planning arguments from free-market think tanks such as Policy Exchange. While ministers ... More


Herta Müller in Translation

Jean Boase-Beier

in Herta Müller

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
September 2013
ISBN:
9780199654642
eISBN:
9780191760143
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199654642.003.0012
Subject:
Literature, 20th-century Literature and Modernism, European Literature

Taking as its starting point the controversy among Müller's German critics about whether her style is extremely simple or highly complex, this chapter argues that it is in fact characterized by the ... More


Whig Poetics and the Church in Danger

Philip Connell

in Secular Chains: Poetry and the Politics of Religion from Milton to Pope

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
May 2016
ISBN:
9780199269587
eISBN:
9780191820496
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199269587.003.0005
Subject:
Literature, 16th-century and Renaissance Literature, 17th-century and Restoration Literature

This chapter begins by exploring the Church of England’s embattled and divided situation in the years after 1688. The significance of ecclesiastical faction, it argues, has been underestimated by ... More


Introduction

Marcelle Maistre Welch and Vivien Bosley

in Three Cartesian Feminist Treatises

Published in print:
2002
Published Online:
February 2013
ISBN:
9780226676531
eISBN:
9780226676555
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226676555.003.0005
Subject:
Literature, Women's Literature

This chapter discusses François Poullain de la Barre's two premises. The first is the rule of free thinking. It makes men judge things on the basis of reason rather than opinion, which he calls ... More


Voice of Purpose

Nikki M. Taylor

in America's First Black Socialist: The Radical Life of Peter H. Clark

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
September 2013
ISBN:
9780813140773
eISBN:
9780813141428
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Kentucky
DOI:
10.5810/kentucky/9780813140773.003.0004
Subject:
History, African-American History

Chapter three covers Clark’s life as an educational activist. He played a decisive role in ensuring that separate black public schools would receive funding. The chapter also outlines how he got ... More


A Radical in New York City

Bonnie S. Anderson

in The Rabbi's Atheist Daughter: Ernestine Rose, International Feminist Pioneer

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
December 2016
ISBN:
9780199756247
eISBN:
9780190626402
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199756247.003.0004
Subject:
History, American History: 19th Century

Chapter 3 describes the Roses’ arrival in New York and how Ernestine rapidly began work for both feminism and free thought. In the winter of 1836/37, she carried a petition for married women’s ... More


The Rabbi's Atheist Daughter: Ernestine Rose, International Feminist Pioneer

Bonnie S. Anderson

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
December 2016
ISBN:
9780199756247
eISBN:
9780190626402
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199756247.001.0001
Subject:
History, American History: 19th Century

Famous in the 1850s, Ernestine Rose has been undeservedly forgotten. An outstanding orator and activist for women’s rights, free thought, anti-slavery, and pacifism, Rose became admired despite being ... More


The Heroine of a Hundred Battles

Bonnie S. Anderson

in The Rabbi's Atheist Daughter: Ernestine Rose, International Feminist Pioneer

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
December 2016
ISBN:
9780199756247
eISBN:
9780190626402
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199756247.003.0009
Subject:
History, American History: 19th Century

Chapter 8 follows Ernestine Rose’s life in Europe and England from 1869 until William’s death in 1882. Travel on the Continent restored her health and she began an active career in the English ... More


Introduction: Her Unsurpassed Speech

Bonnie S. Anderson

in The Rabbi's Atheist Daughter: Ernestine Rose, International Feminist Pioneer

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
December 2016
ISBN:
9780199756247
eISBN:
9780190626402
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199756247.003.0001
Subject:
History, American History: 19th Century

The Introduction begins with Rose’s address to the 1851 National Woman’s Rights Convention, showing her in her prime as an outstanding orator. It then surveys her career, showing how her unique ... More


Epilogue: “I Have Lived”

Bonnie S. Anderson

in The Rabbi's Atheist Daughter: Ernestine Rose, International Feminist Pioneer

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
December 2016
ISBN:
9780199756247
eISBN:
9780190626402
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199756247.003.0010
Subject:
History, American History: 19th Century

The Epilogue recounts Rose’s last decade in London, from 1882 to 1892. She received many visitors, both Americans like Stanton and Anthony, and Britons, like Charles Bradlaugh and his daughters, ... More


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