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Introduction

Kees Hengeveld and J. Lachlan Mackenzie

in Functional Discourse Grammar: A Typologically-Based Theory of Language Structure

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
September 2008
ISBN:
9780199278107
eISBN:
9780191707797
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199278107.003.0001
Subject:
Linguistics, Psycholinguistics / Neurolinguistics / Cognitive Linguistics, Theoretical Linguistics

The chapter presents Functional Discourse Grammar (FDG) as part of a wider theory of verbal interaction, specifying its distinguishing features and detailing its architecture and notational ... More


The Theory of Spirits

Phillip Wiebe

in God and Other Spirits: Intimations of Transcendence in Christian Experience

Published in print:
2004
Published Online:
April 2005
ISBN:
9780195140125
eISBN:
9780199835492
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0195140125.003.0004
Subject:
Religion, Philosophy of Religion

This chapter, central to this book, elaborates on the theory of spirits that has been advanced to explain numerous kinds of phenomena, a few of which were sampled in the first two chapters. The ... More


Killing and Letting Die: Arguments for Inequivalence and the Problem of Contextual Interaction

F. M. Kamm

in Morality, Mortality Volume II: Rights, Duties, and Status

Published in print:
2001
Published Online:
November 2003
ISBN:
9780195144024
eISBN:
9780199870998
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0195144023.003.0003
Subject:
Philosophy, Moral Philosophy

Considers a new use for non‐standardly equalized cases of killing and letting die, comparing cross‐definitionally equalized killing and non‐cross‐definitionally equalized killing cases to collect ... More


Contextuality of Black Experience and Contributions to a Wider Debate

Anthony G. Reddie

in Contesting Post-Racialism: Conflicted Churches in the United States and South Africa

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
May 2016
ISBN:
9781628462005
eISBN:
9781626745094
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Mississippi
DOI:
10.14325/mississippi/9781628462005.003.0015
Subject:
Sociology, Race and Ethnicity

This chapter locates this larger book project within the broader framework of Contextual Theology. It outlines the basic features and methodological points of departure in contextual theology, ... More


Supererogation, Obligation, and Intransitivity

F. M. Kamm

in Morality, Mortality Volume II: Rights, Duties, and Status

Published in print:
2001
Published Online:
November 2003
ISBN:
9780195144024
eISBN:
9780199870998
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0195144023.003.0013
Subject:
Philosophy, Moral Philosophy

Returns to a problem first raised in Ch. 8, namely, reconciling the existence of prerogatives not to maximize overall good (allowing for some such acts to be supererogatory) with restrictions on the ... More


The Contextual Theology of Gülen: Islamic Enlightenment

M. Hakan Yavuz

in Toward an Islamic Enlightenment: The Gülen Movement

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
January 2013
ISBN:
9780199927999
eISBN:
9780199980543
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199927999.003.0003
Subject:
Religion, Islam

This chapter presents Gülen's system of ideas as a “contextual theology” by examining the dialectical relationship between the interpretations of the Qur'an and socioeconomic and political ... More


Social Hierarchy and the Context Specificity of Thai Attitudes towards Male Homosexuality and Kathoeys

Peter A. Jackson

in First Queer Voices from Thailand: "Uncle Go's Advice Columns for Gays, Lesbians and Kathoeys"

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
September 2016
ISBN:
9789888083268
eISBN:
9789888313907
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Hong Kong University Press
DOI:
10.5790/hongkong/9789888083268.003.0006
Subject:
Society and Culture, Gender Studies

This chapter details how Thai attitudes to homosexuality and transgenderism vary according to social context. Ethnographic accounts of the supposed “loose structuring” of Thai culture and of the ... More


Biosensing in Context: Health Privacy in a Connected World

Helen Nissenbaum and Heather Patterson

in Quantified: Biosensing Technologies in Everyday Life

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
January 2017
ISBN:
9780262034173
eISBN:
9780262334549
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
The MIT Press
DOI:
10.7551/mitpress/9780262034173.003.0005
Subject:
Information Science, Communications

Emerging technologies challenge long-standing social norms regarding personal information sharing. In this chapter, we assess contemporary health self-tracking practices through the lens of ... More


How Insight Emerges in a Distributed, Content-Addressable Memory

Liane Gabora and Apara Ranjan

in Neuroscience of Creativity

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
May 2014
ISBN:
9780262019583
eISBN:
9780262314695
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
The MIT Press
DOI:
10.7551/mitpress/9780262019583.003.0002
Subject:
Psychology, Cognitive Neuroscience

Creativity paradoxically involves studying how someone pulls out of their brain something that was never put into it, something new and useful, or appropriate to the task at hand. Even if we ... More


The Venture Capital State

Robyn Klingler-Vidra

in The Venture Capital State: The Silicon Valley Model in East Asia

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
May 2019
ISBN:
9781501723377
eISBN:
9781501723384
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Cornell University Press
DOI:
10.7591/cornell/9781501723377.003.0001
Subject:
Political Science, Political Economy

Chapter One introduces the study’s area of investigation: the diffusion of the Silicon Valley venture capital (VC) policy model. It presents the global policy diffusion trend by introducing the ... More


Contextual Rationality

Robyn Klingler-Vidra

in The Venture Capital State: The Silicon Valley Model in East Asia

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
May 2019
ISBN:
9781501723377
eISBN:
9781501723384
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Cornell University Press
DOI:
10.7591/cornell/9781501723377.003.0002
Subject:
Political Science, Political Economy

Chapter Two advances the book’s contextual rationality framework, which builds upon three bodies of scholarship: diffusion, economic rationality and comparative capitalism. It conceptualizes the ... More


Analyzing Sources of Adaptation

Robyn Klingler-Vidra

in The Venture Capital State: The Silicon Valley Model in East Asia

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
May 2019
ISBN:
9781501723377
eISBN:
9781501723384
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Cornell University Press
DOI:
10.7591/cornell/9781501723377.003.0007
Subject:
Political Science, Political Economy

Chapter Seven analyzes the findings of the empirical investigations of Hong Kong, Taiwan and Singapore. The critical finding is that domestically-rooted norms are central to states’ distinct learning ... More


The Future of Venture Capital States: Distinct Interventions to Build Markets

Robyn Klingler-Vidra

in The Venture Capital State: The Silicon Valley Model in East Asia

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
May 2019
ISBN:
9781501723377
eISBN:
9781501723384
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Cornell University Press
DOI:
10.7591/cornell/9781501723377.003.0008
Subject:
Political Science, Political Economy

Chapter Eight concludes the book by applying the findings to larger political economy debates. The expectation that contextual rationality empowers unique policy choices stands in contrast to the ... More


Introduction

Cesare Cuttica

in Sir Robert Filmer (1588-1653) and the Patriotic Monarch: Patriarchalism in seventeenth-century political thought

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
January 2013
ISBN:
9780719083747
eISBN:
9781781704745
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9780719083747.003.0001
Subject:
History, British and Irish Early Modern History

The Introduction presents the aims of the book and the ways in which the project has been carried out. It illustrates the content of the monograph; it presents the main historiographical ... More


Political Cleavages across Nations

Russell J. Dalton

in Political Realignment: Economics, Culture, and Electoral Change

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
September 2018
ISBN:
9780198830986
eISBN:
9780191868924
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198830986.003.0004
Subject:
Political Science, Comparative Politics

This chapter focuses on the variations in cleavage politics across the European Union member states. The analyses compare the structure of issue positions across nations to see if the set of issues ... More


The Evolution of Anglican Theology, 1910–2000

Mark Chapman

in The Oxford History of Anglicanism, Volume IV: Global Western Anglicanism, c.1910-present

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
April 2017
ISBN:
9780199641406
eISBN:
9780191838958
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199641406.003.0002
Subject:
Religion, Church History

This chapter traces the evolution of Anglican theology from the liberal synthesis of the years before the First World War, through the 1920s with its major splits between Anglo-Catholics and ... More


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