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Act‐Utilitarianism

Thomas L. Carson

in Lying and Deception: Theory and Practice

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
September 2010
ISBN:
9780199577415
eISBN:
9780191722813
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199577415.003.0005
Subject:
Philosophy, Moral Philosophy, General

Act‐utilitarianism implies that lying is morally permissible when, and only when, there is no alternative course of action open to one that has better consequences than lying. Many critics contend ... More


A Three-Part Framework for Analysis

STUART P GREEN

in Lying, Cheating, and Stealing: A Moral Theory of White-Collar Crime

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
January 2010
ISBN:
9780199225804
eISBN:
9780191708411
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199225804.003.0004
Subject:
Law, Philosophy of Law, Employment Law

This chapter focuses on three kinds of moral element found in any criminal offense: (1) mens rea (or omission of mens rea), (2) harmfulness, and (3) moral wrongfulness. This three-part framework is ... More


Edible and the other genders in Dyirbal

R. M. W. Dixon

in Edible Gender, Mother-in-Law Style, and Other Grammatical Wonders: Studies in Dyirbal, Yidiñ, and Warrgamay

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
August 2015
ISBN:
9780198702900
eISBN:
9780191772405
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198702900.003.0002
Subject:
Linguistics, Sociolinguistics / Anthropological Linguistics, Language Families

This chapter explains the principles determining which of the four genders a given noun is assigned to. The explanations require reference to legends and beliefs, perceived physical associations, and ... More


European Antitrust Criminalization and the Challenge of Retribution Theory

Peter Whelan

in The Criminalization of European Cartel Enforcement: Theoretical, Legal, and Practical Challenges

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
November 2014
ISBN:
9780199670062
eISBN:
9780191749445
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199670062.003.0004
Subject:
Law, Employment Law, Competition Law

This chapter aims to analyse the challenge of retribution theory for European antitrust criminalization and therefore whether retribution theory can actually be relied upon as a solid foundation for ... More


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