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Retributivism II: Resentment, Guilt, and Censure

Matt Matravers

in Justice and Punishment: The Rationale of Coercion

Published in print:
2000
Published Online:
November 2003
ISBN:
9780198295730
eISBN:
9780191599828
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0198295731.003.0004
Subject:
Political Science, Political Theory

The recent revival of retributive theory has been led by Michael Moore's claim that retributivism has moral worth, and by communicative and expressive theories of punishment that emphasize guilt and ... More


Living with Genius: The Life and Work of Michael S. Moore

Heidi M. Hurd

in Legal, Moral, and Metaphysical Truths: The Philosophy of Michael S. Moore

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
June 2016
ISBN:
9780198703242
eISBN:
9780191773068
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198703242.003.0002
Subject:
Law, Philosophy of Law, Criminal Law and Criminology

This chapter synthesizes Michael Moore’s scholarly opus, organizing the breathtaking array of topics that he has tackled, restating the field-changing theses that he has defended, and extracting a ... More


Michael Moore's Metaphysical Realism

Brian Bix

in Law, Language, and Legal Determinacy

Published in print:
1995
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780198260509
eISBN:
9780191682100
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198260509.003.0006
Subject:
Law, Philosophy of Law

The metaphysical realism of Michael Moore reviewed language as a path to finding the correct result and held that temptation towards the wrong path must be overcome. Moore's challenge is aimed at ... More


Individualizing Blame

ALAN NORRIE

in Punishment, Responsibility, and Justice: A Relational Critique

Published in print:
2000
Published Online:
January 2010
ISBN:
9780198259565
eISBN:
9780191710636
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198259565.003.0005
Subject:
Law, Comparative Law, Philosophy of Law

This chapter discusses criminal justice thinking and its problems as a localised form of identity thinking. Criminal justice thinking draws on a Kantian individual, who is autonomous, responsible ... More


“The Fall of Flint”

Andrew R. Highsmith

in Demolition Means Progress: Flint, Michigan, and the Fate of the American Metropolis

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
January 2016
ISBN:
9780226050058
eISBN:
9780226251080
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226251080.003.0011
Subject:
History, American History: 20th Century

During the 1970s and 1980s, municipal officials launched a massive campaign of urban revitalization to stimulate Flint’s economy. As part of this effort, local policymakers cleared hundreds of acres ... More


Media Wars: Documentary Dispersion

Jeffrey Geiger

in American Documentary Film: Projecting the Nation

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
September 2012
ISBN:
9780748621477
eISBN:
9780748670796
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9780748621477.003.0009
Subject:
Film, Television and Radio, Film

Chapter 8 meditates on what it calls documentary ‘dispersion’, considering whether new markets, technologies, and social challenges can be met through documentary's distinctive modes of address and ... More


Documentary Goes Popular: The Rise of Digital Media Cultures

Angela J. Aguayo

in Documentary Resistance: Social Change and Participatory Media

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
September 2019
ISBN:
9780190676216
eISBN:
9780190676254
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190676216.003.0003
Subject:
Literature, Film, Media, and Cultural Studies

While the documentary genre has frequently been conceptualized as a democratic tool with civic potential, the ways popular advocacy documentary functions in the process of social change is unclear. ... More


Conceptions of Practice

Nicos Stavropoulos

in Objectivity in Law

Published in print:
1996
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780198258995
eISBN:
9780191681899
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198258995.003.0006
Subject:
Law, Philosophy of Law

This chapter discusses several problems connected with the claim that legal practices determine the content of legal concepts. It examines the well-known arguments of Stanley Fish, and shows how he ... More


Three Variations on American Liberalism

Peter Kuryla

in American Thought and Culture in the 21st Century

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
September 2012
ISBN:
9780748626014
eISBN:
9780748670673
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9780748626014.003.0005
Subject:
Society and Culture, Cultural Studies

The focus of this chapter is on the contours of contemporary liberal thought. Tracing the historical roots of liberalism, the author, Peter Kuryla, considers the challenges to liberal thought ... More


Self-Defense: Tell Me Moore

Kimberly Kessler Ferzan

in Legal, Moral, and Metaphysical Truths: The Philosophy of Michael S. Moore

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
June 2016
ISBN:
9780198703242
eISBN:
9780191773068
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198703242.003.0015
Subject:
Law, Philosophy of Law, Criminal Law and Criminology

Although Michael Moore has theorized much of the criminal law, he has left self-defense virtually untouched. This chapter sets forth the current debates within self-defense theory. It then pieces ... More


Modest Retributivism

Mitchell N. Berman

in Legal, Moral, and Metaphysical Truths: The Philosophy of Michael S. Moore

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
June 2016
ISBN:
9780198703242
eISBN:
9780191773068
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198703242.003.0003
Subject:
Law, Philosophy of Law, Criminal Law and Criminology

Michael Moore’s influence in criminal law theory is such that, when scholars speak of retributivism without qualification, it is frequently Moore’s version they have in mind. That is, for many, ... More


The Constitution of the Real: Documentary, Mockumentary and the Status of the Image

Ryan Bishop

in Comedy and Cultural Critique in American Film

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
September 2013
ISBN:
9780748643073
eISBN:
9780748689071
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9780748643073.003.0003
Subject:
Film, Television and Radio, Film

Cinema’s apparent veri similitude — its ability to document that which appears before the lens — provided the source for early non-fiction film experimentation and opened the door for propaganda and ... More


Putting (and Keeping) Proximate Cause in its Place

John Oberdiek

in Legal, Moral, and Metaphysical Truths: The Philosophy of Michael S. Moore

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
June 2016
ISBN:
9780198703242
eISBN:
9780191773068
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198703242.003.0011
Subject:
Law, Philosophy of Law, Criminal Law and Criminology

Michael Moore powerfully argues that the doctrine of proximate cause is neither conceptually coherent nor morally desirable. This chapter defends the “risk rule” (also known as the ... More


Editors’ Introduction

Kimberly Kessler Ferzan and Stephen J. Morse

in Legal, Moral, and Metaphysical Truths: The Philosophy of Michael S. Moore

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
June 2016
ISBN:
9780198703242
eISBN:
9780191773068
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198703242.003.0001
Subject:
Law, Philosophy of Law, Criminal Law and Criminology

This brief festschrift introduction does not attempt to review and characterize Michael Moore’s extraordinary and influential immense body of scholarship at the intersections of law, morality, and ... More


Does Moral Responsibility Promote Respect?

Bruce N. Waller

in Against Moral Responsibility

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
August 2013
ISBN:
9780262016599
eISBN:
9780262298940
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
The MIT Press
DOI:
10.7551/mitpress/9780262016599.003.0013
Subject:
Philosophy, Moral Philosophy

This chapter presents more arguments that stem from the systemic assumption of moral responsibility in addition to those already discussed in the previous chapters. The elitism argument is also based ... More


Law and the Role of a Judge

Leslie Green

in Legal, Moral, and Metaphysical Truths: The Philosophy of Michael S. Moore

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
June 2016
ISBN:
9780198703242
eISBN:
9780191773068
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198703242.003.0022
Subject:
Law, Philosophy of Law, Criminal Law and Criminology

This chapter argues that the role of a judge consists of obligations to apply the law, obligations to improve the law, and obligations to protect the law. It defends this view against a competing ... More


Conspiracy

Guy Westwell

in Parallel Lines: Post-9/11 American Cinema

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
November 2015
ISBN:
9780231172035
eISBN:
9780231850728
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Columbia University Press
DOI:
10.7312/columbia/9780231172035.003.0004
Subject:
Film, Television and Radio, Film

This chapter explores a range of films that seek to reveal a more complex reality to be found by resisting, refusing, and digging through the officially endorsed accounts of 9/11. Michael Moore's ... More


Retributive Desert as Fair Play

Peter Westen

in Legal, Moral, and Metaphysical Truths: The Philosophy of Michael S. Moore

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
June 2016
ISBN:
9780198703242
eISBN:
9780191773068
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198703242.003.0005
Subject:
Law, Philosophy of Law, Criminal Law and Criminology

The moral intuition that culpable wrongdoers deserve to suffer is so strong and pervasive that some advocates of retributivism, including Michael Moore, base their positions entirely upon it. Yet, ... More


The Republican Road to Nationalization

Rhodri Jeffreys-Jones

in The American Left: Its Impact on Politics and Society since 1900

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
May 2014
ISBN:
9780748668878
eISBN:
9780748695218
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9780748668878.003.0010
Subject:
Political Science, American Politics

The years of the George W. Bush presidency (2001-2009) yielded further evidence of a partial fading in anti-socialist sentiment, such as the election of Bernard Sanders to the Senate, the impact of ... More


Columbine: The Power of Denial

Harriet F. Senie

in Memorials to Shattered Myths: Vietnam to 9/11

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
January 2016
ISBN:
9780190248390
eISBN:
9780190248437
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780190248390.003.0005
Subject:
History, Cultural History, American History: 20th Century

The official memorial for the Columbine High School shootings was a modest structure located near the school but invisible from it. It was a strictly local enterprise built without federal funds. ... More


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