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Philosophical Papers

J. L. Austin

J. O. Urmson and G. J. Warnock (eds)

Published in print:
1979
Published Online:
November 2003
ISBN:
9780192830210
eISBN:
9780191597039
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/019283021X.001.0001
Subject:
Philosophy, Philosophy of Language

This text collects all Austin’s published articles plus a new one, ch. 13, hitherto unpublished. The analysis of the ordinary language to clarify philosophical questions is the common element of the ... More


The Rhetoric of Innuendo: Opposition, Equivalence, and Indirect Accusation

Paul B. Duff

in Who Rides the Beast?: Prophetic Rivalry and the Rhetoric of Crisis in the Churches of the Apocalypse

Published in print:
2001
Published Online:
November 2003
ISBN:
9780195138351
eISBN:
9780199834150
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/019513835X.003.0006
Subject:
Religion, Biblical Studies

Focuses on John's rhetoric. It begins with a discussion of indirect accusation and gives examples of its use in the ancient world. The chapter next demonstrates how John constructs a dualistic ... More


Accusations of Heresy

Constant J. Mews

in Abelard and Heloise

Published in print:
2005
Published Online:
April 2005
ISBN:
9780195156881
eISBN:
9780199835423
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0195156889.003.0012
Subject:
Religion, History of Christianity

Accusations of heresy. This chapter considers accusations of heresy made against Abelard by William of St Thierry and Bernard of Clairvaux in 1140/41. It considers how Abelard ... More


Fighting over Defamatory Language

Roger W. Shuy

in The Language of Defamation Cases

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
February 2010
ISBN:
9780195391329
eISBN:
9780199866274
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195391329.003.0002
Subject:
Linguistics, Sociolinguistics / Anthropological Linguistics

After a brief history of the development of defamation law and an equally brief introduction to the linguistic aspects of defamation cases, this chapter takes Tiersma's (1978) advice that libel and ... More


A Religious Leader, the TV Media, and the FCC

Roger W. Shuy

in The Language of Defamation Cases

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
February 2010
ISBN:
9780195391329
eISBN:
9780199866274
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195391329.003.0006
Subject:
Linguistics, Sociolinguistics / Anthropological Linguistics

Although this case was a complaint by the religious group to the FCC for equal airtime to respond and was not tried as a defamation case, it had most of the same features. The group claimed that a ... More


Optometrists vs. Ophthalmologists

Roger W. Shuy

in The Language of Defamation Cases

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
February 2010
ISBN:
9780195391329
eISBN:
9780199866274
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195391329.003.0009
Subject:
Linguistics, Sociolinguistics / Anthropological Linguistics

A dispute began when Tennessee optometrists tried to get their state legislature to grant them the right to prescribe therapeutic drugs for their patients. The state's ophthalmologists objected ... More


Otolaryngologists vs. Plastic Surgeons

Roger W. Shuy

in The Language of Defamation Cases

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
February 2010
ISBN:
9780195391329
eISBN:
9780199866274
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195391329.003.0010
Subject:
Linguistics, Sociolinguistics / Anthropological Linguistics

When Georgia plastic surgeons were appalled about the state's otolarynogologists announcement that they were broadening their specialization to include head and neck medicine and surgery, the plastic ... More


Infighting in the Hair Care Products Industry

Roger W. Shuy

in The Language of Defamation Cases

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
February 2010
ISBN:
9780195391329
eISBN:
9780199866274
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195391329.003.0011
Subject:
Linguistics, Sociolinguistics / Anthropological Linguistics

This chapter deals with a videotaped speech given by the head of a large hair care products company. One person in the audience sued the speaker for defamatory statements he made in that speech and ... More


A Policyholder Sues Her Insurance Company

Roger W. Shuy

in The Language of Defamation Cases

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
February 2010
ISBN:
9780195391329
eISBN:
9780199866274
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195391329.003.0012
Subject:
Linguistics, Sociolinguistics / Anthropological Linguistics

A man applied for additional life insurance but was rejected by his insurer. Shortly afterward he died and his widow sued the company, which claimed that the insurer failed to disclose that her ... More


An Employee Sues Her Employer

Roger W. Shuy

in The Language of Defamation Cases

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
February 2010
ISBN:
9780195391329
eISBN:
9780199866274
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195391329.003.0013
Subject:
Linguistics, Sociolinguistics / Anthropological Linguistics

An employee's resignation from her very responsible position in a company was followed by a series of ongoing contractual relationships, to which many other employees objected to her continuation. ... More


A Corporation Files a Lawsuit against Its Union

Roger W. Shuy

in The Language of Defamation Cases

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
February 2010
ISBN:
9780195391329
eISBN:
9780199866274
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195391329.003.0014
Subject:
Linguistics, Sociolinguistics / Anthropological Linguistics

During a labor dispute, a union published widely a number of messages that the company believed were defamatory. Discourse analysis and speech act analysis of these messages indicated that they were ... More


A Winding Road to the Stake

Michael Ostling

in Between the Devil and the Host: Imagining Witchcraft in Early Modern Poland

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
January 2012
ISBN:
9780199587902
eISBN:
9780191731228
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199587902.003.0004
Subject:
History, European Early Modern History, Social History

The road from suspicion to execution was neither short nor straight. A woman could be suspected for years without ever being accused, and once accused, she might not be convicted. This chapter traces ... More


Against Midias (Or. 21)

Gunther Martin

in Divine Talk: Religious Argumentation in Demosthenes

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
September 2009
ISBN:
9780199560226
eISBN:
9780191721427
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199560226.003.0002
Subject:
Classical Studies, Literary Studies: Classical, Early, and Medieval

This chapter deals with Demosthenes' public speeches shows how Demosthenes gradually introduces a religious component in or. 21, which appears not to have been the basis or a necessary element of the ... More


Reporting Heresy

Ian Forrest

in The Detection of Heresy in Late Medieval England

Published in print:
2005
Published Online:
September 2007
ISBN:
9780199286928
eISBN:
9780191713217
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199286928.003.0008
Subject:
History, British and Irish Medieval History

This chapter describes the reporting and detection of heresy in general terms across England. The canonical principles of suspicion, accusation, denunciation, and inquisition are described and the ... More


Other Relevant Matters Concerning the Resolution of Land, Debt, and Marriage Disputes

Linxia Liang

in Delivering Justice in Qing China: Civil Trials in the Magistrate's Court

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
January 2012
ISBN:
9780197263990
eISBN:
9780191734373
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
British Academy
DOI:
10.5871/bacad/9780197263990.003.0009
Subject:
History, World Modern History

This chapter discusses some other relevant matters that concern all three areas of cases. It notes that the frequency of allegations of physical injury or false accusation rests upon the fact that ... More


Huang Binhong: The Artistic Legacy

Claire Roberts

in Friendship in Art: Fou Lei and Huang Binhong

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
September 2011
ISBN:
9789888028405
eISBN:
9789882207738
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Hong Kong University Press
DOI:
10.5790/hongkong/9789888028405.003.0008
Subject:
Society and Culture, Asian Studies

This chapter discusses the death and legacy of Huang Binhong. Binhong's son offered to give his collection to the state, but it was rejected. In retaliation, Fou Lei readily spoke up on behalf of his ... More


The Right to be Informed of the Accusation

Stefan Trechsel

in Human Rights in Criminal Proceedings

Published in print:
2006
Published Online:
January 2010
ISBN:
9780199271207
eISBN:
9780191709623
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199271207.003.0008
Subject:
Law, Human Rights and Immigration, Criminal Law and Criminology

Article 6 section 3(a) of the European Convention on Human Rights (ECHR) guarantees every accused the right to be informed promptly, in a language which he understands and in detail, of the nature ... More


The Invention of ‘Pelagianism’: Motive and Means

Ali Bonner

in The Myth of Pelagianism

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
May 2019
ISBN:
9780197266397
eISBN:
9780191879586
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
British Academy
DOI:
10.5871/bacad/9780197266397.003.0006
Subject:
Religion, Early Christian Studies

The motive for the invention of ‘Pelagianism’ was to install as dogma the doctrines of original sin, an absolute account of prevenient grace, and predestination interpreted as preordainment. The ... More


Tables Turned

in Monstrous Adversary: The Life of Edward de Vere, 17th Earl of Oxford

Published in print:
2003
Published Online:
June 2013
ISBN:
9780853236788
eISBN:
9781846313592
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Liverpool University Press
DOI:
10.5949/liverpool/9780853236788.003.0049
Subject:
Literature, Poetry

This chapter focuses on the efforts of Henry Howard and Charles Arundel, while under arrest, to refute the charges filed against them by Oxford. Both Howard and Arundel begged for a trial to accuse ... More


The Nature of Jealousy

Ruth Rothaus Caston

in The Elegiac Passion: Jealousy in Roman Love Elegy

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
January 2013
ISBN:
9780199925902
eISBN:
9780199980475
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199925902.003.0002
Subject:
Classical Studies, Prose and Writers: Classical, Early, and Medieval, Ancient Greek, Roman, and Early Christian Philosophy

Chapter 2 examines core cases in which we find not only descriptions of jealousy but also judgments about when jealousy is appropriate or not, and how we should either own up to it or control it. The ... More


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