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Three Constitutional Crises

Vernon Bogdanor

in The Monarchy and the Constitution

Published in print:
1997
Published Online:
November 2003
ISBN:
9780198293347
eISBN:
9780191598821
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0198293348.003.0005
Subject:
Political Science, UK Politics

The three constitutional crises examined are that caused by the rejection by the House of Lords of Lloyd George's `People's Budget’ of 1909; that caused by the Home Rule Act of 1914; and the ... More


Children's Consent and ‘Assent’ to Healthcare Research

Priscilla Alderson

in Law and Childhood Studies: Current Legal Issues Volume 14

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
May 2012
ISBN:
9780199652501
eISBN:
9780191739217
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199652501.003.0012
Subject:
Law, Family Law, Human Rights and Immigration

The idea of children's ‘assent’ to medical research became part of English law in 2004. However, this overrides English legal traditions of children's consent. Although this chapter concentrates on ... More


Can Autonomy Theory (Agreement, Consent) Justify Boilerplate Deletion of Rights?

Margaret Jane Radin

in Boilerplate: The Fine Print, Vanishing Rights, and the Rule of Law

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
October 2017
ISBN:
9780691155333
eISBN:
9781400844838
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Princeton University Press
DOI:
10.23943/princeton/9780691155333.003.0005
Subject:
Law, Company and Commercial Law

This chapter examines whether autonomy theory (agreement, consent) can justify boilerplate rights deletion schemes. It first considers strategies for assimilating World B to consent by focusing on ... More


I THINK: The Rise of Epistemic Phrases in Modern English

Anna Wierzbicka

in English: Meaning and Culture

Published in print:
2006
Published Online:
September 2007
ISBN:
9780195174748
eISBN:
9780199788514
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195174748.003.0007
Subject:
Linguistics, English Language

One of the most striking features of English from a cross-cultural perspective is the proliferation of various linguistic tools for qualifying one's statements, hedging one's assertions, and ... More


PROBABLY: English Epistemic Adverbs and Their Cultural Significance

Anna Wierzbicka

in English: Meaning and Culture

Published in print:
2006
Published Online:
September 2007
ISBN:
9780195174748
eISBN:
9780199788514
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195174748.003.0008
Subject:
Linguistics, English Language

English has a much larger repertoire of epistemic (sentential) adverbs than other European languages, possibly indeed without parallel in other languages of the world. The set of these adverbs ... More


Recognition and Observance of Norms

Hans Kelsen

in General Theory of Norms

Published in print:
1991
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780198252177
eISBN:
9780191681363
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198252177.003.0011
Subject:
Law, Philosophy of Law

A command or order or prescription or norm is essentially directed to the behaviour of someone other than the person who gives the order or issues the command or makes the prescription or posits the ... More


Deciding About Religion

John G. Stackhouse

in Humble Apologetics: Defending the Faith Today

Published in print:
2002
Published Online:
November 2003
ISBN:
9780195138078
eISBN:
9780199834679
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0195138074.003.0006
Subject:
Religion, Theology

Investigates principles of epistemology that guide all decision making and, more specifically, religious decisions. Epistemological principles discussed include hypothetical thinking (human thoughts ... More


Passions and the Apparent Good

Jessica Moss

in Aristotle on the Apparent Good: Perception, Phantasia, Thought, and Desire

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
September 2012
ISBN:
9780199656349
eISBN:
9780191742156
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199656349.003.0004
Subject:
Philosophy, Ancient Philosophy, Moral Philosophy

This chapter and the rest of the book show how the notion of the apparent good, as interpreted in Chapter 3, is at work in Aristotle’s views about human motivation and human virtue. This chapter ... More


Ethics for Evidence-Based Practice

James C. Raines

in Evidence-Based Practice in School Mental Health

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
January 2009
ISBN:
9780195366266
eISBN:
9780199864027
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195366266.003.0009
Subject:
Social Work, Children and Families, Research and Evaluation

This chapter examines three ethical issues. First, informed consent requires capacity, information, and voluntariness. Knowledge of state laws allowing mature minors to make their own decisions is ... More


Analyzing the Predicament

James C. Raines and Nic T. Dibble

in Ethical Decision Making in School Mental Health

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
January 2011
ISBN:
9780199735853
eISBN:
9780199863457
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199735853.003.0002
Subject:
Social Work, Children and Families

Analyzing the ethical predicament requires that school-based practitioners identify the major stakeholders, such as family members, school administrators, teachers, other pupil services providers, ... More


Afterword to Part I

Blake D. Dutton

in Augustine and Academic Skepticism: A Philosophical Study

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
August 2016
ISBN:
9780801452932
eISBN:
9781501703553
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Cornell University Press
DOI:
10.7591/cornell/9780801452932.003.0008
Subject:
Classical Studies, Ancient Greek, Roman, and Early Christian Philosophy

This afterword summarizes the main points of Augustine of Hippo's critique of Academic skepticism by focusing on four charges that he levels against it: first, that the Academics are neither happy ... More


Gilson and the Ressourcement

Francesca Aran Murphy

in Ressourcement: A Movement for Renewal in Twentieth-Century Catholic Theology

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
January 2012
ISBN:
9780199552870
eISBN:
9780191731037
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199552870.003.0004
Subject:
Religion, Theology

Gilson belongs to an older generation than the ressourcement writers. He differs from the ressourcement thinkers in being more of a Thomist than an Augustinian, and he understood this distinction to ... More


Law‐Making

P. R. Cavill

in The English Parliaments of Henry VII 1485-1504

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
September 2009
ISBN:
9780199573837
eISBN:
9780191721878
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199573837.003.0006
Subject:
History, British and Irish Early Modern History

Chapter 5 analyses the development of new laws and their passage through parliament. It first discusses bicameralism, bill procedure, in turn addressing the drafting of proposals, the introducing of ... More


The Evolution of Parliament

P. R. Cavill

in The English Parliaments of Henry VII 1485-1504

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
September 2009
ISBN:
9780199573837
eISBN:
9780191721878
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199573837.003.0009
Subject:
History, British and Irish Early Modern History

Chapter 8 locates the institution in Henry VII's reign within a broader account of the evolution of parliament. It first discusses the emergence of a parliamentary trinity, and examines procedural ... More


The Justification of Religious Belief

Ian Ker

in John Henry Newman: A Biography

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780199569106
eISBN:
9780191702044
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199569106.003.0016
Subject:
Religion, History of Christianity

This chapter considers at Newman”s justifications on religious belief. He argued in 1846 that “the measure of probability for certainty” must vary “with the individual mind”. But he was also aware of ... More


The Dictators

Owen Chadwick

in Hensley Henson: A Study in the Friction between Church and State

Published in print:
1983
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198264453
eISBN:
9780191682711
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198264453.003.0010
Subject:
Religion, Church History

This chapter examines Hensley Henson's political views. It explains that Henson was not pleased with the peace that followed victory in World War 1 because he believed that the Treaty of Versailles ... More


Children in clinical trials in Ireland: addressing the gaps in the legal framework

Katherine Wade

in Ethical and Legal Debates In Irish Healthcare: Confronting complexities

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
May 2016
ISBN:
9780719099465
eISBN:
9781526104410
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9780719099465.003.0012
Subject:
Sociology, Culture

This chapter focuses on two key areas which require further clarity and elaboration in the context of research with children, namely, the requirements for research which does not offer the child the ... More


Impressions and Assent

Tad Brennan

in The Stoic Life: Emotions, Duties, and Fate

Published in print:
2005
Published Online:
February 2006
ISBN:
9780199256266
eISBN:
9780191603075
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0199256268.003.0005
Subject:
Philosophy, Ancient Philosophy

This chapter explores the Stoics’ views about impressions and assent. Assent is the linchpin of the Stoic system. It is the fundamental psychological activity; the key to the difference between ... More


Belief and Knowledge

Tad Brennan

in The Stoic Life: Emotions, Duties, and Fate

Published in print:
2005
Published Online:
February 2006
ISBN:
9780199256266
eISBN:
9780191603075
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0199256268.003.0006
Subject:
Philosophy, Ancient Philosophy

This chapter examines the Stoics’ views on belief and knowledge. Stoics define belief as an assent of an impression. There are different kinds of beliefs; the most important ones follow from the fact ... More


Rationality and Believing the Impossible

Ruth Barcan Marcus

in Modalities: Philosophical Essays

Published in print:
1995
Published Online:
November 2003
ISBN:
9780195096576
eISBN:
9780199833412
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0195096576.003.0010
Subject:
Philosophy, General

This paper defends the view that one cannot believe an impossibility. It examines Kripke's puzzle about belief, and argues that assent to a sentence that is false in all possible circumstances does ... More


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