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Epictetus on Freedom: Parallels between Epictetus and Wittgenstein

Myrto Dragona‐Monachou

in The Philosophy of Epictetus

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
January 2008
ISBN:
9780199233076
eISBN:
9780191716416
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199233076.003.0009
Subject:
Philosophy, Ancient Philosophy

In Discourse 2.1, ‘How confidence should be combined with caution’, Epictetus makes use of the metaphors of the ‘child in man’ and of death as a bugbear — a mask used to frighten children — to ... More


Using Food Labels to Regulate Risks

Paul Weirich

in Labeling Genetically Modified Food: The Philosophical and Legal Debate

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
January 2008
ISBN:
9780195326864
eISBN:
9780199870325
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195326864.003.0012
Subject:
Philosophy, Moral Philosophy

Many food products contain genetically modified corn and soybeans. Corn plants are modified to resist pests, and soybean plants are modified to tolerate herbicides. In the United States food labels ... More


Standard of Proof

H L Ho

in A Philosophy of Evidence Law: Justice in the Search for Truth

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
January 2009
ISBN:
9780199228300
eISBN:
9780191711336
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199228300.003.0004
Subject:
Law, Philosophy of Law, Criminal Law and Criminology

The standard of proof may be understood, first, as referring to the caution that must be exercised in making positive findings. A variant interpretation of the standard is proposed. The evidence must ... More


Hearsay

H L Ho

in A Philosophy of Evidence Law: Justice in the Search for Truth

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
January 2009
ISBN:
9780199228300
eISBN:
9780191711336
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199228300.003.0005
Subject:
Law, Philosophy of Law, Criminal Law and Criminology

External evaluation of the hearsay rule focuses on causal links between various empirical assumptions and the capacity of the trial to produce correct outcomes. On an internal analysis, the rule is ... More


. The Unseemly Fearfulness of Our Time

George Anastaplo

in Reflections on Life, Death, and the Constitution

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
September 2011
ISBN:
9780813125336
eISBN:
9780813135243
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Kentucky
DOI:
10.5810/kentucky/9780813125336.003.0026
Subject:
Political Science, American Politics

This chapter recommends a proper caution, particularly in the form of defensive measures, is encouraged. It observes that people tend to be enough aware of our mortality to take precautions. It ... More


Eileen Chang: Romancing Languages, Cultures and Genres

Louie Kam (ed.)

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
September 2012
ISBN:
9789888083794
eISBN:
9789882209060
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Hong Kong University Press
DOI:
10.5790/hongkong/9789888083794.001.0001
Subject:
Literature, World Literature

Eileen Chang (1920–1995) is arguably the most perceptive writer in modern Chinese literature. She was one of the most popular writers in 1940s Shanghai, but her insistence on writing about individual ... More


The Victim and Reparation

Paul Rock

in Constructing Victims' Rights: The Home Office, New Labour, and Victims

Published in print:
2004
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780199275496
eISBN:
9780191699832
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199275496.003.0007
Subject:
Law, Criminal Law and Criminology

This chapter looks at the effects on victims of crime of the reform of legal reparation or restorative justice in Great Britain during the period from 1997 to 2001. It highlights involvement of the ... More


War Has Its Compensations

Daniel S. Margolies

in Henry Watterson and the New South: The Politics of Empire, Free Trade, and Globalization

Published in print:
2006
Published Online:
September 2011
ISBN:
9780813124179
eISBN:
9780813134970
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Kentucky
DOI:
10.5810/kentucky/9780813124179.003.0007
Subject:
History, Political History

This chapter discusses Watterson's standings during the Spanish-American War. He initially called for disregarding all of the old issues in order to dominate the “new issues and new men”, and even ... More


Forgiveness in Counseling: Caution, Definition, and Application

Mono Gustofson Affinito

in Before Forgiving: Cautionary Views of Forgiveness in Psychotherapy

Published in print:
2002
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780195145205
eISBN:
9780199848607
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195145205.003.0006
Subject:
Psychology, Clinical Psychology

This chapter highlights that forgiveness is a decision that clients should be helped to make and that advocacy has little place in the counseling session. It specifically confirms the value of ... More


Suretyship and Cautionary Obligations

REINHARD ZIMMERMANN, DANIEL VISSER, and KENNETH REID

in Mixed Legal Systems in Comparative Perspective: Property and Obligations in Scotland and South Africa

Published in print:
2005
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780199271009
eISBN:
9780191699481
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199271009.003.0012
Subject:
Law, Comparative Law

This chapter discusses the Scots and South African laws of suretyship and cautionary obligations. It covers the contract of suretyship, terminology, formalities, the principal obligation, the surety, ... More


Virtuous Caution

Alireza Doostdar

in The Iranian Metaphysicals: Explorations in Science, Islam, and the Uncanny

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
September 2018
ISBN:
9780691163772
eISBN:
9781400889785
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Princeton University Press
DOI:
10.23943/princeton/9780691163772.003.0006
Subject:
Religion, Religion and Society

This chapter shows that Shiʻi scholars approach the occult with virtuous caution. The cautious sensibility adopted by some Shiʻi jurists is rooted, on the one hand, in appreciation of the many risks ... More


A Scholar-Rammal

Alireza Doostdar

in The Iranian Metaphysicals: Explorations in Science, Islam, and the Uncanny

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
September 2018
ISBN:
9780691163772
eISBN:
9781400889785
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Princeton University Press
DOI:
10.23943/princeton/9780691163772.003.0007
Subject:
Religion, Religion and Society

This chapter introduces a Shiʻi scholar-rammal who helps shed light on the ambiguity of the occult sciences and the cautious sensibility that has been adopted by some Shiʻi jurists in relation to ... More


The Hesitant Officer

Alireza Doostdar

in The Iranian Metaphysicals: Explorations in Science, Islam, and the Uncanny

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
September 2018
ISBN:
9780691163772
eISBN:
9781400889785
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Princeton University Press
DOI:
10.23943/princeton/9780691163772.003.0008
Subject:
Religion, Religion and Society

This chapter introduces one of Sayyed Ahmad Yazdi's clients, a retired officer in the police force of the Islamic Republic of Iran. Brigadier General ʻAli Shirazi had overseen arrests of occult ... More


Conclusion

Alireza Doostdar

in The Iranian Metaphysicals: Explorations in Science, Islam, and the Uncanny

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
September 2018
ISBN:
9780691163772
eISBN:
9781400889785
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Princeton University Press
DOI:
10.23943/princeton/9780691163772.003.0029
Subject:
Religion, Religion and Society

This conclusion summarizes the book's main arguments about metaphysical exploration, showing that, far from being a marginal activity, it has comprised a crucial dimension of contemporary religious ... More


Summary and Conclusions

John F. Macleod, Peter G. Grove, and David P. Farrington

in Explaining Criminal Careers: Implications for Justice Policy

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
January 2014
ISBN:
9780199697243
eISBN:
9780191781568
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199697243.003.0009
Subject:
Law, Criminal Law and Criminology

The analysis and theories developed in this volume are summarised, highlighting the success of the theory in providing explanations for many of the accepted features of criminal careers, epitomised ... More


The Decision to Prosecute

John Sprack and Michael Engelhardt–Sprack

in A Practical Approach to Criminal Procedure

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
March 2021
ISBN:
9780198843566
eISBN:
9780191932403
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198843566.003.0007
Subject:
Law, Criminal Law and Criminology

This Chapter is mainly concerned with the considerations taken into account by the police and the Crown Prosecution Service in deciding whether they should commence a prosecution and (in the case ... More


Trust between Adversaries and Allies: President George H. W. Bush, Trust, and the End of the Cold War

J. Simon Rofe

in Trust, but Verify: The Politics of Uncertainty and the Transformation of the Cold War Order, 1969-1991

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
May 2017
ISBN:
9780804798099
eISBN:
9781503600133
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Stanford University Press
DOI:
10.11126/stanford/9780804798099.003.0004
Subject:
History, Political History

This chapter investigates the central role of trust-building for the George H. W. Bush administration and its crucial significance in navigating the political transformations of 1990–91. Portraying ... More


Introduction

Brice Dickson

in Human Rights and the United Kingdom Supreme Court

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
September 2013
ISBN:
9780199697458
eISBN:
9780191752247
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199697458.003.0001
Subject:
Law, Human Rights and Immigration

This chapter explains the origins of the new UK Supreme Court and sets out its jurisdiction. It addresses difficulties that have arisen in relation to its role in Scotland and examines the system ... More


Social and Ethical Implications of Creating Artificial Cells

Mark A. Bedau and Mark Triant

in The Ethics of Protocells: Moral and Social Implications of Creating Life in the Laboratory

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
August 2013
ISBN:
9780262012621
eISBN:
9780262255301
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
The MIT Press
DOI:
10.7551/mitpress/9780262012621.003.0003
Subject:
Biology, Bioethics

This chapter explores the worries that protocells are inherently bad because they are unnatural, that they violate the sanctity of life, or that their creators are “playing God.” It notes that making ... More


“Isolated Reports” (khabar al-wāḥid) are Non-probative (non-ḥujjiyya) in Matters of Critical Importance

Mohsen Kadivar

in Blasphemy and Apostasy in Islam: Debates on Shi'a Jurisprudence

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
September 2021
ISBN:
9781474457576
eISBN:
9781474495394
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9781474457576.003.0012
Subject:
Society and Culture, Middle Eastern Studies

This chapter is the seventh section of Kadivar’s ‘Treatise on Refuting the Punishment for Blasphemy and Apostasy’. The ruling on sentencing apostates or blasphemers to death has no Qur’anic basis; ... More


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