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Love, Friendship, and the Self: Intimacy, Identification, and the Social Nature of Persons

Bennett W. Helm

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
May 2010
ISBN:
9780199567898
eISBN:
9780191722387
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199567898.001.0001
Subject:
Philosophy, Moral Philosophy, Philosophy of Science

Recent Western thought has consistently emphasized the individualistic strand in our understanding of persons at the expense of the social strand. Thus, it is generally thought that persons are ... More


Conclusion

Christopher Hood and Martin Lodge

in The Politics of Public Service Bargains: Reward, Competency, Loyalty - and Blame

Published in print:
2006
Published Online:
September 2006
ISBN:
9780199269679
eISBN:
9780191604096
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/019926967X.003.0010
Subject:
Political Science, Comparative Politics

This chapter first shows what contribution a Public Service Bargain (PSB) perspective can make to the understanding of executive government. It claims that such a perspective can aid comparison, can ... More


Agency and Universal Law

Andrews Reath

in Agency and Autonomy in Kant's Moral Theory: Selected Essays

Published in print:
2006
Published Online:
May 2006
ISBN:
9780199288830
eISBN:
9780191603648
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0199288836.003.0008
Subject:
Philosophy, History of Philosophy

This chapter offers some reflections about how the Formula of Universal Law (FUL) has been understood by those who think that it can provide substantive guidance about choice and action. If the FUL ... More


Spain: Delegation and Accountability in a Newly Established Democracy

Carlos Flores Juberías

in Delegation and Accountability in Parliamentary Democracies

Published in print:
2003
Published Online:
January 2005
ISBN:
9780198297840
eISBN:
9780191602016
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/019829784X.003.0019
Subject:
Political Science, Comparative Politics

The most prominent features of the delegative chain in Spanish parliamentarism are an imbalance between delegation and accountability in general and an extreme concentration of power in the hands of ... More


Spain: A Textbook Case of Partitocracy

Peter Matuschek

in The Political Class in Advanced Democracies: A Comparative Handbook

Published in print:
2003
Published Online:
January 2005
ISBN:
9780199260362
eISBN:
9780191601873
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0199260362.003.0018
Subject:
Political Science, Comparative Politics

Following its late democratization, Spain immediately experienced a development towards political professionalism, a process in which the political parties have been decisive as they soon succeeded ... More


 Causal Models

Steven Sloman

in Causal Models: How People Think about the World and Its Alternatives

Published in print:
2005
Published Online:
January 2007
ISBN:
9780195183115
eISBN:
9780199870950
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195183115.003.0004
Subject:
Philosophy, Philosophy of Mind

According to human perception, the world is full of causal systems composed of autonomous mechanisms that generate events as effects of other events. This chapter attempts to make this idea more ... More


The Idea of Public Law

Martin Loughlin

Published in print:
2004
Published Online:
February 2010
ISBN:
9780199274727
eISBN:
9780191708329
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199274727.001.0001
Subject:
Law, Constitutional and Administrative Law

This book offers an answer to the question: what is public law? It suggests that an adequate explanation can only be given once public law is recognized to be an autonomous discipline, with its own ... More


The Autonomous Pathways for Floral Inhibition and Induction

Beverley J. Glover

in Understanding Flowers and Flowering: An integrated approach

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
January 2008
ISBN:
9780198565970
eISBN:
9780191714009
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198565970.003.0004
Subject:
Biology, Plant Sciences and Forestry

The autonomous pathways for floral inhibition and induction are central to the entire process of floral transition in Arabidopsis. The floral inhibition pathway acts throughout the plant's life to ... More


Introduction

Adam B. Seligman, Robert P. Weller, Michael J. Puett, and Bennett Simon

in Ritual and Its Consequences: An Essay on the Limits of Sincerity

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
May 2008
ISBN:
9780195336009
eISBN:
9780199868933
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195336009.003.0001
Subject:
Religion, World Religions

This introductory chapter situates the analysis within existing anthropological studies of ritual, and argues that ritual is not solely an aspect of religious life. Rather, it presents ritual as a ... More


The Legitimacy of the Autonomous State

Rodney Barker

in Political Legitimacy and the State

Published in print:
1990
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780198274957
eISBN:
9780191684104
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198274957.003.0003
Subject:
Political Science, Political Theory

This chapter focuses on the legitimacy of autonomous states. A state enjoying substantial autonomy on its purposes and operation must also be accorded independence in its legitimacy. To view states ... More


Grammatical categorization: Subject–Auxiliary Inversion 1

Adele Goldberg

in Constructions at Work: The Nature of Generalization in Language

Published in print:
2005
Published Online:
September 2007
ISBN:
9780199268511
eISBN:
9780191708428
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199268511.003.0008
Subject:
Linguistics, Theoretical Linguistics

A recognition of general properties of categorization can be used to illuminate the functional underpinnings of aspects of grammar that appear at first to be arbitrary syntactic facts. One such case, ... More


Examination of Willing or of Duty

Krishnachandra Bhattacharyya

in Implications of the Philosophy of Kant: Kantadarsaner Tatparyya

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
September 2012
ISBN:
9780198077336
eISBN:
9780199081530
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198077336.003.0001
Subject:
Philosophy, Metaphysics/Epistemology

This chapter discusses the concept of free will and the idea of causa noumenon, which is an individual with free will. It notes that it is the concept of the free self that makes up the basis of ... More


Anonymous Life: Romanticism and Dispossession

Jacques Khalip

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
June 2013
ISBN:
9780804758406
eISBN:
9780804779685
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Stanford University Press
DOI:
10.11126/stanford/9780804758406.001.0001
Subject:
Literature, 19th-century Literature and Romanticism

Romanticism is often synonymous with models of identity and action that privilege individual empowerment and emotional autonomy, models that, in the last two decades, have been the focus of critiques ... More


Inflectional systems

Geert Booij

in The Grammar of Words: An Introduction to Linguistic Morphology

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
September 2007
ISBN:
9780199226245
eISBN:
9780191710360
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199226245.003.0006
Subject:
Linguistics, Syntax and Morphology

Languages sometimes give complex systems for the expression of inflectional properties, in which inflection classes play an essential role. An inflectional class is a set of words with the same kind ... More


Moral Machines: Teaching Robots Right from Wrong

Wendell Wallach and Colin Allen

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
January 2009
ISBN:
9780195374049
eISBN:
9780199871889
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195374049.001.0001
Subject:
Philosophy, Moral Philosophy

The human‐built environment is increasingly being populated by artificial agents that, through artificial intelligence (AI), are capable of acting autonomously. The software controlling these ... More


The Total Work of Art in European Modernism

David Roberts

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
August 2016
ISBN:
9780801450235
eISBN:
9780801460975
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Cornell University Press
DOI:
10.7591/cornell/9780801450235.001.0001
Subject:
Art, Art History

This book sets out to demonstrate the centrality of the total work of art to European modernism since the French Revolution. The total work of art is usually understood as the intention to reunite ... More


Trends in International Migration in and from Africa

Aderanti Adepoju

in International Migration: Prospects and Policies in a Global Market

Published in print:
2004
Published Online:
August 2004
ISBN:
9780199269006
eISBN:
9780191601309
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0199269009.003.0004
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Economic Systems

Africa is a region of considerable, essentially intra‐continental migration, consisting of regional movement by refugees, undocumented migrants, and seasonal labour migrants. Emigrants to northern ... More


ENGINEERING MORALITY

Wendell Wallach and Colin Allen

in Moral Machines: Teaching Robots Right from Wrong

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
January 2009
ISBN:
9780195374049
eISBN:
9780199871889
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195374049.003.0003
Subject:
Philosophy, Moral Philosophy

A framework is provided for understanding the trajectory toward increasingly sophisticated artificial moral agents, emphasizing two dimensions: autonomy and sensitivity to morally relevant facts. ... More


The Static Economic Model of the Fishery

Trond Bjørndal and Gordon R. Munro

in The Economics and Management of World Fisheries

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
January 2013
ISBN:
9780199576753
eISBN:
9780191745973
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199576753.003.0002
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Development, Growth, and Environmental, Financial Economics

This chapter commences with the most basic dynamic, or capital theoretic, economic model of the fishery, one that is essentially a dynamic version of the Gordon-Schaefer model examined in chapter 2. ... More


Narrative

Sam Rohdie

in Film Modernism

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
May 2016
ISBN:
9781784992637
eISBN:
9781526104151
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9781784992637.003.0038
Subject:
Film, Television and Radio, Film

Narrative is the consequence of an historical situation largely codified in the nineteenth century in the novel and in History writing, though also in painting and in theatre, and after the turn of ... More


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