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Different Views of the Cathedral: The Literature on Property Law Theory

Jonnette Watson Hamilton and Nigel Bankes

in Property and the Law in Energy and Natural Resources

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
May 2010
ISBN:
9780199579853
eISBN:
9780191722745
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199579853.003.0002
Subject:
Law, Public International Law, Environmental and Energy Law

This chapter reviews property law theory and its literature that aims to show how developments in general property theory may be relevant for energy and natural resources. It focuses on liberal ... More


Defying Social Science: George Oppen and Amiri Baraka

Peter Middleton

in Physics Envy: American Poetry and Science in the Cold War and After

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
May 2016
ISBN:
9780226290003
eISBN:
9780226290140
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226290140.003.0008
Subject:
Literature, American, 20th Century Literature

Annual special issues of Scientific American enabled the public to learn about a scientific topic and sometimes to see that scientific knowledge was provisional, the subject of dispute within the ... More


“Community, Number”

Jean-Luc Nancy

in The Disavowed Community

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
May 2017
ISBN:
9780823273843
eISBN:
9780823273898
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Fordham University Press
DOI:
10.5422/fordham/9780823273843.003.0001
Subject:
Political Science, Political Theory

In the first chapter, Nancy addresses concepts of communism, community, and the common, outlining the significance of each of these terms and distinguishing his approach from other attempts to define ... More


Three Short Epilogues

Steve Mentz

in Shipwreck Modernity: "Ecologies of Globalization, 1550-1719"

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
September 2016
ISBN:
9780816691036
eISBN:
9781452953571
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Minnesota Press
DOI:
10.5749/minnesota/9780816691036.003.0008
Subject:
Literature, Criticism/Theory

The first epilogue considers a resonant phrase, “the bright light of shipwreck,” from George Oppen’s 1967 poem, “Of Being Numerous.” The second dives down after The Bookfish, a seventeenth-century ... More


‘What it is’: Of Being Numerous

Peter Nicholls

in George Oppen and the Fate of Modernism

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
March 2015
ISBN:
9780199678464
eISBN:
9780191803727
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:osobl/9780199678464.003.0005
Subject:
Literature, Poetry

This chapter points out that in proposing to explore, as George Openn later puts it, the condition of ‘What it is’ rather than ‘That it is’, he opens the new serial poem, ‘Of Being Numerous’, from ... More


From Avant-Garde to Hegel

Peter Nicholls

in George Oppen and the Fate of Modernism

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
March 2015
ISBN:
9780199678464
eISBN:
9780191803727
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:osobl/9780199678464.003.0006
Subject:
Literature, Poetry

This chapter states that George Oppen finished ‘Of Being Numerous’ early in 1966 and in mid-February of the following year the he and his wife moved to San Francisco, a relocation which would have a ... More


Collectivity and cumulativity

Lucas Champollion

in Parts of a Whole: Distributivity as a Bridge between Aspect and Measurement

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
May 2017
ISBN:
9780198755128
eISBN:
9780191816505
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198755128.003.0010
Subject:
Linguistics, Theoretical Linguistics, Semantics and Pragmatics

This chapter accounts for differences within the class of collective predicates, as exemplified by the contrast between all the students gathered and *all the students were numerous (Dowty 1987, ... More


A characterization of political yardstick competition

Pierre Salmon

in Yardstick Competition among Governments: Accountability and Policymaking when Citizens Look Across Borders

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
May 2019
ISBN:
9780190499167
eISBN:
9780190499198
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190499167.003.0002
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Public and Welfare

The characterization of yardstick competition elaborated in this chapter and adopted throughout the book starts from a distinctive critical assumption about the agency setting in which it operates. ... More


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