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Ethical and Legal Debates In Irish Healthcare: Confronting complexities

Mary Donnelly and Claire Murray (eds)

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
May 2016
ISBN:
9780719099465
eISBN:
9781526104410
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9780719099465.001.0001
Subject:
Sociology, Culture

The Irish health system is confronted by a range of challenges, both emerging and recurring. In order to address these, it is essential that spaces are created for conversations around complex ... More


Quotation and Context Sensitivity

Herman Cappelen and Ernie Lepore

in Language Turned on Itself: The Semantics and Pragmatics of Metalinguistic Discourse

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
January 2008
ISBN:
9780199231195
eISBN:
9780191710810
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199231195.003.0007
Subject:
Philosophy, Philosophy of Language

The thesis of Quotation Context Sensitivity (QCS) states that: let S be a sentence with a quotation Q. Two utterances, u and u', of S can express different propositions because Q in u and in u' ... More


Rebel Genius: Warren S. McCulloch's Transdisciplinary Life in Science

Tara H. Abraham

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
September 2017
ISBN:
9780262035095
eISBN:
9780262335386
Item type:
book
Publisher:
The MIT Press
DOI:
10.7551/mitpress/9780262035095.001.0001
Subject:
History, History of Science, Technology, and Medicine

Warren S. McCulloch (1898-1969) has become an icon of the American cybernetics movement and of current work in the cognitive neurosciences. Much of this legacy stems from his classic 1943 work with ... More


The Framework

Timothy J. O’Donnell and Noah D. Goodman

in Productivity and Reuse In Language: A Theory of Linguistic Computation and Storage

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
May 2016
ISBN:
9780262028844
eISBN:
9780262326803
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
The MIT Press
DOI:
10.7551/mitpress/9780262028844.003.0002
Subject:
Linguistics, Sociolinguistics / Anthropological Linguistics

This chapter consists of four parts. The first section discusses the ideas behind the modeling framework adopted in the book---structured probabilistic generative models. The second section discusses ... More


Formalization of the Models and Inference

Timothy J. O’Donnell and Noah D. Goodman

in Productivity and Reuse In Language: A Theory of Linguistic Computation and Storage

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
May 2016
ISBN:
9780262028844
eISBN:
9780262326803
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
The MIT Press
DOI:
10.7551/mitpress/9780262028844.003.0003
Subject:
Linguistics, Sociolinguistics / Anthropological Linguistics

This chapter the mathematical details of the models studied in this book. It also discusses the inference algorithms used for each of the models and various other issues of practical concern for the ... More


Singular Terms (1)

Bob Hale

in The Reason's Proper Study: Essays towards a Neo-Fregean Philosophy of Mathematics

Published in print:
2001
Published Online:
November 2003
ISBN:
9780198236399
eISBN:
9780191597565
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0198236395.003.0002
Subject:
Philosophy, Logic/Philosophy of Mathematics

Inspired by remarks in Gottlob Frege's Grundlagen, Neo‐Fregeans claim that questions about the referentiality of an expression are to be determined through consideration of the expression's ... More


Singular Terms (2) 1

Bob Hale

in The Reason's Proper Study: Essays towards a Neo-Fregean Philosophy of Mathematics

Published in print:
2001
Published Online:
November 2003
ISBN:
9780198236399
eISBN:
9780191597565
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0198236395.003.0003
Subject:
Philosophy, Logic/Philosophy of Mathematics

This essay is the sequel to ’Singular Terms (1)’ (also in this volume). After reviewing the criterion for singular termhood proposed in the earlier paper, Hale moves on to considering objections to ... More


Context Event Signature

Michael Naas

in Miracle and Machine: Jacques Derrida and the Two Sources of Religion, Science, and the Media

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
September 2012
ISBN:
9780823239979
eISBN:
9780823240012
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Fordham University Press
DOI:
10.5422/fordham/9780823239979.003.0003
Subject:
Philosophy, Philosophy of Religion

This chapter looks in detail at the context of the Capri conference where Derrida presented a first version of his 1994–95 essay “Faith and Knowledge.” The chapter considers everything from the time ... More


Introduction

Richard Ashdowne and Carolinne White

in Latin in Medieval Britain

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
September 2017
ISBN:
9780197266083
eISBN:
9780191851476
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
British Academy
DOI:
10.5871/bacad/9780197266083.003.0001
Subject:
History, British and Irish Medieval History

The use of Latin in the medieval world is so fundamental a fact that it is commonly not remarked upon and rarely discussed in detail. Yet its continued use in Europe after the demise of the Roman ... More


Text, Subtext, and Context

David Roche

in Making and Remaking Horror in the 1970s and 2000s: Why Don’t They Do It Like They Used To?

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
September 2014
ISBN:
9781617039621
eISBN:
9781626740129
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Mississippi
DOI:
10.14325/mississippi/9781617039621.003.0002
Subject:
Film, Television and Radio, Film

This chapter lays the groundwork for the first part of the study concerning the politics of the films selected. It investigates to what extent context is embedded in the films and productive of what ... More


The challenge of profiling communities

Martin Frost and Gillian Harper

in The National Evaluation of Sure Start: Does area-based early intervention work?

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9781861349507
eISBN:
9781447303909
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781861349507.003.0003
Subject:
Sociology, Marriage and the Family

This chapter describes the use that was made of the Geographical Information System (GIS) to identify young children living in the Sure Start Local Programme (SSLP) neighbourhoods to take part in the ... More


Five Facts: Stating the Case

Paul W. Kahn

in Making the Case: The Art of the Judicial Opinion

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
September 2016
ISBN:
9780300212082
eISBN:
9780300220841
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Yale University Press
DOI:
10.12987/yale/9780300212082.003.0005
Subject:
Law, Constitutional and Administrative Law

This chapter argues that the most important facts in the opinion are not those established by a trial court as it builds the record. Rather, the important facts are constitutive of the context or ... More


Changing Culture to Change Society?

Mireia Borrell-Porta, Joan Costa-Font, and Azusa Sato

in Social Economics: Current and Emerging Avenues

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
September 2017
ISBN:
9780262035651
eISBN:
9780262337915
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
The MIT Press
DOI:
10.7551/mitpress/9780262035651.003.0012
Subject:
Economics and Finance, History of Economic Thought

Can culture be a policy variable, and hence of use to change society? What can we infer from the existing datasets and methods in economics? How different it is from what social scientists define as ... More


Sir Robert Filmer (1588-1653) and the Patriotic Monarch: Patriarchalism in seventeenth-century political thought

Cesare Cuttica

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
January 2013
ISBN:
9780719083747
eISBN:
9781781704745
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9780719083747.001.0001
Subject:
History, British and Irish Early Modern History

A much-needed monograph of one of the most unpopular and criticised thinkers in the history of political thought, Cuttica's study provides an illuminating and innovative picture of Sir Robert Filmer ... More


Looking Back and Going Forward

Carolina Bank Muñoz

in Building Power from Below: Chilean Workers Take On Walmart

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
May 2018
ISBN:
9781501712883
eISBN:
9781501714771
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Cornell University Press
DOI:
10.7591/cornell/9781501712883.003.0006
Subject:
Sociology, Occupations, Professions, and Work

Chapter 6 argues that Walmart is in fact organizable and that the Chilean case study gives us some insights as to how to organize the transnational giant. Despite neoliberal policies, and weak labor ... More


Facts: Stating the Case

Paul W. Kahn

in Making the Case: The Art of the Judicial Opinion

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
September 2016
ISBN:
9780300212082
eISBN:
9780300220841
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Yale University Press
DOI:
10.12987/yale/9780300212082.003.0005
Subject:
Law, Constitutional and Administrative Law

This chapter argues that the most important facts in the opinion are not those established by a trial court as it builds the record. Rather, the important facts are constitutive of the context or ... More


Introduction

Amy Levine

in South Korean civil movement organisations: "Hope, crisis, and pragmatism in democratic transition"

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
September 2016
ISBN:
9780719090493
eISBN:
9781526109613
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9780719090493.003.0001
Subject:
Anthropology, Social and Cultural Anthropology

The introduction lays out the Korean context, the ethnographic moment as well as context, and the broader theoretical and methodological context. It situates Levine’s personal arrival in the field in ... More


Wisdom Hewn in Ancient Stones

John Ochsendorf and Adolfo Plasencia

in Is the Universe a Hologram?: Scientists Answer the Most Provocative Questions

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
January 2018
ISBN:
9780262036016
eISBN:
9780262339308
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
The MIT Press
DOI:
10.7551/mitpress/9780262036016.003.0008
Subject:
Society and Culture, Technology and Society

In this dialogue, the prestigious professor of Civil and Environmental Engineering at MIT, John Oschendorf, reproaches engineering for abandoning construction techniques that had performed ... More


Looking Forward in Architecture by Looking Back

Yung Ho Chang and Adolfo Plasencia

in Is the Universe a Hologram?: Scientists Answer the Most Provocative Questions

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
January 2018
ISBN:
9780262036016
eISBN:
9780262339308
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
The MIT Press
DOI:
10.7551/mitpress/9780262036016.003.0010
Subject:
Society and Culture, Technology and Society

In this dialogue, the architect, professor of architecture and former head of department of architecture at MIT, Yung Ho Chang, outlines why he agrees with Mies Van der Rohe that materiality is the ... More


Introduction

Louise Settle

in Sex for Sale in Scotland: Prostitution in Edinburgh and Glasgow, 1900-1939

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
September 2017
ISBN:
9781474400008
eISBN:
9781474422543
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9781474400008.003.0001
Subject:
Society and Culture, Scottish Studies

This chapter introduces the reader to the key theoretical and methodological concepts and provides an overview of the historical context. Key historiographical trends are discussed and the new ... More


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