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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


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


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


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


Repair

Jill Stauffer

in Ethical Loneliness: The Injustice of Not Being Heard

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
May 2016
ISBN:
9780231171502
eISBN:
9780231538732
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Columbia University Press
DOI:
10.7312/columbia/9780231171502.003.0003
Subject:
Philosophy, Moral Philosophy

Discusses the pros and cons of using trials and truth commissions to respond to widespread injustice, framing the discussion as a question of repair. Argues that we need to be more careful about ... More


Hearing

Jill Stauffer

in Ethical Loneliness: The Injustice of Not Being Heard

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
May 2016
ISBN:
9780231171502
eISBN:
9780231538732
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Columbia University Press
DOI:
10.7312/columbia/9780231171502.003.0004
Subject:
Philosophy, Moral Philosophy

Reveals an irony attending institutions designed to adjudicate loss that impose loss of a different kind—that of failure to hear from those most harmed what they wish to say and how they think their ... 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


The Significance of Religious Experience

Howard Wettstein

in The Significance of Religious Experience

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
September 2012
ISBN:
9780199841363
eISBN:
9780199950003
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199841363.003.0007
Subject:
Philosophy, General, Philosophy of Religion

The chapter’s immediate focus is an argument for God’s existence from William James that attracted much attention by analytic philosophers of religion, the argument from immediate experience. This ... More


Forgiveness and Moral Reckoning

Howard Wettstein

in The Significance of Religious Experience

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
September 2012
ISBN:
9780199841363
eISBN:
9780199950003
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199841363.003.0011
Subject:
Philosophy, General, Philosophy of Religion

This chapter provides a critical review of Charles Griswold’s book, Forgiveness. Griswold tries to provide a classical philosophical analysis of the concept: necessary and sufficient conditions. His ... More


From Nothing to Start, into Being: The Anti-Rent Wars, the Indian Question, and the Triumph of Liberalism

Dana D. Nelson

in Commons Democracy: Reading the Politics of Participation in the Early United States

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
May 2016
ISBN:
9780823268382
eISBN:
9780823272525
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Fordham University Press
DOI:
10.5422/fordham/9780823268382.003.0006
Subject:
History, American History: early to 18th Century

This chapter takes up Cooper’s Littlepage trilogy, which helps us track historically the substantive, if diminishing threat that the power of commons democracy posed to the growing economic power of ... More


Many-Minds Arguments

Adrian Vermeule

in Law and the Limits of Reason

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
January 2009
ISBN:
9780195383768
eISBN:
9780199855391
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195383768.003.0001
Subject:
Law, Constitutional and Administrative Law

This chapter introduces the central epistemic mechanisms by discussing “many-minds” arguments, providing an intellectual zoology, distinguishing among the major species of many-minds arguments and ... More


The Limits of Reason in Legal Theory

Adrian Vermeule

in Law and the Limits of Reason

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
January 2009
ISBN:
9780195383768
eISBN:
9780199855391
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195383768.003.0007
Subject:
Law, Constitutional and Administrative Law

This introductory chapter addresses the following questions: how should lawmaking authority be allocated among judges, legislators, and executive officials, and how should legal institutions be ... More


The Rule of Law and Its Limits

Andrei Marmor

in Law in the Age of Pluralism

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
January 2009
ISBN:
9780195338478
eISBN:
9780199855360
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195338478.003.0001
Subject:
Law, Philosophy of Law

This chapter focuses on the rule of law. It presents a comprehensive analysis of the rule of law, articulating the conditions that the law has to meet in order to be able to fulfill its pivotal ... More


The Covenant of Works and the Stability of Divine Law in Seventeenth-Century Reformed Orthodoxy: A Study in the Theology of Herman Witsius and Wilhelmus à Brakel

Richard A. Muller

in After Calvin: Studies in the Development of a Theological Tradition

Published in print:
2003
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780195157017
eISBN:
9780199849581
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195157017.003.0011
Subject:
Religion, Theology

This chapter addresses the divine law, an issue that is both hermeneutical and doctrinal. It has been one of the most consistently identified issues in the discussion of continuity and discontinuity ... More


Power and Order in Other Chinese Traditions

Christopher A. Ford

in The Mind of Empire: China's History and Modern Foreign Relations

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
September 2011
ISBN:
9780813192635
eISBN:
9780813135519
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Kentucky
DOI:
10.5810/kentucky/9780813192635.003.0005
Subject:
Political Science, International Relations and Politics

This chapter examines the conceptions of statecraft and international order in the ancient Chinese traditions of Taoism, Buddhism, Legalism, and bingjia, and how these impact the social and political ... More


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