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Origins of Some Representational Categories

Tyler Burge

in Origins of Objectivity

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
May 2010
ISBN:
9780199581405
eISBN:
9780191723223
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199581405.003.0010
Subject:
Philosophy, Philosophy of Mind, Metaphysics/Epistemology

This chapter discusses some relatively basic sorts of perceptual attribution: body, numerosity, spatial relations, and temporal relations. It elaborates accounts of constitutive conditions for having ... More


Time, Tense, and Causation

Michael Tooley

Published in print:
2000
Published Online:
November 2003
ISBN:
9780198250746
eISBN:
9780191598623
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0198250746.001.0001
Subject:
Philosophy, Metaphysics/Epistemology

Defends a dynamic, or tensed, conception of time, according to which the past and the present are real while the future is not. This conception differs from traditional tensed views, according to ... More


Causation and Temporal Relations

Michael Tooley

in Time, Tense, and Causation

Published in print:
2000
Published Online:
November 2003
ISBN:
9780198250746
eISBN:
9780191598623
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0198250746.003.0010
Subject:
Philosophy, Metaphysics/Epistemology

Provides an analysis of temporal relations in causal terms. Qualitative temporal relations, that is, the relations of simultaneity and temporal priority, are analysed in terms of actual causal ... More


Introduction

Tal Goldfajn

in Word Order and Time in Biblical Hebrew Narrative

Published in print:
1998
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198269533
eISBN:
9780191683671
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198269533.003.0001
Subject:
Religion, Biblical Studies

This introductory chapter explains the coverage and objective of this book, which is the temporal interpretation of word order and expression of time in the biblical Hebrew (BH) verb. This book ... More


Temporal Relations within the Two Basic Set-Ups

Tal Goldfajn

in Word Order and Time in Biblical Hebrew Narrative

Published in print:
1998
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198269533
eISBN:
9780191683671
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198269533.003.0008
Subject:
Religion, Biblical Studies

This chapter examines how the basic relations of anteriority, simultaneity, and posteriority between different events are realized within each temporal set-up in a number of classical biblical Hebrew ... More


Causation

Jan Westerhoff

in Nagarjuna's Madhyamaka: A Philosophical Introduction

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
May 2009
ISBN:
9780195375213
eISBN:
9780199871360
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195375213.003.0005
Subject:
Religion, Buddhism

This chapter deals with Nāgārjuna’s critique of the notion of causation. It first discusses the interdependence of cause and effect, followed by an analysis of the critique of the four ways of causal ... More


Logical Constructions (ii): Minds

David Bostock

in Russell's Logical Atomism

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
September 2012
ISBN:
9780199651443
eISBN:
9780191741197
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199651443.003.0010
Subject:
Philosophy, History of Philosophy, Metaphysics/Epistemology

Russell initially rejected neutral monism, but later came to accept a version of it, aiming to construct both matter and minds from the same ‘neutral’ stuff. This neutral stuff was sensibilia (or, as ... More


Conclusion

Tal Goldfajn

in Word Order and Time in Biblical Hebrew Narrative

Published in print:
1998
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198269533
eISBN:
9780191683671
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198269533.003.0010
Subject:
Religion, Biblical Studies

This concluding chapter sums up the key findings of this study on the relation between the four main biblical Hebrew (BH) verb forms and the temporal ordering of classical BH text narrative. It has ... More


The Role of Negation in Nāgārjuna’s Arguments

Jan Westerhoff

in Nagarjuna's Madhyamaka: A Philosophical Introduction

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
May 2009
ISBN:
9780195375213
eISBN:
9780199871360
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195375213.003.0003
Subject:
Religion, Buddhism

This chapter deals with the theory of negation described in the non-Buddhist Nāgārjuna school of thought. Since many of Nāgārjuna’s arguments are formulated against the background of this theory and ... More


Temporal Ordering in Genesis 41

Tal Goldfajn

in Word Order and Time in Biblical Hebrew Narrative

Published in print:
1998
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198269533
eISBN:
9780191683671
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198269533.003.0007
Subject:
Religion, Biblical Studies

This chapter examines the temporal ordering of the biblical Hebrew (BH) narrative text in chapter 41 of the Book of Genesis. It attempts to show that there are two basic temporal sets underlying the ... More


Epistemology

Jan Westerhoff

in Nagarjuna's Madhyamaka: A Philosophical Introduction

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
May 2009
ISBN:
9780195375213
eISBN:
9780199871360
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195375213.003.0008
Subject:
Religion, Buddhism

Nāgārjuna’s discussion of epistemology focuses on the relation between means of knowledge (pramāṇa) and objects of knowledge (prameya). He investigates in particular how the means of knowledge ... More


Word Order in Biblical Hebrew Narrative

Tal Goldfajn

in Word Order and Time in Biblical Hebrew Narrative

Published in print:
1998
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198269533
eISBN:
9780191683671
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198269533.003.0006
Subject:
Religion, Biblical Studies

This chapter examines the syntactic phenomenon of word order in biblical Hebrew (BH) narrative. It argues that variation of verb order is neither random nor explicable solely in terms of stylistic ... More


Causal Probabilities

John L. Pollock

in Thinking about Acting: Logical Foundations for Rational Decision Making

Published in print:
2006
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780195304817
eISBN:
9780199850907
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195304817.003.0008
Subject:
Philosophy, Philosophy of Mind

This chapter discusses the familiar difficulties originating from Newcomb's problem. Those problems gave rise to “causal decision theory”, which differs from classical decision theory in the manner ... More


I'm my own Grandpa: Reasoning About Identities and Other Relations

Philip N. Johnson-Laird

in How We Reason

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780199551330
eISBN:
9780191701580
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199551330.003.0009
Subject:
Psychology, Cognitive Psychology

This chapter discusses reasoning about identities and other relations. In relational reasoning, a novel relation that holds between arguments in the premises is derived. These inferences can be made ... More


Summary and Conclusions

Michael Tooley

in Time, Tense, and Causation

Published in print:
2000
Published Online:
November 2003
ISBN:
9780198250746
eISBN:
9780191598623
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0198250746.003.0013
Subject:
Philosophy, Metaphysics/Epistemology

Gives a brief summary of the results reached in the book and their advantages. It recapitulates the differences between the dynamic view of the world defended in the book and traditional tensed ... More


Behavioural adaptation to redundant frequency distributions in time

Annika Wagener and Joachim Hoffmann

in Attention and Time

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780199563456
eISBN:
9780191701863
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199563456.003.0016
Subject:
Psychology, Cognitive Psychology

This chapter examines to what extent repeated temporal relations between stimuli automatically lead to preferential treatment of those stimuli that have frequently been experienced at some given ... More


Neocortical Rhythms: An Overview

Wolf Singer

in Dynamic Coordination in the Brain: From Neurons to Mind

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
August 2013
ISBN:
9780262014717
eISBN:
9780262289818
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
The MIT Press
DOI:
10.7551/mitpress/9780262014717.003.0011
Subject:
Neuroscience, Research and Theory

Information processing systems must identify and encode relations that can be defined in space and time. Both dimensions are used by the nervous systems to handle relations. Relations among signals ... More


Some Temporal Factors in Vision

Boynton Robert M.

in Sensory Communication

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
August 2013
ISBN:
9780262518420
eISBN:
9780262314213
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
The MIT Press
DOI:
10.7551/mitpress/9780262518420.003.0037
Subject:
Neuroscience, Research and Theory

This chapter presents three psychophysical experiments involving temporal relations in vision. The first shows that, even with improved experimental technique, high-intensity short flashes can indeed ... More


Manifesting Time and Space: Background-Free Physical Theories

Alexander Bird

in Causal Powers

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
May 2017
ISBN:
9780198796572
eISBN:
9780191837838
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198796572.003.0009
Subject:
Philosophy, Metaphysics/Epistemology

Temporal and spatial relations are often regarded as paradigmatic categorical properties that pro-vide a counterexamples to the claim that all fundamental natural properties powers ... More


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