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What Does Chalcedon Solve and What Does It Not? Some Reflections on the Status and Meaning of the Chalcedonian ‘Definition’

Sarah Coakley

in The Incarnation: An Interdisciplinary Symposium on the Incarnation of the Son of God

Published in print:
2002
Published Online:
November 2003
ISBN:
9780199248452
eISBN:
9780191600524
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0199248451.003.0007
Subject:
Religion, Theology

Sarah Coakley challenges three versions of the meaning of the Chalcedonian Definition of 451: that the Definition merely regulates the use of language about Christ without making any direct ... More


High-Definition Television: The Failure of International Co-operation

Peter Grindley

in Standards, Strategy, and Policy: Cases and Stories

Published in print:
1995
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198288077
eISBN:
9780191684562
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198288077.003.0008
Subject:
Business and Management, Innovation, Strategy

Some products have generated a great deal of interest even before they are launched. High-definition television (HDTV) is a prime example of the difficulties of achieving international agreement on ... More


What It’s All About: A Short Primer on GDP

Philipp Lepenies

in The Power of a Single Number: A Political History of GDP

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
January 2017
ISBN:
9780231175104
eISBN:
9780231541435
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Columbia University Press
DOI:
10.7312/columbia/9780231175104.003.0001
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Economic History

Defines GDP and related concepts for non-specialists


What Is a Library?

R. David Lankes

in The New Librarianship Field Guide

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
January 2017
ISBN:
9780262529082
eISBN:
9780262334600
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
The MIT Press
DOI:
10.7551/mitpress/9780262529082.003.0010
Subject:
Information Science, Library Science

A library is a mandated and facilitated space supported by the community, stewarded by librarians, and dedicated to knowledge creation. This chapter explores this definition of a library and the ... More


The Theory of Forms

Terence Irwin

in Plato's Ethics

Published in print:
1995
Published Online:
November 2003
ISBN:
9780195086454
eISBN:
9780199833306
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0195086457.003.0010
Subject:
Philosophy, Ancient Philosophy

With chapter 10, the author starts the long study of the Republic, which lasts for 9 chapters. This chapter discusses the relevance of the theory of forms for Plato’s ethics. Considering the crucial ... More


Republic I

Terence Irwin

in Plato's Ethics

Published in print:
1995
Published Online:
November 2003
ISBN:
9780195086454
eISBN:
9780199833306
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0195086457.003.0011
Subject:
Philosophy, Ancient Philosophy

Chapter 11 considers book I of the Republic and mainly treats the role book I plays in the dialogue. It is argued that book I is written to illustrate how the Socrates of the early dialogues would ... More


Socrates' Method

Terence Irwin

in Plato's Ethics

Published in print:
1995
Published Online:
November 2003
ISBN:
9780195086454
eISBN:
9780199833306
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0195086457.003.0002
Subject:
Philosophy, Ancient Philosophy

The goal of chapter 2 is to analyse Socrates’ method. Firstly, it is argued that theSocratic method is not able to reach definitive conclusions. Secondly, it is shown that this occurs because of the ... More


Socrates' Arguments About the Virtues

Terence Irwin

in Plato's Ethics

Published in print:
1995
Published Online:
November 2003
ISBN:
9780195086454
eISBN:
9780199833306
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0195086457.003.0003
Subject:
Philosophy, Ancient Philosophy

The main task of chapter 3 is to consider how Socrates regards virtues. To start with, the aporetic character of Plato’s early dialogues is recalled. Then, it is investigated why Socrates refuses to ... More


Language, Meaning and the Law

Chris Hutton

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
September 2012
ISBN:
9780748633500
eISBN:
9780748671489
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9780748633500.001.0001
Subject:
Linguistics, Applied Linguistics and Pedagogy

This work offers a critical guide to debates concerning linguistic meaning and interpretation in relation to legal language. Law is an ideal domain for studying fundamental questions relating to how ... More


“What is Happening Today in Deconstruction”

Kevin Newmark

in Irony on Occasion: From Schlegel and Kierkegaard to Derrida and de Man

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
September 2012
ISBN:
9780823240128
eISBN:
9780823240166
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Fordham University Press
DOI:
10.5422/fordham/9780823240128.003.0011
Subject:
Literature, Criticism/Theory

“Deconstruction” shares with “irony” at least one irreducible feature: in both cases, it is difficult, perhaps impossible, to formalize a definition that would not by the same token disfigure beyond ... More


Philosophy, Law and Language

Christopher Hutton

in Language, Meaning and the Law

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
September 2012
ISBN:
9780748633500
eISBN:
9780748671489
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9780748633500.003.0004
Subject:
Linguistics, Applied Linguistics and Pedagogy

This chapter reviews approaches taken by political philosophers concerned with the nature of law, with language seen as one of the key elements in the formation of political collectivities ruled by ... More


Issues in Legal Interpretation

Christopher Hutton

in Language, Meaning and the Law

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
September 2012
ISBN:
9780748633500
eISBN:
9780748671489
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9780748633500.003.0005
Subject:
Linguistics, Applied Linguistics and Pedagogy

This chapter looks at how lawyers and legal theorists have understood and sought to resolve problems in legal interpretation. Legal rules concerning interpretation are shown to be an assorted mixture ... More


Anti-Zionism and Anti-Semitism

Kenneth L. Marcus

in The Definition of Anti-Semitism

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
August 2015
ISBN:
9780199375646
eISBN:
9780190257897
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199375646.003.0007
Subject:
Political Science, Political Theory

Chapter Six addresses the relationship between anti-Zionism (or anti-Israel animus) and anti-Semitism. This chapter assesses the various ways in which anti-Zionism has been included or excluded in ... More


Jazz Dance Styles

Lindsay Guarino and Wendy Oliver

in Jazz Dance: A History of the Roots and Branches

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
May 2014
ISBN:
9780813049298
eISBN:
9780813050119
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Florida
DOI:
10.5744/florida/9780813049298.003.0005
Subject:
Music, Dance

This chapter offers a brief overview of jazz dance styles. Styles that are defined include authentic jazz dance, tap dance, club jazz dance, jazz-influenced dance, rhythm-generated jazz dance, ... More


Introduction

Nayan B. Ruparelia

in Cloud Computing

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
September 2016
ISBN:
9780262529099
eISBN:
9780262334129
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
The MIT Press
DOI:
10.7551/mitpress/9780262529099.003.0001
Subject:
Computer Science, Programming

What is the optimum investment required to provide computational resources? Since demand for computing varies, businesses face a dilemma: if they under-invest, then business suffers; if they ... More


Introduction

Keith Daniel Roberts

in Liverpool Sectarianism: The Rise and Demise

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
January 2018
ISBN:
9781786940100
eISBN:
9781786944276
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Liverpool University Press
DOI:
10.5949/liverpool/9781786940100.003.0001
Subject:
History, British and Irish Modern History

The introduction provides a brief background on the Liverpool born author, as well as explaining how he became interested in the topic. It also indicates some similarities, while acknowledging the ... More


Defining crime: the ‘real’ crime obsession

Joe McGrath

in Corporate and white-collar crime in Ireland: A new architecture of regulatory enforcement

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
January 2016
ISBN:
9780719090660
eISBN:
9781781708378
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9780719090660.003.0002
Subject:
Sociology, Law, Crime and Deviance

Chapter 1 introduces the reader to systemic biases in the Irish legal system through an analysis of the definition of crime. A doctrinal analysis reveals that crime is defined according to a ‘real ... More


The Element of Choice in Criteria of Death

Patrick Shade and John Lachs

in Freedom and Limits

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
September 2014
ISBN:
9780823256747
eISBN:
9780823261390
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Fordham University Press
DOI:
10.5422/fordham/9780823256747.003.0017
Subject:
Philosophy, American Philosophy

In distinction from objective facts, whose existence is independent of human activity, and conventional facts whose existence depends wholly on our thoughts and actions, Lachs describes ... More


Defining and quantifying the small state

Matthias Maass

in Small States in World Politics: The Story of Small State Survival, 1648-2016

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
May 2018
ISBN:
9780719082733
eISBN:
9781526132406
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9780719082733.003.0002
Subject:
Political Science, International Relations and Politics

The chapter has to major objectives: First, the chapter works towards a definition of the small states that allows for the collection of statistical data on small state survival across time. This ... More


Introduction

Gerald V. O’Brien

in Framing the moron: The social construction of feeble-mindedness in the American eugenic era

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
September 2013
ISBN:
9780719087097
eISBN:
9781781705896
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9780719087097.003.0001
Subject:
History, History of Science, Technology, and Medicine

The introductory chapter lays out the rationale for and goals of the book. It provides an overview of important terminology, delineates the importance of eugenics, and provides a brief history of the ... More


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