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Lying, Cheating, and Stealing: A Moral Theory of White-Collar Crime

Stuart P. Green

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
January 2010
ISBN:
9780199225804
eISBN:
9780191708411
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199225804.001.0001
Subject:
Law, Philosophy of Law, Employment Law

The picture of crime that dominates the popular imagination is one of unambiguous wrong-doing — manifestly harmful acts that are clearly worthy of condemnation. The accompanying picture of the ... More


Book Burning as Purification in Early Byzantium

Judith Herrin

in Margins and Metropolis: Authority across the Byzantine Empire

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
October 2017
ISBN:
9780691153018
eISBN:
9781400845224
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Princeton University Press
DOI:
10.23943/princeton/9780691153018.003.0016
Subject:
History, World Medieval History

This chapter examines book burning as a form of purification, designed to protect readers and listeners from inaccurate or downright misleading material, during the early Byzantine period. Throughout ... More


Suicide in the Middle Ages: Volume ii: The Curse on Self-Murder

Alexander Murray

Published in print:
2000
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198207313
eISBN:
9780191677625
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198207313.001.0001
Subject:
History, European Medieval History, Social History

A group of men dig a tunnel under the threshold of a house. Then they go and fetch a heavy, sagging object from inside the house, pull it out through the tunnel, and put it on a cow-hide to be ... More


Casting the First Stone: Who can, and Who can’t, Condemn the Terrorists?

G. A. Cohen

Michael Otsuka (ed.)

in Finding Oneself in the Other

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
October 2017
ISBN:
9780691148809
eISBN:
9781400845323
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Princeton University Press
DOI:
10.23943/princeton/9780691148809.003.0006
Subject:
Philosophy, Political Philosophy

This chapter offers a response to the Israeli–Palestinian conflict, though it makes no conclusions about it. At the same time the chapter asks who and who cannot have the right to criticize terrorist ... More


Ways of Silencing Critics

G. A. Cohen

Michael Otsuka (ed.)

in Finding Oneself in the Other

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
October 2017
ISBN:
9780691148809
eISBN:
9781400845323
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Princeton University Press
DOI:
10.23943/princeton/9780691148809.003.0007
Subject:
Philosophy, Political Philosophy

This chapter addresses a few questions: What, exactly, is the scope of tu quoque? When does it have force? In addition, the chapter considers what explains that force and how exactly does tu quoque ... More


Black Knowledges/Black Struggles: Essays in Critical Epistemology

Jason R. Ambroise and Sabine Broeck (eds)

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
May 2016
ISBN:
9781781381724
eISBN:
9781781382257
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Liverpool University Press
DOI:
10.5949/liverpool/9781781381724.001.0001
Subject:
Literature, Criticism/Theory

This book explores the central but often critically neglected role of knowledge and epistemic formations within social movements for Black ‘freedom’ and emancipation. The collection examines the ... More


Ecclesiastical Criticism of Welsh Law

Huw Pryce

in Native Law and the Church in Medieval Wales

Published in print:
1993
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198203629
eISBN:
9780191675904
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198203629.003.0004
Subject:
History, British and Irish Medieval History, History of Religion

Ecclesiastical participation in the production of legal texts and the administration of legal processes implies that cyfraith Hywel enjoyed a substantial measure of acceptance amongst some, perhaps ... More


Madness, Badness, and Neuroimaging-Based Responsibility Assessments

Nicole A Vincent

in Law and Neuroscience: Current Legal Issues Volume 13

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
May 2011
ISBN:
9780199599844
eISBN:
9780191725227
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199599844.003.0006
Subject:
Law, Medical Law

This chapter poses the interesting question whether lacking the mental capacity for moral agency excuses or condemns further. Heidi Maibom, in a recent article, has argued for the latter, so that ... More


The Offender's Part in the Dialogue

Kimberley Brownlee

in Crime, Punishment, and Responsibility: The Jurisprudence of Antony Duff

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
September 2011
ISBN:
9780199592814
eISBN:
9780191729034
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199592814.003.0004
Subject:
Law, Criminal Law and Criminology

This chapter presents three objections to Antony Duff's claim that legitimate lawful punishment is a liberal state's effort to engage an offender in a moral dialogue about her conduct. The first ... More


Retrying Galileo, 1633-1992

Maurice Finocchiaro

Published in print:
2005
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780520242616
eISBN:
9780520941373
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520242616.001.0001
Subject:
History, History of Science, Technology, and Medicine

In 1633, at the end of one of the most famous trials in history, the Inquisition condemned Galileo for contending that the Earth moves and that the Bible is not a scientific authority. Galileo's ... More


Introduction: The Galileo Affair from Descartes to John Paul II: A Survey of Sources, Facts, and Issues

Maurice A. Finocchiaro

in Retrying Galileo, 1633-1992

Published in print:
2005
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780520242616
eISBN:
9780520941373
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520242616.003.0001
Subject:
History, History of Science, Technology, and Medicine

Although the 1633 condemnation ended the original Galileo affair, it also started a new controversy that has continued to this day—about the facts, causes, issues, and implications of the original ... More


The Condemnation of Galileo (1633)

Maurice A. Finocchiaro

in Retrying Galileo, 1633-1992

Published in print:
2005
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780520242616
eISBN:
9780520941373
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520242616.003.0002
Subject:
History, History of Science, Technology, and Medicine

This chapter explores the four defining documents, namely the Inquisition's Sentence (1633), Galileo's Abjuration, the Index's Anti-Copernican Decree, and the Index's Correction of Copernicus' ... More


Promulgation and Diffusion of the News (1633–1651)

Maurice A. Finocchiaro

in Retrying Galileo, 1633-1992

Published in print:
2005
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780520242616
eISBN:
9780520941373
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520242616.003.0003
Subject:
History, History of Science, Technology, and Medicine

All papal nuncios in Europe and all local inquisitors in Italy received from the Roman Inquisition copies of the sentence against Galileo and his abjuration, together with orders to publicize them. ... More


Polarizations: Secularism, Liberalism, Fundamentalism (1633–1661)

Maurice A. Finocchiaro

in Retrying Galileo, 1633-1992

Published in print:
2005
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780520242616
eISBN:
9780520941373
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520242616.003.0005
Subject:
History, History of Science, Technology, and Medicine

The Church's unprecedented effort to promulgate Galileo's sentence and abjuration is evidence of the attempt to generalize Galileo's case, to derive general prescriptions from his condemnation. This ... More


Incompetence or Enlightenment?: Pope Benedict XIV (1740–1758)

Maurice A. Finocchiaro

in Retrying Galileo, 1633-1992

Published in print:
2005
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780520242616
eISBN:
9780520941373
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520242616.003.0008
Subject:
History, History of Science, Technology, and Medicine

Prospero Lambertini was elected Pope Benedict XIV; he reigned until 1758. His reputation for enlightenment was generally well deserved. It was during his papacy that two important events in the ... More


Lex Aquilia I

Reinhard Zimmermann

in The Law of Obligations: Roman Foundations of the Civilian Tradition

Published in print:
1996
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780198764267
eISBN:
9780191695247
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198764267.003.0029
Subject:
Law, Law of Obligations

This chapter discusses lex Aquilia, the most important statutory enactment on Roman private law subsequent to the XII Tables. It was passed by an assembly of the plebs after it had been proposed by a ... More


Against “Nature, Religion and Good Manners”: Debating Suicide

Donna T. Andrew

in Aristocratic Vice: The Attack on Duelling, Suicide, Adultery, and Gambling in Eighteenth-Century England

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
October 2013
ISBN:
9780300184334
eISBN:
9780300185522
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Yale University Press
DOI:
10.12987/yale/9780300184334.003.0004
Subject:
History, British and Irish Modern History

This chapter, which features a micro-history of the suicide of a very prominent man, casting some light on the ongoing debate on manly virtue, examines what people thought about suicide during the ... More


Expendable Servants

Beatrice Jauregui

in Provisional Authority: Police, Order, and Security in India

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
May 2017
ISBN:
9780226403670
eISBN:
9780226403847
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226403847.003.0004
Subject:
Anthropology, Social and Cultural Anthropology

This chapter connects well-worn discussions of police perpetration of violence as a manifestation of sovereign excess or legal transgression with a reflection on how police also may become victims of ... More


Straight Women: Doing and Undoing Compulsory Heterosexuality

James Joseph Dean

in Straights: Heterosexuality in Post-Closeted Culture

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
March 2016
ISBN:
9780814762752
eISBN:
9780814785812
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
NYU Press
DOI:
10.18574/nyu/9780814762752.003.0005
Subject:
Sociology, Gender and Sexuality

This chapter presents case studies of straight femininities. Aspects of the lives of straight women are sketched to illustrate a series of positions on a continuum. This continuum uses the homophobic ... More


Sexuality: A Challenge to Chastity

in Brides of Christ: Conventual Life in Colonial Mexico

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
June 2013
ISBN:
9780804752831
eISBN:
9780804787512
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Stanford University Press
DOI:
10.11126/stanford/9780804752831.003.0008
Subject:
History, Latin American History

This chapter examines the sexuality emerging from the close relationships forged between nuns and their confessors in colonial Mexico. It analyzes several forms of courtship and sexually charged ... More


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