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Aquinas on Friendship

Daniel Schwartz

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
May 2008
ISBN:
9780199205394
eISBN:
9780191709265
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199205394.001.0001
Subject:
Philosophy, Ancient Philosophy

This book examines the views on friendship of the great medieval philosopher Thomas Aquinas. For Aquinas, friendship is the ideal type of relationship that rational beings should cultivate. The book ... More


Trust in cooperative strategies

John Child, David Faulkner, and Stephen B. Tallman

in Cooperative Strategy: Managing Alliances, Networks, and Joint Ventures

Published in print:
2005
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780199266241
eISBN:
9780191699139
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199266241.003.0004
Subject:
Business and Management, Strategy, Organization Studies

Trust is found to be one of the fundamental elements in cooperation, and even if this remains to be an elusive phenomenon, those who manage strategic alliances rely heavily on this factor. There are ... More


Constructive Illusions: Misperceiving the Origins of International Cooperation

Eric Grynaviski

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
August 2016
ISBN:
9780801452062
eISBN:
9780801454653
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Cornell University Press
DOI:
10.7591/cornell/9780801452062.001.0001
Subject:
Political Science, International Relations and Politics

Are the best international agreements products of mutual understanding? The conventional wisdom in economics, sociology, and political science is that accurate perceptions of others' interests, ... More


Lessons for Practice

Mark Anstey and Paul Meerts

in The Slippery Slope to Genocide: Reducing Identity Conflicts and Preventing Mass Murder

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
January 2012
ISBN:
9780199791743
eISBN:
9780199919222
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199791743.003.0019
Subject:
Psychology, Social Psychology

This concluding chapter draws lessons from the various contributions to the book for the practice of negotiation and policymaking. It summarizes the other chapters of this book in terms of several ... More


A Deliberative Approach to the Tibet Autonomy Issue

Baogang He

in Governing Taiwan and Tibet: Democratic Approaches

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
May 2017
ISBN:
9780748699711
eISBN:
9781474416139
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9780748699711.003.0011
Subject:
Political Science, International Relations and Politics

Chapter 10 reviews and compares three deliberative approaches to conflict, and applies the deliberative approach to the Tibet autonomy issue. It examines the case of a deliberative workshop, ... More


Rethinking the Debate on Universalism and Cultural Relativism in the Light of the Culturalization of Human Rights Law

Federico Lenzerini

in The Culturalization of Human Rights Law

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
April 2014
ISBN:
9780199664283
eISBN:
9780191748479
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199664283.003.0004
Subject:
Law, Human Rights and Immigration, Public International Law

Chapter 4 has the purpose of revisiting the debate on universalism vs. cultural relativism in light of the ongoing practice of culturalization of human rights law. Although the construction of ... More


“Colossal Illusions”: The Institute of Pacific Relations in U.S.–Japanese Relations, 1919–1938

Jon Davidann

in Hawaii at the Crossroads of the U.S. and Japan before the Pacific War

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
November 2016
ISBN:
9780824832254
eISBN:
9780824869267
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Hawai'i Press
DOI:
10.21313/hawaii/9780824832254.003.0003
Subject:
History, Asian History

This chapter describes the failure of the Institute of Pacific Relations (IPR) to promote mutual understanding and create better relations in the Pacific in the interwar period. There are two issues ... More


Introduction

Antony Black

in A World History of Ancient Political Thought: Its Significance and Consequences

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
November 2016
ISBN:
9780198790686
eISBN:
9780191833182
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198790686.003.0001
Subject:
Political Science, Political Theory

A world history of political thought is needed to promote mutual understanding in our age of globalization combined with disagreements between cults. Political thought is related to philosophy, ... More


Intimacy: The Film

John Tulloch and Belinda Middleweek

in Real Sex Films: The New Intimacy and Risk in Cinema

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
October 2017
ISBN:
9780190244606
eISBN:
9780190244644
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190244606.003.0002
Subject:
Literature, Film, Media, and Cultural Studies, 20th-century and Contemporary Literature

Chapter 1 discusses the film Intimacy as constructed discursively from two entirely different perspectives: a film reviewer’s intertextual references and professional organization of knowledge in ... More


Joint Ventures: Mindreading, Mirroring, and Embodied Cognition

Alvin I. Goldman

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
May 2015
ISBN:
9780199874187
eISBN:
9780190267674
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:osobl/9780199874187.001.0001
Subject:
Philosophy, Philosophy of Mind

What distinguishes humankind from other species? A leading candidate is our capability for mutual understanding (“theory of mind”), our ability to ascribe thoughts, desires, and feelings to one ... More


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