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BALANCE

Rushmir Mahmutćehajić

in On Love: In the Muslim Tradition

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
March 2011
ISBN:
9780823227518
eISBN:
9780823237029
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Fordham University Press
DOI:
10.5422/fso/9780823227518.003.0023
Subject:
Religion, Islam

Balance between everything is the way of existing in creation. Man accepts and adopts that way of his own free will. Thus he realizes the good in himself, his nature as the Divine image and ... More


The Station Of No-Station

Rushmir Mahmutćehajić

in On Love: In the Muslim Tradition

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
March 2011
ISBN:
9780823227518
eISBN:
9780823237029
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Fordham University Press
DOI:
10.5422/fso/9780823227518.003.0032
Subject:
Religion, Islam

The deeper and more wide-ranging one's reflections about love are, the clearer it becomes that it is not definable. The directedness that is felt and sought in love is revealed in the very ... More


What Is a ‘Constitution’?

Anthony King

in The British Constitution

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780199576982
eISBN:
9780191702235
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199576982.003.0001
Subject:
Political Science, UK Politics

This chapter describes the British constitution. The British constitution is said to be different from the constitutions of most other countries because it evolved very gradually over time. The ... More


The Upright Head in Hominid Evolution

Phillip V. Tobias

in The Head-Neck Sensory Motor System

Published in print:
1992
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780195068207
eISBN:
9780199847198
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195068207.003.0001
Subject:
Neuroscience, Sensory and Motor Systems

Human uprightness and its anatomic basis are among the most outstanding features that differentiate the living man from the apes of Africa and Asia. The manner in which the body has modified its ... More


Why Honesty Is a Hard Virtue

Annette C. Baier

in Reflections On How We Live

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
May 2015
ISBN:
9780199570362
eISBN:
9780191809842
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:osobl/9780199570362.003.0005
Subject:
Philosophy, Philosophy of Mind

This chapter focuses on honesty, which comprises of authenticity in the virtue of speakers and uprightness in matters of property. In David Hume's A Treatise of Human Nature, Hume provided a genuine ... More


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