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Real People: Personal Identity without Thought Experiments

Kathleen V. Wilkes

Published in print:
1993
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198240808
eISBN:
9780191680281
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198240808.001.0001
Subject:
Philosophy, Philosophy of Mind, Metaphysics/Epistemology

This book explores the scope and limits of the concept of a person — a vexed question in contemporary philosophy. The author begins by questioning the methodology of thought-experimentation, arguing ... More


Conclusions

Michael W. Dols and Diana E. Immisch

in Majnūn: The Madman in Medieval Islamic Society

Published in print:
1992
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198202219
eISBN:
9780191675218
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198202219.003.0017
Subject:
History, World Medieval History, History of Science, Technology, and Medicine

In dealing with the concept of insanity in medieval Islamic society several subtopics also emerge such as, what constitutes sanity? A major objective of this study has been to place the subject in ... More


Insanity: Murder, Madness, and the Law

Charles Patrick Ewing

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
April 2010
ISBN:
9780195326130
eISBN:
9780199893591
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195326130.001.0001
Subject:
Psychology, Forensic Psychology

The insanity defense is one of the oldest fixtures of the Anglo-American legal tradition. Though it is available to people charged with virtually any crime, and is often employed without controversy, ... More


Modes of Punishment

Rex Martin

in A System of Rights

Published in print:
1997
Published Online:
November 2003
ISBN:
9780198292937
eISBN:
9780191599811
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0198292937.003.0011
Subject:
Political Science, Political Theory

The chapter suggests that there are three main modes of punishment (each with distinguishing features): (1) penalty, invoked against the offender; (2) compensation, to be paid to the victim of crime; ... More


Crime and Punishment

Mike W. Martin

in From Morality to Mental Health: Virtue and Vice in a Therapeutic Culture

Published in print:
2006
Published Online:
September 2006
ISBN:
9780195304718
eISBN:
9780199786572
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0195304713.003.0009
Subject:
Philosophy, Moral Philosophy

This chapter presents an integrated, moral-therapeutic perspective on crime and punishment. It begins by noting how the morality-therapy dichotomy constricted classical debates about punishment. ... More


The Return of Genius: Mad Poets

Ann Jefferson

in Genius in France: An Idea and Its Uses

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
October 2017
ISBN:
9780691160658
eISBN:
9781400852598
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Princeton University Press
DOI:
10.23943/princeton/9780691160658.003.0018
Subject:
Literature, Criticism/Theory

This chapter chronicles the return of genius as a viable object of thought, this time in the context of madness. It first turns to the conjunction between neurosis and full-blown psychosis where ... More


Interactions of Metrical Dissonance with Titch Structure; Form, and Extramusical Elements

Harald Krebs

in Fantasy Pieces: Metrical Dissonance in the Music of Robert Schumann

Published in print:
1999
Published Online:
May 2008
ISBN:
9780195116236
eISBN:
9780199871308
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195116236.003.0006
Subject:
Music, Theory, Analysis, Composition

This chapter demonstrates that metrical dissonance frequently interacts with other musical aspects in Schumann's works. One such aspect is musical form. Changes in metrical state often coincide with ... More


Conclusion

Akihito Suzuki

in Madness at Home: The Psychiatrist, the Patient, and the Family in England, 1820-1860

Published in print:
2006
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780520245808
eISBN:
9780520932210
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520245808.003.0008
Subject:
History, British and Irish Modern History

This chapter summarizes the preceding discussions and presents some concluding thoughts from the author. This book has examined families' strategies for understanding, coping with, and managing ... More


Wounds of Love: The Mystical Marriage of Saint Rose of Lima

Frank Graziano

Published in print:
2004
Published Online:
January 2005
ISBN:
9780195136401
eISBN:
9780199835164
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0195136403.001.0001
Subject:
Religion, History of Christianity

An in-depth study of St. Rose of Lima (1586–1617), canonized in 1671 as the first saint of the New World, serves to explore the meanings of female mysticism and the ways in which saints are products ... More


Minds

Cathy Gutierrez

in Plato's Ghost: Spiritualism in the American Renaissance

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
September 2009
ISBN:
9780195388350
eISBN:
9780199866472
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195388350.003.0006
Subject:
Religion, Religion and Society

In promulgating trance states and multiple voices talking through particularly young women, Spiritualism had from the outset been skirting the territory of insanity. This chapter explores the rise of ... More


Meanings in Motion

Frank Graziano

in Wounds of Love: The Mystical Marriage of Saint Rose of Lima

Published in print:
2004
Published Online:
January 2005
ISBN:
9780195136401
eISBN:
9780199835164
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0195136403.003.0002
Subject:
Religion, History of Christianity

An analysis of what mysticism might mean if its underlying presumptions–that God desires suffering, that mystics marry Christ–are false. Also explores trends in the scholarship on female mysticism, ... More


The Most Reliable Judgment Standard for Soft Legal Paternalism

William J. Talbott

in Human Rights and Human Well-Being

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
January 2011
ISBN:
9780195173482
eISBN:
9780199872176
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195173482.003.0012
Subject:
Philosophy, Political Philosophy

This author shows how the main principle would endorse a new ground-level principle of weak legal paternalism, the most reliable judgment standard, and compares this standard with the most ... More


An Asylum for Idiots

DAVID WRIGHT

in Mental Disability in Victorian England: The Earlswood Asylum 1847-1901

Published in print:
2001
Published Online:
January 2010
ISBN:
9780199246397
eISBN:
9780191715235
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199246397.003.003
Subject:
History, British and Irish Modern History

Recent work on the emergence of the 19th-century county asylums in England has emphasised the important role that philanthropy played in the establishment of the rate-aided mental hospitals for ... More


Care in the Community

DAVID WRIGHT

in Mental Disability in Victorian England: The Earlswood Asylum 1847-1901

Published in print:
2001
Published Online:
January 2010
ISBN:
9780199246397
eISBN:
9780191715235
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199246397.003.004
Subject:
History, British and Irish Modern History

The movement to community care for mentally disabled persons in the last quarter of the 20th century has precipitated a reevaluation of the asylum era. Recent research has revealed that community and ... More


Mental Illness and Responsibility

Michael Moore

in Placing Blame: A Theory of the Criminal Law

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
September 2010
ISBN:
9780199599493
eISBN:
9780191594649
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199599493.003.0014
Subject:
Law, Philosophy of Law, Criminal Law and Criminology

The insanity defence is the criminal law’s most self-conscious home for its otherwise presupposed theory of the person. This point is only seen, however, by stripping away centuries of legal doctrine ... More


Criminal Trials and Mental Disorders

Thomas Hafemeister

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
September 2019
ISBN:
9781479804856
eISBN:
9781479850754
Item type:
book
Publisher:
NYU Press
DOI:
10.18574/nyu/9781479804856.001.0001
Subject:
Psychology, Social Psychology

The American criminal justice system is based on the bedrock principles of fairness and justice for all. In striving to ensure that all criminal defendants are treated equally under the law, it ... More


Culpable Mind

Alan Brudner

in Punishment and Freedom

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
September 2009
ISBN:
9780199207251
eISBN:
9780191705502
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199207251.003.0003
Subject:
Law, Philosophy of Law, Criminal Law and Criminology

This chapter criticizes the character and choice theories of the culpable mind as incapable of justifying judicial punishment specifically as opposed to moral censure generally. It develops from ... More


Insanity, Identity and Empire: Immigrants and institutional confinement in Australia and New Zealand, 1873-1910

Catharine Coleborne

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
May 2016
ISBN:
9780719087240
eISBN:
9781526104250
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9780719087240.001.0001
Subject:
History, Imperialism and Colonialism

This book examines the formation of colonial social identities inside the institutions for the insane in Australia and New Zealand. Taking a large sample of patient records, the book pays particular ... More


The Repetitions of History

Robin Feldman

in The Role of Science in Law

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
May 2009
ISBN:
9780195368581
eISBN:
9780199867455
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195368581.003.0004
Subject:
Law, Criminal Law and Criminology

This chapter traces the instinct to reach for science in American legal doctrine back through the 1800s. It examines both the more formal legal theory movements as well as individual doctrinal ... More


A REPUTATION DEFENDED

J. Matthew Gallman

in America's Joan of Arc: The Life of Anna Elizabeth Dickinson

Published in print:
2006
Published Online:
September 2007
ISBN:
9780195161458
eISBN:
9780199788798
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195161458.003.0010
Subject:
History, American History: 19th Century

Even before Anna Dickinson left Interpines, she had already begun her campaign to repair her reputation and resurrect her public career. For the next five or six years Dickinson devoted her energies ... More


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