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Quantal Response Equilibrium: A Stochastic Theory of Games

Jacob K. Goeree, Charles A. Holt, and Thomas R. Palfrey

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
January 2018
ISBN:
9780691124230
eISBN:
9781400880928
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Princeton University Press
DOI:
10.23943/princeton/9780691124230.001.0001
Subject:
Economics and Finance, History of Economic Thought

This book presents a stochastic theory of games that unites probabilistic choice models developed in psychology and statistics with the Nash equilibrium approach of classical game theory. Nash ... More


Imperative forms

Gerjan van Schaaik

in The Oxford Turkish Grammar

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
September 2020
ISBN:
9780198851509
eISBN:
9780191886102
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198851509.003.0016
Subject:
Linguistics, Phonetics / Phonology, Syntax and Morphology

The smallest unit of a verb is its stem and it is this stem that is most frequently used as the imperative. There are other means as well, all based on a stem plus a suffix: a polite request is ... More


History, Abolition, and the Ever-Present Now in Antebellum American Writing

Jeffrey Insko

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
December 2018
ISBN:
9780198825647
eISBN:
9780191864285
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198825647.001.0001
Subject:
Literature, American, 20th Century Literature

The Ever-Present Now examines the meaning and possibilities of the present and its relationship to history and historicity in a number of literary texts of the past; specifically, the writings of ... More


Preacher-Prattle

Samuel McCormick

in The Chattering Mind: A Conceptual History of Everyday Talk

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
September 2020
ISBN:
9780226677637
eISBN:
9780226677804
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226677804.003.0004
Subject:
History, History of Ideas

Chapter 3 follows Kierkegaard’s theory of chatter into his religious writings, paying special attention his outspoken critique of modern Christian discourse. Of particular concern to Kierkegaard was ... More


Effects of Smoking Opportunity on Cue-Elicited Urge: A Facial Coding Analysis  

Michael A. Sayette, Joan M. Wertz, Christopher S. Martin, Jeffrey F. Cohn, Michael A. Perrott, and Jill Hobel

in What the Face Reveals: Basic and Applied Studies of Spontaneous Expression Using the Facial Action Coding System (FACS)

Published in print:
2005
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780195179644
eISBN:
9780199847044
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195179644.003.0029
Subject:
Psychology, Cognitive Psychology

This chapter uses Facial Action Coding System (FACS) to examine the impact of smoking opportunity in a study that addressed some of the limitations of the Sayette and Hufford (1995) study. It also ... More


The Root Causes of Shortsightedness and Their Manifestations in Developing Countries

William Ascher

in Bringing in the Future: Strategies for Farsightedness and Sustainability in Developing Countries

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
February 2013
ISBN:
9780226029160
eISBN:
9780226029184
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226029184.003.0002
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Development, Growth, and Environmental

This chapter summarizes the characteristics of impatience, selfishness, analytic limits, and vulnerability in developing countries and conveys why, in many circumstances, they are more formidable in ... More


Gaining Traction to Overcome Obstacles to Farsightedness

William Ascher

in Bringing in the Future: Strategies for Farsightedness and Sustainability in Developing Countries

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
February 2013
ISBN:
9780226029160
eISBN:
9780226029184
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226029184.003.0003
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Development, Growth, and Environmental

This chapter discusses the findings which are most important to overcoming obstacles to farsightedness. Appeals to principle—to do “the right thing”—can have a major impact that goes against gaining ... More


Patience and Sustainability: Jason Kawall

Jason Kawall (ed.)

in The Virtues of Sustainability

Published in print:
2021
Published Online:
March 2021
ISBN:
9780190919818
eISBN:
9780190919856
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190919818.003.0008
Subject:
Philosophy, Moral Philosophy

In this essay I first present a general account of the virtue of patience, drawing upon recent work by Matthew Pianalto and Nic Bommarito. I then illustrate how patience, so understood, will be a ... More


The Twelve Prophets

John T. Slotemaker and Jeffrey C. Witt

in Robert Holcot

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
August 2016
ISBN:
9780199391240
eISBN:
9780199391271
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199391240.003.0008
Subject:
Religion, Philosophy of Religion

This chapter provides an analysis of Holcot’s commentary on the Twelve Prophets. In particular, it focuses on his commentary on the book of Nahum and examines his “picture” of patience (and ... More


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