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Norms of Assertion and Testimonial Knowledge

Jennifer Lackey

in Learning from Words: Testimony as a Source of Knowledge

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
May 2008
ISBN:
9780199219162
eISBN:
9780191711824
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199219162.003.0005
Subject:
Philosophy, Metaphysics/Epistemology

This chapter examines a further objection that has been raised to the view defended in this book — an objection that is grounded in a widely accepted thesis about the norm governing proper assertion. ... More


Monstrosity and Philosophy: Radical Otherness in Greek and Latin Culture

Filippo Del Lucchese

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
May 2020
ISBN:
9781474456203
eISBN:
9781474476935
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9781474456203.001.0001
Subject:
Philosophy, History of Philosophy

This volume is the first systematic investigation into the concept of monstrosity in ancient philosophy and culture. The Author suggests that far from being a peripheral problem, monstrosity is one ... More


The UN and the OECD: Parallel or Convergent Paths?

Elisa Morgera

in Corporate Accountability in International Environmental Law

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
May 2009
ISBN:
9780199558018
eISBN:
9780191705311
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199558018.003.0005
Subject:
Law, Public International Law, Environmental and Energy Law

This chapter is based on an analysis and comparison of the instruments elaborated in the framework of the United Nations and the Organization for Economic Development and Cooperation. It serves to ... More


Problematizing “Constructive Engagement” in EU-China Policy

Roland Vogt (ed.)

in Europe and China: Strategic Partners or Rivals?

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
September 2012
ISBN:
9789888083879
eISBN:
9789882209077
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Hong Kong University Press
DOI:
10.5790/hongkong/9789888083879.003.0003
Subject:
History, Asian History

'Constructive engagement' is the rhetorical hallmark of Europe's policy towards China. This approach fits with the European self-imagination as a normative and civilian power that promotes regional ... More


Reclaiming the Atmospheric Commons: The Regional Greenhouse Gas Initiative and a New Model of Emissions Trading

Leigh Raymond

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
May 2017
ISBN:
9780262034746
eISBN:
9780262336161
Item type:
book
Publisher:
The MIT Press
DOI:
10.7551/mitpress/9780262034746.001.0001
Subject:
Political Science, Environmental Politics

Reclaiming the Atmospheric Commons explains recent changes in emissions trading policy to address climate change with a new theory of sudden policy change. The new theory of “normative reframing” ... More


Global Cities, Global Workers, Global Unions

Adelyn Lim

in Transnational Feminism and Women's Movements In Post-1997 Hong Kong: Solidarity Beyond the State

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
May 2016
ISBN:
9789888139378
eISBN:
9789888313174
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Hong Kong University Press
DOI:
10.5790/hongkong/9789888139378.003.0006
Subject:
Society and Culture, Gender Studies

This chapter focuses on local and migrant domestic workers' unions in Hong Kong, in the context of the international domestic workers' movement for the International Labor Organization Convention No. ... More


Human Rights and Community-led Development: Lessons from Tostan

Ben Cislaghi

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
September 2018
ISBN:
9781474419796
eISBN:
9781474445139
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9781474419796.001.0001
Subject:
Political Science, Political Theory

How can we best empower people living in the most economically disadvantaged areas of the world to improve their lives in ways that matter to them? This book investigates work of the NGO Tostan as a ... More


Practising EU Foreign Policy: Russia and the Eastern Neighbours

Beatrix Futák-Campbell

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
May 2018
ISBN:
9780719095894
eISBN:
9781526132369
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9780719095894.001.0001
Subject:
Political Science, Russian Politics

This book is a novel contribution to practice theory in International Relations, focusing on how EU practitioners approach the Union’s foreign policy to its eastern neighbourhood, including Russia, ... More


Truth‐Relativism, Norm‐Relativism, and Assertion *

Patrick Greenough

in Assertion: New Philosophical Essays

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
May 2011
ISBN:
9780199573004
eISBN:
9780191595127
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199573004.003.0009
Subject:
Philosophy, Philosophy of Language, Metaphysics/Epistemology

The first part of this chapter concerns the question as to what is the best account of the norms of assertion and belief under a genuinely relativistic conception of truth. Several proposals are ... More


La Cucaracha: An Alienated Bug’s Struggle against a Hidden Norm

Héctor D. Fernández L'Hoeste

in Lalo Alcaraz: Political Cartooning in the Latino Community

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
May 2019
ISBN:
9781496811370
eISBN:
9781496811417
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Mississippi
DOI:
10.14325/mississippi/9781496811370.003.0005
Subject:
Literature, Comics Studies

The fourth chapter discusses his production for his nationally syndicated comic strip, La Cucaracha, which was also released in a compilation. In this case, the main interest is to show how, by way ... More


Nature and Causes of Variation

Susan J. Mazer and John Damuth

in Evolutionary Ecology: Concepts and Case Studies

Published in print:
2001
Published Online:
November 2020
ISBN:
9780195131543
eISBN:
9780197561461
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780195131543.003.0005
Subject:
Environmental Science, Applied Ecology

The field of evolutionary ecology is at its core the study of variation within individuals, among individuals, among populations, and among species. For ... More


The Arthur Crawford Scandal: Corruption, Governance, and Indian Victims

Michael D. Metelits

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
May 2020
ISBN:
9780199498611
eISBN:
9780190991319
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780199498611.001.0001
Subject:
History, Indian History, Political History

The Arthur Crawford Scandal explores how nineteenth century Bombay tried a British official for corruption. The presidency government persuaded Indians, government officials, to testify against the ... More


Selling the Future: The Perils of Predicting Global Politics

Ariel Colonomos

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
September 2016
ISBN:
9780190603649
eISBN:
9780190638474
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780190603649.001.0001
Subject:
Political Science, Political Economy

In an age of uncertainty, those who can anticipate revolution, the outbreak of wars, or which states might default are much in demand. The marketplace of ideas about the future is huge, and includes ... More


Coercion and Law

Neil MacCormick

in Legal Right and Social Democracy: Essays in Legal and Political Philosophy

Published in print:
1984
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780198255024
eISBN:
9780191681561
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198255024.003.0012
Subject:
Law, Philosophy of Law

This chapter provides a discussion on the widely held view that law — positive law — is essentially coercive. It offers an analysis of the concept of coercion, and then discusses the questions of ... More


The Pure Theory of Law and Interpretive Sociology—A Basis for Interdisciplinarity?

Hamish Ross

in Law and Sociology

Published in print:
2006
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780199282548
eISBN:
9780191700200
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199282548.003.0005
Subject:
Law, Philosophy of Law

This chapter addresses the prospects of the association between academic disciplines that have rarely been thought to be mutually compatible — on one hand the academic study of law (specifically, the ... More


Informal Norms: Barriers and Facilitators

Heidi Hardt

in Time to React: The Efficiency of International Organizations in Crisis Response

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
January 2014
ISBN:
9780199337118
eISBN:
9780199356546
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199337118.003.0006
Subject:
Political Science, International Relations and Politics, Comparative Politics

Building on evidence presented in the previous chapter, this chapter makes the case that international organizations with informal institutional cultures react more rapidly than those organizations ... More


Conclusion

Heidi Hardt

in Time to React: The Efficiency of International Organizations in Crisis Response

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
January 2014
ISBN:
9780199337118
eISBN:
9780199356546
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199337118.003.0008
Subject:
Political Science, International Relations and Politics, Comparative Politics

This chapter offers a summary of the book’s key findings and points to venues for future research. It reviews the central argument that differences in institutional culture explain why some ... More


Journalists Live Their Disaster Stories

Andrea Miller, Shearon Roberts, and Victoria LaPoe

in Oil and Water: Media Lessons from Hurricane Katrina and the Deepwater Horizon Disaster

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
September 2014
ISBN:
9781617039720
eISBN:
9781626740174
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Mississippi
DOI:
10.14325/mississippi/9781617039720.003.0003
Subject:
Society and Culture, Media Studies

This chapter contains the emotional, one-on-one, in-depth interviews with New Orleans’ journalists. These are the journalists who covered Hurricane Katrina and the Deepwater Horizon oil disaster in ... More


Speaking Rights

Alison Brysk

in Speaking Rights to Power: Constructing Political Will

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
September 2013
ISBN:
9780199982660
eISBN:
9780199362523
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199982660.003.0002
Subject:
Political Science, International Relations and Politics, Comparative Politics

This chapter presents a theory of human rights rhetoric and the politics of persuasion. It reviews the literatures on altruism and solidarity, human rights norms, and communication politics. The ... More


Conclusion

Graham Harrison

in Developmentalism: The Normative and Transformative within Capitalism

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
July 2020
ISBN:
9780198785798
eISBN:
9780191827617
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198785798.003.0010
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Development, Growth, and Environmental

The chapter summarizes the argument and evidence of the book. It then makes a case about how capitalist development happens in a ‘profane’ way, that is, full of risk, coercive politics resistance, ... More


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