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‘Waves’

L. Weiskrantz

in Blindsight: A Case Study and Implications

Published in print:
1990
Published Online:
January 2008
ISBN:
9780198521921
eISBN:
9780191706226
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198521921.003.0013
Subject:
Psychology, Cognitive Neuroscience

In a number of tests, D. B. reported an impression of ‘waves’ generated by some visual stimuli, especially in a ‘lively’ part of his field defect (a region between the fovea and about 30° in the ... More


Memory in Augustine's Theological Anthropology

Paige E. Hochschild

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
September 2012
ISBN:
9780199643028
eISBN:
9780191745416
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199643028.001.0001
Subject:
Religion, Early Christian Studies, Theology

The place of memory in the theological anthropology of Augustine has its roots in the Platonic epistemological tradition. Augustine actively engages with this tradition in his early writings in a ... More


Illumination Perception

Alan Gilchrist

in Seeing Black and White

Published in print:
2006
Published Online:
September 2007
ISBN:
9780195187168
eISBN:
9780199786725
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195187168.003.0008
Subject:
Psychology, Clinical Psychology

This chapter examines theoretical positions on the closely related question of perception of the illumination. An important theoretical question, closely related to the question of how well ... More


 God and the Theologian

Gregory A. Beeley

in Gregory of Nazianzus on the Trinity and the Knowledge of God: In Your Light We Shall See Light

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
September 2008
ISBN:
9780195313970
eISBN:
9780199871827
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195313970.003.0002
Subject:
Religion, Church History

This chapter examines the spiritual dialectic of purification and illumination, or praxis and theoria, within which Christians come to know God. In turn, it addresses Gregory's response to the ... More


Christ, Salvation, and Knowledge of God

Luigi Gioia

in The Theological Epistemology of Augustine's De Trinitate

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
January 2009
ISBN:
9780199553464
eISBN:
9780191720796
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199553464.003.0005
Subject:
Religion, Theology, Early Christian Studies

The Christology of the treatise provides us with three crucial parameters for a proper theological epistemology: the dependence of knowledge of God on the Incarnation; the link between knowledge of ... More


Symbol Manipulation

Marcus Giaquinto

in Visual Thinking in Mathematics

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
September 2007
ISBN:
9780199285945
eISBN:
9780191713811
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199285945.003.0010
Subject:
Philosophy, Logic/Philosophy of Mathematics

This chapter explores the nature and uses of visual thinking with symbols in mathematics. It examines visual symbolic thinking, which is more varied than one might expect, to see how it can ... More


Buddhas as Zombies:A Buddhist Reduction of Subjectivity

Mark Siderits

in Self, No Self?: Perspectives from Analytical, Phenomenological, and Indian Traditions

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
January 2011
ISBN:
9780199593804
eISBN:
9780191595691
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199593804.003.0012
Subject:
Philosophy, Philosophy of Mind, Philosophy of Religion

While some Buddhist philosophers maintain that consciousness is necessarily reflexive in nature, others deny this. Here it is maintained that there are good philosophical reasons to deny that ... More


Baptismal Regeneration: Participation in the New Humanity

J. Warren Smith

in Christian Grace and Pagan Virtue: The Theological Foundation of Ambrose’s Ethics

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
January 2011
ISBN:
9780195369939
eISBN:
9780199893362
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195369939.003.0007
Subject:
Religion, Theology

Having discussed Ambrose’s view of resurrection in Chapter 5, the book turns to the Christological and pneumatological foundation of Ambrose’s understanding of the Christian’s participation in the ... More


The Perception of Quality: Visual Color

Stephen Handel

in Perceptual Coherence: Hearing and seeing

Published in print:
2006
Published Online:
September 2007
ISBN:
9780195169645
eISBN:
9780199786732
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195169645.003.0007
Subject:
Psychology, Cognitive Psychology

The color stimulus reaching the observer is the result of the source illumination being filtered by the specular and surface reflectance. Both the illumination and reflectance can be represented by ... More


Errors in Lightness

Alan Gilchrist

in Seeing Black and White

Published in print:
2006
Published Online:
September 2007
ISBN:
9780195187168
eISBN:
9780199786725
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195187168.003.0010
Subject:
Psychology, Clinical Psychology

This chapter argues that the overall pattern of errors in human lightness perception offers a powerful method for identifying the kind of software used by the lightness system. In a systematic survey ... More


An Anchoring Model of Errors

Alan Gilchrist

in Seeing Black and White

Published in print:
2006
Published Online:
September 2007
ISBN:
9780195187168
eISBN:
9780199786725
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195187168.003.0011
Subject:
Psychology, Clinical Psychology

This chapter offers a specific error-driven theory of lightness framed in terms of the rules of anchoring. The lightness model described in Gilchrist et al. (1999) is presented in more detail in this ... More


Moderate Epistemological Foundationalism

Randal Rauser

in Theology in Search of Foundations

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
February 2010
ISBN:
9780199214600
eISBN:
9780191706509
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199214600.003.0010
Subject:
Religion, Theology

Alvin Plantinga's moderate foundationalism is rooted philosophically in Thomas Reid's common‐sense realism, while its theological background is found in the emphasis within Reformed theology upon ... More


The Katz Period

Alan Gilchrist

in Seeing Black and White

Published in print:
2006
Published Online:
September 2007
ISBN:
9780195187168
eISBN:
9780199786725
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195187168.003.0003
Subject:
Psychology, Clinical Psychology

The second distinct period of lightness work took place between 1911 and 1930. In the thirty-five years following Ewald Hering's Outlines of a Theory of the Light Sense, no important theoretical ... More


‘Sage is preferable to prophet’: revisioning midrashic imagination

Elliot R. Wolfson

in Scriptural Exegesis: The Shapes of Culture and the Religious Imagination: Essays in Honour of Michael Fishbane

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
May 2009
ISBN:
9780199206575
eISBN:
9780191709678
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199206575.003.0013
Subject:
Religion, Biblical Studies, Judaism

This chapter begins with Fishbane's understanding of ‘inspired exegesis’, that is, the thread found in rabbinic literature itself that considers rabbinic exegesis not only reliant on Torah study but ... More


Self, No Self?: Perspectives from Analytical, Phenomenological, and Indian Traditions

Mark Siderits, Evan Thompson, and Dan Zahavi (eds)

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
January 2011
ISBN:
9780199593804
eISBN:
9780191595691
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199593804.001.0001
Subject:
Philosophy, Philosophy of Mind, Philosophy of Religion

Is it possible for there to be subjectivity without a subject, for conscious states to be truly real while there is no real self or owner that has them? One step toward answering this question ... More


Chapter Two

Alan C. Bowen and Robert B. Todd

in Cleomedes' Lectures on Astronomy: A Translation of The Heavens

Published in print:
2004
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780520233256
eISBN:
9780520928510
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520233256.003.0011
Subject:
Classical Studies, Ancient Greek, Roman, and Early Christian Philosophy

This chapter describes that the Sun is larger than the Earth. Since the Earth does not conceal even a small fraction of a degree, whereas the Sun occupies a magnitude of almost one half degrees, the ... More


Constancy, Content, and Inference

David Hilbert

in Visual Experience: Sensation, Cognition, and Constancy

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
September 2012
ISBN:
9780199597277
eISBN:
9780191741883
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199597277.003.0011
Subject:
Psychology, Cognitive Psychology, Vision

The phenomenology of color constancy, with both illumination-dependent and illumination-independent elements, presents a challenge to both philosophy and vision science. There is considerable ... More


Visualizing the Millennium: Eschatological Rhetoric for the Ottonian Court

Sasun E. Von Daum Tholl

in The Apocalyptic Year 1000: Religious Expectation and Social Change, 950-1050

Published in print:
2003
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780195161625
eISBN:
9780199849666
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195161625.003.0012
Subject:
Religion, World Religions

Ottonian iconography, like Ottonian culture and politics, had strong precedent in the Carolingian realm. The manner in which this art presents its message, however, differs from its earlier ... More


Introduction

Johanna Malt

in Obscure Objects of Desire Surrealism, Fetishism, and Politics

Published in print:
2004
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780199253425
eISBN:
9780191698132
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199253425.003.0001
Subject:
Literature, Film, Media, and Cultural Studies, 20th-century Literature and Modernism

The object is central to this book's argument, and it focuses on surrealist reactions to, and production of, objects; on the way various surrealists respond to and intervene in the material world ... More


Theology and Transfiguration

A. N. Williams

in The Architecture of Theology: Structure, System, and Ratio

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
September 2011
ISBN:
9780199236367
eISBN:
9780191728556
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199236367.003.0006
Subject:
Religion, Theology

Debates over the use of reason in theology have tended to ignore the significance of the doctrine of sanctification. The human capacities after the Fall are not, on the theological account, either ... More


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