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Theory of Authorization

David P. Gauthier

in The Logic of Leviathan: The Moral and Political Theory of Thomas Hobbes

Published in print:
1979
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780198246169
eISBN:
9780191680939
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198246169.003.0004
Subject:
Philosophy, History of Philosophy, Political Philosophy

This chapter suggests that the political doctrine of Leviathan represents a major advance in Thomas Hobbes's thinking, one which depends almost entirely on the introduction of the concept of ... More


Unger’s Knowledge and Politics

Jerome Neu

in On Loving Our Enemies: Essays in Moral Psychology

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
September 2012
ISBN:
9780199862986
eISBN:
9780199949762
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199862986.003.0013
Subject:
Philosophy, Moral Philosophy

This chapter presents a review of the book Knowledge and Politics by Roberto Mangabeira Unger. Unger's book provides a schematism of liberal thought and attempts a “total” critique of it. Starting ... More


Getting (Foreign Affairs) into Court

Martin S. Flaherty

in Restoring the Global Judiciary: Why the Supreme Court Should Rule in U.S. Foreign Affairs

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
May 2020
ISBN:
9780691179124
eISBN:
9780691186122
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Princeton University Press
DOI:
10.23943/princeton/9780691179124.003.0009
Subject:
Political Science, International Relations and Politics

This chapter begins with areas presenting threshold questions of effectively getting cases into court in the first instance. It notes the emergence of an array of doctrines to shut the courthouse ... More


The Federal Government

Thomas Lundmark

in Power & Rights in US Constitutional Law

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
January 2009
ISBN:
9780195368727
eISBN:
9780199867530
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195368727.003.0003
Subject:
Law, Constitutional and Administrative Law

The structure of the federal government of the United States is characterized by a pronounced application of the principle of separation of powers. A discussion of that principle provides a ... More


The Political Subject

Yves Charles Zarka

in Leviathan after 350 Years

Published in print:
2004
Published Online:
September 2010
ISBN:
9780199264612
eISBN:
9780191718526
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199264612.003.0008
Subject:
Philosophy, History of Philosophy, Political Philosophy

This chapter shows that a different relationship between the individual and power can be outlined based on a reinterpretation of the right of resistance. This outline is that of a figure of the ... More


The Manuscript Authority of Political Thoughts

Robert Wokler and Christopher Brooke

Bryan Garsten (ed.)

in Rousseau, the Age of Enlightenment, and Their Legacies

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
October 2017
ISBN:
9780691147888
eISBN:
9781400842407
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Princeton University Press
DOI:
10.23943/princeton/9780691147888.003.0008
Subject:
Philosophy, Political Philosophy

This chapter focuses on the insights that manuscripts may shed upon writings destined to become more sharply focused through later refinement but which, in their initial and sometimes explosive ... More


Political Questions and Nonjusticiability

Josh Chafetz

in Democracy's Privileged Few: Legislative Privilege and Democratic Norms in the British and American Constitutions

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
October 2013
ISBN:
9780300113259
eISBN:
9780300134896
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Yale University Press
DOI:
10.12987/yale/9780300113259.003.0003
Subject:
Political Science, Comparative Politics

The political-questions doctrine has been held to apply to a number of areas, including foreign policy and controversies over whether a state has a republican form of government. Two areas, however, ... More


Law and Politics: The Journey to Bush v. Gore

G. Edward White

in Law in American History, Volume III: 1930-2000

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
May 2019
ISBN:
9780190634940
eISBN:
9780190940348
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190634940.003.0013
Subject:
Law, Legal History, Constitutional and Administrative Law

Bush v. Gore, when it was first decided, was widely criticized by commentators as an unjustifiable intervention by the Supreme Court into the Florida electoral process in the 2000 presidential ... More


A Political Question

Steven G. Calabresi

in Bush v. Gore: The Question of Legitimacy

Published in print:
2002
Published Online:
October 2013
ISBN:
9780300093797
eISBN:
9780300127003
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Yale University Press
DOI:
10.12987/yale/9780300093797.003.0009
Subject:
Political Science, American Politics

This chapter explores the ways in which political efforts to break the “tie vote” in Florida were systematically discredited in the media, while judicial efforts were consistently glorified. It ... More


The Sermon and Political Education

in Political Communication and Political Culture in England, 1558-1688

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
June 2013
ISBN:
9780804783620
eISBN:
9780804784580
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Stanford University Press
DOI:
10.11126/stanford/9780804783620.003.0007
Subject:
History, British and Irish Early Modern History

This chapter describes the role of the sermon in political discussion. The sermon was the genre to which people of all ages and classes were most often exposed. Paul's Cross sermons attacked Roman ... More


Courts and Foreign Affairs

Curtis A. Bradley

in International Law in the U.S. Legal System

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
April 2015
ISBN:
9780190217761
eISBN:
9780190217808
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780190217761.003.0001
Subject:
Law, Private International Law, Comparative Law

This chapter provides an overview of some of the constitutional, statutory, and common law doctrines that govern the adjudication of foreign affairs–related disputes in the United States. These ... More


Judicial Self-reflection and Institutional Awareness

Michaela Hailbronner

in Traditions and Transformations: The Rise of German Constitutionalism

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
December 2015
ISBN:
9780198735427
eISBN:
9780191799587
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198735427.003.0006
Subject:
Law, Constitutional and Administrative Law

This chapter addresses the question of judicial self-restraint and institutional awareness in German constitutional jurisprudence. It argues that while courts in coordinate legal cultures are ... More


Introduction: ‘An Author of Commanding Altitude’

Edward Paleit

in War, Liberty, and Caesar: Responses to Lucan's Bellum Ciuile, ca. 1580 - 1650

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
May 2013
ISBN:
9780199602988
eISBN:
9780191744761
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199602988.003.0001
Subject:
Classical Studies, Literary Studies: Classical, Early, and Medieval, British and Irish History: BCE to 500CE

Starting with an examination of two readings of Lucan in the hitherto little-known play Cinthias Revenge (1613), by the English lawyer and satirist John Stephens, the introduction argues that Lucan’s ... More


Foundations II: The Contract

Mogens Lærke

in Spinoza and the Freedom of Philosophizing

Published in print:
2021
Published Online:
July 2021
ISBN:
9780192895417
eISBN:
9780191916229
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780192895417.003.0010
Subject:
Philosophy, History of Philosophy

This chapter explores Spinoza’s doctrine of the social contract and his understanding of natural law and natural right. Contrasting his views with those of Hobbes, it interprets the social contract ... More


Introduction: Politicized Femininity and Muscular Nationalism

Sikata Banerjee

in Muscular Nationalism: Gender, Violence, and Empire in India and Ireland, 1914-2004

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
March 2016
ISBN:
9780814789766
eISBN:
9780814789773
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
NYU Press
DOI:
10.18574/nyu/9780814789766.003.0001
Subject:
Political Science, Comparative Politics

This introductory chapter presents the poems, the Gang Bang, Ulster Style, as well as A Poem for Vijaya Dashami, to illustrate the complexity and historical scope of narratives of gendered ... More


Suing to Save the War Powers Resolution

Jasmine Farrier

in Constitutional Dysfunction on Trial: Congressional Lawsuits and the Separation of Powers

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
September 2020
ISBN:
9781501702501
eISBN:
9781501744464
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Cornell University Press
DOI:
10.7591/cornell/9781501702501.003.0003
Subject:
Political Science, American Politics

This chapter explores the consequence of four decades of congressional and judicial restraint that followed the passage of the 1973 War Powers Resolution. The member lawsuits began with four ... More


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