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Two Observations

W.A. Bogart

in Permit But Discourage: Regulating Excessive Consumption

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
January 2011
ISBN:
9780195379877
eISBN:
9780199869060
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195379877.003.0008
Subject:
Law, Legal Profession and Ethics

This concluding chapter presents two observations about first, normativity as image, and second, attempting to do good. It argues that normativity is an image of the interrelationship of law and ... More


Commensuration and Public Reason

John Finnis

in Reason in Action: Collected Essays Volume I

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
September 2011
ISBN:
9780199580057
eISBN:
9780191729379
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199580057.003.0016
Subject:
Law, Philosophy of Law

‘Measure’ is highly analogous, and some assertions about incommensurability are unwarranted. Relativist, Kantian, and intuitionist objections to utilitarianism's claims about commensurability are ... More


The Varieties of Moral Failure

in Confronting Aristotle's Ethics: Ancient and Modern Morality

Published in print:
2006
Published Online:
March 2013
ISBN:
9780226283982
eISBN:
9780226284019
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226284019.003.0004
Subject:
Philosophy, Ancient Philosophy

This chapter explores the background assumptions against which the theses of the Ethics make sense by raising the following questions: What are the background assumptions, psychological and ... More


“… nobody does it better … ”: The Spy Who Loved Me

Jon Burlingame

in The Music of James Bond

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
January 2013
ISBN:
9780199863303
eISBN:
9780199979981
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199863303.003.0012
Subject:
Music, Popular, History, American

John Barry became a “tax exile” and could no longer work in the U.K., making it necessary for producer Albert R. Broccoli (now running the Bond franchise, as partner Harry Saltzman sold his interest ... More


Confronting Aristotle's Ethics: Ancient and Modern Morality

Eugene Garver

Published in print:
2006
Published Online:
March 2013
ISBN:
9780226283982
eISBN:
9780226284019
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226284019.001.0001
Subject:
Philosophy, Ancient Philosophy

What is the good life? Posing this question today would likely elicit very different answers. Some might say that the good life means doing good—improving one's community and the lives of others. ... More


Introduction

in Confronting Aristotle's Ethics: Ancient and Modern Morality

Published in print:
2006
Published Online:
March 2013
ISBN:
9780226283982
eISBN:
9780226284019
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226284019.003.0001
Subject:
Philosophy, Ancient Philosophy

This introductory chapter, which begins by presenting some of the author's thoughts about Aristotle's Ethics, outlines certain aspects of the Ethics that he finds literally unthinkable, and even ... More


Ajax: Arms and the Man

James Morwood

in The Tragedies of Sophocles

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
May 2014
ISBN:
9781904675716
eISBN:
9781781380833
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Liverpool University Press
DOI:
10.5949/liverpool/9781904675716.003.0002
Subject:
Classical Studies, Plays and Playwrights: Classical, Early, and Medieval

This chapter examines the concept of manhood as shown by Sophocles' tragedy Ajax. It states that in Ajax, Sophocles has used the word ‘man’ (anēr) 83 times, significantly more frequent than any of ... More


Conclusion: Complicit Sisters

Sara de Jong

in Complicit Sisters: Gender and Women's Issues across North-South Divides

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
March 2017
ISBN:
9780190626563
eISBN:
9780190626587
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780190626563.003.0007
Subject:
Political Science, International Relations and Politics, Political Economy

The book’s conclusion synthesizes the research findings concerning the positionality of “complicit sisters” by connecting the self-understandings of women in the global North who try to “do good,” ... More


John Evelyn and Jeremy Taylor

Cedric C. Brown

in Friendship and its Discourses in the Seventeenth Century

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
December 2016
ISBN:
9780198790792
eISBN:
9780191833434
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198790792.003.0002
Subject:
Literature, 17th-century and Restoration Literature, Milton Studies

After explaining Evelyn’s interest in spiritual partnerships, the chapter details the broad documentary base for the two friendships chosen, the spiritual mentorship of Jeremy Taylor and the long ... More


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