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The Philosophy of John Norris

W. J. Mander

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
September 2008
ISBN:
9780199230303
eISBN:
9780191710643
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199230303.001.0001
Subject:
Philosophy, History of Philosophy, Philosophy of Religion

Best known today as one of the earliest critics of John Locke, John Norris (1657-1711) incorporated ideas of Augustine, Malebranche, Plato, the Cambridge Platonists, and the scholastics into an ... More


The Possibility of Philosophical History

Gordon Graham

in The Shape of the Past: A Philosophical Approach to History

Published in print:
1997
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780192892553
eISBN:
9780191670619
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780192892553.003.0002
Subject:
Philosophy, History of Philosophy, General

This chapter is concerned with fundamental objections to the logical possibility of philosophical history. Philosophical history is a combination of two disciplines which are often conceived to be ... More


The Historiographical Context

Rosemary Sweet

in The Writing of Urban Histories in Eighteenth-Century England

Published in print:
1997
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198206699
eISBN:
9780191677281
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198206699.003.0005
Subject:
History, British and Irish Early Modern History

This chapter examines urban histories in the context of historiographical developments and in relation to the changing intellectual issues facing historians. It investigates how and when the local ... More


Giving the Past a Shape

Gordon Graham

in The Shape of the Past: A Philosophical Approach to History

Published in print:
1997
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780192892553
eISBN:
9780191670619
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780192892553.003.0001
Subject:
Philosophy, History of Philosophy, General

The study of history with the aim to understand the human past with some sense of detachment is a recent intellectual trend. In the past, a knowledge of history was aimed at ascertaining within ... More


The Shape of the Past: A Philosophical Approach to History

Gordon Graham

Published in print:
1997
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780192892553
eISBN:
9780191670619
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780192892553.001.0001
Subject:
Philosophy, History of Philosophy, General

Can human history as a whole be interpreted in any meaningful way? Has there been real progress between stone age and space age? Does history repeat itself? Is there evidence of divine providence? ... More


Conclusion: Vico's Art

DONALD PHILLIP VERENE

in The New Art of Autobiography: An Essay on the Life of Giambattista Vico Written by Himself

Published in print:
1991
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198239000
eISBN:
9780191679810
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198239000.003.0006
Subject:
Philosophy, History of Philosophy

This concluding chapter sums up the key findings of this study on Giambattista Vico's Autobiography. In writing his autobiography Vico has devised a new art to write his own life and he invented ... More


The contested persona of the historian: on the origins of a permanent conflict

Ian Hunter

in How to be a Historian: Scholarly Personae in Historical Studies, 1800-2000

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
January 2020
ISBN:
9781526132802
eISBN:
9781526146731
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7765/9781526132819.00005
Subject:
History, Social History

Dialectical histories – histories organised in terms of oppositions between the spiritual and material, the transcendental and the empirical, ideas and social existence – first appeared in 1820s ... More


What were the ἄναρμοι ὄγκοι?

J. T. Vallance

in The Lost Theory of Asclepiades of Bithynia

Published in print:
1990
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198242482
eISBN:
9780191680489
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198242482.003.0002
Subject:
Philosophy, Ancient Philosophy

Asclepiades’ physiological theory has exercised the minds of scholars sporadically for seven hundred years. Ancient witnesses for him are agreed that he explained disease in terms of the interaction ... More


Of Faith in Equality: Toward a Global Measure

Aishwary Kumar

in Radical Equality: Ambedkar, Gandhi, and the Risk of Democracy

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
January 2016
ISBN:
9780804791953
eISBN:
9780804794268
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Stanford University Press
DOI:
10.11126/stanford/9780804791953.003.0001
Subject:
History, Asian History

What sort of relationships did anticolonial mobilizations for national sovereignty forge between faith and politics, sacrifice and democracy, philosophy and resistance? This chapter traces a crucial ... More


International Relations Meets Critical Theory

Richard Devetak

in Critical International Theory: An Intellectual History

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
August 2018
ISBN:
9780198823568
eISBN:
9780191862182
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198823568.003.0004
Subject:
Political Science, International Relations and Politics

This chapter provides an account of the reception of critical theory in international relations in the early 1980s. It is structured around detailed studies of four pioneering international relations ... More


Undead: Unmaking Monsters in Longsword

Jarlath Killeen

in The Emergence of Irish Gothic Fiction

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
September 2014
ISBN:
9780748690800
eISBN:
9780748697120
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9780748690800.003.0006
Subject:
Literature, European Literature

In order to reanimate the zombified and monstrous corpses of Irish Catholics, to try to make them human again, Irish history, and particularly the history internalised by Anglicans, would have to ... More


Introduction

Richard Devetak

in Critical International Theory: An Intellectual History

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
August 2018
ISBN:
9780198823568
eISBN:
9780191862182
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198823568.003.0001
Subject:
Political Science, International Relations and Politics

The Introduction sets out the approach to intellectual history adopted in the book. Influenced by the Cambridge School intellectual historians—Quentin Skinner and J. G. A. Pocock—the chapter defends ... More


Postface: Places Rediscovered

Casey Edward S.

in The Fate of Place: A Philosophical History

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
September 2013
ISBN:
9780520276031
eISBN:
9780520954564
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520276031.003.0016
Subject:
History, History of Ideas

This chapter presents some final thoughts. Topics discussed include how emphasis on body allows a clearer grasp of a pattern implicit in the philosophical history of place; the primacy of place; and ... More


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