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A Short Life of Kierkegaard

Walter Lowrie

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
October 2017
ISBN:
9780691157771
eISBN:
9781400845972
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Princeton University Press
DOI:
10.23943/princeton/9780691157771.001.0001
Subject:
Philosophy, History of Philosophy

A small, insignificant-looking intellectual with absurdly long legs, Søren Kierkegaard (1813–1855) was a veritable Hans Christian Andersen caricature of a man. A strange combination of witty ... More


Type-Wise: Using Jung's Theory of Psychological Types in Teaching Religious Studies Undergraduate and Graduate Students

Christopher Ross

in Teaching Jung

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
September 2011
ISBN:
9780199735426
eISBN:
9780199914524
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199735426.003.0009
Subject:
Religion, Philosophy of Religion

Jung's theory of psychological types underlies the widely used Myers-Briggs personality test, but it has generally received less attention in the study of religion. This chapter shows the potential ... More


Independence

ANTHONY E. KEMP

in The Musical Temperament: Psychology and Personality of Musicians

Published in print:
1996
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780198523628
eISBN:
9780191688973
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198523628.003.0004
Subject:
Psychology, Music Psychology

The role of independence in musicians is pursued in this chapter to determine how its presence serves as an important part of the musician's psychological make-up. This chapter contends that, whilst ... More


Music preferences and listening styles

ANTHONY E. KEMP

in The Musical Temperament: Psychology and Personality of Musicians

Published in print:
1996
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780198523628
eISBN:
9780191688973
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198523628.003.0008
Subject:
Psychology, Music Psychology

Researches that explore direct relationships between certain types of people and the ways in which they are attracted to the music of particular composers, periods, and types are discussed in this ... More


Orchestral performers

ANTHONY E. KEMP

in The Musical Temperament: Psychology and Personality of Musicians

Published in print:
1996
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780198523628
eISBN:
9780191688973
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198523628.003.0009
Subject:
Psychology, Music Psychology

This chapter takes a closer look at the different types of orchestral musicians, specifically, string players, woodwind players, and brass players. The study of the personality characteristics of ... More


The quiet novel

Rachel Sykes

in The Quiet Contemporary American Novel

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
May 2018
ISBN:
9781526108876
eISBN:
9781526132444
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9781526108876.003.0002
Subject:
Literature, 20th-century and Contemporary Literature

This chapter maps the neglected history of quiet fictions and speculates about the potentiality of quiet as a literary aesthetic. It argues that the introvert was a disruptive presence in many ... More


Active Surfaces

Mark Mazullo

in Shostakovich's Preludes and Fugues

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
October 2013
ISBN:
9780300149432
eISBN:
9780300149449
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Yale University Press
DOI:
10.12987/yale/9780300149432.003.0006
Subject:
Music, Theory, Analysis, Composition

This chapter argues that the dominant mode of expression in Shostakovich's Preludes and Fugues is the lugubrious, hesitant, introverted character described in the previous chapter. Even the preludes ... More


Minding Our Own Minds

Radu J. Bogdan

in Our Own Minds: Sociocultural Grounds for Self-Consciousness

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
August 2013
ISBN:
9780262026376
eISBN:
9780262289214
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
The MIT Press
DOI:
10.7551/mitpress/9780262026376.003.0007
Subject:
Philosophy, Philosophy of Mind

This chapter explains the sociocultural reasons for which, and the new kinds of thoughts that the self-regulatory work of commonsense psychology translates into self-understanding and leads to ... More


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