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Introspection about Phenomenal Consciousness: Running the Gamut from Infallibility to Impotence

Terry Horgan

in Introspection and Consciousness

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
September 2012
ISBN:
9780199744794
eISBN:
9780199933396
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199744794.003.0015
Subject:
Philosophy, Philosophy of Mind, Metaphysics/Epistemology

This chapter’s project is to critically scrutinize the idea that because the intrinsic character of phenomenal consciousness is self-presenting, introspection concerning current phenomenal character ... More


Introduction

Catherine Rider

in Magic and Impotence in the Middle Ages

Published in print:
2006
Published Online:
September 2007
ISBN:
9780199282227
eISBN:
9780191713026
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199282227.003.0001
Subject:
History, European Medieval History

This chapter introduces the main sources and issues in the study of medieval impotence magic, and summarizes the contents of the rest of the book. It surveys the place of impotence magic in modern ... More


Consummation

D. L. d'Avray

in Medieval Marriage: Symbolism and Society

Published in print:
2005
Published Online:
September 2007
ISBN:
9780198208211
eISBN:
9780191716690
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198208211.003.0005
Subject:
History, European Medieval History

In the later Middle Ages there was a strange exception to the rule that marriages were indissoluble. A non-consummated marriage could be dissolved even if there were no question of impotence on ... More


Broken Vows and “Notorious” Endings: Divorce

Brenda E. Stevenson

in Life in Black and White: Family and Community in the Slave South

Published in print:
1997
Published Online:
September 2011
ISBN:
9780195118032
eISBN:
9780199853793
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195118032.003.0006
Subject:
History, American History: 19th Century

Divorce was not a novel phenomenon in the antebellum era, despite the difficulties involved in obtaining it. The initial grounds—impotence, idiocy, and, bigamy—were expanded to include adultery and ... More


The patient presenting with sexual dysfunction

Carin V. Hopps and John P. Mulhall

in Supportive Care for the Urology Patient

Published in print:
2005
Published Online:
November 2011
ISBN:
9780198529415
eISBN:
9780191730344
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198529415.003.0012
Subject:
Palliative Care, Patient Care and End-of-Life Decision Making, Pain Management and Palliative Pharmacology

Discussion of sexual dysfunction can be difficult for both the patient and for the physician, though discussion of this medical problem is extremely important. Sexual dysfunction is the source of ... More


Evaluation and treatment of the infertile male

M. A. Fischer

in Supportive Care for the Urology Patient

Published in print:
2005
Published Online:
November 2011
ISBN:
9780198529415
eISBN:
9780191730344
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198529415.003.0023
Subject:
Palliative Care, Patient Care and End-of-Life Decision Making, Pain Management and Palliative Pharmacology

Developments in the area of reproductive medicine have focused on technologies in which the primary objective is pregnancy. However, couples with infertility face significant emotional and ... More


The ‘Non-Whole’ of Hegelian Nature: Extrinsicality and the Problems of Sickness and Death

Wes Furlotte

in The Problem of Nature in Hegel's Final System

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
May 2020
ISBN:
9781474435536
eISBN:
9781474453899
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9781474435536.003.0002
Subject:
Philosophy, Metaphysics/Epistemology

This chapter outlines the rejection that has followed Hegel’s philosophy of nature for the last two hundred years. It stresses how, when considered at all, Hegel’s writings on nature are read to be ... More


The Hippocratic “Airs, Waters, Places” on Cross-Dressing Eunuchs: “Natural” yet also “Divine”†

Elinor Lieber

in Sex and Difference in Ancient Greece and Rome

Published in print:
2003
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780748613199
eISBN:
9780748651016
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9780748613199.003.0020
Subject:
Classical Studies, European History: BCE to 500CE

On the northern shores of the Black Sea, the Greek colonists established a number of towns and maintained good relations with the local inhabitants, who were referred to by both Herodotus and the ... More


The Moral Complexities of Eating Meat

Ben Bramble and Bob Fischer (eds)

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
December 2015
ISBN:
9780199353903
eISBN:
9780199353934
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199353903.001.0001
Subject:
Philosophy, Moral Philosophy, General

Is it morally wrong to eat meat? If so, what follows from this? This volume brings together twelve chapters, each confronting one question or the other. The book has three parts. The first part ... More


Impotence, Perspicuity and the Rule of Law: James Madison's Critique of Republican Legislation

Jack Rakove

in Republican Democracy: Liberty, Law and Politics

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
May 2014
ISBN:
9780748643066
eISBN:
9780748689255
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9780748643066.003.0003
Subject:
Political Science, Political Theory

This chapter examines the nature of legislative deliberation and the political sources of legislative majorities as dominant themes of American constitutional thinking. Drawing on James Madison's ... More


Writing the (Auto)Biography of Carlyle, 1876–84

Ciaran Brady

in James Anthony Froude: An Intellectual Biography of a Victorian Prophet

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
May 2013
ISBN:
9780199668038
eISBN:
9780191748677
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199668038.003.0012
Subject:
History, British and Irish Modern History, Cultural History

This chapter is devoted to a detailed analysis of the circumstances in which Froude undertook to write his brilliant and notorious biography of Carlyle. It is argued that there were compelling ... More


Impotence: A Cultural History

Angus McLaren

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
March 2013
ISBN:
9780226500768
eISBN:
9780226500935
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226500935.001.0001
Subject:
History, Cultural History

As anyone who has watched television in recent years can attest, we live in the age of Viagra. From Bob Dole to Mike Ditka to late-night comedians, our culture has been engaged in one long, frank, ... More


The Voter’s Conundrum

Benjamin Hale

in The Wild and the Wicked: On Nature and Human Nature

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
September 2017
ISBN:
9780262035408
eISBN:
9780262336499
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
The MIT Press
DOI:
10.7551/mitpress/9780262035408.003.0008
Subject:
History, History of Science, Technology, and Medicine

This chapter seeks to make sense of motivating and justificatory reasons as different sorts of answers to “why” questions. The chapter uses the related problems of overpopulation and the ... More


Viagra: Hard Science or Hard Sell?

in Impotence: A Cultural History

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
March 2013
ISBN:
9780226500768
eISBN:
9780226500935
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226500935.003.0010
Subject:
History, Cultural History

On March 27, 1998, Viagra became the first oral medication to be approved by the U.S. Food and Drug Administration to treat erectile dysfunction. A flood of books and articles, which shows no sign of ... More


The Impenetrable Penetrator: Manhood in Greece and Rome

in Impotence: A Cultural History

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
March 2013
ISBN:
9780226500768
eISBN:
9780226500935
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226500935.003.0001
Subject:
History, Cultural History

Ovid's Amores and Petronius's Satyrica provide the two most famous literary accounts of the ancients' view of impotence. In Amores 3.7 the Latin poet amusingly describes his inexplicable inability to ... More


When “Desire Refuses Service”: Impotence in the Christian West

in Impotence: A Cultural History

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
March 2013
ISBN:
9780226500768
eISBN:
9780226500935
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226500935.003.0002
Subject:
History, Cultural History

When deciding whether a marriage should be annulled on the grounds of the husband's impotence, fifteenth-century English church courts sometimes employed “honest women” to examine the man. Christians ... More


The “Infirmity of Others”: Laughing at Fumblers in Early Modern Europe

in Impotence: A Cultural History

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
March 2013
ISBN:
9780226500768
eISBN:
9780226500935
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226500935.003.0003
Subject:
History, Cultural History

A cursory review of high and low literary references to “unperforming husbands” and “eunuchs or impotent fellows” makes it clear that many people in early modern Europe found the subject of impotence ... More


“Shameful to Wives, Ridiculous for Husbands, and Unworthy of Tribunals”: Impotence in the Age of Reason

in Impotence: A Cultural History

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
March 2013
ISBN:
9780226500768
eISBN:
9780226500935
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226500935.003.0004
Subject:
History, Cultural History

In 1709 John Marten enjoyed the dubious distinction of being the first man in England indicted at the Queen's Bench for pornography. His crime was to have authored Gonosologium Novum; or, A New ... More


Neurasthenia, Decadence, and Nineteenth-Century Manhood

in Impotence: A Cultural History

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
March 2013
ISBN:
9780226500768
eISBN:
9780226500935
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226500935.003.0005
Subject:
History, Cultural History

When John Ruskin and Effie Gray married in 1848, the nervous Ruskin suggested on religious and practical grounds that they wait five years before having sex; he was twenty-nine and she was twenty. ... More


Marketing Manly Vigor: Victorian Medicine Versus Quackery

in Impotence: A Cultural History

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
March 2013
ISBN:
9780226500768
eISBN:
9780226500935
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226500935.003.0006
Subject:
History, Cultural History

In the very decades when surgeons working on male sexual dysfunctions failed to establish a specialty, their colleagues who dealt with female reproductive complaints were successful in winning public ... More


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