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Introduction: Aristotle and the History of Sex

Adriel M. Trott

in Aristotle on the Matter of Form: A Feminist Metaphysics of Generation

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
May 2020
ISBN:
9781474455220
eISBN:
9781474476874
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9781474455220.003.0001
Subject:
Philosophy, Feminist Philosophy

The Introduction considers how Aristotle’s normative view of form and matter, associated with male and female, makes for a metaphysics of gender that construes the male as what has meaning and ... More


Conclusion: On Material in Aristotle’s Biology

Adriel M. Trott

in Aristotle on the Matter of Form: A Feminist Metaphysics of Generation

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
May 2020
ISBN:
9781474455220
eISBN:
9781474476874
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9781474455220.003.0009
Subject:
Philosophy, Feminist Philosophy

The conclusion returns to the concern over whether material in Aristotle is subordinated to form, and thus whether Aristotle promulgates a normative metaphysics that maligns matter. The chapter draws ... More


Sexing the Pauline Body of Christ: Scriptural Sex in the Context of the American Christian Culture War

Diana M. Swancutt

in Toward a Theology of Eros: Transfiguring Passion at the Limits of Discipline

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
March 2011
ISBN:
9780823226351
eISBN:
9780823236718
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Fordham University Press
DOI:
10.5422/fso/9780823226351.003.0004
Subject:
Religion, Theology

American Christians have writ the modern ideological hegemony of the two-sex model (that humans naturally come in two genetic sexes) into the corpus of scripture, ... More


Introduction

C. Y. Cyrus Chu

in Title Pages

Published in print:
1998
Published Online:
November 2020
ISBN:
9780195121582
eISBN:
9780197561287
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780195121582.003.0004
Subject:
Earth Sciences and Geography, Economic Geography

The classical model of Malthus ([1783] 1970) can be described as a supply-side, dynamic, macro theory of population. It is a supply-side theory because Malthus did not ... More


Fictions of Female Ascendance

Matthew Head

in Sovereign Feminine: Music and Gender in Eighteenth-Century Germany

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
September 2013
ISBN:
9780520273849
eISBN:
9780520954762
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520273849.003.0001
Subject:
Music, History, Western

Literary culture of the German Enlightenment experimented with a new ideal of female nature and authorship, exulting in Sophie von La Roche’s reportedly artless epistolary novel, Lady Sophie ... More


Plant Sex from Empedocles to Theophrastus

Lincoln Taiz and Lee Taiz

in Flora Unveiled: The Discovery and Denial of Sex in Plants

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
July 2018
ISBN:
9780190490263
eISBN:
9780190868673
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190490263.003.0008
Subject:
Biology, Ecology, Plant Sciences and Forestry

“Plant Sex from Empedocles to Theophrastus” investigates Greek philosophies concerning plants. The Pythagoreans and pre-Socratic philosophers taught that the universe was governed by a divine order ... More


The Difficult Birth of the Two-Sex Model

Lincoln Taiz and Lee Taiz

in Flora Unveiled: The Discovery and Denial of Sex in Plants

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
July 2018
ISBN:
9780190490263
eISBN:
9780190868673
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190490263.003.0012
Subject:
Biology, Ecology, Plant Sciences and Forestry

“The Difficult Birth of the Two Sex Model” discusses the discovery of sex in plants, through a combination observation and experiment, which was the crowning achievement of seventeenth-century ... More


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