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Voices Carry: Film and Telepathy

Ned Schantz

in Gossip, Letters, Phones: The Scandal of Female Networks in Film and Literature

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
September 2008
ISBN:
9780195335910
eISBN:
9780199868902
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195335910.003.0006
Subject:
Literature, Film, Media, and Cultural Studies, Women's Literature

This chapter pursues the problem of coincidence on the telephone in its greatest cinematic example—Sorry, Wrong Number—all the way to the ambivalent dream of telepathy, a major fantasy of novelistic ... More


Number and the Universe

Svetla Slaveva-Griffin

in Plotinus on Number

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
May 2009
ISBN:
9780195377194
eISBN:
9780199869572
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195377194.003.0006
Subject:
Classical Studies, Ancient Greek, Roman, and Early Christian Philosophy

This chapter examines the relationship of Substantial Number and all intelligible entities: Absolute Being as “unified number;” Intellect as “number moving in itself”; beings as “unfolded number;” ... More


Grant and Hepburn

Joseph McBride

in Hawks on Hawks

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
May 2014
ISBN:
9780813142623
eISBN:
9780813145242
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Kentucky
DOI:
10.5810/kentucky/9780813142623.003.0015
Subject:
Film, Television and Radio, Film

This chapter discusses Hawks’ working relationship with Carey Grant and Katharine Hepburn. He talks about his penchant for making the woman character the dominant figure in romantic relationships on ... More


Generalized Set Theory (1):Interval Functions; Canonical Groups and Canonical Equivalence; Embedding Functions

David Lewin

in Generalized Musical Intervals and Transformations

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
January 2010
ISBN:
9780195317138
eISBN:
9780199865413
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195317138.003.0005
Subject:
Music, Theory, Analysis, Composition

This chapter begins a study of generalized set theory, that is, the interrelationships among finite sets of objects in musical spaces. The first construction studied is the Interval Function between ... More


Datatypes

Douglas Schenck and Peter Wilson

in Information Modeling: The EXPRESS Way

Published in print:
1994
Published Online:
November 2020
ISBN:
9780195087147
eISBN:
9780197560532
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780195087147.003.0018
Subject:
Computer Science, Software Engineering

This chapter explains the EXPRESS pseudotypes and datatypes. You will also want to read about defined types and entity types, both of which are covered in ... More


Symbols

Douglas Schenck and Peter Wilson

in Information Modeling: The EXPRESS Way

Published in print:
1994
Published Online:
November 2020
ISBN:
9780195087147
eISBN:
9780197560532
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780195087147.003.0026
Subject:
Computer Science, Software Engineering

EXPRESS-G has three basic kinds of symbol; defintion, relation, and composition. Definition and relation symbols are used to define the contents and ... More


Number As a Feature *

Carmen Dobrovie-Sorin

in Functional Heads: The Cartography of Syntactic Structures, Volume 7

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
September 2012
ISBN:
9780199746736
eISBN:
9780199949519
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199746736.003.0024
Subject:
Linguistics, Syntax and Morphology

This chapter is concerned with the nature of functional projections, specifically the relation between features and projections. It addresses the question of whether the feature of Number should be ... More


Nucleus of the Milky Way

Stephen Teo

in Director in Action

Published in print:
1993
Published Online:
September 2011
ISBN:
9789622098398
eISBN:
9789882206823
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Hong Kong University Press
DOI:
10.5790/hongkong/9789622098398.003.0003
Subject:
Film, Television and Radio, Film

This chapter describes a cluster of action films that Johnnie To produced for Milkyway Image, the production company that he founded in 1996. It starts with a discussion with Beyond Hypothermia, a ... More


Pomegranate Seeds and Scattered Ashes: From n + 1 to the One + n

Michael Naas

in Miracle and Machine: Jacques Derrida and the Two Sources of Religion, Science, and the Media

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
September 2012
ISBN:
9780823239979
eISBN:
9780823240012
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Fordham University Press
DOI:
10.5422/fordham/9780823239979.003.0010
Subject:
Philosophy, Philosophy of Religion

This chapter explores the relationship between religion and calculation or calculability, in short, between religion and number, the question of demographics, of monotheism, and so on. The chapter ... More


The Skriker's progeny

Geraldine Cousin

in Playing For Time: Stories of Lost Children, Ghosts and the Endangered Present in Contemporary Theatre

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
July 2012
ISBN:
9780719061974
eISBN:
9781781700976
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9780719061974.003.0006
Subject:
Literature, Drama

Caryl Churchill's combination of technical experimentation and acute sensitivity to current social and political concerns has frequently been remarked upon. One innovative aspect of her work that has ... More


How Children Generate New Ways of Thinking

Robert S. Siegler

in Emerging Minds: The Process of Change in Children's Thinking

Published in print:
1996
Published Online:
November 2020
ISBN:
9780195077872
eISBN:
9780197561379
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780195077872.003.0010
Subject:
Education, Educational Policy and Politics

Cognitive variability ultimately depends on people’s constructing novel ways of thinking even when we already possess reasonable alternatives. If we did not supplement ... More


Migratory Movements between Mexico and the United States, 1880–1934

Alanís Enciso Fernando Saúl and Russ Davidson

in They Should Stay There: The Story of Mexican Migration and Repatriation during the Great Depression

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
January 2018
ISBN:
9781469634265
eISBN:
9781469634289
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of North Carolina Press
DOI:
10.5149/northcarolina/9781469634265.003.0002
Subject:
History, Latin American History

This chapter presents an overview of the flow of Mexican immigration to the United States between the years of 1880 and 1934. It notes that two main factors were responsible for the influx of Mexican ... More


The 1930s

Tom Ryall

in Anthony Asquith

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
July 2012
ISBN:
9780719064524
eISBN:
9781781703007
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9780719064524.003.0013
Subject:
Film, Television and Radio, Film

This chapter looks into the problems faced by Anthony Asquith during the 1930s. He joined Gainsborough Pictures, merged with the Gaumont-British, which, during the decade recruited an impressive ... More


Strategic Development: Trudging up the Staircase or Swimming with the Tide?

Robert S. Siegler

in Emerging Minds: The Process of Change in Children's Thinking

Published in print:
1996
Published Online:
November 2020
ISBN:
9780195077872
eISBN:
9780197561379
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780195077872.003.0007
Subject:
Education, Educational Policy and Politics

As described in the previous chapter, children’s thinking is highly variable. The present chapter focuses on implications of this variability for understanding ... More


Moral Aggregation

Iwao Hirose

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
November 2014
ISBN:
9780199933686
eISBN:
9780199398324
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199933686.001.0001
Subject:
Philosophy, Moral Philosophy

Aggregation is one of the fundamental features of utilitarianism and other forms of axiological theories, permitting the trade-off of morally relevant factors between different individuals. It is ... More


The Mathematical Model in Plato and Some Surrogates in a Jain Theory of Knowledge

Edith Wyschogrod

in Crossover Queries: Dwelling with Negatives, Embodying Philosophy's Others

Published in print:
2006
Published Online:
March 2011
ISBN:
9780823226061
eISBN:
9780823235148
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Fordham University Press
DOI:
10.5422/fso/9780823226061.003.0031
Subject:
Philosophy, Philosophy of Religion

This view of arithmetic structure permits a solution of what has been called the “ontological methexis” problem, that is, the question of how each object remaining ... More


Introduction: The Index Number Problem

S. N. Afriat

in The Index Number Problem: Construction Theorems

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
April 2014
ISBN:
9780199670581
eISBN:
9780191773785
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199670581.003.0001
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Econometrics, Microeconomics

This introductory chapter presents a brief discussion of the Index Number Problem, which refers to the construction of a price index, or how an amount at one date can be converted into the right ... More


The Grand Periodic Function

Jan C. A. Boeyens

in Mendeleev to Oganesson: A Multidisciplinary Perspective on the Periodic Table

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
November 2020
ISBN:
9780190668532
eISBN:
9780197559765
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190668532.003.0009
Subject:
Chemistry, Physical Chemistry

The discovery of material periodicity must rank as one of the major achievements of mankind. It reveals an ordered reality despite the gloomy pronouncements of quantum ... More


Music and the Origins of Ancient Science

Peter Pesic

in Music and the Making of Modern Science

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
May 2017
ISBN:
9780262027274
eISBN:
9780262324380
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
The MIT Press
DOI:
10.7551/mitpress/9780262027274.003.0002
Subject:
Music, History, Western

Music entered deeply into the making of modern science because it was a crucial element of ancient natural philosophy, through which it thereafter remained active well into the formation of the “new ... More


Euler: The Mathematics of Musical Sadness

Peter Pesic

in Music and the Making of Modern Science

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
May 2017
ISBN:
9780262027274
eISBN:
9780262324380
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
The MIT Press
DOI:
10.7551/mitpress/9780262027274.003.0010
Subject:
Music, History, Western

Throughout his life, the great mathematician Leonhard Euler spent most of his free time on music, to which he devoted his first book. This chapter discusses how he reformulated the ordering of ... More


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