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Subject‐Position in Music

Eric F. Clarke

in Ways of Listening: An Ecological Approach to the Perception of Musical Meaning

Published in print:
2005
Published Online:
May 2008
ISBN:
9780195151947
eISBN:
9780199870400
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195151947.003.0005
Subject:
Music, Psychology of Music

This chapter discusses the idea of subject-position in music — a term first developed in film theory. The complementarity of perceiver and environment in Gibson's ecological theory is extended to ... More


Varieties of Aboutness

Stephen Yablo

in Aboutness

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
October 2017
ISBN:
9780691144955
eISBN:
9781400845989
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Princeton University Press
DOI:
10.23943/princeton/9780691144955.003.0003
Subject:
Philosophy, Philosophy of Language

A few philosophers have tried to think systematically about subject matter. Gilbert Ryle thought a sentence was about the items mentioned in it. Nelson Goodman thought it was about the items ... More


Patent Design

Dominique Guellec

in The Economics of the European Patent System: IP Policy for Innovation and Competition

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
May 2007
ISBN:
9780199216987
eISBN:
9780191711831
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199216987.003.0005
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Development, Growth, and Environmental

‘Patent design’ is the discipline which studies the substantive features of the patent system (subject matter, inventive step, scope, duration) from the point of view of their economic effects. From ... More


Epilogue

Dray William H.

in History as Re-Enactment: R. G. Collingwood's Idea of History

Published in print:
1999
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198238812
eISBN:
9780191679780
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198238812.003.0009
Subject:
Philosophy, History of Philosophy, Metaphysics/Epistemology

This epilogue summarises what has emerged with regard to both R. G. Collingwood's view of the nature of historical understanding as re-enactment, and the place which that doctrine should occupy in a ... More


I Wasn’t Talking about That

Stephen Yablo

in Aboutness

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
October 2017
ISBN:
9780691144955
eISBN:
9781400845989
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Princeton University Press
DOI:
10.23943/princeton/9780691144955.003.0002
Subject:
Philosophy, Philosophy of Language

This chapter argues that partial truth is apt to strike us as sneaky, unclean, the last refuge of a scoundrel. But, whether a statement is partly true, or true in what it says about BLAH, may be all ... More


Intellect, Rationality, Feeling

Dray William H.

in History as Re-Enactment: R. G. Collingwood's Idea of History

Published in print:
1999
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198238812
eISBN:
9780191679780
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198238812.003.0004
Subject:
Philosophy, History of Philosophy, Metaphysics/Epistemology

This chapter examines the question of whether R. G. Collingwood's theory of historical understanding is generally applicable to an historical subject-matter. Even those who have found much to admire ... More


Literary Composition in the Hebrew Bible: The View from Ugarit

Dennis Pardee

in The Ugaritic Texts and the Origins of West-Semitic Literary Composition

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
January 2013
ISBN:
9780197264928
eISBN:
9780191754104
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
British Academy
DOI:
10.5871/bacad/9780197264928.003.0003
Subject:
Classical Studies, Asian and Middle Eastern History: BCE to 500CE

This chapter illustrates the similarities that exist between the data from Ugarit and the next principal literary corpus, that to be found in the Hebrew Bible. The emphasis is not on the theology or ... More


Individual Petitioners

GWILYM DODD

in Justice and Grace: Private Petitioning and the English Parliament in the Late Middle Ages

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
September 2007
ISBN:
9780199202805
eISBN:
9780191708015
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199202805.003.0007
Subject:
History, British and Irish Medieval History

This chapter focuses on the individual authors of private petitions. The discussion considers the ‘who’ and ‘what/why’ behind petitioning at parliament. Section i offers some general thoughts on the ... More


Intellectual Property

Michael Spence

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780198765011
eISBN:
9780191695278
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198765011.001.0001
Subject:
Law, Intellectual Property, IT, and Media Law

This text examines the ethical issues and debates surrounding intellectual property law and focuses on three aspects of the major intellectual property regimes: subject matter; the allocation of the ... More


International Law in a Process of Constitutionalization

Christian Walter

in New Perspectives on the Divide Between National and International Law

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
January 2009
ISBN:
9780199231942
eISBN:
9780191716140
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199231942.003.0009
Subject:
Law, Public International Law

This chapter explores the utility of the concept of constitutionalism as a perspective to study and understand the changing nature of the relationship between international and national law. It ... More


Aboutness

Stephen Yablo

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
October 2017
ISBN:
9780691144955
eISBN:
9781400845989
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Princeton University Press
DOI:
10.23943/princeton/9780691144955.001.0001
Subject:
Philosophy, Philosophy of Language

Aboutness has been studied from any number of angles. Brentano made it the defining feature of the mental. Phenomenologists try to pin down the aboutness features of particular mental states. ... More


Unjust Delivery

William Swadling

in Mapping the Law: Essays in Memory of Peter Birks

Published in print:
2006
Published Online:
January 2009
ISBN:
9780199206551
eISBN:
9780191705397
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199206551.003.0016
Subject:
Law, Human Rights and Immigration, Philosophy of Law

This chapter examines the three main authorities usually cited for the proposition that mistakes as to identity, subject-matter, and quantity prevent title passing: R v Middleton (mistake as to ... More


Introduction

Stephen Yablo

in Aboutness

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
October 2017
ISBN:
9780691144955
eISBN:
9781400845989
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Princeton University Press
DOI:
10.23943/princeton/9780691144955.003.0001
Subject:
Philosophy, Philosophy of Language

This introductory chapter provides an overview of the book's main themes. This book makes subject matter an independent factor in meaning, constrained but not determined by truth-conditions. A ... More


A Framework for Thinking about Intellectual Property Subject Matter

Justine Pila

in The Subject Matter of Intellectual Property

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
November 2017
ISBN:
9780199688616
eISBN:
9780191767845
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780199688616.003.0003
Subject:
Law, Intellectual Property, IT, and Media Law

This chapter proposes a framework for thinking about the subject matter protectable by intellectual property (IP) and related questions of analytic assistance. The proposed framework is built around ... More


The Prologue to Don Quijote Part I and its Implications

Anthony Close

in Cervantes and the Comic Mind of his Age

Published in print:
2000
Published Online:
September 2011
ISBN:
9780198159988
eISBN:
9780191673733
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198159988.003.0003
Subject:
Literature, European Literature

This chapter examines the prologue to Spanish novelist Miguel de Cervantes' Don Quixote and how he is distinct from his contemporaries. It argues that Cervantes' insistence on appropriateness in ... More


The Invention and Plant Variety

Justine Pila

in The Subject Matter of Intellectual Property

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
November 2017
ISBN:
9780199688616
eISBN:
9780191767845
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780199688616.003.0004
Subject:
Law, Intellectual Property, IT, and Media Law

This chapter seeks to define the terms ‘invention’ and ‘plant variety’ as used by European and UK legal officials particularly. To that end, the nature of the objects identified by the legislature ... More


Introduction

Patrick Parrinder

in Nation & Novel: The English Novel from its Origins to the Present Day

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780199264858
eISBN:
9780191698989
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199264858.003.0001
Subject:
Literature, Criticism/Theory

Different kinds of English novels are popular around the world. The English novel retains its popularity since it reflects nations and societies, other than being an avenue for sharing personal ... More


Definitions and Intellectual Property Subject Matter

Justine Pila

in The Subject Matter of Intellectual Property

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
November 2017
ISBN:
9780199688616
eISBN:
9780191767845
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780199688616.003.0001
Subject:
Law, Intellectual Property, IT, and Media Law

This chapter considers the relative absence of scholarly attention to the meaning of the terms used to denote the subject matter that IP rights protect and the nature of those subject matter ... More


The Trade Mark, Other Product Designations, and Goodwill

Justine Pila

in The Subject Matter of Intellectual Property

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
November 2017
ISBN:
9780199688616
eISBN:
9780191767845
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780199688616.003.0006
Subject:
Law, Intellectual Property, IT, and Media Law

This chapter considers the meaning of the terms that appropriately denote the subject matter protectable by registered trade mark and allied rights, including the common law action of passing off. ... More


The Design

Justine Pila

in The Subject Matter of Intellectual Property

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
November 2017
ISBN:
9780199688616
eISBN:
9780191767845
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780199688616.003.0007
Subject:
Law, Intellectual Property, IT, and Media Law

This chapter defines the terms used to denote the subject matter protectable by European and UK registered and unregistered design right with reference to legal officials’ understanding of each type ... More


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