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Gendered Space

Joan E. Taylor

in Jewish Women Philosophers of First-Century Alexandria: Philo's 'Therapeutae' Reconsidered

Published in print:
2006
Published Online:
September 2011
ISBN:
9780199291410
eISBN:
9780191700637
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199291410.003.0010
Subject:
Religion, Judaism, Religion in the Ancient World

Philo was concerned to locate his group very carefully on a certain hill between the Mediterranean Sea and Lake Mareotis. He indicates the surrounding villages and buildings, and the little houses in ... More


Mapping Personal Space

BONNIE S. McDOUGALL

in Love-Letters and Privacy in Modern China: The Intimate Lives of Lu Xun and Xu Guangping

Published in print:
2002
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780199256792
eISBN:
9780191698378
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199256792.003.0013
Subject:
Economics and Finance, South and East Asia

When people are asked what privacy means to them, they first volunteer information about what things, events, or experiences they consider are or should be private. A comparison between the original ... More


A Room of One’s Own: Managing Spaces, Lives, and Laws in Residential Care Work

Martina Cvajner

in Soviet Signoras: Personal and Collective Transformations in Eastern European Migration

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
May 2020
ISBN:
9780226662251
eISBN:
9780226662428
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226662428.003.0002
Subject:
Sociology, Migration Studies (including Refugee Studies)

This chapter charts the migratory “careers” of the women pioneers, through looking at the ways in which they secure personal and private space over which they have control. It takes the reader on an ... More


Spaces

Bruno and

in Perception: A multisensory perspective

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
September 2018
ISBN:
9780198725022
eISBN:
9780191860041
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198725022.003.0007
Subject:
Psychology, Cognitive Psychology, Cognitive Neuroscience

To our introspection, space appears as a unitary, continuous, and uniform container for objects and events. In this chapter, we show that behind this impression are in fact multiple representations ... More


The Right to Stay as a Control Right

Valeria Ottonelli

in Oxford Studies in Political Philosophy Volume 6

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
March 2020
ISBN:
9780198852636
eISBN:
9780191887031
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198852636.003.0004
Subject:
Philosophy, Political Philosophy

This chapter sides with those who believe that a right to stay should be counted among fundamental human rights. However, it also acknowledges that there are good reasons for objecting to the most ... More


Malicious Objects: Friedrich Theodor Vischer and the (Non)Functionality of Things

Jörg Kreienbrock

in Malicious Objects, Anger Management, and the Question of Modern Literature

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
May 2013
ISBN:
9780823245284
eISBN:
9780823250721
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Fordham University Press
DOI:
10.5422/fordham/9780823245284.003.0004
Subject:
Literature, Criticism/Theory

This chapter examines several scenes from Friedrich Theodor Vischer's novel Another One: A Traveling Acquaintance in relation to his aesthetic, philosophical, and autobiographical writings. It ... More


Interlude

Joanna Bosse

in Becoming Beautiful: Ballroom Dance in the American Heartland

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
April 2017
ISBN:
9780252039010
eISBN:
9780252096983
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Illinois Press
DOI:
10.5406/illinois/9780252039010.003.0002
Subject:
Music, Dance

In this interlude, the author describes the events of a typical Friday night social dance at the Regent Ballroom and Banquet Center by sharing her own experience. She narrates how dancers greet each ... More


Embodied Simulation: A New Model of Perception

Vittorio Gallese and Michele Guerra

in The Empathic Screen: Cinema and Neuroscience

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
November 2019
ISBN:
9780198793533
eISBN:
9780191835308
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198793533.003.0001
Subject:
Psychology, Vision, Cognitive Neuroscience

This chapter provides the key neuroscientific data that enable the reader to follow the case studies. The subheadings are “Cinema, brain and empathy,” in which the reception of film is discussed, and ... More


Peripersonal space: A special way of representing space

Frédérique de Vignemont, Andrea Serino, Hong Yu Wong, and Alessandro Farnè

in The World at Our Fingertips: A Multidisciplinary Exploration of Peripersonal Space

Published in print:
2021
Published Online:
May 2021
ISBN:
9780198851738
eISBN:
9780191886461
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198851738.003.0001
Subject:
Psychology, Cognitive Neuroscience, Cognitive Psychology

Research in cognitive neuroscience indicates that we process the space surrounding our body in a specific way, both for protecting our body from immediate danger and for interacting with the ... More


Risk-taking behaviour as a central concept in evolutionary biology

Anders Pape Møller

in The World at Our Fingertips: A Multidisciplinary Exploration of Peripersonal Space

Published in print:
2021
Published Online:
May 2021
ISBN:
9780198851738
eISBN:
9780191886461
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198851738.003.0017
Subject:
Psychology, Cognitive Neuroscience, Cognitive Psychology

Predation is a common cause of mortality, having resulted in the evolution of a diverse kind of anti-predator behaviour across the animal kingdom. One such key behaviour is flight initiation distance ... More


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