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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


Autonomy and Consent

Tom L. Beauchamp

in The Ethics of Consent: Theory and Practice

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
February 2010
ISBN:
9780195335149
eISBN:
9780199866335
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195335149.003.0003
Subject:
Philosophy, Moral Philosophy

This chapter considers the relationship between consent and autonomy, arguing that autonomous choice and voluntariness are central to the notion of consent. It starts by analyzing consent in terms of ... More


A Real Entity Theory of Company Law

Eva Micheler

in Company Law: A Real Entity Theory

Published in print:
2021
Published Online:
December 2021
ISBN:
9780198858874
eISBN:
9780191890987
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198858874.003.0001
Subject:
Law, Company and Commercial Law

This chapter provides an overview of a real entity theory of company law. It begins by exploring three main theories of the company. The first theory explains the company as a contract; it forms the ... More


Emotion and Deliberation: The Autonomous Citizen in the Social World

Susan A. Bandes

in Passions and Emotions: NOMOS LIII

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
March 2016
ISBN:
9780814760147
eISBN:
9780814763490
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
NYU Press
DOI:
10.18574/nyu/9780814760147.003.0006
Subject:
Political Science, Political Theory

This chapter assesses the relationship between emotion and democracy. Emotional theory poses a challenge to several of the central verities of democratic theory. Mainly, it challenges the dominant ... More


Reliable Democratic Habits and Emotions

Cheshire Calhoun

in Passions and Emotions: NOMOS LIII

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
March 2016
ISBN:
9780814760147
eISBN:
9780814763490
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
NYU Press
DOI:
10.18574/nyu/9780814760147.003.0007
Subject:
Political Science, Political Theory

This chapter comments on George Marcus's essay in Chapter 5. In Marcus's view, autonomous thought ultimately depends on one's emotional capacity for anxiety, and autonomous action ultimately depends ... More


‘No Way Back Forever’: American Western Myth in Cormac McCarthy's Border Trilogy

Peter Messent

in American Mythologies: Essays on Contemporary Literature

Published in print:
2005
Published Online:
June 2013
ISBN:
9780853237365
eISBN:
9781846312540
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Liverpool University Press
DOI:
10.5949/liverpool/9780853237365.003.0008
Subject:
Literature, American, 20th Century Literature

This chapter explores another foundational myth of American civilization, the Western frontier, in Cormac McCarthy's The Border Trilogy. It analyzes the novelist's use of and deviations from classic ... More


For Those Families Who Are Deported and Have No Place to Land: Building CASA Justicia

Jimmy Patiño

in Raza Sí, Migra No: Chicano Movement Struggles for Immigrant Rights in the San Diego

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
May 2018
ISBN:
9781469635569
eISBN:
9781469635576
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of North Carolina Press
DOI:
10.5149/northcarolina/9781469635569.003.0004
Subject:
History, Latin American History

Chapter 3 intervenes in the larger scholarship on CASA (The Center for Autonomous Social Action), a national Chicano Movement organization based in Los Angeles, by being the first analysis of its San ... More


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