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Sustainability and Law: A Historical and Theoretical Overview

Margherita Pieraccini and Tonia Novitz

in Legal Perspectives on Sustainability

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
September 2020
ISBN:
9781529201000
eISBN:
9781529201048
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781529201000.003.0002
Subject:
Law, Environmental and Energy Law

This preliminary chapter traces the development of the sustainability agenda at multiple decision-making scales, also incorporating recent and upcoming political changes. In doing so, it provides a ... More


Consensus, Rationality, and Epistemic Morality

Nicholas Rescher

in Pluralism: Against the Demand for Consensus

Published in print:
1995
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198236016
eISBN:
9780191679162
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198236016.003.0001
Subject:
Philosophy, Political Philosophy, General

This chapter evaluates the importance of consensus in rationality and epistemic morality. It discusses two different approaches to the prospect of disagreement and dissensus and it argues in favour ... More


Pluralism without Indifferentism

Nicholas Rescher

in Pluralism: Against the Demand for Consensus

Published in print:
1995
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198236016
eISBN:
9780191679162
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198236016.003.0006
Subject:
Philosophy, Political Philosophy, General

This chapter evaluates the possibility of a cognitive pluralism without indifferentist relativism. It suggests that pluralism is compatible with preferentialism and that a rationalistic ... More


Thought under Threat: On Superstition, Spite, and Stupidity

Miguel de Beistegui

Published in print:
2022
Published Online:
May 2022
ISBN:
9780226815565
eISBN:
9780226815572
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226815572.001.0001
Subject:
Philosophy, General

Thought does not happen naturally, or easily. It emerges slowly and with difficulty. It is constantly involved in a struggle against demons or “vices” that stop it from it achieving its potential, ... More


Against Substitution: The Constitutional Thinking of Dissensus

Emilios Christodoulidis

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/9780199552207.003.0011
Subject:
Law, Philosophy of Law, Constitutional and Administrative Law

This chapter presents an irresolution thesis: that constituent power cannot be absorbed into constituted authority and is to be treated as irreducible supplement which irritates and challenges rather ... More


Shakespeare's Fugitive Politics

Thomas P. Anderson

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
May 2017
ISBN:
9780748697342
eISBN:
9781474426893
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9780748697342.001.0001
Subject:
Literature, Shakespeare Studies

Shakespeare’s Fugitive Politics makes the case that Shakespeare’s plays reveal there is always something more terrifying to the king than rebellion. The book seeks to move beyond the presumption that ... More


Introduction: The Gift of Being Disgusted

Jan Bryant

in Artmaking in the Age of Global Capitalism: Visual Practices, Philosophy, Politics

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
May 2020
ISBN:
9781474456944
eISBN:
9781474476867
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9781474456944.003.0001
Subject:
Philosophy, Aesthetics

This introductory chapter outlines the book’s theoretical concerns: how the political is thought as a distinction between politics (le politique) and the political (la politique); the need to argue ... More


Improvisation

Patrick Jagoda

in Experimental Games: Critique, Play, and Design in the Age of Gamification

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
May 2021
ISBN:
9780226629834
eISBN:
9780226630038
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226630038.003.0008
Subject:
Literature, Film, Media, and Cultural Studies

This chapter turns to the concept of improvisation, a term that has become popular across several domains, from comedy improv, jazz, and even business practice. Games open up new ways of thinking ... More


Forbidding and Enjoying: Warlpiri Taboos

Barbara Glowczewski

in Indigenising Anthropology with Guattari and Deleuze

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
May 2020
ISBN:
9781474450300
eISBN:
9781474476911
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9781474450300.003.0006
Subject:
Philosophy, History of Philosophy

This chapter systematically analyses Warlpiri taboos showing how they can all be dispatched into four contexts (socialisation rituals, totemic relationships, mother-in-law/son-in-law relation, death) ... More


Plays for today: representing ‘managed dissensus’

Tony Garnett

in Tony Garnett

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
July 2012
ISBN:
9780719066283
eISBN:
9781781702529
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9780719066283.003.0015
Subject:
Film, Television and Radio, Television

This chapter shares some excerpts of Garnett's acting and production career. After revolutionary forces, left-wing teachers, union activists and television producers all found themselves branded, in ... More


Conclusion

Oliver Gerstenberg

in Euroconstitutionalism and its Discontents

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
February 2019
ISBN:
9780198834335
eISBN:
9780191872433
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198834335.003.0004
Subject:
Law, Constitutional and Administrative Law

By engaging with democratic-minded objections and rule-of-law based critiques of constitutionalism, this book has suggested that, counterintuitively, a retreat from judicial supremacy becomes the ... More


Dissensus, ethics and the politics of democracy

Ewa Płonowska Ziarek

in Democracy in Crisis: Violence, Alterity, Community

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
July 2012
ISBN:
9780719079238
eISBN:
9781781702123
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9780719079238.003.0012
Subject:
Political Science, Democratization

This chapter addresses the limitations of contemporary debates on ethics and democracy. It discusses the notion of heteronomous freedom and its relation to ethical obligation, political antagonism ... More


Dissensus in the Community: Disrupting Neoliberal Affects in La Comunidad

Mónica López Lerma

in Sensing Justice through Contemporary Spanish Cinema: Aesthetics, Politics, Law

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
September 2021
ISBN:
9781474442046
eISBN:
9781474495691
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9781474442046.003.0003
Subject:
Law, Legal History

Chapter three rethinks the notions of political community and democracy through Alex de la Iglesia’s La Comunidad (2000), and places them in the context of the anxieties attending Spain’s integration ... More


Staging Dissensus: Frederick Douglass and “We the People”

Jason Frank (ed.)

in A Political Companion to Frederick Douglass

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
January 2019
ISBN:
9780813175621
eISBN:
9780813175652
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Kentucky
DOI:
10.5810/kentucky/9780813175621.003.0014
Subject:
Political Science, American Politics

This chapter explores speeches and essays by Frederick Douglass to show the peculiarities of democratic claims making from an understanding of the people not as a unified subject but as a form of ... More


They had a dream: out-marching exclusion and hatred

Jimia Boutouba

in Reimagining North African immigration: Identities in flux in French literature, television and film

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
September 2019
ISBN:
9780719099489
eISBN:
9781526135902
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9780719099489.003.0008
Subject:
Literature, Criticism/Theory

This chapter demonstrates how Moroccan-Belgian filmmaker Nabil Ben Yadir’s La Marche presents the 1983 March for Equality and against Racism as a political praxis and a metaphor for homecoming. As a ... More


Introduction

Marco Z. Garrido

in The Patchwork City: Class, Space, and Politics in Metro Manila

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
January 2020
ISBN:
9780226643007
eISBN:
9780226643281
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226643281.003.0001
Subject:
Sociology, Social Stratification, Inequality, and Mobility

This section introduces the empirical case. It recounts the arrest of the populist president Joseph Estrada, which instigated the largest single protest in Philippine history. Edsa 3, as it came to ... More


The Stakes and Approach

Marco Z. Garrido

in The Patchwork City: Class, Space, and Politics in Metro Manila

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
January 2020
ISBN:
9780226643007
eISBN:
9780226643281
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226643281.003.0002
Subject:
Sociology, Social Stratification, Inequality, and Mobility

Chapter 1 describes the intellectual stakes and analytical approach of the project. With respect to the stakes, it relates the story at hand to three broader topics in urban and political sociology, ... More


Dissensus

Marco Z. Garrido

in The Patchwork City: Class, Space, and Politics in Metro Manila

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
January 2020
ISBN:
9780226643007
eISBN:
9780226643281
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226643281.003.0010
Subject:
Sociology, Social Stratification, Inequality, and Mobility

Chapter 8 shows there to be two Edsa 3s, one in the minds of Manila’s middle class and one in the minds of the urban poor, the one a product of political manipulation and the other an expression of ... More


Conclusion

Marco Z. Garrido

in The Patchwork City: Class, Space, and Politics in Metro Manila

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
January 2020
ISBN:
9780226643007
eISBN:
9780226643281
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226643281.003.0011
Subject:
Sociology, Social Stratification, Inequality, and Mobility

This section concludes the book by revisiting the three topics taken up in the Introduction. (1) Urban restructuring. At issue is not the extent of inequality but its spatial organization in the form ... More


Conclusion

Miguel de Beistegui

in Thought under Threat: On Superstition, Spite, and Stupidity

Published in print:
2022
Published Online:
May 2022
ISBN:
9780226815565
eISBN:
9780226815572
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226815572.003.0005
Subject:
Philosophy, General

The conclusion traces the book’s argument backward from topics laid out in chapter three to the beginning. Following these arguments, the conclusion sets forth what is at stake when critical thinking ... More


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