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Past, Present and Future

Arthur Prior

Published in print:
1967
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198243113
eISBN:
9780191680632
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198243113.001.0001
Subject:
Philosophy, Metaphysics/Epistemology, Logic/Philosophy of Mathematics

This book is a sequel to Time and Modality. Many problems raised in that book have been resolved, and new ones have been raised in their turn. The author has recorded some of these developments, and ... More


Language and simulation in conceptual processing

Lawrence W Barsalou, Ava Santos, W Kyle Simmons, and Christine D Wilson

in Symbols and Embodiment: Debates on meaning and cognition

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780199217274
eISBN:
9780191696060
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199217274.003.0013
Subject:
Psychology, Cognitive Psychology

This chapter explains that multiple systems represent knowledge. It focuses on two resources of knowledge, believed to have strong empirical support — linguistic forms in the brain's language ... More


Synthesis and System Building

Kurt Smith

in Matter Matters: Metaphysics and Methodology in the Early Modern Period

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
September 2010
ISBN:
9780199583652
eISBN:
9780191723155
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199583652.003.0009
Subject:
Philosophy, History of Philosophy, Metaphysics/Epistemology

This chapter shows how the classes of the enumeration can be combined to form equations in physics. Several critiques of Cartesian physics are considered, specifically originating in Leibniz.


The Critical Nexus: Tone-System, Mode, and Notation in Early Medieval Music

Charles M. Atkinson

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780195148886
eISBN:
9780199852185
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195148886.001.0001
Subject:
Music, History, Western

This book confronts an enigma of early writings on music: why chant, which was understood to be divinely inspired, needed to be altered in order to work within the then-operative modal system. To ... More


Mode and Mood

Banu Şenay

in Musical Ethics and Islam: The Art of Playing the Ney

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
September 2020
ISBN:
9780252043024
eISBN:
9780252051883
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Illinois Press
DOI:
10.5622/illinois/9780252043024.003.0004
Subject:
Music, Ethnomusicology, World Music

As much as crafting a desired ney tone is paramount to good playing, a high premium is also placed on the competence of the player to bring pitches into intimate relationships with each other that ... More


The Wild

Glen Dudbridge

in A Portrait of Five Dynasties China: From the Memoirs of Wang Renyu (880-956)

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
May 2013
ISBN:
9780199670680
eISBN:
9780191749537
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199670680.003.0009
Subject:
Religion, Religion in the Ancient World, World Religions

Wang Renyu had a sensitive ear for musical sound and a specialized knowledge of musical theory. The memoirs presented in this chapter show him actively responding to imperfect performances, but also ... More


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