(1) In the cold war, nuclear arms issues were considered a matter of rationality, an international chess match in which self and mutual interests were calculable and predictable.(2) In modern industrialized societies, the drive to make everything rational and calculable severs reason from the project of human emancipation and reduces it to the status of a tool.(3) This is not, however, a war, a great mobilisation with a clear strategic or calculable end.(4) The philosopher critiques technology's instrumentality as marking the commencement of modernity as calculable , defined, measurable, ordered.(5) The potential interest rate bill is limited to a calculable size, and a borrower can decide whether to invest this extra cash in buying a particular property.(6) Temperature was revealed to be calculable from the average kinetic energy of a system of identical particles, and entropy was understood in terms of the number of quantum states available to the particles in that system.(7) A sacrifice is not always a calculable commodity and often entails an element of uncertainty.(8) This book explains that all casino games, except blackjack, have a built-in house edge, a mathematically calculable advantage to the gaming establishment.(9) Unlike true insurers, these players are not accumulating pools of insurance reserves to settle calculable future claims, but are instead relying on sophisticated models and dynamic hedging strategies.(10) The mainstream record industry's position is a throwback to when cultural product was replicated via physical means, which spawned material artifacts of limited supply and calculable monetary value.(11) Michael is preparing to marry Delia, and the family is consumed with talk of dowries and other calculable advantages.(12) By informing her of the calculable risks, avoidable disabilities and prenatal test options, the counselor radically reframes Ms. K's hope-laden pregnancy.(13) The length, width and, where calculable , number of the four separate cell types are presented in Table 3.(14) Rogers tested for traces of vanillin, a chemical compound that slowly disappears over time at a calculable rate.(15) The solution had to be general and calculable at the same time and in a mathematical fashion, that is, geometrically founded.(16) They bought a company with real, calculable assets such as a cable network, a film library, a host of magazines, and television stations.