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Questioning in Medicine

John Heritage

in Why Do You Ask?: The Function of Questions in Institutional Discourse

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
February 2010
ISBN:
9780195306897
eISBN:
9780199867943
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195306897.003.0003
Subject:
Linguistics, Sociolinguistics / Anthropological Linguistics

This chapter, written by John Heritage, provides an overview of the author's main findings on questioning in doctor‐patient interactions. Heritage pays particular attention to the way that questions ... More


Sacrificing to

Moshe Halbertal

in On Sacrifice

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
October 2017
ISBN:
9780691152851
eISBN:
9781400842353
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Princeton University Press
DOI:
10.23943/princeton/9780691152851.003.0002
Subject:
Philosophy, Moral Philosophy

This chapter begins with a discussion of how sacrifice is the most primary and basic form of ritual. The elimination of animal sacrifice from contemporary Western religious life came about as a ... More


Alois Riegl and the Posographical Imperative

Harry Berger Jr.

in Manhood, Marriage, and Mischief: Rembrandt's 'Night Watch' and Other Dutch Group Portraits

Published in print:
2006
Published Online:
September 2011
ISBN:
9780823225569
eISBN:
9780823240937
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Fordham University Press
DOI:
10.5422/fordham/9780823225569.003.0006
Subject:
Literature, European Literature

Riegl made changing sitter/observer relations the conceptual center of his master narrative, which was shaped by the conviction that the genre's defining characteristic was the subjective factor of ... More


Atmospherics of Mood

Henry Sussman

in Around the Book: Systems and Literacy

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
September 2011
ISBN:
9780823232833
eISBN:
9780823241170
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Fordham University Press
DOI:
10.5422/fordham/9780823232833.003.0008
Subject:
Literature, Criticism/Theory

Part of the system's very openness is its resistance to the mutating static and noise that are the critic's walking papers, less than reputable edition of the social contract. According to Benjamin, ... More


Conclusion: The Old Constellation

Swati Rana

in Race Characters: Ethnic Literature and the Figure of the American Dream

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
January 2022
ISBN:
9781469659473
eISBN:
9781469659497
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of North Carolina Press
DOI:
10.5149/northcarolina/9781469659473.003.0007
Subject:
Literature, African-American Literature

The conclusion highlights the double movement of the book as it reveals the figure of the American dream and refracts this figure into all its complexity. Ethnic literature’s shared engagement with ... More


The Art of Listening

Ariel Glucklich

in Everyday Mysticism: A Contemplative Community at Work in the Desert

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
May 2018
ISBN:
9780300212099
eISBN:
9780300231373
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Yale University Press
DOI:
10.12987/yale/9780300212099.003.0007
Subject:
Sociology, Sociology of Religion

The conversation and the dialogue are key to the practice of Self-inquiry. This chapter records and analyzes this discipline. A special emphasis is placed on the spiritual skills associated with ... More


Ordinary ethics: conversation, friendship and democratic possibilities

Ruth Sheldon

in Tragic Encounters and Ordinary Ethics: Palestine-Israel in British Universities

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
May 2017
ISBN:
9781784993146
eISBN:
9781526120700
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9781784993146.003.0006
Subject:
Anthropology, Social and Cultural Anthropology

This chapter foregrounds my approach to ethics as a ‘new’ ethnographic object. I show how an attentive ethnographic sensibility can uncover forms of interpersonal relationality, which diverge from a ... More


. Aesthetic Attentiveness and the Question of Distanciation

Nicholas Davey

in Unfinished Worlds: Hermeneutics, Aesthetics and Gadamer

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
May 2014
ISBN:
9780748686223
eISBN:
9780748695263
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9780748686223.003.0004
Subject:
Philosophy, Aesthetics

This chapter examines Hans-Georg Gadamer’s implied approach to aesthetic attentiveness and how it can address the defining paradox of his notion of aesthetics: reconciling the alleged ... More


. The Redemptive Image

Nicholas Davey

in Unfinished Worlds: Hermeneutics, Aesthetics and Gadamer

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
May 2014
ISBN:
9780748686223
eISBN:
9780748695263
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9780748686223.003.0008
Subject:
Philosophy, Aesthetics

This chapter examines how Hans-Georg Gadamer’s deconstruction of traditional aesthetics brings about a threefold redemptive revaluation of the discipline. First, the endeavour to redeem aesthetics by ... More


Sprague's Pipit Incubation Behavior

Stephen K. Davis and Teslin G. Holmes

in Video Surveillance of Nesting Birds

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
January 2013
ISBN:
9780520273139
eISBN:
9780520954090
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520273139.003.0006
Subject:
Biology, Animal Biology

Understanding incubation patterns provides insight into the proximate and ultimate factors influencing this behavior. We used video recordings to quantify diurnal nest attentiveness during the ... More


Solitude: Bell Mountain Wilderness and Søren Kierkegaard

Belden C. Lane

in Backpacking with the Saints: Wilderness Hiking as Spiritual Practice

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
November 2020
ISBN:
9780199927814
eISBN:
9780197563274
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780199927814.003.0015
Subject:
Environmental Science, Environmentalist Thought and Ideology

It is an uncommon gift to have a mountain to yourself. Pulling up to the trailhead for the Bell Mountain Wilderness Area, I saw no other vehicles parked there and began to hope for as much. I ... More


Mindfulness: Moonshine Hollow and Thich Nhat Hanh

Belden C. Lane

in Backpacking with the Saints: Wilderness Hiking as Spiritual Practice

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
November 2020
ISBN:
9780199927814
eISBN:
9780197563274
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780199927814.003.0017
Subject:
Environmental Science, Environmentalist Thought and Ideology

The locals call it Moonshine Hollow, or Mooner’s Hollow, partly because of the haunting character of the moonlight in this small, isolated valley. It forces you to pay attention to the thousand ... More


Treading Lightly: Conscientiousness, Information, and Ecological ImpactsSteve Vanderheiden

Jason Kawall (ed.)

in The Virtues of Sustainability

Published in print:
2021
Published Online:
March 2021
ISBN:
9780190919818
eISBN:
9780190919856
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190919818.003.0009
Subject:
Philosophy, Moral Philosophy

This chapter casts conscientiousness as a virtue that is concerned with monitoring one’s impacts upon the world, from attending to and seeking to minimize the embedded carbon or virtual water in ... More


Attentiveness and Humor: Vocation as Awakening to Self

Homayra Ziad

in Hearing Vocation Differently: Meaning, Purpose, and Identity in the Multi-Faith Academy

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
December 2018
ISBN:
9780190888671
eISBN:
9780190888701
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190888671.003.0010
Subject:
Religion, Religious Studies

This chapter focuses on two important practices that are essential to the work of shaping the stories of a human life: the cultivation of attentiveness and of humor. College students who are ... More


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