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The Birth of Greek Individualism: A Turning-Point in the History of Political Thought

Isaiah Berlin

in Liberty

Published in print:
2002
Published Online:
November 2003
ISBN:
9780199249893
eISBN:
9780191598807
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/019924989X.003.0008
Subject:
Political Science, Political Theory

This is the first of the three Storrs Lectures that Berlin gave at Yale University in 1962. It is part of the version of intellectual history that he developed to underwrite his views about politics. ... More


Law School in a University: Yale's Distinctive Path in the Later Nineteenth Century

John H. Langbein (ed.)

in History of the Yale Law School: The Tercentennial Lectures

Published in print:
2004
Published Online:
October 2013
ISBN:
9780300095647
eISBN:
9780300128765
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Yale University Press
DOI:
10.12987/yale/9780300095647.003.0004
Subject:
Law, Legal History

This chapter discusses the history of the Yale Law School across the middle decades of the nineteenth century. It first explores the text-and-recitation system, which was the School's main method of ... More


A History of Yale's School of Medicine: Passing Torches to Others

Gerard N. Burrow

Published in print:
2002
Published Online:
October 2013
ISBN:
9780300092073
eISBN:
9780300132885
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Yale University Press
DOI:
10.12987/yale/9780300092073.001.0001
Subject:
Sociology, Education

This book tells the story of the Yale University School of Medicine, tracing its history from its origins in 1810, when it had four professors and 37 students, to its present status as one of the ... More


Yale University

Shiri M. Breznitz

in The Fountain of Knowledge: The Role of Universities in Economic Development

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
January 2015
ISBN:
9780804789615
eISBN:
9780804791922
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Stanford University Press
DOI:
10.11126/stanford/9780804789615.003.0004
Subject:
Business and Management, Innovation

This chapter examines external and internal factors that affect the technology commercialization ability of Yale University. The chapter reviews historical events, local innovation system, and ... More


Blackstone, Litchfield, and Yale: The Founding of the Yale Law School

John H. Langbein (ed.)

in History of the Yale Law School: The Tercentennial Lectures

Published in print:
2004
Published Online:
October 2013
ISBN:
9780300095647
eISBN:
9780300128765
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Yale University Press
DOI:
10.12987/yale/9780300095647.003.0003
Subject:
Law, Legal History

This chapter traces the origins of Yale Law School, which goes back to the earliest days of the nineteenth century, when there was as yet no university legal education. The discussions include the ... More


Joseph Burney Trapp 1925–2005

Elizabeth McGrath

in Proceedings of the British Academy, Volume 161, Biographical Memoirs of Fellows, VIII

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
January 2012
ISBN:
9780197264577
eISBN:
9780191734267
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
British Academy
DOI:
10.5871/bacad/9780197264577.003.0016
Subject:
History, Historiography

Joseph Burney Trapp (1925–2005), a Fellow of the British Academy, was librarian; editor and teacher; scholar of humanism, letters, and the humanities; and an enlightened but efficient administrator. ... More


Introduction

Shiri M. Breznitz

in The Fountain of Knowledge: The Role of Universities in Economic Development

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
January 2015
ISBN:
9780804789615
eISBN:
9780804791922
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Stanford University Press
DOI:
10.11126/stanford/9780804789615.003.0001
Subject:
Business and Management, Innovation

Existing literature on technology transfer finds that most experts view universities’ technology-transfer efforts positively and unconditionally, without considering the possibility that some change ... More


Preaching in the New Millennium: Celebrating the Tercentennial of Yale University

Frederick J. Streets (ed.)

Published in print:
2005
Published Online:
October 2013
ISBN:
9780300100815
eISBN:
9780300128178
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Yale University Press
DOI:
10.12987/yale/9780300100815.001.0001
Subject:
Religion, Religion and Society

In this collection of sermons, fifteen distinguished religious leaders reflect upon the moral, social, and political nature of our time. The sermons originated during the Tercentennial celebrations ... More


Politics and the Law School: The View from Woodbridge Hall, 1921–1963

Gaddis Smith (ed.)

in History of the Yale Law School: The Tercentennial Lectures

Published in print:
2004
Published Online:
October 2013
ISBN:
9780300095647
eISBN:
9780300128765
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Yale University Press
DOI:
10.12987/yale/9780300095647.003.0006
Subject:
Law, Legal History

This chapter explores the sometimes rocky relationship between the Law School and Yale University during the middle years of the twentieth century. The relationship was troubled by continuing ... More


The Student of Science, Medicine, and Philosophy

Tara H. Abraham

in Rebel Genius: Warren S. McCulloch's Transdisciplinary Life in Science

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
September 2017
ISBN:
9780262035095
eISBN:
9780262335386
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
The MIT Press
DOI:
10.7551/mitpress/9780262035095.003.0002
Subject:
History, History of Science, Technology, and Medicine

By examining McCulloch’s childhood and formative years during the 1920s as a student at Yale University and Columbia University, this chapter outlines the emergence of McCulloch as a ... More


Introduction

Frederick J. Streets

in Preaching in the New Millennium: Celebrating the Tercentennial of Yale University

Published in print:
2005
Published Online:
October 2013
ISBN:
9780300100815
eISBN:
9780300128178
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Yale University Press
DOI:
10.12987/yale/9780300100815.003.0001
Subject:
Religion, Religion and Society

This book is a collection of sermons preached in the historic and beautiful Battell Chapel at Yale University during the spring and fall of 2001 in recognition of the university's three-hundredth ... More


Apples to Apples

Shiri M. Breznitz

in The Fountain of Knowledge: The Role of Universities in Economic Development

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
January 2015
ISBN:
9780804789615
eISBN:
9780804791922
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Stanford University Press
DOI:
10.11126/stanford/9780804789615.003.0006
Subject:
Business and Management, Innovation

This chapter compares the two case studies and examines technology commercialization at other universities. A close examination of each of the cases identified different approaches to technology ... More


The Neurophysiologist

Tara H. Abraham

in Rebel Genius: Warren S. McCulloch's Transdisciplinary Life in Science

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
September 2017
ISBN:
9780262035095
eISBN:
9780262335386
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
The MIT Press
DOI:
10.7551/mitpress/9780262035095.003.0003
Subject:
History, History of Science, Technology, and Medicine

This chapter examines McCulloch’s activities at Yale University during the 1930s, and the ways in which his work as a neurophysiologist was inseparable from his pursuits in scientific philosophy. ... More


Amateur Book Production and the Miscellany in Late Medieval East Anglia: Tanner 407 and Beinecke 365

Carol M. Meale

in Insular Books: Vernacular manuscript miscellanies in late medieval Britain

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
September 2015
ISBN:
9780197265833
eISBN:
9780191771996
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
British Academy
DOI:
10.5871/bacad/9780197265833.003.0009
Subject:
Literature, Early and Medieval Literature

The manuscripts discussed here, Oxford, Bodleian Library, Tanner MS 407 and New Haven, Yale University Library, Beinecke 365, were produced roughly contemporaneously and within a relatively small ... More


Lessons

Wayne Franklin

in James Fenimore Cooper: The Early Years

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
October 2013
ISBN:
9780300108057
eISBN:
9780300135008
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Yale University Press
DOI:
10.12987/yale/9780300108057.003.0002
Subject:
Literature, American, 19th Century Literature

This chapter examines the education of James Fenimore Cooper. It describes Cooper's early education in Cooperstown, New York under Yale graduate Joshua Dewey in the Otsego Academy that his father ... More


Director's Report on Rhetorical Reading (1982)

Paul de Man

in The Paul De Man Notebooks

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
September 2015
ISBN:
9780748641048
eISBN:
9781474400954
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9780748641048.003.0026
Subject:
Literature, Criticism/Theory

In this 1982 report, Paul de Man reflects on the benefits and challenges of running a national seminar on rhetorical reading at Yale University. The seminar, taught by de Man in the summer of 1981 at ... More


Out of the Midwest

Michael J Lannoo

in Leopold's Shack and Ricketts's Lab: The Emergence of Environmentalism

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780520264786
eISBN:
9780520946064
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520264786.003.0002
Subject:
History, History of Science, Technology, and Medicine

Aldo Leopold and Edward F. Ricketts shared a midwestern upbringing. Rand Aldo Leopold was born on January 11, 1887, in Burlington, Iowa, to first cousins Carl and Clara Leopold. Aldo was the eldest ... More


Introduction

Gerard N. Burrow

in A History of Yale's School of Medicine: Passing Torches to Others

Published in print:
2002
Published Online:
October 2013
ISBN:
9780300092073
eISBN:
9780300132885
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Yale University Press
DOI:
10.12987/yale/9780300092073.003.0001
Subject:
Sociology, Education

Throughout the rich history of the Yale University School of Medicine, several important themes have tended to recur. First and foremost among these themes has been the close relationship between the ... More


Ph.D. at Yale, 1952–1956

in Richard Rorty: The Making of an American Philosopher

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
March 2013
ISBN:
9780226309903
eISBN:
9780226309910
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226309910.003.0006
Subject:
Philosophy, American Philosophy

For his Ph.D, Richard Rorty considered three possibilities: the philosophy departments at Harvard University or Yale University or staying on at the University of Chicago and taking his degree from ... More


Horace Holley: Transylvania University and the Making of Liberal Education in the Early American Republic

James P. Cousins

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
May 2017
ISBN:
9780813168579
eISBN:
9780813168807
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University Press of Kentucky
DOI:
10.5810/kentucky/9780813168579.001.0001
Subject:
History, American History: 19th Century

The life of Horace Holley (1781–1827) recalls a time of intellectual promise in the American republic. The New England–born, Yale-educated, Unitarian minister was an unlikely choice for the ... More


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