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Michael Sandel's America

Michael Walzer

in Debating Democracy's Discontent: Essays on American Politics, Law, and Public Philosophy

Published in print:
1998
Published Online:
November 2003
ISBN:
9780198294962
eISBN:
9780191598708
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0198294964.003.0014
Subject:
Political Science, Political Theory

The members of greedy communities do not make good citizens because they are only marginally interested in the political community; their sense of the common good is determined mostly by their ... More


FURTHER ADVANCED TECHNIQUES

Rolf Niedermeier

in Invitation to Fixed-Parameter Algorithms

Published in print:
2006
Published Online:
September 2007
ISBN:
9780198566076
eISBN:
9780191713910
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198566076.003.0011
Subject:
Mathematics, Combinatorics / Graph Theory / Discrete Mathematics

This chapter surveys further important techniques for designing fixed-parameter algorithms. These include color-coding, integer linear programming, iterative compression, greedy localization, and ... More


Regular Expressions Revisited

Mark D. LeBlanc and Betsey Dexter Dyer

in Perl for Exploring DNA

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
April 2010
ISBN:
9780195305890
eISBN:
9780199773862
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195305890.003.12
Subject:
Biology, Biomathematics / Statistics and Data Analysis / Complexity Studies

This chapter introduces some refinements by which regular expressions might be restrained from their customary greedy and exuberant activities. This is introductory obedience school for regular ... More


Specification of a Contraction Algorithm

Neil Tennant

in Changes of Mind: An Essay on Rational Belief Revision

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
September 2012
ISBN:
9780199655755
eISBN:
9780191742125
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199655755.003.0005
Subject:
Philosophy, Logic/Philosophy of Mathematics, Metaphysics/Epistemology

The chapter explain the concept of a greedy algorithm, and provide four successively less-greedy versions of a contraction algorithm. Here, the earlier work familiarizing the reader with dependency ... More


Interpretive Political Science: Selected Essays, Volume II

R. A. W. Rhodes

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
August 2017
ISBN:
9780198786115
eISBN:
9780191827792
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198786115.001.0001
Subject:
Political Science, Comparative Politics

This collection of essays is Volume II in a retrospective of previous publications. It looks forward and explores the ‘interpretive turn’ and its implications for the craft of political science, ... More


Basic Definitions and Examples

James Oxley

in Matroid Theory

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
December 2013
ISBN:
9780198566946
eISBN:
9780191774904
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198566946.003.0002
Subject:
Mathematics, Educational Mathematics

Matroids can be defined in many different but equivalent ways. This chapter introduces these different axiom systems and proves their equivalence. It also presents various fundamental examples of ... More


Rethinking Greed

Jason Kawall

in Ethical Adaptation to Climate Change: Human Virtues of the Future

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
August 2013
ISBN:
9780262017534
eISBN:
9780262301541
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
The MIT Press
DOI:
10.7551/mitpress/9780262017534.003.0012
Subject:
Environmental Science, Climate

This chapter explains the nature of the vice of greed, focusing on what can be called “modest greed.” It illuminates why the globally wealthy may be greedy even when not obsessive about wealth or ... More


Organizational Entanglements

Iddo Tavory

in Summoned: Identification and Religious Life in a Jewish Neighborhood

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
September 2016
ISBN:
9780226321868
eISBN:
9780226322193
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226322193.003.0003
Subject:
Sociology, Sociology of Religion

This chapter focuses on some of the ways in which the organizational structure of the Orthodox neighborhood structures commitment on an everyday life. Using network analysis and ethnographic ... More


Insights and Algorithms

Cristopher Moore and Stephan Mertens

in The Nature of Computation

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
December 2013
ISBN:
9780199233212
eISBN:
9780191775079
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199233212.003.0003
Subject:
Physics, Theoretical, Computational, and Statistical Physics

There are many forms of mathematical insights, but only a few major strategies can be used to construct polynomial-time algorithms. These include divide and conquer, dynamic programming, greedy ... More


Prosperity and Positivity at a “Greedy Institution”

Galen Watts

in The Spiritual Turn: The Religion of the Heart and the Making of Romantic Liberal Modernity

Published in print:
2022
Published Online:
May 2022
ISBN:
9780192859839
eISBN:
9780191953156
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780192859839.003.0010
Subject:
Religion, Religion and Society, Philosophy of Religion

This chapter presents a cultural sociological case study of C3 Toronto (C3T), a neo-Pentecostal church. It begins by tracing the history of C3 Church and the wider Charismatic movement to which C3T ... More


Arms Races

Matthew Kroenig

in The Logic of American Nuclear Strategy: Why Strategic Superiority Matters

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
February 2018
ISBN:
9780190849184
eISBN:
9780190870591
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190849184.003.0008
Subject:
Political Science, International Relations and Politics

This chapter considers the effects of a robust nuclear posture on nuclear arms races. Critics have argued that attaining nuclear advantages is difficult because the effort will provoke dangerous arms ... More


On Greedy Institutions

R. A. W. Rhodes

in Interpretive Political Science: Selected Essays, Volume II

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
August 2017
ISBN:
9780198786115
eISBN:
9780191827792
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198786115.003.0008
Subject:
Political Science, Comparative Politics

This chapter is one of four case studies of an interpretive approach in action, this time informed by the genres of thought found in gender studies. It seeks to identify, map, and understand the ways ... More


The Army’s Strategic Culture and Implications for International Security

C. Christine Fair

in Fighting to the End: The Pakistan Army's Way of War

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
June 2014
ISBN:
9780199892709
eISBN:
9780199372249
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199892709.003.0011
Subject:
Political Science, International Relations and Politics

The final chapter revisits the framework for the army’s strategic culture that was laid out earlier in this volume and identifies the implications for Pakistan’s behavior over the near term. It ... More


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