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Comparisons and Contrasts (Ii): Marxism, Modernism, and the Doctrine of ‘Deep Battle’

Azar Gat

in Fascist and Liberal Visions of War: Fuller, Liddell Hart, Douhet, and Other Modernists

Published in print:
1998
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198207153
eISBN:
9780191677519
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198207153.003.0006
Subject:
History, Military History, History of Ideas

While fascism was undecided and ‘Janus-faced’ or two-faced in its stand on modernity, Marxism meanwhile was the excellent modernist ideology directed towards the future and regards itself as the ... More


A Structural Inconsistency: The True Woman and the Breach-of-Promise Plaintiff

Saskia Lettmaier

in Broken Engagements: The Action for Breach of Promise of Marriage and the Feminine Ideal, 1800-1940

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
May 2010
ISBN:
9780199569977
eISBN:
9780191722066
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199569977.003.0003
Subject:
Law, Legal History

This chapter considers the wider implications of the infusion of mythologized femininity for the law, in particular for the position of plaintiffs. It suggests that the feminizing process imported a ... More


Conclusion

Toshimasa Yasukata

in Lessing's Philosophy of Religion and the German Enlightenment

Published in print:
2003
Published Online:
November 2003
ISBN:
9780195144949
eISBN:
9780199834891
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0195144945.003.0009
Subject:
Religion, Philosophy of Religion

Offers a general summary of our findings on Lessing's view of Christianity and reason and discusses certain implications of his work for contemporary thinking. It has been demonstrated that ... More


Cytokine and Chemokine Receptors and Signaling

Duane R. Wesemann and Etty N. Benveniste

in Neuroglia

Published in print:
2004
Published Online:
May 2009
ISBN:
9780195152227
eISBN:
9780199865024
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195152227.003.0011
Subject:
Neuroscience, Development, Disorders of the Nervous System

This chapter discusses the activation of the Janus kinase/signal transducers and activators of transcription (JAK/STAT) pathway and the mechanisms that are used to control the magnitude and duration ... More


The Rule of Law: Theoretical Principles

RUMU SARKAR

in International Development Law: Rule of Law, Human Rights, and Global Finance

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
February 2010
ISBN:
9780195398281
eISBN:
9780199866366
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195398281.003.001
Subject:
Law, Human Rights and Immigration, Public International Law

This chapter provides a brief overview of the philosophical background and history of development strategies and approaches, including a discussion of Max Weber's sociological theories and how they ... More


The Gates of Germania: Space, Place, and Sexuality in Cornarius

Todd W. Reeser

in Setting Plato Straight: Translating Ancient Sexuality in the Renaissance

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
May 2016
ISBN:
9780226307008
eISBN:
9780226307145
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226307145.003.0007
Subject:
Literature, 16th-century and Renaissance Literature

Because medicine was central to the reception of Platonic sexuality and because a change in place implied a consequent change in cultural humors, questions of space and cultural customs are relevant ... More


Aesthetic Experience, Intentionality, and the Form of Representation

Keith Lehrer

in Art, Self and Knowledge

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
January 2012
ISBN:
9780195304985
eISBN:
9780199918164
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195304985.003.0008
Subject:
Philosophy, Aesthetics, General

There are two steps offered to us in the process of aesthetic appreciation. One step is the creation of new content in the exemplarization of the conscious experience arising from aesthetic attention ... More


Problems and Possibilities

Toni Rønnow-Rasmussen

in Personal Value

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
September 2011
ISBN:
9780199603787
eISBN:
9780191729294
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199603787.003.0008
Subject:
Philosophy, Metaphysics/Epistemology

Chapter 8 discusses whether personal values might have more than one side—one facing the person a for whom the value is ‘personal’ and another facing the rest of us (at any rate, those who have a ... More


Conclusion

Adam Piette

in The Literary Cold War, 1945 to Vietnam

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780748635276
eISBN:
9780748651771
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9780748635276.003.0007
Subject:
Literature, 20th-century and Contemporary Literature

This concluding chapter takes a look back at the lessons that were discussed in the previous chapters. It stresses that the book explores the different contradictions that were forced on all citizens ... More


Arguments over Pictures: Reactions to Fuchs’s De Historia Stirpium

Sachiko Kusukawa

in Picturing the Book of Nature: Image, Text, and Argument in Sixteenth-Century Human Anatomy and Medical Botany

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
September 2013
ISBN:
9780226465296
eISBN:
9780226465289
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226465289.003.0007
Subject:
History, History of Science, Technology, and Medicine

This chapter discusses how Leonhart Fuchs' use of pictures in De historia stirpium cannot be regarded as a characteristic common to humanist medicine, because another humanist physician—Janus ... More


The Janus-Faced Hominid

Eric Dietrich

in Excellent Beauty: The Naturalness of Religion and the Unnaturalness of the World

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
November 2015
ISBN:
9780231171021
eISBN:
9780231539357
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Columbia University Press
DOI:
10.7312/columbia/9780231171021.003.0009
Subject:
Religion, Philosophy of Religion

This chapter explores the conflict between science and religion as they are internalized within human nature. Like the two-faced Roman god Janus, humanity retains two peculiar aspects of themselves—a ... More


Of History and Healing

Janus Adams

in Shaping Memories: Reflections of African American Women Writers

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
March 2014
ISBN:
9781604732740
eISBN:
9781604734713
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Mississippi
DOI:
10.14325/mississippi/9781604732740.003.0011
Subject:
Literature, African-American Literature

This chapter describes the life of Janus Adams during the civil rights movement years. The era was a hopeful time that filled the people with possibility. As an undergraduate attending college in ... More


Motherhood’s Janus Head

Sarah Lachance Adams

in Mad Mothers, Bad Mothers, and What a "Good" Mother Would Do: The Ethics of Ambivalence

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
November 2015
ISBN:
9780231166751
eISBN:
9780231537223
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Columbia University Press
DOI:
10.7312/columbia/9780231166751.003.0003
Subject:
Philosophy, Moral Philosophy

This chapter illustrates the experiences of women who are neither pathological murderesses nor self-immolating saints. Their feelings about their children are varied—a loving mother can be mean, a ... More


More than Three Dimensions: What Continuity Considerations Can Tell Us about Perceived Color

Reinhard Niederée

in Color Ontology and Color Science

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
August 2013
ISBN:
9780262013857
eISBN:
9780262312493
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
The MIT Press
DOI:
10.7551/mitpress/9780262013857.003.0005
Subject:
Philosophy, Philosophy of Mind

This chapter presents a fundamental challenge to widely held mainstream assumptions regarding the three-dimensionality of color space in normal human color vision. The Janus-facedness of the concept ... More


Introduction: The Call of Classical Literature in the Romantic Age

K. P. Van Anglen and James Engell

in The Call of Classical Literature in the Romantic Age

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
January 2019
ISBN:
9781474429641
eISBN:
9781474439312
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9781474429641.003.0001
Subject:
Literature, 18th-century Literature

Many writers in the earlier nineteenth century—major and canonical, well recognized, and minor—love and employ classical literature in order to transform and enliven their own work. They do not ... More


Particles in monolayers and thin liquid films

Bob Aveyard

in Surfactants: In Solution, at Interfaces and in Colloidal Dispersions

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
December 2019
ISBN:
9780198828600
eISBN:
9780191867125
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198828600.003.0017
Subject:
Physics, Condensed Matter Physics / Materials, Soft Matter / Biological Physics

Small particles can adsorb strongly at fluid interfaces and form monolayers which can be studied using a Langmuir trough. For sufficiently large particles the monolayers can be viewed ... More


Emulsions stabilized by solid particles

Bob Aveyard

in Surfactants: In Solution, at Interfaces and in Colloidal Dispersions

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
December 2019
ISBN:
9780198828600
eISBN:
9780191867125
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198828600.003.0018
Subject:
Physics, Condensed Matter Physics / Materials, Soft Matter / Biological Physics

Adsorbed solid particles can stabilize (Pickering) emulsions and multiple emulsions very effectively. For roughly equal volumes of oil and water, together with solid particles, the ‘preferred’ ... More


Mutual Funds and Other 40-Act Funds

Andrew Ang

in Asset Management: A Systematic Approach to Factor Investing

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
August 2014
ISBN:
9780199959327
eISBN:
9780199382323
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199959327.003.0016
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Financial Economics

Mutual fund managers are talented, but, on average, none of that skill enriches asset owners. The average mutual fund underperforms the market after fees, investors chase funds with high past returns ... More


The Aeneid and the social structures of primitive Italy

Nicholas Horsfall

in Fifty Years at the Sibyl's Heels: Selected Papers on Virgil and Rome

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
November 2020
ISBN:
9780198863861
eISBN:
9780191896187
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198863861.003.0025
Subject:
Classical Studies, Ancient Greek, Roman, and Early Christian Philosophy, Poetry and Poets: Classical, Early, and Medieval

In his reconstruction of daily life in Italy in the era of Aeneas’ arrival, Virgil offers us an inexact poetic image, based on the Homeric heroic world but, at the same time, on antiquarian Roman ... More


The Design Process

Bruce I. Blum

in Beyond Programming: To A New Era of Design

Published in print:
1996
Published Online:
November 2020
ISBN:
9780195091601
eISBN:
9780197560662
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780195091601.003.0013
Subject:
Computer Science, Software Engineering

we have arrived at the last layer of the foundation. I now can begin a systematic analysis of design. As a brief reminder, this really is a book about the development of software applications. My ... More


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