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Ethics Vindicated

Ethics Vindicated: Kant's Transcendental Legitimation of Moral Discourse

Ermanno Bencivenga

Published in print:
2006
Published Online:
January 2007
ISBN:
9780195307351
eISBN:
9780199867851
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195307351.001.0001

Can we regard ourselves as free originators of some of our behavior? What is the place of values in a world of facts? What grounds the authority of moral imperatives, and why should we care about ... More

Reasons and the Good

Reasons and the Good

Roger Crisp

Published in print:
2006
Published Online:
January 2007
ISBN:
9780199290338
eISBN:
9780191710476
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199290338.001.0001

This book answers some of the oldest questions in moral philosophy. Claiming that a fundamental issue in normative ethics is what ultimate reasons for action we might have, it argues that the best ... More

Beyond Varieties of Capitalism

Beyond Varieties of Capitalism: Conflict, Contradictions, and Complementarities in the European Economy

Bob Hancké, Martin Rhodes, and Mark Thatcher (eds)

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
September 2008
ISBN:
9780199206483
eISBN:
9780191709715
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199206483.001.0001

Since the early 1990s, Europe's economies have been facing several new challenges: the 1992 single market programme, the collapse of the Berlin wall and eastward enlargement, and monetary ... More

Stochastic Optimal Control, International Finance, and Debt Crises

Stochastic Optimal Control, International Finance, and Debt Crises

Jerome L. Stein

Published in print:
2006
Published Online:
May 2006
ISBN:
9780199280575
eISBN:
9780191603501
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0199280576.001.0001

This book focuses on the interaction between equilibrium real exchange rates, optimal external debt, endogenous optimal growth, and current account balances in a world of uncertainty. The theoretical ... More

Citizenship and the Environment

Citizenship and the Environment

Andrew Dobson

Published in print:
2003
Published Online:
April 2004
ISBN:
9780199258444
eISBN:
9780191601002
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0199258449.001.0001

Ecological citizenship cannot be fully articulated in either liberal or civic republican terms. It is, rather, an example and an inflection of ‘post‐cosmopolitan’ citizenship. Ecological citizenship ... More

New Labour at the Centre

New Labour at the Centre: Constructing Political Space

Andrew Hindmoor

Published in print:
2004
Published Online:
January 2005
ISBN:
9780199273140
eISBN:
9780191601897
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0199273146.001.0001

This book examines how New Labour repositioned itself at the ‘centre-ground’. It argues that policy changes alone cannot account for the change in spatial position. New Labour did not simply move to ... More

Understanding People

Understanding People: Normativity and Rationalizing Explanation

Alan Millar

Published in print:
2004
Published Online:
January 2007
ISBN:
9780199254408
eISBN:
9780191719721
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199254408.001.0001

This book shows that ascriptions of beliefs and intentions are normative in that they have normative implications. Since there is no more to believing something and intending something than meeting ... More

The Future of the Welfare State

The Future of the Welfare State: Crisis Myths and Crisis Realities

Francis G. Castles

Published in print:
2004
Published Online:
November 2004
ISBN:
9780199270170
eISBN:
9780191601514
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0199270171.001.0001

This book uses data from 21 OECD countries for the period 1980 to 1998 to test a variety of hypotheses suggesting that contemporary welfare states are in crisis and to establish the factors shaping ... More

Knowledge and Practical Interests

Knowledge and Practical Interests

Jason Stanley

Published in print:
2005
Published Online:
May 2006
ISBN:
9780199288038
eISBN:
9780191603679
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0199288038.001.0001

The thesis of this book is that whether or not someone knows a proposition at a given time is in part determined by his or her practical interests, i.e., by how much is at stake for that person at ... More

Pyrrhonian Skepticism

Pyrrhonian Skepticism

Walter Sinnott-Armstrong (ed.)

Published in print:
2004
Published Online:
May 2006
ISBN:
9780195169720
eISBN:
9780199786343
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0195169727.001.0001

Skepticism poses a central challenge in epistemology, but its opponents focus on Cartesian or Academic skepticism, whereas almost all actual defenders of skepticism are Pyrrhonians who suspend belief ... More

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