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Manifest Activity: Thomas Reid's Theory of Action

Gideon Yaffe

Published in print:
2004
Published Online:
August 2004
ISBN:
9780199268559
eISBN:
9780191601415
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/019926855X.001.0001
Subject:
Philosophy, History of Philosophy

Manifest Activity examines Thomas Reid's efforts to provide answers to a host of traditional philosophical questions concerning the nature of the will, the powers of human beings, motivation, and the ... More


Gewirth and the Project of Entailment

Margaret Moore

in Foundations of Liberalism

Published in print:
1993
Published Online:
November 2003
ISBN:
9780198273851
eISBN:
9780191599934
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0198273851.003.0002
Subject:
Political Science, Political Theory

This chapter examines the Kantian argument put forward by Alan Gewirth in Reason and Morality, that morality, which is identified with liberal principles of justice, is entailed in the standpoint of ... More


Political Legitimacy 1

Allen Buchanan

in Justice, Legitimacy, and Self-Determination: Moral Foundations for International Law

Published in print:
2003
Published Online:
April 2004
ISBN:
9780198295358
eISBN:
9780191600982
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0198295359.003.0005
Subject:
Political Science, Political Theory

This second part of the book turns to an examination of the conditions under which it is morally justifiable to exercise political power to enforce international law in the pursuit of justice. Ch. 5 ... More


Just War Theory: A Reappraisal

Mark Evans (ed.)

Published in print:
2005
Published Online:
September 2012
ISBN:
9780748620746
eISBN:
9780748672042
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9780748620746.001.0001
Subject:
Political Science, Political Theory

Despite the millennial hopes for peace harboured by so many, the opening years of the twenty-first century have seen the morality of war remain urgently central to political argument around the ... More


The Pilgrim’s Progress

David Manning

in Vaughan Williams on Music

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780195182392
eISBN:
9780199851485
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195182392.003.0090
Subject:
Music, History, Western

The libretto of this Morality is a free adaptation of John Bunyan's allegory. The text is chiefly from Bunyan, with additions from the Psalms and other parts of the Bible. The words of Lord Lechery's ... More


Introduction

Norman Wirzba

in The Paradise of God: Renewing Religion in an Ecological Age

Published in print:
2003
Published Online:
January 2005
ISBN:
9780195157161
eISBN:
9780199835270
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0195157168.003.0001
Subject:
Religion, History of Christianity

Contemporary culture reflects widespread isolation from and ignorance about our interdependence with the earth and wider cosmos. This loss has led to an impoverished sense of community as membership ... More


Adam Smith and Rousseau: Ethics, Politics, Economics

Maria Pia Paganelli, Dennis C. Rasmussen, and Craig Smith (eds)

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
September 2018
ISBN:
9781474422857
eISBN:
9781474445115
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9781474422857.001.0001
Subject:
Philosophy, Political Philosophy

Jean-Jacques Rousseau and Adam Smith are two of the foremost thinkers of the European Enlightenment, thinkers who made seminal contributions to moral and political philosophy and who shaped some of ... More


Morality, Mortality Volume II: Rights, Duties, and Status

F. M. Kamm

Published in print:
2001
Published Online:
November 2003
ISBN:
9780195144024
eISBN:
9780199870998
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0195144023.001.0001
Subject:
Philosophy, Moral Philosophy

Morality, Mortality as a whole deals with certain aspects of ethical theory and with moral problems that arise primarily in contexts involving life‐and‐death decisions. The importance of ... More


Practising EU Foreign Policy: Russia and the Eastern Neighbours

Beatrix Futák-Campbell

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
May 2018
ISBN:
9780719095894
eISBN:
9781526132369
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9780719095894.001.0001
Subject:
Political Science, Russian Politics

This book is a novel contribution to practice theory in International Relations, focusing on how EU practitioners approach the Union’s foreign policy to its eastern neighbourhood, including Russia, ... More


Robespierre and the Festival of the Supreme Being: The Search for a Republican Morality

Jonathan Smyth

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
May 2017
ISBN:
9781526103789
eISBN:
9781526120847
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9781526103789.001.0001
Subject:
History, European Modern History

In Year 2 of the Revolution (1794) Robespierre, seeking to establish a new deist national morality created the Festival of the Supreme Being celebrated on 20 Prairial Year 2 (8 June 1794). This book ... More


. Obliteration Bombing, Civilian Casualties, and the Laws of War

George Anastaplo

in Reflections on Life, Death, and the Constitution

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
September 2011
ISBN:
9780813125336
eISBN:
9780813135243
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Kentucky
DOI:
10.5810/kentucky/9780813125336.003.0012
Subject:
Political Science, American Politics

This chapter deals with the steady pounding that the by-then virtually undefended German cities were being subjected to by the American and British air forces. It notes that the civilian casualties ... More


Introduction: The Philosophical Project

Barry Stroud

in The Quest for Reality: Subjectivism and the Metaphysics of Colour

Published in print:
2002
Published Online:
November 2003
ISBN:
9780195151886
eISBN:
9780199867189
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0195151887.003.0001
Subject:
Philosophy, Metaphysics/Epistemology

Outlines the philosophical quest for reality, and how humans are related to the real world through perceptions, thoughts and beliefs. A discussion of what constitutes a metaphysical question is ... More


Loyalty to Loyalty: Josiah Royce and the Genuine Moral Life

Mathew A. Foust

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
January 2013
ISBN:
9780823242696
eISBN:
9780823242733
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Fordham University Press
DOI:
10.5422/fordham/9780823242696.001.0001
Subject:
Philosophy, American Philosophy

As a virtue, loyalty has an ambiguous place in our thinking about moral judgments. We lauded the loyalty of firefighters who risked their lives to save others on 9/11, while condemning the loyalty of ... More


Kids, Cars, or Cashews?: Debating and Remembering Consumption in Socialist Hungary

Tamas Dombos and Lena Pellandini-Simanyi

in Communism Unwrapped: Consumption in Cold War Eastern Europe

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
January 2013
ISBN:
9780199827657
eISBN:
9780199950461
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199827657.003.0013
Subject:
History, European Modern History, Cultural History

As of the 1960s, various factors converged within the Eastern Bloc that allowed for higher consumption levels. But as basic needs were largely satisfied, what sort of “higher level needs” socialism ... More


Conclusion: The Need for Loyalty

Mathew A. Foust

in Loyalty to Loyalty: Josiah Royce and the Genuine Moral Life

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
January 2013
ISBN:
9780823242696
eISBN:
9780823242733
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Fordham University Press
DOI:
10.5422/fordham/9780823242696.003.0009
Subject:
Philosophy, American Philosophy

This conclusion to the book emphasizes that Royce's philosophy of loyalty does not necessitate becoming a moral hero, but simply necessitates that we be loyal, and insofar as it lies in our power, be ... More


The Psychological and Moral Consequences for Israeli Society of the Occupation of Palestinian Land

Charles W. Greenbaum and Yoel Elizur

in The Impacts of Lasting Occupation: Lessons from Israeli Society

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
January 2013
ISBN:
9780199862184
eISBN:
9780199979950
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199862184.003.0013
Subject:
Psychology, Social Psychology

The chapter examines the effects of the occupation on moral thinking, mental health and violence in Israeli society. It suggests that the occupation has exposed Israelis of all ages to trauma, ... More


Is There a Controversy Concerning the Morality of the Occupation and Its Implications? 1

Marcelo Dascal

in The Impacts of Lasting Occupation: Lessons from Israeli Society

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
January 2013
ISBN:
9780199862184
eISBN:
9780199979950
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199862184.003.0003
Subject:
Psychology, Social Psychology

This chapter examines the nature of the interrelations between morality and occupation. It leaves open the possibility that the implications of this are not a result of one-way causal relations, but ... More


Humanitarian intervention and the moral dimension of violence

Jannika Brostrom

in Violence and the State

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
May 2016
ISBN:
9780719097027
eISBN:
9781526103987
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9780719097027.003.0008
Subject:
Political Science, International Relations and Politics

This chapter examines the use of morality in cases of violence justified as humanitarian intervention. It argues that rather than this being reflective of normative shifts in world politics brought ... More


Finding feminine scholars, 1820–65

Tim Allender

in Learning Femininity In Colonial India, 1820-1932

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
May 2016
ISBN:
9780719085796
eISBN:
9781526104298
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9780719085796.003.0001
Subject:
History, Imperialism and Colonialism

Pre-British Indian learning for both elite Indian females and those of lesser status as early as 1,000 B.C. introduces this chapter. Complex female learning traditions were established for Indian ... More


The Morality of Drunkenness in Chinese Literature of the Third Century CE

Nicholas Morrow Williams

in Scribes of Gastronomy: Representations of Food and Drink in Imperial Chinese Literature

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
January 2014
ISBN:
9789888139972
eISBN:
9789888180967
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Hong Kong University Press
DOI:
10.5790/hongkong/9789888139972.003.0005
Subject:
Society and Culture, Asian Studies

This chapter examines the shifting associations of alcohol with ethical and political order in gastronomic literature from around the third century CE. By analysing in details the writings of Ruan ... More


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