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Putting the World into Rabbinic Words

Alexander Samely

in Forms of Rabbinic Literature and Thought: An Introduction

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
May 2007
ISBN:
9780199296736
eISBN:
9780191712067
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199296736.003.0009
Subject:
Religion, Judaism

This chapter suggests that the rabbis' large-scale use of the hypothetical legal case endows this format with a special significance. This is taken to imply that the world provides the space for ... More


Would the Majority Have Stopped the Hand Count if Gore Had Been Ahead?

Alan M. Dershowitz

in Supreme Injustice: How the High Court Hijacked Election 2000

Published in print:
2003
Published Online:
November 2003
ISBN:
9780195158076
eISBN:
9780199869848
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0195158075.003.0004
Subject:
Political Science, American Politics

Aims to demonstrate that, during the (Bush vs Gore) US presidential election of 2000, by any reasonable standard of evaluation, the majority justices of the US Supreme Court failed to test the US ... More


When Can a Reference for a Preliminary Ruling be Made?

Morten Broberg and Niels Fenger

in Broberg and Fenger on Preliminary References to the European Court of Justice

Published in print:
2021
Published Online:
May 2021
ISBN:
9780198843580
eISBN:
9780191925986
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198843580.003.0005
Subject:
Law, EU Law

Chapter 5 discusses the requirement that an answer to the preliminary question must be relevant for the resolution of the main proceedings. It analyses when a preliminary ruling must be assumed to be ... More


Torture and Method in Moral Philosophy

Jeff Mcmahan

in Confronting Torture: Essays on the Ethics, Legality, History, and Psychology of Torture Today

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
September 2018
ISBN:
9780226529387
eISBN:
9780226529554
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226529554.003.0010
Subject:
Law, Human Rights and Immigration

This chapter considers whether moral philosophers should accept as part of their moral methodology the study hypothetical cases, such as ticking bomb scenarios, in thinking about torture. In response ... More


Hypothetical Case Illustration

Antoinette Y. Farmer and G. Lawrence Farmer

in Research with Diverse Groups: Research Designs and Multivariate Latent Modeling for Equivalence

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
June 2014
ISBN:
9780199914364
eISBN:
9780190208967
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199914364.003.0004
Subject:
Social Work, Research and Evaluation

This chapter provides a hypothetical case to illustrate how to develop a research project while establishing equivalence at each phase of the research process.


Understanding, Justifying, and Finding Oneself

F. M. Kamm

in Bioethical Prescriptions: To Create, End, Choose, and Improve Lives

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
June 2014
ISBN:
9780199971985
eISBN:
9780199346141
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199971985.003.0027
Subject:
Philosophy, Moral Philosophy

This chapter attempts to explain some ways in which we can come to know about ourselves, in particular about what we think. It also tries to distinguish what we are and think from what we ought to be ... More


The Trolley Problem Mysteries on Trial: Defending the Trolley Problem, A Type of Solution to It, and a Method of Ethics

F. M. Kamm

in The Trolley Problem Mysteries

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
December 2015
ISBN:
9780190247157
eISBN:
9780190247188
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780190247157.003.0007
Subject:
Philosophy, Moral Philosophy

The author of the lectures in this book responds to the commentaries given. Firstly, the response discusses the view presented in the first comment of what the Trolley Problem is, its understanding ... More


Responsibility as Contrasted with Justice and Legitimate Authority

Alexander Brown

in A Theory of Legitimate Expectations for Public Administration

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
January 2018
ISBN:
9780198812753
eISBN:
9780191851926
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198812753.003.0003
Subject:
Law, Constitutional and Administrative Law

Section I underscores the differences between the Justice-Based Account and the Responsibility-Based Account of the legitimacy of expectations, and tries to motivate the Responsibility-Based Account ... More


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