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The Central Points of the Project as a Whole

Fred Feldman

in What Is This Thing Called Happiness?

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
May 2010
ISBN:
9780199571178
eISBN:
9780191722547
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199571178.003.0014
Subject:
Philosophy, Moral Philosophy, Philosophy of Mind

Chapter 14 summarizes the main points of the book. The reader is reminded that Part I focused on the descriptive concept of happiness. This is not itself an evaluative concept; it is probably a ... More


Celebrated Sociologists

A. H. Halsey

in A History of Sociology in Britain: Science, Literature, and Society

Published in print:
2004
Published Online:
April 2004
ISBN:
9780199266609
eISBN:
9780191601019
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0199266603.003.0010
Subject:
Political Science, UK Politics

Who among their British and foreign colleagues are held by the professors of sociology in Britain in the highest esteem either as teachers (‘mentors’) or the most notable contributors (‘models’) to ... More


Researching Filmgoers’ Experiences

Jonathan Brant

in Paul Tillich and the Possibility of Revelation through Film

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
May 2012
ISBN:
9780199639342
eISBN:
9780191738098
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199639342.003.0005
Subject:
Religion, Religion and Society, Theology

In this chapter the key decisions that underlie the empirical research project are discussed. The chapter begins with a survey of the historical development of research into the relationship that ... More


Psychological Profile

Lucille Michaels and Mary Francis Drake

in Children of Jesus and Mary: The Order of Christ Sophia

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
February 2010
ISBN:
9780195378443
eISBN:
9780199869701
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195378443.003.0007
Subject:
Religion, Religion and Society

This chapter presents a psychological profile of the Order of Christ Sophia (OCS). The study was designed to add to the body of empirical research to promote a better understanding of the ... More


An Overview of the Empirical Literature on Adolescents and Political Violence

Brian K. Barber and Julie Mikles Schluterman

in Adolescents and War: How Youth Deal with Political Violence

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
April 2010
ISBN:
9780195343359
eISBN:
9780199894116
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195343359.003.0002
Subject:
Psychology, Clinical Child Psychology / School Psychology

This chapter presents an assessment of the available evidence in the research literature on how youth experience political violence. It focuses not only in evaluating the evidence for the empirical ... More


Empirical Research in Bioethics: The Method of “Oppositional Collaboration”

Margaret Pabst Battin

in Ending Life: Ethics and the Way We Die

Published in print:
2005
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780195140279
eISBN:
9780199850280
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195140279.003.0017
Subject:
Philosophy, Moral Philosophy

This chapter begins with the author's personal experience in doing “empirical research” in bioethics. The year was 1988; the location, the Netherlands; the topic, the then newly emerging reality ... More


A research-informed approach for housing design

Kim Steele and Sherry Ahrentzen

in At Home With Autism: Designing housing for the spectrum

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
May 2016
ISBN:
9781447307976
eISBN:
9781447303817
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781447307976.003.0002
Subject:
Social Work, Health and Mental Health

The approach in developing design goals and guidelines derives in part from evidence-based practices (EBP) in autism interventions and in design. Instead of strict adherence to an EBP process, ... More


Coaxing Science to the Rescue

Edward Zigler and Sally J. Styfco

in The Hidden History of Head Start

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
May 2010
ISBN:
9780195393767
eISBN:
9780199776993
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195393767.003.0007
Subject:
Psychology, Developmental Psychology

In Washington, studies are contracted to research companies, many of which are quite professional and follow the procedures described above. The findings, however, are rarely peer-reviewed before ... More


Evolutionary theory and behavioural biology research: implications for law

David J Herring

in Applied Evolutionary Psychology

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
January 2012
ISBN:
9780199586073
eISBN:
9780191731358
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199586073.003.0015
Subject:
Psychology, Evolutionary Psychology, Developmental Psychology

This chapter describes specific examples of legal scholars applying evolutionary theory and research to particular legal and public policy issues. The chapter explains and demonstrates two primary ... More


Entrepreneurs in High Technology: Lessons from MIT and Beyond

Edward B. Roberts

Published in print:
1991
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780195067040
eISBN:
9780199854837
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195067040.001.0001
Subject:
Business and Management, Innovation

This is a book about the formation, development, and success or failure of new high technology companies, focusing on those that grew under the auspices of entrepreneurs from Massachusetts Institute ... More


The Essential Child: Origins of Essentialism in Everyday Thought

Susan A. Gelman

Published in print:
2003
Published Online:
September 2007
ISBN:
9780195154061
eISBN:
9780199786718
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195154061.001.0001
Subject:
Psychology, Developmental Psychology

Essentialism is the idea that certain categories, such as “dog,” “man,” or “intelligence,” have an underlying reality or true nature that gives objects their identity. This book argues that ... More


The Divine Preformation of Organic Bodies

Justin E. H. Smith

in Divine Machines: Leibniz and the Sciences of Life

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
October 2017
ISBN:
9780691141787
eISBN:
9781400838721
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Princeton University Press
DOI:
10.23943/princeton/9780691141787.003.0006
Subject:
Philosophy, History of Philosophy

This chapter presents a comprehensive treatment of Leibniz's theory of divine preformation. It considers his contribution to generation theory in its philosophical context as a central problem of ... More


Race and Ethnicity among Lesbian, Gay, and Bisexual Communities

Bianca D. M. Wilson and Gary W. Harper

in Handbook of Psychology and Sexual Orientation

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
January 2013
ISBN:
9780199765218
eISBN:
9780199979585
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199765218.003.0020
Subject:
Psychology, Developmental Psychology

This chapter is aimed at reviewing, discussing, and providing an overview of the field of psychology’s current status concerning the study of one configuration of multiple identities with regard to ... More


The Theory in Light of the Empirical Research

Jonathan Brant

in Paul Tillich and the Possibility of Revelation through Film

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
May 2012
ISBN:
9780199639342
eISBN:
9780191738098
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199639342.003.0008
Subject:
Religion, Religion and Society, Theology

A grounded account is never final or closed; rather than an end result it is an ongoing process. This chapter considers the results of the empirical research which suggest engagement with parts of ... More


How Prophecy Endures

Diana G. Tumminia

in When Prophecy Never Fails: Myth and Reality in a Flying-Saucer Group

Published in print:
2005
Published Online:
July 2005
ISBN:
9780195176759
eISBN:
9780199835720
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0195176758.003.0011
Subject:
Religion, Religion and Society

The discussion revisits the criticisms of Leon Festinger’s cognitive dissonance theory by indicating alternative explanations of disconfirmed prophecy and adherence to irrational beliefs. Subsequent ... More


Cultures of research and policy in Europe

Leslie Haddon and Gitte Stald

in Kids online: Opportunities and risks for children

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9781847424396
eISBN:
9781447302643
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781847424396.003.0005
Subject:
Social Work, Children and Families

Europe is traditionally regarded as a cultural entity with shared historical roots, values, systems, and institutions. However, when considering the various levels on which Europe may be understood, ... More


Introduction

Jonathan Brant

in Paul Tillich and the Possibility of Revelation through Film

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
May 2012
ISBN:
9780199639342
eISBN:
9780191738098
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199639342.003.0001
Subject:
Religion, Religion and Society, Theology

The introduction offers an account of the purpose and genesis of the research project as well as an overview of the whole book. The intellectual puzzle that elicited the research is discussed as is ... More


Paul Tillich and the Possibility of Revelation through Film

Jonathan Brant

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
May 2012
ISBN:
9780199639342
eISBN:
9780191738098
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199639342.001.0001
Subject:
Religion, Religion and Society, Theology

This monograph considers the possibility of religious revelation through film. It begins with a reading of Paul Tillich’s theology of revelation through culture and continues with the design and ... More


Guidelines for the Systematic Treatment of the Depressed Patient

Larry E. Beutler, John Clarkin, and Bruce Bongar

Published in print:
2000
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780195105308
eISBN:
9780199848522
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195105308.001.0001
Subject:
Psychology, Clinical Psychology

From initial consultation to termination of treatment, psychologists and other mental health practitioners make a series of crucial decisions to determine the progress ... More


Presenting Probabilities in Court

MIKE REDMAYNE

in Expert Evidence and Criminal Justice

Published in print:
2001
Published Online:
January 2010
ISBN:
9780198267805
eISBN:
9780191714856
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198267805.003.0004
Subject:
Law, Criminal Law and Criminology

This chapter begins by discussing several problems in presenting the probabilities in court. It then makes an analysis of how probabilities are evaluated in court through empirical research. It also ... More


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