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Wittgenstein: Connections and Controversies

P. M. S Hacker

Published in print:
2001
Published Online:
April 2005
ISBN:
9780199245697
eISBN:
9780191602245
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/019924569X.001.0001
Subject:
Philosophy, History of Philosophy

Consists of 13 thematically linked essays on different aspects of the philosophy of Wittgenstein, by one of the leading commentators on his work. After an opening overview of Wittgenstein’s ... More


Seung Sahn: The Makeover of a Modern Zen Patriarch

Sorching Low

in Zen Masters

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
May 2010
ISBN:
9780195367645
eISBN:
9780199777181
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195367645.003.0010
Subject:
Religion, Buddhism

This chapter analyzes the contemporary Zen master Seung Sahn Sunim (1927–2004). When Seung Sahn first arrived in America in 1972, he confronted challenges that were more than linguistic or ... More


‘Form’ discrimination

L. Weiskrantz

in Blindsight: A Case Study and Implications

Published in print:
1990
Published Online:
January 2008
ISBN:
9780198521921
eISBN:
9780191706226
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198521921.003.0008
Subject:
Psychology, Cognitive Neuroscience

D. B.'s ability to discriminate shapes by forced-choice guessing was studied using various letters, rectangles vs. squares, and degrees of curvature of triangles. Both projected and back-illuminated ... More


A Korean Contribution to the Zen Canon: The Oga Hae Seorui: (Commentaries of Five Masters on the Diamond Sūtra)

Charles Muller

Dale S. Wright (ed.)

in Zen Classics: Formative Texts in the History of Zen Buddhism

Published in print:
2005
Published Online:
February 2006
ISBN:
9780195175257
eISBN:
9780199784608
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0195175255.003.0003
Subject:
Religion, Buddhism

This chapter traces the role of the Diamond Sutra through the earlier Korean tradition down to the present, focusing on the various types of commentarial treatment it received, and the way it is used ... More


THE H-CENTRE AND OTHER INTRINSIC INTERSTITIALS

A.M. Stoneham

in Theory of Defects in Solids: Electronic Structure of Defects in Insulators and Semiconductors

Published in print:
2001
Published Online:
September 2007
ISBN:
9780198507802
eISBN:
9780191709920
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198507802.003.0019
Subject:
Physics, Condensed Matter Physics / Materials

Interstitial atoms and ions can often move rapidly through a crystal, and quickly form aggregates. The H-centre (interstitial atom in a halide) forms a molecular ion that can be observed readily. It ... More


VACANCIES IN VALENCE CRYSTALS

A.M. Stoneham

in Theory of Defects in Solids: Electronic Structure of Defects in Insulators and Semiconductors

Published in print:
2001
Published Online:
September 2007
ISBN:
9780198507802
eISBN:
9780191709920
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198507802.003.0027
Subject:
Physics, Condensed Matter Physics / Materials

Vacancies in diamond and silicon are classic defects in irradiated crystals. They are complicated because of the Jahn-Teller effect and the electronic correlation, and only recently have the ... More


Bank Runs, Systemic Risk, and Deposit Insurance

Peter d. Spencer

in The Structure and Regulation of Financial Markets

Published in print:
2000
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198776093
eISBN:
9780191695384
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198776093.003.0010
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Financial Economics

Based on the Diamond Model, the assumption is that bank liabilities are fixed-term loans. Investors loan from the bank to ultimate borrowers so that they may delegate the monitoring role. However, in ... More


Clarity, Cut, and Culture: The Many Meanings of Diamonds

Susan Falls

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
March 2016
ISBN:
9781479810666
eISBN:
9781479877430
Item type:
book
Publisher:
NYU Press
DOI:
10.18574/nyu/9781479810666.001.0001
Subject:
Anthropology, American and Canadian Cultural Anthropology

Images of diamonds appear everywhere in American culture. And everyone who has a diamond has a story to tell about it. Our stories about diamonds not only reveal what we do with these tiny stones, ... More


The Principal Features of the American Constitutional Order: The Positive Constitutionalism of The Federalist

Sotirios A. Barber and James E. Fleming

in Constitutional Interpretation: The Basic Questions

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
January 2009
ISBN:
9780195328578
eISBN:
9780199855339
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195328578.003.0003
Subject:
Law, Constitutional and Administrative Law

This chapter sketches the principal features of the American constitutional order by explicating the broad themes of The Federalist. It shows that The Federalist embraces a positive ... More


Valuing Diamonds

Susan Falls

in Clarity, Cut, and Culture: The Many Meanings of Diamonds

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
March 2016
ISBN:
9781479810666
eISBN:
9781479877430
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
NYU Press
DOI:
10.18574/nyu/9781479810666.003.0003
Subject:
Anthropology, American and Canadian Cultural Anthropology

This chapter examines the process of adding “value” to the diamonds, specifically discussing how the act of grading choreographs each gem into uniqueness and thereby enhancing its market value. It ... More


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