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Archetypes of the weak hydrogen bond -C−H⋯O and C – H⋯N interactions in organic and organometallic systems

GAUTAM R. DESIRAJU and THOMAS STEINER

in The Weak Hydrogen Bond: In Structural Chemistry and Biology

Published in print:
2001
Published Online:
January 2010
ISBN:
9780198509707
eISBN:
9780191708206
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198509707.003.0002
Subject:
Physics, Crystallography: Physics

Many, if not all, attributes of the classical hydrogen bond, X-H···A, would seem to derive from the fact that X and A are electronegative elements and from the unique electronic configuration of the ... More


Cation coordination number

I. David Brown

in The Chemical Bond in Inorganic Chemistry: The Bond Valence Model

Published in print:
2006
Published Online:
January 2010
ISBN:
9780199298815
eISBN:
9780191708879
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199298815.003.0006
Subject:
Physics, Crystallography: Physics

Traditionally, coordination numbers have been predicted using ionic radius ratios, but this takes no account of the softness of the repulsion between the ligands. Oxygen ions are drawn closer if they ... More


Deformalization of Law-Ascertainment in Contemporary Theory of the Sources of International Law

d'Aspremont Jean

in Formalism and the Sources of International Law: A Theory of the Ascertainment of Legal Rules

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
January 2012
ISBN:
9780199696314
eISBN:
9780191732201
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199696314.003.0005
Subject:
Law, Public International Law, Philosophy of Law

This chapter recalls that it is not a coincidence that the growing abandonment of formal law-identification criteria in the international legal scholarship has taken place against the backdrop of the ... More


The Gilda-in-the-Sack School of Singing

Richard Miller

in On the Art of Singing

Published in print:
1996
Published Online:
May 2015
ISBN:
9780195098259
eISBN:
9780190268374
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:osobl/9780195098259.003.0041
Subject:
Music, Performing Practice/Studies

This chapter comments on the tendency of some singers to produce one constant volume of tone when singing, with no variation of timbre throughout an aria or an evening. “Softness,” a vocal timbre not ... More


Crooked, Therefore

in The Daode jing Commentary of Cheng Xuanying: Daoism, Buddhism, and the Laozi in the Tang Dynasty

Published in print:
2021
Published Online:
March 2022
ISBN:
9780190876456
eISBN:
9780190876494
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190876456.003.0023
Subject:
Philosophy, General

This chapter is the translation of chapter 22 of the Expository Commentary to the Daode jing by Cheng Xuanying. Cheng reads the ancient Daode jing in the light of early Tang dynasty Daoism. In the ... More


A Great State

in The Daode jing Commentary of Cheng Xuanying: Daoism, Buddhism, and the Laozi in the Tang Dynasty

Published in print:
2021
Published Online:
March 2022
ISBN:
9780190876456
eISBN:
9780190876494
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190876456.003.0062
Subject:
Philosophy, General

This chapter is the translation of chapter 61 of the Expository Commentary to the Daode jing by Cheng Xuanying. Cheng reads the ancient Daode jing in the light of early Tang dynasty Daoism. In the ... More


Human Beings

in The Daode jing Commentary of Cheng Xuanying: Daoism, Buddhism, and the Laozi in the Tang Dynasty

Published in print:
2021
Published Online:
March 2022
ISBN:
9780190876456
eISBN:
9780190876494
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190876456.003.0077
Subject:
Philosophy, General

This chapter is the translation of chapter 76 of the Expository Commentary to the Daode jing by Cheng Xuanying. Cheng reads the ancient Daode jing in the light of early Tang dynasty Daoism. In the ... More


The Softest and Weakest in the World

in The Daode jing Commentary of Cheng Xuanying: Daoism, Buddhism, and the Laozi in the Tang Dynasty

Published in print:
2021
Published Online:
March 2022
ISBN:
9780190876456
eISBN:
9780190876494
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190876456.003.0079
Subject:
Philosophy, General

This chapter is the translation of chapter 78 of the Expository Commentary to the Daode jing by Cheng Xuanying. Cheng reads the ancient Daode jing in the light of early Tang dynasty Daoism. In the ... More


The Highest Goodness

in The Daode jing Commentary of Cheng Xuanying: Daoism, Buddhism, and the Laozi in the Tang Dynasty

Published in print:
2021
Published Online:
March 2022
ISBN:
9780190876456
eISBN:
9780190876494
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190876456.003.0009
Subject:
Philosophy, General

This chapter is the translation of chapter 8 of the Expository Commentary to the Daode jing by Cheng Xuanying. Cheng reads the ancient Daode jing in the light of early Tang dynasty Daoism. In the ... More


Softening

Jenny C. Mann

in The Trials of Orpheus: Poetry, Science, and the Early Modern Sublime

Published in print:
2021
Published Online:
May 2022
ISBN:
9780691219226
eISBN:
9780691219233
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Princeton University Press
DOI:
10.23943/princeton/9780691219226.003.0005
Subject:
Literature, Early and Medieval Literature

This chapter begins by investigating the complicated virtue of softness and softening in the classical and early modern language arts. Having established the “drawing” force of verbal eloquence, ... More


Hard and Soft: Joyce and Others

Robert Scholes

in Paradoxy of Modernism

Published in print:
2006
Published Online:
October 2013
ISBN:
9780300108200
eISBN:
9780300128840
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Yale University Press
DOI:
10.12987/yale/9780300108200.003.0004
Subject:
Literature, 20th-century Literature and Modernism

This chapter examines the distinction between hardness and softness or sentimentalism. In particular, it considers the question of Joyce's sentimentality, and, indeed, the question of sentimentality ... More


Bulls and Deer, Women and Warriors: Aristotle’s Physics of Morals

Giulia Sissa

in Marginality, Canonicity, Passion

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
July 2018
ISBN:
9780198818489
eISBN:
9780191859540
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198818489.003.0006
Subject:
Classical Studies, Literary Studies: Classical, Early, and Medieval

In ancient Greece, manly men were thought to have invented popular rule and were considered capable, and worthy, of ruling themselves. The full appreciation of the gendered nature of democratic ... More


The Natural Character and Moral Deficiencies of Women

Mariska Leunissen

in From Natural Character to Moral Virtue in Aristotle

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
July 2017
ISBN:
9780190602215
eISBN:
9780190602239
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780190602215.003.0006
Subject:
Philosophy, Ancient Philosophy, General

Chapter 6 addresses Aristotle’s exclusion of women from full virtue by explaining their moral deficiencies in light of their presumed biological imperfections. Although formally identical to men, ... More


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