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New Frontiers of State Constitutional Law: Dual Enforcement of Norms

James A. Gardner and Jim Rossi (eds)

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
January 2011
ISBN:
9780195368321
eISBN:
9780199867509
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195368321.001.0001
Subject:
Law, Constitutional and Administrative Law

This book presents a range or perspectives on the role of state constitutions within the context of federalism. Rejecting both the old dual federalism and the newer judicial federalism models, this ... More


What are Campaigns For?: The Role of Persuasion in Electoral Law and Politics

James A. Gardner

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
September 2009
ISBN:
9780195392616
eISBN:
9780199855438
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195392616.001.0001
Subject:
Law, Constitutional and Administrative Law

Election campaigns ought to be serious occasions in the life of a democratic polity—or so we profess to believe. Americans, however, are haunted by the fear that their election campaigns fall far ... More


Introduction: What Do Corporations Do?

Masahiko Aoki

in Corporations in Evolving Diversity: Cognition, Governance, and Institutional Rules

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
May 2010
ISBN:
9780199218530
eISBN:
9780191711510
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199218530.003.0001
Subject:
Business and Management, Corporate Governance and Accountability, Strategy

This introductory chapter first revisits the generic nature of corporations as perpetual entities that first emerged in non-business domains such as religion, education, and city learning before the ... More


Normative Pluralism in Indonesia: Regions, Religions, and Ethnicities

John Bowen

in Multiculturalism in Asia

Published in print:
2005
Published Online:
February 2006
ISBN:
9780199277629
eISBN:
9780191603303
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0199277621.003.0007
Subject:
Political Science, Political Theory

This chapter analyses the debates on the relative merits of claims to self-governance made in Indonesia based on peoplehood, place, and social norms. It considers the question of religious law and ... More


Liberating Judgment: Freedom, Happiness, and the Reasonable Self

Douglas John Casson

in Liberating Judgment: Fanatics, Skeptics, and John Locke's Politics of Probability

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
October 2017
ISBN:
9780691144740
eISBN:
9781400836888
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Princeton University Press
DOI:
10.23943/princeton/9780691144740.003.0006
Subject:
Political Science, Political Theory

This chapter explains that for Locke, the capacity to experience freedom is tied to the capacity to make probable judgments. Although Locke joins Thomas Hobbes in arguing that liberty is a type of ... More


The Politics of Self-Regulation

Richard L. Abel

in Lawyers on Trial: Understanding Ethical Misconduct

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
January 2011
ISBN:
9780199760374
eISBN:
9780199827077
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199760374.003.0001
Subject:
Law, Legal Profession and Ethics

Self-governance and self-regulation are defining characteristics of all professions. The preamble to the American Bar Association (ABA) Model Rules of Professional Conduct acknowledged why ... More


Sprawl, Civic Virtue, and the Political Economy of Citizenship

Thad Williamson

in Sprawl, Justice, and Citizenship: The Civic Costs of the American Way of Life

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780195369434
eISBN:
9780199852826
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195369434.003.0007
Subject:
Political Science, Political Theory

This chapter introduces another ideology—republicanism—in order to interrogate sprawl in terms of civic virtue of self-governance and assumed shared responsibility. Civic republicans challenge the ... More


Planning Agency, Autonomous Agency

Michael E. Bratman

in Structures of Agency: Essays

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780195187717
eISBN:
9780199893058
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195187717.003.0010
Subject:
Philosophy, Moral Philosophy

Are there forms of psychological functioning that can be characterized without seeing the agent herself as playing an irreducible role and that are plausible candidates for sufficient conditions for ... More


Three Theories of Self-Governance

Michael E. Bratman

in Structures of Agency: Essays

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780195187717
eISBN:
9780199893058
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195187717.003.0011
Subject:
Philosophy, Moral Philosophy

This chapter revisits the important exchange between Harry G. Frankfurt and Gary Watson concerning the psychological structures involved in significant forms of free agency. It also aims to deepen ... More


Introduction

Michael E. Bratman

in Structures of Agency: Essays

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780195187717
eISBN:
9780199893058
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195187717.003.0001
Subject:
Philosophy, Moral Philosophy

We are planning agents; our agency extends over time; and, sometimes at least, we govern our own actions. These chapters aim at understanding important interrelations between these basic features of ... More


Three Forms of Agential Commitment: Reply to Cullity and Gerrans

Michael E. Bratman

in Structures of Agency: Essays

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780195187717
eISBN:
9780199893058
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195187717.003.0009
Subject:
Philosophy, Moral Philosophy

Human agents are purposive agents who are also capable of stronger forms of agency, including forms of self-governance. Recent work in Harry G. Frankfurt-influenced philosophy of action on ownership, ... More


Conclusion: Towards a Politics of Hope

Alan Mittleman

in Hope in a Democratic Age: Philosophy, Religion, and Political Theory

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
September 2011
ISBN:
9780199297153
eISBN:
9780191700835
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199297153.003.0008
Subject:
Religion, Philosophy of Religion, Religion and Society

This concluding chapter reflects on the potential role that the Jewish and Christian constructions of biblical hope could play in the liberal societies, particularly in the United States. Modern ... More


On Two Non‐Realist Interpretations of Kant's Ethics

Karl Ameriks

in Interpreting Kant's Critiques

Published in print:
2003
Published Online:
January 2005
ISBN:
9780199247318
eISBN:
9780191601699
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0199247315.003.0012
Subject:
Philosophy, History of Philosophy

Turns to questions about the ultimate nature of the content of Kant’s ethical theory. It criticizes aspects of the very influential constructivist reading of Kant’s ethics, originated by John Rawls ... More


For Liberty and the Republic: The American Citizen as Soldier, 1775-1861

Ricardo A. Herrera

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
March 2016
ISBN:
9781479819942
eISBN:
9781479866786
Item type:
book
Publisher:
NYU Press
DOI:
10.18574/nyu/9781479819942.001.0001
Subject:
History, American History: early to 18th Century

In the early decades of the American Republic, American soldiers demonstrated and defined their beliefs about the nature of American republicanism and how they, as citizens and soldiers, were ... More


Planning, Time, and Self-Governance: Essays in Practical Rationality

Michael E. Bratman

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
June 2018
ISBN:
9780190867850
eISBN:
9780190867898
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190867850.001.0001
Subject:
Philosophy, Moral Philosophy, Philosophy of Mind

Our human capacity for planning agency plays central roles in the cross-temporal organization of our agency, in our acting and thinking together, and in our self-governance. Intentions can be ... More


‘Disappearing States’, Statelessness, and Relocation

Jane Mcadam

in Climate Change, Forced Migration, and International Law

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
May 2012
ISBN:
9780199587087
eISBN:
9780191738494
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199587087.003.0006
Subject:
Law, Public International Law

This chapter provides a measured response to some of the ill-informed notions circulating in the literature by: examining empirical evidence about projected climate change impacts on Kiribati and ... More


The Triadic Relational Structure of Responsibility: A Defence

Alon Harel

in Crime, Punishment, and Responsibility: The Jurisprudence of Antony Duff

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
September 2011
ISBN:
9780199592814
eISBN:
9780191729034
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199592814.003.0007
Subject:
Law, Criminal Law and Criminology

The central characteristic of responsibility as developed by Duff is the ‘triadic relational concept’ consisting of a relation between an agent A who is responsible for something X to somebody S and ... More


The Autonomous Animal: Self-Governance and the Modern Subject

Claire E. Rasmussen

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
August 2015
ISBN:
9780816669561
eISBN:
9781452946757
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of Minnesota Press
DOI:
10.5749/minnesota/9780816669561.001.0001
Subject:
Philosophy, Political Philosophy

Autonomy is a vital concept in much of modern theory, defining the Subject as capable of self-governance. Democratic theory relies on the concept of autonomy to provide justification for ... More


Aspiring to Be Iowan: Same-Sex Marriage and the End of Gayness As We Know It

Yvonne Zylan

in States of Passion: Law, Identity, and Social Construction of Desire

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
May 2011
ISBN:
9780199735082
eISBN:
9780199894802
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199735082.003.0006
Subject:
Law, Constitutional and Administrative Law

This chapter uses the framework developed in Chapter 3 to examine same-sex marriage. Topics discussed include same-sex marriage litigation, the nature of marriage, and how same-sex marriage ... More


Blame and Desert

Manuel Vargas

in Building Better Beings: A Theory of Moral Responsibility

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
January 2013
ISBN:
9780199697540
eISBN:
9780191748851
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199697540.003.0009
Subject:
Philosophy, Moral Philosophy, Metaphysics/Epistemology

This chapter fills in the details of how the account handles blame and desert. The first part of the chapter focuses on exculpation, and the question of how the norms of responsibility (roughly, ... More


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