First paragraph: The Law Commission's (the Commission) consultations on the review of the English Arbitration Act 1996 (the Act) aim to increase “the attractiveness of England and Wales as a ‘destination’ for dispute resolution and the pre-eminence of English law as a choice of law” and “the competitiveness of the UK as a global centre for dispute resolution”. In both consultation papers, the Commission discussed implied terms, necessity and business efficacy in the areas of confidentiality...
One emerging issue in contemporary epistemology concerns the relation between animal knowledge, which can be had by agents unable to take a view on the epistemic status of their attitudes, and reflective knowledge, which is only available to agents capable of taking such a view. Philosophers who are open to animal knowledge often presume that while many of the beliefs of human adults are formed unreflectively and thus constitute mere animal knowledge, some of them—those which become subject o...
The Concussion in Sport Group guidelines have successfully brought the attention of brain injuries to the global medical and sport research communities, and has significantly impacted brain injury-related practices and rules of international sport. Despite being the global repository of state-of-the-art science, diagnostic tools and guides to clinical practice, the ensuing consensus statements remain the object of ethical and sociocultural criticism. The purpose of this paper is to bring to b...
First paragraph: Morality is clearly in some sense a human creation. The difficulty is: in what sense? Richardson's Articulating the Moral Community offers a partial answer to this question. He argues that the moral community can exercise a power to create moral changes: refinements of current moral principles can be generated through this power. Richardson uses the term ‘articulation’ in the engineer's sense, referring to a body that ‘has parts that move with some partial independence from e...
This thesis is concerned with the relation between thought and action. Philosophical accounts of this relation are inevitably based on assumptions about the nature of language. The first purpose of this inquiry is to assess the validity of these assumptions and the cogency of the theories they support. In order to accomplish this it will be necessary, in the first chapter, to discuss a number of general difficulties in the philosophy of language. Th° chapters that follow attempt to show how a...
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