## The Regress Objection

*Alexander Bird*

### in Nature's Metaphysics: Laws and Properties

- Published in print:
- 2007
- Published Online:
- September 2007
- ISBN:
- 9780199227013
- eISBN:
- 9780191711121
- Item type:
- chapter

- Publisher:
- Oxford University Press
- DOI:
- 10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199227013.003.0006
- Subject:
- Philosophy, Metaphysics/Epistemology

It is often claimed (e.g., by Swinburne, Armstrong, and Lowe) that the view that all natural properties are potencies leads to a vicious regress or circularity. The possible interpretations of this ... More

## PENTAD GROUP 23+12 · (L 3(2) × Sym5)

*A. A. Ivanov*

### in The Fourth Janko Group

- Published in print:
- 2004
- Published Online:
- September 2007
- ISBN:
- 9780198527596
- eISBN:
- 9780191713163
- Item type:
- chapter

- Publisher:
- Oxford University Press
- DOI:
- 10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198527596.003.0004
- Subject:
- Mathematics, Pure Mathematics

This chapter discusses the geometric subgroup at level 2 of the modified amalgam G, known as the pentad group, which has a rather complicated structure. The structure can be described in terms of the ... More

## TOWARDS 2 + 1 + 12 · 3 · Aut ( M 22 )

*A. A. Ivanov*

### in The Fourth Janko Group

- Published in print:
- 2004
- Published Online:
- September 2007
- ISBN:
- 9780198527596
- eISBN:
- 9780191713163
- Item type:
- chapter

- Publisher:
- Oxford University Press
- DOI:
- 10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198527596.003.0005
- Subject:
- Mathematics, Pure Mathematics

This chapter shows that N[3] is the extraspecial group Q[3] ≅ 21+12 + extended by a group R of order 3 acting fixed-point freely on Q[3]/Z[3] (where Z[3] is the centre of Q[3]/) and ... More

## INTRODUCTION

*Pavol Hell and Jaroslav Nešetřil*

### in Graphs and Homomorphisms

- Published in print:
- 2004
- Published Online:
- September 2007
- ISBN:
- 9780198528173
- eISBN:
- 9780191713644
- Item type:
- chapter

- Publisher:
- Oxford University Press
- DOI:
- 10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198528173.003.0001
- Subject:
- Mathematics, Combinatorics / Graph Theory / Discrete Mathematics

This introductory chapter is a sampler of the material covered in the book. It introduces the notation and terminology in the book, and provides motivational examples and applications, many taken up ... More

## THE STRUCTURE OF COMPOSITION

*Pavol Hell and Jaroslav Nešetřil*

### in Graphs and Homomorphisms

- Published in print:
- 2004
- Published Online:
- September 2007
- ISBN:
- 9780198528173
- eISBN:
- 9780191713644
- Item type:
- chapter

- Publisher:
- Oxford University Press
- DOI:
- 10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198528173.003.0004
- Subject:
- Mathematics, Combinatorics / Graph Theory / Discrete Mathematics

This chapter focuses on the structure, as opposed to just the existence, of the family of homomorphisms among a set of graphs. The difference is noticeable with even just one graph. For instance, a ... More

## HOW TO CONTROL TYPES

*Roman Kossak and James H. Schmerl*

### in The Structure of Models of Peano Arithmetic

- Published in print:
- 2006
- Published Online:
- September 2007
- ISBN:
- 9780198568278
- eISBN:
- 9780191718199
- Item type:
- chapter

- Publisher:
- Oxford University Press
- DOI:
- 10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198568278.003.0005
- Subject:
- Mathematics, Logic / Computer Science / Mathematical Philosophy

This chapter makes use of an induced version of Ramsey's Theorem to prove several results: the Abramson-Harrington theorem on omitting large indiscernible sets and Hanf numbers for models of ... More

## AUTOMORPHISMS OF RECURSIVELY SATURATED MODELS

*Roman Kossak and James H. Schmerl*

### in The Structure of Models of Peano Arithmetic

- Published in print:
- 2006
- Published Online:
- September 2007
- ISBN:
- 9780198568278
- eISBN:
- 9780191718199
- Item type:
- chapter

- Publisher:
- Oxford University Press
- DOI:
- 10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198568278.003.0008
- Subject:
- Mathematics, Logic / Computer Science / Mathematical Philosophy

This chapter develops the basic theory of automorphisms of countable recursively saturated models of PA. The key results are: Smoryìnski's characterization of exponentially closed cuts, the Moving ... More

## The Invention of Tradition and Social Memory 1

*BARBARA CZARNIAWSKA*

### in A Tale of Three Cities: Or the Glocalization of City Management

- Published in print:
- 2002
- Published Online:
- January 2010
- ISBN:
- 9780199252718
- eISBN:
- 9780191719295
- Item type:
- chapter

- Publisher:
- Oxford University Press
- DOI:
- 10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199252718.003.0005
- Subject:
- Business and Management, International Business

The difficulties in effective city management in Warsaw did not stem from its communist past but from a veneered sedimentation of a rationalist-legalist frame of action. This chapter discusses ... More

## The center and outer automorphisms of Spin(n)

*Adam M. Bincer*

### in Lie Groups and Lie Algebras: A Physicist's Perspective

- Published in print:
- 2012
- Published Online:
- January 2013
- ISBN:
- 9780199662920
- eISBN:
- 9780191745492
- Item type:
- chapter

- Publisher:
- Oxford University Press
- DOI:
- 10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199662920.003.0008
- Subject:
- Physics, Theoretical, Computational, and Statistical Physics

Center and inner and outer automorphisms are defined. The chapter shows that the center of Spin(n) consists of two elements for n odd, and 4 elements for n even. More precisely the center has the ... More

## Classification of Pseudo-reductive Groups (AM-191)

*Brian Conrad and Gopal Prasad*

- Published in print:
- 2015
- Published Online:
- October 2017
- ISBN:
- 9780691167923
- eISBN:
- 9781400874026
- Item type:
- book

- Publisher:
- Princeton University Press
- DOI:
- 10.23943/princeton/9780691167923.001.0001
- Subject:
- Mathematics, Numerical Analysis

This book goes further than the exploration of the general structure of pseudo-reductive groups to study the classification over an arbitrary field. An Isomorphism Theorem proved here determines the ... More