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The Impact of Past and Future on Present Satisfaction

Bernard Van Praag

in Happiness Quantified: A Satisfaction Calculus Approach

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
May 2008
ISBN:
9780199226146
eISBN:
9780191718595
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199226146.003.0007
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Behavioural Economics

This chapter examines the theory that the individual's current satisfaction will depend on his or her own past experience and expected future. The study assumes that both the past and the future have ... More


The Economic Future in Historical Perspective

Paul A. David and Mark Thomas (eds)

Published in print:
2006
Published Online:
January 2012
ISBN:
9780197263471
eISBN:
9780191734786
Item type:
book
Publisher:
British Academy
DOI:
10.5871/bacad/9780197263471.001.0001
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Economic History

This book shows how analysis of past experiences contributes to a better understanding of present-day economic conditions; chapters offer important insights into major challenges that will occupy the ... More


History as Re-Enactment: R. G. Collingwood's Idea of History

William H. Dray

Published in print:
1999
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198238812
eISBN:
9780191679780
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198238812.001.0001
Subject:
Philosophy, History of Philosophy, Metaphysics/Epistemology

A central motif of R. G. Collingwood's philosophy of history is the idea that historical understanding requires a re-enactment of past experience. However, there have been sharp disagreements about ... More


The Impact Of Past And Future On Present Satisfaction

Bernard Van Praag

in Happiness Quantified: A Satisfaction Calculus Approach

Published in print:
2004
Published Online:
January 2005
ISBN:
9780198286547
eISBN:
9780191718601
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0198286546.003.0007
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Microeconomics

This chapter examines the theory that the individual’s current satisfaction will depend on his or her own past experience and expected future. The study assumes that both the past and the future have ... More


The Vestibular System in Everyday Life

Jay M. Goldberg, Victor J. Wilson, Kathleen E. Cullen, Dora E. Angelaki, Dianne M. Broussard, Jean A. Büttner-Ennever, Kikuro Fukushima, and Lloyd B. Minor

in The Vestibular System: A Sixth Sense

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
May 2012
ISBN:
9780195167085
eISBN:
9780199932153
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195167085.003.0001
Subject:
Neuroscience, Sensory and Motor Systems

This chapter begins with an overview of the vestibular system. It then discusses visual acuity and the vestibulo-ocular reflex, the air-righting reflex in the cat, post-rotational reactions, ... More


The Reactivity of the Nervous System in the Light of the Past History of the Organism

Brazier Mary A. B., Killam Keith F., and James Hance A.

in Sensory Communication

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
August 2013
ISBN:
9780262518420
eISBN:
9780262314213
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
The MIT Press
DOI:
10.7551/mitpress/9780262518420.003.0034
Subject:
Neuroscience, Research and Theory

The purpose of this chapter is to emphasize the background of variables within the functioning brain against which the experiments that are to be reported have been designed, for these introduce yet ... More


The origins of a care ethic in care workers' childhoods

Julia Brannen, June Statham, Ann Mooney, and Michaela Brockmann

in Coming to care: The work and family lives of workers caring for vulnerable children

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9781861348500
eISBN:
9781447301882
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781861348500.003.0003
Subject:
Social Work, Children and Families

This chapter examines the childhood accounts and experiences of case-study informants, suggesting that childhood is a key reference point for many care workers in beginning their life stories. It ... More


Constructing knowledge through social interactions: the role of interpersonal trust in negotiating negative institutional conceptions

Patrick Brown and Michael Calnan

in Trusting on the edge: Managing uncertainty and vulnerability in the midst of serious mental health problems

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
January 2013
ISBN:
9781847428899
eISBN:
9781447307556
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781847428899.003.0003
Subject:
Sociology, Health, Illness, and Medicine

Chapter Two further develops the theoretical and conceptual framework introduced in Chapter One, illustrating this in more depth through the qualitative data from interviews with service users and ... More


Shōhin Episodes: In Search of a Meiji Upbringing

Marvin Marcus

in Reflections in a Glass Door: Memory and Melancholy in the Personal Writings of Natsume Soseki

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
November 2016
ISBN:
9780824833060
eISBN:
9780824871352
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Hawai'i Press
DOI:
10.21313/hawaii/9780824833060.003.0004
Subject:
Society and Culture, Asian Studies

This chapter presents accounts concerning family and friends, which are marked by an ebb and flow of precise detail, hazy recollection, and a muted nostalgia. In examining Sōseki's upbringing in the ... More


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