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How agent-causation works II: the irreducibility of powers

Erasmus Mayr

in Understanding Human Agency

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
January 2012
ISBN:
9780199606214
eISBN:
9780191731631
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199606214.003.0008
Subject:
Philosophy, Metaphysics/Epistemology

It is shown that powers are both conceptually and ontologically irreducible to non-power (i.e. categorical) properties. This involves both rejecting the three most influential conceptual analyses of ... More


Empirical Identification of the Vector Autoregression: The Causes and Effects of US M2 *

Kevin D. Hoover, Selva Demiralp, and Stephen J. Perez

in The Methodology and Practice of Econometrics: A Festschrift in Honour of David F. Hendry

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
September 2009
ISBN:
9780199237197
eISBN:
9780191717314
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199237197.003.0002
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Econometrics

The M2 monetary aggregate is monitored by the Federal Reserve, using a broad brush theoretical analysis and an informal empirical analysis. This chapter illustrates empirical identification of an ... More


Q2 Causal Analysis: Exploring the Drivers of Poverty Status and Dynamics 1

Paul Shaffer

in Q-Squared: Combining Qualitative and Quantitative Approaches in Poverty Analysis

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
September 2013
ISBN:
9780199676903
eISBN:
9780191756269
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199676903.003.0006
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Development, Growth, and Environmental

This chapter examines the empirical application of the ‘conditional association’ and ‘mechanism-based’ approaches to causation. It makes a preliminary distinction between poverty status and dynamics, ... More


Q-Squared: Combining Qualitative and Quantitative Approaches to Poverty Analysis

Paul Shaffer

in Q-Squared: Combining Qualitative and Quantitative Approaches in Poverty Analysis

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
September 2013
ISBN:
9780199676903
eISBN:
9780191756269
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199676903.003.0001
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Development, Growth, and Environmental

This introductory chapter begins with a review of the turn to mixed methods in the social sciences over the past decade, with emphasis on poverty analysis. It then addresses definitional and ... More


Varieties of Pictorial Judgement: A Functional Account

Norman H. Freeman

in The Aesthetic Mind: Philosophy and Psychology

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
January 2012
ISBN:
9780199691517
eISBN:
9780191731815
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199691517.003.0025
Subject:
Philosophy, Aesthetics, Philosophy of Mind

Psychological aesthetics involves accounting for why viewers engage with a picture or disengage, professing indifference or even antipathy. Both engagement and disengagement yield evidence on how ... More


Dyslexia and Development

Roderick I. Nicolson and Angela J. Fawcett

in Dyslexia, Learning, and the Brain

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
August 2013
ISBN:
9780262140997
eISBN:
9780262280662
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
The MIT Press
DOI:
10.7551/mitpress/9780262140997.003.0006
Subject:
Neuroscience, Disorders of the Nervous System

This chapter presents an ontogenetic causal chain analysis, which addresses whether cerebellar abnormality can prove an adequate causal explanation for the development of specific cognitive ... More


Winckelmann’s Geschichte der Kunst des Alterthums and its earliest critical reception

Katherine Harloe

in Winckelmann and the Invention of Antiquity: History and Aesthetics in the Age of Altertumswissenschaft

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
September 2013
ISBN:
9780199695843
eISBN:
9780191755880
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199695843.003.0004
Subject:
Classical Studies, Archaeology: Classical, Literary Studies: Classical, Early, and Medieval

Chapter 4 develops an analysis of Winckelmann’s most famous work: the Geschichte der Kunst des Alterthums. The first two sections consider its sources and structure, seeking to account for its ... More


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