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Stowe's Truths: Privacy, Privation, and The Mob

Katherine Adams

in Owning Up: Privacy, Property, and Belonging in U.S. Women's Life Writing, 1840-1890

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
September 2009
ISBN:
9780195336801
eISBN:
9780199868360
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195336801.003.0003
Subject:
Literature, American, 19th Century Literature

This chapter examines mid-19th-century U.S. privacy discourse in its dystopian aspect, where privacy is a force that threatens to invade the ... More


Ens rationis from Suárez to Caramuel: A Study in Scholasticism of the Baroque Era

Daniel D. Novotny

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
September 2013
ISBN:
9780823244768
eISBN:
9780823252695
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Fordham University Press
DOI:
10.5422/fordham/9780823244768.001.0001
Subject:
Philosophy, Ancient Philosophy

The influence of the Spanish Jesuit Francisco Suárez (1548-1617) on 17th-century philosophy, theology, and law can hardly be underestimated. This book explores one of the most controversial topics of ... More


Shrovetide

Ronald Hutton

in The Stations of the Sun: A History of the Ritual Year in Britain

Published in print:
1996
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198205708
eISBN:
9780191676758
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198205708.003.0015
Subject:
History, British and Irish Medieval History, British and Irish Early Modern History

Either before or after St Valentine's Day fell a much bigger and more general festival. It began on ‘Shrove Sunday’, the seventh before Easter, continued on ‘Collop Monday’, and reached its climax on ... More


The Sacred and the Bad

Robert Merrihew Adams

in Finite and Infinite Goods: A Framework for Ethics

Published in print:
2002
Published Online:
November 2003
ISBN:
9780195153712
eISBN:
9780199869381
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0195153715.003.0005
Subject:
Philosophy, Moral Philosophy

Badness is not understood here, in parallel with goodness, as resemblance to a transcendent Bad. Rather it is understood in relation to the Good, as privation of goodness, more gravely as opposition ... More


“The Other War Was but the Beginning”: The Politics of Loyalty in Western North Carolina, 1865–1867

Steven E. Nash

in Reconstructing Appalachia: The Civil War's Aftermath

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
September 2011
ISBN:
9780813125817
eISBN:
9780813135533
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Kentucky
DOI:
10.5810/kentucky/9780813125817.003.0005
Subject:
History, American History: Civil War

The Civil War brought privation, loss of life, and governmental power to western Carolinians' doorsteps to an unprecedented degree. Conscription officers, tax collectors, and soldiers became ... More


The Civilians from Seoul

S. P. MacKenzie

in British Prisoners of the Korean War

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
September 2012
ISBN:
9780199656028
eISBN:
9780191744624
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199656028.003.0002
Subject:
History, British and Irish Modern History, Military History

This chapter looks at the experiences of the small number of British civilians captured in the initial North Korean advance in the summer of 1950 while in transit northward and in various North ... More


The Oblivion of the Interval

Rebecca Hill

in The Interval: Relation and Becoming in Irigaray, Aristotle, and Bergson

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
May 2012
ISBN:
9780823237241
eISBN:
9780823240708
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Fordham University Press
DOI:
10.5422/fordham/9780823237241.003.0002
Subject:
Philosophy, Feminist Philosophy

This chapter reads difference in Aristotle's metaphysics in relation to Irigaray's first essay on his work, “How to conceive (of) a girl?” from Speculum of the Other Woman. It argues that his ... More


Aristotle's Physics Alpha: Symposium Aristotelicum

Katerina Ierodiakonou, Paul Kalligas, and Vassilis Karasmanis (eds)

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
July 2019
ISBN:
9780198830993
eISBN:
9780191868948
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198830993.001.0001
Subject:
Philosophy, Ancient Philosophy, Philosophy of Religion

This volume of the ‘Symposium Aristotelicum’ constitutes a running commentary of the first book of Aristotle’s Physics, a central treatise of the Aristotelian corpus that aims at knowledge of the ... More


The Chill and the Meager (Hieyase): Poetics and the Philosophy of the Privative

in Emptiness and Temporality: Buddhism and Medieval Japanese Poetics

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
June 2013
ISBN:
9780804748889
eISBN:
9780804779401
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Stanford University Press
DOI:
10.11126/stanford/9780804748889.003.0015
Subject:
Literature, World Literature

Shinkei composed a hokku to which Sōgi wrote a tsukeku, providing concrete evidence that Sōgi learned a lot from Shinkei during their mutual participation at sessions in Musashi during the Ōnin War. ... More


The Howl of Oedipus, the Cry of Héloïse: From Asceticism to Postmodern Ethics

Edith Wyschogrod

in Crossover Queries: Dwelling with Negatives, Embodying Philosophy's Others

Published in print:
2006
Published Online:
March 2011
ISBN:
9780823226061
eISBN:
9780823235148
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Fordham University Press
DOI:
10.5422/fso/9780823226061.003.0009
Subject:
Philosophy, Philosophy of Religion

This chapter argues that the discursive formations within the episteme of asceticism are bound up with the self-imposition of corporeal and psychic pain or privation, but ... More


Bellini's Unseen Voices

Mary Ann Smart

in Mimomania: Music and Gesture in Nineteenth-Century Opera

Published in print:
2004
Published Online:
May 2012
ISBN:
9780520239951
eISBN:
9780520939875
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520239951.003.0003
Subject:
Music, History, American

In Daniel Auber's 1828 opera, La Muette de Portici, the pantomimes of the heroine Fenella relied on a comfortable certainty that gesture could say the same things that language could. In contrast, ... More


Via Negativa and the Imaginal Configuring of God

Elliot R. Wolfson

in Giving Beyond the Gift: Apophasis and Overcoming Theomania

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
September 2014
ISBN:
9780823255702
eISBN:
9780823260911
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Fordham University Press
DOI:
10.5422/fordham/9780823255702.003.0002
Subject:
Religion, Judaism

This chapter examines the thesis that the salient feature of modern Jewish thought is the dialogical imagination, an act of theopoiesis centered on the figural iconization of the invisible deity in ... More


The McDonaldization of the Kibbutz Dining Room

Nir Avieli

in Food and Power: A Culinary Ethnography of Israel

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
May 2018
ISBN:
9780520290099
eISBN:
9780520964419
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520290099.003.0005
Subject:
Anthropology, Middle Eastern Cultural Anthropology

This chapter addresses the unexpected consequences of the privatization of iconic kibbutz institutions. Based on ethnographic research conducted in the dining rooms of three kibbutzim in different ... More


Suárez’s Objectualism: The Division of Beings of Reason

Daniel D. Novotný

in Ens rationis from Suárez to Caramuel: A Study in Scholasticism of the Baroque Era

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
September 2013
ISBN:
9780823244768
eISBN:
9780823252695
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Fordham University Press
DOI:
10.5422/fordham/9780823244768.003.0005
Subject:
Philosophy, Ancient Philosophy

This chapter deals with Suárez’s views on the division of beings of reason and provides an overview and evaluation of Suárez’s entire theory. The chapter is divided into five parts. The first part ... More


Interlude Job Redux

Simon Palfrey

in Poor Tom: Living "King Lear"

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
January 2015
ISBN:
9780226150642
eISBN:
9780226150789
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226150789.003.0005
Subject:
Literature, 16th-century and Renaissance Literature

This section looks at the Edgar-part as a re-living of the suffering and temptation of Job. In particular, the radical verticality of a single moment of privation, and how this moment can instantly ... More


A Tragedy and a Dream: Disability Revisited

Julia Kristeva

in Carnal Hermeneutics

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
January 2016
ISBN:
9780823265886
eISBN:
9780823266951
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Fordham University Press
DOI:
10.5422/fordham/9780823265886.003.0005
Subject:
Philosophy, Philosophy of Mind

This chapter develops a humanistic hermeneutics of the body that points toward the development of a new “Scotist” ethics based on the incommensurable singularity (haecceitas) of each person. ... More


Augustine: Perversion and Privation

Jonathan Dollimore

in Sexual Dissidence: Augustine to Wilde, Freud to Foucault

Published in print:
1991
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198112259
eISBN:
9780191670732
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198112259.003.0009
Subject:
Literature, Film, Media, and Cultural Studies

Saint Augustine has been seen to be one of the few great (male) geniuses who changed the direction of civilisation. This book does not share this view of Augustine or his place in history. From the ... More


Othello: Sexual Difference and Internal Deviation

Jonathan Dollimore

in Sexual Dissidence: Augustine to Wilde, Freud to Foucault

Published in print:
1991
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198112259
eISBN:
9780191670732
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198112259.003.0010
Subject:
Literature, Film, Media, and Cultural Studies

Othello explores anxious preoccupation with perversity as a disordered and disordering movement. Here ‘extravagant’ condenses deviation, perversion, and vagrancy. In one sense ... More


Principles and Contraries: Physics I 5

Sylvain Delcomminette

in Aristotle's Physics Alpha: Symposium Aristotelicum

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
July 2019
ISBN:
9780198830993
eISBN:
9780191868948
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198830993.003.0006
Subject:
Philosophy, Ancient Philosophy, Philosophy of Religion

Contrary to readings that consider Physics I 5 as doxographical, this chapter argues that it is the first step of a constructive inquiry whose conclusions, paradoxical as they may seem, are never ... More


The Complexity of the Subject in a Change: Physics I 7, Part 1

Benjamin Morison

in Aristotle's Physics Alpha: Symposium Aristotelicum

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
July 2019
ISBN:
9780198830993
eISBN:
9780191868948
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198830993.003.0008
Subject:
Philosophy, Ancient Philosophy, Philosophy of Religion

This chapter discusses Aristotle’s account of the role matter, form, and privation play in a change. It claims that Aristotle identifies a new item in the ontology, the hypokeimenon (subject) of a ... More


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