This book provides an authoritative outline of current mass appraisal
techniques being used internationally and in-depth research into state-ofthe-
art developments that are likely to permeate the industry over the
At the end of the day what counts here is not whether a person making war could successfully
justify the action in some court of theology against the best religious scholars or religious
judges of his or her tradition. In many cases, as suggested above, the argument cuts both ways
and the leaders of war are rarely put to such a test. What concerns us is the way in which
leaders can use the a religious justification for war in a way that people will follow them to
The essays collected in this volume represent work carried out over a
period of more than ten years on a variety of problems in artificial intelligence,
the philosophy of mind and language, and natural-language
semantics, addressed from a perspective that takes as central the use of
formal logic and the explicit representation of knowledge.
The Japanese love their landscapes tamed and manicured, more parks than
They like artfully to prune their pines, cultivate simple flower
and rock gardens, arrange a waterfall, attract some geese, walk a path with a
geometrically rising curve, look back, and enjoy the moon rising over the
temple, silhouetting it all. They are hardly interested in admiring a pristine
ecosystem or geological formations.
This paper focuses on the relations between corporate ownership structure and the
quality of accounting information in seven East Asian economies excluding Japan. More
specifically, we use the informativeness of accounting earnings to investors as a measure
of the quality of accounting information. We develop two complementary arguments
pertaining to the relations between ownership structure and earnings informativeness.
The first argument is related to the entrenchment effect of ownership concentration
(Morck, Shleifer, and Vishny, 1988).
Purposes On the argumentative base of Ho Chi Minh’s political ideology logic, the thesis aims to analyze the factors forming Ho Chi Minh political logic; to clarify the characteristics expressed in the content and method of Ho Chi Minh politcal logic along with the meaning of these characteristics with the political logic reform in Vietnam currently.
A definitive defense of the praxeological view: economics as a purely deductive science. Hoppe rests his argument on the Kantian idea of the "synthetic apriori" proposition, thereby expanding an aim of Mises’s in the methodology section of Human Action. Hoppe is the Austrian School’s most prominent methodologist, a
merely an epiphenomenon of cultural attitudes; it gives them shape and
direction, creates them as well as expresses them.
3. Existential philosophy, perhaps like all philosophies, typically finds it-
,self going in circles, trying to prove axioms with theorems, converting
premises into methodological rules, using repetition and restatement in
place of argument and illustration in place of proof. Here “the individual”
appears as a conclusion, there as the presupposition, and there again as
I lie rule.