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‘A Mesh of Error’ : Dramatic Alliances 1898–1902

BEN LEVITAS

in The Theatre of Nation: Irish Drama and Cultural Nationalism 1890-1916

Published in print:
2002
Published Online:
January 2010
ISBN:
9780199253432
eISBN:
9780191719196
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199253432.003.0003
Subject:
History, British and Irish Modern History

This chapter examines the cultural-political allegiances from the centenary of the 1798 rising to the founding of the Irish National Theatre Society. During 1899-1901, the Irish Literary Theatre led ... More


The Union of Sceptics, 1903–1906

BEN LEVITAS

in The Theatre of Nation: Irish Drama and Cultural Nationalism 1890-1916

Published in print:
2002
Published Online:
January 2010
ISBN:
9780199253432
eISBN:
9780191719196
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199253432.003.0004
Subject:
History, British and Irish Modern History

This chapter examines the fracture of the theatre movement and cultural nationalist alliances in the post-Boer period. Yeats, with financial backing from Annie Horniman, was able to set up the INTS ... More


Oneself as Another

Simon J. Evnine

in Epistemic Dimensions of Personhood

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
September 2008
ISBN:
9780199239948
eISBN:
9780191716898
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199239948.003.0006
Subject:
Philosophy, Philosophy of Mind, Metaphysics/Epistemology

Having beliefs means that persons occupy epistemic perspectives. Having a point of view is associated with transparency in belief. However, beliefs can also be visible to their bearers and, in that ... More


The Puzzle of Imaginative Resistance

Tamar Szabó Gendler

in Intuition, Imagination, and Philosophical Methodology

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
January 2011
ISBN:
9780199589760
eISBN:
9780191595486
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199589760.003.0010
Subject:
Philosophy, Metaphysics/Epistemology, Philosophy of Science

This chapter presents and discusses the puzzle of imaginative resistance: the puzzle of explaining our comparative difficulty in imagining fictional worlds that we take to be morally deviant. It ... More


The Assurance View of Testimony

Frederick F. Schmitt

in Social Epistemology

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
January 2011
ISBN:
9780199577477
eISBN:
9780191595189
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199577477.003.0011
Subject:
Philosophy, Metaphysics/Epistemology, Philosophy of Language

According to the assurance view of testimony, we are often testimonially justified in believing a proposition p in virtue of the testifier's assurance that p or the recipient's acceptance of that ... More


Conclusion: “I’ve Been Performing My Whole Life”

Uri McMillan

in Embodied Avatars: Genealogies of Black Feminist Art and Performance

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
May 2016
ISBN:
9781479802111
eISBN:
9781479865451
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
NYU Press
DOI:
10.18574/nyu/9781479802111.003.0005
Subject:
Society and Culture, Cultural Studies

The conclusion serves both as a summation of the book’s arguments and an extension of its recurring trio—objecthood, black performance, and avatar production—into the twenty-first century. Mimicking ... More


Freedom

Hilary Kornblith

in On Reflection

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
January 2013
ISBN:
9780199563005
eISBN:
9780191745263
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199563005.003.0004
Subject:
Philosophy, Metaphysics/Epistemology, Philosophy of Mind

Human beings, it seems, have freedom of the will. What does this amount to? Some have argued that free-willed action is nothing more than bodily behavior which is caused in a certain way by beliefs ... More


Afterword: A History of Impossible Progress

Malik Gaines

in Black Performance on the Outskirts of the Left: A History of the Impossible

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
January 2018
ISBN:
9781479837038
eISBN:
9781479822607
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
NYU Press
DOI:
10.18574/nyu/9781479837038.003.0006
Subject:
Society and Culture, Cultural Studies

This concluding section uses art works and performances included in the 2015 Venice Biennial to identify a legacy of Marx and the black political left in the present of this writing. While the ... More


The Assurance Theory

Paul Faulkner

in Knowledge on Trust

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
May 2011
ISBN:
9780199589784
eISBN:
9780191725517
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199589784.003.0006
Subject:
Philosophy, Metaphysics/Epistemology

This chapter presents the assurance theory of testimony developed by Richard Moran. It argues that this theory faces a dilemma: in order to receive a speaker’s assurance, an audience must trust, but ... More


Born along the Color Line: The 1933 Amenia Conference and the Rise of a National Civil Rights Movement

Eben Miller

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
March 2015
ISBN:
9780195174557
eISBN:
9780190254285
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:osobl/9780195174557.001.0001
Subject:
History, African-American History

In August, 1933, dozens of people gathered amid seven large, canvas tents in a field near Amenia, in upstate New York. Joel Spingarn, president of the board of the NAACP, had called a conference to ... More


The Moran Site (22HR511): An Early-Eighteenth-Century French Colonial Cemetery in Nouveau Biloxi, Mississippi

KENNETH G. KELLY and MEREDITH D. HARDY

in French Colonial Archaeology in the Southeast and Caribbean

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
January 2012
ISBN:
9780813036809
eISBN:
9780813041841
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Florida
DOI:
10.5744/florida/9780813036809.003.0005
Subject:
Archaeology, Historical Archaeology

For the years 1720 to 1722, Biloxi, Mississippi served as a staging area for thousands of European immigrants brought to settle the Louisiana colony by John Law and The Company of the West. Many died ... More


Self-Knowledge for Humans

Quassim Cassam

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
December 2014
ISBN:
9780199657575
eISBN:
9780191793110
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199657575.001.0001
Subject:
Philosophy, Philosophy of Mind

Rationalism about self-knowledge, of the kind elaborated and defended by writers such as Moran and Boyle, is an account of self-knowledge for an ideally rational homo philosophicus rather than for ... More


Mutation, Gene Conversion, and Migration

Daniel L. Hartl

in A Primer of Population Genetics and Genomics

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
August 2020
ISBN:
9780198862291
eISBN:
9780191895074
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198862291.003.0004
Subject:
Biology, Biomathematics / Statistics and Data Analysis / Complexity Studies, Evolutionary Biology / Genetics

Chapter 4 focuses on forward and reverse mutation, gene duplication and functional divergence, gene conversion, and equilibrium heterozygosity. It includes an introduction to the coalescent as well ... More


Chloranthalactone (Liu), Rumphellaone A (Kuwahara), Lactiflorin (Bach), Echinosporin (Hale), Harveynone (Taylor), (6,7-deoxy)-Yuanhuapin (Wender)

Douglass F. Taber

in Organic Synthesis: State of the Art 2011-2013

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
November 2020
ISBN:
9780190200794
eISBN:
9780197559475
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190200794.003.0082
Subject:
Chemistry, Organic Chemistry

The lindenane sesquiterpenes, exemplified by chloranthalactone 4, display interesting physiological activity. Bo Liu of Sichuan University assembled (Organic Lett. ... More


Introduction

Eben Miller

in Born along the Color Line: The 1933 Amenia Conference and the Rise of a National Civil Rights Movement

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
March 2015
ISBN:
9780195174557
eISBN:
9780190254285
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:osobl/9780195174557.003.0009
Subject:
History, African-American History

This introductory chapter begins with a description of the Amenia Conference, a three-day civil rights retreat held by the National Association for the Advancement of Colored People (NAACP) in August ... More


Regression Diagnostics and Sensitivity Analysis

Quan Li

in Using R for Data Analysis in Social Sciences: A Research Project-Oriented Approach

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
March 2019
ISBN:
9780190656218
eISBN:
9780190656256
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190656218.003.0006
Subject:
Political Science, Political Theory

This chapter shows why the Gauss-Markov assumptions are important in ordinary least squares (OLS) regression, how to diagnose assumption violations in OLS regression, and how to conduct sensitivity ... More


International Recognition Abroad, at Home, on Film, and in Print

Toba Singer

in Fernando Alonso: The Father of Cuban Ballet

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
September 2013
ISBN:
9780813044026
eISBN:
9780813046259
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Florida
DOI:
10.5744/florida/9780813044026.003.0018
Subject:
Music, Dance

Alicia and Fernando dine with Picasso at the artist’s 80th birthday celebration on the Riviera. Company danced for Cuban Border Battalion on Guantánamo during missile crisis. ICAIC’s proposal to film ... More


The Aesthetic-Historical Imaginary: On Shoah and Maus

Henry W. Pickford

in The Sense of Semblance: Philosophical Analyses of Holocaust Art

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
September 2013
ISBN:
9780823245406
eISBN:
9780823250776
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Fordham University Press
DOI:
10.5422/fordham/9780823245406.003.0005
Subject:
Literature, Criticism/Theory

This chapter considers Lanzmann’s film Shoah and Spiegelman’s graphic novel Maus in light of the epistemology of testimony. Two epistemic dimensions are involved: (a) propositional knowledge, ... More


Towards the Brussels Declaration: March 1983-November 1984

in A Stone in Spain's Shoe: The Search for a Solution to the Problem of Gibraltar

Published in print:
1994
Published Online:
June 2013
ISBN:
9780853232094
eISBN:
9781846317262
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Liverpool University Press
DOI:
10.5949/UPO9781846317262.009
Subject:
Political Science, International Relations and Politics

This chapter details the progress of negotiations between Spain and Britain from March 1983 to November 1984. The spring of 1983 marked a real beginning of negotiations heralded by the Lisbon ... More


The Problem of Self-Knowledge

Jordi Fernández

in Transparent Minds: A Study of Self-Knowledge

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
May 2013
ISBN:
9780199664023
eISBN:
9780191748448
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199664023.003.0001
Subject:
Philosophy, Philosophy of Mind

This chapter sets up the discussion that will lead to an account of self-knowledge later in the book, and addresses some preliminary methodological issues. It begins by specifying the phenomenon that ... More


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