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Building the Intentional University: Minerva and the Future of Higher Education

Stephen M. Kosslyn and Ben Nelson (eds)

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
May 2018
ISBN:
9780262037150
eISBN:
9780262343695
Item type:
book
Publisher:
The MIT Press
DOI:
10.7551/mitpress/9780262037150.001.0001
Subject:
Education, Educational Policy and Politics

Higher education is in crisis. It is too expensive, ineffective, and impractical for many of the world’s students. But how would you reinvent it for the twenty-first century—how would you build it ... More


Russian Minervas Staging Empire

Inna Naroditskaya

in Bewitching Russian Opera: The Tsarina from State to Stage

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
January 2012
ISBN:
9780195340587
eISBN:
9780199918218
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195340587.003.0011
Subject:
Music, History, Western

In the course of the eighteenth century, a wide array of social genres encompassed coronations, princely weddings, parades, masquerades, and operas. With its formulaic plots about ancient Roman ... More


Self‐Consuming Artists

Maggie Kilgour

in Milton and the Metamorphosis of Ovid

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
May 2012
ISBN:
9780199589432
eISBN:
9780191738500
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199589432.003.0005
Subject:
Classical Studies, Literary Studies: Classical, Early, and Medieval

Chapter 4 shows further how Milton uses Ovidian forms to meditate on his own creativity. Like Ovid, Milton fills his work with characters who are doubles for himself. Through the figures of Satan, ... More


A memory models approach to frequency and probability judgement: applications of Minerva 2 and Minerva DM

Michael R. P. Dougherty and Ana M. Franco-Watkins

in Etc. Frequency Processing and Cognition

Published in print:
2002
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780198508632
eISBN:
9780191687365
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198508632.003.0008
Subject:
Psychology, Cognitive Psychology

A fundamental question in decision making has been how people make judgements of frequency and probability. This chapter describes a new theory, Minerva DM (MDM) that ties many of the heuristics and ... More


‘Essex Man’: Richardson and the Hill Family, 1738–1750

CHRISTINE GERRARD

in Aaron Hill: The Muses' Projector, 1685-1750

Published in print:
2003
Published Online:
January 2010
ISBN:
9780198183884
eISBN:
9780191714122
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198183884.003.0010
Subject:
Literature, 18th-century Literature

This chapter discusses Aaron Hill's years as an Essex man from 1738 to 1750. By the end of 1738, he had found a cheaper, rural property which he considered suitable for himself and his two younger ... More


Where Do We Go from Here? The Implications of Textual Migrations

Monique-Adelle Callahan

in Between the Lines: Literary Transnationalism and African American Poetics

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
May 2011
ISBN:
9780199743063
eISBN:
9780199895021
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199743063.003.0006
Subject:
Literature, World Literature, Women's Literature

This chapter ultimately maintains that any comparative project runs the risk of reinforcing the very boundaries it claims to deconstruct. Afrodescendente literature does not stand in opposition to ... More


The Historical Development of Roman Religion: An Overview†

Georg Wissowa

in Roman Religion

Published in print:
2003
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780748615650
eISBN:
9780748650989
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9780748615650.003.0057
Subject:
Classical Studies, Ancient Religions

This chapter explores the historical development of Rome's religion. If the oldest order of gods was adapted to the interests and needs of a small urban community living in the closest proximity, ... More


Franco-Italian Christine de Pizan’s Epistre Othea (1399–1401):: A Feminized Commentary on Ovid

Jane Chance

in Medieval Mythography, Volume 3: The Emergence of Italian Humanism, 1321-1475

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
May 2015
ISBN:
9780813060125
eISBN:
9780813050492
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Florida
DOI:
10.5744/florida/9780813060125.003.0005
Subject:
Literature, Early and Medieval Literature

Franco-Italian Christine de Pizan rereads mythographic glosses on female deities in Ovid’s Metamorphoses as protofeminist in her Epistre Othea. Having participated in the university debate over Jean ... More


The Constitution Strengthened and Weakened

Granville Austin

in Working a Democratic Constitution: A History of the Indian Experience

Published in print:
2003
Published Online:
October 2012
ISBN:
9780195656107
eISBN:
9780199080397
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195656107.003.0026
Subject:
Law, Constitutional and Administrative Law

The Constitution and the ability of the judiciary to protect it gained and lost ground in the years of Indira Gandhi's return. Scepticism greeted her government's policies affecting the judiciary, ... More


The Late Twentieth and Early Twenty-First Centuries: Government Support for Interdisciplinarity

John H. Aldrich

in Interdisciplinarity

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
October 2014
ISBN:
9780199331345
eISBN:
9780190208998
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199331345.003.0007
Subject:
Political Science, Political Economy

In this chapter, the analysis of the last three chapters is extended through today. The first major point is that, while the foundations continue to provide considerable support to the social science ... More


Reconcilable Differences: Anna Perenna and the Battle of Cannae in the Punica

Raymond Marks

in Ritual and Religion in Flavian Epic

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
May 2013
ISBN:
9780199644094
eISBN:
9780191745010
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199644094.003.0017
Subject:
Classical Studies, Literary Studies: Classical, Early, and Medieval

This chapter argues that Silius’ excursus on Anna Perenna in Punica 8 is closely linked with the battle at Cannae, recounted in books 9 and 10 of the epic. As a figure who assists Hannibal in ... More


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