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The Digital Mind: How Science is Redefining Humanity

Arlindo Oliveira

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
September 2017
ISBN:
9780262036030
eISBN:
9780262338394
Item type:
book
Publisher:
The MIT Press
DOI:
10.7551/mitpress/9780262036030.001.0001
Subject:
Computer Science, Artificial Intelligence

This book addresses the connections between computers, life, evolution, brains, and minds. Digital computers are recent and have changed our society. However, they represent just the latest way to ... More


Philosophical Scepticism and Everyday Life

Barry Stroud

in The Significance of Philosophical Scepticism

Published in print:
1984
Published Online:
November 2003
ISBN:
9780198247616
eISBN:
9780191598494
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0198247613.003.0002
Subject:
Philosophy, Metaphysics/Epistemology

Chapter 2 focuses on the challenge to the sceptical reasoning that what Descartes says is a requirement for everyday knowledge of the world – and would destroy all everyday knowledge of the world if ... More


Secrets and lies

Tony Shaw

in Hollywood's Cold War

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
September 2012
ISBN:
9780748625239
eISBN:
9780748670918
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9780748625239.003.0009
Subject:
Film, Television and Radio, Film

This chapter explores why and how the Hollywood Cold War deviance in the 1950s had developed a sharper edge by the mid-1970s. It specifically addresses Peter Davis' Vietnam documentary Hearts and ... More


Resources for Historical Background

Jeannette Brown

in African American Women Chemists

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
November 2020
ISBN:
9780199742882
eISBN:
9780197563038
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780199742882.003.0005
Subject:
Chemistry, History of Chemistry

Many historians have written about the history of African Americans in science, but most of the articles focus only on the men and very little is written about the women. It would take additional ... More


Continuity Skepticism in Doubt: A Radically Enactive Take

Daniel D. Hutto and Glenda Satne

in Embodiment, Enaction, and Culture: Investigating the Constitution of the Shared World

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
January 2018
ISBN:
9780262035552
eISBN:
9780262337120
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
The MIT Press
DOI:
10.7551/mitpress/9780262035552.003.0006
Subject:
Philosophy, Philosophy of Mind

Radically Enactive Cognition, REC, holds that not all forms of cognition are content involving and, especially, not root forms. According to radical enactivists, only minds that have mastered special ... More


Animated Documentary and Mental Health

Stella Bolaki

in Illness as Many Narratives: "Arts, Medicine and Culture"

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
September 2016
ISBN:
9781474402422
eISBN:
9781474418591
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9781474402422.003.0007
Subject:
Literature, Criticism/Theory

The key focus of this chapter is Animated Minds (2003), a series of short documentaries created in the UK to raise public awareness of different forms of mental distress including schizophrenia, ... More


Between Two Solitudes: Self-Deception, Consciousness and the Other Mind

Charles Barbour

in Derrida's Secret: Perjury, Testimony, Oath

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
January 2018
ISBN:
9781474424998
eISBN:
9781474434911
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9781474424998.003.0004
Subject:
Philosophy, Political Philosophy

This chapter takes up a number of issues around the question of secrecy and deception that have vexed recent analytic philosophers, and shows how Derrida might contribute to the debates. In ... More


All the President's Men

in Nixon at the Movies: A Book about Belief

Published in print:
2004
Published Online:
March 2013
ISBN:
9780226239682
eISBN:
9780226239705
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226239705.003.0009
Subject:
History, Cultural History

“Suspicious Minds” is not a movie, but a song, Elvis Presley's seventeenth, and last, number-one record that topped the charts on November 1, 1969, two days before Richard Nixon went on national ... More


Lord, How Dare We Celebrate: Colorblind Hegemony and Genre in the 1990s

Justin Gomer

in White Balance: How Hollywood Shaped Colorblind Ideology and Undermined Civil Rights

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
May 2021
ISBN:
9781469655802
eISBN:
9781469655826
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of North Carolina Press
DOI:
10.5149/northcarolina/9781469655802.003.0007
Subject:
History, African-American History

The final chapter examines teacher films, those movies in which a (typically) suburban white woman accepts a job teaching student of color in low-income urban neighborhoods. Although the late 1980s ... More


Imagination and Creativity: The School-Based Paradox

Gena R. Greher and Jesse M. Heines

in Computational Thinking in Sound: Teaching the Art and Science of Music and Technology

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
November 2020
ISBN:
9780199826179
eISBN:
9780197563182
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780199826179.003.0007
Subject:
Computer Science, Audio Processing

People who are considered “creative”are generally respected and sought after in our society, both in the professional and social realms. Yet among the many paradoxes of our educational system is ... More


Dodds and Educational Policy for a Defeated Germany

David Phillips

in Rediscovering E. R. Dodds: Scholarship, Education, Poetry, and the Paranormal

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
November 2019
ISBN:
9780198777366
eISBN:
9780191823084
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198777366.003.0013
Subject:
Classical Studies, Literary Studies: Classical, Early, and Medieval, Poetry and Poets: Classical, Early, and Medieval

This chapter examines the work of E.R. Dodds during preparations for the post-war occupation of Germany. In 1940, Dodds joined Arnold Toynbee’s ‘Foreign Research and Press Service’, which had moved ... More


Artisans of Hope

Samy Cohen

in Doves Among Hawks: Struggles of the Israeli Peace Movements

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
September 2019
ISBN:
9780190947903
eISBN:
9780190077907
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190947903.003.0007
Subject:
Political Science, Middle Eastern Politics

As the Israeli right has become firmly ensconced in power and the left shows signs of fatigue, a host of small peace organizations have proliferated that display amazing vitality. The most remarkable ... More


Narrative Hospitality: Three Pedagogical Experiments

Richard Kearney and Melissa Fitzpatrick

in Radical Hospitality: From Thought to Action

Published in print:
2021
Published Online:
September 2021
ISBN:
9780823294428
eISBN:
9780823297306
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Fordham University Press
DOI:
10.5422/fordham/9780823294428.003.0003
Subject:
Philosophy, Moral Philosophy

This chapter illustrates how the model of hospitality as translation and narrative exchange (presented in the previous chapter) applies to three recent pedagogical experiments: the Guestbook Project ... More


Plato and Modern Leadership Models

Dominic Scott and R. Edward Freeman

in Models of Leadership in Plato and Beyond

Published in print:
2021
Published Online:
September 2021
ISBN:
9780198837350
eISBN:
9780191874055
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198837350.003.0012
Subject:
Business and Management, Knowledge Management, Organization Studies

This chapter looks at the relation between Plato’s models and modern leadership approaches. Unlike many recent theorists, Plato avoids trying to find a single definition, but seeks to isolate the ... More


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