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Self-Interest and Public Interest in Western Politics

Leif Lewin

Published in print:
1991
Published Online:
November 2003
ISBN:
9780198277255
eISBN:
9780191599774
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0198277253.001.0001
Subject:
Political Science, Comparative Politics

Is it self‐interest or public interest that dominates in public life? Rational‐choice theory, political philosophy, and electoral research were all used to answer this question. Analysing existing ... More


Communities and Development: Autarkic Social Groups and the Economy

Russell Hardin

in A Not-so-dismal Science: A Broader View of Economies and Societies

Published in print:
2000
Published Online:
November 2003
ISBN:
9780198294900
eISBN:
9780191596728
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0198294905.003.0009
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Economic Systems

Issues of social group autarky are addressed, with particular reference to their economic costs. The different sections of the chapter address the social interests of such groups, give some American ... More


Jurisprudential Reform of Illegitimacy in Seventeenth-Century France

Matthew Gerber

in Bastards: Politics, Family, and Law in Early Modern France

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
May 2012
ISBN:
9780199755370
eISBN:
9780199932603
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199755370.003.0002
Subject:
History, European Early Modern History, Family History

In the seventeenth century, jurists who wished to circumscribe rights traditionally enjoyed by extramarital offspring achieved this through litigation and case law jurisprudence. While the Edict on ... More


English Literature and Ancient Languages

Kenneth Haynes

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
January 2010
ISBN:
9780199212125
eISBN:
9780191718663
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199212125.001.0001
Subject:
Literature, Criticism/Theory

Literature in English is hardly ever entirely in English. Contact with other languages takes place, for example, whenever foreign languages are introduced, or if a native style is self-consciously ... More


Partiality, Pursuit, and Practice

Newton C. A. da Costa and Steven French

in Science and Partial Truth: A Unitary Approach to Models and Scientific Reasoning

Published in print:
2003
Published Online:
February 2006
ISBN:
9780195156515
eISBN:
9780199785896
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/019515651X.003.0007
Subject:
Philosophy, Philosophy of Science

This chapter analyzes the heuristics of scientific practice in terms of the objects of that practice and their structural qualities. The notion of partial isomorphism will be crucial to this picture ... More


Novel Interests: Henry James

Omri Moses

in Out of Character: Modernism, Vitalism, Psychic Life

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
September 2014
ISBN:
9780804789141
eISBN:
9780804791236
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Stanford University Press
DOI:
10.11126/stanford/9780804789141.003.0003
Subject:
Literature, Criticism/Theory

Chapter Two examines James's late novels in order to rethink how characters formulate their interests or how they express themselves through their creative conceptions of personal desire. While ... More


Theological Traces and Social Contexts

Kenneth Dyson

in States, Debt, and Power: 'Saints' and 'Sinners' in European History and Integration

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
August 2014
ISBN:
9780198714071
eISBN:
9780191782558
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198714071.003.0007
Subject:
Political Science, European Union

This chapter examines the role of theology in framing thinking about debt and as a tool in debt financing, with particular reference to usury, the ‘great chain of being’, moral paternalism, and ... More


Neonatal imitation and its sensorimotor mechanism

Elizabeth A. Simpson, Annika Paukner, Stephen J. Suomi, and Pier F. Ferrari

in New Frontiers in Mirror Neurons Research

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
November 2015
ISBN:
9780199686155
eISBN:
9780191807589
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199686155.003.0016
Subject:
Neuroscience, Behavioral Neuroscience, Development

A developmental approach is critical for understanding both mirror neurons and the debates surrounding their properties, plasticity, function, and evolution. The presence of interindividual ... More


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