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Love as an Analytic Tool

Chloe Silverman

in Understanding Autism: Parents, Doctors, and the History of a Disorder

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
October 2017
ISBN:
9780691150468
eISBN:
9781400840397
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Princeton University Press
DOI:
10.23943/princeton/9780691150468.003.0001
Subject:
Anthropology, Social and Cultural Anthropology

This book examines the evolution of the diagnostic category of autism as people have understood it in different places and times, with a particular focus on the importance of affect in biomedical ... More


Hamletizing the Arab Muslim Hero, 1964–67

Margaret Litvin

in Hamlet's Arab Journey: Shakespeare's Prince and Nasser's Ghost

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
October 2017
ISBN:
9780691137803
eISBN:
9781400840106
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Princeton University Press
DOI:
10.23943/princeton/9780691137803.003.0005
Subject:
Literature, Criticism/Theory

This chapter examines a related bid for political agency (1964–67): the pursuit of interiorized subjectivity as proof of moral personhood. As the Egyptian theatre grew more ambitious, playwrights ... More


Introduction: The Concept of a Person from Antiquity to the Twenty-First Century

Antonia LoLordo

in Persons: A History

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
August 2019
ISBN:
9780190634384
eISBN:
9780190634421
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190634384.003.0001
Subject:
Philosophy, History of Philosophy, General

This chapter introduces the volume and outlines some of the main questions it asks and the main answers given. What is the concept of a person? How is the concept of a person distinct from the ... More


Introduction

Jarrett Zigon

in “HIV Is God's Blessing”: Rehabilitating Morality in Neoliberal Russia

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
May 2012
ISBN:
9780520267626
eISBN:
9780520948327
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520267626.003.0001
Subject:
Anthropology, Medical Anthropology

This chapter provides an understanding of the current HIV and injecting drug use epidemic in Russia and an explication of Russian Orthodox moral theology and human rights. The case of Andrei is used ... More


Persons in Seventeenth- and Eighteenth-Century British Philosophy

Antonia LoLordo

in Persons: A History

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
August 2019
ISBN:
9780190634384
eISBN:
9780190634421
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190634384.003.0007
Subject:
Philosophy, History of Philosophy, General

This chapter examines the rise of the problem of personal identity and the relation between moral and metaphysical personhood in early modern Britain. I begin with Thomas Hobbes, who presents the ... More


Persons: A History

Antonia LoLordo (ed.)

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
August 2019
ISBN:
9780190634384
eISBN:
9780190634421
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190634384.001.0001
Subject:
Philosophy, History of Philosophy, General

This book is a genealogy of the concept of a person, as it is used in philosophy, ethics, the law, and everyday life. It asks, what is the concept of a person? How is the concept of a person distinct ... More


The Illusion of Neutrality: Abortion and the Foundations of Justice

Matthew H. Kramer

in Liberalism with Excellence

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
May 2017
ISBN:
9780198777960
eISBN:
9780191823428
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198777960.003.0003
Subject:
Political Science, Political Theory

This chapter maintains that the confines of Rawlsian public reason are unsustainable in relation to abortion and cognate problems. Rawlsians who purport to remove the matter of abortion from the ... More


Collective Personhoods

Meir Dan-Cohen

in Normative Subjects: Self and Collectivity in Morality and Law

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
September 2016
ISBN:
9780199985203
eISBN:
9780190219703
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199985203.003.0009
Subject:
Philosophy, Moral Philosophy, Political Philosophy

Collective entities, such as business corporations, can have practical personhood, in the sense that good reasons exist for treating them as capable of unified action. But this does not imply that ... More


Sufi Narratives of Intimacy: Ibn 'Arab?, Gender, and Sexuality

Sa'diyya Shaikh

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
July 2014
ISBN:
9780807835333
eISBN:
9781469601939
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of North Carolina Press
DOI:
10.5149/9780807869864_shaikh
Subject:
Religion, Islam

Thirteenth-century Sufi poet, mystic, and legal scholar Muhyi al-Din ibn al-Άrabī gave deep and sustained attention to gender as integral to questions of human existence and moral personhood. Reading ... More


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