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Graded Causation and Normality

Joseph Y. Halpern

in Actual Causality

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
May 2017
ISBN:
9780262035026
eISBN:
9780262336611
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
The MIT Press
DOI:
10.7551/mitpress/9780262035026.003.0003
Subject:
Computer Science, Artificial Intelligence

Recent work in psychology and experimental philosophy has shown that judgments of actual causation are often influenced by consideration of defaults, typicality, and normality. This chapter shows the ... More


Responsibility and Blame

Joseph Y. Halpern

in Actual Causality

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
May 2017
ISBN:
9780262035026
eISBN:
9780262336611
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
The MIT Press
DOI:
10.7551/mitpress/9780262035026.003.0006
Subject:
Computer Science, Artificial Intelligence

Up to this point in the book, causality has been treated as an all-or-nothing concept; either A is a cause of B or it is not. In this chapter, the definition is extended to take into account the ... More


Conclusion: A Generational Tipping Point

Miri Song

in Multiracial Parents: Mixed Families, Generational Change, and the Future of Race

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
May 2018
ISBN:
9781479840540
eISBN:
9781479843367
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
NYU Press
DOI:
10.18574/nyu/9781479840540.003.0007
Subject:
Sociology, Race and Ethnicity

The Conclusion reviews the key findings of this study, many of which point to the growing normality of mixing and mixedness. Here, I also considers the extent to which the lives of multiracial people ... More


Disabling Sex: Inventing a People who are Missing

Frida Beckman

in Between Desire and Pleasure: A Deleuzian Theory of Sexuality

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
September 2013
ISBN:
9780748645923
eISBN:
9780748689170
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9780748645923.003.0006
Subject:
Philosophy, General

This chapter investigates how discourses on disability may assist the reconsideration of Deleuze’s understanding of sexual pleasure. Deleuze critiques the hierarchal organisation of bodies and their ... More


Grieving

Gill Plain

in Literature of the 1940s: War, Postwar and "Peace": Volume 5

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
May 2014
ISBN:
9780748627448
eISBN:
9780748695164
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9780748627448.003.0006
Subject:
Literature, 20th-century and Contemporary Literature

This chapter examines mourning and loss across a spectrum from individual bereavement to the disappearance of a paradoxically enabling wartime community. The absence of war, while long desired, was ... More


A Genealogy of Biopolitics: The Notion of Life in Canguilhem and Foucault

Maria Muhle

in The Government of Life: Foucault, Biopolitics, and Neoliberalism

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
September 2014
ISBN:
9780823255962
eISBN:
9780823261284
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Fordham University Press
DOI:
10.5422/fordham/9780823255962.003.0005
Subject:
Philosophy, Political Philosophy

The chapter by Muhle offers an in-depth and original treatment of Foucault’s debt to Canguilhem’s conception of biological normativity for his reconstruction of neoliberal biopolitics. On Muhle’s ... More


Noise Modeling

Richard McCleary, David McDowall, and Bradley J. Bartos

in Design and Analysis of Time Series Experiments

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
May 2017
ISBN:
9780190661557
eISBN:
9780190661595
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190661557.003.0003
Subject:
Sociology, Methodology and Statistics

Chapter 3 introduces the Box-Jenkins AutoRegressive Integrated Moving Average (ARIMA) noise modeling strategy. The strategy begins with a test of the Normality assumption using a Kolomogov-Smirnov ... More


Risk Management in a Normal World

Gilles Bénéplanc and Jean-Charles Rochet

in Risk Management in Turbulent Times

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
April 2015
ISBN:
9780199774081
eISBN:
9780190258474
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:osobl/9780199774081.003.0010
Subject:
Business and Management, Finance, Accounting, and Banking

This chapter explores risk management in the Normal world. A Normal world where the mean-variance criterion can be used safely, portfolio choice is easy, the diversification principle works well, and ... More


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