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Impartialist Cosmopolitanism

Toni Erskine

in Embedded Cosmopolitanism: Duties to Strangers and Enemies in a World of 'Dislocated Communities'

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
January 2012
ISBN:
9780197264379
eISBN:
9780191734410
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
British Academy
DOI:
10.5871/bacad/9780197264379.003.0003
Subject:
Political Science, International Relations and Politics

This chapter discusses a detailed outline of the first point of opposition for an embedded cosmopolitan position, called ‘impartialist cosmopolitanism’. There are many works that have approached the ... More


Nothing Succeeds Like Failure: Singularity and the Uses of Opposition

Elizabeth Elkin Grammer

in Some Wild Visions: Autobiographies by Female Itinerant Evangelists in Nineteenth-Century America

Published in print:
2003
Published Online:
November 2003
ISBN:
9780195139617
eISBN:
9780199834242
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0195139615.003.0004
Subject:
Religion, History of Christianity

Fore‐grounding the intense opposition they faced (from family members, male itinerant preachers, established clergy, and Satan—who often personifies in these books a hostile patriarchal culture) was ... More


The Scope of Ethics: Dialogue with Slote and Murdoch

Stephen C. Angle

in Sagehood: The Contemporary Significance of Neo-Confucian Philosophy

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
February 2010
ISBN:
9780195385144
eISBN:
9780199869756
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195385144.003.0006
Subject:
Philosophy, General

Despite the differences between Michael Slote and Iris Murdoch—and between them and the book's Neo-Confucian sources—Slote and Murdoch make excellent conversation partners on the subject of harmony, ... More


Power and Its Subjects

Alexander Somek

in Individualism: An Essay on the Authority of the European Union

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
January 2009
ISBN:
9780199542086
eISBN:
9780191715518
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199542086.003.0002
Subject:
Law, Philosophy of Law, EU Law

This chapter explicates the meaning of legal powers in terms of political authority, and then turns to the venerable French doctrine of pouvoir constituant. It claims that, ideally, political ... More


Personal and Nonpersonal Relations

Jeffrey Blustein

in Care and Commitment: Taking the Personal Point of View

Published in print:
1992
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780195067996
eISBN:
9780199852895
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195067996.003.0016
Subject:
Philosophy, Moral Philosophy

This chapter clarifies how relationships can fail to be personal. It discusses and considers three kinds of relationships: those of strangers, of role occupants, and of acquaintances. It ... More


The New Problem of Distance in Morality

F. M. Kamm

in Intricate Ethics: Rights, Responsibilities, and Permissible Harm

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780195189698
eISBN:
9780199851096
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195189698.003.0013
Subject:
Philosophy, Moral Philosophy

Suppose that our intuitions were correct in suggesting that proximity can alter our obligation to aid. Is this translatable into (that is, is it just another way of understanding) or does it imply ... More


Strangers at the Edge of Hospitality

RICHARD KEARNEY and KASCHA SEMONOVITCH

in Phenomenologies of the Stranger: Between Hostility and Hospitality

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
September 2011
ISBN:
9780823234615
eISBN:
9780823240722
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Fordham University Press
DOI:
10.5422/fordham/9780823234615.003.0003
Subject:
Philosophy, Philosophy of Religion

This chapter focuses on the Strangers Gate in New York City's Central Park. This gate paradigmatically represents a permeable edge across and through which hospitality occurs. It is a liminal space ... More


Trusting Trust

Robert C. Solomon and Fernando Flores

in Building Trust: In Business, Politics, Relationships, and Life

Published in print:
2003
Published Online:
November 2003
ISBN:
9780195161113
eISBN:
9780199869220
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0195161114.003.0002
Subject:
Philosophy, Moral Philosophy

Trust, compared to love and freedom, will help us to get away from the negativity implied by the widespread (if often unrecognized) view that trust is essentially risk and dependency. Trust is an ... More


Does No Good Deed Go Unpunished? the Victimology of Altruism

Robert J. Homant and Daniel B. Kennedy

in Pathological Altruism

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
January 2012
ISBN:
9780199738571
eISBN:
9780199918669
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199738571.003.0133
Subject:
Psychology, Social Psychology

To explore the relationship between altruism and crime victimization, 100 undergraduates reported their experiences as crime victims and their past altruistic behaviors. Level of altruism was found ... More


The stranger: performing ‘out-of-placeness’ in the UK and Europe

Stephen Greer

in Queer exceptions: Solo performance in neoliberal times

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
May 2019
ISBN:
9781526113696
eISBN:
9781526141941
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9781526113696.003.0005
Subject:
Society and Culture, Media Studies

Building on scholarship concerning migration and exile, this chapter deploys the figure of the stranger in reading solo works in and around the border regimes of the UK and EU. If – as Sara Ahmed ... More


Fictitious Tribunals

Christopher Reid

in Imprison'd Wranglers: The Rhetorical Culture of the House of Commons 1760-1800

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
January 2013
ISBN:
9780199581092
eISBN:
9780191745621
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199581092.003.0003
Subject:
Literature, 18th-century Literature, European Literature

This is the first of three chapters dealing with the publication of parliamentary speeches, which remained unauthorized throughout the eighteenth century, and with their reception by readers outside ... More


Civility in China

David C. Schak

in Civility and Its Development: The Experiences of China and Taiwan

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
May 2019
ISBN:
9789888455973
eISBN:
9789888455492
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Hong Kong University Press
DOI:
10.5790/hongkong/9789888455973.003.0004
Subject:
Society and Culture, Asian Studies

This chapter explores the level of civil and uncivil behavior in China with examinations of tourist’s conduct, road behavior, how people treat strangers, conceptions of and attitudes toward ... More


ReFocus: The Films of Paul Schrader

Michelle E. Moore and Brian Brems (eds)

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
May 2021
ISBN:
9781474462037
eISBN:
9781474490696
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9781474462037.001.0001
Subject:
Film, Television and Radio, Film

Paul Schrader’s unique relationship to the role of the author (as screenwriter, director and critic) has long informed his cinema, and raises complicated questions about the definition of the auteur. ... More


Claire Denis – The Intruder

Jan Bryant

in Artmaking in the Age of Global Capitalism: Visual Practices, Philosophy, Politics

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
May 2020
ISBN:
9781474456944
eISBN:
9781474476867
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9781474456944.003.0010
Subject:
Philosophy, Aesthetics

An extended essay on Claire Denis’ L’Intrus acts as a companion piece to the chapter on Frances Barrett. Dealing with similar themes of care, hospitality, and feminism, it expands on an aspect that ... More


Passivity and Responsibility in The Comfort of Strangers, Dominion: Prequel to the Exorcist and Adam Resurrected

Edward Lamberti

in Performing Ethics Through Film Style: Levinas with the Dardenne Brothers, Barbet Schroeder and Paul Schrader

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
May 2020
ISBN:
9781474444002
eISBN:
9781474476621
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9781474444002.003.0013
Subject:
Film, Television and Radio, Film

In Otherwise than Being, Emmanuel Levinas talks of ethics state as being ‘a passivity more passive than all passivity’, the idea that we want nothing for ourselves and that this is what enables us to ... More


The Intimacy of Strangers: The Difficulty of Closeness and the Ethics of Distance

Eduardo Mendieta

in Difficulties of Ethical Life

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
March 2011
ISBN:
9780823229734
eISBN:
9780823235186
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Fordham University Press
DOI:
10.5422/fso/9780823229734.003.0008
Subject:
Philosophy, Moral Philosophy

This chapter draws on the works of Plato, Avishai Margalit, Hans Jonas, and Levinas to demonstrate how ethics, in contrast to morality, is rooted in closeness and vicinity. It argues that by making ... More


Faith and Experience: Strangers? Rivals? Partners? Strangers? Rivals? Partners? March 14, 1990

Avery Cardinal Dulles

in Church and Society: The Laurence J. McGinley Lectures, 1988-2007

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
March 2011
ISBN:
9780823228621
eISBN:
9780823236619
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Fordham University Press
DOI:
10.5422/fso/9780823228621.003.0004
Subject:
Religion, Religion and Society

This chapter examines the relationship between faith and experience, asking whether they are strangers, rivals, or partners. Experience originally meant the process of testing ... More


Introduction

Dominic Pettman

in Love and Other Technologies: Retrofitting Eros for the Information Age

Published in print:
2006
Published Online:
March 2011
ISBN:
9780823226689
eISBN:
9780823235407
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Fordham University Press
DOI:
10.5422/fso/9780823226689.003.0001
Subject:
Philosophy, General

Serendipitous events or encounters happen as an aftermath of the connectivity of strands in perfect harmony and order around us. Those people we call “strangers” transpired ... More


Love and Other Technologies

Dominic Pettman

in Love and Other Technologies: Retrofitting Eros for the Information Age

Published in print:
2006
Published Online:
March 2011
ISBN:
9780823226689
eISBN:
9780823235407
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Fordham University Press
DOI:
10.5422/fso/9780823226689.003.0002
Subject:
Philosophy, General

This portion indicates the salient terms and conceptual frameworks required for the integration of eros, technics, and communitas. Technology, on the one hand, is not only ... More


Pledging Emotion for Conviction: Burke, Lincoln, Bagehot

David Bromwich

in How Words Make Things Happen

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
March 2019
ISBN:
9780199672790
eISBN:
9780191822513
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780199672790.003.0003
Subject:
Literature, Criticism/Theory, Film, Media, and Cultural Studies

A usual idea of persuasion involves the spread of contagious emotion from speaker to listener. We know that this happens, from introspection and third-person reports. A less obvious feature of ... More


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