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Music, Criticism, and the Challenge of History: Shaping Modern Musical Thought in Late Nineteenth Century Vienna

Kevin Karnes

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
September 2008
ISBN:
9780195368666
eISBN:
9780199867547
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195368666.001.0001
Subject:
Music, History, Western

This book provides a first look at the ideological dilemmas and methodological anxieties that pervaded the discipline of musicology (in German, Musikwissenschaft, encompassing music theory, analysis, ... More


INTRODUCTION: THE SPIRIT OF POSITIVISM AND THE SEARCH FOR ALTERNATIVES THE SPIRIT OF POSITIVISM AND THE SEARCH FOR ALTERNATIVES Musicology and Criticism at the End of the Nineteenth Century

Kevin C. Karnes

in Music, Criticism, and the Challenge of History: Shaping Modern Musical Thought in Late Nineteenth Century Vienna

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
September 2008
ISBN:
9780195368666
eISBN:
9780199867547
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195368666.003.0001
Subject:
Music, History, Western

This chapter examines the calls made by Eduard Hanslick and Guido Adler to transform the study of music after the model of the natural sciences in light of statements on science and historical study ... More


A SCIENCE OF MUSIC FOR AN AMBIVALENT AGE

Kevin C. Karnes

in Music, Criticism, and the Challenge of History: Shaping Modern Musical Thought in Late Nineteenth Century Vienna

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
September 2008
ISBN:
9780195368666
eISBN:
9780199867547
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195368666.003.0006
Subject:
Music, History, Western

This chapter elaborates a revisionist portrait of Guido Adler as a writer deeply troubled by the implications of an increasingly scientific culture for the vitality of his nation's artistic life. It ... More


GERMAN MUSIC IN AN AGE OF POSITIVISM

Kevin C. Karnes

in Music, Criticism, and the Challenge of History: Shaping Modern Musical Thought in Late Nineteenth Century Vienna

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
September 2008
ISBN:
9780195368666
eISBN:
9780199867547
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195368666.003.0007
Subject:
Music, History, Western

This chapter considers the nationalist underpinnings of late-century musicology by examining the diverse and even contradictory cultural associations that Adler forged through the medium of his work. ... More


After the New Age

Mathew Thomson

in Psychological Subjects: Identity, Culture, and Health in Twentieth-Century Britain

Published in print:
2006
Published Online:
September 2007
ISBN:
9780199287802
eISBN:
9780191713378
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199287802.003.0004
Subject:
History, British and Irish Modern History

This chapter examines the interest in psychology among intellectuals in the first half of the century. It focuses on the trajectories of a series of figures, including A. R. Orage, Dimitri ... More


Epistemic Universalizability Principles

Anthony Brueckner

in Essays on Skepticism

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
January 2011
ISBN:
9780199585861
eISBN:
9780191595332
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199585861.003.0025
Subject:
Philosophy, Philosophy of Mind, Metaphysics/Epistemology

This chapter considers the notion of an epistemic universalizability principle, a principle which might well underwrite an epistemic closure principle. It is argued that closure cannot be derived ... More


REGULARIZATION OF FIELD THEORY AND CHIRAL ANOMALIES

Kazuo Fujikawa and Hiroshi Suzuki

in Path Integrals and Quantum Anomalies

Published in print:
2004
Published Online:
September 2007
ISBN:
9780198529132
eISBN:
9780191712821
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198529132.003.0004
Subject:
Physics, Theoretical, Computational, and Statistical Physics

This chapter illustrates the regularization of field theory by taking quantum electrodynamics (QED) as an example, showing that the mass of the photon remains at 0 even after higher-order quantum ... More


Bad Jokes and Beckett

WALTER REDFERN

in French Laughter: Literary Humour from Diderot to Tournier

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780199237579
eISBN:
9780191696749
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199237579.003.0013
Subject:
Literature, European Literature

Not all of us grasp all jokes. There are pointed, barbed jokes, and toothless ones. There are pure and simple-minded jokes, and jokes with ulterior motives. It is all about the question of taste. ... More


The Possibility of Chagas' Disease

Ralph Colp Jr. M.D.

in Darwin's Illness

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
September 2011
ISBN:
9780813032313
eISBN:
9780813039237
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Florida
DOI:
10.5744/florida/9780813032313.003.0020
Subject:
History, History of Science, Technology, and Medicine

After many psychological reasons for Charles Darwin's illness had been enunciated, infectious causes were considered. Professor Saul Adler identified the “black bug” that had bitten Darwin as ... More


Thirty-four Years Old: 1847

Walter Lowrie

in A Short Life of Kierkegaard

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
October 2017
ISBN:
9780691157771
eISBN:
9781400845972
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Princeton University Press
DOI:
10.23943/princeton/9780691157771.003.0014
Subject:
Philosophy, History of Philosophy

This chapter discusses Kierkegaard's troubles upon reaching the unexpected age of thirty-four years old. Expecting to die earlier, he had already used up a good part of his capital, and now, with an ... More


Nietzsche's Passions

Robert C. Solomon

in Living with Nietzsche: What the Great "Immoralist" has to Teach Us

Published in print:
2004
Published Online:
January 2005
ISBN:
9780195160147
eISBN:
9780199835065
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0195160142.003.0004
Subject:
Philosophy, History of Philosophy

Nietzsche is obviously a very passionate philosopher. He also has a good deal to say about the passions. In particular, he distinguished between two sorts of passions, life-enhancing and ... More


Anomalous Non-Conservation Of Fermionic Charge

VOLOVIK GRIGORY E.

in The Universe in a Helium Droplet

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
January 2010
ISBN:
9780199564842
eISBN:
9780191709906
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199564842.003.0018
Subject:
Physics, Condensed Matter Physics / Materials, Particle Physics / Astrophysics / Cosmology

This chapter opens the discussion of physical phenomena in the vacuum with Fermi points. The non-trivial topology in the momentum space leads to anomalies produced by the massless chiral fermions in ... More


Impossible Divisions: Fanon, Hegel and Psychoanalysis

Simon Morgan Wortham

in Resistance and Psychoanalysis: Impossible Divisions

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
May 2018
ISBN:
9781474429603
eISBN:
9781474438575
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9781474429603.003.0002
Subject:
Philosophy, Philosophy of Mind

This chapter concentrates on Fanon’s Black Skin, White Masks, where the Hegelian theme of mutual recognition as the origin of man’s self-consciousness and potential freedom is tested against the ... More


Is It Noise, or Is It Music?

Harry Liebersohn

in Music and the New Global Culture: From the Great Exhibitions to the Jazz Age

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
May 2020
ISBN:
9780226621265
eISBN:
9780226649306
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226649306.003.0006
Subject:
Music, History, Western

Helmholtz and developed his own experimental London’s significance as a site for global musical resources and global comparison overlapped with the rise of Berlin as capital of a newly prosperous, ... More


The Chief Rabbi, the London Beth Din and the Battle for Leadership in the ‘Provinces’

Hannah Holtschneider

in Jewish Orthodoxy in Scotland: Rabbi Dr Salis Daiches and Religious Leadership

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
May 2020
ISBN:
9781474452595
eISBN:
9781474476553
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9781474452595.003.0003
Subject:
Society and Culture, Jewish Studies

Chapter 2 examines the context in which the discussions about religious leadership and the authority of the Chief Rabbi took place in pre-World War I Britain. Centre stage is taken by the Conference ... More


John Stewart Bell and Twentieth-Century Physics: Vision and Integrity

Andrew Whitaker

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
August 2016
ISBN:
9780198742999
eISBN:
9780191802959
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198742999.001.0001
Subject:
Physics, History of Physics

John Stewart Bell was one of the most significant physicists of the twentieth century; his work has led to a much enhanced understanding of quantum theory and what it says about the physical ... More


Communitarian IR Theory: “The Common Socius of Us All”

Daniel J. Levine

in Recovering International Relations: The Promise of Sustainable Critique

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
January 2013
ISBN:
9780199916061
eISBN:
9780199980246
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199916061.003.0005
Subject:
Political Science, Political Theory

In Chapter 4 and 5, the case study format developed for realism is extended to two variants within what is broadly considered “liberal” IR. Chapter 4 explores liberal IR written from a ... More


Preacher-Prattle

Samuel McCormick

in The Chattering Mind: A Conceptual History of Everyday Talk

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
September 2020
ISBN:
9780226677637
eISBN:
9780226677804
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226677804.003.0004
Subject:
History, History of Ideas

Chapter 3 follows Kierkegaard’s theory of chatter into his religious writings, paying special attention his outspoken critique of modern Christian discourse. Of particular concern to Kierkegaard was ... More


Richard Adler: Born: August 3, 1921, New York, New York

Steven Suskin

in Show Tunes: The Songs, Shows, and Careers of Broadway’s Major Composers

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780195314076
eISBN:
9780199852734
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195314076.003.0019
Subject:
Music, Popular

This chapter examines the work of Richard Adler. It begins with an extended commentary of his career, followed by details on productions, with data and song information. Adler was the son of a ... More


The Past (1874–1907)

Malcolm MacDonald

in Schoenberg

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780195172010
eISBN:
9780199852000
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195172010.003.0002
Subject:
Music, History, American

This chapter describes events and movements in Vienna from 1874 to 1907. The Vienna into which Schoenberg was born, and which so readily abused him, enclosed a society of unsettling paradoxes. Vienna ... More


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