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  1. John Crook (1970). A Roman Candle David Daube: Roman Law: Linguistic, Social, and Philosophical Aspects. Pp. 205. Edinburgh: University Press, 1969. Cloth, 45s. Net. [REVIEW] The Classical Review 20 (03):361-363.score: 405.0
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  2. John Gould (1980). Aspects of the Social Position of Women in Classical Athens: Law, Custon and Myth. Journal of Hellenic Studies 100:38-59.score: 405.0
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  3. John Gould (1980). Law, Custom and Myth: Aspects of the Social Position of Women in Classical Athens. Journal of Hellenic Studies 100:38.score: 405.0
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  4. Daniel Chernilo (2013). The Natural Law Foundations of Modern Social Theory: A Quest for Universalism. Cambridge University Press.score: 396.0
    Contemporary social theory and natural law : Jurgen Habermas -- A natural-law critique of modern social theory : Karl Lowith, Leo Strauss and Eric Voegelin -- Natural law and the question of universalism -- Modern natural law I : Hobbes and Rousseau on the state of nature and social life -- Modern natural law II : Kant and Hegel on proceduralism and ethical life -- Classical social theory I : Marx, Tonnies and Durkheim on alienation, community (...)
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  5. David N. Weisstub (ed.) (1998). Research on Human Subjects: Ethics, Law, and Social Policy. Pergamon.score: 363.0
    There have been serious controversies in the latter part of the 20th century about the roles and functions of scientific and medical research. In whose interests are medical and biomedical experiments conducted and what are the ethical implications of experimentation on subjects unable to give competent consent? From the decades following the Second World War and calls for the global banning of medical research to the cautious return to the notion that in controlled circumstances, medical research on human subjects is (...)
     
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  6. Tomasz Gizbert-Studnicki & Mateusz Klinowski (eds.) (2010). Law, Liberty, Morality and Rights: 23rd World Congress of Legal and Social Philosophy, 2007, Cracow. Oficyna Wolters Kluwer Polska.score: 360.0
     
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  7. Leo Katz (2011). Why the Law is so Perverse. University of Chicago Press.score: 261.0
    Why does the law spurn win-win transactions? -- Things we can't consent to, though no one knows why -- A parable -- Lessons -- The social choice connection -- Why is the law so full of loopholes? -- The irresistible wrong answer -- What is wrong with the irresistible answer? -- The voting analogy -- Turning the analogy into an identity -- Intentional fouls -- Why is the law so either/or? -- The proverbial rigidity of the law -- Line (...)
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  8. Hugh Mercer Curtler (1974). Other Aspects of Kant's Philosophy of Law. Philosophical Forum 4.score: 261.0
    THE ESSAY IS A REPLY TO NORMAN BOWIE'S EARLIER ARTICLE "ASPECTS OF KANT'S PHILOSOPHY OF LAW" IN THE "FORUM" (VOL. II, 4). CONTRARY TO BOWIE, I CONTEND THAT THE NATURAL LAW ELEMENTS PREDOMINATE IN KANT'S PHILOSOPHY OF LAW. THE CITIZEN CONFRONTED BY A CIVIL LAW THAT RUNS COUNTER TO THE MORAL LAW HAS ALTERNATIVES OTHER THAN REBELLION. HE CAN (1) SEEK REFORM OF THE LAW, (2) OFFER 'NEGATIVE RESISTANCE' TO THE LAW, OR (3) 'AVOID SOCIETY ALTOGETHER'-BREAK THE SOCIAL (...)
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  9. Janice Richardson (2009). The Classic Social Contractarians: Critical Perspectives From Contemporary Feminist Philosophy and Law. Ashgate Pub. Company.score: 234.0
    This book uses contemporary feminist insights to examine aspects of the classic social contractarians' arguments, concentrating upon the work of Hobbes, Spinoza ...
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  10. Kevin Crotty (2001). Law's Interior: Legal and Literary Constructions of the Self. Cornell University Press.score: 228.0
    The quest for autonomy : modern jurisprudence and the Oresteia -- Dilemmas of the self : law and confession -- Rationality and imagination in the law : Jürgen Habermas and Wallace Stevens.
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  11. Richard Dawson (2014). Justice as Attunement: Transforming Constitutions in Law, Literature, Economics, and the Rest of Life. Routledge.score: 225.0
     
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  12. Andrew N. Sharpe (2010). Foucault's Monsters and the Challenge of Law. Routledge.score: 219.0
    Foucault's theoretical framework -- Foucault's monsters as genealogy : the abnormal individual -- An English legal history of monsters -- Changing sex : the problem of transsexuality -- Sharing bodies : the problem of conjoined twins -- Admixing embyros : the problem of human/animal hybrids -- Conclusion.
     
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  13. João Lopes Alves (2005). Ética & Contrato Social: Estudos. Edições Colibri.score: 207.0
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  14. Matthew B. O'Brien & Robert C. Koons (2012). Objects of Intention: A Hylomorphic Critique of the New Natural Law Theory. American Catholic Philosophical Quarterly 86 (4):655-703.score: 198.0
    The “New Natural Law” Theory (NNL) of Germain Grisez, John Finnis, Joseph Boyle, and their collaborators offers a distinctive account of intentional action, which underlies a moral theory that aims to justify many aspects of traditional morality and Catholic doctrine. -/- In fact, we show that the NNL is committed to premises that entail the permissibility of many actions that are irreconcilable with traditional morality and Catholic doctrine, such as elective abortions. These consequences follow principally from two aspects (...)
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  15. Bryan H. Druzin (2013). Eating Peas with One's Fingers: A Semiotic Approach to Law and Social Norms. [REVIEW] International Journal for the Semiotics of Law - Revue Internationale de Sémiotique Juridique 26 (2):257-274.score: 198.0
    This paper proposes a semiotic theory of norms—what I term normative semiotics. The paper’s central contention is that social norms are a language. Moreover, it is a language that we instinctively learn to speak. Normative behaviour is a mode of communication, the intelligibility of which allows us to establish cooperative relationships with others. Normative behaviour communicates an actor’s potential as a cooperative partner. Compliance with a norm is an act of communication: compliance signals cooperativeness; noncompliance signals uncooperativeness. An evolutionary (...)
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  16. Steven M. Flipse, Maarten C. A. Sanden & Patricia Osseweijer (2013). The Why and How of Enabling the Integration of Social and Ethical Aspects in Research and Development. Science and Engineering Ethics 19 (3):703-725.score: 192.0
    New and Emerging Science and Technology (NEST) based innovations, e.g. in the field of Life Sciences or Nanotechnology, frequently raise societal and political concerns. To address these concerns NEST researchers are expected to deploy socially responsible R&D practices. This requires researchers to integrate social and ethical aspects (SEAs) in their daily work. Many methods can facilitate such integration. Still, why and how researchers should and could use SEAs remains largely unclear. In this paper we aim to relate motivations (...)
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  17. Steven M. Flipse, Maarten Ca van der Sanden & Patricia Osseweijer (2013). The Why and How of Enabling the Integration of Social and Ethical Aspects in Research and Development. Science and Engineering Ethics 19 (3):703-725.score: 192.0
    New and Emerging Science and Technology (NEST) based innovations, e.g. in the field of Life Sciences or Nanotechnology, frequently raise societal and political concerns. To address these concerns NEST researchers are expected to deploy socially responsible R&D practices. This requires researchers to integrate social and ethical aspects (SEAs) in their daily work. Many methods can facilitate such integration. Still, why and how researchers should and could use SEAs remains largely unclear. In this paper we aim to relate motivations (...)
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  18. Eglė Venckienė (2013). Catholic Social Thought in the Interwar Period in Lithuania: The Image of Social State under the Rule of Law in Socialism. Jurisprudence 20 (2):391-406.score: 192.0
    Social life is changing very fast. People are trying to find out reasons of living in a safe society and understand their role in it. The ‘wrong’ and ‘right‘ models of the social life, state and law systems are appearing. In the XXth century, one of them – socialism – made suggestion how to solve social problems, determinated of capitalism. This work deals with the situation of Lithuanian social thought in the Republic of Lithuania (1900-1940). In (...)
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  19. Athalya Brenner (2010). From Ruth to the “Global Woman”: Social and Legal Aspects. Interpretation 64 (2):162-168.score: 189.0
    In this short study, the Scroll of Ruth, and especially Ruth's undisclosed motives for following her mother-in-law, are read alongside the situation of foreign, female migrant workers in contemporary Israel—and vice versa. This allows a bi-directional reading that supplies a possible context both for the biblical text and for the evaluation of today's issues.
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  20. Hans Simons (forthcoming). Some European Aspects of International Law. Social Research.score: 189.0
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  21. Naomi R. Cahn (2012). The New Kinship: Constructing Donor-Conceived Families. New York University Press.score: 183.0
    Peopling the donor world -- The meaning of family in a changing world -- Creating families -- Creating communities across families -- The laws of the donor world: parents and children -- Law, adoption, and family secrets: disclosure and incest -- Reasons to regulate -- Regulating for connection -- Regulating for health and safety: setting limits in the gamete world -- Why not to regulate -- Conclusion: challenging and creating kinship.
     
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  22. Michel Rosenfeld (2010). The Identity of the Constitutional Subject: Selfhood, Citizenship, Culture, and Community. Routledge.score: 180.0
    The constitutional subject : singular, plural or universal? -- The constitutional subject and the clash of self and other : on the uses of negation, metaphor, and metonymy -- Reinventing tradition through constitutional interpretation : the case of unenumerated rights in the United States -- Recasting and reorienting identity through constitution-making : the pivotal case of Spain's 1978 Constitution -- Constitutional models : shaping, nurturing, and guiding the constitutional subject -- Models of constitution making -- The constitutional subject and clashing (...)
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  23. Liande Hong (2004). Fa Lü She Hui Xue =. Yang Zhi Wen Hua Shi Ye Gu Fen You Xian Gong Si.score: 180.0
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  24. Zhongzheng Huang (2007). Das Verhältnis von Moralischem Diskurs Und Rechtlichem Diskurs Bei Jürgen Habermas. Duncker & Humblot.score: 180.0
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  25. Hongxiang Pan (2009). Xian Fa de She Hui Li Lun Fen Xi. Ren Min Chu Ban She.score: 180.0
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  26. Robert McCorquodale (2009). Corporate Social Responsibility and International Human Rights Law. Journal of Business Ethics 87 (2):385 - 400.score: 174.0
    The United Nations Special Representative on Transnational Corporations and Human Rights, John Ruggie, has adopted a new framework for considering this issue within the international legal system. This article examines this framework in terms of its coherence, its consistency with international human rights law and how it can be 'operationalized' (which is required by the United Nations). In regard to the states legal obligation to protect human rights, it is considered whether this obligation is broader and deeper than is envisaged (...)
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  27. Jean V. McHale (2003). Nursing and Human Rights. Butterworth Heinemann.score: 174.0
    " This book focuses on the relationship between human rights and nursing in these changing times.
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  28. Chris Butler (2012). Henri Lefebvre: Spatial Politics, Everyday Life and the Right to the City. Routledge.score: 174.0
    108 Lefebvre (2005:109). 109 Lefebvre (2005: 110,87). 110 Lefebvre (2005: 110) . 111 Lefebvre(1991b: 371¥2) (emphasis in original). 112 Lefebvre(1991b: 372); Lefebvre (1970: 20). 113 Lefebvre(1991b: 372) (emphasis in original).
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  29. Linda Singer (1992). Erotic Welfare: Sexual Theory and Politics in the Age of Epidemic. Routledge.score: 174.0
    A trenchant critique of sexuality in an age of discipline, where bodies and pleasures have become sites of regulatory power.
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  30. Samia Bano & Jennifer L. Pierce (2013). Personal Narratives, Social Justice, and the Law. Feminist Legal Studies 21 (3):225-239.score: 174.0
    North American writer Joan Didion’s eloquent testimonial speaks to the significance of storytelling in our lives. Personal storiesmake our lives meaningful. Part of this is because our stories, wittingly or not, become the means through which we fashion our identities for listeners. Or, as scholars from many disciplines have argued, identity and selfhoodare narrative accomplishments. In this formulation, an individual constructs a sense of self by telling stories or “personal narratives,” which describe “the evolution of an individual life over time (...)
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  31. Wickramanayake Abeysinghe (2000). In Search of Human Duties Via the Universal Declaration of Human Rights. S. Godage & Brothers.score: 174.0
  32. Jesús Ballesteros & Encarna Fernández (eds.) (2007). Biotecnología y Posthumanismo. Editorial Aranzadi.score: 174.0
    La obra recoge, desde una perspectiva interdisciplinar, las aportaciones de un grupo de investigadores españoles e italianos que han trabajado conjuntamente durante varios años en distintas cuestiones en torno a las posibilidades y riesgos de los avances biotecnológicos y su incidencia en el campo de los derechos humanos. Los estudios y debates se han realizado en el marco del programa de doctorado internacional sobre "Derechos humanos: Problemas actuales" encabezado por las Universidades de Valencia y Palermo. El Profesor Jesús Ballesteros, Catedrático (...)
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  33. Tom L. Beauchamp, Norman E. Bowie & Denis Gordon Arnold (eds.) (2008). Ethical Theory and Business. Pearson/Prentice Hall.score: 174.0
     
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  34. Syed Shah Asghar Hussain (2012). Strings of Thoughts. Satyam Pub. House.score: 174.0
     
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  35. Andrés Ollero (2006). Bioderecho: Entre la Vida y la Muerte. Thomson/Aranzadi.score: 174.0
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  36. Jules L. Coleman (1992/2002). Risks and Wrongs. Oxford University Press.score: 171.0
    This book by one of America's preeminent legal theorists is concerned with the conflict between the goals of justice and economic efficiency in the allocation of risk, especially risk pertaining to safety. The author approaches his subject from the premise that the market is central to liberal political, moral, and legal theory. In the first part of the book, he rejects traditional "rational choice" liberalism in favor of the view that the market operates as a rational way of fostering stable (...)
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  37. Elliot N. Dorff & Louis E. Newman (eds.) (1995). Contemporary Jewish Ethics and Morality: A Reader. Oxford University Press.score: 171.0
    Over the past decade much significant new work has appeared in the field of Jewish ethics. While much of this work has been devoted to issues in applied ethics, a number of important essays have explored central themes within the tradition and clarified the theoretical foundations of Jewish ethics. This important text grew out of the need for a single work which accurately and conveniently reflects these developments within the field. The first text of its kind in almost two decades, (...)
     
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  38. Francois Berger, Sjef Gevers, Ludwig Siep & Klaus-Michael Weltring (2008). Ethical, Legal and Social Aspects of Brain-Implants Using Nano-Scale Materials and Techniques. Nanoethics 2 (3):241-249.score: 168.0
    Nanotechnology is an important platform technology which will add new features like improved biocompatibility, smaller size, and more sophisticated electronics to neuro-implants improving their therapeutic potential. Especially in view of possible advantages for patients, research and development of nanotechnologically improved neuro implants is a moral obligation. However, the development of brain implants by itself touches many ethical, social and legal issues, which also apply in a specific way to devices enabled or improved by nanotechnology. For researchers developing nanotechnology such (...)
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  39. Bojan Spaic (2008). John Dewey's Conception of Application of Law in its Philosophical and Social Context. Filozofija I Drustvo 19 (2):221-249.score: 168.0
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  40. Hans Kelsen (1957/2000). What is Justice?: Justice, Law, and Politics in the Mirror of Science: Collected Essays. Lawbook Exchange.score: 165.0
    What is justice? -- The idea of justice in the Holy Scriptures -- Platonic justice -- Aristotle's doctrine of justice -- The natural-law doctrine before the tribunal of science -- A "dynamic" theory of natural law -- Absolutism and relativism in philosophy and politics -- Value judgments in the science of law -- The law as a specific social technique -- Why should the law be obeyed? -- The pure theory of the law and analytical jurisprudence -- Law, state, (...)
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  41. Kenneth R. Westphal (2013). Natural Law, Social Contract and Moral Objectivity: Rousseau's Natural Law Constructivism. Jurisprudence 4 (1):48-75.score: 164.0
    Rousseau's Du contrat social develops an important, unjustly neglected type of theory, which I call 'Natural Law Constructivism' ('NLC'), which identifies and justifies strictly objective basic moral principles, with no appeal to moral realism or its alternatives, nor to elective agreement, nor to prudentialist reasoning. The Euthyphro Question marks a dilemma in moral theory which highlights relations between artifice and arbitrariness. These relations highlight the significance of Hume's founding insight into NLC, and how NLC addresses Hobbes's insight that our (...)
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  42. Roberto Gargarella (2012). Law and Social Protests. Criminal Law and Philosophy 6 (2):131-148.score: 162.0
    This paper deals with the relationship between law and social protests, a topic that seems particularly relevant at this time, when recent public events show the existence of growing tension between citizens and public officers. The paper does not explore the ultimate causes that triggered these social protests, but rather the normative and legal questions raised by these conflicts. The main question that it addresses is the following: How should the law act in the face of these growing (...)
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  43. Sarah Kuhn (1998). When Worlds Collide: Engineering Students Encounter Social Aspects of Production. [REVIEW] Science and Engineering Ethics 4 (4):457-472.score: 158.0
    To design effective and socially sensitive systems, engineers must be able to integrate a technology-based approach to engineering problems with concerns for social impact and the context of use. The conventional approach to engineering education is largely technology-based, and even when additional courses with a social orientation are added, engineering graduates are often not well prepared to design user- and context-sensitive systems. Using data from interviews with three engineering students who had significant exposure to a socially-oriented perspective on (...)
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  44. Brian Z. Tamanaha (1997). Realistic Socio-Legal Theory: Pragmatism and a Social Theory of Law. Oxford University Press.score: 156.0
    How might the social sciences best be employed in the study of law, especially in light of today's legal climate of anti-foundationalism? Realistic Socio-Legal Theory addresses this question thoroughly and precisely. Drawing upon philosophical pragmatism to construct an epistemological and methodological foundation, this book formulates a framework for a realistic approach to socio-legal theory. Brian Z. Tamanaha contrasts the strengths of his realistic approach with those of the major schools of socio-legal theory through application to many key issues in (...)
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  45. Alan W. Norrie (2005). Law and the Beautiful Soul. Published in the United States by Cavendish Pub..score: 153.0
    What is law? How is legal responsibility defined? How does law reflect moral judgment? Why are law's definitions uncertain and conflicted? Basic questions for liberal law and criminal justice - what could they have to do with the forgotten historical figure of the Beautiful Soul? Starting from concrete legal issues, Alan Norrie develops a critical vision of law in its relation to morality and socio-historical context. Liberal law, he argues, is marked by splits and contradictions (antinomies), signs of something missed. (...)
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  46. Keith Graham (2002). Practical Reasoning in a Social World: How We Act Together. Cambridge University Press.score: 153.0
    In this book Keith Graham examines the philosophical assumptions behind the ideas of group membership and loyalty. Drawing out the significance of social context, he challenges individualist views by placing collectivities such as committees, classes or nations within the moral realm. He offers a new understanding of the multiplicity of sources which vie for the attention of human beings as they decide how to act, and challenges the conventional division between self-interest and altruism. He also offers a systematic (...)
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  47. Ruth C. A. Higgins (2004). The Moral Limits of Law: Obedience, Respect, and Legitimacy. Oxford University Press.score: 153.0
    The Moral Limits of Law analyzes the related debates concerning the moral obligation to obey the law, conscientious citizenship, and state legitimacy. Modern societies are drawn in a tension between the centripetal pull of the local and the centrifugal stress of the global. Boundaries that once appeared permanent are now permeable: transnational legal, economic, and trade institutions increasingly erode the autonomy of states. Nonetheless transnational principles are still typically effected through state law. For law's subjects, this tension brings into focus (...)
     
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  48. Margaret Alston (2004). Who is Down on the Farm? Social Aspects of Australian Agriculture in the 21st Century. Agriculture and Human Values 21 (1):37-46.score: 152.0
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  49. Dušanka Krajnović (2012). Ethical and Social Aspects on Rare Diseases. Filozofija I Društvo 23 (4):32-48.score: 152.0
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  50. Lev Samoĭlovich I͡Avich (1981). The General Theory of Law: Social and Philosophical Problems. Progress.score: 152.0
     
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