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Neuroscience of Rule-Guided Behavior

Neuroscience of Rule-Guided Behavior

Silvia A. Bunge and Jonathan D. Wallis (eds)

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
September 2007
ISBN:
9780195314274
eISBN:
9780199786695
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195314274.001.0001

A fundamental question facing neuroscience is how complex behavior is controlled. This book brings together a number of leading cognitive and systems neuroscientists focusing on this question. ... More

Viral Fitness

Viral Fitness: The Next SARS and West Nile in the Making

Jaap Goudsmit

Published in print:
2004
Published Online:
September 2007
ISBN:
9780195130348
eISBN:
9780199790166
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195130348.001.0001

Rarely have humans been as threatened by viruses as they are today. It almost seems as if a virus invasion is taking place. Viruses have lately been coming out of nowhere and appearing in the ... More

New Labour at the Centre

New Labour at the Centre: Constructing Political Space

Andrew Hindmoor

Published in print:
2004
Published Online:
January 2005
ISBN:
9780199273140
eISBN:
9780191601897
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0199273146.001.0001

This book examines how New Labour repositioned itself at the ‘centre-ground’. It argues that policy changes alone cannot account for the change in spatial position. New Labour did not simply move to ... More

Song of the Distant Dove

Song of the Distant Dove: Judah Halevi’s Pilgrimage

Raymond P. Scheindlin

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
September 2008
ISBN:
9780195315424
eISBN:
9780199872039
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195315424.001.0001

Judah Halevi, the great medieval Hebrew poet, abandoned home and family in Spain (al-Andalus) at the end of his life and traveled east to die in the Holy Land. This book narrates his journey, quoting ... More

Remembering Abraham

Remembering Abraham: Culture, Memory, and History in the Hebrew Bible

Ronald Hendel

Published in print:
2005
Published Online:
February 2006
ISBN:
9780195177961
eISBN:
9780199784622
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0195177967.001.0001

The past in the Hebrew Bible is a represented past, not the past itself. This book argues that the biblical portrayal of the past consists of a complex interplay of historical memory, folklore, ... More

Attitude Problems

Attitude Problems: An Essay On Linguistic Intensionality

Graeme Forbes

Published in print:
2006
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780199274949
eISBN:
9780191699801
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199274949.001.0001

Ascriptions of mental states to oneself and others give rise to many interesting logical and semantic problems. This problem presents an original account of mental state ascriptions that are made ... More

Spectral/hp Element Methods for Computational Fluid Dynamics

Spectral/hp Element Methods for Computational Fluid Dynamics

George Karniadakis and Spencer Sherwin

Published in print:
2005
Published Online:
September 2007
ISBN:
9780198528692
eISBN:
9780191713491
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198528692.001.0001

Spectral methods have long been popular in direct and large eddy simulation of turbulent flows, but their use in areas with complex-geometry computational domains has historically been much more ... More

Consciousness and the World

Consciousness and the World

Brian O'Shaughnessy

Published in print:
2003
Published Online:
November 2003
ISBN:
9780199256723
eISBN:
9780191598135
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0199256721.001.0001

This book presents a theory of consciousness, one of the most fascinating but puzzling aspects of human existence. It investigates what consciousness is and how it engages, through perception, with ... More

Gordian Knot

Gordian Knot: Apartheid and the Unmaking of the Liberal World Order

Ryan M. Irwin

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
September 2012
ISBN:
9780199855612
eISBN:
9780199979882
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199855612.001.0001

Writing more than one hundred years ago, African American scholar W.E.B. Du Bois speculated that the great dilemma of the twentieth century would be the problem of “the color line.” Nowhere was the ... More

Private Sector Involvement and International Financial Crises

Private Sector Involvement and International Financial Crises: An Analytical Perspective

Michael Chui and Prasanna Gai

Published in print:
2005
Published Online:
July 2005
ISBN:
9780199267750
eISBN:
9780191602504
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0199267758.001.0001

This book offers an analytical perspective on the policy debate on the design and reform of the international financial architecture. It stresses the role played by coordination problems in the ... More

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