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Reshaping the University

Reshaping the University: The Rise of the Regulated Market in Higher Education

David Palfreyman and Ted Tapper

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
August 2014
ISBN:
9780199659821
eISBN:
9780191781551
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199659821.001.0001
Subject:
Business and Management, Organization Studies

The book’s central goal is to understand the development of higher education in contemporary England. At the core of the political steering of English higher education is a state-regulated market ... More

Essays in Nonlinear Time Series Econometrics

Essays in Nonlinear Time Series Econometrics

Niels Haldrup, Mika Meitz, and Pentti Saikkonen (eds)

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
August 2014
ISBN:
9780199679959
eISBN:
9780191760136
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199679959.001.0001
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Econometrics

This book is a collection of 14 original research articles presented at the conference Nonlinear Time Series Econometrics that was held in Ebeltoft, Denmark, in June 2012. The conference gathered ... More

Spiritual Rationality

Spiritual Rationality: Papal Embargo as Cultural Practice

Stefan K. Stantchev

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
August 2014
ISBN:
9780198704096
eISBN:
9780191773259
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198704096.001.0001
Subject:
History, History of Religion, Cultural History

This book offers a comprehensive study of embargo in a pre-modern period and a unique exploration into the domestic implications of a tool of foreign policy. At a time of an increasing papal role ... More

Max Weber and The Protestant Ethic

Max Weber and The Protestant Ethic: Twin Histories

Peter Ghosh

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
August 2014
ISBN:
9780198702528
eISBN:
9780191772214
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198702528.001.0001
Subject:
History, European Early Modern History, History of Ideas

This book presents a new portrait of Max Weber, one of the most prestigious social theorists in recent history, using his most famous work, The Protestant Ethic and the “Spirit” of Capitalism, as its ... More

Diakonia Studies

Diakonia Studies: Critical Issues in Ministry

John N. Collins

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
August 2014
ISBN:
9780199367573
eISBN:
9780199384617
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199367573.001.0001
Subject:
Religion, Theology, History of Christianity

In these papers of the last twenty years, John N. Collins rounds out his engagement with issues stemming from his initial research of the 1970s into the nature of early Christian ministry. The first ... More

Making a Machine That Sees Like Us

Making a Machine That Sees Like Us

Zygmunt Pizlo, Yunfeng Li, Tadamasa Sawada, and Robert M. Steinman

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
August 2014
ISBN:
9780199922543
eISBN:
9780190228385
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199922543.001.0001
Subject:
Psychology, Cognitive Neuroscience, Vision

This book explains why and how our visual perceptions are veridical; how they can provide us with an accurate representation of the world “out there.” It explains how this computationally difficult ... More

Aristotle on Perceiving Objects

Aristotle on Perceiving Objects

Anna Marmodoro

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
August 2014
ISBN:
9780199326006
eISBN:
9780199349876
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199326006.001.0001
Subject:
Philosophy, Ancient Philosophy, Metaphysics/Epistemology

How can one explain the structure of perceptual experience? What is it that we perceive? How is it that we perceive objects and not disjoint arrays of properties? By which sense or senses do we ... More

The Democratic Unionist Party

The Democratic Unionist Party: From Protest to Power

Jonathan Tonge, Maire Braniff, Thomas Hennessey, James W. McAuley, and Sophie Whiting

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
August 2014
ISBN:
9780198705772
eISBN:
9780191775215
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198705772.001.0001
Subject:
Political Science, UK Politics

The Democratic Unionist Party (DUP) in Northern Ireland has undergone a remarkable transformation. Having been a party of opposition and protest for decades following its foundation in 1971, the DUP ... More

Intuitions

Intuitions

Anthony Robert Booth and Darrell P. Rowbottom (eds)

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
August 2014
ISBN:
9780199609192
eISBN:
9780191758973
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199609192.001.0001
Subject:
Philosophy, Philosophy of Mind

What are intuitions? Should we ever trust them? And if so, when? Do they have an indispensable role in science, e.g. in thought experiments, as well as in philosophy? Or should appeal to intuitions ... More

International Transactions in Goods

International Transactions in Goods: Global Sales in Comparative Context

Martin Davies and David V. Snyder

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
August 2014
ISBN:
9780195388183
eISBN:
9780199382590
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195388183.001.0001
Subject:
Law, Company and Commercial Law

This book describes the law relating to the transactions involved in the international sale of goods. It does not confine itself to the law of the international sale contract, but deals also with the ... More

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