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Christianity in the Twentieth Century: A World History

Brian Stanley

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
May 2020
ISBN:
9780691196848
eISBN:
9781400890316
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Princeton University Press
DOI:
10.23943/princeton/9780691196848.001.0001
Subject:
History, History of Religion

This book charts the transformation of one of the world's great religions during an age marked by world wars, genocide, nationalism, decolonization, and powerful ideological currents, many of them ... More


The Use of Force

Anthony Carty

in Philosophy of International Law

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780748622559
eISBN:
9780748652525
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9780748622559.003.0004
Subject:
Philosophy, Political Philosophy

This chapter argues that the struggle for humans to find meaning has to take priority over the struggle to build institutions, making most explicit the raw spirit of Hobbes that underlies the whole ... More


Thoreau, Civil Disobedience, and Selma

Dan Shaw

in Stanley Cavell and the Magic of Hollywood Films

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
May 2020
ISBN:
9781474455701
eISBN:
9781474476690
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9781474455701.003.0010
Subject:
Film, Television and Radio, Film

Henry David Thoreau is Cavell’s other bellwether American philosopher; he has an entire volume devoted to commentary on Thoreau’s Walden. This chapter will discuss the radical individualism Thoreau ... More


Heidegger, Care, and Selfhood

Simon Lumsden

in Self-Consciousness and the Critique of the Subject: Hegel, Heidegger, and the Poststructuralists

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
November 2015
ISBN:
9780231168229
eISBN:
9780231538206
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Columbia University Press
DOI:
10.7312/columbia/9780231168229.003.0005
Subject:
Philosophy, Metaphysics/Epistemology

This chapter examines Heidegger’s Being and Time, in which there is a constant refrain that Dasein’s self has been abandoned, dissolved, or closed off from itself. This language, as well as other ... More


The Alps: A Brief History

Caroline Schaumann

in Peak Pursuits: The Emergence of Mountaineering in the Nineteenth Century

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
January 2021
ISBN:
9780300231946
eISBN:
9780300252828
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Yale University Press
DOI:
10.12987/yale/9780300231946.003.0004
Subject:
History, Social History

This chapter studies the evolution of Alpine climbing in the mid-1800s and examines the ways in which Humboldtian writing and science, the Romantic sublime, and bodily sensations and disruptions ... More


A History of Autobiography Criticism, Part I: Theorizing Autobiography

Sidonie Smith and Julia Watson

in Reading Autobiography: A Guide for Interpreting Life Narratives, Second Edition

Published in print:
2002
Published Online:
August 2015
ISBN:
9780816669851
eISBN:
9781452946238
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Minnesota Press
DOI:
10.5749/minnesota/9780816669851.003.0007
Subject:
Literature, Criticism/Theory

This chapter explores the history of autobiography studies to the 1990s. William C. Spengemann situates the first surge of critical interest in the practice of life narrative in the late nineteenth ... More


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