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Introduction

Arad Reisberg

in Derivative Actions and Corporate Governance

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
January 2009
ISBN:
9780199204892
eISBN:
9780191709487
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199204892.003.0001
Subject:
Law, Company and Commercial Law

This monograph is concerned with one of company law's most thorny aspects: the derivative action. The derivative action is the route by which shareholders — usually minority shareholders — are able ... More


Theoretical Inquiry: Language, Linguistics, and Literature

Austin E. Quigley

Published in print:
2003
Published Online:
October 2013
ISBN:
9780300101669
eISBN:
9780300129816
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Yale University Press
DOI:
10.12987/yale/9780300101669.001.0001
Subject:
Literature, 20th-century and Contemporary Literature

In the aftermath of debate about the death of literary theory, this book asks whether theory has failed us or we have failed literary theory. Theory can thrive, the book argues, only if we understand ... More


Masculinity Studies, Professionalism, and the Rhetoric of Gender

Thomas Strychacz

in Dangerous Masculinities: Conrad, Hemingway, and Lawrence

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
September 2011
ISBN:
9780813031613
eISBN:
9780813038926
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Florida
DOI:
10.5744/florida/9780813031613.003.0002
Subject:
Literature, 20th-century Literature and Modernism

This chapter provides a theoretical inquiry into the dynamics and politics of reading masculinity. It attempts to analyze contemporary discourses on gender troubles. It also considers what makes ... More


Wittgenstein: Facticity, Instrumentality, and Theory

Austin E. Quigley

in Theoretical Inquiry: Language, Linguistics, and Literature

Published in print:
2003
Published Online:
October 2013
ISBN:
9780300101669
eISBN:
9780300129816
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Yale University Press
DOI:
10.12987/yale/9780300101669.003.0005
Subject:
Literature, 20th-century and Contemporary Literature

This chapter examines the thought of Ludwig Wittgenstein. The key relationship between the general and the particular in theoretical inquiry has been a subject of debate since classical times. The ... More


Revelation

Keith Allen

in A Naïve Realist Theory of Colour

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
December 2016
ISBN:
9780198755364
eISBN:
9780191816659
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198755364.003.0007
Subject:
Philosophy, Metaphysics/Epistemology, Philosophy of Mind

This chapter considers the relationship between naïve realist theories of colour and the epistemological thesis that Johnston calls ‘Revelation’: the thesis that the essential natures of the colours ... More


The Method of Cases and the Representationalist Conception of Language

Avner Baz

in The Crisis of Method in Contemporary Analytic Philosophy

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
December 2017
ISBN:
9780198801887
eISBN:
9780191840432
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198801887.003.0004
Subject:
Philosophy, General, Metaphysics/Epistemology

The chapter articulates more fully the representationalist conception of language that underlies Williamson’s and Cappelen’s arguments in defense of the method of cases, and shows that essentially ... More


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