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General Theorems From Specific Images

Marcus Giaquinto

in Visual Thinking in Mathematics

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
September 2007
ISBN:
9780199285945
eISBN:
9780191713811
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199285945.003.0008
Subject:
Philosophy, Logic/Philosophy of Mathematics

This chapter shows that some general arithmetical theorems almost certainly can be discovered by visualizing. First, it describes two examples of what look like acceptable routes to general theorems ... More


Visual Thinking in Basic Analysis

Marcus Giaquinto

in Visual Thinking in Mathematics

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
September 2007
ISBN:
9780199285945
eISBN:
9780191713811
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199285945.003.0009
Subject:
Philosophy, Logic/Philosophy of Mathematics

This chapter explores the vexed question of visual thinking in analysis. Is visualizing in analysis just a facilitator? Or can it have a non-redundant role in discovering truths of analysis? It is ... More


Extending Ecocriticism: Crisis, Collaboration and Challenges in the Environmental Humanities

Peter Barry and William Welstead (eds)

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
May 2018
ISBN:
9781784994396
eISBN:
9781526132260
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9781784994396.001.0001
Subject:
Literature, Criticism/Theory

This volume of essays explores the scope for a further extension of ecocriticism across the environmental humanities. Contributors, who include both established academics and early-career ... More


Visualizing in Mathematics

Marcus Giaquinto

in The Philosophy of Mathematical Practice

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
February 2010
ISBN:
9780199296453
eISBN:
9780191711961
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199296453.003.0002
Subject:
Philosophy, Logic/Philosophy of Mathematics

Visual thinking in mathematics (thinking with representations in visual imagination or external diagrams) has a plurality of uses. This chapter assesses the epistemic standing of major uses of visual ... More


The Text Slide

Jonathan Schwabish

in Better Presentations: A Guide for Scholars, Researchers, and Wonks

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
September 2017
ISBN:
9780231175210
eISBN:
9780231542791
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Columbia University Press
DOI:
10.7312/columbia/9780231175210.003.0005
Subject:
Information Science, Communications

Your audience will try to read all of the text you place on your slides, as soon as the slide is shown. And while that text can help support your point and argument, not everything you say needs to ... More


The Data Visualization Slide

Jonathan Schwabish

in Better Presentations: A Guide for Scholars, Researchers, and Wonks

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
September 2017
ISBN:
9780231175210
eISBN:
9780231542791
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Columbia University Press
DOI:
10.7312/columbia/9780231175210.003.0006
Subject:
Information Science, Communications

One of the primary visual elements researchers will use in their presentations is graphs, charts, and other visualizations to show estimates and findings. Because we are more likely to remember and ... More


Territory and Foreign Policy

Itty Abraham

in How India Became Territorial: Foreign Policy, Diaspora, Geopolitics

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
January 2015
ISBN:
9780804791632
eISBN:
9780804792684
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Stanford University Press
DOI:
10.11126/stanford/9780804791632.003.0002
Subject:
Political Science, International Relations and Politics

This chapter begins by surveying the literature on territorial conflict in international relations. It argues that the key term territory remains largely unexamined in this literature. This extends ... More


Visualizing personal genomics

Joel T. Dudley

in Exploring Personal Genomics

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
December 2013
ISBN:
9780199644483
eISBN:
9780191774577
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199644483.003.0004
Subject:
Biology, Evolutionary Biology / Genetics

This chapter discusses several fundamental types and methods of visualizing personal genomics. It reviews some of the existing and relevant visualization tools and techniques that represent initial ... More


Verbal-Visual Style and Words Visualised

Jennifer O'Meara

in Engaging Dialogue: Cinematic Verbalism in American Independent Cinema

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
January 2019
ISBN:
9781474420624
eISBN:
9781474449564
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9781474420624.003.0003
Subject:
Film, Television and Radio, Film

This chapter examines the relationship between dialogue and what is simultaneously shown on screen, in order to develop an understanding of verbal-visual style in contemporary indie cinema. In ... More


Pragmatic Mental Imagery

Bence Nanay

in Between Perception and Action

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
January 2014
ISBN:
9780199695379
eISBN:
9780191760747
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199695379.003.0005
Subject:
Philosophy, Philosophy of Mind

Pragmatic representations are perceptual states that attribute action-properties. Pragmatic mental imagery is mental imagery that attributes action-properties. Pragmatic mental imagery can serve as ... More


Insights from Data with R: An Introduction for the Life and Environmental Sciences

Owen L. Petchey, Andrew P. Beckerman, Natalie Cooper, and Dylan Z. Childs

Published in print:
2021
Published Online:
April 2021
ISBN:
9780198849810
eISBN:
9780191884351
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198849810.001.0001
Subject:
Biology, Biomathematics / Statistics and Data Analysis / Complexity Studies

Knowledge of how to get useful information from data is essential in the life and environmental sciences. This book provides learners with knowledge, experience, and confidence about how to ... More


Encounter in the Cakra: Cakrasamketa

Padoux André and Jeanty Roger-Orphé

in The Heart of the Yogini: The Yoginihrdaya, a Sanskrit Tantric Treatise

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
January 2014
ISBN:
9780199982325
eISBN:
9780199369966
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199982325.003.0002
Subject:
Religion, Hinduism

This chapter describes how the śrīcakra appears as a form, an outward manifestation of the power (śakti), of the Goddess, issuing from her, then reabsorbed in her. It is a cosmic process, which the ... More


Octavia and the People

Patrick Kragelund

in Roman Historical Drama: The Octavia In Antiquity and Beyond

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
March 2016
ISBN:
9780198718291
eISBN:
9780191787614
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198718291.003.0011
Subject:
Classical Studies, Literary Studies: Classical, Early, and Medieval

The exposition is, like the play itself, emphatically tripartite, and the parallels and contrasts between its sections are dramatically effective. The initial setting with its ‘split-focus’, ‘delayed ... More


Seeing, Visualizing, and Believing: Pictures and Cognitive Penetration

John Zeimbekis

in The Cognitive Penetrability of Perception: New Philosophical Perspectives

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
August 2015
ISBN:
9780198738916
eISBN:
9780191802102
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198738916.003.0013
Subject:
Philosophy, Philosophy of Mind

Visualizing and mental imagery are thought to be cognitive states by all sides of the imagery debate. Yet their phenomenology has distinctly visual ingredients. This has potential consequences for ... More


The Phenomenal Presence of Perceptual Reasons

Fabian Dorsch

in Phenomenal Presence

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
June 2018
ISBN:
9780199666416
eISBN:
9780191858284
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780199666416.003.0009
Subject:
Philosophy, Philosophy of Mind, Metaphysics/Epistemology

This chapter argues for Phenomenal Rationalism about perceptual experiences: the claim that our basic awareness of reasons for perceptual belief is phenomenal and non-conceptual. The main idea is ... More


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