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FURTHER RESULTS AND DISCUSSION

D.M. Gabbay and L. Maksimova

in Interpolation and Definability: Modal and Intuitionistic Logics

Published in print:
2005
Published Online:
September 2007
ISBN:
9780198511748
eISBN:
9780191705779
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198511748.003.0017
Subject:
Mathematics, Logic / Computer Science / Mathematical Philosophy

This chapter discusses further directions of research. A brief review of the results obtained on interpolation and definability, which were not included in this volume, is presented.


Natural Language and the Idea of a “Formal Syntax” in Buridan

Gyula Klima

in John Buridan

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
January 2009
ISBN:
9780195176223
eISBN:
9780199871957
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195176223.003.0005
Subject:
Religion, Church History

The fifth chapter provides a detailed discussion of Buridan’s strategy of identifying the conceptual structures discussed in the chapter 4 by means of the various “syntactical clues” provided by ... More


3-fold flips after Shokurov

Alessio Corti

in Flips for 3-folds and 4-folds

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
September 2007
ISBN:
9780198570615
eISBN:
9780191717703
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198570615.003.0002
Subject:
Mathematics, Geometry / Topology

This chapter gives a concise, complete, and pedagogical proof of existence of 3-fold flips according to Shokurov. In particular, the foundation of the theory of b-divisors, algebras of rational ... More


Conclusions

Anna J. Clark

in Divine Qualities: Cult and Community in Republican Rome

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
January 2008
ISBN:
9780199226825
eISBN:
9780191710278
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199226825.003.0007
Subject:
Classical Studies, European History: BCE to 500CE

This chapter first draws together conclusions about the range of claims and counter‐claims made about divine qualities during the Republican period by individuals and groups from a range of social ... More


Self‐Reference and Tarski's Theorem

Hartry Field

in Saving Truth From Paradox

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
May 2008
ISBN:
9780199230747
eISBN:
9780191710933
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199230747.003.0002
Subject:
Philosophy, Logic/Philosophy of Mathematics

This chapter is an exposition of Tarski's theory of truth, focusing largely on the undefinability theorem and its significance. It includes a discussion of ‘the Tarski hierarchy’, and of the idea ... More


Social Indicators: The EU and Social Inclusion

Tony Atkinson, Bea Cantillon, Eric Marlier, and Brian Nolan

Published in print:
2002
Published Online:
November 2003
ISBN:
9780199253494
eISBN:
9780191595882
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0199253498.001.0001
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Public and Welfare

Social indicators are an important tool for evaluating a country's level of social development and for assessing the impact of policy. Such indicators are already in use in investigating poverty and ... More


Quantifiers

Ernest Lepore and Kirk Ludwig

in Donald Davidson's Truth-Theoretic Semantics

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
May 2008
ISBN:
9780199290932
eISBN:
9780191710445
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199290932.003.0003
Subject:
Philosophy, Philosophy of Language

This chapter introduces the satisfaction relation, which relates an open sentence to objects associated with its argument places, to deal with quantifiers. The truth of closed sentences is then ... More


Multipliers and the LeChatelier Principle

Paul Milgrom

in Samuelsonian Economics and the Twenty-First Century

Published in print:
2006
Published Online:
January 2009
ISBN:
9780199298839
eISBN:
9780191711480
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199298839.003.0020
Subject:
Economics and Finance, History of Economic Thought

This chapter examines Samuelson's Le Chatelier principle of how the market responds to a change in parameters of demand and supply curves. It uses examples in demand theory, economic policy, and ... More


Stability in Concepts and Evaluating the Truth of Generic Statements

James A. Hampton

in Kinds, Things, and Stuff: Mass Terms and Generics

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
February 2010
ISBN:
9780195382891
eISBN:
9780199870493
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195382891.003.0005
Subject:
Philosophy, Philosophy of Language

In this chapter, a prototype theory is employed to investigate how generic concepts give rise to the sort of patterns one might expect from a “logical” account of the properties that are attributed ... More


Two Objections to NES

John Foster

in The Divine Lawmaker: Lectures on Induction, Laws of Nature, and the Existence of God

Published in print:
2004
Published Online:
April 2004
ISBN:
9780199250592
eISBN:
9780191600913
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0199250596.003.0004
Subject:
Philosophy, Philosophy of Religion

One way of objecting to NES would be to claim that, contrary to what the solution assumes, extensive regularities do not automatically call for explanation, and that when we have reached the level of ... More


Translational Dynamics and Magnetic Resonance: Principles of Pulsed Gradient Spin Echo NMR

Paul T. Callaghan

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
December 2013
ISBN:
9780199556984
eISBN:
9780191774928
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199556984.001.0001
Subject:
Physics, Condensed Matter Physics / Materials, Nuclear and Plasma Physics

In 1950, Erwin Hahn pointed out that spin echoes in Nuclear Magnetic Resonance (NMR) could be used to measure molecular translational motion, an effect made possible because nuclear spins carry a ... More


The ‘Public Offering of Securities’ Concept in the New Prospectus Directive

Alain Pietrancosta

in Investor Protection in Europe: Corporate Law Making, The MiFID and Beyond

Published in print:
2006
Published Online:
January 2009
ISBN:
9780199202911
eISBN:
9780191707964
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199202911.003.0012
Subject:
Law, Company and Commercial Law

An important method of financing corporations — the ‘public offering of securities’ — has for some time also been a key concept in capital markets law. However, the European capital markets ... More


The Method of Majority Decision and Rationality Conditions *

Satish K. Jain

in Arguments for a Better World: Essays in Honor of Amartya Sen: Volume I: Ethics, Welfare, and Measurement

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
May 2009
ISBN:
9780199239115
eISBN:
9780191716935
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199239115.003.0011
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Development, Growth, and Environmental

This chapter extends the earlier work on domain conditions for social rationality under the method of majority decision (MMD) by deriving Inada-type necessary and sufficient conditions for ... More


Surfaces and interfaces

E. R. DOBBS

in Helium Three

Published in print:
2001
Published Online:
January 2010
ISBN:
9780198506409
eISBN:
9780191709463
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198506409.003.0008
Subject:
Physics, Condensed Matter Physics / Materials

This chapter discusses the properties of 3He surfaces and its interfaces with other substances. It presents a selection of experiments and their interpretation is made under six headings: restricted ... More


Resources

Dean O. Smith

in Managing the Research University

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
September 2011
ISBN:
9780199793259
eISBN:
9780199896813
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199793259.003.0004
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Economic Systems

Money, space, and students constitute the main resources available to conduct research. The source and the distinction between unrestricted and restricted funds dictate how money can be spent. ... More


Restricted Research

Dean O. Smith

in Managing the Research University

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
September 2011
ISBN:
9780199793259
eISBN:
9780199896813
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199793259.003.0011
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Economic Systems

To protect national security, the federal government has export controls that govern the shipment, transmission, or transfer of certain items or pieces of information to foreign persons or countries. ... More


Shared Experience

Adam B. Seligman and Robert P. Weller

in Rethinking Pluralism: Ritual, Experience, and Ambiguity

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
September 2012
ISBN:
9780199915262
eISBN:
9780199980215
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199915262.003.0007
Subject:
Religion, Religion and Society

This chapter begins by reexamining Basil Bernstein’s notions of elaborated and restricted codes to emphasize the importance of context in making sense of the world. It critiques the abstract and ... More


The Notional Category of Modality

Angelika Kratzer

in Modals and Conditionals: New and Revised Perspectives

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
May 2012
ISBN:
9780199234684
eISBN:
9780191738432
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199234684.003.0002
Subject:
Linguistics, Semantics and Pragmatics, Theoretical Linguistics

The chapter derives a typology of possible modal expressions from three parameters: modal base, ordering source, and modal force. Modal bases represent the factual premises the truth of a modal ... More


Disputes over the Material Contribution of Semen

Adriel M. Trott

in Aristotle on the Matter of Form: A Feminist Metaphysics of Generation

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
May 2020
ISBN:
9781474455220
eISBN:
9781474476874
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9781474455220.003.0003
Subject:
Philosophy, Feminist Philosophy

Critics argue that the formal work of semen cannot be done through material because material cannot do the work of form. This chapter examines the restricted material view and the robust material ... More


Lexis and Discourse

Pingali Sailaja

in Indian English

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
September 2012
ISBN:
9780748625949
eISBN:
9780748671434
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9780748625949.003.0004
Subject:
Linguistics, Sociolinguistics / Anthropological Linguistics

Indian English lexis is shown to be influenced considerably by British and American varieties. Some exclusively Indian words are explained as either residual entities from earlier British usage, or ... More


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