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We Have a Firm Foundation

Andrew Vincent

in The Nature of Political Theory

Published in print:
2004
Published Online:
April 2004
ISBN:
9780199271252
eISBN:
9780191601101
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0199271259.003.0002
Subject:
Political Science, Political Theory

Explores the generic foundations of political theory in the twentieth century. It sorts and analyses the overarching perceptions of the political theory, at a broad level of generality, during the ... More


Stochastic Trend and Overview of Part I

Michio Hatanaka

in Time-Series-Based Econometrics: Unit Roots and Co-integrations

Published in print:
1996
Published Online:
November 2003
ISBN:
9780198773535
eISBN:
9780191596360
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0198773536.003.0001
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Econometrics

The emergence of stochastic trend has enriched the framework of analysis to investigate economic time series. This chapter explains the meaning of stochastic trend, considers whether it can be ... More


Critique and Law: The Legacy of the Frankfurt School

Roger Cotterrell

in Law's Community: Legal Theory in Sociological Perspective

Published in print:
1997
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780198264903
eISBN:
9780191682858
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198264903.003.0010
Subject:
Law, Philosophy of Law

What conceptual and methological issues arise in the attempt to develop a sociologically based moral critique of law? In this context, some important ideas of the German scholar Max Horkheimer on the ... More


Quieting the Stable, Polarizing the Ranch

David C. Barker and Christopher Jan Carman

in Representing Red and Blue: How the Culture Wars Change the Way Citizens Speak and Politicians Listen

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
September 2012
ISBN:
9780199796564
eISBN:
9780199979714
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199796564.003.0008
Subject:
Psychology, Social Psychology

This chapter summarizes all of the findings, discusses their implications as they pertain to empirical democratic theory, and addresses the many questions left unresolved.


Toward a Theory of Legal Interpretation

Scott Soames

in Analytic Philosophy in America: And Other Historical and Contemporary Essays

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
October 2017
ISBN:
9780691160726
eISBN:
9781400850464
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Princeton University Press
DOI:
10.23943/princeton/9780691160726.003.0014
Subject:
Philosophy, American Philosophy

This chapter is concerned with the content of legal norms governing the interpretation of legal texts by legally authoritative actors in a legal system. As such, a theory of legal interpretation is a ... More


The Sociological Concept of Law

Roger Cotterrell

in Law's Community: Legal Theory in Sociological Perspective

Published in print:
1997
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780198264903
eISBN:
9780191682858
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198264903.003.0002
Subject:
Law, Philosophy of Law

This chapter is concerned with a familiar problem of jurisprudence but transplanted to the context of the sociology of law. The central problem of much of jurisprudence has been that of the ... More


Physical Probability

John L. Pollock

in Title pages

Published in print:
1990
Published Online:
November 2020
ISBN:
9780195060133
eISBN:
9780197560129
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780195060133.003.0005
Subject:
Computer Science, Artificial Intelligence, Machine Learning

Probability theorists divide into two camps-the proponents of subjective probability and the proponents of objective probability. Opinion has it that subjective probability has carried the day, but ... More


The No Alternatives Argument

Jan Sprenger and Stephan Hartmann

in Bayesian Philosophy of Science

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
October 2019
ISBN:
9780199672110
eISBN:
9780191881671
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780199672110.003.0002
Subject:
Philosophy, Philosophy of Science

Convincing scientific theories are often hard to find, especially when empirical evidence is scarce (e.g., in particle physics). Once scientists have found a theory, they often believe that there are ... More


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