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Truth, etc.: Six Lectures on Ancient Logic

Jonathan Barnes

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780199568178
eISBN:
9780191702037
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199568178.001.0001
Subject:
Philosophy, Ancient Philosophy, Logic/Philosophy of Mathematics

This book is a study of ancient logic based upon the John Locke lectures given in Oxford. Its six chapters discuss the following: firstly, certain ancient ideas about truth; secondly, the ... More


Crossing Paths

Douglas A Hicks

in With God on All Sides: Leadership in a Devout and Diverse America

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
January 2009
ISBN:
9780195337174
eISBN:
9780199868407
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195337174.003.0006
Subject:
Religion, Religion and Society

The notion of convivencia, or cultures living alongside one another, arose from scholarship on religious diversity in medieval Spain. This concept can add to a vision of leadership in which diverse ... More


What is a Connector?

Jonathan Barnes

in Truth, etc.: Six Lectures on Ancient Logic

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780199568178
eISBN:
9780191702037
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199568178.003.0003
Subject:
Philosophy, Ancient Philosophy, Logic/Philosophy of Mathematics

The symbolisms of contemporary logic contain certain expressions called propositional connectives or, perhaps better, sentential connectives. A sentential connective is an expression, which, when ... More


Taxonomic and Paradigmatic Extensions. Logical Constants

Alexander Samely

in Rabbinic Interpretation of Scripture in the Mishnah

Published in print:
2002
Published Online:
September 2011
ISBN:
9780198270317
eISBN:
9780191683978
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198270317.003.0009
Subject:
Religion, Judaism, Biblical Studies

This chapter argues that the semantics of biblical words serve as the basis for further resources of category extension, in which Mishnaic paradigms play a role. The Mishnah may probe concrete ... More


Introduction: Networks and History

Irad Malkin

in A Small Greek World: Networks in the Ancient Mediterranean

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
January 2012
ISBN:
9780199734818
eISBN:
9780199918553
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199734818.003.0001
Subject:
Classical Studies, World History: BCE to 500CE, European History: BCE to 500CE

This chapter provides the background to applying “network” as a heuristic concept to historical interpretation. Greek colonization dotted the coasts of the Mediterranean and the Black Sea with ... More


US—EU Disputes over Technical Barriers to Trade and the ‘Hushkits’ Dispute

KENNETH W. ABBOTT

in Transatlantic Economic Disputes: The EU, the US, and the WTO

Published in print:
2003
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780199261727
eISBN:
9780191698774
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199261727.003.0008
Subject:
Law, Public International Law

Product standards, conformity assessment procedures, and other technical barriers to trade (TBT) are prototypical examples of ‘low politics’. Indeed it is difficult to imagine an area of ... More


Verbal humor

Salvatore Attardo

in The Linguistics of Humor: An Introduction

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
September 2020
ISBN:
9780198791270
eISBN:
9780191833717
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198791270.003.0009
Subject:
Linguistics, Semantics and Pragmatics, Sociolinguistics / Anthropological Linguistics

This chapter deals with puns. The classification of puns is discussed and a basic definition of pun is provided: a text in which a sequence of sounds must be interpreted with a formal reference to a ... More


Clause linking

Gerjan van Schaaik

in The Oxford Turkish Grammar

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
September 2020
ISBN:
9780198851509
eISBN:
9780191886102
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198851509.003.0027
Subject:
Linguistics, Phonetics / Phonology, Syntax and Morphology

There are several types of clause-linking devices and one of them makes use of a particle that carries a minimal ‘amount of meaning’, such as reason, purpose, cause, and the like. One verbal suffix ... More


How Will Employers Respond to National Health Reform?: Lessons from the 2006 Reform Initiative in Massachusetts

Sharon K. Long, Karen Stockley, Heather Dahlen, and Ariel Fogel

in Working and Living in the Shadow of Economic Fragility

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
December 2014
ISBN:
9780199988488
eISBN:
9780190218249
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199988488.003.0005
Subject:
Social Work, Social Policy, Research and Evaluation

The 2010 Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act (ACA) is introducing extensive changes to the US health care system, including new requirements around the provision of health insurance coverage ... More


The Varieties of Scrubbers, Tubing, and Tubing Connectors

John R. B. Lighton

in Measuring Metabolic Rates: A Manual for Scientists

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
February 2019
ISBN:
9780198830399
eISBN:
9780191868672
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198830399.003.0019
Subject:
Biology, Biomathematics / Statistics and Data Analysis / Complexity Studies, Ecology

This chapter discusses several often-neglected areas of respirometry infrastructure. These include the correct selection of scrubber chemicals for removing water vapor and/or carbon dioxide from air ... More


Discourse

Harm Pinkster

in The Oxford Latin Syntax: Volume II: The Complex Sentence and Discourse

Published in print:
2021
Published Online:
May 2021
ISBN:
9780199230563
eISBN:
9780191895968
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780199230563.003.0024
Subject:
Linguistics, Historical Linguistics, Syntax and Morphology

Chapter 24 deals with discourse, the way sentences form a coherent text. Coherence of a text is created by various means, apart from the internal semantic coherence. Forms of anaphora and various ... More


Coordination and coordinating conjunctions

Blanca Croitor

in The Syntax of Old Romanian

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
May 2016
ISBN:
9780198712350
eISBN:
9780191780899
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198712350.003.0008
Subject:
Linguistics, Historical Linguistics, Syntax and Morphology

This chapter contains a description of five types of coordinative relations (conjunctive, disjunctive, adversative, conclusive, and alternative), an inventory of the coordinators which express them, ... More


The argumentative structures

Michel Meyer

in What is Rhetoric?

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
August 2017
ISBN:
9780199691821
eISBN:
9780191841569
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780199691821.003.0005
Subject:
Linguistics, Semantics and Pragmatics

Chapter 5 develops the workings of the four basic rhetorical operators in argumentation and in logic, which give rise to the basic logical connectives we recognize from logic textbooks. Argumentation ... More


The People Who Make Organizations Go—or Stop

Rob Cross and Laurence Prusak

in Networks in the Knowledge Economy

Published in print:
2003
Published Online:
November 2020
ISBN:
9780195159509
eISBN:
9780197562017
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780195159509.003.0017
Subject:
Computer Science, Computer Architecture and Logic Design

We’re all familiar with the truism “It’s not what you know, it’s who you know.” Managers invariably use their personal contacts when they need to, say, meet an impossible deadline, get advice on a ... More


Connectors as emotive signs: Expressivity in the right sentence periphery

Patrizia Noel Aziz Hanna

in Expressive Meaning Across Linguistic Levels and Frameworks

Published in print:
2021
Published Online:
September 2021
ISBN:
9780198871217
eISBN:
9780191914225
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198871217.003.0007
Subject:
Linguistics, Semantics and Pragmatics, Syntax and Morphology

This chapter is a contribution to exploring the interrelations between syntactic position, semiotic status, and pragmatic function. Ways of identifying the kind of expressivity encoded by ... More


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