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Gramsci's Political Thought: Hegemony, Consciousness, and the Revolutionary Process

Joseph V. Femia

Published in print:
1987
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198275435
eISBN:
9780191684128
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198275435.001.0001
Subject:
Political Science, Political Theory

The unifying idea of Antonio Gramsci's famous Prison Notebooks is the concept of hegemony. In this study of these fragmentary writings this book elucidates the precise character of this concept, ... More


Chapter 6: Contradictory Pairs

C. W. A. Whitaker

in Aristotle's De Interpretatione: Contradiction and Dialectic

Published in print:
2002
Published Online:
November 2003
ISBN:
9780199254194
eISBN:
9780191598654
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0199254192.003.0007
Subject:
Philosophy, Ancient Philosophy

This chapter, which concludes the introductory section of the work, narrows the focus to simple assertions. Aristotle demonstrates with brilliant neatness that all such assertions either affirm or ... More


Aristotle's De Interpretatione: Contradiction and Dialectic

C. W. A. Whitaker

Published in print:
2002
Published Online:
November 2003
ISBN:
9780199254194
eISBN:
9780191598654
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0199254192.001.0001
Subject:
Philosophy, Ancient Philosophy

The De Interpretatione is one of Aristotle's core works, containing highly influential analyses of the basic elements of language and the nature of truth and falsehood, as well as the famous ... More


Chapter 12: Modal Assertions

C. W. A. Whitaker

in Aristotle's De Interpretatione: Contradiction and Dialectic

Published in print:
2002
Published Online:
November 2003
ISBN:
9780199254194
eISBN:
9780191598654
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0199254192.003.0013
Subject:
Philosophy, Ancient Philosophy

Aristotle now turns his attention to assertions involving the ideas of necessity and possibility, and examines how they should be arranged into their correct contradictory pairs. Here, he argues, the ... More


Conclusion

C. W. A. Whitaker

in Aristotle's De Interpretatione: Contradiction and Dialectic

Published in print:
2002
Published Online:
November 2003
ISBN:
9780199254194
eISBN:
9780191598654
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0199254192.003.0016
Subject:
Philosophy, Ancient Philosophy

By reading the De Interpretatione closely and in order, we see that the work is not a series of detached episodes but a coherent whole, dedicated to the study of contradictory pairs of assertions. ... More


Worlds Apart? The United States, Europe, and the Cultural Ties that Bind Them

Rob Kroes

in Just Another Major Crisis?: The United States and Europe since 2000

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
January 2009
ISBN:
9780199552030
eISBN:
9780191720291
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199552030.003.0011
Subject:
Political Science, American Politics, European Union

This chapter takes two quips as its points of departure. The first is that “the only culture the Europeans have in common is American popular culture”; the second that “the only culture shared on ... More


THE PROPERTY THEORY, RATIONALITY, AND KRIPKE'S PUZZLE ABOUT BELIEF

Neil Feit

in Belief about the Self: A Defense of the Property Theory of Content

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
September 2008
ISBN:
9780195341362
eISBN:
9780199866922
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195341362.003.0006
Subject:
Philosophy, Philosophy of Mind

This chapter applies the property theory of content to an important problem in the philosophy of mind and philosophical semantics, namely, Saul Kripke's puzzle about belief. The first section ... More


Legal Exegesis With Verbatim, Paraphrastic, or Pseudocitations in Historical Sources

Michael Fishbane

in Biblical Interpretation in Ancient Israel

Published in print:
1988
Published Online:
November 2003
ISBN:
9780198266990
eISBN:
9780191600593
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0198266995.003.0007
Subject:
Religion, Judaism

Focus on the meaning and application of the law in the late historical sources (like the books of Kings, Chronicles, and Nehemiah). A method is developed to isolate verbatim, paraphrastic, and ... More


Chapter 7: The First Exception to RCP; Singular and Universal Assertions

C. W. A. Whitaker

in Aristotle's De Interpretatione: Contradiction and Dialectic

Published in print:
2002
Published Online:
November 2003
ISBN:
9780199254194
eISBN:
9780191598654
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0199254192.003.0008
Subject:
Philosophy, Ancient Philosophy

Aristotle now begins his investigation of contradictory pairs of assertions. ’Things’ are now divided into two types, universal and singular. Assertions may be divided likewise, and it is found that ... More


Chapter 8: The Second Exception to RCP; Hidden Complex Assertions

C. W. A. Whitaker

in Aristotle's De Interpretatione: Contradiction and Dialectic

Published in print:
2002
Published Online:
November 2003
ISBN:
9780199254194
eISBN:
9780191598654
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0199254192.003.0009
Subject:
Philosophy, Ancient Philosophy

Here, Aristotle exposes assertions that appear to make a single claim but which, because of the hidden complexity of one of their terms, actually make two claims. In such cases, both members of a ... More


Theoretical Background

Jeroen van Craenenbroeck

in The Syntax of Ellipsis: Evidence from Dutch Dialects

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
February 2010
ISBN:
9780195375640
eISBN:
9780199871612
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195375640.003.0012
Subject:
Linguistics, Syntax and Morphology

This chapter provides the theoretical background for the analysis of Short Do Replies in the next chapter. It contains three main points. First of all, it provides supporting evidence for the ... More


Spelling Out the Proform

Da's Nie and Da's Wel

in The Syntax of Ellipsis: Evidence from Dutch Dialects

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
February 2010
ISBN:
9780195375640
eISBN:
9780199871612
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195375640.003.0014
Subject:
Linguistics, Syntax and Morphology

This chapter focuses on a contradictory reply attested in Brabant Dutch and consisting of a demonstrative, a form of the verb be and a polarity element (e.g. Da's nie ‘that is not’). It argues that ... More


Epilogue: Playing with the Changes

Miriam J. Petty

in From Madea to Media Mogul: Theorizing Tyler Perry

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
January 2018
ISBN:
9781496807045
eISBN:
9781496807083
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Mississippi
DOI:
10.14325/mississippi/9781496807045.003.0012
Subject:
Society and Culture, Media Studies

Miriam J. Petty contributes a brief reflection on her personal and professional engagement with Perry’s controversial character Madea. She thinks about Madea as a figure that allows Perry the freedom ... More


Beveridge and His Circle: Friends, Fabians, and the COS

Jose Harris

in William Beveridge: A Biography

Published in print:
1997
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198206859
eISBN:
9780191677335
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198206859.003.0006
Subject:
History, British and Irish Modern History, Social History

This chapter describes Beveridge's characteristics, passions, and his circle. Throughout his stay in Toynbee Hall, Beveridge saw Pitfold rather than Lambeth as his main home, and his family continued ... More


The “Patience” Problem

Bruce Zuckerman

in Job the Silent: A Study in Historical Counterpoint

Published in print:
1991
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780195058963
eISBN:
9780199853342
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195058963.003.0002
Subject:
Religion, Buddhism

The book of Job predominantly presents a “patient Job” or “ten hupomonen lob” posing an attitude of unquestioning, unresisting fortitude and endurance in the face of suffering. This chapter notes ... More


Chapter 10: Three Types of Assertions

C. W. A. Whitaker

in Aristotle's De Interpretatione: Contradiction and Dialectic

Published in print:
2002
Published Online:
November 2003
ISBN:
9780199254194
eISBN:
9780191598654
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0199254192.003.0011
Subject:
Philosophy, Ancient Philosophy

The task of classifying contradictory pairs continues in the chapters that follow, but no new exceptions to RCP are found. Here, assertions are examined and their contradictory pairs set out, ... More


Chapter 11: Sophistic Puzzles Concerning Simple and Complex Assertions

C. W. A. Whitaker

in Aristotle's De Interpretatione: Contradiction and Dialectic

Published in print:
2002
Published Online:
November 2003
ISBN:
9780199254194
eISBN:
9780191598654
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0199254192.003.0012
Subject:
Philosophy, Ancient Philosophy

This chapter takes up the question of simple and complex assertions from Chs. 5 and 8. This thinking is applied to solving sophisms involving double predications, such as ’Is Socrates a pale walking ... More


Chapter 14: Contrary Beliefs

C. W. A. Whitaker

in Aristotle's De Interpretatione: Contradiction and Dialectic

Published in print:
2002
Published Online:
November 2003
ISBN:
9780199254194
eISBN:
9780191598654
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0199254192.003.0015
Subject:
Philosophy, Ancient Philosophy

The investigation of contradictory pairs has so far dealt only with assertions. Now we see the study turn to the relation between utterances and thoughts, established in Ch. 1. Aristotle questions ... More


Reasoning about Permissible Sentences

Tim Maudlin

in Truth and Paradox: Solving the Riddles

Published in print:
2004
Published Online:
January 2005
ISBN:
9780199247295
eISBN:
9780191601781
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0199247293.003.0007
Subject:
Philosophy, Philosophy of Language

A second inferential system that preserves permissibility rather than truth is developed. All classical theorems are shown to be necessarily permissible to assert. The two inferential systems are ... More


Gender, Vagrancy and the Culture of the Early Modern Road in As You Like It

Karalyn Dokurno

in Reading the Road, from Shakespeare's Crossways to Bunyan's Highways

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
September 2020
ISBN:
9781474454117
eISBN:
9781474481243
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9781474454117.003.0005
Subject:
Literature, Shakespeare Studies

Karalyn Dokurno investigates how Shakespeare’s travelling heroines illustrate and complicate ideas about women’s mobility and early modern road travel in general. She reads As You Like It to discover ... More


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