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Afterword

Ann Jefferson

in Biography and the Question of Literature in France

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
September 2008
ISBN:
9780199270842
eISBN:
9780191710292
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199270842.003.0021
Subject:
Literature, European Literature

The closing section of the book considers the temporality of biographical writing and suggests that far from being bound exclusively to retrospect, it constantly reveals a prospective impulse. This ... More


Time and Atemporality

Rory Fox

in Time and Eternity in Mid-Thirteenth-Century Thought

Published in print:
2006
Published Online:
May 2006
ISBN:
9780199285754
eISBN:
9780191603563
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0199285756.003.0008
Subject:
Philosophy, Philosophy of Religion

This chapter examines the criteria which medieval thinkers used to determine whether a particular should be located in time, and the terminology and phrases used to suggest that particulars were ... More


The Teleological Ordering of the Family

Brent Waters

in The Family in Christian Social and Political Thought

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
September 2007
ISBN:
9780199271962
eISBN:
9780191709883
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199271962.003.0006
Subject:
Religion, Religion and Society

This chapter describes the normative contours of the family with respect to its teleological and eschatological orientation toward broader spheres of social and political affinities. The principal ... More


Irrationality

Ronald de Sousa

in Why Think?: Evolution and the Rational Mind

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
September 2007
ISBN:
9780195189858
eISBN:
9780199868377
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195189858.003.0005
Subject:
Philosophy, Philosophy of Mind

This chapter examines the evolution of our rational faculty for intelligent planning. It presents a sampling of some of the examples of systematic irrationality that have been brought to light by ... More


Translation and the Classic: Identity as Change in the History of Culture

Alexandra Lianeri and Vanda Zajko (eds)

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
September 2008
ISBN:
9780199288076
eISBN:
9780191713439
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199288076.001.0001
Subject:
Classical Studies, Literary Studies: Classical, Early, and Medieval

This book proposes a framework in which ‘the classic’ figures less as an autonomous entity than as the result of the interplay between source text and translation practice. It discusses the ... More


Ageing selves and everyday life in the north of England: Years in the making

Cathrine Degnen

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
January 2014
ISBN:
9780719083082
eISBN:
9781781706244
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9780719083082.001.0001
Subject:
Society and Culture, Cultural Studies

Seeking to better understand what it means to grow older in contemporary Britain from the perspective of older people themselves, this richly detailed ethnographic study engages in debates over ... More


Futurity and English will

K.M. Jaszczolt

in Default Semantics: Foundations of a Compositional Theory of Acts of Communication

Published in print:
2005
Published Online:
September 2007
ISBN:
9780199261987
eISBN:
9780191718656
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199261987.003.0006
Subject:
Linguistics, Semantics and Pragmatics

This chapter defends a thesis of temporality as a species of modality. As a preliminary study of temporality as modality, it focuses on futurity in English and various ways of expressing it, as well ... More


Operators, the Anaphoric ‘That’, and Temporally Neutral Propositions

Herman Cappelen and John Hawthorne

in Relativism and Monadic Truth

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
January 2009
ISBN:
9780199560554
eISBN:
9780191720963
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199560554.003.0003
Subject:
Philosophy, General

This chapter is divided into four parts. Section 1 presents and rejects a Kaplanian argument against Simplicity, the so-called Operator Argument. Section 2 presents and rejects an argument against ... More


Temporal consciousness and confabulation: Escape from unconscious explanatory idols

Gianfranco Dalla Barba

in Confabulation: Views from Neuroscience, Psychiatry, Psychology and Philosophy

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
February 2010
ISBN:
9780199208913
eISBN:
9780191723759
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199208913.003.11
Subject:
Psychology, Cognitive Neuroscience

This chapter addresses the following questions: Why confabulating patients make errors when retrieving their pasts? Why is confabulation on some occasions indistinguishable from a true memory, ... More


Between Observation and Spectatorship: Medicine, Movies, and Mass Culture

Scott Curtis

in The Shape of Spectatorship: Art, Science, and Early Cinema in Germany

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
May 2016
ISBN:
9780231134033
eISBN:
9780231508636
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Columbia University Press
DOI:
10.7312/columbia/9780231134033.003.0003
Subject:
Film, Television and Radio, Film

Chapter Two examines the use of film as a medical research tool in Germany from the 1890s to 1914. It argues that the advocacy and use of film by medical researchers displayed their ideals and ... More


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