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Kālī

Rachel Fell McDermott and Jeffrey J. Kripal

in Encountering Kālī: In the Margins, at the Center, in the West

Published in print:
2003
Published Online:
May 2012
ISBN:
9780520232396
eISBN:
9780520928176
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520232396.003.0002
Subject:
Religion, Hinduism

This chapter, a reprint of the chapter on Kālī in David Kinsley's book Hindu Goddesses: Visions of the Divine Feminine in the Hindu Religious Tradition, provides an introduction to Kālī's basic story ... More


The Most Important Thing Is … Understanding Risk

Howard Marks

in The Most Important Thing Illuminated: Uncommon Sense for the Thoughtful Investor

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
November 2015
ISBN:
9780231162845
eISBN:
9780231530798
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Columbia University Press
DOI:
10.7312/columbia/9780231162845.003.0005
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Financial Economics

This chapter describes another important requirement for successful investing: understanding risk. Investing consists of exactly one thing: dealing with the future. And because none of us can know ... More


The Most Important Thing Is … Understanding Risk

Howard Marks

in The Most Important Thing: Uncommon Sense for the Thoughtful Investor

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
November 2015
ISBN:
9780231153683
eISBN:
9780231527095
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Columbia University Press
DOI:
10.7312/columbia/9780231153683.003.0005
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Financial Economics

This chapter asks about a further important requirement for successful investing: understanding risk. Dealing with risk is an essential element in investing. It is not hard to find investments that ... More


Mental Illness: Making Myths or Genuine Disorders?

in Refusing Care: Forced Treatment and the Rights of the Mentally Ill

Published in print:
2002
Published Online:
March 2013
ISBN:
9780226733975
eISBN:
9780226733999
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226733999.003.0003
Subject:
Law, Medical Law

When the biological view of mental illness is clearly in the ascendancy, scholars continue to respond to Szasz, some defending and some critiquing his work, and some using his ideas as a launching ... More


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