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The “palladium of liberty”: Juries, the Revolution, and Napoleon, 1791–1814

James M. Donovan

in Juries and the Transformation of Criminal Justice in France in the Nineteenth & Twentieth Centuries

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
July 2014
ISBN:
9780807833636
eISBN:
9781469604404
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of North Carolina Press
DOI:
10.5149/9780807895771_donovan.5
Subject:
Law, Legal History

This chapter discusses the basic rules and machinery governing the jury during the eras of the French Revolution and Napoleon. It notes that the institution was introduced in a wave of ... More


Kant’s Consistency: Motivations, Conditions, Constituent Parts, and Consequences

Christopher J. Insole

in Kant and the Divine: From Contemplation to the Moral Law

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
May 2020
ISBN:
9780198853527
eISBN:
9780191887932
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198853527.003.0013
Subject:
Religion, Philosophy of Religion

This chapter dispatches and critiques a current vogue of identifying a variety of ‘phases’ in Kant’s articulation of his ‘moral proof’, and his thinking about the highest good, and happiness, in ... More


The Moral World

Christopher J. Insole

in Kant and the Divine: From Contemplation to the Moral Law

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
May 2020
ISBN:
9780198853527
eISBN:
9780191887932
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198853527.003.0012
Subject:
Religion, Philosophy of Religion

This chapter shows how central it is, for Kant, that the concept of God only comes downstream from, and after, the possibility of belief in the ‘moral world’. This moral world is the realm of ... More


Freedom as the Guarantor of the Possibility of the Highest Good

Christopher J. Insole

in Kant and the Divine: From Contemplation to the Moral Law

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
May 2020
ISBN:
9780198853527
eISBN:
9780191887932
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198853527.003.0014
Subject:
Religion, Philosophy of Religion

The chapter articulates the following problem: given all that Kant’s notion of freedom, and the intelligible realm can achieve, what precisely is the role of God? That is, what do we need God for? ... More


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