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Against Egoism

Alison Hills

in The Beloved Self: Morality and the Challenge from Egoism

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
September 2010
ISBN:
9780199213306
eISBN:
9780191594212
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199213306.003.0011
Subject:
Philosophy, Moral Philosophy, Metaphysics/Epistemology

Since it is typically not epistemically rational to suspend judgement in response to moral disagreements, someone who accepts common sense morality and therefore the premises of a modest vindication ... More


Ambitious Vindication

Alison Hills

in The Beloved Self: Morality and the Challenge from Egoism

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
September 2010
ISBN:
9780199213306
eISBN:
9780191594212
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199213306.003.0005
Subject:
Philosophy, Moral Philosophy, Metaphysics/Epistemology

An ambitious vindication of morality – an argument beginning from premises that an Egoist will accept that Egoism is false – is the Holy Grail of moral philosophy. This chapter discusses some recent ... More


Modest Vindication

Alison Hills

in The Beloved Self: Morality and the Challenge from Egoism

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
September 2010
ISBN:
9780199213306
eISBN:
9780191594212
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199213306.003.0006
Subject:
Philosophy, Moral Philosophy, Metaphysics/Epistemology

A modest vindication of morality is a valid argument based on premises that an Egoist would not accept (but that a defender of common sense morality would): that Egoism is false. Initially it seems ... More


Disagreement

Alison Hills

in The Beloved Self: Morality and the Challenge from Egoism

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
September 2010
ISBN:
9780199213306
eISBN:
9780191594212
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199213306.003.0007
Subject:
Philosophy, Moral Philosophy, Metaphysics/Epistemology

This chapter sets out in detail another serious problem for modest vindications of morality: the problem of disagreement. When there is disagreement of a certain type over whether a proposition is ... More


The Last Debate?

Ian Bostridge

in Witchcraft and its Transformations c.1650–c.1750

Published in print:
1997
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198206538
eISBN:
9780191677205
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198206538.003.0007
Subject:
History, British and Irish Early Modern History, Social History

This chapter examines the last major debate on the issue of witchcraft in England during the early 18th century. This debate was between Richard Boulton and Francis Hutchinson. In 1715, Boulton ... More


Roman Primacy and the Legal Vindication of Reform

Kathleen G. Cushing

in Papacy and Law in the Gregorian Revolution: The Canonistic Work of Anselm of Lucca

Published in print:
1998
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198207245
eISBN:
9780191677571
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198207245.003.0005
Subject:
History, European Medieval History, History of Religion

This chapter discusses the idea of primacy and the legal vindication of reform. In Anselm’s vision, the framework for ecclesiastical society ... More


Saffron Walden II: Enter the Agitators

Austin Woolrych

in Soldiers and Statesmen: The General Council of the Army and its Debates 1647-1648

Published in print:
1987
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198227526
eISBN:
9780191678738
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198227526.003.0003
Subject:
History, British and Irish Early Modern History

On April 27, a delegation headed by Colonel Hewson, Colonel Okey, Captain Reynolds, Captain Goffe, and Lieutenant Chillenden delivered to the commons a full-throated Vindication of the Officers of ... More


Getting Started, 1750–1757

F.P. Lock

in Edmund Burke, Volume I: 1730-1784

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780199226634
eISBN:
9780191696244
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199226634.003.0003
Subject:
History, British and Irish Modern History, History of Ideas

Burke left Ireland in 1750 to study law at the Middle Temple in London. In the vast anonymity of London, he had at first few friends or connections, no supportive group with which he could identify. ... More


Plutarch's Argumentative Strategy

Eleni Kechagia

in Plutarch Against Colotes: A Lesson in History of Philosophy

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
January 2012
ISBN:
9780199597239
eISBN:
9780191731495
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199597239.003.0006
Subject:
Classical Studies, Ancient Greek, Roman, and Early Christian Philosophy

This chapter discusses two types of argument which Plutarch consistently employed in the Adversus Colotem. Through the vindication arguments Plutarch shows why the philosophers attacked by Colotes do ... More


Punishment

J. R. LUCAS

in Responsibility

Published in print:
1995
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198235781
eISBN:
9780191679117
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198235781.003.0007
Subject:
Philosophy, Moral Philosophy

This chapter develops a ‘vindicative’ theory of punishment, which construes it primarily as a message to the person being punished, but overheard also and importantly by others, to the effect that ... More


Forging a Polemical Style: Gibbon’s Vindication and Literary Warfare, 1694–1779

DAVID WOMERSLEY

in Gibbon and the 'Watchmen of the Holy City': The Historian and his Reputation, 1776-1815

Published in print:
2002
Published Online:
January 2010
ISBN:
9780198187332
eISBN:
9780191718861
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198187332.003.0002
Subject:
Literature, 18th-century Literature

Gibbon's most explicit engagement with his critics occurred with the publication of his Vindication in 1779. Recent scholars have normally presented this as a one-sided contest leading to a ... More


The Principles of the Law of Restitution

Graham Virgo

Published in print:
2006
Published Online:
January 2010
ISBN:
9780199298501
eISBN:
9780191713613
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199298501.001.0001
Subject:
Law, Law of Obligations

This book lays out the key principles underlying the law of restitution, a subject recognised by the House of Lords as a discrete body of law fifteen years ago. The law of restitution is concerned ... More


The Ethics of Capital Punishment: A Philosophical Investigation of Evil and its Consequences

Matthew H. Kramer

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
January 2012
ISBN:
9780199642182
eISBN:
9780191732188
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199642182.001.0001
Subject:
Law, Criminal Law and Criminology, Philosophy of Law

Though much of this book is devoted to impugning all the standard rationales for capital punishment, the chief purpose of the volume is to advance an alternative justification for such punishment in ... More


Establishing Proprietary Restitutionary Claims

Graham Virgo

in The Principles of the Law of Restitution

Published in print:
2006
Published Online:
January 2010
ISBN:
9780199298501
eISBN:
9780191713613
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199298501.003.0020
Subject:
Law, Law of Obligations

Two different principles on which restitutionary claims can be founded are unjust enrichment and wrongdoing. This chapter examines the third and final principle on which such claims may be based, ... More


Illegality

Graham Virgo

in The Principles of the Law of Restitution

Published in print:
2006
Published Online:
January 2010
ISBN:
9780199298501
eISBN:
9780191713613
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199298501.003.0026
Subject:
Law, Law of Obligations

All restitutionary claims, regardless of the underlying cause of action, are subject to a defence of illegality. This stems from the fundamental principle of law, known as ex turpi causa non oritur ... More


Incapacity

Graham Virgo

in The Principles of the Law of Restitution

Published in print:
2006
Published Online:
January 2010
ISBN:
9780199298501
eISBN:
9780191713613
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199298501.003.0027
Subject:
Law, Law of Obligations

Incapacity can operate as a ground of restitution in its own right, in that it enables the claimant who is incapacitated to secure restitution where the incapacity arises from mental disorder, ... More


Limitation Periods and Laches

Graham Virgo

in The Principles of the Law of Restitution

Published in print:
2006
Published Online:
January 2010
ISBN:
9780199298501
eISBN:
9780191713613
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199298501.003.0028
Subject:
Law, Law of Obligations

For reasons of public policy, most civil actions are subject to a time bar whose effect is that, once a particular period of time has passed, the defendant can no longer be sued on that particular ... More


The Essence of Restitution

Graham Virgo

in The Principles of the Law of Restitution

Published in print:
2006
Published Online:
January 2010
ISBN:
9780199298501
eISBN:
9780191713613
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199298501.003.0001
Subject:
Law, Law of Obligations

The law of restitution is concerned with the award of a generic group of remedies which arise by operation of law and which have one common function, namely, to deprive the defendant of a gain rather ... More


Ignorance

Graham Virgo

in The Principles of the Law of Restitution

Published in print:
2006
Published Online:
January 2010
ISBN:
9780199298501
eISBN:
9780191713613
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199298501.003.0007
Subject:
Law, Law of Obligations

Although ignorance has never been recognised by the courts as a ground of restitution in its own right, it has been invoked to explain why restitution has been ordered in a number of cases. In many ... More


Debating Lord Clive

Christopher Reid

in Imprison'd Wranglers: The Rhetorical Culture of the House of Commons 1760-1800

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
January 2013
ISBN:
9780199581092
eISBN:
9780191745621
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199581092.003.0008
Subject:
Literature, 18th-century Literature, European Literature

The closing chapters of the book extend the examination of the eighteenth-century House as a place of rhetorical contest. Chapter 8 argues that the analysis of an entire debate reveals the ... More


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