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Ordinary Objects as Mereological Sums

Kathrin Koslicki

in The Structure of Objects

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
September 2008
ISBN:
9780199539895
eISBN:
9780191716300
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199539895.003.0003
Subject:
Philosophy, Metaphysics/Epistemology, Ancient Philosophy

The thesis that ordinary material objects are mereological sums in the standard sense has been remarkably popular among three-dimensionalists and four-dimensionalists alike. This chapter considers ... More


Beyond Assimilation

Nicholas Cook

in The Schenker Project: Culture, Race, and Music Theory in Fin-de-siècle Vienna

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
September 2008
ISBN:
9780195170566
eISBN:
9780199871216
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195170566.003.0006
Subject:
Music, Ethnomusicology, World Music

Often seen as the summation of Schenker's work but in fact an extreme development of its tendencies towards abstraction, Free Composition (1935) can be understood as a form of “inner emigration”, a ... More


Lingering Questions about ‘Oral Literature’

Leo Treitler

in With Voice and Pen: Coming to Know Medieval Song and How it Was Made

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
May 2008
ISBN:
9780199214761
eISBN:
9780191713897
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199214761.003.0008
Subject:
Music, History, Western

The ongoing discussions about the Homeric Question and about orality and literacy in the language arts resonate to such a degree with parallel questions as regards the history of music. These ... More


Frege: Truth and Composition

Stephen Neale

in Facing Facts

Published in print:
2001
Published Online:
November 2003
ISBN:
9780199247158
eISBN:
9780191598081
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0199247153.003.0003
Subject:
Philosophy, Philosophy of Language

Looks at the work of Gottlob Frege on truth and composition. It investigates Frege's idea that a sentence refers to a truth‐value, his Principle of Composition, and his abandonment of what Donald ... More


Objects as Structured Wholes

Kathrin Koslicki

in The Structure of Objects

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
September 2008
ISBN:
9780199539895
eISBN:
9780191716300
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199539895.003.0008
Subject:
Philosophy, Metaphysics/Epistemology, Ancient Philosophy

This chapter demonstrates that a structure-based neo-Aristotelian mereology for ordinary material objects can be defended utilizing a single relation of parthood with relatively straightforward ... More


Platonic Cosmology on Plotinian Terms

Svetla Slaveva-Griffin

in Plotinus on Number

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
May 2009
ISBN:
9780195377194
eISBN:
9780199869572
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195377194.003.0002
Subject:
Classical Studies, Ancient Greek, Roman, and Early Christian Philosophy

This chapter examines the relationship between Plotinus’ concept of the origin of multiplicity as “separation from the One” (apostasis) and Plato’s presentation of the Demiurge’s composition of the ... More


New Proposals Concerning the First Tetrateuch and its Sources

Ernest Nicholson

in The Pentateuch in the Twentieth Century: The Legacy of Julius Wellhausen

Published in print:
2002
Published Online:
September 2011
ISBN:
9780199257836
eISBN:
9780191698484
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199257836.003.0006
Subject:
Religion, Biblical Studies

This chapter considers two studies of the origin of the pre-Priestly Tetrateuch: Christoph Levin's The Yahwist and Erhard Blum's Studies in the Composition of the Pentateuch. They date the ... More


Computing as Writing

Daniel Punday

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
September 2016
ISBN:
9780816696994
eISBN:
9781452953601
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of Minnesota Press
DOI:
10.5749/minnesota/9780816696994.001.0001
Subject:
Literature, Criticism/Theory

Writing has long been used as a metaphor to understand computing. From the virtual desktop of modern operating systems to the way we name portable devices (the notebook computer, the iPad), writing ... More


Child Composers in the Old Conservatories: How Orphans Became Elite Musicians

Robert O. Gjerdingen

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
September 2020
ISBN:
9780190653590
eISBN:
9780190653620
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190653590.001.0001
Subject:
Music, History, Western, Theory, Analysis, Composition

The original music conservatories were orphanages. Through innovative teaching methods the masters of these old institutions were able to transform poor and often illiterate castoffs into elite ... More


Conclusion: Invention, Creativity, and the Teaching of Writing

Daniel Punday

in Computing as Writing

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
September 2016
ISBN:
9780816696994
eISBN:
9781452953601
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Minnesota Press
DOI:
10.5749/minnesota/9780816696994.003.0007
Subject:
Literature, Criticism/Theory

The conclusion returns to the issue of the teaching of writing raised in chapter 2, and advocates for an expanded understanding of what it means to help students think about themselves as writers. ... More


Spelling of Words

Rebecca Treiman

in Beginning to Spell: A Study of First-Grade Children

Published in print:
1993
Published Online:
November 2020
ISBN:
9780195062199
eISBN:
9780197560143
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780195062199.003.0005
Subject:
Education, Early Childhood and Elementary Education

In studying the first graders’ spellings, it is reasonable to begin at the simplest possible level of analysis. The most basic way to look at the children's spellings ... More


Vowels

Rebecca Treiman

in Beginning to Spell: A Study of First-Grade Children

Published in print:
1993
Published Online:
November 2020
ISBN:
9780195062199
eISBN:
9780197560143
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780195062199.003.0007
Subject:
Education, Early Childhood and Elementary Education

In this chapter, I focus on vowel phonemes. Because a study that is strictly based on a distinction between legal and illegal spellings has some serious problems, this ... More


Do Your Job

Stanley Fish

in Save the World on Your Own Time

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
November 2020
ISBN:
9780195369021
eISBN:
9780197563243
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780195369021.003.0006
Subject:
Education, Higher and Further Education

So back to the basic question. What exactly is the job of someone who teaches in a college or a university? My answer is simple and follows from legal theorist Ernest ... More


Writing after the End of Empire: Composition, Community, and Creativity

David Huddart

in Involuntary Associations: Postcolonial Studies and World Englishes

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
January 2015
ISBN:
9781781380253
eISBN:
9781781381540
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Liverpool University Press
DOI:
10.5949/liverpool/9781781380253.003.0006
Subject:
Linguistics, English Language

This chapter studies the relationship between pedagogy, criticism, and creativity, in the postcolonial classroom. The specific example of Hong Kong is the focus, an example that emphasizes the limits ... More


Nonreasoning Creatures

Paul Grimstad

in Experience and Experimental Writing: Literary Pragmatism from Emerson to the Jameses

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
September 2013
ISBN:
9780199874071
eISBN:
9780199345465
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199874071.003.0002
Subject:
Literature, American, 19th Century Literature, Criticism/Theory

This chapter analyzes how Poe invented the analytic detective story, and links this to Charles Peirce’s notion of the abductive inference. It considers the relation of Poe and Peirce to artificial ... More


Vestibule: Dailylife Scenes in the Tomb of Karakhamun

Elena Pischikova

in Tombs of the South Asasif Necropolis: Thebes, Karakhamun (TT 223), and Karabasken (TT 391) in the Twenty-fifth Dynasty

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
September 2014
ISBN:
9789774166181
eISBN:
9781617975448
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
American University in Cairo Press
DOI:
10.5743/cairo/9789774166181.003.0009
Subject:
Archaeology, Historical Archaeology

This chapter explores the decoration of the recently discovered vestibule in the tomb of Karakhamun. It looks at eight scenes—including grape gathering, musicians, and plowing—exploring composition, ... More


Types of Cloud Computing

Nayan B. Ruparelia

in Cloud Computing

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
September 2016
ISBN:
9780262529099
eISBN:
9780262334129
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
The MIT Press
DOI:
10.7551/mitpress/9780262529099.003.0002
Subject:
Computer Science, Programming Languages

Cloud computing has five key characteristics: a) Broad network access, b) On-demand self-service, c) Resource pooling or shared services d) Rapid elasticity and e) Measured Service. Each of these ... More


The Role of Children in Building Parents’ Social Networks

Odelia Heizler and Ayal Kimhi

in Social Economics: Current and Emerging Avenues

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
September 2017
ISBN:
9780262035651
eISBN:
9780262337915
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
The MIT Press
DOI:
10.7551/mitpress/9780262035651.003.0013
Subject:
Economics and Finance, History of Economic Thought

This paper analyzes the effect of children on the parent's social networks using Israeli Social Survey data for 2002-2006. Additional demographic attributes of the household, such as the age gap ... More


Structure as Interpretation in the Homeric Odyssey

Erwin Cook

in Defining Greek Narrative

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
September 2014
ISBN:
9780748680108
eISBN:
9780748697007
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9780748680108.003.0005
Subject:
Classical Studies, Ancient Greek, Roman, and Early Christian Philosophy

The Odyssey is structured through a series of ring-compositions. Although scholars have ubiquitously identified ring-compositions in Homer, the technique has not been adequately theorized. This ... More


The therapeutic power of music in Hitchcock’s films

Sidney Gottlieb

in Partners in Suspense: Critical Essays on Bernard Herrmann and Alfred Hitchcock

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
May 2017
ISBN:
9780719095863
eISBN:
9781526121066
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9780719095863.003.0005
Subject:
Film, Television and Radio, Film

In Vertigo, we have a sobering dramatization of the limits of music therapy – as Midge says sadly, Mozart isn't going to help very much when it comes to some life crises – but in several other ... More


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