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Forrest G. Robinson

in The Author-Cat: Clemens's Life in Fiction

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
September 2011
ISBN:
9780823227877
eISBN:
9780823240968
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Fordham University Press
DOI:
10.5422/fordham/9780823227877.003.0003
Subject:
Literature, American, 19th Century Literature

Clemens was struck by guilt when a incident in a birthday dinner for John Greenleaf Whittier happens: all the audience expected a entertaining speech, instead they got a rather crude burlesque of ... More


The British Response

B. R. Nanda

in Gandhi: Pan-Islamism, Imperialism and Nationalism in India

Published in print:
2002
Published Online:
October 2012
ISBN:
9780195658279
eISBN:
9780199081394
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195658279.003.0015
Subject:
History, Indian History

This chapter discusses the various responses of the British towards Gandhi’s declaration of satyagraha against the Rowlatt Bills. British officials were initially amused at Gandhi’s efforts, but it ... More


“I’m Sorry for What I’ve Done”: The Language of Courtroom Apologies

M. Catherine Gruber

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
April 2014
ISBN:
9780199325665
eISBN:
9780199364817
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199325665.001.0001
Subject:
Linguistics, Sociolinguistics / Anthropological Linguistics

This book examines fifty-two apologetic allocutions produced during federal sentencing hearings. Defendants raised the topics of the offense, mitigation, future behavior, and the sentence in diverse ... More


Socrates, the Academics, and the Good Life

Blake D. Dutton

in Augustine and Academic Skepticism: A Philosophical Study

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
August 2016
ISBN:
9780801452932
eISBN:
9781501703553
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Cornell University Press
DOI:
10.7591/cornell/9780801452932.003.0003
Subject:
Classical Studies, Ancient Greek, Roman, and Early Christian Philosophy

This chapter examines the ideal of the good life that animated Socrates and the extent to which it can be said to have also animated the Academics. It begins with a passage from Apology in which ... More


Atonement and Forgiveness: A New Model for Black Reparations

Roy Brooks

Published in print:
2004
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780520239418
eISBN:
9780520939738
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520239418.001.0001
Subject:
Sociology, Race and Ethnicity

This book reframes one of the most important, controversial, and misunderstood issues of our time in this far-reaching reassessment of the growing debate on black reparation. It shifts the focus of ... More


Apology

in Secrets, Sex, and Spectacle: The Rules of Scandal in Japan and the United States

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
March 2013
ISBN:
9780226894089
eISBN:
9780226894119
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226894119.003.0007
Subject:
Law, Comparative Law

After each scandal, participants in Japan grovel through a ritual of remorse, resignations, and occasionally redemption. In the United States, executives usually do not resign until they are about to ... More


State

A. J. Bartlett

in Badiou and Plato: An Education by Truths

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780748643752
eISBN:
9780748652655
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9780748643752.003.0001
Subject:
Philosophy, General

This chapter examines the issue of state in Plato's dialogues. It argues that regardless of the chronology of the dialogues it can be said that the entire effort of the Platonic corpus consists of ... More


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A. J. Bartlett

in Badiou and Plato: An Education by Truths

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780748643752
eISBN:
9780748652655
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9780748643752.003.0005
Subject:
Philosophy, General

This chapter analyses Gregory Vlastos' interpretation of the Socratic problem in order to establish Plato's subjective credentials. It argues that the Platonic invention or his series of dialogues is ... More


After Nanking

William Reynolds Braisted

in Diplomats in Blue: U.S. Naval Officers in China, 1922-1933

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
September 2011
ISBN:
9780813032887
eISBN:
9780813038223
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Florida
DOI:
10.5744/florida/9780813032887.003.0010
Subject:
History, Military History

This chapter examines the American response to the Nanking incident which resulted in a fairly large number of casualties. The incident provoked no demands from Washington for an immediate punitive ... More


Use of Force as a State Delict: The Obligation to Make Reparation

Ian Brownlie

in International Law and the Use of Force by States

Published in print:
1963
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780198251583
eISBN:
9780191681332
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198251583.003.0007
Subject:
Law, Public International Law

It is important to find that there is a strong case for considering the obligation to make reparation for wrongful acts as a general principle of law within the meaning of Article 38, paragraph I ... More


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