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Celestial Pleasures: Renaissance and Reformation Heavens

John Casey

in After Lives: A Guide to Heaven, Hell, and Purgatory

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
February 2010
ISBN:
9780195092950
eISBN:
9780199869732
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195092950.003.0014
Subject:
Religion, World Religions

The contemplative heaven of Dante soon gave way to heavens that allowed a greater variety of human and sensuous pleasures. Voyagers tried to rediscover the earthly paradise. The chapter examines the ... More


On Web Watching: Finding the Soul of Place

John Paul Lederach

in The Moral Imagination: The Art and Soul of Building Peace

Published in print:
2005
Published Online:
April 2005
ISBN:
9780195174540
eISBN:
9780199835409
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0195174542.003.0010
Subject:
Religion, Religion and Society

This chapter discusses a critical but overlooked component of peacebuilding: the craft of watching webs. The web approach suggests that the way out of the pattern of repeated violence goes through ... More


Introduction to Hegel’s Critique: Intuitive versus Discursive Forms of Understanding in Kant’s Critical Philosophy

Sally Sedgwick

in Hegel's Critique of Kant

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
May 2012
ISBN:
9780199698363
eISBN:
9780191738692
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199698363.003.0002
Subject:
Philosophy, History of Philosophy, Metaphysics/Epistemology

This chapter lays out basic features of Kant’s conception of human discursivity, and conveys the centrality of the discursivity thesis for his overall Critical program. Passages are then reviewed in ... More


Tastes, Smells, and Aesthetics

Frank Sibley

in Approach to Aesthetics: Collected Papers on Philosophical Aesthetics

Published in print:
2001
Published Online:
November 2003
ISBN:
9780198238997
eISBN:
9780191598418
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0198238991.003.0015
Subject:
Philosophy, Aesthetics

Tackles the neglected question of whether tastes and smells can be objects of aesthetic interest, appreciation, satisfaction, and value. Bypassing the question of whether the objects of tasting and ... More


7. 7. The Making of the Sensuous Consumer

Pascale Desroches and Jean-Sébastien Marcoux

in Inside Marketing: Practices, Ideologies, Devices

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
May 2011
ISBN:
9780199576746
eISBN:
9780191724916
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199576746.003.0008
Subject:
Business and Management, Marketing

Drawing on the work of Latour and Woolgar, that opens up the “black box” of the laboratory, as well as on David Howes' contemporary reflections in sensual anthropology, this chapter seeks to examine ... More


Embodied Memories

in The Power of the Between: An Anthropological Odyssey

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
March 2013
ISBN:
9780226775340
eISBN:
9780226775364
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226775364.003.0011
Subject:
Anthropology, Social and Cultural Anthropology

The cultural memories of Nigerien state power are embedded in the recurring performance of myth and spirit possession ceremonies. They are also embodied in the public performance of epic poetry and ... More


Hierarchies of Response

Aditya Behl

in Love's Subtle Magic: An Indian Islamic Literary Tradition, 1379-1545

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
January 2013
ISBN:
9780195146707
eISBN:
9780199978878
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195146707.003.0009
Subject:
Religion, Hinduism

This chapter reconstructs the contexts of reception and performance for these sensuous romances. Common understanding of the multiple meanings of poetry allowed the poems to be performed in both ... More


A Dark and Shiny Place: The Disembodied Female Voice, Irigarayan Subjectivity, and the Political Erotics of Hearing (Spike Jonze, 2013)

Davina Quinlivan

in Locating the Voice in Film: Critical Approaches and Global Practices

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
January 2017
ISBN:
9780190261122
eISBN:
9780190261153
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780190261122.003.0018
Subject:
Music, History, American, History, Western

A surreal love affair exists at the heart of Spike Jonze’s Her that is founded not only on the viewer’s experience of the disembodied female voice of the Artificially Intelligent Computer Operating ... More


Serious: The Cultural Work of Classical Music and the Trap of Musical Sound

John J. Sheinbaum

in Good Music: What It Is and Who Gets to Decide

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
September 2019
ISBN:
9780226593241
eISBN:
9780226593418
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226593418.003.0002
Subject:
Music, Philosophy of Music

Notable writings by Theodor W. Adorno (“On Popular Music”), Allan Bloom (The Closing of the American Mind), and Lawrence Kramer (Why Classical Music Still Matters) seek to valorize classical music ... More


Sensuous Poetics and the Ethics of Confrontation: Miltonic Theories Of The Word

James Grantham Turner

in One Flesh: Paradisal Marriage and Sexual Relations in the Age of Milton

Published in print:
1994
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198182498
eISBN:
9780191673818
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198182498.003.0006
Subject:
Literature, Milton Studies, 17th-century and Restoration Literature

Milton's responses to the problems of Genesis were intensified by his active participation in the political and religious crisis of his age. His ‘mysterious’ and lofty sense of his own poetic mission ... More


Performing Body as Nature

Alison East

in Moving Consciously: Somatic Transformations through Dance, Yoga, and Touch

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
April 2017
ISBN:
9780252039409
eISBN:
9780252097492
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Illinois Press
DOI:
10.5406/illinois/9780252039409.003.0010
Subject:
Music, Dance

In this chapter, the author discusses the significance of the body as part of its natural environment, with particular emphasis on sensuous interfaces and somatic presence of the body as nature. The ... More


Sensuousness

in The Power of the Between: An Anthropological Odyssey

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
March 2013
ISBN:
9780226775340
eISBN:
9780226775364
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226775364.003.0010
Subject:
Anthropology, Social and Cultural Anthropology

Sensuousness has remained tangential to the thinking of most social scientists despite its centrality in the human experience. This separation has been extended by an incomplete, if not flawed, ... More


Sensuous Socio-Natures: The Concept of Nature in Marx

Alex Loftus

in Everyday Environmentalism: Creating an Urban Political Ecology

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
August 2015
ISBN:
9780816665716
eISBN:
9781452946849
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Minnesota Press
DOI:
10.5749/minnesota/9780816665716.003.0002
Subject:
Political Science, Environmental Politics

One of the central contributions of Henri Lefebvre is to emphasize the importance of cultural praxis to Marx’s overall vision of a future society. This chapter begins to excavate aspects of this ... More


Sonic Virtuality

Mark Grimshaw and Tom Garner

in Sonic Virtuality: Sound as Emergent Perception

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
August 2015
ISBN:
9780199392834
eISBN:
9780199392858
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199392834.003.0008
Subject:
Music, Philosophy of Music, Psychology of Music

This chapter presents and supports the book’s central thesis of sonic virtuality by first discussing notions of virtuality, reality, and actuality before explaining how the actualization of sonic ... More


Introduction: Whitman’s Wallpaper and Poetry’s Archives of Distraction

Peter Riley

in Whitman, Melville, Crane, and the Labors of American Poetry: Against Vocation

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
July 2019
ISBN:
9780198836254
eISBN:
9780191878237
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198836254.003.0008
Subject:
Literature, American, 19th Century Literature, Poetry

The introduction considers why certain archival materials come preloaded with particular discomforts. What unspoken assumptions, for example, quietly distance Whitman the poet from a seemingly ... More


Lectures on the Philosophy of Fine Art

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/9780199468270.003.0009
Subject:
Philosophy, Philosophy of Mind, General

In this chapter Hegel interrogates what constitutes the beautiful in Indian art, and suggests that it delves in the symbolic, or the fantastic, namely, products of sublime imagination— which forms ... More


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