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Shakespeare Verbatim: The Reproduction of Authenticity and the 1790 Apparatus

Margreta De Grazia

Published in print:
1991
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198117780
eISBN:
9780191671067
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198117780.001.0001
Subject:
Literature, Shakespeare Studies

This book challenges traditional Shakespeare scholarship through a study of its textual primacy in the late eighteenth century. The book's examination of earlier treatments demonstrates that concepts ... More


Truth and the Absence of Fact

Hartry Field

Published in print:
2001
Published Online:
November 2003
ISBN:
9780199242894
eISBN:
9780191597381
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0199242895.001.0001
Subject:
Philosophy, General

This is a collection of papers, written over many years, with substantial postscripts tying them together and giving an updated perspective on them. The first five are on the notions of truth and ... More


The Press as Custodian of Fact

Kathleen Hall Jamieson and Paul Waldman

in The Press Effect: Politicians, Journalists, and the Stories that Shape the Political World

Published in print:
2002
Published Online:
November 2003
ISBN:
9780195152777
eISBN:
9780199833900
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0195152778.003.0007
Subject:
Political Science, American Politics

The custodianship of fact should be the role that undergirds journalism. All too often, reporters allow the frames of their stories to shape the facts, instead of the other way around. The press has ... More


Hume's Morality: Feeling and Fabrication

Rachel Cohon

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
January 2009
ISBN:
9780199268443
eISBN:
9780191708565
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199268443.001.0001
Subject:
Philosophy, Moral Philosophy, History of Philosophy

This book interprets the moral philosophy of David Hume, focusing on two areas: his metaethics and the artificial virtues. The book first reinterprets Hume's claim that moral distinctions are not ... More


Rational and Irrational Beliefs from an Evolutionary Perspective

David Sloan Wilson

in Rational and Irrational Beliefs: Research, Theory, and Clinical Practice

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
September 2009
ISBN:
9780195182231
eISBN:
9780199870684
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195182231.003.0004
Subject:
Psychology, Clinical Psychology

This chapter examines the relationship between factual and practical rationality from an evolutionary perspective. Among its arguments are that rationality cannot be defined, at the outset, as both ... More


Pluralism and Understanding

Robert Kraut

in Artworld Metaphysics

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
January 2008
ISBN:
9780199228126
eISBN:
9780191711053
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199228126.003.0006
Subject:
Philosophy, Aesthetics

Critical Pluralism is the thesis that artworks admit of alternative, equally acceptable (”correct”) interpretations, some of which are incompatible with others; it asserts that if ... More


Spectrum Arguments: Objections and Replies

Larry S. Temkin

in Rethinking the Good: Moral Ideals and the Nature of Practical Reasoning

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
May 2012
ISBN:
9780199759446
eISBN:
9780199932214
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199759446.003.0009
Subject:
Philosophy, General, Moral Philosophy

Chapters 2 through 5 presented various Spectrum Arguments which revealed an inconsistency between certain standard views regarding how to make trade-offs between different alternatives along a ... More


Three Forms of Truth Relativism

Iris Einheuser

in Relative Truth

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
May 2010
ISBN:
9780199234950
eISBN:
9780191715846
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199234950.003.0008
Subject:
Philosophy, Metaphysics/Epistemology, Philosophy of Language

Several authors have argued that a range of linguistic data calls for a relativization of propositional truth to contexts of assessment or, more generally, perspectives. This chapter defends the more ... More


Charles Reade: The Realist as Plagiarist

Robert Macfarlane

in Original Copy: Plagiarism and Originality in Nineteenth-Century Literature

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
January 2009
ISBN:
9780199296507
eISBN:
9780191711916
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199296507.003.0005
Subject:
Literature, 19th-century and Victorian Literature

This chapter argues that the ‘Great System’ which Reade used to create his fiction, and the virtues of which he extolled so publicly, was founded upon two intellectual premises: first, that true ... More


Basic concepts I: common law statutes; the enactment; legal meaning; factual outline and legal thrust; implied ancillary rules

F. A. R. Bennion

in Understanding Common Law Legislation: Drafting and Interpretation

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
September 2009
ISBN:
9780199564101
eISBN:
9780191705465
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199564101.003.0002
Subject:
Law, Constitutional and Administrative Law

This chapter explains the concept common law statutes, stressing that the laws governing common law countries are now mostly enactments of a democratic parliament, mediated by common law rules of ... More


Basic concepts II: opposing constructions; literal, purposive and developmental interpretations

F. A. R. Bennion

in Understanding Common Law Legislation: Drafting and Interpretation

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
September 2009
ISBN:
9780199564101
eISBN:
9780191705465
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199564101.003.0003
Subject:
Law, Constitutional and Administrative Law

It is usually the operation of an enactment that raises crucial issues of fact or law. It must first be ascertained whether a fact of the kind shown is required by the relevant factual outline. ... More


Linguistic canons and interpretative technique

F. A. R. Bennion

in Understanding Common Law Legislation: Drafting and Interpretation

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
September 2009
ISBN:
9780199564101
eISBN:
9780191705465
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199564101.003.0013
Subject:
Law, Constitutional and Administrative Law

A linguistic canon reflects the nature and use of non-legal language. An Act is read as a whole. Except in a consolidation Act, different words are given different meanings and the same words the ... More


Techniques of law management

F. A. R. Bennion

in Understanding Common Law Legislation: Drafting and Interpretation

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
September 2009
ISBN:
9780199564101
eISBN:
9780191705465
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199564101.003.0019
Subject:
Law, Constitutional and Administrative Law

Officials and lawyers need to be taught and use certain techniques of dealing with legislation, i.e., ‘law handling’ or ‘law management’. Ability effectively to manage the relevant law is central to ... More


The Intersubjectivity Constraint

Gary Ebbs

in Truth and Words

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
May 2009
ISBN:
9780199557936
eISBN:
9780191721403
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199557936.003.0004
Subject:
Philosophy, General

This chapter presents the pragmatic motivation for adopting the intersubjectivity constraint, according to which a Tarski-style disquotational truth predicate defined for one's own sentences is ... More


Knowing What It Is Like

Michael Tye

in Knowing How: Essays on Knowledge, Mind, and Action

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
May 2012
ISBN:
9780195389364
eISBN:
9780199932368
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195389364.003.0013
Subject:
Philosophy, General, Metaphysics/Epistemology

Frank Jackson's knowledge argument invites reflection on the character of knowing what it is like to have an experience. Is knowing what it is like a matter of knowing certain facts? Or is it a ... More


The Critique of Ideology and the Place of Deconstruction

Patrick Colm Hogan

in The Politics of Interpretation: Ideology, Professionalism, and the Study of Literature

Published in print:
1990
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780195062724
eISBN:
9780199855247
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195062724.003.0002
Subject:
Literature, Criticism/Theory

This chapter emphasizes the crucial difference between ideology and simple factual error or confusion as to one's own interests or the ethical implications of one's acts. It argues that ... More


Causation

Robert Stevens

in Torts and Rights

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
January 2009
ISBN:
9780199211609
eISBN:
9780191705946
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199211609.003.0006
Subject:
Law, Law of Obligations

The standard approach to issues of ‘factual’ causation is to apply a counter-factual analysis. But for X would Y not have occurred? There are said to be two problems associated with this test of ... More


Chiefly on Statements of Logical Probability

D. C. STOVE

in Probability and Hume's Inductive Scepticism

Published in print:
1973
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198245018
eISBN:
9780191680823
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198245018.003.0002
Subject:
Philosophy, Metaphysics/Epistemology, History of Philosophy

This chapter discusses the statements of logical probability. It first introduces the principles and statements of probability. The relation which exists between statements, and the principles, of ... More


A Proposal for a Scientific Metaphysics

Michael Morris

in The Good and the True

Published in print:
1992
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198239444
eISBN:
9780191679919
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198239444.003.0006
Subject:
Philosophy, Metaphysics/Epistemology, Moral Philosophy

The condition of factual equivalence for reduction determines what it is for two expressions for the same object, property, or fact. Informative metaphysical explanations cannot be conceptual ... More


Introduction

Andrei Marmor

in Philosophy of Law

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
October 2017
ISBN:
9780691141671
eISBN:
9781400838707
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Princeton University Press
DOI:
10.23943/princeton/9780691141671.003.0001
Subject:
Philosophy, General

This introductory chapter begins with a discussion of the concept of legal validity and the three main schools of thought have emerged in response to the general questions concerning the conditions ... More


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