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Liberty

Isaiah Berlin

Edited by Henry Hardy (ed.)

Published in print:
2002
Published Online:
November 2003
ISBN:
9780199249893
eISBN:
9780191598807
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/019924989X.001.0001
Subject:
Political Science, Political Theory

Liberty is the new and expanded edition of Isaiah Berlin’s Four Essays on Liberty, a modern classic of liberalism. These essays, of which the best known is ‘Two Concepts of Liberty’, do not offer a ... More


Liberty

Isaiah Berlin

in Liberty

Published in print:
2002
Published Online:
November 2003
ISBN:
9780199249893
eISBN:
9780191598807
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/019924989X.003.0007
Subject:
Political Science, Political Theory

This short essay is a summary of the main theses of Berlin’s ‘Two Concepts of Liberty’, and thus provides a brief introduction to his views.


Final Retrospect

Isaiah Berlin

in Liberty

Published in print:
2002
Published Online:
November 2003
ISBN:
9780199249893
eISBN:
9780191598807
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/019924989X.003.0009
Subject:
Political Science, Political Theory

This item consists of two excerpts from Berlin’s ‘My Intellectual Path’, an autobiographical piece, which was the last essay he wrote. It was written to help introduce Chinese students of philosophy ... More


Two methods for comparing genomic data across independent studies in cancer research: Meta-analysis and oncomine concepts map

Wendy Lockwood Banka, Matthew J. Anstett, and Daniel R. Rhodes

in Statistics and Informatics in Molecular Cancer Research

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
September 2009
ISBN:
9780199532872
eISBN:
9780191714467
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199532872.003.0007
Subject:
Mathematics, Probability / Statistics, Biostatistics

This chapter presents an overview of two methods used to compare microarray data across datasets in Oncomine: Meta-analysis and Oncomine Concepts Map. Both approaches begin with differential ... More


The Power of a Single Number: A Political History of GDP

Philipp Lepenies

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
January 2017
ISBN:
9780231175104
eISBN:
9780231541435
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Columbia University Press
DOI:
10.7312/columbia/9780231175104.001.0001
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Economic History

Widely used since the mid-twentieth century, GDP (gross domestic product) has become the world’s most powerful statistical indicator of national development and progress. Practically all governments ... More


Can the Concept of Knowledge be Analysed?

Quassim Cassam

in Williamson on Knowledge

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
February 2010
ISBN:
9780199287512
eISBN:
9780191713620
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199287512.003.0003
Subject:
Philosophy, Philosophy of Mind, General

In Knowledge and its Limits Timothy Williamson (2000) argues for what is called the Unanalysability Hypothesis (UH), the hypothesis that ‘the concept knows cannot be analysed into more basic ... More


Experiences from Professional Practice: Some Steps towards Empirical Research

Sacha Prechal, Linda Senden, Bert van Roermund, and Thomas Vandamme

in The Coherence of EU Law: The Search for Unity in Divergent Concepts

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
January 2009
ISBN:
9780199232468
eISBN:
9780191716027
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199232468.003.0002
Subject:
Law, EU Law

The Binding Unity and Divergent Concepts in EU Law project sought to establish the scope of the phenomenon of ‘conceptual divergence’ by gathering data from the daily practice and personal experience ... More


Therapy and empowerment, coercion and punishment. Historical and contemporary perspectives on work, psychiatry and society

Waltraud Ernst

in Work, Psychiatry and Society, C. 1750-2015

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
May 2016
ISBN:
9780719097690
eISBN:
9781526104465
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9780719097690.003.0018
Subject:
History, History of Science, Technology, and Medicine

This chapter discusses the conceptual and methodological concerns connected with the central themes of the book. It reflects on varied definitions of human activity as labour, work and action, from ... More


The Work of the Mind

W. Underhill James

in Humboldt, Worldview and Language

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
September 2012
ISBN:
9780748638420
eISBN:
9780748671809
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9780748638420.003.0009
Subject:
Linguistics, Theoretical Linguistics

This chapter confronts Humboldt's innovative post-Kantian thought with Locke's contribution to the human understanding. It explores the way different languages build concepts. Language is taken as ... More


Oxford Studies in Philosophy of Religion Volume 5

Jonathan Kvanvig (ed.)

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
April 2014
ISBN:
9780198704768
eISBN:
9780191774300
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198704768.001.0001
Subject:
Philosophy, Philosophy of Religion

A collection of recent work in philosophy of religion, with articles by leading philosophers of religion. The articles encompass a broad range of issues and perspectives. They include discussions of ... More


Introduction

Sara Le Menestrel

in Negotiating Difference in French Louisiana Music: Categories, Stereotypes, and Identifications

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
January 2016
ISBN:
9781628461459
eISBN:
9781626740785
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Mississippi
DOI:
10.14325/mississippi/9781628461459.003.0007
Subject:
Music, Ethnomusicology, World Music

This chapter introduces French Louisiana cultural and musical landscape. It contextualizes Creole and Cajun identities throughout Louisiana history up to the present and gives a brief description of ... More


Conclusion

Philipp Lepenies

in The Power of a Single Number: A Political History of GDP

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
January 2017
ISBN:
9780231175104
eISBN:
9780231541435
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Columbia University Press
DOI:
10.7312/columbia/9780231175104.003.0007
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Economic History

Provides a summary and talks in detail about recent international initiatives to complement or replace GDP. Makes the point that GDP sits firmly in the saddle because together with the idea of growth ... More


Systematicity and Conceptual Pluralism

Fernando Martínez-Manrique

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/9780262027236.003.0012
Subject:
Philosophy, Philosophy of Mind

The systematicity argument only challenges connectionism if systematicity is a general property of cognition. I examine this thesis in terms of properties of concepts. First, I propose that Evans's ... More


Neo-Empiricism and the Structure of Thoughts

Edouard Machery

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/9780262027236.003.0013
Subject:
Philosophy, Philosophy of Mind

According to neo-empiricism, the vehicles of tokened concepts are not different in kind from the vehicles of perceptual representations. In this chapter, I argue that if neo-empiricism were right, ... More


On Concepts as Cultural Entities

Peter de Bolla

in The Architecture of Concepts: The Historical Formation of Human Rights

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
May 2014
ISBN:
9780823254385
eISBN:
9780823261178
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Fordham University Press
DOI:
10.5422/fordham/9780823254385.003.0002
Subject:
Literature, American, 18th Century and Early American Literature

This chapter presents a theory of concepts as cultural entities as opposed to mental entities. It outlines how seeing concepts this way leads to an original way of thinking the history of ideas. It ... More


Why should we care about the definition of power?

Keith Dowding

in Power, Luck and Freedom: Collected essays

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
May 2017
ISBN:
9781526107282
eISBN:
9781526120892
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9781526107282.003.0002
Subject:
Political Science, Political Theory

Being pluralist about the concept of power does not mean that all definitions are equally valid. Many definitions are non-rival and gain their utility from the specific contexts in which they are ... More


Ways of knowing: everyday and academic knowledge

Rosamund Sutherland

in Education and social justice in a digital age

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
May 2014
ISBN:
9781447305255
eISBN:
9781447311799
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781447305255.003.0004
Subject:
Sociology, Social Stratification, Inequality, and Mobility

The chapter argues that young people draw on their out-of-school uses of Information and Communications Technology (ICT) in the classroom, and this can sometimes support in-school learning and is ... More


Conclusions

Meir Finkel

in Military Agility: Ensuring Rapid and Effective Transition from Peace to War

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
January 2021
ISBN:
9780813178844
eISBN:
9780813179957
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Kentucky
DOI:
10.5810/kentucky/9780813178844.003.0007
Subject:
History, Military History

Recommendations for each aspect of the rapid transition to war appear at the end of each chapter and specific ones for the U.S. Army in Europe that are related to the emerging MDB concept. Broader ... More


EU Externalization Policies and their Impact on Migrants in Morocco

Inka Stock

in Time, Migration and Forced Immobility: Sub-Saharan African Migrants in Morocco

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
January 2020
ISBN:
9781529201970
eISBN:
9781529202014
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781529201970.003.0002
Subject:
Sociology, Migration Studies (including Refugee Studies)

This chapter lays out the context of research in Morocco and the general situation of migrants in the country. In the beginning, it provides a general overview about the characteristics of Morocco’s ... More


Photoelasticity and acousto-optics

Robert E. Newnham

in Properties of Materials: Anisotropy, Symmetry, Structure

Published in print:
2004
Published Online:
November 2020
ISBN:
9780198520757
eISBN:
9780191916601
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198520757.003.0029
Subject:
Earth Sciences and Geography, Geochemistry

The change in refractive indices with mechanical stress, the photoelastic effect, is used in analyzing stress patterns in engineering components of complicated shape. It is also important in ... More


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