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Representing Principles

Eric Beerbohm

in In Our Name: The Ethics of Democracy

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
October 2017
ISBN:
9780691154619
eISBN:
9781400842384
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Princeton University Press
DOI:
10.23943/princeton/9780691154619.003.0009
Subject:
Philosophy, Political Philosophy

This chapter focuses on the vertical division of democratic labor between citizens and their lawmaking principals, recasting the problem of representation by taking up the citizen's perspective. In ... More


Authority and Authorship

Andrei Marmor

in Positive Law and Objective Values

Published in print:
2001
Published Online:
January 2010
ISBN:
9780198268970
eISBN:
9780191713187
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198268970.003.0005
Subject:
Law, Philosophy of Law

This chapter considers the essential relationship between authority and authorship and suggests that there is no authority without authorship. It argues that legal authority must be attributable to ... More


Inclusive Positivism and the Arguments from Authority

Kenneth Einar Himma

in Morality and the Nature of Law

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
April 2019
ISBN:
9780198723479
eISBN:
9780191790089
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198723479.003.0005
Subject:
Law, Philosophy of Law

This chapter explores the various tensions that might be thought to arise between the Incorporation Thesis and practical authority. The Incorporation Thesis states that there is a conceptually ... More


Practical Authority, Institution Building, and Entanglement

Rebecca Neaera Abers

in Practical Authority: Agency and Institutional Change in Brazilian Water Politics

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
September 2013
ISBN:
9780199985265
eISBN:
9780199364367
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199985265.003.0001
Subject:
Political Science, Environmental Politics

In this chapter we present the three central concepts around which the book revolves. We define practical authority as the kind of power actors have when they build the capabilities and recognition ... More


Practical Authority: Agency and Institutional Change in Brazilian Water Politics

Rebecca Neaera Abers and Margaret E. Keck

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
September 2013
ISBN:
9780199985265
eISBN:
9780199364367
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199985265.001.0001
Subject:
Political Science, Environmental Politics

Institutions don’t come into being by themselves. They have to be organized. On the basis of research from a decade-long, multi-site study of efforts to transform freshwater management in Brazil, ... More


Authority of International Courts: Scope, Power, and Legitimacy

Andrei Marmor

in International Court Authority

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
September 2018
ISBN:
9780198795582
eISBN:
9780191836909
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198795582.003.0017
Subject:
Law, Public International Law, Criminal Law and Criminology

This chapter focuses on the relations between the four main stages of de facto authority laid out in this book’s framework, and the respective legitimacy of the international courts (ICs) in ... More


Is Pornography Like The Law?

Rae Langton

in Beyond Speech: Pornography and Analytic Feminist Philosophy

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
April 2017
ISBN:
9780190257910
eISBN:
9780190257927
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780190257910.003.0002
Subject:
Philosophy, Feminist Philosophy, American Philosophy

Pornography is like oppressive law, according to a feminist critique. The analogy is partial, but defensible to a significant degree. Pornography can subordinate, set norms, and silence, because it ... More


Is the Contract of Employment Illiberal?

Hugh Collins

in Philosophical Foundations of Labour Law

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
February 2019
ISBN:
9780198825272
eISBN:
9780191863998
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198825272.003.0003
Subject:
Law, Employment Law

The authoritarian character of many work relationships raises the question whether the legal institution of the contract of employment is inherently opposed to liberal values such as support for ... More


Can There Be Law in a Society of Angels?

Kenneth Einar Himma

in Coercion and the Nature of Law

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
June 2020
ISBN:
9780198854937
eISBN:
9780191888984
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198854937.003.0010
Subject:
Law, Philosophy of Law

Chapter 10 rejects the society-of-angels argument against the Coercion Thesis on the ground that the psychological features of the “angels” are too far removed from what is remotely probable for ... More


Public Justification

Kevin Vallier

in Must Politics Be War?: Restoring Our Trust in the Open Society

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
January 2019
ISBN:
9780190632830
eISBN:
9780190632861
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190632830.003.0004
Subject:
Philosophy, Political Philosophy

This chapter develops a conception of the public justification of the moral rules that are the object of social trust. The goal is to explain how complying with moral rules and abiding by our ... More


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