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Nature versus Culture Reassessed

G. E. R. Lloyd

in Cognitive Variations: Reflections on the Unity and Diversity of the Human Mind

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
September 2007
ISBN:
9780199214617
eISBN:
9780191706493
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199214617.003.0008
Subject:
Philosophy, Philosophy of Mind

The dichotomy between nature and culture constitutes a key element in the articulating framework of several intellectual disciplines. The dichotomy is of particular importance for the study of the ... More


Political Translations: Hölderlin's Das Höchste

Andrew Benjamin

in Translation and the Classic: Identity as Change in the History of Culture

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
September 2008
ISBN:
9780199288076
eISBN:
9780191713439
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199288076.003.0004
Subject:
Classical Studies, Literary Studies: Classical, Early, and Medieval

This chapter investigates the way translation and commentary — recognizing immediately that there will be an inevitable confluence between them — provides an important type of access to the politics ... More


The Uses of Scripture in Hellenistic Judaism

Tessa Rajak

in Translation and Survival: The Greek Bible of the Ancient Jewish Diaspora

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
September 2009
ISBN:
9780199558674
eISBN:
9780191720895
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199558674.003.0007
Subject:
Classical Studies, Literary Studies: Classical, Early, and Medieval

This chapter explores the role of the Bible in the Greek-speaking diaspora in broad terms, asking how the centrality of their Biblical text functioned in their lives and how far it made the Jews ... More


The Birth of Nomos

Thanos Zartaloudis

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
May 2021
ISBN:
9781474442008
eISBN:
9781474459808
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9781474442008.001.0001
Subject:
Law, Legal History

The Birth of Nomos delves into the history of the fundamental ancient Greek word nomos (and its family and other related words) to extensively examine the varied co-existent uses of the terms from ... More


The Nature of Love: Plato to Luther

Irving Singer

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
August 2013
ISBN:
9780262512725
eISBN:
9780262315111
Item type:
book
Publisher:
The MIT Press
DOI:
10.7551/mitpress/9780262512725.001.0001
Subject:
Philosophy, General

This first volume of the author’s trilogy The Nature of Love begins by studying love as appraisal and bestowal as well as imagination and idealization, and then examines the contrasting views of ... More


Herodotus in the Anthropocene

Joel Alden Schlosser

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
January 2021
ISBN:
9780226704708
eISBN:
9780226704982
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226704982.001.0001
Subject:
Political Science, Political Theory

Herodotus in the Anthropocene develops a vision of earthly flourishing that can inspire and inform action in the twenty-first century. The book argues that Herodotus’ Histories offers a cluster of ... More


The New Law of Hybrid Self-determination

Christine Bell

in On the Law of Peace: Peace Agreements and the Lex Pacificatoria

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
January 2009
ISBN:
9780199226832
eISBN:
9780191710261
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199226832.003.0012
Subject:
Law, Public International Law

This chapter explores how peace agreement content is regulated by international law. It begins by examining self-determination law as relevant to the constitutional and territorial arrangements of ... More


The New Law of Transitional Justice

Christine Bell

in On the Law of Peace: Peace Agreements and the Lex Pacificatoria

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
January 2009
ISBN:
9780199226832
eISBN:
9780191710261
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199226832.003.0013
Subject:
Law, Public International Law

This chapter examines the second area in which the lex pacificatoria has re-shaped international law: transitional justice. This new law is argued to derive from the attempt to negotiate pragmatic ... More


Democritus on knowledge and the senses: the late sources

Mi-Kyoung Lee

in Epistemology after Protagoras: Responses to Relativism in Plato, Aristotle, and Democritus

Published in print:
2005
Published Online:
October 2005
ISBN:
9780199262229
eISBN:
9780191602924
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0199262225.003.0009
Subject:
Philosophy, Ancient Philosophy

Some of the later sources for Democritus paint a portrait of him as a skeptic about the possibility of knowledge. However, more careful sources emphasize that far from being a skeptic, he endorsed a ... More


Postscript

in Riding the Black Ram: Law, Literature, and Gender

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
June 2013
ISBN:
9780804756808
eISBN:
9780804773683
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Stanford University Press
DOI:
10.11126/stanford/9780804756808.003.0006
Subject:
History, Social History

This chapter presents some final thoughts from the author. This book has made two interventions in the ongoing conversation between law and literature. First, it historicized the relationship between ... More


Stoic Eudaimonism and the Natural Law Tradition 1

Jacob Klein

in Reason, Religion, and Natural Law: From Plato to Spinoza

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
January 2013
ISBN:
9780199767175
eISBN:
9780199979592
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199767175.003.0002
Subject:
Philosophy, Philosophy of Religion

Stoic ethical thought is sometimes regarded as a transition from teleological accounts of morality to modern or deontological accounts. Yet any such claims about Stoic ethics need to be understood in ... More


Pastoral Nomos

Thanos Zartaloudis

in The Birth of Nomos

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
May 2021
ISBN:
9781474442008
eISBN:
9781474459808
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9781474442008.003.0004
Subject:
Law, Legal History

This chapter examines the pastoral practices that relate to the uses of nemō, nemein and nomós in pastoral senses. The central focus is again Homeric uses of the pastoral ways, but with some ... More


The Nomos of the Post-Homeric Poets

Thanos Zartaloudis

in The Birth of Nomos

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
May 2021
ISBN:
9781474442008
eISBN:
9781474459808
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9781474442008.003.0006
Subject:
Law, Legal History

This chapter examines the uses of the nomos family of words in the ‘post-homeric’ poets and in particular in Hesiod, Alcman, Alcaeus, Archilochus and Theognis.


Nomos Basileus

Thanos Zartaloudis

in The Birth of Nomos

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
May 2021
ISBN:
9781474442008
eISBN:
9781474459808
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9781474442008.003.0008
Subject:
Law, Legal History

This chapter examines the uses of nomos family of words in the poetry of Pindar, including an extensive analysis of fr.169a. In doing so it also considers Plato’s, Carl Schmitt’s, Giorgio Agamben’s, ... More


Nomos Mousikos

Thanos Zartaloudis

in The Birth of Nomos

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
May 2021
ISBN:
9781474442008
eISBN:
9781474459808
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9781474442008.003.0010
Subject:
Law, Legal History

This chapter examines the uses of the nomos family of words in the fundamental, for the Greeks, practice of mousikē. It examines the wider context of mousikē practices and the elements that comprise ... More


Hesitations about general rules in morality

Richard Sorabji

in Gandhi and the Stoics: Modern Experiments on Ancient Values

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
January 2013
ISBN:
9780199644339
eISBN:
9780191745812
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199644339.003.0008
Subject:
Philosophy, History of Philosophy, Ancient Philosophy

Gandhi seldom offered universal rules of conduct, unless heavily qualified, like the counsel of perfection not to use violence. There are too many differences of individual duty, and he could ... More


Utopian Nemesis

Douglas Mao

in Inventions of Nemesis: Utopia, Indignation, and Justice

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
May 2021
ISBN:
9780691199252
eISBN:
9780691211640
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Princeton University Press
DOI:
10.23943/princeton/9780691199252.003.0002
Subject:
Literature, Criticism/Theory

This chapter shows that it is possible to dignify outrage at wrongness in human arrangements with a particular name, nemesis. Nemesis is an ancient Greek word whose meanings evolved in complicated ... More


Law and violence

Neal Curtis

in Sovereignty and Superheroes

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
May 2016
ISBN:
9780719085048
eISBN:
9781526104434
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9780719085048.003.0004
Subject:
Political Science, UK Politics

This chapter explores the central claim regarding the sovereign’s monopoly on violence. This monopoly is supposed to produce peace and hence sovereignty is understood to be pacific and yet the ... More


Castoriadis's Ontology: Being and Creation

Suzi Adams

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
January 2012
ISBN:
9780823234585
eISBN:
9780823240739
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Fordham University Press
DOI:
10.5422/fordham/9780823234585.001.0001
Subject:
Philosophy, General

This book is the first systematic reconstruction of Castoriadis's philosophical trajectory, and pays particular attention to his dialogue with phenomenology. It critically interprets the shifts in ... More


Conclusion: The Circle of Creation

Suzi Adams

in Castoriadis's Ontology: Being and Creation

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
January 2012
ISBN:
9780823234585
eISBN:
9780823240739
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Fordham University Press
DOI:
10.5422/fordham/9780823234585.003.0010
Subject:
Philosophy, General

The conclusion revisits the idea of Castoriadis as problematic of being and creation. In arguing that Castoriadis's understanding of the circle of creation presumes a circle of interpretation, it ... More


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