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The Legitimacy of Establishment

Pierre Rosanvallon

in Democratic Legitimacy: Impartiality, Reflexivity, Proximity

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
October 2017
ISBN:
9780691149486
eISBN:
9781400838745
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Princeton University Press
DOI:
10.23943/princeton/9780691149486.003.0002
Subject:
Political Science, Political Theory

This chapter argues that, in order to fully understand the significance of electoral legitimation, one has to study the way in which the individualistic legal requirement is embedded in a holistic ... More


The Community Method

Giandomenico Majone

in Dilemmas of European Integration: The Ambiguities and Pitfalls of Integration by Stealth

Published in print:
2005
Published Online:
February 2006
ISBN:
9780199274307
eISBN:
9780191603310
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0199274304.003.0003
Subject:
Political Science, European Union

The Community system is not based on separation of powers but on representation of interests. Each European institution is the bearer of a particular, national or supranational interest, which it ... More


Voting

Sydney D. Bailey and Sam Daws

in The Procedure of the UN Security Council

Published in print:
1998
Published Online:
November 2003
ISBN:
9780198280736
eISBN:
9780191598746
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0198280734.003.0005
Subject:
Political Science, International Relations and Politics

Looks at voting at the UN Security Council. The introduction makes the point that a proposal (or draft resolution) may be submitted by any member/s of the Council (known as the sponsor or ... More


How Votes Are Counted

Josep M. Colomer

in Political Institutions: Democracy and Social Choice

Published in print:
2001
Published Online:
November 2003
ISBN:
9780199241835
eISBN:
9780191598975
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/019924183X.003.0003
Subject:
Political Science, Comparative Politics

Voting rules producing a single absolute winner include unanimity, majority, and plurality rules. Multiple winners are created, in contrast, by electoral systems of proportional representation and ... More


Calendar and Community: The Emergence of the Normative Jewish Calendar

Sacha Stern

in Calendar and Community: A History of the Jewish Calendar, 2nd Century BCE to 10th Century CE

Published in print:
2001
Published Online:
November 2003
ISBN:
9780198270348
eISBN:
9780191600753
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0198270348.003.0005
Subject:
Religion, Judaism

Investigates why the rabbinic calendar may have developed in this way (see ch.4). Theories based on notions of anti‐Jewish persecution, Christian influence, or scientific progress are inadequate. ... More


Interventions, Causal Effects, and Causal Relevance

Daniel P. Steel

in Across the Boundaries: Extrapolation in Biology and Social Science

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
January 2008
ISBN:
9780195331448
eISBN:
9780199868063
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195331448.003.0002
Subject:
Philosophy, Philosophy of Science

This chapter presents and explicates several concepts—namely, those listed in the chapter title—concerning causality and probability that play a fundamental role in the treatment of extrapolation in ... More


The Justification of Political Authority

Andres Rosler

in Political Authority and Obligation in Aristotle

Published in print:
2005
Published Online:
April 2005
ISBN:
9780199251506
eISBN:
9780191602306
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0199251509.003.0007
Subject:
Philosophy, Ancient Philosophy

Examines in more detail his main arguments for justifying political authority and obligation, namely the existence of society, the legal enforcement of morality, the role played by political activity ... More


The Second‐Best Constitution

Fred D. Miller

in Nature, Justice, and Rights in Aristotle's Politics

Published in print:
1997
Published Online:
November 2003
ISBN:
9780198237266
eISBN:
9780191598043
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/019823726X.003.0007
Subject:
Philosophy, Ancient Philosophy

Recognizing that the best or ideal constitution is generally unattainable, Aristotle employs a principle of proximity: although the highest end is best, if it is unattainable, legislation should aim ... More


Legitimacy and Unanimity

Thomas Nagel

in Equality and Partiality

Published in print:
1995
Published Online:
November 2003
ISBN:
9780195098396
eISBN:
9780199870059
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0195098390.003.0004
Subject:
Philosophy, Moral Philosophy

The task of discovering the conditions of legitimacy is traditionally conceived as that of finding a way to justify a political system to everyone who is required to live under it. If the ... More


Egalitarianism

Thomas Nagel

in Equality and Partiality

Published in print:
1995
Published Online:
November 2003
ISBN:
9780195098396
eISBN:
9780199870059
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0195098390.003.0007
Subject:
Philosophy, Moral Philosophy

Modern political theories agree that a society must treat its members equally in some respects, but they disagree over the respects, and the priorities among them. Nagel advances a strong ... More


Unanimity

Jules L. Coleman

in Markets, Morals, and the Law

Published in print:
2002
Published Online:
January 2010
ISBN:
9780199253609
eISBN:
9780191719783
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199253609.003.0011
Subject:
Law, Competition Law

This chapter explores the view that, on both economic and moral grounds, unanimity is the preferable voting rule. Unanimity captures the essential Paretian and consensual features of market exchange, ... More


Promoting Policy Dynamism: The Pathways Interlinking Neo-functionalism and Intergovernmentalism

Gerda Falkner

in Constructing a Policy-Making State?: Policy Dynamics in the EU

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
January 2013
ISBN:
9780199604104
eISBN:
9780191741531
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199604104.003.0015
Subject:
Political Science, European Union

The EU’s founding fathers had the protection of the EU’s constituent units as a key concern and set up significant hurdles to policy innovation in the absence of unanimous governmental agreement. ... More


The Doctrine of Ministerial Responsibility

Geoffrey Marshall

in Constitutional Conventions: The Rules and Forms of Political Accountability

Published in print:
1987
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780198762027
eISBN:
9780191695179
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198762027.003.0005
Subject:
Law, Constitutional and Administrative Law

In this chapter, collective responsibility is first discussed by illustrating the three traditional branches of the collective responsibility convention: the confidence rule, the unanimity rule, and ... More


Introduction

Pamela C. Corley

in The Puzzle of Unanimity: Consensus on the United States Supreme Court

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
September 2013
ISBN:
9780804784726
eISBN:
9780804786324
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Stanford University Press
DOI:
10.11126/stanford/9780804784726.003.0001
Subject:
Law, Constitutional and Administrative Law

In this chapter, the authors discuss the importance of understanding consensus and highlight the contributions of the book. First, the book demonstrates that, contrary to conventional wisdom, the ... More


Sex and the City: Plato, Aristotle, and Zeno of Kition on Erôs and Philia

Eleni Leontsini

in Erôs in Ancient Greece

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
May 2013
ISBN:
9780199605507
eISBN:
9780191745928
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199605507.003.0009
Subject:
Classical Studies, Literary Studies: Classical, Early, and Medieval, Ancient Greek, Roman, and Early Christian Philosophy

This chapter examines Zeno’s argument in his Republic in relation to erôs, philia, and homonoia, and attempts to elucidate Zeno’s political position on the rôle of erôs in the unanimity of the polis, ... More


“The Game I Have Worked So Hard For”

Roger R. Tamte

in Walter Camp and the Creation of American Football

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
January 2019
ISBN:
9780252041617
eISBN:
9780252050275
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Illinois Press
DOI:
10.5622/illinois/9780252041617.003.0040
Subject:
Sociology, Sport and Leisure

With a public clamor growing against mass play in American football, Camp proposes to force more open play by requiring an advance of ten yards instead of five yards in three downs. Other ... More


Nomos: Submission to God’s Will

Irving Singer

in The Nature of Love: Plato to Luther

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
August 2013
ISBN:
9780262512725
eISBN:
9780262315111
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
The MIT Press
DOI:
10.7551/mitpress/9780262512725.003.0012
Subject:
Philosophy, General

This chapter discusses how religion turns the idea of love into a form of submission. In Christianity, all must believe that man is created in the likeness of God; because a likeness is always ... More


6 = 12 and They Don’t All Have to Agree

Brian H. Bornstein and Edie Greene

in The Jury Under Fire: Myth, Controversy, and Reform

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
February 2017
ISBN:
9780190201340
eISBN:
9780190201357
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780190201340.003.0004
Subject:
Psychology, Forensic Psychology

This chapter explores two myths: that smaller-sized juries function like larger juries, and that juries allowed to reach a majority verdict function like juries whose decision must be unanimous. It ... More


The EU beyond Brexit: The Conference on the Future of Europe

Federico Fabbrini

in Brexit and the Future of the European Union: The Case for Constitutional Reforms

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
January 2021
ISBN:
9780198871262
eISBN:
9780191914263
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198871262.003.0006
Subject:
Law, EU Law, Constitutional and Administrative Law

This chapter looks at the future of the European Union beyond Brexit and analyses the plan, precedents, and prospects for the Conference on the Future of Europe. The establishment of the Conference ... More


No, No, No: Thatcher Defiant, 1984–1990

Stephen Wall

in Reluctant European: Britain and the European Union from 1945 to Brexit

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
October 2020
ISBN:
9780198840671
eISBN:
9780191876318
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198840671.003.0008
Subject:
Political Science, European Union, UK Politics

Thatcher got less money back from her EEC partners than she had argued for but secured a lasting deal to replace endless yearly battles for refunds. Arguments over reform of the Common Agricultural ... More


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