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Hegel's Naturalism: Mind, Nature, and the Final Ends of Life

Terry Pinkard

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
May 2012
ISBN:
9780199860791
eISBN:
9780199932986
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199860791.001.0001
Subject:
Philosophy, Moral Philosophy, General

Hegel's version of naturalism is drawn from Aristotelian naturalism: Hegel fused Aristotle's conception of nature with his insistence that the origin and development of philosophy has empirical ... More


Between Regionalism and World Order: Five Structural Factors in China–Europe Relations to 2025

DAVID KERR

in The International Politics of EU-China Relations

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
January 2012
ISBN:
9780197264089
eISBN:
9780191734809
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
British Academy
DOI:
10.5871/bacad/9780197264089.003.0017
Subject:
Political Science, International Relations and Politics

This chapter examines five structural factors within which the EU–China relationship will operate in the next generation. These are: interdependence and competition in a globalizing world economy; ... More


Musical Vitalities: Ventures in a Biotic Aesthetics of Music

Holly Watkins

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
May 2019
ISBN:
9780226594705
eISBN:
9780226594842
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226594842.001.0001
Subject:
Music, Philosophy of Music

Musical Vitalities charts a new path for music studies by blending the study of musical works with perspectives drawn from the life sciences. In opposition to humanist approaches that insist on a ... More


Conclusion

E. H. H. GREEN

in Ideologies of Conservatism: Conservative Political Ideas in the Twentieth Century

Published in print:
2002
Published Online:
January 2010
ISBN:
9780198205937
eISBN:
9780191717116
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198205937.003.0011
Subject:
History, Political History

The chapters in this book identify leitmotifs in Conservative thought which enable one to answer the question ‘What is Conservatism?’ This answer confirms and builds upon arguments developed by ... More


Introduction

Kirstie Blair

in Form and Faith in Victorian Poetry and Religion

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
September 2012
ISBN:
9780199644506
eISBN:
9780191741593
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199644506.003.0001
Subject:
Literature, 19th-century and Victorian Literature, Poetry

The introduction assesses current scholarship on Victorian literature and religion, arguing that the poetry of ‘faith’ has recently started to come back into critical favour, and also investigates ... More


Organicism: The Idealist Tradition

David Fairer

in Organising Poetry: The Coleridge Circle, 1790-1798

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
September 2009
ISBN:
9780199296163
eISBN:
9780191712289
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199296163.003.0002
Subject:
Literature, 19th-century Literature and Romanticism, Poetry

This book argues that it is inappropriate and misleading to discuss the 1790s poetry of Coleridge and his circle in terms of the organicist theories that the poet expounded years later under the ... More


Theories of the Text

D. C. Greetham

Published in print:
1999
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198119937
eISBN:
9780191671265
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198119937.001.0001
Subject:
Literature, Criticism/Theory

Theories of the Text is a comprehensive account of the changing practice of bibliography, textual criticism, and scholarly editing in the light of the diverse currents of contemporary ... More


Inner Lives and Public Orientation

Terry Pinkard

in Hegel's Naturalism: Mind, Nature, and the Final Ends of Life

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
May 2012
ISBN:
9780199860791
eISBN:
9780199932986
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199860791.003.0005
Subject:
Philosophy, Moral Philosophy, General

Hegel's idealized view of ancient Greek life held that the Greeks were committed to an overall organic view of the cosmos. On that view, if each agent fulfilled his or her function in the organism, ... More


Biology, Evolution and Liberal Collectivism

Michael Freeden

in The New Liberalism: An Ideology of Social Reform

Published in print:
1986
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198229612
eISBN:
9780191678899
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198229612.003.0003
Subject:
Political Science, Political Theory

The claim that biology supported ethics, and the integration of both is within the liberal outlook, vastly increased the persuasive power of the liberal argument. This chapter considers the role of ... More


Reanimating Musical Organicism

Holly Watkins

in Musical Vitalities: Ventures in a Biotic Aesthetics of Music

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
May 2019
ISBN:
9780226594705
eISBN:
9780226594842
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226594842.003.0002
Subject:
Music, Philosophy of Music

Chapter 1, “Reanimating Musical Organicism,” revisits the legacy of organicism to discover fresh critical potential in a discourse currently maligned as a relic of Austro-German aesthetic values. ... More


Metaphysics and Evolutionary Biology

Raymond D. Boisvert

in Dewey’s Metaphysics: Form and Being in the Philosophy of John Dewey

Published in print:
1988
Published Online:
May 2019
ISBN:
9780823211968
eISBN:
9780823284764
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Fordham University Press
DOI:
10.5422/fordham/9780823211968.003.0005
Subject:
Philosophy, American Philosophy

This chapter investigates how John Dewey’s naturalistic period is characterized by the substitution of ontological issues for the methodological ones that dominated the experimentalist phase. This ... More


To Speak Somewhere Without Bounds

Alan D. Hodder

in Thoreau's Ecstatic Witness

Published in print:
2001
Published Online:
October 2013
ISBN:
9780300089592
eISBN:
9780300129755
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Yale University Press
DOI:
10.12987/yale/9780300089592.003.0007
Subject:
Literature, American, 19th Century Literature

This chapter presents a reading of Thoreau's book, Walden. Walden is not so much a straightforward autobiography as it is an account of Thoreau's inward and imaginative exploration. It argues that ... More


Introduction: Kant’s Organicism

Jennifer Mensch

in Kant’s Organicism: Epigenesis and the Development of Critical Philosophy

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
September 2013
ISBN:
9780226021980
eISBN:
9780226022031
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226022031.003.0001
Subject:
Philosophy, History of Philosophy

This book is oriented by the conviction that Kant should be placed within a framework that has begun to take shape in a number of fields when it comes to thinking about the mid- to late eighteenth ... More


Kant’s Architectonic: System and Organism in the Critique of Pure Reason

Jennifer Mensch

in Kant’s Organicism: Epigenesis and the Development of Critical Philosophy

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
September 2013
ISBN:
9780226021980
eISBN:
9780226022031
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226022031.003.0008
Subject:
Philosophy, History of Philosophy

This chapter discusses Kant’s transcendental deduction and its excessive obscurity—even as it was “this part of the Critique that should be the clearest, if the Kantian system is to afford complete ... More


Capturing Processes: The Interplay of Modelling Strategies and Conceptual Understanding in Developmental Biology

Laura Nuño de la Rosa

in Everything Flows: Towards a Processual Philosophy of Biology

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
July 2018
ISBN:
9780198779636
eISBN:
9780191824685
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198779636.003.0013
Subject:
Philosophy, Philosophy of Science, Metaphysics/Epistemology

While a processual view of biological entities might be said to be congenial to embryologists, the intractability and speed of developmental processes traditionally led to an epistemological abandon ... More


Priestley’s Radcliffe and the Experimental Gothic

Jayne Elizabeth Lewis

in Air’s Appearance: Literary Atmosphere in British Fiction, 1660–1794

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
September 2013
ISBN:
9780226476698
eISBN:
9780226476711
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226476711.003.0010
Subject:
Literature, 18th-century Literature

It is conclusive that Ann Radcliffe’s writing is a despondent version of Joseph Priestley’s contemporary experiments on, and in, the “different kinds of air. ” Priestley’s relationship with and ... More


A Manifesto for a Processual Philosophy of Biology

John Dupré and Daniel J. Nicholson

in Everything Flows: Towards a Processual Philosophy of Biology

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
July 2018
ISBN:
9780198779636
eISBN:
9780191824685
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198779636.003.0001
Subject:
Philosophy, Philosophy of Science, Metaphysics/Epistemology

This chapter argues that scientific and philosophical progress in our understanding of the living world requires that we abandon a metaphysics of things in favour of one centred on processes. We ... More


Parasitology, Zoology, and Society in France, ca. 1880–1920

Michael A. Osborne

in Biological Individuality: Integrating Scientific, Philosophical, and Historical Perspectives

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
January 2018
ISBN:
9780226446318
eISBN:
9780226446592
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226446592.003.0009
Subject:
History, History of Science, Technology, and Medicine

The phenomena of parasitism, mutualism, commensalism, and symbiosis complicate our ideas of parts and wholes. Focusing primarily on the French Third Republic (1879-1940), this chapter examines the ... More


Order Catastrophically Unknown: Freud

David Wills

in Inanimation: Theories of Inorganic Life

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
January 2017
ISBN:
9780816698820
eISBN:
9781452954301
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Minnesota Press
DOI:
10.5749/minnesota/9780816698820.003.0003
Subject:
Philosophy, General

Chapter 2 examines Freud’s persistent hesitation concerning the organicism of psychic life via his recourse to the figure of the pseudopodium, whereby the most elementary life-form, the amoeba, ... More


The Romantic Machine: Utopian Science and Technology after Napoleon

John Tresch

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
March 2013
ISBN:
9780226812205
eISBN:
9780226812229
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226812229.001.0001
Subject:
History, History of Science, Technology, and Medicine

In the years immediately following Napoleon's defeat, French thinkers in all fields set their minds to the problem of how to recover from the long upheavals that had been set into motion by the ... More


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