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Value Theory

Russell Hardin

in David Hume: Moral and Political Theorist

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
September 2007
ISBN:
9780199232567
eISBN:
9780191715976
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199232567.003.0008
Subject:
Philosophy, Moral Philosophy

This chapter explores Hume's value theory. It is argued that Hume does not lay out his value theory as a whole apparel for the body of his moral psychology. He makes points about values almost always ... More


The Moral Foundations of Economic Growth

Athol Fitzgibbons

in Adam Smith's System of Liberty, Wealth, and Virtue: The Moral and Political Foundations of The Wealth of Nations

Published in print:
1997
Published Online:
November 2003
ISBN:
9780198292883
eISBN:
9780191596247
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0198292880.003.0010
Subject:
Economics and Finance, History of Economic Thought

Points out that Smith distinguished between self‐love and self‐interest, and based his theory of economic exchange firmly on the former. It explains why Smith's theory of capital and economic growth ... More


Efficiency, auction and exchange

Jules L. Coleman

in Markets, Morals, and the Law

Published in print:
2002
Published Online:
January 2010
ISBN:
9780199253609
eISBN:
9780191719783
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199253609.003.0003
Subject:
Law, Competition Law

This chapter distinguishes between Pareto optimality, Pareto superiority, and Kaldor-Hicks efficiency, and provides an extended discussion of the Coase theorem. One of the central claims in this ... More


Trusteeship, Anti-Slavery, and Humanitarianism

Andrew Porter

in The Oxford History of the British Empire: Volume III: The Nineteenth Century

Published in print:
1999
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198205654
eISBN:
9780191676734
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198205654.003.0010
Subject:
History, World Modern History, British and Irish Modern History

Throughout the nineteenth century, territorial conquest, white settlement, commercial growth, economic development, and above all issues of slavery and the slave trade, raised questions about the ... More


Acting Like Women, Acted Upon: Gender and Agency in Hausa Sexual Narratives

Rudolf P. Gaudio

in Queer Excursions: Retheorizing Binaries in Language, Gender, and Sexuality

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
August 2014
ISBN:
9780199937295
eISBN:
9780199345854
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199937295.003.0009
Subject:
Linguistics, Sociolinguistics / Anthropological Linguistics

In the Islamic, Hausa-speaking region of northern Nigeria ‘yan daudu are men who are said to talk and act “like women” and who sometimes participate in affective, sexual, and economic relationships ... More


Hors Monde, or the Fantasy Structure of Republicanism

Michael J. Drexler and Ed White

in The Traumatic Colonel: The Founding Fathers, Slavery, and the Phantasmatic Aaron Burr

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
March 2016
ISBN:
9781479871674
eISBN:
9781479888160
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
NYU Press
DOI:
10.18574/nyu/9781479871674.003.0003
Subject:
Society and Culture, Cultural Studies

This chapter turns to Charles Brockden Brown's Ormond; or, The Secret Witness, arguing that it predicts the dynamic operation of the Founders system. The subtitle of Brown's novel—or, The Secret ... More


Afterword

Rajan Gurukkal

in Rethinking Classical Indo-Roman Trade: Political Economy of Eastern Mediterranean Exchange Relations

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
April 2016
ISBN:
9780199460854
eISBN:
9780199086382
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199460854.003.0007
Subject:
History, Economic History

A summary of the major arguments and observations is given at the end by way of conclusion. It attempts at a recapitulation of the context, purports, questions, and methodological preoccupations of ... More


China’s Legacies in Southeast Asia

David Shambaugh

in Where Great Powers Meet: America and China in Southeast Asia

Published in print:
2021
Published Online:
November 2020
ISBN:
9780190914974
eISBN:
9780190091132
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190914974.003.0004
Subject:
Political Science, Comparative Politics, International Relations and Politics

This chapter traces the history of China’s legacies in Southeast Asia. Historically, China has loomed large—geographically, culturally, militarily, and economically—over Southeast Asia. This was ... More


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