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Teleology, First Principles, and Scientific Method in Aristotle's Biology

Allan Gotthelf

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
January 2013
ISBN:
9780199287956
eISBN:
9780191738296
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199287956.001.0001
Subject:
Philosophy, Ancient Philosophy, Philosophy of Science

This book — an interconnected set of sixteen chapters, four previously unpublished, addresses in parallel three main topics and Aristotle's three main biological treatises. Starting with a set of six ... More


Notes towards a Study of Substance and Essence in Aristotle's Parts of Animals II–IV

Allan Gotthelf

in Teleology, First Principles, and Scientific Method in Aristotle's Biology

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
January 2013
ISBN:
9780199287956
eISBN:
9780191738296
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199287956.003.0010
Subject:
Philosophy, Ancient Philosophy, Philosophy of Science

This chapter takes a close look at nine passages in PA (and IA) where Aristotle speaks of a part as present, or as having the character it does, in an organism because it is part of or required by ... More


The Place of the Good in Aristotle's Natural Teleology

Allan Gotthelf

in Teleology, First Principles, and Scientific Method in Aristotle's Biology

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
January 2013
ISBN:
9780199287956
eISBN:
9780191738296
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199287956.003.0002
Subject:
Philosophy, Ancient Philosophy, Philosophy of Science

The analysis of Aristotle's natural teleology elsewhere in this book makes no defining reference to the good. While natural ends are inevitably good, they need not and should not, as many ... More


First Principles in Aristotle's Parts of Animals

Allan Gotthelf

in Teleology, First Principles, and Scientific Method in Aristotle's Biology

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
January 2013
ISBN:
9780199287956
eISBN:
9780191738296
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199287956.003.0007
Subject:
Philosophy, Ancient Philosophy, Philosophy of Science

Contrary to the views prevalent prior to this chapter's original publication, it is argued here that the explanatory practice in Parts of Animals (PA)is in fundamental harmony with the theory of the ... More


The Elephant's Nose: Further Reflections on the Axiomatic Structure of Biological Explanation in Aristotle

Allan Gotthelf

in Teleology, First Principles, and Scientific Method in Aristotle's Biology

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
January 2013
ISBN:
9780199287956
eISBN:
9780191738296
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199287956.003.0008
Subject:
Philosophy, Ancient Philosophy, Philosophy of Science

This chapter explores the complexity of the axiomatic structure of Aristotelian biological explanation, building on the work of the previous chapter. Using Aristotle's explanatory account of the ... More


Division and Explanation in Aristotle's Parts of Animals

Allan Gotthelf

in Teleology, First Principles, and Scientific Method in Aristotle's Biology

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
January 2013
ISBN:
9780199287956
eISBN:
9780191738296
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199287956.003.0009
Subject:
Philosophy, Ancient Philosophy, Philosophy of Science

This chapter shows how Aristotelian division facilitates work at the explanatory stage of Aristotelian science. The key is PA I.5 645a36‐b3, which states in short: ‘First divide the attributes, then ... More


The Mind‐Body Problem

Jonardon Ganeri

in The Self: Naturalism, Consciousness, and the First-Person Stance

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
May 2012
ISBN:
9780199652365
eISBN:
9780191740718
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199652365.003.0014
Subject:
Philosophy, Philosophy of Mind, History of Philosophy

This chapter analyses the philosophy of mind in Nyāya and Vaiśeṣika thinkers. The lead idea in their work is that occupying a first‐person stance has centrally to do with the bearing of reason of the ... More


Mastering Christianity: Missionary Anglicanism and Slavery in the Atlantic World

Travis Glasson

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
January 2012
ISBN:
9780199773961
eISBN:
9780199919017
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199773961.001.0001
Subject:
History, British and Irish Early Modern History

Beginning in 1701, the Society for the Propagation of the Gospel in Foreign Parts (SPG) launched one of the earliest and most sustained efforts to Christianize enslaved people in Britain’s colonies. ... More


“Levee Breaking Blues”—Parts I and II: Happy Bud Harrison Vocalion 5332

Tony Russell

in Rural Rhythm: The Story of Old-Time Country Music in 78 Records

Published in print:
2021
Published Online:
March 2021
ISBN:
9780190091187
eISBN:
9780190091217
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190091187.003.0040
Subject:
Music, History, American, Popular

This chapter discusses Happy Bud Harrison, “Levee Breaking Blues”—Parts I & II, Vocalion Records, yodeling, and topical songs


“Lonely Cowboy”—Parts 1 and 2: Arthur Miles Victor V-40156

Tony Russell

in Rural Rhythm: The Story of Old-Time Country Music in 78 Records

Published in print:
2021
Published Online:
March 2021
ISBN:
9780190091187
eISBN:
9780190091217
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190091187.003.0043
Subject:
Music, History, American, Popular

This chapter discusses Arthur Milers, “Lonely Cowboy”—Parts 1 & 2, cowboy songs, Victor Records, location recording, and overtone singing


Interacting with Parts

Luis Perez-Breva and Nick Fuhrer

in Innovating: A Doer's Manifesto for Starting from a Hunch, Prototyping Problems, Scaling Up, and Learning to Be Productively Wrong

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
September 2017
ISBN:
9780262035354
eISBN:
9780262336680
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
The MIT Press
DOI:
10.7551/mitpress/9780262035354.003.0003
Subject:
Business and Management, Innovation

You can get started innovating right away: just assemble some parts you already have or can get easily; learn as you go; and use those parts to make your problem tangible. Anything can be a part: in ... More


‘Inactive contemplation’: Wallace Stevens and Charles Mauron

Claudia Tobin

in Modernism and Still Life: Artists, Writers, Dancers

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
January 2021
ISBN:
9781474455138
eISBN:
9781474481212
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9781474455138.003.0005
Subject:
Literature, 20th-century Literature and Modernism

The final chapter of Modernism and Still Life crosses the Atlantic to consider the American poet, Wallace Stevens. It argues that his creative project was underpinned by the desire for a ... More


Anglican Religious Societies, Organizations, and Missions

David Manning

in The Oxford History of Anglicanism, Volume II: Establishment and Empire, 1662 -1829

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
September 2017
ISBN:
9780199644636
eISBN:
9780191838941
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780199644636.003.0022
Subject:
Religion, Church History, History of Christianity

This chapter provides the first critical survey of those societies that worked under the rubric of the Church of England over the course of its ‘long eighteenth century’. Transcending a scholarly ... More


Play, parts and players

Robert Shaughnessy

in As You Like It

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
May 2018
ISBN:
9780719086939
eISBN:
9781526132192
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9780719086939.003.0002
Subject:
Literature, Shakespeare Studies

Through close reading of the text of As You Like It, this chapter traces the early performance and publication history of the play, focusing in particular on the significance of the part system and ... More


The Parts: whiskey, tea, and sympathy

Katherine O’Donnell

in Literary visions of multicultural Ireland: The immigrant in contemporary Irish literature

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
January 2015
ISBN:
9780719089282
eISBN:
9781781707579
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9780719089282.003.0013
Subject:
Literature, European Literature

In its analysis of Keith Ridway’s novel The Parts, the chapter examines the ways in which the specificity of ‘Irishness’ is conveyed in relation to black Otherness. In particular, the contribution ... More


The Reeducation of Mary Griffin

Steven C. Hahn

in The Life and Times of Mary Musgrove

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
January 2013
ISBN:
9780813042213
eISBN:
9780813043043
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Florida
DOI:
10.5744/florida/9780813042213.003.0003
Subject:
History, American History: early to 18th Century

This chapter traces Mary's move to Pon Pon, South Carolina, and reflects upon the likely process by which she was educated and converted to Christianity. Mary came to South Carolina at about seven ... More


Introduction: Parts/Parturition

Rachel C. Lee

in The Exquisite Corpse of Asian America: Biopolitics, Biosociality, and Posthuman Ecologies

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
March 2016
ISBN:
9781479817719
eISBN:
9781479813742
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
NYU Press
DOI:
10.18574/nyu/9781479817719.003.0001
Subject:
Society and Culture, Asian Studies

This introductory chapter analyzes Lois Ann Yamanaka's poem series, “Parts” and the contemporary cadaver exhibits popularly known as “Body Worlds.” Both of them confront audiences with the human body ... More


Asian Financial Crisis and Transformation of Korean Capitalism

Hyeong-ki Kwon

in Changes by Competition: The Evolution of the South Korean Developmental State

Published in print:
2021
Published Online:
March 2021
ISBN:
9780198866060
eISBN:
9780191898303
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198866060.003.0007
Subject:
Business and Management, International Business, Political Economy

This chapter examines how the Korean state could continue its state-led developmentalism even when state interventionism was pointed out as a main culprit for the economic crisis of 1997. The 1997 ... More


“Sensory Ethnography”

Scott MacDonald

in Avant-Doc: Intersections of Documentary and Avant-Garde Cinema

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
October 2014
ISBN:
9780199388707
eISBN:
9780199388745
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199388707.003.0021
Subject:
Literature, Criticism/Theory

The Sensory Ethnography Lab, founded by Lucien Castaing-Taylor at Harvard in 2006, has become a productive “studio” for feature films that combine an ethnographic consciousness with avant-garde ... More


“Eleven Cent Cotton Forty Cent Meat”—Parts 1 and 2: Bob Ferguson [Bob Miller] Columbia 15297-D

Tony Russell

in Rural Rhythm: The Story of Old-Time Country Music in 78 Records

Published in print:
2021
Published Online:
March 2021
ISBN:
9780190091187
eISBN:
9780190091217
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190091187.003.0030
Subject:
Music, History, American, Popular

This chapter discusses Bob Miller, “Eleven Cent Cotton Forty Cent Meat” Parts 1 & 2, topical songs, songwriting, agricultural conditions, and plagiarism


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