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The Metaphysics Within Physics

Tim Maudlin

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
May 2007
ISBN:
9780199218219
eISBN:
9780191711596
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199218219.001.0001
Subject:
Philosophy, Metaphysics/Epistemology

What fundamental account of the world is implicit in physical theory? Physics straightforwardly postulates quarks and electrons, but what of the more intangible elements, such as laws of nature, ... More


Global Perspectives on Learning and Teaching Music: An Analysis

Huib Schippers

in Facing the Music: Shaping Music Education from a Global Perspective

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
February 2010
ISBN:
9780195379754
eISBN:
9780199864386
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195379754.003.0004
Subject:
Music, Ethnomusicology, World Music

Taking into consideration the form and content of various forms of music and the interaction between learner and teacher, this chapter explores tangible and less tangible aspects of music that are ... More


The Life and Times of a Pilgrim City

James G. Lochtefeld

in God's Gateway: Identity and Meaning in a Hindu Pilgrimage Place

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
February 2010
ISBN:
9780195386141
eISBN:
9780199866380
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195386141.003.0004
Subject:
Religion, Hinduism

Chapter 4 examines economic patterns, particularly how religious goods and services are integral to Hardwar’s highly seasonal economy. The busy season is April–October, when it serves as the gateway ... More


 Summing Up and Charting a Future for Standard Setters

George J. Benston, Michael Bromwich, Robert E. Litan, and Alfred Wagenhofer

in Worldwide Financial Reporting: The Development and Future of Accounting Standards

Published in print:
2006
Published Online:
February 2006
ISBN:
9780195305838
eISBN:
9780199783342
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0195305833.003.0011
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Financial Economics

This chapter reiterates the major themes of the book and then further discusses a number of current key issues in financial reporting: that “fair values” based on estimates are unlikely to be seen as ... More


Broken Voices: Postcolonial Entanglements and the Preservation of Korea's Central Folksong Traditions

Roald Maliangkay

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
May 2018
ISBN:
9780824866655
eISBN:
9780824876845
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of Hawai'i Press
DOI:
10.21313/hawaii/9780824866655.001.0001
Subject:
Music, Ethnomusicology, World Music

Broken Voices is the first English-language book on Korea’s rich folksong traditions, and the first study of the effects of Japanese colonialism on the intangible heritage of its former colony. ... More


Valuation When a Firm Is Not a Going Concern

Michael S. Long and Thomas A. Bryant

in Valuing the Closely Held Firm

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
January 2008
ISBN:
9780195301465
eISBN:
9780199867288
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195301465.003.0003
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Financial Economics

This chapter discusses situations where a firm cannot be valued as a going concern. In such cases, value of all assets, both tangible and intangible, are viewed as being put to their most productive ... More


The Misrepresentation Economic Torts: Conclusion

Hazel Carty

in An Analysis of the Economic Torts

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
January 2011
ISBN:
9780199546749
eISBN:
9780191594946
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199546749.003.0012
Subject:
Law, Intellectual Property, IT, and Media Law

This chapter explores the potential future developments of the misrepresentation economic torts: deceit, malicious falsehood, and passing off. Deceit and its satellite actions — the action for ... More


Truth and Merit

Charles Travis

in Objectivity and the Parochial

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
January 2011
ISBN:
9780199596218
eISBN:
9780191595783
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199596218.003.0009
Subject:
Philosophy, Aesthetics

This chapter compares Frege and Austin on truth. One might think that these thinkers held opposing views on truth. But, at least for the most part, there is no reason to think this. It is better, it ... More


The Knowledge Economy and Intellectual Capital Management

David J. Teece

in Managing Intellectual Capital: Organizational, Strategic, and Policy Dimensions

Published in print:
2002
Published Online:
November 2003
ISBN:
9780198295426
eISBN:
9780191596964
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0198295421.003.0001
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Microeconomics

The core of management in the knowledge economy is the development and deployment and utilization of intangible assets, the most significant being (tacit) knowledge, competence, and intellectual ... More


The Intangible Hand in Profile

Geoffrey Brennan and Philip Pettit

in The Economy of Esteem: An Essay on Civil and Political Society

Published in print:
2004
Published Online:
November 2004
ISBN:
9780199246489
eISBN:
9780191601460
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0199246483.003.0014
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Microeconomics

The economics of esteem can have a normative as well as a positive aspect, directing us to lessons in institutional design and policy-making. The case for this view is set out in these final chapters ... More


Current Assets and Fictitious Assets

Hrishikes Bhattacharya

in Banking Strategy, Credit Appraisal, and Lending Decisions: A Risk–Return Framework

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
September 2012
ISBN:
9780198074106
eISBN:
9780199080861
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198074106.003.0007
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Financial Economics

One of the principal objectives of a finance manager is to maintain the dynamic stability of current assets in response to the level of capacity utilisation. The dynamism can be maintained only when ... More


Interlocking Shareholdings and Corporate Governance

Paul Sheard

in The Japanese Firm: Sources of Competitive Strength

Published in print:
1994
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198288152
eISBN:
9780191684579
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198288152.003.0013
Subject:
Economics and Finance, South and East Asia

This chapter discusses the interrelatedness of the financial feature of stable shareholding and the internal feature of permanent employment in the context of corporate governance. The chapter notes ... More


Storytelling in Siberia: The Olonkho Epic in a Changing World

Robin P. Harris

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
May 2018
ISBN:
9780252041280
eISBN:
9780252099885
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of Illinois Press
DOI:
10.5622/illinois/9780252041280.001.0001
Subject:
Society and Culture, Cultural Studies

Significant historical, global, and political forces of the Soviet period undermined the performance practice of the Sakha olonkho epic in northeastern Siberia, impairing the potential for ... More


Intangible Cultural Heritage in International Law

Lucas Lixinski

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
September 2013
ISBN:
9780199679508
eISBN:
9780191758546
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199679508.001.0001
Subject:
Law, Public International Law, Law of Obligations

This book offers a comprehensive look at the legal safeguarding of intangible cultural heritage (ICH). It maps the legal possibilities, both within institutions and more substantive solutions, ... More


The Decline of Property and Trust

M. W. Lau

in The Economic Structure of Trusts: Towards a Property-based Approach

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
May 2011
ISBN:
9780199602407
eISBN:
9780191725203
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199602407.003.0007
Subject:
Law, Trusts

This chapter charts the decline of property and trust in legal and economic thinking. It explains that the economic analysis of property does not consider property to be a coherent concept. Instead, ... More


Reinventing the corporation: Sir John Cass’s Foundation Lecture read 3 March 2015

Colin Mayer

in British Academy Lectures, 2015-16

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
September 2017
ISBN:
9780197266045
eISBN:
9780191851452
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
British Academy
DOI:
10.5871/bacad/9780197266045.003.0003
Subject:
History, Cultural History

The corporation has undergone a fundamental change over the last few decades from an organisation with predominantly tangible assets, such as buildings and equipment, to the ‘mindful corporation’ ... More


The Justification of Intellectual Property

MICHAEL SPENCE

in Intellectual Property

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780198765011
eISBN:
9780191695278
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198765011.003.0002
Subject:
Law, Intellectual Property, IT, and Media Law

This chapter talks about several justifications for the endowment of intellectual property rights. These justifications are variously focused upon the activities of the creator of an intangible ... More


Introduction: Promoting Tradition in Korea

Roald Maliangkay

in Broken Voices: Postcolonial Entanglements and the Preservation of Korea's Central Folksong Traditions

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
May 2018
ISBN:
9780824866655
eISBN:
9780824876845
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Hawai'i Press
DOI:
10.21313/hawaii/9780824866655.003.0001
Subject:
Music, Ethnomusicology, World Music

In Korea, museum collections have long been comprised of mementos rather than specimens of the national heritage. Even so, Korean cultural properties have served the national interests of various ... More


Colonial Foundations of Korean Cultural Policy

Roald Maliangkay

in Broken Voices: Postcolonial Entanglements and the Preservation of Korea's Central Folksong Traditions

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
May 2018
ISBN:
9780824866655
eISBN:
9780824876845
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Hawai'i Press
DOI:
10.21313/hawaii/9780824866655.003.0002
Subject:
Music, Ethnomusicology, World Music

Legislation related to the protection of cultural properties in Korea has its roots in the period of Japanese colonial rule. The development of Korea’s heritage management policies reflects a growing ... More


The conveyance

M G Bridge

in Personal Property Law

Published in print:
1996
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9781854315816
eISBN:
9780191705144
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9781854315816.003.0004
Subject:
Law, Company and Commercial Law

This chapter examines how ownership rights are transferred or conveyed. It deals primarily with chattels, though from time to time it also considers documentary intangibles. The discussion deals with ... More


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