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fixity

[′fik·səd·ē]
(civil engineering)

depth of fixity

The depth below ground level at which the soil firmly holds a pile.
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They share, that is, the connected beliefs that we are usually strangers to ourselves, that identifying false fixities is crucial, and that distinguishing among true and false forms of religious ethics is both crucial to our flourishing and extremely difficult to do because false forms are prominent and tempting.
It usually comes only by penetrating false fixities, interrogating our reactions to other people and ideas as they appear both in texts and in ordinary experience, and thereby also identifying those features of ourselves that most fundamentally characterize us.
I would, incidentally, even defend the far more controversial claim that practitioners of this kind of religious ethics are also concerned with the false fixities that define all religious perspectives and, therefore, that their work manifests a radical kind of self-reflexivity and indeterminacy.
6) For a treatment of the fallacy of false fixities, see Hampshire, Innocence and Experience, pp.
Allowing for fixities requires one more step; the numerator of both the primal and cost share-weights for the fixed inputs as well as the denominator of the cost shares must be adapted.
Empirical Evidence on Markups, Fixities and Economic Performance
The independent effects of short and long run fixities can be distinguished from the two components TABULAR DATA OMITTED of ||Epsilon~.