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Power and Politics in American Culture

James Davison Hunter

in To Change the World: The Irony, Tragedy, and Possibility of Christianity Today

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
May 2010
ISBN:
9780199730803
eISBN:
9780199777082
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199730803.003.0009
Subject:
Religion, Religion and Society

Power now does the work that culture used to do. This is seen in the tendency toward the politicization of nearly everything. Politicization is most visibly manifested in the role ideology has come ... More


The Christian Right

James Davison Hunter

in To Change the World: The Irony, Tragedy, and Possibility of Christianity Today

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
May 2010
ISBN:
9780199730803
eISBN:
9780199777082
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199730803.003.0010
Subject:
Religion, Religion and Society

Politically conservative Christians are animate by a mythic ideal concerned with the “right-ordering” of society. They want the world in which they live reflect their own likeness. A legacy of a ... More


The Christian Left

James Davison Hunter

in To Change the World: The Irony, Tragedy, and Possibility of Christianity Today

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
May 2010
ISBN:
9780199730803
eISBN:
9780199777082
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199730803.003.0011
Subject:
Religion, Religion and Society

Progressives have always been animated by the myth of equality and community and therefore see history as an ongoing struggle to realize these ideals. The key word in the progressive lexicon is ... More


Illusion, Irony, and Tragedy

James Davison Hunter

in To Change the World: The Irony, Tragedy, and Possibility of Christianity Today

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
May 2010
ISBN:
9780199730803
eISBN:
9780199777082
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199730803.003.0013
Subject:
Religion, Religion and Society

Politics has become a “social imaginary” that defines the horizon of understanding and the parameters for action. What is never challenged is the proclivity to think of the Christian faith and its ... More


The Moral Worth of Retribution

Michael Moore

in Placing Blame: A Theory of the Criminal Law

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
September 2010
ISBN:
9780199599493
eISBN:
9780191594649
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199599493.003.0003
Subject:
Law, Philosophy of Law, Criminal Law and Criminology

This chapter argues for a kind of ‘equal protection’ for retributive justice amongst the kinds of justice. Other forms of justice – distributive, corrective, natural right, promissory – have ... More


The Joker, Clown Prince of Nobility: The “Master” Criminal, Nietzsche, and the Rise of the Superman

Ryan Litsey

in The Joker: A Serious Study of the Clown Prince of Crime

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
May 2016
ISBN:
9781628462388
eISBN:
9781626746831
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Mississippi
DOI:
10.14325/mississippi/9781628462388.003.0012
Subject:
Literature, Comics Studies

Meanwhile, Ryan Litsey suggests a reading of the Joker as a “Nietzschean Superman.” Applying Nietzsche to his reading of the video game Batman: Arkham City, Litsey argues that the “will to power” – a ... More


Nihilism and the Free Self

Simon May

in Nietzsche on Freedom and Autonomy

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
September 2010
ISBN:
9780199231560
eISBN:
9780191716119
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199231560.003.0005
Subject:
Philosophy, General

This chapter argues that a central, but usually overlooked, condition for attaining freedom in Nietzsche's sense is to overcome that most fundamental form of ressentiment: against time. Time is the ... More


Nietzsche on Selfishness, Justice, and the Duties of the Higher Men

Mathias Risse

in Morality and Self-Interest

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780195305845
eISBN:
9780199851539
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195305845.003.0003
Subject:
Philosophy, Moral Philosophy

This study explores Nietzsche's views on selfishness and its role within his envisaged “revaluation of values” (TI, Preface; EH, Clever, 9). Nietzsche advocates selfishness only for the “higher men” ... More


Kim Ki-duk

Hye Seung Chung

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
April 2017
ISBN:
9780252036699
eISBN:
9780252093791
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of Illinois Press
DOI:
10.5406/illinois/9780252036699.001.0001
Subject:
Film, Television and Radio, Film

This study investigates the controversial motion pictures written and directed by the independent filmmaker Kim Ki-duk, one of the most acclaimed Korean auteurs in the English-speaking world. ... More


All Is Not Vanity

Ruth Abbey

in Nietzsche's Middle Period

Published in print:
2000
Published Online:
February 2006
ISBN:
9780195134087
eISBN:
9780199785766
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0195134087.003.0003
Subject:
Philosophy, History of Philosophy

Friedrich Nietzsche believes that self-love is a necessary ingredient for healthy individualism. This chapter explores the connections between his conceptions of egoism, self-love, and vanity in the ... More


Nietzsche's Moral Perspectivism

Robert C. Solomon

in Living with Nietzsche: What the Great "Immoralist" has to Teach Us

Published in print:
2004
Published Online:
January 2005
ISBN:
9780195160147
eISBN:
9780199835065
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0195160142.003.0003
Subject:
Philosophy, History of Philosophy

Nietzsche's moral perspectivism is one of the central and best-known themes of his philosophy. I interpret his genealogical argument in On the Genealogy of Moralsas an ad hominem argument, not so ... More


Nietzsche on Resentment, Love, and Pity

Robert C. Solomon

in Living with Nietzsche: What the Great "Immoralist" has to Teach Us

Published in print:
2004
Published Online:
January 2005
ISBN:
9780195160147
eISBN:
9780199835065
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0195160142.003.0005
Subject:
Philosophy, History of Philosophy

In this chapter, I discuss why resentment (ressentiment) is so important to Nietzsche’s theory and what is wrong with it. I also discuss Nietzsche on love and pity and his several metaphors of ... More


Beyond Scepticism: ‘For—There Is No “Truth” ’

Peter Poellner

in Nietzsche and Metaphysics

Published in print:
2000
Published Online:
November 2003
ISBN:
9780198250630
eISBN:
9780191598258
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0198250630.003.0003
Subject:
Philosophy, History of Philosophy

As well as drawing sceptical conclusions, Nietzsche rejects the concept of absolute or metaphysical truth as unintelligible. Nietzsche's views are elucidated by contrasting his arguments with ... More


The Nature of ‘Inner Experience’

Peter Poellner

in Nietzsche and Metaphysics

Published in print:
2000
Published Online:
November 2003
ISBN:
9780198250630
eISBN:
9780191598258
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0198250630.003.0005
Subject:
Philosophy, History of Philosophy

Argues that Nietzsche's pronouncements on psychology advert to basic facts about the constitution of inner experience and are thus incompatible with his anti‐essentialism. Nietzsche's analysis of ... More


Appropriating Westphal Appropriating Nietzsche: Merold Westphal as a Theological Resource

Bruce Ellis Benson

in Gazing Through a Prism Darkly: Reflections on Merold Westphal's Hermeneutical Epistemology

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
March 2011
ISBN:
9780823230457
eISBN:
9780823235223
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Fordham University Press
DOI:
10.5422/fso/9780823230457.003.0005
Subject:
Philosophy, Metaphysics/Epistemology

This chapter focuses on Merold Westphal's analysis of the views of Friedrich Nietzsche about faith and theology (through Nietzsche's Suspicion and Faith: The Religious Uses ... More


Nietzsche on Mind and Nature

Manuel Dries and P. J. E. Kail (eds)

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
November 2015
ISBN:
9780198722236
eISBN:
9780191789083
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198722236.001.0001
Subject:
Philosophy, History of Philosophy, Philosophy of Mind

This book discusses important aspects of Nietzsche’s philosophy in connection with its two major themes: mind and nature. Among the various aspects addressed in the book are the following. What is ... More


After Injury: A Historical Anatomy of Forgiveness, Resentment, and Apology

Ashraf H.A. Rushdy

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
June 2018
ISBN:
9780190851972
eISBN:
9780190852009
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190851972.001.0001
Subject:
Philosophy, Moral Philosophy

After Injury explores the practices of forgiveness, resentment, and apology in three key moments when they were undergoing a dramatic change: early Christian history (for forgiveness), the shift from ... More


Deep Time, Dark Times: On Being Geologically Human

David Wood

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
September 2019
ISBN:
9780823281367
eISBN:
9780823286010
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Fordham University Press
DOI:
10.5422/fordham/9780823281367.001.0001
Subject:
Philosophy, Philosophy of Science

Deep Time, Dark Times takes its bearing from Nietzsche’s concern that a surfeit of history can extinguish the passion for life, especially when we are reminded of our capacity for cruelty and folly. ... More


Nietzsche and the Redefining of the Tragic

K. M. Newton

in Modern Literature and the Tragic

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780748636730
eISBN:
9780748652082
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9780748636730.003.0006
Subject:
Literature, Criticism/Theory

This chapter illustrates the influence of Nietzsche's ideas on the tragic philosophy. The play in which the influence of Nietzsche is perhaps strongest is Ibsen's The Master Builder. In this play, ... More


The Pains of Racism

Coretta Phillips

in The Multicultural Prison: Ethnicity, Masculinity, and Social Relations among Prisoners

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
January 2013
ISBN:
9780199697229
eISBN:
9780191760556
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199697229.003.0006
Subject:
Law, Criminal Law and Criminology

Here prisoners' perspectives on their institutional treatment as racialized prisoners are explored. The chapter considers equating the pains and deprivations of imprisonment with the pains of racist ... More


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