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Complex Justice, Cultural Difference, and Political Community

Joseph H. Carens

in Pluralism, Justice, and Equality

Published in print:
1995
Published Online:
November 2003
ISBN:
9780198280088
eISBN:
9780191599927
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0198280084.003.0003
Subject:
Political Science, Political Theory

Joseph Carens argues that Michael Walzer's account of the moral autonomy of political communities is not true to our shared understanding of justice. Drawing upon a wide range of cross‐cultural ... More


Pluralism, Justice, and Equality

David Miller and Michael Walzer (eds)

Published in print:
1995
Published Online:
November 2003
ISBN:
9780198280088
eISBN:
9780191599927
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0198280084.001.0001
Subject:
Political Science, Political Theory

The book contains a series of critical appraisals by political theorists of Michael Walzer's book Spheres of Justice. The main ideas of Walzer's work are summarized in the introduction, and Walzer ... More


Spherical Justice and Global Injustice

Brian Barry

in Pluralism, Justice, and Equality

Published in print:
1995
Published Online:
November 2003
ISBN:
9780198280088
eISBN:
9780191599927
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0198280084.003.0004
Subject:
Political Science, Political Theory

Brian Barry examines the idea that the demands of justice in a given society can be ascertained by interpreting the shared understandings of the meanings of the goods that are to be distributed. ... More


Getting David Copperfield: Humor, Sensus Communis, and Moral Agreement

Jesse Rosenthal

in Good Form: The Ethical Experience of the Victorian Novel

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
May 2020
ISBN:
9780691196640
eISBN:
9781400883738
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Princeton University Press
DOI:
10.23943/princeton/9780691196640.003.0004
Subject:
Literature, 19th-century and Victorian Literature

This chapter looks at another narrative mechanism that an author could use to imply that there was a “law” governing the text: humor. This is not, as the chapter shows through a discussion of ... More


Reading to Understand Each Other

Laurence Claus

in Law’s Evolution and Human Understanding

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
January 2013
ISBN:
9780199735099
eISBN:
9780199950478
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199735099.003.0009
Subject:
Law, Philosophy of Law, Legal Profession and Ethics

We read the words that are our community's law not because we want to understand lawgivers, but because we want to understand each other. When the significance of communication for us comes from the ... More


Understanding the (Re)creation of Routines from Within: A Symbolic Interactionist Perspective Dionysios D. Dionysiou and Haridimos Tsoukas

Haridimos Tsoukas

in Philosophical Organization Theory

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
January 2019
ISBN:
9780198794547
eISBN:
9780191836015
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198794547.003.0002
Subject:
Business and Management, Organization Studies

This chapter addresses the question of how routines are created and recreated from within, and proposes a process model focusing on the internal dynamics of routines. In particular, by unpacking the ... More


Distributed creativity and the myth of shared understanding

Raymond A. R. MacDonald and Graeme B. Wilson

in The Art of Becoming: How Group Improvisation Works

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
May 2020
ISBN:
9780190840914
eISBN:
9780190840952
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190840914.003.0005
Subject:
Music, Performing Practice/Studies

This chapter examines the prevalent assumption that improvisers must share understanding of what they are trying to achieve and how they are thought to do so, investigating the importance of ... More


Interpretive Communities in International Law

Michael Waibel

in Interpretation in International Law

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
April 2015
ISBN:
9780198725749
eISBN:
9780191792731
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198725749.003.0007
Subject:
Law, Public International Law, Constitutional and Administrative Law

This chapter explores how the wide range of interpreters in international law affects interpretation. Understanding the role of interpretive communities in the interpretive process—an influence that ... More


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