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Natural jurisprudence and the identity of the Scottish Enlightenment

Knud Haakonssen

in Philosophy and Religion in Enlightenment Britain: New Case Studies

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
September 2012
ISBN:
9780199227044
eISBN:
9780191739309
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199227044.003.0013
Subject:
Philosophy, History of Philosophy, Philosophy of Religion

Enlightenment natural jurisprudence in Scotland is commonly seen as a subject that quickly became old-fashioned and was rejected by the high Enlightenment, except as an introduction to university ... More


The Faculty of Medicine before 1500

F. M. Getz

in The History of the University of Oxford: Volume II: Late Medieval Oxford

Published in print:
1992
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780199510122
eISBN:
9780191700941
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199510122.003.0010
Subject:
History, British and Irish Medieval History

This chapter explains that the Oxford faculty of medicine prepared a student not in the craft of empirical medical practice, but in the techniques of learned discourse that would allow him to teach. ... More


The Non-Medical Sciences, 1939–1970

John Roche

in The History of the University of Oxford: Volume VIII: The Twentieth Century

Published in print:
1994
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198229742
eISBN:
9780191678912
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198229742.003.0010
Subject:
History, British and Irish Modern History

This chapter examines changes in the teaching and research in non-medical sciences at Oxford during the period from 1939 to 1970. Though differences between the cultures of arts and the sciences had ... More


The Arts and Social Studies, 1914–1939

Robert Currie

in The History of the University of Oxford: Volume VIII: The Twentieth Century

Published in print:
1994
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198229742
eISBN:
9780191678912
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198229742.003.0005
Subject:
History, British and Irish Modern History

This chapter examines the arts and social studies at the University of Oxford during the period from 1914 to 1939. During this period, the university produced a number of texts in English and modern ... More


The Non-Medical Sciences, 1914–1939

J.B. Morrell

in The History of the University of Oxford: Volume VIII: The Twentieth Century

Published in print:
1994
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198229742
eISBN:
9780191678912
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198229742.003.0006
Subject:
History, British and Irish Modern History

This chapter examines teaching and research in the field of non-medical sciences at Oxford during the period from 1914 to 1939. The university's contribution to the war effort through its scientists ... More


The Miscellany and Plutarch

Teresa Morgan

in The Philosopher's Banquet: Plutarch's Table Talk in the Intellectual Culture of the Roman Empire

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
January 2012
ISBN:
9780199588954
eISBN:
9780191728907
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199588954.003.0003
Subject:
Classical Studies, Prose and Writers: Classical, Early, and Medieval

This chapter begins by asking whether it is appropriate and useful to regard ‘miscellany’ as a genre, argues that it is, and proposes a wide definition of the term. It considers why classicists have ... More


Too Late to Begin?

Sarah Wood

in Without Mastery: Reading and Other Forces

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
January 2015
ISBN:
9780748669974
eISBN:
9781474400985
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9780748669974.003.0011
Subject:
Literature, Criticism/Theory

In this chapter an impassioned reader of literature, specifically Dickens’s Our Mutual Friend, reflects on the university and the love of reading. Our Mutual Friend provides an account of reading, ... More


Good Guardianship: Light through Education

T.J. Reed

in Light in Germany: Scenes from an Unknown Enlightenment

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
September 2015
ISBN:
9780226205106
eISBN:
9780226205243
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226205243.003.0008
Subject:
History, European Modern History

The cause of enlightened education grows from Renaissance roots, energetically promoted by German eighteenth-century reformers under the more enlightened local rulers. Kant is again in the thick of ... More


History of Universities: Volume XXIX / 1

Mordechai Feingold (ed.)

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
May 2016
ISBN:
9780198779919
eISBN:
9780191825927
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198779919.001.0001
Subject:
History, Cultural History

Volume XXIX/1 of History of Universities contains the usual mix of chapters and book reviews. The series is a periodical devoted to the study of every aspect of university history development, ... More


What's in a Dance?: THE COMPLEXITY OF INFORMATION IN WRITINGS ABOUT DANCE

Candace Feck

in Dance on Its Own Terms: Histories and Methodologies

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
May 2013
ISBN:
9780199939985
eISBN:
9780199333134
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199939985.003.0020
Subject:
Music, Dance

“What's in a Dance? The Complexity of Information in Writings About Dance” draws from the author's experience in university teaching, specifically in courses that require writing about dance, ... More


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