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Zeno's Arrow Paradox

Nick Huggett

in Everywhere and Everywhen: Adventures in Physics and Philosophy

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
May 2010
ISBN:
9780195379518
eISBN:
9780199776559
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195379518.003.0003
Subject:
Philosophy, Philosophy of Science

This pair of chapters discuss Zeno's paradoxes and some of their modern descendants: the ‘dichotomy’, the ‘arrow’, and the ‘supertasks’ of Thompson's lamp and Bernadete. These paradoxes arise from ... More


Linking the Formal and Informal Economy: Concepts and Policies

Basudeb Guha-Khasnobis, Ravi Kanbur, and Elinor Ostrom (eds)

Published in print:
2006
Published Online:
September 2006
ISBN:
9780199204762
eISBN:
9780191603860
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0199204764.001.0001
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Development, Growth, and Environmental

This book brings together a new collection of studies on formality and informality in developing countries. The concepts of formal and informal are still central to the theory and practice of ... More


Beyond formality and informality

Basudeb Guha-Khasnobis, Ravi Kanbur, and Elinor Ostrom

in Linking the Formal and Informal Economy: Concepts and Policies

Published in print:
2006
Published Online:
September 2006
ISBN:
9780199204762
eISBN:
9780191603860
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0199204764.003.0001
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Development, Growth, and Environmental

The usefulness of the formal-informal dichotomy has constantly been debated in the field of economics, leading to a reconsideration of the conceptual and empirical basis of the formal-informal ... More


 Copyright's Ungainly Expansion

Neil Weinstock Netanel

in Copyright's Paradox

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
May 2008
ISBN:
9780195137620
eISBN:
9780199871629
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195137620.003.0004
Subject:
Political Science, American Politics

The federal copyright that the Framers envisioned and enacted was a narrow, short‐term right in printed matter. Current copyright holders enjoy a capacious bundle of rights in many more uses of many ... More


 Copyright and the First Amendment

Neil Weinstock Netanel

in Copyright's Paradox

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
May 2008
ISBN:
9780195137620
eISBN:
9780199871629
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195137620.003.0008
Subject:
Political Science, American Politics

Copyright law's potential for abridging speech has long been recognized in United States case law, legislation, and commentary. Because of copyright, speakers are often unable effectively to convey ... More


The Strangeness of Gods: Historical Perspectives on the Interpretation of Athenian Religion

S.C. Humphreys

Published in print:
2004
Published Online:
September 2007
ISBN:
9780199269235
eISBN:
9780191710094
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199269235.001.0001
Subject:
Classical Studies, Ancient Religions

This book contains analyses both of Athenian religion and of the history of classical studies. It emphasizes that disciplinary history is an integral part of research, especially in interdisciplinary ... More


The Politics Of Women's Rights and Cultural Diversity In Uganda

Aili Mari Tripp

in Gender Justice, Development, and Rights

Published in print:
2002
Published Online:
January 2005
ISBN:
9780199256457
eISBN:
9780191601989
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0199256454.003.0013
Subject:
Political Science, Democratization

This chapter examines the women’s movement in Uganda to illustrate how the debate over multiculturalism and women’s rights has created a false dichotomy between the North and South. Much the debate ... More


From Popular Dissatisfaction to Populism: Democracy, Constitutionalism, and Corruption

Yves Mény

in Governing Europe

Published in print:
2003
Published Online:
November 2003
ISBN:
9780199250158
eISBN:
9780191599439
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0199250154.003.0015
Subject:
Political Science, European Union

The lack of confidence of citizens in their democratic institutions is not new, although the current context differs in various ways: first, the unchallenged supremacy of the two victorious paradigms ... More


Conclusion

OWEN WHITE

in Children of the French Empire: Miscegenation and Colonial Society in French West Africa 1895-1960

Published in print:
1999
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198208198
eISBN:
9780191677946
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198208198.003.0008
Subject:
History, World Modern History

This chapter summarizes the preceding discussions. It examines the nature of mÉtis identity throughout the colonial period. Regarding the analysis of the links between the psychiatric profession and ... More


Meanings and Varieties of the Right

Piero Ignazi

in Extreme Right Parties in Western Europe

Published in print:
2003
Published Online:
January 2005
ISBN:
9780198293255
eISBN:
9780191601903
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0198293259.003.0002
Subject:
Political Science, Comparative Politics

This chapter explores the Left-Right dichotomy and the meaning of the term ‘Right.’ It discusses how the terms Left and Right entered the political domain, and concludes that the changing paradigm of ... More


Nature versus Culture Reassessed

G. E. R. Lloyd

in Cognitive Variations: Reflections on the Unity and Diversity of the Human Mind

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
September 2007
ISBN:
9780199214617
eISBN:
9780191706493
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199214617.003.0008
Subject:
Philosophy, Philosophy of Mind

The dichotomy between nature and culture constitutes a key element in the articulating framework of several intellectual disciplines. The dichotomy is of particular importance for the study of the ... More


TESTING FOR THE EXISTENCE OF HOMOMORPHISMS

Pavol Hell and Jaroslav Nešetřil

in Graphs and Homomorphisms

Published in print:
2004
Published Online:
September 2007
ISBN:
9780198528173
eISBN:
9780191713644
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198528173.003.0005
Subject:
Mathematics, Combinatorics / Graph Theory / Discrete Mathematics

This chapter explores the algorithmic aspects of graph homomorphisms and of similar partition problems. The highlights include the dichotomy classification of graph homomorphisms to a fixed target ... More


In Defense of the Saussurean View of Grammar

Frederick J. Newmeyer

in Possible and Probable Languages: A Generative Perspective on Linguistic Typology

Published in print:
2005
Published Online:
September 2007
ISBN:
9780199274338
eISBN:
9780191706479
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199274338.003.0004
Subject:
Linguistics, Language Families

This chapter argues in favor of the classical Saussurean position with respect to the relationship between knowledge of language and use of language, providing evidence in support of the idea that ... More


Zeno's Paradoxes

Nick Huggett

in Everywhere and Everywhen: Adventures in Physics and Philosophy

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
May 2010
ISBN:
9780195379518
eISBN:
9780199776559
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195379518.003.0002
Subject:
Philosophy, Philosophy of Science

This pair of chapters discuss Zeno's paradoxes and some of their modern descendants: the ‘dichotomy’, the ‘arrow’, and the ‘supertasks’ of Thompson's lamp and Bernadete. These paradoxes arise from ... More


The Sacred and the Profane in Hinduism

Veena Das

in Structure and Cognition: Aspects of Hindu Caste and Ritual

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
September 2012
ISBN:
9780198077404
eISBN:
9780199081172
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198077404.003.0005
Subject:
Sociology, Social Theory

This chapter addresses the issue that the sacred is divided with reference to the opposition of life and death, instead of good and bad. The discussion relates this to available formulations with ... More


Millian 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:
10.1093/0199261652.003.0010
Subject:
Philosophy, Philosophy of Language

This chapter begins an argument against the ‘Frege-Mill dichotomy’, the assumption that names have either a descriptive sense or no sense at all. Millian theories denying that names have a sense are ... More


Working futures?: Disabled people, policy and social inclusion

Alan Roulstone and Colin Barnes (eds)

Published in print:
2005
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9781861346261
eISBN:
9781447304333
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781861346261.001.0001
Subject:
Sociology, Social Stratification, Inequality, and Mobility

This book looks at the current effectiveness and future scope for enabling policy in the field of disability and employment. By addressing the current strengths and weaknesses of disability and ... More


Varieties of Hierarchies and Markets: an Introduction

Gary G. Hamilton and Robert C. Feenstra

in Technology, Organization, and Competitiveness: Perspectives on Industrial and Corporate Change

Published in print:
1998
Published Online:
November 2003
ISBN:
9780198290964
eISBN:
9780191596162
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0198290969.003.0004
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Microeconomics

The paper presents both a theoretical and an empirical argument that the concept of hierarchy in relation to business firms needs to be reconceptualized. In the theoretical discussion, a synthesis is ... More


Morally Alien Thought

Charles Travis

in Objectivity and the Parochial

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
January 2011
ISBN:
9780199596218
eISBN:
9780191595783
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199596218.003.0006
Subject:
Philosophy, Aesthetics

This chapter is inspired by Hilary Putnam's The Collapse of the Fact/Value Dichotomy. It follows Putnam in seeing the work of the parochial as ubiquitous in shaping our thought, including scientific ... More


Wrong Turns on the Way to an Answer

Michelle Madden Dempsey

in Prosecuting Domestic Violence: A Philosophical Analysis

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
May 2009
ISBN:
9780199562169
eISBN:
9780191705298
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199562169.003.0002
Subject:
Law, Philosophy of Law, Criminal Law and Criminology

This chapter examines and rejects two ways of answering the question: What should public prosecutors do when victims withdraw their support for the prosecution of domestic-violence cases? The first ... More


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