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The Body in Pain

Karen C. Lang

in Four Illusions: Candrakirti's Advice to Travelers on the Bodhisattva Path

Published in print:
2003
Published Online:
November 2003
ISBN:
9780195151138
eISBN:
9780199870448
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0195151135.003.0003
Subject:
Religion, Buddhism

The Buddha identifies three types of suffering: ordinary, physical, and mental pain, the suffering brought on by the change of pleasure into pain, and the suffering inherent in the very nature of the ... More


Temperance and Incontinence (NE III.10–12)

Howard J. Curzer

in Aristotle and the Virtues

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
May 2012
ISBN:
9780199693726
eISBN:
9780191738890
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199693726.003.0003
Subject:
Philosophy, Ancient Philosophy, Moral Philosophy

This chapter describes the sphere of temperance and Aristotle’s distinctions among temperance, intemperance, continence, incontinence, and three varieties of brutishness. A four-target, ... More


Temperance

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/9780198240037.003.0003
Subject:
Philosophy, Moral Philosophy

This chapter expresses temperance as a rational control of our physical appetites, to subordinate sensual pleasures to reason that is necessary if we are to be truly human. Underlying all this is the ... More


Goals

James M. Jasper

in Getting Your Way: Strategic Dilemmas in the Real World

Published in print:
2006
Published Online:
February 2013
ISBN:
9780226394756
eISBN:
9780226394749
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226394749.003.0004
Subject:
Sociology, Social Theory

This chapter attempts to demonstrate the diversity of human desires, overly simplified models of which will always distort what is seen and expected. Goals of human action fall crudely into three ... More


Erotic Maternity

in Erotic Attunement: Parenthood and the Ethics of Sensuality between Unequals

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
March 2013
ISBN:
9780226811383
eISBN:
9780226811376
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226811376.003.0002
Subject:
Society and Culture, Ethical Issues and Debates

This chapter concentrates on mothers nursing infants to whom they have given birth. The breastfeeding relationship appeared the safest place to begin working out the distinctions between healthy and ... More


Sound Effects: Doctor Faustus

Katherine Steele Brokaw

in Staging Harmony: Music and Religious Change in Late Medieval and Early Modern English Drama

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
January 2017
ISBN:
9781501703140
eISBN:
9781501705915
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Cornell University Press
DOI:
10.7591/cornell/9781501703140.003.0005
Subject:
Literature, 16th-century and Renaissance Literature

This chapter argues that Christopher Marlowe’s Doctor Faustus exposes music, magic, and religion as culturally interdependent and all reliant on the human-produced theatricality of sound to give them ... More


Introduction

in Erotic Attunement: Parenthood and the Ethics of Sensuality between Unequals

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
March 2013
ISBN:
9780226811383
eISBN:
9780226811376
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226811376.003.0001
Subject:
Society and Culture, Ethical Issues and Debates

Contemporary Western women—especially nursing mothers—inevitably at times experienced their contact with their children as sexually pleasurable. Maternity's destabilization of sexuality and sensual ... More


Dancing Feminisms

Elena del Río

in Deleuze and the Cinemas of Performance: Powers of Affection

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780748635252
eISBN:
9780748651146
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9780748635252.003.0004
Subject:
Film, Television and Radio, Film

This chapter discusses the shifting relation of feminist film theory to the female body as a site of narcissistic and visual pleasure, tracing a kind of theoretical history of narcissism, from its ... More


Sound and Sight: Poetry and Courtier Culture in the Yongming Era (483-493)

Meow Goh

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
June 2013
ISBN:
9780804768597
eISBN:
9780804775038
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Stanford University Press
DOI:
10.11126/stanford/9780804768597.001.0001
Subject:
Literature, World Literature

This book examines Chinese poetry and courtier culture using the concept of shengse—sound and sight—which connotes “sensual pleasure.” Under the moral and political imperative to avoid or even ... More


Friends of the Movies: (From Ero to Empire)

Miriam Silverberg

in Erotic Grotesque Nonsense: The Mass Culture of Japanese Modern Times

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780520222731
eISBN:
9780520924628
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520222731.003.0005
Subject:
History, Asian History

The chatty movie magazine Eiga no Tomo (Friends of the movies), which first appeared in January 1931, offered a vision of modern, everyday gestures to its readers. In its monthly illustrated ... More


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