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Syntactic Restriction Strategies

Jonathan L. Kvanvig

in The Knowability Paradox

Published in print:
2006
Published Online:
May 2006
ISBN:
9780199282593
eISBN:
9780191603587
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0199282595.003.0004
Subject:
Philosophy, Logic/Philosophy of Mathematics

This chapter examines approaches to the paradox that wish to save anti-realism from the paradox by denying that the knowability assumption is a commitment of anti-realism. Such approaches contend ... More


The Injurer’s Self-Risk Puzzle

Robert D. Cooter and Ariel Porat

in Getting Incentives Right: Improving Torts, Contracts, and Restitution

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
October 2017
ISBN:
9780691151595
eISBN:
9781400850396
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Princeton University Press
DOI:
10.23943/princeton/9780691151595.003.0003
Subject:
Law, Comparative Law

This chapter considers a misalignment due to courts' ignorance of the injurer's self-risk when they set the standard of care. In setting the standards of care, courts consider the risks the injurer ... More


Learned Hand: The Man and the Judge

Gerald Gunther

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
January 2011
ISBN:
9780195377774
eISBN:
9780199869374
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195377774.001.0001
Subject:
Law, Constitutional and Administrative Law, Legal History

Billings Learned Hand was one of the most influential judges in America. This book provides a complete and intimate account of the professional and personal life of Learned Hand. It conveys the ... More


Empire, Sign Languages, and the Long Expedition, 1819–1821

Robert Lawrence Gunn

in Ethnology and Empire: Languages, Literature, and the Making of the North American Borderlands

Published in print:
1993
Published Online:
May 2016
ISBN:
9781479842582
eISBN:
9781479812516
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
NYU Press
DOI:
10.18574/nyu/9781479842582.003.0003
Subject:
Society and Culture, Cultural Studies

Chapter 2 explores early written documentation of Plains Indian Sign Language (PISL)—often referred to as Plains Sign Talk, or Hand Talk—noted pervasively across 19th-Century literatures of ... More


Dramatis Personae

Susanne M. Sklar

in Blake's Jerusalem As Visionary Theatre: Entering the Divine Body

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
January 2012
ISBN:
9780199603145
eISBN:
9780191731594
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199603145.003.0003
Subject:
Religion, Religion and Literature

Jerusalem's peculiar characters can be called “angelmorphic” for, possessed with a capacity to be infinitely translucent, they can morph into one another; they can contain one ... More


The Early Years

Gerald Gunther

in Learned Hand: The Man and the Judge

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
January 2011
ISBN:
9780195377774
eISBN:
9780199869374
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195377774.003.0001
Subject:
Law, Constitutional and Administrative Law, Legal History

This chapter details the early years of Learned Hand. Learned was born on January 27, 1872, the second and last child of Lydia and Samuel Hand. On the surface, his family environment seemed secure ... More


Active Retirement from “Regular Active Service”

Gerald Gunther

in Learned Hand: The Man and the Judge

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
January 2011
ISBN:
9780195377774
eISBN:
9780199869374
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195377774.003.0015
Subject:
Law, Constitutional and Administrative Law, Legal History

This chapter focuses on Learned Hand's life after retirement. Hand's retirement from “regular active service” in 1951 by no means ended his public life. Not only did he continue to participate in ... More


Fault

Robert Stevens

in Torts and Rights

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
January 2009
ISBN:
9780199211609
eISBN:
9780191705946
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199211609.003.0005
Subject:
Law, Law of Obligations

Central to the claim of some economists, such as Richard Posner — that the law of torts is best explained in terms of economic efficiency — is the Learned Hand Formula for calculating when conduct ... More


Tartan Gangs and Paramilitaries: The Loyalist Backlash

Gareth Mulvenna

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
May 2017
ISBN:
9781781383261
eISBN:
9781786944061
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Liverpool University Press
DOI:
10.5949/liverpool/9781781383261.001.0001
Subject:
History, British and Irish Modern History

Tartan Gangs and Paramilitaries is a new oral history of the loyalist backlash of the early 1970s in Northern Ireland. In the violent maelstrom of Belfast in 1971 and 1972 many young members of ... More


Apocalyptic Popular Culture and Political Quiescence

Matthew Schneider-Mayerson

in Peak Oil: Apocalyptic Environmentalism and Libertarian Political Culture

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
May 2016
ISBN:
9780226285269
eISBN:
9780226285573
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226285573.003.0004
Subject:
Society and Culture, Technology and Society

This chapter situates peakists’ sense of impending collapse in the context of the long history of American apocalypticism and highlights the ways that peakist narratives borrowed and diverted from ... More


Pedagogy Inside and Outside the Medical Classroom: Training the Hand and Eye to Know

Carin Berkowitz

in Charles Bell and the Anatomy of Reform

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
May 2016
ISBN:
9780226280394
eISBN:
9780226280424
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226280424.003.0003
Subject:
History, History of Science, Technology, and Medicine

This chapter explores the ways in which Charles Bell conducted his classes inside various medical classrooms and the ways in which those contents of the classroom were delivered to wider publics. The ... More


The California Ramblers Taking Off

Ate van Delden

in Adrian Rollini: The Life and Music of a Jazz Rambler

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
May 2020
ISBN:
9781496825155
eISBN:
9781496825148
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Mississippi
DOI:
10.14325/mississippi/9781496825155.003.0005
Subject:
Music, History, American

Arthur Hand had an orchestra of his own which was incorporated into Kirkeby's California Ramblers and which he would co-lead with Ed Kirkeby. In April 1922, Kirkeby arranged for the first of ... More


To What Does One Awaken?

Tracy B. Strong

in Learning One's Native Tongue: Citizenship, Contestation, and Conflict in America

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
September 2020
ISBN:
9780226623191
eISBN:
9780226623368
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226623368.003.0003
Subject:
Political Science, American Politics

As the country moves into the eighteenth century; it needs to find a substitute for the energies that shaped the Puritan experience. Jonathan Edwards works out a complex theology that rests virtuous ... More


Conclusion

Yuri G. Raydugin

in Modern Risk Quantification in Complex Projects: Non-linear Monte Carlo and System Dynamics Methodologies

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
October 2020
ISBN:
9780198844334
eISBN:
9780191879883
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198844334.003.0019
Subject:
Mathematics, Analysis, Applied Mathematics

This chapter provides a high-level overview of concepts, models, and results discussed in this book. It is accentuated that risk quantification used in decision-making can be tagged as ‘political ... More


The Tremulous Soul: The Worcester Fragments

D. Vance Smith

in Arts of Dying: Literature and Finitude in Medieval England

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
September 2020
ISBN:
9780226640853
eISBN:
9780226641041
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226641041.003.0004
Subject:
Literature, Early and Medieval Literature

The twelfth-century scholar known as the Tremulous Hand of Worcester who glossed Aelfric's Grammar also copied St. Bede's Lament, a poem about the loss of learning, and an early Middle English debate ... More


The People and the Army Are One Hand: Myths and Their Translations

Sarah Hawas

in Translating Egypt's Revolution: The Language of Tahrir (A Tahrir Studies Edition)

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
September 2012
ISBN:
9789774165337
eISBN:
9781617971303
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
American University in Cairo Press
DOI:
10.5743/cairo/9789774165337.003.0008
Subject:
Society and Culture, Middle Eastern Studies

Addresses the question of how to translate the use of slogans in simultaneous support and opposition to the army from January well into the time of writing in August 2011. Through the varying terms ... More


The Operas Erwartung and Die glückliche Hand

Bryan R. Simms

in The Atonal Music of Arnold Schoenberg 1908–1923

Published in print:
2000
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780195128260
eISBN:
9780199848843
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195128260.003.0005
Subject:
Music, History, American

Due to his unsuccessful efforts in completing an operatic libretto, Schoenberg searched for a literary collaborator, someone sympathetic to his literary tastes. He found such a colleague in Marie ... More


Choral Music

Malcolm MacDonald

in Schoenberg

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780195172010
eISBN:
9780199852000
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195172010.003.0007
Subject:
Music, History, American

Schoenberg’s output defies easy categorization. Throughout his career he sought to blend characteristics of various traditional forms into new ones. This chapter places all the music which employs a ... More


Three Stage Works

Malcolm MacDonald

in Schoenberg

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780195172010
eISBN:
9780199852000
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195172010.003.0012
Subject:
Music, History, American

Schoenberg’s three completed operatic works display three different approaches to the problem of writing for the theatre, and they bespeak a very different sensibility from the more orthodox operatic ... More


Lookin’ to Get Out

Nick Dawson

in Being Hal Ashby: Life of a Hollywood Rebel

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
September 2011
ISBN:
9780813125381
eISBN:
9780813135267
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Kentucky
DOI:
10.5810/kentucky/9780813125381.003.0020
Subject:
Film, Television and Radio, Film

This chapter examines Hal Ashby's directorial job for the film Lookin' to Get Out. It explains the storyline of the film which starred Jon Voight, Ann-Margret and Burt Young. The film cost $7 million ... More


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