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Shifts in ‘Prelude’ and To the Lighthouse

Angela Smith

in Katherine Mansfield and Virginia Woolf: A Public of Two

Published in print:
1999
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198183983
eISBN:
9780191674167
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198183983.003.0004
Subject:
Literature, 20th-century Literature and Modernism

In an essay written in 1933, the Italian critic Salvatore Rosati celebrates what he calls Virginia Woolf’s ‘psychological impressionism’ in To the Lighthouse: ‘In the last section, in particular, the ... More


Polarised electromagnetic waves

S. R Cloude

in Polarisation: Applications in Remote Sensing

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
February 2010
ISBN:
9780199569731
eISBN:
9780191721908
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199569731.003.0001
Subject:
Physics, Particle Physics / Astrophysics / Cosmology, Geophysics, Atmospheric and Environmental Physics

This chapter considers a basic description of the generation, propagation and scattering of polarised electromagnetic waves. It assumes a starting familiarity with the basic form of Maxwell's ... More


Introduction: Our Elliptical Path

Karl Ameriks

in Kant's Elliptical Path

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
January 2013
ISBN:
9780199693689
eISBN:
9780191745584
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199693689.003.0001
Subject:
Philosophy, History of Philosophy, Metaphysics/Epistemology

The Introduction focuses on how the concept of an elliptical path, which is central to Kant's early work on Keplerian cosmology, unifies his conception of his own life and work and also his view ... More


The Purposive Development of Human Capacities

Karl Ameriks

in Kant's Elliptical Path

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
January 2013
ISBN:
9780199693689
eISBN:
9780191745584
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199693689.003.0010
Subject:
Philosophy, History of Philosophy, Metaphysics/Epistemology

This chapter begins the section of the book focusing on Kant's discussions of a final purpose for existence. Kant compares the main hypothesis of his essay on the Idea of history with Kepler's ... More


On the Extension of Kant’s Elliptical Path in Hölderlin and Novalis

Karl Ameriks

in Kant's Elliptical Path

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
January 2013
ISBN:
9780199693689
eISBN:
9780191745584
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199693689.003.0014
Subject:
Philosophy, History of Philosophy, Metaphysics/Epistemology

This chapter discusses similarities between Kant and the poet-philosophers Hšlderlin and Novalis with respect to the thought of an elliptical path governing humanity's movement toward a recovery of ... More


Some Properties of the Physiological Colour System

C. Von Campenhausen and J. Schramme

in Normal and Defective Colour Vision

Published in print:
2003
Published Online:
April 2010
ISBN:
9780198525301
eISBN:
9780191584947
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198525301.003.0030
Subject:
Psychology, Cognitive Neuroscience

The Physiological Colour System (PCS) is an approach towards a uniform colour system. The PCS is based on cone excitations as calculated by the Naka–Rushton relation. This chapter shows that the PCS ... More


It’s the Gesture That Counts

John T. Lysaker

in Philosophy, Writing, and the Character of Thought

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
September 2019
ISBN:
9780226569567
eISBN:
9780226569734
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226569734.003.0018
Subject:
Philosophy, Aesthetics

This chapter is a collection of brief reflections of different rhetorical devices in philosophical writing, including declamatory statement, ellipses, and exclamation.


Spatial Thinking and Visualization: Teaching the Essential Principles of Perspective Drawing

Deborah A. Rockman

in The Art of Teaching Art: A Guide for Teaching and Learning the Foundations of Drawing-Based Art

Published in print:
2000
Published Online:
November 2020
ISBN:
9780195130799
eISBN:
9780197561447
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780195130799.003.0008
Subject:
Education, Teaching of a Specific Subject

Perspective drawing is a system for creating a two-dimensional illusion of a three-dimensional subject or three-dimensional space. Information, whether observed ... More


Saturated Flow

Arthur W. Warrick

in Soil Water Dynamics

Published in print:
2003
Published Online:
November 2020
ISBN:
9780195126051
eISBN:
9780197561355
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780195126051.003.0008
Subject:
Earth Sciences and Geography, Soil Science

Saturated conditions generally exist below a water table, either as part of the permanent groundwater system (aquifer) or in the vadose zone as perched water. For ... More


Small-Volume Expansions of the Displacement Fields

Habib Ammari, Elie Bretin, Josselin Garnier, Hyeonbae Kang, Hyundae Lee, and Abdul Wahab

in Mathematical Methods in Elasticity Imaging

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
October 2017
ISBN:
9780691165318
eISBN:
9781400866625
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Princeton University Press
DOI:
10.23943/princeton/9780691165318.003.0004
Subject:
Mathematics, Applied Mathematics

This chapter deals with small-volume expansions of the displacement fields. It first introduces the notion of elastic moment tensor, a geometric quantity associated with a small-volume inclusion, ... More


Aerodance: Futurist Dance and Aviation

Gabriele Brandstetter

in Poetics of Dance: Body, Image, and Space in the Historical Avant-Gardes

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
April 2015
ISBN:
9780199916559
eISBN:
9780199370108
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199916559.003.0010
Subject:
Music, Dance

This chapter first analyzes the aesthetics of Futurist dance, focusing on Marinetti’s “Manifesto della danza futurista” (Manifesto of Futurist dance), which has not received much scholarly attention ... More


The Bar-Cross-Ellipse Illusion

Gideon P. Caplovitz, Alex Boswell, and Kyle Killebrew

in The Oxford Compendium of Visual Illusions

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
June 2017
ISBN:
9780199794607
eISBN:
9780190654795
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199794607.003.0012
Subject:
Psychology, Cognitive Psychology, Vision

This chapter describes a multistable stimulus that reveals the complexity of visual processing that underlies the determination of an object’s form and motion. The stimulus is constructed by placing ... More


The Spinning Ellipse Speed Illusion

Gideon Paul Caplovitz, Po-Jang Hsieh, Peter J. Kohler, and Katharine B. Porter

in The Oxford Compendium of Visual Illusions

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
June 2017
ISBN:
9780199794607
eISBN:
9780190654795
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199794607.003.0013
Subject:
Psychology, Cognitive Psychology, Vision

The Spinning Ellipse Speed Illusion is an illusion of perceived speed in which a low-aspect ratio “fat” ellipse will appear to rotate more slowly than a higher-aspect ratio “skinny” ellipse that is ... More


Stereokinetic Phenomena

Mario Zanforlin

in The Oxford Compendium of Visual Illusions

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
June 2017
ISBN:
9780199794607
eISBN:
9780190654795
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199794607.003.0084
Subject:
Psychology, Cognitive Psychology, Vision

Stereokinetic phenomena are visual illusions of three-dimensional objects produced by various drawings stuck on a platform rotating on the frontal plane. They are of theoretical interest because the ... More


The Kepler problem

Nathalie Deruelle and Jean-Philippe Uzan

in Relativity in Modern Physics

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
October 2018
ISBN:
9780198786399
eISBN:
9780191828669
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198786399.003.0012
Subject:
Physics, Particle Physics / Astrophysics / Cosmology

This chapter considers Newton’s 1665 explanations of the dynamics in the laws governing the motion of a planet around the Sun, which were established by Johannes Kepler in 1618. The first law states ... More


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