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The Ultimate Rule of Law

David M. Beatty

Published in print:
2004
Published Online:
January 2010
ISBN:
9780199269808
eISBN:
9780191710063
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199269808.001.0001
Subject:
Law, Philosophy of Law

This book addresses the age-old tension between law and politics by examining whether the personal beliefs of judges come into play in adjudicating on issues of religious freedom, sex discrimination, ... More


Conclusion I: The Importance of the Individual

Gunther Martin

in Divine Talk: Religious Argumentation in Demosthenes

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
September 2009
ISBN:
9780199560226
eISBN:
9780191721427
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199560226.003.0007
Subject:
Classical Studies, Literary Studies: Classical, Early, and Medieval

This chapter summarizes the results from the analysis of the public speeches. Speeches delivered by the same speaker prove similar in the selection of religious arguments; the same need not be true ... More


Contaminated Mindware

Keith E. Stanovich, Richard F. West, and Maggie E. Toplak

in The Rationality Quotient: Toward a Test of Rational Thinking

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
May 2017
ISBN:
9780262034845
eISBN:
9780262336819
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
The MIT Press
DOI:
10.7551/mitpress/9780262034845.003.0010
Subject:
Psychology, Cognitive Psychology

Knowledge becomes implicated in rationality in two different ways. When the knowledge bases discussed in Chapter 9 are missing, the problem is called a mindware gap. A different type of mindware ... More


Political views and understandings

Peter Shirlow, Jonathan Tonge, James McAuley, and Catherine McGlynn

in Abandoning Historical Conflict?: Former Political Prisoners and Reconciliation in Northern Ireland

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
July 2012
ISBN:
9780719080111
eISBN:
9781781703038
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9780719080111.003.0004
Subject:
Political Science, Political Theory

This chapter analyses the motivations underpinning participation in the conflict in Northern Ireland. It shows that experiential and situational factors were more important than historical belief and ... More


Conscientious Objection

Judith N. Shklar

Samantha Ashenden and Andreas Hess (eds)

in On Political Obligation

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
September 2019
ISBN:
9780300214994
eISBN:
9780300245417
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Yale University Press
DOI:
10.12987/yale/9780300214994.003.0018
Subject:
Philosophy, Political Philosophy

Shklar draws a distinction between civil disobedience and conscientious objection. The difference is mainly to be found in the fact that the former consists in attempts to change the democratic ... More


Apathy and Ignorance: False Prophets of Autism and the Anti-Vaccine Movement

Michael B. A. Oldstone

in Viruses, Plagues, and History: Past, Present, and Future

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
September 2020
ISBN:
9780190056780
eISBN:
9780197523292
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190056780.003.0019
Subject:
Public Health and Epidemiology, Epidemiology

This chapter highlights the story of autism, the widespread acceptance of its incorrect cause, and the impact on use of vaccines, all stemming directly from deliberate, false reporting. The basic ... More


Recognizing and Managing Professional Boundaries

Rebecca Spizzirri

in The Ethical Practice of Forensic Psychology: A Casebook

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
December 2016
ISBN:
9780190258542
eISBN:
9780190258559
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780190258542.003.0004
Subject:
Psychology, Forensic Psychology

Ethical practice as a psychologist and forensic practitioner requires close attention to maintaining professional boundaries. Boundary-related issues represent a key consideration for psychologists ... More


Liturgical and Religious Music in Europe, 1500–1800

in The Power of Song: Music and Dance in the Mission Communities of Northern New Spain, 1590–1810

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
June 2013
ISBN:
9780804770866
eISBN:
9780804773812
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Stanford University Press
DOI:
10.11126/stanford/9780804770866.003.0003
Subject:
History, Latin American History

This chapter examines the liturgical and religious music brought by Franciscan and Jesuit missionaries to New Spain and ultimately to the frontier missions during the period from 1500 to 1800. It ... More


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