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Music and the Making of Modern Science

Peter Pesic

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
May 2017
ISBN:
9780262027274
eISBN:
9780262324380
Item type:
book
Publisher:
The MIT Press
DOI:
10.7551/mitpress/9780262027274.001.0001
Subject:
Music, History, Western

Music played a significant role in the making of modern science. In ancient Greek natural philosophy, music formed the earthly meeting place between numbers and perception. For the next two ... More


Situated Intervention: Sociological Experiments in Health Care

Teun Zuiderent-Jerak

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
January 2016
ISBN:
9780262029384
eISBN:
9780262329439
Item type:
book
Publisher:
The MIT Press
DOI:
10.7551/mitpress/9780262029384.001.0001
Subject:
Sociology, Health, Illness, and Medicine

This book considers the question of how the direct involvement of social scientists in the practices they study can lead to the production of interesting sociological knowledge. It draws together two ... More


The Port Royal Experiment: A Case Study in Development

Kevin Dougherty

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
January 2016
ISBN:
9781628461534
eISBN:
9781626740822
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University Press of Mississippi
DOI:
10.14325/mississippi/9781628461534.001.0001
Subject:
History, American History: Civil War

The victory at Port Royal, South Carolina in November 1861 left the Federal government with the responsibility for some ten thousand now-masterless slaves. Lacking a sufficient policy or plan for ... More


Introduction

Andrew T. McDonald and Verlaine Stoner McDonald

in Paul Rusch in Postwar Japan: Evangelism, Rural Development, and the Battle against Communism

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
May 2019
ISBN:
9780813176079
eISBN:
9780813176109
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Kentucky
DOI:
10.5810/kentucky/9780813176079.003.0001
Subject:
Society and Culture, Cultural Studies

The introduction portrays the scene at the Paul Rusch Festival Yatsugatake County Fair. Initially, it appears to be like any other American harvest festival, but the event takes place in the ... More


The Legacy of Paul Rusch

Andrew T. McDonald and Verlaine Stoner McDonald

in Paul Rusch in Postwar Japan: Evangelism, Rural Development, and the Battle against Communism

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
May 2019
ISBN:
9780813176079
eISBN:
9780813176109
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Kentucky
DOI:
10.5810/kentucky/9780813176079.003.0010
Subject:
Society and Culture, Cultural Studies

The final chapter begins with the reading of Paul Rusch’s last will and testament at Kiyosato Educational Experiment Project (KEEP). His will suggested that Rusch was not the man many thought he was; ... More


Approaches to Medical and Public Health Ethics

Jennifer Prah Ruger

in Health and Social Justice

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
February 2010
ISBN:
9780199559978
eISBN:
9780191721489
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199559978.003.0002
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Public and Welfare

This chapter critically reviews the existing frameworks in health ethics, policy and law and frames the author's ideas as a solution to a perplexing problem: the inability of current frameworks to ... More


Framing Maps of Research Findings

Alcino J. Silva, Anthony Landreth, and John Bickle

in Engineering the Next Revolution in Neuroscience: The New Science of Experiment Planning

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
January 2014
ISBN:
9780199731756
eISBN:
9780199367658
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199731756.003.0002
Subject:
Neuroscience, Molecular and Cellular Systems, Techniques

This chapter describes both a taxonomy of experiments and a set of principles that any scientist can use to build graphical abstractions of research findings (research maps). Although the chapter ... More


A Framework for Molecular and Cellular Cognition

Alcino J. Silva, Anthony Landreth, and John Bickle

in Engineering the Next Revolution in Neuroscience: The New Science of Experiment Planning

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
January 2014
ISBN:
9780199731756
eISBN:
9780199367658
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199731756.003.0003
Subject:
Neuroscience, Molecular and Cellular Systems, Techniques

The majority of the case studies in this book come from learning and memory studies in the field of molecular and cellular cognition, and this chapter includes a primer to this neuroscience field. ... More


The Power of Convergence

Alcino J. Silva, Anthony Landreth, and John Bickle

in Engineering the Next Revolution in Neuroscience: The New Science of Experiment Planning

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
January 2014
ISBN:
9780199731756
eISBN:
9780199367658
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199731756.003.0004
Subject:
Neuroscience, Molecular and Cellular Systems, Techniques

In molecular and cellular cognition, there are three types of experiments that can be carried out to test whether A causes B (A→B): The magnitude of A can either be (1) increased or (2) decreased, ... More


Ruling out the Probable to Argue for the Possible

Alcino J. Silva, Anthony Landreth, and John Bickle

in Engineering the Next Revolution in Neuroscience: The New Science of Experiment Planning

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
January 2014
ISBN:
9780199731756
eISBN:
9780199367658
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199731756.003.0005
Subject:
Neuroscience, Molecular and Cellular Systems, Techniques

Integration Analyses are the routines used implicitly or explicitly by neuroscientists in the evaluation of experiments. Integration efforts are most visible in the introductions and conclusions of ... More


Resonating Experiments

Alcino J. Silva, Anthony Landreth, and John Bickle

in Engineering the Next Revolution in Neuroscience: The New Science of Experiment Planning

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
January 2014
ISBN:
9780199731756
eISBN:
9780199367658
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199731756.003.0006
Subject:
Neuroscience, Molecular and Cellular Systems, Techniques

Replication of findings is critical and central to science. When similar or even identical experiments are carried out, the results are expected to be compatible and consistent. When they are not, ... More


Gertrude Stein and the Making of Jewish Modernism

Amy Feinstein

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
September 2020
ISBN:
9780813066318
eISBN:
9780813058450
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University Press of Florida
DOI:
10.5744/florida/9780813066318.001.0001
Subject:
Literature, 20th-century Literature and Modernism

Gertrude Stein and the Making of Jewish Modernism illuminates the idiosyncratic Jewish lexicon Gertrude Stein marshalled to associate modernism with Jewishness. Bridging modernist studies, Jewish ... More


Conclusion

D M. Leeson

in The Black and Tans: British Police and Auxiliaries in the Irish War of Independence, 1920-1921

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
September 2011
ISBN:
9780199598991
eISBN:
9780191730597
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199598991.003.0009
Subject:
History, British and Irish Modern History, Military History

This chapter begins by providing a brief summary of the book’s answers to the questions posed in its introduction, and then goes on to show how the Irish case was far from unique. Social ... More


Moral Hazard in Health Insurance: Developments Since Arrow (1963)

Amy Finkelstein

in Moral Hazard in Health Insurance

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
November 2015
ISBN:
9780231163804
eISBN:
9780231538688
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Columbia University Press
DOI:
10.7312/columbia/9780231163804.003.0002
Subject:
Business and Management, Business Ethics and Corporate Social Responsibility

This chapter examines economics professor Amy Finkelstein's lecture of the economics of moral hazard in health insurance, with respect to economist Kenneth J. Arrow's “Uncertainty and the Welfare ... More


Introduction: Exploring Intervention in the Social Sciences

Teun Zuiderent-Jerak

in Situated Intervention: Sociological Experiments in Health Care

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
January 2016
ISBN:
9780262029384
eISBN:
9780262329439
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
The MIT Press
DOI:
10.7551/mitpress/9780262029384.003.0001
Subject:
Sociology, Health, Illness, and Medicine

This chapter explores the relationship between sociologists and their fields. This relation is strongly shaped by a dual fear that runs through the history of sociology: that of either losing ... More


The Diem Experiment

Kathryn C. Statler

in Replacing France: The Origins of American Intervention in Vietnam

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
September 2011
ISBN:
9780813124407
eISBN:
9780813134772
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Kentucky
DOI:
10.5810/kentucky/9780813124407.003.0005
Subject:
History, Military History

This chapter discusses the Diem Experiment. It began on July 7, 1954, when Ngo Dinh Diem, the Prime Minister of South Vietnam, took control of the South Vietnamese government. During the initial ... More


Capabilities and Merits of Long-term Bio-optical Moorings

John Marra

in Ocean Optics

Published in print:
1994
Published Online:
November 2020
ISBN:
9780195068436
eISBN:
9780197560235
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780195068436.003.0014
Subject:
Earth Sciences and Geography, Oceanography and Hydrology

There are primarily three ways in which the ocean can be sampled. First, depth profiles of water properties can be collected. The sampling resolution for depth ... More


Monitoring Agricultural Drought in South Korea

Hi-Ryong Byun and Suk-Young Hong

in Monitoring and Predicting Agricultural Drought: A Global Study

Published in print:
2005
Published Online:
November 2020
ISBN:
9780195162349
eISBN:
9780197562109
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780195162349.003.0041
Subject:
Earth Sciences and Geography, Meteorology and Climatology

South Korea (hereinafter referred to as Korea) lies in the middle latitudes of the Northern Hemisphere. Until the 1960s, Korea was a typical agrarian ... More


University of Virginia

James Rodger Fleming

in First Woman: Joanne Simpson and the Tropical Atmosphere

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
September 2020
ISBN:
9780198862734
eISBN:
9780191895340
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198862734.003.0008
Subject:
Physics, Geophysics, Atmospheric and Environmental Physics

Joanne accepted a named chair at the University of Virginia, but the position was not right for her or her husband.


The Development of Civil Society

Kevin Dougherty

in The Port Royal Experiment: A Case Study in Development

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
January 2016
ISBN:
9781628461534
eISBN:
9781626740822
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Mississippi
DOI:
10.14325/mississippi/9781628461534.003.0006
Subject:
History, American History: Civil War

Modern-day nation-builders describe civil society as occupying “the political space between the individual and the government.” It includes a variety of organizations and activities, all of which ... More


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