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Property and property rights

Zohar Efroni

in Access-Right: The Future of Digital Copyright Law

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
January 2011
ISBN:
9780199734078
eISBN:
9780199866137
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199734078.003.0002
Subject:
Law, Public International Law

This chapter clarifies a concept of right that is not biased by moral, political, or normative judgments. It uses an objective technique to identify rights in the positive law. To this specific end, ... More


John Locke and America: The Defence of English Colonialism

Barbara Arneil

Published in print:
1996
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198279679
eISBN:
9780191684296
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198279679.001.0001
Subject:
Political Science, Political Theory

This book considers the context of the colonial policies of Britain, John Locke's contribution to them, and the importance of these ideas in his theory of property. It also reconsiders the debate ... More


Introduction: Reframing Corporate Governance: Behavioral Assumptions, Governance Mechanisms, and Institutional Dynamics

Anna Grandori

in Corporate Governance and Firm Organization: Microfoundations and Structural Forms

Published in print:
2004
Published Online:
September 2007
ISBN:
9780199269761
eISBN:
9780191710087
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199269761.003.0001
Subject:
Business and Management, Corporate Governance and Accountability

This introductory chapter outlines the features of the new approach to CG that can be built by integrating the insights from the different contributions gathered in the book. Further specific theses ... More


IN FAVOR OF THE PROPERTY THEORY

Neil Feit

in Belief about the Self: A Defense of the Property Theory of Content

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
September 2008
ISBN:
9780195341362
eISBN:
9780199866922
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195341362.003.0002
Subject:
Philosophy, Philosophy of Mind

This chapter sets out the case for the property theory of content. The first section discusses an argument based on John Perry's famous case of the messy shopper. The second section discusses an ... More


Emergent Causation and Property Causation

Paul Noordhof

in Emergence in Mind

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
May 2010
ISBN:
9780199583621
eISBN:
9780191723483
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199583621.003.0006
Subject:
Philosophy, Philosophy of Mind, Philosophy of Science

The chapter defends the application, and verdicts of a counterfactual theory of causation, to the question of property causation. In particular, the challenges that non‐reductive physicalism and ... More


Tropes: Properties, Objects, and Mental Causation

Douglas Ehring

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
January 2012
ISBN:
9780199608539
eISBN:
9780191729607
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199608539.001.0001
Subject:
Philosophy, Metaphysics/Epistemology, Philosophy of Science

The main goal of this work is to provide a metaphysical account of properties and of how they are related to concrete particulars. On the broadest level, this work is a defense of tropes and of trope ... More


MENTAL CONTENT AND THE PROBLEM OF DE SE BELIEF

Neil Feit

in Belief about the Self: A Defense of the Property Theory of Content

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
September 2008
ISBN:
9780195341362
eISBN:
9780199866922
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195341362.003.0001
Subject:
Philosophy, Philosophy of Mind

This chapter discusses the notion of the content of a cognitive attitude, such as a belief or a desire. According to the doctrine of propositions, the content of such an attitude is always a ... More


Internalization: Empirical Evidence

Pol Antràs

in Global Production: Firms, Contracts, and Trade Structure

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
October 2017
ISBN:
9780691168272
eISBN:
9781400873746
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Princeton University Press
DOI:
10.23943/princeton/9780691168272.003.0008
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Macro- and Monetary Economics

This chapter describes how the internalization theories discussed in the previous chapters can be taken to the data. The empirical literature on this topic is still budding and has yet to provide ... More


Property: Values and Institutions

Hanoch Dagan

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
May 2011
ISBN:
9780199737864
eISBN:
9780199894994
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199737864.001.0001
Subject:
Law, Constitutional and Administrative Law

Property law and property theory have become a thriving industry in the legal academy rendering some exciting conceptual and normative challenges. This book covers numerous property issues to provide ... More


Hugo Grotius

Stephen Buckle

in Natural Law and the Theory of Property: Grotius to Hume

Published in print:
1993
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198240945
eISBN:
9780191680304
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198240945.003.0001
Subject:
Philosophy, Political Philosophy

This chapter traces the development of the theory of property in the natural law theories stemming from Grotius. It shows that the theories of property to be considered are evolutionary theories in ... More


Introduction

Stephanie M. Stern and Daphna Lewinsohn-Zamir

in The Psychology of Property Law

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
September 2020
ISBN:
9781479835683
eISBN:
9781479857623
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
NYU Press
DOI:
10.18574/nyu/9781479835683.003.0001
Subject:
Psychology, Social Psychology

This chapter describes the goals of the book and introduces the reader to fundamental features of property law. The introduction first provides background on the nature and function of property ... More


Comparative Institutional Analysis of Corporate Governance

Masahiko Aoki

in Corporate Governance and Firm Organization: Microfoundations and Structural Forms

Published in print:
2004
Published Online:
September 2007
ISBN:
9780199269761
eISBN:
9780191710087
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199269761.003.0002
Subject:
Business and Management, Corporate Governance and Accountability

This chapter applies a ‘comparative institutional analysis’ approach to CG. It criticizes the property right approach for being a special case, and develops a more general model of governance with ... More


The Property-Rights Approach

Pol Antràs

in Global Production: Firms, Contracts, and Trade Structure

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
October 2017
ISBN:
9780691168272
eISBN:
9781400873746
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Princeton University Press
DOI:
10.23943/princeton/9780691168272.003.0007
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Macro- and Monetary Economics

This chapter turns to the property-rights theory of the firm, which arguably constitutes the most compelling and influential theory of the firm explaining in a unified framework both the benefits as ... More


IRREDUCIBLE VALUE

GRAHAM ODDIE

in Value, Reality, and Desire

Published in print:
2005
Published Online:
July 2005
ISBN:
9780199273416
eISBN:
9780191602658
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0199273413.003.0006
Subject:
Philosophy, Moral Philosophy

This chapter presents a promising way of defending the determination of value by nature, while resisting reduction. Recent developments in both property theory and value theory help clarify a thesis ... More


Property Theory, Essential Resources, and the Global Land Rush

Hanoch Dagan

in Governing Access to Essential Resources

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
May 2016
ISBN:
9780231172783
eISBN:
9780231540766
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Columbia University Press
DOI:
10.7312/columbia/9780231172783.003.0004
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Development, Growth, and Environmental

Dagan claims that property rights and market competition can be reconciled with the notion of essential resources. The dominant theoretical view of property rights that focuses on the right to ... More


Property and Disagreement

Stephen R. Munzer

in Philosophical Foundations of Property Law

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
January 2014
ISBN:
9780199673582
eISBN:
9780191751721
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199673582.003.0013
Subject:
Law, Philosophy of Law, Company and Commercial Law

Legal philosophers and property scholars have recently challenged the idea of property as a bundle of sticks — more precisely, a set of normative relations between persons with respect to things. ... More


A Theory of Property

John Willinsky

in The Intellectual Properties of Learning: A Prehistory from Saint Jerome to John Locke

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
May 2019
ISBN:
9780226487922
eISBN:
9780226488080
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226488080.003.0011
Subject:
History, History of Ideas

This chapter deals with John Locke’s contributions to a theory of property in the Two Treatises of Government published 1689, which went on to have a profound and continuing influence on intellectual ... More


Emergent Property

Henry E. Smith

in Philosophical Foundations of Property Law

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
January 2014
ISBN:
9780199673582
eISBN:
9780191751721
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199673582.003.0014
Subject:
Law, Philosophy of Law, Company and Commercial Law

This chapter considers a type of reductionism in property theory, that of a certain kind of anti-conceptualism under which property is not to be conceived of in terms of general concepts like the fee ... More


Comparing Water Access Regimes Under Conditions of Scarcity: The Tale of Two Communities in the United States

Michael Cox

in Governing Access to Essential Resources

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
May 2016
ISBN:
9780231172783
eISBN:
9780231540766
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Columbia University Press
DOI:
10.7312/columbia/9780231172783.003.0010
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Development, Growth, and Environmental

Cox’s work on two communities in the arid West of the United States shows that ex ante institutional design can generate divergent outcomes. One community – the San Louis Valley in Colorado-- adheres ... More


Property as Intangible Property

Katrina M. Wyman

in Oxford Studies in Private Law Theory: Volume I

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
February 2021
ISBN:
9780198851356
eISBN:
9780191885976
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198851356.003.0004
Subject:
Law, Private International Law

Historically, property theory has focused on real property as the premier example of property, reflecting the longstanding importance of land as a source of wealth and political power. This essay ... More


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