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Introduction *

Malka Rappaport Hovav, Edit Doron, and Ivy Sichel

in Lexical Semantics, Syntax, and Event Structure

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
May 2010
ISBN:
9780199544325
eISBN:
9780191720536
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199544325.003.0001
Subject:
Linguistics, Historical Linguistics

This chapter introduces the volume by outlining the general themes explored and describing the structure of the book. The chapters all address aspects of the same basic research programme: ... More


Sounds and Events 1

Casey O'Callaghan

in Sounds and Perception: New Philosophical Essays

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
February 2010
ISBN:
9780199282968
eISBN:
9780191712333
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199282968.003.0002
Subject:
Philosophy, Philosophy of Mind, Metaphysics/Epistemology

This chapter argues that sounds are best conceived not as pressure waves that travel through a medium, nor as physical properties of the objects ordinarily thought to be the sources of sounds, but ... More


Some Varieties of Spatial Hearing 1

Roberto Casati and Jérôme Dokic

in Sounds and Perception: New Philosophical Essays

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
February 2010
ISBN:
9780199282968
eISBN:
9780191712333
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199282968.003.0005
Subject:
Philosophy, Philosophy of Mind, Metaphysics/Epistemology

We can make a distinction between three families of theories of sounds, according to where the latter are said to be located. These are the proximal theories, the medium theories, and the distal ... More


Detection of Concealed Stored Memories with Psychophysiological and Neuroimaging Methods

J. Peter Rosenfeld, Gershon Ben-Shakhar, and Giorgio Ganis

in Memory and Law

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
January 2013
ISBN:
9780199920754
eISBN:
9780199950133
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199920754.003.0011
Subject:
Psychology, Cognitive Neuroscience, Forensic Psychology

This chapter describes the use of three types of physiological measures used to detect concealed memories. These measures may be utilized by legal authorities to detect involvement in criminal and ... More


The Unexpected: Narrative Temporality and the Philosophy of Surprise

Mark Currie

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
May 2013
ISBN:
9780748676293
eISBN:
9780748684465
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9780748676293.001.0001
Subject:
Literature, Criticism/Theory

This is a study of unexpected events in narrative, fiction and life. It explores theoretical writings on the subject of surprise, and its broader context in the philosophy of time, and demonstrates ... More


Speculative Empiricism: Revisiting Whitehead

Didier Debaise

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
May 2018
ISBN:
9781474423045
eISBN:
9781474438612
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9781474423045.001.0001
Subject:
Philosophy, Metaphysics/Epistemology

Can experience be thought systematically without transforming the richness of the world as it is lived into reductive philosophical generalities? Can the method of empiricism ever be reconciled with ... More


Excursus on Badiou

Yannis Stavrakakis

in The Lacanian Left: Psychoanalysis, Theory, Politics

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
September 2012
ISBN:
9780748619801
eISBN:
9780748672073
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9780748619801.003.0005
Subject:
Political Science, Political Theory

The engagement with the work of Laclau in chapter 2 aimed at articulating an awareness of lack and of the limits of discourse (the Lacanian conceptualisation of negativity) with a more substantive ... More


Gravity's Ghost and Big Dog: Scientific Discovery and Social Analysis in the Twenty-First Century

Harry Collins

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
May 2014
ISBN:
9780226052298
eISBN:
9780226052328
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226052328.001.0001
Subject:
History, History of Science, Technology, and Medicine

Based in the sociology of scientific knowledge the book describes, in real time, two potential discoveries of gravitational waves, known as the Equinox Event and Big Dog. These were made by the LIGO ... More


Nominalizations

Andrew Spencer

in Lexical Relatedness

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
January 2014
ISBN:
9780199679928
eISBN:
9780191761508
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199679928.003.0008
Subject:
Linguistics, Syntax and Morphology, Theoretical Linguistics

This chapter applies the GPF model to deverbal and deadjectival nominalizations as a case in point. Event nominalizations, or action nominalizations, are transpositions that retain many of the ... More


The Morphosyntax of Imperatives

Daniela Isac

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
November 2015
ISBN:
9780198733263
eISBN:
9780191797798
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198733263.001.0001
Subject:
Linguistics, Syntax and Morphology, Theoretical Linguistics

The goal of this book is to argue that the specificity of imperative clauses cannot be the result of a unique imperative Force feature; instead, the “type” of imperative clauses can be traced back to ... More


Packaging Water

Gay Hawkins, Emily Potter, and Kane Race

in Plastic Water: The Social and Material Life of Bottled Water

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
May 2016
ISBN:
9780262029414
eISBN:
9780262329521
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
The MIT Press
DOI:
10.7551/mitpress/9780262029414.003.0001
Subject:
Environmental Science, Environmental Studies

This chapter takes the ‘bottle’ part of bottled water seriously and investigates the history and invention of the polyethylene terephthalate (PET) bottle in the 1970s. Its central claim is that this ... More


Communitas and Recovered Life: Suffering and Recovery in the Sikh Carnage of 1984

Yasmeen Arif

in Wording the World: Veena Das and Scenes of Inheritance

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
September 2015
ISBN:
9780823261857
eISBN:
9780823268900
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Fordham University Press
DOI:
10.5422/fordham/9780823261857.003.0009
Subject:
Anthropology, Social and Cultural Anthropology

This chapter engages with Veena Das’ work on the Sikh carnage of 1984. The ethnography is based on a brief encounter, during 2004, with the Sikh community and their continuing experiences, especially ... More


Repeating the Political: Heidegger and Nancy on Technics and the Event

Gerald Moore

in Politics of the Gift: Exchanges in Poststructuralism

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
September 2012
ISBN:
9780748642021
eISBN:
9780748671861
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9780748642021.003.0004
Subject:
Philosophy, Political Philosophy

Returning to the Heideggerian critique of ‘Anthropology’, Chapter 3 challenges the idea of a philosophical solution that, providing privileged access to a redemptive experience of the event, would ... More


Characteristics of the Iconicity of Simulations

Inge Hinterwaldner

in The Systemic Image: A New Theory of Interactive Real-Time Simulations

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
September 2017
ISBN:
9780262035040
eISBN:
9780262335546
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
The MIT Press
DOI:
10.7551/mitpress/9780262035040.003.0006
Subject:
Society and Culture, Technology and Society

Computer simulations are centered around events and come to the fore where prefabricated paths are avoided. However, these calculated constructs have nothing to do with phantasies of limitless ... More


Supermassive Black Holes

Nicholas Mee

in The Cosmic Mystery Tour

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
January 2019
ISBN:
9780198831860
eISBN:
9780191869785
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198831860.003.0020
Subject:
Physics, Particle Physics / Astrophysics / Cosmology, History of Physics

The Event Horizon Telescope (EHT) is aiming to image the event horizon of the supermassive black hole at the centre of our galaxy. Andrea Ghez has mapped out the orbits of stars around this ... More


In Motion, At Rest: The Event of the Athletic Body

Grant Farred

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
August 2015
ISBN:
9780816650231
eISBN:
9781452946115
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of Minnesota Press
DOI:
10.5749/minnesota/9780816650231.001.0001
Subject:
Philosophy, American Philosophy

Using the work of Alain Badiou, Gilles Deleuze and Jacques Derrida, “In Motion, At Rest: The Event of the Athletic Body,” explores three events in sport: Ron Artest in basketball and Eric Cantona and ... More


Wording the World: Veena Das and Scenes of Inheritance

Roma Chatterji (ed.)

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
September 2015
ISBN:
9780823261857
eISBN:
9780823268900
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Fordham University Press
DOI:
10.5422/fordham/9780823261857.001.0001
Subject:
Anthropology, Social and Cultural Anthropology

The essays in this book explore how Veena Das’s work has been critically assimilated in the thinking and writing of a younger generation of anthropologists who have been deeply influenced by her ... More


Ron Artest: The Black Body at Rest (Alain Badiou)

Grant Farred

in In Motion, At Rest: The Event of the Athletic Body

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
August 2015
ISBN:
9780816650231
eISBN:
9781452946115
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Minnesota Press
DOI:
10.5749/minnesota/9780816650231.003.0002
Subject:
Philosophy, American Philosophy

Ron Artest commits a flagrant foul in an NBA game between the Indiana Pacers and the Detroit Pistons; after this incident, Artest chooses to lie supine on the scorer’s table, “provoking” (mainly ... More


Eric Cantona: The Body in Motion (Gilles Deleuze)

Grant Farred

in In Motion, At Rest: The Event of the Athletic Body

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
August 2015
ISBN:
9780816650231
eISBN:
9781452946115
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Minnesota Press
DOI:
10.5749/minnesota/9780816650231.003.0003
Subject:
Philosophy, American Philosophy

In January, 1995, Eric Cantona, after enduring a torrid time on the pitch in an English Premier League game, takes exception to the taunts of a xenophobic fan. After being sent off, Cantona launches ... More


Zinedine Zidane: Coup de Boule (Jacques Derrida)

Grant Farred

in In Motion, At Rest: The Event of the Athletic Body

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
August 2015
ISBN:
9780816650231
eISBN:
9781452946115
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Minnesota Press
DOI:
10.5749/minnesota/9780816650231.003.0004
Subject:
Philosophy, American Philosophy

In the waning moments of the 2006 World Cup final in Berlin, between France and Italy, Zindine Zidane, the French captain, headbutted – the famed coup de boule – an Italian player who had insulted ... More


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