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Where We Are Now

John D. Martin, J. William Petty, and James S. Wallace

in Value–Based Management with Corporate Social Responsibility

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
September 2009
ISBN:
9780195340389
eISBN:
9780199867257
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195340389.003.0010
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Macro- and Monetary Economics, Financial Economics

This Epilogue summarizes the lessons learnt in the research conducted for this book. While it is difficult to ascertain the exact reasons for the present situation, several factors are at work. One ... More


Blind Spot: When Journalists Don't Get Religion

Paul Marshall, Lela Gilbert, and Roberta Green-Ahmanson (eds)

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
January 2009
ISBN:
9780195374360
eISBN:
9780199871902
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195374360.001.0001
Subject:
Religion, Religion and Society

This book analyzes media coverage of major news stories in which religion is a major component and recounts how journalist often miss, or misunderstand, these stories because they do not take ... More


Lecture III

J. L. Austin

in How To Do Things With Words: The William James Lectures delivered at Harvard University in 1955

Published in print:
1975
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198245537
eISBN:
9780191680861
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198245537.003.0003
Subject:
Philosophy, Philosophy of Language

If somebody issues a performative utterance, and the utterance is classed as a misfire because the procedure invoked is not accepted, it is presumably persons other than the speaker who do not accept ... More


Truth

A. J. Bartlett, Justin Clemens, and Jon Roffe

in Lacan Deleuze Badiou

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
May 2015
ISBN:
9780748682058
eISBN:
9780748697168
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9780748682058.003.0005
Subject:
Philosophy, Metaphysics/Epistemology

This chapter discusses the divergences, consequences, and convergences between Badiou's generic formalisation, Deleuze's problematic conception of truth, and the Lacanian insistence on the centrality ... More


Constructive Illusions: Misperceiving the Origins of International Cooperation

Eric Grynaviski

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
August 2016
ISBN:
9780801452062
eISBN:
9780801454653
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Cornell University Press
DOI:
10.7591/cornell/9780801452062.001.0001
Subject:
Political Science, International Relations and Politics

Are the best international agreements products of mutual understanding? The conventional wisdom in economics, sociology, and political science is that accurate perceptions of others' interests, ... More


Introduction to Mistake in Contract Law

Melvin A. Eisenberg

in Foundational Principles of Contract Law

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
October 2018
ISBN:
9780199731404
eISBN:
9780199364718
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780199731404.003.0039
Subject:
Law, Company and Commercial Law

Chapter 39 concerns the effect of mistake in contract law. Traditionally, contract law has recognized four categories of mistake: misunderstanding, unilateral mistake, mutual mistake, and ... More


The Semiotics of Musik Kontemporer

Andrew Clay MCGraw

in Radical Traditions: Reimagining Culture in Balinese Contemporary Music

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
January 2014
ISBN:
9780199941407
eISBN:
9780199345908
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199941407.003.0008
Subject:
Music, Ethnomusicology, World Music

This chapter considers the interaction between listening and meaning and presents a semiotic model of listening intended to, in part, demonstrate the mechanisms that catalyze the mutation of ... More


‘Inadvertencies and misconstructions’: Jane Austen’s Heroines

Harriet Guest

in Unbounded Attachment: Sentiment and Politics in the Age of the French Revolution

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
January 2014
ISBN:
9780199686810
eISBN:
9780191767067
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199686810.003.0005
Subject:
Literature, 18th-century Literature, Women's Literature

In Jane Austen’s novels the lives of her female protagonists are circumscribed, but their intense inward and domestic focus discloses the permeability of the boundaries that confine them. Austen ... More


Introduction

Toril Moi

in Revolution of the Ordinary: Literary Studies after Wittgenstein, Austin, and Cavell

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
January 2018
ISBN:
9780226464305
eISBN:
9780226464589
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226464589.003.0001
Subject:
Literature, Criticism/Theory

Ordinary language philosophy (OLP) is the philosophical tradition after Wittgenstein and Austin as constituted and extended by Cavell. OLP is also influenced by Diamond. The introduction provides a ... More


When Principles of Evaluation Clash: Assessing the Value of a Demonstration in Artificial Intelligence

Claude Rosental

in Moments of Valuation: Exploring Sites of Dissonance

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
March 2015
ISBN:
9780198702504
eISBN:
9780191772191
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198702504.003.0010
Subject:
Business and Management, Organization Studies, Innovation

This chapter shows how scientists have invoked multiple orders of worth and used heterogeneous principles of evaluation to publicly assess the validity and value of a well-known demonstration in ... More


Conclusion: La gloire, malentendue

Jessica Goodman

in Goldoni in Paris: La Gloire et le Malentendu

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
July 2017
ISBN:
9780198796626
eISBN:
9780191837913
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198796626.003.0010
Subject:
Literature, European Literature, 18th-century Literature

The conclusion suggests that Goldoni’s failure of branding in France stemmed not from his misunderstanding of the invitation to Paris, as critics argued for so long, but rather from his ... More


Distributed Misunderstanding

Ellen Spolsky

in The Contracts of Fiction: Cognition, Culture, Community

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
April 2015
ISBN:
9780190232146
eISBN:
9780190232177
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780190232146.003.0005
Subject:
Literature, Criticism/Theory, World Literature

This chapter discusses Shakespeare’s Macbeth in order to explore the usefulness of two powerful theories of inference: theory of mind (ToM), developed within cognitive psychology, and speech act ... More


Introduction

Jessica Goodman

in Goldoni in Paris: La Gloire et le Malentendu

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
July 2017
ISBN:
9780198796626
eISBN:
9780191837913
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198796626.003.0001
Subject:
Literature, European Literature, 18th-century Literature

The Introduction sets out the two key contexts with which the book engages: studies of Goldoni’s time in Paris and studies of eighteenth-century theatre. It exposes the contradiction that is found in ... More


Goldoni’s Parisian Career

Jessica Goodman

in Goldoni in Paris: La Gloire et le Malentendu

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
July 2017
ISBN:
9780198796626
eISBN:
9780191837913
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198796626.003.0007
Subject:
Literature, European Literature, 18th-century Literature

This chapter analyses the essential facts of Goldoni’s whole Parisian career as they can be gleaned from contemporary sources. It explores his public and critical success at the Comédie-Italienne, ... More


The <i>Mémoires</i> and Their Legacy

Jessica Goodman

in Goldoni in Paris: La Gloire et le Malentendu

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
July 2017
ISBN:
9780198796626
eISBN:
9780191837913
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198796626.003.0008
Subject:
Literature, European Literature, 18th-century Literature

This chapter considers how the whole Parisian period is presented in the Mémoires. It examines which elements of Goldoni’s French career are discussed, and identifies a refrain of failure despite the ... More


Discipleship Misunderstanding and Johannine Irony in the Poetry of George Herbert and Henry Vaughan

Paul Cefalu

in The Johannine Renaissance in Early Modern English Literature and Theology

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
October 2017
ISBN:
9780198808718
eISBN:
9780191848063
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198808718.003.0007
Subject:
Literature, 16th-century and Renaissance Literature

The sixth chapter takes a closer look at the influence of Johannine discipleship misunderstanding (particularly the Johannine rhetoric of dramatic irony) on the poetry of George Herbert and Henry ... More


The Matrioshka Principle and Its Discontents: Connecting Imperial Ideas Across the Continents

Zoltán Biedermann

in (Dis)connected Empires: Imperial Portugal, Sri Lankan Diplomacy, and the Making of a Habsburg Conquest in Asia

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
December 2018
ISBN:
9780198823391
eISBN:
9780191862106
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198823391.003.0004
Subject:
History, World Early Modern History

Chapter 3 explains on what grounds Lankan rulers remained committed to the idea of co-opting the Portuguese through tributary diplomacy, against the backdrop of a growing regional conflict involving ... More


Moderation in Jihad

Mohammad Hashim Kamali

in The Middle Path of Moderation in Islam: The Qur'anic Principle of Wasatiyyah

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
June 2015
ISBN:
9780190226831
eISBN:
9780190226855
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780190226831.003.0017
Subject:
Religion, Islam

This chapter looks into the meaning, definition, scriptural evidence, and history of jihad, while drawing attention in the meantime to the widespread misunderstanding of this concept by both the ... More


Ritualized Misunderstanding Between Uncertainty, Agreement, and Rupture: Communication Patterns in Euro-American Ayahuasca Ritual Interactions

Anne-Marie Losonczy and Silvia Mesturini Cappo

in Ayahuasca Shamanism in the Amazon and Beyond

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
June 2014
ISBN:
9780199341191
eISBN:
9780199379408
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199341191.003.0006
Subject:
Religion, Religion and Society

This chapter explores a particular aspect of religious practice and migration. Shamanism presents itself today as a multi-sited landscape, painted by regular movements of ritual experts and ... More


Introduction

Galen Strawson

in The Secret Connexion: Causation, Realism, and David Hume: Revised Edition

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
May 2014
ISBN:
9780199605842
eISBN:
9780191774447
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199605842.003.0001
Subject:
Philosophy, History of Philosophy

Hume’s views on causation have been consistently misunderstood. This point is independent of the fact that Hume had a ‘natural belief’ in causal power. He has wrongly been taken to endorse an ... More


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