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Decoding International Law: Semiotics and the Humanities

Susan Tiefenbrun

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
May 2010
ISBN:
9780195385779
eISBN:
9780199776061
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195385779.001.0001
Subject:
Law, Public International Law

Violations of international law and human rights laws are the plague of the 20th and 21st centuries. People's inhumanity to people escalates as wars proliferate and respect for human rights and the ... More


Air Control

Priya Satia

in Spies in Arabia: The Great War and the Cultural Foundations of Britain's Covert Empire in the Middle East

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
May 2008
ISBN:
9780195331417
eISBN:
9780199868070
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195331417.003.0008
Subject:
History, British and Irish Early Modern History

This chapter describes the surveillance technology the British devised, initially in Iraq, as a result of their conspiracy obsessions. The panoptical ambitions of “air control” followed from wartime ... More


Humanity and Hyper-regulation: From Nuremberg to Helsinki

Onora O'Neill

in Ethics and Humanity: Themes from the Philosophy of Jonathan Glover

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
May 2010
ISBN:
9780195325195
eISBN:
9780199776412
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195325195.003.0007
Subject:
Philosophy, Moral Philosophy, General

Contemporary work on research ethics often points to Nazi inhumanity and abuse of research subjects as a prelude to arguing that research on human subjects requires their fully informed consent. By ... More


Belonging and Genocide: Hitler's Community, 1918-1945

Thomas Kühne

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
October 2013
ISBN:
9780300121865
eISBN:
9780300168570
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Yale University Press
DOI:
10.12987/yale/9780300121865.001.0001
Subject:
History, European Modern History

No one has ever posed a satisfactory explanation for the extreme inhumanity of the Holocaust. What enabled millions of Germans to perpetrate or condone the murder of the Jews? This book offers a ... More


The SD into 1937: In Search of Image and Mission

George C. Browder

in Hitler's Enforcers: The Gestapo and the SS Security Service in the Nazi Revolution

Published in print:
1997
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780195104790
eISBN:
9780199854462
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195104790.003.0009
Subject:
History, European Modern History

From 1934 through 1937, organizational development and the search for a secure raison d'être brought Germany's Sicherheitsdienst (SD) to maturity and expanded its missions. The growing connections ... More


Pages from a Daily Journal of Argument

Norman Geras

in A Matter of Principle: Humanitarian Arguments for War in Iraq

Published in print:
2005
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780520244863
eISBN:
9780520932166
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520244863.003.0013
Subject:
Sociology, Politics, Social Movements and Social Change

This chapter consists of edited extracts from normblog—The Weblog of Norman Geras. It contains his personal views on Iraq as well as his feelings on September 11, 2001, which he claims to be an act ... More


Bare Life: Comedy, Trust, and Language in Wittgenstein and Beckett

Christopher C Robinson

in Wittgenstein and Political Theory: The View from Somewhere

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780748639144
eISBN:
9780748652839
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9780748639144.003.0008
Subject:
Political Science, Political Theory

This chapter is a Wittgensteinian reading of a play by Samuel Beckett, Catastrophe. Where the discussion emphasizes the horizontal travel through language by immanent theorists, this chapter ... More


Original Sin: “The Only Empirically Verifiable Doctrine of the Christian Faith”

Andrew S. Finstuen

in Original Sin and Everyday Protestants: The Theology of Reinhold Niebuhr, Billy Graham, and Paul Tillich in an Age of Anxiety

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
September 2014
ISBN:
9780807833360
eISBN:
9781469604572
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of North Carolina Press
DOI:
10.5149/9780807898536_finstuen.7
Subject:
Religion, Religious Studies

This chapter discusses the shared conviction of Niebuhr, Graham, and Tillich regarding the empirical truth of the doctrine of original sin. For all three, the long history of humanity's inhumanity ... More


Five: Art's Inhumanity: “Reality and Its Shadow”

Gabriel Riera

in Intrigues: From Being to the Other

Published in print:
2006
Published Online:
March 2011
ISBN:
9780823226719
eISBN:
9780823235315
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Fordham University Press
DOI:
10.5422/fso/9780823226719.003.0006
Subject:
Philosophy, Philosophy of Language

This chapter discusses Emmanuel Levinas' criticism on the inhumanity of art in his essay “Reality and Its Shadow”. It explains that the il y a plays a central role in Levinas' ... More


‘Macht nichts, macht nichts, sagte ich mir, macht nichts’: Herta Müller's Romanian Novels

Norbert Otto Eke

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/9780199654642.003.0007
Subject:
Literature, 20th-century Literature and Modernism, European Literature

Herta Müller's novels force the reader to experience up close life in totalitarian systems. They chart the ‘world of anxiety’ of Nicolae Ceauşescu's dictatorship and offer insights into the inner ... More


Introduction

David Livingstone Smith

in On Inhumanity: Dehumanization and How to Resist It

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
September 2020
ISBN:
9780190923006
eISBN:
9780190092566
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190923006.003.0001
Subject:
Philosophy, Moral Philosophy

This introductory chapter discusses the author's personal background and motivations for studying dehumanization. These anecdotes set the stage for a brief look into the complexity of dehumanization ... More


The Inhumanity of Symbolism

Michael Halewood

in Rethinking Whitehead's Symbolism: Thought, Language, Culture

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
May 2018
ISBN:
9781474429566
eISBN:
9781474438582
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9781474429566.003.0005
Subject:
Philosophy, Metaphysics/Epistemology

Whitehead is clear that language and symbols are important for humans. But they are not generated solely from or by humans. If they were, Whitehead's philosophy would fall back into a sophisticated ... More


Humanity and the Dignity of Human Nature

Jacqueline A. Taylor

in Reflecting Subjects: Passion, Sympathy, and Society in Hume's Philosophy

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
March 2015
ISBN:
9780198729525
eISBN:
9780191796395
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198729525.003.0006
Subject:
Philosophy, History of Philosophy

Reconstructing Hume’s account of humanity reveals a powerful moral concept that makes Hume’s ethics a crucial achievement of the Enlightenment. Chapter 6 gives a detailed account of our capacity for ... More


Humanizing Hatred

Kate Manne

in Down Girl: The Logic of Misogyny

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
November 2017
ISBN:
9780190604981
eISBN:
9780190605018
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190604981.003.0006
Subject:
Philosophy, Feminist Philosophy, Moral Philosophy

This chapter explores and contests a popular rival approach to “man’s inhumanity to man”—or, in this case, women—as applied to misogyny. On this view, dubbed “humanism,” misogyny would have its ... More


Interlude: A Day in August

Jodi Rios

in Black Lives and Spatial Matters: Policing Blackness and Practicing Freedom in Suburban St. Louis

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
January 2021
ISBN:
9781501750465
eISBN:
9781501750496
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Cornell University Press
DOI:
10.7591/cornell/9781501750465.003.0007
Subject:
Anthropology, African Cultural Anthropology

This interlude details the death of eighteen-year-old Michael Brown Jr., who was shot by Ferguson police officer Darren Wilson on August 9, 2014. Several witnesses of the shooting claim that Brown ... More


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