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Concept and Content

Keith Hossack

in The Metaphysics of Knowledge

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
January 2008
ISBN:
9780199206728
eISBN:
9780191709777
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199206728.003.0003
Subject:
Philosophy, Metaphysics/Epistemology

This chapter develops a knowledge-based account, according to which a content is a mode of presentation of a fact (which fact, of course, need not exist). The discussion proceeds as follows. Section ... More


Acquaintance: New Essays

Jonathan Knowles and Thomas Raleigh (eds)

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
December 2019
ISBN:
9780198803461
eISBN:
9780191841644
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198803461.001.0001
Subject:
Philosophy, Philosophy of Mind

Bertrand Russell famously distinguished between ‘Knowledge by Acquaintance’ and ‘Knowledge by Description’. For much of the latter half of the Twentieth Century, many philosophers viewed the notion ... More


Developments and Consequences

Bill Brewer

in Perception and Reason

Published in print:
2002
Published Online:
November 2003
ISBN:
9780199250455
eISBN:
9780191597114
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0199250456.003.0008
Subject:
Philosophy, Metaphysics/Epistemology

Discusses a number of developments and consequences of my position. Firstly, there is the very important issue of the relation between the basic, essentially experiential, perceptual demonstrative ... More


Angels Battle in Boston

Allan R. Ellenberger

in Miriam Hopkins: Life and Films of a Hollywood Rebel

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
May 2018
ISBN:
9780813174310
eISBN:
9780813174822
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Kentucky
DOI:
10.5810/kentucky/9780813174310.003.0015
Subject:
Film, Television and Radio, Film

Hopkins goes to New York for rehearsals in Battle with Angels, a play by first-time playwright Tennessee Williams. The play, however, is a failure, and the experience erodes Hopkins’s ... More


Friendship and Mental Health Functioning

Alan R. King, Tiffany D. Russell, and Amy C. Veith

in The Psychology of Friendship

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
November 2016
ISBN:
9780190222024
eISBN:
9780190645380
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780190222024.003.0015
Subject:
Psychology, Social Psychology

Links between friendship and mental health are reviewed in this chapter. An original analysis is provided of how selected friendship and mental health indices covaried within a college sample. Adult ... More


Dissenting Memory

Kevin Gilmartin

in William Hazlitt: Political Essayist

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
August 2015
ISBN:
9780198709312
eISBN:
9780191785405
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198709312.003.0005
Subject:
Literature, Criticism/Theory, 19th-century and Victorian Literature

Hazlitt expressed his commitment to political and social change by identifying himself as a “Revolutionist,” a term that signaled his commitment to the spiritual traditions of English sectarian ... More


“No Accident, No Mistake”: Acquaintance Rape in Recent YA Novels

Roxanne Harde

in Beyond the Blockbusters: Themes and Trends in Contemporary Young Adult Fiction

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
January 2021
ISBN:
9781496827135
eISBN:
9781496827180
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Mississippi
DOI:
10.14325/mississippi/9781496827135.003.0012
Subject:
Literature, 20th-century and Contemporary Literature

Following the thematic foundations set out in Laurie Halse Anderson’s germinal YA rape novel, Speak—when, how, and whom to tell about the rape; the ways in which the survivor reacts to the rape, ... More


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