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COMPREHENSIVE EDUCATIONS AND THE LIBERAL UNDERSTANDING OF AUTONOMY

Shelley Burtt

in Citizenship and Education in Liberal-Democratic Societies: Teaching for Cosmopolitan Values and Collective Identities

Published in print:
2003
Published Online:
January 2005
ISBN:
9780199253661
eISBN:
9780191601972
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0199253668.003.0008
Subject:
Political Science, Political Theory

This is the first of the four essays in Part II of the book on liberalism and traditionalist education; all four are by authors who would like to find ways for the liberal state to honour the ... 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


The Use and Abuse of Historical Narrative: Debates over Incomplete Contracts

in Calculating Promises: The Emergence of Modern American Contract Doctrine

Published in print:
2006
Published Online:
June 2013
ISBN:
9780804753982
eISBN:
9780804768054
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Stanford University Press
DOI:
10.11126/stanford/9780804753982.003.0011
Subject:
Law, Legal History

The debate over incomplete contracts pits two sides (dubbed right and left poles), both of which rely on a common historical narrative to generate opposing normative conclusions. This historical ... More


Self-Defense and the Psychotic Aggressor

George P. Fletcher and Luis E. Chiesa

in Criminal Law Conversations

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
April 2015
ISBN:
9780199861279
eISBN:
9780190260071
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:osobl/9780199861279.003.0017
Subject:
Law, Criminal Law and Criminology

This chapter presents an authoritative overview of self-defense against the psychotic aggressor. More specifically, it examines whether one can justifiably kill a faultless, insane assailant to save ... More


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