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Perception, and other matters

J. M. Hinton

in Experiences: An Inquiry into Some Ambiguities

Published in print:
1973
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780198244035
eISBN:
9780191680717
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198244035.003.0014
Subject:
Philosophy, Philosophy of Mind, Metaphysics/Epistemology

This chapter takes a closer look at perception–illusion disjunctions and their constituent parts. The sense of ‘perception’ involved is examined in relation to belief and other matters. The chapter ... More


Introduction: The Aesthetics of Plainness

Helen O’connell

in Ireland and the Fiction of Improvement

Published in print:
2006
Published Online:
January 2010
ISBN:
9780199286461
eISBN:
9780191713361
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199286461.003.0001
Subject:
Literature, 19th-century Literature and Romanticism, European Literature

This book examines a particular strain of realism that found expression in the ‘improvement’ fiction of post-Union Ireland. Strongly didactic and assertively realistic, Irish improvement fiction ... More


‘False Refinement’, Plain Speech and Improved Writing

Helen O’connell

in Ireland and the Fiction of Improvement

Published in print:
2006
Published Online:
January 2010
ISBN:
9780199286461
eISBN:
9780191713361
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199286461.003.0002
Subject:
Literature, 19th-century Literature and Romanticism, European Literature

This chapter examines how improvement plainness was intended to offset the convoluted utterances of both oral and high literary cultures. The lengthy stories of oral tradition were to give way to the ... More


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