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Practical Reason in Law and Morality

Neil MacCormick

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
May 2009
ISBN:
9780198268772
eISBN:
9780191713071
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198268772.001.0001
Subject:
Law, Philosophy of Law

The concept of practical reason is central to contemporary thought on ethics and the philosophy of law — acting well means acting for good reasons. Explaining this requires several stages. How do ... More


Questions of Trust

Neil MacCormick

in Practical Reason in Law and Morality

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
May 2009
ISBN:
9780198268772
eISBN:
9780191713071
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198268772.003.0005
Subject:
Law, Philosophy of Law

This chapter considers the place of mutual trust in human engagements, both in relation to honesty and truthfulness in communication and in relation to good faith in contracts, promises, and the like.


Freedom of Speech and The Contract of Employment: The Concept of the Public Interest

Lucy Vickers

in Freedom of Speech and Employment

Published in print:
2002
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780198268307
eISBN:
9780191683497
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198268307.003.0004
Subject:
Law, Company and Commercial Law

This chapter considers the contract of employment and the various duties owed by employees that may restrict the right to freedom of speech to be enjoyed by those who work. The main contractual ... More


The Content and Performance of Contracts of Employment

Mark R. Freedland and Nicola Kountouris

in The Legal Construction of Personal Work Relations

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
January 2012
ISBN:
9780199551750
eISBN:
9780191731013
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199551750.003.0006
Subject:
Law, Employment Law

This chapter analyses the doctrines and regulatory techniques which have evolved to ascertain the content of contracts of employment in relation to their performance. It begins by identifying the way ... More


Executive Relationships in a ‘Normalized’ EU Commission

Anchrit Wille

in The Normalization of the European Commission: Politics and Bureaucracy in the EU Executive

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
September 2013
ISBN:
9780199665693
eISBN:
9780191755989
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199665693.003.0008
Subject:
Political Science, European Union

What model is an adequate approximation of the executive relationship in today’s Commission? This chapter aims to arrive at a systematic assessment of the normalization of the political–bureaucratic ... More


A Deliberative Approach to the Tibet Autonomy Issue

Baogang He

in Governing Taiwan and Tibet: Democratic Approaches

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
May 2017
ISBN:
9780748699711
eISBN:
9781474416139
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9780748699711.003.0011
Subject:
Political Science, International Relations and Politics

Chapter 10 reviews and compares three deliberative approaches to conflict, and applies the deliberative approach to the Tibet autonomy issue. It examines the case of a deliberative workshop, ... More


Trust between Adversaries and Allies: President George H. W. Bush, Trust, and the End of the Cold War

J. Simon Rofe

in Trust, but Verify: The Politics of Uncertainty and the Transformation of the Cold War Order, 1969-1991

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
May 2017
ISBN:
9780804798099
eISBN:
9781503600133
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Stanford University Press
DOI:
10.11126/stanford/9780804798099.003.0004
Subject:
History, Political History

This chapter investigates the central role of trust-building for the George H. W. Bush administration and its crucial significance in navigating the political transformations of 1990–91. Portraying ... More


Implied Terms in the Contract of Employment

Hugh Collins

in The Contract of Employment

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
August 2016
ISBN:
9780198783169
eISBN:
9780191826191
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198783169.003.0022
Subject:
Law, Employment Law, Company and Commercial Law

Having established a binary classification of implied terms, the chapter argues that terms implied in fact into contracts of employment typically are needed to prevent reliance upon a possible ... More


A Normative Framework for Promoting Compliance

Irit Mevorach

in The Future of Cross-Border Insolvency: Overcoming Biases and Closing Gaps

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
April 2018
ISBN:
9780198782896
eISBN:
9780191826115
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198782896.003.0005
Subject:
Law, Company and Commercial Law, Private International Law

This chapter completes the proposed normative framework for cross-border insolvency. It considers the problem of compliance with a cross-border insolvency system by countries and implementing ... More


Conclusions

Bettina Westle and Paolo Segatti

in European Identity in the Context of National Identity: Questions of Identity in Sixteen European Countries in the Wake of the Financial Crisis

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
June 2016
ISBN:
9780198732907
eISBN:
9780191796937
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198732907.003.0011
Subject:
Political Science, European Union

At present, European identity is unlikely to be a source of political integration and political legitimacy such as national identities have been in past and are today. Europeans primarily feel as ... More


In Defense of Uncivil Disobedience

Candice Delmas

in A Duty to Resist: When Disobedience Should Be Uncivil

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
August 2018
ISBN:
9780190872199
eISBN:
9780190872229
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190872199.003.0003
Subject:
Philosophy, Political Philosophy

Chapter 2 makes a case for the justifiability of some acts of uncivil disobedience—acts that are covert, evasive, violent, or offensive. After sketching some general process- and goal-related ... More


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