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Conflicts of Rights: A Typology

F. M. Kamm

in Intricate Ethics: Rights, Responsibilities, and Permissible Harm

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780195189698
eISBN:
9780199851096
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195189698.003.0010
Subject:
Philosophy, Moral Philosophy

Previous chapters have considered what ought to be done (and which theory explains what ought to be done) when there is a conflict for an agent between his respecting the negative right of one person ... More


Why Do Porn Films Suck?

Petra Van Brabandt and Jesse Prinz

in Art and Pornography: Philosophical Essays

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
January 2013
ISBN:
9780199609581
eISBN:
9780191746260
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199609581.003.0009
Subject:
Philosophy, Aesthetics, Moral Philosophy

There are some striking similarities in medium, form, content, and emotional impact between canonical works of art and porn films. Nevertheless, the latter are rarely regarded as art. This chapter ... More


An Aesthetics of Transgressive Pornography

Michael Newall

in Art and Pornography: Philosophical Essays

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
January 2013
ISBN:
9780199609581
eISBN:
9780191746260
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199609581.003.0011
Subject:
Philosophy, Aesthetics, Moral Philosophy

This chapter targets works of literary pornography that achieve their primary effect, sexual arousal, in part by representing a particular kind of norm-breaking, namely the violation of social or ... More


Forgiveness and character

Glen Pettigrove

in Forgiveness and Love

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
January 2013
ISBN:
9780199646555
eISBN:
9780191741975
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199646555.003.0003
Subject:
Philosophy, Moral Philosophy

For most of the last century, ethical theory has been focused on the evaluation of acts. So it is not surprising that the philosophical discussion of forgiveness has been similarly act focused. This ... More


Measuring Norms: Consensus and Conformity

Cristina Bicchieri

in Norms in the Wild: How to Diagnose, Measure, and Change Social Norms

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
January 2017
ISBN:
9780190622046
eISBN:
9780190622084
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780190622046.003.0002
Subject:
Philosophy, Moral Philosophy, General

This chapter addresses how to measure social norms. It explains why measurement is crucial to effective policy interventions. It documents what we learn from behavioral experiments and argues there ... More


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