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Ideology, Psychology, and Law

Jon Hanson

in Ideology, Psychology, and Law

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
May 2012
ISBN:
9780199737512
eISBN:
9780199918638
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199737512.003.0001
Subject:
Psychology, Social Psychology

This chapter begins by loosely defining the concepts of ideology, psychology, and law and providing a brief history of their relationship with each other. As the 1990s turned to the 2000s, the links ... More


Emotions and the Brain: Rethinking the Mind-Body Relationship

Fay Bound Alberti

in Matters of the Heart: History, Medicine, and Emotion

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780199540976
eISBN:
9780191701207
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199540976.003.0008
Subject:
History, Cultural History

This chapter examines the development of theories and concepts about mind-body relationship. It chronicles the developments in anatomy and mind sciences and explores how they influenced the ... More


Backlash: The Reaction to Mind Sciences in Legal Academia

Adam Benforado and Jon Hanson

in Ideology, Psychology, and Law

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
May 2012
ISBN:
9780199737512
eISBN:
9780199918638
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199737512.003.0020
Subject:
Psychology, Social Psychology

This chapter demonstrates that naive cynicism is a pervasive dynamic that shapes policy debates big and small. It argues that naïve cynicism can operate at a particular moment or over long periods of ... More


Facing Up to the Problem of Consciousness

David J. Chalmers

in The Character of Consciousness

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
January 2011
ISBN:
9780195311105
eISBN:
9780199870851
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195311105.003.0001
Subject:
Philosophy, Philosophy of Mind

Consciousness poses the most baffling problems in the science of the mind. There is nothing that we know more intimately than conscious experience, but there is nothing that is harder to explain. All ... More


Enacting the Absolute: Subject-Object Relations in Samuel Taylor Coleridge’s Theory of Knowledge

Lisa Ann Robertson

in Distributed Cognition in Enlightenment and Romantic Culture

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
May 2020
ISBN:
9781474442282
eISBN:
9781474476904
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9781474442282.003.0007
Subject:
Philosophy, History of Philosophy

This chapter examines Samuel Taylor Coleridge’s ‘Theory of Life’ (1816/1848) and his theory of knowledge, discussed in Biographia Literaria (1817), through the lens of autopoietic enaction. It ... More


Yogācāra and Science in the 1920s: The Wuchang School’s Approach to Modern Mind Science

Erik J. Hammerstrom

in Transforming Consciousness: Yogacara Thought in Modern China

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
April 2014
ISBN:
9780199358120
eISBN:
9780199358205
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199358120.003.0007
Subject:
Religion, Buddhism, Philosophy of Religion

This chapter demonstrates that “modern mind science” (psychology) was a major topic to which Buddhist writers in the 1920s applied. The study focuses on the “Wuchang School”: the circle of students ... More


Contextualizing Cognitive Approaches to Early Modern Spanish Literature

Julien J. Simon

in Cognitive Approaches to Early Modern Spanish Literature

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
May 2016
ISBN:
9780190256555
eISBN:
9780190256579
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780190256555.003.0002
Subject:
Literature, Criticism/Theory

This essay offers a brief introduction to the recent developments at the intersection of early modern literature and cognition. The section “Embodiment and Beyond” focuses on how this concept helps ... More


Introduction: Social Science and Human Rights

Ryan Goodman, Derek Jinks, and Andrew K. Woods

in Understanding Social Action, Promoting Human Rights

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
January 2013
ISBN:
9780195371895
eISBN:
9780199979127
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195371895.003.0001
Subject:
Political Science, Democratization

In Chapter 1, editors Ryan Goodman, Derek Jinks, and Andrew K. Woods introduce the idea for the volume and outline a research agenda for the interdisciplinary study of human rights problems.


Understanding Social Action, Promoting Human Rights

Ryan Goodman, Derek Jinks, and Andrew K. Woods (eds)

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
January 2013
ISBN:
9780195371895
eISBN:
9780199979127
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195371895.001.0001
Subject:
Political Science, Democratization

Over the last 20 years, the social scientific understanding of human behavior has taken a significant leap forward. Important advances in several fields have increased the complexity and accuracy of ... More


Conclusions and Prospects

John A. Goldsmith and Bernard Laks

in Battle in the Mind Fields

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
September 2019
ISBN:
9780226550800
eISBN:
9780226550947
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226550947.003.0010
Subject:
History, History of Ideas

This chapter draws conclusions, both conceptual and moral, about how the study of the mind fields and their origins and history can help us both understand the mind sciences today, and even perhaps ... More


Alexander Bain, Associationism, and Scottish Philosophy

Cairns Craig

in Scottish Philosophy in the Nineteenth and Twentieth Centuries

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
April 2015
ISBN:
9780199560684
eISBN:
9780191814419
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199560684.003.0005
Subject:
Philosophy, History of Philosophy

This chapter begins with the intellectual formation of John Stuart Mill, friend and mentor of Alexander Bain (1818–1903). It presents the case for thinking that, despite his lifelong residence in ... More


Introduction: Spinoza and Us

William McCuaig

in Spinoza for Our Time: Politics and Postmodernity

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
November 2015
ISBN:
9780231160469
eISBN:
9780231500661
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Columbia University Press
DOI:
10.7312/columbia/9780231160469.003.0009
Subject:
Philosophy, Political Philosophy

This introductory chapter begins by discussing an interpretation of Baruch Spinoza in the book, The Savage Anomaly. According to that book, it is Spinoza who understood the energy that constructs ... More


Common Sense in the Scottish Enlightenment

C. B. Bow (ed.)

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
May 2018
ISBN:
9780198783909
eISBN:
9780191826559
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198783909.001.0001
Subject:
Philosophy, History of Philosophy

This book explores the philosophical and historical significance of common sense philosophy in the Scottish Enlightenment. As one of eighteenth-century Scotland’s most original intellectual products, ... More


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