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The Weeping WillowEncounters with Grief

The Weeping Willow: Encounters with Grief

Lynne Dale Halamish and Doron Hermoni

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
November 2011
ISBN:
9780195325379
eISBN:
9780199999811
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195325379.001.0001
Subject:
Palliative Care, Patient Care and End-of-Life Decision Making, Palliative Medicine and Older People

This book is a practical and direct handbook for grieving. It presents 30 stories from real life that examine how we grieve and how we can help those who grieve—whether the griever is oneself, ... More

Weighing and ReasoningThemes from the Philosophy of John Broome

Weighing and Reasoning: Themes from the Philosophy of John Broome

Iwao Hirose and Andrew Reisner (eds)

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
May 2015
ISBN:
9780199684908
eISBN:
9780191765223
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199684908.001.0001
Subject:
Philosophy, Moral Philosophy

John Broome, White’s Professor of Moral Philosophy at Oxford University, has made major contributions to, and radical innovations in, contemporary moral philosophy. His research combines the formal ... More

Weighing Lives

Weighing Lives

John Broome

Published in print:
2004
Published Online:
October 2005
ISBN:
9780199243761
eISBN:
9780191602900
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/019924376X.001.0001
Subject:
Philosophy, Moral Philosophy

People are often faced with decisions that involve weighing the lives of some people against the lives of others, or weighing lives against other goods. This book aims to develop a moral theory that ... More

Weighing Lives in War

Weighing Lives in War

Jens David Ohlin, Larry May, and Claire Finkelstein (eds)

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
September 2017
ISBN:
9780198796176
eISBN:
9780191837272
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198796176.001.0001
Subject:
Law, Human Rights and Immigration, Public International Law

This volume combines philosophical analysis with normative legal theory. Although both disciplines have spent the past fifty years investigating the nature of the principles of necessity and ... More

Weighing Reasons

Weighing Reasons

Errol Lord and Barry Maguire (eds)

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
March 2016
ISBN:
9780199315192
eISBN:
9780190245580
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199315192.001.0001
Subject:
Philosophy, Moral Philosophy, Metaphysics/Epistemology

There are often conflicting considerations bearing on what one ought to do or believe. This conflict is often resolved by appealing to facts about the relative weights of these competing ... More

The Weight of All FleshOn the Subject-Matter of Political Economy

The Weight of All Flesh: On the Subject-Matter of Political Economy

Eric Santner

Kevis Goodman (ed.)

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
October 2015
ISBN:
9780190254087
eISBN:
9780190254117
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780190254087.001.0001
Subject:
Literature, Criticism/Theory

This book offers a radically new interpretation of Marx’s labor theory of value as one concerned with the afterlife of political theology in secular modernity. What Marx characterized as the dual ... More

The Weight of ViolenceReligion, Language, Politics

The Weight of Violence: Religion, Language, Politics

Saitya Brata Das and Soumyabrata Choudhury (eds)

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
April 2015
ISBN:
9780199453726
eISBN:
9780199085293
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199453726.001.0001
Subject:
Political Science, Indian Politics

‘How do we now make sense of existence in a world that is constantly threatened by destruction of sense?’: such is the question asked by the chapters in this book. It turns out that the question ... More

Welfare and Work in the Open Economy Volume I: From Vulnerability to Competitiveness in Comparative Perspective

Welfare and Work in the Open Economy Volume I: From Vulnerability to Competitiveness in Comparative Perspective

Fritz W. Scharpf and Vivien A. Schmidt (eds)

Published in print:
2000
Published Online:
November 2003
ISBN:
9780199240883
eISBN:
9780191600173
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0199240884.001.0001
Subject:
Political Science, Comparative Politics

This is the first of a two‐volume study of the adjustment of advanced welfare states to international economic pressures, in which leading scholars detail the wide variety of responses in 12 ... More

Welfare and Work in the Open Economy Volume II: Diverse Responses to Common Challenges in Twelve Countries

Welfare and Work in the Open Economy Volume II: Diverse Responses to Common Challenges in Twelve Countries

Fritz W. Scharpf and Vivien A. Schmidt (eds)

Published in print:
2000
Published Online:
November 2003
ISBN:
9780199240920
eISBN:
9780191600180
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0199240922.001.0001
Subject:
Political Science, Comparative Politics

This is the second of a two‐volume study of the adjustment of advanced welfare states to international economic pressures, in which leading scholars detail the wide variety of responses in 12 ... More

Welfare in the Kantian State

Welfare in the Kantian State

Alexander Kaufman

Published in print:
1999
Published Online:
November 2003
ISBN:
9780198294672
eISBN:
9780191599637
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0198294670.001.0001
Subject:
Political Science, Political Theory

Kant's theory of justice continues to exert a powerful influence on contemporary discussions of justice and equality. Modern theorists disagree, however, regarding the implications of Kant's theory ... More

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