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What's Within?: Nativism Reconsidered

Fiona Cowie

Published in print:
2003
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780195159783
eISBN:
9780199849529
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195159783.001.0001
Subject:
Philosophy, Philosophy of Mind

This book reconsiders the influential nativist position toward the mind. Nativists assert that some concepts, beliefs, or capacities are innate or inborn: “native” to the mind rather than acquired. ... More


The Innate Mind: Structure and Contents

Peter Carruthers, Stephen Laurence, and Stephen Stich (eds)

Published in print:
2005
Published Online:
January 2007
ISBN:
9780195179675
eISBN:
9780199869794
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195179675.001.0001
Subject:
Philosophy, Metaphysics/Epistemology

This is the first of three volumes on the subject of innateness. The extent to which the mind is innate is one of the central questions in the human sciences, with important implications for many ... 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


Historical background

Ian P. Howard and Brian J. Rogers

in Seeing in Depth: Volume 1: Basic Mechanics/ Volume 2: Depth Perception 2-Volume Set

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
May 2009
ISBN:
9780195367607
eISBN:
9780199867264
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195367607.003.0002
Subject:
Psychology, Cognitive Neuroscience, Cognitive Psychology

This chapter reviews the history of the subject to the early twentieth century. The chapter is organized as follows. Section 2.1 discusses the history of visual science, covering the Greeks; the ... More


The Innate Mind, Volume 3: Foundations and the Future

Stephen Stich

Peter Carruthers and Stephen Laurence (eds)

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
January 2008
ISBN:
9780195332834
eISBN:
9780199868117
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195332834.001.0001
Subject:
Philosophy, Philosophy of Mind

This book is the third of a three-volume set on the innate mind. It provides an assessment of nativist thought and definitive reference point for future inquiry. Nativists have long been interested ... More


Innateness and Genetic Information

Peter Godfrey‐Smith

in The Innate Mind, Volume 3: Foundations and the Future

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
January 2008
ISBN:
9780195332834
eISBN:
9780199868117
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195332834.003.0004
Subject:
Philosophy, Philosophy of Mind

This chapter examines the idea that innateness can be understood in terms of genetic coding or genetic programming. A distinction is made between characteristics that are coded for or programmed for ... More


Nativist Rebellions

Frank Graziano

in The Millennial New World

Published in print:
1999
Published Online:
February 2006
ISBN:
9780195124323
eISBN:
9780199784561
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0195124324.003.0004
Subject:
Religion, Religion and Society

This chapter analyzes how millennial, messianic, apocalyptic, and utopian ideas contributed to indigenous peoples’ response to conquest. The case material is diverse — from the preconquest Maya to ... More


The Christian Right in the USA

Steve Bruce

in Conservative Protestant Politics

Published in print:
1998
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198293927
eISBN:
9780191685019
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198293927.003.0005
Subject:
Political Science, American Politics

This chapter examines Protestant politics in contemporary America in order to show the constraints and opportunities on religiously informed politics in modern democracies. The chapter first cites ... More


An Infant's-Eye View of Intentionality

William Lyons

in Approaches to Intentionality

Published in print:
1997
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198752226
eISBN:
9780191695087
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198752226.003.0008
Subject:
Philosophy, Philosophy of Mind, Philosophy of Language

This chapter is concerned with the intentionality of sensory experiences and uses early infancy as the main source of examples. It reflects on the ‘bogey of consciousnesses’ for recent debates on ... More


La Nueva California: Latinos from Pioneers to Post-Millennials

David E. Hayes-Bautista

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
September 2017
ISBN:
9780520292529
eISBN:
9780520966024
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520292529.001.0001
Subject:
Sociology, Race and Ethnicity

Since late 2001 more than fifty percent of the babies born in California have been Latino. When these babies reach adulthood, they will, by sheer force of numbers, influence the course of the Golden ... More


Language–Learning From Behaviorism to Nativism

Fiona Cowie

in What's Within?: Nativism Reconsidered

Published in print:
2003
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780195159783
eISBN:
9780199849529
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195159783.003.0007
Subject:
Philosophy, Philosophy of Mind

In contrast to the empiricist view, which states how all learning involves general strategies that can be applied in various fields and learning from experience, the nativist view explains how the ... More


The Logical Problem of Language Acquisition

Fiona Cowie

in What's Within?: Nativism Reconsidered

Published in print:
2003
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780195159783
eISBN:
9780199849529
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195159783.003.0009
Subject:
Philosophy, Philosophy of Mind

The author is able to point out the weak points of the a posteriori argument from the poverty of the stimulus (APS) through drawing attention to how such is not able to supply empirical support for ... More


Slavery Divides the Church

William B. Kurtz

in Excommunicated From the Union: How the Civil War Created a Separate Catholic America

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
May 2016
ISBN:
9780823267538
eISBN:
9780823272372
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Fordham University Press
DOI:
10.5422/fordham/9780823267538.003.0006
Subject:
History, American History: Civil War

Although many Catholics in the North disliked slavery during the antebellum period, they disliked abolitionism even more as a radical extremist movement threatening to tear the nation apart. With the ... More


“Let, Then, the Whig Party Pass”

Michael F. Holt

in The Rise and Fall of the American Whig Party: Jacksonian Politics and the Onset of the Civil War

Published in print:
2003
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780195161045
eISBN:
9780199849635
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195161045.003.0025
Subject:
History, American History: 19th Century

Southern Whigs' “only chance” was now “a diversion—a change of names”, South Carolina's George S. Bryan concluded two months before the North's crucial October and November elections. John P. Kennedy ... More


Citizenship Excess: Latino/as, Media, and the Nation

Hector Amaya

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
March 2016
ISBN:
9780814708453
eISBN:
9780814723838
Item type:
book
Publisher:
NYU Press
DOI:
10.18574/nyu/9780814708453.001.0001
Subject:
Society and Culture, Media Studies

Drawing on contemporary conflicts between Latino/as and anti-immigrant forces, this book illustrates the limitations of liberalism as expressed through U.S. media channels. Inspired by Latin American ... More


Responding to Restrictionism

John Hultgren

in Border Walls Gone Green: Nature and Anti-immigrant Politics in America

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
May 2016
ISBN:
9780816694976
eISBN:
9781452952345
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Minnesota Press
DOI:
10.5749/minnesota/9780816694976.003.0005
Subject:
Political Science, International Relations and Politics

This chapter reviews responses to environmental restrictionism, identifying the main discourse on which opponents have relied. Finding that while opposition to restrictionism is varied, generally ... More


Introduction: “Every Kind of Mixing”

Joshua L. Miller

in Accented America: The Cultural Politics of Multilingual Modernism

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
May 2011
ISBN:
9780195336993
eISBN:
9780199893997
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195336993.003.0001
Subject:
Literature, American, 20th Century Literature

The introduction presents the broad claim of the book, that massive demographic changes to U.S. residents due to imperial expansionism and immigration infused what we know today as U.S. literary ... More


Historical Trends and Current Issues

Kelly S. Mix, Janellen Huttenlocher, and Susan Cohen Levine

in Quantitative Development in Infancy and Early Childhood

Published in print:
2002
Published Online:
April 2010
ISBN:
9780195123005
eISBN:
9780199893959
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195123005.003.0001
Subject:
Psychology, Developmental Psychology

This chapter outlines the history of research on quantitative development and identifies empirical questions and theoretical issues that have emerged from this literature. The review begins with ... More


Induction, overhypotheses, and the shape bias:: Some arguments and evidence for rational constructivism

Fei Xu, Kathryn Dewar, and Amy Perfors

in The Origins of Object Knowledge

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780199216895
eISBN:
9780191696039
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199216895.003.0011
Subject:
Psychology, Developmental Psychology

The authors in this chapter focus on a case study of how object representations in infants interact with early word learning, particularly the nature of the so-called ‘shape bias’. A short review of ... More


The Separation of Church and State versus Religion in the Public Square: The Contested History of the Establishment Clause

T. Jeremy Gunn

in No Establishment of Religion: America’s Original Contribution to Religious Liberty

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
January 2013
ISBN:
9780199860371
eISBN:
9780199950164
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199860371.003.0001
Subject:
Religion, Religion and Society

This chapter argues that modern understandings of the historical origins of the Establishment Clause largely reflect one of two basic understandings of the origins of the clause: one that promotes ... More


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