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Deaf Children's Understanding of Inverse Relations

Terezinha Nunes, Peter Bryant, Diana Burman, Daniel Bell, Deborah Evans, Darcy Hallett, and Laura Montgomery

in Deaf Cognition: Foundations and Outcomes

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
September 2008
ISBN:
9780195368673
eISBN:
9780199894161
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195368673.003.0007
Subject:
Psychology, Developmental Psychology

The understanding of inversion plays a key role in children's learning about arithmetic and algebra. This chapter focuses on deaf children's understanding and use of the principle of inversion. It is ... More


Interpolations in 1 Corinthians

Jerome Murphy‐O'Connor

in Keys to First Corinthians: Revisiting the Major Issues

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
May 2009
ISBN:
9780199564156
eISBN:
9780191721281
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199564156.003.00016
Subject:
Religion, Biblical Studies

After a discussion of the validity of the methodology normally used to determine interpolations, i.e. additions to a text after it had left its author's hands, the chapter passes in review thirteen ... More


‘Singlewoman’ as a Personal Designation

Cordelia Beattie

in Medieval Single Women: The Politics of Social Classification in Late Medieval England

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
September 2008
ISBN:
9780199283415
eISBN:
9780191712616
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199283415.003.0006
Subject:
History, British and Irish Medieval History

In 1413, the Statute of Additions attempted to standardize personal designations (or additions) in legal writs and appeals. When justices in the king's courts discussed what additions were ... More


Population and Extinction

David Benatar

in Better Never to Have Been: The Harm of Coming into Existence

Published in print:
2006
Published Online:
September 2007
ISBN:
9780199296422
eISBN:
9780191712005
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199296422.003.0006
Subject:
Philosophy, Moral Philosophy

This chapter discusses the implications of the earlier arguments for population and extinction. It is argued that the anti-natal view solves various problems in moral theory about population, ... More


Petri nets

Pierluigi Frisco

in Computing with Cells: Advances in Membrane Computing

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
September 2009
ISBN:
9780199542864
eISBN:
9780191715679
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199542864.003.0004
Subject:
Mathematics, Applied Mathematics, Mathematical Biology

This chapter studies Petri nets and P/T systems as computing devices and it links some components present in them to their computational power. This chapter proves that the combination of different ... More


On the Nature of Moral Ideals: Part I

Larry S. Temkin

in Rethinking the Good: Moral Ideals and the Nature of Practical Reasoning

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
May 2012
ISBN:
9780199759446
eISBN:
9780199932214
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199759446.003.0011
Subject:
Philosophy, General, Moral Philosophy

A fundamentally important question for practical reasoning is how best to understand the goodness of outcomes and the nature of moral ideals: Is the Internal Aspects View correct, is the Essentially ... More


Arithmetic

E. Brian Davies

in Science in the Looking Glass: What Do Scientists Really Know?

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
September 2008
ISBN:
9780199219186
eISBN:
9780191711695
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199219186.003.0003
Subject:
Physics, History of Physics

This chapter explains why our concept of number is not nearly as simple as most people think. It argues that a long historical process has resulted in the creation of a powerful numerical structure ... More


Egalitarianism and Population Change

Gustaf Arrhenius

in Intergenerational Justice

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
September 2009
ISBN:
9780199282951
eISBN:
9780191712319
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199282951.003.0013
Subject:
Philosophy, General

What is the role of equality in the evaluation of populations of different sizes in respect to their goodness? The field of population ethics has been riddled with paradoxes which purport to show ... More


The Role of Perceptual Processes in Infant Addition/Subtraction Experiments

Alan M. Slater, J. Gavin Bremner, Scott P. Johnson, and Rachel A. Hayes

in Infant Perception and Cognition: Recent Advances, Emerging Theories, and Future Directions

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
January 2011
ISBN:
9780195366709
eISBN:
9780199863969
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195366709.003.0005
Subject:
Psychology, Developmental Psychology, Vision

One of the major areas of research into early cognitive development concerns infants' ability to understand number, given that it leads into later numerical and mathematical competence. Accordingly, ... More


April 2011: Autism and the Good Society

Kenneth McK Norrie

in Professor Norrie's Commentaries on Family Law

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
September 2015
ISBN:
9781845861193
eISBN:
9781474406246
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9781845861193.003.0048
Subject:
Law, Family Law

This commentary discusses a number of cases from both the Scottish and English courts in which children with additional support needs in learning have sought remedies. City of Edinburgh Council v MDH ... More


Alternative Approaches: A Critique

EVA FEDER KITTAY

in Metaphor: Its Cognitive Force and Linguistic Structure

Published in print:
1990
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198242468
eISBN:
9780191680472
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198242468.003.0006
Subject:
Philosophy, Philosophy of Language, Philosophy of Mind

This chapter critically examines some alternative approaches which involve theories of interpretation as well as the inadequacies of the theories of metaphor which are based on the major ... More


The Mere Addition Paradox

Derek Parfit

in Reasons and Persons

Published in print:
1986
Published Online:
November 2003
ISBN:
9780198249085
eISBN:
9780191598173
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/019824908X.003.0019
Subject:
Philosophy, General

Argues whether an outcome could be made worse by the mere addition of extra people who have lives worth living;why we should reject the view that it is best if the average quality of life is as high ... More


Conceptual development of the resource-based approach

Peter Knoepfel

in Public Policy Resources

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
May 2019
ISBN:
9781447345053
eISBN:
9781447345091
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781447345053.003.0005
Subject:
Political Science, Public Policy

This chapter contains an in-depth definition of the aforementioned resource-based approach to public policy resources, which is usually used for analysing the institutional conditions for sustainable ... More


Do the Laws of Physics State the Facts?

Nancy Cartwright

in How the Laws of Physics Lie

Published in print:
1983
Published Online:
November 2003
ISBN:
9780198247043
eISBN:
9780191597152
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0198247044.003.0004
Subject:
Philosophy, Philosophy of Science

The facticity view of fundamental laws of physics takes them to state facts about reality. To preserve the facticity of laws in the face of complex phenomena with multiple intervening factors, ... More


The Neutral Level for Existence

John Broome

in Weighing Lives

Published in print:
2004
Published Online:
October 2005
ISBN:
9780199243761
eISBN:
9780191602900
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/019924376X.003.0010
Subject:
Philosophy, Moral Philosophy

This chapter demonstrates how the assumptions made so far in the book imply that there is a single neutral level for existence. That is, there is a single level of wellbeing such that adding a person ... More


Same‐Lifetime Aggregation

John Broome

in Weighing Lives

Published in print:
2004
Published Online:
October 2005
ISBN:
9780199243761
eISBN:
9780191602900
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/019924376X.003.0015
Subject:
Philosophy, Moral Philosophy

This chapter opens the question of aggregating wellbeing across time to determine the value of a single person’s life. It explains the imperfect analogy between this sort of aggregation and ... More


Same‐Number Aggregation

John Broome

in Weighing Lives

Published in print:
2004
Published Online:
October 2005
ISBN:
9780199243761
eISBN:
9780191602900
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/019924376X.003.0009
Subject:
Philosophy, Moral Philosophy

This chapter uses separability of lives to apply the same-number addition theorem, which derives originally from John Harsanyi, to arrive at a broadly utilitarian conclusion about aggregation across ... More


Revision and collaboration: the Abridgement and Supplement

Susan Rennie

in Jamieson's Dictionary of Scots: The Story of the First Historical Dictionary of the Scots Language

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
September 2012
ISBN:
9780199639403
eISBN:
9780191741920
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199639403.003.0006
Subject:
Linguistics, Lexicography, Historical Linguistics

This chapter describes Jamieson’s plans to revise the Dictionary, leading to the publication of a two-volume Supplement in 1825. It shows how Jamieson expanded his reading programme to encompass new ... More


The implausible plausibility of the Prologue to the Tale of Beryn

Thomas A. Prendergast

in Contemporary Chaucer across the centuries

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
May 2019
ISBN:
9781526129154
eISBN:
9781526141996
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9781526129154.003.0009
Subject:
Literature, Early and Medieval Literature

Thomas A. Prendergast re-examines the fifteenth-century ‘Beryn’ manuscript, one of numerous continuations of and additions to the Canterbury Tales. Prendergast’s foremost concern is to identify the ... More


The Solomon bar Simson Chronicle: The Speyer-Worms-Mainz Unit

Robert Chazan

in God, Humanity, and History: The Hebrew First Crusade Narratives

Published in print:
2000
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780520221277
eISBN:
9780520923959
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520221277.003.0005
Subject:
History, European Modern History

This chapter is also concerned with the Solomon bar Simson Chronicle, and it aims to show how the editor treated the Mainz Anonymous and made it the basis for his report on the events in Speyer, ... More


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