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Civil Society in British History: Ideas, Identities, Institutions

Jose Harris (ed.)

Published in print:
2003
Published Online:
January 2010
ISBN:
9780199260201
eISBN:
9780191717352
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199260201.001.0001
Subject:
History, British and Irish Modern History, Economic History

This book explores the many different strands in the language of civil society from the 16th to the 20th centuries. Through a series of case-studies it investigates the applicability of the term to a ... More


Liberty and Morality

Stefan Petrow

in Policing Morals: The Metropolitan Police and the Home Office 1870–1914

Published in print:
1994
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198201656
eISBN:
9780191674976
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198201656.003.0002
Subject:
History, British and Irish Modern History

This chapter discusses differing views on the exercise of liberty and on the exercise of society, and the moralists and the authority to regulate individual morality and the morals of the society as ... More


Idealist Political and Social Philosophy

W. J. Mander

in British Idealism: A History

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
May 2011
ISBN:
9780199559299
eISBN:
9780191725531
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199559299.003.0007
Subject:
Philosophy, History of Philosophy, Metaphysics/Epistemology

Of all its contributions to the discipline, it is the political and social philosophy of British Idealism that has enjoyed the longest life. While their doctrines in metaphysics, religion, and logic ... More


China’s Painful Decisions:: Politics in Command

Leo F. Goodstadt

in Reluctant Regulators: How the West Created and How China Survived the Global Financial Crisis

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
September 2011
ISBN:
9789888083251
eISBN:
9789882207349
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Hong Kong University Press
DOI:
10.5790/hongkong/9789888083251.003.0005
Subject:
Economics and Finance, South and East Asia

Policy makers were not able to recognize moral hazard and the fact that lightly regulated markets had certain limits. In contrast to the experience of Washington and London in terms of making ... More


Religious Group Autonomy, Gay Ordination, and Human Rights Law

Rex J. Ahdar

in Law and Religion: Current Legal Issues 2001 Volume 4

Published in print:
2001
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780199246601
eISBN:
9780191697616
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199246601.003.0015
Subject:
Law, Philosophy of Law

This chapter addresses the question of whether states should be allowed to refuse to ordain openly practising homosexual or lesbian candidates for the ministry. It argues that states should not ... More


1798 (1): Justice Paterson and the Missing Fundamental Principle

in A Community Built on Words: The Constitution in History and Politics

Published in print:
2002
Published Online:
March 2013
ISBN:
9780226677231
eISBN:
9780226677224
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226677224.003.0006
Subject:
Law, Constitutional and Administrative Law

Justice William Paterson was one of the most active and influential members of the Philadelphia convention that framed the Constitution, and the reference to his ardent desire “to have extended the ... More


Why Value Autonomy?

Thomas Hurka

in Drawing Morals: Essays in Ethical Theory

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
May 2015
ISBN:
9780199743094
eISBN:
9780190267544
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:osobl/9780199743094.003.0008
Subject:
Philosophy, Moral Philosophy

This chapter discusses the value of autonomy as an intrinsic good. Autonomy presupposes the human ideal of a person with knowledge and agency—the freedom to make a choice, as well as the knowledge to ... More


Urbanization

Ivan Turok

in The Oxford Companion to the Economics of South Africa

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
March 2015
ISBN:
9780199689248
eISBN:
9780191789731
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199689248.003.0048
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Development, Growth, and Environmental

This chapter discusses urban development in South Africa. The history of extensive state interference in urban development has left a harmful physical legacy that undermines economic performance and ... More


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