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Emanation and Activity

Eyjólfur Kjalar Emilsson

in Plotinus on Intellect

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
May 2007
ISBN:
9780199281701
eISBN:
9780191713088
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199281701.003.0002
Subject:
Philosophy, Ancient Philosophy

This chapter deals with the kindred notions of double activity, emanation, and image. It is argued that the notion of double activity is central to all of Plotinus’ thought. It is argued that the ... More


The fourth dialogue of Pope Gregory the Great: The early Byzantine context of a Latin disquisition on the soul

Matthew Dal Santo

in Debating the Saints’ Cult in the Age of Gregory the Great

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
September 2012
ISBN:
9780199646791
eISBN:
9780199949939
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199646791.003.0003
Subject:
Classical Studies, Ancient Religions, European History: BCE to 500CE

This chapter continues the comparison between Gregory and Eustratius’s texts, with a focus on Gregory’s defence of the ongoing activity of the souls of the saints post mortem. This theme stood at the ... More


Freedom and Limits

John Lachs

Patrick Shade (ed.)

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
September 2014
ISBN:
9780823256747
eISBN:
9780823261390
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Fordham University Press
DOI:
10.5422/fordham/9780823256747.001.0001
Subject:
Philosophy, American Philosophy

This collection of articles by American philosopher, John Lachs, includes Lachs's discussions of philosophy of mind, medical ethics, his theories of mediation and choice-inclusive facts, and his ... More


International Perspectives

Lee Higgins

in Community Music: In Theory and In Practice

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
September 2012
ISBN:
9780199777839
eISBN:
9780199950218
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199777839.003.0005
Subject:
Music, Ethnomusicology, World Music, Psychology of Music

As community musicians in the UK began to network, coordinate and debate, the International Society of Music Education’s (ISME) Commission for Community Music Activity (CMA) was in the process of ... More


The Cellular Automaton Eats the Regions: Unified Modeling of Activities and Land Use in a Variable Grid Cellular Automaton

Roger White, Guy Engelen, and Inge Uljee

in Modeling Cities and Regions As Complex Systems: From Theory to Planning Applications

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
May 2016
ISBN:
9780262029568
eISBN:
9780262331371
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
The MIT Press
DOI:
10.7551/mitpress/9780262029568.003.0008
Subject:
Political Science, Environmental Politics

Land use is an expression of activity, thus it is more reasonable to model both simultaneously within a single framework. This is done with a variable grid activity based CA. The neighbourhood of ... More


Collaborating across Boundaries: Managing the Complexities of e-Learning Courseware Production in a Joint International Project

Gary Motteram, Gillian Forrester, Sue Goldrick, and Angela McLachlan

in e-Learning Initiatives in China: Pedagogy, Policy and Culture

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
September 2011
ISBN:
9789622098671
eISBN:
9789882206861
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Hong Kong University Press
DOI:
10.5790/hongkong/9789622098671.003.0012
Subject:
Society and Culture, Asian Studies

This chapter examines the management of the complexities of e-learning courseware in the context of the Developing e-Learning for Teachers (DEfT) project, a two-year collaboration between the School ... More


Modeling Cities and Regions As Complex Systems: From Theory to Planning Applications

Roger White, Guy Engelen, and Inge Uljee

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
May 2016
ISBN:
9780262029568
eISBN:
9780262331371
Item type:
book
Publisher:
The MIT Press
DOI:
10.7551/mitpress/9780262029568.001.0001
Subject:
Political Science, Environmental Politics

Cities and regions are highly complex but ordered systems. They are thus best understood by modelling within the framework of the theory of complex, self-organizing systems. This theory suggests that ... More


Sew Long?: The Osteobiography of a Woman from Medieval Polis, Cyprus

Ann L. W. Stodder and Ann M. Palkovich

in The Bioarchaeology of Individuals

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
September 2012
ISBN:
9780813038070
eISBN:
9780813043135
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Florida
DOI:
10.5744/florida/9780813038070.003.0010
Subject:
Archaeology, Prehistoric Archaeology

This chapter presents the osteobiography of a woman from the early Christian ruins of Polis Chrysochous (7th-11th century A.D.). The grave goods associated with her and activity-induced skeletal and ... More


The Impact of the Economic Crisis on European Environmental Policy

Charlotte Burns, Paul Tobin, and Sebastian Sewerin (eds)

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
January 2019
ISBN:
9780198826958
eISBN:
9780191865855
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198826958.001.0001
Subject:
Political Science, European Union

The European Union (EU) has sought to establish itself as a global environmental leader. However, from 2007–8 onwards, the combined effects of the economic and financial crisis led some to question ... More


How Siblings Matter in Zinacantec Maya Child Development

Ashley E. Maynard

in Methods That Matter: Integrating Mixed Methods for More Effective Social Science Research

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
September 2016
ISBN:
9780226328522
eISBN:
9780226328836
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226328836.003.0013
Subject:
Anthropology, Anthropology, Theory and Practice

Sibling caretaking activities provide an ideal setting to understand child development as it is situated in contexts and the ways that children manage groups, rather than simple dyadic interactions. ... More


Introduction

Robert E. Weems and Jason P. Chambers (eds)

in Building the Black Metropolis: African American Entrepreneurship in Chicago

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
May 2018
ISBN:
9780252041426
eISBN:
9780252050022
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Illinois Press
DOI:
10.5622/illinois/9780252041426.003.0001
Subject:
History, African-American History

The editors provide a historic overview of African American entrepreneurship in Chicago. Beginning with the pioneering entrepreneurial exploits of Jean Baptiste Point Du Sable, persons of African ... More


In Search of Markets and Fields: Soil Chemical Investigations at Motul de San José

Daniel A. Bair and Richard E. Terry

in Motul de San José: Politics, History, and Economy in a Classic Maya Polity

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
January 2013
ISBN:
9780813041902
eISBN:
9780813043425
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Florida
DOI:
10.5744/florida/9780813041902.003.0013
Subject:
Archaeology, Prehistoric Archaeology

New methods in geochemical soil analyses have been applied to archaeology and have successfully been used to provide evidence on activity areas and agricultural use of the land. This chapter by ... More


Daily Activity and Lower Limb Modification at Bab edh-Dhra̓, Jordan, in the Early Bronze Age

Jaime M. Ullinger, Susan G. Sheridan, and Donald J. Ortner

in Bioarchaeology and Behavior: The People of the Ancient Near East

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
January 2013
ISBN:
9780813042299
eISBN:
9780813043449
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Florida
DOI:
10.5744/florida/9780813042299.003.0009
Subject:
Archaeology, Prehistoric Archaeology

The cemetery of Bab edh-Dhra' spans from Early Bronze IA to IV (ca. 3150–2200 BC). There are no settlement remains dating to the EB IA (3150–3050 BC). Sometime during EBII-III (2850 BC–2300 BC), ... More


The Glitch Dimension: <i>Paranormal Activity</i> and the Technologies of Vision

Steven Shaviro

in Indefinite Visions: Cinema and the Attractions of Uncertainty

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
May 2018
ISBN:
9781474407120
eISBN:
9781474434874
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9781474407120.003.0019
Subject:
Film, Television and Radio, Film

The six Paranormal Activity movies (2007–15) explore a variety of methods for creating ‘found-footage’ horror. Produced on extremely low budgets, they devise a number of ways to generate scares and ... More


Financial Activities Taxes, Bank Levies, and Systemic Risk

Giuseppina Cannas, Jessica Cariboni, Massimo Marchesi, Gaëtan Nicodème, Marco Petracco Giudici, and Stefano Zedda

in Taxation and Regulation of the Financial Sector

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
May 2015
ISBN:
9780262027977
eISBN:
9780262321099
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
The MIT Press
DOI:
10.7551/mitpress/9780262027977.003.0010
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Financial Economics

The question of additional taxes on banking institutions has recently been debated. At the same time, financial regulation in the banking sector is undergoing many changes aimed at strengthening ... More


From Theoretical to Applied Environmental Aesthetics: Academic Aesthetics Meets Real-World Demands

Yrjö Sepänmaa

in Environmental Aesthetics: Crossing Divides and Breaking Ground

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
September 2014
ISBN:
9780823254491
eISBN:
9780823261185
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Fordham University Press
DOI:
10.5422/fordham/9780823254491.003.0007
Subject:
Philosophy, Philosophy of Science

Yrjö Sepänmaa discusses the relationship between the theory and practice of environmental aesthetics. He suggests that the future lies in moving outside the academy through a new kind of professional ... More


Loving Life

in Freedom and Limits

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
September 2014
ISBN:
9780823256747
eISBN:
9780823261390
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Fordham University Press
DOI:
10.5422/fordham/9780823256747.003.0024
Subject:
Philosophy, American Philosophy

Lachs argues that we should love life as long as there is something worth loving. There is plenty that is worth loving, from the joys of childhood to the pleasures of the body (the organ of our ... More


Existential Reduction and the Object of Truth

Frank Chouraqui

in Ambiguity and the Absolute: Nietzsche and Merleau-Ponty on the Question of Truth

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
May 2014
ISBN:
9780823254118
eISBN:
9780823261116
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Fordham University Press
DOI:
10.5422/fordham/9780823254118.003.0007
Subject:
Philosophy, General

This chapter examines Merleau-Ponty’s challenge to the Husserlian theory of phenomenological reduction. Unlike Husserl’s version, Merleau-Ponty’s reduction cannot be operated by consciousness itself, ... More


Santayana’s Philosophy of Mind

Patrick Shade and John Lachs

in Freedom and Limits

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
September 2014
ISBN:
9780823256747
eISBN:
9780823261390
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Fordham University Press
DOI:
10.5422/fordham/9780823256747.003.0004
Subject:
Philosophy, American Philosophy

In this defense of epiphenomenalism, Lachs highlights Santayana's use of the Aristotelian distinction between process and activity to argue that mental life is an impotent byproduct of the body. ... More


Fichte’s Idealism

Patrick Shade and John Lachs

in Freedom and Limits

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
September 2014
ISBN:
9780823256747
eISBN:
9780823261390
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Fordham University Press
DOI:
10.5422/fordham/9780823256747.003.0005
Subject:
Philosophy, American Philosophy

Lachs seeks to clarify the distinctive features of Fichte's version of idealism, giving special emphasis to his view of the self. In discussing Fichte's view that the self posits itself (and posits ... More


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