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“Zoological Introduction” to Between Pacific Tides

Katharine A. Rodger

in Breaking Through: Essays, Journals, and Travelogues of Edward F. Ricketts

Published in print:
2006
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780520247048
eISBN:
9780520932661
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520247048.003.0003
Subject:
History, History of Science, Technology, and Medicine

Edward F. Ricketts revised the original draft of Between Pacific Tides throughout the early 1930s, appending his four-page “Zoological Introduction,” in which he defended the book's ecological ... More


Elgar, Introduction and Allegro for String Orchestra

David Manning

in Vaughan Williams on Music

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780195182392
eISBN:
9780199851485
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195182392.003.0099
Subject:
Music, History, Western

This work is written for the unusual combination of solo string quartet and full-string orchestra. It is very characteristic of the composer, full of unmistakeable Elgarian melody, especially the big ... More


INTRODUCTION

Francesco Calogero

in Isochronous Systems

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
May 2008
ISBN:
9780199535286
eISBN:
9780191715853
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199535286.003.0001
Subject:
Physics, Theoretical, Computational, and Statistical Physics

In the introductory Chapter 1 a few representative instances of isochronous dynamical systems are tersely reviewed.


What is Metaphysics?: Introduction the Essence of Ground: Prologue

William J. Richardson

in Heidegger: Through Phenomenology to Thought

Published in print:
1993
Published Online:
March 2011
ISBN:
9780823222551
eISBN:
9780823235247
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Fordham University Press
DOI:
10.5422/fso/9780823222551.003.0030
Subject:
Philosophy, General

This chapter questions whether there is a reason to maintain that the focus of Heidegger at the time under discussion is on the ontological difference as such. The ... More


The Convergence of Interests

David Lyons

in In the Interest of the Governed: A Study in Bentham's Philosophy of Utility and Law

Published in print:
1991
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198239642
eISBN:
9780191679971
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198239642.003.0004
Subject:
Philosophy, Political Philosophy, History of Philosophy

Chapter 2 proposed a new interpretation of Bentham's utilitarianism, based on his dual standard in the Introduction and attempting to account for it. This proposal was defended in Chapter 3 by ... More


The Development of Bentham's Position

David Lyons

in In the Interest of the Governed: A Study in Bentham's Philosophy of Utility and Law

Published in print:
1991
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198239642
eISBN:
9780191679971
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198239642.003.0005
Subject:
Philosophy, Political Philosophy, History of Philosophy

It is essential to the interpretive hypothesis that Bentham's dual standard in the Introduction was not his fundamental doctrine but was derivative. This chapter begins by reviewing the origins of ... More


Anne Finch: Gender, Politics, and Myths of the Private Self

Carol Barash

in English Women's Poetry, 1649–1714: Politics, Community, and Linguistic Authority

Published in print:
2000
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198186861
eISBN:
9780191674587
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198186861.003.0007
Subject:
Literature, Poetry, 17th-century and Restoration Literature

This chapter, working back and forth between published and manuscript versions of Anne Finch's poems, begins with the political poems, particularly her elegies on the deaths of James II in 1701 and ... More


Neale’s History of the Holy Eastern Church

LEON LITVACK

in J. M. Neale and the Quest for Sobornost

Published in print:
1994
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198263517
eISBN:
9780191682582
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198263517.003.0005
Subject:
Religion, History of Christianity

This chapter discusses Neale’s History of the Holy Eastern Church. Three parts of the History were published, the first two during his lifetime and the third posthumously: The Patriarchate of ... More


Remaking Pacific Pasts: History, Memory, and Identity in Contemporary Theater from Oceania

Diana Looser

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
November 2016
ISBN:
9780824839765
eISBN:
9780824869564
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of Hawai'i Press
DOI:
10.21313/hawaii/9780824839765.001.0001
Subject:
Society and Culture, Pacific Studies

Remaking Pacific Pasts offers the first full-length comparative study of recent drama and theatre in Oceania. It opens with a general introduction to the field of Pacific Islands theatre produced ... More


The Early Nineteenth Century: A Period of Change

John S. Wilkins

in Species: A History of the Idea

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780520260856
eISBN:
9780520945074
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520260856.003.0004
Subject:
Biology, Ecology

This chapter discusses the species concepts debate and the revival of the study of logic in the early nineteenth century. It discusses the use of the notions of genus and species in logical ... More


Introduction to Metaphysics

William J. Richardson

in Heidegger: Through Phenomenology to Thought

Published in print:
1993
Published Online:
March 2011
ISBN:
9780823222551
eISBN:
9780823235247
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Fordham University Press
DOI:
10.5422/fso/9780823222551.003.0008
Subject:
Philosophy, General

This chapter examines the lecture Introduction to Metaphysics, noting that the new main lines of Heidegger's new position are firmly drawn here. The text is important ... More


Section introduction

Tom Cochrane

in The Emotional Power of Music: Multidisciplinary perspectives on musical arousal, expression, and social control

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
September 2013
ISBN:
9780199654888
eISBN:
9780191762871
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199654888.003.0001
Subject:
Psychology, Music Psychology, Social Psychology

This chapter introduces the first section of the volume on musical expressivity. It begins with a brief overview of the issue of how it is that music is expressive of emotion. The chapters in this ... More


Introduction (1–55)

Paul Murgatroyd

in Juvenal's Tenth Satire

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
September 2018
ISBN:
9781786940698
eISBN:
9781786945068
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Liverpool University Press
DOI:
10.5949/liverpool/9781786940698.003.0003
Subject:
Classical Studies, Literary Studies: Classical, Early, and Medieval

This chapter provides the Latin text and a literal English translation of the introduction to Juvenal’s tenth satire and a detailed critical appreciation of those lines (1-55), paying particular ... More


Denial of Violence: Ottoman Past, Turkish Present, and Collective Violence against the Armenians, 1789-2009

Fatma Muge Gocek

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
October 2014
ISBN:
9780199334209
eISBN:
9780199395774
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199334209.001.0001
Subject:
Sociology, Comparative and Historical Sociology, Politics, Social Movements and Social Change

To this day, the Turkish state officially denies that what happened to the Armenians in 1915 was genocide, while the Western scholarly community is almost in full agreement that what happened to the ... More


Introduction

Mattias Åhrén

in Indigenous Peoples' Status in the International Legal System

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
May 2016
ISBN:
9780198778196
eISBN:
9780191823596
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198778196.003.0001
Subject:
Law, Public International Law, Human Rights and Immigration

At the very outset, this chapter presents the basic premise of the book, i.e. that the indigenous rights discourse can essentially be explained by a proper understanding of the meaning of ‘peoples’ ... More


Roy Wilkins: The Quiet Revolutionary and the NAACP

Yvonne Ryan

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
May 2014
ISBN:
9780813143798
eISBN:
9780813144467
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University Press of Kentucky
DOI:
10.5810/kentucky/9780813143798.001.0001
Subject:
History, African-American History

Roy Wilkins led the National Association for the Advancement of Colored People (NAACP) during the most turbulent years of the civil rights movement, but he has been almost forgotten by historians. ... More


Driving in Control

Karin Bijsterveld, Eefje Cleophas, Stefan Krebs, and Gijs Mom

in Sound and Safe: A History of Listening Behind the Wheel

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
January 2014
ISBN:
9780199925698
eISBN:
9780199350155
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199925698.003.0001
Subject:
Music, History, Western, Psychology of Music

This chapter sets the stage by claiming that the relative silence in our noise-controlled cars secludes us from the world, while the sound of car radio, warning signals and other audio information ... More


Editors’ introduction

John Coggon, Sarah Chan, Søren Holm, and Thomasine Kushner

in From reason to practice in bioethics: An anthology dedicated to the works of John Harris

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
January 2016
ISBN:
9780719096235
eISBN:
9781781708392
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9780719096235.003.0001
Subject:
Society and Culture, Ethical Issues and Debates

This chapter introduces the general themes of and rationale for the book. It explains the importance and scope of the field of bioethics, and of the scholarship of Professor John Harris within that ... More


Introduction: Human Culture and Space Heritage

Lisa Westwood, Beth Laura O’Leary, and Milford Wayne Donaldson

in The Final Mission: Preserving NASA's Apollo Sites

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
September 2017
ISBN:
9780813062464
eISBN:
9780813053004
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Florida
DOI:
10.5744/florida/9780813062464.003.0001
Subject:
Archaeology, Historical Archaeology

Chapter 1 introduces the concepts of “importance” and historic preservation at a high-level and explains the biographies of each of the authors. The included chapter outline also provides an overview ... More


Introduction

Ben Cislaghi

in Human Rights and Community-led Development: Lessons from Tostan

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
September 2018
ISBN:
9781474419796
eISBN:
9781474445139
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9781474419796.003.0001
Subject:
Political Science, Political Theory

Mainstream literature in international development has focussed either on advocating for ‘direct’ interventions (changing developing countries following western models) or on the dangers of ... More


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