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Overview page. Subjects: Economics.

An option strategy involving either a purchased call and a written put or a written call and a purchased put for the same expiry date (cf. conversion; reverse conversion). Also known as a c...

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Fences and Walls

Jacob N. Kinnard.

in Places in Motion

July 2014; p ublished online August 2014 .

Chapter. Subjects: Philosophy of Religion. 2365 words.

Drawing on the metaphor of a wall or fence, this concluding chapter argues that places are fundamentally fluid things, as are the religious identities of those who claim them and make them...

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Taking Offense, Speaking Out

Nancy L. Rosenblum.

in Good Neighbors

May 2016; p ublished online January 2018 .

Chapter. Subjects: Social and Political Philosophy. 6769 words.

This chapter explores ordinary vices and how reciprocity works, or fails to work, when one is faced with a neighbor who gives offense. It asks whether people withdraw, elect detachment, or...

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Overview page. Subjects: Philosophy — Psychology.

Colour is the most prominent example of a secondary quality (see primary/secondary qualities). Philosophical opinion has always been divided over whether to allocate colour (and smell,...

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Nancy E. Snow, Darcia Narvaez and Julia Annas.

in Developing the Virtues

October 2016; p ublished online September 2016 .

Chapter. Subjects: Moral Philosophy; Ancient Philosophy. 5850 words.

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Virtue is by nature an interdisciplinary affair. One does not become virtuous without appropriate experience, a psychological concern, yet defining what...

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