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Primitive and Derivative Forces

Robert Merrihew Adams

in Leibniz: Determinist, Theist, Idealist

Published in print:
1999
Published Online:
November 2003
ISBN:
9780195126495
eISBN:
9780199870974
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0195126491.003.0014
Subject:
Philosophy, History of Philosophy

The relation between primitive and derivative forces may be the hardest problem about the relation between Leibniz's physics and his metaphysics. He holds that derivative forces are modifications of ... More


The physical force objection to women's suffrage

Heloise Brown

in ‘The Truest Form of Patriotism’: Pacifist Feminism in Britain, 1870–1902

Published in print:
2003
Published Online:
July 2012
ISBN:
9780719065309
eISBN:
9781781700457
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9780719065309.003.0002
Subject:
History, Political History

The suffrage movement was a central strand in Victorian feminism, and one of its primary aims was confronting anti-suffragists' opposition to the enfranchisement of women. A principal argument for ... More


Introduction

Jennifer Greiman

in Democracy's Spectacle: Sovereignty and Public Life in Antebellum American Writing

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
September 2011
ISBN:
9780823230990
eISBN:
9780823241156
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Fordham University Press
DOI:
10.5422/fordham/9780823230990.003.0001
Subject:
Literature, American, 19th Century Literature

Through My Bondage and My Freedom, Frederick Douglass longs for an impossible spectator: a witness to the daily abominations of slavery who is in no way implicated by them. Douglass's sense of relief ... More


Coercion and Law

Neil MacCormick

in Legal Right and Social Democracy: Essays in Legal and Political Philosophy

Published in print:
1984
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780198255024
eISBN:
9780191681561
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198255024.003.0012
Subject:
Law, Philosophy of Law

This chapter provides a discussion on the widely held view that law — positive law — is essentially coercive. It offers an analysis of the concept of coercion, and then discusses the questions of ... More


Being and Feeling: The Surprise Attacks of Paradise Lost

Christopher R. Miller

in Surprise: The Poetics of the Unexpected from Milton to Austen

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
August 2016
ISBN:
9780801453694
eISBN:
9780801455780
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Cornell University Press
DOI:
10.7591/cornell/9780801453694.003.0003
Subject:
Literature, 18th-century Literature

This chapter examines how the physical and cognitive duality of surprise informs the moral poetics of John Milton's Paradise Lost. More specifically, it considers what it means to be “surprised by ... More


The Irish People and the Fenian movement

Ann Andrews

in Newspapers and Newsmakers: The Dublin Nationalist Press in the Mid-Nineteenth Century

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
September 2015
ISBN:
9781781381427
eISBN:
9781781382165
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Liverpool University Press
DOI:
10.5949/liverpool/9781781381427.003.0004
Subject:
History, British and Irish Early Modern History

This chapter concentrates on The Irish People (1863–65), a political and literary newspaper produced by the Irish Republican Brotherhood (IRB) whose physical force organization was allied to the ... More


‘The women of the whole world form … a unity’: feminist journals and peace questions1

Heloise Brown

in ‘The Truest Form of Patriotism’: Pacifist Feminism in Britain, 1870–1902

Published in print:
2003
Published Online:
July 2012
ISBN:
9780719065309
eISBN:
9781781700457
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9780719065309.003.0003
Subject:
History, Political History

Through the debates on physical force, many women active in the feminist movement were drawn to consider wider issues of military conflict and war. Such well-known feminists as Josephine Butler, ... More


Ability, Action, and Causation: From Pure Ability to Force ∗

Anastasia Giannakidou and Eleni Staraki

in Genericity

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
May 2013
ISBN:
9780199691807
eISBN:
9780191745775
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199691807.003.0009
Subject:
Linguistics, Semantics and Pragmatics, Psycholinguistics / Neurolinguistics / Cognitive Linguistics

This chapter shows that Greek distinguishes empirically ability as a precondition for action, and ability as initiating and sustaining force for ... More


Dynamical Patterning Modules

Stuart A. Newman

in Evolution—the Extended Synthesis

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
August 2013
ISBN:
9780262513678
eISBN:
9780262315142
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
The MIT Press
DOI:
10.7551/mitpress/9780262513678.003.0011
Subject:
Biology, Evolutionary Biology / Genetics

This chapter discusses the developmental-genetic mobilization of physical forces in the origin of animal body plans and presents a plausible basis for the emergence of key mechanisms of developmental ... More


Interrogation Practices

David Kretzmer and Yaël Ronen

in The Occupation of Justice: The Supreme Court of Israel and the Occupied Territories

Published in print:
2021
Published Online:
March 2021
ISBN:
9780190696023
eISBN:
9780190696054
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190696023.003.0017
Subject:
Law, Human Rights and Immigration, Public International Law

This chapter examines the Court’s review of the practices employed by the authorities in interrogating Palestinians suspected of involvement in hostile activities. In 1999 the Court delivered a ... More


Peace and Violence, 1959–1960

Robert A. Karl

in Forgotten Peace: Reform, Violence, and the Making of Contemporary Colombia

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
January 2018
ISBN:
9780520293922
eISBN:
9780520967243
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520293922.003.0005
Subject:
History, Latin American History

This chapter looks at how Marulanda's changing relationship with the state from the creole peace to the FARC owed much to the mutual transformations of ideas and practices of violence. In key moments ... More


Creating a new identity, 1931–5

Gavin Wilk

in Transatlantic defiance: The militant Irish republican movement in America, 1923-45

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
May 2015
ISBN:
9780719091667
eISBN:
9781781707722
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9780719091667.003.0005
Subject:
Political Science, Conflict Politics and Policy

The Public Safety Act issued by the Irish Free State government in 1931 officially outlawed the Irish Republican Army. The measures, which included the imprisonment of suspected IRA members, greatly ... More


Divergent Contexts and Patterns of Violent Elections

Sarah Birch

in Electoral Violence, Corruption, and Political Order

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
January 2021
ISBN:
9780691203621
eISBN:
9780691203645
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Princeton University Press
DOI:
10.23943/princeton/9780691203621.003.0005
Subject:
Political Science, Comparative Politics

This chapter focuses on the strategic dynamics inherent in different geographic contexts and different time periods. It considers variations in electoral violence across the electoral cycle, over ... More


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