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Why Protect Free Speech?

ERIC BARENDT

in Freedom of Speech

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
January 2010
ISBN:
9780199225811
eISBN:
9780191714139
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199225811.003.0001
Subject:
Law, Human Rights and Immigration

This chapter discusses the nature of a free speech principle and explores the coherence of four justifications for that principle: arguments concerned with the importance of discovering truth, free ... More


Rawls’s Political Liberalism

Jeremy Waldron

in Law and Disagreement

Published in print:
1999
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780198262138
eISBN:
9780191682308
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198262138.003.0007
Subject:
Law, Philosophy of Law

The chapter asks: what is the relation between disagreements of political principle and what might be called comprehensive philosophical disagreements about the good in a pluralistic society? That ... More


China’s First “Artificial Beauty”

Wen Hua

in Buying Beauty: Cosmetic Surgery in China

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
September 2013
ISBN:
9789888139811
eISBN:
9789888180691
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Hong Kong University Press
DOI:
10.5790/hongkong/9789888139811.003.0003
Subject:
Society and Culture, Asian Studies

The term “artificial beauty” (renzaomeinü) became popular in China after a young Chinese woman, Hao Lulu, was dubbed as China’s first “artificial beauty” in 2003.Her story caused an upsurge of ... More


Striving to live the good life: the tension between self-fulfilment and family obligations for women in northern England

Martha Middlemiss Lé Mon

in Religion and Welfare in Europe: Gendered and Minority Perspectives

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
May 2018
ISBN:
9781447318972
eISBN:
9781447328957
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781447318972.003.0009
Subject:
Sociology, Sociology of Religion

This chapter shows that migrant women in Darlington, England, who strive both for self-fulfilment and to maintain family responsibilities, face a values clash. This clash, however, is not specific to ... More


Immoral Jokes

Jerrold Levinson

in Aesthetic Pursuits: Essays in Philosophy of Art

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
December 2016
ISBN:
9780198767213
eISBN:
9780191821813
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198767213.003.0008
Subject:
Philosophy, Aesthetics

This chapter is concerned with the ethics of humor. More specifically, it is concerned with a certain category of jokes that can be labeled immoral. The chapter claims both that such jokes exist, and ... More


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