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Real People: Personal Identity without Thought Experiments

Kathleen V. Wilkes

Published in print:
1993
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198240808
eISBN:
9780191680281
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198240808.001.0001
Subject:
Philosophy, Philosophy of Mind, Metaphysics/Epistemology

This book explores the scope and limits of the concept of a person — a vexed question in contemporary philosophy. The author begins by questioning the methodology of thought-experimentation, arguing ... More


Quantitative Development in Infancy and Early Childhood

Kelly S. Mix, Janellen Huttenlocher, and Susan Cohen Levine (eds)

Published in print:
2002
Published Online:
April 2010
ISBN:
9780195123005
eISBN:
9780199893959
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195123005.001.0001
Subject:
Psychology, Developmental Psychology

This book takes a critical look at the evidence concerning nonverbal quantification in infants and young children. For the first time since research on this topic exploded in the 1980s, the entire ... More


The Leaping Child: Imagining the Unborn in Early Christian Literature

Catherine Playoust and Ellen Bradshaw Aitken

in Imagining the Fetus: The Unborn in Myth, Religion, and Culture

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
January 2009
ISBN:
9780195380040
eISBN:
9780199869077
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195380040.003.0010
Subject:
Religion, Religion and Society, World Religions

Christian literature of the first and second centuries CE contains few references to unborn children; where they are found, however, the unborn become an important rhetorical site for constructing ... More


Learning and Memory: Like a Horse and Carriage

Patricia J. Bauer

in Learning and the Infant Mind

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
September 2008
ISBN:
9780195301151
eISBN:
9780199894246
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195301151.003.0001
Subject:
Psychology, Developmental Psychology

This chapter explores the relations between learning and memory early in life. It discusses some of the methods used to test learning and memory in infancy and the characteristics of the cognitive ... More


Objects in Space and Mind: From Reaching to Words

Linda B. Smith and Larissa K. Samuelson

in The Spatial Foundations of Language and Cognition

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
May 2010
ISBN:
9780199553242
eISBN:
9780191720444
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199553242.003.0009
Subject:
Linguistics, Semantics and Pragmatics, Psycholinguistics / Neurolinguistics / Cognitive Linguistics

Cognition, behavior, and development all happen in space, through sensorimotor interactions in a spatial physical world. In his classic theory of the emergence of cognition, Piaget proposed that ... More


Attention Over Development: From Infancy to Adolescence

Kim Cornish and John Wilding

in Attention, Genes, and Developmental Disorders

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
September 2010
ISBN:
9780195179941
eISBN:
9780199864652
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195179941.003.007
Subject:
Neuroscience, Behavioral Neuroscience, Development

Chapter 7 discusses the notion of attention over the period of development from infancy through adolescence and emphasizes the importance of teasing apart attention subcomponents and tracing their ... More


Foundations of Mind: Origins of Conceptual Thought

Jean Matter Mandler

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
September 2007
ISBN:
9780195311839
eISBN:
9780199786770
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195311839.001.0001
Subject:
Psychology, Developmental Psychology

This book presents a new theory of cognitive development in infancy, focusing on the processes through which perceptual information is transformed into concepts. Drawing on extensive research, the ... More


Musical Beginnings: Origins and Development of Musical Competence

Irene Deliège and John Sloboda (eds)

Published in print:
1996
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780198523321
eISBN:
9780191688881
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198523321.001.0001
Subject:
Psychology, Music Psychology

The question ‘From where, and by what mechanisms, does an individual's musical ability originate?’ is a subject of major interest both to music psychologists and musicians, heightened by the recent ... More


The Critic at Work: Coming of Age

F. E. Peters

in Jesus and Muhammad: Parallel Tracks, Parallel Lives

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
January 2011
ISBN:
9780199747467
eISBN:
9780199894796
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199747467.003.0003
Subject:
Religion, World Religions

This chapter flows from the proposition that critical history attempts to apply criteria of facticity to literary texts and that redaction criticism in particular looks for traces of editorial ... More


The Apocryphal New Testament: A Collection of Apocryphal Christian Literature in an English Translation

J. K. Elliott (ed.)

Published in print:
1993
Published Online:
November 2003
ISBN:
9780198261827
eISBN:
9780191600562
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0198261829.001.0001
Subject:
Religion, Biblical Studies

An English translation of the oldest and most important early Christian non‐canonical writings. It is based on the earlier collection edited in 1924 by Montague Rhodes James. The book is divided into ... More


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