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f o u r f o u r The Conversion to Newton

Martin Schöneld

in The Philosophy of the Young Kant: The Precritical Project

Published in print:
2000
Published Online:
May 2006
ISBN:
9780195132182
eISBN:
9780199786336
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0195132181.003.0005
Subject:
Philosophy, History of Philosophy

This chapter explores Kant’s studies from 1754 to 1757, the application of his dynamic perspectives to fire, tides, the Earth’s rotation, climate, winds, and earthquakes. Section 1 surveys the ... More


e i g h t The Only Possible Argument The Culmination of the Precritical Project

Martin Schöneld

in The Philosophy of the Young Kant: The Precritical Project

Published in print:
2000
Published Online:
May 2006
ISBN:
9780195132182
eISBN:
9780199786336
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0195132181.003.0009
Subject:
Philosophy, History of Philosophy

This chapter explores Kant’s third book, The Only Possible Argument in Support of a Demonstration of God’s Existence (1764). Section 1 surveys Kant’s development after his professorial thesis (1756): ... More


Taming the Wind of Desire: Psychology, Medicine, and Aesthetics in Malay Shamanistic Performance

Carol Laderman

Published in print:
1991
Published Online:
May 2012
ISBN:
9780520069169
eISBN:
9780520913707
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520069169.001.0001
Subject:
Anthropology, Asian Cultural Anthropology

Charged with restoring harmony and relieving pain, the Malay shaman places his patients in a trance and encourages them to express their talents, drives, personality traits—the “Inner Winds” of Malay ... More


A Stifled Talent

Carol Laderman

in Taming the Wind of Desire: Psychology, Medicine, and Aesthetics in Malay Shamanistic Performance

Published in print:
1991
Published Online:
May 2012
ISBN:
9780520069169
eISBN:
9780520913707
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520069169.003.0006
Subject:
Anthropology, Asian Cultural Anthropology

This chapter presents a transcript of a séance, taped during its performance and translated by the author, the primary aim of which was to relieve the suffering caused by frustration of a puppet ... More


Seance for a Sick Shaman

Carol Laderman

in Taming the Wind of Desire: Psychology, Medicine, and Aesthetics in Malay Shamanistic Performance

Published in print:
1991
Published Online:
May 2012
ISBN:
9780520069169
eISBN:
9780520913707
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520069169.003.0007
Subject:
Anthropology, Asian Cultural Anthropology

This chapter presents a transcript of a séance, taped during its performance and translated by the author, which combined the exorcism of unsatisfied spirits with the strengthening of the ... More


The Global Goods Movement System

Robert Gottlieb and Simon Ng

in Global Cities: Urban Environments in Los Angeles, Hong Kong, and China

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
January 2018
ISBN:
9780262035910
eISBN:
9780262338868
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
The MIT Press
DOI:
10.7551/mitpress/9780262035910.003.0002
Subject:
Political Science, Public Policy

The chapter describes the history and current issues associated with the large container port facilities in Los Angeles, Hong Kong, and China. It describes where and how goods are transported from ... More


Flow, 1989–2000

Myra Strober and John Donahoe

in Sharing the Work: What My Family and Career Taught Me about Breaking Through (and Holding the Door Open for Others)

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
January 2017
ISBN:
9780262034388
eISBN:
9780262332095
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
The MIT Press
DOI:
10.7551/mitpress/9780262034388.003.0010
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Public and Welfare

I begin a relationship with Jay Jackman, and when he moves from Hawaii to California, we marry and I acquire three stepchildren. I am promoted to full professor and once again unsuccessfully try to ... More


Parodies of pompous knowledge: treatises on farting

Guilhem Armand

in Bellies, bowels and entrails in the eighteenth century

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
January 2019
ISBN:
9781526127051
eISBN:
9781526138682
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9781526127051.003.0010
Subject:
History, History of Science, Technology, and Medicine

This chapter analyses parodic treatises on winds, imagined as productions of the Rabelaisian tradition and of the new science of the Enlightenment. As science became more popular, this new popularity ... More


Crafting History

S. Zohreh Kermani

in Pagan Family Values: Childhood and the Religious Imagination in Contemporary American Paganism

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
March 2016
ISBN:
9780814769744
eISBN:
9780814744987
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
NYU Press
DOI:
10.18574/nyu/9780814769744.003.0002
Subject:
Religion, World Religions

This chapter explores the manifold and conflicting histories of contemporary Paganism and how these varied understandings both reflect and influence Pagans' understandings of their religion, along ... More


The oratory of Harold Macmillan

Brendan Evans

in Conservative Orators from Baldwin to Cameron

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
January 2016
ISBN:
9780719097249
eISBN:
9781781708361
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9780719097249.003.0004
Subject:
Political Science, UK Politics

Macmillan’s oratory is closely linked to the persona which he developed to appeal both within the Conservative Party and to communicate with the wider electorate. His manner of speaking across all ... More


Losing the Empire But Maintaining a Role: The Special Relationship During Harold Macmillan's Premiership

Simon Tate

in A special relationship?: British foreign policy in the era of American hegemony

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
January 2014
ISBN:
9780719083716
eISBN:
9781781706237
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9780719083716.003.0005
Subject:
Political Science, International Relations and Politics

Chapter four provides the book's second empirical case study, focusing upon the geopolitical role that Harold Macmillan's government sought to play in the special relationship from 1957-1963. In ... More


The Harp in the South: Reading Ireland in Australia1

Patrick Buckridge

in The Oxford History of the Irish Book, Volume V: The Irish Book in English, 1891-2000

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
March 2015
ISBN:
9780199249114
eISBN:
9780191803383
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:osobl/9780199249114.003.0019
Subject:
Literature, 19th-century and Victorian Literature

This chapter focuses on the history of the Irish book in twentieth-century Australia. It begins with a discussion of two books of poetry and looks at what they might suggest about the reception and ... More


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