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Some Possible Positions on Psychological Reality

Michael Devitt

in Ignorance of Language

Published in print:
2006
Published Online:
September 2006
ISBN:
9780199250967
eISBN:
9780191603945
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0199250960.003.0003
Subject:
Philosophy, Philosophy of Language

This chapter describes possible positions on psychological reality, on linguistic competence, that vary according to whether or not the rules of the language are embodied in the mind; to whether or ... More


Gender, Biography, and the Public Sphere

Kay Ferres

in Mapping Lives: The Uses of Biography

Published in print:
2004
Published Online:
January 2012
ISBN:
9780197263181
eISBN:
9780191734595
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
British Academy
DOI:
10.5871/bacad/9780197263181.003.0018
Subject:
Literature, Criticism/Theory

This chapter discusses some of the ways biography – including biographers, the reading and uses of biography, and the practices that represent gender – has treated the problem of women's appearances ... More


Interrupting, Overlapping, Lying, Not Taking “No” for an Answer, and Representing Illegality Differently to Separate Targets in a Stolen Property Case: US v. Prakesh Patel and Daniel Houston

Roger W. Shuy

in Creating Language Crimes: How Law Enforcement Uses (and Misuses) Language

Published in print:
2005
Published Online:
September 2007
ISBN:
9780195181661
eISBN:
9780199788477
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195181661.003.0006
Subject:
Linguistics, Sociolinguistics / Anthropological Linguistics

This chapter shows how being inconsistent when representing illegality in cases involving more than one target in the same alleged crime can damage a prosecution’s case. More important, however, is ... More


Police Camouflaging in an Obstruction of Justice Case: US v. Brian Lett

Roger W. Shuy

in Creating Language Crimes: How Law Enforcement Uses (and Misuses) Language

Published in print:
2005
Published Online:
September 2007
ISBN:
9780195181661
eISBN:
9780199788477
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195181661.003.0011
Subject:
Linguistics, Sociolinguistics / Anthropological Linguistics

After graduating from law school in 2001, Lett’s first client was enmeshed in a Minnesota telemarketing fraud case. Tape-recorded conversations between Lett and an undercover officer posing as a VISA ... More


The Basic Measurement‐Theoretic Account

Robert J. Matthews

in The Measure of Mind: Propositional Attitudes and their Attribution

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
September 2008
ISBN:
9780199211258
eISBN:
9780191705724
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199211258.003.0006
Subject:
Philosophy, Philosophy of Mind

This chapter develops a characterization of the empirical structure of the attitudes, using the conceptual resources developed in the previous chapter. It begins by developing a characterization of ... More


From the critique of Wolffian apperception to the idea of the ‘pre-existence’ of self-consciousness

Udo Thiel

in The Early Modern Subject: Self-Consciousness and Personal Identity from Descartes to Hume

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
January 2012
ISBN:
9780199542499
eISBN:
9780191730917
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199542499.003.0012
Subject:
Philosophy, History of Philosophy, Philosophy of Mind

There was a long and lively debate about of Wolff’s account of consciousness and self-consciousness in the eighteenth century; and in this context, non-Wolffian views about personal identity were ... More


Diversifying Greek Tragedy on the Contemporary US Stage

Melinda Powers

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
September 2018
ISBN:
9780198777359
eISBN:
9780191823077
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198777359.001.0001
Subject:
Classical Studies, Literary Studies: Classical, Early, and Medieval, Plays and Playwrights: Classical, Early, and Medieval

Demonstrating that ancient drama can be a powerful tool in seeking justice, this book investigates a cross section of live theatrical productions on the US stage that have reimagined Greek tragedy to ... More


Introduction: Exploring Intervention in the Social Sciences

Teun Zuiderent-Jerak

in Situated Intervention: Sociological Experiments in Health Care

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
January 2016
ISBN:
9780262029384
eISBN:
9780262329439
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
The MIT Press
DOI:
10.7551/mitpress/9780262029384.003.0001
Subject:
Sociology, Health, Illness, and Medicine

This chapter explores the relationship between sociologists and their fields. This relation is strongly shaped by a dual fear that runs through the history of sociology: that of either losing ... More


Speaking for Others: Problems of Representation in the Writing of Julia Alvarez

Marta Caminero-Santangelo

in On Latinidad: U.S. Latino Literature and the Construction of Ethnicity

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
September 2011
ISBN:
9780813030838
eISBN:
9780813039213
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Florida
DOI:
10.5744/florida/9780813030838.003.0004
Subject:
Literature, World Literature

This chapter discusses the problems of representing, such as those invoked by the two senses of “representing”. It has already been discussed that the deeply problematic assumption that a ... More


“Philosophy May Mislead You. Ask Experience”

Mark David Hall

in Roger Sherman and the Creation of the American Republic

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
January 2013
ISBN:
9780199929849
eISBN:
9780199980574
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199929849.003.0007
Subject:
Religion, Religion and Society

The concluding chapter considers the question of why Roger Sherman is not better known today. It argues that focusing on only a few famous founders results in a distorted view of the founding ... More


‘You Know How it Ends’: Metafiction and 9/11 in Windows on the World

Martin Randall

in 9/11 and the Literature of Terror

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780748638529
eISBN:
9780748651825
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9780748638529.003.0004
Subject:
Literature, 20th-century and Contemporary Literature

This chapter studies Frederic Beigbeder's Windows on the World, which takes the most creative and ethical risks in dealing with the attacks. It considers the developing suggestion that fictional ... More


Reimagining Medea as American Other

Helene P. Foley

in Reimagining Greek Tragedy on the American Stage

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
January 2013
ISBN:
9780520272446
eISBN:
9780520953659
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520272446.003.0006
Subject:
Classical Studies, Plays and Playwrights: Classical, Early, and Medieval

Chapter 5 examines the most performed, adapted, and reenvisioned Greek tragedy on the American professional stage, Euripides's Medea. From the 1840s, Medea has served as a complex figure for the ... More


Introduction

Peter Vickers

in Understanding Inconsistent Science

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
September 2013
ISBN:
9780199692026
eISBN:
9780191758553
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199692026.003.0001
Subject:
Philosophy, Philosophy of Science

This chapter introduces the subject matter, and places the present investigation within the context of previous and on-going studies of inconsistency in science. In particular, the ‘content-driven’ ... More


Things in Themselves: A Kantian Refutation of Berkeley’s Idealism

Waxman Wayne

in Kant's Anatomy of the Intelligent Mind

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
January 2014
ISBN:
9780199328314
eISBN:
9780199369348
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199328314.003.0009
Subject:
Philosophy, History of Philosophy

This chapter presents Kant’s doctrine of things in themselves as the affirmation of a robust esse is NOT percipirealism that trumps Berkeley’s esse is percipi idealism. It opens with a recapitulation ... More


The Inward Turn

Charles Travis

in Perception: Essays After Frege

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
September 2013
ISBN:
9780199676545
eISBN:
9780191755804
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199676545.003.0006
Subject:
Philosophy, Philosophy of Mind

This chapter introduces what is called there (and elsewhere) the ‘Stuff Happens’ model of perception, and two different ways of understanding it. On one, the upshot of perceptual processing (where ... More


The Preserve of Thinkers

Charles Travis

in Perception: Essays After Frege

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
September 2013
ISBN:
9780199676545
eISBN:
9780191755804
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199676545.003.0011
Subject:
Philosophy, Philosophy of Mind

For various reasons a number of philosophers have suggested several non-thinking things as candidates for ‘bearing’ representational content (or for representing things as being a certain way). For ... More


Idealism in Wittgenstein: a further reply to Moore

Peter Sullivan

in Wittgenstein's Tractatus: History and Interpretation

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
May 2013
ISBN:
9780199665785
eISBN:
9780191749261
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199665785.003.0011
Subject:
Philosophy, Logic/Philosophy of Mathematics

This chapter responds to Adrian Moore’s argument that, in the Tractatus, Wittgenstein is committed to a form of transcendental idealism, manifest in his construal of the limits of language and of the ... More


On Portraits, Painters, and Women: Balzac’s La Maison du chat-qui-pelote and James’s “Glasses”

Michal Peled Ginsburg

in Portrait Stories

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
May 2015
ISBN:
9780823262601
eISBN:
9780823266517
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Fordham University Press
DOI:
10.5422/fordham/9780823262601.003.0005
Subject:
Literature, 19th-century Literature and Romanticism

As stories that dwell on the social context in which acts of portrayal take place and show the painter’s artistic production to be inseparable from his interests and desires, the stories by Balzac ... More


Representation: The Case of Women

Maria C. Escobar-Lemmon and Michelle M. Taylor-Robinson (eds)

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
June 2014
ISBN:
9780199340101
eISBN:
9780199380077
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199340101.001.0001
Subject:
Political Science, Comparative Politics

This volume studies representation of historically under-represented groups by examining the case of representation of women's interests across different countries and venues. Representation involves ... More


Descriptive and Directive Representation

Nicholas Shea

in Representation in Cognitive Science

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
October 2018
ISBN:
9780198812883
eISBN:
9780191850677
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198812883.003.0007
Subject:
Philosophy, Aesthetics

A distinction between descriptive and directive representations can readily be drawn within the varitel framework. Neither decoupling, nor the ability to keep track of goal satisfaction, are ... More


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