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The Northern Ireland Agreement: Clear Consociational, and Risky

Donald L. Horowitz

in Northern Ireland and the Divided World: Post-Agreement Northern Ireland in Comparative Perspective

Published in print:
2001
Published Online:
November 2003
ISBN:
9780199244348
eISBN:
9780191599866
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0199244340.003.0004
Subject:
Political Science, UK Politics

Horowitz's chapter is critical of the consociational aspects of Northern Ireland's Agreement. It views the ‘grand coalition’ executive at the heart of the Agreement as unwieldy because it includes ... More


Some Recent Issues in the Study of the History of Israel

LESTER L. GRABBE

in Understanding the History of Ancient Israel

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
January 2012
ISBN:
9780197264010
eISBN:
9780191734946
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
British Academy
DOI:
10.5871/bacad/9780197264010.003.0005
Subject:
Religion, Biblical Studies

A lot of people write on the history of ancient Israel, from biblical scholars to archaeologists and social scientists. However, most such writers are not historians and often do not understand what ... More


Embodiment

Barry Dainton

in The Phenomenal Self

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
May 2008
ISBN:
9780199288847
eISBN:
9780191710742
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199288847.003.0007
Subject:
Philosophy, Philosophy of Mind

What is the relationship between an embodied human subject and the human animal which sustains the subject's mental capacities? After distinguishing the main ingredients of phenomenal embodiment ... More


General Conclusion

Hilarion Alfeyev

in St. Symeon the New Theologian and Orthodox Tradition

Published in print:
2000
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198270096
eISBN:
9780191683893
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198270096.003.0012
Subject:
Religion, Early Christian Studies

This book has demonstrated that all major ideas of Symeon the New Theologian are rooted in Orthodox tradition and that his teaching corresponds to the ideas of preceding Fathers, including Gregory ... More


Opting for the Best: Oughts and Options

Douglas W. Portmore

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
July 2019
ISBN:
9780190945350
eISBN:
9780190945381
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190945350.001.0001
Subject:
Philosophy, Moral Philosophy

The book concerns what is, perhaps, the least controversial normative principle concerning action: you ought to perform your best option—best, that is, in terms of whatever ultimately matters. The ... More


Stalin Consolidates Power, 1926–1927

Laurence Senelick and Sergei Ostrovsky

in The Soviet Theater: A Documentary History

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
January 2015
ISBN:
9780300194760
eISBN:
9780300211351
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Yale University Press
DOI:
10.12987/yale/9780300194760.003.0005
Subject:
History, Cultural History

This chapter is about events in the history of Soviet theater and arts from 1926 to 1927. During the period, a real attempt was made to bring the theater completely under Party control by appointing ... More


Maximal Aesthetics: Network Novels

Patrick Jagoda

in Network Aesthetics

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
September 2016
ISBN:
9780226346489
eISBN:
9780226346656
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226346656.003.0002
Subject:
Literature, Film, Media, and Cultural Studies

The network novel is a late-twentieth-century literary genre that reworks and intensifies the cultural concerns regarding a world interconnected by communication and transportation networks, and made ... More


Setting the Scene: Grandiose Symphonics and the Trouble with Art

Peter Franklin

in Reclaiming Late-Romantic Music: Singing Devils and Distant Sounds

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
September 2014
ISBN:
9780520280397
eISBN:
9780520958036
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520280397.003.0001
Subject:
Music, History, Western

Negotiating Taruskin's concept of maximalism, this chapter explains the character of the period covered and establishes the subject as that of art and its audience in the age of modernism. The book's ... More


Truthmaker Maximalism

Mark Jago

in What Truth Is

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
June 2018
ISBN:
9780198823810
eISBN:
9780191862595
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198823810.003.0004
Subject:
Philosophy, Logic/Philosophy of Mathematics, Philosophy of Language

If the theory of truth as truthmaking is to be plausible, then all truths must have a truthmaker. This is truthmaker maximalism. It is a difficult idea to defend (§3.1), and existing arguments for it ... More


To Afflict the Comfortable and Comfort the Afflicted: Catholic Worker Pacifism as a Form-of-Life

Jack Lee Downey

in The Bread of the Strong: Lacouturisme and the Folly of the Cross, 1910-1985

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
January 2016
ISBN:
9780823265435
eISBN:
9780823266906
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Fordham University Press
DOI:
10.5422/fordham/9780823265435.003.0007
Subject:
Religion, Religion and Society

This epilogue examines Dorothy Day's absolute pacifism as part of her maximalist practical theology. It considers the pacifist form-of-life that Day defended in the face of World War II and how it ... More


Preliminary Scouting Reports from the Outer Limits of Conceptual Engineering

Josh Dever

in Conceptual Engineering and Conceptual Ethics

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
February 2020
ISBN:
9780198801856
eISBN:
9780191840418
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198801856.003.0008
Subject:
Philosophy, Moral Philosophy

If we distinguish between the conceptual engineering task of determining what concepts can be built and the conceptual ethics task of determining what concepts ought to be used once built, we make ... More


The Limits of Bleak House

Anna Kornbluh

in The Order of Forms: Realism, Formalism, and Social Space

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
September 2020
ISBN:
9780226653204
eISBN:
9780226653488
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226653488.003.0004
Subject:
Literature, Criticism/Theory

This chapter explores the connections between Dickens’s Bleak House and developments in calculus around the concept of the limit. Apparently limitless, an eminently maximalist text, endlessly ... More


The Prospect of Confucian Democracy: Some Asian Constitutional Debates

Fred Dallmayr

in Democracy to Come: Politics as Relational Praxis

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
May 2017
ISBN:
9780190670979
eISBN:
9780190671006
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780190670979.003.0006
Subject:
Political Science, Political Theory, Democratization

Recent times have seen resolute efforts seeking to reconcile Asian traditions with democracy, specifically by bending some hierarchical features of the past in the direction of the qualitative ... More


Introduction

Ben Masters

in Novel Style: Ethics and Excess in English Fiction since the 1960s

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
December 2017
ISBN:
9780198766148
eISBN:
9780191820731
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198766148.003.0001
Subject:
Literature, 20th-century Literature and Modernism, Criticism/Theory

The introduction shows how a general suspicion of stylistic flamboyance in post-war England led writers like Anthony Burgess, Angela Carter, and Martin Amis to feel at odds with English literary ... More


Sounds of Silence: John Cage1952

George Cotkin

in Feast of Excess: A Cultural History of the New Sensibility

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
December 2015
ISBN:
9780190218478
eISBN:
9780190218508
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780190218478.003.0003
Subject:
History, American History: 20th Century, Cultural History

The chapter traces Cage’s central role in the development of a new sensibility through his musical and artistic experimentation. In 1952 he produced a work of extreme minimalism, 4ʹ33ʺ, which is ... More


Which Options Have Their Deontic Statuses in Virtue of Their Own Goodness?

Douglas W. Portmore

in Opting for the Best: Oughts and Options

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
July 2019
ISBN:
9780190945350
eISBN:
9780190945381
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190945350.003.0004
Subject:
Philosophy, Moral Philosophy

The problem of act versions arises because one’s best option can be a version of a bad option. For instance, kissing passionately is a version of kissing. But it may be that although kissing ... More


Maximalism and the Ought-Most-Reason View

Douglas W. Portmore

in Opting for the Best: Oughts and Options

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
July 2019
ISBN:
9780190945350
eISBN:
9780190945381
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190945350.003.0006
Subject:
Philosophy, Moral Philosophy

Maximalism forces us to deny either that we ought to do whatever we have most reason to do or that how much reason there is to perform a given option is directly proportional to how good that option ... More


Rationalist Teleological Maximalism

Douglas W. Portmore

in Opting for the Best: Oughts and Options

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
July 2019
ISBN:
9780190945350
eISBN:
9780190945381
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190945350.003.0008
Subject:
Philosophy, Moral Philosophy

This chapter demonstrates how rationalism, maximalism, and teleology operate together to determine the deontic statuses of our options. And the chapter explains what rationalist teleological ... More


An External History of Christological Development

Hugh Nicholson

in The Spirit of Contradiction in Christianity and Buddhism

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
March 2016
ISBN:
9780190455347
eISBN:
9780190455361
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780190455347.003.0002
Subject:
Religion, Religion and Society

This chapter concerns the classic Christological problem of how Jesus came to be worshipped as God. It contrasts two basic types of explanation: internalist or “developmental” theories that regard ... More


Everything and Nothing

Mark Jago

in What Truth Is

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
June 2018
ISBN:
9780198823810
eISBN:
9780191862595
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198823810.003.0006
Subject:
Philosophy, Logic/Philosophy of Mathematics, Philosophy of Language

What should we say about the ‘difficult’ cases of truthmaking, involving general and negative existential truths, modal truths, counterfactual truths, analytic truths, and temporal truths? The ... More


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