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A Multi-locus Analysis of Arabic Negation: Micro-variation in Southern Levantine, Gulf and Standard Arabic

Ahmad Alqassas

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
September 2019
ISBN:
9781474433143
eISBN:
9781474460156
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9781474433143.001.0001
Subject:
Linguistics, Semantics and Pragmatics

This book studies the micro-variation in the syntax of negation of Southern Levantine, Gulf and Standard Arabic. By including new and recently published data that support key issues for the syntax of ... More


Language as Conative Force

Douglas Robinson

in Feeling Extended: Sociality as Extended Body-Becoming-Mind

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
May 2014
ISBN:
9780262019477
eISBN:
9780262314909
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
The MIT Press
DOI:
10.7551/mitpress/9780262019477.003.0004
Subject:
Philosophy, Philosophy of Mind

Devoted to a series of readings of Austin’s (1962/1975) speech-act theory—Derrida (1972/1988) on iterability and the displacement of force, Bakhtin (1934-1935/1982) on internal dialogism, and ... More


Coerced Speech Act Jurisprudence in Ḥanafism and Shāfiʿism

Mairaj U. Syed

in Coercion and Responsibility in Islam: A Study in Ethics and Law

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
January 2017
ISBN:
9780198788775
eISBN:
9780191830846
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198788775.003.0006
Subject:
Law, Philosophy of Law

This chapter introduces legal speech acts in Islamic law, which consist of utterances that people use to marry, divorce, emancipate slaves, and declare oaths and vows. The central question in coerced ... More


Performing Ethics Through Film Style: Levinas with the Dardenne Brothers, Barbet Schroeder and Paul Schrader

Edward Lamberti

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
May 2020
ISBN:
9781474444002
eISBN:
9781474476621
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9781474444002.001.0001
Subject:
Film, Television and Radio, Film

Emmanuel Levinas’s ethical philosophy has had a significant influence on film theory in recent years. This book proposes a relationship between Levinasian ethics and film style. It argues that films ... More


Sedition and the Judicial Discourse in Postcolonial India

Anushka Singh

in Sedition in Liberal Democracies

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
May 2019
ISBN:
9780199481699
eISBN:
9780199091041
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780199481699.003.0005
Subject:
Political Science, Indian Politics

It traces the discourse on freedom of expression in postcolonial idea, the security imperatives of the state, the political history of the law of sedition post-Independence and its journey within the ... More


Language and the Law

David Lanius

in Strategic Indeterminacy in the Law

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
July 2019
ISBN:
9780190923693
eISBN:
9780190923723
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190923693.003.0002
Subject:
Linguistics, Applied Linguistics and Pedagogy

In this chapter legal utterances are analysed as being typically normative, directed toward future events, addressed to heterogeneous audiences, and applied in a wide variety of circumstances.It ... More


Forms of Indeterminacy

David Lanius

in Strategic Indeterminacy in the Law

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
July 2019
ISBN:
9780190923693
eISBN:
9780190923723
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190923693.003.0001
Subject:
Linguistics, Applied Linguistics and Pedagogy

In the first chapter, linguistic indeterminacy is defined in terms of unclarity in linguistic content. Based on this general definition, three main forms of linguistic indeterminacy are ... More


Introduction: Paradigm Shift, Reflexivity and Securitization

Andrew Ryder

in Britain and Europe at a Crossroads: The Politics of Anxiety and Transformation

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
January 2021
ISBN:
9781529200515
eISBN:
9781529200560
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781529200515.003.0001
Subject:
Political Science, UK Politics

The chapter sets out the conceptual framework for the book describing Brexit as part of a paradigm shift in Britain’s socio-economic and cultural chemistry. Brexit is a multi-layered and ... More


Opinio juris: between mental states and institutional objects

Sufyan Droubi

in International organisations, non-State actors, and the formation of customary international law

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
September 2021
ISBN:
9781526134158
eISBN:
9781526161000
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7765/9781526134165.00010
Subject:
Law, Public International Law

This chapter addresses the role of international organisations in the formation of customary international law from a specific viewpoint: whether international organisations, which knowingly have ... More


Performance of the Speech Recognizer and Parser

Ronnie W. Smith and D. Richard Hipp

in Spoken Natural Language Dialog Systems: A Practical Approach

Published in print:
1995
Published Online:
November 2020
ISBN:
9780195091878
eISBN:
9780197560686
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780195091878.003.0012
Subject:
Computer Science, Human-Computer Interaction

This book has presented a computational model for integrated dialog processing. The primary contributions of this research follow. • A mechanism (the Missing Axiom Theory) for integrating ... More


Broken Verse: The Materiality of the Symbol in New Turkic Poetics

Leah Feldman

in On the Threshold of Eurasia: Revolutionary Poetics in the Caucasus

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
May 2019
ISBN:
9781501726507
eISBN:
9781501726514
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Cornell University Press
DOI:
10.7591/cornell/9781501726507.003.0005
Subject:
Literature, World Literature

This chapter discusses the influence of materialist aesthetics on the formation of Azerbaijani Soviet nationalism, which emerged as a cohesive discourse during the first ten years of Soviet control ... More


Staircases, fires; bombs, milk, wombs, wax, hangmen, sleep, rabbits, stew; a Mars Bar, pinpoints; lovely peaches

Deborah Bowman

in Reading Dylan Thomas

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
September 2019
ISBN:
9781474411554
eISBN:
9781474459723
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9781474411554.003.0004
Subject:
Literature, 20th-century Literature and Modernism

Dylan Thomas often described his writing process as one of putting-in: poems are ‘“watertight compartments”’; he was ‘tightly packing away everything I have and know into a mad-doctor’s bag’. To be ... More


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