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Afterword

Matthew Wright

in Euripides' Escape-Tragedies: A Study of Helen, Andromeda, and Iphigenia among the Taurians

Published in print:
2005
Published Online:
September 2007
ISBN:
9780199274512
eISBN:
9780191706554
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199274512.003.0007
Subject:
Classical Studies, Plays and Playwrights: Classical, Early, and Medieval

This short conclusion sums up the argument of the book as a whole. It repeats the view that the escape-tragedies are a trilogy, or at least a thematically connected group of plays very closely ... More


Explaining Normative Import

Alan Millar

in Understanding People: Normativity and Rationalizing Explanation

Published in print:
2004
Published Online:
January 2007
ISBN:
9780199254408
eISBN:
9780191719721
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199254408.003.0004
Subject:
Philosophy, General

This chapter discusses how to explain the relation between ascriptions of belief and intention, and statements ascribing the corresponding implication or means-end commitments. Dispositionalism about ... More


Tress and Catalan Numbers

Thomas Koshy

in Catalan Numbers with Applications

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
January 2009
ISBN:
9780195334548
eISBN:
9780199868766
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195334548.003.0008
Subject:
Mathematics, Combinatorics / Graph Theory / Discrete Mathematics

This chapter presents delightful occurrences of Catalan numbers in the theory of trees. They include binary trees, full binary trees, planted trivalent binary trees, triangulations and prefix ... More


God on the Quad: Making Room for Faith on Campus

Elaine Howard Ecklund

in Science vs Religion: What Do Scientists Really Believe?

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
May 2010
ISBN:
9780195392982
eISBN:
9780199777105
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195392982.003.0007
Subject:
Religion, Religion and Society

In chapter 7, Ecklund presents the voices of the over 40 percent of scientists who think religion plays a positive role on university campuses. Scientists are searching for boundary pioneers to cross ... More


PERCOLATIVE INGREDIENTS

Mathew Penrose

in Random Geometric Graphs

Published in print:
2003
Published Online:
September 2007
ISBN:
9780198506263
eISBN:
9780191707858
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198506263.003.0009
Subject:
Mathematics, Probability / Statistics

This chapter contains some known results on connectivity which are used later on. The notion of unicoherence of a simply-connected set is explained and extended to lattices. Peierls (counting) ... More


Conclusion

Toni Erskine

in Embedded Cosmopolitanism: Duties to Strangers and Enemies in a World of 'Dislocated Communities'

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
January 2012
ISBN:
9780197264379
eISBN:
9780191734410
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
British Academy
DOI:
10.5871/bacad/9780197264379.003.0008
Subject:
Political Science, International Relations and Politics

This concluding chapter discusses the implications on the inclusive potential of a particularist route to ethical cosmopolitanism. It explores variations on the morally constitutive community and ... More


The Situation over ℤ: Questions

Nicholas M. Katz

in Convolution and Equidistribution: Sato-Tate Theorems for Finite-Field Mellin Transforms (AM-180)

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
October 2017
ISBN:
9780691153308
eISBN:
9781400842704
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Princeton University Press
DOI:
10.23943/princeton/9780691153308.003.0030
Subject:
Mathematics, Number Theory

This chapter considers that there is another sense in which we might ask about “situations over ℤ,” namely we might try to mimic the setting of a theorem of Pink [Ka-ESDE, 8.18.2] about how “usual” ... More


Connecting Histories: Francophone Caribbean Writers Interrogating Their Past

Bonnie Thomas

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
May 2019
ISBN:
9781496810557
eISBN:
9781496810595
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University Press of Mississippi
DOI:
10.14325/mississippi/9781496810557.001.0001
Subject:
Literature, World Literature

Connecting Histories: Francophone Caribbean Writers Interrogating Their Past explores the complex interchange between shared and personal pasts and how they impact upon individual lives. Through ... More


Neocortical Dynamics, EEG, and Cognition

Paul L. Nunez and Ramesh Srinivasan

in Electric Fields of the Brain: The neurophysics of EEG

Published in print:
2006
Published Online:
May 2009
ISBN:
9780195050387
eISBN:
9780199865673
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195050387.003.0011
Subject:
Neuroscience, Neuroendocrine and Autonomic, Techniques

EEG dynamic behavior is closely correlated with cognitive processing. If a (partly) valid physiologically-based dynamic theory of EEG is developed, an indirect connection between physiology and ... More


Classical random graphs

Sergey N. Dorogovtsev

in Lectures on Complex Networks

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
May 2010
ISBN:
9780199548927
eISBN:
9780191720574
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199548927.003.0002
Subject:
Physics, Theoretical, Computational, and Statistical Physics

This chapter gives insight into the simplest and most studied random networks: the classical random graphs. The Erdös–Rényi and Gilbert models are described, and some of their properties and ... More


Percolation and epidemics

Sergey N. Dorogovtsev

in Lectures on Complex Networks

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
May 2010
ISBN:
9780199548927
eISBN:
9780191720574
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199548927.003.0006
Subject:
Physics, Theoretical, Computational, and Statistical Physics

This chapter considers the organization of connected components in uncorrelated networks, in particular, the structure and size of a giant connected component. These properties are closely related to ... More


Global History of Gold Rushes

Benjamin Mountford and Stephen Tuffnell (eds)

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
May 2019
ISBN:
9780520294547
eISBN:
9780520967588
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520294547.001.0001
Subject:
History, Economic History

Nothing set the world in motion like gold. Gold rushes accelerated the global circulation of people, goods, capital, and technologies that transformed settler societies around the world. Yet they are ... More


Conclusion

Bonnie Thomas

in Connecting Histories: Francophone Caribbean Writers Interrogating Their Past

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
May 2019
ISBN:
9781496810557
eISBN:
9781496810595
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Mississippi
DOI:
10.14325/mississippi/9781496810557.003.0007
Subject:
Literature, World Literature

The image of a rhizomatic network provides a visual framework for the present book. Connecting Histories: Francophone Caribbean Writers Interrogating Their Past reveals the way in which everything is ... More


Discrowning the Writer: Konstantin Vaginov

David Shepherd

in Beyond Metafiction: Self-Consciousness in Soviet Literature

Published in print:
1992
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198156666
eISBN:
9780191673221
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198156666.003.0004
Subject:
Literature, European Literature, Criticism/Theory

This chapter examines the metafictions of Soviet writer Konstantin Vaginov. The position of Vaginov in relation to the dominant literary trends in the 1920s is as marginal as Leonid Leonov's or ... More


Give Me Trafika: Party Patronage in the Czech Republic

Petr Kopecky

in Party Patronage and Party Government in European Democracies

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
September 2012
ISBN:
9780199599370
eISBN:
9780191741517
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199599370.003.0005
Subject:
Political Science, Comparative Politics

This chapter discusses party patronage in the Czech Republic. The central argument of this chapter is that popular discourses overestimate the spread and use of patronage and, to a lesser degree, ... More


Exceptive Quantifiers

Stanley Peters

in Quantifiers in Language and Logic

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780199291267
eISBN:
9780191700590
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199291267.003.0009
Subject:
Philosophy, Philosophy of Language, Logic/Philosophy of Mathematics

Exception phrases often consist of an exceptive marker and a noun phrase. Though these markers all have to do with making exceptions, they differ somewhat in their semantic properties. This chapter ... More


doing dignity therapy

Harvey Max Chochinov

in Dignity Therapy: Final Words for Final Days

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
May 2012
ISBN:
9780195176216
eISBN:
9780199933181
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195176216.003.0004
Subject:
Palliative Care, Patient Care and End-of-Life Decision Making

Chapter 4 outlines the specific roles of the dignity therapist. Dignity Therapy is a highly facilitated intervention, such that the role of the therapist is critical. The chapter describes how the ... More


WHAT ARE NETWORKS?

S. N. Dorogovtsev and J. F. F. Mendes

in Evolution of Networks: From Biological Nets to the Internet and WWW

Published in print:
2003
Published Online:
January 2010
ISBN:
9780198515906
eISBN:
9780191705670
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198515906.003.0002
Subject:
Physics, Soft Matter / Biological Physics

This chapter introduces the basic characteristics and notions of graph theory and the science of networks: degree, degree distribution, clustering coefficient, the average length of the shortest path ... More


GLOBAL TOPOLOGY OF NETWORKS

S. N. Dorogovtsev and J. F. F. Mendes

in Evolution of Networks: From Biological Nets to the Internet and WWW

Published in print:
2003
Published Online:
January 2010
ISBN:
9780198515906
eISBN:
9780191705670
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198515906.003.0007
Subject:
Physics, Soft Matter / Biological Physics

This chapter describes the global organization of undirected and directed complex networks. This includes the statistics and structure of connected components in these networks, the emergence of a ... More


Morality and the Practical

Michael Slote

in Morals from Motives

Published in print:
2001
Published Online:
November 2003
ISBN:
9780195138375
eISBN:
9780199833696
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0195138376.003.0002
Subject:
Philosophy, Moral Philosophy

Is an agent‐based sentimentalist virtue ethics of caring or benevolence sufficiently action‐guiding, given the focus on the inner life rather than external factors? The answer is that such forms of ... More


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