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Introduction to Medieval Logic

Alexander Broadie

Published in print:
1993
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198240266
eISBN:
9780191680137
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198240266.001.0001
Subject:
Philosophy, Logic/Philosophy of Mathematics, History of Philosophy

Medieval logicians advanced far beyond the logic of Aristotle and the aim of this book is to show how far that advance took them in two central areas. This book focuses upon the work of some of the ... More


Informed Authority?: The Limited Use of Research Evaluation Systems for Managerial Control in Universities

Jochen Gläser, Stefan Lange, Grit Laudel, and Uwe Schimank

in Reconfiguring Knowledge Production: Changing Authority Relationships in the Sciences and their Consequences for Intellectual Innovation

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
September 2010
ISBN:
9780199590193
eISBN:
9780191723445
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199590193.003.0005
Subject:
Business and Management, Public Management, Knowledge Management

This chapter suggests how the different evaluation techniques used in research evaluation systems (RES) affect their informational yield for the exercise of authority by university management. It ... More


The Empire

Veronica Ortenberg

in The English Church and the Continent in the Tenth and Eleventh Centuries: Cultural, Spiritual, and Artistic Exchanges

Published in print:
1992
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780198201595
eISBN:
9780191674945
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198201595.003.0004
Subject:
History, British and Irish Medieval History, History of Religion

This chapter focuses on the area covered by the name of Empire, which encompasses the regions of Lotharingia, the Rhineland, the duchies of Saxony, Franconia, Swabia, and Bavaria, the kingdom of ... More


Mastering the Reformation c.1526–1555

Joachim Whaley

in Germany and the Holy Roman Empire: Volume I: Maximilian I to the Peace of Westphalia, 1493-1648

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
January 2012
ISBN:
9780198731016
eISBN:
9780191730870
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198731016.003.0005
Subject:
History, European Early Modern History

Some princes began to undertake the reformation of their territories in the early 1520s; many more moved to do so after the Peasants’ War, but others remained Catholic. At the same time those princes ... More


The Influence of Sir Charles Hanbury Williams

Butterwick Richard

in Poland’s Last King and English Culture

Published in print:
1993
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198207016
eISBN:
9780191677441
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198207016.003.0005
Subject:
History, European Modern History

In the most fundamental way, the efforts of Stanislaw August to ‘create anew the Polish world’ were made possible by Sir Charles Hanbury Williams. Williams was deeply impressed by Stanislaw's ... More


Descartes on Nothing in Particular

Eric Palmer

in New Essays on the Rationalists

Published in print:
2003
Published Online:
November 2003
ISBN:
9780195165418
eISBN:
9780199868285
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0195165411.003.0002
Subject:
Philosophy, History of Philosophy

This essay examines Descartes's conception of vacuum in the World and the Principles, relating that conception specifically to the natural philosophy of Galileo and Albert of Saxony. It is argued ... More


Leipzig After Bach: Church and Concert Life in a German City

Jeffrey S. Sposato

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
May 2018
ISBN:
9780190616953
eISBN:
9780190616984
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190616953.001.0001
Subject:
Music, History, Western

This book examines church music and public concert music in Leipzig, Germany, a city in Saxony, in the period between 1750 (the year Thomaskantor Johann Sebastian Bach died) and 1847 (the year that ... More


Red Saxony: Election Battles and the Spectre of Democracy in Germany, 1860-1918

James Retallack

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
June 2017
ISBN:
9780199668786
eISBN:
9780191779046
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780199668786.001.0001
Subject:
History, Political History, European Modern History

This book throws new light on the reciprocal relationship between political modernization and authoritarianism in Germany over the span of six decades. Election battles were fought so fiercely in ... More


A Magnificent Faith: Art and Identity in Lutheran Germany

Bridget Heal

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
September 2017
ISBN:
9780198737575
eISBN:
9780191800993
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198737575.001.0001
Subject:
History, European Modern History, Cultural History

This book explains how and why Lutheranism—a confession that insisted upon the pre-eminence of God’s Word—became a visually magnificent faith, a faith whose adherents sought to captivate Christians’ ... More


An Estranged Wilderness

Sara Ritchey

in Holy Matter: Changing Perceptions of the Material World in Late Medieval Christianity

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
August 2016
ISBN:
9780801452536
eISBN:
9780801470950
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Cornell University Press
DOI:
10.7591/cornell/9780801452536.003.0006
Subject:
Literature, Early and Medieval Literature

This chapter examines the relationship of natural metaphors to their literal referents in the material world by focusing on the status of the wilderness in later medieval Carthusian devotion. It ... More


Elections in the Länder

Arthur B. Gunlicks

in The Länder and German federalism

Published in print:
2003
Published Online:
July 2012
ISBN:
9780719065323
eISBN:
9781781700464
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9780719065323.003.0010
Subject:
Political Science, European Union

Five phases can be distinguished in the development of political parties in the Länder. In order to provide the reader with some of the flavour and spice of Landtag elections, and to better assess ... More


Leipzig, Saxony, and Lutheran Orthodoxy

Jeffrey S. Sposato

in Leipzig After Bach: Church and Concert Life in a German City

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
May 2018
ISBN:
9780190616953
eISBN:
9780190616984
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190616953.003.0001
Subject:
Music, History, Western

This chapter examines the dominance of Lutheran orthodoxy in Leipzig from the beginning of the German Reformation to the nineteenth century. Lutheran orthodoxy was an older, more Catholic form of ... More


Military Engineers and the Development of the Princely State in Germany

Thomas Wollschläger

in Military Engineers: The Development of the Early Modern European State

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
May 2018
ISBN:
9781845861209
eISBN:
9781474406093
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9781845861209.003.0005
Subject:
History, Military History

The leading earl-modern German states were warfare states, spending their revenues on princely display and their war machines, but few could dispose of sufficient revenue to fund the establishment ... More


The Carolingian Subject: The Sacramentum of Baptism and the Formation of Identity in Alcuin of York

Owen M. Phelan

in The Formation of Christian Europe: The Carolingians, Baptism, and the Imperium Christianum

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
January 2015
ISBN:
9780198718031
eISBN:
9780191787454
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198718031.003.0004
Subject:
Religion, Church History, History of Christianity

Chapter 3 traces baptism’s hold on Carolingian ideas of people and society—theologically, socially, politically, and culturally. It focuses on the example of Alcuin of York, an advisor to Charlemagne ... More


Anna of Saxony and Her Medical “Handiwork”

Alisha Rankin

in Panaceia's Daughters: Noblewomen as Healers in Early Modern Germany

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
September 2013
ISBN:
9780226925387
eISBN:
9780226925394
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226925394.003.0005
Subject:
History, History of Science, Technology, and Medicine

This chapter examines the medical practice of Anna of Saxony, focusing on the domestic and experimental traditions at the German courts. Her practice was a learning process, for she was considered as ... More


Being an Anabaptist in Central Germany

Kat Hill

in Baptism, Brotherhood, and Belief in Reformation Germany: Anabaptism and Lutheranism, 1525–1585

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
April 2015
ISBN:
9780198733546
eISBN:
9780191797934
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198733546.003.0002
Subject:
History, European Early Modern History, History of Religion

After outlining the political, economic, and religious landscape of central Germany, this chapter analyses the distribution of Anabaptist groups in the region. Anabaptism here was unique since it did ... More


Between Catholic Idolatry and Calvinist Iconoclasm: Images and Confessional Identity in the Sixteenth Century

Bridget Heal

in A Magnificent Faith: Art and Identity in Lutheran Germany

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
September 2017
ISBN:
9780198737575
eISBN:
9780191800993
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198737575.003.0003
Subject:
History, European Modern History, Cultural History

Chapter 2 analyses the role that images played in the theological controversies of the later sixteenth century. It opens with an investigation of Lutheran church furnishings during the mid-sixteenth ... More


The Desire for Images: Lutheran Identity in Electoral Saxony and Brandenburg

Bridget Heal

in A Magnificent Faith: Art and Identity in Lutheran Germany

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
September 2017
ISBN:
9780198737575
eISBN:
9780191800993
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198737575.003.0004
Subject:
History, European Modern History, Cultural History

Chapter 3 examines in detail the impact of Calvinist reform on Lutheran attitudes towards images in the two territories that form the main focus of this study: Electoral Saxony and Brandenburg. It ... More


Protestant Aesthetics beyond the Court

Bridget Heal

in A Magnificent Faith: Art and Identity in Lutheran Germany

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
September 2017
ISBN:
9780198737575
eISBN:
9780191800993
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198737575.003.0009
Subject:
History, European Modern History, Cultural History

While princely residential cities such as Dresden provided key focal points for the Empire’s spiritual and cultural life during the later seventeenth century, Chapter 8 shows that the appeal of the ... More


Introduction

James Retallack

in Red Saxony: Election Battles and the Spectre of Democracy in Germany, 1860-1918

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
June 2017
ISBN:
9780199668786
eISBN:
9780191779046
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780199668786.003.0001
Subject:
History, Political History, European Modern History

This Introduction explains what the book hopes to achieve, its central thesis, and the related arguments it puts forward. It explains how the book throws new light on the reciprocal relationship ... More


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