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Visions of Corporate Organisation: From the Multidivisional to the Segmented Form of Organisation in AT&T, IBM, and NEC

Martin Fransman

in Visions of Innovation: The Firm and Japan

Published in print:
1999
Published Online:
November 2003
ISBN:
9780198289357
eISBN:
9780191596261
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0198289359.003.0005
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Microeconomics

The chapter begins by analysing the tendency for the modern large industrial corporation to decentralize by examining the transition from the unitary form of organization (or U‐Form) to the ... More


Corporate Strategy, Structure and Control Methods in the United States During the 20th Century *

Alfred D. Chandler

in Understanding Industrial and Corporate Change

Published in print:
2004
Published Online:
September 2007
ISBN:
9780199269426
eISBN:
9780191710179
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199269426.003.0013
Subject:
Business and Management, Organization Studies

This chapter narrates the various changes characterizing the typical large-scale American corporate organization since the changes of the late 19th century brought about by the railroad and telegraph ... More


Pursuing the Good: Ethics and Metaphysics in Plato's Republic

Douglas Cairns and Fritz-Gregor Herrmann

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780748628117
eISBN:
9780748652488
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9780748628117.001.0001
Subject:
Philosophy, Metaphysics/Epistemology

This book brings together contributions from Plato scholars from Britain, Europe and North America on a closely defined topic central to Plato's thought and to Ancient Philosophy: Plato's Form of the ... More


Socrates' Speech: Concern for Others?

Frisbee C. C. Sheffield

in Plato's Symposium: The Ethics of Desire

Published in print:
2006
Published Online:
September 2007
ISBN:
9780199286775
eISBN:
9780191713194
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199286775.003.0006
Subject:
Classical Studies, Ancient Greek, Roman, and Early Christian Philosophy

This chapter addresses a controversial issue that arises from Socrates' speech. If the human good — the highest virtue — is contemplative activity, then is there room in this account for other ... More


Targets of Opportunity: On the Militarization of Thinking

Samuel Weber

Published in print:
2005
Published Online:
March 2011
ISBN:
9780823224753
eISBN:
9780823235650
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Fordham University Press
DOI:
10.5422/fso/9780823224753.001.0001
Subject:
Philosophy, Political Philosophy

The title of this book echoes a phrase used by the Washington Post to describe the American attempt to kill Saddam Hussein at the start of the war against Iraq. Its theme is the notion of targeting ... More


(Non-)Extraction from Subjects as an Edge Phenomenon

George Kotzoglou

in The Complementizer Phase: Subjects and Operators

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
September 2010
ISBN:
9780199584352
eISBN:
9780191594526
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199584352.003.0003
Subject:
Linguistics, Semantics and Pragmatics, Syntax and Morphology

This chapter examines the lack of Subject Condition violations in null subject languages (and, most prominently, Greek). The chapter proposes that Subject Condition effects are due to a prohibition ... More


Designs on the Contemporary: Anthropological Tests

Paul Rabinow and Anthony Stavrianakis

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
September 2014
ISBN:
9780226138336
eISBN:
9780226138503
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226138503.001.0001
Subject:
Anthropology, Anthropology, Theory and Practice

The book presents a highly original reflection on the status of an “anthropology of the contemporary”. Following on the same authors’ Demands of the Day, this new and convincing manuscript gives a ... More


Where Does Binding Theory Apply?

David Lebeaux

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
August 2013
ISBN:
9780262012904
eISBN:
9780262255332
Item type:
book
Publisher:
The MIT Press
DOI:
10.7551/mitpress/9780262012904.001.0001
Subject:
Linguistics, Applied Linguistics and Pedagogy

This wide-ranging book examines where the conditions of binding theory apply and in doing so considers the nature of phrase structure (in particular how case and theta roles apply) and the nature of ... More


Self-Predication in the Hippias Major and the Protagoras

John Malcolm

in Plato on the Self-Predication of Forms: Early and Middle Dialogues

Published in print:
1991
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198239062
eISBN:
9780191679827
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198239062.003.0003
Subject:
Philosophy, Ancient Philosophy

This chapter first stresses that the Form of the Beautiful, the general characteristic featured in the Hippias Major, may in itself be understood as a beautiful thing, thus giving a straightforward ... More


The Lyric Poem and Aestheticism: Forms of Modernity

Marion Thain

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
May 2017
ISBN:
9781474415668
eISBN:
9781474426855
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9781474415668.001.0001
Subject:
Literature, Poetry

This book analyses the remaking of lyric poetry in Victorian modernity, challenging and transforming existing narratives of the modern formation of the ‘lyric’ genre through engagement with a body of ... More


Checking the Contemporary

Paul Rabinow and Anthony Stavrianakis

in Designs on the Contemporary: Anthropological Tests

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
September 2014
ISBN:
9780226138336
eISBN:
9780226138503
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226138503.003.0008
Subject:
Anthropology, Anthropology, Theory and Practice

The conclusion raises the argument back to a philosophical level. It engages several maxims from Adorno’s Minima Moralia by taking them up and re-interpreting them as maxims of an anthropology of the ... More


Substance, Definition, and Essence

David Charles

in Aristotle on Meaning and Essence

Published in print:
2002
Published Online:
November 2003
ISBN:
9780199256730
eISBN:
9780191597183
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/019925673X.003.0012
Subject:
Philosophy, Ancient Philosophy

Aristotle's approach to the definition of composite substances in the central books of the Metaphysics follows the explanation‐involving pattern set out in the Posterior Analytics. The definition of ... More


Xenocrates and the Systematization of Platonism

John Dillon

in The Heirs of Plato: A Study of the Old Academy (347-274 BC)

Published in print:
2003
Published Online:
November 2003
ISBN:
9780198237662
eISBN:
9780191597336
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0198237669.003.0003
Subject:
Philosophy, Ancient Philosophy

Xenocrates, who had accompanied Plato on one of his visits to Sicily, became head of the Academy in 339 B.C. Xenocrates stays close to what he takes to be the cosmological doctrine of Plato's ... More


Listening for Theatrical Form in Early Modern England

Allison K. Deutermann

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
January 2018
ISBN:
9781474411264
eISBN:
9781474422154
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9781474411264.001.0001
Subject:
Literature, Criticism/Theory

Early modern drama was in fundamental ways an aural art form. How plays should sound and how they should be heard were questions vital to the formal development of early modern drama, and ... More


The Good, Advantage, Happiness and the form of the Good: How Continuous with Socratic Ethics is Platonic Ethics?

Terry Penner

in Pursuing the Good: Ethics and Metaphysics in Plato's Republic

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780748628117
eISBN:
9780748652488
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9780748628117.003.0006
Subject:
Philosophy, Metaphysics/Epistemology

In earlier investigations of the ‘longer road’ in Books IV and VI–VII of the Republic, the author concluded that the good which the Form of the Good is the Form of is benefit or advantage pure and ... More


Introduction

Samuel Jay Keyser

in Where Does Binding Theory Apply?

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
August 2013
ISBN:
9780262012904
eISBN:
9780262255332
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
The MIT Press
DOI:
10.7551/mitpress/9780262012904.003.0012
Subject:
Linguistics, Applied Linguistics and Pedagogy

This introductory chapter sets out the book’s purpose, which is to argue against Chomsky’s (1995) contention that all conditions apply at the interface levels, and, in particular, at LF (Logical ... More


Afterword: The ‘unlimited vicissitudes of travelling’

Simon Cooke

in Travellers' Tales of Wonder: Chatwin, Naipaul, Sebald

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
September 2013
ISBN:
9780748675463
eISBN:
9780748684373
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9780748675463.003.0008
Subject:
Literature, 20th-century and Contemporary Literature

The Afterword offers a brief summative conclusion and outlook, addressing the question of what ‘follows’ the works considered. It draws together the strands and literary historical patterns that have ... More


Form

W. Underhill James

in Humboldt, Worldview and Language

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
September 2012
ISBN:
9780748638420
eISBN:
9780748671809
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9780748638420.003.0010
Subject:
Linguistics, Theoretical Linguistics

This chapter makes the crucial distinction between contemporary formalist uses of the term ‘form’ in literary studies and linguistics, and Humboldt's use of the term. Form is never empty of meaning ... More


Links between Temperament and Behavior Problems in Early Adolescence

Stephanie Schmitz and Kimberly J. Saudino

in Nature, Nurture, and the Transition to Early Adolescence

Published in print:
2003
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780195157475
eISBN:
9780199848065
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195157475.003.0012
Subject:
Psychology, Developmental Psychology

There is growing interest in clinical and developmental psychology in the antecedents of problem behavior in children. One of the possible antecedents ... More


The Carpenter and the Good 

Rachel Barney

in Pursuing the Good: Ethics and Metaphysics in Plato's Republic

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780748628117
eISBN:
9780748652488
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9780748628117.003.0016
Subject:
Philosophy, Metaphysics/Epistemology

This chapter addresses the question of how good an argument Aristotle has at the end of Nicomachean Ethics I.6, in his final criticism of Plato's Form of the Good, presenting the argument from the ... More


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