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Strategic Asset Allocation: Portfolio Choice for Long-Term Investors

John Y. Campbell and Luis M. Viceira

Published in print:
2002
Published Online:
November 2003
ISBN:
9780198296942
eISBN:
9780191596049
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0198296940.001.0001
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Financial Economics

One of the most important decisions many people face is the choice of a portfolio of assets for retirement savings. The leading academic paradigm of portfolio choice, the mean‐variance analysis of ... More


C. S. Peirce and the Nested Continua Model of Religious Interpretation

Gary Slater

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
December 2015
ISBN:
9780198753230
eISBN:
9780191814846
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198753230.001.0001
Subject:
Religion, Philosophy of Religion, Theology

The writings of the American pragmatist thinker Charles S. Peirce (1839–1914) provide resources for a hermeneutical model called the nested continua model of religious interpretation. A diagrammatic ... More


Humility and Epistemic Goods

Robert C. Roberts and W. Jay Wood

in Intellectual Virtue: Perspectives from Ethics and Epistemology

Published in print:
2003
Published Online:
September 2010
ISBN:
9780199252732
eISBN:
9780191719288
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199252732.003.0012
Subject:
Philosophy, Moral Philosophy, Metaphysics/Epistemology

Some of the most interesting works in virtue ethics are the detailed, perceptive treatments of specific virtues and vices. This chapter aims to develop such work as it relates to intellectual virtues ... More


New Identifications in P. Oxy. 2180 (Sophocles, Oedipus Tyrannus) *

W. S. Barrett

in Greek Lyric, Tragedy, and Textual Criticism: Collected Papers

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
September 2007
ISBN:
9780199203574
eISBN:
9780191708183
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199203574.003.0017
Subject:
Classical Studies, Literary Studies: Classical, Early, and Medieval

This papyrus, the tattered remains (about 1,000 letters) of an elegant roll, was edited by C. H. Roberts in vol. xviii of The Oxyrhynchus Papyri, published in 1941. Out of a total of fifty-three ... More


From Counterinsurgency to State-Sanctioned Terror: Waging the Cold War in Latin America

William Michael Schmidli

in The Fate of Freedom Elsewhere: Human Rights and U.S. Cold War Policy toward Argentina

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
August 2016
ISBN:
9780801451966
eISBN:
9780801469626
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Cornell University Press
DOI:
10.7591/cornell/9780801451966.003.0002
Subject:
History, Latin American History

This chapter details the 1976 Argentine coup d’état. When the commanders of the three branches of the Argentine service announced the inauguration of the “National Reorganization Process,” few ... More


Creating a New Order: Black Politics in the New Deal Era

in Robert Clifton Weaver and the American City: The Life and Times of an Urban Reformer

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
March 2013
ISBN:
9780226684482
eISBN:
9780226684505
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226684505.003.0005
Subject:
History, American History: 20th Century

The federal government gave African Americans some reason for cheer despite the discrimination that continued to affect their lives. In the National Urban League journal Opportunity, Weaver made the ... More


World War II and Black Labor

in Robert Clifton Weaver and the American City: The Life and Times of an Urban Reformer

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
March 2013
ISBN:
9780226684482
eISBN:
9780226684505
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226684505.003.0006
Subject:
History, American History: 20th Century

By 1940, domestic concerns were quickly being eclipsed by worries about the war in Europe. Robert C. Weaver departed the U.S. Housing Authority and moved to a job that had the potential to reach far ... More


HUD, Robert Weaver, and the Ambiguities of Race

in Robert Clifton Weaver and the American City: The Life and Times of an Urban Reformer

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
March 2013
ISBN:
9780226684482
eISBN:
9780226684505
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226684505.003.0015.0016
Subject:
History, American History: 20th Century

On 9 September 1965, President Johnson signed the law establishing the Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD). Most observers assumed that Johnson would quickly name Weaver as HUD ... More


New York City and the Institutions of Liberal Reform

in Robert Clifton Weaver and the American City: The Life and Times of an Urban Reformer

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
March 2013
ISBN:
9780226684482
eISBN:
9780226684505
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226684505.003.0009
Subject:
History, American History: 20th Century

Social, political, and economic change in the 1940s led to an invigorated civil rights movement that could no longer be ignored by the country's political elite. While progress was slow, legal and ... More


The Path to Power

in Robert Clifton Weaver and the American City: The Life and Times of an Urban Reformer

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
March 2013
ISBN:
9780226684482
eISBN:
9780226684505
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226684505.003.0011
Subject:
History, American History: 20th Century

The two years between Weaver's term with Harriman and his work in the Kennedy administration were ones of significant change for American cities as well as the nation. Through his leadership of the ... More


The Great Society, High and Low

in Robert Clifton Weaver and the American City: The Life and Times of an Urban Reformer

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
March 2013
ISBN:
9780226684482
eISBN:
9780226684505
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226684505.003.0017
Subject:
History, American History: 20th Century

By early 1967 it was clear to most observers, and to the president himself, that the Great Society was running out of steam, and facing so many obstacles, Johnson began to wonder “why he had ever ... More


Introduction: What is the Nested Continua Model?

Gary Slater

in C. S. Peirce and the Nested Continua Model of Religious Interpretation

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
December 2015
ISBN:
9780198753230
eISBN:
9780191814846
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198753230.003.0001
Subject:
Religion, Philosophy of Religion, Theology

This introduction introduces the nested continua model and the philosophical and logical resources that guide its use. The resources stem overwhelmingly from the American pragmatist (and ... More


An Elder Statesman in a Period of Turmoil

in Robert Clifton Weaver and the American City: The Life and Times of an Urban Reformer

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
March 2013
ISBN:
9780226684482
eISBN:
9780226684505
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226684505.003.0018
Subject:
History, American History: 20th Century

In January 1969, Weaver returned to New York for good. He would live in the city for the next twenty-eight years, until his death, and would continue to contribute his time and knowledge to solving ... More


The Status of Time in Robert C. Neville’s Axiology of Thinking

Gary Slater

in C. S. Peirce and the Nested Continua Model of Religious Interpretation

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
December 2015
ISBN:
9780198753230
eISBN:
9780191814846
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198753230.003.0006
Subject:
Religion, Philosophy of Religion, Theology

This chapter shows how Robert C. Neville’s metaphysics of time and eternity may be applied to nested continua, as well as its context in relation to the metaphysics of A. N. Whitehead. The chapter ... More


The Kennedy Years: A Reluctant New Frontier

in Robert Clifton Weaver and the American City: The Life and Times of an Urban Reformer

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
March 2013
ISBN:
9780226684482
eISBN:
9780226684505
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226684505.003.0012
Subject:
History, American History: 20th Century

On 26 December 1960 Weaver received a call from New York mayor Robert Wagner, who asked Weaver to come to his office, where he was told that newly elected president John F. Kennedy wanted Weaver to ... More


The First Cabinet Job

in Robert Clifton Weaver and the American City: The Life and Times of an Urban Reformer

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
March 2013
ISBN:
9780226684482
eISBN:
9780226684505
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226684505.003.0010
Subject:
History, American History: 20th Century

By the mid-1950s, the Weavers were established members of New York's liberal society. Weaver earned a good salary in a position that provided him with the flexibility to involve himself in numerous ... More


Fighting for Civil Rights from the Inside

in Robert Clifton Weaver and the American City: The Life and Times of an Urban Reformer

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
March 2013
ISBN:
9780226684482
eISBN:
9780226684505
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226684505.003.0013
Subject:
History, American History: 20th Century

Weaver's first years at the Housing and Home Finance Agency were devoted to bringing together its disparate parts, reaching out to his opponents in the real estate sector, and trying to reform ... More


Power and Its Limitations

in Robert Clifton Weaver and the American City: The Life and Times of an Urban Reformer

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
March 2013
ISBN:
9780226684482
eISBN:
9780226684505
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226684505.003.0016
Subject:
History, American History: 20th Century

The year 1966 marked a significant change in the attitudes of many Americans toward their government, including their representatives in Washington. Fading was the short-lived optimism that the ... More


Chicago and the Science of Race Relations

in Robert Clifton Weaver and the American City: The Life and Times of an Urban Reformer

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
March 2013
ISBN:
9780226684482
eISBN:
9780226684505
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226684505.003.0007
Subject:
History, American History: 20th Century

The trials of the war years, the constant pressure of being caught between intransigent bosses and, in Weaver's view, unrealistic activists, took their toll prompting his resignation from the War ... More


Searching for a Place to Call Home

in Robert Clifton Weaver and the American City: The Life and Times of an Urban Reformer

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
March 2013
ISBN:
9780226684482
eISBN:
9780226684505
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226684505.003.0008
Subject:
History, American History: 20th Century

In 1946 Weaver was in the Soviet Union on a six-month contract with the United Nations Relief and Rehabilitation Administration (UNRRA), the agency charged with resuscitating war-ravaged communities ... More


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