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Epilogue: Shaping Music Education from a Global Perspective

Huib Schippers

in Facing the Music: Shaping Music Education from a Global Perspective

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
February 2010
ISBN:
9780195379754
eISBN:
9780199864386
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195379754.003.0008
Subject:
Music, Ethnomusicology, World Music

The closing section of the book briefly summarises some of the key findings, and translates these into seven practical, hands‐on suggestions written primarily with the realities of classroom music ... More


How to run DISCUS

Reinhard B. Neder and Thomas Proffen

in Diffuse Scattering and Defect Structure Simulations: A cook book using the program DISCUS

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
September 2008
ISBN:
9780199233694
eISBN:
9780191715563
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199233694.003.0002
Subject:
Physics, Crystallography

The examples given in the book utilize the simulation program DISCUS. This chapter gives a brief introduction into the use of the program as well as some details of the command language, which forms ... More


The Impact of Soft Innovation upon Firm Performance

Paul Stoneman

in Soft Innovation: Economics, Product Aesthetics, and the Creative Industries

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
May 2010
ISBN:
9780199572489
eISBN:
9780191722257
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199572489.003.0011
Subject:
Business and Management, Innovation

This chapter is concerned with impacts and policy, and addresses the private returns to investment in soft innovation. It shows that the existing literature on impacts is, not surprisingly, dominated ... More


Machiavelli: 3 May 1469–22 June 1527

Martin Wight

in Four Seminal Thinkers in International Theory: Machiavelli, Grotius, Kant, and Mazzini

Published in print:
2004
Published Online:
July 2005
ISBN:
9780199273676
eISBN:
9780191602771
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0199273677.003.0001
Subject:
Political Science, International Relations and Politics

Machiavelli’s popular image is inadequate, for it ignores the idealism of his intense Italian patriotism. He starts with the ‘is’ rather than the ‘ought’ and rejects transcendentalism. He derives, ... More


Socratic Methods

James Doyle

in Oxford Studies in Ancient Philosophy: Volume 42

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
January 2013
ISBN:
9780199644384
eISBN:
9780191743344
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199644384.003.0002
Subject:
Philosophy, Ancient Philosophy

It is generally supposed that what Socrates in Plato's Apology describes himself as having spent his life doing in obedience to a divine command (activity A), what Socrates has urged others to do ... More


The Savior Martyr

Candida R. Moss

in The Other Christs: Imitating Jesus in Ancient Christian Ideologies of Martyrdom

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
May 2010
ISBN:
9780199739875
eISBN:
9780199777259
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199739875.003.0003
Subject:
Religion, Theology, Early Christian Studies

This chapter examines the interpretation of the martyrs’ deaths in the early church and the significance of this kind of death both for the martyrs and for other Christians. It focuses on the ... More


Abortion and the Failure to Conceive

Feldman Fred

in Confrontations with the Reaper: A Philosophical Study of the Nature and Value of Death

Published in print:
1994
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780195089288
eISBN:
9780199852963
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195089288.003.0013
Subject:
Philosophy, General

This chapter discusses different applications towards a view of the morality of abortion. It also includes a rationale behind a fairly responsible position about the morality of abortion. There are ... More


The Death of Turnus: Genre Model and Example Model

Alessandro Barchiesi

in Homeric Effects in Vergil's Narrative

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
October 2017
ISBN:
9780691161815
eISBN:
9781400852482
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Princeton University Press
DOI:
10.23943/princeton/9780691161815.003.0004
Subject:
Literature, Criticism/Theory

This chapter analyzes how the Homeric model—that is, the way in which Vergil receives and actively models the text of the Homeric poems—does not exercise just one, unified sort of intertextual ... More


Shaping Victorian Biography: From Anecdote to Bildungsroman

Elinor S. Shaffer

in Mapping Lives: The Uses of Biography

Published in print:
2004
Published Online:
January 2012
ISBN:
9780197263181
eISBN:
9780191734595
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
British Academy
DOI:
10.5871/bacad/9780197263181.003.0008
Subject:
Literature, Criticism/Theory

By the end of the eighteenth century, European countries sought new functions for biographies. As the appetite and scope for more facts increased, and the need for reshaping them into a matter of ... More


Two Approaches to Ostensible Intuitions

Peter Unger

in Philosophical Relativity

Published in print:
2002
Published Online:
November 2003
ISBN:
9780195155532
eISBN:
9780199833818
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/019515553X.003.0005
Subject:
Philosophy, General

Explores the distinction between the prevalent approach to ostensible intuitions, which takes such intuitions to be indicative of semantic conditions, and the broadly psychological approach, which ... More


The Philosopher as God's Messenger

Katerina Ierodiakonou

in The Philosophy of Epictetus

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
January 2008
ISBN:
9780199233076
eISBN:
9780191716416
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199233076.003.0005
Subject:
Philosophy, Ancient Philosophy

The philosopher, according to Epictetus, is God's messenger (angelos), witness (martys), servant (diakonos/hypēretēs), and kinsman (syngenēs). By making full use of their logical reasoning, ... More


Leading public sector innovation: Co-creating for a better society

Christian Bason

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9781847426345
eISBN:
9781447302681
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781847426345.001.0001
Subject:
Sociology, Organizations

In a time of unprecedented turbulence, how can public sector organisations increase their ability to find innovative solutions to society's problems? This book shows how government agencies can use ... More


The Second Analogy: Causality

Georges Dicker

in Kant's Theory of Knowledge: An Analytical Introduction

Published in print:
2004
Published Online:
January 2005
ISBN:
9780195153064
eISBN:
9780199835027
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0195153065.003.0007
Subject:
Philosophy, History of Philosophy

This chapter gives an analysis of Kant’s attempt to prove the causal principle in the Second Analogy. After presenting an analysis of Kant’s strategy that draws on the work of Lewis White Beck, it ... More


Genuine Responsibility: Defending a Conversational Theory

Michael McKenna

in Conversation and Responsibility

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
May 2012
ISBN:
9780199740031
eISBN:
9780199918706
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199740031.003.0006
Subject:
Philosophy, Philosophy of Language, General

This chapter takes up three objections to the conversational theory. One works from a putative counterexample involving an agent inhabiting a world with no one to hold him responsible. He beats his ... More


Belief and Truth in the Theaetetus

Katja Maria Vogt

in Belief and Truth: A Skeptic Reading of Plato

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
September 2012
ISBN:
9780199916818
eISBN:
9780199980291
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199916818.003.0004
Subject:
Philosophy, Ancient Philosophy

Part II of the Theaetetus discusses the proposal that knowledge is true belief. Contrary to widespread views, the chapter argues that this proposal deserves to be taken seriously, and is taken ... More


Moral Obligation, Prudential Obligation, and Alternative Possibilities

Ishtiyaque Haji

in Reason’s Debt to Freedom: Normative Appraisals, Reasons, and Free Will

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
September 2012
ISBN:
9780199899203
eISBN:
9780199949885
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199899203.003.0003
Subject:
Philosophy, Moral Philosophy

The burden of this chapter is to sustain the view that the truth of judgments of both moral and prudential obligation are essentially associated with our having objective reasons. It is concluded ... More


Proust and the Lives of the Artists

Ann Jefferson

in Biography and the Question of Literature in France

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
September 2008
ISBN:
9780199270842
eISBN:
9780191710292
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199270842.003.0013
Subject:
Literature, European Literature

The concerns of the ‘new’ biography of the 1920s make it possible to regard Proust's novel as sharing many of its strategies and preoccupations. La Recherche is often viewed as a form of fictional ... More


Perceptual Knowledge and Recognitional Abilities

Alan Millar

in The Nature and Value of Knowledge: Three Investigations

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
September 2010
ISBN:
9780199586264
eISBN:
9780191723360
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199586264.003.0006
Subject:
Philosophy, Metaphysics/Epistemology, General

This chapter gives an account of perceptual knowledge in which perceptual-recognitional abilities are central. These abilities are nothing less than knowledge-acquisition abilities. They include ... More


Has My Model of Global Justice Made Adequate Space for Legitimate Forms of Nationalism?

Gillian Brock

in Global Justice: A Cosmopolitan Account

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
May 2009
ISBN:
9780199230938
eISBN:
9780191710957
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199230938.003.0011
Subject:
Philosophy, Political Philosophy, Moral Philosophy

The chapter shows how the model of global justice developed in this book makes clearer to us the scope an adequate form of nationalism can defensibly have and illustrates how this would work, drawing ... More


The Hypothetical Mandarin: Sympathy, modernity, and Chinese Pain

Eric Hayot

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
May 2009
ISBN:
9780195377965
eISBN:
9780199869435
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195377965.001.0001
Subject:
History, Cultural History, Asian History

This book begins with two simple questions: Why has the West for so long and in so many different ways expressed the idea that the Chinese have a special relationship to cruelty and to physical ... More


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