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The End of Magic

Ariel Glucklich

in The End of Magic

Published in print:
1997
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780195108798
eISBN:
9780199853434
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195108798.003.0017
Subject:
Religion, Religion and Society

For a variety of reasons, scholars of religions no longer find it useful to compare religion and magic. According to the worst misconception, magic compels natural or supernatural forces to obey ... More


Building and Using Phylogenies

Marc W. Cadotte and T. Jonathan Davies

in Phylogenies in Ecology: A Guide to Concepts and Methods

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
January 2018
ISBN:
9780691157689
eISBN:
9781400881192
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Princeton University Press
DOI:
10.23943/princeton/9780691157689.003.0002
Subject:
Biology, Ecology

This chapter explains how to build a phylogeny for a certain set of species. A phylogenetic tree is a representation of species interrelatedness and conveys information about which taxa share recent ... More


Sacred Humanity as Stubborn, Irreducible Materiality

Carol Wayne White

in Black Lives and Sacred Humanity: Toward an African American Religious Naturalism

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
September 2016
ISBN:
9780823269815
eISBN:
9780823269853
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Fordham University Press
DOI:
10.5422/fordham/9780823269815.003.0003
Subject:
Religion, Theology

Chapter two continues establishing the theoretical framework for the conception of sacred humanity. It introduce scientific theories advanced by the tenets of religious naturalism that help to ... More


The Way of Healing: Yudō 癒道‎

Paula Arai

in Bringing Zen Home: The Healing Heart of Japanese Women's Rituals

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
November 2016
ISBN:
9780824835354
eISBN:
9780824870362
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Hawai'i Press
DOI:
10.21313/hawaii/9780824835354.003.0002
Subject:
Religion, Buddhism

This chapter describes a theory about the components and dynamics that constitute the Way of healing (yudō) as experienced by Japanese Buddhist women. The healing way of these women involves ... More


Political Corruption: The Internal Enemy of Public Institutions

Emanuela Ceva and Maria Paola Ferretti

Published in print:
2021
Published Online:
April 2021
ISBN:
9780197567869
eISBN:
9780197567890
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780197567869.001.0001
Subject:
Philosophy, Political Philosophy

This book discusses political corruption and anticorruption as a matter of a public ethics of office. It shows how political corruption is the Trojan horse that undermines public institutions from ... More


Political corruption: individual or institutional?

Emanuela Ceva and Maria Paola Ferretti

in Political Corruption: The Internal Enemy of Public Institutions

Published in print:
2021
Published Online:
April 2021
ISBN:
9780197567869
eISBN:
9780197567890
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780197567869.003.0003
Subject:
Philosophy, Political Philosophy

Contrary to current institutionalist theories of corruption, this chapter maintains that the quality of institutional practices can always be traced back to the officeholders’ conduct as both ... More


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