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Wandering Significance: An Essay on Conceptual Behaviour

Mark Wilson

Published in print:
2006
Published Online:
January 2007
ISBN:
9780199269259
eISBN:
9780191710155
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199269259.001.0001
Subject:
Philosophy, Philosophy of Language

The book's discussion is divided into two parts. Chapters 1-5 trace the unnoticed yet occasionally harmful role that uncritical thinking about ‘concepts’ plays within our practical life, whether in ... More


* THEORY FACADES

Mark Wilson

in Wandering Significance: An Essay on Conceptual Behaviour

Published in print:
2006
Published Online:
January 2007
ISBN:
9780199269259
eISBN:
9780191710155
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199269259.003.0004
Subject:
Philosophy, Philosophy of Language

Because classical demands on conceptual understanding are quite strong and can prove potentially inhibiting within a scientific context, various philosopher/scientists in the late 19th century ... More


LINGUISTIC WAYFARING

Mark Wilson

in Wandering Significance: An Essay on Conceptual Behaviour

Published in print:
2006
Published Online:
January 2007
ISBN:
9780199269259
eISBN:
9780191710155
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199269259.003.0007
Subject:
Philosophy, Philosophy of Language

After summarizing the key ingredients within a facade, this chapter reexamines the standard cases of philosophical puzzlement that were introduced in earlier chapters employing these structural ... More


Filling-In the Forms: Surface and Boundary Interactions in Visual Cortex

Stephen Grossberg

in Filling-In: From Perceptual Completion to Cortical Reorganization

Published in print:
2003
Published Online:
May 2009
ISBN:
9780195140132
eISBN:
9780199865307
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195140132.003.0002
Subject:
Neuroscience, Sensory and Motor Systems, Behavioral Neuroscience

This chapter outlines how filling-in may play a key role in surface perception, ranging from lower-level uses, such as recovering surface brightness and color after discounting the illuminant and ... More


Virginal Façades

Gul Ozyegin

in New Desires, New Selves: Sex, Love, and Piety among Turkish Youth

Published in print:
1937
Published Online:
May 2016
ISBN:
9780814762349
eISBN:
9780814762356
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
NYU Press
DOI:
10.18574/nyu/9780814762349.003.0002
Subject:
Sociology, Race and Ethnicity

Drawing on the narratives of Boğaziçi women, this chapter explores the changing and at times fraught attitudes towards virginity and romantic relationships among young women in Turkey. By and large, ... More


Ruínas de São Paulo (Ruins of St Paul's)

Jeremy Tambling and Louis Lo

in Walking Macao, Reading the Baroque

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
September 2011
ISBN:
9789622099371
eISBN:
9789882207660
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Hong Kong University Press
DOI:
10.5790/hongkong/9789622099371.003.0005
Subject:
History, Asian History

This chapter discusses the famous Ruins of St Paul. It is situated on a hill 26 metres above sea level, and possibly represents one of the most famous baroque images. It looks at the different areas ... More


Introduction

Stephen Murray

in A Gothic Sermon: Making a Contract with the Mother of God, Saint Mary of Amiens

Published in print:
2004
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780520238473
eISBN:
9780520930070
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520238473.003.0001
Subject:
History, European Medieval History

Albert Lecoy de la Marche and Michel Zink are the two famous scholars of French medieval literature who have studied the text of the sermon. They came away with very different conclusions, agreeing ... More


Modern Surface and Postmodern Simulation: A Retrospective Retrieval

Janet Ward

in Weimar Surfaces: Urban Visual Culture in 1920s Germany

Published in print:
2001
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780520222984
eISBN:
9780520924734
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520222984.003.0001
Subject:
History, European Modern History

The twentieth century of the western hemisphere will be evoked as the century in which content yielded to form, text to image, depth to façade, and Sein to Schein. Mass cultural phenomena have been ... More


Documenting Popular Modernism

Fernando Luiz Lara

in The Rise of Popular Modernist Architecture in Brazil

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
September 2011
ISBN:
9780813032894
eISBN:
9780813038605
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Florida
DOI:
10.5744/florida/9780813032894.003.0003
Subject:
Society and Culture, Latin American Studies

This chapter begins with a documentation of popular modernism and a description of the methods that were used to collect case study data. It then discusses the physical characteristics of modernist ... More


Deconsolidation of Democracy in East Central Europe

Attila Ágh

in The Handbook of Political, Social, and Economic Transformation

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
March 2019
ISBN:
9780198829911
eISBN:
9780191868368
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198829911.003.0040
Subject:
Political Science, Comparative Politics

In the early 1990s consolidation was the key term and conceptual frame in the democratization theories of the East Central European (ECE) states. However, this concept has been more and more ... More


Designing houses: the façade and the architecture of street and square

Conor Lucey

in Building reputations: Architecture and the artisan, 1750-1830

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
January 2019
ISBN:
9781526119940
eISBN:
9781526138699
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9781526119940.003.0003
Subject:
Art, Art History

This chapter builds on a rich and complex history of the eighteenth-century urban house in the cities of Britain, Ireland and North America. Shifting emphasis away from construction, economic ... More


Masquerade

Matthew Pratt Guterl

in Seeing Race in Modern America

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
July 2014
ISBN:
9781469610689
eISBN:
9781469612522
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of North Carolina Press
DOI:
10.5149/northcarolina/9781469610689.003.0008
Subject:
History, African-American History

This chapter argues that gazing upon a body as a blackface or yellowface or whiteface is to see race twice, to note the very obvious exterior facade and the supposedly just as obvious subterranean ... More


Sitwell beyond the Semiotic: Gender, Race, and Empire in Façade

Marsha Bryant

in The Many Facades of Edith Sitwell

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
January 2018
ISBN:
9780813054421
eISBN:
9780813053165
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Florida
DOI:
10.5744/florida/9780813054421.003.0006
Subject:
Literature, 20th-century Literature and Modernism

Reclaiming Edith Sitwell’s Façade as a central text of experimental modernism, this essay calls for cultural approaches that move her poetry beyond psycho-biographical interpretations. Ironically, ... More


Understanding Specific Defensive Glitches

Vivian Center Seltzer

in Peer-Impact Diagnosis and Therapy: A Handbook for Successful Practice with Adolescents

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
March 2016
ISBN:
9780814740422
eISBN:
9780814741023
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
NYU Press
DOI:
10.18574/nyu/9780814740422.003.0008
Subject:
Psychology, Developmental Psychology

This chapter explores seven primary categories encompassing thirteen different types of defensive glitches, each with the potential to be fairly benign or extremely serious: False Facade, Kid Copier, ... More


PAL Group Therapy in Action: Two Case Studies

Vivian Center Seltzer

in Peer-Impact Diagnosis and Therapy: A Handbook for Successful Practice with Adolescents

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
March 2016
ISBN:
9780814740422
eISBN:
9780814741023
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
NYU Press
DOI:
10.18574/nyu/9780814740422.003.0014
Subject:
Psychology, Developmental Psychology

This chapter presents two case studies that illustrate the structure and process of Peer Arena Lens (PAL) group therapy. Both cases involve teenage girls, one from a middle-class Latino family and ... More


‘Textile Architecture’ in the Cuarto Dorado

Olga Bush

in Reframing the Alhambra: Architecture, Poetry, Textiles and Court Ceremonial

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
September 2018
ISBN:
9781474416504
eISBN:
9781474444835
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9781474416504.003.0005
Subject:
Society and Culture, Middle Eastern Studies

The integrated aesthetic articulated in chapter 3 grounds a new approach to the Patio of Comares and its enigmatic façade. The chapter begins with a historical overview of poetic inscriptions on ... More


Façade Democracy: Managing Authoritarianism

Daniel P. Ritter

in The Iron Cage of Liberalism: International Politics and Unarmed Revolutions in the Middle East and North Africa

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
January 2015
ISBN:
9780199658329
eISBN:
9780191755965
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199658329.003.0003
Subject:
Political Science, International Relations and Politics

Chapter 3 describes the process through which the Iranian, Tunisian, and Egyptian regimes progressively came to adopt their Western patrons’ liberal rhetoric in order to justify their deepening ties ... More


The Power of Spectacle

Anna Greenspan

in Shanghai Future: Modernity Remade

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
December 2014
ISBN:
9780190206697
eISBN:
9780190235659
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780190206697.003.0004
Subject:
Sociology, Social Theory

When free market economist Milton Friedman visited Pudong he famously derided the brand new spectacle as a giant Potemkin village. Nothing but “the statist monument for a dead pharaoh”, he is ... More


Energy efficiency in the design of buildings

Gerhard Dell and Christiane Egger

in Energy... beyond oil

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
November 2020
ISBN:
9780199209965
eISBN:
9780191917363
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780199209965.003.0014
Subject:
Environmental Science, Environmental Sustainability

The buildings sector accounts for 40% of European energy requirements. Two thirds of the energy used in European buildings is consumed by private households, and their consumption is growing every ... More


Fountains as Reservoirs of Myth and Memory

Betsey A. Robinson

in Myths on the Map: The Storied Landscapes of Ancient Greece

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
June 2017
ISBN:
9780198744771
eISBN:
9780191805936
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198744771.003.0011
Subject:
Classical Studies, Ancient Religions, Literary Studies: Classical, Early, and Medieval

Case studies from Hellenistic and imperial Corinth and Ephesus demonstrate the ways in which springs and fountains were used to honour forces of nature, commemorate mythological figures and events, ... More


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