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Lapses and Substitution

Robert D. Cooter and Ariel Porat

in Getting Incentives Right: Improving Torts, Contracts, and Restitution

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
October 2017
ISBN:
9780691151595
eISBN:
9781400850396
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Princeton University Press
DOI:
10.23943/princeton/9780691151595.003.0005
Subject:
Law, Comparative Law

This chapter deals with lapses of attention, for example by a driver or a doctor, and explains how a negligence rule gives injurers an incentive to substitute activities with unavoidable accidents ... More


Sound Sentiments: Integrity in the Emotions

David Pugmire

Published in print:
2005
Published Online:
July 2005
ISBN:
9780199276899
eISBN:
9780191602689
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0199276897.001.0001
Subject:
Philosophy, Philosophy of Mind

Drawing on recent work in the theory of emotion, this book concerns what is involved in the adequacy of emotions, which, it is argued, amounts to more than feeling good. The book analyses a series of ... More


Rubinstein's “Magnificent Faultiness”

R. Allen Lott

in From Paris to Peoria: How European Piano Virtuosos Brought Classical Music to the American Heartland

Published in print:
2003
Published Online:
May 2008
ISBN:
9780195148831
eISBN:
9780199869695
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195148831.003.0015
Subject:
Music, History, Western

Although Anton Rubinstein's performances were generally praised, there were occasional comments that he had technical flaws and memory lapses, partly attributable to his greater commitment to ... More


Coping with Procrastination

Chrisoula Andreou

in The Thief of Time: Philosophical Essays on Procrastination

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
May 2010
ISBN:
9780195376685
eISBN:
9780199776306
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195376685.003.0012
Subject:
Philosophy, Moral Philosophy

This chapter illustrates and analyzes an important coping strategy that has been neglected in the literature on procrastination: the leveraging strategy. Although one must know oneself quite well to ... More


Religious Women in the Conversion Period c.Ad 400–600

Christina Harrington

in Women in a Celtic Church: Ireland 450-1150

Published in print:
2002
Published Online:
January 2010
ISBN:
9780198208235
eISBN:
9780191716683
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198208235.003.0002
Subject:
History, British and Irish Medieval History

The ideal starting point of a study of religious women in early medieval Ireland is the native society into which Christianity obtruded: the pagan religion, the status of women, and the roles of ... More


Membership Motives: Benefits and Costs

Robert J. Bennett

in Local Business Voice: The History of Chambers of Commerce in Britain, Ireland, and Revolutionary America, 1760-2011

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
January 2012
ISBN:
9780199584734
eISBN:
9780191731105
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199584734.003.0015
Subject:
Business and Management, Business History

This chapter gives the first analysis comparing historical and modern information on membership motives for joining, retaining membership, and lapsing. It tackles the classic issues of exit, voice, ... More


Membership Dynamics

Robert J. Bennett

in Local Business Voice: The History of Chambers of Commerce in Britain, Ireland, and Revolutionary America, 1760-2011

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
January 2012
ISBN:
9780199584734
eISBN:
9780191731105
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199584734.003.0016
Subject:
Business and Management, Business History

This chapter gives the first estimates of long-term joining and lapsing rates. These were very stable until the 1970s, much more stable than non-commercial societies, trade unions, or many sector ... More


Gandhi and the Stoics: Modern Experiments on Ancient Values

Richard Sorabji

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
January 2013
ISBN:
9780199644339
eISBN:
9780191745812
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199644339.001.0001
Subject:
Philosophy, History of Philosophy, Ancient Philosophy

Gandhi was a philosopher and understanding his philosophy helps with re-assessing the consistency of his positions and life. He was less influenced by the Stoics than by Socrates, Christ, Christian ... More


Parameter Inference for Stochastic Kinetic Models of Bacterial Gene Regulation: A Bayesian Approach to Systems Biology

Darren J. Wilkinson

in Bayesian Statistics 9

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
January 2012
ISBN:
9780199694587
eISBN:
9780191731921
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199694587.003.0023
Subject:
Mathematics, Probability / Statistics

Bacteria are single‐celled organisms which often display heterogeneous behaviour, even among populations of genetically identical cells in uniform environmental conditions. Markov process models ... More


The Priest as Celibate

Peter Marshall

in The Catholic Priesthood and the English Reformation

Published in print:
1994
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198204480
eISBN:
9780191676307
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198204480.003.0006
Subject:
History, British and Irish Early Modern History, History of Religion

The call to celibacy clearly marks out parish priests from laymen. The ideal of a celibate ministry was as old as Christianity itself, and had found forceful advocates among many of the church ... More


Reproductive Injustice: Racism, Pregnancy, and Premature Birth

Dana-Ain Davis

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
January 2020
ISBN:
9781479812271
eISBN:
9781479805662
Item type:
book
Publisher:
NYU Press
DOI:
10.18574/nyu/9781479812271.001.0001
Subject:
Anthropology, Medical Anthropology

The premature birth rate in the United States has been persistently high among Black women for many decades. While most research on the topic of premature birth involves poor and low-income women, ... More


Prospective Memory, Concurrent Task Management, and Pilot Error

Key Dismukes and Jessica Nowinski

in Attention: From Theory to Practice

Published in print:
2006
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780195305722
eISBN:
9780199847723
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195305722.003.0016
Subject:
Psychology, Cognitive Psychology

In everyday life, we are all susceptible to forgetting to perform intended actions. These everyday lapses are mainly annoying and sometimes embarrassing, but in the operational world memory lapses ... More


Spiritual Passion and the Betrayal of Painting

Dalia Judovitz

in Georges de La Tour and the Enigma of the Visible

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
May 2018
ISBN:
9780823277438
eISBN:
9780823280551
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Fordham University Press
DOI:
10.5422/fordham/9780823277438.003.0003
Subject:
Art, Art Theory and Criticism

An exploration of La Tour’s portrayals of St. Peter shows how La Tour gives visual form to Peter’s verbal denials. The placement of Peter’s betrayal in the margin of a gambling scene invites inquiry ... More


Retributive Approaches to Previous Convictions

Roberts Julian V

in Punishing Persistent Offenders: Exploring Community and Offender Perspectives

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780199283897
eISBN:
9780191700262
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199283897.003.0003
Subject:
Law, Criminal Law and Criminology

As noted earlier, retributive sentencing theorists fall into one of two camps: advocating a flat-rate approach in which previous convictions play no role, or espousing the very limited use of priors ... More


The Ethnologist’s Jewels

Claude Lévi-Strauss

in We Are All Cannibals: And Other Essays

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
September 2016
ISBN:
9780231170680
eISBN:
9780231541268
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Columbia University Press
DOI:
10.7312/columbia/9780231170680.003.0006
Subject:
Anthropology, Anthropology, Theory and Practice

the structure of the world and of the human mind


Ron Fricke

Scott MacDonald

in The Sublimity of Document: Cinema as Diorama

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
August 2019
ISBN:
9780190052126
eISBN:
9780190052164
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190052126.003.0002
Subject:
Literature, Film, Media, and Cultural Studies

This is the first substantive, career interview with Ron Fricke, whose “world films” offer spectacular panoramas of modern place and life. After shooting Koyaanisqatsi (1984) with Godfrey Reggio, ... More


The Long Arm of the Law: Look-Back Provisions

Richard S. Frase and Julian V. Roberts

in Paying for the Past: The Case Against Prior Record Sentence Enhancements

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
August 2019
ISBN:
9780190254001
eISBN:
9780190254025
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190254001.003.0010
Subject:
Law, Criminal Law and Criminology, Constitutional and Administrative Law

This chapter examines the question of whether and when prior convictions from many years past should no longer be considered at sentencing. The chapter first surveys the varying “look-back” and ... More


Development of Camera Technology for Monitoring Nests

W. Andrew Cox, M. Shane Pruett, Thomas J. Benson, Scott J. Chiavacci, and Frank R. Thompson III

in Video Surveillance of Nesting Birds

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
January 2013
ISBN:
9780520273139
eISBN:
9780520954090
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520273139.003.0015
Subject:
Biology, Animal Biology

Video technology is useful in studying avian nesting ecology. Researchers interested in using camera systems are often faced with insufficient information on the types and relative advantages of ... More


Physics and Dynamics of the Atmosphere

Han Dolman

in Biogeochemical Cycles and Climate

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
June 2019
ISBN:
9780198779308
eISBN:
9780191824388
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198779308.003.0006
Subject:
Physics, Geophysics, Atmospheric and Environmental Physics

This chapter describes the basic physics and thermodynamics of the atmosphere, starting from the ideal gas law and the hydrostatic equation, from which the lapse rate in the troposphere is derived. ... More


The Hydrological Cycle and Climate

Han Dolman

in Biogeochemical Cycles and Climate

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
June 2019
ISBN:
9780198779308
eISBN:
9780191824388
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198779308.003.0008
Subject:
Physics, Geophysics, Atmospheric and Environmental Physics

Water is a key part of the Earth system and interacts with climate through a variety of mechanisms. The chapter initially describes the effect of atmospheric moisture on the lapse rate and then ... More


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