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The Aesthetic Animal

The Aesthetic Animal

Henrik Hogh-Olesen

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
September 2018
ISBN:
9780190927929
eISBN:
9780190927950
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190927929.001.0001
Subject:
Psychology, Cognitive Psychology

The Aesthetic Animal answers the ultimate questions of why we adorn ourselves; embellish our things and surroundings; and produce art, music, song, dance, and fiction. Humans are aesthetic animals ... More

The Age of InnocenceNuclear Physics between the First and Second World Wars

The Age of Innocence: Nuclear Physics between the First and Second World Wars

Roger H. Stuewer

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
September 2018
ISBN:
9780198827870
eISBN:
9780191866586
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198827870.001.0001
Subject:
Physics, History of Physics, Nuclear and Plasma Physics

Nuclear physics emerged as the dominant field in experimental and theoretical physics between 1919 and 1939, the two decades between the First and Second World Wars. Milestones were Ernest ... More

An Alternative Approach to Lie Groups and Geometric Structures

An Alternative Approach to Lie Groups and Geometric Structures

Ercüment H. Ortaçgil

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
September 2018
ISBN:
9780198821656
eISBN:
9780191860959
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198821656.001.0001
Subject:
Mathematics, Pure Mathematics

This book is about the foundations of geometric symmetry, namely, Lie groups and differential geometry. Although this is a classical subject about which hundreds of books have been written, this book ... More

Analytical Essays on Music by Women Composers: Secular & Sacred Music to 1900

Analytical Essays on Music by Women Composers: Secular & Sacred Music to 1900

Laurel Parsons and Brenda Ravenscroft (eds)

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
October 2018
ISBN:
9780190237028
eISBN:
9780190237059
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190237028.001.0001
Subject:
Music, Theory, Analysis, Composition

This multi-author collection, the second to be published in an unprecedented four-volume series of analytical essays on music by women composers from the twelfth to the twenty-first centuries, ... More

Antoine de ChandieuThe Silver Horn of Geneva's Reformed Triumvirate

Antoine de Chandieu: The Silver Horn of Geneva's Reformed Triumvirate

Theodore Van Raalte

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
September 2018
ISBN:
9780190882181
eISBN:
9780190882211
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190882181.001.0001
Subject:
Religion, Theology, Religion and Literature

The first study in any language dedicated to the influential theological publications of Antoine de Chandieu begins by introducing us to the memory of Chandieu as it was at Theodore Beza’s death. ... More

Apostles of CertaintyData Journalism and the Politics of Doubt

Apostles of Certainty: Data Journalism and the Politics of Doubt

C.W. Anderson

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
September 2018
ISBN:
9780190492335
eISBN:
9780190492373
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190492335.001.0001
Subject:
Political Science, American Politics

Apostles of Certainty: Data Journalism and the Politics of Doubt traces the way American journalists have made use of quantitative information in their news reporting from the early twentieth century ... More

The Appearing of God

The Appearing of God

Jean-Yves Lacoste

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
October 2018
ISBN:
9780198827146
eISBN:
9780191866050
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198827146.001.0001
Subject:
Religion, Philosophy of Religion, Theology

The nine essays in The Appearing of God are situated on the fluid border of philosophy and theology, and follow a path leading from classic modern philosophical discussions of experience to some ... More

Arabic Historical DialectologyLinguistic and Sociolinguistic Approaches

Arabic Historical Dialectology: Linguistic and Sociolinguistic Approaches

Clive Holes (ed.)

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
October 2018
ISBN:
9780198701378
eISBN:
9780191770647
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198701378.001.0001
Subject:
Linguistics, Historical Linguistics, Sociolinguistics / Anthropological Linguistics

This book, by a group of leading international scholars, outlines the history of the spoken dialects of Arabic from the Arab conquests of the seventh century up to the present day. It specifically ... More

Arguing with AsenethGentile Access to Israel's Living God in Jewish Antiquity

Arguing with Aseneth: Gentile Access to Israel's Living God in Jewish Antiquity

Jill Hicks-Keeton

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
September 2018
ISBN:
9780190878993
eISBN:
9780190879020
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190878993.001.0001
Subject:
Religion, Biblical Studies, Judaism

Arguing with Aseneth shows how the ancient romance Joseph and Aseneth moves a minor character in Genesis from obscurity to renown, weaving a new story whose main purpose was to intervene in ancient ... More

Aristotle's Theory of Bodies

Aristotle's Theory of Bodies

Christian Pfeiffer

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
September 2018
ISBN:
9780198779728
eISBN:
9780191824753
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198779728.001.0001
Subject:
Philosophy, Ancient Philosophy, Metaphysics/Epistemology

Aristotle’s conception of body at the heart of this study is the notion of a three‐dimensionally extended and continuous magnitude bounded by surfaces. This notion is distinct from the notion of a ... More

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