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The Making of Oriental Religion

Peter van der Veer

in The Modern Spirit of Asia: The Spiritual and the Secular in China and India

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
October 2017
ISBN:
9780691128146
eISBN:
9781400848553
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Princeton University Press
DOI:
10.23943/princeton/9780691128146.003.0003
Subject:
Anthropology, Social and Cultural Anthropology

This chapter explores the making of oriental religion. It analyzes the emerging field of oriental studies and comparative religion, especially the project of Sacred Books of the East, headed by ... More


The Making of a World Religion: Confucianism and the Emergence of Comparative Religion as a Discipline in the Nineteenth Century

Anna Sun

in Confucianism as a World Religion: Contested Histories and Contemporary Realities

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
October 2017
ISBN:
9780691155579
eISBN:
9781400846085
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Princeton University Press
DOI:
10.23943/princeton/9780691155579.003.0003
Subject:
Religion, Hinduism

This chapter analyzes the connection between the making of Confucianism as a religion and the emergence of comparative religion as a discipline, based primarily on extensive archival research ... More


Difference engines: from Müller to Comrie

Michael R. Williams

in The History of Mathematical Tables: From Sumer to Spreadsheets

Published in print:
2003
Published Online:
September 2007
ISBN:
9780198508410
eISBN:
9780191708831
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198508410.003.0006
Subject:
Mathematics, History of Mathematics

Most people in the computing disciplines know of the famous difference engine designed by Charles Babbage, but many are unaware of several others that were produced after Babbage's efforts and even ... More


Schubert: Repetition, Motion, and Reflection

Yonatan Malin

in Songs in Motion: Rhythm and Meter in the German Lied

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
September 2010
ISBN:
9780195340051
eISBN:
9780199863785
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195340051.003.0004
Subject:
Music, Theory, Analysis, Composition

This chapter explores effects of repetition and motion in Schubert's songs, together with moments of rhythmic irregularity. Analyses focus on three songs from Winterreise (poems by Müller) and three ... More


WORDS, MUSIC, AND SONG: THE NINETEENTH‐CENTURY LIED

Lawrence M. Zbikowski

in Conceptualizing Music: Cognitive Structure, Theory, and Analysis

Published in print:
2002
Published Online:
May 2008
ISBN:
9780195140231
eISBN:
9780199871278
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195140231.003.0007
Subject:
Music, Theory, Analysis, Composition

This chapter explores further the nature of song and also the process of conceptual blending. As noted in Chapter 2, conceptual blending is a pervasive and often transparent process in which elements ... More


From the Clarinet D'Amour to the Contra Bass: A History of the Large Size Clarinets, 1740-1860

Albert R. Rice

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
May 2009
ISBN:
9780195343281
eISBN:
9780199867813
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195343281.001.0001
Subject:
Music, History, Western

This book continues the stories presented in The Baroque Clarinet and The Clarinet in the Classical Period. Now attention is turned to large size clarinets—clarinet d'amour, alto clarinet, basset ... More


Nature in Arms: German Philhellenism, its Literature, and the Greek War of Independence

Constanze Güthenke

in Placing Modern Greece: The Dynamics of Romantic Hellenism, 1770-1840

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
May 2008
ISBN:
9780199231850
eISBN:
9780191716188
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199231850.003.0004
Subject:
Classical Studies, European History: BCE to 500CE

One of the guiding questions of this study is whether a change took place in the representation of the Greek land with the emergence of the Greek nation state. This chapter looks at the strategies ... More


Philosophy and Theology, 1800–1900

Terryl L. Givens

in When Souls Had Wings: Pre-Mortal Existence in Western Thought

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
February 2010
ISBN:
9780195313901
eISBN:
9780199871933
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195313901.003.0010
Subject:
Religion, Religion and Society

German idealists such as Friedrich Schelling and theologians such as Wilhelm Benecke and Julius Müller build on Kant's foundation of preexistence as a basis for freedom. Joseph Smith makes Mormonism ... More


Clarinet d'Amour and Alto Clarinet and Their Music

Albert R. Rice

in From the Clarinet D'Amour to the Contra Bass: A History of the Large Size Clarinets, 1740-1860

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
May 2009
ISBN:
9780195343281
eISBN:
9780199867813
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195343281.003.0002
Subject:
Music, History, Western

This chapter provides precise definitions and history of the clarinet d'amour and alto clarinet; describes the instruments' design features; looks at early documentation; reviews terminology; ... More


The Concept of Neuroglia: A Historical Perspective

Helmut Kettenmann and Bruce R. Ransom

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/9780195152227.003.0001
Subject:
Neuroscience, Development, Disorders of the Nervous System

This chapter provides a historical perspective that highlights the early period of glial research. Topics covered include Virchow's invention of the term neuroglia in 1856, Heinrich Müller' picture ... More


Darwin's Man in Brazil: The Evolving Science of Fritz Müller

David A. West

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
January 2017
ISBN:
9780813062600
eISBN:
9780813051581
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University Press of Florida
DOI:
10.5744/florida/9780813062600.001.0001
Subject:
Society and Culture, Latin American Studies

Darwin’s Man in Brazil is a scientific biography of Fritz Müller that presents relevant familial, institutional, methodological, philosophical, and political backgrounds for understanding Müller’s ... More


Inconceivable Effects: Ethics through Twentieth-Century German Literature, Thought, and Film

Martin Blumenthal-Barby

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
August 2016
ISBN:
9780801478123
eISBN:
9780801467394
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Cornell University Press
DOI:
10.7591/cornell/9780801478123.001.0001
Subject:
Literature, European Literature

This book reads theoretical, literary and cinematic works that appear noteworthy for the ethical questions they raise. Via critical analysis of writers and filmmakers whose projects have changed our ... More


Tracing the Tradition

James Ker

in The Deaths of Seneca

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
February 2010
ISBN:
9780195387032
eISBN:
9780199866793
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195387032.003.0008
Subject:
Classical Studies, Literary Studies: Classical, Early, and Medieval

This chapter outlines the many receptions of Seneca's death in written and visual form, from late antiquity to the twenty-first century. It revisits the occasional allusions to the death in pagan and ... More


Enrolments and Social Patterns

R. D. Anderson

in European Universities from the Enlightenment to 1914

Published in print:
2004
Published Online:
January 2010
ISBN:
9780198206606
eISBN:
9780191717307
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198206606.003.0008
Subject:
History, European Modern History

This chapter summarizes work done on the social history of universities in the 1960s and 1970s, by scholars including Fritz Ringer, Christophe Charle, and Detlef Mëller. University enrolments ... More


Halle

Paul C. Gutjahr

in Charles Hodge: Guardian of American Orthodoxy

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
May 2011
ISBN:
9780199740420
eISBN:
9780199894703
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199740420.003.0018
Subject:
Religion, Church History

Chapter Eighteen recounts Hodge’s time studying theology in Halle, Germany. While there, he begins a lifelong friendship with August Tholuck, and solidifies his own theological commitment to the ... More


• Other Instruments

Clive Brown

in A Portrait of Mendelssohn

Published in print:
2003
Published Online:
October 2013
ISBN:
9780300095395
eISBN:
9780300127867
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Yale University Press
DOI:
10.12987/yale/9780300095395.003.0029
Subject:
Music, History, Western

There are several accounts describing Felix Mendelssohn's ability to play other musical instruments. According to F. Max Müller, Mendelssohn played almost every instrument in the orchestra and was ... More


Historical development

Albert R. Rice

in The Clarinet in the Classical Period

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
January 2010
ISBN:
9780195342994
eISBN:
9780199865666
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195342994.003.0003
Subject:
Music, History, Western

This chapter provides an overview of the classical clarinet's development, organized chronologically by country: France, Belgium, Germany, England, Austria, Czech Republic, Denmark, Italy, Spain, The ... More


‘Salvationist for Greek Art’: London 1879–1886

Annabel Robinson

in The Life and Work of Jane Ellen Harrison

Published in print:
2002
Published Online:
January 2010
ISBN:
9780199242337
eISBN:
9780191714108
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199242337.003.0004
Subject:
Classical Studies, Literary Studies: Classical, Early, and Medieval

The narrative of this chapter covers Harrison's early years in London and on the continent. It traces the influence of Sidney Colvin, Charles Newton, Karl Otfried Müller, Ernst Curtius, and Heinrich ... More


Hero-victims of the Socialist frontier

Pertti Ahonen

in Death at the Berlin Wall

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
May 2011
ISBN:
9780199546305
eISBN:
9780191725036
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199546305.003.0004
Subject:
History, Political History

This chapter examines the deaths and public afterlives of the Wall victims favoured by the GDR: East German border guards gunned down in the line of duty. It focuses on two fallen guards who rose to ... More


Aristotle on Virtue

A. W. Price

in Virtue and Reason in Plato and Aristotle

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
January 2012
ISBN:
9780199609611
eISBN:
9780191731846
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199609611.003.0005
Subject:
Philosophy, Ancient Philosophy, Moral Philosophy

Aristotle places ethical virtues as qualities of a level of the soul that can respect reason but not reason in its own right. This fits his locating of pathē (‘affections’ or ‘emotions’) within the ... More


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