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Spinoza’s Lost Defense

Edwin Curley

in The Young Spinoza: A Metaphysician in the Making

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
April 2015
ISBN:
9780199971657
eISBN:
9780199346127
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199971657.003.0002
Subject:
Philosophy, History of Philosophy, Metaphysics/Epistemology

Chapter 1 addresses an early work of Spinoza’s that is not available to us. On July 27, 1656 Spinoza was put on cherem (Hebrew: “ban” or “excommunication”) by the lay leaders of the Portuguese Jewish ... More


Learning from Others in the Elenctic Dialogues

Hugh H. Benson

in Clitophon’s Challenge: Dialectic in Plato's Meno, Phaedo, and Republic

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
April 2015
ISBN:
9780199324835
eISBN:
9780190228224
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199324835.003.0002
Subject:
Philosophy, Ancient Philosophy

This chapter argues that insofar as an answer to Clitophon’s challenge is to be found in the elenctic dialogues (e.g., Apology, Laches, Euthyphro, Charmides, Protagoras), it is disappointing. The ... More


Reconciliation

Cécile Fabre

in Cosmopolitan Peace

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
September 2016
ISBN:
9780198786245
eISBN:
9780191839092
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198786245.003.0009
Subject:
Philosophy, Political Philosophy, Moral Philosophy

As chs. 5 to 7 show, epistemic uncertainty about who committed which wrong against whom, scarcity of resources, and the sheer number of perpetrators and victims make it very hard, and indeed ... More


Apology, Regret, and Intellectual Humility: An Interreligious Consideration

Michael B. McGarry

in Learned Ignorance: Intellectual Humility among Jews, Christians and Muslims

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
March 2015
ISBN:
9780199769308
eISBN:
9780190258283
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:osobl/9780199769308.003.0012
Subject:
Religion, Religion and Society

This chapter examines a particularly illuminating case with regard to interreligious relations and apology: the exchange between some Muslims and the Vatican in response to Pope Benedict XVI's ... More


Rebellion and Submission

Barbara A. Hanawalt

in Ceremony and Civility: Civic Culture in Late Medieval London

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
July 2017
ISBN:
9780190490393
eISBN:
9780190490430
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190490393.003.0005
Subject:
History, British and Irish Medieval History

Offenders who slandered the mayor and aldermen were brought before the court at the Guildhall to be tried. The ultimate punishment was the removal of citizenship, which meant that the man could not ... More


Tort Processes and Relational Repair

Linda Radzik

in Philosophical Foundations of the Law of Torts

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
May 2014
ISBN:
9780198701385
eISBN:
9780191770654
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198701385.003.0012
Subject:
Law, Philosophy of Law, Law of Obligations

Theorizing about the nature of corrective justice has become prominent, not just in the philosophy of tort law, but also in a wide range of social, political and moral debates. This chapter presents ... More


Omission and Attribution Error

Matthew Talbert

in The Ethics and Law of Omissions

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
October 2017
ISBN:
9780190683450
eISBN:
9780190683481
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190683450.003.0002
Subject:
Philosophy, Moral Philosophy

Attributionists believe that moral responsibility has mainly to do with how a person is, and with what can be attributed to her for the purposes of moral assessment. Critics of the view have tended ... More


Remorse, Apology, and Mercy

Jeffrie G. Murphy

in Punishment and the Moral Emotions: Essays in Law, Morality, and Religion

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
May 2015
ISBN:
9780199764396
eISBN:
9780190267575
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:osobl/9780199764396.003.0007
Subject:
Philosophy, Moral Philosophy

This chapter explores the nature of remorse, its relation to religion, the role it plays in the assessment of moral character, and the role that such a character assessment might play in decisions to ... More


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