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Introduction

Enoch Oladé Aboh

in The Morphosyntax of Complement-Head Sequences: Clause Structure and Word Order Patterns in Kwa

Published in print:
2004
Published Online:
September 2007
ISBN:
9780195159905
eISBN:
9780199788125
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195159905.003.0001
Subject:
Linguistics, Syntax and Morphology

This introductory chapter begins with a description of the purpose and organization of the book. The theoretical background underlying this study is then discussed including the X-bar theory, word ... More


Diagrammatic Immanence: Category Theory and Philosophy

Rocco "Gangle

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
September 2016
ISBN:
9781474404174
eISBN:
9781474418645
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9781474404174.001.0001
Subject:
Philosophy, Metaphysics/Epistemology

This book integrates insights from Spinoza’s metaphysics, Peirce’s semiotic theory and Deleuze’s philosophy of difference in conjunction with the formal operations of category theory. Spinoza, Peirce ... More


Category Mistakes

Ofra Magidor

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
September 2013
ISBN:
9780199572977
eISBN:
9780191758942
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199572977.001.0001
Subject:
Philosophy, Philosophy of Language, Metaphysics/Epistemology

Category mistakes are sentences such as ‘Green ideas sleep furiously’ or ‘The theory of relativity is eating breakfast’. Such sentences strike most speakers as highly infelicitous, and the main aim ... More


Hunger Strike and Dirty Protest: Resistance as Self-Sacrifice

Kieran McEvoy

in Paramilitary Imprisonment in Northern Ireland: Resistance, Management, and Release

Published in print:
2001
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780198299073
eISBN:
9780191685590
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198299073.003.0004
Subject:
Law, Criminal Law and Criminology

This chapter examines the significance of the tactic of hunger strike for politically motivated prisoners during the most recent phase of conflict in Northern Ireland. It suggests that for prisoners ... More


Reactive Containment, 1969–1975

Kieran McEvoy

in Paramilitary Imprisonment in Northern Ireland: Resistance, Management, and Release

Published in print:
2001
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780198299073
eISBN:
9780191685590
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198299073.003.0008
Subject:
Law, Criminal Law and Criminology

This chapter proposes a model referred to as reactive containment which characterised the management of prisons until 1976 in Northern Ireland. Reactive containment is described as a relatively crude ... More


Introduction

Ben Crewe

in The Prisoner Society: Power, Adaptation and Social Life in an English Prison

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780199577965
eISBN:
9780191702266
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199577965.003.0001
Subject:
Law, Criminal Law and Criminology

The book is a study of a medium-security or Category-C men's training prison, known colloquially as a ‘Cat-C’. It seeks to expose and dissect the prison's social anatomy, to illuminate the ... More


Prescribing the Dharma: Psychotherapists, Buddhist Traditions, and Defining Religion

Ira Helderman

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
January 2020
ISBN:
9781469648521
eISBN:
9781469648545
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of North Carolina Press
DOI:
10.5149/northcarolina/9781469648521.001.0001
Subject:
History, History of Religion

Interest in the psychotherapeutic capacity of Buddhist teachings and practices is widely evident in the popular imagination. News media routinely report on the neuropsychological study of Buddhist ... More


Diagrams of Structure: Categories and Functors

Rocco Gangle

in Diagrammatic Immanence: Category Theory and Philosophy

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
September 2016
ISBN:
9781474404174
eISBN:
9781474418645
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9781474404174.003.0003
Subject:
Philosophy, Metaphysics/Epistemology

This chapter introduces the elementary concepts and operations of category theory. It introduces the notion of category by generalizing from partial orders and systems of functions and then ... More


Diagrams of Variation: Functor Categories and Presheaves

Rocco Gangle

in Diagrammatic Immanence: Category Theory and Philosophy

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
September 2016
ISBN:
9781474404174
eISBN:
9781474418645
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9781474404174.003.0005
Subject:
Philosophy, Metaphysics/Epistemology

This chapter begins by posing the question of linguistic meaning within the context of the mathematics of category theory. It then explains the notions of functor categories, natural transformations ... More


Diagrams of Difference: Adjunctions and Topoi

Rocco Gangle

in Diagrammatic Immanence: Category Theory and Philosophy

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
September 2016
ISBN:
9781474404174
eISBN:
9781474418645
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9781474404174.003.0007
Subject:
Philosophy, Metaphysics/Epistemology

This chapter examines two advanced constructions in category theory: adjoint functors and topoi. Pairs of adjoint functors, or adjunctions, are formally defined and then illustrated with several ... More


A Category Theory Explanation for Systematicity: Universal Constructions

Steven Phillips and William H. Wilson

in The Architecture of Cognition: Rethinking Fodor and Pylyshyn's Systematicity Challenge

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
September 2014
ISBN:
9780262027236
eISBN:
9780262322461
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
The MIT Press
DOI:
10.7551/mitpress/9780262027236.003.0009
Subject:
Philosophy, Philosophy of Mind

A theory of cognitive architecture should explain why systematicity is a necessary, not just possible consequence of the theory's core principles and base assumptions, without relying on arbitrary ... More


Aristotle On The Front Line

Emilie Whitaker

in Social Policy Review 26: Analysis and debate in social policy, 2014

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
January 2015
ISBN:
9781447315568
eISBN:
9781447315582
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781447315568.003.0010
Subject:
Political Science, Public Policy

This chapter outlines how Aristotle's concept of ‘phronesis’ has gained traction as an analytical concept for research in recent years, particularly in areas of social policy most concerned with the ... More


From Killer Snakes to Taxi Hunters: Hong Kong Horror in an Exploitation Context

Andy Willis

in Hong Kong Horror Cinema

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
September 2018
ISBN:
9781474424592
eISBN:
9781474444705
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9781474424592.003.0004
Subject:
Film, Television and Radio, Film

From the Shaw Brothers production line to the clones of Bruce Lee, Hong Kong cinema has long been seen as driven by raw commercial concerns. Like many other commercial film industries, most notably ... More


Sympathy for the Slasher: Strategies of Character Engagement in Pang Ho-cheung’s Dream Home

Gary Bettinson

in Hong Kong Horror Cinema

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
September 2018
ISBN:
9781474424592
eISBN:
9781474444705
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9781474424592.003.0012
Subject:
Film, Television and Radio, Film

Pang Ho-cheung’s Dream Home (2010) is a controversial Hong Kong slasher movie in which a killer (played by Josie Ho) constitutes the prime object of spectator sympathy and allegiance. To its ... More


Categorizing Roots

Hagit Borer

in Structuring Sense: Volume III: Taking Form

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
January 2014
ISBN:
9780199263936
eISBN:
9780191759017
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199263936.003.0007
Subject:
Linguistics, Theoretical Linguistics, Syntax and Morphology

This chapter is devoted to articulating a model of categorial determination based fundamentally on the conceptualization of categorial selection as a partition of the categorial space, and as ... More


Categories for Quantum Theory: An Introduction

Chris Heunen and Jamie Vicary

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
January 2020
ISBN:
9780198739623
eISBN:
9780191802584
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198739623.001.0001
Subject:
Mathematics, Mathematical Physics, Applied Mathematics

Monoidal category theory serves as a powerful framework for describing logical aspects of quantum theory, giving an abstract language for parallel and sequential composition and a conceptual way to ... More


The Adverb Effect: Evidence against ECP accounts of the that-t effect Evidence against ECP accounts of the that-t effect (1992) *

Peter W. Culicover

in Explaining Syntax: Representations, Structures, and Computation

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
January 2014
ISBN:
9780199660230
eISBN:
9780191748240
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199660230.003.0009
Subject:
Linguistics, Syntax and Morphology

This chapter examines the Adverb Effect and considers what it suggests about Empty Category Principle (ECP) accounts of the that-t effect. It then explores extensions of the Adverb Effect and shows ... More


Keeping Science

Andrew Steane

in Faithful to Science: The Role of Science in Religion

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
June 2014
ISBN:
9780198716044
eISBN:
9780191784286
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198716044.003.0006
Subject:
Physics, Particle Physics / Astrophysics / Cosmology

Science is a human activity, and in order to preserve and cherish it we must preserve and cherish all human values. It is quite false to say that science invites us to assert that humans are ... More


Special Category States of India

Govind Bhattacharjee

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
April 2016
ISBN:
9780199460830
eISBN:
9780199086528
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199460830.001.0001
Subject:
Political Science, Indian Politics

Eleven economically backward hill states of India sharing international boundaries comprise the group of ‘Special Category States’. Lacking in economic resources and being geographically isolated ... More


Introduction to the Special Category States

Govind Bhattacharjee

in Special Category States of India

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
April 2016
ISBN:
9780199460830
eISBN:
9780199086528
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199460830.003.0001
Subject:
Political Science, Indian Politics

This chapter discusses the genesis of the special category status. In doing so, it traverses the whole gamut of centre-state financial relations including the transfer of central resources to states ... More


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