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Objectivity and Social Meaning

Michael Walzer

in The Quality of Life

Published in print:
1993
Published Online:
November 2003
ISBN:
9780198287971
eISBN:
9780191596704
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0198287976.003.0013
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Development, Growth, and Environmental

Walzer defends a qualified form of relativism in which much attention is paid to the various forms of criticism and discontent that may arise in society. However inarticulate these dissenting voices ... More


Memory in Sleep and Dreams: The Construction of Meaning

Robert Stickgold

in The Memory Process: Neuroscientific and Humanistic Perspectives

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
August 2013
ISBN:
9780262014571
eISBN:
9780262289672
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
The MIT Press
DOI:
10.7551/mitpress/9780262014571.003.0005
Subject:
Neuroscience, Research and Theory

This chapter discusses the brain's construction of meaning and how it is perhaps the most complex accomplishment of the human brain. It is a process that requires the analysis of large bodies of data ... More


The Infrastructure of the Language-Ready Brain

Peter Hagoort and David Poeppel

in Language, Music, and the Brain: A Mysterious Relationship

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
May 2015
ISBN:
9780262018104
eISBN:
9780262314121
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
The MIT Press
DOI:
10.7551/mitpress/9780262018104.003.0009
Subject:
Neuroscience, Development

This chapter sketches in very general terms the cognitive architecture of both language comprehension and production, as well as the neurobiological infrastructure that makes the human brain ready ... More


Transatlantic Women's Literature

Heidi Slettedahl Macpherson

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780748624454
eISBN:
9780748652242
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9780748624454.001.0001
Subject:
Literature, Women's Literature

This book contributes to the evolving debate surrounding Transatlantic Studies and transatlantic literature. It focuses on twentieth-century women's narratives of travel and adventure, and their ... More


Introduction and overview

Peter John Glanville

in The Lexical Semantics of the Arabic Verb

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
May 2018
ISBN:
9780198792734
eISBN:
9780191834691
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198792734.003.0001
Subject:
Linguistics, Syntax and Morphology, Theoretical Linguistics

Chapter 1 presents the book as an investigation of the construction of meaning and its linguistic construal, focusing on the derivational morphology of Arabic. It presents the thesis of the work, ... More


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