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A Proposed Model for Derivative Actions: the Functional and Focused Model (FFM)

Arad Reisberg

in Derivative Actions and Corporate Governance

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
January 2009
ISBN:
9780199204892
eISBN:
9780191709487
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199204892.003.0006
Subject:
Law, Company and Commercial Law

This chapter develops a model to analyse and explain the use of the derivative action referred to as the Functional and Focused Model (FFM). It is organized in two parts. Part A provides the setting. ... More


Functional Discourse Grammar: A Typologically-Based Theory of Language Structure

Kees Hengeveld and J. Lachlan Mackenzie

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
September 2008
ISBN:
9780199278107
eISBN:
9780191707797
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199278107.001.0001
Subject:
Linguistics, Psycholinguistics / Neurolinguistics / Cognitive Linguistics, Theoretical Linguistics

This book presents Functional Discourse Grammar (FDG). Chapter 1 gives an overall picture of the model and places it in the context of contemporary linguistics. Chapter 2 presents the interpersonal ... More


Indeterminacy and the Concept of Function

Glenn Parsons and Allen Carlson

in Functional Beauty

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
January 2009
ISBN:
9780199205240
eISBN:
9780191709296
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199205240.003.0003
Subject:
Philosophy, Aesthetics

This chapter addresses the problem of indeterminacy, tracing the problem of the indeterminacy of function to an intuitive and widely held view concerning the functions of artefacts: that they are ... More


Function and Form

Glenn Parsons and Allen Carlson

in Functional Beauty

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
January 2009
ISBN:
9780199205240
eISBN:
9780191709296
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199205240.003.0004
Subject:
Philosophy, Aesthetics

This chapter addresses some lingering concerns about the aesthetic status of fitness and other function-related aesthetic qualities. The issues are framed in the somewhat broader terms afforded by ... More


Nature and Environment

Glenn Parsons and Allen Carlson

in Functional Beauty

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
January 2009
ISBN:
9780199205240
eISBN:
9780191709296
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199205240.003.0005
Subject:
Philosophy, Aesthetics

This chapter outlines some of the ways in which the concept of Functional Beauty can be applied to natural things. It begins with a somewhat neglected topic in nature aesthetics: the aesthetics of ... More


Architecture and the Built Environment

Glenn Parsons and Allen Carlson

in Functional Beauty

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
January 2009
ISBN:
9780199205240
eISBN:
9780191709296
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199205240.003.0006
Subject:
Philosophy, Aesthetics

This chapter seeks to vindicate the idea of aesthetically appreciating the built environment in light of function. It begins by arguing for the need for such appreciation, and detailing how our ... More


Artefacts and Everyday Aesthetics

Glenn Parsons and Allen Carlson

in Functional Beauty

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
January 2009
ISBN:
9780199205240
eISBN:
9780191709296
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199205240.003.0007
Subject:
Philosophy, Aesthetics

This chapter considers the realm of ‘everyday aesthetics’. The project of ‘everyday aesthetics’ provides a conception of aesthetic experience that better reflects its pervasiveness. The notion of ... More


The Functions of Art

Glenn Parsons and Allen Carlson

in Functional Beauty

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
January 2009
ISBN:
9780199205240
eISBN:
9780191709296
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199205240.003.0008
Subject:
Philosophy, Aesthetics

This chapter considers some implications of the notion of Functional Beauty for art. It begins by surveying some prominent attempts to identify the function of art, and critiquing the often tacit ... More


Conclusion

Glenn Parsons and Allen Carlson

in Functional Beauty

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
January 2009
ISBN:
9780199205240
eISBN:
9780191709296
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199205240.003.0009
Subject:
Philosophy, Aesthetics

This chapter presents a synthesis of the discussions in the preceding chapters. It argues that in cases of art appreciation, aesthetic judgements become more weighty or take on a greater critical ... More


Monk and Coltrane

Williams Martin

in Jazz Changes

Published in print:
1993
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780195083491
eISBN:
9780199853205
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195083491.003.0048
Subject:
Music, Popular

“Thelonious Monk with John Coltrane” contains some alternate takes of pieces already issued and some entirely new records. “Functional” was a magnificent, unaccompanied piano solo. It was the ... More


Coordinated policy-making in lifelong learning: functional regions as dynamic units

Marcelo Parreira do Amaral, Kevin Lowden, Valeria Pandolfini, and Nikolas Schöneck

in Lifelong Learning Policies for Young Adults in Europe: Navigating between Knowledge and Economy

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
September 2020
ISBN:
9781447350361
eISBN:
9781447350699
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781447350361.003.0002
Subject:
Education, Educational Policy and Politics

The assumption that the implementation of Lifelong learning (LLL) policies is best studied at the regional/local level invited us to take a more differentiated look than the national level allows ... More


Detection of Concealed Stored Memories with Psychophysiological and Neuroimaging Methods

J. Peter Rosenfeld, Gershon Ben-Shakhar, and Giorgio Ganis

in Memory and Law

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
January 2013
ISBN:
9780199920754
eISBN:
9780199950133
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199920754.003.0011
Subject:
Psychology, Cognitive Neuroscience, Forensic Psychology

This chapter describes the use of three types of physiological measures used to detect concealed memories. These measures may be utilized by legal authorities to detect involvement in criminal and ... More


THE ROLE OF STRONG H-BONDS IN NATURE: A GALLERY OF FUNCTIONAL H-BONDS

Gastone Gilli and Paola Gilli

in The Nature of the Hydrogen Bond: Outline of a Comprehensive Hydrogen Bond Theory

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
September 2009
ISBN:
9780199558964
eISBN:
9780191720949
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199558964.003.0009
Subject:
Physics, Crystallography: Physics

Functional H-bonds are H-bonds which are significantly stronger than the surrounding ones and, for this reason, can play a specific role in the mechanism of action of important chemical or ... More


Legal and ethical considerations in involuntary admissions to long-term care

Shaun T. O’Keeffe

in Ethical and Legal Debates In Irish Healthcare: Confronting complexities

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
May 2016
ISBN:
9780719099465
eISBN:
9781526104410
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9780719099465.003.0009
Subject:
Sociology, Culture

This chapter discusses the troubling legal and ethical issues raised by admissions to nursing homes. Current practice and the existing legal framework for involuntary admissions are discussed and it ... More


Electronic Structure Methods for Complex Materials: The orthogonalized linear combination of atomic orbitals

Wai-Yim Ching and Paul Rulis

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
September 2012
ISBN:
9780199575800
eISBN:
9780191740992
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199575800.001.0001
Subject:
Physics, Condensed Matter Physics / Materials

The aim of this book is to broadly introduce a robust method for electronic structure calculation that is particularly well suited for application to large complex systems. This method, called the ... More


The Oxford Reference Guide to Lexical Functional Grammar

Mary Dalrymple, John J. Lowe, and Louise Mycock

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
December 2019
ISBN:
9780198733300
eISBN:
9780191874246
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198733300.001.0001
Subject:
Linguistics, Syntax and Morphology, Theoretical Linguistics

This is the most comprehensive reference work on Lexical Functional Grammar (LFG), which will be of interest to graduate and advanced undergraduate students, academics, and researchers in linguistics ... More


The Logic of Pronominal Resumption

Ash Asudeh

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
May 2012
ISBN:
9780199206421
eISBN:
9780191738081
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199206421.001.0001
Subject:
Linguistics, Semantics and Pragmatics, Syntax and Morphology

This book is a cross-linguistic investigation of resumptive pronouns and related phenomena. Pronominal resumption is the realization of the base of a syntactic dependency as a bound pronoun. ... More


When Common Knowledge Is Wrong

Eric Grynaviski

in Constructive Illusions: Misperceiving the Origins of International Cooperation

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
August 2016
ISBN:
9780801452062
eISBN:
9780801454653
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Cornell University Press
DOI:
10.7591/cornell/9780801452062.003.0002
Subject:
Political Science, International Relations and Politics

This chapter outlines the theory of false intersubjective beliefs (FIBs). FIBs are inaccurate public beliefs that are shared by members of a group. In particular, there are different types of FIBs: ... 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


Lexical-Functional Grammar

Ash Asudeh

in The Logic of Pronominal Resumption

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
May 2012
ISBN:
9780199206421
eISBN:
9780191738081
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199206421.003.0003
Subject:
Linguistics, Semantics and Pragmatics, Syntax and Morphology

This chapter is a brief introduction to Lexical-Functional Grammar (LFG), the syntactic framework and grammatical architecture that is assumed in this book. First, I introduce the Correspondence ... More


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