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Introduction

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/9780199206421.003.0001
Subject:
Linguistics, Semantics and Pragmatics, Syntax and Morphology

This chapter introduces the main theoretical hypothesis of the book, the Resource Sensitivity Hypothesis. With respect to semantics, the hypothesis is that the meaning of each part of a linguistic ... More


Quotation and Context Sensitivity

Herman Cappelen and Ernie Lepore

in Language Turned on Itself: The Semantics and Pragmatics of Metalinguistic Discourse

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
January 2008
ISBN:
9780199231195
eISBN:
9780191710810
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199231195.003.0007
Subject:
Philosophy, Philosophy of Language

The thesis of Quotation Context Sensitivity (QCS) states that: let S be a sentence with a quotation Q. Two utterances, u and u', of S can express different propositions because Q in u and in u' ... More


The Resource Sensitivity Hypothesis

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/9780199206421.003.0005
Subject:
Linguistics, Semantics and Pragmatics, Syntax and Morphology

This chapter is a detailed investigation of the resource logical basis of the Resource Sensitivity Hypothesis (RSH). I consider various theoretical proposals in linguistic theory which can either be ... More


Transparent Parametrizations of Models for Potential Outcomes

Thomas S. Richardson, Robin J. Evans, and James M. Robins

in Bayesian Statistics 9

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
January 2012
ISBN:
9780199694587
eISBN:
9780191731921
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199694587.003.0019
Subject:
Mathematics, Probability / Statistics

We consider causal models involving three binary variables: a randomized assignment Z, an exposure measure X, and a final response Y. We focus particular attention on the situation in which there may ... More


The Resource Management Theory of Resumption

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/9780199206421.003.0006
Subject:
Linguistics, Semantics and Pragmatics, Syntax and Morphology

This chapter presents the main theory of the book. The Resource Management Theory of Resumption (RMTR) is based on two key assumptions. the first is the Resource Sensitivity Hypothesis (RSH), that ... More


Demographic Methods across the Tree of Life

Roberto Salguero-Gomez and Marlène Gamelon (eds)

Published in print:
2021
Published Online:
November 2021
ISBN:
9780198838609
eISBN:
9780191874789
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198838609.001.0001
Subject:
Biology, Biomathematics / Statistics and Data Analysis / Complexity Studies, Ecology

Demography is everywhere in our lives: from birth to death. Demography shapes our daily decisions, as well as the decisions that others make on us (e.g. bank loans, retirement age). Demography is ... More


Knowledge Capital and Growth: The Main Results

Eric A. Hanushek and Ludger Woessmann

in The Knowledge Capital of Nations: Education and the Economics of Growth

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
September 2015
ISBN:
9780262029179
eISBN:
9780262329170
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
The MIT Press
DOI:
10.7551/mitpress/9780262029179.003.0003
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Development, Growth, and Environmental

The measure of knowledge capital is introduced in empirical growth modelling. The knowledge capital measure turns out to be very closely related to economic growth rates in cross-country growth ... More


Understanding Human Visual Function with Psychophysics

Zhong-Lin Lu and Barbara Dosher

in Visual Psychophysics: From Laboratory to Theory

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
May 2014
ISBN:
9780262019453
eISBN:
9780262314930
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
The MIT Press
DOI:
10.7551/mitpress/9780262019453.003.0001
Subject:
Psychology, Vision

Humans are visual creatures. The amazing abilities of human vision far exceed the capabilities of the most sophisticated machines and may inspire new machine design. Human visual capabilities and ... More


Three Examples from Visual Psychophysics

Zhong-Lin Lu and Barbara Dosher

in Visual Psychophysics: From Laboratory to Theory

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
May 2014
ISBN:
9780262019453
eISBN:
9780262314930
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
The MIT Press
DOI:
10.7551/mitpress/9780262019453.003.0002
Subject:
Psychology, Vision

We introduce the fundamental components of visual psychophysics by dissecting three example experiments from scaling and sensitivity estimation: estimating perceived intensity of a light patch, ... More


Economics of Climate Change

Bradly J. Condon and Tapen Sinha

in The Role of Climate Change in Global Economic Governance

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
September 2013
ISBN:
9780199654550
eISBN:
9780191747953
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199654550.003.0006
Subject:
Law, Environmental and Energy Law, Public International Law

This chapter applies the concepts of environmental economics to the problem of climate change. It highlights the fact that using unilateral measures to address climate change represent only a partial ... More


Four Accounts of Grounded Theorizing

Antony Bryant

in Grounded Theory and Grounded Theorizing: Pragmatism in Research Practice

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
January 2017
ISBN:
9780199922604
eISBN:
9780190652548
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199922604.003.0019
Subject:
Psychology, Social Psychology

Four extended accounts of GTM-in-use—illustrations of Methodological Sensitivity from recent PhD students, offering very different uses of GTM in their research. Andrea Gorra’s innovative approach to ... More


Attachment, Bonds to Parents, Physical Aggression, and Violence

Kevin H. Wozniak

in Thugs and Thieves: The Differential Etiology of Violence

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
May 2016
ISBN:
9780195393583
eISBN:
9780190603946
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195393583.003.0006
Subject:
Psychology, Developmental Psychology

Attachment insecurity is seen as a risk factor for many behavioral problems. In this chapter, we examine the role of parental attachment in the development of violent behavior. We find consistent ... More


Electromechanics and its devices

Sandip Tiwari

in Nanoscale Device Physics: Science and Engineering Fundamentals

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
August 2017
ISBN:
9780198759874
eISBN:
9780191820847
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198759874.003.0005
Subject:
Physics, Condensed Matter Physics / Materials, Atomic, Laser, and Optical Physics

Electromechanics—coupling of mechanical forces with others—exhibits a continuum-to-discrete spectrum of properties. In this chapter, classical and newer analysis techniques are developed for devices ... More


Solving the Skeptical Problem

Keith DeRose

in The Appearance of Ignorance: Knowledge, Skepticism, and Context, Volume 2

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
February 2018
ISBN:
9780199564477
eISBN:
9780191846021
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780199564477.003.0001
Subject:
Philosophy, Metaphysics/Epistemology

In this chapter the classical form of skeptical argument, based on skeptical hypotheses, is presented. Then a contextualist response to the problem of skepticism, built upon the “Rule of ... More


Energy Balance of Climate

Eelco J. Rohling

in The Climate Question: Natural Cycles, Human Impact, Future Outlook

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
November 2020
ISBN:
9780190910877
eISBN:
9780197559918
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190910877.003.0006
Subject:
Earth Sciences and Geography, Meteorology and Climatology

The Sun is the ultimate energy source for climate. The Sun radiates toward Earth at an almost constant intensity of about 1360 watts per square meter (W/ m2), as measured above the Earth ’s ... More


Changes During The Industrial Age

Eelco J. Rohling

in The Climate Question: Natural Cycles, Human Impact, Future Outlook

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
November 2020
ISBN:
9780190910877
eISBN:
9780197559918
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190910877.003.0008
Subject:
Earth Sciences and Geography, Meteorology and Climatology

Most of the 1°C temperature change since the start of the industrial revolution has occurred in the last six decades (Figure 1.1). The warming is evident in all independently monitored timeseries ... More


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