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Understanding Measurement: Reliability

Patrick Meyer

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780195380361
eISBN:
9780199847914
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195380361.001.0001
Subject:
Psychology, Social Psychology

This is a book in the Understanding Statistics series, which is designed to provide guides to understanding, presenting, and critiquing analyses and associated inferences. Each book in the series ... More


Implications for the Interpretation of Research Findings

Robert Rosenthal and Ralph L. Rosnow

in Artifacts in Behavioral Research: Robert Rosenthal and Ralph L. Rosnow's Classic Books

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
September 2009
ISBN:
9780195385540
eISBN:
9780199869824
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195385540.003.0036
Subject:
Psychology, Social Psychology

This chapter presents an ethical dilemma when societal and scientific imperatives collide. It also covers the threat to the robustness of generalizations and the threat to inferred causality.


Conflict of Laws and Choice of Law

Göran Lind

in Common Law Marriage: A Legal Institution for Cohabitation

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
January 2009
ISBN:
9780195366815
eISBN:
9780199867837
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195366815.003.0010
Subject:
Law, Family Law

This chapter examines how the conflict of laws principles are applied to the issue of whether a common law marriage has been established between parties with connections to states other than the ... More


Implied Marriage Agreements

Göran Lind

in Common Law Marriage: A Legal Institution for Cohabitation

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
January 2009
ISBN:
9780195366815
eISBN:
9780199867837
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195366815.003.0007
Subject:
Law, Family Law

This chapter focuses on several aspects concerning inferred agreements in relation to marriage contracts. Section 7.2 addresses the reasons for accepting inferred agreements, with the establishment ... More


Inference in the Real World

Amos Golan

in Foundations of Info-Metrics: Modeling, Inference, and Imperfect Information

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
November 2017
ISBN:
9780199349524
eISBN:
9780199349555
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780199349524.003.0005
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Econometrics

In this chapter I provide a mix of detailed cross-disciplinary examples to illustrate the method in real-world settings. The examples in this chapter illustrate modeling and inference in a relatively ... More


Relevance Theory—Basics

Charles Forceville

in Visual and Multimodal Communication: Applying the Relevance Principle

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
August 2020
ISBN:
9780190845230
eISBN:
9780190845261
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190845230.003.0003
Subject:
Linguistics, Psycholinguistics / Neurolinguistics / Cognitive Linguistics

After showing how relevance theory is rooted in Grice’s “communicative principles,” the chapter explains the most important dimensions of “classic,” spoken language-oriented relevance theory and ... More


A Complete Info-Metrics Framework

Amos Golan

in Foundations of Info-Metrics: Modeling, Inference, and Imperfect Information

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
November 2017
ISBN:
9780199349524
eISBN:
9780199349555
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780199349524.003.0009
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Econometrics

In this chapter I develop the complete info-metrics framework for inferring problems and theories under all types of uncertainty and missing information. That framework allows for uncertainty in the ... More


Evidentiality in Kalmyk1

Elena Skribnik and Olga Seesing

in The Grammar of Knowledge: A Cross-Linguistic Typology

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
April 2014
ISBN:
9780198701316
eISBN:
9780191770593
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198701316.003.0007
Subject:
Linguistics, Sociolinguistics / Anthropological Linguistics, Language Families

The chapter presents the first survey of grammaticalized evidentiality in Kalmyk, a western Mongolic language. Kalmyk has an optionally used seven-term evidential system covering Direct, Indirect, ... More


Epistemology of Law: dharmapramāṇa

Patrick Olivelle

in The Oxford History of Hinduism: Hindu Law: A New History of Dharmaśāstra

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
January 2018
ISBN:
9780198702603
eISBN:
9780191772276
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198702603.003.0004
Subject:
Religion, Hinduism

This chapter examines how we come to know dharma, that is, the epistemic sources of dharma. This is the first issue to be addressed in almost all Dharmaśāstras. The answers in the earliest texts ... More


Categoricity and the natural numbers

Tim Button and Sean Walsh

in Philosophy and Model Theory

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
May 2018
ISBN:
9780198790396
eISBN:
9780191863424
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198790396.003.0007
Subject:
Philosophy, Logic/Philosophy of Mathematics

This chapter focuses on modelists who want to pin down the isomorphism type of the natural numbers. This aim immediately runs into two technical barriers: the Compactness Theorem and the ... More


Mind-reading by Brain-reading and Criminal Responsibility

Gideon Yaffe

in Philosophical Foundations of Law and Neuroscience

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
August 2016
ISBN:
9780198743095
eISBN:
9780191802980
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198743095.003.0008
Subject:
Law, Philosophy of Law, Medical Law

This chapter explores whether neuroscience can provide ‘mind-reading’ evidence that may be useful for legal proceedings. It argues that neuroscience may indeed provide a type of epistemically robust ... More


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