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The Bijak of Kabir

The Bijak of Kabir

Linda Hess and Shukdeo Singh

Published in print:
2002
Published Online:
November 2003
ISBN:
9780195148763
eISBN:
9780199869718
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0195148762.001.0001

Kabir, the fifteenth‐century weaver‐poet of Varanasi, is still one of the most revered and popular saint‐singers of North India. He belonged to a family of Muslim julahas (weavers of low‐caste ... More

The Architecture of Theology

The Architecture of Theology: Structure, System, and Ratio

A. N. Williams

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
September 2011
ISBN:
9780199236367
eISBN:
9780191728556
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199236367.001.0001

This work proposes a new reading of Christian theology. Examining theological warrants, philosophical debates over the structures of arguments, and the role of beauty in intellectual structures, it ... More

Isochronous Systems

Isochronous Systems

Francesco Calogero

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
May 2008
ISBN:
9780199535286
eISBN:
9780191715853
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199535286.001.0001

A classical dynamical system is called isochronous if it features in its phase space an open, fully dimensional sector where all its solutions are periodic in all their degrees of freedom with the ... More

Drinking, Conduct Disorder, and Social Change

Drinking, Conduct Disorder, and Social Change: Navajo Experiences

Stephen J. Kunitz and Jerrold E. Levy (eds)

Published in print:
2000
Published Online:
September 2009
ISBN:
9780195136159
eISBN:
9780199863921
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195136159.001.0001

Based on interviews with more than a thousand Navajo Indian men and women, this book examines the associations between childhood experiences and behavior and the development of alcohol dependence in ... More

Anglicanism and the British Empire, c.1700-1850

Anglicanism and the British Empire, c.1700-1850

Rowan Strong

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
September 2007
ISBN:
9780199218042
eISBN:
9780191711527
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199218042.001.0001

This book demonstrates that British imperialism was integrally connected to British religion. Using published sources, the book identifies the construction, development, and ingredients of a public ... More

Edwardian Poetry

Edwardian Poetry

Kenneth Millard

Published in print:
1991
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198122258
eISBN:
9780191671395
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198122258.001.0001

The poets writing in the first years of the 20th century have commonly been discussed in isolation. This book considers together seven poets — Henry Newbolt, John Masefield, Thomas Hardy, Edward ... More

Deaf Cognition

Deaf Cognition: Foundations and Outcomes

Marc Marschark and Peter C Hauser (eds)

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
September 2008
ISBN:
9780195368673
eISBN:
9780199894161
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195368673.001.0001

This book examines the cognitive underpinnings of deaf individuals' learning. The book is written by scientists from different disciplines, which rarely interact in other realms. In this book they ... More

Supernatural Agents

Supernatural Agents: Why We Believe in Souls, Gods, and Buddhas

Ilkka Pyysiäinen

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
May 2009
ISBN:
9780195380026
eISBN:
9780199869046
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195380026.001.0001

This book provides a cognitive scientific perspective to beliefs about supernatural agents. First, human intuitions about agents, agency, and counterintuitive concepts are outlined and explained. ... More

Mental Representations

Mental Representations: A dual coding approach

Allan Paivio

Published in print:
1990
Published Online:
September 2008
ISBN:
9780195066661
eISBN:
9780199894086
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195066661.001.0001

This work presents a systematic analysis of the psychological phenomena associated with the concept of mental representations — also referred to as cognitive or internal representations. A major ... More

The Situated Self

The Situated Self

J. T. Ismael

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
January 2009
ISBN:
9780195174366
eISBN:
9780199872121
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195174366.001.0001

Physics reveals a world composed of events arranged in a fixed configuration, like locations on a map. But where are we ourselves, the creatures who construct the map, to be found in the world it ... More

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