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Limitation Periods and Laches

Graham Virgo

in The Principles of the Law of Restitution

Published in print:
2006
Published Online:
January 2010
ISBN:
9780199298501
eISBN:
9780191713613
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199298501.003.0028
Subject:
Law, Law of Obligations

For reasons of public policy, most civil actions are subject to a time bar whose effect is that, once a particular period of time has passed, the defendant can no longer be sued on that particular ... More


Democratic Courage and the Platonic Laches

Ryan K. Balot

in Courage in the Democratic Polis: Ideology and Critique in Classical Athens

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
April 2014
ISBN:
9780199982158
eISBN:
9780199355259
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199982158.003.0006
Subject:
Classical Studies, Literary Studies: Classical, Early, and Medieval

In his short dialogue Laches, Plato interpreted democracy and courage through a specifically Thucydidean lens. Contrary to many readings, this chapter interprets the dialogue’s presentation of ... More


Plot and Action: Process vs. Resolution

A. K. Cotton

in Platonic Dialogue and the Education of the Reader

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
April 2014
ISBN:
9780199684052
eISBN:
9780191763571
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199684052.003.0007
Subject:
Classical Studies, Ancient Greek, Roman, and Early Christian Philosophy, Literary Studies: Classical, Early, and Medieval

This chapter considers the dialogues’ handling of narratives, and the extent to which Plato’s works contain plots of a classical type. After surveying the different types of stories found in Plato’s ... More


Defences

Stephen A. Smith

in Rights, Wrongs, and Injustices: The Structure of Remedial Law

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
January 2020
ISBN:
9780199229772
eISBN:
9780191843839
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780199229772.003.0009
Subject:
Law, Law of Obligations

Chapter 9 explores remedial defences. It defends three broad arguments. First, the law of remedial defences constitutes a significant, though largely unrecognized, part of remedial law. Second, ... More


Limitation Periods and Laches

Graham Virgo

in The Principles of the Law of Restitution

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
September 2015
ISBN:
9780198726388
eISBN:
9780191793271
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198726388.003.0029
Subject:
Law, Law of Obligations, Company and Commercial Law

Most civil actions, for reasons of public policy, are subject to a time bar the effect of which is that, once a particular period of time has passed, the defendant can no longer be sued on that ... More


Learning from Others in the Elenctic Dialogues

Hugh H. Benson

in Clitophon’s Challenge: Dialectic in Plato's Meno, Phaedo, and Republic

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
April 2015
ISBN:
9780199324835
eISBN:
9780190228224
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199324835.003.0002
Subject:
Philosophy, Ancient Philosophy

This chapter argues that insofar as an answer to Clitophon’s challenge is to be found in the elenctic dialogues (e.g., Apology, Laches, Euthyphro, Charmides, Protagoras), it is disappointing. The ... More


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