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Secret Manipulations: Language and Context in Africa

Anne Storch

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
September 2011
ISBN:
9780199768974
eISBN:
9780199914425
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199768974.001.0001
Subject:
Linguistics, Sociolinguistics / Anthropological Linguistics

This book deals with a specific form of language change: deliberate manipulations of a language by its speakers. These manipulations are based and depending on cultural and social contexts, they are ... More


On Kitsch and Sentimentality

Robert C. Solomon

in In Defense of Sentimentality

Published in print:
2004
Published Online:
November 2004
ISBN:
9780195145502
eISBN:
9780199834969
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/019514550X.003.0011
Subject:
Philosophy, Philosophy of Mind

Finally, I return to the theme of sentimentality with a particular focus on art and what is often called “kitsch” I ask, as I did for sentimentality in general, What's wrong with kitsch? And I defend ... More


Visuomotor representations

PIERRE JACOB and MARC JEANNEROD

in Ways of Seeing: The scope and limits of visual cognition

Published in print:
2003
Published Online:
April 2010
ISBN:
9780198509219
eISBN:
9780191584909
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198509219.003.0008
Subject:
Psychology, Cognitive Psychology

This chapter considers both conceptual reasons and empirical evidence in favour of the dualistic model of the human visual system applied to the vision of objects. It examines the contribution of the ... More


Change and Manipulation

Anne Storch

in Secret Manipulations: Language and Context in Africa

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
September 2011
ISBN:
9780199768974
eISBN:
9780199914425
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199768974.003.0001
Subject:
Linguistics, Sociolinguistics / Anthropological Linguistics

After giving an overview of the history of research on African manipulated languages and the meanings attributed to the phenomenon by Africanists, the consequences that speakers' choices may actually ... More


The Insurgency Grows

Russ Rodgers

in The Generalship of Muhammad: Battles and Campaigns of the Prophet of Allah

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
September 2012
ISBN:
9780813037660
eISBN:
9780813043104
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Florida
DOI:
10.5744/florida/9780813037660.003.0003
Subject:
Society and Culture, Middle Eastern Studies

Chapter 2 explores the Madinah-Muhammad relationship in several particulars: (1) Muhammad's involvement in the city's cultural milieu; (2) the differences between the Muhajirun, emigrants who came ... More


Colonial Georgia and the Creeks: Anglo-Indian Diplomacy on the Southern Frontier, 17331763

John T. Juricek

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
September 2011
ISBN:
9780813034683
eISBN:
9780813038582
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University Press of Florida
DOI:
10.5744/florida/9780813034683.001.0001
Subject:
History, American History: early to 18th Century

This detailed account of interactions between the English and the Creek Indians in colonial Georgia, from the founding until 1763, describes how colonists and the Creeks negotiated with each other, ... More


Information Manipulation and Moral Responsibility

Todd R. Long

in Manipulation: Theory and Practice

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
August 2014
ISBN:
9780199338207
eISBN:
9780190228446
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199338207.003.0008
Subject:
Philosophy, Moral Philosophy, Political Philosophy

Utilizing two cases (Family Policy and Manipulated Family Policy), this chapter provides additional arguments to earlier work by the author of this chapter “Moderate Reasons-Responsiveness, Moral ... More


Reach, grasp, and manipulate

Mark R. Cutkosky

in Living machines: A handbook of research in biomimetics and biohybrid systems

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
June 2018
ISBN:
9780199674923
eISBN:
9780191842702
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780199674923.003.0030
Subject:
Neuroscience, Sensory and Motor Systems, Development

This chapter seeks to identify principles that we can glean from nature regarding the design and operation of hands, and to show how they influence robotic hands and can improve their performance. ... More


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