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Abstract Concepts and the Embodied MindRethinking Grounded Cognition

Abstract Concepts and the Embodied Mind: Rethinking Grounded Cognition

Guy Dove

Published in print:
2022
Published Online:
June 2022
ISBN:
9780190061975
eISBN:
9780190062002
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190061975.001.0001
Subject:
Psychology, Cognitive Psychology

Our thoughts depend on knowledge about objects, people, properties, and events. In order to think about where we left our keys, what we are going to make for dinner, when we last fed the dogs, and ... More

Across the Black WaterThe Andaman Archives

Across the Black Water: The Andaman Archives

Akshaya K. Rath (ed.)

Published in print:
2022
Published Online:
May 2022
ISBN:
9780190130558
eISBN:
9789391050399
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190130558.001.0001
Subject:
History, Indian History, Social History

From 1857 to 1947, the Empire negotiated with thousands of Indian prisoners to form a convict society in the Andaman Penal Settlement and built an elaborate archive. Devised by punishment and reward, ... More

Advanced Theory of Mind

Advanced Theory of Mind

Scott A. Miller

Published in print:
2022
Published Online:
June 2022
ISBN:
9780197573174
eISBN:
9780197573204
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780197573174.001.0001
Subject:
Psychology, Developmental Psychology

Theory of mind (i.e., beliefs about the mental world) has been perhaps the most heavily researched topic in developmental psychology for close to 30 years. Most research has concentrated on the first ... More

The Aesthetic CommonplaceWordsworth, Eliot, Wittgenstein, and the Language of Every Day

The Aesthetic Commonplace: Wordsworth, Eliot, Wittgenstein, and the Language of Every Day

Nancy Yousef

Published in print:
2022
Published Online:
April 2022
ISBN:
9780192856524
eISBN:
9780191946929
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780192856524.001.0001
Subject:
Literature, 19th-century and Victorian Literature

The Aesthetic Commonplace is a study of the everyday as a region of overlooked value in the work of William Wordsworth, George Eliot, and Ludwig Wittgenstein. The Romantic poet, the realist novelist, ... More

Aesthetic Dimensions of Modern Philosophy

Aesthetic Dimensions of Modern Philosophy

Bowie Andrew

Published in print:
2022
Published Online:
March 2022
ISBN:
9780192847737
eISBN:
9780191939983
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780192847737.001.0001
Subject:
Philosophy, History of Philosophy, Aesthetics

Much of contemporary philosophy, especially in the analytical tradition, regards aesthetics as of lesser significance than epistemology, ethics, metaphysics, and the philosophy of language. In ... More

African American Statewide Candidates in the New South

African American Statewide Candidates in the New South

Charles S. Bullock, III, Susan A. MacManus, Jeremy D. Mayer, and Mark J. Rozell

Published in print:
2022
Published Online:
March 2022
ISBN:
9780197607428
eISBN:
9780197607466
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780197607428.001.0001
Subject:
Political Science, American Politics

African American candidates for statewide office in the United States face unique challenges given the nation’s complicated racial dynamics. At the dawn of the twenty-first century, the United States ... More

African PsychologyThe Emergence of a Tradition

African Psychology: The Emergence of a Tradition

Augustine Nwoye

Published in print:
2022
Published Online:
April 2022
ISBN:
9780190932497
eISBN:
9780197630174
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190932497.001.0001
Subject:
Psychology, Social Psychology

This book aims to serve as a basic literature in the new field of African psychology as presently constituted in continental Africa. The book is designed to fill a huge void that exists with the ... More

Algorithmic ReasonThe New Government of Self and Other

Algorithmic Reason: The New Government of Self and Other

Claudia Aradau and Tobias Blanke

Published in print:
2022
Published Online:
June 2022
ISBN:
9780192859624
eISBN:
9780191949999
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780192859624.001.0001
Subject:
Political Science, International Relations and Politics

Are algorithms ruling the world today? Is artificial intelligence making life-and-death decisions? Are social media companies able to manipulate elections? As we are confronted with public and ... More

All Roads Lead NorthChina, Nepal and the Contest for the Himalayas

All Roads Lead North: China, Nepal and the Contest for the Himalayas

Amish Raj Mulmi

Published in print:
2022
Published Online:
June 2022
ISBN:
9780197645994
eISBN:
9780197650264
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780197645994.001.0001
Subject:
Political Science, Asian Politics

During the June 2020 territorial dispute over Kalapani, India blamed tensions on a newly assertive Nepal’s deepening relations with China. But beyond the accusations and grandstanding, this reflects ... More

America's BookThe Rise and Decline of a Bible Civilization, 1794-1911

America's Book: The Rise and Decline of a Bible Civilization, 1794-1911

Mark A. Noll

Published in print:
2022
Published Online:
April 2022
ISBN:
9780197623466
eISBN:
9780197623497
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780197623466.001.0001
Subject:
Religion, History of Christianity

This book shows how the Bible decisively shaped American national history even as that history decisively influenced the use of Scripture. It explores the rise of a strongly Protestant Bible ... More

American Global Pre-EminenceThe Development and Erosion of Systemic Leadership

American Global Pre-Eminence: The Development and Erosion of Systemic Leadership

William R. Thompson

Published in print:
2022
Published Online:
May 2022
ISBN:
9780197534663
eISBN:
9780197534700
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780197534663.001.0001
Subject:
Political Science, International Relations and Politics

Most discussions of US decline in global politics couch their arguments and evidence in the most contemporary context. But US systemic leadership is not entirely novel. The United States follows a ... More

Analyzing PrayerTheological and Philosophical Essays

Analyzing Prayer: Theological and Philosophical Essays

Oliver D. Crisp, James M. Arcadi, and Jordan Wessling (eds)

Published in print:
2022
Published Online:
June 2022
ISBN:
9780192859044
eISBN:
9780191949623
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780192859044.001.0001
Subject:
Religion, Theology

This volume draws together a range of theologians and philosophers to deal with different approaches to prayer as a Christian practice. The chapters deal with issues pertaining to petitionary prayer, ... More

Anna and Dr HelmyHow an Arab Doctor Saved a Jewish Girl in Hitler's Berlin

Anna and Dr Helmy: How an Arab Doctor Saved a Jewish Girl in Hitler's Berlin

Ronen Steinke

Published in print:
2021
Published Online:
April 2022
ISBN:
9780192893369
eISBN:
9780191953125
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780192893369.001.0001
Subject:
History, Military History

This book tells the story of Mohammed Helmy, an Egyptian doctor who lived in Berlin during the Second World War and walked the fine line between accommodation to the Nazi regime and subversion of it. ... More

Anselm's ArgumentDivine Necessity

Anselm's Argument: Divine Necessity

Brian Leftow

Published in print:
2022
Published Online:
April 2022
ISBN:
9780192896926
eISBN:
9780191919213
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780192896926.001.0001
Subject:
Philosophy, History of Philosophy, Philosophy of Religion

Anselm stated the first modal “ontological” argument for a perfect being’s existence. The argument’s key premise is that necessarily, if anything is a perfect being, it necessarily exists. The ... More

Anti-democracy in England 1570-1642

Anti-democracy in England 1570-1642

Cesare Cuttica

Published in print:
2022
Published Online:
June 2022
ISBN:
9780192866097
eISBN:
9780191956850
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780192866097.001.0001
Subject:
History, British and Irish Early Modern History, Political History

This book is a detailed study of anti-democratic ideas in early modern England. By examining the rich variety of debates that took place between 1570 and 1642 about democracy, it shows the key ... More

Antisocial MediaHow Facebook Disconnects Us and Undermines Democracy

Antisocial Media: How Facebook Disconnects Us and Undermines Democracy

Siva Vaidhyanathan

Published in print:
2022
Published Online:
March 2022
ISBN:
9780190056544
eISBN:
9780197600825
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190056544.001.0001
Subject:
Political Science, American Politics

This book explains how Facebook devolved from an innocent social site created by Harvard students into a force that makes personal life a little more pleasurable, but at the same time makes democracy ... More

An Anxious InheritanceReligious Others and the Shaping of Sunni Orthodoxy

An Anxious Inheritance: Religious Others and the Shaping of Sunni Orthodoxy

Aaron W. Hughes

Published in print:
2022
Published Online:
April 2022
ISBN:
9780197613474
eISBN:
9780197613504
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780197613474.001.0001
Subject:
Religion, Islam

This study is about the tensions between the early framers of Islam and non-Muslims in the early Islamic period. More specifically, it is about how these early framers struggled with religious ... More

Aristotle on Sexual DifferenceMetaphysics, Biology, Politics

Aristotle on Sexual Difference: Metaphysics, Biology, Politics

Marguerite Deslauriers

Published in print:
2022
Published Online:
March 2022
ISBN:
9780197606186
eISBN:
9780197606216
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780197606186.001.0001
Subject:
Philosophy, Ancient Philosophy

Aristotle on Sexual Difference examines Aristotle’s conception of sexual difference—the differences between male and female, men and women—both in his biological works and in his political ... More

Armed RobbersIdentity and Cultural Mythscapes in the Lucky Country

Armed Robbers: Identity and Cultural Mythscapes in the Lucky Country

Emmeline Taylor

Published in print:
2022
Published Online:
May 2022
ISBN:
9780198855132
eISBN:
9780191889066
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198855132.001.0001
Subject:
Law, Criminal Law and Criminology

Notoriously difficult to access, armed robbers have mostly eluded the attempts of authors to access their lives. Aside from biographies of the most infamous, the stories of armed robbers, as varied, ... More

The Art of Post-Tonal AnalysisThirty-Three Graphic Music Analyses

The Art of Post-Tonal Analysis: Thirty-Three Graphic Music Analyses

Joseph N. Straus

Published in print:
2022
Published Online:
April 2022
ISBN:
9780197543979
eISBN:
9780197544013
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780197543979.001.0001
Subject:
Music, Theory, Analysis, Composition

This book consists of analyses of thirty-three musical passages or entire short works in a variety of post-tonal styles. The works under study are taken from throughout the long twentieth century, ... More

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