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The Theory of Strategy, I: Enduring Nature, Changing Character

Colin S. Gray

in The Strategy Bridge: Theory for Practice

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
September 2010
ISBN:
9780199579662
eISBN:
9780191594458
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199579662.003.0002
Subject:
Political Science, International Relations and Politics

The strategist is armed with a set of nine basic questions, the historically specific answer to which enables him to do his job. Probably his three most important questions are (a) what is it about? ... More


Equations of Motion in General Relativity

Hideki Asada, Toshifumi Futamase, and Peter Hogan

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
January 2011
ISBN:
9780199584109
eISBN:
9780191723421
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199584109.001.0001
Subject:
Physics, Theoretical, Computational, and Statistical Physics

This book focuses attention on two aspects of equations of motion in general relativity: the motion of extended bodies(stars) and the motion of small black holes. The objective is to offer a guide to ... More


Prologue to Part IV

Peter Clarke

in The Keynesian Revolution in the Making, 1924–1936

Published in print:
1990
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198202196
eISBN:
9780191675201
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198202196.003.0013
Subject:
History, British and Irish Modern History, Economic History

If tactical commitments and opportunism fuelled Keynes's progress towards the position of the Treatise, can the origins of the General Theory be explained along similar lines? Keynes's abandonment of ... More


Charles Sanders Peirce

M. Gail Hamner

in American Pragmatism: A Religious Genealogy

Published in print:
2003
Published Online:
November 2003
ISBN:
9780195155471
eISBN:
9780199834266
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0195155475.003.0007
Subject:
Religion, Philosophy of Religion

Charles Sanders Peirce was an American pragmatist whose notions of, and about community, inform not only his reformulation of ‘science’ and ontology but also the complex theory of continuity ... More


“World Building”: Structuralism and Transcendental Idealism in Eddington

Thomas Ryckman

in The Reign of Relativity: Philosophy in Physics 1915-1925

Published in print:
2005
Published Online:
April 2005
ISBN:
9780195177176
eISBN:
9780199835324
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0195177177.003.0007
Subject:
Philosophy, Philosophy of Science

It is shown how the epistemological thesis that physics can provide knowledge only of the structure of the physical world emerged in Arthur Eddington’s semi-popular, philosophical and technical ... More


The Locus of Holistic Processing

Olivia S. Cheung and Isabel Gauthier

in Perceptual Expertise: Bridging Brain and Behavior

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
February 2010
ISBN:
9780195309607
eISBN:
9780199865291
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195309607.003.0010
Subject:
Psychology, Cognitive Psychology, Vision

Evidence for holistic processing is observed for faces and nonface objects of expertise using several behavioral paradigms (composite task, whole-part paradigm, inversion paradigm), and holistic ... More


Conclusion

Colin S. Gray

in The Practice of Strategy: From Alexander the Great to the Present

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
January 2012
ISBN:
9780199608638
eISBN:
9780191731754
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199608638.003.0014
Subject:
Political Science, International Relations and Politics

In the concluding chapter, Colin Gray examines the dynamics between strategic theory and strategic practice, identifying continuities and changes in strategic experience. He claims that the practice ... More


Measurement as Representation: 1. The Physical Correlate

Bas C. van Fraassen

in Scientific Representation: Paradoxes of Perspective

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
September 2008
ISBN:
9780199278220
eISBN:
9780191707926
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199278220.003.0007
Subject:
Philosophy, Philosophy of Mind, Philosophy of Science

This chapter explores measurement ‘from above’: that is, looking for a view that we can have after the measurement procedures, concepts, and theories have stabilized. This resting point in the ... More


The Methods of Keynes

John Hicks

in Methods of Dynamic Economics

Published in print:
1987
Published Online:
November 2003
ISBN:
9780198772873
eISBN:
9780191596438
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0198772874.003.0006
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Macro- and Monetary Economics

This chapter discusses Keynes's methods. There were changes of method between his three main books on money — the Tract on Monetary Reform of 1923, the Treatise on Money of 1930, and the General ... More


1921: “Critical or Empiricist Interpretation of the New Physics?”

Thomas Ryckman

in The Reign of Relativity: Philosophy in Physics 1915-1925

Published in print:
2005
Published Online:
April 2005
ISBN:
9780195177176
eISBN:
9780199835324
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0195177177.003.0003
Subject:
Philosophy, Philosophy of Science

Mortiz Schlick’s article of this title was highly influential in convincing several generations of philosophers that GTR outrightly falsified any variety of Kantian epistemology. In fact, the ... More


The Rutherford dictum and its meaning for biology

Henry Plotkin

in Evolutionary Worlds without End

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
September 2010
ISBN:
9780199544950
eISBN:
9780191594366
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199544950.003.001
Subject:
Psychology, Social Psychology, Evolutionary Psychology

Rutherford's assertion that all science is physics and stamp collecting is considered in terms of what he might have meant, and what it means for other scientists, specifically biolgists and social ... More


The making of the theory of effective demand

Peter Clarke

in The Keynesian Revolution in the Making, 1924–1936

Published in print:
1990
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198202196
eISBN:
9780191675201
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198202196.003.0015
Subject:
History, British and Irish Modern History, Economic History

In writing the General Theory, Keynes sought to grapple with economic theory in a fundamental way. Admittedly, certain directions were set by his long-standing concerns. The move away from the ... More


One Man’s Revolution: Robert Maynard Hutchins, 1929–1951

John W. Boyer

in The University of Chicago: A History

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
May 2016
ISBN:
9780226242514
eISBN:
9780226242651
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226242651.003.0005
Subject:
Education, History of Education

Perhaps the most controversial chapter in the book explores the career of Robert Maynard Hutchins, who next to Harper was Chicago’s most important President in the Twentieth Century. Hutchins is a ... More


The Labour Market and the Distribution of Income: The Neo‐Classical Approach

Tsuneo Ishikawa

in Income and Wealth

Published in print:
2002
Published Online:
November 2003
ISBN:
9780198288626
eISBN:
9780191596469
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/019828862X.003.0003
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Public and Welfare

This chapter addresses the question of how the resources of labour power are supplied to alternative uses from the neoclassical viewpoint of individual rational choice, and further explains various ... More


The impact of the theory of effective demand

Peter Clarke

in The Keynesian Revolution in the Making, 1924–1936

Published in print:
1990
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198202196
eISBN:
9780191675201
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198202196.003.0016
Subject:
History, British and Irish Modern History, Economic History

Keynes displayed the theory's analytical resources with unrivalled lucidity, notably in expounding the modus operandi of Bank rate. In the 1920s, he argued that in practice the economy was regulated ... More


Introduction

Thomas Ryckman

in The Reign of Relativity: Philosophy in Physics 1915-1925

Published in print:
2005
Published Online:
April 2005
ISBN:
9780195177176
eISBN:
9780199835324
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0195177177.003.0001
Subject:
Philosophy, Philosophy of Science

The general theory of relativity (GTR) brought a revolutionary transformation in philosophical as well as physical outlook. The philosopher Mortiz Schick, student of Max Planck, played a pivotal role ... More


Introduction

Roy A. Sorensen

in Thought Experiments

Published in print:
1999
Published Online:
February 2006
ISBN:
9780195129137
eISBN:
9780199786138
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/019512913X.003.0001
Subject:
Philosophy, Philosophy of Mind

This introductory chapter begins with a brief description of the purpose of this book, which is to present a general theory of thought experiments. The discussion includes thought experiments from ... More


Legal Interpretation: Perspectives from Other Disciplines and Private Texts

Kent Greenawalt

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
January 2011
ISBN:
9780199756131
eISBN:
9780199855292
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199756131.001.0001
Subject:
Law, Philosophy of Law

This book focuses on textual interpretation of the law. All law needs to be interpreted, and there are many ways to do it. The book covers the dominant methods of legal interpretation, explaining ... More


Transcendental‐Phenomenological Idealism: Husserl and Weyl

Thomas Ryckman

in The Reign of Relativity: Philosophy in Physics 1915-1925

Published in print:
2005
Published Online:
April 2005
ISBN:
9780195177176
eISBN:
9780199835324
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0195177177.003.0005
Subject:
Philosophy, Philosophy of Science

Weyl’s major contributions in the spring of 1918 to the general theory of relativity and to constructive analysis reveal the influence of Husserl’s transcendental-phenomenological idealism. The known ... More


General Economic Equilibrium

S. N. Afriat

in Logic of Choice and Economic Theory

Published in print:
1987
Published Online:
November 2003
ISBN:
9780198284611
eISBN:
9780191595844
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0198284616.003.0022
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Microeconomics

This is the fifth of six chapters on the logic of price. It is concerned with the proper microeconomic theory of general equilibrium understood as serving questions raised by Frederic Bastiat ... More


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