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The Interrelationship between the Derivative Action and the Unfair Prejudice Remedy

Arad Reisberg

in Derivative Actions and Corporate Governance

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
January 2009
ISBN:
9780199204892
eISBN:
9780191709487
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199204892.003.0009
Subject:
Law, Company and Commercial Law

This chapter looks into the interrelationship between the Derivative Action and the Unfair Prejudice Remedy. Should the derivative action be dispensed with in favour of a single form of action, ... More


Midlife Crisis: The Feminist Origins of a Chauvinist Cliché

Susanne Schmidt

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
September 2020
ISBN:
9780226686851
eISBN:
9780226686998
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226686998.001.0001
Subject:
History, History of Science, Technology, and Medicine

The phrase “midlife crisis” today conjures up images of male indulgence and irresponsibility—an affluent, middle-aged man speeding off in a red sports car with a woman half his age—but before it ... More


Introduction: How one thing led to another

Wallace Matson

in Grand Theories and Everyday Beliefs: Science, Philosophy, and their Histories

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
January 2012
ISBN:
9780199812691
eISBN:
9780199919420
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199812691.003.0001
Subject:
Philosophy, History of Philosophy

Overview. Genesis of the work in attempt to solve Popper's Demarcation Problem, separation of sense from nonsense, by considering beliefs and verifications instead of propositions and verifiability. ... More


L’Envoi

Wallace Matson

in Grand Theories and Everyday Beliefs: Science, Philosophy, and their Histories

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
January 2012
ISBN:
9780199812691
eISBN:
9780199919420
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199812691.003.0024
Subject:
Philosophy, History of Philosophy

This chapter is a summary, emphasizing the principal themes of the book and their connections under the headings The Demarcation Problem, Milesian Science, Science and Philosophy, The Impact of ... More


Pseudoscience: The Conspiracy Against Science

Allison B. Kaufman and James C. Kaufman (eds)

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
September 2018
ISBN:
9780262037426
eISBN:
9780262344814
Item type:
book
Publisher:
The MIT Press
DOI:
10.7551/mitpress/9780262037426.001.0001
Subject:
Psychology, Cognitive Psychology

In a post-truth, fake news world, we are particularly susceptible to the claims of pseudoscience. When emotions and opinions are more widely disseminated than scientific findings, and self-proclaimed ... More


Loki's Wager and Laudan's Error: On Genuine and Territorial Demarcation

Maarten Boudry

in Philosophy of Pseudoscience: Reconsidering the Demarcation Problem

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
January 2014
ISBN:
9780226051796
eISBN:
9780226051826
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226051826.003.0006
Subject:
Philosophy, Philosophy of Science

This chapter attempts to clarify the confusion between genuine demarcation (the science/pseudoscience boundaries) and the “territorial” demarcation between science and other epistemic fields ... More


9 Luminescence of disordered semiconductors

Ivan Pelant and Jan Valenta

in Luminescence Spectroscopy of Semiconductors

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
May 2012
ISBN:
9780199588336
eISBN:
9780191738548
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199588336.003.0009
Subject:
Physics, Atomic, Laser, and Optical Physics

Luminescence of disordered (amorphous) semiconductors is due to a different microscopic mechanism compared to those being active in the luminescence of crystalline counterparts with long-range order. ... More


Afterword

E. Natalie Rothman

in Brokering Empire: Trans-Imperial Subjects between Venice and Istanbul

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
August 2016
ISBN:
9780801449079
eISBN:
9780801463112
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Cornell University Press
DOI:
10.7591/cornell/9780801449079.003.0009
Subject:
History, European Early Modern History

This afterword argues that the practices of mediation, classification, and demarcation elaborated by trans-imperial subjects in early modern Venice constituted important elements in the genealogy of ... More


Serious Sensation

Susanne Schmidt

in Midlife Crisis: The Feminist Origins of a Chauvinist Cliché

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
September 2020
ISBN:
9780226686851
eISBN:
9780226686998
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226686998.003.0004
Subject:
History, History of Science, Technology, and Medicine

Sheehy’s place in the history of the midlife crisis is central; her book was more than popularized psychology and it garnered millions of readers. Passages was a great success—although Sheehy’s right ... More


Increased Sedentism and Signaling during the Late Archaic

Rick Burdin

in Falls of the Ohio River: Archaeology of Native American Settlement

Published in print:
2021
Published Online:
January 2022
ISBN:
9781683402039
eISBN:
9781683402923
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Florida
DOI:
10.5744/florida/9781683402039.003.0006
Subject:
Archaeology, Historical Archaeology

The author suggests that the presence of early Late Archaic houses in Falls region reflects changes in hunter-gatherer social organization associated with increased sedentism. The aggregation of ... More


Boundaries

Malcolm Shaw

in Title to Territory in Africa: International Legal Issues

Published in print:
1986
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780198253792
eISBN:
9780191681424
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198253792.003.0007
Subject:
Law, Constitutional and Administrative Law

This chapter discusses the notion of boundary, which marks the limitations of State sovereignties accepted by the members of the international community. Boundaries are crucial as they demarcate ... More


The Dogma of “the” Scientific Method

Douglas Allchin

in Sacred Bovines: The Ironies of Misplaced Assumptions in Biology

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
November 2020
ISBN:
9780190490362
eISBN:
9780197559659
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190490362.003.0009
Subject:
Education, Teaching of a Specific Subject

It’s altogether too easy to reduce all method in science to a simple algorithm. Hypothesize, deduce (or predict), test, evaluate, conclude. It seems like a handy formula for authority. “The” ... More


The geography of hospital contributory schemes: membership, reciprocity and integration

Martin Gorsky, John Mohan, and Tim Willis

in Mutualism and Health Care: Hospital Contributory Schemes in Twentieth-century Britain

Published in print:
2006
Published Online:
July 2012
ISBN:
9780719065781
eISBN:
9781781701423
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9780719065781.003.0004
Subject:
Political Science, UK Politics

This chapter considers geographical variations in the membership of hospital contributory schemes in Great Britain and the associated issue of variations in the resources generated by the schemes. It ... More


An Emerging Political–Administrative Dichotomy

Anchrit Wille

in The Normalization of the European Commission: Politics and Bureaucracy in the EU Executive

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
September 2013
ISBN:
9780199665693
eISBN:
9780191755989
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199665693.003.0007
Subject:
Political Science, European Union

This chapter explains how reforms have contributed to a redefined partnership between commissioners, heads of cabinets, and the top civil servants at the helm of the EU Commission. The desire to ... More


Consolidation and organisation, 1581–1726

Helen M. Dingwall

in A Famous and Flourishing Society: The History of the Royal College of Surgeons of Edinburgh, 1505-2005

Published in print:
2005
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780748615674
eISBN:
9780748653355
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9780748615674.003.0003
Subject:
Society and Culture, Scottish Studies

This chapter deals with a turbulent century in the history of Scotland, one that was significant in terms of the consolidation and development of the Incorporation and its organisation and functions. ... More


Mapping the Tolderías’ Mansion

Jeffrey Alan Erbig Jr.

in Where Caciques and Mapmakers Met: Border Making in Eighteenth-Century South America

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
May 2021
ISBN:
9781469655048
eISBN:
9781469655062
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of North Carolina Press
DOI:
10.5149/northcarolina/9781469655048.003.0004
Subject:
History, Latin American History

This chapter follows the mapping expeditions commissioned under the treaties of Madrid (1750) and San Ildefonso (1777) and compares the detailed diaries of demarcation officers to the maps they ... More


Pseudoscience and the Pursuit of Truth

David K. Hecht

in Pseudoscience: The Conspiracy Against Science

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
September 2018
ISBN:
9780262037426
eISBN:
9780262344814
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
The MIT Press
DOI:
10.7551/mitpress/9780262037426.003.0001
Subject:
Psychology, Cognitive Psychology

This article takes a historical and cultural approach to pseudoscience, arguing that it can never be definitively demarcated from real science. It suggests that the persistence of pseudoscience ... More


Philosophy of Pseudoscience: Reconsidering the Demarcation Problem

Massimo Pigliucci and Maarten Boudry

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
January 2014
ISBN:
9780226051796
eISBN:
9780226051826
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226051826.001.0001
Subject:
Philosophy, Philosophy of Science

What sets the practice of rigorously tested, sound science apart from pseudoscience? This book seeks to answer this question, known to philosophers of science as “the demarcation problem.” This issue ... More


Living beyond Our Psychological Means

Yael Tamir

in Why Nationalism

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
September 2021
ISBN:
9780691210780
eISBN:
9780691212050
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Princeton University Press
DOI:
10.23943/princeton/9780691210780.003.0006
Subject:
Philosophy, Political Philosophy

This chapter examines the bottom-up justification for the formation of the modern nation-state. It suggests that borderless states are dystopian, noting that in order to be democratic and promote ... More


Land Demarcation in Ancient Rome

Gary D. Libecap and Dean Lueck

in Roman Law and Economics: Volume II: Exchange, Ownership, and Disputes

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
July 2020
ISBN:
9780198787211
eISBN:
9780191829291
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198787211.003.0018
Subject:
Classical Studies, European History: BCE to 500CE

Ancient Rome was an expansive and wealthy empire that created a trading network that relied on common language(s), law, money, and a system of measurement. An important component of this network was ... More


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