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Invisible

Aviad Kleinberg

in The Sensual God: How the Senses Make the Almighty Senseless

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
May 2016
ISBN:
9780231174701
eISBN:
9780231540247
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Columbia University Press
DOI:
10.7312/columbia/9780231174701.003.0008
Subject:
Religion, Philosophy of Religion

Where outraged iconoclasts and horrified philosophers are told that seeing is believing.


Psychology for Musicians: Understanding and Acquiring the Skills

Andreas C. Lehmann, John A. Sloboda, and Robert H. Woody

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780195146103
eISBN:
9780199851164
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195146103.001.0001
Subject:
Music, Psychology of Music

This book provides a concise, accessible, and up-to-date introduction to psychological research for musicians, performers, music educators, and studio teachers. Designed to address the needs and ... More


Effects of visual deprivation

Ian P. Howard and Brian J. Rogers

in Seeing in Depth: Volume 1: Basic Mechanics/ Volume 2: Depth Perception 2-Volume Set

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
May 2009
ISBN:
9780195367607
eISBN:
9780199867264
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195367607.003.0013
Subject:
Psychology, Cognitive Neuroscience, Cognitive Psychology

This chapter reviews the effects of early deprivation of sight in one or both eyes. The discussions cover the effects of dark rearing; monocular deprivation; the critical period; amblyopia; and ... More


The performance of music

John A. Sloboda

in The Musical Mind: The Cognitive Psychology of Music

Published in print:
1986
Published Online:
January 2008
ISBN:
9780198521280
eISBN:
9780191706257
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198521280.003.0003
Subject:
Psychology, Cognitive Psychology

This chapter focuses on non-improvisatory performance of a score. It reviews cognitive processes in sight-reading, including eye movements, errors in reading, and expressive sight-reading. These all ... More


The Great Renunciation

Todd Lewis and Subarna Tuladhar

in Sugata Saurabha: An Epic Poem from Nepal on the Life of the Buddha by Chittadhar Hridaya

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
February 2010
ISBN:
9780195341829
eISBN:
9780199866816
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195341829.003.0009
Subject:
Religion, Hinduism

The poet describes how Siddhārtha chose to leave the palace in order to become a religious mendicant. Although King Shuddhodana tried to entangle the prince in royal life, this is all undone after ... More


Phenomenal and Cognitive Factors in Spatial Perception

Gary Hatfield

in Visual Experience: Sensation, Cognition, and Constancy

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
September 2012
ISBN:
9780199597277
eISBN:
9780191741883
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199597277.003.0003
Subject:
Psychology, Cognitive Psychology, Vision

This chapter provides an overview of the phenomenology of size perception and the use of instructions to tease apart phenomenal and cognitive aspects. It develops his own recent proposals concerning ... More


“Like the Snow on the Alps”: After Nature

Carol Jacobs

in Sebald'S Vision

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
May 2016
ISBN:
9780231171823
eISBN:
9780231540100
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Columbia University Press
DOI:
10.7312/columbia/9780231171823.003.0001
Subject:
Literature, Criticism/Theory

This is a reading of Sebald's “After Nature” with regard to the interrelation of sight and blindness, ethics, naming and identity, and signification through acts of repetition.


Scientific Creativity as Blind Variation: Explicit and Implicit Procedures, Mechanisms, and Processes

Dean Keith Simonton

in Psychology of Science: Implicit and Explicit Processes

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
September 2012
ISBN:
9780199753628
eISBN:
9780199950027
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199753628.003.0015
Subject:
Psychology, Cognitive Psychology, Social Psychology

Donald Campbell proposed that scientific creativity and discovery could be best understood as entailing blind variation and selective retention (BVSR). This proposal is developed by defining ... More


From Possible to Virtually Certain

Geoffrey E. Hill

in Ivorybill Hunters: Search for Proof in a Flooded Wilderness

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
April 2010
ISBN:
9780195323467
eISBN:
9780199773855
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195323467.003.0003
Subject:
Biology, Ornithology

Hill, Hick, and Rolek return to the site of the ivorybill sighting and repeatedly hear and see what seem to be Ivory-billed Woodpeckers. The sightings culminated with a sighting by Rolek of two birds ... More


Hunting Ivorybills in the Backyard

Geoffrey E. Hill

in Ivorybill Hunters: Search for Proof in a Flooded Wilderness

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
April 2010
ISBN:
9780195323467
eISBN:
9780199773855
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195323467.003.0007
Subject:
Biology, Ornithology

Hill gets a call from a bee-keeper who lives about 25 miles from Auburn and claims to have seen an Ivory-billed Woodpecker in his yard. He also says he knows of two other locations that ivorybills ... More


Let the Search Begin

Geoffrey E. Hill

in Ivorybill Hunters: Search for Proof in a Flooded Wilderness

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
April 2010
ISBN:
9780195323467
eISBN:
9780199773855
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195323467.003.0008
Subject:
Biology, Ornithology

Winter of 2006 is the focused search period and this chapter describes how the search is to be conducted and the initial discoveries in the December 2005. Mennill's job will be to build automated ... More


The Mule

Geoffrey E. Hill

in Ivorybill Hunters: Search for Proof in a Flooded Wilderness

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
April 2010
ISBN:
9780195323467
eISBN:
9780199773855
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195323467.003.0011
Subject:
Biology, Ornithology

This chapter takes up the narrative of the search, covering activities in January. Rolek and Swiston are living in tents in the swamp, and Hill is coming down every other week to pick up sound ... More


Voices in the Wilderness

Geoffrey E. Hill

in Ivorybill Hunters: Search for Proof in a Flooded Wilderness

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
April 2010
ISBN:
9780195323467
eISBN:
9780199773855
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195323467.003.0012
Subject:
Biology, Ornithology

By February, the search crew was frustrated by their failure to photograph an ivorybill despite repeated encounters with the birds. The searchers were also concerned because they had not heard the ... More


Cat Out of the Bag

Geoffrey E. Hill

in Ivorybill Hunters: Search for Proof in a Flooded Wilderness

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
April 2010
ISBN:
9780195323467
eISBN:
9780199773855
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195323467.003.0013
Subject:
Biology, Ornithology

Hill contacts Chuck Hunter of the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service about the discovery of ivorybills in the forests along the Choctawhatchee River. Hunter was impressed by the number of sound ... More


Hair-Trigger Mouse Traps with Teeth

Carolyn M. King and Roger A. Powell

in The Natural History of Weasels and Stoats: Ecology, Behavior, and Management

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
April 2010
ISBN:
9780195322712
eISBN:
9780199894239
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195322712.003.0002
Subject:
Biology, Animal Biology

This chapter introduces readers to the most important features of the weasels: their long, thin body, short legs, and short fur — the consequences of their specialized lifestyle as hunters of small ... More


Republic V–VII

Terence Irwin

in Plato's Ethics

Published in print:
1995
Published Online:
November 2003
ISBN:
9780195086454
eISBN:
9780199833306
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0195086457.003.0016
Subject:
Philosophy, Ancient Philosophy

This chapter endeavours to demonstrate the relevance of the epistemological and metaphysical doctrines of books V, VI, and VII for Plato’s ethics. Firstly, the role played by the analysis of the ... More


Spirit of Freedom

Terrence L. Johnson

in Tragic Soul-Life: W.E.B. Du Bois and the Moral Crisis Facing American Democracy

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
September 2012
ISBN:
9780195383980
eISBN:
9780199897469
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195383980.003.0003
Subject:
Religion, Religion and Literature, Philosophy of Religion

Chapter Three defines freedom within the moral and political imaginations of Du Bois and Frederick Douglass. Freedom here is not necessarily tied to the availability of state-supported rights, but is ... More


Conclusion

Brian O'Shaughnessy

in Consciousness and the World

Published in print:
2003
Published Online:
November 2003
ISBN:
9780199256723
eISBN:
9780191598135
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0199256721.003.0026
Subject:
Philosophy, Philosophy of Mind

Why is consciousness so closely linked to perception? It is because consciousness is directed to the World, and perception our ultimate mode of access to the World. Thus, the most fundamental of the ... More


The Dioptra of Hero of Alexandria

J. J. Coulton

in Science and Mathematics in Ancient Greek Culture

Published in print:
2002
Published Online:
February 2010
ISBN:
9780198152484
eISBN:
9780191710049
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198152484.003.0008
Subject:
Classical Studies, European History: BCE to 500CE

Hero of Alexandria flourished in the late first century AD, and a considerable number of works on mechanics and applied mathematics are associated with his name. The Dioptra, a relatively brief work ... More


Seeing Race in Modern America

Matthew Pratt Guterl

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
July 2014
ISBN:
9781469610689
eISBN:
9781469612522
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of North Carolina Press
DOI:
10.5149/9781469610696_Guterl
Subject:
History, African-American History

This book focuses on how and why we come to see race in very particular ways. What does it mean to see someone as a color? As racially mixed or ethnically ambiguous? What history makes such things ... More


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