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Communitarianism

Ian Malcolm David Little

in Ethics, Economics, and Politics: Principles of Public Policy

Published in print:
2002
Published Online:
August 2004
ISBN:
9780199257041
eISBN:
9780191601293
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0199257043.003.0008
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Public and Welfare

Communitarians claim that individuals do not exist apart from society, and that communities have a moral value that is independent of individuals. It is held that philosophers such as Rawls and ... More


Violence and Social Order: East Anglia 1422-1442

Philippa C. Maddern

Published in print:
1992
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198202356
eISBN:
9780191675287
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198202356.001.0001
Subject:
History, British and Irish Medieval History, Social History

This study explores the nature and meaning of violence in 15th-century England. The book examines violence on each side of the law — both in crime and in law enforcement — in order to uncover the ... More


Impersonations of Laura in Sixteenth- and Seventeenth-century Italy

Letizia Panizza

in Petrarch in Britain: Interpreters, Imitators, and Translators over 700 years

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
January 2012
ISBN:
9780197264133
eISBN:
9780191734649
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
British Academy
DOI:
10.5871/bacad/9780197264133.003.0012
Subject:
Literature, 16th-century and Renaissance Literature

This chapter examines the impersonations of the character of Laura of Petrarch's Canzoniere in sixteenth and seventeenth century Italy. It analyses commentaries and the rewritings of Petrarch's ... More


An Ethical Framework for the Global Market Economy

Hans Küng

in Making Globalization Good: The Moral Challenges of Global Capitalism

Published in print:
2003
Published Online:
November 2003
ISBN:
9780199257010
eISBN:
9780191596223
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0199257019.003.0007
Subject:
Economics and Finance, International

In this chapter, the theologian Hans Küng looks at the various attempts to formulate an acceptable cross‐cultural (multicultural) global ethic, which might be used both as an end in itself, and a ... More


The Principles of Public Policy

Ian Malcolm David Little

in Ethics, Economics, and Politics: Principles of Public Policy

Published in print:
2002
Published Online:
August 2004
ISBN:
9780199257041
eISBN:
9780191601293
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0199257043.003.0012
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Public and Welfare

This chapter is essentially a summary of the book, which is described as a study of the interfaces of ethics, economics, and politics. A coherent public policy presupposes a moral code, and involves ... More


Moonshadow Pond: Moral Expectations and Daily Life

Ellen Oxfeld

in Drink Water, but Remember the Source: Moral Discourse in a Chinese Village

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
May 2012
ISBN:
9780520260948
eISBN:
9780520945876
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520260948.003.0001
Subject:
Anthropology, Asian Cultural Anthropology

The idea that there is never closure to any human relationship is a basic assumption for village residents in Moonshadow Pond and it sets the context for this chapter, an exploration of morality and ... More


Conclusion: Ethnography and Morality

Ellen Oxfeld

in Drink Water, but Remember the Source: Moral Discourse in a Chinese Village

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
May 2012
ISBN:
9780520260948
eISBN:
9780520945876
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520260948.003.0008
Subject:
Anthropology, Asian Cultural Anthropology

The very critique of a society or regime as lacking in ethics or a moral code is in itself the implicit acknowledgment that the critic still holds on to one. That this critical activity is engaged in ... More


Family Newspapers?: Sex, Private Life, and the British Popular Press 1918-1978

Adrian Bingham

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
May 2009
ISBN:
9780199279586
eISBN:
9780191707308
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199279586.001.0001
Subject:
History, Social History, British and Irish Modern History

This book provides an historical study of the modern popular press's coverage of sex and private life, from the start of the mass newspaper reading boom in 1918 to the triumph of the Sun's sexualized ... More


The Science of Sin: Jacques de Sainte-Beuve and his Cas de conscience

Robin Briggs

in Religious Change in Europe 1650–1914: Essays for John McManners

Published in print:
1997
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198205968
eISBN:
9780191676871
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198205968.003.0002
Subject:
History, European Modern History, History of Religion

The perennial fascination of sin hardly requires much proof in an age when much of the media appear to run on little else. The ambivalent position of those who make a vicarious living from both ... More


The Nature and Nurture of Morality

Philip Costanzo

in In Search of Goodness

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
March 2013
ISBN:
9780226306834
eISBN:
9780226306858
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226306858.003.0002
Subject:
Philosophy, Moral Philosophy

This chapter, which deals with the psychological origins of goodness in childhood, and the developmental origins of human morality, argues that the socialization model and cognitive maturation model ... More


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