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Beyond Selflessness

Christopher Janaway

in Beyond Selflessness: Reading Nietzsche's Genealogy

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
September 2007
ISBN:
9780199279692
eISBN:
9780191707407
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199279692.003.0014
Subject:
Philosophy, History of Philosophy

This chapter concerns the persuasiveness of Nietzsche's critique of morality, and the new values he advocates in its place. The prime effect of Nietzsche's critique is likely to be not the ... More


Stigma, Oppression, Resilience, and Deaf Identities

Irene W. Leigh

in A Lens on Deaf Identities

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
May 2010
ISBN:
9780195320664
eISBN:
9780199864584
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195320664.003.0006
Subject:
Psychology, Social Psychology, Developmental Psychology

The constructs of stereotyping, stigma, prejudice, discrimination, oppression, and resilience and their roles in deaf identity formation are explored in this chapter. The concept of normalcy has ... More


Identity, Belief, and Bias

Geoffrey L. Cohen

in Ideology, Psychology, and Law

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
May 2012
ISBN:
9780199737512
eISBN:
9780199918638
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199737512.003.0015
Subject:
Psychology, Social Psychology

This chapter presents research on the social psychology of identity and belief. Beliefs tied to long-held identities resist change and bias the processing of new information. Theoe phenomena help ... More


Emotion, Self, Personality: Thought Personified

Wilma Koutstaal

in The Agile Mind

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
January 2012
ISBN:
9780195367188
eISBN:
9780199918232
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195367188.003.0033
Subject:
Psychology, Cognitive Psychology

This chapter provides a treatment of some of the most important ways in which aspects of emotion, self, and personality intersect with—both facilitating and impeding—agile thinking. It begins with a ... More


Nietzsche on Morality, Drives, and Human Greatness

Christopher Janaway

in Nietzsche, Naturalism, and Normativity

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
January 2013
ISBN:
9780199583676
eISBN:
9780191745294
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199583676.003.0008
Subject:
Philosophy, History of Philosophy, Moral Philosophy

This chapter raises questions concerning Nietzsche's positive evaluative ideal of greatness for a human being. On the one hand he offers as a highest ideal the capacity to affirm one's life to the ... More


Sasha and Malia: Re-Envisioning African-American Youth

Valerie Purdie-Vaughns,, Rachel Sumner, and Geoffrey L. Cohen

in The Obamas and a (Post) Racial America?

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
May 2011
ISBN:
9780199735204
eISBN:
9780199894581
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199735204.003.0008
Subject:
Psychology, Social Psychology

This chapter discusses the effect of President Obama’s political success on the academic achievement of academically at-risk ethnic minority students. Existing research on role models, stereotype ... More


Alexander Nehamas’s Nietzsche

Robert B. Pippin

in Interanimations: Receiving Modern German Philosophy

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
January 2016
ISBN:
9780226259659
eISBN:
9780226259796
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226259796.003.0006
Subject:
Philosophy, General

This chapter is a discussion of the legacy of Alexander Nehamas’s 1985 book, Nietzsche: Life as Literature. I concentrate on his basic claim, that “Nietzsche’s model for the world, for objects, and ... More


Motivation and Leadership in the Enlightenment

Robert Morrissey

in The Economy of Glory: From Ancien Regime France to the Fall of Napoleon

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
May 2014
ISBN:
9780226924588
eISBN:
9780226924595
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226924595.003.0004
Subject:
History, European Modern History

Eighteenth-century writers and thinkers develop a full model of an “economy of glory” in which the opposition between virtue and self-interest resolves itself for the greater good of the individual ... More


Grappling with a Tension: Love and the Self in Søren Kierkegaard

Julia T. Meszaros

in Selfless Love and Human Flourishing in Paul Tillich and Iris Murdoch

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
March 2016
ISBN:
9780198765868
eISBN:
9780191820502
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198765868.003.0002
Subject:
Religion, Philosophy of Religion, Theology

Chapter 2 examines Kierkegaard’s thought on love and the self in order to better penetrate Tillich’s and Murdoch’s own ideas on the subject, which directly engage Kierkegaard and his more radical ... More


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