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Bad Form: Social Mistakes and the Nineteenth-Century Novel

Kent Puckett

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
January 2009
ISBN:
9780195332759
eISBN:
9780199868131
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195332759.001.0001
Subject:
Literature, Criticism/Theory, 19th-century and Victorian Literature

While everyone knows that the nineteenth-century novel is obsessed with gaffes, lapses, and blunders, who could have predicted that these would have so important a structural role to play in the ... More


Seven Puzzles of Thought and How to Solve Them: And How to Solve Them: An Originalist Theory of Concepts

R. M. Sainsbury and Michael Tye

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
May 2012
ISBN:
9780199695317
eISBN:
9780191738531
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199695317.001.0001
Subject:
Philosophy, Philosophy of Mind, Philosophy of Language

How can one think about the same thing twice without knowing that it's the same thing? How can one think about nothing at all (for example Pegasus, the mythical flying horse)? Is thinking about ... More


Conclusion

Jana Matthews and Jeff Dennis

in Lessons From the Edge: Survival Skills for Starting and Growing a Company

Published in print:
2003
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780195168259
eISBN:
9780199849734
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195168259.003.0007
Subject:
Business and Management, Innovation

For aspiring business owners, this book hopefully has inspired avoidance of “the edge”. For those who are already experiencing the edge, the book contains help for those people to evaluate the ... More


The Four Rules Templates and How to Use Them

Mia de Kuijper

in Profit Power Economics: A New Competitive Strategy for Creating Sustainable Wealth

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
February 2010
ISBN:
9780195171631
eISBN:
9780199871353
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195171631.003.0015
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Macro- and Monetary Economics

Chapter 14 introduces the The Four Rules for Maximizing Profits in Transparency Method and presents a series of step-by-step templates for evaluation and action plans that should be implemented by ... More


Rule #3: 3-D Competition Evaluation and Action Plan Templates

Mia de Kuijper

in Profit Power Economics: A New Competitive Strategy for Creating Sustainable Wealth

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
February 2010
ISBN:
9780195171631
eISBN:
9780199871353
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195171631.003.0018
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Macro- and Monetary Economics

Chapter 17 contains the operating instructions for implementation of the third of the Four Rules


Rule #4: Powerlaw Marketplace Evaluation and Action Plan Templates

Mia de Kuijper

in Profit Power Economics: A New Competitive Strategy for Creating Sustainable Wealth

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
February 2010
ISBN:
9780195171631
eISBN:
9780199871353
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195171631.003.0019
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Macro- and Monetary Economics

Chapter 18 contains the operating instructions for implementation of the fourth of the Four Rules


 Error from Ignorance

Daniel Stoljar

in Ignorance and Imagination: The Epistemic Origin of the Problem of Consciousness

Published in print:
2006
Published Online:
September 2006
ISBN:
9780195306583
eISBN:
9780199786619
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0195306589.003.0004
Subject:
Philosophy, Metaphysics/Epistemology

This chapter takes up the conditional thesis that if the ignorance hypothesis is true, the logical problem is solved. The defense of this thesis begins from the idea that there are a number of ... More


Mistake and Non-Disclosure of Facts: Models for English Contract Law

Hugh Beale QC FBA

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
September 2012
ISBN:
9780199593880
eISBN:
9780191745362
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199593880.001.0001
Subject:
Law, Law of Obligations

This book examines the case for reforming the law on mistake and non-disclosure of fact to bring English law closer to the law in much of continental Europe. There, and in common law countries like ... More


Realism about Agents: Mistakes

Paul Weirich

in Realistic Decision Theory: Rules for Nonideal Agents in Nonideal Circumstances

Published in print:
2004
Published Online:
November 2004
ISBN:
9780195171259
eISBN:
9780199834976
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/019517125X.003.0006
Subject:
Philosophy, Logic/Philosophy of Mathematics

People facing decision problems may have faulty probability and utility assignments or be burdened with other mistakes. Prior todeciding, they should make a reasonable effort to correct for ... More


Criminal Law Theory: Doctrines of the General Part

Stephen Shute and Andrew Simester (eds)

Published in print:
2002
Published Online:
January 2010
ISBN:
9780199243495
eISBN:
9780191714177
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199243495.001.0001
Subject:
Law, Criminal Law and Criminology

Written by philosophers and lawyers from the United States and the United Kingdom, this collection of original essays offers new insights into the doctrines that make up the general part of the ... More


Introduction: Making Mistakes

Kent Puckett

in Bad Form: Social Mistakes and the Nineteenth-Century Novel

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
January 2009
ISBN:
9780195332759
eISBN:
9780199868131
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195332759.003.0001
Subject:
Literature, Criticism/Theory, 19th-century and Victorian Literature

The Introduction outlines the author's intentions in writing this book. This book, the Introduction says, is about mistakes, but not every single mistake. It presents instead an argument about the ... More


Seneca's Defence: Third Movements as Harmonizing Chrysippus and Zeno

Richard Sorabji

in Emotion and Peace of Mind: From Stoic Agitation to Christian Temptation

Published in print:
2002
Published Online:
May 2007
ISBN:
9780199256600
eISBN:
9780191712609
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199256600.003.0004
Subject:
Philosophy, General

Zeno of Citium, the Stoic founder, had tried out other definitions of emotion. One, defended by Chrysippus, was that emotion involves oscillating, like Medea, between accepting the right value ... More


Culpable Mind

Alan Brudner

in Punishment and Freedom

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
September 2009
ISBN:
9780199207251
eISBN:
9780191705502
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199207251.003.0003
Subject:
Law, Philosophy of Law, Criminal Law and Criminology

This chapter criticizes the character and choice theories of the culpable mind as incapable of justifying judicial punishment specifically as opposed to moral censure generally. It develops from ... More


Mistake

Michael Lobban

in The Oxford History of the Laws of England: Volume XII: 1820–1914 Private Law

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
May 2010
ISBN:
9780199258826
eISBN:
9780191705168
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199258826.003.0011
Subject:
Law, Legal History

This chapter discusses notions of mistake in contract formation. Topics covered include mistake in equity, mistake at common law, and mistake of identity.


Contract Law

EYAL ZAMIR and BARAK MEDINA

in Law, Economics, and Morality

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
May 2010
ISBN:
9780195372168
eISBN:
9780199776078
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195372168.003.09
Subject:
Law, Philosophy of Law

This chapter discusses contract law. Ordinarily, market transactions do not involve infringements of deontological constraints. For this reason (and since they usually involve money or easily ... More


Rapes Without Rapists: Consent and Reasonable Mistake *

Douglas Husak

in The Philosophy of Criminal Law: Selected Essays

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
May 2010
ISBN:
9780199585038
eISBN:
9780191723476
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199585038.003.0010
Subject:
Law, Philosophy of Law

Since a mistaken belief about consent should be a defence to rape when it is reasonable, it is important to identify the kind of evidence that is helpful in distinguishing reasonable from ... More


An Alternative Approach

Mark Schroeder

in Being For: Evaluating the Semantic Program of Expressivism

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
September 2008
ISBN:
9780199534654
eISBN:
9780191715938
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199534654.003.0010
Subject:
Philosophy, Philosophy of Language

This chapter offers an alternative approach to assigning truth conditions to complex descriptive sentences. Truth conditions are first motivated as a kind of composite of the assertability conditions ... More


Kennedy v. Nixon: The Presidential Election of 1960

Edmund F. Kallina Jr.

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
September 2011
ISBN:
9780813034850
eISBN:
9780813038599
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University Press of Florida
DOI:
10.5744/florida/9780813034850.001.0001
Subject:
History, American History: 20th Century

This is a book for everyone who thinks they know what happened in the pivotal election year of 1960. For 50 years we've accepted Theodore White's premise (from The Making of the President, 1960) that ... More


Contract Theory

Stephen A. Smith

Published in print:
1993
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780198765615
eISBN:
9780191695308
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198765615.001.0001
Subject:
Law, Law of Obligations

This book is both an examination of, and a contribution to, our understanding of the theoretical foundations of the common law of contract. Focusing on contemporary debates in contract theory, the ... More


Alleviating Mistakes: Reversal and Forgiveness for Flawed Perceptions

E. Allan Farnsworth

Published in print:
2004
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780199276110
eISBN:
9780191699887
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199276110.001.0001
Subject:
Law, Law of Obligations

This book examines the legal issues that arise when we seek to avoid the untoward consequences of an action by claiming that our perception was flawed. We all make mistakes: we might overpay a debt, ... More


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