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John Locke and America: The Defence of English Colonialism

Barbara Arneil

Published in print:
1996
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198279679
eISBN:
9780191684296
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198279679.001.0001
Subject:
Political Science, Political Theory

This book considers the context of the colonial policies of Britain, John Locke's contribution to them, and the importance of these ideas in his theory of property. It also reconsiders the debate ... More


Emergent Causation and Property Causation

Paul Noordhof

in Emergence in Mind

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
May 2010
ISBN:
9780199583621
eISBN:
9780191723483
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199583621.003.0006
Subject:
Philosophy, Philosophy of Mind, Philosophy of Science

The chapter defends the application, and verdicts of a counterfactual theory of causation, to the question of property causation. In particular, the challenges that non‐reductive physicalism and ... More


Hugo Grotius

Stephen Buckle

in Natural Law and the Theory of Property: Grotius to Hume

Published in print:
1993
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198240945
eISBN:
9780191680304
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198240945.003.0001
Subject:
Philosophy, Political Philosophy

This chapter traces the development of the theory of property in the natural law theories stemming from Grotius. It shows that the theories of property to be considered are evolutionary theories in ... More


Introduction

Stephanie M. Stern and Daphna Lewinsohn-Zamir

in The Psychology of Property Law

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
September 2020
ISBN:
9781479835683
eISBN:
9781479857623
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
NYU Press
DOI:
10.18574/nyu/9781479835683.003.0001
Subject:
Psychology, Social Psychology

This chapter describes the goals of the book and introduces the reader to fundamental features of property law. The introduction first provides background on the nature and function of property ... More


A Theory of Property

John Willinsky

in The Intellectual Properties of Learning: A Prehistory from Saint Jerome to John Locke

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
May 2019
ISBN:
9780226487922
eISBN:
9780226488080
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226488080.003.0011
Subject:
History, History of Ideas

This chapter deals with John Locke’s contributions to a theory of property in the Two Treatises of Government published 1689, which went on to have a profound and continuing influence on intellectual ... More


Houses of Horror

Annie McClanahan

in Dead Pledges: Debt, Crisis, and Twenty-First-Century Culture

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
September 2017
ISBN:
9780804799058
eISBN:
9781503600690
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Stanford University Press
DOI:
10.11126/stanford/9780804799058.003.0005
Subject:
Literature, American, 20th Century Literature

Chapter 4 begins by noting that contemporary discourse on the economic crisis is profoundly shaped by the language of horror and fear. To understand why, this chapter turns to four post-crisis horror ... More


Property

Marco Barducci

in Hugo Grotius and the Century of Revolution, 1613-1718: Transnational Reception in English Political Thought

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
May 2017
ISBN:
9780198754589
eISBN:
9780191816208
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198754589.003.0007
Subject:
History, British and Irish Early Modern History, Political History

Chapter 6 will focus primarily on the political implications of Grotius’ theory of ‘limited’ property as they concerned the relationship between the sphere of individual rights, the social contract, ... More


Objects, Properties, and the Problem of Universals

Thomas Hofweber

in Ontology and the Ambitions of Metaphysics

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
September 2016
ISBN:
9780198769835
eISBN:
9780191822650
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198769835.003.0011
Subject:
Philosophy, Metaphysics/Epistemology, Logic/Philosophy of Mathematics

Ontological and explanatory versions of the problem of universals, as well as minimalist and substantial approaches to the theory of properties, are distinguished. This chapter argues that ... More


Introducing Property Rights

Rowan Cruft

in Human Rights, Ownership, and the Individual

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
October 2019
ISBN:
9780198793366
eISBN:
9780191884122
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198793366.003.0011
Subject:
Philosophy, Moral Philosophy

Chapter 11 starts by introducing Part III’s focus on rights that cannot be grounded primarily in the good of the right-holder. Property will be an important example of such a right, even though ... More


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