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Many Worlds

Jeffrey Alan Barrett

in The Quantum Mechanics of Minds and Worlds

Published in print:
2001
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780199247431
eISBN:
9780191697661
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199247431.003.0006
Subject:
Philosophy, Philosophy of Science, Metaphysics/Epistemology

This chapter explains the many-worlds interpretations, particularly the DeWitt–Graham interpretation — the splitting-worlds interpretation. The splitting-worlds theory proposes that one must choose ... More


Altogether Now—Not! Integration Theories of Consciousness and Pathologies of Disunity

Robert Van Gulick

in Disturbed Consciousness: New Essays on Psychopathology and Theories of Consciousness

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
May 2016
ISBN:
9780262029346
eISBN:
9780262330213
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
The MIT Press
DOI:
10.7551/mitpress/9780262029346.003.0009
Subject:
Philosophy, Moral Philosophy

Robert Van Gulick explains how integration and unity play an important role in a number of current theories and models of consciousness. Normal consciousness is unified in a variety of ways but many ... More


Remedies

Carlo Focarelli

in International Law as Social Construct: The Struggle for Global Justice

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
September 2012
ISBN:
9780199584833
eISBN:
9780191741012
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199584833.003.0009
Subject:
Law, Public International Law

This chapter looks into the remedies against major breaches of international law in terms of sovereignty as responsibility. It focuses on the fact that the ‘new’ international law is the law of the ... More


The Bare Theory and Determinate Experience

Jeffrey Alan Barrett

in The Quantum Mechanics of Minds and Worlds

Published in print:
2001
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780199247431
eISBN:
9780191697661
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199247431.003.0004
Subject:
Philosophy, Philosophy of Science, Metaphysics/Epistemology

This chapter begins by discussing several strategies for interpreting the global state. Next, it explains that the bare theory is simply the standard von Neumann–Dirac formulation of quantum ... More


Sovereignty and Complex Interdependence: Some Surprising Indications of their Compatibility

Charles Sabel

in Ideas That Matter: Democracy, Justice, Rights

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
August 2019
ISBN:
9780190904951
eISBN:
9780190904982
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190904951.003.0009
Subject:
Philosophy, Political Philosophy

Even as democratic sovereignty and globalization are increasingly seen as incompatible in theory, this chapter argues that, in some important realms, they are proving compatible in practice. As ... More


New Citizens: The Values of Belonging

Bridget Anderson

in Us and Them?: The Dangerous Politics of Immigration Control

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
May 2013
ISBN:
9780199691593
eISBN:
9780191752421
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199691593.003.0006
Subject:
Political Science, Comparative Politics

Chapter 5 is concerned with citizenship as indicating both legal status and relation to the community of value. It briefly outlines some of its main characteristics in liberal theory and the issues ... More


Introduction

Esther Breitenbach

in Empire and Scottish Society: The Impact of Foreign Missions at Home, c. 1790 to c. 1914

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780748636204
eISBN:
9780748653485
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9780748636204.003.0001
Subject:
Society and Culture, Scottish Studies

This chapter discusses the impact of the British Empire in Scotland. It opines that British imperialism influenced intellectual developments that encompassed history, geography, sociology, ... More


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