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Byzantium and the Limits of Orthodoxy: RALEIGH LECTURE ON HISTORY

AVERIL CAMERON

in Proceedings of the British Academy, Volume 154, 2007 Lectures

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
January 2012
ISBN:
9780197264355
eISBN:
9780191734052
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
British Academy
DOI:
10.5871/bacad/9780197264355.003.0005
Subject:
History, Cultural History

This lecture presents the text of the speech about Byzantium and the limits of orthodoxy delivered by the author at the 2007 Raleigh Lecture on History held at the British Academy. It suggests that ... More


Hypocrisy

Theodore Zeldin

in France 1848–1945: Volume Two: Intellect, Taste and Anxiety

Published in print:
1977
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780198221258
eISBN:
9780191678424
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198221258.003.0023
Subject:
History, European Modern History

France is supposed to be a country where the intellectual enjoys great prestige and influence. This is true in so far as a large number of people like to think of themselves as intellectuals. ... More


Shame: A Brief History

Peter N. Stearns

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
May 2018
ISBN:
9780252041402
eISBN:
9780252050008
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of Illinois Press
DOI:
10.5622/illinois/9780252041402.001.0001
Subject:
Sociology, Social Psychology and Interaction

This book explores what we know about the history of shame, from early human societies onward, and explicitly links historical patterns and complexities to current issues surrounding shame. As both a ... More


The Thoughtful Brain

Edward M. Hundert

in Philosophy Psychiatry and Neuroscience: A Synthetic Analysis of the Varieties of Human Experience

Published in print:
1990
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198248965
eISBN:
9780191681165
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198248965.003.0012
Subject:
Philosophy, Philosophy of Mind

In this chapter, there is reconsideration of Kant's approach as applied to the biological reality of the nervous system. The neuroscientist's view of the necessary conditions for self-conscious ... More


Persons

John Casey

in Pagan Virtue: An Essay in Ethics

Published in print:
1991
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198240037
eISBN:
9780191680069
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198240037.003.0001
Subject:
Philosophy, Moral Philosophy

This chapter provides an abstract notion of a person as a self-conscious rational being, and explores a more concrete picture of what it is to be such a being. Human emotions, appetites, and ... More


Chapter Eleven

A. W. Moore

in Points of View

Published in print:
2000
Published Online:
November 2003
ISBN:
9780198250623
eISBN:
9780191598050
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0198250622.003.0012
Subject:
Philosophy, Metaphysics/Epistemology

I identify and discuss three principles that underlie these ideas: first, that we are finite; secondly, that we are self‐conscious about our finitude; and thirdly, that we aspire to be infinite. I ... More


The Pleasures and Challenges of Subjectivity: From Dreams, Humour, and Self‐Consciousness to Autobiography

C. W. Thompson

in French Romantic Travel Writing: Chateaubriand to Nerval

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
January 2012
ISBN:
9780199233540
eISBN:
9780191730948
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199233540.003.0005
Subject:
Literature, European Literature, 19th-century Literature and Romanticism

In 1830, an emphasis on real and armchair travel for sheer pleasure brought a new emphasis on the varieties of subjective experience which made travel books self‐conscious and frequently humorous ... More


Towards a theory of proprioception as a bodily basis for consciousness in music

Alicia Peñalba Acitores

in Music and Consciousness: Philosophical, Psychological, and Cultural Perspectives

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
January 2012
ISBN:
9780199553792
eISBN:
9780191728617
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199553792.003.0066
Subject:
Psychology, Music Psychology, Cognitive Psychology

This chapter highlights the importance of the body as a basis for consciousness. The first section addresses primary consciousness as a source of awareness in the perception of ongoing musical ... More


Transfiguration and Self-Conscious Narration: On Von Sternberg’s Last Films with Dietrich

George M. Wilson

in Seeing Fictions in Film: The Epistemology of Movies

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
January 2012
ISBN:
9780199594894
eISBN:
9780191731440
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199594894.003.0009
Subject:
Philosophy, Aesthetics

In this chapter, further complexity is added to the possibilities of cinematic narration that the book investigates. In traditional movies, viewers assume that the fictional world of the movie has a ... More


Conceptual, Biological, and Behavioral Distinctions Among Different Categories of Shy Children

Louis A. Schmidt and Nathan A. Fox

in Extreme Fear, Shyness, and Social Phobia

Published in print:
1999
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780195118872
eISBN:
9780199848232
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195118872.003.0004
Subject:
Psychology, Clinical Psychology

This chapter reports that there may be different types of childhood shyness. The affinity between shyness and shame looks to be claimed by researchers who are interested in shyness as a state or ... More


Feeling shy and showing-off: Self-conscious emotions must regulate self-awareness

Vasudevi Reddy

in Emotional Development:: Recent Research Advances

Published in print:
2004
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780198528845
eISBN:
9780191689567
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198528845.003.0007
Subject:
Psychology, Developmental Psychology

This chapter provides new evidence of early self-awareness and its influence on the development of emotions often thought to be secondary emotions, such as shyness and showing-off. These behaviours ... More


Literature of the 1980s: After the Watershed: Volume 9

Joseph Brooker

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780748633944
eISBN:
9780748651818
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9780748633944.001.0001
Subject:
Literature, 20th-century and Contemporary Literature

From the new generation of London novelists, such as Martin Amis and Ian McEwan, to feminism in the writing of Angela Carter and Jeanette Winterson, this book relates developments in fiction, poetry ... More


Form and Meaning: The Vita Constantini and the Vita Antonii

Averil Cameron

in Greek Biography and Panegyric in Late Antiquity

Published in print:
2000
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780520223882
eISBN:
9780520925052
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520223882.003.0004
Subject:
Classical Studies, Literary Studies: Classical, Early, and Medieval

This chapter analyzes meaning and form in Eusebius of Caesarea's biographical works Life of Constantine and Life of Antony. It explains that these works were written not more than twenty years apart ... More


Oscar and Lucinda (1988)

Bruce Woodcock

in Peter Carey

Published in print:
2003
Published Online:
July 2012
ISBN:
9780719043604
eISBN:
9781781700532
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9780719043604.003.0005
Subject:
Literature, 20th-century and Contemporary Literature

This chapter discusses Carey's most popular novel so far: Oscar and Lucinda. It states that the novel contains a self-conscious comedy and strangely magical quality that attracts readers almost ... More


Flights of Fancy: power

Judith A. Peraino

in Listening to the Sirens: Musical Technologies of Queer Identity from Homer to Hedwig

Published in print:
2005
Published Online:
May 2012
ISBN:
9780520215870
eISBN:
9780520921740
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520215870.003.0006
Subject:
Music, History, Western

This chapter traces the deployment of music in technologies of power, technologies that Foucault argues became specifically centered on categorizing and controlling sexuality after the seventeenth ... More


Fragments: Oriental Spirit, Logic, and Right

Aakash Singh Rathore and Rimina Mohapatra

in Hegel's India: A Reinterpretation, with Texts

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
January 2017
ISBN:
9780199468270
eISBN:
9780199087464
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199468270.003.0005
Subject:
Philosophy, Philosophy of Mind, General

Hegel's first foray into the oriental world is apparent in a text entitled “Oriental Spirit”. The fragment clearly links one central preoccupation of Hegel's extended treatment of India in The ... More


Introduction

Kristine Jørgensen

in Gameworld Interfaces

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
May 2014
ISBN:
9780262026864
eISBN:
9780262319065
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
The MIT Press
DOI:
10.7551/mitpress/9780262026864.003.0001
Subject:
Computer Science, Game Studies

This introductory chapter presents the idea of gameworld interfaces and uses two examples to illustrate the variety between gameworld interfaces and the questions that are being asked in the book. ... More


Autism: Self and others

Peter R. Hobson and Jessica A. Hobson

in Understanding Other Minds: Perspectives from developmental social neuroscience

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
September 2013
ISBN:
9780199692972
eISBN:
9780191758515
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199692972.003.0022
Subject:
Psychology, Developmental Psychology

In this chapter on Autism: Self and others, we consider how some, but only some, components of self-other relations and self-experience are affected in children who present with the syndrome of ... More


Feeling Ashamed of Myself Because of You

Alba Montes Sánchez and Alessandro Salice

in Embodiment, Enaction, and Culture: Investigating the Constitution of the Shared World

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
January 2018
ISBN:
9780262035552
eISBN:
9780262337120
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
The MIT Press
DOI:
10.7551/mitpress/9780262035552.003.0013
Subject:
Philosophy, Philosophy of Mind

Within the literature, shame is generally described as a self-conscious emotion, meaning that shame is about the self that feels that emotion. But how can this account accommodate cases in which I ... More


Strictly the Movies: Play It Again, Sam

Peter J. Bailey

in The Reluctant Film Art of Woody Allen

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
September 2016
ISBN:
9780813167190
eISBN:
9780813167862
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Kentucky
DOI:
10.5810/kentucky/9780813167190.003.0002
Subject:
Film, Television and Radio, Film

Play It Again, Sam is presented as the introduction to Allen films in its evolution from his Broadway play and in its use of self-conscious dramatic/cinematic tropes to convey the antinomy between ... More


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