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‘The Workmen’s Victory’?

MARK CURTHOYS

in Governments, Labour, and the Law in Mid-Victorian Britain: The Trade Union Legislation of the 1870s

Published in print:
2004
Published Online:
January 2010
ISBN:
9780199268894
eISBN:
9780191708466
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199268894.003.0010
Subject:
History, British and Irish Modern History

The unexpected loss of the Liberal Party in the general election of 1874 was not due more to the active hostility of the trade unionists than to the sullen abstention of the nonconformists in ... More


‘The Alphabet of Our Liberty’: Lord Chief Justice Cockburn in the Old Bailey

R. W. Kostal

in A Jurisprudence of Power: Victorian Empire and the Rule of Law

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
January 2009
ISBN:
9780199551941
eISBN:
9780191714320
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199551941.003.0007
Subject:
Law, Constitutional and Administrative Law, Legal History

This chapter focuses on the content of and public reaction to the grand jury charge of Lord Chief Justice Cockburn in the case of The Queen v. Nelson and Brand. It closely examines the legal and ... More


‘The Most Law-Loving People in the World’: The Denouement of the Jamaica Litigation

R. W. Kostal

in A Jurisprudence of Power: Victorian Empire and the Rule of Law

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
January 2009
ISBN:
9780199551941
eISBN:
9780191714320
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199551941.003.0008
Subject:
Law, Constitutional and Administrative Law, Legal History

The legal program of the Jamaica Committee was founded on the premise that an English high court would seize on the private criminal prosecutions of Edward Eyre and Nelson and Brand to resolve the ... More


Women Philosophers of Eighteenth-Century England: Selected Correspondence

Jacqueline Broad (ed.)

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
July 2020
ISBN:
9780197506981
eISBN:
9780197507025
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780197506981.001.0001
Subject:
Philosophy, History of Philosophy

This volume is an edited collection of the philosophical correspondences of three English women of the eighteenth century: Mary Astell, Elizabeth Thomas, and Catharine Trotter Cockburn. The selected ... More


Introduction

Jacqueline Broad (ed.)

in Women Philosophers of Eighteenth-Century England: Selected Correspondence

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
July 2020
ISBN:
9780197506981
eISBN:
9780197507025
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780197506981.003.0001
Subject:
Philosophy, History of Philosophy

This introduction provides an overview of the main philosophical themes and issues in the selected letters of three eighteenth-century English women: Mary Astell, Elizabeth Thomas, and Catharine ... More


The Kelsall Affair: A Black Bahamian Family's Odyssey in Turbulent 1840s Cuba

Manuel Barcia Paz

in The Chattel Principle: Internal Slave Trades in the Americas

Published in print:
2005
Published Online:
October 2013
ISBN:
9780300103557
eISBN:
9780300129472
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Yale University Press
DOI:
10.12987/yale/9780300103557.003.0012
Subject:
History, Imperialism and Colonialism

This chapter focuses on Major General Sir Francis Cockburn's letter to the British consul in Havana, Joseph Tucker Crawford. Major Cockburn was the commander in chief and governor of the Bahamas. The ... More


‘Going with the technology’: the final generation of hot-metal compositors

Jesse Adams Stein

in Hot Metal: Material Culture and Tangible Labour

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
May 2017
ISBN:
9781784994341
eISBN:
9781526121158
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9781784994341.003.0005
Subject:
Art, Design

This chapter looks to the experience of compositors (those workers who set the type) who lost their traditional printing trade when computer typesetting technologies were introduced. The transition ... More


Catharine Trotter Cockburn (1679?–1749)

Jacqueline Broad (ed.)

in Women Philosophers of Eighteenth-Century England: Selected Correspondence

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
July 2020
ISBN:
9780197506981
eISBN:
9780197507025
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780197506981.003.0004
Subject:
Philosophy, History of Philosophy

This chapter contains selected letters from the correspondence of Catharine Trotter Cockburn, an English moral philosopher of Scottish descent. It includes a large selection of Cockburn’s letters to ... More


Creation, Divine Freedom, and Catharine Cockburn: An Intellectualist on Possible Worlds and Contingent Laws

Emily Thomas

in Women and Liberty, 1600-1800: Philosophical Essays

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
December 2017
ISBN:
9780198810261
eISBN:
9780191847301
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198810261.003.0014
Subject:
Philosophy, History of Philosophy, Feminist Philosophy

This chapter argues that Catharine Cockburn occupies an original and unique position in the debate surrounding God’s freedom and the intellectualist/voluntarist dispute. While she advances an ... More


Last Battles over Absolutism: 1704 Onwards

Emily Thomas

in Absolute Time: Rifts in Early Modern British Metaphysics

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
May 2018
ISBN:
9780198807933
eISBN:
9780191845727
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198807933.003.0011
Subject:
Philosophy, History of Philosophy, Metaphysics/Epistemology

This chapter considers the explosion of debate in British philosophy in the decades following Clarke’s 1704 Boyle lectures, and the publication of Newton’s 1706 Optice and 1713 Principia. The early ... More


Persons in Seventeenth- and Eighteenth-Century British Philosophy

Antonia LoLordo

in Persons: A History

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
August 2019
ISBN:
9780190634384
eISBN:
9780190634421
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190634384.003.0007
Subject:
Philosophy, History of Philosophy, General

This chapter examines the rise of the problem of personal identity and the relation between moral and metaphysical personhood in early modern Britain. I begin with Thomas Hobbes, who presents the ... More


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