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By the Renewing of Your Minds

By the Renewing of Your Minds: The Pastoral Function of Christian Doctrine

Ellen T. Charry

Published in print:
1999
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780195134865
eISBN:
9780199853472
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195134865.001.0001

Through close readings of a number of classic texts, this book develops the thesis that classic Christian theology is thoroughly shaped by pastoral and moral purposes. The book's aim is to show ... More

State Liability in Tort

State Liability in Tort: A Comparative Law Study

Duncan Fairgrieve

Published in print:
2003
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780199258055
eISBN:
9780191698507
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199258055.001.0001

This book examines the topical sphere of governmental liability in damages, arguing that that there has been an important shift in the traditional English law approach as illustrated in a series of ... More

Menander

Menander: A Rhetor in Context

Malcolm Heath

Published in print:
2004
Published Online:
September 2007
ISBN:
9780199259205
eISBN:
9780191717932
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199259205.001.0001

This book reassesses the late 3rd-century Greek rhetorician Menander of Laodicea (Menander Rhetor). Menander is generally regarded as a specialist in epideictic, as such, he is often considered an ... More

National Minority Rights in Europe

National Minority Rights in Europe

Tove H. Malloy

Published in print:
2005
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780199274437
eISBN:
9780191699757
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199274437.001.0001

Separatism is a highly topical and controversial legal and political issue. This book reviews the European inter-governmental approach in international law and politics through analysis of issues ... More

Following the Rules

Following the Rules: Practical Reasoning and Deontic Constraint

Joseph Heath

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
January 2009
ISBN:
9780195370294
eISBN:
9780199871230
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195370294.001.0001

This book attempts to show how rule-following can be understood as an essential element of rational action. The first step involves showing how rational choice theory can be modified to incorporate ... More

What's Within?

What's Within?: Nativism Reconsidered

Fiona Cowie

Published in print:
2003
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780195159783
eISBN:
9780199849529
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195159783.001.0001

This book reconsiders the influential nativist position toward the mind. Nativists assert that some concepts, beliefs, or capacities are innate or inborn: “native” to the mind rather than acquired. ... More

Something to Live For

Something to Live For: The Music of Billy Strayhorn

Walter van de Leur

Published in print:
2002
Published Online:
September 2008
ISBN:
9780195124484
eISBN:
9780199868711
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195124484.001.0001

This book investigates and analyzes the music of Billy Strayhorn. Over seventy musical examples, drawn from his original autograph scores, provide insight in the development of his style, in his ... More

Opening a Mountain

Opening a Mountain: Koans of the Zen Masters

Steven Heine

Published in print:
2001
Published Online:
November 2003
ISBN:
9780195135862
eISBN:
9780199834297
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0195135865.001.0001

Opening a Mountain is a translation with a commentary of 60 koan cases that feature an important supernatural or ritual element selected from a variety of the major and minor Zen ... More

Evolution, Games, and Economic Behaviour

Evolution, Games, and Economic Behaviour

Fernando Vega-Redondo (ed.)

Published in print:
1996
Published Online:
November 2003
ISBN:
9780198774723
eISBN:
9780191596971
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0198774729.001.0001

The book covers the modern developments in Evolutionary Game Theory, with an emphasis on economic contexts and applications. It begins with the basic ideas as they originated within the field of ... More

The Grammar of Names

The Grammar of Names

John M. Anderson

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
September 2007
ISBN:
9780199297412
eISBN:
9780191711176
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199297412.001.0001

Names have a distinctive grammar. A survey of the three main traditions in the study of names: onomastics, philosophy, and linguistics, reveals much concern with the meaning of names. Despite ... More

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