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Afterword

Ann Jefferson

in Biography and the Question of Literature in France

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
September 2008
ISBN:
9780199270842
eISBN:
9780191710292
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199270842.003.0021
Subject:
Literature, European Literature

The closing section of the book considers the temporality of biographical writing and suggests that far from being bound exclusively to retrospect, it constantly reveals a prospective impulse. This ... More


Time and Atemporality

Rory Fox

in Time and Eternity in Mid-Thirteenth-Century Thought

Published in print:
2006
Published Online:
May 2006
ISBN:
9780199285754
eISBN:
9780191603563
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0199285756.003.0008
Subject:
Philosophy, Philosophy of Religion

This chapter examines the criteria which medieval thinkers used to determine whether a particular should be located in time, and the terminology and phrases used to suggest that particulars were ... More


The Teleological Ordering of the Family

Brent Waters

in The Family in Christian Social and Political Thought

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
September 2007
ISBN:
9780199271962
eISBN:
9780191709883
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199271962.003.0006
Subject:
Religion, Religion and Society

This chapter describes the normative contours of the family with respect to its teleological and eschatological orientation toward broader spheres of social and political affinities. The principal ... More


Ageing selves and everyday life in the north of England: Years in the making

Cathrine Degnen

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
January 2014
ISBN:
9780719083082
eISBN:
9781781706244
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9780719083082.001.0001
Subject:
Society and Culture, Cultural Studies

Seeking to better understand what it means to grow older in contemporary Britain from the perspective of older people themselves, this richly detailed ethnographic study engages in debates over ... More


Irrationality

Ronald de Sousa

in Why Think?: Evolution and the Rational Mind

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
September 2007
ISBN:
9780195189858
eISBN:
9780199868377
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195189858.003.0005
Subject:
Philosophy, Philosophy of Mind

This chapter examines the evolution of our rational faculty for intelligent planning. It presents a sampling of some of the examples of systematic irrationality that have been brought to light by ... More


Translation and the Classic: Identity as Change in the History of Culture

Alexandra Lianeri and Vanda Zajko (eds)

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
September 2008
ISBN:
9780199288076
eISBN:
9780191713439
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199288076.001.0001
Subject:
Classical Studies, Literary Studies: Classical, Early, and Medieval

This book proposes a framework in which ‘the classic’ figures less as an autonomous entity than as the result of the interplay between source text and translation practice. It discusses the ... More


Futurity and English will

K.M. Jaszczolt

in Default Semantics: Foundations of a Compositional Theory of Acts of Communication

Published in print:
2005
Published Online:
September 2007
ISBN:
9780199261987
eISBN:
9780191718656
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199261987.003.0006
Subject:
Linguistics, Semantics and Pragmatics

This chapter defends a thesis of temporality as a species of modality. As a preliminary study of temporality as modality, it focuses on futurity in English and various ways of expressing it, as well ... More


Sonic Flux: Sound, Art, and Metaphysics

Christoph Cox

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
May 2019
ISBN:
9780226543031
eISBN:
9780226543208
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226543208.001.0001
Subject:
Music, Theory, Analysis, Composition

From the invention of the phonograph through contemporary sound art, field recording, and experimental film, artists have become attracted to those domains against which music has always defined ... More


Citizens in Motion: Emigration, Immigration, and Re-migration Across China's Borders

Elaine Lynn-Ee Ho

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
May 2019
ISBN:
9781503606661
eISBN:
9781503607460
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Stanford University Press
DOI:
10.11126/stanford/9781503606661.001.0001
Subject:
Sociology, Migration Studies (including Refugee Studies)

This book argues that analyzing emigration, immigration, and re-migration under the framework of contemporaneous migration directs attention to the citizenship formations that interconnect migration ... More


Friending the Past: The Sense of History in the Digital Age

Alan Liu

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
May 2019
ISBN:
9780226451817
eISBN:
9780226452005
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226452005.001.0001
Subject:
Literature, Film, Media, and Cultural Studies

Friending the Past asks if today's society, increasingly captivated by up-to-the-minute information media, can have a sense of history. What is the relation between past societies whose media forms ... More


Operators, the Anaphoric ‘That’, and Temporally Neutral Propositions

Herman Cappelen and John Hawthorne

in Relativism and Monadic Truth

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
January 2009
ISBN:
9780199560554
eISBN:
9780191720963
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199560554.003.0003
Subject:
Philosophy, General

This chapter is divided into four parts. Section 1 presents and rejects a Kaplanian argument against Simplicity, the so-called Operator Argument. Section 2 presents and rejects an argument against ... More


Old Futures: Speculative Fiction and Queer Possibility

Alexis Lothian

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
May 2019
ISBN:
9781479811748
eISBN:
9781479854585
Item type:
book
Publisher:
NYU Press
DOI:
10.18574/nyu/9781479811748.001.0001
Subject:
Society and Culture, Cultural Studies

Old Futures traverses the history of imagined futures from the 1890s to the 2010s, interweaving speculative visions of gender, race, and sexuality from literature, film, and digital media. Centering ... More


Transnational Feminism: Event, Temporality, and Performance at the 1975 International Women’s Year Conference

Jocelyn Olcott

in Cultures in Motion

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
October 2017
ISBN:
9780691159096
eISBN:
9781400849895
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Princeton University Press
DOI:
10.23943/princeton/9780691159096.003.0010
Subject:
History, World Modern History

This chapter examines how the processes of translation spilled out during the International Women's Year (IWY) conference held in Mexico City in 1975. More specifically, it explains how the IWY ... More


Temporal consciousness and confabulation: Escape from unconscious explanatory idols

Gianfranco Dalla Barba

in Confabulation: Views from Neuroscience, Psychiatry, Psychology and Philosophy

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
February 2010
ISBN:
9780199208913
eISBN:
9780191723759
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199208913.003.11
Subject:
Psychology, Cognitive Neuroscience

This chapter addresses the following questions: Why confabulating patients make errors when retrieving their pasts? Why is confabulation on some occasions indistinguishable from a true memory, ... More


Queer Maghrebi French: Language, Temporalities, Transfiliations

Denis M. Provencher

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
January 2018
ISBN:
9781781383001
eISBN:
9781786944405
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Liverpool University Press
DOI:
10.5949/liverpool/9781781383001.001.0001
Subject:
Sociology, Gender and Sexuality

This book investigates the lives and stories of queer Maghrebi and Maghrebi French men who moved to or grew up in contemporary France. It combines original French language data from my ethnographic ... More


Orthodoxy and Plurality

in Murmured Conversations: A Treatise on Poetry and Buddhism by the Poet-Monk Shinkei

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
June 2013
ISBN:
9780804748636
eISBN:
9780804779395
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Stanford University Press
DOI:
10.11126/stanford/9780804748636.003.0053
Subject:
Literature, World Literature

In this chapter, Shinkei talks about the notion that a style is not in accord with the Way unless it is the orthodox style. That may be true when the issue is about the language of renga, but its ... More


Dualities, Dialectics, and Paradoxes in Organizational Life

Moshe Farjoun, Wendy Smith, Ann Langley, and Haridimos Tsoukas (eds)

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
September 2018
ISBN:
9780198827436
eISBN:
9780191866289
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198827436.001.0001
Subject:
Business and Management, Organization Studies

Organizational contradictions and process studies offer interwoven and complementary insights. Studies of dialectics, paradox, and dualities depict organizational contradictions that are oppositional ... More


The Temporality of Taste in Eighteenth-Century British Writing

James Noggle

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
May 2012
ISBN:
9780199642434
eISBN:
9780191738579
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199642434.001.0001
Subject:
Literature, 18th-century Literature

Is taste for beauty a quick, momentary experience in the individual mind? Or something durable, shaped by slow, historical processes, affecting groups of people at different times and places? British ... More


Modernity's Mist: British Romanticism and the Poetics of Anticipation

Emily Rohrbach

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
May 2016
ISBN:
9780823267965
eISBN:
9780823272440
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Fordham University Press
DOI:
10.5422/fordham/9780823267965.001.0001
Subject:
Literature, Poetry

Whereas Romantic studies often have focused on British Romanticism in its relations to the past—Romanticism as ruins, memory, and mourning—Modernity’s Mist draws attention to an understudied aspect: ... More


Speed and Tragedy in Cocteau and Sophocles

Sean D. Kirkland

in Interrogating Antigone in Postmodern Philosophy and Criticism

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
September 2010
ISBN:
9780199559213
eISBN:
9780191594403
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199559213.003.0018
Subject:
Classical Studies, Literary Studies: Classical, Early, and Medieval

In this chapter, Kirkland suggests that Antigone does indeed undergo the recognition and reversal Aristotle requires of great tragic figures, not with respect to her end or aim, but with respect to ... More


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