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The Assumptive World of Welfare State Reform

Peter Taylor‐Gooby

in Reframing Social Citizenship

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
January 2009
ISBN:
9780199546701
eISBN:
9780191720420
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199546701.003.0004
Subject:
Political Science, Comparative Politics, Political Economy

This chapter develops the arguments about individual rational action and social and public policy discussed in Chapters 2 and 3 and relates them to social science theories of agency. It argues that a ... More


Sound, Gesture, Space, and the Expression of Emotion in Music

Jerrold Levinson

in Contemplating Art: Essays in Aesthetics

Published in print:
2006
Published Online:
January 2007
ISBN:
9780199206179
eISBN:
9780191709982
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199206179.003.0006
Subject:
Philosophy, Aesthetics

The main concern of this essay is musical expressiveness and the role that the imaginative construal of sound in gestural ways plays in grounding that expressiveness. It is argued that to hear the ... More


Individual Choice and Social Order

Peter Taylor‐Gooby

in Reframing Social Citizenship

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
January 2009
ISBN:
9780199546701
eISBN:
9780191720420
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199546701.003.0005
Subject:
Political Science, Comparative Politics, Political Economy

This chapter relates the social science traditions discussed in Chapter 4 to the assumptions of social citizenship identified in Chapter 1. It reviews evidence from the study of games, evolutionary ... More


Expression Delineated

Mitchell S. Green

in Self-Expression

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
January 2008
ISBN:
9780199283781
eISBN:
9780191712548
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199283781.003.0002
Subject:
Philosophy, Philosophy of Mind, Philosophy of Language

This chapter elucidates the notion of self-expression by laying down twenty dicta about it. Among them are the claim that self-expression shows one's thought, feeling, or experience; that it is a ... More


Personal Agency Theories of Expressiveness and the Movies

Flo Leibowitz

in Film Theory and Philosophy

Published in print:
1997
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198159216
eISBN:
9780191673566
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198159216.003.0015
Subject:
Literature, Film, Media, and Cultural Studies

This chapter examines three theories of expressiveness which have been proposed by three philosophers: the psychoanalytic, ‘historical agent’ theory of Richard Wolheim, the ‘imagined persona’ account ... More


The Concept of Expressiveness

Stanley Peters

in Quantifiers in Language and Logic

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780199291267
eISBN:
9780191700590
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199291267.003.0012
Subject:
Philosophy, Philosophy of Language, Logic/Philosophy of Mathematics

The expressive power of languages is an intriguing subject. Logical languages are more or less expressive, and that certain concepts expressible in some of these cannot be expressed in others. This ... More


Listening with Emotion: How Our Emotions Help Us to Understand Music

Jenefer Robinson

in Deeper than Reason: Emotion and its Role in Literature, Music, and Art

Published in print:
2005
Published Online:
February 2006
ISBN:
9780199263653
eISBN:
9780191603211
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0199263655.003.0012
Subject:
Philosophy, Aesthetics

Leonard Meyer thinks that when we listen to tonal music, it is entirely appropriate to respond with emotion to the unfolding structure of a piece. Indeed, if we are surprised by the sudden key ... More


The Colonizing Ear

Bernard D. Sherman

in Inside Early Music: Conversations with Performers

Published in print:
2003
Published Online:
January 2010
ISBN:
9780195169454
eISBN:
9780199865017
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195169454.003.0005
Subject:
Music, History, Western

Christopher Page first ruffled the early-music world in the late 1970s, when he (and, independently, the American scholar Craig Wright) put forward a radical hypothesis. It held that the instruments ... More


Musical Understandings and Other Essays on the Philosophy of Music

Stephen Davies

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
January 2012
ISBN:
9780199608775
eISBN:
9780191729669
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199608775.001.0001
Subject:
Philosophy, Aesthetics

The essays in this book cover a spread of topics in the philosophy of music: how music expresses emotion and what is distinctive to the listener's response to this expressiveness; the modes of ... More


Cross‐Cultural Musical Expressiveness: Theory and the Empirical Programme

Stephen Davies

in The Aesthetic Mind: Philosophy and Psychology

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
January 2012
ISBN:
9780199691517
eISBN:
9780191731815
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199691517.003.0023
Subject:
Philosophy, Aesthetics, Philosophy of Mind

In sections I-VII of this chapter I outline the theoretical background for a research programme considering whether the expressiveness of a culture's music can be recognised by people from different ... More


Artistic Expression and the Hard Case of Pure Music

Stephen Davies

in Musical Understandings and Other Essays on the Philosophy of Music

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
January 2012
ISBN:
9780199608775
eISBN:
9780191729669
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199608775.003.0002
Subject:
Philosophy, Aesthetics

The expressiveness of instrumental music rests on a resemblance between music and human expressions of emotion. The resemblance is not with vocalizations, facial expressions, or phenomenological ... More


Music and Metaphor

Stephen Davies

in Musical Understandings and Other Essays on the Philosophy of Music

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
January 2012
ISBN:
9780199608775
eISBN:
9780191729669
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199608775.003.0003
Subject:
Philosophy, Aesthetics

A simple argument suggests that attributions of expressiveness to purely instrumental music are metaphoric. Only sentient creatures can have or experience emotions such as sadness; music is ... More


Cross-cultural Musical Expressiveness: Theory and the Empirical Program

Stephen Davies

in Musical Understandings and Other Essays on the Philosophy of Music

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
January 2012
ISBN:
9780199608775
eISBN:
9780191729669
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199608775.003.0004
Subject:
Philosophy, Aesthetics

Instrumental music expresses emotions such as sadness and happiness and the music of different cultures share important organizational and other features. If music's expressiveness is grounded in ... More


Once Again, This Time with Feeling

Stephen Davies

in Musical Understandings and Other Essays on the Philosophy of Music

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
January 2012
ISBN:
9780199608775
eISBN:
9780191729669
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199608775.003.0006
Subject:
Philosophy, Aesthetics

I argue against an account of expressiveness in musical performance that models it after quotation effected through the induction or simulation of an emotional state. A preferable view holds that, if ... More


MENC Handbook of Musical Cognition and Development

Richard Colwell (ed.)

Published in print:
2006
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780195304565
eISBN:
9780199850723
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195304565.001.0001
Subject:
Music, Psychology of Music

Answering fundamental questions about musical preference, ability, and communication, the field of Musical Cognition and Development is critical to the understanding of how music is processed, ... More


Critique of Pure Music

James O. Young

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
April 2014
ISBN:
9780199682713
eISBN:
9780191762918
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199682713.001.0001
Subject:
Philosophy, Aesthetics

This book is a critique of formalism in philosophy of music. Formalism is the view that music is appreciated as pure musical form: music is not about anything, it does not represent, and it has no ... More


The Scattered Self

Ruthann Knechel Johansen

in Listening in the Silence, Seeing in the Dark: Reconstructing Life after Brain Injury

Published in print:
2002
Published Online:
May 2012
ISBN:
9780520231146
eISBN:
9780520927766
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520231146.003.0006
Subject:
Anthropology, Medical Anthropology

This chapter sheds light on the feelings and actions of the family members of Erik after having been brought back home following a long stay in a hospital and rehabilitation center after his ... More


Classical

Lawrence Kramer

in Interpreting Music

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
May 2012
ISBN:
9780520267053
eISBN:
9780520947368
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520267053.003.0012
Subject:
Music, Theory, Analysis, Composition

From Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart to modernism and beyond, classical music expresses the values and presuppositions of a cultural world now irrevocably lost. The loss of the ability to concentrate over ... More


Epilog: After the American Renaissance

Günter Leypoldt

in Cultural Authority in the Age of Whitman: A Transatlantic Perspective

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780748635740
eISBN:
9780748651658
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9780748635740.003.0011
Subject:
Literature, 19th-century and Victorian Literature

This chapter reviews the American-Renaissance construction, which lost a lot of its credibility during the 1960s and 1970s, looking at the post-Kantian Whitmanian moment, and describing Whitman's ... More


Section introduction

Tom Cochrane

in The Emotional Power of Music: Multidisciplinary perspectives on musical arousal, expression, and social control

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
September 2013
ISBN:
9780199654888
eISBN:
9780191762871
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199654888.003.0001
Subject:
Psychology, Music Psychology, Social Psychology

This chapter introduces the first section of the volume on musical expressivity. It begins with a brief overview of the issue of how it is that music is expressive of emotion. The chapters in this ... More


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