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The Challenge of Blackness: The Institute of the Black World and Political Activism in the 1970s

Derrick E. White

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
January 2012
ISBN:
9780813037356
eISBN:
9780813041605
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University Press of Florida
DOI:
10.5744/florida/9780813037356.001.0001
Subject:
History, African-American History

This book examines how the Institute of the Black World (IBW), led by historian, theologian, and political activist Vincent Harding, mobilized Black intellectuals in identifying strategy to continue ... More


The Pragmatic Fallacy (1991) *

Nathan Salmon

in Content, Cognition, and Communication: Philosophical Papers II

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
September 2007
ISBN:
9780199284726
eISBN:
9780191713774
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199284726.003.0017
Subject:
Philosophy, Philosophy of Language

This chapter exposes a fallacy commonly committed in arguments concerning the philosophy of semantics. The Pragmatic Fallacy consists in inferring a semantic property of an expression from the ... More


Councillors and RealLokalPolitik

Colin Copus

in In Defence of Councillors

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
May 2016
ISBN:
9780719088322
eISBN:
9781526104236
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9780719088322.003.0003
Subject:
Political Science, UK Politics

The chapter examines the strategies councillors develop in dealing with political conflict and devising political action. It introduces the concept of RealLokalPolitik as a framework within which to ... More


Good governance

Mark Hampton

in Hong Kong and British Culture, 1945-97

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
May 2016
ISBN:
9780719099236
eISBN:
9781526104373
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9780719099236.003.0005
Subject:
History, Imperialism and Colonialism

As Britain prepared for the 1997 change of sovereignty, it became common to cite Hong Kong as an example of the British talent for “good governance”, and to name the establishment of rule of law and ... More


Binding and Unbinding Problem–Solution Associations in US Agricultural Policy Making: The Introduction and Demise of Direct Payments to Farmers

Gerry Alons

in The Political Formulation of Policy Solutions: Arguments, Arenas, and Coalitions

Published in print:
2021
Published Online:
January 2022
ISBN:
9781529210347
eISBN:
9781529210378
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781529210347.003.0003
Subject:
Political Science, Public Policy

Agricultural policy is an area in which policy reform tends to be incremental rather than far-reaching, partly due to powerful farm interests. This chapter analyses two decades of debate in US ... More


Tests, compromises and policy change

Magnus Paulsen Hansen

in The Moral Economy of Activation: Ideas, Politics and Policies

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
May 2020
ISBN:
9781447349969
eISBN:
9781447350156
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781447349969.003.0002
Subject:
Political Science, Public Policy

Chapter 2 introduces the meta-concepts inspired from French pragmatic sociology in order to develop an analytical model to map the plurality of moral and normative structures that are used to justify ... More


The Jamesian Pragmatic Method in the Philosophy of Religion

Sami Pihlström

in Pragmatic Pluralism and the Problem of God

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
September 2013
ISBN:
9780823251582
eISBN:
9780823252763
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Fordham University Press
DOI:
10.5422/fordham/9780823251582.003.0005
Subject:
Philosophy, American Philosophy

This chapter returns to James’s pragmatist philosophy of religion, with special emphasis on its connections with his moral philosophy and the ethical grounding of metaphysics available in Jamesian ... More


China’s Beauty Economy and Beauty Ideology

Wen Hua

in Buying Beauty: Cosmetic Surgery in China

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
September 2013
ISBN:
9789888139811
eISBN:
9789888180691
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Hong Kong University Press
DOI:
10.5790/hongkong/9789888139811.003.0007
Subject:
Society and Culture, Asian Studies

Beauty is about economy; nevertheless, it is also about ideology. This chapter discusses the political implications of China’s booming beauty economy. A main driving force of cosmetic surgery in ... More


Knowledge Creation

R. David Lankes

in The New Librarianship Field Guide

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
January 2017
ISBN:
9780262529082
eISBN:
9780262334600
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
The MIT Press
DOI:
10.7551/mitpress/9780262529082.003.0004
Subject:
Information Science, Library Science

Knowledge is created through conversation – if one is in the knowledge business, one is in the conversation business. The inadequacy of the term “information” is discussed, and a pragmatic model of ... More


The Calculus of Consensus in Juristic Democracy: Between the Possible and Desirable

Walter F. Baber and Robert V. Bartlett

in Consensus and Global Environmental Governance: Deliberative Democracy in Nature's Regime

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
September 2015
ISBN:
9780262028738
eISBN:
9780262327046
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
The MIT Press
DOI:
10.7551/mitpress/9780262028738.003.0010
Subject:
Environmental Science, Environmental Studies

Some question the possibility of consensus, others doubt its desirability. Pluralist skeptics argue that consensus is impossible because of social complexity and hyper-pluralism, and cognitive ... More


Representation as proposition: democratic representation after the constructivist turn

Samuel Hayat

in The Constructivist Turn in Political Representation

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
September 2019
ISBN:
9781474442602
eISBN:
9781474459860
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9781474442602.003.0008
Subject:
Political Science, Political Theory

This chapter explores some of the normative implications of the constructivist turn in the theory and practice of representative democracy, taking as its point of departure the constructivist ... More


Rereading the Letter from Paris

Max Harris

in Sacred Folly: A New History of the Feast of Fools

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
August 2016
ISBN:
9780801449567
eISBN:
9780801461613
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Cornell University Press
DOI:
10.7591/cornell/9780801449567.003.0019
Subject:
History, European Medieval History

This chapter examines the letter issued by the faculty of theology at the University of Paris in March 1445 denouncing the Feast of Fools. Those who issued the letter were heirs to an extended ... More


Deweyan Pragmatic Religious Naturalism

Sami Pihlström

in Pragmatic Pluralism and the Problem of God

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
September 2013
ISBN:
9780823251582
eISBN:
9780823252763
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Fordham University Press
DOI:
10.5422/fordham/9780823251582.003.0003
Subject:
Philosophy, American Philosophy

This chapter deals with the socially oriented, pragmatically naturalist conception of religious faith John Dewey developed in A Common Faith (1934) and elsewhere, as well as Dewey’s influence on ... More


Introduction

Paul Rabinow and Anthony Stavrianakis

in Designs on the Contemporary: Anthropological Tests

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
September 2014
ISBN:
9780226138336
eISBN:
9780226138503
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226138503.003.0001
Subject:
Anthropology, Anthropology, Theory and Practice

This chapter discusses Immanuel Kant’s Anthropology from a Pragmatic Point of View. The chapter takes up the problem articulated by Kant—the relation of “can” and “should” in the self-understanding ... More


Wagering on Pragmatic Encroachment

Daniel M. Eaton and Timothy H. Pickavance

in Oxford Studies in Philosophy of Religion Volume 8

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
September 2017
ISBN:
9780198806967
eISBN:
9780191844461
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198806967.003.0005
Subject:
Philosophy, Philosophy of Religion

Pragmatic encroachment, the view that knowledge is sensitive to one’s practical situation, is a marked departure from traditional epistemology. What follows from this view? This chapter gives a ... More


Varieties of Xphi, Pragmatic Distortion, and the No-Theory Theory of Intuitions

Max Deutsch

in The Myth of the Intuitive: Experimental Philosophy and Philosophical Method

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
September 2015
ISBN:
9780262028950
eISBN:
9780262327374
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
The MIT Press
DOI:
10.7551/mitpress/9780262028950.003.0001
Subject:
Philosophy, General

This chapter describes the distinction between positive and negative xphi, identifying xphi’s negative branch as the book’s main target. It also canvasses five different xphi studies and their ... More


Williams Syndrome

Judy Reilly and Philip Lai

in Cognitive and Behavioral Abnormalities of Pediatric Diseases

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
November 2020
ISBN:
9780195342680
eISBN:
9780197562598
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780195342680.003.0031
Subject:
Clinical Medicine and Allied Health, Psychiatry

Williams syndrome (WS) is a rare neurodevelopmental genetic disorder stemming from a hemizygous deletion of about 20–28 genes from chromosome band 7.11.23q (Ewart et al. 1993) including the gene ... More


Pragmatic Competence

Istvan Kecskes

in Intercultural Pragmatics

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
January 2014
ISBN:
9780199892655
eISBN:
9780199345502
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199892655.003.0004
Subject:
Linguistics, Semantics and Pragmatics

The chapter argues that although intercultural pragmatics is about language use, pragmatic competence should be discussed in the paradigm if we want to understand non-native speakers' linguistic ... More


The Sign of Four: Fictional Tellers

Stefano Predelli

in Fictional Discourse: A Radical Fictionalist Semantics

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
March 2020
ISBN:
9780198854128
eISBN:
9780191888472
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198854128.003.0003
Subject:
Philosophy, Philosophy of Language

Chapter 2 lays down the general traits of the Radical Fictionalist analysis of fiction, focusing on the case of homodiegetic narrative. In particular, this chapter stresses the distinction between ... More


Information structure and extraclausal expressions

Harm Pinkster

in The Oxford Latin Syntax: Volume II: The Complex Sentence and Discourse

Published in print:
2021
Published Online:
May 2021
ISBN:
9780199230563
eISBN:
9780191895968
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780199230563.003.0022
Subject:
Linguistics, Historical Linguistics, Syntax and Morphology

Chapter 22 deals with various aspects of the pragmatic organization of Latin texts and sentences. A distinction is made between constituents that function as topic or as focus in their clause. In ... More


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