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Donnellan at Cornell

John Perry

in Having in Mind: The Philosophy of Keith Donnellan

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
May 2012
ISBN:
9780199844845
eISBN:
9780199933501
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199844845.003.0001
Subject:
Philosophy, Philosophy of Language

This chapter presents the author’s recollections from 1964 until 1968, as a graduate student in the Philosophy Department—that is, in the Sage School of Philosophy—at Cornell University, where Keith ... More


Weill Cornell Medicine: A History of Cornell's Medical School

Antonio M. Jr., MD Gotto and Jennifer Moon

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
August 2016
ISBN:
9781501702136
eISBN:
9781501703676
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Cornell University Press
DOI:
10.7591/cornell/9781501702136.001.0001
Subject:
Education, Higher and Further Education

This book is a story of continuity and transformation. Cornell medical school has been a leader in education, patient care, and research—from its founding as Cornell University Medical College in ... More


Cornell: A History, 1940-2015

Glenn C. Altschuler and Isaac Kramnick

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
August 2016
ISBN:
9780801444258
eISBN:
9780801471896
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Cornell University Press
DOI:
10.7591/cornell/9780801444258.001.0001
Subject:
Education, Higher and Further Education

This book, a history of Cornell University since 1940, examines the institution in the context of the emergence of the modern research university. It examines Cornell during the Cold War, the civil ... More


Introduction

Ralph Wedgwood

in The Nature of Normativity

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
May 2008
ISBN:
9780199251315
eISBN:
9780191719127
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199251315.003.0001
Subject:
Philosophy, Moral Philosophy

This chapter first introduces one of the main ideas of the book — that the normativity of the intentional is the ‘key to metaethics’. It is suggested that this idea naturally captures a kind of ... More


Causal Theories and Conceptual Analyses

Ralph Wedgwood

in The Nature of Normativity

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
May 2008
ISBN:
9780199251315
eISBN:
9780191719127
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199251315.003.0004
Subject:
Philosophy, Moral Philosophy

This chapter considers two other rival accounts of normative statements. First, it considers the account of ‘Cornell moral realism’ which is based on applying the causal theory of reference to ... More


Epilogue

Yuan-tsung Chen

in The Secret Listener: An Ingenue in Mao's Court

Published in print:
2022
Published Online:
December 2021
ISBN:
9780197573341
eISBN:
9780197573372
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780197573341.003.0020
Subject:
History, Asian History

In May 1971, the Chens arrived in Hong Kong. In October of the same year, Jack went on his speaking tour. It was a success, and they decided to emigrate to the United States. Both worked at Cornell ... More


The Comstocks of Cornell-The Definitive Autobiography

Anna Botsford Comstock

Karen Penders St. Clair (ed.)

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
September 2020
ISBN:
9781501716270
eISBN:
9781501716294
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Cornell University Press
DOI:
10.7591/cornell/9781501716270.001.0001
Subject:
History, American History: 19th Century

This book is the autobiography written by the naturalist educator Anna Botsford Comstock about her life and that of her husband, the entomologist John Henry Comstock—both prominent figures in the ... More


Undergraduate Days at Cornell, 1870–1874

Anna Botsford Comstock

Karen Penders St. Clair (ed.)

in The Comstocks of Cornell-The Definitive Autobiography

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
September 2020
ISBN:
9781501716270
eISBN:
9781501716294
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Cornell University Press
DOI:
10.7591/cornell/9781501716270.003.0003
Subject:
History, American History: 19th Century

This chapter details John Henry Comstock's early years at Cornell University with his budding entomological interests. Henry, mindful of the speed with which cash on hand evaporates in college, ... More


Gone but Not Forgotten

Geoffrey E. Hill

in Ivorybill Hunters: Search for Proof in a Flooded Wilderness

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
April 2010
ISBN:
9780195323467
eISBN:
9780199773855
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195323467.003.0001
Subject:
Biology, Ornithology

This chapter describes the rapid decline of Ivory-billed Woodpeckers to apparent extinction in the last decades of the 19th and first decades of the 20th centuries. The discovery of a remnant ... More


Somewhere in the city

Des O’Rawe

in Regarding the Real: Cinema, documentary, and the visual arts

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
May 2016
ISBN:
9780719099663
eISBN:
9781526104137
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9780719099663.003.0003
Subject:
Film, Television and Radio, Film

In Joseph Cornell’s New York films from the 1950s, documentary forms shift between realism and symbolism, materiality and mystery. This chapter emphasizes several converging critical contexts for the ... More


Renaming and Rebirth

Antonio M. Gotto and Jennifer Moon

in Weill Cornell Medicine: A History of Cornell's Medical School

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
August 2016
ISBN:
9781501702136
eISBN:
9781501703676
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Cornell University Press
DOI:
10.7591/cornell/9781501702136.003.0009
Subject:
Education, Higher and Further Education

This chapter presents how Cornell University Medical College (CUMC) was reborn as the Weill Cornell Medical College. A generous donation from Sanford Weill, chair of the board of overseers, and his ... More


Forging Ahead in the Twenty-First Century

Antonio M. Gotto and Jennifer Moon

in Weill Cornell Medicine: A History of Cornell's Medical School

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
August 2016
ISBN:
9781501702136
eISBN:
9781501703676
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Cornell University Press
DOI:
10.7591/cornell/9781501702136.003.0010
Subject:
Education, Higher and Further Education

This chapter talks about how Weill Cornell renewed its commitment to caring for patients throughout the city after the 9/11 tragedy. The first years of the new millennium were characterized by an ... More


Resister: A Story of Protest and Prison during the Vietnam War

Bruce Dancis

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
August 2016
ISBN:
9780801452420
eISBN:
9780801470417
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Cornell University Press
DOI:
10.7591/cornell/9780801452420.001.0001
Subject:
History, American History: 20th Century

The author of this book arrived at Cornell University in 1965 as a youth who was no stranger to political action. He grew up in a radical household and took part in the 1963 March on Washington as a ... More


Analytical Descriptivism

Frank Jackson

in From Metaphysics to Ethics: A Defence of Conceptual Analysis

Published in print:
2000
Published Online:
November 2003
ISBN:
9780198250616
eISBN:
9780191597787
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0198250614.003.0006
Subject:
Philosophy, General

This chapter gives more detail on how to identify ethical properties with descriptive ones using the roles the former play in folk morality. The construction uses the Lewis–Carnap–Ramsey way of ... More


The Wars at Home

Glenn C. Altschuler and Isaac Kramnick

in Cornell: A History, 1940-2015

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
August 2016
ISBN:
9780801444258
eISBN:
9780801471896
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Cornell University Press
DOI:
10.7591/cornell/9780801444258.003.0006
Subject:
Education, Higher and Further Education

This chapter examines student activism at Cornell University that began in early 1965. Nathaniel Pierce convened the first meeting of Students for Education (SFE) on March 8 to air students' ... More


Political Engagement, Divestment, and Cornell’s Two-China Policy

Glenn C. Altschuler and Isaac Kramnick

in Cornell: A History, 1940-2015

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
August 2016
ISBN:
9780801444258
eISBN:
9780801471896
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Cornell University Press
DOI:
10.7591/cornell/9780801444258.003.0009
Subject:
Education, Higher and Further Education

This chapter examines Cornell University's political engagement, divestment, and two-China policy. Political activism over a range of international issues did not vanish during the tenure of Frank H. ... More


Cut of the Real: Subjectivity in Poststructuralist Philosophy

Katerina Kolozova

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
November 2015
ISBN:
9780231166102
eISBN:
9780231536431
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Columbia University Press
DOI:
10.7312/columbia/9780231166102.001.0001
Subject:
Philosophy, Metaphysics/Epistemology

This book reclaims the relevance of categories traditionally rendered “unthinkable” by postmodern feminist philosophies, such as “the real,” “the one,” “the limit,” and “finality,” thus critically ... More


Joanna Russ and the New Wave: Experiment and Experience in the World of And Chaos Died

Gwyneth Jones

in Joanna Russ

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
May 2020
ISBN:
9780252042638
eISBN:
9780252051487
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Illinois Press
DOI:
10.5622/illinois/9780252042638.003.0002
Subject:
Literature, 20th-century and Contemporary Literature

“Experiment and Experience” covers Joanna’s first years as a reviewer for the Magazine of Fantasy and Science Fiction, under the editorship of Judith Merril, and her first post as a university ... More


“America Is Hard to Find”

Shawn Francis Peters

in The Catonsville Nine: An American Story

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
September 2012
ISBN:
9780199827855
eISBN:
9780199950140
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199827855.003.0020
Subject:
Religion, Religion and Society

In the spring of 1970, the surviving Catonsville demonstrators gathered at Viva House, the Catholic Worker residence in Baltimore, and discussed what they might do if their legal appeals fizzled and ... More


Why Climate-Change Skeptics Are Wrong

Kristin Shrader-Frechette

in What Will Work: Fighting Climate Change with Renewable Energy, Not Nuclear Power

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
January 2012
ISBN:
9780199794638
eISBN:
9780199919277
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199794638.003.0001
Subject:
Philosophy, Moral Philosophy

Chapter 1 begins by stressing the severity of climate change (CC) and showing how, contrary to popular belief, atomic energy is not a viable solution to ... More


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