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The Metaphysics of the Incarnation

Anna Marmodoro and Jonathan Hill (eds)

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
May 2011
ISBN:
9780199583164
eISBN:
9780191725647
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199583164.001.0001
Subject:
Religion, Philosophy of Religion

The growth of both philosophy of mind and cognitive science has developed our understanding of the human mind in ways that just a few decades ago were unthinkable. As ideas from philosophy of mind ... More


Thomas Aquinas

Adam G. Cooper

in Life in the Flesh: An Anti-Gnostic Spiritual Philosophy

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
January 2009
ISBN:
9780199546626
eISBN:
9780191720208
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199546626.003.0005
Subject:
Religion, Theology

In Aquinas's hylomorphic theory of the universe, the patristic theology of the body is strengthened and enriched with deeper philosophical underpinnings. Always sensitive to the spiritualizing ... More


Some Later Medieval Theories of the Eucharist: Thomas Aquinas, Gilles of Rome, Duns Scotus, and William Ockham

Marilyn McCord Adams

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
January 2011
ISBN:
9780199591053
eISBN:
9780191595554
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199591053.001.0001
Subject:
Religion, Theology, Philosophy of Religion

This book is a work in historical theology and history of philosophy, combined. It focuses on how the theological data of real presence — that after the consecration of eucharistic bread and wine, ... More


Essential Unity of Soul and Body: Ambrose’s Hylomorphic Theory

J. Warren Smith

in Christian Grace and Pagan Virtue: The Theological Foundation of Ambrose’s Ethics

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
January 2011
ISBN:
9780195369939
eISBN:
9780199893362
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195369939.003.0003
Subject:
Religion, Theology

Having argued in Chapter 1 that for Ambrose the divisive tension between the soul and the body is not the proper relationship as God intended it in creation, but is the result of the fall, this ... More


At Home with Mammon Matter, Money, and Memory in The Faerie Queene and The Jew of Malta

David Landreth

in The Face of Mammon: The Matter of Money in English Renaissance Literature

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
May 2012
ISBN:
9780199773299
eISBN:
9780199932665
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199773299.003.0002
Subject:
Literature, Shakespeare Studies, 16th-century and Renaissance Literature

In Book 2 of The Faerie Queene, the debate between the knight Sir Guyon and the demon Mammon over the value of money is expressed in terms of consumption: money proves to be a value that desires to ... More


Hylomorphism and the incarnation 1

Michael C. Rea

in The Metaphysics of the Incarnation

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
May 2011
ISBN:
9780199583164
eISBN:
9780191725647
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199583164.003.0007
Subject:
Religion, Philosophy of Religion

This chapter offers a model of the incarnation that incorporates two central features of Aristotelian metaphysics which have elsewhere been deployed in solving the so—called Logical Problem of the ... More


Aspects of biology in Plotinus

Christoph Horn

in Neoplatonism and the Philosophy of Nature

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
May 2012
ISBN:
9780199693719
eISBN:
9780191739019
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199693719.003.0011
Subject:
Philosophy, Ancient Philosophy, History of Philosophy

Even if questions of biology might not belong to the core topics of the Enneads, Plotinus has at least some interesting things to say on life and living organisms. This chapter discusses how he ... More


S2: Hylomorphic Substantialism

Daniel W. Graham

in Aristotle's Two Systems

Published in print:
1990
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198243151
eISBN:
9780191680649
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198243151.003.0003
Subject:
Philosophy, Ancient Philosophy, Metaphysics/Epistemology

This chapter argues that current accounts of Aristotle often present S2 theory contaminated by doctrines imported from S1. It examines the ontology, theory of logic and language, and philosophy of ... More


The Hylomorphic Turn

Daniel W. Graham

in Aristotle's Two Systems

Published in print:
1990
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198243151
eISBN:
9780191680649
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198243151.003.0005
Subject:
Philosophy, Ancient Philosophy, Metaphysics/Epistemology

This chapter presented how the problematic of Physics i and Aristotle's prior philosophic positions and certain ‘facts’ generate a conception of form and matter. Aristotle sets himself the task of ... More


The Growth of S2: The Four Causes

Daniel W. Graham

in Aristotle's Two Systems

Published in print:
1990
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198243151
eISBN:
9780191680649
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198243151.003.0006
Subject:
Philosophy, Ancient Philosophy, Metaphysics/Epistemology

This chapter examines the development of four cause theory (FCT) from its appearance in S1 to its maturity in the late works of S2. The characteristic theories of S2 are the product of a systematic ... More


Explaining Various Forms of Living

Alan Code and Julius Moravcsik

in Essays on Aristotle's De Anima

Published in print:
1995
Published Online:
November 2003
ISBN:
9780198236009
eISBN:
9780191598104
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/019823600X.003.0009
Subject:
Philosophy, Ancient Philosophy

Aristotle did not see a sharp contrast between the psychological and the physical. He viewed the physical as just the natural, and treats the psychological as part of the physical. This essay ... More


Natural Philosophy in Late Medieval Oxford

J. D. North

in The History of the University of Oxford: Volume II: Late Medieval Oxford

Published in print:
1992
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780199510122
eISBN:
9780191700941
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199510122.003.0003
Subject:
History, British and Irish Medieval History

This chapter discusses the reason for the amplification of mathematical and other formal methods used in natural philosophy and astronomy. It explains that Oxford humanists' attacks which were so ... More


Aquinas’s Ontology of the Material World: Change, Hylomorphism, and Material Objects

Jeffrey E. Brower

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
October 2014
ISBN:
9780198714293
eISBN:
9780191782701
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198714293.001.0001
Subject:
Philosophy, Metaphysics/Epistemology

What is the nature of the material world? What are its fundamental constituents? These questions are of central concern to contemporary philosophers, and in their attempt to answer them, they have ... More


Form, Matter, Substance

Kathrin Koslicki

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
September 2018
ISBN:
9780198823803
eISBN:
9780191862588
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198823803.001.0001
Subject:
Philosophy, Philosophy of Language

This work defends a hylomorphic analysis of concrete particular objects (e.g., living organisms). The Aristotelian doctrine of hylomorphism holds that those entities that fall under it are compounds ... More


Making Objects and Events: A Hylomorphic Theory of Artifacts, Actions, and Organisms

Simon J. Evnine

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
August 2016
ISBN:
9780198779674
eISBN:
9780191825989
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198779674.001.0001
Subject:
Philosophy, Metaphysics/Epistemology

The book explores the view (amorphic hylomorphism) that some objects have matter from which they are distinct but that this distinctness is not due to the existence of anything like a form. It ... More


Making and the Design of Things: Human Being and the Shape of History

Bjørnar Olsen, Michael Shanks, Timothy Webmoor, and Christopher Witmore

in Archaeology: The Discipline of Things

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
September 2013
ISBN:
9780520274167
eISBN:
9780520954007
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520274167.003.0008
Subject:
Classical Studies, Archaeology: Classical

Without the dominant character of the freestanding, autonomous human agent to hold the spotlight at the center stage of history, what then becomes its subject? In addressing this question, chapter ... More


Mind:: The Logic of Ostension

Chad Engelland

in Ostension: Word Learning and the Embodied Mind

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
May 2015
ISBN:
9780262028097
eISBN:
9780262320610
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
The MIT Press
DOI:
10.7551/mitpress/9780262028097.003.0008
Subject:
Philosophy, Philosophy of Language

This chapter works out the philosophy of mind that supports the phenomenological interpretation of chapter 7. Animate perception and action, as embodied activities, reveal our intentions to each ... More


A Third and Underlying Principle: Physics I 6

Andreas Anagnostopoulos

in Aristotle's Physics Alpha: Symposium Aristotelicum

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
July 2019
ISBN:
9780198830993
eISBN:
9780191868948
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198830993.003.0007
Subject:
Philosophy, Ancient Philosophy, Philosophy of Religion

Physics I 6 addresses the question of the number of principles and motivates the need for an underlying principle in addition to the contrary ones argued for in chapter 5. Physics I 6 ends in aporia ... More


The State of the Union

Deborah J. Brown and Calvin G. Normore

in Descartes and the Ontology of Everyday Life

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
December 2019
ISBN:
9780198836810
eISBN:
9780191881688
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198836810.003.0007
Subject:
Philosophy, History of Philosophy

The union of mind and body in Descartes’ philosophy is the paradigm example of a whole that is more than the sum of its parts. Despite being composed of radically distinct kinds of substance, it has ... More


Skillful Coping: Processes of Becoming and Being in Practice

Anna Brown, Gail Greig, and Emilia Ferraro

in Skillful Performance: Enacting Capabilities, Knowledge, Competence, and Expertise in Organizations

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
August 2017
ISBN:
9780198806639
eISBN:
9780191844768
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198806639.003.0010
Subject:
Business and Management, Organization Studies

This chapter examines and accounts for skillful coping and its complexity in a way that linear and staged models cannot. The authors propose a morphogenetic approach of enskilment that surmounts the ... More


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