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Rising to the Challenge

Michael J. North and Charles M. Macal

in Managing Business Complexity: Discovering Strategic Solutions with Agent-Based Modeling and Simulation

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
September 2007
ISBN:
9780195172119
eISBN:
9780199789894
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195172119.003.0015
Subject:
Business and Management, Strategy

This chapter considers the who, what, where, when, why, and how of agent-based modeling and simulation (ABMS).


On Location: Aristotle's Concept of Place

Benjamin Morison

Published in print:
2002
Published Online:
November 2003
ISBN:
9780199247912
eISBN:
9780191598067
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0199247919.001.0001
Subject:
Philosophy, Ancient Philosophy

Aims to explain as carefully as possible Aristotle's account of place given in the Physics, Book IV, Chs. 1‐5. Also aims to rehabilitate it as a piece of philosophy, after many centuries of its being ... More


Blueprints for Change: Devolution and Subsidiarity in the United States and the European Union

David Lazer and Viktor Mayer‐Schoenberger

in The Federal Vision: Legitimacy and Levels of Governance in the United States and the European Union

Published in print:
2001
Published Online:
November 2003
ISBN:
9780199245000
eISBN:
9780191599996
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0199245002.003.0005
Subject:
Political Science, European Union

Examines the most recent attempts in both the USA and the EU to respond to attacks on the legitimacy of ‘federal’ governance by building into the legislative or regulatory processes a federalism or ... More


Transformation of Sensory Information Into Perceptual Information

Stephen Handel

in Perceptual Coherence: Hearing and seeing

Published in print:
2006
Published Online:
September 2007
ISBN:
9780195169645
eISBN:
9780199786732
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195169645.003.0002
Subject:
Psychology, Cognitive Psychology

The auditory and visual receptive fields, identified by reverse correlation methods, transform the sensory information into perceptual information. Each receptive field acts like a linear bandpass ... More


Visual Subsystems

Michael McCloskey

in Visual Reflections: A Perceptual Deficit and Its Implications

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
May 2009
ISBN:
9780195168693
eISBN:
9780199871513
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195168693.003.0016
Subject:
Psychology, Cognitive Psychology, Developmental Psychology

This chapter further develops a multiple-subsystems hypothesis positing distinct transient and sustained subsystems in high-level vision, and relates it to knowledge about independent pathways in ... More


Introduction

Benjamin Morison

in On Location: Aristotle's Concept of Place

Published in print:
2002
Published Online:
November 2003
ISBN:
9780199247912
eISBN:
9780191598067
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0199247919.003.0001
Subject:
Philosophy, Ancient Philosophy

Natural Science cannot do without the concept of change, which is central to Aristotle's concept of nature, since according to him nature is a principle of change and rest. Motion is the most ... More


Zeno's Paradox of Place

Benjamin Morison

in On Location: Aristotle's Concept of Place

Published in print:
2002
Published Online:
November 2003
ISBN:
9780199247912
eISBN:
9780191598067
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0199247919.003.0004
Subject:
Philosophy, Ancient Philosophy

Eudemus and Alexander of Aphrodisias provide valuable evidence for the reconstruction of what Zeno's paradox of place is. Everything is somewhere: so places are in a place, which is in turn in a ... More


Formulating Spatial Descriptions across Various Dialogue Contexts

Laura A. Carlson and Patrick L. Hill

in Spatial Language and Dialogue

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
May 2009
ISBN:
9780199554201
eISBN:
9780191721236
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199554201.003.0007
Subject:
Linguistics, Semantics and Pragmatics, Theoretical Linguistics

This chapter examines the formulation of spatial descriptions that include a target, a reference object, and a spatial term indicating their relation. Across various dialogue contexts, it examines ... More


1902–1910: ‘Screeching in a straightened waistcoat’

Robert Welch

in The Abbey Theatre, 1899-1999: Form and Pressure

Published in print:
1999
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198121879
eISBN:
9780191671364
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198121879.003.0002
Subject:
Literature, Drama, 20th-century Literature and Modernism

In this chapter, the relationship between George Moore and Yeats is described. While they had a very tumultuous working association, especially on the Diarmuid and Grania, they discussed the idea of ... More


Poetry in Review: On A. R. Ammons and John Ashbery (2006)

Willard Spiegelman

in Imaginative Transcripts: Selected Literary Essays

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780195368130
eISBN:
9780199852192
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195368130.003.0016
Subject:
Literature, Poetry

This chapter discusses Americans poets A. R. Ammons' Bosh and Flapdoodle and John Ashbery's Where Shall I Wander. It suggests that both works are filled with black humor, nostalgia, regret, ... More


ORGANIZATION OF THE VISUAL SYSTEM

Nigel Daw

in How Vision Works: The Physiological Mechanisms Behind What We See

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
May 2012
ISBN:
9780199751617
eISBN:
9780199932375
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199751617.003.0002
Subject:
Psychology, Cognitive Neuroscience, Cognitive Psychology

This chapter reviews the anatomy of the visual system. There are parallel pathways, starting in the retina, then going through the lateral geniculate nucleus, primary visual cortex (V1), secondary ... More


Places, Natural Places, and the Power of Place

Benjamin Morison

in On Location: Aristotle's Concept of Place

Published in print:
2002
Published Online:
November 2003
ISBN:
9780199247912
eISBN:
9780191598067
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0199247919.003.0002
Subject:
Philosophy, Ancient Philosophy

Motion is the most important type of change. Everything is somewhere, in some sense of ‘somewhere’. The most evident type of change of place is replacement: when one thing replaces another. All ... More


Insiders, Outsiders, and Class Anxiety: Eudora Welty and Bob Dylan on the Medgar Evers Murder

Adrienne Akins Warfield

Harriet Pollack (ed.)

in New Essays on Eudora Welty, Class, and Race

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
May 2020
ISBN:
9781496826145
eISBN:
9781496826190
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Mississippi
DOI:
10.14325/mississippi/9781496826145.003.0009
Subject:
History, American History: 20th Century

This chapter compares Welty’s “Where Is the Voice Coming From?” with Bob Dylan’s “Only a Pawn in Their Game,” exploring the relationship between class, racist violence, and regional identity through ... More


Naked and O Brother, Where Art Thou? The Politics and Poetics of Epic Cinema

Simon Goldhill

in Homer in the Twentieth Century: Between World Literature and the Western Canon

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
January 2010
ISBN:
9780199298266
eISBN:
9780191711602
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199298266.003.0012
Subject:
Classical Studies, Literary Studies: Classical, Early, and Medieval

This chapter compares and contrasts two films, both of which are deeply engaged with Homer's Odyssey: the Coen Brothers' O Brother, Where Art Thou? (2000) and Mike Leigh's Naked (1993). Its ... More


Ray Bolger: More than a Scarecrow

Holly Van Leuven

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
February 2019
ISBN:
9780190639044
eISBN:
9780190639075
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190639044.001.0001
Subject:
Music, Popular

Ray Bolger: More Than a Scarecrow is the first book-length biography of the American eccentric dancer and popular culture figure, best known for his role in the 1939 film musical The Wizard of Oz. ... More


“I’ll eat you up I love you so”: Adaptation, Authorship, and Intermediality in Spike Jonze’s Where the Wild Things Are

Eddie Falvey

in ReFocus: The Films of Spike Jonze

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
May 2020
ISBN:
9781474447621
eISBN:
9781474476669
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9781474447621.003.0003
Subject:
Film, Television and Radio, Film

Falvey contrasts critical work on Maurice Sendak’s Where the Wild Things Are with its role at the epicentre of a series of intermedial adaptations, including Jonze and Dave Eggers’ screenplay, ... More


Spike Jonze’s Screenwriting: The Screenplay

Wyatt Moss-Wellington

in ReFocus: The Films of Spike Jonze

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
May 2020
ISBN:
9781474447621
eISBN:
9781474476669
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9781474447621.003.0007
Subject:
Film, Television and Radio, Film

This original screenplay presents a fictional dialogue with Spike Jonze, drawing much of its content from interviews, speeches made by Jonze, and other writings concerning the nature of ... More


Transcontinental Welty: Teaching Welty with South African Writers Nadine Gordimer and Sindiwe Magona

Pearl Amelia McHaney

in Teaching the Works of Eudora Welty: Twenty-First-Century Approaches

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
May 2019
ISBN:
9781496814531
eISBN:
9781496814579
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Mississippi
DOI:
10.14325/mississippi/9781496814531.003.0021
Subject:
Literature, American, 20th Century Literature

Transnational reading pushes us into the less familiar, less stable ground and makes us alert to how we are similar rather than how we are different. Eudora Welty’s fiction when read intertextually ... More


“… the living’s in the way we die … “: The Living Daylights

Jon Burlingame

in The Music of James Bond

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
January 2013
ISBN:
9780199863303
eISBN:
9780199979981
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199863303.003.0018
Subject:
Music, Popular, History, American

Timothy Dalton replaces Roger Moore as the new 007. John Barry, in his final score for the franchise, incorporates state-of-the-art recording techniques including synthesized rhythm tracks that help ... More


“The Fidelity of a Guardian”: The “Double Keeping” of Jacques Derrida

Simon Morgan Wortham

in Counter-Institutions: Jacques Derrida and the Question of the University

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
March 2011
ISBN:
9780823226658
eISBN:
9780823235131
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Fordham University Press
DOI:
10.5422/fso/9780823226658.003.0004
Subject:
Philosophy, Philosophy of Mind

Derrida's essay “Where a Teaching Body Begins and How It Ends” assumes and performs a certain virtualization (or actuvirtualization) of the teaching body. Long ... More


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