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Reflections on 'The Concept of Law'

A. W. Brian Simpson

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
January 2012
ISBN:
9780199693320
eISBN:
9780191731983
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199693320.001.0001
Subject:
Law, Philosophy of Law

HLA Hart's The Concept of Law is one of the most influential works of philosophy of the 20th century, redefining the field of legal philosophy and introducing generations of students to philosophical ... More


Peter Frederick Strawson 1919–2006

Paul Snowdon

in Proceedings of the British Academy, Volume 150 Biographical Memoirs of Fellows, VI

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
January 2012
ISBN:
9780197264232
eISBN:
9780191734243
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
British Academy
DOI:
10.5871/bacad/9780197264232.003.0011
Subject:
History, Historiography

Peter Frederick Strawson's life as a philosopher was spent mostly in positions at Oxford, first as a Fellow at University College, and then, after 1968, as Ryle's successor as Waynflete Professor of ... More


Harvard and Oxford, 1946–1975

Bruce Kuklick

in A History of Philosophy in America: 1720-2000

Published in print:
2003
Published Online:
November 2003
ISBN:
9780199260164
eISBN:
9780191597893
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0199260168.003.0013
Subject:
Philosophy, History of Philosophy

From the end of World War II until the 1970s, professional philosophy was dominated by a form of speculation called ‘analytic philosophy’. This school of thought brought together the philosophical ... More


The Spirit of Pragmatism in the Quads of Oxford

David Bakhurst

in The Practical Turn: Pragmatism in Britain in the Long Twentieth Century

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
May 2018
ISBN:
9780197266168
eISBN:
9780191865237
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
British Academy
DOI:
10.5871/bacad/9780197266168.003.0006
Subject:
Philosophy, General

This chapter discusses the influence of pragmatism in Oxford in the second half of the twentieth century. It begins by identifying five characteristic components of pragmatism: (1) a doxastic theory ... More


Singer, Hare, and the Role of the Academy

Robert Garner and Yewande Okuleye

in The Oxford Group and the Emergence of Animal Rights: An Intellectual History

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
November 2020
ISBN:
9780197508497
eISBN:
9780197508527
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780197508497.003.0006
Subject:
Political Science, Political Theory, UK Politics

This chapter examines the extent to which Peter Singer’s intellectual development can be explained by the formal academic environment. It therefore provides a case study testing the explanatory ... More


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