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The Turning Point of Physics VIII: The Breakdown of Determinism

Ruth Glasner

in Averroes' Physics: A Turning Point in Medieval Natural Philosophy

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
September 2009
ISBN:
9780199567737
eISBN:
9780191721472
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199567737.003.0007
Subject:
Philosophy, History of Philosophy, Ancient Philosophy

Physics VIII starts with the succession argument: before any motion there must underline have been a previous motion or change. Averroes was intensively occupied by this ... More


The Turning Point of Physics VI: The Breakdown of Motion

Ruth Glasner

in Averroes' Physics: A Turning Point in Medieval Natural Philosophy

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
September 2009
ISBN:
9780199567737
eISBN:
9780191721472
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199567737.003.0008
Subject:
Philosophy, History of Philosophy, Ancient Philosophy

Aristotle addresses the concept of motion in books III, V, and VI of the underline Physics from different perspectives, and offers three different definitions or construals of this concept. This ... More


Wider Kin Connections

John Demos

in A Little Commonwealth: Family Life in Plymouth Colony

Published in print:
1999
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780195128901
eISBN:
9780199853960
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195128901.003.0009
Subject:
History, American History: early to 18th Century

This chapter examines extended family, or wider-kin, connections in Plymouth Colony. Though Plymouth households were basically nuclear in structure, the sources from the period show a considerable ... More


Anti-contiguity: A Theory of Wh- Prosody

Jason Kandybowicz

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
November 2020
ISBN:
9780197509739
eISBN:
9780197509777
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780197509739.001.0001
Subject:
Linguistics, Syntax and Morphology

This book develops a theory of wh- prosody according to which wh- expressions must avoid forming prosodic constituents with overt complementizers at the level of Intonational Phrase. The theory is ... More


Introduction

Jason Kandybowicz

in Anti-contiguity: A Theory of Wh- Prosody

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
November 2020
ISBN:
9780197509739
eISBN:
9780197509777
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780197509739.003.0001
Subject:
Linguistics, Syntax and Morphology

This chapter establishes the empirical and theoretical goals of the book. It introduces the theoretical backdrop of Anti-contiguity Theory, situating the proposal within a framework inspired by ... More


Temporal binding

Marc J. Buehner

in Attention and Time

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780199563456
eISBN:
9780191701863
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199563456.003.0015
Subject:
Psychology, Cognitive Psychology

This chapter examines temporal binding, the ability of the brain to group together separate events occurring at different time points into one coherent and meaningful event sequence. It evaluates the ... More


Lists, Native Speaker, and the Politics of Emergence

Yoon Lee

in Modern Minority: Asian American Literature and Everyday Life

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
January 2013
ISBN:
9780199915835
eISBN:
9780199315956
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199915835.003.0006
Subject:
Literature, American, 20th Century Literature

In the late twentieth-century context of multiculturalism, the emptiness of the modern everyday can appear as a form of potential openness and equality. Chang-rae Lee’s Native Speaker explores the ... More


Jewish Contiguities and the Soundtrack of Israeli History

Assaf Shelleg

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
November 2014
ISBN:
9780199354948
eISBN:
9780199354962
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199354948.001.0001
Subject:
Music, Ethnomusicology, World Music, History, Western

Jewish Contiguities and the Soundtrack of Israeli History revolutionizes the study of modern Israeli art music by tracking the surprising itineraries of Jewish art music in the move from Europe to ... More


Prosodic Entanglement and the Anti-contiguity of Wh- and C

Jason Kandybowicz

in Anti-contiguity: A Theory of Wh- Prosody

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
November 2020
ISBN:
9780197509739
eISBN:
9780197509777
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780197509739.003.0002
Subject:
Linguistics, Syntax and Morphology

This chapter focuses on the syntax and prosody of wh- in-situ in Krachi. In Krachi, wh- in-situ is available in both root and embedded contexts. Prosodically, embedded complement clauses in the ... More


Dry wall

Arthur Aughey

in The British question

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
May 2013
ISBN:
9780719083402
eISBN:
9781781704899
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9780719083402.003.0003
Subject:
Political Science, UK Politics

The final chapter in this first part of the book proposes a more satisfactory way of understanding historical change and the ambiguities of modern British politics. It draws on the metaphor for ... More


The essence of serial verbs

Alexandra Y. Aikhenvald

in Serial Verbs

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
December 2018
ISBN:
9780198791263
eISBN:
9780191833700
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198791263.003.0009
Subject:
Linguistics, Syntax and Morphology, Sociolinguistics / Anthropological Linguistics

This chapter provides an integrated summary of the properties of serial verbs discussed throughout the book, and their parameters of variation. The definition of serial verbs with their ... More


Morpheme contiguity

Eva Zimmermann

in Morphological Length and Prosodically Defective Morphemes

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
May 2017
ISBN:
9780198747321
eISBN:
9780191809736
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198747321.003.0005
Subject:
Linguistics, Phonetics / Phonology, Syntax and Morphology

One new constraint family argued for in this book are constraints ensuring a ‘morph-contiguous’ projection of prosodic nodes. It is argued that the phonological representation of a morpheme strives ... More


Symbolic Function

Rebecca Treiman and Brett Kessler

in How Children Learn to Write Words

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
December 2014
ISBN:
9780199907977
eISBN:
9780190228422
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199907977.003.0006
Subject:
Psychology, Developmental Psychology, Cognitive Psychology

From an early age, children learn that writing stands for something outside itself. However, it takes some time for children to learn that writing is glottographic: that it symbolizes language. ... More


An Anti-contiguity Approach to Tano in-situ Interrogative Distribution

Jason Kandybowicz

in Anti-contiguity: A Theory of Wh- Prosody

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
November 2020
ISBN:
9780197509739
eISBN:
9780197509777
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780197509739.003.0003
Subject:
Linguistics, Syntax and Morphology

This chapter develops the Anti-contiguity proposal based on the distribution of wh- in-situ in Krachi, Bono, Wasa, and Asante Twi. Embedded wh- in-situ is only allowed in Krachi and Bono. The chapter ... More


An Anti-contiguity Approach to Nupe Interrogative Distribution

Jason Kandybowicz

in Anti-contiguity: A Theory of Wh- Prosody

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
November 2020
ISBN:
9780197509739
eISBN:
9780197509777
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780197509739.003.0004
Subject:
Linguistics, Syntax and Morphology

This chapter furnishes additional support for the Anti-contiguity theory of wh- prosody by demonstrating that it derives two surprising and mysterious asymmetries of Nupe wh- syntax. The first ... More


Anti-contiguity Crosslinguistically

Jason Kandybowicz

in Anti-contiguity: A Theory of Wh- Prosody

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
November 2020
ISBN:
9780197509739
eISBN:
9780197509777
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780197509739.003.0005
Subject:
Linguistics, Syntax and Morphology

This chapter concludes the book by considering Anti-contiguity in a cross-linguistic context. It is shown that the proposal can be successfully applied to derive asymmetries in wh- in-situ ... More


A Selection Theory of State Support for Rebel Groups

Belgin San-Akca

in States in Disguise: Causes of State Support for Rebel Groups

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
October 2016
ISBN:
9780190250881
eISBN:
9780190250911
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780190250881.003.0002
Subject:
Political Science, International Relations and Politics, Comparative Politics

This chapter identifies the theoretical foundation of the book by means of the major international relations paradigms, namely realism, liberalism, and constructivism. Given that supporting rebels ... More


Epilogue

Richard P. Martin

in Classics and Irish Politics, 1916-2016

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
November 2020
ISBN:
9780198864486
eISBN:
9780191896583
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198864486.003.0021
Subject:
Classical Studies, British and Irish History: BCE to 500CE

This epilogue offers a meta-analysis across the book’s twenty chapters on Classics and Irish politics through three unifying and recurrent themes: contiguity, affinity, and chance. Contiguity is ... More


Contiguity and its (dis-)contents: Metonymy in theory

Sebastian Matzner

in Rethinking Metonymy: Literary Theory and Poetic Practice from Pindar to Jakobson

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
November 2016
ISBN:
9780198724278
eISBN:
9780191827495
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198724278.003.0002
Subject:
Classical Studies, Literary Studies: Classical, Early, and Medieval

This chapter sets out the contradictions that result from modern, in particular (post-)structuralist revisions of classical tropology. By revisiting fundamental assumptions implicit in the theorizing ... More


Conclusion

Sebastian Matzner

in Rethinking Metonymy: Literary Theory and Poetic Practice from Pindar to Jakobson

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
November 2016
ISBN:
9780198724278
eISBN:
9780191827495
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198724278.003.0005
Subject:
Classical Studies, Literary Studies: Classical, Early, and Medieval

The conclusion offers a succinct summary of the new theory of metonymy, highlighting its advantages and explanatory powers against the backdrop of the shortcomings of earlier attempts at ... More


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