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War and the Mind: Ford Madox Ford's Parade's End, Modernism, and Psychology

Ashley Chantler and Rob Hawkes (eds)

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
May 2016
ISBN:
9780748694266
eISBN:
9781474412391
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9780748694266.001.0001
Subject:
Literature, Criticism/Theory

War and the Mind: Ford Madox Ford’s Parade’s End, Modernism, and Psychology is a long-overdue examination of Ford’s First World War modernist masterpiece from the point of view of psychology and the ... More


Modals

Steve Hart

in English Exposed: Common Mistakes Made by Chinese Speakers

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
January 2018
ISBN:
9789888390755
eISBN:
9789888390465
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Hong Kong University Press
DOI:
10.5790/hongkong/9789888390755.003.0006
Subject:
Linguistics, English Language

This chapter introduces modal verbs, reveals the specific rules to follow and demonstrates how modals influence other verb forms. The chapter also addresses the problems encountered when using the ... More


Free Will

G. E. Moore

in Ethics: and "The Nature of Moral Philosophy"

Published in print:
2005
Published Online:
February 2006
ISBN:
9780199272013
eISBN:
9780191603181
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0199272018.003.0006
Subject:
Philosophy, History of Philosophy

This chapter is Moore’s most important discussion of the subject of free will. He distinguishes the question of whether right and wrong depend not on what we can do if we choose, but rather on what ... More


“The Lights of Albuquerque”1

Kristina M. Jacobsen

in Sound of Navajo Country: Music, Language, and Diné Belonging

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
September 2017
ISBN:
9781469631868
eISBN:
9781469631882
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of North Carolina Press
DOI:
10.5149/northcarolina/9781469631868.003.0007
Subject:
Society and Culture, Native American Studies

The epilogue reflects on what has changed since the years when the fieldwork for the book was carried out, providing updates on key interlocutors and musicians in the book. This includes discussion ... More


The compatibilist and the could-have-acted-otherwise condition

Martha Klein

in Determinism, Blameworthiness, and Deprivation

Published in print:
1990
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198248347
eISBN:
9780191681134
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198248347.003.0002
Subject:
Philosophy, Moral Philosophy, Metaphysics/Epistemology

The debate between compatibilist and incompatibilist about determinism and moral responsibility has centred on the could-have- acted-otherwise claim. The incompatibilist has claimed that moral ... More


Pauper Policies: Poor Law Practice in England, 1780-1850

Samantha A. Shave

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
September 2017
ISBN:
9780719089633
eISBN:
9781526124142
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9780719089633.001.0001
Subject:
History, British and Irish Modern History

Pauper Policies examines how policies under both old and New Poor Laws were conceived, adopted, implemented, developed or abandoned. The author engages with recent literature on the experience and ... More


Freedom to Act

Donald Davidson

in Essays on Actions and Events

Published in print:
2001
Published Online:
November 2003
ISBN:
9780199246274
eISBN:
9780191715198
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0199246270.003.0004
Subject:
Philosophy, Philosophy of Mind

This Essay defends the view that freedom to act is a causal power. Davidson believes that an agent is free to act if he can act intentionally, and he can so act in virtue of having beliefs and ... More


I Could Write a Book (Musical): The Book Numbers

Julianne Lindberg

in Pal Joey: The History of a Heel

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
May 2020
ISBN:
9780190051204
eISBN:
9780190051235
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190051204.003.0005
Subject:
Music, History, American, Popular

This chapter analyses Pal Joey’s book numbers. This type of integrated song was not new to Broadway, or to the shows of Rodgers and Hart. The degree to which these songs lend sympathy to hard-to-like ... More


abortion: if these walls could talk

lawrence j. nelson

in The Picture of Health: Medical Ethics and the Movies

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
May 2015
ISBN:
9780199735365
eISBN:
9780190267520
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:osobl/9780199735365.003.0056
Subject:
Philosophy, Moral Philosophy

This chapter discusses the issue of abortion raised by the made-for-television movie If These Walls Could Talk (1996). The movie portrays three women's personal conflict over abortion, all of whom ... More


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