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The Business of Economics

John Kay

Published in print:
1996
Published Online:
November 2003
ISBN:
9780198292227
eISBN:
9780191596520
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0198292228.001.0001
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Microeconomics

The first section of the book is concerned with how economics is, and should be used, in business. It stresses that the value of economics lies in being able to provide us with a better understanding ... More


Corporate Governance

John Kay

in The Business of Economics

Published in print:
1996
Published Online:
November 2003
ISBN:
9780198292227
eISBN:
9780191596520
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0198292228.003.0013
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Microeconomics

This chapter explores some of the policy implications of the view that the large successful corporation is a social institution rather than the creation of private contract, embodying a corporate ... More


Persons and Their Associations

John Finnis

in Intention and Identity: Collected Essays Volume II

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
September 2011
ISBN:
9780199580064
eISBN:
9780191729386
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199580064.003.0006
Subject:
Law, Philosophy of Law

This chapter contains the text of a 1989 response to Roger Scruton's philosophical paper ‘Corporate Persons’ (summarized in the endnote) emphasizes that the paradigm of personhood is the persisting ... More


Some Realism about Corporate Rights

Richard Schragger and Micah Schwartzman

in The Rise of Corporate Religious Liberty

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
January 2016
ISBN:
9780190262525
eISBN:
9780190262563
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780190262525.003.0018
Subject:
Law, Company and Commercial Law, Constitutional and Administrative Law

Does it make sense to attribute rights of conscience to corporate entities? A common approach to answering this question is by inquiring into the nature of various types of groups (for example, ... More


How Insiders Abuse the Idea of Corporate Personality

Ian Maitland

in The Moral Responsibility of Firms

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
April 2017
ISBN:
9780198738534
eISBN:
9780191801808
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198738534.003.0007
Subject:
Business and Management, Corporate Governance and Accountability

This chapter examines the practice of attributing moral and legal responsibility to corporations and its potential for abuse in three different contexts. First, the author describes how the concept ... More


Exploring the Backgrounds to Union with Christ

Grant Macaskill

in Union with Christ in the New Testament

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
January 2014
ISBN:
9780199684298
eISBN:
9780191764943
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199684298.003.0005
Subject:
Religion, Biblical Studies, Theology

This chapter surveys the relevant backgrounds to union with Christ in the New Testament, and particularly the developments that have taken place in each area in recent decades. The problems ... More


Purposes, Public Acts, and Personification

John Finnis

in Intention and Identity: Collected Essays Volume II

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
September 2011
ISBN:
9780199580064
eISBN:
9780191729386
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199580064.003.0005
Subject:
Law, Philosophy of Law

Hart's inaugural lecture removed personification — corporate personality — from legal theory's agenda until Dworkin's Law's Empire, making reference to Thomas Nagel's discussion of public life, ... More


The Priority of Persons

John Finnis

in Intention and Identity: Collected Essays Volume II

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
September 2011
ISBN:
9780199580064
eISBN:
9780191729386
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199580064.003.0002
Subject:
Law, Philosophy of Law

This chapter gives general accounts of law's need to reintroduce the rather forgotten topic of what it is to be a person, why it matters that we thus are all each other's equal in that fundamental ... More


The Cares of a Corporate Self

Greg Anderson

in The Realness of Things Past: Ancient Greece and Ontological History

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
October 2018
ISBN:
9780190886646
eISBN:
9780190886677
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190886646.003.0015
Subject:
Classical Studies, World History: BCE to 500CE

Here, finally, the book turns to consider what is more conventionally called Athenian “government,” namely the activities of Demos, the council of 500, and the sundry poliadic “officials.” As the ... More


Collectivities as Legal Persons

Visa A.J. Kurki

in A Theory of Legal Personhood

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
September 2019
ISBN:
9780198844037
eISBN:
9780191879708
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198844037.003.0006
Subject:
Law, Philosophy of Law

This chapter examines corporate legal personhood as well as the legal status of collectivities in general. It exposes a number of problems the Orthodox View has as regards the rights and duties of ... More


Inventing the Imperial Senate

Amy Russell

in The Alternative Augustan Age

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
October 2019
ISBN:
9780190901400
eISBN:
9780190901431
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190901400.003.0020
Subject:
Classical Studies, Archaeology: Classical

The Senate under Augustus was a strikingly different institution from the one known from Cicero. It became one of the pillars of the regime, allowing Augustus to lay claim to a rhetoric of continuity ... More


The Metaphysics of Polis Community

Greg Anderson

in The Realness of Things Past: Ancient Greece and Ontological History

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
October 2018
ISBN:
9780190886646
eISBN:
9780190886677
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190886646.003.0011
Subject:
Classical Studies, World History: BCE to 500CE

By way of illustration, Part Three (“Life in a Cosmic Ecology”) revisits the primary case study, showing how the proposed paradigm shift can help us to produce an entirely new, more historically ... More


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