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Investment Banking in the Age of Laissez‐Faire

Alan D. Morrison and William J. Wilhelm Jr.

in Investment Banking: Institutions, Politics, and Law

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
May 2007
ISBN:
9780199296576
eISBN:
9780191712036
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199296576.003.0006
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Financial Economics

The second half of the 19th century saw the high water mark for laissez-faire capitalism. Business people, politicians, and jurists were largely agreed that economic progress was best accomplished in ... More


Concert with High Moments

Williams Martin

in Jazz Changes

Published in print:
1993
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780195083491
eISBN:
9780199853205
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195083491.003.0053
Subject:
Music, Popular

This chapter describes a concert at the Loeb Student Center of New York University by the Ornette Coleman Quintet, featuring Coleman on alto and violin; Don Cherry on trumpet, cornet, and an Indian ... More


Paul M. Warburg: 1868–1932: Daddy Warbucks

Edward Morris

in Wall Streeters: The Creators and Corruptors of American Finance

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
May 2016
ISBN:
9780231170543
eISBN:
9780231540506
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Columbia University Press
DOI:
10.7312/columbia/9780231170543.003.0002
Subject:
Business and Management, Business History

The chapter describes Paul Warburg’s role in the creation of the Federal Reserve System.


Stability and Justification in Hume's Treatise

Louis Loeb

Published in print:
2002
Published Online:
November 2003
ISBN:
9780195146585
eISBN:
9780199833405
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0195146581.001.0001
Subject:
Philosophy, History of Philosophy

Working within a philosophical tradition that values tranquillity, Hume favors an epistemology that links justification with settled belief. Hume appeals to psychological stability to support his own ... More


Lost Dramas of Classical Athens: Greek Tragic Fragments

Fiona McHardy, James Robson, and David Harvey (eds)

Published in print:
2005
Published Online:
May 2014
ISBN:
9780859897525
eISBN:
9781781380628
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Liverpool University Press
DOI:
10.5949/liverpool/9780859897525.001.0001
Subject:
Classical Studies, Plays and Playwrights: Classical, Early, and Medieval

This is a study of Greek tragedies known to us only from small fragmentary remnants that have survived. The book discusses a variety of Greek tragic fragments from all three of the famous Athenian ... More


Malebranche: Vision in God and Occasionalism

Nicholas Jolley

in The Light of the Soul: Theories of Ideas in Leibniz, Malebranche, and Descartes

Published in print:
1998
Published Online:
November 2003
ISBN:
9780198238195
eISBN:
9780191597824
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0198238193.003.0006
Subject:
Philosophy, History of Philosophy

It is characteristic of both occasionalism and vision in God that they place man in a condition of extreme dependence on God; indeed, they might be seen respectively as ontological and ... More


Conclusion: Bending Plato

Todd W. Reeser

in Setting Plato Straight: Translating Ancient Sexuality in the Renaissance

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
May 2016
ISBN:
9780226307008
eISBN:
9780226307145
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226307145.003.0011
Subject:
Literature, 16th-century and Renaissance Literature

The conclusion discusses the vestiges or transformations of the kinds of rereadings studied in post-Renaissance translations of Plato—including those of Jean Racine, Percy Shelley, and the ... More


More Gaieties

Frederick Nolan

in Lorenz Hart: A Poet on Broadway

Published in print:
1996
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780195102895
eISBN:
9780199853212
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195102895.003.0011
Subject:
Music, Popular

Although it meant working for the first time away from Herbert Fields, Richard Rodgers and Lorenz Hart accepted a new commission and made arrangements to go to London as soon as they were finished ... More


Descartes and the Action of Body on Mind

Nicholas Jolley

in Causality and Mind: Essays on Early Modern Philosophy

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
January 2014
ISBN:
9780199669554
eISBN:
9780191763076
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199669554.003.0003
Subject:
Philosophy, History of Philosophy, Metaphysics/Epistemology

Some modern scholars such as Loeb have defended Descartes’ doctrine of mind-body interaction by arguing that it is not inconsistent with his Causal Adequacy Principle. This chapter seeks to extend ... More


Leibniz and Phenomenalism

Nicholas Jolley

in Causality and Mind: Essays on Early Modern Philosophy

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
January 2014
ISBN:
9780199669554
eISBN:
9780191763076
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199669554.003.0013
Subject:
Philosophy, History of Philosophy, Metaphysics/Epistemology

This chapter addresses the question whether Leibniz became a phenomenalist in his later years when he was committed to an idealist ontology. In opposition to Furth and Loeb it is argued that he did ... More


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