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Pushkin's Lyric Intelligence

Andrew Kahn

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
September 2008
ISBN:
9780199234745
eISBN:
9780191715747
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199234745.001.0001
Subject:
Literature, 19th-century Literature and Romanticism, Poetry

Alexander Pushkin (1799-1837) is Russia's greatest poet, a ‘ founding father’ of modern Russian literature, and a major figure in world literature. His poetry and prose changed the course of Russian ... More


“Wandering To-and-Fro”: Melville and Religion

Emory Elliott

in A Historical Guide to Herman Melville

Published in print:
2005
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780195142822
eISBN:
9780199850297
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195142822.003.0007
Subject:
Literature, American, 19th Century Literature

As Lawrence Thomson presents in his work entitled Melville's Quarrel with God, philosophical and religious ideas played no small part in Melville's writings as he expressed questions about God, good ... More


The ‘idea in the mind’

Daniel Brown

in Hopkins' Idealism: Philosophy, Physics, Poetry

Published in print:
1997
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198183532
eISBN:
9780191674051
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198183532.003.0003
Subject:
Literature, Poetry, 19th-century and Victorian Literature

This chapter examines the philosophical ideas of English poet Gerald Manley Hopkins. Like the early British idealists who taught him, Hopkins treated the study of historical philosophies as an ... More


Muhammad-Baqir al-Sadr: The Search for New Foundations

John Walbridge

in The Most Learned of the Shiʿa: The Institution of the Marjaʿ Taqlid

Published in print:
2001
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780195137996
eISBN:
9780199849055
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195137996.003.0008
Subject:
Religion, Islam

This chapter focuses not on Baqir al-Sadr as scholar of fiqh and usul al-fiqh, but on Baqir al-Sadr the philosopher. Khomeini was also a philosopher, yet Khomeini's influence in this domain has not ... More


Deleuze and Philosophy

Constantin V. Boundas

Published in print:
2006
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780748624799
eISBN:
9780748652396
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9780748624799.001.0001
Subject:
Philosophy, General

This book provides an exploration of the continuing philosophical relevance of Gilles Deleuze. This collection of chapters uses Deleuze to move between thinkers such as Plato, Aristotle, Husserl, ... More


Zhang Taiyan's Concept of the Individual and Modern Chinese Identity

Hui Wang

in Becoming Chinese: Passages to Modernity and Beyond

Published in print:
2000
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780520219236
eISBN:
9780520924413
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520219236.003.0007
Subject:
History, Asian History

This chapter re-examines the political and philosophical ideas of Zhang Taiyan and addresses the question concerning the place of the individual in modern Chinese political thinking. It argues that ... More


Conclusion

Kelley Johnson, Jan Walmsley, and Marie Wolfe

in People with intellectual disabilities: Towards a good life?

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9781847420695
eISBN:
9781447302940
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781847420695.003.0011
Subject:
Sociology, Social Stratification, Inequality, and Mobility

This concluding chapter reviews the philosophical ideas that support people's relationships with each other as citizens. It presents the argument that there is a need to move beyond an inward-looking ... More


‘Everything Seemed to Mean Something’: Signifying 9/11 in Don DeLillo's Falling Man

Martin Randall

in 9/11 and the Literature of Terror

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780748638529
eISBN:
9780748651825
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9780748638529.003.0008
Subject:
Literature, 20th-century and Contemporary Literature

This chapter analyses DeLillo's Falling Man, which is focused on a marriage. This novel also deals with the impulses of the characters towards helping others during a time of personal and national ... More


Edmund Burke: The Nature of Politics

Harlan Wilson

in Engaging Nature: Environmentalism and the Political Theory Canon

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
January 2017
ISBN:
9780262028059
eISBN:
9780262325264
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
The MIT Press
DOI:
10.7551/mitpress/9780262028059.003.0009
Subject:
Environmental Science, Environmental Studies

Harlan Wilson’s essay on Edmund Burke brings out affinities and tensions between green and conservative thought. Burke’s aesthetics, especially his writings about gardens, favor a cooperative ... More


Foundations of Thought: Principles, Privacy, and Performance

Richard Crockatt

in Einstein and Twentieth-Century Politics: 'A Salutary Moral Influence'

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
October 2016
ISBN:
9780198785491
eISBN:
9780191827402
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198785491.003.0003
Subject:
History, History of Ideas, Political History

Chapter 2 explores the sources of Einstein’s world view, with a focus on the complex relationships between his approaches to science and politics and between the private and public dimensions of his ... More


Where the Danger Is, Grows the Saving Power Also

Yoriko Otomo

in Unconditional Life: The Postwar International Law Settlement

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
August 2016
ISBN:
9780198733812
eISBN:
9780191817250
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198733812.003.0004
Subject:
Law, Public International Law, Philosophy of Law

This chapter looks at how post-war thinkers have thematized the role of technology in their determinations of what it means to be human in a globalizing world. Looking at Martin Heidegger’s ... More


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