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Pagan Virtue: An Essay in Ethics

John Casey

Published in print:
1991
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198240037
eISBN:
9780191680069
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198240037.001.0001
Subject:
Philosophy, Moral Philosophy

This chapter argues that the classical virtues of courage, temperance, practical wisdom, and justice, which are largely ignored in modern moral philosophy, centrally define the good for Man. The ... More


A Theological Reading of Place

Mary McClintock Fulkerson

in Places of Redemption: Theology for a Worldly Church

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
September 2007
ISBN:
9780199296477
eISBN:
9780191711930
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199296477.003.0008
Subject:
Religion, Religion and Society

This chapter discusses the challenge that honoring worldliness presents for some traditional ways of thinking about theology. Topics covered include faith-place as challenge, place and theological ... More


‘The Stormy Element of Political Debate’: The Politics of Dissent, 1791–1833

Michael R. Watts

in The Dissenters

Published in print:
1995
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198229681
eISBN:
9780191678905
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198229681.003.0004
Subject:
History, British and Irish Modern History

The contrast between the this-worldly orientation of the Unitarians with their prosperous congregations, their enthusiasm for secular knowledge, and their flair for business success, and the ... More


The Worldliness of Planning Theory

Robert A. Beauregard

in Planning Matter: Acting with Things

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
May 2016
ISBN:
9780226297255
eISBN:
9780226297422
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226297422.003.0011
Subject:
Sociology, Occupations, Professions, and Work

This chapter explores the extent to which planning theorists are connected to intellectual debates outside the field. The premise is that such engagements legitimize planning as an activity that ... More


Art or Craft?

Angelica Goodden

in Rousseau's Hand: The Crafting of a Writer

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
January 2014
ISBN:
9780199683833
eISBN:
9780191766190
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199683833.003.0004
Subject:
Literature, 16th-century and Renaissance Literature, European Literature

This chapter explores Rousseau's attitude towards various arts, especially as they are addressed in his Discours sur les sciences et les arts, and compares them with the artisan's practical activity. ... More


Afropolitan Style and Unusable Global Spaces

Ashleigh Harris

in Cosmopolitanisms

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
January 2018
ISBN:
9781479829682
eISBN:
9781479839681
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
NYU Press
DOI:
10.18574/nyu/9781479829682.003.0019
Subject:
Society and Culture, Cultural Studies

Ashleigh Harris critiques the tendency to locate Afropolitanism in African expatriate and diaspora culture, particularly as a culture of elite consumerism. Asking if “Afropolitanism” is a useful ... More


Spirituality and Its Corruptions

George Santayana

in The Life of Reason or The Phases of Human Progress: Reason in Religion, Volume VII, Book Three

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
September 2015
ISBN:
9780262028325
eISBN:
9780262321884
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
The MIT Press
DOI:
10.7551/mitpress/9780262028325.003.0011
Subject:
Philosophy, History of Philosophy

This chapter reflects on spirituality and its corruptions, beginning with the assertion that to be spiritual is to live in view of the ideal. Spirituality is nobler than piety, because what would ... More


Worldliness and Mortality: Fink and Heidegger

Françoise Dastur and Robert Vallier

in Questions of Phenomenology: Language, Alterity, Temporality, Finitude

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
January 2018
ISBN:
9780823233731
eISBN:
9780823277070
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Fordham University Press
DOI:
10.5422/fordham/9780823233731.003.0015
Subject:
Philosophy, Philosophy of Language

This chapter examines the philosophical reflections of Eugen Fink and Martin Heidegger regarding worldliness and mortality. For Fink, the problematic of finitude was inseparable from the problem of ... More


What Makes a Poem Philosophical?

John Gibson

in Wittgenstein and Modernism

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
September 2017
ISBN:
9780226420370
eISBN:
9780226420547
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226420547.003.0008
Subject:
Philosophy, General

A philosophical poem, Gibson suggests, shows how the sense of wonder at our words can register otherwise than as a problem whose resolution can only come in the form of kind of theory. It therefore ... More


The Post-Genocidal African Subject: Patrice Nganang, Achille Mbembe and the Worldliness of Contemporary African Literature in French

Michael Syrotinski

in Transnational French Studies: Postcolonialism and Litterature-monde

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
June 2013
ISBN:
9781846314834
eISBN:
9781846316265
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Liverpool University Press
DOI:
10.5949/UPO9781846316265.017
Subject:
Literature, European Literature

Whereas the 2007 littérature-monde manifesto seeks to break with the Francocentrism of Francophonie in favour of a radically decentred and transnational French-language literature, Manifeste d'une ... More


Introduction

Hugh M. Thomas

in The Secular Clergy in England, 1066–1216

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
October 2014
ISBN:
9780198702566
eISBN:
9780191772269
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198702566.003.0001
Subject:
History, History of Religion

This chapter introduces the main goals of the book: (1) to rectify the neglect of the secular clergy in current historiography; (2) to show just how important the secular clergy were within medieval ... More


Camp Meeting

Randall Balmer

in Mine Eyes Have Seen the Glory: A Journey into the Evangelical Subculture in America, 25th Anniversary edition

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
March 2015
ISBN:
9780199360468
eISBN:
9780190258252
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:osobl/9780199360468.003.0013
Subject:
Religion, History of Christianity

This chapter presents the author's account of his visit to Camp Freedom in St. Petersburg, Florida. The people who run Camp Freedom come out of the holiness tradition, which emphasized the centrality ... More


Lectures on the Philosophy of Religion

Aakash Singh Rathore and Rimina Mohapatra

in Hegel's India: A Reinterpretation, with Texts

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
January 2017
ISBN:
9780199468270
eISBN:
9780199087464
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199468270.003.0010
Subject:
Philosophy, Philosophy of Mind, General

Hegel’s critique of the Hindu religion highlights how the “immediacy” of aesthetic intuition is broken up in religious representation. The chapter indicates that in fact fantasy, as in Hindu ... More


Conclusion

Karin Nisenbaum

in For the Love of Metaphysics: Nihilism and the Conflict of Reason from Kant to Rosenzweig

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
October 2018
ISBN:
9780190680640
eISBN:
9780190680671
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190680640.003.0008
Subject:
Philosophy, History of Philosophy

The concluding chapter draws on the story of Rosenzweig’s near conversion to Christianity and return to Judaism to explain why, for Kant and his heirs, what is at issue in reason’s conflict with ... More


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