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Giving an Account of Oneself

Judith Butler

Published in print:
2005
Published Online:
March 2011
ISBN:
9780823225033
eISBN:
9780823235230
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Fordham University Press
DOI:
10.5422/fso/9780823225033.001.0001
Subject:
Philosophy, Moral Philosophy

What does it mean to lead a moral life? This book offers a provocative outline for a new ethical practice—one responsive to the need for critical autonomy and grounded in a new sense of the human ... More


Imperiled Compatibilist Approaches

Ishtiyaque Haji

in Reason’s Debt to Freedom: Normative Appraisals, Reasons, and Free Will

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
September 2012
ISBN:
9780199899203
eISBN:
9780199949885
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199899203.003.0007
Subject:
Philosophy, Moral Philosophy

Chapter 7 defends the view that an alternative possibilities requirement for the truth of judgments of objective reasons threatens a variety of prominent compatibilist approaches, such as versions of ... More


 The Caring Person

Virginia Held

in The Ethics of Care: Personal, Political, and Global

Published in print:
2005
Published Online:
February 2006
ISBN:
9780195180992
eISBN:
9780199785957
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0195180992.003.0004
Subject:
Philosophy, Moral Philosophy

In traditional virtue ethics, attention has not been paid to caring as one of the virtues. This chapter argues that although it is virtuous to be caring, the caring person not only has the right ... More


Coercion and Integrity *

Elinor Mason

in Oxford Studies in Normative Ethics: Volume 2

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
January 2013
ISBN:
9780199662951
eISBN:
9780191745195
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199662951.003.0008
Subject:
Philosophy, Moral Philosophy

Williams argues that impartial moral theories undermine agents' integrity by making them responsible for allowings as well as doings. This chapter argues that in some cases of allowings, where there ... More


Implicit Bias and Philosophy, Volume 2: Moral Responsibility, Structural Injustice, and Ethics

Michael Brownstein and Jennifer Saul (eds)

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
May 2016
ISBN:
9780198766179
eISBN:
9780191820748
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198766179.001.0001
Subject:
Philosophy, Moral Philosophy

At the University of Sheffield between 2011 and 2012, a leading group of philosophers, psychologists, and others gathered to explore the nature and significance of implicit bias. The two volumes of ... More


Ambivalent Desires of Responsibility: Laplanche and Psychoanalytic Translations

Annika Thiem

in Unbecoming Subjects: Judith Butler, Moral Philosophy, and Critical Responsibility

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
March 2011
ISBN:
9780823228980
eISBN:
9780823235865
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Fordham University Press
DOI:
10.5422/fso/9780823228980.003.0005
Subject:
Philosophy, Moral Philosophy

Thinking about subject formation in the place of a theory of the subject means considering the histories and processes of this formation not as external or prior to what ... More


Fairness and the Architecture of Responsibility 1

David O. Brink and Dana K. Nelkin

in Oxford Studies in Agency and Responsibility Volume 1

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
September 2013
ISBN:
9780199694853
eISBN:
9780191757792
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199694853.003.0013
Subject:
Philosophy, Moral Philosophy, Metaphysics/Epistemology

This essay explores a conception of responsibility at work in moral and criminal responsibility. This conception draws on work in the compatibilist tradition that focuses on the choices of agents who ... More


Butler’s Ethical Appeal: Being, Feeling and Acting Responsible

Sara Rushing

in Butler and Ethics

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
January 2016
ISBN:
9780748678846
eISBN:
9781474412438
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9780748678846.003.0004
Subject:
Philosophy, Moral Philosophy

In Precarious Life and Giving an Account of Oneself, Judith Butler seemed to follow Levinas in suggesting the facticity of ethics: we have a responsibility to others, regardless of how we feel about ... More


Reasons-Responsiveness, Agents, and Mechanisms 1

Michael McKenna

in Oxford Studies in Agency and Responsibility Volume 1

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
September 2013
ISBN:
9780199694853
eISBN:
9780191757792
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199694853.003.0007
Subject:
Philosophy, Moral Philosophy, Metaphysics/Epistemology

Some compatibilists are attracted to a theory which accounts for freedom in terms of sensitivity to reasons. But reasons-responsiveness appears to conflict with another common compatibilist thesis: ... More


Emotions, Reasons, and Autonomy

Christine Tappolet

in Autonomy, Oppression, and Gender

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
August 2014
ISBN:
9780199969104
eISBN:
9780190225711
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199969104.003.0008
Subject:
Philosophy, Feminist Philosophy, Moral Philosophy

What is the relation between autonomy and emotions? According to an influential account, autonomy can be spelled out in terms of reason responsiveness. On the basis of an account of emotions ... More


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