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 Is Dōgen's Eiheiji Temple “Mt. T'ien‐t'ung East”?: Geo‐Ritual Perspectives on the Transition from Chinese Ch'an to Japanese Zen

Steven Heine

in Zen Ritual: Studies of Zen Theory in Practice

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
January 2008
ISBN:
9780195304671
eISBN:
9780199866861
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195304671.003.0005
Subject:
Religion, Buddhism

Chapter 4 approaches the formative period of the establishment of Zen ritual in Japan based on sources from China by way of the sacred space within which it is conducted. Although it has long been ... More


The Intransigence of Things

Stephen J. Collier

in Post-Soviet Social: Neoliberalism, Social Modernity, Biopolitics

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
October 2017
ISBN:
9780691148304
eISBN:
9781400840427
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Princeton University Press
DOI:
10.23943/princeton/9780691148304.003.0008
Subject:
Anthropology, Social and Cultural Anthropology

This chapter looks at the reform of communal services, particularly centralized heating systems. The heating system was a key element of the Soviet variant of “infrastructural” social modernity. ... More


Geological Constraints and Organizational Implications

Alfred Michael Hirt

in Imperial Mines and Quarries in the Roman World: Organizational Aspects 27 BC-AD 235

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
May 2010
ISBN:
9780199572878
eISBN:
9780191721885
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199572878.003.0002
Subject:
Classical Studies, European History: BCE to 500CE

This chapter discusses the geology and topography of marble outcrops and ore deposits which very much dictates the technology employed and the scale of extractive operations. These restrictions ... More


Three Movements (1986)

Steve Reich

in Writings on Music 1965–2000: 1965-2000

Published in print:
2004
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780195151152
eISBN:
9780199850044
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195151152.003.0034
Subject:
Music, History, American

This chapter presents Reich's thoughts about Three Movements. Three Movements for orchestra was commissioned by the St. Louis Symphony. It was begun late in the summer of 1985 and completed the ... More


Study Design

Neil Abell, David W. Springer, and Akihito Kamata

in Developing and Validating Rapid Assessment Instruments

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
September 2009
ISBN:
9780195333367
eISBN:
9780199864300
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195333367.003.0003
Subject:
Social Work, Research and Evaluation

This chapter provides an overview of the design of the psychometric study. First, sampling issues are addressed, including who should be recruited and in what numbers, with guidance on anticipating ... More


Studying with Maps: Jerusalem and the Holy Land in Two Thirteenth-Century Manuscripts

Hanna Vorholt

in Imagining Jerusalem in the Medieval West

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
January 2013
ISBN:
9780197265048
eISBN:
9780191754159
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
British Academy
DOI:
10.5871/bacad/9780197265048.003.0007
Subject:
History, European Medieval History

This chapter focuses on two closely related diagrammatic maps of Jerusalem and the Holy Land in two thirteenth-century manuscripts now in Brussels (Bibliothèque Royale, MS IV 462) and London (British ... More


Settlement forms and community structures

Helena Hamerow

in Rural Settlements and Society in Anglo-Saxon England

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
September 2012
ISBN:
9780199203253
eISBN:
9780191741760
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199203253.003.0003
Subject:
History, British and Irish Medieval History

The chapter first reviews the difficulties involved in establishing settlement layout. This is followed by a discussion of how settlement forms changed during the Anglo-Saxon period from unenclosed, ... More


Introduction: Humanism as Reading

Daniel Wakelin

in Humanism, Reading, and English Literature 1430-1530

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
September 2007
ISBN:
9780199215881
eISBN:
9780191706899
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199215881.003.0001
Subject:
Literature, Early and Medieval Literature

This chapter argues that humanism affected English literature long before 1500, and contrasts the common claims that it did not. It briefly considers various definitions of the word humanism and ... More


Communities under Glass: The Neighborhood Unit Plan and Postwar Privatization

Benjamin Looker

in A Nation of Neighborhoods: Imagining Cities, Communities, and Democracy in Postwar America

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
May 2016
ISBN:
9780226073989
eISBN:
9780226290454
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226290454.003.0002
Subject:
Society and Culture, Cultural Studies

If wartime progressives touted the city neighborhood as groundwork for a more democratic civic life, their enthusiasm was matched by a 1940s upsurge of popular interest in neighborhood layout and ... More


Finding Our Way

Barbara Landau and James E. Hoffman

in Spatial Representation: From Gene to Mind

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
January 2013
ISBN:
9780195385373
eISBN:
9780199979189
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195385373.003.0005
Subject:
Psychology, Cognitive Models and Architectures

This chapter discusses navigation when people are oriented and when they have become disoriented and must reorient themselves before re-locating an object, suggesting that there may be significant ... More


Space to Reason: A Spatial Theory of Human Thought

Markus Knauff

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
August 2013
ISBN:
9780262018654
eISBN:
9780262313643
Item type:
book
Publisher:
The MIT Press
DOI:
10.7551/mitpress/9780262018654.001.0001
Subject:
Psychology, Cognitive Neuroscience

Many scholars believe that visual mental imagery plays a key role in reasoning. The following chapters in this book argues against this view, proposing that visual images are not relevant for ... More


Serialization as Construction of Meaning: The Photographic Practice of Hans F. K. Günther in Context

Amos Morris-Reich

in Race and Photography: Racial Photography as Scientific Evidence, 1876-1980

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
May 2016
ISBN:
9780226320748
eISBN:
9780226320915
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226320915.003.0004
Subject:
History, History of Science, Technology, and Medicine

Chapter Three analyzes the photographic practice of Hans F.K. Günther, the most popular theoretician of race in Weimar and Nazi Germany, who provided Weimar and Nazi Germany with a racial visual ... More


Landscapes of Power

Mark P. Leone

in The Archaeology of Liberty in an American Capital: Excavations in Annapolis

Published in print:
2005
Published Online:
May 2012
ISBN:
9780520244504
eISBN:
9780520931893
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520244504.003.0003
Subject:
Anthropology, American and Canadian Cultural Anthropology

This chapter analyzes the garden and the baroque uses of space in Annapolis. It first addresses three issues related to the Paca Garden, namely its unequal widths, the map of its renovation, and the ... More


Verbal and Visual, Humor and Politics: Organization as Discourse

Allen Douglas

in War, Memory, and the Politics of Humor: The Canard Enchaine and World War I

Published in print:
2002
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780520228764
eISBN:
9780520926943
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520228764.003.0003
Subject:
History, European Modern History

This chapter examines the distinctive layout and organization of the Canard. It shows that the weekly's style was composed of carefully balanced mixtures of materials, and its visuals went further ... More


Ideal Copy: Petrucci's View of the Book, Its Character, Function, and Destination

Stanley Boorman

in Ottaviano Petrucci: Catalogue Raisonne

Published in print:
2005
Published Online:
September 2011
ISBN:
9780195142075
eISBN:
9780199850549
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195142075.003.0009
Subject:
Music, History, Western

This chapter addresses one of the more thorny questions in the history of music printing, namely, the question of who was expected to buy the printed books. It examines what Ottaviano Petrucci and ... More


Myths in Stone: Religious Dimensions of Washington, D.C.

Jeffrey Meyer

Published in print:
2001
Published Online:
May 2012
ISBN:
9780520214811
eISBN:
9780520921344
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520214811.001.0001
Subject:
Religion, Religious Studies

Washington, D.C., is a city of powerful symbols—from the dominance of the Capitol dome and Washington Monument to the authority of the Smithsonian. This book takes us on an informative tour of the ... More


Icons and Images

Philip N. Johnson-Laird

in How We Reason

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780199551330
eISBN:
9780191701580
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199551330.003.0002
Subject:
Psychology, Cognitive Psychology

This chapter explains how to make spatial inferences. It is suggested that human beings can construct internal representations of spatial layouts, and these representations are referred to as mental ... More


I'm my own Grandpa: Reasoning About Identities and Other Relations

Philip N. Johnson-Laird

in How We Reason

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780199551330
eISBN:
9780191701580
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199551330.003.0009
Subject:
Psychology, Cognitive Psychology

This chapter discusses reasoning about identities and other relations. In relational reasoning, a novel relation that holds between arguments in the premises is derived. These inferences can be made ... More


The Post–World War II Coast Guard

William D. Wilkinson

in American Coastal Rescue Craft: A Design History of Coastal Rescue Craft Used by the USLSS and Uscg

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
September 2011
ISBN:
9780813033341
eISBN:
9780813039022
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Florida
DOI:
10.5744/florida/9780813033341.003.0007
Subject:
History, Military History

After World War II, the Coast Guard was separated from the Navy Department and was again controlled by the Treasury Department. After large mobilization during wartime, the Coast Guard had a surplus ... More


Rotational invariants and dynamic touch

CLAUDIA CARELLO and MICHAEL T. TURVEY

in Touch, Representation, and Blindness

Published in print:
2000
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780198503873
eISBN:
9780191686559
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198503873.003.0002
Subject:
Psychology, Cognitive Psychology

There are two main goals presented in this chapter: to cite the role of haptics to the perceiving abilities of both the blind and the sighted of their surroundings and to state that these skills are ... More


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