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Entangled Voices: Genre and the Religious Construction of the Self

Frederick J. Ruf

Published in print:
1997
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780195102635
eISBN:
9780199853458
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195102635.001.0001
Subject:
Religion, Religion and Literature

This book aims to bring about an understanding of how the concepts of “voice” and “genre” function in texts, especially religious texts. To this end, it joins literary theorists in the discussion ... More


What the Ravens Really Teach Us: the Intrinsic Contextuality of Evidence

HASOK CHANG and GRANT FISHER

in Evidence, Inference and Enquiry

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
January 2013
ISBN:
9780197264843
eISBN:
9780191754050
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
British Academy
DOI:
10.5871/bacad/9780197264843.003.0013
Subject:
Sociology, Methodology and Statistics

This chapter advances a contextual view of evidence, through a reconsideration of Hempel's paradox of confirmation (the ‘ravens paradox’). The initial view regarding Hempel's paradox is that a ... More


Strange Coexistence?

Yuri Balashov

in Persistence and Spacetime

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
September 2010
ISBN:
9780199579921
eISBN:
9780191722899
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199579921.003.0007
Subject:
Philosophy, Metaphysics/Epistemology, Philosophy of Science

CASH‐based account of coexistence in Minkowski spacetime, developed in Chapter 6, is put to work to argue for the perdurance view of persistence against its endurance and exdurance rivals. The ... More


Introduction Hearing Voices

Frederick J. Ruf

in Entangled Voices: Genre and the Religious Construction of the Self

Published in print:
1997
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780195102635
eISBN:
9780199853458
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195102635.003.0001
Subject:
Religion, Religion and Literature

This book's central motif is the voice. It proposes considering genres not historically as forms that become established and present themselves to readers and writers as the parameters that must be ... More


Becoming

John Richardson

in Nietzsche's System

Published in print:
1996
Published Online:
November 2003
ISBN:
9780195098464
eISBN:
9780199833597
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0195098463.003.0003
Subject:
Philosophy, History of Philosophy

This chapter examines how this power ontology could be compatible with Nietzsche's frequent assertion that the world is “not being but becoming.” That appears to rule out any ontology – understood as ... More


Neutron Interferometry 2nd Edn: Lessons in Experimental Quantum Mechanics, Wave-Particle Duality, and Entanglement

Helmut Rauch and Samuel A. Werner

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
March 2015
ISBN:
9780198712510
eISBN:
9780191780813
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198712510.001.0001
Subject:
Physics, Atomic, Laser, and Optical Physics

Quantum mechanics is a part of physics where experiment and theory are inseparably intertwined. This general theme permeates the 2nd edition of this book. It discusses more than 40 neutron ... More


Literature and Ambiguity

Richard Gaskin

in Language, Truth, and Literature: A Defence of Literary Humanism

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
May 2013
ISBN:
9780199657902
eISBN:
9780191756337
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199657902.003.0006
Subject:
Philosophy, Aesthetics, Philosophy of Language

In this chapter, by way of moving from the topic of receptionism to that of deconstruction, syntactic and semantic ambiguity are discussed. Some of Empson’s attempts to diagnose ambiguity in ... More


Conceptual, philosophical and political perspectives on care

Marian Barnes

in Care in everyday life: An ethic of care in practice

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
January 2013
ISBN:
9781847428233
eISBN:
9781447307686
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781847428233.003.0002
Subject:
Sociology, Health, Illness, and Medicine

This chapter highlights three key elements of feminist care ethics: an emphasis on human individuals as relational and hence the universality of the need for care; the moral principles of care ... More


Youth Justice: From Linear Risk Paradigm to Complexity

Stephen Case and Kevin Haines

in Applying complexity theory: Whole systems approaches to criminal justice and social work

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
January 2015
ISBN:
9781447311409
eISBN:
9781447311430
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781447311409.003.0007
Subject:
Sociology, Law, Crime and Deviance

Chapter Six addresses the issue of developing risk assessment tools from a post-positivist complexity perspective and in so doing, challenges the dominance of positivist, reductionist, deterministic ... More


“Knowing” as the “Realizing of Happiness” Here, on the Bridge, over the River Hao

Roger T. Ames

in Zhuangzi and the Happy Fish

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
November 2016
ISBN:
9780824846831
eISBN:
9780824868185
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Hawai'i Press
DOI:
10.21313/hawaii/9780824846831.003.0014
Subject:
Society and Culture, Asian Studies

Roger Ames argues for the need to set an interpretive context in the reading of canonical texts such as the Zhuangzi. He then explores what might be taken to be some pervasive assumptions that ground ... More


Analyzing Chromaticism in Film

Frank Lehman

in Hollywood Harmony: Musical Wonder and the Sound of Cinema

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
May 2018
ISBN:
9780190606398
eISBN:
9780190606435
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190606398.003.0005
Subject:
Music, Theory, Analysis, Composition, Popular

This chapter provides a set of small analytical case studies meant to illustrate important methodological and interpretive issues that arise in the study of chromatic film music. Five central topics ... More


Aggregate Structure and Cyclic Design at the Conclusion of Bartók's Second String Quartet

Edward Gollin

in The String Quartets of Béla Bartók: Tradition and Legacy in Analytical Perspective

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
May 2014
ISBN:
9780199936182
eISBN:
9780199361304
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199936182.003.0010
Subject:
Music, Theory, Analysis, Composition, History, Western

This chapter examines the interaction of tonal and contextual harmonic designs in the final movement of Béla Bartók's Second String Quartet. The contextual designs involve simple and compound ... More


Contextuality and Kochen–Specker Phenomena

Helmut Rauch and Samuel A. Werner

in Neutron Interferometry 2nd Edn: Lessons in Experimental Quantum Mechanics, Wave-Particle Duality, and Entanglement

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
March 2015
ISBN:
9780198712510
eISBN:
9780191780813
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198712510.003.0007
Subject:
Physics, Atomic, Laser, and Optical Physics

Quantum contextuality is a more general concept than entanglement and describes correlations between different degrees of freedom. Related experiments deal with the entanglement of the neutron beam ... More


Introduction

George Jaroszkiewicz

in Images of Time: Mind, Science, Reality

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
January 2016
ISBN:
9780198718062
eISBN:
9780191787553
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198718062.003.0001
Subject:
Physics, Particle Physics / Astrophysics / Cosmology

This chapter starts with a brief plan of the book, naming the three major parts or themes into which the chapters are naturally grouped. A list is then given of eleven different possible meanings of ... More


Observers and time

George Jaroszkiewicz

in Images of Time: Mind, Science, Reality

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
January 2016
ISBN:
9780198718062
eISBN:
9780191787553
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198718062.003.0002
Subject:
Physics, Particle Physics / Astrophysics / Cosmology

The dangers of unsupported assertions about time are stressed in this chapter. The role of contextuality, or qualifying circumstances, is stressed. The nature of scientific truth as contextually ... More


Relational Blockworld and Quantum Mechanics

Michael Silberstein, W.M. Stuckey, and Timothy McDevitt

in Beyond the Dynamical Universe: Unifying Block Universe Physics and Time as Experienced

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
March 2018
ISBN:
9780198807087
eISBN:
9780191844850
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198807087.003.0005
Subject:
Physics, Theoretical, Computational, and Statistical Physics, History of Physics

The main thread of chapter 4 introduces some of the major mysteries and interpretational issues of quantum mechanics (QM). These mysteries and issues include: quantum superposition, quantum ... More


Temporal correlations

George Jaroszkiewicz

in Images of Time: Mind, Science, Reality

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
January 2016
ISBN:
9780198718062
eISBN:
9780191787553
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198718062.003.0025
Subject:
Physics, Particle Physics / Astrophysics / Cosmology

This chapter discusses temporal correlations, the relationship between what is happening at one point in time and what happens subsequently at another point. In certain experiments, classical ... More


Relational Action in a Spatial Perspective

Harald Bathelt and Johannes Glückler

in The Relational Economy: Geographies of Knowing and Learning

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
April 2015
ISBN:
9780199587384
eISBN:
9780191806728
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:osobl/9780199587384.003.0002
Subject:
Business and Management, Organization Studies

This chapter determines the basic propositions of a relational analysis in spatial perspective. It explains the key concepts of contextuality, contingency, and path-dependence within a framework of ... More


Structure, Agency, and Institutions

Harald Bathelt and Johannes Glückler

in The Relational Economy: Geographies of Knowing and Learning

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
April 2015
ISBN:
9780199587384
eISBN:
9780191806728
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:osobl/9780199587384.003.0003
Subject:
Business and Management, Organization Studies

This chapter explains an idea that integrates structure and agency through the role of institutions. It starts by discussing the role of economic agency, the type of agents included, and their ... More


The Metaphysics of Individuality and the Sciences

Matteo Morganti

in Individuals Across the Sciences

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
November 2015
ISBN:
9780199382514
eISBN:
9780199382538
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199382514.003.0015
Subject:
Philosophy, Philosophy of Science, Metaphysics/Epistemology

This chapter has a twofold aim. First, to look at the debate about identity and individuality in nonrelativistic quantum mechanics and offer a limited defense of the view according to which identity ... More


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