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THE VIRTUES OF CRACKED REASONING

Mark Wilson

in Wandering Significance: An Essay on Conceptual Behaviour

Published in print:
2006
Published Online:
January 2007
ISBN:
9780199269259
eISBN:
9780191710155
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199269259.003.0006
Subject:
Philosophy, Philosophy of Language

Drawing upon the rich experience gathered within applied mathematics, various ‘facade patterns’ are examined that frequently develop when an originating usage enlarges its descriptive scope through ... More


Aeolic Phrases

Kiichiro Itsumi

in Pindaric Metre: The ‘Other Half’

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
January 2009
ISBN:
9780199229611
eISBN:
9780191710780
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199229611.003.0005
Subject:
Classical Studies, Poetry and Poets: Classical, Early, and Medieval

This chapter describes the typology of various aeolic phrases and their characteristics. The main topics are the aeolic base, the second position of reversed dodrans, catalexis, prolongation, and ... More


Paths in Pitch Space

Fred Lerdahl

in Tonal Pitch Space

Published in print:
2005
Published Online:
May 2008
ISBN:
9780195178296
eISBN:
9780199870370
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195178296.003.0003
Subject:
Music, Theory, Analysis, Composition

Using geometrical projections from the distance algorithms in the previous chapter, this chapter develops the notion of pitch-space paths in sequences of events at multiple prolongational levels. ... More


Prolongationl Functions

Fred Lerdahl

in Tonal Pitch Space

Published in print:
2005
Published Online:
May 2008
ISBN:
9780195178296
eISBN:
9780199870370
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195178296.003.0005
Subject:
Music, Theory, Analysis, Composition

This chapter elaborates a new approach to tonal and harmonic function. To do this, it establishes a frame of reference; so it first develops a tonic-finding method, based on the principle of the ... More


Prolongations in Chromatic Spaces

Fred Lerdahl

in Tonal Pitch Space

Published in print:
2005
Published Online:
May 2008
ISBN:
9780195178296
eISBN:
9780199870370
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195178296.003.0007
Subject:
Music, Theory, Analysis, Composition

This chapter applies the constructs worked out in Chapter 6 to the analysis of chromatic music, beginning with passages in Wagner, Debussy, and Stravinsky. Psychoacoustic factors in prolongational ... More


Form

Roger Scruton

in The Aesthetics of Music

Published in print:
1999
Published Online:
November 2003
ISBN:
9780198167273
eISBN:
9780191598371
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/019816727X.003.0010
Subject:
Philosophy, Aesthetics

Develops an account of the formal aspect of musical structure and the kind of understanding that it permits and satisfies. Argues for the untenability of the theories developed by both Schenker and ... More


Control of symptoms and prolongation of life

Fiona Randall

in The Philosophy of Palliative Care: Critique and Reconstruction

Published in print:
2006
Published Online:
November 2011
ISBN:
9780198567363
eISBN:
9780191730535
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198567363.003.0005
Subject:
Palliative Care, Palliative Medicine Research

Health care is governed by three aims: the relief of pain and other symptoms, the restoration of function, and the prolongation of life. In the context of terminal illness, the relief of pain and the ... More


Entering the Palace of Technology

Muriel R. Gillick M.D.

in Old and Sick in America: The Journey through the Health Care System

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
May 2018
ISBN:
9781469635248
eISBN:
9781469635255
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of North Carolina Press
DOI:
10.5149/northcarolina/9781469635248.003.0005
Subject:
Palliative Care, Palliative Medicine and Older People

Hospitals are both potentially life-saving and dangerous. For vulnerable older people, the hospital poses the risk of developing acute confusion, adverse drug reactions, falls, and loss of ... More


Living with Dignity III: Prolonging Life, Denying Death, and Cosmetic Augmentation

Beryck Beyleveld and Roger Brownsword

in Human Dignity in Bioethics and Biolaw

Published in print:
1993
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780198268260
eISBN:
9780191683473
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198268260.003.0011
Subject:
Law, Philosophy of Law

This chapter discusses interventions designed to prolong life and interventions designed to improve the quality of life. It distinguishes the aim of prolongation of one's own bodily existence and ... More


The changing landscape of intimacy in later life

Torbjörn Bildtgård and Peter Öberg

in Intimacy and Ageing: New Relationships in Later Life

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
January 2018
ISBN:
9781447326496
eISBN:
9781447326526
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781447326496.003.0003
Subject:
Sociology, Gerontology and Ageing

The purpose of this chapter is to uncover the changing structural conditions for late-life intimacy using empirical data. The chapter shows the prolongation of the lifespan in different countries and ... More


Trial by Fire

Guillaume Rozenberg

in The Immortals: Faces of the Incredible in Buddhist Burma

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
November 2016
ISBN:
9780824840952
eISBN:
9780824871666
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Hawai'i Press
DOI:
10.21313/hawaii/9780824840952.003.0005
Subject:
Religion, Buddhism

The fifth and final chapter seeks to conclude the book in an engaging way while maintaining throughout a certain suspense. Since the normal life span of the four weikza is limited to one thousand ... More


The Symmetry Group

Ercüment H. Ortaçgil

in An Alternative Approach to Lie Groups and Geometric Structures

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
September 2018
ISBN:
9780198821656
eISBN:
9780191860959
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198821656.003.0016
Subject:
Mathematics, Pure Mathematics

This chapter, which ends Part II on some consequences of the new approach, introduces an alternative prolongation theory of Klein geometries that is more geometric and intuitive than the well-known ... More


Curvature and Generalized PHGs

Ercüment H. Ortaçgil

in An Alternative Approach to Lie Groups and Geometric Structures

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
September 2018
ISBN:
9780198821656
eISBN:
9780191860959
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198821656.003.0021
Subject:
Mathematics, Pure Mathematics

Even though it is quite clear at this stage what curvature means, its technical definition turns out to be problematic, since it needs a technical assumption. However, this assumption forces a ... More


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