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    • Il vuoto della forma. Scrittura, Testimonianza e Verità 

      Lollini, Massimo (Marietti, 2001)
      The book examines the formation of a philosophical and religious idea of testimony in antiquity by focusing on some selected texts from Plato, the Bible and Augustine. Then it studies the emergence of the literary notion ...
    • Image-Schematic Basis of Meaning 

      Johnson, Mark, 1949- (Canadian Semiotic Association, 1989)
      According to a new program known as “Cognative Semantics,” there exists an intimate relation between perception and meaning. The allegedly “higher” cognitive functions that construct meaning and make reasoning possible ...
    • Imagery, Affect, and Decision Making 

      Slovic, Paul; MacGregor, Donald; Peters, Ellen (Decision Research, 1998-03-11)
      Traditionally, the principal focus of research on judgment and decision making has been largely cognitive and rationalistic. More recently, however, decision-making researchers have acknowledged the role ofnoncognitivc ...
    • Immunophotoelectron Microscopy: The Electron Optical Analog of Immunofluorescence Microscopy 

      Birrell, G. B.; Habliston, D. L.; Nadakavukaren, K. K.; Griffith, O. H. (Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences, 1985-01)
      The electron optical analog of immunofluo rescence microscopy combines three developments: (i) photoelectron microscopy to produce a high-resolution image of ex posed components of the cell, (jQ site-specific antibodies, ...
    • Impact of Transitory Income on Birth Weights: Evidence from a Blackout in Zanzibar 

      Burlando, Alfredo (University of Oregon, Dept of Economics, 2010-11-02)
      Do transitory income shocks affect infant health? I find evidence that birth weights fell following a temporary income reduction caused by an unexpected, month-long blackout in Zanzibar. Relying on 350 household surveys ...
    • Implementing Optimal Monetary Policy in New-Keynesian Models with Inertia 

      Evans, George W., 1949-; McGough, Bruce (University of Oregon, Dept of Economics, 2006-06-03)
      We consider optimal monetary policy in New Keynesian models with inertia. First order conditions, which we call the MJB-alternative, are found to improve upon the timeless perspective. The MJB-alternative is shown to be ...
    • Improving Math Education in Elementary Schools: A Short Book for Teachers 

      Moursund, David G. (D. Moursund, 2005-01-01)
      This short book addresses the problem that our elementary school math education system is not as successful as many people would like it to be, and it is not as successful as it could be. It is designed as supplementary ...
    • In Memoriam Ángel Sáenz-Badillos Pérez, 1940-2013 

      Wacks, David (La corónica, 2014)
      Summary of biography and scholarly career of Ángel Sáenz-Badillos, prominent Spanish Hebraist
    • In the wake of terrorist attack hatred may mask fear 

      Freyd, Jennifer J. (Analyses of Social Issues and Public Policy, 2001-09)
      Reactions of anger, rage, and hatred in the wake of September 11 terrorist attack are considered in light of the psychology of emotion and stress. Acknowledging underlying grief and fear through self-reflection, writing, ...
    • De incas, chaskanawis, yanakunas y chullas. Estudios sobre la novela mestiza en los Andes. 

      Garcia Pabon, Leonardo, 1953- (Universidad de Alicante, 2007)
    • Indeterminacy and the Stability Puzzle in Non-Convex Economies 

      Evans, George W., 1949-; McGough, Bruce (University of Oregon, Dept. of Economics, 2002-07-25)
      We extend common factor analysis to a multi-dimensional setting by considering a bivariate reduced form consistent with many Real Business Cycle type models. We show how to obtain new representations of sunspots and find ...
    • Individual Option Prices for Climate Change Mitigation 

      Cameron, Trudy Ann (University of Oregon, Dept. of Economics, 2002-07-20)
      Willingness to pay for climate change mitigation depends on people's perceptions about just how bad things will get if nothing is done. Individual subjective distributions for future climate conditions are combined with ...
    • Industrial groupings and foreign direct investment 

      Blonigen, Bruce A. (Bruce Aloysius); Ellis, Christopher J.; Fausten, Dietrich (University of Oregon, Dept of Economics, 2003-03)
      We explore worldwide foreign direct investment location decisions by Japanese manufacturing firms from 1985 through 1991. Our conditional logit estimates provide evidence that firms’ location decisions are affected by ...
    • Ineffabilità, retorica e amicizia. Percorsi di una teoria della testimonianza in Dante e Agostino 

      Lollini, Massimo, 1954- (Northeast Modern Language Association. Italian Studies, 1990)
      A study of the ineffability topos in Dante's Paradise in relation to the questions of rhetoric and testimony
    • Inequality, Industrialization and Financial Structure 

      Chakraborty, Shankha; Ray, Tridip (University of Oregon, Dept. of Economics, 2003-01-01)
      We introduce monitored bank loans and non-monitored tradeable securities as sources of external finance for firms in a dynamic general equilibrium model. Due to frictions arising from moral hazard, access to credit and ...
    • The influence of identifiability and singularity in moral decision making 

      Wiss, Johanna; Andersson, David; Slovic, Paul; Västfjäll, Daniel; Tinghög, Gustav (Decision Research, 2015-09)
      There is an increased willingness to help identified individuals rather than non-identified, and the effect of identifiability is mainly present when a single individual rather than a group is presented. However, identifiability ...
    • Informing Decisions to Prevent Genocide 

      Västfjäll, Daniel; Slovic, Paul; Gergory, Robin (Johns Hopkins University Press, 2012)
      This paper describes a psychological phenomenon called psychic numbing that devalues lives when many are at stake and thus enables political leaders to neglect mass suffering, in violation of our professed humanitarian ...
    • Infrastructure and Fracture 

      Long, Robert Hill (Green Mountains Review, 2008-02)
      This poem is part of a series of poems about victims in recent Middle east wars.
    • Inquiry and Analysis: Dewey and Russell on Philosophy 

      Pratt, Scott L. (Springer Science+Business Media B.V., 1998-06)
      In an environment characterized by the emergence of new and diverse (and often opposed) philosophical efforts, there is a need for a conception of philosophy that will promote the exchange and critical consideration of ...