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Party Policies and Voter Choices

Anthony F. Heath, Roger M. Jowell, and John K. Curtice

in The Rise of New Labour: Party Policies and Voter Choices

Published in print:
2001
Published Online:
November 2003
ISBN:
9780199245116
eISBN:
9780191599453
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0199245118.003.0009
Subject:
Political Science, UK Politics

The authors offer a multiplicative model that provides a comprehensive framework to place the main findings of the volume. The model is based on the standard ‘expected utility maximization’ model of ... More


De Partibus Animalium IV.10 686a31

Pavel Gregoric

in Aristotle on the Common Sense

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
September 2007
ISBN:
9780199277377
eISBN:
9780191707537
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199277377.003.0008
Subject:
Philosophy, Ancient Philosophy

In PA IV.10 Aristotle explains the upright posture of human beings with reference to physiological factors that determine the abilities to think and behave intelligently. A detailed interpretation ... More


De Memoria et Reminiscentia 1 450a10

Pavel Gregoric

in Aristotle on the Common Sense

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
September 2007
ISBN:
9780199277377
eISBN:
9780191707537
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199277377.003.0009
Subject:
Philosophy, Ancient Philosophy

This chapter offers an interpretation of the passage in De Memoria et Reminiscentia 1 which aims to show that memory does not belong to the rational capacity of the soul, but rather to what ... More


De Anima III.7 431b5

Pavel Gregoric

in Aristotle on the Common Sense

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
September 2007
ISBN:
9780199277377
eISBN:
9780191707537
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199277377.003.0010
Subject:
Philosophy, Ancient Philosophy

This chapter examines whether De Anima 431 b 5 contains an elliptical occurrence of the phrase ‘common sense’, and if so, what is its exact reference. As a starting point, it is assumed that the ... More


Against the Sociology of Art

Nick Zangwill

in Aesthetic Creation

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
September 2007
ISBN:
9780199261871
eISBN:
9780191718670
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199261871.003.0009
Subject:
Philosophy, Aesthetics

This chapter returns to the theme of rational explanation. It argues against non-rational sociological explanations in favour of aesthetic rational explanations. Sociologists of art illegitimately ... More


Reframing management accounting practice: a diversity of perspectives

Jane Baxter and Wai Fong Chua

in Contemporary Issues in Management Accounting

Published in print:
2006
Published Online:
May 2007
ISBN:
9780199283361
eISBN:
9780191712623
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199283361.003.0003
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Financial Economics

This chapter considers the different ways in which researchers have attempted to construct, narrate, and critique the practice of management accounting, providing illustrations from seminal studies. ... More


Platonic Ethics

C. C. W. Taylor

in Pleasure, Mind, and Soul: Selected Papers in Ancient Philosophy

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
May 2008
ISBN:
9780199226399
eISBN:
9780191710209
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199226399.003.0010
Subject:
Philosophy, Ancient Philosophy

This chapter examines the principal themes of Plato's ethical thought, distinguishing three phases: i) the theory of the early dialogues; ii) the theory of the Republic; and iii) developments ... More


Powers and Possibilities: The Megarics (Theta 3)

Jonathan Beere

in Doing and Being: An Interpretation of Aristotle's Metaphysics Theta

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
February 2010
ISBN:
9780199206704
eISBN:
9780191709784
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199206704.003.0005
Subject:
Philosophy, Metaphysics/Epistemology, Ancient Philosophy

This chapter analyzes the third chapter of Metaphysics Theta, where Aristotle discusses the view of ‘certain people; for instance the Megarics’. Aristotle says that these people espouse a view about ... More


Plato's Utopia Recast: His Later Ethics and Politics

Christopher Bobonich

Published in print:
2002
Published Online:
November 2003
ISBN:
9780199251438
eISBN:
9780191597084
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0199251436.001.0001
Subject:
Philosophy, Ancient Philosophy

Argues that Plato in his middle period (roughly at the time of the Phaedo and the Republic) had a radically pessimistic view of non‐philosophers: they could not be genuinely virtuous or happy, and ... More


Parts of the Soul and Non‐Rational Motivations

Christopher Bobonich

in Plato's Utopia Recast: His Later Ethics and Politics

Published in print:
2002
Published Online:
November 2003
ISBN:
9780199251438
eISBN:
9780191597084
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0199251436.003.0004
Subject:
Philosophy, Ancient Philosophy

Argues that the Phaedrus, the Theaetetus, and the Timaeus develop Plato's rationale for the abandonment of the Republic's psychological theory. In these dialogues, Plato comes to deny to the lower ... More


Imagination and Metaphor

Roger Scruton

in The Aesthetics of Music

Published in print:
1999
Published Online:
November 2003
ISBN:
9780198167273
eISBN:
9780191598371
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/019816727X.003.0003
Subject:
Philosophy, Aesthetics

Develops an account of metaphor, in terms of the theory of imagination expounded in earlier works, and argues that there are metaphors that are indispensable to the formation of certain kinds of ... More


Aristotle and Scanlon on Desire and Motivation 1

Giles Pearson

in Moral Psychology and Human Action in Aristotle

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
September 2011
ISBN:
9780199546541
eISBN:
9780191728600
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199546541.003.0005
Subject:
Philosophy, Ancient Philosophy, Moral Philosophy

Aristotle's account of the role of desires in the motivation of action may usefully be examined by comparing it with recent accounts, in particular Thomas Scanlon's. Aristotle and Scanlon both hold ... More


Introduction

Phil Haun

in Coercion, Survival, and War: Why Weak States Resist the United States

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
January 2016
ISBN:
9780804792837
eISBN:
9780804795074
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Stanford University Press
DOI:
10.11126/stanford/9780804792837.003.0001
Subject:
Political Science, Conflict Politics and Policy

This chapter introduces the question of why the United States so often fails to coerce weak states. Coercion is defined as the threat of force or restricted use of force to convince a target to ... More


Why Animal Suffering Matters Morally

Andrew Linzey

in Why Animal Suffering Matters: Philosophy, Theology, and Practical Ethics

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
April 2014
ISBN:
9780199351848
eISBN:
9780199352562
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199351848.003.0002
Subject:
Religion, Theology, Philosophy of Religion

This chapter makes the major argument of the book. Animals have been traditionally defined as naturally slaves, non-rational beings, linguistically deficient, not moral agents, soulless, and devoid ... More


Self-Ignorance

Quassim Cassam

in Self-Knowledge for Humans

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
December 2014
ISBN:
9780199657575
eISBN:
9780191793110
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199657575.003.0014
Subject:
Philosophy, Philosophy of Mind

Some self-ignorance, even with respect to one’s own standing attitudes, is inevitable and normal for humans. Self-ignorance needn’t be explained by reference to motivational factors such as ... More


Appearance, Perception, and Non‐Rational Belief: Republic 602 C–603 A

Damien Storey

in Oxford Studies in Ancient Philosophy, Volume 47

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
November 2016
ISBN:
9780198722717
eISBN:
9780191840265
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198722717.003.0003
Subject:
Philosophy, Ancient Philosophy

In book 10 of the Republic we find a new argument for the partition of the soul. While similar in structure to the arguments in book 4, it centres on a purely cognitive conflict: believing and ... More


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