• (noun): The state of being contingent on something.
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Some articles on contingency:

Contingency (disambiguation)
... Contingency may refer to Contingency in philosophy and logic Contingent fee in commercial matters Contingency management in medicine Contingency plan in planning ...
Recidivism (medicine) - Treatment - Contingency Management
... In contrast to the behavioral approaches above, Contingency management concentrates on the consequences of drug use as opposed to its precursors ... A common example of contingency management is a token or voucher system, in which abstinence is rewarded with tokens or vouchers that individuals can redeem for various ...
Contingency, Irony, And Solidarity - Part III: Cruelty and Solidarity
... For Rorty, Nabokov represents private cruelty in his literature, giving readers a model that they can employ as a warning ... Rorty also discusses Nabokov's obsessive promulgation of the idea that literature be viewed aesthetically that the reader should absolutely never look for a larger meaning when reading his books ...
Competition Cams - Sponsorship
... to advertising through a deal with NASCAR where the COMP Cams contingency sticker is placed on every NASCAR race car ... Contingency is a common form of 'after the fact' sponsorship whereby racers place stickers on their vehicles from companies that post monetary awards to racing teams for winning, in exchange for visibility and ... Similarly, COMP Cams also posts contingency awards to drag racers and various other classes of auto racing ...
Contingency Plan
... A contingency plan is a plan devised for an outcome other than in the usual (expected) plan ... Contingency plans are often devised by governments or businesses ... During times of crisis, contingency plans are often developed to explore and prepare for any eventuality ...

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Famous quotes containing the word contingency:

    Life, as the most ancient of all metaphors insists, is a journey; and the travel book, in its deceptive simulation of the journey’s fits and starts, rehearses life’s own fragmentation. More even than the novel, it embraces the contingency of things.
    Jonathan Raban (b. 1942)