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Ivor J. Davidson

in Ambrose: De Officiis: Edited with an Introduction, Translation, and Commentary (Two Volume Set)

Published in print:
2002
Published Online:
August 2004
ISBN:
9780199245789
eISBN:
9780191601453
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0199245789.003.0001
Subject:
Religion, Early Christian Studies

The title of the work is De officiis, not, as has often been supposed, De officiis ministrorum.


Introduction

Janet Martin Soskice

in The Kindness of God: Metaphor, Gender, and Religious Language

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198269502
eISBN:
9780191683657
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198269502.003.0001
Subject:
Religion, Theology, Religion and Literature

This chapter introduces different metaphorical names for God in the Biblical literature and highlights the anthromorphic titles among them. Biblical anthromorphic titles can be classified into three ... More


State Recognition Prior to 1815

Mikulas Fabry

in Recognizing States: International Society and the Establishment of New States Since 1776

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
May 2010
ISBN:
9780199564446
eISBN:
9780191722325
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199564446.003.0002
Subject:
Political Science, Comparative Politics, International Relations and Politics

Chapter 1 investigates the early practice of state recognition. It reveals that prior to 1815 international legitimacy centered on the notion of state rights, which, given that most states were ... More


Tractatus in Iohannis Euangelium

H. A. G. Houghton

in Augustine's Text of John: Patristic Citations and Latin Gospel Manuscripts

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
September 2008
ISBN:
9780199545926
eISBN:
9780191719974
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199545926.003.0007
Subject:
Religion, Early Christian Studies

Four types of gospel citation are identified in Augustine's commentary on John. The continuous treatment of the text is made up of the initial citation, most likely to have been taken from a ... More


On the Commerce of Thinking

Jean-Luc Nancy

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
March 2011
ISBN:
9780823230365
eISBN:
9780823235476
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Fordham University Press
DOI:
10.5422/fso/9780823230365.001.0001
Subject:
Philosophy, Philosophy of Mind

This book concerns the particular communication of thoughts that takes place by means of the business of writing, producing, and selling books. The author's reflection is born out of his relation to ... More


Preparing the Manuscript

Bruce A. Thyer

in Preparing Research Articles

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
January 2009
ISBN:
9780195323375
eISBN:
9780199864430
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195323375.003.0003
Subject:
Social Work, Research and Evaluation

Most social science research journals employ the publication style developed by the American Psychological Association, and this chapter highlights some of the key features associated with this ... More


Hellenistic Eponymous Cities and Ethnics

P. M. Fraser

in Greek Ethnic Terminology

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
January 2013
ISBN:
9780197264287
eISBN:
9780191753978
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
British Academy
DOI:
10.5871/bacad/9780197264287.003.0008
Subject:
Classical Studies, Literary Studies: Classical, Early, and Medieval

Chapter 6 showed the long history of metonomasy, which is preserved in a number of entries in documentary evidence and particularly in Stephanus, relating to cities and communities of the Classical ... More


Ancient Afghanistan and its invaders: Linguistic evidence from the Bactrian documents and inscriptions

Nicholas Sims-Williams

in Indo-Iranian Languages and Peoples

Published in print:
2003
Published Online:
January 2013
ISBN:
9780197262856
eISBN:
9780191753961
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
British Academy
DOI:
10.5871/bacad/9780197262856.003.0011
Subject:
Classical Studies, Asian and Middle Eastern History: BCE to 500CE

During the last ten years the corpus of Bactrian texts has increased dramatically. The dates of the Bactrian documents range from 342 to 781 a.d., a span of more than four centuries extending through ... More


Property, Unjust Enrichment, and Defective Transfers

Charlie Webb

in Philosophical Foundations of the Law of Unjust Enrichment

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
May 2009
ISBN:
9780199567751
eISBN:
9780191705267
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199567751.003.0012
Subject:
Law, Law of Obligations, Philosophy of Law

It is widely accepted that a substantial chunk of restitutionary claims arise out of so-called defective transfers. An asset previously held by the claimant passes into the hands of the defendant, ... More


Imperial Officials and Extractive Operations

Alfred Michael Hirt

in Imperial Mines and Quarries in the Roman World: Organizational Aspects 27 BC-AD 235

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
May 2010
ISBN:
9780199572878
eISBN:
9780191721885
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199572878.003.0004
Subject:
Classical Studies, European History: BCE to 500CE

This chapter examines the officials who supervised imperial mines and quarries. These officials were usually members of the familia Caesaris, equestrians in the emperor's service, military officers ... More


Narrative

Stefan Tilg

in Chariton of Aphrodisias and the Invention of the Greek Love Novel

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
May 2010
ISBN:
9780199576944
eISBN:
9780191722486
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199576944.003.0006
Subject:
Classical Studies, Literary Studies: Classical, Early, and Medieval

Chapter six examines Chariton's particular use of the term διήγημα (‘narrative’) and related words, which distinguishes him from the other novelists. It turns out that the only other texts in which ... More


INSIDE THE VENETIAN PRINT SHOP: The Manufacturing of a Music Book

Jane A. Bernstein

in Print Culture and Music in Sixteenth-Century Venice

Published in print:
2002
Published Online:
May 2008
ISBN:
9780195141085
eISBN:
9780199871421
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195141085.003.0003
Subject:
Music, History, Western

This chapter focuses on the production of a music book. The organization of the workforce within the print shop, how a music book was produced, and what materials and supplies were required are ... More


New Rules of Engagement

Cynthia Grant Tucker

in No Silent Witness: The Eliot Parsonage Women and Their Unitarian World

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
September 2010
ISBN:
9780195390209
eISBN:
9780199866670
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195390209.003.0009
Subject:
Religion, Religion and Society

Endowed with her mother's dominant nature and feminist perspective, Martha May Eliot sets her sights on becoming a “social doctor.” Before graduating from Radcliffe, she spends her sophomore year at ... More


The New Posidippus and Latin Poetry

G. O. Hutchinson

in Talking Books: Readings in Hellenistic and Roman Books of Poetry

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
September 2008
ISBN:
9780199279418
eISBN:
9780191707322
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199279418.003.0004
Subject:
Classical Studies, Literary Studies: Classical, Early, and Medieval

This piece was the first to relate the new book of Posidippus' epigrams to Latin poetry. It discusses the nature of the collection, which arranges epigrams in groups with titles. Connections with ... More


Queens of Academe: Beauty Pageants and Campus Life

Karen W. Tice

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
May 2012
ISBN:
9780199842780
eISBN:
9780199933440
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199842780.001.0001
Subject:
Sociology, Gender and Sexuality

Universities are unlikely venues for grading, branding, and marketing gendered beauty, bodies, poise, and style. Nonetheless, thousands of college women have sought not only college diplomas but ... More


Atheism under Cover: Esoteric Communication on Hume's Title Pages

Paul Russell

in The Riddle of Hume's Treatise: Skepticism, Naturalism, and Irreligion

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
May 2008
ISBN:
9780195110333
eISBN:
9780199872084
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195110333.003.0007
Subject:
Philosophy, History of Philosophy

Both the epigrams that Hume uses on the title‐pages of the Treatise of Human Nature are very significant and reveal his freethinking and irreligious aims and intentions.. More specifically, the ... More


The Idea of Property: Its Meaning and Power

Laura Underkuffler

Published in print:
2003
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780199254187
eISBN:
9780191698224
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199254187.001.0001
Subject:
Law, Law of Obligations

Legal scholars and philosophers have long been engaged in what has been called ‘the pursuit of the holy grail of property’ — the secret of the internal structure of property in law. Attempts to ... More


Screw Consent: A Better Politics of Sexual Justice

Joseph J. Fischel

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
May 2019
ISBN:
9780520295407
eISBN:
9780520968172
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520295407.001.0001
Subject:
Sociology, Gender and Sexuality

Consent is threadbare for sexual-justice politics, argues author Joseph Fischel. Spotlighting sex on the periphery, Screw Consent takes aim at the sex imagined at the center of our moral universe: ... More


The Law of Property

F H Lawson and Bernard Rudden

Published in print:
2002
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780198299936
eISBN:
9780191685811
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198299936.001.0001
Subject:
Law, Law of Obligations

This is a new edition of the well-established Property text in the renowned Clarendon Law Series. It is completely revised and updated, addressing all recent legislative changes in the law relating ... More


Hume's Philosophical Insouciance

Henry E. Allison

in Custom and Reason in Hume: A Kantian Reading of the First Book of the Treatise

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
September 2008
ISBN:
9780199532889
eISBN:
9780191714450
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199532889.003.0013
Subject:
Philosophy, History of Philosophy, Metaphysics/Epistemology

This chapter analyzes Hume's justification for continuing his project of constructing a science of human nature (writing the last two books of the Treatise) in the concluding section of Book One, in ... More


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