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Debate in the Curriculum

Georges B. J. Dreyfus

in The Sound of Two Hands Clapping: The Education of a Tibetan Buddhist Monk

Published in print:
2003
Published Online:
May 2012
ISBN:
9780520232594
eISBN:
9780520928244
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520232594.003.0012
Subject:
Religion, Buddhism

The Collected Topics explain the basic logical procedure and the main philosophical notions as preparation to the use of debate in the study of the five great texts of the Ge-luk curriculum. This ... More


The Sitwells and Sitwellism: An Ornamental Modernism

Deborah Longworth

in The Many Facades of Edith Sitwell

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
January 2018
ISBN:
9780813054421
eISBN:
9780813053165
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Florida
DOI:
10.5744/florida/9780813054421.003.0002
Subject:
Literature, 20th-century Literature and Modernism

Few figures have been so renowned and yet so critically dismissed within the history of literary modernism as Edith, Osbert and Sacheverell Sitwell. For a time in the early 1920s they were the ... More


Parasites, immunity, and sexual selection

Paul Schmid-Hempel

in Evolutionary Parasitology: The Integrated Study of Infections, Immunology, Ecology, and Genetics

Published in print:
2021
Published Online:
September 2021
ISBN:
9780198832140
eISBN:
9780191870873
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198832140.003.0006
Subject:
Biology, Disease Ecology / Epidemiology, Evolutionary Biology / Genetics

The sexes (male, female) differ in parasite load and immune defences. In general, males are more frequently infected and often have lower defences. The differences are one consequence of sexual ... More


Between the Jungle and the Skyscraper: Josephine Baker in Paris and Berlin

James Donald

in Some of These Days: Black Stars, Jazz Aesthetics, and Modernist Culture

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
May 2015
ISBN:
9780199354016
eISBN:
9780199354047
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199354016.003.0003
Subject:
Literature, 20th-century Literature and Modernism

Josephine Baker was a sensation when she first performed her danse sauvage as the finale to La Revue nègre in Paris in 1925. The chapter describes Baker’s formation as a performer in the United ... More


Symmetry Festival

Marjorie Senechal

in I Died for Beauty: A Biography of Dorothy Wrinch

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
March 2015
ISBN:
9780199732593
eISBN:
9780190254353
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:osobl/9780199732593.003.0003
Subject:
History, History of Science, Technology, and Medicine

This chapter recounts the author's first and subsequent meetings with Dorothy Wrinch. She also describes reading The Grammar of Ornament (1956), the first book to be printed by chromolithography, and ... More


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