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Here Be Dragons

Here Be Dragons: Science, Technology and the Future of Humanity

Olle Häggström

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
January 2016
ISBN:
9780198723547
eISBN:
9780191790331
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198723547.001.0001
Subject:
Mathematics, Logic / Computer Science / Mathematical Philosophy

This book challenges the widely held but oversimplified and even dangerous conception that progress in science and technology is our salvation, and the more of it, the better. The future will offer ... More

The Cartography of Chinese Syntax

The Cartography of Chinese Syntax: The Cartography of Syntactic Structures, Volume 11

Wei-Tien Dylan Tsai (ed.)

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
January 2016
ISBN:
9780190210687
eISBN:
9780190210717
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780190210687.001.0001
Subject:
Linguistics, Syntax and Morphology

This book takes Chinese to be an ideal testing ground for the cartographic approach due to its robust analyticity, where functional elements typically distribute over the entire span of a sentence in ... More

Language, Sexuality, and Power

Language, Sexuality, and Power: Studies in Intersectional Sociolinguistics

Erez Levon and Ronald Beline Mendes (eds)

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
January 2016
ISBN:
9780190210366
eISBN:
9780190210397
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780190210366.001.0001
Subject:
Linguistics, Sociolinguistics / Anthropological Linguistics

This book examines the diversity of sexuality as a social and linguistic phenomenon. Bringing together work on Africa, Asia, Europe, Latin America, North America, and the Middle East, this volume ... More

Modern Optics

Modern Optics

B. D. Guenther

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
January 2016
ISBN:
9780198738770
eISBN:
9780191801983
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198738770.001.0001
Subject:
Physics, Atomic, Laser, and Optical Physics

This book presents good treatments of paraxial matrix optics, aberration theory, Fourier transform optics (Fresnel–Kirchhoff formulation), Gaussian and Bessel beams, multiple thin films, surface ... More

Effective Medium Theory

Effective Medium Theory: Principles and Applications

Tuck C. Choy

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
January 2016
ISBN:
9780198705093
eISBN:
9780191774171
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198705093.001.0001
Subject:
Physics, Condensed Matter Physics / Materials

Effective medium theory dates back to the early days of the theory of electricity. Faraday in 1837 proposed one of the earliest models for a composite metal-insulator dielectric and around 1870 ... More

Images of Time

Images of Time: Mind, Science, Reality

George Jaroszkiewicz

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
January 2016
ISBN:
9780198718062
eISBN:
9780191787553
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198718062.001.0001
Subject:
Physics, Particle Physics / Astrophysics / Cosmology

Time is fascinating and important to everyone. This book does two things: it reviews a great range of images of time, that is, theories of time, from a diversity of perspectives: historical, ... More

Embodied

Embodied: The psychology of physical sensation

Christopher Eccleston

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
January 2016
ISBN:
9780198727903
eISBN:
9780191814099
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198727903.001.0001
Subject:
Psychology, Health Psychology, Cognitive Psychology

This book examines the ten neglected bodily senses that are rarely discussed. We grow up thinking there are five senses, but we forget about the ten neglected senses of the body that structure and ... More

Growing Musicians

Growing Musicians: Teaching Music in Middle School and Beyond

Bridget Sweet

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
January 2016
ISBN:
9780199372065
eISBN:
9780190457662
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199372065.001.0001
Subject:
Music, History, American

This book focuses on working with adolescents within the context of a music classroom, regardless of content area (orchestra, band, choir, or general music). It provides a look at the importance of ... More

Vision in the Novels of George Sand

Vision in the Novels of George Sand

Manon Mathias

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
January 2016
ISBN:
9780198735397
eISBN:
9780191799570
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198735397.001.0001
Subject:
Literature, European Literature, 19th-century and Victorian Literature

This book considers the pull between the visual and the visionary in nineteenth-century France through an examination of George Sand’s novels. With an extensive corpus ranging from Sand’s early texts ... More

Otherworlds

Otherworlds: Fantasy and History in Medieval Literature

Aisling Byrne

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
January 2016
ISBN:
9780198746003
eISBN:
9780191808708
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198746003.001.0001
Subject:
Literature, Early and Medieval Literature, Folk Literature

Otherworlds are a recurrent feature in medieval literary texts and are usually characterized by a set of distinctive features. This study highlights the potentially anachronistic implications of ... More

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