Many philosophers hold that a norm of truth governs the propositional attitude of belief. According to one popular construal of normativity, normativity is prescriptive in nature. The prescriptive norm can be formulated either in terms of obligation or permission: one ought to or may believe that p just in case p is true. It has been argued that the obligation norm is jointly incompatible with the maxim ought implies can and the assumption that there exists some truth that we cannot believe. ...
The Court of Appeal found a Nikah-only marriage to be a “non-marriage” under English law, leaving it powerless to grant economic redress on its breakdown. Could a Scottish court provide a remedy?
First paragraph: The legality requirements underlying investors’ claims over treaty protections have increasingly been subject to scrutiny. Frequently, the arbitral tribunal is confronted with a host state’s assertion that the investor engaged in corruption or bribery during the lifetime of an investment contract. This includes an array of misconduct such as administrative omissions, violations of the host state’s laws, deceit, the misuse of the system of international investment protection, ...
The purpose of this article is to measure the effectiveness of an exemplary civil society self-regulation against its own objectives, and to map out reasons behind non-compliance. It focuses on a checklist of indicators (CDV) developed by Italian Civil Society Organizations (CSOs) in the aftermath of the “Mafia Capitale” scandal when threatened by strict government regulation and by critical public opinion. Methodologically, this test of effectiveness is performed employing the blueprint desi...
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