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Justice As Order

Russell Hardin

in David Hume: Moral and Political Theorist

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
September 2007
ISBN:
9780199232567
eISBN:
9780191715976
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199232567.003.0006
Subject:
Philosophy, Moral Philosophy

This chapter focuses on what the state does (for us). It contends that once empowered by the dual convention of acquiescence by the citizenry and cooperation among government officials, a government ... More


Demand-Rights, Law, and Other Institutions

Margaret Gilbert

in Rights and Demands: A Foundational Inquiry

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
June 2018
ISBN:
9780198813767
eISBN:
9780191851506
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198813767.003.0014
Subject:
Philosophy, Moral Philosophy, Political Philosophy

The abstract and concrete conceptions of a legal system are distinguished, and it is proposed that legal systems abstractly conceived can accord both analogues of demand-rights and demand-rights. On ... More


The Moral Responsibility System

Bruce N. Waller

in Against Moral Responsibility

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
August 2013
ISBN:
9780262016599
eISBN:
9780262298940
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
The MIT Press
DOI:
10.7551/mitpress/9780262016599.003.0011
Subject:
Philosophy, Moral Philosophy

This chapter explores the moral responsibility system and the reasons why it has been an influential concept in intuition, common sense, the legal system, and philosophical reflections. It is hardly ... More


Is It Possible to Eliminate Moral Responsibility?

Bruce N. Waller

in Against Moral Responsibility

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
August 2013
ISBN:
9780262016599
eISBN:
9780262298940
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
The MIT Press
DOI:
10.7551/mitpress/9780262016599.003.0016
Subject:
Philosophy, Moral Philosophy

This chapter illustrates the desperation that is almost tangible in the attempts to support moral responsibility. Evidence of this desperation becomes apparent in the wide variety of distinctly ... More


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