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Negative Indefinites

Doris Penka

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
January 2011
ISBN:
9780199567263
eISBN:
9780191723261
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199567263.001.0001
Subject:
Linguistics, Semantics and Pragmatics, Syntax and Morphology

This exploration of the syntax-semantics interface is concerned with negative indefinites like English ‘nobody’, ‘nothing’, etc. and their counterparts in other languages. A cross-linguistically ... More


Polarities and the Asymmetry between Attack and Defence

Andreas Herberg‐Rothe

in Clausewitz's Puzzle: The Political Theory of War

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
May 2007
ISBN:
9780199202690
eISBN:
9780191707834
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199202690.003.0006
Subject:
Political Science, International Relations and Politics

Clausewitz intended at the end of his life to write a different chapter on polarity in which he would have disclosed the secret of his method, as Raymond Aron saw it. But this secret is not hidden in ... More


Summary

Doris Penka

in Negative Indefinites

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
January 2011
ISBN:
9780199567263
eISBN:
9780191723261
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199567263.003.0008
Subject:
Linguistics, Semantics and Pragmatics, Syntax and Morphology

This chapter gives a brief summary of the analysis and the typology of negative indefinites in the languages discussed. Some consequences of the analysis are suggested.


Equilibrium, Stability and Growth: A Multi-Sectoral Analysis

Michio Morishima

Published in print:
1963
Published Online:
November 2003
ISBN:
9780198281450
eISBN:
9780191596650
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0198281455.001.0001
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Development, Growth, and Environmental

This book brings together papers that were published by the author in several journals, and which have been revised and contain some new material. The main model carried through the whole book is ... More


Governing in Europe: Effective and Democratic?

Fritz Scharpf

Published in print:
1999
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198295457
eISBN:
9780191685118
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198295457.001.0001
Subject:
Political Science, European Union

The problem-solving capacity, and hence the democratic legitimacy, of national governments is being weakened by the dual processes of legal and economic integration in Europe. This loss is not fully ... More


Kierkegaard as Negative Theologian

David R. Law

Published in print:
1993
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198263364
eISBN:
9780191682506
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198263364.001.0001
Subject:
Religion, Theology

This book is concerned with Kierkegaard's ‘apophaticism’, i.e. with those elements of Kierkegaard's thought that emphasize the incapacity of human reason and the hiddenness of God. Apophaticism is an ... More


The Republican State

Luiz Carlos Bresser-Pereira

in Democracy and Public Management Reform: Building the Republican State

Published in print:
2004
Published Online:
November 2004
ISBN:
9780199261185
eISBN:
9780191601507
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0199261180.003.0011
Subject:
Political Science, Democratization

The social-democratic state existing in advanced democracies is gradually changing into a republican state. The ultra-liberal wave failed because modern societies need a strong, not a weak, state. A ... More


Contested Social Sovereignty: Welfare States Meet the European Union

Maurizio Ferrera

in The Boundaries of Welfare: European Integration and the New Spatial Politics of Social Protection

Published in print:
2005
Published Online:
February 2006
ISBN:
9780199284665
eISBN:
9780191603273
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0199284660.003.0005
Subject:
Political Science, Political Economy

This chapter reconstructs developments of EC law (including case law) relating to social protection, and traces the differential impact that free movement and competition rules have had on the ... More


Honest Patriots: Loving a Country Enough to Remember Its Misdeeds

Donald W. Shriver

Published in print:
2005
Published Online:
September 2006
ISBN:
9780195151534
eISBN:
9780199785056
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0195151534.001.0001
Subject:
Religion, Religion and Society

The book records attempts in three countries — Germany, South Africa, and the United States — to educate patriots who are neither loveless critics nor uncritical lovers of their nation, but rather ... More


The Passive Leverage of the European Union

Milada Anna Vachudova

in Europe Undivided: Democracy, Leverage, and Integration After Communism

Published in print:
2005
Published Online:
April 2005
ISBN:
9780199241194
eISBN:
9780191602382
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0199241198.003.0004
Subject:
Political Science, European Union

This chapter presents a theoretical framework for the EU’s passive leverage, defined as the traction that the EU has on the domestic politics of credible candidate states merely by virtue of its ... More


‘President Persson’—How Did ‘President Persson’—How Did Sweden Get Him?

Nicholas Aylott

in The Presidentialization of Politics: A Comparative Study of Modern Democracies

Published in print:
2005
Published Online:
April 2005
ISBN:
9780199252015
eISBN:
9780191602375
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0199252017.003.0008
Subject:
Political Science, Comparative Politics

Sweden is undoubtedly a parliamentary democracy. Indeed, many felt that the legislature had become too strong, and the executive too weak. But recently, this argument has been turned round. The ... More


Epilogue

Feldman Fred

in Confrontations with the Reaper: A Philosophical Study of the Nature and Value of Death

Published in print:
1994
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780195089288
eISBN:
9780199852963
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195089288.003.0015
Subject:
Philosophy, General

This chapter discusses the main question that has been asked many times in the book: “What is death?” A brief summary of the topics, theories, and concepts that have been discussed in the previous ... More


Italy: A Case of Fragmented Bipolarism

Roberto D'Alimonte

in The Politics of Electoral Systems

Published in print:
2005
Published Online:
February 2006
ISBN:
9780199257560
eISBN:
9780191603280
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0199257566.003.0012
Subject:
Political Science, Comparative Politics

Given that Italy has had one of the few perfectly bicameral parliamentary systems (in which each house has equal powers), there are two different electoral systems to analyse. These electoral systems ... More


Introduction

N. M. L. Nathan

in Will and World: A Study in Metaphysics

Published in print:
1992
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198239543
eISBN:
9780191679957
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198239543.003.0001
Subject:
Philosophy, Metaphysics/Epistemology

In a want and belief conflict, one wants something to be true, but believes it to be false. In a positive solution, the world changes. In a negative solution, the change is only in one's attitudes. ... More


The Knowledge of God

Henny Fiskå Hägg

in Clement of Alexandria and the Beginnings of Christian Apophaticism

Published in print:
2006
Published Online:
September 2006
ISBN:
9780199288083
eISBN:
9780191604164
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0199288089.003.0007
Subject:
Religion, Early Christian Studies

The relationship between Clement’s apophaticism and his epistemology is discussed. Particular attention is paid to the consequences of the negative way to God — as an expression of Clement’s view of ... More


The Quality of Freedom

Matthew H. Kramer

Published in print:
2003
Published Online:
January 2005
ISBN:
9780199247561
eISBN:
9780191601927
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0199247560.001.0001
Subject:
Political Science, Political Theory

At least since the publication of Isaiah Berlin's famous essay ‘Two Concepts of Liberty’ nearly half a century ago, political philosophers have argued vigorously over the relative merits of ... More


Apophasis and Pseudonymity in Dionysius the Areopagite: "No Longer I"

Charles M. Stang

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
May 2012
ISBN:
9780199640423
eISBN:
9780191738234
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199640423.001.0001
Subject:
Religion, Early Christian Studies, Religion and Literature

This book argues that the pseudonym, Dionysius the Areopagite, and the influence of Paul together constitute the best interpretive lens for understanding the Corpus Dionysiacum [CD]. This book ... More


The Highest Sustainable Basic Income

Philippe Van Parijs

in Real Freedom for All: What (if Anything) Can Justify Capitalism?

Published in print:
1997
Published Online:
November 2003
ISBN:
9780198293576
eISBN:
9780191600074
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0198293577.003.0003
Subject:
Political Science, Political Theory

As a first cut, how close a society's institutions are to the ideal of a free society is determined by how high an unconditional basic income it manages to sustainably give to all its members. There ... More


Two Concepts of Liberty

Isaiah Berlin

in Liberty

Published in print:
2002
Published Online:
November 2003
ISBN:
9780199249893
eISBN:
9780191598807
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/019924989X.003.0004
Subject:
Political Science, Political Theory

This lecture insisted upon negative liberty as the political complement to the human capacity for free choice, and made matching metaphysical claims: the nature of being, and especially the conflicts ... More


John Stuart Mill and the Ends of Life

Isaiah Berlin

in Liberty

Published in print:
2002
Published Online:
November 2003
ISBN:
9780199249893
eISBN:
9780191598807
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/019924989X.003.0005
Subject:
Political Science, Political Theory

This lecture explored the tension between liberty and one view of knowledge. Berlin presented Mill not only as an exponent of determinism and an associated consequentialism, but also as someone who ... More


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