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AcquaintanceNew Essays

Acquaintance: New Essays

Jonathan Knowles and Thomas Raleigh (eds)

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
December 2019
ISBN:
9780198803461
eISBN:
9780191841644
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198803461.001.0001
Subject:
Philosophy, Philosophy of Mind

Bertrand Russell famously distinguished between ‘Knowledge by Acquaintance’ and ‘Knowledge by Description’. For much of the latter half of the Twentieth Century, many philosophers viewed the notion ... More

Anscombe's IntentionA Guide

Anscombe's Intention: A Guide

John Schwenkler

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
December 2019
ISBN:
9780190052027
eISBN:
9780190052065
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190052027.001.0001
Subject:
Philosophy, History of Philosophy

This book provides a careful, critical, and appropriately contextualized presentation of the main lines of argument in G.E.M. Anscombe’s seminal book, Intention, at a level appropriate to the ... More

Appalling BodiesQueer Figures Before and After Paul's Letters

Appalling Bodies: Queer Figures Before and After Paul's Letters

Joseph A. Marchal

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
December 2019
ISBN:
9780190060312
eISBN:
9780190060343
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190060312.001.0001
Subject:
Religion, Biblical Studies

The letters of Paul are among the most commonly cited biblical texts in ongoing cultural and religious disputes about gender, sexuality, and embodiment. This book reframes these uses of the letters ... More

Asian TransformationsAn Inquiry into the Development of Nations

Asian Transformations: An Inquiry into the Development of Nations

Deepak Nayyar (ed.)

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
December 2019
ISBN:
9780198844938
eISBN:
9780191880308
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198844938.001.0001
Subject:
Economics and Finance, South and East Asia, Development, Growth, and Environmental

Gunnar Myrdal published his magnum opus, Asian Drama: An Inquiry into the Poverty of Nations, in 1968. He was deeply pessimistic about development prospects in Asia. The fifty years since then have ... More

Augustine on the WillA Theological Account

Augustine on the Will: A Theological Account

Han-luen Kantzer Komline

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
December 2019
ISBN:
9780190948801
eISBN:
9780190948832
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190948801.001.0001
Subject:
Religion, Early Christian Studies

By analyzing a variety of texts from across Augustine’s career, the book traces the development of Augustine’s thinking on the human will. Augustine’s most creative contributions to the notion of the ... More

The Battle for International LawSouth-North Perspectives on the Decolonization Era

The Battle for International Law: South-North Perspectives on the Decolonization Era

Jochen von Bernstorff and Philipp Dann (eds)

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
December 2019
ISBN:
9780198849636
eISBN:
9780191883927
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198849636.001.0001
Subject:
Law, Public International Law

The so-called ‘decolonization era’ witnessed a fundamental challenge to (legalized) Western hegemony through a new vision of the institutional environment and political economy of the world. It is ... More

Beyond BroadwayThe Pleasure and Promise of Musical Theatre Across America

Beyond Broadway: The Pleasure and Promise of Musical Theatre Across America

Stacy Wolf

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
December 2019
ISBN:
9780190639525
eISBN:
9780190639563
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190639525.001.0001
Subject:
Music, History, American, Popular

As a ubiquitous national performance form, musical theatre—an utterly American, unapologetically commercial, earnestly popular, middlebrow genre of art and entertainment—has astonishing staying ... More

The Brussels EffectHow the European Union Rules the World

The Brussels Effect: How the European Union Rules the World

Anu Bradford

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
December 2019
ISBN:
9780190088583
eISBN:
9780190088613
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190088583.001.0001
Subject:
Law, Intellectual Property, IT, and Media Law

The Brussels Effect challenges the prevalent view that the European Union (EU) is a declining world power. It argues that notwithstanding its many obvious challenges, the EU remains an influential ... More

Building AmericaThe Life of Benjamin Henry Latrobe

Building America: The Life of Benjamin Henry Latrobe

Jean H. Baker

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
December 2019
ISBN:
9780190696450
eISBN:
9780190051402
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190696450.001.0001
Subject:
History, American History: 19th Century, Cultural History

Building America: The Life of Benjamin Henry Latrobe is a biography of America’s first professionally trained architect and engineer. Born in 1764, Latrobe was raised in Moravian communities in ... More

Can Big Bird Fight Terrorism?Children's Television and Globalized Multicultural Education

Can Big Bird Fight Terrorism?: Children's Television and Globalized Multicultural Education

Naomi A. Moland

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
December 2019
ISBN:
9780190903954
eISBN:
9780190903985
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190903954.001.0001
Subject:
Political Science, International Relations and Politics, Democratization

Sesame Street has a global reach, with more than thirty co-productions that are viewed in over 150 countries. In recent years, the United States Agency for International Development (USAID) has ... More

Cinema PessimismA Political Theory of Representation and Reciprocity

Cinema Pessimism: A Political Theory of Representation and Reciprocity

Joshua Foa Dienstag

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
December 2019
ISBN:
9780190067717
eISBN:
9780190067755
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190067717.001.0001
Subject:
Political Science, Political Theory, Democratization

Cinema Pessimism uses the medium of film to explore the dilemmas of democratic representation. When is representation an aid to democracy, and when is it an obstacle? Why are democratic populations ... More

Cities of Dragons and ElephantsUrbanization and Urban Development in China and India

Cities of Dragons and Elephants: Urbanization and Urban Development in China and India

Guanghua Wan and Ming Lu (eds)

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
December 2019
ISBN:
9780198829225
eISBN:
9780191867620
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198829225.001.0001
Subject:
Economics and Finance, South and East Asia, Development, Growth, and Environmental

This book offers a systematic and comparative study on urbanization and urban development in China and India. Contributed by a team of top experts from China and India, it contains original research ... More

The Classical Guitar Companion

The Classical Guitar Companion

Christopher Berg

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
December 2019
ISBN:
9780190051105
eISBN:
9780190051143
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190051105.001.0001
Subject:
Music, Performing Practice/Studies

The Classical Guitar Companion is an anthology of exercises, études, and pieces organized according to technique or musical texture. Students are encouraged to work in multiple chapters, ... More

The Conflict of Laws

The Conflict of Laws

Adrian Briggs

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
December 2019
ISBN:
9780198838500
eISBN:
9780191880520
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198838500.001.0001
Subject:
Law, Private International Law

This book provides a survey and analysis of the rules of private international law as they apply in England. Written to take account of the various possible outcomes of the Brexit process, it goes as ... More

Dancing the World SmallerStaging Globalism in Mid-Century America

Dancing the World Smaller: Staging Globalism in Mid-Century America

Rebekah J. Kowal

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
December 2019
ISBN:
9780190265311
eISBN:
9780190265359
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190265311.001.0001
Subject:
Music, Dance, Ethnomusicology, World Music

Mark Franko, Series EditorFrench Moves:The Cultural Politics of le hip hopFelicia McCarrenWatching Weimar DanceKate ElswitPoetics of Dance:Body, Image, and Space in the Historical ... More

DeferenceThe Legal Concept and the Legal Practice

Deference: The Legal Concept and the Legal Practice

Gary Lawson and Guy I. Seidman

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
December 2019
ISBN:
9780190273408
eISBN:
9780190273439
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190273408.001.0001
Subject:
Law, Constitutional and Administrative Law

Deference is perhaps the most important concept and practice in law. It lies at the core of every system of precedent, appellate review, federalism, and separation of powers, all of which center on ... More

Democracy without Journalism?Confronting the Misinformation Society

Democracy without Journalism?: Confronting the Misinformation Society

Victor Pickard

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
December 2019
ISBN:
9780190946753
eISBN:
9780190946791
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190946753.001.0001
Subject:
Political Science, American Politics, Political Economy

Democracy without Journalism? is about the ongoing journalism crisis and the policies we need to confront it. It exposes the historical roots, market failures, and policy inaction that led to the ... More

Democracy without ShortcutsA Participatory Conception of Deliberative Democracy

Democracy without Shortcuts: A Participatory Conception of Deliberative Democracy

Cristina Lafont

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
December 2019
ISBN:
9780198848189
eISBN:
9780191882746
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198848189.001.0001
Subject:
Political Science, Political Theory

This book articulates a participatory conception of deliberative democracy that takes the democratic ideal of self-government seriously. It aims to improve citizens’ democratic control and vindicate ... More

Descartes and the Ontology of Everyday Life

Descartes and the Ontology of Everyday Life

Deborah J. Brown and Calvin G. Normore

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
December 2019
ISBN:
9780198836810
eISBN:
9780191881688
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198836810.001.0001
Subject:
Philosophy, History of Philosophy

Far from being the founder of an austere reductionism, Descartes is committed to a rich, multilayered, and complex metaphysics. This book begins by locating Descartes’s work against the ancient and ... More

Developmental CascadesBuilding the Infant Mind

Developmental Cascades: Building the Infant Mind

Lisa M. Oakes and David H. Rakison

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
December 2019
ISBN:
9780195391893
eISBN:
9780197513798
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780195391893.001.0001
Subject:
Psychology, Developmental Psychology

Children take their first steps, produce their first words, and become able to solve many new problems seemingly overnight. Yet, each change reflects many other previous developments that occurred in ... More

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