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Plato on War *

Angela Hobbs

in Maieusis: Essays in Ancient Philosophy in Honour of Myles Burnyeat

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
May 2008
ISBN:
9780199289974
eISBN:
9780191711008
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199289974.003.0009
Subject:
Philosophy, Ancient Philosophy

This chapter addresses two related issues: whether Plato regards war as an inevitable feature of human coexistence, and whether Plato thinks the removal or avoidance of war in toto (as opposed to the ... More


“Civilization,” Ottoman Intellectuals, and Western Ideas: Polarization Within the Bourgeoisie

Fatma Müge Göçek

in Rise of the Bourgeoisie, Demise of Empire: Ottoman Westernization and Social Change

Published in print:
1996
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780195099256
eISBN:
9780199854547
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195099256.003.0005
Subject:
History, Middle East History

This chapter focuses on the effects of Western ideas on the Ottoman social structure and the new visions it produced. New concepts of civilized society produced new organizational groups that ... More


‘Let this be a Rhodesian solution’

Peter Godwin and Ian Hancock

in ‘Rhodesians Never Die’: The Impact of War and Political Change on White Rhodesia, c.1970–1980

Published in print:
1993
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198203650
eISBN:
9780191675935
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198203650.003.0008
Subject:
History, World Modern History

The main theme of this chapter is that the Rhodesians accepted further and fundamental political change without adapting mentally to its consequences. A secondary concern is to show how the society ... More


International Human Rights Law

Aryeh Neier

in The International Human Rights Movement: A History

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
October 2017
ISBN:
9780691135151
eISBN:
9781400841875
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Princeton University Press
DOI:
10.23943/princeton/9780691135151.003.0004
Subject:
Sociology, Migration Studies (including Refugee Studies)

This chapter focuses on the two sources of international law: custom and treaties. Customary international law is the term used to describe rules that are so widely accepted and so deeply held that ... More


A measurement of human progress

Ann Oakley

in Welfare and wellbeing: Richard Titmuss's contribution to social policy

Published in print:
2001
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9781861342997
eISBN:
9781447304203
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781861342997.003.0004
Subject:
Sociology, Health, Illness, and Medicine

This chapter is taken from Richard Titmuss's book, Birth, poverty and wealth. It anticipates much later work on child mortality in pointing out that the deaths of very young children are often the ... More


Imagining Landscapes

Judith A. Bennett

in Natives and Exotics: World War II and Environment in the Southern Pacific

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
November 2016
ISBN:
9780824832650
eISBN:
9780824871369
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Hawai'i Press
DOI:
10.21313/hawaii/9780824832650.003.0002
Subject:
Society and Culture, Pacific Studies

This chapter explores wartime perceptions of the geography and environment of the Pacific islands. It notes that most Pacific islands were little-known to their wartime invaders. In films and ... More


Mechanical Restraints: Loosening the Bonds

in Refusing Care: Forced Treatment and the Rights of the Mentally Ill

Published in print:
2002
Published Online:
March 2013
ISBN:
9780226733975
eISBN:
9780226733999
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226733999.003.0007
Subject:
Law, Medical Law

The mechanically restrained patient suffers perhaps the most severe assault on his dignity allowed in a civilized society—and perhaps one should not allow it for that very reason. Mechanical ... More


International Human Rights Law

Aryeh Neier

in The International Human Rights Movement: A History

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
January 2021
ISBN:
9780691200989
eISBN:
9780691200996
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Princeton University Press
DOI:
10.23943/princeton/9780691200989.003.0004
Subject:
Political Science, International Relations and Politics

This chapter discusses custom and treaties as the two sources of international law. It explains the customary international law as the term used to describe rules that are widely accepted and deeply ... More


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