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Teleological Agency

Christopher Yeomans

in Freedom and Reflection: Hegel and the Logic of Agency

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
January 2012
ISBN:
9780199794522
eISBN:
9780199919253
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199794522.003.0011
Subject:
Philosophy, History of Philosophy

This chapter applies the results of chapter 10 (i.e., the reconstruction of Hegel's theory of causal productivity) to the problem of chapter 9 (i.e., the doubts about the reality of free will ... More


Vagueness and Interpretation

TIMOTHY A. O. ENDICOTT

in Vagueness in Law

Published in print:
2000
Published Online:
January 2010
ISBN:
9780198268406
eISBN:
9780191714795
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198268406.003.0008
Subject:
Law, Law of Obligations, Philosophy of Law

The indeterminacy claim faces a potential objection from Ronald Dworkin’s interpretivist theory of law. The interpretivist objection to the indeterminacy claim is that the law has resources that ... More


Descriptive models of the research impact process

M. Nutley Sandra, Walter Isabel, and T.O. Davies Huw

in Using evidence: How research can inform public services

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9781861346650
eISBN:
9781447304166
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781861346650.003.0004
Subject:
Sociology, Social Stratification, Inequality, and Mobility

This chapter examines the various ways in which the relationships between research and policy and research and practice have been conceptualised and modelled. It notes that earlier rational and ... More


Digital Calculators

Gualtiero Piccinini

in Physical Computation: A Mechanistic Account

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
August 2015
ISBN:
9780199658855
eISBN:
9780191748158
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199658855.003.0011
Subject:
Philosophy, Logic/Philosophy of Mathematics, Philosophy of Mind

This chapter explicates digital calculators in mechanistic terms. A digital calculator is a digital computing system whose function is to perform a few computational operations on strings of digits ... More


Policy analysis in the Netherlands:: an introduction

Frans van Nispen and Peter Scholten

in Policy analysis in the Netherlands

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
May 2015
ISBN:
9781447313335
eISBN:
9781447313359
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781447313335.003.0001
Subject:
Political Science, Public Policy

Like in most countries, policy analysis and evaluation originated from a rationalist or positivist tradition. Focusing on the institutional embedding of policy analysis, this chapter first analyses ... More


Depoliticising Europe: collective private action and sustainable Europe

Caitríona Carter

in Governing Europe's spaces: European Union re-imagined

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
January 2016
ISBN:
9780719091858
eISBN:
9781781708415
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9780719091858.003.0007
Subject:
Political Science, European Union

In this chapter, Caitríona Carter asks what ‘awkward knowledge’ about the governing of Europe is unacknowledged in conventional accounts of the EU’s Sustainable Development Strategy (SDS)? To answer ... More


Interpretivist Methods and Military Intervention Research: Using Interview Research to De-centre the ‘Intervener’

Casey McNeill

in Doing Fieldwork in Areas of International Intervention: A Guide to Research in Violent and Closed Contexts

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
January 2021
ISBN:
9781529206883
eISBN:
9781529206906
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781529206883.003.0003
Subject:
Sociology, Social Research and Statistics

This chapter covers the case of Casey McNeill's research on the US Africa Command (AFRICOM). It describes the mismatches that often exist between the intervention's official narrative of its purpose ... More


Interpretation by Proxy? Interpretive Fieldwork with Local Associates in Areas of Restricted Research Access

Katarina Kušić

in Doing Fieldwork in Areas of International Intervention: A Guide to Research in Violent and Closed Contexts

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
January 2021
ISBN:
9781529206883
eISBN:
9781529206906
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781529206883.003.0014
Subject:
Sociology, Social Research and Statistics

This chapter focuses on Katarina Kušić's research on conflict-affected communities in Myanmar. It analyzes travel restrictions for foreigners that are put in place by the host country of the ... More


Introduction

Lea Raible

in Human Rights Unbound: A Theory of Extraterritoriality

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
July 2020
ISBN:
9780198863373
eISBN:
9780191895791
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198863373.003.0001
Subject:
Law, Public International Law

The introduction begins by setting out puzzles that any account of extraterritorial human rights obligations would need to address. These puzzles are meant to illustrate that economic and social ... More


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