Jump to ContentJump to Main Navigation

You are looking at 1-5 of 5 items for:

  • Keywords: Good x
  • Philosophy of Science x
Clear All Modify Search

View:

Somebody Else's Problem?

Stephen M. Gardiner

in A Perfect Moral Storm: The Ethical Tragedy of Climate Change

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
September 2011
ISBN:
9780195379440
eISBN:
9780199897100
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195379440.003.0004
Subject:
Philosophy, Philosophy of Science

This chapter considers a mainstream and optimistic analysis of the global storm. It fleshes out that analysis by appeal to a simple public goods model, and a simple game theoretic model, the battle ... More


Addiction and Blameworthiness

Timothy Schroeder and Nomy Arpaly

in Addiction and Self-Control: Perspectives from Philosophy, Psychology, and Neuroscience

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
January 2014
ISBN:
9780199862580
eISBN:
9780199369638
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199862580.003.0011
Subject:
Philosophy, Philosophy of Science, Moral Philosophy

In a series of publications, we have advanced the idea that people are blameworthy for acting badly in either of two ways: acting on a desire for the wrong or bad, or acting in a way that expresses a ... More


The tragedy of the Good Will

Luciano Floridi

in The Ethics of Information

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
January 2014
ISBN:
9780199641321
eISBN:
9780191760938
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199641321.003.0010
Subject:
Philosophy, Moral Philosophy, Philosophy of Science

In this chapter, I concentrate on information as a resource and product of ethical interactions, and do so by considering its semantic value. From a semantic perspective, information has played a ... More


Environmental Hermeneutics with and for Others: Ricoeur’s Ethics and the Ecological Self

Nathan M. Bell

in Interpreting Nature: The Emerging Field of Environmental Hermeneutics

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
May 2014
ISBN:
9780823254255
eISBN:
9780823260959
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Fordham University Press
DOI:
10.5422/fordham/9780823254255.003.0008
Subject:
Philosophy, Philosophy of Science

Paul Ricoeur defines the ethical intention as “aiming at the good life, with and for others, in just institutions.” This essay addresses Ricoeur’s ethical intention in relation to environmental ... More


Inference to the Best Explanation: What Is It? And Why Should We Care?

Igor Douven

in Best Explanations: New Essays on Inference to the Best Explanation

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
January 2018
ISBN:
9780198746904
eISBN:
9780191809125
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198746904.003.0002
Subject:
Philosophy, Philosophy of Science, Metaphysics/Epistemology

This chapter discusses how critics of Inference to the Best Explanation (IBE) complain that the rule has never been properly articulated. Another common complaint is that whatever the precise ... More


View: