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Comparing Models of Interest

Paul J. Silvia

in Exploring the Psychology of Interest

Published in print:
2006
Published Online:
September 2007
ISBN:
9780195158557
eISBN:
9780199786824
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195158557.003.0009
Subject:
Psychology, Cognitive Neuroscience

This chapter examines the distinction between interest and interests in light of other theories. One class of models (associated with Hidi, Renninger, and Krapp) distinguishes between situational ... More


Epilogue

Milena D. Bister

in Human Tissue Research: A European perspective on the ethical and legal challenges

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
May 2011
ISBN:
9780199587551
eISBN:
9780191725630
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199587551.003.0018
Subject:
Public Health and Epidemiology, Public Health

This concluding chapter briefly highlights the main results of the preceding chapters and poses some vital questions that are still unanswered in the field of human tissue research: How can the ... More


Is It Worse if More Die: Agent Relative or Non‐Relative Views?

F. M. Kamm

in Morality, Mortality Volume I: Death and Whom to Save From It

Published in print:
1998
Published Online:
November 2003
ISBN:
9780195119114
eISBN:
9780199872244
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0195119118.003.0006
Subject:
Philosophy, Moral Philosophy

Considers arguments for the following radical claim: the fact that we could save a greater number of lives is not a reason to save some people rather than others when we cannot save everyone. Against ... More


Economics and the Self-Interested Individual

Paul Sillitoe

in From Land to Mouth: The Agricultural "Economy" of the Wola of the New Guinea Highlands

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
October 2013
ISBN:
9780300142266
eISBN:
9780300162950
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Yale University Press
DOI:
10.12987/yale/9780300142266.003.0002
Subject:
Sociology, Economic Sociology

This chapter is concerned with the idea that the self-interested individual is a driving force behind human sociality. It first provides a further definition of economics, where it notes that while ... More


Interests Competing with the Plaintiff’s

Peter Cane

in Tort Law and Economic Interests

Published in print:
1991
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780198252368
eISBN:
9780191681370
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198252368.003.0005
Subject:
Law, Law of Obligations

While the plaintiff has a legally recognized interest, this does not mean that interference with it will be actionable in tort. All means of legal interests are protected. This chapter discusses ... More


Global Citizen and European Republic: Irish Foreign Policy in Transition

Ben Tonra

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
July 2012
ISBN:
9780719056079
eISBN:
9781781701614
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9780719056079.001.0001
Subject:
Political Science, European Union

This book offers a new way of looking at Irish foreign policy, linking its development with changes in Irish national identity. Many debates within contemporary international relations focus on the ... More


Paradoxes of Leading Professionals: From Unstable to Dynamic Equilibrium

Laura Empson

in Leading Professionals: Power, Politics, and Prima Donnas

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
September 2017
ISBN:
9780198744788
eISBN:
9780191805943
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198744788.003.0011
Subject:
Business and Management, Organization Studies, Knowledge Management

The theme of paradox has run throughout the book, albeit implicitly. This chapter makes the theme of paradox explicit, by drawing together multiple strands of argument contained in each of the ... More


Instrumentalism and Human Rights: A Response to Buchanan and Sreenivasan

Erasmus Mayr

in Human Rights: Moral or Political?

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
April 2018
ISBN:
9780198713258
eISBN:
9780191781704
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198713258.003.0014
Subject:
Philosophy, Moral Philosophy, Political Philosophy

This comment examines the impact of Buchanan’s and Sreenivasan’s critique of the mirroring view on some established theories of human rights, in particular on ‘political’ accounts like Joseph Raz’s, ... More


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