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The Reality of Time

Rory Fox

in Time and Eternity in Mid-Thirteenth-Century Thought

Published in print:
2006
Published Online:
May 2006
ISBN:
9780199285754
eISBN:
9780191603563
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0199285756.003.0006
Subject:
Philosophy, Philosophy of Religion

This chapter examines the question of whether 13th century thinkers viewed time as having its own existence in reality, or whether they considered it to have an existence which depended upon a mind. ... More


Time to Grow Up: The UN Committee on the Rights of the Child's Jurisprudence of the Right to Development

Noam Peleg

in Law and Childhood Studies: Current Legal Issues Volume 14

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
May 2012
ISBN:
9780199652501
eISBN:
9780191739217
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199652501.003.0022
Subject:
Law, Family Law, Human Rights and Immigration

This chapter asks how the UN Committee on the Rights of the Child understands the meaning of the right to development of children. It begins by briefly presenting two conceptions of childhood — ... More


Introducing “Perspectives on Process Organization Studies”

Ann Langley and Haridimos Tsoukas

in Process, Sensemaking, and Organizing

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
January 2011
ISBN:
9780199594566
eISBN:
9780191595721
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199594566.003.0001
Subject:
Business and Management, Organization Studies

Perspectives on Process Organization Studies is a new book series dedicated to the development of an understanding of organizations and organizing as processes in the making. This ... More


Deleuze and History

Jeffrey Bell and Claire Colebrook (eds)

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
September 2012
ISBN:
9780748636082
eISBN:
9780748671748
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9780748636082.001.0001
Subject:
Philosophy, History of Philosophy

Despite the fact that time, evolution, becoming and genealogy are central concepts in Gilles Deleuze's work, there has been no sustained study of his philosophy in relation to the question of ... More


Couch City: Socrates against Simonides

Harry Berger

Ward Risvold and J. Benjamin Fuqua (eds)

Published in print:
2021
Published Online:
January 2022
ISBN:
9780823294237
eISBN:
9780823297412
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Fordham University Press
DOI:
10.5422/fordham/9780823294237.001.0001
Subject:
Philosophy, Ancient Philosophy

In addition to providing a thorough philological review, this book revises the way scholars have tended to read the Simonides episode from Plato’s Protagoras. Couch City ties this review with a ... More


Perelandra: Paradise Reframed: Keeping Time on Planet Venus

Sanford Schwartz

in C. S. Lewis on the Final Frontier: Science and the Supernatural in the Space Trilogy

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
September 2009
ISBN:
9780195374728
eISBN:
9780199871506
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195374728.003.0003
Subject:
Religion, Religion and Literature

This chapter focuses on Perelandra, the second volume of the Space Trilogy. Once again Lewis’s target is the modern evolutionary or “developmental” paradigm, but in this novel the emphasis shifts ... More


Becoming Beautiful: Ballroom Dance in the American Heartland

Joanna Bosse

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
April 2017
ISBN:
9780252039010
eISBN:
9780252096983
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of Illinois Press
DOI:
10.5406/illinois/9780252039010.001.0001
Subject:
Music, Dance

This book explores the transformations undergone by the residents of a Midwestern town when they step out on the dance floor for the very first time. The book uses sensitive fieldwork as well as the ... More


Deleuze and the Body

Laura Guillaume and Joe Hughes

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780748638642
eISBN:
9780748652679
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9780748638642.001.0001
Subject:
Philosophy, General

This book is a collection of chapters on the approaches and applications of Deleuze's philosophy to the body. Using a variety of contemporary cultural, scientific, and philosophical lines of enquiry, ... More


Rethinking the public: Innovations in research, theory and politics

Nick Mahony, Janet Newman, and Clive Barnett (eds)

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9781847424167
eISBN:
9781447303275
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781847424167.001.0001
Subject:
Sociology, Organizations

This book rethinks the public, public communication, and public action in a globalising and mediated world. It develops theoretical perspectives for investigating the formation of publics, focusing ... More


Society and Humanity

Philip Allott

in Eunomia: New Order for a New World

Published in print:
2001
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780199244935
eISBN:
9780191697418
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199244935.003.0007
Subject:
Law, Philosophy of Law

This chapter focuses on society as the social becoming of humanity. As a single species, humanity shares the species-characteristics, species-history, and the species-potentiality of human species. ... More


A Century of Time

J. R. Lucas

in The Arguments of Time

Published in print:
2006
Published Online:
January 2012
ISBN:
9780197263464
eISBN:
9780191734748
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
British Academy
DOI:
10.5871/bacad/9780197263464.003.0001
Subject:
Philosophy, General

This chapter argues for the position of temporal becoming across a wide variety of fields. The chapter's central sections address successively the metaphysics, physics and logic of time. It rebuts ... More


The Metaphysics of Time

Michael Tooley

in The Arguments of Time

Published in print:
2006
Published Online:
January 2012
ISBN:
9780197263464
eISBN:
9780191734748
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
British Academy
DOI:
10.5871/bacad/9780197263464.003.0002
Subject:
Philosophy, General

This chapter maintains that the two broad positions in the temporal becoming debate are too broad; that is, each is a conjunction of metaphysical theses, and these are in general logically ... More


Deserts and Technical Legality

Kieran Tranter

in Living in Technical Legality: Science Fiction and Law as Technology

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
May 2020
ISBN:
9781474420891
eISBN:
9781474453707
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9781474420891.003.0008
Subject:
Law, Philosophy of Law

This chapter summarises the book through emphasis on the reoccurrence of deserts throughout the book. Like deserts, technical legality could appear empty and harsh, but such superficial glances ... More


Emma's Story: More than a Nice Gesture in a Technology-Mediated Life

Huatong Sun

in Cross-Cultural Technology Design: Creating Culture-Sensitive Technology for Local Users

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
May 2012
ISBN:
9780199744763
eISBN:
9780199932993
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199744763.003.0009
Subject:
Psychology, Cognitive Models and Architectures

This chapter traces the messaging use of American college student Emma for three years. It looks at meaning construction and identity work in cross-cultural design in a postmodern era and discusses ... More


Into the World

Derek Hirst and Steven N. Zwicker

in Andrew Marvell, Orphan of the Hurricane

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
September 2012
ISBN:
9780199655373
eISBN:
9780191742118
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199655373.003.0006
Subject:
Literature, 17th-century and Restoration Literature, Poetry

The last chapter of this book follows Marvell out from lyric privacy into the various phases of his eventful public career. It tracks his service to the Lord Protector, to his parliamentary ... More


Introduction

Jonathan R. Eller

in Bradbury Beyond Apollo

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
May 2021
ISBN:
9780252043413
eISBN:
9780252052293
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Illinois Press
DOI:
10.5622/illinois/9780252043413.003.0001
Subject:
Literature, American, 20th Century Literature

The volume introduction describes how Bradbury Beyond Apollo takes up the threads of the author’s life from Becoming Ray Bradbury and Ray Bradbury Unbound, seeking to follow the patterns he wove ... More


The God of Exodus and the School of Hope

Akiba J. Lerner

in Redemptive Hope: From the Age of Enlightenment to the Age of Obama

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
May 2016
ISBN:
9780823267910
eISBN:
9780823272433
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Fordham University Press
DOI:
10.5422/fordham/9780823267910.003.0004
Subject:
Political Science, American Politics

Chapter 3 explores the work of Ernst Bloch, Walter Benjamin, Theordor Adorno, Jürgen Moltmann, Walter Capps, Paul Ricoeur, Eric Fromm, and Emil Fackenheim, all of whom contributed to the project of ... More


Deleuze and the Animal

Colin Gardner and Patricia MacCormack (eds)

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
January 2018
ISBN:
9781474422734
eISBN:
9781474434959
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9781474422734.001.0001
Subject:
Philosophy, Metaphysics/Epistemology

Human-animal studies and the age of the anthropocene are prevalent across many disciplines at this time and this book is among the first to explore the usefulness of Deleuze for extensions and ... More


Deleuze in Children's Literature

Jane Newland

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
May 2022
ISBN:
9781474466677
eISBN:
9781474496155
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9781474466677.001.0001
Subject:
Philosophy, General

This study invites Deleuze into the genre of children’s literature and explores how Deleuzian concepts can enhance and invigorate our readings of this literature, whose implied readership masks much ... More


The Growth of S2: Potentiality and Actuality

Daniel W. Graham

in Aristotle's Two Systems

Published in print:
1990
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198243151
eISBN:
9780191680649
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198243151.003.0007
Subject:
Philosophy, Ancient Philosophy, Metaphysics/Epistemology

This chapter presents theories that were peripheral to S1 and states that they were transformed under the pressure of new principles to become key components of a new system. Since the important ... More


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