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Serving Northcliffe, Inventing International Polity: July 1904–July 1914

Martin Ceadel

in Living the Great Illusion: Sir Norman Angell, 1872-1967

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
September 2009
ISBN:
9780199571161
eISBN:
9780191721762
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199571161.003.0004
Subject:
Political Science, Political Theory, International Relations and Politics

This chapter scrutinizes the transformational decade of Angell's life, which saw his hiring by Northcliffe to launch the continental edition of the Daily Mail in 1905, his discovery over the next few ... More


Living the Great Illusion: Sir Norman Angell, 1872-1967

Martin Ceadel

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
September 2009
ISBN:
9780199571161
eISBN:
9780191721762
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199571161.001.0001
Subject:
Political Science, Political Theory, International Relations and Politics

Sir Norman Angell, pioneer both of international relations as a distinct discipline and of the theory of globalization, winner of the Nobel Peace Prize, and one of the 20th century's leading ... More


Ernst Hans Josef Gombrich 1909–2001

Michael Podro

in Proceedings of the British Academy, Volume 120, Biographical Memoirs of Fellows, II

Published in print:
2003
Published Online:
January 2012
ISBN:
9780197263020
eISBN:
9780191734199
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
British Academy
DOI:
10.5871/bacad/9780197263020.003.0009
Subject:
History, Historiography

Ernst Gombrich was a prominent art historian in the UK and probably its best known humanist scholar during the last forty years of the 20th century. The status derived from two apparently unrelated ... More


Further Applications: Originalism and Experience

R. M. Sainsbury and Michael Tye

in Seven Puzzles of Thought and How to Solve Them: And How to Solve Them: An Originalist Theory of Concepts

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
May 2012
ISBN:
9780199695317
eISBN:
9780191738531
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199695317.003.0008
Subject:
Philosophy, Philosophy of Mind, Philosophy of Language

This chapter applies originalism to three further problems: the content of hallucinatory experience, the epistemic role of perception, and arguments against physicalism based on conceivability ... More


La Grande Illusion as a Work of Art

Peter Goldie

in Ethics at the Cinema

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
January 2011
ISBN:
9780195320398
eISBN:
9780199869534
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195320398.003.0008
Subject:
Philosophy, Moral Philosophy, General

I argue that La Grande Illusion is not just an anti-war film—although it certainly is that. It is also a film about class: it shows how class separates people of a nation from each other; and it ... More


Knowledge and Justification

Adrian Haddock

in The Nature and Value of Knowledge: Three Investigations

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
September 2010
ISBN:
9780199586264
eISBN:
9780191723360
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199586264.003.0009
Subject:
Philosophy, Metaphysics/Epistemology, General

This chapter sketches an account of visual knowledge according to which the justification involved in knowledge not merely guarantees the truth of the belief which knowledge involves, but guarantees ... More


Sentimental Journey: The Illusion of Validity

Hersh Shefrin

in Beyond Greed and Fear: Understanding Behavioral Finance and the Psychology of Investing

Published in print:
2002
Published Online:
November 2003
ISBN:
9780195161212
eISBN:
9780199832996
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0195161211.003.0006
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Financial Economics

Many investors believe they can make money by betting against the market predictions contained in advisory newsletters. Yet, they are wrong. Investors are wrong about advisory newsletters, and they ... More


Neural Mechanisms for Conscious Representations

Cyriel M. A. Pennartz

in The Brain's Representational Power: On Consciousness and the Integration of Modalities

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
May 2016
ISBN:
9780262029315
eISBN:
9780262330121
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
The MIT Press
DOI:
10.7551/mitpress/9780262029315.003.0009
Subject:
Neuroscience, Behavioral Neuroscience

In this theory-building chapter we explore neural mechanisms potentially fulfilling key requirements for conscious representations. First we focus on the brain's capacity to align and bind elements ... More


Divining Nature: Aesthetics of Enchantment in Enlightenment France

Tili Boon Cuillé

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
May 2021
ISBN:
9781503613362
eISBN:
9781503614178
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Stanford University Press
DOI:
10.11126/stanford/9781503613362.001.0001
Subject:
Literature, 18th-century Literature

The Enlightenment remains widely associated with the rise of scientific progress and the loss of religious faith, a dual tendency that is thought to have contributed to the disenchantment of the ... More


Our Enemies

Robert L. McLaughlin and Sally E. Parry

in We’ll Always Have the Movies: American Cinema during World War II

Published in print:
2006
Published Online:
September 2011
ISBN:
9780813123868
eISBN:
9780813134840
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Kentucky
DOI:
10.5810/kentucky/9780813123868.003.0004
Subject:
Film, Television and Radio, Film

This chapter examines Hollywood war films' depictions of the Germans, Italians, and Japanese as the enemies of the U.S. during World War 2. Examples of these type of the films include Hell's Angels, ... More


Freud’s Spinoza/Freud’s Illusions

Victoria Kahn

in The Future of Illusion: Political Theology and Early Modern Texts

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
May 2014
ISBN:
9780226083872
eISBN:
9780226083902
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226083902.003.0006
Subject:
Literature, Criticism/Theory

This chapter explores Freud’s relation to the Renaissance and argues that Freud was drawn into debates about political theology by the events of the second World War. It analyzes the influence of ... More


Prophecies for a Troubled World

Lawrence J. Friedman and Anke M. Schreiber

in The Lives of Erich Fromm: Love's Prophet

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
November 2015
ISBN:
9780231162593
eISBN:
9780231531061
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Columbia University Press
DOI:
10.7312/columbia/9780231162593.003.0008
Subject:
Psychology, Social Psychology

This chapter examines Erich Fromm’s prophecies for a world in chaos. Fromm’s 1962 volume, Beyond the Chains of Illusion: My Encounter with Marx and Freud, represents Fromm’s fullest effort to present ... More


Arms and the Man: “I Took Care to Let Them Know That We Have a Library”

Tony Jason Stafford and R. F. Dietrich

in Shaw's Settings: Gardens and Libraries

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
May 2014
ISBN:
9780813044989
eISBN:
9780813046747
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Florida
DOI:
10.5744/florida/9780813044989.003.0004
Subject:
Literature, 20th-century Literature and Modernism

While scholars have approached Arms and the Man with a myriad of interpretations, many agree that one of the overarching concerns of the play is the clash between romanticism and realism (“realism” ... More


Dreaming as Quasi-Perceptual Experience: The Traditional View

Jennifer M. Windt

in Dreaming: A Conceptual Framework for Philosophy of Mind and Empirical Research

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
January 2016
ISBN:
9780262028677
eISBN:
9780262327466
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
The MIT Press
DOI:
10.7551/mitpress/9780262028677.003.0005
Subject:
Philosophy, Philosophy of Mind

Now that a solution to the problem of dream reporting is in place, the subsequent chapters works towards a positive characterization of dream experience. Chapter 5 investigates the widespread and ... More


Twelve Categories Not to Be Too Sharply Distinguished

Francesco Orlando

in Obsolete Objects in the Literary Imagination: Ruins, Relics, Rarities, Rubbish, Uninhabited Places, and Hidden Treasures

Published in print:
2006
Published Online:
October 2013
ISBN:
9780300108088
eISBN:
9780300138214
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Yale University Press
DOI:
10.12987/yale/9780300108088.003.0005
Subject:
Literature, 18th-century Literature

This chapter examines several images and metaphors from different texts using the semantic tree that was discussed in the previous chapter. This tree helps in comparing the images gleaned from text ... More


Beyond the Infinite, at Home in Finitude: 2001

Scott C. Richmond

in Cinema's Bodily Illusions: Flying, Floating, and Hallucinating

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
May 2017
ISBN:
9780816690961
eISBN:
9781452955193
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Minnesota Press
DOI:
10.5749/minnesota/9780816690961.003.0003
Subject:
Film, Television and Radio, Film

The second chapter turns to the question of illusion in a sustained system. Attending closely to the illusion of bodily movement on offer in Kubrick’s 2001, the chapter argues that it demands a ... More


Chabrolean Spaces as Heterotopias of Crisis

Catherine Dousteyssier-Khoze

in Claude Chabrol's Aesthetics of Opacity

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
September 2018
ISBN:
9780748692606
eISBN:
9781474444651
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9780748692606.003.0006
Subject:
Film, Television and Radio, Film

This chapter argues that, far from functioning on a purely realistic mode, Chabrolean spaces are key loci in which inner conflicts and tensions often acquire a symbolic dimension. Houses, gardens or ... More


Scientific Objections

Christopher A. Shrock

in Thomas Reid and the Problem of Secondary Qualities

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
May 2018
ISBN:
9781474417846
eISBN:
9781474438650
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9781474417846.003.0007
Subject:
Philosophy, History of Philosophy

Objections to treating secondary qualities as objective, causally relevant, physical properties often focus on a few key cases. This chapter considers and answers five such cases, including the ... More


Natural Magic and the Technologies of Reading: David Brewster and Sir Walter Scott

Helen Groth

in Moving Images: Nineteenth-Century Reading and Screen Practices

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
May 2014
ISBN:
9780748669486
eISBN:
9780748695171
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9780748669486.003.0004
Subject:
Literature, Film, Media, and Cultural Studies

Beginning with the multiple technological and metaphoric circulations of the kaleidoscope and culminating with the interplay between Walter Scott’s Letters on Demonology and Witchcraft (1830) and ... More


Enchanting the City

Justin T. Clark

in City of Second Sight: Nineteenth-Century Boston and the Making of American Visual Culture

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
January 2019
ISBN:
9781469638737
eISBN:
9781469638751
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of North Carolina Press
DOI:
10.5149/northcarolina/9781469638737.003.0007
Subject:
History, American History: 19th Century

As the Second Great Awakening convulsed Boston, liberal Protestants inoculated themselves and their children against irreligious superstition by cultivating a belief in fairies and fairyland. ... More


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