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Compulsory Development: Narrative Self-sponsorship and the Right to Self-Determination

Joseph R. Slaughter

in Human Rights, Inc.: The World Novel, Narrative Form, and International Law

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
September 2011
ISBN:
9780823228171
eISBN:
9780823241033
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Fordham University Press
DOI:
10.5422/fordham/9780823228171.003.0005
Subject:
Literature, World Literature

Fifty years after the adoption of the Universal Declaration of Human Rights (UDHR), human rights have been rearticulated explicitly as a program for development; nonetheless, the human person(ality) ... More


Becoming Plots: Human Rights, the Bildungsroman, and the Novelization of Citizenship

Joseph R. Slaughter

in Human Rights, Inc.: The World Novel, Narrative Form, and International Law

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
September 2011
ISBN:
9780823228171
eISBN:
9780823241033
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Fordham University Press
DOI:
10.5422/fordham/9780823228171.003.0003
Subject:
Literature, World Literature

The humanist discourse of human rights risked being overrun by seemingly plotless accounting methods for representing and imagining the contemporary social world and human development. This chapter ... More


Selection and Evolutionary Explanations for the Maintenance of Personality Differences

Denis Réale and Niels J. Dingemanse

in The Evolution of Personality and Individual Differences

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
May 2011
ISBN:
9780195372090
eISBN:
9780199893485
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195372090.003.0014
Subject:
Psychology, Evolutionary Psychology, Social Psychology

This chapter discusses the potential benefit of using the selectionist approach to study human and animal personality traits. It first briefly introduces the selectionist approach, describes the ... More


Preamble The Legibility of Human Rights

Joseph R. Slaughter

in Human Rights, Inc.: The World Novel, Narrative Form, and International Law

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
September 2011
ISBN:
9780823228171
eISBN:
9780823241033
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Fordham University Press
DOI:
10.5422/fordham/9780823228171.003.0001
Subject:
Literature, World Literature

This book is about the legibility of human rights; about the literary, political, and juridical effects of transcribing into international legal conventions what the ancient Greeks regarded as ... More


Normalizing Narrative Forms of Human Rights: The (Dys)Function of the Public Sphere

Joseph R. Slaughter

in Human Rights, Inc.: The World Novel, Narrative Form, and International Law

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
September 2011
ISBN:
9780823228171
eISBN:
9780823241033
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Fordham University Press
DOI:
10.5422/fordham/9780823228171.003.0004
Subject:
Literature, World Literature

The discussion of the Truth and Reconciliation Commission (TRC) forecasts some of this chapter's arguments about the role of the public sphere in normalizing and naturalizing common sense. The ... More


Perception of personality traits and semantic learning in evolving hominids

James E. King, Duane M. Rumbaugh, and E. Sue Savage-Rumbaugh

in The Descent of Mind: Psychological Perspectives on Hominid Evolution

Published in print:
2000
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780192632593
eISBN:
9780191670497
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780192632593.003.0006
Subject:
Psychology, Cognitive Psychology

There are three main arguments in this chapter. First, human personality dimensions predict behaviour and other humans can accurately assess those dimensions based on that behaviour. Second, ... More


Clefs à Roman: Reading, Writing, and International Humanitarianism

Joseph R. Slaughter

in Human Rights, Inc.: The World Novel, Narrative Form, and International Law

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
September 2011
ISBN:
9780823228171
eISBN:
9780823241033
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Fordham University Press
DOI:
10.5422/fordham/9780823228171.003.0006
Subject:
Literature, World Literature

Humanitarianism is not the precise contemporary equivalent of classical imperialism, but, as this chapter argues, they share enough structural features that they are, though imperfectly, homologous. ... More


Differential Behavioral Ecology: The Structure, Life History, and Evolution of Primate Personality

Alexander Weiss and Mark J. Adams

in Animal Personalities: Behavior, Physiology, and Evolution

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
September 2013
ISBN:
9780226922058
eISBN:
9780226922065
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226922065.003.0005
Subject:
Biology, Animal Behavior / Behavioral Ecology

Nonhuman primates are ideal subjects for studies that link approaches from differential psychology and behavioral ecology. This chapter examines personality studies in nonhuman primates and ... More


Personalities in a Comparative Perspective: What Do Human Psychologists Glean from Animal Personality Studies?

Samuel D. Gosling and Pranjal H. Mehta

in Animal Personalities: Behavior, Physiology, and Evolution

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
September 2013
ISBN:
9780226922058
eISBN:
9780226922065
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226922065.003.0006
Subject:
Biology, Animal Behavior / Behavioral Ecology

This chapter discusses the benefits of animal personality studies for understanding human personality. It first reviews animal personality studies across different species and then illustrates the ... More


Down with Authenticity

John A. Hall

in The Importance of Being Civil: The Struggle for Political Decency

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
October 2017
ISBN:
9780691153261
eISBN:
9781400847495
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Princeton University Press
DOI:
10.23943/princeton/9780691153261.003.0007
Subject:
Political Science, International Relations and Politics

This chapter focuses on the dangers of authenticity. There are a number of reasons why authenticity should be kept out of politics, why politics should not be personalized. It has been suggested that ... More


Behavioral, Physiological, and Health Biases in Laboratory Rodents: A Basis for Understanding Mechanistic Links between Human Personality and Health

Sonia A. Cavigelli, Kerry C. Michael, and Christina M. Ragan

in Animal Personalities: Behavior, Physiology, and Evolution

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
September 2013
ISBN:
9780226922058
eISBN:
9780226922065
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226922065.003.0016
Subject:
Biology, Animal Behavior / Behavioral Ecology

This chapter analyzes the behavioral biases seen among different laboratory rodent strains to determine whether these biases are associated with physiological and/or health biases, and the extent to ... More


Explorations in Personality

Henry A. Murray and Dan P. McAdams

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
April 2010
ISBN:
9780195305067
eISBN:
9780199894253
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195305067.001.0001
Subject:
Psychology, Developmental Psychology

This book sets forth a provocative agenda for the scientific study of human personality. Blending no-nonsense empiricism with the humanistic desire to understand the whole person, the book is as ... More


From Actor to Agent to Author: Human Evolution and the Development of Personality

Dan P. McAdams

in Darwin's Bridge: Uniting the Humanities and Sciences

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
August 2016
ISBN:
9780190231217
eISBN:
9780190609061
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780190231217.003.0009
Subject:
Psychology, Social Psychology

Recent theory and research in psychological science suggests the human personality may be decomposed into three layers consisting of (a) broad dispositional traits of social actors, (b) specific ... More


The Daoist-Confucian Synthesis

Li Zehou

in The Chinese Aesthetic Tradition

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
November 2016
ISBN:
9780824833077
eISBN:
9780824870706
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Hawai'i Press
DOI:
10.21313/hawaii/9780824833077.003.0003
Subject:
Society and Culture, Asian Studies

This chapter examines the opposition and complementarity of Confucianism and Daoism that manifest in the notion of “the naturalization of humans” put forward by the Daoists and Zhuangzi and in the ... More


Confucian Humanism

Li Zehou

in The Chinese Aesthetic Tradition

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
November 2016
ISBN:
9780824833077
eISBN:
9780824870706
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Hawai'i Press
DOI:
10.21313/hawaii/9780824833077.003.0002
Subject:
Society and Culture, Asian Studies

This chapter examines the emergence of Confucian humanism, including the development of a self-consciousness of humanity (the human nature that at once is determined by its biology and transcends ... More


Masking Fanon

Angela Naimou

in Salvage Work: U.S. and Caribbean Literatures amid the Debris of Legal Personhood

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
September 2015
ISBN:
9780823264766
eISBN:
9780823266616
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Fordham University Press
DOI:
10.5422/fordham/9780823264766.003.0005
Subject:
Literature, World Literature

This chapter reads John Edgar Wideman’s Fanon as a novel whose ostensible failure to give voice to the historical Frantz Fanon generates experimental narrative modes for representing the human ... More


Applied aspects of host manipulation by parasites

Robert Poulin and Edward P. Levri

in Host Manipulation by Parasites

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
December 2013
ISBN:
9780199642236
eISBN:
9780191774621
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199642236.003.0010
Subject:
Biology, Disease Ecology / Epidemiology, Evolutionary Biology / Genetics

This chapter explores the potential impact of manipulative parasites on several areas of conservation, economic, or medical relevance. These include facilitation of biological invasions, as seen when ... More


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