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 NEGOTIATING EMPIRICISM

Lorraine Code

in Ecological Thinking: The Politics of Epistemic Location

Published in print:
2006
Published Online:
September 2006
ISBN:
9780195159431
eISBN:
9780199786411
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0195159438.003.0004
Subject:
Philosophy, Feminist Philosophy

In this chapter, an analysis of “statements of fact” in two domains of natural knowledge-making — medicine and law — shows how they enact sedimented assumptions about women, blacks, and other ... More


‘Ought’ and Imperatives

R. M. Hare

in The Language of Morals

Published in print:
1963
Published Online:
November 2003
ISBN:
9780198810773
eISBN:
9780191597619
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0198810776.003.0011
Subject:
Philosophy, Moral Philosophy

Defends Hare's claim that value‐judgements entail imperatives. He does so by first showing that cases appearing to undermine his claim are not genuine value‐judgements but rather statements of ... More


The Representation

ELIZABETH COOKE

in The Modern Law of Estoppel

Published in print:
2000
Published Online:
January 2010
ISBN:
9780198262220
eISBN:
9780191714412
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198262220.003.0005
Subject:
Law, Law of Obligations

Estoppel is triggered by words, behaviour, or silence leading someone to believe in a state of affairs. A word that can be used as a shorthand for this is ‘representation’, which has a long ... More


An Attempt at Pulling Together Some Threads‚ and an Inconclusive Conclusion

Alan Montefiore

in A Philosophical Retrospective: Facts, Values, and Jewish Identity

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
November 2015
ISBN:
9780231153003
eISBN:
9780231526791
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Columbia University Press
DOI:
10.7312/columbia/9780231153003.003.0006
Subject:
Philosophy, Philosophy of Religion

This chapter examines the question of whether and when a role one may occupy—or be held to occupy—in a given institution or community has to be accepted, together with all its associated obligations ... More


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