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The Nature and Structure of Content

Jeffrey C. King

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
May 2007
ISBN:
9780199226061
eISBN:
9780191710377
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199226061.001.0001
Subject:
Philosophy, Philosophy of Language

Belief in propositions has had a long and distinguished history in analytic philosophy. Three of the founding fathers of analytic philosophy, Gottlob Frege, Bertrand Russell, and G. E. Moore, ... More


Economic Inequality and Political Representation

Larry M. Bartels

in The Unsustainable American State

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
July 2012
ISBN:
9780195392135
eISBN:
9780199852543
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195392135.003.0007
Subject:
Political Science, American Politics

This chapter reveals how increasing economic inequality among Americans engenders political inequality as well. Though every citizen should equally count in the area of politics and government in a ... More


New Frontiers of State Constitutional Law: Dual Enforcement of Norms

James A. Gardner and Jim Rossi (eds)

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
January 2011
ISBN:
9780195368321
eISBN:
9780199867509
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195368321.001.0001
Subject:
Law, Constitutional and Administrative Law

This book presents a range or perspectives on the role of state constitutions within the context of federalism. Rejecting both the old dual federalism and the newer judicial federalism models, this ... More


Minimal Semantics

Emma Borg

Published in print:
2004
Published Online:
November 2004
ISBN:
9780199270255
eISBN:
9780191601477
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0199270252.001.0001
Subject:
Philosophy, Philosophy of Language

Seeks to defend a formal (e.g. truth-conditional) approach to semantic theorizing from advocates of so-called ‘dual pragmatics’ (e.g. relevance theorists or contextualists). I argue, first, that ... More


Individualism: An Essay on the Authority of the European Union

Alexander Somek

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
January 2009
ISBN:
9780199542086
eISBN:
9780191715518
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199542086.001.0001
Subject:
Law, Philosophy of Law, EU Law

This new and innovative study explains that a transnational regime is based on a conception of citizenship that is different from the conception underlying a constitutional democracy. Citizens are ... More


Semantic Powers: Meaning and the Means of Knowing in Classical Indian Philosophy

Jonardon Ganeri

Published in print:
1999
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198237884
eISBN:
9780191679544
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198237884.001.0001
Subject:
Philosophy, History of Philosophy, Philosophy of Language

The author of this book defends a conception of language as essentially a means for the reception of knowledge through testimony. He argues that the possibility of testimony constrains the form of a ... 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


Democratic Regime‐Building in Bosnia

Oisín Tansey

in Regime-Building: Democratization and International Administration

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
May 2009
ISBN:
9780199561032
eISBN:
9780191721496
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199561032.003.0006
Subject:
Political Science, Comparative Politics, Democratization

The exercise of international administration in Bosnia and Herzegovina dates from 1995, when a High Representative of the international community was established to oversee the implementation of the ... More


The Primary Question and the Answers of Frege and Russell

Jeffrey C. King

in The Nature and Structure of Content

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
May 2007
ISBN:
9780199226061
eISBN:
9780191710377
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199226061.003.0002
Subject:
Philosophy, Philosophy of Language

This chapter formulates the main question to be addressed in the first three chapters of the book, the question of what holds the constituents of propositions together. It considers the answers ... More


A New Account of Structured Propositions

Jeffrey C. King

in The Nature and Structure of Content

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
May 2007
ISBN:
9780199226061
eISBN:
9780191710377
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199226061.003.0003
Subject:
Philosophy, Philosophy of Language

This chapter sketches a new answer to the question of what holds the constituents of propositions together, which leads to an account of what propositions are. It is argued that if the following are ... More


Objections to the New Account

Jeffrey C. King

in The Nature and Structure of Content

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
May 2007
ISBN:
9780199226061
eISBN:
9780191710377
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199226061.003.0004
Subject:
Philosophy, Philosophy of Language

The previous chapter sketched an account of the relations that bind together the constituents of structured propositions. This chapter investigates some consequences of the resulting account of ... More


The Classification of Constituent Order Generalizations and Diachronic Explanation

John Whitman

in Linguistic Universals and Language Change

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
May 2008
ISBN:
9780199298495
eISBN:
9780191711442
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199298495.003.0010
Subject:
Linguistics, Historical Linguistics

This chapter proposes a different classification of the Greenbergian constituent order universals, which extends naturally to larger compendia. Based on this classification, it suggests that the ... More


Perspectival Thought: A Plea for (Moderate) Relativism

François Recanati

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
January 2008
ISBN:
9780199230532
eISBN:
9780191710919
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199230532.001.0001
Subject:
Philosophy, Philosophy of Mind

Our thought and talk are situated: they do not take place in a vacuum but always in a context, and they always concern an external situation relative to which they are to be evaluated. Since that is ... More


Word Order in the Noun Phrase

Helma Dik

in Word Order in Greek Tragic Dialogue

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
September 2007
ISBN:
9780199279296
eISBN:
9780191706905
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199279296.003.0004
Subject:
Classical Studies, Literary Studies: Classical, Early, and Medieval

This chapter turns from the ordering of constituents in the clause to the internal ordering of constituents themselves. In particular, it discusses the position of some frequent adjectives and other ... More


Prologue Prologue Tryst with Destiny

Peter Heehs

in India's Freedom Struggle 1857-1947: A Short History

Published in print:
1991
Published Online:
October 2012
ISBN:
9780195627985
eISBN:
9780199080670
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195627985.003.0001
Subject:
History, Political History

This book aims to recount the story of India’s freedom struggle to its beneficiaries, the present generation. The material impoverishment of India was a great evil. But far worse was the effect of ... More


The Challenge of the Future

Peter Heehs

in India's Freedom Struggle 1857-1947: A Short History

Published in print:
1991
Published Online:
October 2012
ISBN:
9780195627985
eISBN:
9780199080670
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195627985.003.0014
Subject:
History, Political History

The day India attained independence, 15 August 1947, was a moment when an entire nation stepped out from the old to the new. In his stirring independence-eve speech, Pandit Jawaharlal Nehru gave ... More


1791: When is a Salon Not a Salon? Parisian Circles

Siân Reynolds

in Marriage and Revolution: Monsieur and Madame Roland

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
September 2012
ISBN:
9780199560424
eISBN:
9780191741814
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199560424.003.0016
Subject:
History, European Early Modern History, Cultural History

This chapter describes the time when Roland is sent to Paris to grapple with Lyon's crippling municipal debt, incurred through exactions under the ancien regime. He lobbies the Constituent Assembly ... More


Introduction

Doris Penka

in Negative Indefinites

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
January 2011
ISBN:
9780199567263
eISBN:
9780191723261
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199567263.003.0001
Subject:
Linguistics, Semantics and Pragmatics, Syntax and Morphology

This chapter lays the ground for the following discussion by introducing central concepts such as negative indefinites, sentential negation, and constituent negation. It also provides background on ... More


Thoughts

Wayne A. Davis

in Nondescriptive Meaning and Reference: An Ideational Semantics

Published in print:
2005
Published Online:
February 2006
ISBN:
9780199261659
eISBN:
9780191603099
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0199261652.003.0002
Subject:
Philosophy, Philosophy of Language

This chapter introduces the cogitative sense of thought, comparing and contrasting it with belief. It distinguishes thoughts from sentences, identifies propositions with one type of thought, and ... More


Post-Constituent Constitutionalism? The Case of the European Union

Neil Walker

in The Paradox of Constitutionalism: Constituent Power and Constitutional Form

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
January 2009
ISBN:
9780199552207
eISBN:
9780191709654
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199552207.003.0014
Subject:
Law, Philosophy of Law, Constitutional and Administrative Law

This chapter considers the general question of the relationship between constituent power and constitutional form in the context of new or shifting non-state political configurations, and ... More


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