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Images and Artefacts of the Ancient World

Alan K. Bowman and Michael Brady (eds)

Published in print:
2005
Published Online:
January 2012
ISBN:
9780197262962
eISBN:
9780191734533
Item type:
book
Publisher:
British Academy
DOI:
10.5871/bacad/9780197262962.001.0001
Subject:
Archaeology, Methodology and Techniques

These fifteen chapters explore the ways in which recent developments in imaging, image analysis, and image display and diffusion can be applied to objects of material culture in order to enhance ... More


The German Historicist Tradition

Frederick C. Beiser

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
January 2012
ISBN:
9780199691555
eISBN:
9780191731839
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199691555.001.0001
Subject:
Philosophy, History of Philosophy, Metaphysics/Epistemology

The German Historicist Tradition is a study of the rise of the German historicism from Chladenius to Weber. The work is an historical survey and philosophical examination of the main ... More


Sonicism II: Against Contextualism

Julian Dodd

in Works of Music: An Essay in Ontology

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
September 2007
ISBN:
9780199284375
eISBN:
9780191713743
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199284375.003.0010
Subject:
Philosophy, Aesthetics

This chapter completes the defence of timbral sonicism by defending it against the kinds of contextualist counter-examples produced by Levinson: thought-experiments intended to demonstrate that two ... More


Path Dependencies and State Traditions in Comparative Perspective

Carola M. Frege

in Employment Research and State Traditions: A Comparative History of the United States, Great Britain, and Germany

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
September 2007
ISBN:
9780199208067
eISBN:
9780191709159
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199208067.003.0004
Subject:
Business and Management, HRM / IR

This chapter provides a theoretical framework to analyse the ‘cultural embeddedness’ of national research patterns and its implications for the future of employment research. The underlying ... More


Causes and Consequences of Diverse Legal Values

Michael A. Bailey and Forrest Maltzman

in The Constrained Court: Law, Politics, and the Decisions Justices Make

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
October 2017
ISBN:
9780691151045
eISBN:
9781400840267
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Princeton University Press
DOI:
10.23943/princeton/9780691151045.003.0005
Subject:
Law, Legal History

This chapter discusses how historical context and personal experiences influence the legal values of justices, but the connections are imperfect and unpredictable. It argues that legal values are not ... More


Receptive Ecumenism and Catholic Learning—Establishing the Agenda 1

Paul D. Murray

in Receptive Ecumenism and the Call to Catholic Learning: Exploring a Way for Contemporary Ecumenism

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
January 2009
ISBN:
9780199216451
eISBN:
9780191712173
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199216451.003.0002
Subject:
Religion, Theology, Religion and Society

This chapter introduces the Receptive Ecumenism and Catholic Learning project, the key thinking that drives it, and its core theological, ecclesiological, and practical implications. It unfolds in ... More


The Japanese Main Bank System: An Introductory Overview

Masahiko Aoki, Hugh Patrick, and Paul Sheard

in The Japanese Main Bank System: Its Relevance for Developing and Transforming Economies

Published in print:
1995
Published Online:
August 2004
ISBN:
9780198288992
eISBN:
9780191601224
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0198288999.003.0001
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Financial Economics, South and East Asia

This chapter presents an overview of the Japanese main bank system. The first section characterizes the main bank system and examines how it operates as a nexus of relationships among firms, ... More


Conclusion

John A. Grigg

in The Lives of David Brainerd: The Making of an American Evangelical Icon

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
September 2009
ISBN:
9780195372373
eISBN:
9780199870868
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195372373.003.0008
Subject:
Religion, History of Christianity

The Conclusion summarizes the book's main themes and ideas about David Brainerd's life. The chapter states that David Brainerd, like most people, was a complex individual who can only be understood ... More


Conclusions

Robert Eisen

in The Peace and Violence of Judaism: From the Bible to Modern Zionism

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
May 2011
ISBN:
9780199751471
eISBN:
9780199894833
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199751471.003.0007
Subject:
Religion, Judaism

The concluding chapter summarizes the two readings of the Judaism that have been offered in this study. It also summarizes the reasons recurring throughout the study that explain why Jewish texts are ... More


Definitions and Debates

Barbara Jo Fidler, Nicholas Bala, and Michael A. Saini

in Children Who Resist Postseparation Parental Contact: A Differential Approach for Legal and Mental Health Professionals

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
September 2012
ISBN:
9780199895496
eISBN:
9780199980086
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199895496.003.0002
Subject:
Psychology, Forensic Psychology

This chapter provides an overview of the historical context relating to alienation, beginning with Richard Gardner's introduction of parental alienation syndrome, followed by a discussion of Kelly ... More


Thinking about Thinking: What Kind of Conversation is Philosophy?

Adriaan T. Peperzak

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
September 2012
ISBN:
9780823240173
eISBN:
9780823240210
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Fordham University Press
DOI:
10.5422/fordham/9780823240173.001.0001
Subject:
Philosophy, Philosophy of Mind

This book examines philosophy from a variety of perspectives as a practice realized by persons who communicate with one another while reflecting on the meaning of human life and thought. Without ... More


Emerging Adult Religion in Life Course and Historical Perspective

Christian Smith

in Souls in Transition: The Religious Lives of Emerging Adults in America

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
February 2010
ISBN:
9780195371796
eISBN:
9780199870899
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195371796.003.0004
Subject:
Religion, Religion and Society

This chapter places the religious and spiritual lives of contemporary emerging adults in the historical context of the last quarter century and compares them, in the area of religion, to older adults ... More


Milton, Marriage, and the Politics of Gender

Rosanna Cox

in John Milton: Life, Writing, Reputation

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
January 2012
ISBN:
9780197264706
eISBN:
9780191734557
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
British Academy
DOI:
10.5871/bacad/9780197264706.003.0007
Subject:
Literature, Milton Studies

This chapter investigates the seventeenth-century cultural and historical context of Milton's portrayal the relationship of Adam and Eve in Paradise Lost. This approach aims to bring the ... More


Locating the Philosophy of Religion

Thomas Lewis

in Religion, Modernity, and Politics in Hegel

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
September 2011
ISBN:
9780199595594
eISBN:
9780191729072
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199595594.003.0004
Subject:
Religion, Philosophy of Religion, Religion and Society

With this interpretation of Hegel's larger project to draw upon, the third chapter turns to Hegel's mature philosophy of religion itself. Understanding the multiple tasks that Hegel's philosophy of ... More


Can We Really Dig Up God?: Science, Myth, and the Flood Today

J. David Pleins

in When the Great Abyss Opened: Classic and Contemporary Readings of Noah's Flood

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780199733637
eISBN:
9780199852505
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199733637.003.0010
Subject:
Religion, Biblical Studies

Even if they believe in the Darwin's theories of evolution, people who assert the truth of the bible are stubborn as they would assume the stories in a historical context instead of adopting how ... More


Calvin, the Swiss Reformed Churches, and the European Reformation

Emidio Campi

in Calvin and His Influence, 1509–2009

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
September 2011
ISBN:
9780199751846
eISBN:
9780199914562
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199751846.003.0007
Subject:
Religion, Religious Studies

The chapter explores the question of Calvin's relationship to the Swiss Reformed churches, which has been largely ignored by historians with one or two exceptions. Yet there is no ignoring the fact ... More


Preparing the Foundation: Economic Rationale for the Liberalization of Capital Movements and the Art of Political Compromise

Steffen Hindelang

in The Free Movement of Capital and Foreign Direct Investment: The Scope of Protection in EU Law

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
September 2009
ISBN:
9780199572656
eISBN:
9780191705540
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199572656.003.0002
Subject:
Law, EU Law

The interpretation of any provision of the EC Treaty must be guided by its aims referred to in Article 2 EC. In order to prepare the foundation for a doctrinal analysis, this chapter starts off by ... More


Evaluating Health Promotion: Practice and Methods

Margaret Thorogood and Yolande Coombes (eds)

Published in print:
2004
Published Online:
September 2009
ISBN:
9780198528807
eISBN:
9780191723964
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198528807.001.0001
Subject:
Public Health and Epidemiology, Public Health, Epidemiology

Health promotion is a relatively new discipline and there is little in the way of practical help choosing and implementing appropriate evaluation methods. As the demands for rigorous evaluation and ... More


Historical Contextualization Method

Aysha A. Hidayatullah

in Feminist Edges of the Qur’an

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
April 2014
ISBN:
9780199359561
eISBN:
9780199359608
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199359561.003.0005
Subject:
Religion, Islam

This chapter tracks feminist Qur’anic interpretation’s use of the historical contextualization method, which entails: researching the occasion of a verse’s revelation (its sabab al-nuzul, pl. asbab ... More


The Beauty of Inflections: Literary Investigations in Historical Method and Theory

Jerome J. McGann

Published in print:
1988
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780198117506
eISBN:
9780191670961
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198117506.001.0001
Subject:
Literature, Criticism/Theory

As well as exploring the fault-lines marking the various kinds of historical literary studies from the New Criticism to Post-Structuralism, this book develops a fully elaborated socio-historical ... More


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