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Introduction

Simon Caney

in Justice Beyond Borders: A Global Political Theory

Published in print:
2005
Published Online:
April 2005
ISBN:
9780198293507
eISBN:
9780191602337
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/019829350X.003.0001
Subject:
Political Science, Political Theory

Describes the aims, approaches, and structure of the book. The basic issue addressed is the political principles that should govern global politics, and to analyse this the book posits six sets of ... More


The Liberal Imagination

Maria Antonaccio

in A Philosophy to Live By: Engaging Iris Murdoch

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
May 2012
ISBN:
9780199855575
eISBN:
9780199933198
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199855575.003.0009
Subject:
Philosophy, Moral Philosophy

This chapter undertakes an assessment of Murdoch’s contributions to political thought through a wide-ranging analysis of her writings on liberalism. Its central thesis is that Murdoch’s mature ... More


In Defense of Natural Law

Robert George

Published in print:
1999
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780198267713
eISBN:
9780191683343
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198267713.001.0001
Subject:
Law, Philosophy of Law

Making Men Moral questioned the central doctrines of liberal jurisprudence and political theory. This new work extends a critique of liberalism, and also goes beyond it to show how ... More


Crime and Punishment: A Concise Moral Critique

Hyman Gross

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
May 2012
ISBN:
9780199644711
eISBN:
9780191738944
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199644711.001.0001
Subject:
Law, Criminal Law and Criminology, Philosophy of Law

It is generally assumed that we are justified in punishing criminals because they have committed a morally wrongful act. Determining when criminal liability should be imposed calls for a moral ... More


Rationality and cooperation

Jules L. Coleman

in Risks and Wrongs

Published in print:
2002
Published Online:
January 2010
ISBN:
9780199253616
eISBN:
9780191719776
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199253616.003.0002
Subject:
Law, Law of Obligations, Philosophy of Law

This chapter articulates the building blocks of the market paradigm and develops their implications for moral, political, and legal theory. It argues that commitment to the individual rationality ... More


Political Morality, Conventional Morality, and Decorum in Cicero

Gary A. Remer

in Ethics and the Orator: The Ciceronian Tradition of Political Morality

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
September 2017
ISBN:
9780226439167
eISBN:
9780226439334
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226439334.003.0004
Subject:
Political Science, Political Theory

Politicians commit actions that sometimes violate ordinary moral standards, which they deem as necessary for the public interest. Michael Walzer refers to this situation of political actors doing the ... More


Constitutionalism in the European Union *: Pipe Dream or Possibility?

Wil Waluchow

in Philosophical Foundations of European Union Law

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
January 2013
ISBN:
9780199588770
eISBN:
9780191741029
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199588770.003.0008
Subject:
Law, EU Law, Philosophy of Law

This chapter defends a particular way of conceiving of the Charter of Fundamental Rights of the European Union and the norms of political morality to which that instrument makes reference. It ... More


The kingly vice: The tyrant in early Tudor drama

Doyeeta Majumder

in Tyranny and Usurpation: The New Prince and Lawmaking Violence in Early Modern Drama

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
May 2020
ISBN:
9781786941688
eISBN:
9781789623260
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Liverpool University Press
DOI:
10.3828/liverpool/9781786941688.003.0002
Subject:
Literature, 16th-century and Renaissance Literature

Through a discussion of three early Tudor morality plays which foreground the figure of the tyrant, this chapter argues that, though early sixteenth-century English drama engages deeply with issues ... More


Contemplating Historical Actors in Context

Donald Bloxham

in History and Morality

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
August 2020
ISBN:
9780198858713
eISBN:
9780191890833
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198858713.003.0002
Subject:
History, Historiography

Part 1 Contemplating Historical Actors in Context This Part of the book takes seriously the historian’s imperative to do justice to different ways and circumstances of life in the past. One of the ... More


Legislative Supremacy

T. R. S. Allan

in Law, Liberty, and Justice: The Legal Foundations of British Constitutionalism

Published in print:
1994
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780198259916
eISBN:
9780191682025
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198259916.003.0011
Subject:
Law, Constitutional and Administrative Law

The legal doctrine of legislative supremacy in the UK expresses the courts' commitment to British parliamentary democracy. It provides for the exercise of the political will of the electorate through ... More


Legal Content, Social Facts, and Interpretive Practice

JULES L. COLEMAN

in The Practice of Principle: In Defence of a Pragmatist Approach to Legal Theory

Published in print:
2003
Published Online:
January 2010
ISBN:
9780199264124
eISBN:
9780191707698
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199264124.003.0012
Subject:
Law, Philosophy of Law

This chapter outlines the chapter’s views on three fundamental substantive questions in jurisprudence regarding the relationship between law and political morality. These are: (1) What are the ... More


Conclusion

Gary A. Remer

in Ethics and the Orator: The Ciceronian Tradition of Political Morality

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
September 2017
ISBN:
9780226439167
eISBN:
9780226439334
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226439334.003.0009
Subject:
Political Science, Political Theory

The present-day relevance of the Ciceronian tradition of political morality appears uncertain once we appreciate that one of the hallmarks of an intellectual tradition is the presence of an ongoing ... More


Political Equality

James Lindley Wilson

in Democratic Equality

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
May 2020
ISBN:
9780691190914
eISBN:
9780691194141
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Princeton University Press
DOI:
10.23943/princeton/9780691190914.003.0003
Subject:
Philosophy, Political Philosophy

This chapter identifies what it means to enjoy specifically political equality. To affirm equal political status is to recognize each citizen as equally entitled to render authoritative judgments as ... More


Ethics and the Orator: The Ciceronian Tradition of Political Morality

Gary A. Remer

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
September 2017
ISBN:
9780226439167
eISBN:
9780226439334
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226439334.001.0001
Subject:
Political Science, Political Theory

For thousands of years, critics have attacked rhetoric and the actual practice of politics as unprincipled, insincere, and manipulative. In Ethics and the Orator, the Ciceronian rhetorical tradition ... More


Christianity and Foreign Policy

in Evangelicals and American Foreign Policy

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
September 2013
ISBN:
9780199987634
eISBN:
9780199367818
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199987634.003.0002
Subject:
Religion, Religion and Society

Although some realists, like Kennan, claim that morality has no place in international affairs, this chapter shows that moral norms have played an important role in international affairs. Religious ... More


The Conceptual Background

Roger A. Shiner

in Freedom of Commercial Expression

Published in print:
2003
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780198262619
eISBN:
9780191682353
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198262619.003.0017
Subject:
Law, Human Rights and Immigration

The remainder of this book is devoted to defending its primary normative claim, the claim that the commercial expression doctrine has no sound theoretical foundation in political morality. It ... More


Quintilian and John of Salisbury in the Ciceronian Tradition

Gary A. Remer

in Ethics and the Orator: The Ciceronian Tradition of Political Morality

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
September 2017
ISBN:
9780226439167
eISBN:
9780226439334
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226439334.003.0002
Subject:
Political Science, Political Theory

Although the longevity and robustness of the Ciceronian tradition of political morality cannot demonstrated in this single book alone, the Prologue will offer support for the tradition’s endurance ... More


Original Autonomy Rights

Roger A. Shiner

in Freedom of Commercial Expression

Published in print:
2003
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780198262619
eISBN:
9780191682353
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198262619.003.0020
Subject:
Law, Human Rights and Immigration

There are two very powerful antecedent intuitions from normative political morality against constitutional protection for commercial expression. First, freedom of expression has to do with political ... More


The Decline of Punishment

Hyman Gross

in Crime and Punishment: A Concise Moral Critique

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
May 2012
ISBN:
9780199644711
eISBN:
9780191738944
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199644711.003.0014
Subject:
Law, Criminal Law and Criminology, Philosophy of Law

This chapter is concerned with criminal punishment when viewed as a morally disturbing institution at the heart of political society. Criminal punishment appears to be indispensable, but it is not a ... More


Rhetoric, Emotional Manipulation, and Morality: The Contemporary Relevance of Cicero vis-à-vis Aristotle

Gary A. Remer

in Ethics and the Orator: The Ciceronian Tradition of Political Morality

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
September 2017
ISBN:
9780226439167
eISBN:
9780226439334
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226439334.003.0003
Subject:
Political Science, Political Theory

Although it is widely accepted that Aristotle forges a better relationship among rhetoric, the emotions, and political morality than Cicero, this chapter contends that Cicero, not Aristotle, offers a ... More


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