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I: The Meaning of the First Person Term

Maximilian de Gaynesford

Published in print:
2006
Published Online:
May 2006
ISBN:
9780199287826
eISBN:
9780191603570
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0199287821.001.0001
Subject:
Philosophy, Philosophy of Language

The central claim of this book is that I is a deictic term, like the other singular personal pronouns You and He/She. This is true of the logical character, inferential role, referential function, ... More


SUMMARY AND CONCLUDING REMARKS

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/9780198566076.003.0006
Subject:
Mathematics, Combinatorics / Graph Theory / Discrete Mathematics

This chapter ends the first, introductory part of the book by recalling some of the central observations so far.


Questions of Logic

Maximilian de Gaynesford

in I: The Meaning of the First Person Term

Published in print:
2006
Published Online:
May 2006
ISBN:
9780199287826
eISBN:
9780191603570
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0199287821.003.0005
Subject:
Philosophy, Philosophy of Language

‘The guarantee’, or the claim that any use of I is logically guaranteed against reference-failure as a matter of the meaning of the term, is a myth. If security is a semantic truth, I cannot be a ... More


Chapter Chapter The UK Approach to Insuring Defined Benefit Pension Plans

David McCarthy and Anthony Neuberger

in Restructuring Retirement Risks

Published in print:
2006
Published Online:
September 2006
ISBN:
9780199204656
eISBN:
9780191603822
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0199204659.003.0007
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Financial Economics

This chapter models the UK’s recently-established Pension Protection Fund (PPF) established to guarantee defined benefit pensions. It shows that the PPF is likely to face many years of low claims ... More


Chapter Chapter Understanding and Allocating Investment Risks in a Hybrid Pension Plan

Peter Albrecht, Joachim Coche, Raimond Maurer, and Ralph Rogalla

in Restructuring Retirement Risks

Published in print:
2006
Published Online:
September 2006
ISBN:
9780199204656
eISBN:
9780191603822
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0199204659.003.0011
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Financial Economics

This chapter analyzes pension plan costs and investment strategies in the context of alternative hybrid pension plans, which are optimal either from the perspective of the plan sponsor or the ... More


Description of annuity markets

Edmund Cannon and Ian Tonks

in Annuity Markets

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
January 2009
ISBN:
9780199216994
eISBN:
9780191711978
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199216994.003.0002
Subject:
Business and Management, Pensions and Pension Management

This chapter outlines the different types of annuity product that are available: guaranteed, joint-life, escalating, inflation-protected, impaired-life, variable, and investment-linked. It provides ... More


Annuity markets around the world

Edmund Cannon and Ian Tonks

in Annuity Markets

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
January 2009
ISBN:
9780199216994
eISBN:
9780191711978
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199216994.003.0005
Subject:
Business and Management, Pensions and Pension Management

This chapter examines the structure and prevalence of annuity markets in a number of selected countries around the world: Australia, Chile, Germany, Italy, Singapore, Sweden, Switzerland, and USA. It ... More


Asset Allocation within Variable Annuities: The Impact of Guarantees

Moshe A. Milevsky and Vladyslav Kyrychenko

in Recalibrating Retirement Spending and Saving

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
January 2009
ISBN:
9780199549108
eISBN:
9780191720734
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199549108.003.0012
Subject:
Business and Management, Pensions and Pension Management

The latest generation of variable annuity contracts contains equity options plus longevity insurance, sometimes thought to be attractive to purchasers willing to take on financial risk. This chapter ... More


Historical Background

Maximilian de Gaynesford

in I: The Meaning of the First Person Term

Published in print:
2006
Published Online:
May 2006
ISBN:
9780199287826
eISBN:
9780191603570
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0199287821.003.0002
Subject:
Philosophy, Philosophy of Language

The historical development towards the current standard account of I as a ‘pure indexical’ (‘purism’) has two main features. First, the gradual acquisition of a logical apparatus which can ... More


Interim Conclusion

Maximilian de Gaynesford

in I: The Meaning of the First Person Term

Published in print:
2006
Published Online:
May 2006
ISBN:
9780199287826
eISBN:
9780191603570
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0199287821.003.0006
Subject:
Philosophy, Philosophy of Language

‘Purism’, the claim that I is a pure indexical, is a contradictory position which requires the truth of three doctrines that have been shown to be myths: ‘rule theory’, ‘independence’, and ‘the ... More


THE ART OF PROBLEM PARAMETERIZATION

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/9780198566076.003.0005
Subject:
Mathematics, Combinatorics / Graph Theory / Discrete Mathematics

This chapter sheds light on the various aspects of how problems can be studied from a parameterized point of view. Doing so, it emphasizes the importance of small parameters, guaranteed parameter ... More


Arguments for the No‐Reference View of ‘I’

Lucy O'Brien

in Self-Knowing Agents

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
September 2007
ISBN:
9780199261482
eISBN:
9780191718632
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199261482.003.0002
Subject:
Philosophy, Philosophy of Mind

This chapter presents an extended discussion of Anscombe on the problem of first-person reference. It introduces and criticizes the internal perceptual model for first-person reference. It also ... More


 Paiton's Power: More Home Government Support

Louis T. Wells

in Making Foreign Investment Safe: Property Rights and National Sovereignty

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
May 2007
ISBN:
9780195310627
eISBN:
9780199783847
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195310627.003.0010
Subject:
Economics and Finance, International

In September 1994, a ceremony marked the official start of the construction of Paiton I. Attending were the US ambassador and representatives of some institutions that might put up money, along with ... More


 Enron: Another Kind of Official Insurance

Louis T. Wells

in Making Foreign Investment Safe: Property Rights and National Sovereignty

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
May 2007
ISBN:
9780195310627
eISBN:
9780199783847
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195310627.003.0016
Subject:
Economics and Finance, International

The story of Enron's attempt to build in East Java is another power project that was the subject of an insurance claim. The importance of the story lies primarily in why the Multilateral Investment ... More


Foreign Aid, Loans, and Other Sources of Foreign Savings

Young‐Iob Chung

in South Korea in the Fast Lane: Economic Development and Capital Formation

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
September 2007
ISBN:
9780195325454
eISBN:
9780199783908
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195325454.003.0009
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Development, Growth, and Environmental

This chapter examines foreign savings/resources in the form of foreign aids, loans, portfolio investment, other miscellaneous venues, as well as Japanese reparations and loan repayment guarantee ... More


Understanding Individual Account Guarantees

Olivia S. Mitchell and Kent Smetters

in The Pension Challenge: Risk Transfers and Retirement Income Security

Published in print:
2003
Published Online:
August 2004
ISBN:
9780199266913
eISBN:
9780191601323
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0199266913.003.0008
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Financial Economics

This chapter examines pension guarantees in the context of an individual account (IA) component of a social security reform. The inclusion of IAs in social security reform can strengthen old-age ... More


Knowledge and Justification

Adrian Haddock

in The Nature and Value of Knowledge: Three Investigations

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
September 2010
ISBN:
9780199586264
eISBN:
9780191723360
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199586264.003.0009
Subject:
Philosophy, Metaphysics/Epistemology, General

This chapter sketches an account of visual knowledge according to which the justification involved in knowledge not merely guarantees the truth of the belief which knowledge involves, but guarantees ... More


Public expenditure in the fisheries sector

Robin R. Churchill and Daniel Owen

in The EC Common Fisheries Policy

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
May 2010
ISBN:
9780199275847
eISBN:
9780191706080
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199275847.003.0008
Subject:
Law, EU Law, Environmental and Energy Law

This chapter addresses public expenditure in the fisheries sector. It deals first with two EC financial instruments: the European Fisheries Fund (EFF) and Regulation 861/2006. The latter is ... More


Mitigating the Risks of Investing in Developing Countries: Currency-Related Guarantee Instruments for Infrastructure Projects

Inge Kaul and Pedro Conceiçāo

in The New Public Finance: Responding to Global Challenges

Published in print:
2006
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780195179972
eISBN:
9780199850709
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195179972.003.0026
Subject:
Economics and Finance, International

This chapter examines how public investment guarantees can facilitate infrastructure investment in developing countries, focusing on guarantee by multilateral and bilateral agencies to debt investors ... More


Thinking Financially and Exploring the Code

Vincent Antonin Lépinay

in Codes of Finance: Engineering Derivatives in a Global Bank

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
October 2017
ISBN:
9780691151502
eISBN:
9781400840465
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Princeton University Press
DOI:
10.23943/princeton/9780691151502.003.0003
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Financial Economics

This chapter looks at the financial operators' use of codes and languages in the trading room to articulate new financial products. It maps out the coding and modeling conflicts that arise between ... More


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