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Weak Island Semantics

Weak Island Semantics

Márta Abrusán

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
April 2014
ISBN:
9780199639380
eISBN:
9780191757426
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199639380.001.0001
Subject:
Linguistics, Semantics and Pragmatics, Theoretical Linguistics

This book presents a novel semantic account of weak, or selective, islands. Weak islands are configurations that block the displacement of certain elements in a sentence. Examples of island ... More

Weak LinksFragile States, Global Threats, and International Security

Weak Links: Fragile States, Global Threats, and International Security

Stewart Patrick

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
May 2011
ISBN:
9780199751501
eISBN:
9780199895366
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199751501.001.0001
Subject:
Political Science, International Relations and Politics

Conventional wisdom among policymakers in both the US and Europe holds that weak and failing states are the source of the world's most pressing security threats today. The international community's ... More

Weakness of Will and Practical Irrationality

Weakness of Will and Practical Irrationality

Sarah Stroud and Christine Tappolet (eds)

Published in print:
2003
Published Online:
January 2005
ISBN:
9780199257362
eISBN:
9780191601842
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0199257361.001.0001
Subject:
Philosophy, Philosophy of Mind

Among the many practical failures that threaten us, weakness of will or akrasia is often considered to be a paradigm of irrationality. The eleven new essays in this collection give a rich overview of ... More

Weakness of Will in Renaissance and Reformation Thought

Weakness of Will in Renaissance and Reformation Thought

Risto Saarinen

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
September 2011
ISBN:
9780199606818
eISBN:
9780191729614
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199606818.001.0001
Subject:
Philosophy, History of Philosophy, Moral Philosophy

Weakness of will, the phenomenon of acting contrary to one's own better judgement, remains a prominent discussion topic in philosophy. The book covers the reflection on weakness of will between 1350 ... More

Wealth in the UKDistribution, Accumulation, and Policy

Wealth in the UK: Distribution, Accumulation, and Policy

John Hills, Francesca Bastagli, Frank Cowell, Howard Glennerster, Eleni Karagiannaki, and Abigail McKnight

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
September 2013
ISBN:
9780199678303
eISBN:
9780191757594
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199678303.001.0001
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Macro- and Monetary Economics, Public and Welfare

This book examines the key issues connected with the distribution of personal wealth in the UK and why wealth is now such an important factor in social differences and in public policy. Personal ... More

The Wealth of Anglo-Saxon England

The Wealth of Anglo-Saxon England

Peter Sawyer

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
May 2013
ISBN:
9780199253937
eISBN:
9780191750632
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199253937.001.0001
Subject:
History, British and Irish Medieval History

How did the Anglo-Saxons obtain the treasure that tempted Vikings to raid England frequently in the ninth century and again between 980 and 1018. As Britain then had no gold mine and its lead mines ... More

Weapon of ChoiceSmall Arms and the Culture of Military Innovation

Weapon of Choice: Small Arms and the Culture of Military Innovation

Matthew Ford

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
May 2017
ISBN:
9780190623869
eISBN:
9780190686574
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780190623869.001.0001
Subject:
Political Science, Conflict Politics and Policy

This book examines Western military technological innovation through the lens of developments in small arms during the twentieth century. These weapons have existed for centuries, appear to have ... More

Weapons and the Law of Armed Conflict

Weapons and the Law of Armed Conflict

William Boothby

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
May 2009
ISBN:
9780199569946
eISBN:
9780191705250
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199569946.001.0001
Subject:
Law, Public International Law

This book is about the law of armed conflict governing the use of weapons. It interprets these rules and discusses the factors influencing future developments in weapons law. After relating the ... More

The Web of EmpireEnglish Cosmopolitans in an Age of Expansion, 1560-1660

The Web of Empire: English Cosmopolitans in an Age of Expansion, 1560-1660

Alison Games

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
September 2008
ISBN:
9780195335545
eISBN:
9780199869039
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195335545.001.0001
Subject:
History, British and Irish Early Modern History

How did England go from a position of inferiority to the powerful Spanish empire to achieve global pre-eminence? This book explores the period from 1560 to 1660, when England challenged dominion over ... More

The Web of FreedomJ.C. Kumarappa and Gandhi's Struggle for Economic Justice.

The Web of Freedom: J.C. Kumarappa and Gandhi's Struggle for Economic Justice.

Venu Madhav Govindu and Deepak Malghan

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
September 2016
ISBN:
9780199460816
eISBN:
9780199087150
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199460816.001.0001
Subject:
History, Indian History

Freedom fighter, economic philosopher, environmentalist and Gandhian constructive worker, Joseph Cornelius Kumarappa (1892–1960) was a man of many parts. Driven by his convictions, he abandoned a ... More

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