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Contingent

In context of liabilities, those liabilities that do not yet appear on the balance sheet (ie. guarantees, supports, lawsuit settlements). For support or recourse, the trigger may occur at any time in the future.
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Specifically, Greco's struggle with skeptical arguments from Descartes (chapter 2), Hume (chapters 2 and 6), and Aristotle (chapter 5), along with his responses to various objections to such arguments (mainly chapters 3 and 4), reveals five theses to which any adequate epistemology must answer: (i) "not all evidential relations are inferential"; (ii) "sensory evidence in particular can be non-inferential"; (iii) "some knowledge can be foundational"; (iv) "inferences that are only contingently reliable can nevertheless give rise to knowledge"; (v) "knowers can be sensitive to the reliability of their [contingently reliable] inferences" (p.
6 million shares underlying our contingently convertible debentures and excludes approximately $1 million, before and after tax, of contingently convertible debenture interest expense for the third quarters of 2006 and 2007 and $4 million, before and after tax, of contingently convertible debenture interest expense in the first nine months of 2006 and 2007.
Patten, however, sees that freedom for both thinkers involves autonomous agency, that is, abstracting from one's contingently given desires and inclinations and acting on thought and reason alone.
In return, Biovail has paid an upfront fee, and is contingently obligated to make additional milestone payments, including upon the initiation of the first Phase III trial for the product and upon the first commercial sale of the product in the United States.
The main problems with Russellian singular propositions is that they can contain contingently existing (physical) constituents, and hence can wind up existing contingently themselves.
6 million shares underlying our contingently convertible debentures and excludes approximately $1 million, before and after tax, of contingently convertible debenture interest expense for the second quarters of 2006 and 2007 and $3 million, before and after tax, of contingently convertible debenture interest expense in the first six months of 2006 and 2007.
differentiate, sometimes denominatively (by attribution) and sometimes by proportionality (and sometimes both at once) compared to applications to contingently, existing things" (p.
Under this method, only the net number of shares of common stock equal to the value of the contingently convertible securities and the junior convertible trust preferred securities in excess of par, if any, are deemed to be outstanding.
95-100]; or the Rousseau scholar may not willingly concede that "Rousseauian self-governance is empty as well as only contingently available" [p.
Such content is extrinsically and contingently related to what it represents.
The notes are contingently convertible under certain circumstances, into shares of St.
At least from the standpoint of understanding relapse, operant SDs, unlike Pavlovian stimulus-reinforcer relations, have been shown to reinstate extinguished operant responding when presented contingently and noncontingently on behavior.