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A World for UsThe Case for Phenomenalistic Idealism

A World for Us: The Case for Phenomenalistic Idealism

John Foster

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
May 2008
ISBN:
9780199297139
eISBN:
9780191711398
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199297139.001.0001
Subject:
Philosophy, Moral Philosophy

The aim of the book is to refute physical realism and establish in its place a form of phenomenalistic idealism. Physical realism, in the relevant sense, takes the physical world to be something ... More

The World Heroin MarketCan Supply Be Cut?

The World Heroin Market: Can Supply Be Cut?

Letizia Paoli, Victoria A. Greenfield, and Peter Reuter

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
May 2012
ISBN:
9780195322996
eISBN:
9780199944194
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195322996.001.0001
Subject:
Sociology, Law, Crime and Deviance, Comparative and Historical Sociology

Heroin is universally considered the world's most harmful illegal drug. This is due not only to the damaging effects of the drug itself, but also to the spread of AIDS tied to its use. Burgeoning ... More

A World History of Ancient Political Thought

A World History of Ancient Political Thought

Antony Black

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
May 2009
ISBN:
9780199281695
eISBN:
9780191713101
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199281695.001.0001
Subject:
Political Science, Political Theory

This book examines the political thought of Egypt, Mesopotamia, Israel, Iran, India, China, Greece, Rome, and early Christianity from prehistory to c.200 CE. The most common discourse was sacred ... More

A World History of Ancient Political ThoughtIts Significance and Consequences

A World History of Ancient Political Thought: Its Significance and Consequences

Antony Black

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
November 2016
ISBN:
9780198790686
eISBN:
9780191833182
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198790686.001.0001
Subject:
Political Science, Political Theory

This book examines the political thought of Egypt, Mesopotamia, Israel, Iran, India, China, Greece, Rome, and early Christianity up to c.200 CE. It begins with prehistorical notions of groups, ... More

The World in the Head

The World in the Head

Robert Cummins

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
May 2015
ISBN:
9780199548033
eISBN:
9780191809835
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:osobl/9780199548033.001.0001
Subject:
Philosophy, Philosophy of Mind

This book collects the best of the author's papers on mental representation and psychological explanation. Running through the chapters are a pair of themes: that explaining the mind requires ... More

World InsuranceThe Evolution of a Global Risk Network

World Insurance: The Evolution of a Global Risk Network

Peter Borscheid and Niels Viggo Haueter (eds)

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
September 2012
ISBN:
9780199657964
eISBN:
9780191744709
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199657964.001.0001
Subject:
Business and Management, International Business, Business History

Since the end of the eighteenth century, the insurance industry has cast a safety net around the world, first in the British Isles and then further afield, irrespective of cultural, political, and ... More

World Jury Systems

World Jury Systems

Neil Vidmar (ed.)

Published in print:
2000
Published Online:
January 2010
ISBN:
9780198298564
eISBN:
9780191705236
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198298564.001.0001
Subject:
Law, Comparative Law, Legal Profession and Ethics

The jury system that evolved in England, and rightfully viewed as a milestone in the development of modern notions of procedural justice, was seen as a ‘right of Englishmen’ and transported to its ... More

The World of Deaf InfantsA Longitudinal Study

The World of Deaf Infants: A Longitudinal Study

Kathryn P. Meadow-Orlans, Patricia E. Spencer, and Lynne Sanford Koester (eds)

Published in print:
2004
Published Online:
April 2010
ISBN:
9780195147902
eISBN:
9780199893775
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195147902.001.0001
Subject:
Psychology, Developmental Psychology, Clinical Child Psychology / School Psychology

What is the impact of an infant's diminished hearing on the infant and its parents? How does communication develop in cases of diminished hearing? How does diminished hearing affect social and ... More

World of Faith and FreedomWhy International Religious Liberty Is Vital to American National Security

World of Faith and Freedom: Why International Religious Liberty Is Vital to American National Security

Thomas F. Farr

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
January 2009
ISBN:
9780195179958
eISBN:
9780199869749
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195179958.001.0001
Subject:
Religion, Religion and Society

The global resurgence of public religion has major implications for America's vital interests abroad and its security at home. The 1979 Shiite revolution in Iran, the Catholic contribution to the ... More

The World of John Taylor the Water-Poet 1578–1653

The World of John Taylor the Water-Poet 1578–1653

Bernard Capp

Published in print:
1994
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198203759
eISBN:
9780191675959
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198203759.001.0001
Subject:
History, British and Irish Early Modern History

This book studies a self-educated popular writer who carved out a pioneering role for himself as a ‘media celebrity’ and became a national institution. John Taylor chronicled his adventurous life and ... More

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