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Barth's Moral Theology and Modern Ethics

Gerald Mckenny

in The Analogy of Grace: Karl Barth's Moral Theology

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
May 2010
ISBN:
9780199582679
eISBN:
9780191722981
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199582679.003.0003
Subject:
Religion, Theology

Barth's formulation of the problem of ethics contrasts an ethic in which God summons human beings to active participation in the good God has established and accomplished with an ethic in which it is ... More


Martial Formations: Marlowe's Theater of Abstractionin , Parts One and Two

Patricia A. Cahill

in Unto the Breach: Martial Formations, Historical Trauma, and the Early Modern Stage

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
January 2009
ISBN:
9780199212057
eISBN:
9780191705830
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199212057.003.0002
Subject:
Literature, Drama, 16th-century and Renaissance Literature

This chapter examines the status of military science in the playhouse, especially the ways in which the invocation of arithmetical discourses, processional marches, and battle formations displace ... More


Reconfiguring the Body in a Modernizing Japan

Katsuya Hirano

in The Politics of Dialogic Imagination: Power and Popular Culture in Early Modern Japan

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
May 2014
ISBN:
9780226060422
eISBN:
9780226060736
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226060736.003.0006
Subject:
History, Asian History

Chapter 5 examines why and how the new Meiji government made a much more concerted effort to regulate the popular culture as a focal point of its program of remaking the county into a capitalist ... More


The Gifted Self: The Challenges of French Thought

Robyn Horner

in Questioning the Human: Toward a Theological Anthropology for the Twenty-First Century

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
January 2015
ISBN:
9780823257522
eISBN:
9780823261567
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Fordham University Press
DOI:
10.5422/fordham/9780823257522.003.0008
Subject:
Religion, Theology

Given the diagnosis that the theological anthropology of Gaudium et Spes is intrinsically modern in approach, Robyn Horner investigates the fate of the modern subject in the wake of poststructuralist ... More


Subjectivity: Ethnographic Investigations

Joao Biehl, Byron Good, and Arthur Kleinman (eds)

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
May 2012
ISBN:
9780520247925
eISBN:
9780520939639
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520247925.001.0001
Subject:
Anthropology, Anthropology, Theory and Practice

This book is an extended intellectual conversation about the ways personal lives are being undone and remade today. Examining the ethnography of the modern subject, this group of scholars probes the ... More


Introduction: The Deaf Subject Places Herself

Brenda Jo Brueggemann

in Deaf Subjects: Between Identities and Places

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
March 2016
ISBN:
9780814799666
eISBN:
9780814739006
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
NYU Press
DOI:
10.18574/nyu/9780814799666.003.0001
Subject:
Society and Culture, Cultural Studies

This introductory chapter illustrates the anxiety of the deaf subject caught “in between,” noting that between space is one of longing, yet also one of belonging, and one, too, of limits. Another ... More


Secretly Seeking System—Instituting the Social

Clifford Siskin

in System: The Shaping of Modern Knowledge

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
May 2017
ISBN:
9780262035316
eISBN:
9780262336345
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
The MIT Press
DOI:
10.7551/mitpress/9780262035316.003.0008
Subject:
History, History of Science, Technology, and Medicine

The subject here is system’s shaping of the subject of culture, literature, and liberalism—the modern self. Narrow-but-deep selves emerged from system’s role in mediating the formation of ... More


Conclusion: The Return Address

Gregg Lambert

in Return Statements: The Return of Religion in Contemporary Philosophy

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
September 2017
ISBN:
9781474413909
eISBN:
9781474422352
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9781474413909.003.0010
Subject:
Philosophy, Metaphysics/Epistemology

This final and concluding statement addresses the role error in determining the different “regimes of truth” in the history of philosophy, proposing that much of contemporary philosophy is reacting ... More


Displacements on a Pathless Terrain: On Reading Kafka’s

Elizabeth S. Goodstein

in Kafka's The Trial: Philosophical Perspectives

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
March 2018
ISBN:
9780190461454
eISBN:
9780190461461
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190461454.003.0010
Subject:
Philosophy, Aesthetics, General

Kafka’s Der Proceß exposes the irrationality generated in and through the (bureaucratic) rationalization of the law. But the text operates as a modernist spectacle, inscribing the reader into the ... More


Sin/Evil and the Law: The Novel

Ronald Paulson

in Sin and Evil: Moral Values in Literature

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
October 2013
ISBN:
9780300120141
eISBN:
9780300135206
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Yale University Press
DOI:
10.12987/yale/9780300120141.003.0004
Subject:
Literature, Criticism/Theory

This chapter describes how Hogarth extended the stage, which was considered the place in which to learn morals, to his “modern moral subjects” with engravings that were frozen scenes from plays such ... More


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