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Introduction

Barbara Gail Montero.

in Thought in Action

May 2016; p ublished online June 2016 .

Chapter. Subjects: Philosophy of Mind. 6604 words.

The scientific research on expertise is flourishing. Is there a need for a philosophical account as well? After discussing some of the differences and similarities between philosophical and...

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The Importance of Being Right

Charles Fried.

in Contract as Promise

July 2015; p ublished online May 2015 .

Chapter. Subjects: Company and Commercial Law. 9370 words.

Contract law is often highly technical as large consequences turn on what to a non-lawyer may seem to be small differences. This is why many lawyers and non-lawyers doubt that contract law...

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A modified imaging principle for true‐amplitude wave‐equation migration

D. Kiyashchenko, R.‐E. Plessix, B. Kashtan and V. Troyan.

in Geophysical Journal International

March 2007; p ublished online March 2007 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Geophysics. 5835 words.

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A modified imaging principle is proposed in order to retrieve the ‘true amplitude’ map of the relative slowness perturbations from multishot surface...

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A Cosmopolitan Model of Global Justice: The Basic Framework

Gillian Brock.

in Global Justice

January 2009; p ublished online May 2009 .

Chapter. Subjects: Social and Political Philosophy. 15896 words.

This chapter develops and defends a novel cosmopolitan model of global justice. The model includes the view that global justice requires all to be adequately positioned to enjoy the...

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Theory of Translation

Michael N. Forster.

in Herder's Philosophy

August 2018; p ublished online September 2018 .

Chapter. Subjects: History of Western Philosophy; Philosophy of Language. 11289 words.

Herder’s theory of translation not only ultimately inspired but is also superior to the most important current theories of translation, those of Berman and Venuti. It is superior to them...

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The Arbitrariness Argument

Meghan Sullivan.

in Time Biases

June 2018; p ublished online July 2018 .

Chapter. Subjects: Metaphysics; Philosophy of Mind. 5253 words.

This chapter presents a non‐arbitrariness argument against near bias: (1) At any given time, a prudentially rational agent’s preferences are insensitive to arbitrary differences. (2)...

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Fisher's fundamental theorem

Overview page. Subjects: Ecology and Conservation.

The principle that the increase in fitness over one generation is equal to the additive genetic variance in fitness during the same time. Selection maximizes fitness, thus reducing...

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Fisher’s fundamental theorem

Michael Allaby.

in A Dictionary of Ecology

P ublished online September 2015 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Ecology and Conservation. 49 words.

The principle that the increase in fitness over one generation is equal to the additive genetic variance in fitness during the same time. Selection maximizes fitness, thus reducing...

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On the scope of experiments in economics: comments on Siakantaris

Francesco Guala.

in Cambridge Journal of Economics

March 2002; p ublished online March 2002 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Economics; Political Economy; Economic Sociology. 0 words.

The problem of ‘parallelism’ or external validity can in principle be solved; I try to show how by means of two simple examples. I also criticise attempts to dismiss experimental economics...

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Connections to other theories

John Harte.

in Maximum Entropy and Ecology

June 2011; p ublished online December 2013 .

Chapter. Subjects: Animal Pathology and Diseases. 2373 words.

METE is situated within a constellation of other theories that also attempt to explain a range of patterns in macroecology. Some of these theories are also based on the maximum entropy...

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When Patients Exit, What Happens to Solidarity?

Clemens M. Rieder.

in Promoting Solidarity in the European Union

June 2010; p ublished online September 2010 .

Chapter. Subjects: Constitutional and Administrative Law. 6818 words.

This chapter applies Hirschman's concept of exit, voice, and loyalty in order to analyze whether the EU healthcare framework meets the conditions of the ‘difference principle’ and,...

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Recordings as Performances

Christy Mag Uidhir.

in The British Journal of Aesthetics

July 2007; p ublished online July 2007 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Aesthetics and Philosophy of Art. 7038 words.

This article claims that there is no in principle aesthetic difference between a live performance and a recording of that performance, and as such, performance individuation ought to be...

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Religion

Edited by Jennifer Radden.

in The Philosophy of Psychiatry

June 2004; p ublished online January 2009 .

Chapter. Subjects: Philosophy of Mind. 6968 words.

This chapter analyzes the relationship between religion and psychiatry. It addresses a number of principle questions regarding this issue: How can we tell the difference between religious...

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Framing the Abyss – The Deconstruction of the Sublime

Stephen Zepke.

in Sublime Art

September 2017; p ublished online January 2019 .

Chapter. Subjects: Aesthetics and Philosophy of Art. 17057 words.

Both Derrida and Deleuze develop transcendental philosophy in the direction of difference, and both use the sublime to dissolve the bridge it supposedly forms between the sensible and...

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Avoidance of Killing

Robert M. Veatch, Amy Haddad and E. J. Last.

in Case Studies in Pharmacy Ethics

April 2017; p ublished online May 2017 .

Chapter. Subjects: Pharmacology. 12811 words.

Avoidance of killing is a moral consideration that arises in health care controversies involving the notions that human life is sacred or that killing is morally wrong....

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Proprietary estoppel

Richard Clements and Ademola Abass.

in Complete Equity and Trusts

August 2015; p ublished online October 2015 .

Chapter. Subjects: Trusts Law. 10748 words.

Titles in the Complete series combine extracts from a wide range of primary materials with clear explanatory text to provide readers with a complete introductory resource. This chapter on...

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Excuses for Non-performance: Duress, Unconscionability, Mistake, Misrepresentation, Frustration, and Discharge for Breach

Stephen A. Smith.

in Contract Theory

July 1993; p ublished online March 2012 .

Chapter. Subjects: Civil Law. 26463 words.

This chapter examines ‘excuses for non-performance’ recognized in the common law of contract. It discusses the doctrines of duress, unconscionability, mistake, frustration, and discharge...

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Monism, Interpretivism, and Law's Aim

George Letsas.

in Law and Philosophy

November 2007; p ublished online January 2009 .

Chapter. Subjects: Jurisprudence and Philosophy of Law. 5655 words.

This chapter argues that the differences between Dworkinian interpretivism on one hand, and positivism and natural law on the other can be located not on the question of law's connection to...

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Promising and Natural Law

P. S. Atiyah.

in Promises, Morals, and Law

January 1983; p ublished online March 2012 .

Chapter. Subjects: Civil Law. 8538 words.

The chapter discusses the profound difference between the views of the Natural Lawyers and modern English lawyer concerning issues of promise. The fact that a promise was ‘naturally’...

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The Scope and Limitations of the Principle of National Property of Hydrocarbons in Mexico

Jose Juan Gonzalez.

in Property and the Law in Energy and Natural Resources

February 2010; p ublished online May 2010 .

Chapter. Subjects: Public International Law. 4103 words.

This chapter analyses the scope and limitations of the principle of national property over natural resources of the subsoil established by Art 27 of the Mexican Constitution. It discusses...

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