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 Sol

Michael Ward

in Planet Narnia: The Seven Heavens in the Imagination of C. S. Lewis

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
January 2008
ISBN:
9780195313871
eISBN:
9780199871964
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195313871.003.0005
Subject:
Religion, Religion and Literature

Sol, the most metallurgical of the planets, in Lewis's scholarship, poetry and That Hideous Strength. Sol's association with gold, liberality, and light symbolizing philosophical and theological ... More


Retrieving Cosmos: Gilbert Murray's Thought on International Relations

Peter Wilson

in Gilbert Murray Reassessed: Hellenism, Theatre, and International Politics

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
September 2007
ISBN:
9780199208791
eISBN:
9780191709029
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199208791.003.0014
Subject:
Classical Studies, Literary Studies: Classical, Early, and Medieval

This chapter takes a retrospective look at the international political thought of Gilbert Murray, ninety years after his first substantial work on the subject was published (1915), and nearly sixty ... More


Liberality and Benevolence (NE IV.1)

Howard J. Curzer

in Aristotle and the Virtues

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
May 2012
ISBN:
9780199693726
eISBN:
9780191738890
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199693726.003.0004
Subject:
Philosophy, Ancient Philosophy, Moral Philosophy

Contrary to popular belief, liberality does not concern all aspects of money-management: it concerns only the making of donations to others. Accepting gifts, earning, and spending are governed by ... More


Magnificence and Heroic Virtue (NE IV.2)

Howard J. Curzer

in Aristotle and the Virtues

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
May 2012
ISBN:
9780199693726
eISBN:
9780191738890
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199693726.003.0005
Subject:
Philosophy, Ancient Philosophy, Moral Philosophy

Magnificence is usually thought to be large-scale liberality; its sphere is great wealth while liberality’s sphere is moderate wealth. But magnificence is better understood as heroic liberality. It ... More


Liberality: ‘The Wife of Bath's Prologue’ and ‘Tale’ and ‘The Franklin's Tale’

Alcuin Blamires

in Chaucer, Ethics, and Gender

Published in print:
2006
Published Online:
September 2007
ISBN:
9780199248674
eISBN:
9780191714696
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199248674.003.0006
Subject:
Literature, Early and Medieval Literature

To be content with ‘enough’ was one kind of virtue; to be liberal with surplus was another. Chaucer found liberality applauded in Boccaccio’s writings. But the classical concept of cautious ... More


Virtues and Vices

Jonathan Barnes and Anthony Kenny (eds)

in Aristotle's Ethics: Writings from the Complete Works

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
October 2017
ISBN:
9780691158464
eISBN:
9781400852369
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Princeton University Press
DOI:
10.23943/princeton/9780691158464.003.0005
Subject:
Philosophy, History of Philosophy

In this English translation of Virtues and Vices, the discussion offers definitions of the virtues and the vices, their characteristics and concomitants, and their general effect. The author begins ... More


Practical Wisdom

John Casey

in Pagan Virtue: An Essay in Ethics

Published in print:
1991
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198240037
eISBN:
9780191680069
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198240037.003.0004
Subject:
Philosophy, Moral Philosophy

This chapter suggests practical wisdom informs, and is the outcome of, other virtues. Following Aristotle the chapter suggests that practical wisdom is especially connected with temperance. The man ... More


Joy, Love, and Liberality

Norman Kretzmann

in The Metaphysics of Theism: Aquinas's Natural Theology in Summa contra gentiles I

Published in print:
2001
Published Online:
November 2003
ISBN:
9780199246533
eISBN:
9780191597886
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/019924653X.003.0009
Subject:
Philosophy, History of Philosophy

There can be no passions of any sort in God because, for instance, passions are associated with the sensory part of the human soul. If the having of intellective attitudes, however, is simply a ... More


Conclusion

Steven A. Long

in Natura Pura: On the Recovery of Nature in the Doctrine of Grace

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
March 2011
ISBN:
9780823231058
eISBN:
9780823237012
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Fordham University Press
DOI:
10.5422/fso/9780823231058.003.0006
Subject:
Religion, Theology

This book has articulated how central will be our understanding of the relation of nature and grace for the proper contemplation and living of Christian life, and for the ... More


Giving and spending

Erica Benner

in Machiavelli's Prince: A New Reading

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
January 2014
ISBN:
9780199653638
eISBN:
9780191769405
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199653638.003.0017
Subject:
Political Science, Political Theory

Since princes are praised for liberality in giving and spending, it is generally desirable to be held liberal. But policies that many people ‘hold’ virtuously liberal involve extravagance that ruins ... More


What Aristotle's Rhetoric Can Tell Us about the Rationality of Virtue

in Confronting Aristotle's Ethics: Ancient and Modern Morality

Published in print:
2006
Published Online:
March 2013
ISBN:
9780226283982
eISBN:
9780226284019
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226284019.003.0002
Subject:
Philosophy, Ancient Philosophy

This chapter exploits the comparison between rhetoric and virtue. The Rhetoric shows that the art of rhetoric aims at more than practical success because it is limited to rational persuasion. This ... More


Virtues and Vices

in Aristotle's Dialogue with Socrates: On the "Nicomachean Ethics"

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
March 2013
ISBN:
9780226080505
eISBN:
9780226080543
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226080543.003.0004
Subject:
Philosophy, Ancient Philosophy

According to the ergon argument of Book I of Aristotle's Nicomachean Ethics, the distinctive human function is “some practice (praktikē) of that which has logos”, hence the virtue that enables one to ... More


Stumbling on Theological Secularism

Ajay Skaria

in Unconditional Equality: Gandhi's Religion of Resistance

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
September 2016
ISBN:
9780816698653
eISBN:
9781452953687
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Minnesota Press
DOI:
10.5749/minnesota/9780816698653.003.0002
Subject:
Political Science, Political Theory

In 1907, Gandhi begins translating William Salter’s Ethical Religion, but eventually abandons the task. The chapter argues that this abandonment is symptomatic of Gandhi’s inadvertent break from ... More


Ciphering the Satyagrahi

Ajay Skaria

in Unconditional Equality: Gandhi's Religion of Resistance

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
September 2016
ISBN:
9780816698653
eISBN:
9781452953687
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Minnesota Press
DOI:
10.5749/minnesota/9780816698653.003.0009
Subject:
Political Science, Political Theory

Gandhi implicitly contrasts the liberal principle and the conservative vow. But since vows can be profoundly violent (for example, the warrior), Gandhi also asks: what is the vow proper to ... More


Gratitude and Liberality

David Konstan

in In the Orbit of Love: Affection in Ancient Greece and Rome

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
July 2018
ISBN:
9780190887872
eISBN:
9780190904579
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190887872.003.0004
Subject:
Classical Studies, Literary Studies: Classical, Early, and Medieval, World History: BCE to 500CE

It has become common wisdom that gift-giving is predicated on reciprocity; as an eminent scholar wrote over a century ago, “To requite a benefit, or to be grateful to him who bestows it, is probably ... More


Moral Reasons and the Limitations of Liberty

Jeffrie G. Murphy

in Punishment and the Moral Emotions: Essays in Law, Morality, and Religion

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
May 2015
ISBN:
9780199764396
eISBN:
9780190267575
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:osobl/9780199764396.003.0011
Subject:
Philosophy, Moral Philosophy

This chapter provides a reading of Professor Dworkin's ideals of liberality, even Kantian liberality—the principles of autonomy and equal respect for all. The author focuses on the final section of ... More


Avarice and Liberality

Andrew Pinsent

in Virtues and Their Vices

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
April 2014
ISBN:
9780199645541
eISBN:
9780191744549
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199645541.003.0008
Subject:
Religion, Philosophy of Religion, Theology

Although avarice is associated with many notorious evils, there is a peculiar ambiguity about its matter, specification and even aspects of its moral status. Assuming that the essential mark of ... More


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