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Conclusion: The Puzzle of Experience and Everyday Puzzlement

J. J. Valberg

in The Puzzle of Experience

Published in print:
1992
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198242918
eISBN:
9780191680625
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198242918.003.0009
Subject:
Philosophy, Philosophy of Mind, Metaphysics/Epistemology

This chapter presents some concluding thoughts from the author. It argues that the puzzle of experience is both philosophical and extraphilosophical. It is philosophical in that philosophical ... More


From Myths To The Copernican Universe

HELGE S. KRAGH

in Conceptions of Cosmos: From Myths to the Accelerating Universe: A History of Cosmology

Published in print:
2006
Published Online:
January 2010
ISBN:
9780199209163
eISBN:
9780191706219
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199209163.003.0002
Subject:
Physics, Particle Physics / Astrophysics / Cosmology

This chapter discusses the development of cosmological thought from the oldest times — as in Mesopotamian and Egyptian cultures — to the early 17th century. A high point in this development was the ... More


The Reception of British Exhibition Practices in Moving Picture World, 1907–1914

James Buhler

in The Sounds of the Silents in Britain

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
January 2013
ISBN:
9780199797615
eISBN:
9780199979738
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199797615.003.0009
Subject:
Music, Popular, History, Western

This chapter examines reporting about music’s role in British film exhibition in the North American trade paper Moving Picture World between 1907 and 1914. It not only provides perspective on the way ... More


Rebranding the World (Picture)

Carolyn N. Biltoft

in A Violent Peace: Media, Truth, and Power at the League of Nations

Published in print:
2021
Published Online:
January 2022
ISBN:
9780226766393
eISBN:
9780226766560
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226766560.003.0002
Subject:
History, World Modern History

Drawing on the theoretical insights of Martin Heidegger’s text “The Age of the World Picture,” this chapter argues that the League of Nations operated as a veritable multinational advertising firm. ... More


Period Drama in the Age of World Pictures

Margreta de Grazia

in Four Shakespearean Period Pieces

Published in print:
2021
Published Online:
January 2022
ISBN:
9780226785196
eISBN:
9780226785363
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226785363.003.0004
Subject:
Literature, Shakespeare Studies

In the only picture we have of a Shakespearean play from Shakespeare’s lifetime, periodization is moot. In the Longleat drawing (ca. 1598) of Titus Andronicus, only Titus’s costume belongs to the ... More


The Time of World-As-Picture

William J. Richardson

in Heidegger: Through Phenomenology to Thought

Published in print:
1993
Published Online:
March 2011
ISBN:
9780823222551
eISBN:
9780823235247
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Fordham University Press
DOI:
10.5422/fso/9780823222551.003.0018
Subject:
Philosophy, General

This chapter explains the non-subjective character of thought, describing in new terms what it means for thought to let beings be. It means to yield to Being in its ... More


Nostalgia, Spite, and the Truth of Being

Karsten Harries

in Reading Heidegger's Black Notebooks 1931-1941

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
January 2017
ISBN:
9780262034012
eISBN:
9780262334631
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
The MIT Press
DOI:
10.7551/mitpress/9780262034012.003.0014
Subject:
Philosophy, History of Philosophy

The Black Notebooks make clear once again that Being and Time and the question of Being it raised remained the foundation of Heidegger’s thought; they make clear also that by then he was convinced ... More


Linguistics: Cognitive and Cultural Approaches

Anna Wierzbicka

in Imprisoned in English: The Hazards of English as a Default Language

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
January 2014
ISBN:
9780199321490
eISBN:
9780199369263
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199321490.003.0017
Subject:
Linguistics, Semantics and Pragmatics, English Language

This chapter examines cognitive and cultural approaches in linguistics, focusing on the work of British linguists Vivian Cook and James Underhill, and the Russian linguistics Jurij Apresjan and ... More


The Master Filmmakers

Terry Lindvall and Andrew Quicke

in Celluloid Sermons: The Emergence of the Christian Film Industry, 1930-1986

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
March 2016
ISBN:
9780814753248
eISBN:
9780814765357
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
NYU Press
DOI:
10.18574/nyu/9780814753248.003.0006
Subject:
Religion, Religion and Society

This chapter looks at how World Wide Pictures and Gateway reached beyond the evangelical ghettos. The two organizations set out to bring evangelistic and historical films to churches; each was ... More


World Pictures and Groundless Belief

Gordon Graham

in Wittgenstein and Natural Religion

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
October 2014
ISBN:
9780198713975
eISBN:
9780191782237
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198713975.003.0005
Subject:
Philosophy, History of Philosophy, Philosophy of Religion

This chapter examines Norman Malcolm’s account of “groundless believing,” and argues that it does not plausibly apply to religion. It then proceeds to subject related appeals to religion as a “world ... More


Introduction

James Clarke

in The Cinema of James Cameron: Bodies in Heroic Motion

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
November 2015
ISBN:
9780231169776
eISBN:
9780231850629
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Columbia University Press
DOI:
10.7312/columbia/9780231169776.003.0011
Subject:
Film, Television and Radio, Film

This chapter provides a brief biographical sketch of James Cameron, as well as an introduction to his cinema. As a young man, Cameron had developed a keen interest in both science and engineering, ... More


Introduction: Tangled Matters

Catherine Keller and Mary-Jane Rubenstein

in Entangled Worlds: Religion, Science, and New Materialisms

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
January 2018
ISBN:
9780823276219
eISBN:
9780823277049
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Fordham University Press
DOI:
10.5422/fordham/9780823276219.003.0001
Subject:
Religion, Theology

It is not just that we are entangled in matter—we subjects who read, write, and ruminate on what “we” are. We are materializations entangled in other materializations; we happen in our mattering. ... More


Science and Ethics

K. E. Løgstrup

in The Ethical Demand

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
May 2020
ISBN:
9780198855989
eISBN:
9780191889561
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198855989.003.0011
Subject:
Philosophy, History of Philosophy

This chapter considers the relationship between ethics and our modern scientific world picture, both as regards metaphysics and as regards scientific determinism. The first issue arises because the ... More


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