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The Collected Poems of Jean Toomer

Robert B. Jones and Margot Toomer Latimer (eds)

Published in print:
1988
Published Online:
July 2014
ISBN:
9780807842096
eISBN:
9781469616421
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of North Carolina Press
DOI:
10.5149/9781469616414_Jones
Subject:
Literature, American, 20th Century Literature

This volume is a collected edition of poems by Jean Toomer, the enigmatic American writer, Gurdjieffian guru, and Quaker convert who is perhaps best known for his 1923 lyrical narrative Cane. The ... More


Knowledge and Objective Chance

John Hawthorne and Maria Lasonen‐Aarnio

in Williamson on Knowledge

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
February 2010
ISBN:
9780199287512
eISBN:
9780191713620
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199287512.003.0007
Subject:
Philosophy, Philosophy of Mind, General

Like Williamson, we are interested in a safety condition on knowledge that ties knowledge to the presence or absence of error in close cases. This chapter explores the connections between knowledge ... More


The Self and the Transcendental Deduction

C. Thomas Powell

in Kant's Theory of Self-Consciousness

Published in print:
1990
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198244486
eISBN:
9780191680779
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198244486.003.0002
Subject:
Philosophy, History of Philosophy, Philosophy of Mind

In the Transcendental Deduction, Immanuel Kant tries to answer the question of whether it is possible to experience a unitary self. Kant's more explicit discussion in the Paralogisms of the self and ... More


Towards an Inferential Semantics in Jurisprudence

Christoph Kletzer

in Law and Philosophy

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
January 2009
ISBN:
9780199237159
eISBN:
9780191705427
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199237159.003.0006
Subject:
Law, Philosophy of Law

Starting from the perception that jurisprudence still predominantly but mostly unconsciously operates under the paradigm of logical empiricism, this chapter presents the following arguments: (i) ... More


Moment Priors for Bayesian Model Choice with Applications to Directed Acyclic Graphs *

Guido Consonni and Luca La Rocca

in Bayesian Statistics 9

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
January 2012
ISBN:
9780199694587
eISBN:
9780191731921
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199694587.003.0004
Subject:
Mathematics, Probability / Statistics

We propose a new method for the objective comparison of two nested models based on non‐local priors. More specifically, starting with a default prior under each of the two models, we construct a ... More


Simulation Model Overview

Timothy A. Kohler

in Emergence and Collapse of Early Villages: Models of Central Mesa Verde Archaeology

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
September 2012
ISBN:
9780520270145
eISBN:
9780520951990
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520270145.003.0004
Subject:
Anthropology, American and Canadian Cultural Anthropology

The agent-based simulation used by the Village Ecodynamics Project is called "Village" and consists of about 17,000 lines of Objective-C code written for the Swarm simulation platform. This chapter ... More


Ignorance and Moral Obligation

Michael J. Zimmerman

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
May 2014
ISBN:
9780199688852
eISBN:
9780191768019
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199688852.001.0001
Subject:
Philosophy, Moral Philosophy, Metaphysics/Epistemology

In this book, three views about the nature of moral obligation are distinguished: the Objective, Subjective, and Prospective Views. Some philosophers have attempted to reconcile the three views in ... More


In Love and War

Marilyn Ann Moss

in Raoul Walsh: The True Adventures of Hollywood's Legendary Director

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
September 2011
ISBN:
9780813133935
eISBN:
9780813135595
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Kentucky
DOI:
10.5810/kentucky/9780813133935.003.0011
Subject:
Film, Television and Radio, Film

Raoul Walsh was living fully the scenario he'd concocted long ago: he'd hardly finish one picture, and the next morning the studio would throw a new script on his front lawn. In early September 1942, ... More


The Objective Within, Not Beyond, Experience

Peter Zachar

in A Metaphysics of Psychopathology

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
September 2014
ISBN:
9780262027045
eISBN:
9780262322270
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
The MIT Press
DOI:
10.7551/mitpress/9780262027045.003.0007
Subject:
Psychology, Clinical Psychology

This chapter explores the problem of gaining information about an objective, mind-independent reality while needing to rely on a larger community to know what to accept as true and also remaining ... More


“Neutral” (?) Images and Sounds

Christian Metz

in "Impersonal Enunciation, or the Place of Film"

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
September 2016
ISBN:
9780231173674
eISBN:
9780231540643
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Columbia University Press
DOI:
10.7312/columbia/9780231173674.003.0012
Subject:
Film, Television and Radio, Film

“Ordinary” images and sounds, free of an enunciative agency as “neutral” rather than “objective.”


Drawing on the Facts: Comics Journalism and the Critique of Objectivity

Isabel Macdonald

in The Comics of Joe Sacco: Journalism in a Visual World

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
January 2017
ISBN:
9781496802217
eISBN:
9781496802262
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Mississippi
DOI:
10.14325/mississippi/9781496802217.003.0004
Subject:
Literature, Comics Studies

In her reading of a 4-page story originally published in The New York Times Magazine, Isabel Macdonald finds in Sacco a critique of the standard of objectivity, a critique that is shared by many ... More


Views from Nowhere: Journalistic Detachment in Palestine

Marc Singer

in The Comics of Joe Sacco: Journalism in a Visual World

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
January 2017
ISBN:
9781496802217
eISBN:
9781496802262
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Mississippi
DOI:
10.14325/mississippi/9781496802217.003.0005
Subject:
Literature, Comics Studies

Marc Singer demonstrates how Sacco, often interpreted by scholars and critics as critical of the standard of objectivity, also employs the tactics of objective news reporting in his first long-form ... More


Two Ideals of Human Enhancement

Nicholas Agar

in Truly Human Enhancement: A Philosophical Defense of Limits

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
May 2014
ISBN:
9780262026635
eISBN:
9780262318976
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
The MIT Press
DOI:
10.7551/mitpress/9780262026635.003.0002
Subject:
Biology, Bioethics

This chapter presents two ideals that compete to direct the enhancement of human beings. According to the objective ideal, an enhancement has prudential value commensurate with the degree to which it ... More


The European Union Agency for Fundamental Rights: linking research, policy and practice

Ioannis N. Dimitrakopoulos

in Research and policy in ethnic relations: Compromised dynamics in a neoliberal era

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
September 2015
ISBN:
9781447314899
eISBN:
9781447314929
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781447314899.003.0006
Subject:
Political Science, Public Policy

The European Agency for Fundamental Rights occupies a unique and important position within the political and organisational structure of the European Union. This chapter provides a valuable ... More


Language Embodied and Embedded: Walking the Talk

Mark Lance

in Giving a Damn: Essays in Dialogue with John Haugeland

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
September 2017
ISBN:
9780262035248
eISBN:
9780262335850
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
The MIT Press
DOI:
10.7551/mitpress/9780262035248.003.0006
Subject:
Philosophy, Philosophy of Mind

Linguistic practice, from a broadly Heideggerian perspective, begins in engaged competence. When we consider the role that simple verbalizations play in social practice, the only distinctive feature ... More


Rationalism without Dogmas

John McDowell

in Giving a Damn: Essays in Dialogue with John Haugeland

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
September 2017
ISBN:
9780262035248
eISBN:
9780262335850
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
The MIT Press
DOI:
10.7551/mitpress/9780262035248.003.0012
Subject:
Philosophy, Philosophy of Mind

In this 7,300 word essay, McDowell responds to Haugeland’s criticisms of rationalist tendencies in his (McDowell’s) own work, arguing that these criticisms “partly miss [their] target.” McDowell ... More


Appendix: The Transcendental Deduction of the Categories: From the , B edition (an outline and interpretation)

John Haugeland

in Giving a Damn: Essays in Dialogue with John Haugeland

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
September 2017
ISBN:
9780262035248
eISBN:
9780262335850
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
The MIT Press
DOI:
10.7551/mitpress/9780262035248.003.0014
Subject:
Philosophy, Philosophy of Mind

In this 16 page outline, Haugeland (with James Conant and John McDowell) offers a summary outline and interpretation of Kant’s Transcendental Deduction of the Categories from his (Kant’s) Critique of ... More


Subjectivism

Thaddeus Metz

in Meaning in Life

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
January 2014
ISBN:
9780199599318
eISBN:
9780191747632
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199599318.003.0009
Subject:
Philosophy, Metaphysics/Epistemology, Moral Philosophy

This chapter begins Part III of the book, which addresses the other major theoretical perspective on meaning in life, the naturalist view that imperfect ways of living in a purely physical world can ... More


Living standards in the UK

Demi Patsios, Marco Pomati, and Paddy Hillyard

in Poverty and Social Exclusion in the UK: Vol. 2: The Dimensions of Disadvantage

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
May 2018
ISBN:
9781447334224
eISBN:
9781447334309
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781447334224.003.0003
Subject:
Sociology, Social Stratification, Inequality, and Mobility

This chapter provides an overview of a conceptual framework and analytical tool for measuring UK living standards (UK-LS). It aims to supplement and complement B-SEM and PSE poverty and social ... More


Objectives and Strategies of Protection

Miriam Bradley

in Protecting Civilians in War: The ICRC, UNHCR, and Their Limitations in Internal Armed Conflicts

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
April 2016
ISBN:
9780198716389
eISBN:
9780191784958
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198716389.003.0005
Subject:
Political Science, International Relations and Politics

This chapter examines the specific objectives and strategies pursued by these two organizations in their protection work. Echoing their respective objectives for other issue-areas within their ... More


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