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The Economist’s Oath: On the Need for and Content of Professional Economic Ethics

George F. DeMartino

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
September 2011
ISBN:
9780199730568
eISBN:
9780199896776
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199730568.001.0001
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Public and Welfare

Economists alter the course of economic affairs and thereby affect the life chances of current and future generations. They do this through their scholarship and teaching, and through their ... More


Bellarmine and the Oath of Allegiance

Stefania Tutino

in Empire of Souls: Robert Bellarmine and the Christian Commonwealth

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
January 2011
ISBN:
9780199740536
eISBN:
9780199894765
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199740536.003.0004
Subject:
Religion, Philosophy of Religion

This chapter examines the impact of Bellarmine’s theory in the debate over the Oath of Allegiance, promulgated by James Stuart in 1606. James’s attempt to shift the boundaries of the sovereign’s ... More


The Making of a Scapegoat: The Case of Martin Becanus

Stefania Tutino

in Empire of Souls: Robert Bellarmine and the Christian Commonwealth

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
January 2011
ISBN:
9780199740536
eISBN:
9780199894765
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199740536.003.0006
Subject:
Religion, Philosophy of Religion

This chapter expands our area of inquiry further, by examining the implications of the debate between Bellarmine, the French Gallicans, and the English supporters of the Oath of Allegiance in the ... More


Derrida's Secret: Perjury, Testimony, Oath

Charles Barbour

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
January 2018
ISBN:
9781474424998
eISBN:
9781474434911
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9781474424998.001.0001
Subject:
Philosophy, Political Philosophy

Against the backdrop of a series of recent political events (the Snowden Affair, the Manning Affair, Wikileaks, Clinton’s private email account, and so forth), this book argues that secrecy is a ... More


The Meiji ‘Restoration’

CHUSHICHI TSUZUKI

in The Pursuit of Power in Modern Japan 1825–1995

Published in print:
2000
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198205890
eISBN:
9780191676840
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198205890.003.0004
Subject:
History, World Modern History, Political History

This chapter describes the Meiji reforms, together with the imperial restoration, that would constitute the Meiji Restoration. It introduces the progress of the anti-Bakufu movement (Tobaku). Then, ... More


Codes of Ethics

R. S. Downie and K. C. Calman

in Healthy Respect: Ethics in Health Care

Published in print:
1994
Published Online:
September 2009
ISBN:
9780192624086
eISBN:
9780191723728
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780192624086.003.0021
Subject:
Public Health and Epidemiology, Public Health, Epidemiology

Codes of ethics go back to the origins of medicine and the best known is the Hippocratic Oath. Many more codes and ‘declarations’ emerged in the second half of the 20th century. Codes offer broad ... More


Professional issues

Kenneth C. Calman

in The Potential for Health

Published in print:
1998
Published Online:
September 2009
ISBN:
9780192629449
eISBN:
9780191723674
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780192629449.003.0012
Subject:
Public Health and Epidemiology, Public Health, Epidemiology

This chapter considers the role of professionals in improving health and health care. There is a discussion on the definition of a profession, the purpose of medicine, and the role of the doctor. The ... More


The Economist’s Oath

George F. DeMartino

in The Economist’s Oath: On the Need for and Content of Professional Economic Ethics

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
September 2011
ISBN:
9780199730568
eISBN:
9780199896776
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199730568.003.0013
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Public and Welfare

Today there are signs of changing sentiments in the profession on the matter of professional economic ethics. Leading economists (including Joseph Stiglitz, Jeffery Sachs and others) have begun to ... More


Thoughts of Exchange:: (December 24, 1863–May 8, 1864)

David R. Bush

in I Fear I Shall Never Leave This Island: Life in a Civil War Prison

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
May 2012
ISBN:
9780813037448
eISBN:
9780813042305
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Florida
DOI:
10.5744/florida/9780813037448.003.0004
Subject:
History, Military History

Exchange was something that every prisoner assumed was their right. This chapter explains why official exchange was not nearly as common as prisoners would have wanted. Wesley was captured after the ... More


Going Home:: (March 21–April 29, 1865)

David R. Bush

in I Fear I Shall Never Leave This Island: Life in a Civil War Prison

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
May 2012
ISBN:
9780813037448
eISBN:
9780813042305
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Florida
DOI:
10.5744/florida/9780813037448.003.0007
Subject:
History, Military History

This chapter takes Wesley from Johnson's Island through several other prison camps. He left Johnson's Island before the war ended and passed through three other prison camps on his way back to ... More


Doubly Cruel: Marxism and the Presence of the Past in Japanese Capitalism

Andrew E. Barshay

in The Social Sciences in Modern Japan: The Marxian and Modernist Traditions

Published in print:
2004
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780520236455
eISBN:
9780520941335
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520236455.003.0003
Subject:
History, Asian History

Capitalism was never seen as a goal to be attained, nor was it a prescription ever offered as such by the intellectual agents of the West to Japan. Japan could vaunt of a dedicated bureaucracy with a ... More


Principles of Resource Allocation

CHRISTOPHER NEWDICK

in Who Should We Treat?: Rights, Rationing, and Resources in the NHS

Published in print:
2005
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780199264186
eISBN:
9780191698927
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199264186.003.0002
Subject:
Law, Medical Law

Inescapably, whether the question is determined by the individuals or for the individuals by the government, the issue of how health care resources should be allocated involves judgment. This chapter ... More


Bad Sex

Yvonne C. Zimmerman

in Other Dreams of Freedom: Religion, Sex, and Human Trafficking

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
January 2013
ISBN:
9780199942190
eISBN:
9780199980765
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199942190.003.0006
Subject:
Religion, Religion and Society

This chapter examines several specific policies enacted by the George W. Bush administration, including abstinence-only sex education, antiprostitution pledges, and the Prostitution Loyalty Oath in ... More


Scout Character: Men’s Skills for Corporate-Industrial Work and Urban Society

Benjamin René Jordan

in Modern Manhood and the Boy Scouts of America: "Citizenship, Race, and the Environment, 1910-1930"

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
September 2016
ISBN:
9781469627656
eISBN:
9781469627670
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of North Carolina Press
DOI:
10.5149/northcarolina/9781469627656.003.0003
Subject:
Sociology, Gender and Sexuality

Chapter 2 argues that American officials and their Scout Handbook significantly modified the original British program and its Scout Laws and Scout Oath. American leaders replaced British Scouting’s ... More


The President as “Glorious Protector” of the Constitution

Saikrishna Bangalore Prakash

in Imperial from the Beginning: The Constitution of the Original Executive

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
September 2015
ISBN:
9780300194562
eISBN:
9780300213416
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Yale University Press
DOI:
10.12987/yale/9780300194562.003.0013
Subject:
Law, Constitutional and Administrative Law

This chapter discusses the president's constitutional duty to “preserve, protect, and defend” the U.S. Constitution. The Presidential Oath not only forbids presidential violation of the Constitution ... More


Barcids Supreme (241–221)

Dexter Hoyos

in Hannibal: Rome's Greatest Enemy

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
January 2014
ISBN:
9781904675464
eISBN:
9781781385432
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Liverpool University Press
DOI:
10.5949/liverpool/9781904675464.003.0003
Subject:
History, Ancient History / Archaeology

This chapter relates Hamilcar Barca's crucial role in leading Carthage to victory over rebel mercenary and subject Libyan forces after 241 in the Truceless War, thus becoming effective chief of ... More


Academic Stealth in the Early Cold War

John McCumber

in The Philosophy Scare: The Politics of Reason in the Early Cold War

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
May 2017
ISBN:
9780226396385
eISBN:
9780226396415
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226396415.003.0002
Subject:
Philosophy, History of Philosophy

This chapter discusses how the academy, and philosophy in particular, responded to outside pressures with academic “stealth,” i.e. by behaving in ways that look different to outsiders. Since stealth ... More


Oaths, Taxes and Tithes: Organising an Imminent Utopia

Jamel A. Velji

in An Apocalyptic History of the Early Fatimid Empire

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
May 2017
ISBN:
9780748690886
eISBN:
9781474427104
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9780748690886.003.0003
Subject:
Society and Culture, Middle Eastern Studies

This chapter illustrates the ways in which the revolutionary dimension of the early Fatimid interpretive system was organized on the realm of terrestrial history. Preparations for the arrival of a ... More


“My Saddle Bags Loaded with Specie”: Caribbean Commerce in the Age of Revolution

Daniel L. Schafer

in Zephaniah Kingsley Jr. and the Atlantic World: Slave Trader, Plantation Owner, Emancipator

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
May 2014
ISBN:
9780813044620
eISBN:
9780813046341
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Florida
DOI:
10.5744/florida/9780813044620.003.0004
Subject:
History, American History: 19th Century

During the 1790s, Zephaniah Kingsley Jr. was a ship captain engaged in sugar and coffee trade in the West Indies. In 1793, his ship was seized by a French privateer and sold at an Admiralty Court ... More


Hierophantic Performances: The Syracusans' Great Oath and other Examples

Tarik Wareh

in Horkos: The Oath in Greek Society

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
May 2014
ISBN:
9781904675679
eISBN:
9781781380581
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Liverpool University Press
DOI:
10.5949/liverpool/9781904675679.003.0015
Subject:
History, Ancient History / Archaeology

The Great Oath, or megas horkos, of the Syracusans was administered in only two occasions, where it was sworn by faithless political schemers of the fourth century bc. This chapter argues that the ... More


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