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Philosophy of Law

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  1. This article describes a theory of the computations underlying the selection of coordinated motion patterns, especially in reaching tasks. The central idea is that when a spatial target is selected as an object to be reached, stored postures are…
  2. In opposition to A Theory of Justice by John Rawls, and in debate with Spheres of Justice by Michael Walzer,1 Nozick argues in favor of a minimal state, "limited to the narrow functions of protection against force, theft, fraud, enforcement of…
  3. Since Plato most philosophy has aimed at true knowledge, penetrating beneath appearances to an underlying reality. Against this tradition, Richard Rorty convincingly argues, pragmatism offers a new philosophy of hope. One of the most controversial…
  4. Using the accounts of Gewirth and Griffin as examples, the article criticises accounts of human rights as those are understood in human rights practices, which regard them as rights all human beings have in virtue of their humanity. Instead it…
  5. "Mills has written an important, original book that will transform the received understanding of Agamben's work in the humanities and social sciences. Her unapologetically philosophical interpretation is required reading for those who wish to assess…
  6. This text collects all AustinÄôs published articles plus a new one, ch. 13, hitherto unpublished. The analysis of the ordinary language to clarify philosophical questions is the common element of the 13 papers. Chapters 2 and 4 discuss the nature of…
  7. Speech analysis and synthesis by linear prediction is based on the assumption that the short-time spectral envelope of speech can be represented by a number of poles. An all-pole representation does not provide an accurate description of speech…
  8. This paper, a distillation of findings from the NYU Global Administrative Law Research Project, considers the emergence and the need for further development of administrative law mechanisms to promote greater accountability in decisionmaking and…
  9. OBJECTIVE: Following two randomized controlled trials that demonstrated reduced mortality and better neurological outcome in cardiac arrest patients, mild therapeutic hypothermia was implemented in many intensive care units. Up to now, no large…
  10. Rather than presenting a conventional chronology of Russian literature, Russian Literature: A Very Short Introduction explores the place and importance in Russian culture of all types of literature. How and when did a Russian national literature…
  11. 로크의 통치론을 우리말로 옮긴 책. 통치론은 시기를 달리하여 쓰인 제1론과 제2론으로 구성되어 있는데, 로크 당대에도 프랑스를 비롯한 유럽 대륙에서는 주로 제2론만이 번역, 출간되었다. 제2론은 "시민정부의 참된 기원, 범위 및 그 목적에 관한 시론"이라는 부제를 달고 있다. 이 책에서도 로크가 서양의 근대 정치사상에 건설적으로 기여한 바를 담고 있는 제2론만을 우리말로 옮겼다. 역자 해제에서는 로크의 생애와 사상에 대한 이해를 도와준다.
  12. ... The idea of public reason, as I understand it, belongs to a conception of a well ordered constitutional democratic society. ... This ideal is realized, or satisfied, whenever judges, legislators, chief executives, and other government officials,…

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