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Knowledge

Roger Crisp

in Reasons and the Good

Published in print:
2006
Published Online:
January 2007
ISBN:
9780199290338
eISBN:
9780191710476
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199290338.003.0003
Subject:
Philosophy, Moral Philosophy

Anyone who claims that there is some ultimate reason for action is likely to be asked two questions. First, how do you know? That is, what capacity gives you this special insight? And, second, what ... More


The Standard Picture

Edward Stein

in Without Good Reason: The Rationality Debate in Philosophy and Cognitive Science

Published in print:
1997
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198237730
eISBN:
9780191679520
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198237730.003.0007
Subject:
Philosophy, Philosophy of Mind, Philosophy of Science

According to the standard picture of rationality, there are normative principles of reasoning, and these principles are (at least, for the most part) what we think they are; that is, they stem from ... More


Reflective Equilibrium

Edward Stein

in Without Good Reason: The Rationality Debate in Philosophy and Cognitive Science

Published in print:
1997
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198237730
eISBN:
9780191679520
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198237730.003.0005
Subject:
Philosophy, Philosophy of Mind, Philosophy of Science

This chapter presents an argument for the rationality thesis which says that human reasoning competence cannot diverge from the normative principles of reasoning because both the normative principles ... More


Charity

Edward Stein

in Without Good Reason: The Rationality Debate in Philosophy and Cognitive Science

Published in print:
1997
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198237730
eISBN:
9780191679520
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198237730.003.0004
Subject:
Philosophy, Philosophy of Mind, Philosophy of Science

The previous chapter considered a general strategy for interpreting the results of the reasoning experiments whereby all reasoning behaviours that diverged from the normative principles of reasoning ... More


Legitimacy in International Society

Ian Clark

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
January 2008
ISBN:
9780199219193
eISBN:
9780191717734
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199219193.001.0001
Subject:
Political Science, International Relations and Politics

The word ‘legitimacy’ is seldom far from the lips of practitioners of international affairs. The legitimacy of recent events — such as the wars in Kosovo and Iraq, the post-September 11 war on ... More


Psychological Evidence

Edward Stein

in Without Good Reason: The Rationality Debate in Philosophy and Cognitive Science

Published in print:
1997
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198237730
eISBN:
9780191679520
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198237730.003.0003
Subject:
Philosophy, Philosophy of Mind, Philosophy of Science

The primary evidence for the irrationality thesis – the view that humans have an underlying ability to reason that is appropriately characterized by principles that diverge from the normative ... More


Global Egalitarianism

Lea Ypi

in Global Justice and Avant-Garde Political Agency

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
May 2012
ISBN:
9780199593873
eISBN:
9780191731426
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199593873.003.0005
Subject:
Political Science, Political Theory

This chapter focuses on the controversy between statists and cosmopolitans with regard to the principles of global justice. It shows how on issues of principle both tend to condemn the consequences ... More


Conclusion

Edward Stein

in Without Good Reason: The Rationality Debate in Philosophy and Cognitive Science

Published in print:
1997
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198237730
eISBN:
9780191679520
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198237730.003.0008
Subject:
Philosophy, Philosophy of Mind, Philosophy of Science

In the context of the debate between the rationality thesis and the irrationality thesis, the question is about whether humans have the normative principles of reasoning in their reasoning ... More


The Human Rights Culture and its Discontents

DAVID BOUCHER

in The Limits of Ethics in International Relations: Natural Law, Natural Rights, and Human Rights in Transition

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780199203529
eISBN:
9780191695490
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199203529.003.0010
Subject:
Political Science, Political Theory, International Relations and Politics

This chapter discusses discontent about the human rights culture. It argues that while natural rights and human rights are often associated, they are quite different but with similar objectives or ... More


From Optimal Tax Theory to Tax Policy: Retrospective and Prospective Views

Robin Boadway

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
August 2013
ISBN:
9780262017114
eISBN:
9780262301688
Item type:
book
Publisher:
The MIT Press
DOI:
10.7551/mitpress/9780262017114.001.0001
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Economic Systems

Many things inform a country’s choice of tax system, including political considerations, public opinion, bureaucratic complexities, and ideas drawn from theoretical analysis. This book examines the ... More


The Uneasy Place of Principle in Tort Law

George C. Christie

in The Philosophical Foundations of Tort Law

Published in print:
1997
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780198265795
eISBN:
9780191682971
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198265795.003.0006
Subject:
Law, Philosophy of Law

Lawyers have always had the urge to find some coherent logical structure in the law. One recalls Sir Edward Coke’s assertion that the common law is ‘an artificial perfection of reason, gotten by long ... More


The Legal Structure of the Contract of Employment

Mark Freedland

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/9780198783169.003.0002
Subject:
Law, Employment Law, Company and Commercial Law

This chapter proposes a large and evolving set of structural principles which between them identify the contract and prescribe its functioning. These principles characterize and impart shape and ... More


Efficiency as the Implicit Morality of the Market

Joseph Heath

in Morality, Competition, and the Firm: The Market Failures Approach to Business Ethics

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
May 2015
ISBN:
9780199990481
eISBN:
9780190267704
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:osobl/9780199990481.003.0008
Subject:
Philosophy, Moral Philosophy

This chapter discusses the counterintuitive aspect of business ethics as people find it dissipated as to be bereft of normative authority. It first borrows the idea of first, second, and third best ... More


Will the Real Principles of Justice Please Stand Up?

David Wiens

in Political Utopias: Contemporary Debates

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
April 2017
ISBN:
9780190280598
eISBN:
9780190280628
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780190280598.003.0008
Subject:
Philosophy, Political Philosophy

This chapter develops a “nesting” model of deontic normative principles (that is, principles that specify moral constraints upon action) as a means to understanding the notion of a “fundamental ... More


The Legacy of Human-Rights Violations in the Southern Cone: Argentina, Chile, and Uruguay

Luis Roniger and Mario Sznajder

Published in print:
1999
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198296157
eISBN:
9780191685200
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198296157.001.0001
Subject:
Political Science, Comparative Politics

The new democracies of the Southern Cone have publicly professed to reject and condemn the uses of the state power in various forms against citizens under military rule, thus dissociating themselves ... More


Normative Principles

Michael Zürn

in A Theory of Global Governance: Authority, Legitimacy, and Contestation

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
April 2018
ISBN:
9780198819974
eISBN:
9780191860133
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198819974.003.0002
Subject:
Political Science, International Relations and Politics

The global governance system rests on three normative principles, each of which qualifies the Westphalian principle of sovereignty. The first questions the implicit notion that all political ... More


Are there Realistic Models of Global Governance with Cosmopolitan Intent? An Empirical Assessment

Michael Zürn

in A Theory of Global Governance: Authority, Legitimacy, and Contestation

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
April 2018
ISBN:
9780198819974
eISBN:
9780191860133
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198819974.003.0010
Subject:
Political Science, International Relations and Politics

This chapter considers the development of a better global governance system, investigating the empirical viability and plausibility of four models of global order with cosmopolitan intent. Each of ... More


Conservation bias: What have we learned?

Brian Silliman and Stephanie Wear

in Effective Conservation Science: Data Not Dogma

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
December 2017
ISBN:
9780198808978
eISBN:
9780191846687
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198808978.003.0028
Subject:
Biology, Biodiversity / Conservation Biology, Ecology

Conservation science is unique among scientific disciplines in that it was founded on a set of normative principles. The often dogmatic adherence to these principles has made conservation science ... More


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