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Hayek and Modern Liberalism

Chandran Kukathas

Published in print:
1989
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198273264
eISBN:
9780191684029
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198273264.001.0001
Subject:
Political Science, Political Theory

In the history of modern liberal political thought the work of F. A. Hayek stands out as one of the most significant contributions to liberal theory since J. S. Mill. This book critically examines ... More


Justiciability and Jurisdiction: Political Questions and the Scope of Judicial Review

T.R.S. Allan

in Constitutional Justice: A Liberal Theory of the Rule of Law

Published in print:
2003
Published Online:
January 2010
ISBN:
9780199267880
eISBN:
9780191707728
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199267880.003.0006
Subject:
Law, Constitutional and Administrative Law

Constitutional rights and freedoms, limiting the exercise of legislative and executive power, are unlikely to be of much practical value unless they can be judicially enforced. Although the ... More


The ‘shepheards nation’: WilliamBrowne, The Shepheards Pipe (1614)and George Wither, The ShepherdsHunting (1615)

Michelle O'Callaghan

in The ‘Shepheards Nation’: Jacobean Spenserians and Early Stuart Political Culture 1612-25

Published in print:
2000
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198186380
eISBN:
9780191674549
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198186380.003.0002
Subject:
Literature, 17th-century and Restoration Literature, Poetry

As William Browne published The Shepheards Pipe — his collection of eclogues — with Christopher Brooke, George Wither, and John Davies, Wither was able to publish a sequel to this collection entitled ... More


Legislative Sovereignty and the Rule of Law

Jeffrey Goldsworthy

in Sceptical Essays on Human Rights

Published in print:
2001
Published Online:
January 2010
ISBN:
9780199246687
eISBN:
9780191714603
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199246687.003.0004
Subject:
Law, Human Rights and Immigration

This chapter challenges the assumption that legislative sovereignty is incompatible with the rule of law. The rule of law is first and foremost a political principle, an ideal or aspiration that may ... More


Radical or Rascal

Peter D. G. Thomas

in John Wilkes: A Friend to Liberty

Published in print:
1996
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198205449
eISBN:
9780191676642
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198205449.003.0013
Subject:
History, British and Irish Modern History

This chapter discusses the different portrayals of John Wilkes after his death. The first obituary notice of Wilkes stated that he was a true Patriot, and that is efforts added legal security to the ... More


Prefigurative Politics of the Umbrella Movement: An Ethnography of Its Promise and Predicament

Alex Yong Kang Chow

in Take Back Our Future: An Eventful Sociology of the Hong Kong Umbrella Movement

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
May 2020
ISBN:
9781501740916
eISBN:
9781501740930
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Cornell University Press
DOI:
10.7591/cornell/9781501740916.003.0002
Subject:
Sociology, Politics, Social Movements and Social Change

This chapter discusses how the Umbrella Movement was an instance of prefigurative politics. Prefigurative politics refers to political actions or movements in which political ideals are ... More


All This Have I Proved by Wisdom

Timothy Larsen

in John Stuart Mill: A Secular Life

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
July 2018
ISBN:
9780198753155
eISBN:
9780191814815
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198753155.003.0007
Subject:
Religion, History of Christianity, Philosophy of Religion

This chapter covers the two books that made Mill’s wider reputation as an intellectual: A System of Logic (1843) and Principles of Political Economy (1848). It explores what they reveal about how ... More


Mill and the Early Neoclassical Economists

Margaret Schabas

in The Natural Origins of Economics

Published in print:
2006
Published Online:
February 2013
ISBN:
9780226735696
eISBN:
9780226735719
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226735719.003.0007
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Economic History

This chapter examines John Stuart Mill's conception of nature and its implications for his political economy. It explains that in his 1836 “On the Definition of Political Economy” Mills addressed the ... More


John Stuart Mill: The Greening of the Liberal Heritage

Piers H. G. Stephens

in Engaging Nature: Environmentalism and the Political Theory Canon

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
January 2017
ISBN:
9780262028059
eISBN:
9780262325264
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
The MIT Press
DOI:
10.7551/mitpress/9780262028059.003.0011
Subject:
Environmental Science, Environmental Studies

Piers H. G. Stephens discusses John Stuart Mill and, by distinguishing Mill’s brand of individualism from possessive individualism, concludes that liberal individualism is not necessarily opposed to ... More


A Happy Talent of Composition: 1774—1776

Jeff Broadwater

in Jefferson, Madison, and the Making of the Constitution

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
May 2020
ISBN:
9781469651019
eISBN:
9781469651033
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of North Carolina Press
DOI:
10.5149/northcarolina/9781469651019.003.0002
Subject:
History, American History: early to 18th Century

In this chapter, Jefferson and Madison gain their first experience in constitution-writing. Madison served as a delegate to the Virginia convention of 1776 that produced Virginia’s first state ... More


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