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The Right and the Good

David Ross

Philip Stratton-Lake (ed.)

Published in print:
2002
Published Online:
November 2003
ISBN:
9780199252657
eISBN:
9780191598333
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0199252653.001.0001
Subject:
Philosophy, Moral Philosophy

The Right and the Good is a classic of 20th‐century philosophy by the great scholar Sir David Ross, which is now presented in a new edition with a substantial introduction by Philip Stratton–Lake, a ... More


SALE OF GOODS 1

Ewan McKendrick

in English Private Law

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
September 2013
ISBN:
9780199661770
eISBN:
9780191778612
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199661770.003.0010
Subject:
Law, Law of Obligations, Company and Commercial Law

This chapter discusses the law relating to the sale of goods. It covers the statutory regime (the Sale of Goods Act 1979); transfer of property and risk (the passing of property, transfer of title by ... More


Propagating the Gospel

Glanmor Williams

in The Foundations of Modern Wales: Wales 1642-1780

Published in print:
1993
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780192852786
eISBN:
9780191670565
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780192852786.003.0002
Subject:
History, British and Irish Early Modern History

This chapter describes the religious life of Wales during the revolutionary years. During the reign of James I, the Welsh have been described in Parliament as ‘an idolatrous nation and worshippers of ... More


Acquisition of Ownership

REINHARD ZIMMERMANN, DANIEL VISSER, and KENNETH REID

in Mixed Legal Systems in Comparative Perspective: Property and Obligations in Scotland and South Africa

Published in print:
2005
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780199271009
eISBN:
9780191699481
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199271009.003.0022
Subject:
Law, Comparative Law

This chapter focuses on the law of corporeal property in Scotland and South Africa. Corporeal property is divided into movable and immovable categories. Scots law, in applying the label ‘heritable’ ... More


Time for an English Commercial Code?

Mary Arden

in Common Law and Modern Society: Keeping Pace with Change

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
March 2016
ISBN:
9780198755845
eISBN:
9780191816970
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198755845.003.0014
Subject:
Law, Constitutional and Administrative Law, Philosophy of Law

This chapter argues for the codification of commercial law. In its most extreme form, codification is the process of expressing the whole of the law on a particular topic so that any development of ... More


Happiness in Things?: Plebeian Experiences of Chattel ‘Property’ in the Long Eighteenth Century

Sara Pennell

in Suffering and Happiness in England 1550-1850: Narratives and Representations: A collection to honour Paul Slack

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
September 2017
ISBN:
9780198748267
eISBN:
9780191810923
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198748267.003.0011
Subject:
History, British and Irish Early Modern History, Cultural History

Pennell’s chapter engages with the idea that objects acquire individual and social meaning partly because of the emotions that subjects attach to them, in the context of the often fragile hold that ... More


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