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The Epistemology of Resistance: Gender and Racial Oppression, Epistemic Injustice, and the Social Imagination

José Medina

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
January 2013
ISBN:
9780199929023
eISBN:
9780199301522
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199929023.001.0001
Subject:
Philosophy, Feminist Philosophy, Metaphysics/Epistemology

This book explores the epistemic side of oppression, focusing on racial and sexual oppression and their interconnections. It elucidates how social insensitivities and imposed silences prevent members ... More


In Our Name: The Ethics of Democracy

Eric Beerbohm

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
October 2017
ISBN:
9780691154619
eISBN:
9781400842384
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Princeton University Press
DOI:
10.23943/princeton/9780691154619.001.0001
Subject:
Philosophy, Political Philosophy

When a government in a democracy acts in our name, are we, as citizens, responsible for those acts? What if the government commits a moral crime? The protestor's slogan—“Not in our name!”—testifies ... More


Mimesis

Paul Woodruff

in The Necessity of Theater: The Art of Watching and Being Watched

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
May 2008
ISBN:
9780195332001
eISBN:
9780199868186
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195332001.003.0009
Subject:
Philosophy, Aesthetics

Mimesis is an activity by which one thing produces at least part of the effect that another thing would naturally produce. In art theater, mimesis is what makes a performance have an effect on its ... More


In Search of a Father: Dealing with the Legacy of Nazi Complicity

Klaus J. Arnold and Eve M. Duffy

Konrad H. Jarausch (ed.)

in Reluctant Accomplice: A Wehrmacht Soldier's Letters from the Eastern Front

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
October 2017
ISBN:
9780691140421
eISBN:
9781400836321
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Princeton University Press
DOI:
10.23943/princeton/9780691140421.003.0001
Subject:
History, European Modern History

In this introductory chapter, the author narrates how he searched for his missing father, Konrad Jarausch, who had died in the USSR in January 1942. After providing a background on Jarausch's ... More


Harm and Culpability

A. P. Simester and A. T. H. Smith (eds)

Published in print:
1996
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780198260578
eISBN:
9780191682124
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198260578.001.0001
Subject:
Law, Criminal Law and Criminology

This book draws together original and significant chapters from a number of leading authorities which identify areas of the modern criminal law where there are significant conceptual difficulties. ... More


Optimal Adherence Rules

Jeffrey Brand-Ballard

in Limits of Legality: The Ethics of Lawless Judging

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
September 2010
ISBN:
9780195342291
eISBN:
9780199867011
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195342291.003.0013
Subject:
Philosophy, Political Philosophy

This chapter asks whether the members of Group O (see chapter 11) have individual reasons to contribute to the group’s efforts by adhering in at least some suboptimal-result cases. It is argued that ... More


Conclusions

Donald Bloxham

in Genocide on Trial: War Crimes Trials and the Formation of Holocaust History and Memory

Published in print:
2001
Published Online:
January 2010
ISBN:
9780198208723
eISBN:
9780191717017
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198208723.003.0007
Subject:
History, European Modern History

This chapter presents some concluding thoughts from the author. It argues that a mixture of structural limitation and judicial assumption characterized the judgement on the Einsatzgruppen leaders and ... More


Conclusion: Complicity is as Complicity Does

Chiara Lepora and Robert E. Goodin

in On Complicity and Compromise

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
May 2013
ISBN:
9780199677900
eISBN:
9780191757273
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199677900.003.0009
Subject:
Political Science, Political Theory

This chapter concludes, summarizing the book. Good intentions are not enough; it matters morally what happens in consequence. Complicity makes a potential causal contribution to the wrongdoing of ... More


To Avoid Sin

Laura M. Hartman

in The Christian Consumer: Living Faithfully in a Fragile World

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
January 2012
ISBN:
9780199746422
eISBN:
9780199918751
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199746422.003.0002
Subject:
Religion, Theology

The ascetic tradition of Christianity suggests that consumption can be sinful, and virtuous Christians should avoid greed, gluttony, envy, exploitation, and complicity in structural sin when they ... More


Command Responsibility as a Sui Generis Form of Liability for Omission

Guenael Mettraux

in The Law of Command Responsibility

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
May 2009
ISBN:
9780199559329
eISBN:
9780191705304
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199559329.003.0004
Subject:
Law, Criminal Law and Criminology, Public International Law

This chapter outlines the discussion surrounding the debate over the nature of the doctrine of superior responsibility as a form of criminal liability. It argues that command or superior ... More


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