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Why Worry about Historic Injustice?

Daniel Butt

in Rectifying International Injustice: Principles of Compensation and Restitution Between Nations

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
January 2009
ISBN:
9780199218240
eISBN:
9780191711589
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199218240.003.0002
Subject:
Political Science, Political Theory, International Relations and Politics

This chapter outlines a number of critical responses to the project of seeking to rectify historic injustice, and explains why they largely do not apply to international libertarian accounts of ... More


Inheriting Responsibilities

David Miller

in National Responsibility and Global Justice

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
January 2008
ISBN:
9780199235056
eISBN:
9780191715792
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199235056.003.0006
Subject:
Political Science, Russian Politics

This chapter examines historical rectification as an aspect of global justice, and focuses on the question of whether nations can be held responsible for the deeds of their forebears. It argues that ... More


Nonlinearities

Russell L. De Valois and Karen K. De Valois

in Spatial Vision

Published in print:
1991
Published Online:
January 2008
ISBN:
9780195066579
eISBN:
9780199872220
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195066579.003.0011
Subject:
Psychology, Cognitive Neuroscience

This chapter discusses the nonlinear responses of the visual system. Topics covered include threshold nonlinearity, phase nonlinearity, amplitude nonlinearity, half-wave rectification, and ... More


Two Kinds of Enrichment

Robert Chambers

in Philosophical Foundations of the Law of Unjust Enrichment

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
May 2009
ISBN:
9780199567751
eISBN:
9780191705267
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199567751.003.0009
Subject:
Law, Law of Obligations, Philosophy of Law

This chapter argues that there are two different kinds of enrichment: pecuniary value and assignable rights. While most enrichments are valuable rights, enrichment can consist of value without rights ... More


The Moral Powers of Victims

Claudia Card

in The Atrocity Paradigm: A Theory of Evil

Published in print:
2002
Published Online:
November 2003
ISBN:
9780195145083
eISBN:
9780199833115
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0195145089.003.0008
Subject:
Philosophy, Aesthetics

The moral powers of victims include the negative power of blame, which can sometimes evoke guilt and a sense of obligation in wrongdoers, and the positive power of forgiveness, which can relieve ... More


Confucian Conceptions of Order

Christopher A. Ford

in The Mind of Empire: China's History and Modern Foreign Relations

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
September 2011
ISBN:
9780813192635
eISBN:
9780813135519
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Kentucky
DOI:
10.5810/kentucky/9780813192635.003.0004
Subject:
Political Science, International Relations and Politics

The impact of Confucius on Chinese philosophy and politics perhaps eclipses that of any other single human being, and the ethical teachings attributed to him lie today in many respects at the core of ... More


Squaring the Circle: Geometry and Topography in “Ithaca”

Ciaran McMorran

in Joyce and Geometry

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
September 2020
ISBN:
9780813066288
eISBN:
9780813065267
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Florida
DOI:
10.5744/florida/9780813066288.003.0003
Subject:
Literature, 20th-century Literature and Modernism

This chapter highlights the practical and metaphysical issues which James Joyce associates with the application of Euclidean geometry as a geo-meter (a measure of the Earth) in “Ithaca.” It ... More


Justice, Exploitation, and Ancillary Care

Henry S. Richardson

in Moral Entanglements: The Ancillary-Care Obligations of Medical Researchers

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
January 2013
ISBN:
9780195388930
eISBN:
9780199979196
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195388930.003.0004
Subject:
Philosophy, Moral Philosophy

In our highly imperfect world, many of the most compelling claims for ancillary care arise in contexts of deep injustice. One might think, then, that the idea of justice could ground medical ... More


The Quest for Ecstatic Morality in Early China

Kenneth W. Holloway

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
May 2013
ISBN:
9780199744824
eISBN:
9780199979400
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199744824.001.0001
Subject:
Religion, World Religions

The recently excavated Guodian manuscript “Xing zi mingchu” understands morality as something that is inherently expansive and not restrictive. Dating from China’s Warring States Period, this text ... More


Obligations and Outcomes

Victor Tadros

in Crime, Punishment, and Responsibility: The Jurisprudence of Antony Duff

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
September 2011
ISBN:
9780199592814
eISBN:
9780191729034
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199592814.003.0011
Subject:
Law, Criminal Law and Criminology

This chapter investigates the significance of the outcomes of a person's conduct for punishment. It does so by comparing Antony Duff's view of punishment as a communicative enterprise with an ... More


Taxation, Welfare, and Benefits

Jethro K. Lieberman

in Liberalism Undressed

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
January 2013
ISBN:
9780199919840
eISBN:
9780199980376
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199919840.003.0005
Subject:
Political Science, Political Theory

This chapter examines taxation and welfare and other forms of state-provided benefits and concludes that under the harm principle the state may legitimately provide a host of public benefits and ... More


The Power and Pragmatism of Language

Gary Holthaus

in Learning Native Wisdom: What Traditional Cultures Teach Us about Subsistence, Sustainibility, and Spirtuality

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
September 2011
ISBN:
9780813124872
eISBN:
9780813135281
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Kentucky
DOI:
10.5810/kentucky/9780813124872.003.0012
Subject:
History, Cultural History

As pointed out by Confucius in around 490 B.C., the rectification of names is important, since the world without this becomes unreal—government policies will not be realistic and various efforts at ... More


Mere Equities

Robert Chambers

in Resulting Trusts

Published in print:
1997
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780198764441
eISBN:
9780191695254
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198764441.003.0008
Subject:
Law, Law of Obligations

Examination of the relationship between the usual remedies for the recovery of property such as rectification and rescission and resulting trust is the main concern of this chapter. It argues that ... More


Rectification of decisions and orders

Martin Chakraborty and Verena Dormann

in Unified Patent Protection in Europe: A Commentary

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
March 2021
ISBN:
9780198755463
eISBN:
9780191927706
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198755463.003.0515
Subject:
Law, Intellectual Property, IT, and Media Law

The Court may, by way of order, of its own motion or on application by a party made within one month of service of the decision or order to be rectified, after hearing the parties, rectify clerical ... More


Powers of the Court concerning decisions of the European Patent Office

Markus Kuczera

in Unified Patent Protection in Europe: A Commentary

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
March 2021
ISBN:
9780198755463
eISBN:
9780191927706
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198755463.003.0114
Subject:
Law, Intellectual Property, IT, and Media Law

In actions brought under Article 32(1)(i), the Court may exercise any power entrusted on the European Patent Office in accordance with Article 9 of Regulation (EU) No 1257/2012, including the ... More


Now We Are Going to Build Socialism: Crisis and Rectification, 1986–1990

Luis Martínez-Fernández

in Revolutionary Cuba: A History

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
January 2015
ISBN:
9780813049953
eISBN:
9780813050416
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Florida
DOI:
10.5744/florida/9780813049953.003.0006
Subject:
Society and Culture, Latin American Studies

This short chapter looks at developments in Cuba during the thawing of the Cold War. While the Soviet Union and other communist nations embarked on a process of reformism away from socialism and ... More


The Army-People Bond in Mass Culture in Wartime Yan’an

Yan Xu

in The Soldier Image and State-Building in Modern China, 1924-1945

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
September 2019
ISBN:
9780813176741
eISBN:
9780813176772
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Kentucky
DOI:
10.5810/kentucky/9780813176741.003.0007
Subject:
History, Asian History

The sixth chapter outlines another political force that influenced modern China: the Chinese Communists during the Second Sino-Japanese War. Xu claims that the CCP constructed the soldier figure here ... More


The Shape of Trans Afterlife Justice

Blake Hereth

in Voices from the Edge: Centring Marginalized Perspectives in Analytic Theology

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
August 2020
ISBN:
9780198848844
eISBN:
9780191883224
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198848844.003.0009
Subject:
Philosophy, Philosophy of Religion

Trans persons endure terrible injustices in this life: They are bullied, murdered, forced to conceal their identities, and denied opportunities that would be available to them if they were cis. This ... More


The Rectification of Names

Kenneth W. Holloway

in The Quest for Ecstatic Morality in Early China

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
May 2013
ISBN:
9780199744824
eISBN:
9780199979400
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199744824.003.0005
Subject:
Religion, World Religions

The thesis of this chapter is that the role of qing in the “Xing zi mingchu” is best understood as a corollary of the concept of naming as it appears in both the Daode jing of Laozi and the Analects ... More


First-Generation European Data Protection Regulation and Professional Journalism

David Erdos

in European Data Protection Regulation, Journalism, and Traditional Publishers: Balancing on a Tightrope?

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
March 2020
ISBN:
9780198841982
eISBN:
9780191878039
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198841982.003.0004
Subject:
Law, Intellectual Property, IT, and Media Law, EU Law

This chapter explores the interface between professional journalism and early efforts at European data protection regulation prior to the genesis of the Data Protection Directive in the 1990s. ... More


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