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Science and World Culture

Lawrence A. Scaff

in Max Weber in America

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
October 2017
ISBN:
9780691147796
eISBN:
9781400836710
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Princeton University Press
DOI:
10.23943/princeton/9780691147796.003.0005
Subject:
Sociology, Population and Demography

This chapter examines Max Weber's views on science and world culture by focusing on his lecture at the Congress of Arts and Science held in September 1904 in St. Louis, Missouri. The St. Louis ... More


The Art and Science of Marketing: Marketing for Marketing Managers

Grahame Dowling

Published in print:
2004
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780199269617
eISBN:
9780191699429
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199269617.001.0001
Subject:
Business and Management, Marketing

If an organization has customers, it needs to understand marketing. To achieve the best results from marketing requires a subtle blend of art and science. It can also benefit from recommendations for ... More


The Clinician's Experience: Power Versus Magic in Medicine

Eric J. Cassell

in The Nature of Suffering and the Goals of Medicine

Published in print:
2004
Published Online:
November 2011
ISBN:
9780195156164
eISBN:
9780199999880
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195156164.003.0012
Subject:
Palliative Care, Patient Care and End-of-Life Decision Making, Palliative Medicine and Older People

This chapter discusses the experience of the clinician, beginning with the science and art of the practice of medicine. It then moves on to the importance of the clinician's experience, the relation ... More


Surrealism, Science Fiction and Comics

Gavin Parkinson (ed.)

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
May 2016
ISBN:
9781781381434
eISBN:
9781781382387
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Liverpool University Press
DOI:
10.5949/liverpool/9781781381434.001.0001
Subject:
Literature, 20th-century and Contemporary Literature

As well as examining the points of contact and the differences and antagonisms that lie between Surrealism and SF, this collection is concerned with the related literature of comics, which were ... More


Object Lessons

Sherry Turkle

in Educating the Whole Child for the Whole World: The Ross School Model and Education for the Global Era

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
March 2016
ISBN:
9780814741405
eISBN:
9780814786550
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
NYU Press
DOI:
10.18574/nyu/9780814741405.003.0009
Subject:
Education, Educational Policy and Politics

This chapter discusses the importance of objects—artistic and mundane—in fuelling the passions of children who will eventually become some of the most important inventors and scientists. It engages ... More


Reconstruction and Resurgence, 1648–1705: the Reich Under Ferdinand III And Leopold I

Joachim Whaley

in Germany and the Holy Roman Empire: Volume II: The Peace of Westphalia to the Dissolution of the Reich, 1648-1806

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
January 2012
ISBN:
9780199693078
eISBN:
9780191732256
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199693078.003.0001
Subject:
History, European Early Modern History

Against the traditional view that the Reich declined after the Peace of Westphalia, this section argues that Ferdinand III and Leopold I forged a viable synthesis of German monarchy and German ... More


The Biochemistry of Life

Mark Jackson

in The Age of Stress: Science and the Search for Stability

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
May 2013
ISBN:
9780199588626
eISBN:
9780191750779
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199588626.003.0004
Subject:
History, World Modern History, History of Science, Technology, and Medicine

The relationship between adaptation and disease was initially explained primarily in terms of the function or malfunction of the autonomic nervous system. However, during the middle decades of the ... More


Racial Photography in Palestine

Amos Morris-Reich

in Race and Photography: Racial Photography as Scientific Evidence, 1876-1980

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
May 2016
ISBN:
9780226320748
eISBN:
9780226320915
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226320915.003.0006
Subject:
History, History of Science, Technology, and Medicine

Chapter Five documents the shift of racial photographic studies of Jews from Europe to Palestine. The chapter studies the two most prominent authors who wrote on race and employed photography in ... More


Art or Craft?

Angelica Goodden

in Rousseau's Hand: The Crafting of a Writer

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
January 2014
ISBN:
9780199683833
eISBN:
9780191766190
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199683833.003.0004
Subject:
Literature, 16th-century and Renaissance Literature, European Literature

This chapter explores Rousseau's attitude towards various arts, especially as they are addressed in his Discours sur les sciences et les arts, and compares them with the artisan's practical activity. ... More


Science and the Creation of an Elsewhere

Indira Chowdhury

in Growing the Tree of Science: Homi Bhabha and the Tata Institute of Fundamental Research

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
September 2016
ISBN:
9780199466900
eISBN:
9780199087211
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199466900.003.0003
Subject:
History, History of Ideas

At TIFR, Bhabha attempted to redefine the scientific institution basing his ideas on what he had witnessed at Cambridge and other institutions elsewhere. Scientists had to learn from the available ... More


Racial Photographs from Icons to Schemes: The “Case” of Central and Eastern European Jews, 1880–1927

Amos Morris-Reich

in Race and Photography: Racial Photography as Scientific Evidence, 1876-1980

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
May 2016
ISBN:
9780226320748
eISBN:
9780226320915
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226320915.003.0003
Subject:
History, History of Science, Technology, and Medicine

Chapter Two shifts perspective from an investigation of various photographic methods and techniques to close analysis of the actual roles of photographs in scientific argumentation. Focusing on the ... More


Earth Sound Earth Signal: Energies and Earth Magnitude in the Arts

Douglas Kahn

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
May 2014
ISBN:
9780520257801
eISBN:
9780520956834
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520257801.001.0001
Subject:
Music, Theory, Analysis, Composition

Earth Sound Earth Signal is a study of energies in aesthetics and the arts from the birth of modern communications in the nineteenth century to the global transmissions of the present day. Grounded ... More


Spinning Out Early Music

Nick Wilson

in The Art of Re-enchantment: Making Early Music in the Modern Age

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
January 2014
ISBN:
9780199939930
eISBN:
9780199369775
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199939930.003.0007
Subject:
Music, Performing Practice/Studies, History, Western

Chapter 7 begins Part III of the book, as interest shifts to explain what is involved in making Early Music work. The chapter cautions against a limited appreciation of the types of ‘knowledge’ ... More


Labs Shut Open: A Biotech Hands-on Workshop for Artists

Oron Catts and Gary Cass

in Tactical Biopolitics: Art, Activism, and Technoscience

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
August 2013
ISBN:
9780262042499
eISBN:
9780262271127
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
The MIT Press
DOI:
10.7551/mitpress/9780262042499.003.0009
Subject:
Society and Culture, Media Studies

This chapter describes the SymbioticA Biotech Art Workshop organized by SymbioticA, the art and science collaborative research laboratory at the University of Western Australia. The five-day ... More


Introduction: Changing the Angle of Vision

in The Lady Anatomist: The Life and Work of Anna Morandi Manzolini

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
March 2013
ISBN:
9780226520810
eISBN:
9780226520841
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226520841.003.0001
Subject:
History, European Early Modern History

This book modifies the monumental discrepancy between the Anna Morandi of a tenuous, 250-year succession of biographers and the woman revealed in her vibrant, three-dimensional atlas of the human ... More


On Being African: Paul Robeson and the Ends of Nationalist Theory and Practice

Sterling Stuckey

in Slave Culture: Nationalist Theory and the Foundations of Black America

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
January 2014
ISBN:
9780199931675
eISBN:
9780199356027
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199931675.003.0006
Subject:
History, American History: early to 18th Century, Cultural History

Paul Robeson won Phi Beta Kappa honors and oratorical and debating prizes and was named All-American in football and class valedictorian at Rutgers. By then, he had found, among southern blacks, main ... More


Franz Boas and the American University: A Personal Account

Nicholas B. Dirks

in Autobiography of an Archive: A Scholar's Passage to India

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
November 2015
ISBN:
9780231169677
eISBN:
9780231538510
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Columbia University Press
DOI:
10.7312/columbia/9780231169677.003.0014
Subject:
Anthropology, Asian Cultural Anthropology

This chapter offers a personal reflection of Franz Boas's role in the disciplinary formation of anthropology in America during his time at Columbia University. Boas came to anthropology from a ... More


Observing By Hand: Sketching the Nebulae in the Nineteenth Century

Omar W. Nasim

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
May 2014
ISBN:
9780226084374
eISBN:
9780226084404
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226084404.001.0001
Subject:
History, History of Science, Technology, and Medicine

There can be little doubt that it was because of the giant telescopes that were being built at the end of the 18th and for most of the 19th century that the modern study of nebulae began. Also of ... More


Treaty obligations: science and art in Antarctica

Mike Pearson

in Extending Ecocriticism: Crisis, Collaboration and Challenges in the Environmental Humanities

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
May 2018
ISBN:
9781784994396
eISBN:
9781526132260
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9781784994396.003.0012
Subject:
Literature, Criticism/Theory

In this chapter Mike Pearson takes us to Antarctica. This continent is a vital record of past climate patterns, and our future depends on the fate of its covering of ice. Pearson considers how ... More


The Art and Science of Innovation Policy: Introduction

Bronwyn H. Hall

in The Rate and Direction of Inventive Activity Revisited

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
February 2013
ISBN:
9780226473031
eISBN:
9780226473062
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226473062.003.0020
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Development, Growth, and Environmental

This chapter focuses on the central role of policy and institutions in shaping the long-term rate and direction of technological change, and the value of bridging more narrow studies of the ... More


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