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The Case For and Against Eradication Of Emotion

Richard Sorabji

in Emotion and Peace of Mind: From Stoic Agitation to Christian Temptation

Published in print:
2002
Published Online:
May 2007
ISBN:
9780199256600
eISBN:
9780191712609
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199256600.003.0014
Subject:
Philosophy, General

Arguments for eradicating most emotions were the Stoic thesis that one misevaluates indifferents, the approval of serenity, and the point that pleasant emotions are inextricably tied to unpleasant ... More


Relaxation

Rushmir Mahmutćehajić

in On Love: In the Muslim Tradition

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
March 2011
ISBN:
9780823227518
eISBN:
9780823237029
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Fordham University Press
DOI:
10.5422/fso/9780823227518.003.0016
Subject:
Religion, Islam

The will leads up the steep slope to the Height, so the self is in a state of tension. The first level of love is the presence of beauty. In it, relaxation is revealed as serenity, harmony, and ... More


Poverty

Rushmir Mahmutćehajić

in On Love: In the Muslim Tradition

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
March 2011
ISBN:
9780823227518
eISBN:
9780823237029
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Fordham University Press
DOI:
10.5422/fso/9780823227518.003.0017
Subject:
Religion, Islam

Opposed to the certainty that everything may be received from God, and that, consequently, it is necessary to turn and abandon oneself to Him, is the denial of everything else, since human openness ... More


Remembrance

Rushmir Mahmutćehajić

in On Love: In the Muslim Tradition

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
March 2011
ISBN:
9780823227518
eISBN:
9780823237029
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Fordham University Press
DOI:
10.5422/fso/9780823227518.003.0037
Subject:
Religion, Islam

Man is in the world and opposite it. Accepting submission, which is the way of existence of that opposite world, means the confirmation of the human nature of the created one. And that nature demands ... More


The Three Stages of Transition and Dignity

Monika Renz, Mark Kyburz, and John Peck

in Dying: A Transition

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
May 2016
ISBN:
9780231170888
eISBN:
9780231540230
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Columbia University Press
DOI:
10.7312/columbia/9780231170888.003.0003
Subject:
Sociology, Gerontology and Ageing

Dying as a transition consists of three distinctive stages: pre-transition, transition itself, post-transition. These stages and the particular experiences of dignity in each are explained and ... More


The Death of God

Krzysztof Michalski

in The Flame of Eternity: An Interpretation of Nietzsche's Thought

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
October 2017
ISBN:
9780691143460
eISBN:
9781400840212
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Princeton University Press
DOI:
10.23943/princeton/9780691143460.003.0006
Subject:
Philosophy, General

This chapter turns to Plato's Phaedo as well as the Gospel of Matthew: two narratives about death, and two visions of human nature. Christ's cry on the cross, as told by Matthew, gives voice to an ... More


Death in Venice: Irony, Detachment, and the Aesthetic State

Kevin Newmark

in Irony on Occasion: From Schlegel and Kierkegaard to Derrida and de Man

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
September 2012
ISBN:
9780823240128
eISBN:
9780823240166
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Fordham University Press
DOI:
10.5422/fordham/9780823240128.003.0008
Subject:
Literature, Criticism/Theory

Thomas Mann, perhaps the most widely recognized theorist-practitioner of irony in the 20th century, provides a crucial test case for any study of irony. This chapter situates Mann at the far end of ... More


The Oedipus Plays of Sophocles: Philosophical Perspectives

Paul Woodruff (ed.)

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
July 2018
ISBN:
9780190669447
eISBN:
9780190669485
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190669447.001.0001
Subject:
Philosophy, General

Among ancient Greek plays, the Oedipus plays of Sophocles have been especially interesting to philosophers. Much of the action in each play centers on the oscillation of the main character between ... More


The Golden Age and Imperial Dominance in the Aeneid and Serenity (2005)

Jennifer A. Rea

in Screening the Golden Ages of the Classical Tradition

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
September 2019
ISBN:
9781474440844
eISBN:
9781474460279
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9781474440844.003.0010
Subject:
Classical Studies, Plays and Playwrights: Classical, Early, and Medieval

In the second of two chapters that treat promises of an imperial golden age in Aeneid Book 6, Rea extends Kirsten Day’s work on the Vergilian golden age and the American Western to Joss Whedon’s ... More


Wonder and Affliction: Thoreau's Dionysian World

Edward F. Mooney

in Thoreau's Importance for Philosophy

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
January 2013
ISBN:
9780823239306
eISBN:
9780823239344
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Fordham University Press
DOI:
10.5422/fordham/9780823239306.003.0010
Subject:
Philosophy, American Philosophy

Thoreau's writing evokes Nietzschean themes of tragedy and Dionysian religion, provokes comparison with a number of Kierkegaardian motifs, and prompts reflection on the possibility of human ... More


Conclusions

Gregory J. Moore

in Niebuhrian International Relations: The Ethics of Foreign Policymaking

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
May 2020
ISBN:
9780197500446
eISBN:
9780197500477
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780197500446.003.0011
Subject:
Political Science, American Politics, International Relations and Politics

The conclusion argues that the time is right for a reappraisal and renewal of interest in Niebuhr’s approach to IR and U.S. foreign policy. It reviews the importance of dialectics to his work, and ... More


Hope in Children of Men and Serenity

Sean Cubitt

in Anecdotal Evidence: Ecocritiqe from Hollywood to the Mass Image

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
February 2020
ISBN:
9780190065713
eISBN:
9780190065751
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190065713.003.0008
Subject:
Literature, Film, Media, and Cultural Studies

Building on the melancholia of the films analysed thus far, a comparison between Alfonso Cuarón’s 2006 Children of Men, based in a world in mourning for its future, and the space opera Serenity (Joss ... More


Aging Oedipus

Philip Kitcher

in The Oedipus Plays of Sophocles: Philosophical Perspectives

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
July 2018
ISBN:
9780190669447
eISBN:
9780190669485
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190669447.003.0007
Subject:
Philosophy, General

Oedipus at Colonus apparently shows the aging Oedipus finding a fulfilling ending to his life. The play characterizes that fulfillment in terms of a religious perspective few would now accept. This ... More


Questions are in the Answers: Enduring Legacy in Relation to Textual Controversies

Steven Heine

in Chan Rhetoric of Uncertainty in the Blue Cliff Record: Sharpening a Sword at the Dragon Gate

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
June 2016
ISBN:
9780199397761
eISBN:
9780199397792
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199397761.003.0006
Subject:
Religion, Buddhism

An overall assessment of the extensive aftermath of the apparent discrepancy between Yuanwu and Xuedou as well as ostensible conflict with Dahui regarding gongan interpretation and practice by ... More


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