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 Liturgical Semiotics: Moses Mendelssohn's “Jerusalem”

Steven Kepnes

in Jewish Liturgical Reasoning

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
September 2007
ISBN:
9780195313819
eISBN:
9780199785650
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195313819.003.0002
Subject:
Religion, Judaism

One of the major tasks of Mendelssohn and other Jewish thinkers is to formulate a larger vision of the Enlightenment, in which the Jews would not only participate but also take the lead. In Jerusalem ... More


The Poetical and Rhetorical Structure of the Eliadean Text: A Contribution to Critical Theory and Discourses on Religions

Daniel Dubuisson and Andrew Meehan

in Hermeneutics, Politics, and the History of Religions: The Contested Legacies of Joachim Wach and Mircea Eliade

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
May 2010
ISBN:
9780195394337
eISBN:
9780199777358
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195394337.003.0006
Subject:
Religion, Theology

Many critical studies have been devoted to the controversial ideas developed by Mircea Eliade in his works. This chapter will not repeat them. Instead, it focuses on the easily recognizable poetic ... More


Conceptualizing Music: Cognitive Structure, Theory, and Analysis

Lawrence M. Zbikowski

Published in print:
2002
Published Online:
May 2008
ISBN:
9780195140231
eISBN:
9780199871278
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195140231.001.0001
Subject:
Music, Theory, Analysis, Composition

This book shows how recent work in cognitive science, especially that developed by cognitive linguists and cognitive psychologists, can be used to explain how we understand music. The book focuses on ... More


Routine Crisis: An Ethnography of Disillusion

Sarah Muir

Published in print:
2021
Published Online:
January 2022
ISBN:
9780226752648
eISBN:
9780226752815
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226752815.001.0001
Subject:
Anthropology, Latin American Cultural Anthropology

Routine Crisis: An Ethnography of Disillusion interrogates the aftermath of Argentina’s 2001-2002 financial crisis. Among the Buenos Aires middle-class, that event quickly came to be recognizable not ... More


Argentine Afterword

Sarah Muir

in Routine Crisis: An Ethnography of Disillusion

Published in print:
2021
Published Online:
January 2022
ISBN:
9780226752648
eISBN:
9780226752815
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226752815.003.0007
Subject:
Anthropology, Latin American Cultural Anthropology

The afterword revisits what has happened in Argentina in the years since the period of this book (2003-2007). It argues that the dramatic processes of political polarization that have defined those ... More


What Is an Event?

Robin Wagner-Pacifici

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
September 2017
ISBN:
9780226439648
eISBN:
9780226439815
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226439815.001.0001
Subject:
Sociology, Culture

What is an Event? describes the complex lived experiences of events-in-the making. It analyzes how events erupt and take off from the ground of ongoing, everyday life and how they then restlessly ... More


Mapping The Province: From the Mirror of Nature to Constructive Representation

Kory Spencer Sorrell

in Representative Practices: Peirce, Pragmatism, and Feminist Epistemology

Published in print:
2004
Published Online:
March 2011
ISBN:
9780823223541
eISBN:
9780823235582
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Fordham University Press
DOI:
10.5422/fso/9780823223541.003.0004
Subject:
Philosophy, Feminist Philosophy

This chapter focuses on the view of representation according to Peirce and the nature of representation itself. This subject requires an extensive discussion of Peirce's semiotic, therefore most of ... More


Introduction

Sarah Muir

in Routine Crisis: An Ethnography of Disillusion

Published in print:
2021
Published Online:
January 2022
ISBN:
9780226752648
eISBN:
9780226752815
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226752815.003.0001
Subject:
Anthropology, Latin American Cultural Anthropology

The introduction begins with Argentina’s 2001-2002 financial crisis, an event that seemed to many to reveal the bankrupt nature of neoliberal capitalism. That interpretation was especially prevalent ... More


Signs, Selves, and Semiosis

Michael L. Raposa

in Theosemiotic: Religion, Reading, and the Gift of Meaning

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
May 2021
ISBN:
9780823289516
eISBN:
9780823297214
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Fordham University Press
DOI:
10.5422/fordham/9780823289516.003.0003
Subject:
Philosophy, Philosophy of Religion

This chapter explores the potential significance for theology of Peirce’s characterization of the self as a sign. The chapter begins by exploring that idea as Peirce developed it and continues by ... More


Governance failure, metagovernance and its failure

Bob Jessop

in Putting Civil Society in Its Place: Governance, Metagovernance and Subjectivity

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
May 2021
ISBN:
9781447354956
eISBN:
9781447355007
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781447354956.003.0003
Subject:
Political Science, Democratization

This chapter addresses the discovery of 'governance' as the complex art of steering multiple agencies, institutions, and systems that are both operationally autonomous from one another and ... More


Ambivalence and Popular Culture

Jennifer Robertson

in Takarazuka: Sexual Politics and Popular Culture in Modern Japan

Published in print:
1998
Published Online:
May 2012
ISBN:
9780520211506
eISBN:
9780520920125
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520211506.003.0002
Subject:
Anthropology, Asian Cultural Anthropology

The Takarazuka Revue is simultaneously a popular and mass-cultural formation, a contested icon of modernity, and a site of struggle over the relationship of sex, gender, and sexuality. This chapter ... More


Backlooping: Life in a Revisionary Enclave

Nina Levine and David Lee Miller

in A Touch More Rare: Harry Berger, Jr., and the Arts of Interpretation

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
September 2011
ISBN:
9780823230303
eISBN:
9780823241071
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Fordham University Press
DOI:
10.5422/fordham/9780823230303.003.0021
Subject:
Literature, Criticism/Theory

When Harry Berger was writing The Allegorical Temper in the early 1950s, he meant the pun in the title to refer both to the “temper” or attitude attributed to Edmund Spenser at the time and to the ... More


Infinite Hospitality and the Redemption of Kitsch

Gavin Hopps

in Theology, Aesthetics, and Culture: Responses to the Work of David Brown

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
January 2013
ISBN:
9780199646821
eISBN:
9780191744853
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199646821.003.0013
Subject:
Religion, Theology, Religion and Society

This chapter is concerned with popular music and its significance for theology, in the light of David Brown's work on the subject in God and Grace of Body. The chapter begins with a consideration of ... More


A Brief History of Theosemiotic

Michael L. Raposa

in Theosemiotic: Religion, Reading, and the Gift of Meaning

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
May 2021
ISBN:
9780823289516
eISBN:
9780823297214
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Fordham University Press
DOI:
10.5422/fordham/9780823289516.003.0002
Subject:
Philosophy, Philosophy of Religion

This chapter supplies a historical survey of theosemiotic, focused less on demonstrating actual lines of causal influence than on exposing the resonance of certain ideas articulated by thinkers ... More


Eyes Wide Shut

in Loving Yusuf: Conceptual Travels from Present to Past

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
March 2013
ISBN:
9780226035864
eISBN:
9780226035888
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226035888.003.0007
Subject:
Religion, Biblical Studies

If words can be signs and signs can be faces shown or withheld, so can elements of paintings. Reading a sura is processing and responding to a “visible sign of a transcendental reality.” Visibility ... More


Enclosing and Disclosing Worlds

Paul Kockelman

in Agent, Person, Subject, Self: A Theory of Ontology, Interaction, and Infrastructure

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
January 2013
ISBN:
9780199926985
eISBN:
9780199980512
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199926985.003.0003
Subject:
Linguistics, Psycholinguistics / Neurolinguistics / Cognitive Linguistics

Returning to the notion of semiotic ontologies introduced in chapter 1, this chapter focuses on the relations between three kinds that may be loosely described as material substances (e.g. gold, ... More


Introduction

Roi Wagner

in Making and Breaking Mathematical Sense: Histories and Philosophies of Mathematical Practice

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
January 2018
ISBN:
9780691171715
eISBN:
9781400883783
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Princeton University Press
DOI:
10.23943/princeton/9780691171715.003.0001
Subject:
Mathematics, History of Mathematics

This book examines the force of mathematics, what this force builds on, and how it works in practice by discussing mathematics not only from the point of view of applications but also from the point ... More


A Constraints-Based Philosophy of Mathematical Practice

Roi Wagner

in Making and Breaking Mathematical Sense: Histories and Philosophies of Mathematical Practice

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
January 2018
ISBN:
9780691171715
eISBN:
9781400883783
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Princeton University Press
DOI:
10.23943/princeton/9780691171715.003.0004
Subject:
Mathematics, History of Mathematics

This chapter describes a constraints-based philosophy of mathematical practice and shows that mathematics can be so many different things, even if we look at a particular branch of mathematics in a ... More


Two Case Studies of Semiosis in Mathematics

Roi Wagner

in Making and Breaking Mathematical Sense: Histories and Philosophies of Mathematical Practice

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
January 2018
ISBN:
9780691171715
eISBN:
9781400883783
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Princeton University Press
DOI:
10.23943/princeton/9780691171715.003.0005
Subject:
Mathematics, History of Mathematics

This chapter presents two case studies that highlight the problems of mathematical semiosis: how mathematical signs obtain and change their senses. The first case study follows the paradigmatic ... More


“Putting This Mess into a Structure”: Cultural Contradictions and Discursive Resolutions

Eitan Y. Wilf

in Creativity on Demand: The Dilemmas of Innovation in an Accelerated Age

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
September 2019
ISBN:
9780226606835
eISBN:
9780226607023
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226607023.003.0003
Subject:
Anthropology, Social and Cultural Anthropology

Innovation consultants must not only develop productive innovation strategies but also contend with the macrosociological landscapes in which business innovation is anchored. Set within a modern ... More


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