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Varieties of Distinction

Isabel Iribarren

in Durandus of St Pourcain: A Dominican Theologian in the Shadow of Aquinas

Published in print:
2005
Published Online:
February 2006
ISBN:
9780199282319
eISBN:
9780191603426
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0199282315.003.0004
Subject:
Religion, Early Christian Studies

This chapter examines the accounts which various scholastic theologians gave of a notion central to medieval discussions of the Trinity, that ... More


Durandus's Response: The Paris Quodlibets

Isabel Iribarren

in Durandus of St Pourcain: A Dominican Theologian in the Shadow of Aquinas

Published in print:
2005
Published Online:
February 2006
ISBN:
9780199282319
eISBN:
9780191603426
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0199282315.003.0008
Subject:
Religion, Early Christian Studies

This chapter deals with Durandus’s Parisian Quodlibets from 1312. This work shows how Hervaeus’s recent criticisms of ... More


The Censure

Isabel Iribarren

in Durandus of St Pourcain: A Dominican Theologian in the Shadow of Aquinas

Published in print:
2005
Published Online:
February 2006
ISBN:
9780199282319
eISBN:
9780191603426
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0199282315.003.0009
Subject:
Religion, Early Christian Studies

This chapter is occupied with an examination of the first Dominican censure against Durandus in 1314, which represents the climax of the ... More


And then…

Paul Helm

in Eternal God: A Study of God without Time

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
January 2011
ISBN:
9780199590391
eISBN:
9780191595516
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199590391.003.0012
Subject:
Philosophy, Philosophy of Religion, Metaphysics/Epistemology

W.L. Craig has made the interesting suggestion that God is timelessly eternal sans creation, but given the creation, thereafter he is in time. The chapter offers a set of critical reflections on ... More


Euporia

Samuel Scolnicov

in Plato's Parmenides

Published in print:
2003
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780520224032
eISBN:
9780520925113
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520224032.003.0004
Subject:
Classical Studies, Ancient Greek, Roman, and Early Christian Philosophy

This chapter examines Plato's dialogue Parmenides by applying Parmenides' method to his own hypothesis: the one, or “if (the) one is”. It clarifies the partial ambiguity of “is” and postulates two ... More


Spenser and Shakespeare: Polarized Approaches to Psychology, Poetics, and Patronage

Robert L. Reid

in Shakespeare and Spenser: Attractive Opposites

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
July 2012
ISBN:
9780719079627
eISBN:
9781781701058
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9780719079627.003.0003
Subject:
Literature, Shakespeare Studies

This chapter considers the differences in Spenser and Shakespeare's approaches to poetics, psychology and patronage, first examining the allegory of The Faerie Queene and comparing the way Spenser ... More


The Discovery of the Fold

David Albertson

in Mathematical Theologies: Nicholas of Cusa and the Legacy of Thierry of Chartres

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
June 2014
ISBN:
9780199989737
eISBN:
9780199384914
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199989737.003.0006
Subject:
Religion, Theology, Philosophy of Religion

This chapter studies Thierry of Chartres’s attempts to clarify the relationship between mathematics and theology across his three known commentaries on Boethius’s De Trinitate. Having uncovered their ... More


The Advent of Theologia geometrica in the 1450s

David Albertson

in Mathematical Theologies: Nicholas of Cusa and the Legacy of Thierry of Chartres

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
June 2014
ISBN:
9780199989737
eISBN:
9780199384914
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199989737.003.0010
Subject:
Religion, Theology, Philosophy of Religion

This chapter proposes that Cusanus’s breakthrough in the 1450 dialogue Idiota de mente (“The Layman: On Mind”) flowed from an editorial decision. In this work Cusanus decided to utilize Thierry’s ... More


A Return to the Analogy of Being

Kris McDaniel

in The Fragmentation of Being

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
September 2017
ISBN:
9780198719656
eISBN:
9780191788741
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198719656.003.0003
Subject:
Philosophy, Metaphysics/Epistemology

This chapter explores the metaphysics of what the author calls “analogous properties.” An analogous property is a non-specific property that is less natural than its specifications (called “analogue ... More


Introduction

Pia Sophia Chaudhari

in Dynamis of Healing: Patristic Theology and the Psyche

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
January 2020
ISBN:
9780823284658
eISBN:
9780823286027
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Fordham University Press
DOI:
10.5422/fordham/9780823284658.003.0001
Subject:
History, History of Ideas

Dynamis of Healing: Patristic Theology and the Psyche explores possible experiential traces of Orthodox Christian ontology and soteriology in the healing of the psyche, as known and experienced ... More


Filling out the Sketch

Jeffrey E. Brower

in Aquinas’s Ontology of the Material World: Change, Hylomorphism, and Material Objects

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
October 2014
ISBN:
9780198714293
eISBN:
9780191782701
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198714293.003.0002
Subject:
Philosophy, Metaphysics/Epistemology

This chapter fills out the sketch of Aquinas’s ontology presented in Chapter 1. In addition to identifying what Aquinas takes to be the most fundamental ontological types or categories of being, the ... More


Moving in the Double Bind: Reconfiguring Indian Reflective and Creative Traditions Today

D. Venkat Rao

in India and the Unthinkable: Backwaters Collective on Metaphysics and Politics

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
November 2016
ISBN:
9780199466863
eISBN:
9780199087563
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199466863.003.0007
Subject:
Philosophy, General

Philosophical anthropology aims at configuring cultural difference. But the reigning model of this kind of inquiry continues to be determined by European intellectual history. Colonialism ... More


Tools for Communicating

Bruno G. Bara

in Cognitive Pragmatics: The Mental Processes of Communication

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
August 2013
ISBN:
9780262014113
eISBN:
9780262266062
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
The MIT Press
DOI:
10.7551/mitpress/9780262014113.003.0002
Subject:
Linguistics, Psycholinguistics / Neurolinguistics / Cognitive Linguistics

This chapter examines the basis of cognitive pragmatics, first by outlining certain fundamental methodological aspects. It considers instruments used to validate theories and how a theory may be ... More


God beyond Being: Towards a Credible Account of Divine Transcendence

Michael C. Rea

in Essays in Analytic Theology: Volume 1

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
December 2020
ISBN:
9780198866800
eISBN:
9780191898969
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198866800.003.0007
Subject:
Religion, Theology

Theologians divide as to how best to understand God’s transcendence. Famously, towards the end of his Mystical Theology, Pseudo-Dionysius characterized God’s transcendence by saying that God is ... More


Barth and Rahner: Persons as Modes of Being

William Hasker

in Metaphysics and the Tri-Personal God

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
January 2014
ISBN:
9780199681518
eISBN:
9780191761560
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199681518.003.0013
Subject:
Religion, Theology, Philosophy of Religion

Karl Barth and Karl Rahner are two early leaders of the trinitarian revival, both of whom arrived at a decidedly anti-Social conception of the Trinity. Both deny that the divine Persons are “persons” ... More


The Other Shore: Essays on Writers and Writing

Michael Jackson

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
January 2014
ISBN:
9780520275249
eISBN:
9780520954823
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520275249.001.0001
Subject:
Anthropology, Anthropology, Theory and Practice

This book addresses the interplay between modes of writing, modes of understanding, and modes of being in the world. Drawing on literary, anthropological and autobiographical sources, the book ... More


The Problem with God: Why Atheists, True Believers, and Even Agnostics Must All Be Wrong

Peter Steinberger

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
November 2015
ISBN:
9780231163545
eISBN:
9780231535205
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Columbia University Press
DOI:
10.7312/columbia/9780231163545.001.0001
Subject:
Religion, Philosophy of Religion

Whether people praise, worship, criticize, or reject God, they all presuppose at least a rough notion of what it means to talk about God. Turning the certainty of this assumption on its head, this ... More


To Have or To Be—I: Sick Systems, Sick Human Beings*

Tulsi Badrinath

in Chaturvedi Badrinath: Unity of Life and Other Essays

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
April 2016
ISBN:
9780199465187
eISBN:
9780199086511
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199465187.003.0018
Subject:
Philosophy, Philosophy of Religion

The prevailing economic and political systems, with global market as its centre and greed for more as its driving force, must destroy the very thing without which, even in its own terms, it cannot ... More


The Fragmentation of Being

Kris McDaniel

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
September 2017
ISBN:
9780198719656
eISBN:
9780191788741
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198719656.001.0001
Subject:
Philosophy, Metaphysics/Epistemology

This book attempts to answer some of the most fundamental questions in ontology. There are many kinds of beings but are there also many kinds of being? The world contains a variety of objects, each ... More


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