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Introduction to Part II

Lucy O'Brien

in Self-Knowing Agents

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
September 2007
ISBN:
9780199261482
eISBN:
9780191718632
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199261482.003.0007
Subject:
Philosophy, Philosophy of Mind

This chapter begins with a discussion of philosophical and psychological self-knowledge. It then explains the purpose of this second part of the book, which is to provide an account of the knowledge ... More


Disjunctive Theories of Perception and Action

David‐Hillel Ruben

in Disjunctivism: Perception, Action, Knowledge

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
May 2008
ISBN:
9780199231546
eISBN:
9780191716126
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199231546.003.0010
Subject:
Philosophy, Philosophy of Mind

In order to state a disjunctive theory of action, one needs two terms of art: ‘intrinsic event’ and ‘mere event’. One also needs two senses of ‘event’: a wide sense and a narrow sense. In the wide ... More


Some Preliminaries

Ruben David-Hillel

in Action and its Explanation

Published in print:
2003
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198235880
eISBN:
9780191679155
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198235880.003.0003
Subject:
Philosophy, Metaphysics/Epistemology, Philosophy of Mind

This chapter introduces some further distinctions and terminology for the ensuing discussion of action. It notes the distinction between action and activity. It presents the idea of events intrinsic ... More


Physical Action

David Maskell

in Racine

Published in print:
1991
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198151616
eISBN:
9780191672774
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198151616.003.0004
Subject:
Literature, Drama, 17th-century and Restoration Literature

This chapter analyses and explores the complex relationship between physical action and speech in Racine's plays and dramas. The chapter begins with the preliminary examination of stage directions, ... More


Action

Stephen K. Reed

in Cognitive Skills You Need for the 21st Century

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
August 2020
ISBN:
9780197529003
eISBN:
9780197529034
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780197529003.003.0002
Subject:
Psychology, Cognitive Psychology

Actions can be either physical, virtual, or mental and act on either physical, virtual, or mental objects. For instance, Maria Montessori constructed educational materials that enabled students to ... More


The Conceptual Framework of Quantum Field Theory

Anthony Duncan

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
January 2013
ISBN:
9780199573264
eISBN:
9780191743313
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199573264.001.0001
Subject:
Physics, Theoretical, Computational, and Statistical Physics

The book attempts to provide an introduction to quantum field theory emphasizing conceptual issues frequently neglected in more ‘utilitarian’ treatments of the subject. The book is divided into four ... More


Cognitive Foundations of Action Planning and Control

David A. Rosenbaum

in Action Science: Foundations of an Emerging Discipline

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
August 2013
ISBN:
9780262018555
eISBN:
9780262312974
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
The MIT Press
DOI:
10.7551/mitpress/9780262018555.003.0004
Subject:
Psychology, Cognitive Neuroscience

This chapter examines the cognitive basis of planning and the control of physical actions. Investigations reveal that motor control is the main basis of different physical actions, and helps us to ... More


Spoken Emotions

Michael Jackson

in How Lifeworlds Work: Emotionality, Sociality, and the Ambiguity of Being

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
May 2018
ISBN:
9780226491820
eISBN:
9780226492018
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226492018.003.0003
Subject:
Anthropology, Anthropology, Theory and Practice

Emotional intensity is seldom constant. In adolescence, moods and emotions are typically more volatile than in old age. Moreover, we are moved by tenderness, joy, fear, rage, shame, and envy to ... More


Camille: The Ladies of the Camellias

Victoria Duckett

in Seeing Sarah Bernhardt: Performance and Silent Film

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
April 2017
ISBN:
9780252039669
eISBN:
9780252097751
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Illinois Press
DOI:
10.5406/illinois/9780252039669.003.0004
Subject:
Film, Television and Radio, Film

This chapter examines how Camille adapted and changed the speed, structure, and meaning of Sarah Bernhardt's live play. La Dame aux Camélias was a film made by the French Film d'Art in late 1911 and ... More


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