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Speaking Against Number: Heidegger, Language and the Politics of Calculation

Stuart Elden

Published in print:
2005
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780748619818
eISBN:
9780748652518
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9780748619818.001.0001
Subject:
Philosophy, Political Philosophy

Numbers and politics are inter-related at almost every level – be it the abstract geometry of understandings of territory, the explosion of population statistics and measures of economic standards, ... More


Boundaries of Authority

A. John Simmons

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
August 2016
ISBN:
9780190603489
eISBN:
9780190603502
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780190603489.001.0001
Subject:
Philosophy, Political Philosophy

Modern states claim rights of jurisdiction and control over particular geographical areas and their associated natural resources. Boundaries of Authority explores the possible moral bases for such ... More


Thinking Leaving

Branka Arsic

in Deleuze and Space

Published in print:
2005
Published Online:
September 2012
ISBN:
9780748618743
eISBN:
9780748671762
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9780748618743.003.0008
Subject:
Philosophy, Political Philosophy

This chapter discusses Deleuze's spatial thought with reference to an American author who Deleuze seldom discusses, but who seems to be implicitly located in the frequent meditations of the figure of ... More


What Is Territory? Conceptual Analysis and Justificatory Burdens

Margaret Moore

in A Political Theory of Territory

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
September 2015
ISBN:
9780190222246
eISBN:
9780190222260
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780190222246.003.0002
Subject:
Philosophy, Political Philosophy, General

This chapter offers a conceptual analysis of territory, distinguishes it from property accounts, and discusses different versions of property accounts, all derived from Locke’s ‘Second Treatise of ... More


Territorial Rights and National Defence *

Anna Stilz

in The Morality of Defensive War

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
April 2014
ISBN:
9780199682836
eISBN:
9780191763014
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199682836.003.0009
Subject:
Philosophy, Moral Philosophy, Political Philosophy

Both contemporary just war theory and international law recognize national defense against aggression as a just cause for war. To justify national defense, theorists assume that the state has a right ... More


A Political Theory of Territory

Margaret Moore

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
September 2015
ISBN:
9780190222246
eISBN:
9780190222260
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780190222246.001.0001
Subject:
Philosophy, Political Philosophy, General

This book offers a political self-determination theory of territory. Territorial disputes are at the centre of some of the most intractable controversies facing us today, but it is also one of the ... More


Why Do We Need a Political Theory of Territory?

Margaret Moore

in A Political Theory of Territory

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
September 2015
ISBN:
9780190222246
eISBN:
9780190222260
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780190222246.003.0001
Subject:
Philosophy, Political Philosophy, General

This chapter argues why we need a political theory of territory. We need it because the entire usable earth is divided into territorially distinct states, and the territorialization process is not ... More


Foundations of a Theory of Territory: Individual Moral Rights of Residency, Collective Moral Rights of Occupancy, and a People’s Rights of Self-Determination

Margaret Moore

in A Political Theory of Territory

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
September 2015
ISBN:
9780190222246
eISBN:
9780190222260
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780190222246.003.0003
Subject:
Philosophy, Political Philosophy, General

This chapter sets out the main elements of the self-determination theory of territory. It argues that a ‘people’ has rights to jurisdictional authority over the geographical area that it legitimately ... More


Non-Statist Theories of Territory

Margaret Moore

in A Political Theory of Territory

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
September 2015
ISBN:
9780190222246
eISBN:
9780190222260
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780190222246.003.0004
Subject:
Philosophy, Political Philosophy, General

This chapter examines non-statist theories of territory, associated principally with the works of Avery Kolers and David Miller. Both attach rights to territory to non-statist collectives: to ... More


Authority: Practical, Political, Territorial

A. John Simmons

in Boundaries of Authority

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
August 2016
ISBN:
9780190603489
eISBN:
9780190603502
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780190603489.003.0002
Subject:
Philosophy, Political Philosophy

Chapter 1 explores the concept of authority. It distinguishes practical from epistemic authority and the varieties of practical authority. Epistemic authority has been characterized as “giving ... More


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