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Preservation Versus the People?: Nature, Humanity, and Political Philosophy

Mathew Humphrey

Published in print:
2002
Published Online:
November 2003
ISBN:
9780199242672
eISBN:
9780191599514
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0199242674.001.0001
Subject:
Political Science, Environmental Politics

Environmental political philosophy has generally been framed around the differing axiologies of ecocentrism (nature‐centred) and anthropocentric (human‐centred) forms of ethics. This book seeks to ... More


Conclusion: Framing, Irreplaceability, and the Ineliminability of Contingency

Mathew Humphrey

in Preservation Versus the People?: Nature, Humanity, and Political Philosophy

Published in print:
2002
Published Online:
November 2003
ISBN:
9780199242672
eISBN:
9780191599514
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0199242674.003.0006
Subject:
Political Science, Environmental Politics

Here the threads of the previous chapters are pulled together, and problems posed in the putative relationship between ontology and axiology are considered. A serious problem with ecocentric argument ... More


The Primacy of Good

Talbot Brewer

in The Retrieval of Ethics

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
May 2009
ISBN:
9780199557882
eISBN:
9780191720918
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199557882.003.0006
Subject:
Philosophy, Moral Philosophy

How should we characterize the quarry of practical thought? Some hold that practical thinking must ultimately find some non‐evaluative fact to be a reason for action. Some have affirmed a ... More


Virtues and Other Selves

Talbot Brewer

in The Retrieval of Ethics

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
May 2009
ISBN:
9780199557882
eISBN:
9780191720918
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199557882.003.0008
Subject:
Philosophy, Moral Philosophy

A central thesis of Aristotelian virtue ethics is that practical wisdom cannot be captured in a tractable set of general principles. This raises the question how virtue might be learned and how we ... More


Particularity and Irreplaceability

Jeffrey Blustein

in Care and Commitment: Taking the Personal Point of View

Published in print:
1992
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780195067996
eISBN:
9780199852895
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195067996.003.0018
Subject:
Philosophy, Moral Philosophy

This chapter explores John McTaggart's thesis which mentions in part that love, “as we find it in present experience,” may be “because of qualities,” but it is “never in respect of qualities.” It ... More


Love and Other Technologies

Dominic Pettman

in Love and Other Technologies: Retrofitting Eros for the Information Age

Published in print:
2006
Published Online:
March 2011
ISBN:
9780823226689
eISBN:
9780823235407
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Fordham University Press
DOI:
10.5422/fso/9780823226689.003.0002
Subject:
Philosophy, General

This portion indicates the salient terms and conceptual frameworks required for the integration of eros, technics, and communitas. Technology, on the one hand, is not only ... More


“How Was It For Me?” Not-Seeing the Non-Spaces of Pornography

Dominic Pettman

in Love and Other Technologies: Retrofitting Eros for the Information Age

Published in print:
2006
Published Online:
March 2011
ISBN:
9780823226689
eISBN:
9780823235407
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Fordham University Press
DOI:
10.5422/fso/9780823226689.003.0006
Subject:
Philosophy, General

“Mainstream” pornography constitutes the basic tension in “whateverbeing” such that lust is being equated to feelings of affection or, perhaps, that the completeness of the ... More


“Why Be Moral?” and Epistemic Goods

Colin Marshall

in Compassionate Moral Realism

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
June 2018
ISBN:
9780198809685
eISBN:
9780191846953
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198809685.003.0002
Subject:
Philosophy, Moral Philosophy

This chapter illustrates the possibility of an epistemic answer to the “why be moral?” question, drawing on the views of Plato, William Wollaston, and Arthur Schopenhauer. The broad notion of an ... More


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