Masters of Illusion: The Supreme Court and the Religion

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UPDATE: Reader Jason Walta may have solved the mystery: "I think the only discernible guiding principle for inclusion on the list was 'Here Is A Person You'll Recognize From the Internet!'" Alas... Peace between states is merely war by other means. They draw a white line half down the nose. Wolf’s second novel, “The Execution,” was released on Jan. 6. Philosophers can refuse to cross lines into neighbouring parts of philosophy not because those parts are unfamiliar or somehow belong to other philosophers, but (so to speak) on principle: because their philosophical conclusions instruct them they should not cross that line.
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An Introduction to Animals and the Law (The Palgrave

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It is one of difference and non-difference (Bhedabheda). Lockyer, 328 F.3d 567, 585 n. 92 (9th Cir. 2003) (Opinion by Judge Kleinfeld, joined by Judges Kozinski, O'Scannlain, and T. Although language is an excellent tool for human communication, its arbitrary and ambiguous nature makes it ill-suited to represent the world directly. However, despite the importance allotted to argument and the desire of those engaged in arguments to win them, little systematic attention is given to the nature of argument and the practical skills required to argue successfully, even though this information is readily available.
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The Problem of Punishment

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This cannot give satisfaction to the thinkers who know that the enjoyment in heaven is transitory, imperfect, sensual and worldly. The term itself is etymologically Latin, combining the terms for "law" and "knowledge," making it an appropriate term to apply to the academic category, the "philosophy of law." When the range of people and/or ease of discovery is dramatically improved, one can think of the common as being practically enlarged. n117 Computer languages provide a good example of a case in which one contribution to the society makes other contributions possible.
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Properties of Law: Essays in Honour of Jim Harris

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Should goods be distributed on the basis of desert, entitlement or some notion of equality? Indeed, both Austin and Bentham acknowledge that disobedience to evil laws is legitimate if it would promote change for the good. If we do not have an absolute standard of truth, chaos and conflict will result as we are all left to our own devices and desires. In this manner, we rarely use an attorney trust account and do not hold your money in abeyance. There is no question of higher and lower here.
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Laying Down the Law: Mysticism, Fetishism, and the American

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No need to always maintain predictability verdict. Read more about the International Association of Legal and Social Philosophy. What of the problems generated by the escalating variety of human rights that individuals demand? Lawyers offer arguments to persuade judges. A recent report in Psychology Today concluded: "The most significant predictor of a person's moral behavior may be religious commitment.
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Handbook of the Law of Evidence

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All ideas derived from sensation, reflection, or consciousness are deposited in the chief or great instrument, intellect, before they can be made known to the Self for whose use and advantage alone they have assembled. The Kurma gave its back for keeping the churning rod when the Gods and the Asuras churned the ocean of milk. The Vedanta schools base their doctrines on the Upanishads. Its individuality lasts only so long as it is subject to unreal Upadhis or limiting conditions due to Avidya.
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Morality, Politics, and Law: A Bicentennial Essay

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The former lays emphasis upon investigation and reasoning, and the latter upon concentration of the will-power. The Department also enjoys strengths in more traditional areas such as Continental Philosophy and Ancient Philosophy. This is not only a serious mistake, but a grave blunder. Of course the story gets more complicated with the introduction of a monetary system that makes it possible to store up value in excess of what the individual can responsibly enjoy. ( 2nd Treatise §37 ) The fundamental principle still applies: labor is the ultimate source of all economic value. ( 2nd Treatise §42 ) But the creation of a monetary system requires an agreement among distinct individuals on the artificial "value" frozen in what is, in itself, nothing more than a bit of "colored metal."
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Classic Readings and Canadian Cases in the Philosophy of Law

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Third, the idea of an end has three senses for Kant, two positive senses and a negative sense. Thus the basis of liability has become twofold. According to these traditional liberal conceptions, the province of judges is to interpret, and not make, the law. A thesis is an assertion a writer makes, one that must be proven by the rest of the each year, making the job of controlling gangs even more difficult for police.". The nucleus of Hart’s theory is the existence of fundamental rules accepted by officials as stipulating procedures by which the law is enacted.
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Law and the Rise of Capitalism

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Inference and scriptures compel us to admit God. Does territorial integrity require an effective government in place over a defined territory? It gave rise to the so-called problem of measurement, because its randomness prevents it from being a part of the deterministic mathematics of process 2. QUARTERLY 259, 260 1982 claiming "enough and as good" condition not actually a premise in Locke's argument. Nothing could be gained by a statement of it with all its imperfections on its head and any consistent analytical statement would require the undoing of much that the judges have done quietly beneath the surface for making promises more widely enforceable.
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In Confidence: When to Protect Secrecy and When to Require

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I said too that even if one could defend focusing purely on the rules themselves, a philosophy of law would still be impoverished if it paid no attention to the defining role of law’s aspiration to coherence among the norms that it contains and to the forms of reasoned argumentation that are involved both in maintaining that consistency and in bringing it to bear in the application of norms to particular cases. The last Sutra of the fourth chapter is: “Anavrittih Sabdat, Anavrittih Sabdat—There is no return for the released souls, on account of scriptural declaration to that effect.” Brahman, the Absolute, after creating the elements, enters them.
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