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David Arter

in Semi-Presidentialism in Europe

Published in print:
1999
Published Online:
November 2003
ISBN:
9780198293866
eISBN:
9780191599156
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0198293860.003.0003
Subject:
Political Science, Comparative Politics

Since the retirement of President Kekkonen in 1981, a process of piecemeal constitutional reform has strengthened the core concept of parliamentary government at the expense of the old ... More


The Calculus of Consensus in Juristic Democracy: Between the Possible and Desirable

Walter F. Baber and Robert V. Bartlett

in Consensus and Global Environmental Governance: Deliberative Democracy in Nature's Regime

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
September 2015
ISBN:
9780262028738
eISBN:
9780262327046
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
The MIT Press
DOI:
10.7551/mitpress/9780262028738.003.0010
Subject:
Environmental Science, Environmental Studies

Some question the possibility of consensus, others doubt its desirability. Pluralist skeptics argue that consensus is impossible because of social complexity and hyper-pluralism, and cognitive ... More


Freedom, Determinism, and Two Accounts of Laws

Steven Horst

in Laws, Mind, and Free Will

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
August 2013
ISBN:
9780262015257
eISBN:
9780262295741
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
The MIT Press
DOI:
10.7551/mitpress/9780262015257.003.0008
Subject:
Philosophy, Philosophy of Mind

This chapter argues that the Empiricist account provides a direct link between laws and determinism, and that the causal account does not. The popularity of the Empiricist account of laws in the ... More


Three Appeals and a Kantian Conclusion

Steven Horst

in Laws, Mind, and Free Will

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
August 2013
ISBN:
9780262015257
eISBN:
9780262295741
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
The MIT Press
DOI:
10.7551/mitpress/9780262015257.003.0009
Subject:
Philosophy, Philosophy of Mind

This chapter presents three replies to the argument that being committed to scientific laws does not entail a commitment to determinism and hence is compatible with free will. First, there are ... More


The Pluralist Approach to Good Lives, Providential Order, and the Ideal State

John Kekes

in The Nature of Philosophical Problems: Their Causes and Implications

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
May 2014
ISBN:
9780198712756
eISBN:
9780191781094
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198712756.003.0011
Subject:
Philosophy, General

The pluralist approach to these perennial philosophical problems is an alternative both to the absolutist search for a solution of each that reason requires everyone to accept and to the relativist ... More


The Pluralist Approach to Control, Reasonable Hope, and Moral Absolutes

John Kekes

in The Nature of Philosophical Problems: Their Causes and Implications

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
May 2014
ISBN:
9780198712756
eISBN:
9780191781094
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198712756.003.0012
Subject:
Philosophy, General

The pluralist approach to these perennial philosophical problems is an alternative both to the absolutist search for a solution of each that reason requires everyone to accept and to the relativist ... More


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