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Things: Papers on Objects, Events, and Properties

Stephen Yablo

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
September 2010
ISBN:
9780199266487
eISBN:
9780191594274
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199266487.001.0001
Subject:
Philosophy, Metaphysics/Epistemology, Logic/Philosophy of Mathematics

This book contains a collection of twelve metaphysical chapters that address a range of first-order topics, including identity, coincidence, essence, causation, and properties. Some first-order ... More


How generalizations are constrained

Adele Goldberg

in Constructions at Work: The Nature of Generalization in Language

Published in print:
2005
Published Online:
September 2007
ISBN:
9780199268511
eISBN:
9780191708428
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199268511.003.0005
Subject:
Linguistics, Theoretical Linguistics

Children are not strictly conservative, producing only what they have heard, and yet they are not reliably corrected when they produce overgeneralizations. How can children retreat from or avoid ... More


The Fight Against Terrorism

EYAL ZAMIR and BARAK MEDINA

in Law, Economics, and Morality

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
May 2010
ISBN:
9780195372168
eISBN:
9780199776078
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195372168.003.06
Subject:
Law, Philosophy of Law

This chapter presents a constrained cost-benefit analysis of measures taken in the fight against terrorism. It begins by characterizing and criticizing existing normative economic analysis of the ... More


Federal Limits on State Constitutions

Robert F. Williams

in The Law of American State Constitutions

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
February 2010
ISBN:
9780195343083
eISBN:
9780199866960
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195343083.003.0004
Subject:
Law, Constitutional and Administrative Law

This chapter analyzes the various ways in which state constitutions are limited by the federal Constitution and federal law, which are the supreme law of the land. Provisions in state constitutions ... More


Advertisement for a Sketch of an Outline of a Prototheory of Causation

Stephen Yablo

in Things: Papers on Objects, Events, and Properties

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
September 2010
ISBN:
9780199266487
eISBN:
9780191594274
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199266487.003.0005
Subject:
Philosophy, Metaphysics/Epistemology, Logic/Philosophy of Mathematics

C can cause e even though e would still have occurred (thanks to another cause) in c's absence. The counterfactual theory of causation thus undergenerates. An alternative theory ... More


Conclusion: The Discourse and the Danger (or, Why Plyler Should Have Been Decided on Preemption Grounds)

Michael A. Olivas

in No Undocumented Child Left Behind: Plyler v. Doe and the Education of Undocumented Schoolchildren

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
May 2016
ISBN:
9780814762448
eISBN:
9780814762455
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
NYU Press
DOI:
10.18574/nyu/9780814762448.003.0005
Subject:
Law, Human Rights and Immigration

This concluding chapter analyzes the actual legal reasoning of the Plyler case, acknowledging its importance and efficacy, and notes that it would have been more efficacious and far reaching if ... More


FDA, Negotiated Rulemaking, and Generics: A Proposal

Marie Boyd

in FDA in the Twenty-First Century: The Challenges of Regulating Drugs and New Technologies

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
May 2016
ISBN:
9780231171182
eISBN:
9780231540070
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Columbia University Press
DOI:
10.7312/columbia/9780231171182.003.0027
Subject:
Law, Medical Law

Recent U.S. Supreme Court holdings suggest that while the manufacturer of a brand-name drug is always responsible for its label’s content, this is not the case for generic drugs. In addition, these ... More


The Bush Doctrine and Iraq a Sound Application of a Sound Doctrine

Robert G. Kaufman

in In Defense of the Bush Doctrine

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
September 2011
ISBN:
9780813124346
eISBN:
9780813134987
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Kentucky
DOI:
10.5810/kentucky/9780813124346.003.0008
Subject:
Political Science, American Politics

Many of the tenets of the Bush Doctrine are derived from the Reagan administration's foreign policy positions. Similar to Reagan's stand on nuclear arms and strategic defense during the Cold War, ... More


The Popular Disregard for Foreign Policy

Lawrence Davidson

in Foreign Policy, Inc.: Privatizing America's National Interest

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
September 2011
ISBN:
9780813125244
eISBN:
9780813135021
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Kentucky
DOI:
10.5810/kentucky/9780813125244.003.0002
Subject:
Political Science, American Politics

Studies have shown that most Americans pay little attention to international affairs and do so only when the issues begin to impinge on their lives. Because of this naturally occurring localism, many ... More


The Rehnquist Revival of Jurisdictional Separation

Erin Ryan

in Federalism and the Tug of War Within

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
January 2012
ISBN:
9780199737987
eISBN:
9780199918652
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199737987.003.0004
Subject:
Law, Constitutional and Administrative Law

Chapter Four outlines the Rehnquist Court’s New Federalism embrace of dual federalism idealism, focusing on its Tenth Amendment and preemption cases. Beginning with reflections on the Court’s ... More


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