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Happiness and the Good Life

Mike W. Martin

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
May 2012
ISBN:
9780199845217
eISBN:
9780199933068
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199845217.001.0001
Subject:
Philosophy, Moral Philosophy, General

Happiness in Good Lives explores happiness as an important dimension of fully desirable lives. Happiness is defined as loving one’s life, valuing it in ways manifested by ample enjoyment ... More


Balancing Work and Leisure

Mike W. Martin

in Happiness and the Good Life

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
May 2012
ISBN:
9780199845217
eISBN:
9780199933068
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199845217.003.0010
Subject:
Philosophy, Moral Philosophy, General

What does it mean to live a balanced life, and in particular to maintain balance between work and leisure? Balance is often celebrated for its contribution to happiness. Yet happiness is also one of ... More


The Workers and the Word: Why Marx Had the Right to Think He Was Right

G. A. Cohen

Jonathan Wolff (ed.)

in Lectures on the History of Moral and Political Philosophy

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
October 2017
ISBN:
9780691149004
eISBN:
9781400848713
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Princeton University Press
DOI:
10.23943/princeton/9780691149004.003.0009
Subject:
Philosophy, Moral Philosophy

This chapter defends Karl Marx against the criticism that he lacks the right to regard his theory as true, insisting that he had the right to think that he was right. To this end, it advances four ... More


The Global Economic Order and Global Justice

Gillian Brock

in Global Justice: A Cosmopolitan Account

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
May 2009
ISBN:
9780199230938
eISBN:
9780191710957
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199230938.003.0009
Subject:
Philosophy, Political Philosophy, Moral Philosophy

This chapter begins by arguing that the link between free trade and poverty reduction is not as straightforward as some believe. Though there is a role for trade liberalization, its pace, sequencing ... More


Looking Evil in the Eye/I: The Interminable Work of Forgiveness

Orna Ophir

in Love and Forgiveness for a More Just World

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
May 2016
ISBN:
9780231170222
eISBN:
9780231540124
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Columbia University Press
DOI:
10.7312/columbia/9780231170222.003.0008
Subject:
Philosophy, Moral Philosophy

Picking up on the work of Melanie Klein and her followers, Ophir urges us to understand both love and forgiveness as life-long processes that can break the vicious cycle of violence and ... More


 Care as Practice and Value

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:
10.1093/0195180992.003.0003
Subject:
Philosophy, Moral Philosophy

This chapter argues that for the ethics of care, “care” is defined as various practices that take place and various values by which to evaluate actual practices. As there are theories of justice to ... More


Self-Betrayal

Mike W. Martin

in Meaningful Work: Rethinking Professional Ethics

Published in print:
2000
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780195133257
eISBN:
9780199848706
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195133257.003.0012
Subject:
Philosophy, Moral Philosophy

Self-betrayal might be a single self-destructive act, perhaps a white-collar crime, that is easily describable in a case-study vignette of the sort familiar in professional ethics. More often, it is ... More


Integrity and Integration

Mike W. Martin

in Meaningful Work: Rethinking Professional Ethics

Published in print:
2000
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780195133257
eISBN:
9780199848706
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195133257.003.0013
Subject:
Philosophy, Moral Philosophy

According to the consensus paradigm, burnout and family life are either irrelevant to understanding professional integrity or pose threats to it. The consensus paradigm limits professional ethics, in ... More


Introduction

Mike W. Martin

in Meaningful Work: Rethinking Professional Ethics

Published in print:
2000
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780195133257
eISBN:
9780199848706
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195133257.003.0001
Subject:
Philosophy, Moral Philosophy

The expression “professional ethics” can mean three things: de facto morality, justified morality, and moral inquiry. Professional ethics consists entirely of the moral requirements attached to a ... More


Meaningful Work

Mike W. Martin

in Meaningful Work: Rethinking Professional Ethics

Published in print:
2000
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780195133257
eISBN:
9780199848706
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195133257.003.0002
Subject:
Philosophy, Moral Philosophy

This chapter discusses questions about human nature and motivation that underlie most of the topics in subsequent chapters. Is self-regard the only human motive, or are we genuinely capable of being ... More


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