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Constructibility and Mathematical Existence

Charles S. Chihara

Published in print:
1991
Published Online:
November 2003
ISBN:
9780198239758
eISBN:
9780191597190
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0198239750.001.0001
Subject:
Philosophy, Logic/Philosophy of Mathematics

A continuation of the study of mathematical existence begun in Ontology and the Vicious‐Circle Principle (published in 1973); in the present work, Quine's indispensability argument is rebutted by the ... More


A Subject With No Object: Strategies for Nominalistic Interpretation of Mathematics

John P. Burgess and Gideon Rosen

Published in print:
1999
Published Online:
November 2003
ISBN:
9780198250128
eISBN:
9780191597138
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0198250126.001.0001
Subject:
Philosophy, Logic/Philosophy of Mathematics

Numbers and other mathematical objects are exceptional in having no locations in space and time and no causes or effects in the physical world. This makes it difficult to account for the possibility ... More


Historical contingency and the development of planetary ecosystems

David M. Wilkinson

in Fundamental Processes in Ecology: An earth systems approach

Published in print:
2006
Published Online:
September 2007
ISBN:
9780198568469
eISBN:
9780191717611
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198568469.003.0010
Subject:
Biology, Ecology

The ecology of a planet is influenced by historical processes. At any stage in its development, the current conditions of life on a planet form the starting point from which new conditions develop. ... More


Keats and Blushing

Christopher Ricks

in Keats and Embarrassment

Published in print:
1984
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198128298
eISBN:
9780191671654
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198128298.003.0002
Subject:
Literature, 19th-century Literature and Romanticism, Poetry

Thomas Burgess started The Physiology or Mechanism of Blushing in 1839. There is no other poet that knew more intimately than John Keats that ‘there is a physiology of the mind as well as of the ... More


The True, The Blushful

Christopher Ricks

in Keats and Embarrassment

Published in print:
1984
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198128298
eISBN:
9780191671654
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198128298.003.0009
Subject:
Literature, 19th-century Literature and Romanticism, Poetry

Dr. Burgess' sense of the physical alliance between ‘vitality’ and ‘susceptibility’ in a blush expands in the creative ‘genial warmth’ of a quotation from Shakespeare to a fuller feeling for vitality ... More


Introduction

Nige West and Oleg Tsarev

in TRIPLEX: Secrets from the Cambridge Spies

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
October 2013
ISBN:
9780300123470
eISBN:
9780300156416
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Yale University Press
DOI:
10.12987/yale/9780300123470.003.0001
Subject:
History, British and Irish Modern History

This chapter presents an introduction to “Triplex,” which was one of the most closely guarded secrets of the World War II. No reference to it has ever been published, and the official multivolume ... More


Three Forms of Naturalism

Penelope Maddy

in The Oxford Handbook of Philosophy of Mathematics and Logic

Published in print:
2005
Published Online:
July 2005
ISBN:
9780195148770
eISBN:
9780199835560
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0195148770.003.0013
Subject:
Philosophy, Logic/Philosophy of Mathematics

This chapter compares and contrasts Quine’s naturalism with the versions of two post-Quineans (Burgess and Maddy) on the nature of science, logic, and mathematics. The role of indispensability in the ... More


Nominalism

Charles Chihara

in The Oxford Handbook of Philosophy of Mathematics and Logic

Published in print:
2005
Published Online:
July 2005
ISBN:
9780195148770
eISBN:
9780199835560
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0195148770.003.0015
Subject:
Philosophy, Logic/Philosophy of Mathematics

Nominalism is the view that abstract mathematical objects like numbers, functions, and sets do not exist. The chapter articulates and defends a variety of nominalism, based on a reading of ... More


St David’s College, Lampeter

David Dowland

in Nineteenth-Century Anglican Theological Training: The Redbrick Challenge

Published in print:
1997
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198269298
eISBN:
9780191683589
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198269298.003.0011
Subject:
Religion, Church History, History of Christianity

In 1803, Thomas Burgess was enthroned at St David's where he was perceived as another indifferent English bishop. However, this chapter discusses the dedication and the passion of Thomas Burgess in ... More


Why Burgess Is a Moderate Realist

Charles S. Chihara

in Constructibility and Mathematical Existence

Published in print:
1991
Published Online:
November 2003
ISBN:
9780198239758
eISBN:
9780191597190
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0198239750.003.0009
Subject:
Philosophy, Logic/Philosophy of Mathematics

Concerns an attempted refutation of nominalism put forward by John Burgess in the form of a dilemma argument. Argues that Burgess's argument is based upon a false dilemma.


The Captain's Widow of Sandwich: Self-Invention and the Life of Hannah Rebecca Burgess, 1834-1917

Megan Taylor Shockley

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
March 2016
ISBN:
9780814783191
eISBN:
9780814786529
Item type:
book
Publisher:
NYU Press
DOI:
10.18574/nyu/9780814783191.001.0001
Subject:
History, American History: 19th Century

In 1852 Hannah Rebecca Crowell married sea captain William Burgess and set sail. Within three years, Rebecca Burgess had crossed the equator eleven times and learned to navigate a vessel. In 1856, ... More


Figures of Rule

Douglas Kerr

in Eastern Figures: Orient and Empire in British Writing

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
September 2011
ISBN:
9789622099340
eISBN:
9789882206892
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Hong Kong University Press
DOI:
10.5790/hongkong/9789622099340.003.0008
Subject:
Literature, 20th-century Literature and Modernism

This chapter discusses the figure of rule, which is different from the figures of the jungle and the crowd, and is both more abstract and more polymorphous. It looks at anarchy in the East, which is ... More


The Exhaustion of Colonial Romance: W. Somerset Maugham and Anthony Burgess

Eddie Tay

in Colony, Nation, and Globalisation: Not at Home in Singaporean and Malaysian Literature

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
September 2011
ISBN:
9789888028740
eISBN:
9789882206762
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Hong Kong University Press
DOI:
10.5790/hongkong/9789888028740.003.0004
Subject:
Literature, World Literature

This chapter examines representations of Englishness and the British Empire in the writings of W. Somerset Maugham and Anthony Burgess. It suggests that Maugham's representation of Europeans in ... More


Intelligibility or Incommensurability?

Daniel K. Richter

in Justice in a New World: Negotiating Legal Intelligibility in British, Iberian, and Indigenous America

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
May 2019
ISBN:
9781479850129
eISBN:
9781479838394
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
NYU Press
DOI:
10.18574/nyu/9781479850129.003.0010
Subject:
Law, Philosophy of Law

In this concluding perspectives essay, Richter contends that Natives and Europeans could make each other’s legal practices intelligible when it was in their mutual interests to do so. Problems arose ... More


Introduction: Incorporation and the Corporate Framework

Aaron Allen

in Building Early Modern Edinburgh: A Social History of Craftwork and Incorporation

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
May 2019
ISBN:
9781474442381
eISBN:
9781474453943
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9781474442381.003.0001
Subject:
Society and Culture, Scottish Studies

The introduction explores the context in which the Incorporation of Mary’s Chapel developed. The phenomenon of the craft guild is an important part of the Europe’s urban social structure, from the ... More


Becoming the Captain’s Wife: Crafting Personas and Defining Relationships

Megan Taylor Shockley

in The Captain's Widow of Sandwich: Self-Invention and the Life of Hannah Rebecca Burgess, 1834-1917

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
March 2016
ISBN:
9780814783191
eISBN:
9780814786529
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
NYU Press
DOI:
10.18574/nyu/9780814783191.003.0003
Subject:
History, American History: 19th Century

This chapter discusses two journals which reflect Rebecca's life following her childhood entries in Flowers in Frolic. In the first journal Rebecca wrote of her experiences with William and ... More


Novel Style: Ethics and Excess in English Fiction since the 1960s

Ben Masters

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
December 2017
ISBN:
9780198766148
eISBN:
9780191820731
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198766148.001.0001
Subject:
Literature, 20th-century Literature and Modernism, Criticism/Theory

Re-examining elaborate English stylists from the post-war period to the present day (including Anthony Burgess, Angela Carter, Martin Amis, Zadie Smith, Nicola Barker, and David Mitchell) through a ... More


TRIPLEX: Secrets from the Cambridge Spies

Nigel West and Oleg Tsarev (eds)

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
October 2013
ISBN:
9780300123470
eISBN:
9780300156416
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Yale University Press
DOI:
10.12987/yale/9780300123470.001.0001
Subject:
History, British and Irish Modern History

This book reveals more clearly than ever the precise nature and extent of the damage done to the much-vaunted British intelligence establishment during World War II by the notorious “Cambridge Five” ... More


Skeletons and Ocean Chemistry: The Long View

Andrew H. Knoll and Woodward W. Fischer

in Ocean Acidification

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
November 2020
ISBN:
9780199591091
eISBN:
9780191918001
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780199591091.003.0009
Subject:
Earth Sciences and Geography, Oceanography and Hydrology

In present-day seas, animals, algae, and protozoa are threatened by ocean acidification, amplified in many regions by seawater warming and hypoxia (Doney et al . 2009 ... More


The Roots of Human Ecology

William R. Burch Jr., Gary E. Machlis, and Jo Ellen Force

in The Structure and Dynamics of Human Ecosystems: Toward a Model for Understanding and Action

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
January 2018
ISBN:
9780300137033
eISBN:
9780300231632
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Yale University Press
DOI:
10.12987/yale/9780300137033.003.0005
Subject:
Environmental Science, Nature

This chapter looks at how the roots of human ecology lie primarily in general ecology, sociology, geography, and anthropology, as documented by numerous literature reviews. The idea for the ... More


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