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Introduction: What Do Corporations Do?

Masahiko Aoki

in Corporations in Evolving Diversity: Cognition, Governance, and Institutional Rules

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
May 2010
ISBN:
9780199218530
eISBN:
9780191711510
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199218530.003.0001
Subject:
Business and Management, Corporate Governance and Accountability, Strategy

This introductory chapter first revisits the generic nature of corporations as perpetual entities that first emerged in non-business domains such as religion, education, and city learning before the ... More


Normative Pluralism in Indonesia: Regions, Religions, and Ethnicities

John Bowen

in Multiculturalism in Asia

Published in print:
2005
Published Online:
February 2006
ISBN:
9780199277629
eISBN:
9780191603303
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0199277621.003.0007
Subject:
Political Science, Political Theory

This chapter analyses the debates on the relative merits of claims to self-governance made in Indonesia based on peoplehood, place, and social norms. It considers the question of religious law and ... More


What are Campaigns For?: The Role of Persuasion in Electoral Law and Politics

James A. Gardner

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
September 2009
ISBN:
9780195392616
eISBN:
9780199855438
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195392616.001.0001
Subject:
Law, Constitutional and Administrative Law

Election campaigns ought to be serious occasions in the life of a democratic polity—or so we profess to believe. Americans, however, are haunted by the fear that their election campaigns fall far ... More


New Frontiers of State Constitutional Law: Dual Enforcement of Norms

James A. Gardner and Jim Rossi (eds)

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
January 2011
ISBN:
9780195368321
eISBN:
9780199867509
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195368321.001.0001
Subject:
Law, Constitutional and Administrative Law

This book presents a range or perspectives on the role of state constitutions within the context of federalism. Rejecting both the old dual federalism and the newer judicial federalism models, this ... More


Planning Agency, Autonomous Agency

Michael E. Bratman

in Structures of Agency: Essays

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780195187717
eISBN:
9780199893058
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195187717.003.0010
Subject:
Philosophy, Moral Philosophy

Are there forms of psychological functioning that can be characterized without seeing the agent herself as playing an irreducible role and that are plausible candidates for sufficient conditions for ... More


Sprawl, Civic Virtue, and the Political Economy of Citizenship

Thad Williamson

in Sprawl, Justice, and Citizenship: The Civic Costs of the American Way of Life

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780195369434
eISBN:
9780199852826
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195369434.003.0007
Subject:
Political Science, Political Theory

This chapter introduces another ideology—republicanism—in order to interrogate sprawl in terms of civic virtue of self-governance and assumed shared responsibility. Civic republicans challenge the ... More


Introduction

Michael E. Bratman

in Structures of Agency: Essays

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780195187717
eISBN:
9780199893058
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195187717.003.0001
Subject:
Philosophy, Moral Philosophy

We are planning agents; our agency extends over time; and, sometimes at least, we govern our own actions. These chapters aim at understanding important interrelations between these basic features of ... More


Three Theories of Self-Governance

Michael E. Bratman

in Structures of Agency: Essays

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780195187717
eISBN:
9780199893058
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195187717.003.0011
Subject:
Philosophy, Moral Philosophy

This chapter revisits the important exchange between Harry G. Frankfurt and Gary Watson concerning the psychological structures involved in significant forms of free agency. It also aims to deepen ... More


Liberating Judgment: Freedom, Happiness, and the Reasonable Self

Douglas John Casson

in Liberating Judgment: Fanatics, Skeptics, and John Locke's Politics of Probability

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
October 2017
ISBN:
9780691144740
eISBN:
9781400836888
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Princeton University Press
DOI:
10.23943/princeton/9780691144740.003.0006
Subject:
Political Science, Political Theory

This chapter explains that for Locke, the capacity to experience freedom is tied to the capacity to make probable judgments. Although Locke joins Thomas Hobbes in arguing that liberty is a type of ... More


The Politics of Self-Regulation

Richard L. Abel

in Lawyers on Trial: Understanding Ethical Misconduct

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
January 2011
ISBN:
9780199760374
eISBN:
9780199827077
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199760374.003.0001
Subject:
Law, Legal Profession and Ethics

Self-governance and self-regulation are defining characteristics of all professions. The preamble to the American Bar Association (ABA) Model Rules of Professional Conduct acknowledged why ... More


Three Forms of Agential Commitment: Reply to Cullity and Gerrans

Michael E. Bratman

in Structures of Agency: Essays

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780195187717
eISBN:
9780199893058
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195187717.003.0009
Subject:
Philosophy, Moral Philosophy

Human agents are purposive agents who are also capable of stronger forms of agency, including forms of self-governance. Recent work in Harry G. Frankfurt-influenced philosophy of action on ownership, ... More


A Planning Agent’s Self-Governance Over Time

Michael E. Bratman

in Planning, Time, and Self-Governance: Essays in Practical Rationality

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
June 2018
ISBN:
9780190867850
eISBN:
9780190867898
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190867850.003.0011
Subject:
Philosophy, Moral Philosophy, Philosophy of Mind

This essay develops a model of a planning agent’s self-governance over time. Such diachronic self-governance involves planned temporally extended activity, synchronic self-governance at times along ... More


Three Dimensions of Autonomy: A Relational Analysis

Catriona Mackenzie

in Autonomy, Oppression, and Gender

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
August 2014
ISBN:
9780199969104
eISBN:
9780190225711
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199969104.003.0002
Subject:
Philosophy, Feminist Philosophy, Moral Philosophy

Theoretical work on relational autonomy over the last decade has significantly advanced our understanding of the constitutive social preconditions for individual autonomy. Yet significant ... More


Village Contestations

Kate Merkel-Hess

in The Rural Modern: Reconstructing the Self and State in Republican China

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
May 2017
ISBN:
9780226383279
eISBN:
9780226383309
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226383309.003.0005
Subject:
History, Asian History

The ultimate goal of rural reconstruction was rural self-governance. As the Nationalist government attempted to implement Sun Yat-sen’s ideas of “self-governance,” rural reconstruction’s combined ... More


Rational and Social Agency: Reflections and Replies

Michael E. Bratman

in Rational and Social Agency: The Philosophy of Michael Bratman

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
April 2014
ISBN:
9780199794515
eISBN:
9780199345229
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199794515.003.0012
Subject:
Philosophy, Moral Philosophy

Our agency is extended over time and socially interconnected. We seem to some extent to govern our own lives. And we are planning agents, where that involves, in part, guidance by norms of plan ... More


Rational Planning Agency

Michael E. Bratman

in Planning, Time, and Self-Governance: Essays in Practical Rationality

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
June 2018
ISBN:
9780190867850
eISBN:
9780190867898
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190867850.003.0010
Subject:
Philosophy, Moral Philosophy, Philosophy of Mind

This essay appeals to self-governance to explain why basic planning norms—both synchronic and diachronic—are norms of practical rationality. The best rationale of her own plan-infused practical ... More


Intention, Practical Rationality, and Self-Governance

Michael E. Bratman

in Planning, Time, and Self-Governance: Essays in Practical Rationality

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
June 2018
ISBN:
9780190867850
eISBN:
9780190867898
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190867850.003.0004
Subject:
Philosophy, Moral Philosophy, Philosophy of Mind

Planning agency involves characteristic norms of practical rationality—in particular, norms of consistency and of means-end coherence of intentions. This essay defends the idea that there is normally ... More


The Will to Survive

Mun Young Cho

in The Specter of "the People": Urban Poverty in Northeast China

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
August 2016
ISBN:
9780801451652
eISBN:
9780801467431
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Cornell University Press
DOI:
10.7591/cornell/9780801451652.003.0005
Subject:
Anthropology, Asian Cultural Anthropology

This chapter examines the ways in which “community” is practiced as a new mode of governing poverty in China's cities, in particular, how urban laid-off workers who have come to serve as Community ... More


The Autonomous Animal: Self-Governance and the Modern Subject

Claire E. Rasmussen

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
August 2015
ISBN:
9780816669561
eISBN:
9781452946757
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of Minnesota Press
DOI:
10.5749/minnesota/9780816669561.001.0001
Subject:
Philosophy, Political Philosophy

Autonomy is a vital concept in much of modern theory, defining the Subject as capable of self-governance. Democratic theory relies on the concept of autonomy to provide justification for ... More


On Two Non‐Realist Interpretations of Kant's Ethics

Karl Ameriks

in Interpreting Kant's Critiques

Published in print:
2003
Published Online:
January 2005
ISBN:
9780199247318
eISBN:
9780191601699
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0199247315.003.0012
Subject:
Philosophy, History of Philosophy

Turns to questions about the ultimate nature of the content of Kant’s ethical theory. It criticizes aspects of the very influential constructivist reading of Kant’s ethics, originated by John Rawls ... More


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