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Aristotle's Account of Time

David Bostock

in Space, Time, Matter, and Form: Essays on Aristotle's Physics

Published in print:
2006
Published Online:
May 2006
ISBN:
9780199286867
eISBN:
9780191603532
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0199286868.003.0009
Subject:
Philosophy, Ancient Philosophy

This essay says something about nearly every aspect of Aristotle’s discussion of time. The most difficult question of interpretation is what Aristotle might have meant by describing time as ‘a ... More


Brains, Pedigrees, and Promises: Lessons from the Politics of Autism Genetics

Chloe Silverman

in Understanding Autism: Parents, Doctors, and the History of a Disorder

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
October 2017
ISBN:
9780691150468
eISBN:
9781400840397
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Princeton University Press
DOI:
10.23943/princeton/9780691150468.003.0006
Subject:
Anthropology, Social and Cultural Anthropology

This chapter tells the story of two parent groups, the Cure Autism Now Foundation (CAN) and the National Alliance for Autism Research (NAAR), and their efforts to promote genetic research on autism. ... More


Solo Monk

Williams Martin

in Jazz Changes

Published in print:
1993
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780195083491
eISBN:
9780199853205
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195083491.003.0032
Subject:
Music, Popular

Columbia CS 9149 was the third solo piano album of Thelonius Monk. Monk started his recital with a version of “Dinah”. “I Should Care” and its pianistic technique and control are both striking and ... More


Crisis! What Crisis?: Refugee Rumours and Scares, October 1945–January 1946

Matthew Frank

in Expelling the Germans: British Opinion and Post-1945 Population Transfer in Context

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
May 2008
ISBN:
9780199233649
eISBN:
9780191716294
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199233649.003.0007
Subject:
History, European Modern History

This chapter is concerned with the limits of the public rather than the official response to the refugee crisis. It picks up thematically and chronologically where Chapter 4 leaves off with the ... More


Technical Public Health: The 1971 Cross‐Government Enquiry and the Rise of Economics

Virginia Berridge

in Marketing Health: Smoking and the Discourse of Public Health in Britain, 1945-2000

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
September 2007
ISBN:
9780199260300
eISBN:
9780191717376
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199260300.003.0005
Subject:
History, British and Irish Modern History

This chapter discusses the significance of the publication of the second Royal College of Physicians report Smoking and Health Now in 1971. The report led to the a cross-governmental enquiry into ... More


The Influence of the Past

Irene W. Leigh

in A Lens on Deaf Identities

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
May 2010
ISBN:
9780195320664
eISBN:
9780199864584
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195320664.003.0005
Subject:
Psychology, Social Psychology, Developmental Psychology

This chapter reviews diverse deaf identities through the lens of historical perspectives. The focus is on the tenor of the times and the social forces related to selected historical events, ... More


Vietnam Memories Through Film

Robert D. Schulzinger

in A Time for Peace: The Legacy of the Vietnam War

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780195365924
eISBN:
9780199851966
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195365924.003.0008
Subject:
History, American History: 20th Century

The Vietnam War became the setting for more than 400 movies, documentaries, and TV series from the 1960s to the first years of the twenty-first century. Many of these Vietnam-era films explored ... More


Literary Realism in the Wake of Business Cycle Theory: The Way We Live Now (1875)

Tara McGann

in Victorian Literature and Finance

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
January 2010
ISBN:
9780199281923
eISBN:
9780191712951
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199281923.003.0008
Subject:
Literature, 19th-century and Victorian Literature

This chapter considers not indifference to the well-being of financial institutions but another fictional instance of the 19th-century financial rogue — and asks if he really was one. Augustus ... More


Conclusion

Sarah Cole

in At the Violet Hour: Modernism and Violence in England and Ireland

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
January 2013
ISBN:
9780195389616
eISBN:
9780199979226
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195389616.003.0006
Subject:
Literature, 20th-century Literature and Modernism, 20th-century and Contemporary Literature

The brief conclusion looks at several important legacies, later in the twentieth century and into the twenty-first, of the modernist strategies for engaging violence that At the Violet Hour has ... More


Introducing Digital Humanities Now

Daniel J. Cohen

in Debates in the Digital Humanities

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
August 2015
ISBN:
9780816677948
eISBN:
9781452948379
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Minnesota Press
DOI:
10.5749/minnesota/9780816677948.003.0032
Subject:
Education, Philosophy and Theory of Education

This chapter focuses on Digital Humanities Now, a new web publication resulting from the author’s attempt to combine the activities of several hundred digital humanities scholars with TwitterTim.es ... More


Women’s Work: In which Brown is released from prison and becomes a prison activist

Daniel Burton-Rose

in Guerrilla USA: The George Jackson Brigade and the Anticapitalist Underground of the 1970s

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780520264281
eISBN:
9780520936485
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520264281.003.0011
Subject:
History, American History: 20th Century

As her time at Terminal Island ran down, Rita Brown's mind turned from the daily grind of the institution to her life after release. The most obvious question mark was DJ, who had been her girlfriend ... More


Inside Out: On the Activities of the Women Out Now Prison Project

Daniel Burton-Rose

in Guerrilla USA: The George Jackson Brigade and the Anticapitalist Underground of the 1970s

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780520264281
eISBN:
9780520936485
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520264281.003.0012
Subject:
History, American History: 20th Century

Rita Brown, Therese Coupez, and a handful of like-minded people in the women's community publicized the first meeting of the Women Out Now Prison Project primarily by word of mouth. They announced it ... More


Japan: Confronting the Nanjing Massacre

Takashi Yoshida

in The Making of "The Rape of Nanking": History and Memory in Japan, China, and the United States

Published in print:
2006
Published Online:
January 2010
ISBN:
9780195180961
eISBN:
9780199869633
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195180961.003.0005
Subject:
History, World Modern History

This chapter analyzes the history and memory of the Nanjing Massacre in Japan from 1945 to 1971. The social and political reforms imposed by the American occupation deeply influenced Japanese ... More


Sites of experience: myth re-vision at the end of the century

Frances Babbage

in Re-Visioning Myth: Modern and Contemporary Drama by Women

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
July 2012
ISBN:
9780719067525
eISBN:
9781781701782
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9780719067525.003.0006
Subject:
Literature, Drama

This chapter examines two plays of myth re-vision, from Britain and Iceland, written at the cusp of the millennium: Sarah Kane's Phaedra's Love (1996) and Hrafnhildur Hagalín's Easy Now, Electra ... More


The trauma film from romantic to modern: A Matter of Life and Death to Don't Look Now

John Orr

in Romantics and Modernists in British Cinema

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
September 2012
ISBN:
9780748640140
eISBN:
9780748671090
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9780748640140.003.0006
Subject:
Film, Television and Radio, Film

What is trauma if not, as in the Greek, a kind of wound? Here it is something more — a wound that seldom heals, a wounding of body and soul from which, often, the subject does not recover. Hence the ... More


Hep C, Pap Smears, and Basic Care: Justice Now and the Right to Family

Johanna Hoffman

in Interrupted Life: Experiences of Incarcerated Women in the United States

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780520252493
eISBN:
9780520944565
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520252493.003.0045
Subject:
Sociology, Gender and Sexuality

Every woman enters prison with gender-specific health concerns, and many enter with already compromised health. Uniquely affected by imprisonment, many women establish health problems or experience ... More


The Gender-Responsive Prison Expansion Movement

Cynthia Chandler

in Interrupted Life: Experiences of Incarcerated Women in the United States

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780520252493
eISBN:
9780520944565
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520252493.003.0066
Subject:
Sociology, Gender and Sexuality

On April 4, 2007, Cynthia Chandler of Justice Now participated in a conversation with Cara Page, then executive director of the Committee on Women, Population, and the Environment; Loretta Ross, ... More


Ram Dass: MUSHEROOMS GAVE ME WHAT I COULD HAVE HAD AT MY BAR MITZVAH

Arthur J. Magida

in Opening the Doors of Wonder: Reflections on Religious Rites of Passage

Published in print:
2006
Published Online:
May 2012
ISBN:
9780520245457
eISBN:
9780520941717
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520245457.003.0014
Subject:
Religion, Religious Studies

This chapter discusses the experience of Ram Dass at his bar mitzvah. Ram Dass or Richard Alpert is the epicenter of America's spiritual searchings, a teacher, eloquent guide, and agile translator of ... More


Leaving Ends the Love

James Kelly

in Where Night Is Day: The World of the ICU

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
August 2016
ISBN:
9780801451683
eISBN:
9780801467653
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Cornell University Press
DOI:
10.7591/cornell/9780801451683.003.0013
Subject:
Sociology, Occupations, Professions, and Work

This chapter considers nursing as a kind of love, one that ends when the patients leave; in other words, leaving ends the love. Focusing on James Agee's book Let Us Now Praise Famous Men, it reflects ... More


James Agee: All There and Primed to Go Off

David Bordwell

in The Rhapsodes: How 1940s Critics Changed American Film Culture

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
September 2016
ISBN:
9780226352176
eISBN:
9780226352343
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226352343.003.0005
Subject:
Literature, Film, Media, and Cultural Studies

A poet and novelist, Agee brought a literary sensibility to film journalism. His Let Us Now Praise Famous Men, an unorthodox piece of reportage, had brought him some notice, but his reviews for THE ... More


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