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Aristotle on Perception

Stephen Everson

Published in print:
1999
Published Online:
November 2003
ISBN:
9780198238638
eISBN:
9780191597374
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0198238630.001.0001
Subject:
Philosophy, Ancient Philosophy

In this book, Stephen Everson offers a comprehensive investigation of Aristotle's account of perception. Everson explains how Aristotle accounts for our ability to perceive such things as colours and ... More


Perception and Material Explanation

Stephen Everson

in Aristotle on Perception

Published in print:
1999
Published Online:
November 2003
ISBN:
9780198238638
eISBN:
9780191597374
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0198238630.003.0007
Subject:
Philosophy, Ancient Philosophy

Everson has argued that material change does occur in the perceiving sense organ; the final chapter consists of his argument that material changes are a crucial part of the explanation of perceptual ... More


Perceptual Change and Material Change

Stephen Everson

in Aristotle on Perception

Published in print:
1999
Published Online:
November 2003
ISBN:
9780198238638
eISBN:
9780191597374
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0198238630.003.0003
Subject:
Philosophy, Ancient Philosophy

Everson introduces the ‘spiritualist’ and the ‘literalist’ readings. He offers some criticism of the ‘spiritualist reading’ in this chapter. The spiritualist must explain why the matter of a sense ... More


The Matter of the Soul’s Activities

Thomas Kjeller Johansen

in The Powers of Aristotle's Soul

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
January 2013
ISBN:
9780199658435
eISBN:
9780191742231
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199658435.003.0009
Subject:
Philosophy, Ancient Philosophy, Philosophy of Mind

Aristotle's account of affections ‘common to body and soul’ suggests that the formal account of a psychological affection implies a specific account of the bodily side of this affection. This is ... More


Implications For Change

Cecilia L. Ridgeway

in Framed by Gender: How Gender Inequality Persists in the Modern World

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
May 2011
ISBN:
9780199755776
eISBN:
9780199894925
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199755776.003.0007
Subject:
Psychology, Social Psychology

This chapter considers whether the use of gender as a primary frame for social relations makes gender inequality unstoppable. Automatic sex categorization is unlikely to decline. However, the risk of ... More


Living Crosses

Leah Sarat

in Fire in the Canyon: Religion, Migration, and the Mexican Dream

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
March 2016
ISBN:
9780814759370
eISBN:
9780814724675
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
NYU Press
DOI:
10.18574/nyu/9780814759370.003.0002
Subject:
Anthropology, Latin American Cultural Anthropology

This chapter examines religious and material change in El Alberto from Catholic perspectives. More specifically, it considers the transformation of El Alberto's patron saint festival and the ... More


Empowerment and Politicization in the Colonias

Rebecca Dolhinow

in A Jumble of Needs: Women's Activism and Neoliberalism in the Colonias of the Southwest

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
August 2015
ISBN:
9780816650576
eISBN:
9781452946061
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Minnesota Press
DOI:
10.5749/minnesota/9780816650576.003.0004
Subject:
Sociology, Social Movements and Social Change

This chapter examines the results of women activism in the colonias. In these communities, women’s leadership produces physical improvements, a greater sense of community, personal growth for those ... More


I Lift Up My Eyes to the North

Leah Sarat

in Fire in the Canyon: Religion, Migration, and the Mexican Dream

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
March 2016
ISBN:
9780814759370
eISBN:
9780814724675
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
NYU Press
DOI:
10.18574/nyu/9780814759370.003.0003
Subject:
Anthropology, Latin American Cultural Anthropology

This chapter examines the rise of migration from El Alberto to the United States amid religious and socioeconomic change that swept the town in the 1960s and 1970s. Beginning with internal migration ... More


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