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Dark Feelings, Grim Thoughts: Experience and Reflection in Camus and Sartre

Robert C. Solomon

Published in print:
2006
Published Online:
September 2006
ISBN:
9780195181579
eISBN:
9780199786602
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0195181573.001.0001
Subject:
Philosophy, History of Philosophy

Albert Camus and Jean-Paul Sartre were the giants of 20th-century “existentialism”, although neither of them was comfortable with that title. Their famous differences aside, they shared a ... More


Political Culture in Contemporary Britain: People and Politicians, Principles and Practice

William L. Miller, Annis May Timpson, and Michael Lessnoff

Published in print:
1996
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198279846
eISBN:
9780191684302
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198279846.001.0001
Subject:
Political Science, UK Politics

This book examines what the British people and their politicians really think about the fundamentals of politics. Based on new and revealing survey data, it presents an analysis of British attitudes ... More


Personal Experiences

Phil Hankins

in Palliative Care in Amyotrophic Lateral Sclerosis: From diagnosis to bereavement, 2nd Edn

Published in print:
2006
Published Online:
November 2011
ISBN:
9780199212934
eISBN:
9780191730368
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199212934.003.0022
Subject:
Palliative Care, Patient Care and End-of-Life Decision Making, Palliative Medicine Research

This chapter relates the personal experience of Phil Hankins who was diagnosed with amyotrophic lateral sclerosis (ALS). In this chapter, he talks about how he faces the dilemma and problems ... More


Causes and Consequences of Diverse Legal Values

Michael A. Bailey and Forrest Maltzman

in The Constrained Court: Law, Politics, and the Decisions Justices Make

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
October 2017
ISBN:
9780691151045
eISBN:
9781400840267
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Princeton University Press
DOI:
10.23943/princeton/9780691151045.003.0005
Subject:
Law, Legal History

This chapter discusses how historical context and personal experiences influence the legal values of justices, but the connections are imperfect and unpredictable. It argues that legal values are not ... More


Children's Understanding and Remembering of Stressful Experiences

Lynne Baker-Ward, Peter A. Ornstein, and Lauren P. Starnes

in Emotion in Memory and Development: Biological, Cognitive, and Social Considerations

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
May 2009
ISBN:
9780195326932
eISBN:
9780199870318
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195326932.003.0002
Subject:
Psychology, Developmental Psychology

Autobiographical memory involves a set of constructive processes that can continue long after an experience has ended but which nonetheless influence our understanding and memory of the events of our ... More


Police and the Public

Wesley G. Skogan

in Police and Community in Chicago: A Tale of Three Cities

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
May 2012
ISBN:
9780195154580
eISBN:
9780199944033
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195154580.003.0061
Subject:
Sociology, Law, Crime and Deviance

One goal of Chicago's community-policing initiative, CAPS (Chicago Alternative Policing Strategy), was to build popular confidence in the responsiveness and effectiveness of the police. This chapter ... More


Conclusions

Alwyn Lishman

in Patient Participation in Palliative Care: A voice for the voiceless

Published in print:
2003
Published Online:
November 2011
ISBN:
9780198515814
eISBN:
9780191730498
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198515814.003.0014
Subject:
Palliative Care, Patient Care and End-of-Life Decision Making, Palliative Medicine Research

This concluding chapter discusses the personal experience of the author in dealing with palliative care and the concept of the user's voice, which is widely welcomed in seeking to refine the way ... More


Victorian Feminists

Barbara Caine

Published in print:
1993
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198204336
eISBN:
9780191676215
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198204336.001.0001
Subject:
History, British and Irish Modern History, Social History

This is a study of Victorian feminism which focuses on four leading feminists: Emily Davies, Frances Power Cobbe, Josephine Butler, and Millicent Garrett Fawcett. This approach enables the book to ... More


Sociotropic Voting and the Media

Stephen Ansolabehere, Marc Meredith, and Erik Snowberg

in Improving Public Opinion Surveys: Interdisciplinary Innovation and the American National Election Studies

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
October 2017
ISBN:
9780691151458
eISBN:
9781400840298
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Princeton University Press
DOI:
10.23943/princeton/9780691151458.003.0011
Subject:
Political Science, American Politics

This chapter focuses on the accuracy of citizens' estimates of facts about the general state of the economy and on the consequences of that information. It analyzes both the determinants and ... More


The Director: Self as The Unifyingcontext of Consciousness

Bernard J. Baars

in In the Theater of Consciousness: The Workspace of the Mind

Published in print:
1997
Published Online:
May 2009
ISBN:
9780195102659
eISBN:
9780199864126
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195102659.003.0008
Subject:
Neuroscience, Sensory and Motor Systems, Behavioral Neuroscience

This chapter argues that the “self” of everyday life can be seen as a context that maintains long-term stability in our experiences and actions. Over many different situations we still manage to ... More


Personal Experiences

Linda Centers

in Palliative Care in Amyotrophic Lateral Sclerosis: From diagnosis to bereavement, 2nd Edn

Published in print:
2006
Published Online:
November 2011
ISBN:
9780199212934
eISBN:
9780191730368
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199212934.003.0021
Subject:
Palliative Care, Patient Care and End-of-Life Decision Making, Palliative Medicine Research

This chapter provides a personal experience of someone who had taken care and lived with an ALS patient. It tells the story of Linda Centers, a healthcare provider and a daughter who cared for her ... More


Formative Experiences

Nadia E. Brown

in Sisters in the Statehouse: Black Women and Legislative Decision Making

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
April 2014
ISBN:
9780199352432
eISBN:
9780199352456
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199352432.003.0002
Subject:
Political Science, American Politics

Chapter 2 provides detailed portraits of the Black women who are Maryland state legislators. It addresses identity formation and its impact on the political behaviors of Black women who are Maryland ... More


Palliative Care Consultations in Primary and Metastatic Brain Tumours

Sara Booth, Eduardo Bruera, and David Oliver (eds)

Published in print:
2004
Published Online:
November 2011
ISBN:
9780198528074
eISBN:
9780191730382
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198528074.001.0001
Subject:
Palliative Care, Patient Care and End-of-Life Decision Making

This is the third book in an international, multi-contributed series aimed at providing practical clinical guidance on how to deal with difficult symptoms related to specific cancer sites. There are ... More


Introduction: Mark Twain's Autobiographies of Authorship

Richard S. Lowry

in ‘Littery Man’: Mark Twain and Modern Authorship

Published in print:
1996
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780195102123
eISBN:
9780199855087
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195102123.003.0001
Subject:
Literature, American, 19th Century Literature

Mark Twain highlights personal experience as the primary foundation of building pieces of literature, rendering them certain legitimacy. Mark Twain considered himself to be a “scribbler of books” ... More


The Spiritual Circuit

A. C. Lloyd

in The Anatomy of Neoplatonism

Published in print:
1998
Published Online:
November 2003
ISBN:
9780198238065
eISBN:
9780191597916
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0198238061.003.0005
Subject:
Philosophy, Ancient Philosophy

Investigates how, given their ontological status between the One and animals, men can either ascend to the intellectual life or fall into the inferior kinds of life. Different issues involved in the ... More


Cultural Knowledge as Resource in Illness Narratives: Remembering through Accounts of Illness

Cheryl Mattingly and Linda C. Garro

in Narrative and the Cultural Construction of Illness and Healing

Published in print:
2001
Published Online:
May 2012
ISBN:
9780520218246
eISBN:
9780520935228
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520218246.003.0003
Subject:
Anthropology, Medical Anthropology

This chapter explains how the interplay of personal experience and cultural knowledge shapes illness narratives. It examines how cultural knowledge can become a resource in guiding remembering about ... More


Civic loyalties in the wake of unification

Anna Saunders

in Honecker’s Children: Youth and Patriotism in East(ern) Germany, 1979–2002

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
July 2012
ISBN:
9780719074110
eISBN:
9781781703014
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9780719074110.003.0005
Subject:
History, European Modern History

This chapter examines the longer-term effects of patriotic education in the GDR and its influence in united Germany in order to understand better the nature of both the GDR state and the concept of ... More


The narratiaves of ‘I’

Don Randall

in David Malouf

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
July 2012
ISBN:
9780719068324
eISBN:
9781781701140
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9780719068324.003.0003
Subject:
Literature, 20th-century and Contemporary Literature

This chapter studies the first three long prose fictions of Malouf's career that are narrated in the first person. The first is Johnno, which is the only one of the three prose fictions that is ... More


Conclusion: death of the GDR – rebirth of an eastern identity?

Anna Saunders

in Honecker’s Children: Youth and Patriotism in East(ern) Germany, 1979–2002

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
July 2012
ISBN:
9780719074110
eISBN:
9781781703014
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9780719074110.003.0006
Subject:
History, European Modern History

This chapter sums up the key findings of this study on youth patriotism in the GDR. The attitudes of young east Germans exemplify the unease that surrounds the expression of patriotic pride in ... More


Aspects of the Mask of Hellas

Thomas McFarland

in The Masks of Keats: The Endeavour of a Poet

Published in print:
2000
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198186458
eISBN:
9780191674556
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198186458.003.0004
Subject:
Literature, 19th-century Literature and Romanticism

As seen through ‘On Seeing the Elgin Marbles’ and through analysing certain poems, we are able to observe that Keats's obsession with medieval issues and Hellenic matters was brought about by both ... More


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