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Incoherence and Chauvinism

Mark Schroeder

in Slaves of the Passions

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
January 2008
ISBN:
9780199299508
eISBN:
9780191714917
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199299508.003.0003
Subject:
Philosophy, Political Philosophy

This chapter continues the investigation of how it is that Ronnie's desire explains his reason. The Standard Model for normative explanations is introduced by way of an illustration. The Standard ... More


Associative theory and the phenomena of perceptual learning

Geoffrey Hall

in Perceptual and Associative Learning

Published in print:
1991
Published Online:
January 2008
ISBN:
9780198521822
eISBN:
9780191706677
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198521822.003.0001
Subject:
Psychology, Cognitive Psychology

This chapter outlines what is referred to as the standard associative model, which is a summary of the basic principles common to various current theories of associative learning. This model concerns ... More


Political Parties: Old Concepts and New Challenges

Richard Gunther, José Ramón Montero, and Juan J. Linz (eds)

Published in print:
2002
Published Online:
November 2003
ISBN:
9780199246748
eISBN:
9780191599385
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0199246742.001.0001
Subject:
Political Science, Comparative Politics

This book is one in a series (Comparative Politics) for students and teachers of political science that deals with contemporary issues in comparative government and politics. After an introduction, ... More


The Semantics of Quantified Modal Logic

Nino B. Cocchiarella and Max A. Freund

in Modal Logic: An Introduction to its Syntax and Semantics

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780195366587
eISBN:
9780199851898
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195366587.003.0008
Subject:
Philosophy, Philosophy of Language

The authors develop semantics for first-order modal predicate logic in terms of standard model theory, the models of which we take to be set-theoretic counterparts of possible worlds. A primary ... More


Choice-Theoretic Foundations for Behavioral Welfare Economics

B. DOUGLAS BERNHEIM and RANGLE ANTONIO

in The Foundations of Positive and Normative Economics: A Hand Book

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780195328318
eISBN:
9780199851768
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195328318.003.0007
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Economic History

Because of the increasing amount of evidence that shows how the standard model of decision-making processes of consumers can provide a positive yet inadequate description about human behavior, ... More


religion is what your parents say

D. Jason Slone

in Theological Incorrectness: Why Religious People Believe What They Shouldn't

Published in print:
2004
Published Online:
January 2005
ISBN:
9780195169263
eISBN:
9780199835256
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0195169263.003.0003
Subject:
Religion, Philosophy of Religion

This chapter evaluates the standard social science model and postmodernist theories and methods for studying religion. It is argued that the theoretical inadequacies of the standard social science ... More


Understanding Human Agency

Erasmus Mayr

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
January 2012
ISBN:
9780199606214
eISBN:
9780191731631
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199606214.001.0001
Subject:
Philosophy, Metaphysics/Epistemology

Our self‐understanding as human agents includes commitment to three crucial claims about human agency: That agents must be active, that actions are part of the natural order, and that intentional ... More


Gauging What's Real: The Conceptual Foundations of Gauge Theories

Richard Healey

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
January 2008
ISBN:
9780199287963
eISBN:
9780191713453
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199287963.001.0001
Subject:
Philosophy, Philosophy of Science

Gauge theories have provided our best representations of the fundamental forces of nature. But a representation may be successfully employed even without a clear understanding of how it works. This ... More


Introduction

Erasmus Mayr

in Understanding Human Agency

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
January 2012
ISBN:
9780199606214
eISBN:
9780191731631
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199606214.003.0001
Subject:
Philosophy, Metaphysics/Epistemology

The Introduction gives a brief overview over the structure of the book and its central topic, how to solve the so-called problem of human agency. This problems concerns the question how different ... More


Sublime Marvel

Gian Francesco Giudice

in A Zeptospace Odyssey: A Journey into the Physics of the LHC

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
February 2010
ISBN:
9780199581917
eISBN:
9780191723001
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199581917.003.0004
Subject:
Physics, Particle Physics / Astrophysics / Cosmology

The modern theory of particle physics, called the Standard Model, describes electromagnetic, weak, and strong forces and all known forms of matter in terms a single conceptual principle. This chapter ... More


Modern Perspectives in Lattice QCD: Quantum Field Theory and High Performance Computing: Lecture Notes of the Les Houches Summer School: Volume 93, August 2009

Laurent Lellouch, Rainer Sommer, Benjamin Svetitsky, Anastassios Vladikas, and Leticia F. Cugliandolo (eds)

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
January 2012
ISBN:
9780199691609
eISBN:
9780191731792
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199691609.001.0001
Subject:
Physics, Theoretical, Computational, and Statistical Physics

The book is based on the lectures delivered at the XCIII Session of the ´Ecole de Physique des Houches, held in August, 2009. The aim of the event was to familiarize the new generation of Ph.D. ... More


THE MINIMAL SUPERSYMMETRIC STANDARD MODEL

John Terning

in Modern Supersymmetry: Dynamics and Duality

Published in print:
2005
Published Online:
September 2007
ISBN:
9780198567639
eISBN:
9780191718243
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198567639.003.0004
Subject:
Physics, Particle Physics / Astrophysics / Cosmology

This chapter examines the Minimal Supersymmetric Standard Model (MSSM), which is the simplest extension of the standard model (SM) incorporating SUSY. The MSSM removes dangerous contributions to the ... More


THE LINK TO THEORY

M. S. Sozzi

in Discrete Symmetries and CP Violation: From Experiment to Theory

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
January 2008
ISBN:
9780199296668
eISBN:
9780191712074
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199296668.003.0009
Subject:
Physics, Theoretical, Computational, and Statistical Physics

This chapter provides a brief description of the way CP violation is accommodated in the Standard Model (SM) of particle physics. Some SM predictions for CP-violating observables are mentioned, and ... More


Beginnings

Nicholas J. J. Smith

in Vagueness and Degrees of Truth

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
January 2009
ISBN:
9780199233007
eISBN:
9780191716430
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199233007.003.0002
Subject:
Philosophy, Metaphysics/Epistemology, Logic/Philosophy of Mathematics

The first part of the book provides a conceptual map of theories of vagueness. At the centre of the map is the classical view of vagueness, according to which the semantics of vague language is ... More


Electroweak unification and foreshadowing of the standard model

JAGDISH MEHRA and KIMBALL A. MILTON

in Climbing the Mountain: The Scientific Biography of Julian Schwinger

Published in print:
2003
Published Online:
February 2010
ISBN:
9780198527459
eISBN:
9780191709593
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198527459.003.0012
Subject:
Physics, History of Physics

Much has been written about the development of the standard model of particle physics, in particular about the convoluted process which led to the theory of electroweak interactions for which, ... More


Momentum Space Topology Protected By Symmetry

VOLOVIK GRIGORY E.

in The Universe in a Helium Droplet

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
January 2010
ISBN:
9780199564842
eISBN:
9780191709906
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199564842.003.0012
Subject:
Physics, Condensed Matter Physics / Materials, Particle Physics / Astrophysics / Cosmology

In some fermionic systems the total topological charge of the Fermi point vanishes. However, the discrete symmetry may produce the nonzero p-space topological invariant, which protects the nodal ... More


Lattice gauge theory beyond the Standard Model

Thomas Appelquist and Ethan T. Neil

in Modern Perspectives in Lattice QCD: Quantum Field Theory and High Performance Computing: Lecture Notes of the Les Houches Summer School: Volume 93, August 2009

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
January 2012
ISBN:
9780199691609
eISBN:
9780191731792
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199691609.003.0012
Subject:
Physics, Theoretical, Computational, and Statistical Physics

This chapter gives an overview of methods and recent studies in the application of lattice gauge theory to physics beyond the standard model. It focuses on theories in which electroweak symmetry is ... More


Postscript

Yves Balasko

in General Equilibrium Theory of Value

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
October 2017
ISBN:
9780691146799
eISBN:
9781400838912
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Princeton University Press
DOI:
10.23943/princeton/9780691146799.003.0013
Subject:
Economics and Finance, History of Economic Thought

This chapter begins with a brief discussion of the topicality of the standard model. The general equilibrium model studied in this book, a model that we can call the standard model, offers us a ... More


Alien desires and Frankfurt's problem of identification

Erasmus Mayr

in Understanding Human Agency

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
January 2012
ISBN:
9780199606214
eISBN:
9780191731631
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199606214.003.0004
Subject:
Philosophy, Metaphysics/Epistemology

The third chapter discusses a crucial problem for the standard model's account of the right bearers of agential control; on the standard model, these bearers are normally identified with desires or ... More


Do Mutants Die of Natural Causes? Do Mutants Die of Natural Causes? The Case of Atomic Parity Violation The Case of Atomic Parity Violation Allan Franklin

Allan Franklin

in A House Built on Sand: Exposing Postmodernist Myths About Science

Published in print:
1998
Published Online:
February 2006
ISBN:
9780195117257
eISBN:
9780199785995
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0195117255.003.0011
Subject:
Philosophy, Philosophy of Science

Andrew Pickering’s Constructing Quarks claims that the scientific community’s evaluation of atomic parity violation experiments was determined by career considerations, and not the quality of the ... More


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