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Ethics

Matthew Gill

in Accountants' Truth: Knowledge and Ethics in the Financial World

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
September 2009
ISBN:
9780199547142
eISBN:
9780191720017
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199547142.003.0007
Subject:
Business and Management, Corporate Governance and Accountability, Finance, Accounting, and Banking

Ethical debates in accounting are often hazardous or taboo, and accountants have recourse to various strategies of equivocation in order to avoid them. They consequently lack a robust collective ... More


Kent and Wheaton: The International Law of Christendom

Mark Weston Janis

in America and the Law of Nations 1776-1939

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
May 2010
ISBN:
9780199579341
eISBN:
9780191722653
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199579341.003.0003
Subject:
Law, Public International Law, Legal History

This chapter reopens the early 19th-century treatises of James Kent and Henry Wheaton, the first Americans to systematically describe and analyze international law. It remarks on the importance that ... More


Conclusion

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/9780195342291.003.0018
Subject:
Philosophy, Political Philosophy

This chapter summarizes the previous chapters and explains how selective optimization casts doubt on the legalistic rhetoric that is common to lawyers, judges, and critics of the bench. The case is ... More


Introduction

John J. Coughlin

in Canon Law: A Comparative Study with Anglo-American Legal Theory

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
January 2011
ISBN:
9780195372977
eISBN:
9780199871667
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195372977.003.0001
Subject:
Law, Philosophy of Law

This introductory chapter first sets out the purpose of the book, which is to discuss the ways in which antinomianism and legalism have impacted on canon law as the rule of law in the Roman Catholic ... More


Canon law and the sexual abuse crisis: Antinomianism, Legalism, and the Failure of the Rule of Law

John J. Coughlin

in Canon Law: A Comparative Study with Anglo-American Legal Theory

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
January 2011
ISBN:
9780195372977
eISBN:
9780199871667
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195372977.003.0003
Subject:
Law, Philosophy of Law

This chapter consists of two major parts. The first reviews the canonical provisions that were in place to respond to allegations of sexual abuse and to impose the penalty of dismissal from the ... More


Canon law and the sexual abuse crisis continued: The Consequences of the Failure of the Rule of Law

John J. Coughlin

in Canon Law: A Comparative Study with Anglo-American Legal Theory

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
January 2011
ISBN:
9780195372977
eISBN:
9780199871667
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195372977.003.0004
Subject:
Law, Philosophy of Law

This chapter addresses the canonical consequences of antinomianism and legalism. These include injury to the victims, the alleged link between priesthood and sexual deviancy, the disruption of the ... More


Concluding observations: Antinomianism, Legalism, and the Rule of Law

John J. Coughlin

in Canon Law: A Comparative Study with Anglo-American Legal Theory

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
January 2011
ISBN:
9780195372977
eISBN:
9780199871667
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195372977.003.0009
Subject:
Law, Philosophy of Law

This chapter offers a conclusive synthesis of the study. The first part identifies the natural and supernatural ends of canon law. The second part summarizes the examples of clergy sexual abuse, the ... More


Ethical Loneliness: The Injustice of Not Being Heard

Jill Stauffer

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
May 2016
ISBN:
9780231171502
eISBN:
9780231538732
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Columbia University Press
DOI:
10.7312/columbia/9780231171502.001.0001
Subject:
Philosophy, Moral Philosophy

Ethical loneliness is the experience of being abandoned by humanity, compounded by the cruelty of wrongs not being heard. It is the result of multiple lapses on the part of human beings and political ... More


Dancing in Chains: The Baffling Coexistence of Legalism and Exuberance in Judaic and Islamic Tradition

Ze'ev Maghen

in Judaic Sources and Western Thought: Jerusalem's Enduring Presence

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
September 2011
ISBN:
9780199583157
eISBN:
9780191728952
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199583157.003.0010
Subject:
Religion, Judaism

This chapter explains how apparent antitheses of law and exemplary individuality are, in fact, merely apparent, and how spirited, even revolutionary individuality is valued by both traditions. The ... More


The Shenzi Fragments: A Philosophical Analysis and Translation

Eirik Lang Harris

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
September 2017
ISBN:
9780231177665
eISBN:
9780231542166
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Columbia University Press
DOI:
10.7312/columbia/9780231177665.001.0001
Subject:
Philosophy, Ancient Philosophy

The Shenzi Fragments is the first complete translation in any Western language of the extant work of Shen Dao (350–275 B.C.E.). Though his writings have been recounted and interpreted in many texts, ... More


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