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Play and Autism: Facilitating Symbolic Understanding

MELISSA ALLEN PREISSLER

in Play = Learning: How Play Motivates and Enhances Children's Cognitive and Social-Emotional Growth

Published in print:
2006
Published Online:
April 2010
ISBN:
9780195304381
eISBN:
9780199894321
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195304381.003.0012
Subject:
Psychology, Developmental Psychology, Clinical Child Psychology / School Psychology

Autism is a pervasive developmental disorder characterized by impairments in three discrete domains: communication, social abilities, and imagination (resulting in repetitive interests and behavior). ... More


The Last Judgment

Anna Wierzbicka

in What Did Jesus Mean?: Explaining the Sermon on the Mount and the Parables in Simple and Universal Human Concepts

Published in print:
2001
Published Online:
November 2003
ISBN:
9780195137330
eISBN:
9780199867905
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0195137337.003.0015
Subject:
Religion, Biblical Studies

This chapter argues that despite various subsequent alterations and expansions, the core of the parable of the Last Judgment does go back to Jesus himself. It stresses (with John Meier 1980) “the ... More


Introduction

Ben Brice

in Coleridge and Scepticism

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
January 2008
ISBN:
9780199290253
eISBN:
9780191710483
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199290253.003.0001
Subject:
Literature, 19th-century Literature and Romanticism

This introductory chapter sets out the central question that the book is seeks to answer: why was Coleridge privately, and sometimes publicly, sceptical about his own theory of symbolism? It argues ... More


Brotherhood of the Pure: The Poetics and Politics of Cultural Transgression *

Harjot Oberoi

in Punjab Reconsidered: History, Culture, and Practice

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
September 2012
ISBN:
9780198078012
eISBN:
9780199080984
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198078012.003.0034
Subject:
History, Indian History

This chapter seeks to move beyond the colonial and nationalist narratives of the popular Kuka movement in order to answer a different set of questions: What sorts of codes of behaviour and symbolic ... More


The Rich Man and Lazarus

Anna Wierzbicka

in What Did Jesus Mean?: Explaining the Sermon on the Mount and the Parables in Simple and Universal Human Concepts

Published in print:
2001
Published Online:
November 2003
ISBN:
9780195137330
eISBN:
9780199867905
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0195137337.003.0017
Subject:
Religion, Biblical Studies

The chapter argues for the authenticity of the first part of this parable. It shows that here, as elsewhere, the widely used term “reversal” is not sufficient for explaining the parable's meaning. It ... More


§73 of the Philosophie der Kunst

Daniel Whistler

in Schelling's Theory of Symbolic Language: Forming the System of Identity

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
May 2013
ISBN:
9780199673735
eISBN:
9780191751981
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199673735.003.0009
Subject:
Religion, Philosophy of Religion, Religion and Literature

In a culminating chapter, Whistler finally brings all the strands of his analysis of Schelling and the symbol together in a close reading of §73 of the Philosophy of Art, where Schelling constructs ... More


Language of the Gun: Youth, Crime, and Public Policy

Bernard E. Harcourt

Published in print:
2006
Published Online:
March 2013
ISBN:
9780226316086
eISBN:
9780226316079
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226316079.001.0001
Subject:
Law, Criminal Law and Criminology

Legal and public policies concerning youth gun violence tend to rely heavily on crime reports, survey data, and statistical methods. Rarely is attention given to the young voices belonging to those ... More


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