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Working Women, Literary Ladies: The Industrial Revolution and Female Aspiration

Sylvia J Cook

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
May 2008
ISBN:
9780195327809
eISBN:
9780199870547
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195327809.001.0001
Subject:
Literature, American, 19th Century Literature

This book explores the mental and literary awakening that many working-class women in the United States experienced when they left home to work in factories early in the 19th century. It examines the ... More


Introduction: Applying Zen

Steven Heine

in White Collar Zen: Using Zen Principles to Overcome Obstacles and Achieve Your Career Goals

Published in print:
2005
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780195160031
eISBN:
9780199850273
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195160031.003.0001
Subject:
Religion, Buddhism

This introductory chapter first sets out the focus of the book, which is not about but from Zen—it adapts traditional ideals and styles of training to the goal of improving interpersonal relations in ... More


Impartiality and Ethical Formation *

John Cottingham

in Partiality and Impartiality: Morality, Special Relationships, and the Wider World

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
January 2011
ISBN:
9780199579952
eISBN:
9780191595233
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199579952.003.0004
Subject:
Philosophy, Moral Philosophy, Political Philosophy

This chapter defends the legitimacy of a certain partiality towards oneself in the assignment of time and resources, based on the idea that self-improvement is a legitimate moral undertaking. The ... More


Understanding the Development of the Self

Bick-Har Lam

in Learning and Teaching in the Chinese Classroom: Responding to Individual Needs

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
January 2012
ISBN:
9789888083428
eISBN:
9789882209848
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Hong Kong University Press
DOI:
10.5790/hongkong/9789888083428.003.0006
Subject:
Linguistics, Sociolinguistics / Anthropological Linguistics

This chapter explains how a person develops through the processes of socialization, environmental interaction and self-concept formation. Important psychological concepts such as self-esteem, ... More


The Wrestler's Body: Identity and Ideology in North India

Joseph Alter

Published in print:
1992
Published Online:
May 2012
ISBN:
9780520076976
eISBN:
9780520912175
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520076976.001.0001
Subject:
Anthropology, Asian Cultural Anthropology

This book tells the story of a way of life organized in terms of physical self-development. While Indian wrestlers are competitive athletes, they are also moral reformers whose conception of self and ... More


Rawls’s Political Liberalism

Jeremy Waldron

in Law and Disagreement

Published in print:
1999
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780198262138
eISBN:
9780191682308
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198262138.003.0007
Subject:
Law, Philosophy of Law

The chapter asks: what is the relation between disagreements of political principle and what might be called comprehensive philosophical disagreements about the good in a pluralistic society? That ... More


Hinduism and New Age: Patrimonial Oneness and Religious Cosmopolitanism

Kathinka Frøystad

in The Oxford History of Hinduism: Modern Hinduism

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
August 2019
ISBN:
9780198790839
eISBN:
9780191833281
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198790839.003.0009
Subject:
Religion, Hinduism, Religious Studies

One of the latest transformations of Hinduism concerns the appropriation of Western New Age influences, which in the 1990s and 2000s gave rise to a burgeoning spiritual field dominated by urban ... More


Conclusion: Individuality and Beyond

Benedetta Zavatta

in Individuality and Beyond: Nietzsche Reads Emerson

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
August 2019
ISBN:
9780190929213
eISBN:
9780190929244
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190929213.003.0006
Subject:
Philosophy, General

In this concluding section, based on the analysis conducted in previous chapters, it is argued that the reading of Emerson influences the development of the most important themes of Nietzsche’s ... More


The Self-construction of a Living Organism

Natalia López-Moratalla and María Cerezo

in Information and Living Systems: Philosophical and Scientific Perspectives

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
August 2013
ISBN:
9780262201742
eISBN:
9780262295246
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
The MIT Press
DOI:
10.7551/mitpress/9780262201742.003.0008
Subject:
Philosophy, Philosophy of Science

This chapter theorizes that an adequate conception of the living organism must account for it in dynamic terms, and that epigenetics provides some crucial elements for doing so. It shows that there ... More


Healing the Self to Heal the World

Monica M. Emerich

in The Gospel of Sustainability: Media, Market, and LOHAS

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
April 2017
ISBN:
9780252036422
eISBN:
9780252093456
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Illinois Press
DOI:
10.5406/illinois/9780252036422.003.0003
Subject:
Society and Culture, Media Studies

This chapter examines how LOHAS salvages its “New Age” focus on self-development or actualization. It examines the Mind Cure, New Thought, and New Age movements in terms of their relationship to ... More


Divorce and Its Aftermath

Varda Konstam

in The Romantic Lives of Emerging Adults: Getting from I to We

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
February 2019
ISBN:
9780190639778
eISBN:
9780190639792
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190639778.003.0011
Subject:
Psychology, Developmental Psychology

Historically, women are vulnerable to devaluation through a multitude of deviance labels, including divorce. Their reflections highlight their experiences of marriage and its aftermath. Prior to ... More


Some Eternal Scheme: The English Teacher and the Partitive Parallax1

Ranga Rao

in R.K. Narayan: The Novelist and His Art

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
January 2017
ISBN:
9780199470754
eISBN:
9780199087624
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199470754.003.0008
Subject:
Literature, 20th-century and Contemporary Literature, World Literature

Ranga Rao states in this chapter that one of the most popular of Narayan’s novels, The English Teacher is also a victim of lopsided reception: that the novel falls in two distinctive halves, the ... More


What Happens during Development?

Catherine Raeff

in Exploring the Dynamics of Human Development: An Integrative Approach

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
August 2016
ISBN:
9780199328413
eISBN:
9780190619602
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199328413.003.0003
Subject:
Psychology, Developmental Psychology, Social Psychology

This chapter addresses the issue of what happens during development by defining development from the perspective of organismic-developmental theory. The chapter begins by summarizing the common ... More


Misapplication and Individuality: Millian Arguments

Jason Hanna

in In Our Best Interest: A Defense of Paternalism

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
September 2018
ISBN:
9780190877132
eISBN:
9780190877163
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190877132.003.0002
Subject:
Philosophy, Moral Philosophy, Political Philosophy

This chapter critically examines two of John Stuart Mill’s consequentialist objections to paternalism: that paternalistic authority is likely to be misapplied or abused and that intervention in the ... More


Immoral Jokes

Jerrold Levinson

in Aesthetic Pursuits: Essays in Philosophy of Art

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
December 2016
ISBN:
9780198767213
eISBN:
9780191821813
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198767213.003.0008
Subject:
Philosophy, Aesthetics

This chapter is concerned with the ethics of humor. More specifically, it is concerned with a certain category of jokes that can be labeled immoral. The chapter claims both that such jokes exist, and ... More


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