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Aristotle's Account of Time

David Bostock

in Space, Time, Matter, and Form: Essays on Aristotle's Physics

Published in print:
2006
Published Online:
May 2006
ISBN:
9780199286867
eISBN:
9780191603532
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0199286868.003.0009
Subject:
Philosophy, Ancient Philosophy

This essay says something about nearly every aspect of Aristotle’s discussion of time. The most difficult question of interpretation is what Aristotle might have meant by describing time as ‘a ... More


Literary Realism in the Wake of Business Cycle Theory: The Way We Live Now (1875)

Tara McGann

in Victorian Literature and Finance

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
January 2010
ISBN:
9780199281923
eISBN:
9780191712951
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199281923.003.0008
Subject:
Literature, 19th-century and Victorian Literature

This chapter considers not indifference to the well-being of financial institutions but another fictional instance of the 19th-century financial rogue — and asks if he really was one. Augustus ... More


The History of Missed Opportunities: British Romanticism and the Emergence of the Everyday

William H. Galperin

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
January 2018
ISBN:
9781503600195
eISBN:
9781503603103
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Stanford University Press
DOI:
10.11126/stanford/9781503600195.001.0001
Subject:
Literature, 19th-century Literature and Romanticism

This study is about the emergence of the everyday as both a concept and a material event and about the practices of retrospection in which it came to awareness in the romantic period in “histories” ... More


Flow, 1989–2000

Myra Strober and John Donahoe

in Sharing the Work: What My Family and Career Taught Me about Breaking Through (and Holding the Door Open for Others)

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
January 2017
ISBN:
9780262034388
eISBN:
9780262332095
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
The MIT Press
DOI:
10.7551/mitpress/9780262034388.003.0010
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Public and Welfare

I begin a relationship with Jay Jackman, and when he moves from Hawaii to California, we marry and I acquire three stepchildren. I am promoted to full professor and once again unsuccessfully try to ... More


Ninety Men and Me, 1972–1974

Myra Strober and John Donahoe

in Sharing the Work: What My Family and Career Taught Me about Breaking Through (and Holding the Door Open for Others)

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
January 2017
ISBN:
9780262034388
eISBN:
9780262332095
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
The MIT Press
DOI:
10.7551/mitpress/9780262034388.003.0007
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Public and Welfare

Stanford holds a press conference to herald my arrival at the Graduate School of Business (GSB). Now,not only does the GSB have a woman faculty member, but she studies women. The resulting media ... More


Messianism, “Weak” and Otherwise

Alexander Gelley

in Benjamin's Passages: Dreaming, Awakening

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
May 2015
ISBN:
9780823262564
eISBN:
9780823266562
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Fordham University Press
DOI:
10.5422/fordham/9780823262564.003.0007
Subject:
Literature, Criticism/Theory

Messianism for Benjamin was in no sense the expectation of an ultimate redemption but rather a willingness to confront the extreme alternatives posed by the present situation. This messianism is not ... More


Paul the Apostle

Ted Jennings

in Agamben's Philosophical Lineage

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
May 2018
ISBN:
9781474423632
eISBN:
9781474438520
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9781474423632.003.0007
Subject:
Philosophy, Political Philosophy

By far the majority of Agamben’s books (about 23) make reference to Paul’s letters, often at key points in discussions of concepts that he finds important for his own work as a thinker of the ... More


Illusionary images of time

George Jaroszkiewicz

in Images of Time: Mind, Science, Reality

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
January 2016
ISBN:
9780198718062
eISBN:
9780191787553
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198718062.003.0008
Subject:
Physics, Particle Physics / Astrophysics / Cosmology

Some models of time do not match the human experience of time ‘flowing’ or passing. This chapter touches upon those models that suggest that this experience is an illusion. The Block Universe model ... More


Becky, Tess, and Moll: NICOLA LACEY (2008), Women, Crime, and Character: From Moll Flanders to Tess of the D’Urbervilles

Martha C. Nussbaum

in Philosophical Interventions: Reviews 1986-2011

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
May 2015
ISBN:
9780199777853
eISBN:
9780190267612
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:osobl/9780199777853.003.0034
Subject:
Philosophy, General

This chapter reviews the book Women, Crime, and Character: From Moll Flanders to Tess of the D'Urbervilles (2008), by Nicola Lacey. In her historical narrative, Lacey explores the British public's ... More


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