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Hobbes's Linguistic Turn

Terence Ball

in Reappraising Political Theory: Revisionist Studies in the History of Political Thought

Published in print:
1994
Published Online:
November 2003
ISBN:
9780198279952
eISBN:
9780191598753
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0198279957.003.0004
Subject:
Political Science, Political Theory

Here, I examine and criticize the claim that Hobbes was a proto‐positivist precursor of the modern scientific study of politics. Against this view, I argue that Hobbes may be better viewed as a ... More


Truth by Analysis: Games, Names, and Philosophy

Colin McGinn

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
January 2012
ISBN:
9780199856145
eISBN:
9780199919567
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199856145.001.0001
Subject:
Philosophy, General

What kind of subject is philosophy? This book takes up this perennial question, defending the view that philosophy consists of conceptual analysis, construed broadly. Conceptual analysis is ... More


Introduction: The Diffusion of the Health Agenda

Alan Cribb

in Health and the Good Society: Setting Healthcare Ethics in Social Context

Published in print:
2005
Published Online:
May 2006
ISBN:
9780199242733
eISBN:
9780191603549
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0199242739.003.0001
Subject:
Philosophy, Moral Philosophy

This introductory chapter discusses the ‘diffusion of the health agenda’ and its implications for healthcare and healthcare ethics. It begins with a thumbnail sketch of some fundamental shifts in ... More


Wittgenstein and Pyrrhonism

Hans Sluga

in Pyrrhonian Skepticism

Published in print:
2004
Published Online:
May 2006
ISBN:
9780195169720
eISBN:
9780199786343
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0195169727.003.0006
Subject:
Philosophy, Metaphysics/Epistemology

This essay traces the roots of Wittgenstein’s Pyrrhonism to Mauthner, and argues that Wittgenstein’s later views moved even closer to those of Mauthner, although Wittgenstein never became as ... More


Introduction: Knowledge Ascriptions: Their Semantics, Cognitive Bases, and Social Functions

Jessica Brown and Mikkel Gerken

in Knowledge Ascriptions

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
September 2012
ISBN:
9780199693702
eISBN:
9780191741265
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199693702.003.0001
Subject:
Philosophy, Philosophy of Language, Metaphysics/Epistemology

This book brings together a number of diverse strands of contemporary research that have focused on knowledge ascriptions. One such strand is the ‘linguistic turn’ according to which knowledge ... More


New ‘Old Leftist’ Aesthetics in the West German Contemporary Music Scene: The Cantata Streik bei Mannesmann (1973)

Beate Kutschke

in Red Strains: Music and Communism Outside the Communist Bloc

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
January 2014
ISBN:
9780197265390
eISBN:
9780191760440
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
British Academy
DOI:
10.5871/bacad/9780197265390.003.0017
Subject:
Music, History, Western

This chapter investigates the socio-political background and music of the cantata Streik bei Mannesmann (1973) that was initiated by Wolfgang Florey and written by various young musicians such as ... More


Meditation and Modernity

David L. McMahan

in The Making of Buddhist Modernism

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
January 2009
ISBN:
9780195183276
eISBN:
9780199870882
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195183276.003.0007
Subject:
Religion, Buddhism

The meaning, purpose, and social significance of Buddhist meditation has changed in important ways due to its encounter with modernity. While often seen as the central practice of Buddhism, it has in ... More


Conclusion

Phillip Cary

in Outward Signs: The Powerlessness of External Things in Augustine's Thought

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
May 2008
ISBN:
9780195336498
eISBN:
9780199868629
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195336498.003.0012
Subject:
Religion, Theology

One can reject Augustine's inward turn without rejecting classical theism. The crucial alternative is to find the eternal being of God in external things, as in the Orthodox reverence for icons, the ... More


The Narrative In Social Sciences and Organization Studies

Barbara Czarniawska

in Writing Management: Organization Theory as a Literary Genre

Published in print:
1999
Published Online:
January 2010
ISBN:
9780198296140
eISBN:
9780191716584
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198296140.003.0002
Subject:
Business and Management, Organization Studies

After years of following the lead of natural sciences, social sciences took a ‘linguistic turn’ in the 1970s and 1980s and a ‘literary turn’ in the 1990s. The importance of language as the instrument ... More


Questions and Institutionality in Public Participation Broadcasting

Joanna Thornborrow

in Why Do You Ask?: The Function of Questions in Institutional Discourse

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
February 2010
ISBN:
9780195306897
eISBN:
9780199867943
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195306897.003.0013
Subject:
Linguistics, Sociolinguistics / Anthropological Linguistics

This chapter, written by Joanna Thornborrow, examines question‐answer sequences in TV talk shows and radio call‐in programs. While these genres tend to be more conversational than other media genres ... More


Maverick Men in Ballet: Rethinking the “Making It Macho” Strategy

Jennifer Fisher

in When Men Dance: Choreographing Masculinities Across Borders

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
February 2010
ISBN:
9780195386691
eISBN:
9780199863600
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195386691.003.0002
Subject:
Music, Dance

Jennifer Fisher provides a history of the “making it macho” strategy for men often employed in the dance world, which has been a response to the prejudices against ballet men throughout the 20th ... More


Embellishment, Ornamentation, and Improvisation

Clive Brown

in Classical and Romantic Performing Practice 1750-1900

Published in print:
1999
Published Online:
May 2008
ISBN:
9780198161653
eISBN:
9780191716263
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198161653.003.0013
Subject:
Music, Ethnomusicology, World Music

This chapter examines a variety of types of embellishment — from rhythmic flexibility through the ornamental use of vibrato and portamento — and the arbitrary addition of appoggiaturas, trills, ... More


Appoggiaturas, Trills, Turns, and Related Ornaments

Clive Brown

in Classical and Romantic Performing Practice 1750-1900

Published in print:
1999
Published Online:
May 2008
ISBN:
9780198161653
eISBN:
9780191716263
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198161653.003.0014
Subject:
Music, Ethnomusicology, World Music

This chapter examines the characteristics and performance of appoggiaturas, trills, turns, and related ornaments, or grace notes. The diverse and changing conventions governing the execution of ... More


Introduction: Self-Determination, Subaltern Studies, and the Critical Remapping of U.S. Empire

Mark Rifkin

in Manifesting America: The Imperial Construction of U.S. National Space

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
February 2010
ISBN:
9780195387179
eISBN:
9780199866786
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195387179.003.0001
Subject:
Literature, American, 18th Century and Early American Literature, American, 19th Century Literature

More than tracking the cultural logic of "manifest destiny," the introduction develops an analysis of the friction between U.S. legal geography and the presence of countervailing socio-spatial ... More


Turning

Barbara Walczak and Una Kai

in Balanchine the Teacher: Fundamentals That Shaped the First Generation of New York City Ballet Dancers

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
September 2012
ISBN:
9780813032528
eISBN:
9780813046310
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Florida
DOI:
10.5744/florida/9780813032528.003.0026
Subject:
Music, Dance

This chapter describes techniques for turning, covering how to end a pirouette, arms and head in pirouettes, to turn with the arms en haut (au couronne), chaîné turns, grand tours, and tour piqué.


Global history: approaches and new directions

Maxine Berg

in Writing the History of the Global: Challenges for the Twenty-First Century

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
January 2014
ISBN:
9780197265321
eISBN:
9780191760495
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
British Academy
DOI:
10.5871/bacad/9780197265321.003.0001
Subject:
History, Historiography

This chapter investigates timing and reasons for the ‘turn’ to global issues in historical writing. These have included dissatisfaction with the older frameworks of national histories and area ... More


Introduction: On the Very Notion of a Historical Turn in Philosophy

Karl Ameriks

in Kant and the Historical Turn: Philosophy as Critical Interpretation

Published in print:
2006
Published Online:
September 2007
ISBN:
9780199205349
eISBN:
9780191709272
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199205349.003.0001
Subject:
Philosophy, History of Philosophy

This introductory chapter begins with a discussion of the steady growth of interest in historical development, in particular the historical dimension of philosophy. It then discusses the four ... More


Afterword Language is Story

Kerwin Lee IZlein

in Frontiers of Historical Imagination: Narrating the European Conquest of Native America, 1890-1990

Published in print:
1997
Published Online:
May 2012
ISBN:
9780520204638
eISBN:
9780520924185
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520204638.003.0006
Subject:
Anthropology, American and Canadian Cultural Anthropology

This chapter argues that the quest for scientific certainty had led scholars through a series of linguistic turns which encoded historical narrative and knowledge as an antonym, and opened the doors ... More


Deliberative Turns

John S. Dryzek and Simon Niemeyer

in Foundations and Frontiers of Deliberative Governance

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
January 2011
ISBN:
9780199562947
eISBN:
9780191595042
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199562947.003.0001
Subject:
Political Science, Comparative Politics, Political Theory

Since the deliberative turn taken by democratic theory around 1990, deliberative democracy has gone from strength to strength. That turn put communication and reflection at the center of democracy. ... More


Gender and Turn Allocation in a Thai Chat Room

Siriporn Panyametheekul and Susan C. Herring

in The Multilingual Internet: Language, Culture, and Communication Online

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
September 2007
ISBN:
9780195304794
eISBN:
9780199788248
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195304794.003.0010
Subject:
Linguistics, Sociolinguistics / Anthropological Linguistics

Turn-taking and response patterns in a popular Thai chat room on the Web are analyzed in light of Sacks, Schegloff, and Jefferson’s (1974) model of turn allocation in face-to-face conversation, ... More


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