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 Rocks of Ages and the Ages of the Rocks: Stephen Jay Gould

Stephen Jay Gould

in Oracles of Science: Celebrity Scientists versus God and Religion

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
January 2007
ISBN:
9780195310726
eISBN:
9780199785179
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195310726.003.0002
Subject:
Religion, Religion and Society

Stephen Jay Gould is a public intellectual and the best-selling author of Wonderful Life, The Structure of Evolutionary Theory, Rocks of Ages, The Mismeasure of Man, and many other books. He is known ... More


 Reading the Mind of God: Stephen Hawking

Stephen Hawking

in Oracles of Science: Celebrity Scientists versus God and Religion

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
January 2007
ISBN:
9780195310726
eISBN:
9780199785179
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195310726.003.0003
Subject:
Religion, Religion and Society

Stephen Hawking is a public intellectual and the best-selling author of A Brief History of Time, The Universe in a Nutshell, The Large Scale Structure of Spacetime with George Ellis, Stephen ... More


Proverbs 1–9 as an Instruction

Stuart Weeks

in Instruction and Imagery in Proverbs 1-9

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
May 2007
ISBN:
9780199291540
eISBN:
9780191710537
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199291540.003.0003
Subject:
Religion, Biblical Studies

Apart, perhaps, from the Egyptian instruction of Amenemope, it is doubtful that many foreign instructions would have been accessible to a Jewish writer. The genre was represented in Israel, however, ... More


Names and Naming Patterns in England 1538–1700

Scott Smith-Bannister

Published in print:
1997
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198206637
eISBN:
9780191677250
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198206637.001.0001
Subject:
History, British and Irish Early Modern History, Social History

This book contains the results of the first large-scale quantitative investigation of naming practices in early modern England. It traces the history of the fundamentally ... More


Unscientific Postscript

Christopher Bryan

in Render to Caesar: Jesus, the Early Church, and the Roman Superpower

Published in print:
2005
Published Online:
July 2005
ISBN:
9780195183344
eISBN:
9780199835584
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0195183347.003.0009
Subject:
Religion, Early Christian Studies

The biblical tradition subverts human order not by attempting to dismantle or replace it with other structures, but by confronting its representatives with the truth about its origin and its purpose. ... More


The Language-Specificity of Conceptual Structure: Path, Fictive Motion, and Time Relations

Jürgen Bohnemeyer

in Words and the Mind: How words capture human experience

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
May 2010
ISBN:
9780195311129
eISBN:
9780199776924
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195311129.003.0007
Subject:
Psychology, Cognitive Psychology, Developmental Psychology

This chapter addresses the encoding of spatial semantics at Conceptual Structure (CS) in the framework proposed by Jackendoff. Jackendoff envisions CS as a language-independent faculty of cognition ... More


Feature geometry and predictions of locality

Ivan A. Sag

in Features: Perspectives on a Key Notion in Linguistics

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
September 2010
ISBN:
9780199577743
eISBN:
9780191722844
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199577743.003.0010
Subject:
Linguistics, Semantics and Pragmatics, Syntax and Morphology

This chapter argues that grammar is a set of local constraints. The Sign‐Based Construction Grammar architecture is feature‐based and model‐theoretic, utilizing constructs (mother–daughter ... More


The interpretation of topical indefinites as direct and indirect aboutness topics

Cornelia Ebert and Stefan Hinterwimmer

in Information Structure: Theoretical, Typological, and Experimental Perspectives

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
February 2010
ISBN:
9780199570959
eISBN:
9780191721786
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199570959.003.0005
Subject:
Linguistics, Psycholinguistics / Neurolinguistics / Cognitive Linguistics

The Interpretation of Topical Indefinites as Direct and Indirect Aboutness Topics’ by Cornelia Ebert and Stefan Hinterwimmer deals with the interpretation of sentences that contain indefinite DPs ... More


The Process of Coordination

Mark Casson

in Information and Organization: A New Perspective on the Theory of the Firm

Published in print:
2001
Published Online:
November 2003
ISBN:
9780198297802
eISBN:
9780191596063
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0198297807.003.0002
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Microeconomics

Hayek's and Richardson's views of coordination are discussed. Coordination is effected by information systems. A schematic procedure for mapping information flows is introduced. It is used to ... More


Class Clowns: How the Smartest Investors Lost Billions in Education

Jonathan A. Knee

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
January 2019
ISBN:
9780231179287
eISBN:
9780231543330
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Columbia University Press
DOI:
10.7312/columbia/9780231179287.001.0001
Subject:
Business and Management, Corporate Governance and Accountability

The past thirty years have seen dozens of otherwise successful investors try to improve education through the application of market principles. They have funneled billions of dollars into alternative ... More


Economics and Business

John Kay

in The Business of Economics

Published in print:
1996
Published Online:
November 2003
ISBN:
9780198292227
eISBN:
9780191596520
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0198292228.003.0001
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Microeconomics

This chapter explains why economics has had such a limited impact on business, and what should be done about it. The economics relevant to business is principally that which deals with markets and ... More


Financial Development: Empirical Evidence

T.A. Bhavani and N.R. Bhanumurthy

in Financial Access in Post-Reform India

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
September 2012
ISBN:
9780198076650
eISBN:
9780199081868
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198076650.003.0004
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Macro- and Monetary Economics

Chapter 4 analyses the changes in the financial sector development along the dimensions of structure, size, reach, technology, efficiency, soundness of the sector. The structure of the sector has ... More


Organizational Integration: A Montesquieu Structure

Lazega Emmanuel

in The Collegial Phenomenon: The Social Mechanisms of Cooperation Among Peers in a Corporate Law Partnership

Published in print:
2001
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780199242726
eISBN:
9780191697166
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199242726.003.0007
Subject:
Business and Management, Organization Studies, HRM / IR

Niche seeking may be a threat to the organization despite providing bounded solidarity and generalized and multiplex exchange to its individual members. In effect, a task force in a social niche can ... More


Building and Interpreting Possession Sentences

Neil Myler

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
May 2017
ISBN:
9780262034913
eISBN:
9780262336130
Item type:
book
Publisher:
The MIT Press
DOI:
10.7551/mitpress/9780262034913.001.0001
Subject:
Linguistics, Theoretical Linguistics

A major question for linguistic theory concerns how the structure of sentences relates to their meaning. There is broad agreement in the field that there is some regularity in the way that lexical ... More


Storytelling

Joseph McBride

in Hawks on Hawks

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
May 2014
ISBN:
9780813142623
eISBN:
9780813145242
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Kentucky
DOI:
10.5810/kentucky/9780813142623.003.0002
Subject:
Film, Television and Radio, Film

This chapter introduces Hawks’ storytelling philosophy and his primary concern to tell stories that entertain. Hawks also talks about the role that a director’s personal style plays in films and how ... More


Causality: Production and Propagation

Wesley C. Salmon

in Causality and Explanation

Published in print:
1998
Published Online:
November 2003
ISBN:
9780195108644
eISBN:
9780199833627
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0195108647.003.0019
Subject:
Philosophy, Philosophy of Science

The original version of this chapter was published long before the author's conversion to a conserved or invariant theory of causality as presented in “Causality and Counterfactuals” (Chapter 16); ... More


Considering Problematic Codeswitching Data and Other Approaches

CAROL MYERS-SCOTTON

in Contact Linguistics: Bilingual Encounters and Grammatical Outcomes

Published in print:
2002
Published Online:
January 2010
ISBN:
9780198299530
eISBN:
9780191708107
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198299530.003.0004
Subject:
Linguistics, Sociolinguistics / Anthropological Linguistics, Theoretical Linguistics

This chapter considers data that are problematic for the Matrix Language Frame (MLF) model. These include: Arabic determiners in codeswitching; ‘do’ verb (light verbs) constructions; and Embedded ... More


The Great Labour Unrest: Rank-and-file movements and political change in the Durham coalfield

Lewis H. Mates

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
September 2016
ISBN:
9780719090684
eISBN:
9781526109620
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9780719090684.001.0001
Subject:
Political Science, UK Politics

This book analyses the ideological battle for control of the prestigious, influential and important––regionally and nationally–Durham Miners’ Association in the fascinating "Great Labour Unrest" ... More


BonJourian Coherentism

Alvin Plantinga

in Warrant: The Current Debate

Published in print:
1993
Published Online:
November 2003
ISBN:
9780195078626
eISBN:
9780199833559
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0195078624.003.0005
Subject:
Philosophy, Metaphysics/Epistemology

In this chapter, I explain and critically examine Laurence BonJour's version of coherentism, as presented in his The Structure of Empirical Knowledge. Speaking roughly, BonJour holds that an ... More


Electronic Structure Methods for Complex Materials: The orthogonalized linear combination of atomic orbitals

Wai-Yim Ching and Paul Rulis

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
September 2012
ISBN:
9780199575800
eISBN:
9780191740992
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199575800.001.0001
Subject:
Physics, Condensed Matter Physics / Materials

The aim of this book is to broadly introduce a robust method for electronic structure calculation that is particularly well suited for application to large complex systems. This method, called the ... More


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