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Leibniz’s Principle of Identity of Indiscernibles

Leibniz’s Principle of Identity of Indiscernibles

Gonzalo Rodriguez-Pereyra

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
September 2014
ISBN:
9780198712664
eISBN:
9780191781018
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198712664.001.0001

This book is a study of Leibniz’s Principle of Identity of Indiscernibles, the principle that rules out numerically distinct but perfectly similar things. The Identity of Indiscernibles was a central ... More

Religion And Rabindranath Tagore

Religion And Rabindranath Tagore: Select Discourses, Addresses, and, Letters in Translation

Amiya P Sen

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
September 2014
ISBN:
9780198098966
eISBN:
9780199083015
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198098966.001.0001

This book introduces to the interested reader the nuances in the religious and philosophical thought of Tagore as especially revealed in his discourses, letters, and public addresses written or ... More

Governance of Addictions: European Public Policies

Governance of Addictions: European Public Policies

Tamyko Ysa, Joan Colom, Adrià Albareda, Anna Ramon, Marina Carrión, and Lidia Segura

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
September 2014
ISBN:
9780198703303
eISBN:
9780191772559
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198703303.001.0001

This book presents comparative, multi-disciplinary research (including public management, health, political science, sociology, economics, and law) that develops an explanatory framework for ... More

Democracy Declassified

Democracy Declassified: The Secrecy Dilemma in National Security

Michael P. Colaresi

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
September 2014
ISBN:
9780199389773
eISBN:
9780199397723
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199389773.001.0001

In contrast to previous research that assumes away the usefulness of either national security secrecy or public accountability in democracies, this book attempts to understand the interconnections ... More

Let Me Be a Refugee

Let Me Be a Refugee: Administrative Justice and the Politics of Asylum in the United States, Canada, and Australia

Rebecca Hamlin

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
September 2014
ISBN:
9780199373307
eISBN:
9780199396733
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199373307.001.0001

Why do decision-makers in similar liberal democracies interpret the same legal definition in very different ways? International law provides states with a common definition of a refugee as well as ... More

The Right and the Welfare State

The Right and the Welfare State

Carsten Jensen

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
September 2014
ISBN:
9780199678419
eISBN:
9780191757822
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199678419.001.0001

The book studies welfare state policies of conservative and liberal governments (the Right, for short). These parties have been assumed to be nothing but the welfare-skeptical flip-side of the Left, ... More

American Guy

American Guy: Masculinity in American Law and Literature

Saul Levmore and Martha C. Nussbaum (eds)

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
September 2014
ISBN:
9780199331376
eISBN:
9780199394258
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199331376.001.0001

This book comprises sixteen essays from legal academics, literary experts, and influential judges. The book begins by investigating American Guys—the heroic nonconformists and rugged individualists ... More

Syntactic Reconstruction and Proto-Germanic

Syntactic Reconstruction and Proto-Germanic

George Walkden

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
September 2014
ISBN:
9780198712299
eISBN:
9780191780837
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198712299.001.0001

This book investigates methods, possibilities, and limitations in the reconstruction of syntax in a framework which holds that the object of enquiry is knowledge of language and which acknowledges ... More

In Whose Name?

In Whose Name?: A Public Law Theory of International Adjudication

Armin von Bogdandy and Ingo Venzke

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
September 2014
ISBN:
9780198717461
eISBN:
9780191787034
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198717461.001.0001

Roughly 90% of all international judicial decisions have been issued after 1990. The increasing activity of international courts over the past two decades is one of the most significant developments ... More

The Roman Law of Obligations

The Roman Law of Obligations

Peter Birks

Eric Descheemaeker (ed.)

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
September 2014
ISBN:
9780198719274
eISBN:
9780191788543
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198719274.001.0001

This volume, the first in the Collected Papers of Peter Birks series, contains notes on a series of lectures on the Roman law of obligations which were delivered in Edinburgh in 1982. Their ... More

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