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Multipole Theory in Electromagnetism: Classical, quantum, and symmetry aspects, with applications

Roger E. Raab and Owen L. de Lange

Published in print:
2004
Published Online:
September 2007
ISBN:
9780198567271
eISBN:
9780191717970
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198567271.001.0001
Subject:
Physics, Atomic, Laser, and Optical Physics

The book opens with a chapter on the classical theory of multipoles in electromagnetism, in which static and dynamic multipole expansions of various physical quantities are derived, including of the ... More


Intrepreting classical gauge theories

Richard Healey

in Gauging What's Real: The Conceptual Foundations of Gauge Theories

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
January 2008
ISBN:
9780199287963
eISBN:
9780191713453
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199287963.003.0004
Subject:
Philosophy, Philosophy of Science

This chapter presents and defends an interpretation of classical gauge theories, including electromagnetism. It argues that Yang-Mills gauge theories (but not general relativity) are best understood ... More


A Market Theory of Money

John Hicks

Published in print:
1989
Published Online:
November 2003
ISBN:
9780198287247
eISBN:
9780191596407
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0198287240.001.0001
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Macro- and Monetary Economics

John Hicks's writing on monetary economics spans over fifty years. This book draws together the common threads of his work in a single succinct statement of the basics of monetary theory. It also ... More


Introduction

Andrea M. Herrmann

in One Political Economy, One Competitive Strategy?: Comparing Pharmaceutical Firms in Germany, Italy, and the UK

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
January 2009
ISBN:
9780199543434
eISBN:
9780191715693
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199543434.003.0001
Subject:
Business and Management, Strategy, Political Economy

This introductory chapter gives an outline of the book. It develops the theoretical framework by combining insights from classical trade theory, the market-based view of strategic management studies, ... More


Interlude on Vagueness, and the Paradoxes of König and Berry

Hartry Field

in Saving Truth From Paradox

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
May 2008
ISBN:
9780199230747
eISBN:
9780191710933
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199230747.003.0006
Subject:
Philosophy, Logic/Philosophy of Mathematics

This chapter discusses vagueness and its possible connection to the semantic paradoxes, with particular reference to the continuum-valued semantics. Focus is put on higher order vagueness and whether ... More


Introduction to Supervaluational Approaches to Paradox

Hartry Field

in Saving Truth From Paradox

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
May 2008
ISBN:
9780199230747
eISBN:
9780191710933
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199230747.003.0011
Subject:
Philosophy, Logic/Philosophy of Mathematics

This chapter examines the simplest supervaluationist fixed points, and the ‘internal’ fixed-point theories based on them. These are not gap theories; they are ‘weakly classical’ theories in that they ... More


Gravitational Waves: Volume 1: Theory and Experiments

Michele Maggiore

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
January 2008
ISBN:
9780198570745
eISBN:
9780191717666
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198570745.001.0001
Subject:
Physics, Particle Physics / Astrophysics / Cosmology

This book deals with all aspects of gravitational-wave physics, both theoretical and experimental. This first volume deals with gravitational wave (GW) theory and experiments. Part I discusses the ... More


Intersubstitutivity and the Purpose of Truth

Hartry Field

in Saving Truth From Paradox

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
May 2008
ISBN:
9780199230747
eISBN:
9780191710933
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199230747.003.0014
Subject:
Philosophy, Logic/Philosophy of Mathematics

This chapter investigates the importance of the intersubstitutivity of True(p) with p, which has to be abandoned in all classical-logic theories. It concedes that minor exceptions to ... More


INTUITIONISTIC SET THEORY AND HEYTING-ALGEBRA-VALUED MODELS

John L. Bell

in Set Theory: Boolean-Valued Models and Independence Proofs

Published in print:
2005
Published Online:
September 2007
ISBN:
9780198568520
eISBN:
9780191717581
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198568520.003.0009
Subject:
Mathematics, Logic / Computer Science / Mathematical Philosophy

Intuitionistic set theory is introduced in this chpater and the idea of a Boolean-valued model of classical set theory is extended to that of a Heyting algebra-valued model of set theory.


Lyndall Urwick, Management Pioneer: A Biography

Edward Brech, Andrew Thomson, and John F. Wilson

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
September 2010
ISBN:
9780199541966
eISBN:
9780191715433
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199541966.001.0001
Subject:
Business and Management, Business History, Strategy

The book reviews the career of Lyndall Urwick, the dominant figure in British management between the late 1920s and the early 1960s, both in terms of his writings and his passion in pursuit of ... More


Fregean Theories

Wayne A. Davis

in Nondescriptive Meaning and Reference: An Ideational Semantics

Published in print:
2005
Published Online:
February 2006
ISBN:
9780199261659
eISBN:
9780191603099
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0199261652.003.0012
Subject:
Philosophy, Philosophy of Language

This chapter examines ‘Fregean theories’, which hold that the meaning of a proper name can, in principle, be defined using general terms or descriptions. The classical description theory holds that ... More


Economic theory and Psychological Data: Bridging the Divide

ANDREW CAPLIN

in The Foundations of Positive and Normative Economics: A Hand Book

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780195328318
eISBN:
9780199851768
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195328318.003.0015
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Economic History

As models are often subjected to empirical testing to evaluate their ability to predict economically sound choices, these models are also solved by means of using optimization measures that are ... More


Nuclear matter as a Fermi liquid

Helmut Hofmann

in The Physics of Warm Nuclei: with Analogies to Mesoscopic Systems

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
September 2008
ISBN:
9780198504016
eISBN:
9780191708480
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198504016.003.0002
Subject:
Physics, Nuclear and Plasma Physics

This chapter discusses the significance of two body interactions to many-body properties, beginning with a schematic model showing the relevance of short-range correlations beyond those of the Fermi ... More


The methodological and statistical foundations of neuropsychological assessment

Klaus Willmes

in The Handbook of Clinical Neuropsychology

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
September 2010
ISBN:
9780199234110
eISBN:
9780191594250
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199234110.003.03
Subject:
Psychology, Neuropsychology, Clinical Psychology

This chapter begins with a discussion of psychometric aspects of neuropsychological tests. It then discusses the classical test theory model, criterion-referenced testing, probabilistic test models, ... More


Discussion and Recommended Readings

J. Patrick Meyer

in Understanding Measurement: Reliability

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780195380361
eISBN:
9780199847914
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195380361.003.0006
Subject:
Psychology, Social Psychology

Absolutely no judgment or evaluation should be included when reporting a reliability analysis. Estimates should speak for themselves and it is the task of the readers to judge their values. The ... More


Economic Skepticism

Aaron James

in Fairness in Practice: A Social Contract for a Global Economy

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
May 2012
ISBN:
9780199846153
eISBN:
9780199933389
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199846153.003.0002
Subject:
Philosophy, Political Philosophy, Moral Philosophy

This chapter challenges economic skepticism about whether the idea of fairness applies in international trade. It argues that the standard economic case for free trade is consistent with, and even ... More


Reliability

Neil Abell, David W. Springer, and Akihito Kamata

in Developing and Validating Rapid Assessment Instruments

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
September 2009
ISBN:
9780195333367
eISBN:
9780199864300
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195333367.003.0004
Subject:
Social Work, Research and Evaluation

This chapter provides a theoretical overview of reliability, as well as pragmatic considerations in establishing different types of reliability. To illustrate key points, it draws from two scales: ... More


Nonlinear Bending of Elastic Plates and Shells

J. N. REDDY

in An Introduction to Nonlinear Finite Element Analysis

Published in print:
2004
Published Online:
January 2010
ISBN:
9780198525295
eISBN:
9780191711671
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198525295.003.0006
Subject:
Physics, Theoretical, Computational, and Statistical Physics

Simple two-dimensional plate and shell theories can be developed to study the deformation and stresses in plate structures undergoing small strains, small to moderate rotations, and large ... More


Introduction

J. Patrick Meyer

in Understanding Measurement: Reliability

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780195380361
eISBN:
9780199847914
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195380361.003.0001
Subject:
Psychology, Social Psychology

Unobservable characters called constructs or latent traits are frequently measured by social scientists though certain educational and psychological tests. It is observed in this chapter that ... More


A Critique of the Human Capital Theory: Various Perspectives

Saumen Chattopadhyay

in Education and Economics: Disciplinary Evolution and Policy Discourse

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
January 2013
ISBN:
9780198082255
eISBN:
9780199082070
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198082255.003.0005
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Development, Growth, and Environmental

This chapter undertakes a critical review of the human capital approach from different perspectives. Notwithstanding the dominance of neo-classical theory in human capital approach, a journey to the ... More


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