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Group Rights

James Griffin

in On Human Rights

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
May 2010
ISBN:
9780199238781
eISBN:
9780191716478
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199238781.003.0016
Subject:
Philosophy, Moral Philosophy

This chapter discusses group rights. It considers the good-based argument and justice-based argument for group rights. The first argument is unsuccessful while the second succeeds as an argument, but ... More


Paternalism and Consent

Douglas Husak

in The Ethics of Consent: Theory and Practice

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
February 2010
ISBN:
9780195335149
eISBN:
9780199866335
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195335149.003.0005
Subject:
Philosophy, Moral Philosophy

This chapter considers the relevance of consent to the justification of paternalism. As a general matter, A isn't acting paternalistically toward B if B consents to A's action. But what if B gives ... More


The Benchmark of Equality

Aaron James

in Fairness in Practice: A Social Contract for a Global Economy

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
May 2012
ISBN:
9780199846153
eISBN:
9780199933389
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199846153.003.0006
Subject:
Philosophy, Political Philosophy, Moral Philosophy

This chapter defends equality in the “gains of trade” as an appropriate benchmark for assessing trade practice: trading countries are to gain equally from trade, adjusting for background endowments, ... More


VALUE AS CAUSE

GRAHAM ODDIE

in Value, Reality, and Desire

Published in print:
2005
Published Online:
July 2005
ISBN:
9780199273416
eISBN:
9780191602658
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0199273413.003.0007
Subject:
Philosophy, Moral Philosophy

This chapter argues for the causal networking of value. In making it plausible, it has become apparent how such causation would mesh smoothly with the natural fabric of the world. The argument from ... More


Obligation

David Owens

in Shaping the Normative Landscape

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
January 2013
ISBN:
9780199691500
eISBN:
9780191744938
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199691500.003.0004
Subject:
Philosophy, Moral Philosophy

Should we breach an obligation, we are subject to blame. Obligation also shapes our practical deliberation about whether to discharge the obligation. According to the Sanction Theory of Obligation, ... More


Honor and Respect

Paul Woodruff

in The Ajax Dilemma: Justice, Fairness, and Rewards

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
May 2015
ISBN:
9780199768615
eISBN:
9780190267582
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:osobl/9780199768615.003.0016
Subject:
Philosophy, Moral Philosophy

This chapter discusses the notions of honor and respect. Honor and respect are essential parts of what is due in a community. Where one gives honor, one is giving respect, but not the other way ... More


What’s so Special about Academic Freedom?

Michele Moody-Adams

in Who's Afraid of Academic Freedom?

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
November 2015
ISBN:
9780231168809
eISBN:
9780231538794
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Columbia University Press
DOI:
10.7312/columbia/9780231168809.003.0007
Subject:
Philosophy, Moral Philosophy

This chapter examines conflicting values as they affect questions of academic freedom. It begins with an overview of the fundamental elements of academic freedom and how to determine when academic ... More


Biology of Suffering

Daniel Krashin, Natalia Murinova, Catherine Q. Howe, and Jane Ballantyne

in Suffering and Bioethics

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
November 2014
ISBN:
9780199926176
eISBN:
9780199396788
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199926176.003.0006
Subject:
Philosophy, Moral Philosophy, Philosophy of Religion

Human suffering is multidimensional. Pain, an important but not sole cause of suffering, has its own complex network of sensors throughout the body, which send nerve signals to the brain. This ... More


Introduction

Christopher Heath Wellman and Phillip Cole

in Debating the Ethics of Immigration: Is There a Right to Exclude?

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
May 2015
ISBN:
9780199731732
eISBN:
9780190267490
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:osobl/9780199731732.003.0001
Subject:
Philosophy, Moral Philosophy

This book explores the debate over the ethics of immigration by articulating and defending opposing positions on the subject. It asks whether states have the right to prevent potential immigrants ... More


In Defense of the Right to Exclude

Christopher Heath Wellman

in Debating the Ethics of Immigration: Is There a Right to Exclude?

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
May 2015
ISBN:
9780199731732
eISBN:
9780190267490
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:osobl/9780199731732.003.0002
Subject:
Philosophy, Moral Philosophy

This chapter offers a moral defense of the right of states to control immigration, or what is known as the right of exclusion. It argues that legitimate political states are morally entitled to ... More


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