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Treating Attentional Impairments

Kim Cornish and John Wilding

in Attention, Genes, and Developmental Disorders

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
September 2010
ISBN:
9780195179941
eISBN:
9780199864652
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195179941.003.010
Subject:
Neuroscience, Behavioral Neuroscience, Development

Chapter 10 addresses the significant issue of treatment of attentional impairment through both stimulant medication and psychosocial intervention. A considerable literature exists examining the ... More


The Manifestation Argument is Dead

Neil Tennant

in The Taming of the True

Published in print:
2002
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780199251605
eISBN:
9780191698057
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199251605.003.0006
Subject:
Philosophy, Logic/Philosophy of Mathematics, Philosophy of Language

This chapter explores the foundational relationships between manifestation, bivalence and undecidability. It examines all possible positions one might take on the relationships among the decidable, ... More


Linguisticism and Pythagoreanism

C. B. Martin

in The Mind in Nature

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
January 2008
ISBN:
9780199234103
eISBN:
9780191715570
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199234103.003.0007
Subject:
Philosophy, Philosophy of Mind

This chapter begins with a discussion of the liguisticization of properties. It then discusses tropes and universals, classification and composition, capacities and dispositions, forms of infinity, ... More


Verbal Imagery

C. B. Martin

in The Mind in Nature

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
January 2008
ISBN:
9780199234103
eISBN:
9780191715570
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199234103.003.0014
Subject:
Philosophy, Philosophy of Mind

This chapter explores various innovative uses of sequential verbal and nonverbal imagery. For this use to have its measure of aboutness and full point and to take a ‘propositional object’, it needs ... More


Writing

Sam Rohdie

in Film Modernism

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
May 2016
ISBN:
9781784992637
eISBN:
9781526104151
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9781784992637.003.0055
Subject:
Film, Television and Radio, Film

It is difficult if not impossible to know how Histoire(s) du cinéma was made. Certainly it is not a film in the ordinary way which follows a plan, still less a script, not at all a story or a ... More


Moral Responsibility and Quality of Will

Michael McKenna

in Conversation and Responsibility

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
May 2012
ISBN:
9780199740031
eISBN:
9780199918706
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199740031.003.0004
Subject:
Philosophy, Philosophy of Language, General

This chapter reorients Strawson's theory by emphasizing the role of the agent who is responsible rather than the role of those holding responsible. The three central ingredients in Strawson's ... More


Properties

John Heil

in The Universe As We Find It

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
September 2012
ISBN:
9780199596201
eISBN:
9780191741876
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199596201.003.0004
Subject:
Philosophy, Metaphysics/Epistemology, General

The chapter promotes the idea that properties, ways substances are, are powerful qualities. The familiar distinction between categorical and dispositional properties is grounded in a confusion ... More


Psychiatric Epidemiology: Searching for the Causes of Mental Disorders

Ezra Susser, Sharon Schwartz, Alfredo Morabia, and Evelyn Bromet

Published in print:
2006
Published Online:
September 2009
ISBN:
9780195101812
eISBN:
9780199864096
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195101812.001.0001
Subject:
Public Health and Epidemiology, Public Health, Epidemiology

Searching for the causes of mental disorders is as exciting as it is complex. The relationship between pathophysiology and its overt manifestations is exceedingly intricate, and often the causes of a ... More


Śiva

Arvind Sharma

in Classical Hindu Thought: An Introduction

Published in print:
2001
Published Online:
October 2012
ISBN:
9780195658712
eISBN:
9780199082018
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195658712.003.0009
Subject:
Religion, Hinduism

This chapter focuses on Śiva, the third God of the Hindu trinity, responsible for destruction. In order to understand his role properly, we must shed the negative emotional reaction associated with ... More


Competition and Collaboration in Periodical Culture

Lucy Newlyn

in Reading, Writing, and Romanticism: The Anxiety of Reception

Published in print:
2003
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198187110
eISBN:
9780191674631
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198187110.003.0005
Subject:
Literature, 19th-century Literature and Romanticism

This chapter deals with the dialogues and crossings which took place between creativity and criticism in the early 19th century. The chapter explores the implications for the power relations between ... More


Truth as One and Many

Michael P. Lynch

in Truth as One and Many

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
May 2009
ISBN:
9780199218738
eISBN:
9780191711794
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199218738.003.0005
Subject:
Philosophy, Metaphysics/Epistemology, Philosophy of Language

How can we understand truth as both many and one? This chapter supplies an answer: truth is an immanent functional property. This is alethic functionalism. To say that truth is a functional property ... More


Examination of Knowing

Krishnachandra Bhattacharyya

in Implications of the Philosophy of Kant: Kantadarsaner Tatparyya

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
September 2012
ISBN:
9780198077336
eISBN:
9780199081530
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198077336.003.0002
Subject:
Philosophy, Metaphysics/Epistemology

This chapter is concerned with the active nature of knowledge, and uses Indian philosophy to interpret the primary conclusions of the Critique of Pure Reason. It first presents a working definition ... More


Catching Power, Playing Deep

Keith E. McNeal

in Trance and Modernity in the Southern Caribbean: African and Hindu Popular Religions in Trinidad and Tobago

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
May 2012
ISBN:
9780813037363
eISBN:
9780813042121
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Florida
DOI:
10.5744/florida/9780813037363.003.0002
Subject:
Society and Culture, Latin American Studies

This chapter further elaborates upon the concept of ecstasy in practices of popular mysticism introduced in the Prologue and differentiates between practices of “baseline ecstasy” and “individuated ... More


: Independence

George Molnar

in Powers: A Study in Metaphysics

Published in print:
2006
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780199204175
eISBN:
9780191695537
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199204175.003.0005
Subject:
Philosophy, Metaphysics/Epistemology

This chapter describes the manifestation of powers. It distinguishes between token-independence and type-independence, in which powers can be independent of their manifestations. It explains ... More


Introduction

Neil Tennant

in The Taming of the True

Published in print:
2002
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780199251605
eISBN:
9780191698057
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199251605.003.0001
Subject:
Philosophy, Logic/Philosophy of Mathematics, Philosophy of Language

This introductory chapter explains the coverage of this book, which is about the realist views of meaning the truth. This book discusses the realism debate, provides a brief survey of varieties of ... More


Long Live the Manifestation Argument

Neil Tennant

in The Taming of the True

Published in print:
2002
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780199251605
eISBN:
9780191698057
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199251605.003.0007
Subject:
Philosophy, Logic/Philosophy of Mathematics, Philosophy of Language

This chapter aims to remedy the deficiencies exposed in philosopher Michael Dummett's manifestation argument as directed against the principle of bivalence. It evaluates the application of the ... More


What Is a Theory of Meaning? (II)

Michael Dummett

in The Seas of Language

Published in print:
1996
Published Online:
November 2003
ISBN:
9780198236214
eISBN:
9780191597350
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0198236212.003.0002
Subject:
Philosophy, Philosophy of Language

To know the meaning of a sentence is to know its truth‐conditions. Yet, in what does the knowledge of truth‐conditions consist? In many cases, it consists in knowing the way in which the truth of the ... More


Language and Communication

Michael Dummett

in The Seas of Language

Published in print:
1996
Published Online:
November 2003
ISBN:
9780198236214
eISBN:
9780191597350
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0198236212.003.0007
Subject:
Philosophy, Philosophy of Language

There is a contest between the view that the primary function of language is that of an instrument of communication and the view that it is that of a vehicle of thought. But such a dilemma is ... More


Powers

John Heil

in From an Ontological Point of View

Published in print:
2003
Published Online:
November 2003
ISBN:
9780199259748
eISBN:
9780191597657
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0199259747.003.0008
Subject:
Philosophy, Metaphysics/Epistemology

Intrinsic properties of concrete objects endow their possessors with powers or dispositionalities. Powers are not relations or ‘relational properties’, nor are they ‘higher‐level’ properties. A power ... More


Colour

John Heil

in From an Ontological Point of View

Published in print:
2003
Published Online:
November 2003
ISBN:
9780199259748
eISBN:
9780191597657
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0199259747.003.0017
Subject:
Philosophy, Metaphysics/Epistemology

A broadly dispositionalist account of colour is sketched and defended in the context of a discussion of primary and secondary qualities. Secondary qualities are complex primary qualities picked out ... More


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