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Handbook of Bioethics and Religion

David E. Guinn (ed.)

Published in print:
2006
Published Online:
September 2006
ISBN:
9780195178739
eISBN:
9780199784943
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0195178734.001.0001
Subject:
Religion, Philosophy of Religion

This book discusses the role of religion in a religiously pluralistic liberal society, namely the United States. Nowhere else in the public realm do the fundamental religious questions about the ... More


Magazines and the Making of America: Modernization, Community, and Print Culture, 1741-1860

Heather A. Haveman

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
October 2017
ISBN:
9780691164403
eISBN:
9781400873883
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Princeton University Press
DOI:
10.23943/princeton/9780691164403.001.0001
Subject:
Sociology, Social Theory

From the colonial era to the onset of the Civil War, this book looks at how magazines and the individuals, organizations, and circumstances they connected ushered America into the modern age. How did ... More


Symbolic Forms for a New Humanity: Cultural and Racial Reconfigurations of Critical Theory

Drucilla Cornell and Kenneth Michael Panfilio

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
March 2011
ISBN:
9780823232505
eISBN:
9780823235643
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Fordham University Press
DOI:
10.5422/fso/9780823232505.001.0001
Subject:
Philosophy, Political Philosophy

In dialogue with Afro-Caribbean philosophy, this book seeks in Cassirer's philosophy of symbolic forms a new vocabulary for approaching central intellectual and political issues of our time. For ... More


Individual Autonomy and Civil Liberties

Joseph Chan

in Confucian Perfectionism: A Political Philosophy for Modern Times

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
October 2017
ISBN:
9780691158617
eISBN:
9781400848690
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Princeton University Press
DOI:
10.23943/princeton/9780691158617.003.0007
Subject:
Political Science, Political Theory

This chapter introduces a new Confucian perfectionist approach to individual autonomy and civil liberties. Confucianism has often been criticized for failing to recognize individual autonomy. But ... More


Diversity and Integration in Private International Law

Verónica Ruiz Abou-Nigm and María Blanca Noodt Taquela (eds)

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
May 2020
ISBN:
9781474447850
eISBN:
9781474476492
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9781474447850.001.0001
Subject:
Law, Private International Law

This book opens a cross-regional dialogue and shifts the Eurocentric discussion on diversity and integration to a more inclusive engagement with South America in private international law issues. It ... More


On the Legitimacy of Confucian Constitutionalism

Joseph Chan

in A Confucian Constitutional Order: How China's Ancient Past Can Shape Its Political Future

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
October 2017
ISBN:
9780691154602
eISBN:
9781400844845
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Princeton University Press
DOI:
10.23943/princeton/9780691154602.003.0005
Subject:
Political Science, Political Theory

This chapter asserts the idea that Confucianism can positively shape political institutions, legislation, and policy making. However, it argues that promoting Confucianism as a comprehensive doctrine ... More


How Market Ideology Guarantees Racial Inequality

Deborah Stone

in Healthy, Wealthy, and Fair: Health Care and the Good Society

Published in print:
2005
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780195170665
eISBN:
9780199850204
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195170665.003.0022
Subject:
Political Science, American Politics

This chapter focuses on racial disparities in health care. It shows how certain principles of political organization in culture in the United States perpetuate racial disparities. The chapter ... More


Procedural Justice

George Klosko

in Democratic Procedures and Liberal Consensus

Published in print:
2004
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780199270200
eISBN:
9780191699467
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199270200.003.0008
Subject:
Political Science, Political Theory

This chapter discusses procedural justice in different areas, focusing on two main themes: procedural justice’ contribution to system stability and people's views about the natural of procedural ... More


The Challenge of Regulatory Legitimacy III

Roger Brownsword

in Rights, Regulation, and the Technological Revolution

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
January 2009
ISBN:
9780199276806
eISBN:
9780191707605
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199276806.003.0004
Subject:
Law, Intellectual Property, IT, and Media Law

This chapter begins by examining the harm principle and the precautionary principle as candidate unproblematic regulative standards for pluralistic communities. It then considers how the ideas of ... More


The Public and the Private in Modern Britain

BRIAN HARRISON

in Civil Histories: Essays Presented to Sir Keith Thomas

Published in print:
2000
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198207108
eISBN:
9780191677496
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198207108.003.0019
Subject:
History, British and Irish Early Modern History

This chapter examines the history of privacy and private life in modern Britain. Privacy rests upon a Judaeo-Christian respect for the individual's ... More


Modern Medicine and its Non-Modern Critics: A Study in Discourse

Ashis Nandy and Shiv Visvanathan

in Dominating Knowledge: Development, Culture, and Resistance

Published in print:
1990
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198286943
eISBN:
9780191684531
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198286943.003.0005
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Development, Growth, and Environmental, Economic Systems

This chapter argues that the introduction of Western medicine in India marginalized traditional forms of medicine and effectively deprived Indians of the choices available within these pluralistic ... More


Exploring the Normative Question

Alexander Somek

in Individualism: An Essay on the Authority of the European Union

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
January 2009
ISBN:
9780199542086
eISBN:
9780191715518
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199542086.003.0005
Subject:
Law, Philosophy of Law, EU Law

This chapter examines further the normative significance of tobacco control with an eye to political liberalism. It explains that tobacco control legislation can be democratically legitimate only ... More


Apology and Reparation in a Multicultural State

Christopher Bennett

in Law and Philosophy

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
January 2009
ISBN:
9780199237159
eISBN:
9780191705427
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199237159.003.0015
Subject:
Law, Philosophy of Law

This chapter examines a problem for a particular version of the communicative theory of punishment — one that gives central place to the notions of apology and reparation. It argues that a condition ... More


Human Diversity and Democratic Institutions

Robert Audi

in Moral Value and Human Diversity

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780195312942
eISBN:
9780199851188
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195312942.003.0004
Subject:
Philosophy, Moral Philosophy

Individuals do not flourish as isolated atoms. People do best living in communities, guided by each other and challenged by institutional demands. Like individuals, institutions vary greatly, even ... More


Religious Conflict in Brazil: Protestants, Catholics, and the Rise of Religious Pluralism in the Early Twentieth Century

Erika Helgen

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
January 2021
ISBN:
9780300243352
eISBN:
9780300252163
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Yale University Press
DOI:
10.12987/yale/9780300243352.001.0001
Subject:
History, Latin American History

This innovative study explores the transition in Brazil from a hegemonically Catholic society to a religiously pluralistic society. The book shows that the rise of religious pluralism was fraught ... More


Christian Scholarship and the Rules of the Academic Game

George M. Marsden

in The Outrageous Idea of Christian Scholarship

Published in print:
1998
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780195122909
eISBN:
9780199853311
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195122909.003.0004
Subject:
Religion, History of Christianity

This chapter argues that while it is certainly true that some religious believers wish to destroy the pluralistic academy, there are many other religious viewpoints, including some theologically ... More


A Fusion of Mainland Chinese and Hong Kong Political Cultures in the 2007 Chief Executive Election

Sonny Shiu-Hing Lo

in The Dynamics of Beijing-Hong Kong Relations: A Model for Taiwan?

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
September 2011
ISBN:
9789622099081
eISBN:
9789882207547
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Hong Kong University Press
DOI:
10.5790/hongkong/9789622099081.003.0009
Subject:
History, Political History

This chapter demonstrates the amalgamation of mainland China and Hong Kong political cultures as observed in the 2007 Chief Executive Election. The election of 2007 represented a fusion of mainland ... More


Introduction: Confession and Repentance as Public Witness

Jennifer M. McBride

in The Church for the World: A Theology of Public Witness

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
May 2012
ISBN:
9780199755684
eISBN:
9780199932160
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199755684.003.0001
Subject:
Religion, Theology

This introductory chapter articulates the driving questions of the book, including how Protestants offer a non-triumphal witness in a pluralistic society, and argues that disharmony over the church's ... More


Bridging and Balancing: Diversity and Integration in Private International Law

Verónica Ruiz Abou-Nigm

in Diversity and Integration in Private International Law

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
May 2020
ISBN:
9781474447850
eISBN:
9781474476492
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9781474447850.003.0022
Subject:
Law, Private International Law

This chapter calls for the mobilization of private international law, reflecting on the pitfalls of private international law’s outreach and the lack of awareness of the potential that its ... More


Pluralism

Robert McKim

in On Religious Diversity

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
May 2012
ISBN:
9780199774029
eISBN:
9780199932610
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199774029.003.0006
Subject:
Religion, Philosophy of Religion

The main focus in this chapter is on the claim that a number of religions do equally well in terms of truth, though there is also some attention to pluralism about salvation, or salvific pluralism, ... More


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