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The Situated Self

The Situated Self

J. T. Ismael

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
January 2009
ISBN:
9780195174366
eISBN:
9780199872121
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195174366.001.0001
Subject:
Philosophy, Philosophy of Mind

Physics reveals a world composed of events arranged in a fixed configuration, like locations on a map. But where are we ourselves, the creatures who construct the map, to be found in the world it ... More

Miracle to Meltdown in Asia

Miracle to Meltdown in Asia: Business, Government and Society

Norman Flynn

Published in print:
1999
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198295525
eISBN:
9780191685125
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198295525.001.0001
Subject:
Business and Management, International Business, Political Economy

The crisis in Asia has caused economic hardship and brought an end to the ‘economic miracle’ of fast economic growth in the region. This book asks whether the 1997/8 crisis marks a break with the ... More

Evaluating Health Promotion

Evaluating Health Promotion: Practice and Methods

Margaret Thorogood and Yolande Coombes (eds)

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
September 2010
ISBN:
9780199569298
eISBN:
9780191594427
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199569298.001.0001
Subject:
Public Health and Epidemiology, Public Health

Health Promotion is a relatively new discipline and there is little in the way of practical help for choosing and implementing appropriate evaluation methods. As the demands for rigorous evaluation ... More

The Curse of the Self

The Curse of the Self: Self-Awareness, Egotism, and the Quality of Human Life

Mark R. Leary

Published in print:
2004
Published Online:
September 2007
ISBN:
9780195172423
eISBN:
9780199786756
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195172423.001.0001
Subject:
Psychology, Social Psychology

Human beings are unique in their ability to think consciously about themselves. Because they have a capacity for self-awareness not shared by other animals, people can imagine themselves in the ... More

Power from Powerlessness

Power from Powerlessness: Tribal Governments, Institutional Niches, and American Federalism

Laura Evans

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
May 2011
ISBN:
9780199742745
eISBN:
9780199895052
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199742745.001.0001
Subject:
Political Science, American Politics

As American Indian tribes seek to overcome centuries of political and social marginalization, they face daunting obstacles. The successes of some tribal casinos have lured many outside observers into ... More

Beyond Morphology

Beyond Morphology: Interface Conditions on Word Formation

Peter Ackema and Ad Neeleman

Published in print:
2004
Published Online:
September 2007
ISBN:
9780199267286
eISBN:
9780191708312
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199267286.001.0001
Subject:
Linguistics, Syntax and Morphology

This book proposes a theory of the syntax-morphology interface. A radically modular view of grammar is defended: the grammar contains separate ‘macromodules’ that deal with the wellformedness of ... More

Religious Reading

Religious Reading: The Place of Reading in the Practice of Religion

Paul J. Griffiths

Published in print:
1999
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780195125771
eISBN:
9780199853335
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195125771.001.0001
Subject:
Religion, Religion and Literature

What social conditions and intellectual practices are necessary in order for religious cultures to flourish? This book finds the answer in “religious reading” — the kind of reading in which a ... More

Essays on Medieval Literature

Essays on Medieval Literature

J. A. Burrow

Published in print:
1984
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198111870
eISBN:
9780191670657
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198111870.001.0001
Subject:
Literature, Early and Medieval Literature

The chapters in this book are chiefly concerned with English and Scottish writings of the 14th and 15th centuries. Those on Chaucer's Knight's Tale, Langland's second version, Sir Gawain and the ... More

Simultaneous EEG and fMRI

Simultaneous EEG and fMRI: Recording, Analysis, and Application

Markus Ullsperger and Stefan Debener (eds)

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
May 2010
ISBN:
9780195372731
eISBN:
9780199776283
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195372731.001.0001
Subject:
Neuroscience, Techniques

Systemic interactions in brain networks have been successfully studied in vivo using non-invasive methods such as electroencephalography (EEG) and functional magnetic resonance imaging (fMRI), for ... More

An Introduction to Particle Accelerators

An Introduction to Particle Accelerators

Edmund Wilson

Published in print:
2001
Published Online:
January 2010
ISBN:
9780198508298
eISBN:
9780191706363
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198508298.001.0001
Subject:
Physics, Particle Physics / Astrophysics / Cosmology

Many scientists and engineers spend their lives designing, constructing, and running accelerators, yet few universities include a study of them in their curricula. This book is a straightforward ... More

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