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Concluding Remarks and Future Prospects

K.M. Jaszczolt

in Default Semantics: Foundations of a Compositional Theory of Acts of Communication

Published in print:
2005
Published Online:
September 2007
ISBN:
9780199261987
eISBN:
9780191718656
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199261987.003.0010
Subject:
Linguistics, Semantics and Pragmatics

The advantages of mixing together dynamic, truth-conditional semantics, and truth-conditional pragmatics are discussed. The chapter stresses the need to develop a precise algorithm of the interaction ... More


Denmark

Thomas Pedersen

in The National Co-ordination of EU Policy: The Domestic Level

Published in print:
2000
Published Online:
November 2003
ISBN:
9780198296645
eISBN:
9780191599613
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0198296649.003.0011
Subject:
Political Science, European Union

This chapter on the national co-ordination of European Union (EU) policy in Denmark starts by pointing out that the Danish position within the EU is somewhat contradictory. On the one hand, Denmark ... More


Formal Losses

Gerald E. Sacks

in Future Pasts: The Analytic Tradition in Twentieth Century Philosophy

Published in print:
2001
Published Online:
November 2003
ISBN:
9780195139167
eISBN:
9780199833214
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/019513916X.003.0021
Subject:
Philosophy, History of Philosophy

Sacks argues against the value of introducing formal precision in mathematics. Intuitive concepts, such as computability, can be the source of fruitful insights as well as worked with in proofs, ... More


Work and Employment Relations in the Smaller Component Subcontractors: Distinctive Pressures and Contrasting Trajectories

Tony Elger and Chris Smith

in Assembling Work: Remaking Factory Regimes in Japanese Multinationals in Britain

Published in print:
2005
Published Online:
September 2007
ISBN:
9780199241514
eISBN:
9780191714405
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199241514.003.0008
Subject:
Business and Management, International Business

This chapter analyses the evolution of management policies and work and employment relations in two smaller Japanese sub-contractors. Both firms were tightly constrained by customer-supplier ... More


Natural Language and the Idea of a “Formal Syntax” in Buridan

Gyula Klima

in John Buridan

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
January 2009
ISBN:
9780195176223
eISBN:
9780199871957
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195176223.003.0005
Subject:
Religion, Church History

The fifth chapter provides a detailed discussion of Buridan’s strategy of identifying the conceptual structures discussed in the chapter 4 by means of the various “syntactical clues” provided by ... More


Theorizing the origins of bills of rights

David Erdos

in Delegating Rights Protection: The Rise of Bills of Rights in the Westminster World

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
September 2010
ISBN:
9780199557769
eISBN:
9780191594380
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199557769.003.0003
Subject:
Political Science, Comparative Politics

The first part of this chapter explores in detail the Postmaterialist Trigger Thesis (PTT) explanation of bill of rights genesis in internally stable, advanced democracies. It argues that, as a ... More


Elements of Argumentation

Philippe Besnard and Anthony Hunter

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
August 2013
ISBN:
9780262026437
eISBN:
9780262268400
Item type:
book
Publisher:
The MIT Press
DOI:
10.7551/mitpress/9780262026437.001.0001
Subject:
Computer Science, Artificial Intelligence

Logic-based formalizations of argumentation, which assume a set of formulae and then lay out arguments and counterarguments that can be obtained from these formulae, have been refined in recent years ... More


On the Formalization of the Law of Non-Contradiction *

Ross T. Brady

in The Law of Non-Contradiction

Published in print:
2004
Published Online:
May 2010
ISBN:
9780199265176
eISBN:
9780191713989
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199265176.003.0003
Subject:
Philosophy, Philosophy of Language, Logic/Philosophy of Mathematics

This chapter examines three ways of formalizing the law of non-contradiction. The key feature of such a way is the enforcement of consistency of the formal system concerned. The first formalization ... More


Analysis of Chapter Three (479)

Solomon I. Sara

in Sibawayh on ?imalah (Inclination): Text, Translation, Notes and Analysis

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780748627950
eISBN:
9780748653058
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9780748627950.003.0010
Subject:
Society and Culture, Cultural Studies

As a first formalization of the grammar of Arabic, Sībawayh in his book isolates the regularities he finds in the language according to the patterns of the language, and calls this pattern Giyās. ... More


Idealization Naturalized

Alan Weir

in Truth Through Proof: A Formalist Foundation for Mathematics

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
January 2011
ISBN:
9780199541492
eISBN:
9780191594915
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199541492.003.0008
Subject:
Philosophy, Philosophy of Language, Logic/Philosophy of Mathematics

Idealization in grammar is taken as a starting point. Grammatical theory is interpreted as an ‘injective idealization’, from the fragmentary corpus of concrete utterances into an infinite ... More


Model Construction

Qin Duo

in The Formation of Econometrics: A Historical Perspective

Published in print:
1997
Published Online:
November 2003
ISBN:
9780198292876
eISBN:
9780191596803
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0198292872.003.0003
Subject:
Economics and Finance, History of Economic Thought, Econometrics

This chapter recounts the evolution of econometric models up to the 1940s, discussing the common criteria and principles used for model choice, and the generalization of model construction as ... More


Identification 1

Qin Duo

in The Formation of Econometrics: A Historical Perspective

Published in print:
1997
Published Online:
November 2003
ISBN:
9780198292876
eISBN:
9780191596803
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0198292872.003.0005
Subject:
Economics and Finance, History of Economic Thought, Econometrics

Narrates the process of how identification was formalized in econometrics. The issue of identification stemmed from the quest to know the attainability of economically meaningful relationships from ... More


Testing

Qin Duo

in The Formation of Econometrics: A Historical Perspective

Published in print:
1997
Published Online:
November 2003
ISBN:
9780198292876
eISBN:
9780191596803
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0198292872.003.0006
Subject:
Economics and Finance, History of Economic Thought, Econometrics

Addresses the issue of testing, and reveals some intrinsic problems pertaining to hypothesis testing beneath the achievements of formalizing econometrics. Theory verification through applied studies ... More


Formalization: Expressibility, Definability, Compositionality

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/9780199291267.003.0013
Subject:
Philosophy, Philosophy of Language, Logic/Philosophy of Mathematics

This chapter discusses logical equivalence across languages in terms of the concept of a lexical mapping and addresses the issue of compositionality. Compositionality is perhaps the first extra ... More


Patient-centred dying: the role of law

Mary Donnelly

in Ethical and Legal Debates In Irish Healthcare: Confronting complexities

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
May 2016
ISBN:
9780719099465
eISBN:
9781526104410
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9780719099465.003.0016
Subject:
Sociology, Culture

This chapter examines the legal context within which decisions about the end of life are made. It argues that an ethical approach to end-of-life care must be centred on the dying person and that ... More


In a Manner of Speaking

Sean Zdenek

in Reading Sounds: Closed-Captioned Media and Popular Culture

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
May 2016
ISBN:
9780226312644
eISBN:
9780226312811
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226312811.003.0008
Subject:
Society and Culture, Media Studies

Manner of speaking refers to the various nuances of speech and pronunciation. Typically, manner boils down to a speaker’s dialect or accent. But manner of speaking also includes any kind of ... More


Restructuring public transport through Bus Rapid Transit: An international and interdisciplinary perspective

Juan Carlos Munoz and Laurel Paget-Seekins (eds)

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
September 2016
ISBN:
9781447326168
eISBN:
9781447326236
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781447326168.001.0001
Subject:
Sociology, Gerontology and Ageing

The promise of BRT is that it can serve as a catalyst for reshaping urban space and embedding sustainable transport into the fabric of the city. In developing cities with informal bus service ... More


Core Logic

Neil Tennant

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
October 2017
ISBN:
9780198777892
eISBN:
9780191823367
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198777892.001.0001
Subject:
Philosophy, Logic/Philosophy of Mathematics

Core Logic has unusual philosophical, proof-theoretic, metalogical, computational, and revision-theoretic virtues. It is an elegant kernel lying deep within Classical Logic, a canon for constructive ... More


The Properties of Gender Equality

Kerry Rittich

in Human Rights and Development: Towards Mutual Reinforcement

Published in print:
2005
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780199284627
eISBN:
9780191700316
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199284627.003.0006
Subject:
Law, Human Rights and Immigration, Environmental and Energy Law

This chapter states that programmes which encourage the formal real property rights of women have the possible to both enhance and slow women's access to real property, depending on how such measures ... More


Expressing the Real: Lacan and the Limits of Language

Clayton Crockett

in Interstices of the Sublime: Theology and Psychoanalytic Theory

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
March 2011
ISBN:
9780823227211
eISBN:
9780823235308
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Fordham University Press
DOI:
10.5422/fso/9780823227211.003.0010
Subject:
Philosophy, Philosophy of Mind

This chapter discusses the problem of the Real as expressed at the limits of language and possibly captured by a quasi-mathematical formalization in Lacan's later work, and these ideas are in turn ... More


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