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The Expatriate Idyll: The Sun Also Rises

William Cloonan

in Frères Ennemis: The French in American Literature, Americans in French Literature

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
May 2019
ISBN:
9781786941329
eISBN:
9781789629101
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Liverpool University Press
DOI:
10.3828/liverpool/9781786941329.003.0005
Subject:
Literature, American, 19th Century Literature

A critique of American expatriates, mostly veterans of World War I, who turn Europe into a vast American playground. The alleged justification of their behaviour is their traumatic experiences of the ... More


Roman Law in a Nineteenth-century Scottish Case: Gowans v Christie☼

William M Gordon

in Roman Law, Scots Law and Legal History: Selected Essays

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
September 2012
ISBN:
9780748625161
eISBN:
9780748671571
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9780748625161.003.0011
Subject:
Law, Legal History

In a case on the abandonment of a mineral lease on the ground of sterility considerable use appeared to be made of Roman law. Closer examination revealed that the references were apparently simply ... More


In Defense of Secular Humanism

Adolf Grünbaum

in Collected Works, Volume I: Scientific Rationality, the Human Condition, and 20th Century Cosmologies

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
September 2013
ISBN:
9780199989928
eISBN:
9780199346356
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199989928.003.0007
Subject:
Philosophy, Philosophy of Science

Chapter concludes that theism is neither indispensable for the delineation of moral imperatives, nor motivationally necessary to assure adherence to moral standards. On the contrary, as Grünbaum ... More


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