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Natural Rights and Their Critics

DAVID BOUCHER

in The Limits of Ethics in International Relations: Natural Law, Natural Rights, and Human Rights in Transition

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780199203529
eISBN:
9780191695490
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199203529.003.0007
Subject:
Political Science, Political Theory, International Relations and Politics

This chapter discusses 18th-century criticism on natural rights from the political and philosophical perspectives. Jean-Jacques Rousseau, David Hume, and Edmund Burke were the major critics of ... More


Tensional Motion

Thomas Nail

in Being and Motion

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
December 2018
ISBN:
9780190908904
eISBN:
9780190908942
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190908904.003.0026
Subject:
Political Science, Political Theory, International Relations and Politics

Beginning around the fifth century CE, alongside the decline of the Roman Empire and the increasing decentralization of political power in the West, a new regime of motion began to take hold: ... More


What Can We Know?

Nicholas Greenwood Onuf

in The Mightie Frame: Epochal Change and the Modern World

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
July 2018
ISBN:
9780190879808
eISBN:
9780190879839
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190879808.003.0001
Subject:
Political Science, International Relations and Politics, Political Theory

To cast the story of modernity and its epochs as a story about conditions of thought in relation to conditions of rule, this book offers a philosophical memoir in place of a theoretical framework, ... More


“No. Please Understand”: The Return to Imperial Direct Rule and the Limits to British Arbitration, 1972–1985

Brendan O’Leary

in A Treatise on Northern Ireland, Volume III: Consociation and Confederation

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
June 2019
ISBN:
9780198830580
eISBN:
9780191868740
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198830580.003.0002
Subject:
Political Science, International Relations and Politics

The return of direct rule to Northern Ireland in 1972 and its mechanisms and conduct are outlined in this chapter. Their impact upon the local political party system is treated at length, as are the ... More


The Making, Meaning(s), and Tasks of the 1998 Agreement

Brendan O’Leary

in A Treatise on Northern Ireland, Volume III: Consociation and Confederation

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
June 2019
ISBN:
9780198830580
eISBN:
9780191868740
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198830580.003.0005
Subject:
Political Science, International Relations and Politics

This chapter provides a detailed account of the contents and significance of the Belfast or Good Friday Agreement of 1998, and of its consociational and non-consociational components. It conforms to ... More


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