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Bradford Hill criteria

[A. B. Hill (1897–1991), British medical statistician] A set of nine criteria used to determine the strength of an association between a disease and its supposed causative agent. They form ...

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Geraint John

The Oxford Companion to Architecture

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Current Version:
2009
Subject:
Art & Architecture
Length:
3,080 words

...Archibald Leitch. However, the stadiums of today were influenced by the crowd problems of the last part of the 20th century. A series of disasters, at the Heysel Stadium in Belgium ( 1985 ), a fatal fire at Bradford ( 1985 ), and Hillsborough, Sheffield ( 1989 ), accompanied by a climate of crowd violence, caused the authorities to look at the design criteria for safety. All major stadia became all seated. At the same time, spectators were looking for rising standards of comfort and amenity in comparison with their predecessors. Not only does the modern stadium...

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Stein Haugom Olsen, Bruce Robbins, and Bernard Harrison

Encyclopedia of Aesthetics (2 ed.)

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Current Version:
2014
Subject:
Art & Architecture, Philosophy
Length:
14,499 words

...of Criticism . New York: Harcourt, Brace, 1958. Brooks, Cleanth . The Well Wrought Urn: Studies in the Structure of Poetry . New York: Harcourt, Brace & World, 1947. Easthope, Anthony . “Paradigm Lost and Paradigm Regained.” In The State of Theory , edited by Richard Bradford , pp. 90–104. London and New York: Routledge, 1993. Eliot, T. S. “The Function of Criticism.” In Selected Essays , 3d ed., pp. 23–34. London: Faber & Faber, 1951. Empson, William . Seven Types of Ambiguities . 3d ed. London: Chatto & Windus, 1953. Empson, William . The Structure...

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Encyclopedia of Aesthetics

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Current Version:
2008
Subject:
Art & Architecture, Philosophy
Length:
13,159 words

...are questions such as the following: What is the nature of the literary work? How can one identify/define a literary work? What is the mode of apprehension through which the literary work is grasped? What are the criteria for validity in interpretation? What is the nature of the value judgments passed on literary works and what are the criteria for valid value judgements? Moreover, as a branch of philosophy, literary theory would have at its disposal the insights reached and the arguments developed in other areas of philosophy—in metaphysics, epistemology,...

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