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Would Kant Say we should Respect Autonomy?

Richard Dean

in The Value of Humanity in Kant's Moral Theory

Published in print:
2006
Published Online:
September 2006
ISBN:
9780199285723
eISBN:
9780191603938
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0199285721.003.0010
Subject:
Philosophy, Moral Philosophy

The principle of respect for autonomy that is employed in medical ethics and other branches of applied ethics is widely taken to be a roughly Kantian principle, but there actually is no close ... More


Abortion and Social Responsibility: Depolarizing the Debate

Laurie Shrage

Published in print:
2003
Published Online:
November 2003
ISBN:
9780195153095
eISBN:
9780199870615
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/019515309X.001.0001
Subject:
Philosophy, Moral Philosophy

This book argues that Roe v. Wade's six‐month time span for abortion “on demand” polarized the American public, and obscured alternatives that could have gained broad public support. As ... More


The Animal Question: Why Non-Human Animals Deserve Human Rights

Paola Cavalieri

Published in print:
2002
Published Online:
November 2003
ISBN:
9780195143805
eISBN:
9780199833122
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0195143809.001.0001
Subject:
Philosophy, Moral Philosophy

What we call moral progress can for the most part be seen as the history of the replacement of hierarchical visions in favor of equality. Yet, we currently use nonhuman animals as means to our ends – ... More


Compassion in Action

Steve Bein

in Compassion and Moral Guidance

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
November 2016
ISBN:
9780824836412
eISBN:
9780824871406
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Hawai'i Press
DOI:
10.21313/hawaii/9780824836412.003.0005
Subject:
Society and Culture, Asian Studies

This chapter shows how compassion can be applied to the problems of what contemporary ethicists call “applied ethics.” Specifically, it describes how an ethic of compassion approaches the issues of ... More


Information ethics and the foundationalist debate

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/9780199641321.003.0005
Subject:
Philosophy, Moral Philosophy, Philosophy of Science

This chapter has two meta-theoretical goals: proposing a solution to the so-called ‘uniqueness debate’ and clarifying further the nature of IE. I start by discussing Moor’s classic interpretation of ... More


Holistic Approach to Knowledge: Contribution of the Bhagavadgita and its Relevance to Social Science Research and Ethics *

M.V. Nadkarni

in Ethics For Our Times: Essays in Gandhian Perspective

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
January 2013
ISBN:
9780198073864
eISBN:
9780199082162
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198073864.003.0008
Subject:
Philosophy, General

This chapter examines the relevance and contribution of the Bhagavadgita to ethics and social science research in India. It explains that most of the training in social science research methodology ... More


Introduction

Tony Fitzpatrick

in Applied ethics and social problems: Moral questions of birth, society and death

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9781861348609
eISBN:
9781447301479
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781861348609.003.0001
Subject:
Sociology, Social Theory

Given the author's interest in social policy and having researched an array of social and political theories, the author presents in this chapter a branch of moral philosophy known as applied ethics. ... More


The Social Turn in Moral Psychology

Mark Fedyk

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
September 2017
ISBN:
9780262035569
eISBN:
9780262337151
Item type:
book
Publisher:
The MIT Press
DOI:
10.7551/mitpress/9780262035569.001.0001
Subject:
Philosophy, Philosophy of Mind

In this book, Mark Fedyk offers a novel analysis of the relationship between moral psychology and allied fields in the social sciences. Fedyk shows how the social sciences can be integrated with ... More


Foundations

Tony Fitzpatrick

in Applied ethics and social problems: Moral questions of birth, society and death

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9781861348609
eISBN:
9781447301479
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781861348609.003.0002
Subject:
Sociology, Social Theory

This chapter focuses on discussing the foundations of moral philosophy by exploring three possible foundations that seem to exhaust the field of inquiry: the religious, the natural and the social. ... More


Right

Tony Fitzpatrick

in Applied ethics and social problems: Moral questions of birth, society and death

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9781861348609
eISBN:
9781447301479
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781861348609.003.0004
Subject:
Sociology, Social Theory

The focus of this chapter is the classic expression of deontological thinking known as Kantianism. Kantian virtue consists of an inner strength, the disposition of free beings to constrain ... More


Consequence

Tony Fitzpatrick

in Applied ethics and social problems: Moral questions of birth, society and death

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9781861348609
eISBN:
9781447301479
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781861348609.003.0003
Subject:
Sociology, Social Theory

What value do consequences have to promote in order to be considered good? How is that value to be measured? Consequentialism states that what makes an action good or bad depends on the effects that ... More


Moral Reflections on the Responsibilities of Soldiers: The Clue to Devising a Legal Definition of Terrorism 1

Robert Morris

in Law and Philosophy

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
January 2009
ISBN:
9780199237159
eISBN:
9780191705427
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199237159.003.0011
Subject:
Law, Philosophy of Law

This chapter develops a morally acceptable means of legally distinguishing between terrorists and non-terrorists. The paper is divided into four parts. Building on the work of Schmid, the first part ... More


Principles or Pathways? Improving the Contribution of Philosophical Ethics to Climate Policy

Martin Kowarsch and Ottmar Edenhofer

in Climate Justice in a Non-Ideal World

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
August 2016
ISBN:
9780198744047
eISBN:
9780191804038
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198744047.003.0015
Subject:
Political Science, Political Theory, Environmental Politics

How can philosophical ethics inform conflict-riddled climate policy debates? From the perspective of Deweyan pragmatism, climate ethics should go beyond discussing abstract ethical principles ... More


The Ethics of Technology: A Geometric Analysis of Five Moral Principles

Martin Peterson

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
May 2017
ISBN:
9780190652265
eISBN:
9780190652296
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780190652265.001.0001
Subject:
Philosophy, General

This book develops an analytic ethics of technology based on a geometric account of moral principles. The author argues that geometric concepts such as points, lines, and planes are useful for ... More


Care Ethics and Political Theory

Daniel Engster and Maurice Hamington (eds)

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
August 2015
ISBN:
9780198716341
eISBN:
9780191784941
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198716341.001.0001
Subject:
Political Science, Political Theory

This book brings together new chapters on the nature of care ethics and its implications for politics from some of the most important philosophers working in the field today. Chapters take up ... More


Hanging around with Jackson: consistency in ethical argument, and how to avoid it

Richard Ashcroft

in From reason to practice in bioethics: An anthology dedicated to the works of John Harris

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
January 2016
ISBN:
9780719096235
eISBN:
9781781708392
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9780719096235.003.0004
Subject:
Society and Culture, Ethical Issues and Debates

John Harris has made a lot of use of “consistency arguments” in developing his positions in applied ethics. In this chapter I look at the role of consistency in moral theory and practical argument, ... More


Holistic Approach to Knowledge: Contribution of the Bhagavadgita and Its Relevance to Social Science Research and Ethics*

M.V. Nadkarni

in Ethics for Our Times: Essays in Gandhian Perspective

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
September 2014
ISBN:
9780199450534
eISBN:
9780199083022
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199450534.003.0007
Subject:
Philosophy, Moral Philosophy

This chapter examines the relevance and contribution of the Bhagavadgita to ethics and social science research in India. It explains that most of the training in social science research methodology ... More


Law and Morality: Essays in Applied Ethics

V. S. Soloviev

in Politics, Law, and Morality: Essays by V.S. Soloviev

Published in print:
2000
Published Online:
October 2013
ISBN:
9780300079951
eISBN:
9780300128376
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Yale University Press
DOI:
10.12987/yale/9780300079951.003.0008
Subject:
Philosophy, Political Philosophy

The essay included here discusses the social, historical, and theoretical foundations of law and morality in the context of applied ethics. It offers an argument that reconciles the demands of ... More


The Ethics of Killing Animals

Tatjana Višak and Robert Garner (eds)

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
October 2015
ISBN:
9780199396078
eISBN:
9780199396108
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199396078.001.0001
Subject:
Philosophy, Moral Philosophy, Political Philosophy

This book brings together analyses in the fields of value theory, normative and applied ethics on the issue of killing animals. It addresses a number of questions: Can painless killing harm or ... More


Accounting for Moral Parenthood

Joseph Millum

in Moral Parenthood

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
December 2017
ISBN:
9780190695439
eISBN:
9780190695460
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190695439.003.0001
Subject:
Philosophy, Moral Philosophy

The core of a theory of moral parenthood is an account of parental rights and parental responsibilities: how we acquire them and in what they consist. Such a theory can help us identify who the ... More


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