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Rethinking Augustine's Early Theology: An Argument for Continuity

Carol Harrison

Published in print:
2006
Published Online:
February 2006
ISBN:
9780199281664
eISBN:
9780191603402
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0199281661.001.0001
Subject:
Religion, Early Christian Studies

Having been at the centre of a century long debate which cast doubt on the nature of Augustine’s conversion, one might assume that Augustine’s early works (386-96) have now been rescued and given ... More


 Pathologies of Pride: Camus' The Fall

Robert C. Solomon

in Dark Feelings, Grim Thoughts: Experience and Reflection in Camus and Sartre

Published in print:
2006
Published Online:
September 2006
ISBN:
9780195181579
eISBN:
9780199786602
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0195181573.003.0008
Subject:
Philosophy, History of Philosophy

Camus’s last novel, The Fall, returns to the Absurd and individual experience and the conflict between experience and reflection. Clamence is a brilliant but burnt out Parisian lawyer languishing ... More


Participation and the Law: God's Accommodation to Humanity so that Humanity may be Accommodated to God

J. Todd Billings

in Calvin, Participation, and the Gift: The Activity of Believers in Union with Christ

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
January 2008
ISBN:
9780199211876
eISBN:
9780191706004
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199211876.003.0005
Subject:
Religion, History of Christianity

This chapter shows the way in which Calvin has a complex, multifaceted theology of the law with strong connections to his notion of ‘participation in Christ’. The law is God's accommodation to ... More


Confusion and Fragmentation

Melchisedec TÖrÖnen

in Union and Distinction in the Thought of St Maximus the Confessor

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
May 2007
ISBN:
9780199296118
eISBN:
9780191712258
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199296118.003.0014
Subject:
Religion, Early Christian Studies

Examines the situation of humanity in its fallen state. Confusion and fragmentation, passions and individualism prevail. Vices, self-love, and gnome divide the one humanity.


Providential History from the Fall of Man to the Conversion of Constantine

GEORGE GARNETT

in Marsilius of Padua and 'the Truth of History'

Published in print:
2006
Published Online:
January 2010
ISBN:
9780199291564
eISBN:
9780191710520
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199291564.003.0002
Subject:
History, History of Ideas, European Medieval History

This chapter begins by showing how closely interlinked are the first and second discourses of the Defensor Pacis. They were intended as complementary investigations of the most grievous cause of ... More


Writing and History in Hyperion and The Fall of Hyperion: Keats (2)

Michael O'Neill

in Romanticism and the Self-Conscious Poem

Published in print:
1997
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198122852
eISBN:
9780191671579
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198122852.003.0008
Subject:
Literature, 19th-century Literature and Romanticism, Poetry

This chapter focuses on questions about the validity of certain historicist readings of Keats that depend on notions of art as displacement, but argues that the Hyperion project does register and ... More


The Fall of Hyperion: ‘Morti li morti e i vivi parean vivi’

Ralph Pite

in The Circle of Our Vision: Dante's Presence in English Romantic Poetry

Published in print:
1994
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198112945
eISBN:
9780191670886
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198112945.003.0004
Subject:
Literature, 19th-century Literature and Romanticism, Poetry

The first time that Keats encountered Dante was probably when he read Leigh Hunt's poem entitled The Story of Rimini which offers an extended full-length poem regarding Dante' story of Francesca and ... More


The Angels

Paul Helm

in John Calvin's Ideas

Published in print:
2004
Published Online:
April 2005
ISBN:
9780199255696
eISBN:
9780191602429
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0199255695.003.0011
Subject:
Religion, Philosophy of Religion

Rather surprisingly, Calvin's consideration of angels provides a window into his attitude to divine and human righteousness, divine power, human merit, and the Fall. It reveals his indebtedness to ... More


Pascal's Critique of Experience

MICHAEL MORIARTY

in Early Modern French Thought: The Age of Suspicion

Published in print:
2003
Published Online:
January 2010
ISBN:
9780199261468
eISBN:
9780191718649
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199261468.003.0004
Subject:
Literature, 18th-century Literature

Our experience, that of social relationships in particular, is constructed by the delusive faculty of imagination. Our subjection to the imagination is a consequence of the Fall, without which notion ... More


De l'essence du rire

J. A. Hiddleston

in Baudelaire and the Art of Memory

Published in print:
1999
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198159322
eISBN:
9780191673597
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198159322.003.0003
Subject:
Literature, European Literature

This chapter analyses Baudelaire's theory of laughter. It attempts to identify and tease out some of the contradictions in the argument, in which the doctrine of the Fall seems to sit badly with the ... More


The Too-Muchness of Keats: The Narrative Line

Thomas McFarland

in The Masks of Keats: The Endeavour of a Poet

Published in print:
2000
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198186458
eISBN:
9780191674556
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198186458.003.0005
Subject:
Literature, 19th-century Literature and Romanticism

Although several critics could attest to the notion that Keats had exerted great efforts to make the poem Hyperion his greatest work, and despite its apparent ambitiousness, this poem was considered ... More


“Destiny Should Allow Me to Finish It”: The Problems Involved in the Reconstruction and Orchestration of The Fall of the House of Usher (1908–1917)

Robert Orledge

in Rethinking Debussy

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
May 2011
ISBN:
9780199755639
eISBN:
9780199894932
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199755639.003.0008
Subject:
Music, History, Western

Although destiny was a concept more usually associated with Maeterlinck and Pelléas et Mélisande, it was still very much in Debussy's mind as he struggled to finish La chute de la Maison Usher in ... More


The Global Argument Continued

Peter van Inwagen

in The Problem of Evil: The Gifford Lectures delivered in the University of St Andrews in 2003

Published in print:
2006
Published Online:
May 2007
ISBN:
9780199245604
eISBN:
9780191715310
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199245604.003.0005
Subject:
Philosophy, Moral Philosophy

The chapter begins with an examination of three philosophical theses about free will, each of which would, if true, refute Theist's attempt to reply to the argument from evil by employing the ... More


Theodicy in Christian Tradition

Richard Swinburne

in Providence and the Problem of Evil

Published in print:
1998
Published Online:
November 2003
ISBN:
9780198237983
eISBN:
9780191598548
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0198237987.003.0002
Subject:
Philosophy, Philosophy of Religion

There have been various strands of theodicy in Christian tradition—that evil is simply the absence of good, that evil was caused by the Fall of Adam or of the angels, that human free will requires ... More


The Local Argument from Evil

Peter van Inwagen

in The Problem of Evil: The Gifford Lectures delivered in the University of St Andrews in 2003

Published in print:
2006
Published Online:
May 2007
ISBN:
9780199245604
eISBN:
9780191715310
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199245604.003.0006
Subject:
Philosophy, Moral Philosophy

Local arguments from evil proceed not from a premise about ‘all the evils of the world’, but from a premise about a single horrible event. They take the form, ‘If there were a God, that would not ... More


Moral Philosophy: Sympathetic Identification, Utility and the Natural History of Religion in The Fall of Hyperion

Porscha Fermanis

in John Keats and the Ideas of the Enlightenment

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780748637805
eISBN:
9780748652181
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9780748637805.003.0006
Subject:
Literature, Poetry

This chapter investigates the relationship between John Keats' representation of the poet-figure and theories of moral philosophy in The Fall of Hyperion. It begins by addressing the extent to which ... More


The Dynamics of the Epic Tradition in The Fall of the Roman Empire and Gladiator

Joanna Paul

in Film and the Classical Epic Tradition

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
May 2013
ISBN:
9780199542925
eISBN:
9780191745881
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199542925.003.0004
Subject:
Classical Studies, Literary Studies: Classical, Early, and Medieval

After sketching out the role of Gladiator in the rebirth of cinematic epic, this chapter considers the film's place within a constructed epic tradition, through examination of its alternate ... More


Lydgate's Libraries: Duke Humfrey, Bury St. Edmunds, and the Fall of Princes

Jennifer Summit

in Memory's Library: Medieval Books in Early Modern England

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
February 2013
ISBN:
9780226781716
eISBN:
9780226781723
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226781723.003.0002
Subject:
Literature, 16th-century and Renaissance Literature

This chapter presents and examines the implications of the following argument: while the fifteenth-century “age of libraries” took place against the backdrop of expanded literacy in late medieval ... More


Milton and the Link of Nature

Seth Lobis

in Virtue of Sympathy: Magic, Philosophy, and Literature in Seventeenth-Century England

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
May 2015
ISBN:
9780300192032
eISBN:
9780300210415
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Yale University Press
DOI:
10.12987/yale/9780300192032.003.0004
Subject:
Literature, Criticism/Theory

This chapter analyzes the varied representations of sympathy in John Milton’s early poetry and prose. Milton expresses a deep ambivalence about the idea of cosmic sympathy; locating that idea in the ... More


Critical Terrors: Poe’s Aesthetic Terror and the Claims of Art after Jena

Paul hurh

in American Terror: The Feeling of Thinking in Edwards, Poe, and Melville

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
January 2016
ISBN:
9780804791144
eISBN:
9780804794510
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Stanford University Press
DOI:
10.11126/stanford/9780804791144.003.0003
Subject:
Literature, American, 19th Century Literature

This chapter argues that Poe’s terror develops in concert with, and as a complement to, his relentless and unforgiving literary criticism. Considering the set of his tales, and one infamous poem, ... More


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