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Equality and Legitimacy

Wojciech Sadurski

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
January 2009
ISBN:
9780199545179
eISBN:
9780191719905
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199545179.001.0001
Subject:
Law, Philosophy of Law

It is often claimed — correctly, in the opinion of the author of this book — that a legitimate government must treat all citizens not just with a measure of concern but with equal concern. This ... More


Rights, Culture and the Law: Themes from the Legal and Political Philosophy of Joseph Raz

Lukas H. Meyer, Stanley L. Paulson, and Thomas W. Pogge (eds)

Published in print:
2003
Published Online:
January 2010
ISBN:
9780199248254
eISBN:
9780191714849
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199248254.001.0001
Subject:
Law, Philosophy of Law

This book brings together a collection of original papers on some of the main tenets of Joseph Raz's legal and political philosophy: legal positivism and the nature of law, practical reason, ... More


Engineering Equality: An Essay on European Anti-Discrimination Law

Alexander Somek

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
September 2011
ISBN:
9780199693375
eISBN:
9780191729737
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199693375.001.0001
Subject:
Law, Philosophy of Law, EU Law

Anti-discrimination law increasingly appears to occupy the centre of a renewed understanding of solidarity in the European Union. Not only is it, owing to its focus on equal treatment as regards ... More


Antidiscrimination Laws

EYAL ZAMIR and BARAK MEDINA

in Law, Economics, and Morality

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
May 2010
ISBN:
9780195372168
eISBN:
9780199776078
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195372168.003.08
Subject:
Law, Philosophy of Law

This chapter examines discrimination in the marketplace and, more specifically, the legitimacy and appropriate scope of anti-discrimination legislation. Following a brief survey of current legal ... More


Political Equality and Majority Rule

Wojciech Sadurski

in Equality and Legitimacy

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
January 2009
ISBN:
9780199545179
eISBN:
9780191719905
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199545179.003.0002
Subject:
Law, Philosophy of Law

This chapter claims that the intuitive and widespread legitimating power of majority rule (MR) arises from the link between majority rule and the principle of equality of political opportunity. The ... More


Social Equality (II): Luck Egalitarianism and Its Limits

Wojciech Sadurski

in Equality and Legitimacy

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
January 2009
ISBN:
9780199545179
eISBN:
9780191719905
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199545179.003.0005
Subject:
Law, Philosophy of Law

The leading discourse about luck egalitarianism has been informed by the distinction between equality of welfare and equality of resources. This chapter illuminates its significance by focusing on ... More


Troubling Intuitions: Jürgen Habermas and the Dangers of Changing Human Nature

Anja J. Karnein

in A Theory of Unborn Life: From Abortion to Genetic Manipulation

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
September 2012
ISBN:
9780199782475
eISBN:
9780199933297
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199782475.003.0005
Subject:
Law, Philosophy of Law

This chapter explores the arguments of Jürgen Habermas with respect to challenges presented by modern reprogenetic technologies. In contrast to his liberal eugenic colleagues, Habermas rejects most ... More


Law and Republicanism: Mapping the Issues

Samantha Besson and José Luis Martí

in Legal Republicanism: National and International Perspectives

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
May 2009
ISBN:
9780199559169
eISBN:
9780191720956
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199559169.003.0001
Subject:
Law, Philosophy of Law, Constitutional and Administrative Law

This introductory chapter discusses some of the fundamental theoretical principles underlying republicanism in general, and legal republicanism in particular. The goal is to set a research agenda for ... More


Law in the Age of Pluralism

Andrei Marmor

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
January 2009
ISBN:
9780195338478
eISBN:
9780199855360
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195338478.001.0001
Subject:
Law, Philosophy of Law

This book contains a collection of essays on the intersection of legal and political philosophy. Written within the analytical tradition in jurisprudence, the collection covers a wide range of ... More


Standard of Proof

H L Ho

in A Philosophy of Evidence Law: Justice in the Search for Truth

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
January 2009
ISBN:
9780199228300
eISBN:
9780191711336
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199228300.003.0004
Subject:
Law, Philosophy of Law, Criminal Law and Criminology

The standard of proof may be understood, first, as referring to the caution that must be exercised in making positive findings. A variant interpretation of the standard is proposed. The evidence must ... More


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