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Selecting for Disability and the Welfare of the Child

Stephen Wilkinson

in Choosing Tomorrow's Children: The Ethics of Selective Reproduction

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
May 2010
ISBN:
9780199273966
eISBN:
9780191706585
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199273966.003.0003
Subject:
Philosophy, Moral Philosophy, Political Philosophy

This chapter addresses two questions. First, is there anything wrong with deliberately creating a child with a disability (such as deafness)? Second, what is the proper role of child welfare ... More


The Intention in Attempt

Gideon Yaffe

in Attempts: In the Philosophy of Action and the Criminal Law

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
January 2011
ISBN:
9780199590667
eISBN:
9780191595530
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199590667.003.0005
Subject:
Philosophy, Moral Philosophy, General

This chapter explains what intention is needed to be committed to various features of a completed crime. The following results are reached: (1) Typically the defendant's intention need not commit him ... More


The Legal Prohibition

Joshua Nathan Aston

in Trafficking of Women and Children: Article 7 of the Rome Statute

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
October 2016
ISBN:
9780199468171
eISBN:
9780199087334
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199468171.003.0003
Subject:
Law, Human Rights and Immigration

Chapter 2 focuses on the state’s obligation under International Human Rights Law, International Labour Law and International Criminal Law in order to prevent the hideous act of trafficking in ... More


Making Children Moral: Pornography, Parents and the Public Interest 1

ROBERT P. GEORGE

in In Defense of Natural Law

Published in print:
1999
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780198267713
eISBN:
9780191683343
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198267713.003.0011
Subject:
Law, Philosophy of Law

The chapter challenges the belief that the legal prohibition or restriction of pornography constitutes a form of ‘censorship’ which is simply incompatible with a due regard for freedom of expression. ... More


The Illegality of the Use of Force: The Question of Corollaries in the Law

Ian Brownlie

in International Law and the Use of Force by States

Published in print:
1963
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780198251583
eISBN:
9780191681332
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198251583.003.0024
Subject:
Law, Public International Law

This chapter addresses the problem of corollaries in the law. It provides brief notice to the corollaries of the legal prohibition of resort to force with the exception of the principle of ... More


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