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Dynamic Trading Models, Technical Analysis, and the Role of Trading Volume

Markus K. Brunnermeier

in Asset Pricing under Asymmetric Information: Bubbles, Crashes, Technical Analysis, and Herding

Published in print:
2001
Published Online:
November 2003
ISBN:
9780198296980
eISBN:
9780191596025
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0198296983.003.0004
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Financial Economics

Focuses on dynamic models. The emphasis is on explaining technical analysis. These models show that past prices still carry valuable information. Some of these models also explain why it is rational ... More


Agrippa and the Problem of Epistemic Justification

Robert J. Fogelin

in Pyrrhonian Reflections on Knowledge and Justification

Published in print:
1994
Published Online:
November 2003
ISBN:
9780195089875
eISBN:
9780199833238
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0195089871.003.0007
Subject:
Philosophy, Metaphysics/Epistemology

This chapter lays out Agrippa's Five Modes Leading to the Suspension of Belief as they are found in Sextus Empiricus's Outlines of Pyrrhonism. The five modes are discrepancy (differences of opinion), ... More


The Agent as a Locus of Self-Explanation

Christopher Yeomans

in Freedom and Reflection: Hegel and the Logic of Agency

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
January 2012
ISBN:
9780199794522
eISBN:
9780199919253
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199794522.003.0005
Subject:
Philosophy, History of Philosophy

This chapter applies the results of chapter 4 to the problem raised in chapter 3. That is, it shows how the conception of explanation Hegel articulates in his Logic eliminates the infinite regresses ... More


Cosmological Arguments

Herman Philipse

in God in the Age of Science?: A Critique of Religious Reason

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
May 2012
ISBN:
9780199697533
eISBN:
9780191738470
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199697533.003.0012
Subject:
Philosophy, Philosophy of Religion, Metaphysics/Epistemology

Inductive cosmological arguments are prima facie more promising for the natural theologian than deductive arguments, such as the Kalam cosmological argument, which is not sound. In the cosmological ... More


The reign of disunity

John Collins

in The Unity of Linguistic Meaning

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
January 2012
ISBN:
9780199694846
eISBN:
9780191732027
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199694846.003.0004
Subject:
Philosophy, Philosophy of Language, Philosophy of Mind

The present chapter will survey a range of diverse approaches to the unity problem offered by Horwich, Wiggins, Gibson, Gaskin, and various multiple-relation theories. The discussion will not be ... More


The Representational Theory of Perception and the Problem of Perception

Georges Dicker

in Berkeley's Idealism: A Critical Examination

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
September 2011
ISBN:
9780195381467
eISBN:
9780199897124
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195381467.003.0003
Subject:
Philosophy, General

Reflection on the causal facts of perception leads to a vexed epistemological problem: since any perceptual experience can be caused in ways that don't include an external object stimulating our ... More


Substance/Substratum

Georges Dicker

in Berkeley's Idealism: A Critical Examination

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
September 2011
ISBN:
9780195381467
eISBN:
9780199897124
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195381467.003.0010
Subject:
Philosophy, General

Berkeley's contemporaries commonly held that a thing's qualities belong to it by virtue of inhering in a substance or substratum that is not identical with any of its qualities or any collection of ... More


The Logical Possibility of ‘Co-operating…’

Donald H. Regan

in Utilitarianism and Co-operation

Published in print:
1980
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198246091
eISBN:
9780191680922
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198246091.003.0009
Subject:
Philosophy, Moral Philosophy

This chapter discusses a development of the decision procedure P that models CU and which establishes the logical possibility of a theory with the properties that have been claimed for CU. The ... More


Hypothetical Syllogisms and Infinite Regress

Marko Malink

in Epistemology After Sextus Empiricus

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
January 2020
ISBN:
9780190946302
eISBN:
9780190946333
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190946302.003.0007
Subject:
Philosophy, Ancient Philosophy

In his commentary on Aristotle’s De interpretatione, Ammonius puts forward an argument for the priority of categorical over hypothetical syllogisms. The argument relies on two of the Five Modes of ... More


From A-Theory to Presentism?: Part 2: McTaggart’s Paradox

Ross P. Cameron

in The Moving Spotlight: An Essay on Time and Ontology

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
September 2015
ISBN:
9780198713296
eISBN:
9780191781728
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198713296.003.0003
Subject:
Philosophy, Metaphysics/Epistemology

J. M. E. McTaggart famously argued that the A-Theory is inconsistent, for it implies that every time is past, present, and future. This chapter defends the naive response that all the A-Theory ... More


First Person and Third Person Reasons and the Regress Problem

Linda Trinkaus Zagzebski

in Epistemic Values: Collected Papers in Epistemology

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
October 2020
ISBN:
9780197529171
eISBN:
9780197529201
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780197529171.003.0020
Subject:
Philosophy, Metaphysics/Epistemology

This chapter distinguishes two kinds of reasons for a belief. First person reasons are unique to the person who has them. They include other mental states than beliefs and they do not aggregate with ... More


The Empty Idea of Authority

Laurence Claus

in Law’s Evolution and Human Understanding

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
January 2013
ISBN:
9780199735099
eISBN:
9780199950478
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199735099.003.0004
Subject:
Law, Philosophy of Law, Legal Profession and Ethics

A legal system's rule of recognition is effective because it is treated by people as accurately signaling what other people in their community are likely to do and to expect. As that is true for the ... More


An Internal Connection between Logic and Rhetoric, between Frameworks, and a Legitimate Foundation for Knowledge

Jeremy Barris

in Sometimes Always True: Undogmatic Pluralism in Politics, Metaphysics, and Epistemology

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
September 2015
ISBN:
9780823262144
eISBN:
9780823266647
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Fordham University Press
DOI:
10.5422/fordham/9780823262144.003.0002
Subject:
Philosophy, Political Philosophy

It is a common argument that theories that try to justify themselves fully are ultimately viciously circular (or infinitely regressive, though the chapter argues that here the two are equivalent). ... More


“Declare the Past”

Thomas A. Apel

in Feverish Bodies, Enlightened Minds: Science and the Yellow Fever Controversy in the Early American Republic

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
January 2017
ISBN:
9780804797405
eISBN:
9780804799638
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Stanford University Press
DOI:
10.11126/stanford/9780804797405.003.0003
Subject:
History, American History: early to 18th Century

Chapter Two considers the investigators’ uses of history to determine the cause of yellow fever. A vast repository of facts about disease, history appealed to the investigators' desire to place ... More


Part Four

Robert J. Fogelin

in Hume's Presence in The Dialogues Concerning Natural Religion

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
August 2017
ISBN:
9780190673505
eISBN:
9780190673536
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190673505.003.0005
Subject:
Philosophy, History of Philosophy

Philo presses arguments as if drawn from a Pyrrhonist handbook: attempts to put religious belief on a rational footing fail to do so, and even more, they undercut the very commitments they are ... More


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