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Constitutive Stories about the Common Law in Modern American Conservatism

Ken I. Kersch

in American Conservatism: NOMOS LVI

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
September 2016
ISBN:
9781479812370
eISBN:
9781479852697
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
NYU Press
DOI:
10.18574/nyu/9781479812370.003.0006
Subject:
Political Science, Political Theory

This chapter focuses on aspects of “legal conservatism” in the twenty-first century, arguing that the Constitution and the common law in America serve as two central examples of the role of ... More


Succession Law in Scotland – a Historical Perspective

W David H Sellar

in Exploring the Law of Succession: Studies National, Historical and Comparative

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780748632909
eISBN:
9780748651436
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9780748632909.003.0013
Subject:
Law, Comparative Law

This chapter explores the history of the law of succession in Scotland. It aims to provide a historical context for the present law by setting out the main outlines of the law of succession in ... More


Loss Aversion: Normative Implications

Eyal Zamir

in Law, Psychology, and Morality: The Role of Loss Aversion

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
November 2014
ISBN:
9780199972050
eISBN:
9780190215064
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199972050.003.0009
Subject:
Law, Philosophy of Law

This chapter examines the policy implications of the various interactions between loss aversion and the law. It starts by claiming that loss aversion is not irrational per se, and that the ... More


Computational Principles

John L. Pollock

in Nomic Probability and the Foundations of Induction

Published in print:
1990
Published Online:
November 2020
ISBN:
9780195060133
eISBN:
9780197560129
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780195060133.003.0006
Subject:
Computer Science, Artificial Intelligence, Machine Learning

Much of the usefulness of probability derives from its rich logical and mathematical structure. That structure comprises the probability calculus. The ... More


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