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Systematic Philosophy between the Empires: Some Determining Features

Johannes Bronkhorst

in Between the Empires: Society in India 300 BCE to 400 CE

Published in print:
2006
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780195305326
eISBN:
9780199850884
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195305326.003.0012
Subject:
Religion, Hinduism

A number of indications suggest that the period from the beginning of Indian systematic philosophy up to the time of the Gupta Empire can be divided into two distinct eras. During these two eras ... More


Resolving Moral Conflicts: British Idealist and Contemporary Liberal Approaches to Value Pluralism and Moral Conduct

Maria Dimova‐Cookson (ed.)

in T. H. Green: Ethics, Metaphysics, and Political Philosophy

Published in print:
2006
Published Online:
September 2010
ISBN:
9780199271665
eISBN:
9780191709364
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199271665.003.0012
Subject:
Philosophy, Moral Philosophy, Political Philosophy

This chapter links the problems posed by value pluralism with those posed by moral conflict and aims to apply the solutions T. H. Green offers to the latter in the case of the former. The argument is ... More


Angst/Rausch/Riss

John Brenkman

in Mood and Trope: The Rhetoric and Poetics of Affect

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
September 2020
ISBN:
9780226673127
eISBN:
9780226673431
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226673431.003.0006
Subject:
Literature, Criticism/Theory

Vitalism and hermeneutics, sensation and being, are implicated in Nietzsche’s Dionysian-Apollonian sources of art, intoxication, and dream. Heidegger misses the unity of three concepts scattered ... More


Working, Dwelling, Thinking

William J. Richardson

in Heidegger: Through Phenomenology to Thought

Published in print:
1993
Published Online:
March 2011
ISBN:
9780823222551
eISBN:
9780823235247
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Fordham University Press
DOI:
10.5422/fso/9780823222551.003.0033
Subject:
Philosophy, General

This chapter considers an essay of August 1951, entitled “Working, Dwelling, Thinking”. This essay is essentially a prolongation of the meditation on “The Thing”. In ... More


Arundhati Roy’s “Return to the Things Themselves”: Phenomenology and the Challenge of Justice

Elizabeth S. Anker

in Fictions of Dignity: Embodying Human Rights in World Literature

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
August 2016
ISBN:
9780801451362
eISBN:
9780801465635
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Cornell University Press
DOI:
10.7591/cornell/9780801451362.003.0007
Subject:
Literature, World Literature

This chapter offers a reading of Arundhati Roy's The God of Small Things, which tackles specific lineages of oppression as well as the nature and genesis of human brutality using layered metaphorics ... More


Confronted with Too Much

Todd McGowan

in Spike Lee

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
April 2017
ISBN:
9780252038143
eISBN:
9780252095405
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Illinois Press
DOI:
10.5406/illinois/9780252038143.003.0001
Subject:
Film, Television and Radio, Film

This chapter analyzes the films of Spike Lee. Lee's films employ types of excess such as unconventional shots, extreme characters, and improbable scenes to intervene in critical issues that trouble ... More


“I’ll eat you up I love you so”: Adaptation, Authorship, and Intermediality in Spike Jonze’s Where the Wild Things Are

Eddie Falvey

in ReFocus: The Films of Spike Jonze

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
May 2020
ISBN:
9781474447621
eISBN:
9781474476669
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9781474447621.003.0003
Subject:
Film, Television and Radio, Film

Falvey contrasts critical work on Maurice Sendak’s Where the Wild Things Are with its role at the epicentre of a series of intermedial adaptations, including Jonze and Dave Eggers’ screenplay, ... More


Spike Jonze’s Screenwriting: The Screenplay

Wyatt Moss-Wellington

in ReFocus: The Films of Spike Jonze

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
May 2020
ISBN:
9781474447621
eISBN:
9781474476669
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9781474447621.003.0007
Subject:
Film, Television and Radio, Film

This original screenplay presents a fictional dialogue with Spike Jonze, drawing much of its content from interviews, speeches made by Jonze, and other writings concerning the nature of ... More


The Things We Are

Sydney Janet Kaplan

in Circulating Genius: John Middleton Murry, Katherine Mansfield and D. H. Lawrence

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
September 2012
ISBN:
9780748641482
eISBN:
9780748671595
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9780748641482.003.0008
Subject:
Literature, 20th-century and Contemporary Literature

This chapter analyses Murry's second novel, The Things We Are, which is examined in relation to his negative response to the publication of Lawrence's Women in Love. It also describes Murry's ... More


Where the Wild Things Really Are: Children’s Literature and the Law *

Desmond Manderson

in Law and Popular Culture

Published in print:
2005
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780199272235
eISBN:
9780191699603
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199272235.003.0003
Subject:
Law, Philosophy of Law

This chapter examines Maurice Sendak's Where the Wild Things Are, a piece of children's literature considered by many as one of the most influential stories for very young children on the cusp of ... More


The Thing

William J. Richardson

in Heidegger: Through Phenomenology to Thought

Published in print:
1993
Published Online:
March 2011
ISBN:
9780823222551
eISBN:
9780823235247
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Fordham University Press
DOI:
10.5422/fso/9780823222551.003.0031
Subject:
Philosophy, General

This chapter examines “The Thing”, a public lecture before the Bavarian Academy of Fine Arts in Munich in 1950. In this, Heidegger explores a way to think of Beings ... More


‘What the hell are you looking at me like that for?’

Jez Conolly

in The Thing

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
February 2021
ISBN:
9781906733773
eISBN:
9781800342132
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Liverpool University Press
DOI:
10.3828/liverpool/9781906733773.003.0005
Subject:
Film, Television and Radio, Film

This chapter discusses the significance of camera angles, and how this affects the way the story is received by the audience. It discusses how the camera, under the control of a filmmaker, can be put ... More


The Thing

Jez Conolly

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
February 2021
ISBN:
9781906733773
eISBN:
9781800342132
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Liverpool University Press
DOI:
10.3828/liverpool/9781906733773.001.0001
Subject:
Film, Television and Radio, Film

Consigned to the deep freeze of critical and commercial reception upon its release in 1982, The Thing has bounced back spectacularly to become one of the most highly regarded productions from the ... More


Crossing-Over of Art History and Media History in the Times of the Early Internet—with Special Regard to THE THING NYC

Susanne Gerber

in Social Media Archeology and Poetics

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
May 2017
ISBN:
9780262034654
eISBN:
9780262336871
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
The MIT Press
DOI:
10.7551/mitpress/9780262034654.003.0022
Subject:
Society and Culture, Technology and Society

In the early Internet, art history crossed the path of media history and both disciplines conveyed characteristics of each other. Net (based) art did not regain the utopian potential of art, but its ... More


Human Dignity, Human Rights, and Simply Trying to Do the Right Thing

Roger Brownsword

in Understanding Human Dignity

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
January 2015
ISBN:
9780197265642
eISBN:
9780191760389
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
British Academy
DOI:
10.5871/bacad/9780197265642.003.0019
Subject:
Law, Human Rights and Immigration

In a context of rapidly emerging technologies, this chapter considers the bearing of human dignity on the regulatory environment. It opens by suggesting that one of the reasons why moral communities ... More


Borderline Cases: Gender, Race, and the “Disabled” Superhero

Alaniz José

in Death, Disability, and the Superhero: The Silver Age and Beyond

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
September 2015
ISBN:
9781628461176
eISBN:
9781626740655
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Mississippi
DOI:
10.14325/mississippi/9781628461176.003.0004
Subject:
Literature, Comics Studies

This chapter describes the “borderline” case, in which the deformity or disability presents as the superpower itself. Stan Lee/Jack Kirby's The Thing of the Marvel super-team the Fantastic Four, ... More


The Code of Discursive or Ideological Truth

Martin Sohn-Rethel

in Real to Reel: A New Approach to Understanding Realism in Film and TV Fiction

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
February 2021
ISBN:
9780993071768
eISBN:
9781800341944
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Liverpool University Press
DOI:
10.3828/liverpool/9780993071768.003.0009
Subject:
Film, Television and Radio, Film

This chapter studies the realism code of discursive or ideological truth, which marks out films where questions of personal identity link to messages and values about power or lack of power in ... More


The Dignity of the Thing

Mari Ruti

in The Singularity of Being: Lacan and the Immortal Within

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
January 2013
ISBN:
9780823243143
eISBN:
9780823243181
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Fordham University Press
DOI:
10.5422/fordham/9780823243143.003.0007
Subject:
Philosophy, General

This chapter presents an overview of Lacan's theory of sublimation – of raising a mundane object to “the dignity of the Thing” – in an attempt to clarify why the sublime is not always the converse of ... More


‘First goddamn week of winter’

Jez Conolly

in The Thing

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
February 2021
ISBN:
9781906733773
eISBN:
9781800342132
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Liverpool University Press
DOI:
10.3828/liverpool/9781906733773.003.0003
Subject:
Film, Television and Radio, Film

This chapter discusses isolation as the main theme of The Thing. It discusses how The Thing was able to achieve an emphasised sense of internalization and isolation throughout the film, starting with ... More


‘What is that… is that a man in there… or something?’

Jez Conolly

in The Thing

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
February 2021
ISBN:
9781906733773
eISBN:
9781800342132
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Liverpool University Press
DOI:
10.3828/liverpool/9781906733773.003.0004
Subject:
Film, Television and Radio, Film

This chapter discusses how the Thing in human form is ultimately the greatest instigator of fear. Simply not knowing who is who, but knowing what happens when a Thing is hidden inside a man ... More


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