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Changes of Mind: An Essay on Rational Belief Revision

Neil Tennant

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
September 2012
ISBN:
9780199655755
eISBN:
9780191742125
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199655755.001.0001
Subject:
Philosophy, Logic/Philosophy of Mathematics, Metaphysics/Epistemology

This account of rational belief revision explains how a rational agent ought to proceed when adopting a new belief — a difficult matter if the new belief contradicts the agent’s old beliefs. Belief ... More


Cooperative Outcomes

James Bergin

in Microeconomic Theory: A Concise Course

Published in print:
2005
Published Online:
July 2005
ISBN:
9780199280292
eISBN:
9780191602498
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0199280290.003.0018
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Microeconomics

Cooperative games are considered. The Core is introduced and the key idea behind non-emptiness (balancedness) is explained through the dual programme. Following this, vonNeumann–Morgenstern solutions ... More


Core Logic is the Inviolable Core of Logic

Neil Tennant

in Changes of Mind: An Essay on Rational Belief Revision

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
September 2012
ISBN:
9780199655755
eISBN:
9780191742125
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199655755.003.0008
Subject:
Philosophy, Logic/Philosophy of Mathematics, Metaphysics/Epistemology

This chapter gives a novel argument for the inviolability of the principles of Core Logic. This is very anti-Quinean. If any of those principles were to be surrendered, then the rational agent would ... More


Marginal Modernity: The Aesthetics of Dependency from Kierkegaard to Joyce

Leonardo Lisi

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
May 2013
ISBN:
9780823245321
eISBN:
9780823252541
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Fordham University Press
DOI:
10.5422/fordham/9780823245321.001.0001
Subject:
Literature, Criticism/Theory

This book argues that two ways of understanding the aesthetic organization of literary works have been inherited from the late 18th century and dominate discussions of European modernism today: the ... More


Civic Engagement

Douglas Jacobsen and Rhonda Hustedt Jacobsen

in No Longer Invisible: Religion in University Education

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
September 2012
ISBN:
9780199844739
eISBN:
9780199950331
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199844739.003.0008
Subject:
Religion, Religion and Society

What values and practices—religious or secular—shape civic engagement? Most colleges and universities aim for their students to become involved citizens, but this process becomes a fraught ... More


The Importance of Mission

Susan Resneck Pierce

in Title Pages

Published in print:
1996
Published Online:
November 2020
ISBN:
9780195097726
eISBN:
9780197560860
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780195097726.003.0005
Subject:
Education, Philosophy and Theory of Education

In fall 1993 the University of Puget Sound Board of Trustees accepted an offer from Seattle University to assume sponsorship of the Puget Sound School of Law. Although ... More


Some Thoughts on Curriculum and Change

Leon Botstein

in Rethinking Liberal Education

Published in print:
1996
Published Online:
November 2020
ISBN:
9780195097726
eISBN:
9780197560860
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780195097726.003.0006
Subject:
Education, Philosophy and Theory of Education

It should go without saying that in the twentieth-century history of American higher education, each significant curricular reform movement has had a distinct ... More


The Search for American Liberal Education

Frank F. Wong

in Rethinking Liberal Education

Published in print:
1996
Published Online:
November 2020
ISBN:
9780195097726
eISBN:
9780197560860
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780195097726.003.0007
Subject:
Education, Philosophy and Theory of Education

When Charles William Eliot launched his radical reforms at Harvard in the late 1870s, he was convinced that the fixed curriculum, based on English liberal education ... More


Lattice QCD and nuclear physics

Sinya Aoki

in Modern Perspectives in Lattice QCD: Quantum Field Theory and High Performance Computing: Lecture Notes of the Les Houches Summer School: Volume 93, August 2009

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
January 2012
ISBN:
9780199691609
eISBN:
9780191731792
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199691609.003.0010
Subject:
Physics, Theoretical, Computational, and Statistical Physics

This chapter consists of three parts. In the first part, Lüscher's formula, which relates the scattering phase shift to the two particle energy in finite volume, is explained. A comprehensive but ... More


Core Values, Functional Constituencies, and the Democratic Principle

Yue Chim Richard Wong

in Diversity and Occasional Anarchy: On Deep Economic and Social Contradictions in Hong Kong

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
January 2014
ISBN:
9789888139446
eISBN:
9789888180349
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Hong Kong University Press
DOI:
10.5790/hongkong/9789888139446.003.0012
Subject:
Society and Culture, Asian Studies

Geographic constituencies refer to a natural institutional arrangement in an agrarian society where economic self-sufficiency is the norm. Yet, geographic constituencies have self-preservation powers ... More


Cultivating Critical Content Knowledge: Early Modern Literature, Pre-service Teachers, and New Methodologies for Social Justice

Todd Butler and Ashley Boyd

in Teaching Social Justice Through Shakespeare: Why Renaissance Literature Matters Now

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
May 2020
ISBN:
9781474455589
eISBN:
9781474477130
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9781474455589.003.0022
Subject:
Literature, Criticism/Theory

In this chapter, Todd Butler and Ashley Boyd give new reasons for attending to pedagogical training in literary studies classrooms. With so many English majors planning to enter secondary classrooms ... More


Seeing the Big Picture

Leslee Bartlet

in Learning Together: Children and Adults in a School Community

Published in print:
2001
Published Online:
November 2020
ISBN:
9780195097535
eISBN:
9780197562031
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780195097535.003.0007
Subject:
Education, Educational Policy and Politics

When someone walks into our community of learners for the first time, his or her initial impression is often one of chaos. How can you tell what anyone is ... More


Major Biogeographic and Phylogenetic Patterns

James S. Albert, Paulo Petry, and Roberto E. Reis

in Historical Biogeography of Neotropical Freshwater Fishes

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780520268685
eISBN:
9780520948501
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520268685.003.0002
Subject:
Biology, Aquatic Biology

This chapter summarizes the major patterns of biodiversity and biogeography in Neotropical freshwaters. It describes latitudinal and altitudinal gradients in species richness and species-area ... More


Death to Gradgrind

Jonathan Rose

in Readers' Liberation: The Literary Agenda

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
November 2020
ISBN:
9780198723554
eISBN:
9780191916816
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198723554.003.0011
Subject:
Education, Educational Policy and Politics

There has always been a “reading crisis,” at least for the last two hundred years. Up to the end of the nineteenth century critics fretted over the spread of mass ... More


Web knowledge

Christopher Walton

in Title Pages

Published in print:
2006
Published Online:
November 2020
ISBN:
9780199292486
eISBN:
9780191917691
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780199292486.003.0008
Subject:
Computer Science, Computer Architecture and Logic Design

In the introductory chapter of this book, we discussed the means by which knowledge can be made available on the Web. That is, the representation of the knowledge in a ... More


Introduction

Joy G. Dryfoos

in Community Schools in Action: Lessons from a Decade of Practice

Published in print:
2005
Published Online:
November 2020
ISBN:
9780195169591
eISBN:
9780197562178
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780195169591.003.0013
Subject:
Education, Schools Studies

We have invited some practitioners who “do the work” to tell us what they do. Six program areas are covered here: parent involvement, after-school and ... More


Creating Curriculum with Children

Carolyn Goodman Turkanis

in Learning Together: Children and Adults in a School Community

Published in print:
2001
Published Online:
November 2020
ISBN:
9780195097535
eISBN:
9780197562031
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780195097535.003.0014
Subject:
Education, Educational Policy and Politics

Children are natural learners, curious and inquisitive, wondering why and who and how. They thrive in an environment that allows curriculum to emerge ... More


Biodiversity Along Core–Periphery Clines

Sergei Volis and Salit Kark

in Biodiversity in Drylands: Toward a Unified Framework

Published in print:
2005
Published Online:
November 2020
ISBN:
9780195139853
eISBN:
9780197561720
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780195139853.003.0008
Subject:
Earth Sciences and Geography, Environmental Geography

The study of biodiversity has received wide attention in recent decades. Biodiversity has been defined in various ways (Gaston and Spicer, 1998, Purvis and ... More


“Criss-Cross Applesauce”: Keeping Control in the Classroom

Jane Juffer

in Don't Use Your Words!: Children's Emotions in a Networked World

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
January 2020
ISBN:
9781479831746
eISBN:
9781479875870
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
NYU Press
DOI:
10.18574/nyu/9781479831746.003.0005
Subject:
Psychology, Developmental Psychology

This chapter analyzes how the discourse of emotional intelligence intersects with national curriculum efforts such as No Child Left Behind and Common Core, as well as how these discourses play out in ... More


ENIAC Settles Down to Work

Thomas Haigh, Mark Priestley, and Crispin Rope

in Eniac in Action: Making and Remaking the Modern Computer

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
May 2017
ISBN:
9780262033985
eISBN:
9780262334426
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
The MIT Press
DOI:
10.7551/mitpress/9780262033985.003.0011
Subject:
History, History of Science, Technology, and Medicine

ENIAC’s new configuration was stabilized with further tweaks over the summer of 1948. Over the next seven years it ran more than a hundred different applications, and was gradually transformed from ... More


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