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Aristotle's Account of Time

David Bostock

in Space, Time, Matter, and Form: Essays on Aristotle's Physics

Published in print:
2006
Published Online:
May 2006
ISBN:
9780199286867
eISBN:
9780191603532
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0199286868.003.0009
Subject:
Philosophy, Ancient Philosophy

This essay says something about nearly every aspect of Aristotle’s discussion of time. The most difficult question of interpretation is what Aristotle might have meant by describing time as ‘a ... More


Brains, Pedigrees, and Promises: Lessons from the Politics of Autism Genetics

Chloe Silverman

in Understanding Autism: Parents, Doctors, and the History of a Disorder

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
October 2017
ISBN:
9780691150468
eISBN:
9781400840397
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Princeton University Press
DOI:
10.23943/princeton/9780691150468.003.0006
Subject:
Anthropology, Social and Cultural Anthropology

This chapter tells the story of two parent groups, the Cure Autism Now Foundation (CAN) and the National Alliance for Autism Research (NAAR), and their efforts to promote genetic research on autism. ... More


Crisis! What Crisis?: Refugee Rumours and Scares, October 1945–January 1946

Matthew Frank

in Expelling the Germans: British Opinion and Post-1945 Population Transfer in Context

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
May 2008
ISBN:
9780199233649
eISBN:
9780191716294
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199233649.003.0007
Subject:
History, European Modern History

This chapter is concerned with the limits of the public rather than the official response to the refugee crisis. It picks up thematically and chronologically where Chapter 4 leaves off with the ... More


Solo Monk

Williams Martin

in Jazz Changes

Published in print:
1993
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780195083491
eISBN:
9780199853205
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195083491.003.0032
Subject:
Music, Popular

Columbia CS 9149 was the third solo piano album of Thelonius Monk. Monk started his recital with a version of “Dinah”. “I Should Care” and its pianistic technique and control are both striking and ... More


The Sameness of Earlier and Later Times and Nows

Ursula Coope

in Time for Aristotle: Physics IV. 10-14

Published in print:
2005
Published Online:
February 2006
ISBN:
9780199247905
eISBN:
9780191603082
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0199247900.003.0009
Subject:
Philosophy, Ancient Philosophy

Aristotle says that although earlier and later nows are different, there is also a way in which they are the same. He compares the way in which earlier and later nows are the same but different to ... More


Projecting the Present: The Shock of the Now

Robin Le Poidevin

in The Images of Time: An Essay on Temporal Representation

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
January 2008
ISBN:
9780199265893
eISBN:
9780191708619
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199265893.003.0005
Subject:
Philosophy, Metaphysics/Epistemology

One of the key arguments for the A-theory of time is the argument from experience, which states that there are certain features of our experience (the fact that it is limited to the present, a ... More


Technical Public Health: The 1971 Cross‐Government Enquiry and the Rise of Economics

Virginia Berridge

in Marketing Health: Smoking and the Discourse of Public Health in Britain, 1945-2000

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
September 2007
ISBN:
9780199260300
eISBN:
9780191717376
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199260300.003.0005
Subject:
History, British and Irish Modern History

This chapter discusses the significance of the publication of the second Royal College of Physicians report Smoking and Health Now in 1971. The report led to the a cross-governmental enquiry into ... More


The Influence of the Past

Irene W. Leigh

in A Lens on Deaf Identities

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
May 2010
ISBN:
9780195320664
eISBN:
9780199864584
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195320664.003.0005
Subject:
Psychology, Social Psychology, Developmental Psychology

This chapter reviews diverse deaf identities through the lens of historical perspectives. The focus is on the tenor of the times and the social forces related to selected historical events, ... More


Righting Feminism: Conservative Women and American Politics

Ronnee Schreiber

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780195331813
eISBN:
9780199851829
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195331813.001.0001
Subject:
Political Science, American Politics

When we think of women's activism in America, figures such as Gloria Steinem and Betty Friedan invariably come to mind—those liberal doyennes who have fought for years to chip away at patriarchy and ... More


A is for Austerlitz

Carol Jacobs

in Sebald'S Vision

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
May 2016
ISBN:
9780231171823
eISBN:
9780231540100
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Columbia University Press
DOI:
10.7312/columbia/9780231171823.003.0005
Subject:
Literature, Criticism/Theory

This is a reading of Sebald's “Austerlitz” which also touches upon two other late works, “Unrecounted,” and “For Years Now.”


The History of Missed Opportunities: British Romanticism and the Emergence of the Everyday

William H. Galperin

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
January 2018
ISBN:
9781503600195
eISBN:
9781503603103
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Stanford University Press
DOI:
10.11126/stanford/9781503600195.001.0001
Subject:
Literature, 19th-century Literature and Romanticism

This study is about the emergence of the everyday as both a concept and a material event and about the practices of retrospection in which it came to awareness in the romantic period in “histories” ... More


Vietnam Memories Through Film

Robert D. Schulzinger

in A Time for Peace: The Legacy of the Vietnam War

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780195365924
eISBN:
9780199851966
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195365924.003.0008
Subject:
History, American History: 20th Century

The Vietnam War became the setting for more than 400 movies, documentaries, and TV series from the 1960s to the first years of the twenty-first century. Many of these Vietnam-era films explored ... More


Introduction

Ursula Coope

in Time for Aristotle: Physics IV. 10-14

Published in print:
2005
Published Online:
February 2006
ISBN:
9780199247905
eISBN:
9780191603082
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0199247900.003.0001
Subject:
Philosophy, Ancient Philosophy

As a preliminary to Aristotle’s account of time, it is necessary to understand his views on change and on indivisibles. He has an account of change (in terms of actuality and potentiality) that makes ... More


The Introductory Puzzles

Ursula Coope

in Time for Aristotle: Physics IV. 10-14

Published in print:
2005
Published Online:
February 2006
ISBN:
9780199247905
eISBN:
9780191603082
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0199247900.003.0002
Subject:
Philosophy, Ancient Philosophy

Aristotle raises three introductory puzzles (aporiai) about time. The first two are arguments that time cannot be something that is, since it is divisible into the past (which is no longer), and the ... More


All Simultaneous Time is the Same

Ursula Coope

in Time for Aristotle: Physics IV. 10-14

Published in print:
2005
Published Online:
February 2006
ISBN:
9780199247905
eISBN:
9780191603082
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0199247900.003.0008
Subject:
Philosophy, Ancient Philosophy

This chapter discusses Aristotle’s claim that there is one and the same time for all simultaneous changes. Aristotle thinks that changes are simultaneous just in case they are bounded by one and the ... More


The Reality of Time

Richard Cross

in The Physics of Duns Scotus: The Scientific Context of a Theological Vision

Published in print:
1998
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198269748
eISBN:
9780191683787
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198269748.003.0013
Subject:
Religion, Philosophy of Religion, Theology

This chapter discusses the strengths and weaknesses of Scotus's account on time. Firstly, Scotus's account of angelic motion provides him with the ... More


Literary Realism in the Wake of Business Cycle Theory: The Way We Live Now (1875)

Tara McGann

in Victorian Literature and Finance

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
January 2010
ISBN:
9780199281923
eISBN:
9780191712951
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199281923.003.0008
Subject:
Literature, 19th-century and Victorian Literature

This chapter considers not indifference to the well-being of financial institutions but another fictional instance of the 19th-century financial rogue — and asks if he really was one. Augustus ... More


Conclusion

Sarah Cole

in At the Violet Hour: Modernism and Violence in England and Ireland

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
January 2013
ISBN:
9780195389616
eISBN:
9780199979226
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195389616.003.0006
Subject:
Literature, 20th-century Literature and Modernism, 20th-century and Contemporary Literature

The brief conclusion looks at several important legacies, later in the twentieth century and into the twenty-first, of the modernist strategies for engaging violence that At the Violet Hour has ... More


Black Power May Be the Only Hope America Has: Black Power, Feminism, and the New Left, 1966–1967

Sherie M. Randolph

in Florynce "Flo" Kennedy: The Life of a Black Feminist Radical

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
May 2016
ISBN:
9781469623917
eISBN:
9781469625119
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of North Carolina Press
DOI:
10.5149/northcarolina/9781469623917.003.0006
Subject:
History, African-American History

This chapter focuses on Flo Kennedy’s organizing in the Black Power Conference, the National Conference for New Politics and the National Organization for Women and establishes Kennedy’s significance ... More


Absorbed Her Wisdom and Her Wit: Creating the Women’s Liberation Movement, 1967–1968

Sherie M. Randolph

in Florynce "Flo" Kennedy: The Life of a Black Feminist Radical

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
May 2016
ISBN:
9781469623917
eISBN:
9781469625119
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of North Carolina Press
DOI:
10.5149/northcarolina/9781469623917.003.0007
Subject:
History, African-American History

This chapter examines Flo Kennedy’s crucial leadership role within the nascent feminist movement. The New York City chapter of NOW, which was the largest and most active in the organization, included ... More


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