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What a Body Can Do: Martial Arts Ethics

Barry Allen

in Striking Beauty: A Philosophical Look at the Asian Martial Arts

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
January 2016
ISBN:
9780231172721
eISBN:
9780231539340
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Columbia University Press
DOI:
10.7312/columbia/9780231172721.003.0004
Subject:
Religion, World Religions

Violence is a complex subject with many controversies. The chapter describes several of these complexities, including violence and power, war, law, gender, and its representation in cinema. Through ... More


Frequent Sipping: Assembling the Subject of Hydration

Gay Hawkins, Emily Potter, and Kane Race

in Plastic Water: The Social and Material Life of Bottled Water

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
May 2016
ISBN:
9780262029414
eISBN:
9780262329521
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
The MIT Press
DOI:
10.7551/mitpress/9780262029414.003.0003
Subject:
Environmental Science, Environmental Studies

This chapter argues that making up the thirsty consumer has been an important element in the formation of markets in bottled water. It traces the emergence of the concept of ‘hydration’ from its ... More


Biomedical Citizenship

Claire Laurier Decoteau

in Ancestors and Antiretrovirals: The Bio-Politics of HIV/AIDS in Post-Apartheid South Africa

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
January 2014
ISBN:
9780226064451
eISBN:
9780226064628
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226064628.003.0004
Subject:
Anthropology, African Cultural Anthropology

This chapter focuses on the Treatment Action Campaign, and its struggle for the public provision of antiretrovirals. The international struggle against patent protection on essential medicines is the ... More


Encultured Identities, Cultivated Selves

Carol Upadhya

in Reengineering India: Work, Capital, and Class in an Offshore Economy

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
October 2016
ISBN:
9780199461486
eISBN:
9780199087495
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199461486.003.0006
Subject:
Sociology, Economic Sociology, Social Stratification, Inequality, and Mobility

Chapter 5 continues the exploration of the connections between work, culture, power, and subjectivity in IT workspaces through an examination of the fashioning of new worker-subjects through soft ... More


Technologies of Transcendence

Christopher Partridge

in High Culture: Drugs, Mysticism, and the Pursuit of Transcendence in the Modern World

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
May 2018
ISBN:
9780190459116
eISBN:
9780190459147
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190459116.003.0002
Subject:
Religion, Religion and Society

This chapter introduces the book’s core ideas and some of the principal issues raised. Beginning with a discussion of Michel Foucault’s understanding of “technologies of the self,” it explores how ... More


Legalism and the Care of the Self: Sharīʿah Discourse in Contemporary Lebanon

Morgan Clarke

in Legalism: Rules and Categories

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
December 2015
ISBN:
9780198753810
eISBN:
9780191815454
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198753810.003.0010
Subject:
Law, Legal History

This chapter contends that anthropology needs a fresh, more sophisticated approach to rules as a complement to what has become a thriving ‘anthropology of ethics’. That literature seeks to move ... More


The Genealogy of Repentance

David A. Lambert

in How Repentance Became Biblical: Judaism, Christianity, and the Interpretation of Scripture

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
November 2015
ISBN:
9780190212247
eISBN:
9780190212261
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780190212247.003.0008
Subject:
Religion, Biblical Studies

This chapter considers the time and place of the rise of repentance. Moving from Greek sources to late Second Temple, early Christian, and rabbinic literatures, it argues that there is, in fact, a ... More


Religion after Naturalism

Eric Steinhart

in Renewing Philosophy of Religion: Exploratory Essays

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
December 2017
ISBN:
9780198738909
eISBN:
9780191802089
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198738909.003.0005
Subject:
Philosophy, Philosophy of Religion

This chapter argues that there are nontheistic religions in the West whose claims are compatible with naturalism. Many are religions of energy. This energy is ultimate, optimizing, impersonal, and ... More


Christina Rossetti’s Chronometrical Eternal

Krista Lysack

in Chronometres: Devotional Literature, Duration, and Victorian Reading

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
October 2019
ISBN:
9780198836162
eISBN:
9780191882418
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198836162.003.0002
Subject:
Literature, 19th-century Literature and Romanticism

This chapter takes up one of The Christian Year’s most provocative interpolators, Christina Rossetti. Examining her devotional books, it makes a particular study of Time Flies: A Reading Diary, a ... More


The Red Road

Michael Jackson

in The Other Shore: Essays on Writers and Writing

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
January 2014
ISBN:
9780520275249
eISBN:
9780520954823
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520275249.003.0002
Subject:
Anthropology, Anthropology, Theory and Practice

Rimbaud's writing as oeuvre vie, in which poetry will be written only for as long as it takes for apersonal metamorphosis to be effected, whereupon the work of language will come to an end.


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