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Duke Bluebeard's Castle: Psychological Motivation: Symbolic Interaction of Diatonic, Whole‐Tone, and Chromatic Extremes

Elliott Antokoletz

in Musical Symbolism in the Operas of Debussy and Bartok

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
May 2008
ISBN:
9780195365825
eISBN:
9780199868865
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195365825.003.0009
Subject:
Music, Opera

This chapter explores the psycho-dramatic and musical bases of the opera, the structural framework as basis for development of psycho-dramatic polarity, power inequality, symbolic musical expression, ... More


Forms of Expression

in The Good Life in the Scientific Revolution: Descartes, Pascal, Leibniz, and the Cultivation of Virtue

Published in print:
2006
Published Online:
March 2013
ISBN:
9780226409542
eISBN:
9780226409566
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226409566.003.0006
Subject:
History, History of Science, Technology, and Medicine

This chapter considers how Leibniz came to maintain that symbolic expression could constitute legitimate knowledge. It discusses how he produced his quadrature of the circle, the terms in which he ... More


Language, Cognition, and Literature

Barbara Dancygier

in Creating Consilience: Integrating the Sciences and the Humanities

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
January 2012
ISBN:
9780199794393
eISBN:
9780199919338
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199794393.003.0023
Subject:
Philosophy, General, Philosophy of Science

Stories are linguistic, cognitive, and cultural products, whether in the context of oral traditions, classical epics, and tragedies, or more contemporary forms of fiction, such as novels. Starting ... More


Goethe & the Ginkgo: A Tree & a Poem

Siegfried Unseld

Published in print:
2003
Published Online:
February 2013
ISBN:
9780226841946
eISBN:
9780226841953
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226841953.001.0001
Subject:
Literature, European Literature

In 1815, Goethe gave symbolic expression to his intense relationship with Marianne Willemer, a recently married woman thirty-five years his junior. He gave her a leaf from the ginkgo tree, explaining ... More


The Metaphysics of Religious Art: Reflections on a Text of Saint Thomas

W. Norris Clarke, SJ

in The Creative Retrieval of Saint Thomas Aquinas: Essays in Thomistic Philosophy, New and Old

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
March 2011
ISBN:
9780823229284
eISBN:
9780823236671
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Fordham University Press
DOI:
10.5422/fso/9780823229284.003.0012
Subject:
Religion, Early Christian Studies

This chapter examines the relation between religious art and metaphysics as studied by Saint Thomas. It aims to uncover the underlying metaphysical and epistemological structures supporting the ... More


Thinking the Unthinkable: The Revolutionary Movement in Iran

Behrooz Ghamari-Tabrizi

in Foucault in Iran: Islamic Revolution After the Enlightenment

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
May 2017
ISBN:
9780816699483
eISBN:
9781452955254
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Minnesota Press
DOI:
10.5749/minnesota/9780816699483.003.0002
Subject:
Philosophy, Political Philosophy

The chapter draws a detailed picture of how the revolutionary movements in Iran began and the contingencies within which it unfolded. It highlights its religious character and shows how that ... More


Function

Derek Robinson

in Software Studies: A Lexicon

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
August 2013
ISBN:
9780262062749
eISBN:
9780262273343
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
The MIT Press
DOI:
10.7551/mitpress/9780262062749.003.0014
Subject:
Society and Culture, Media Studies

This chapter examines the concept of function in software studies, which is called functional programming. This concept involves mathematical parameters like “plus,” “square root,” and other ... More


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