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Introduction and Précis

Thomas L. Carson

in Lying and Deception: Theory and Practice

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
September 2010
ISBN:
9780199577415
eISBN:
9780191722813
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199577415.003.0001
Subject:
Philosophy, Moral Philosophy, General

Few, if any, moral questions have greater bearing on the conduct of our everyday lives than questions about lying and deception, the Introduction states. The Introduction provides an outline of the ... More


The Aporia of Critique and the Future of Moral Philosophy

Annika Thiem

in Unbecoming Subjects: Judith Butler, Moral Philosophy, and Critical Responsibility

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
March 2011
ISBN:
9780823228980
eISBN:
9780823235865
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Fordham University Press
DOI:
10.5422/fso/9780823228980.003.0006
Subject:
Philosophy, Moral Philosophy

Responsibility emerges as a privileged site and moment for a reformulated moral philosophy. It would be problematic, however, to reduce moral-philosophical thinking to ... More


The Reformation of Hungarian Life: Religious, Moral, and Social Discipline

Graeme Murdock

in Calvinism on the Frontier 1600–1660: International Calvinism and the Reformed Church in Hungary and Transylvania

Published in print:
2000
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198208594
eISBN:
9780191678080
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198208594.003.0007
Subject:
History, European Early Modern History, History of Religion

This chapter examines the preoccupation among Hungary's Reformed ministers to constrain disorder of all kinds, and to raise standards of public conduct and private behaviour within their communities. ... More


The Experience of Value: What Do We Value, and Why Should We Care?

Robert Audi

in Moral Value and Human Diversity

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780195312942
eISBN:
9780199851188
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195312942.003.0002
Subject:
Philosophy, Moral Philosophy

Value plays at least two guiding roles. First, what is valuable, for instance liberty and justice, provides a set of restraints. It must be in some way protected by moral conduct and so limits what ... More


Between Power and Impotence: Social Role and Social Fantasies

Stephen Haliczer

in Between Exaltation and Infamy: Female Mystics in the Golden Age of Spain

Published in print:
2002
Published Online:
November 2003
ISBN:
9780195148633
eISBN:
9780199869923
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0195148630.003.0012
Subject:
Religion, History of Christianity

Unlike most women in Spanish society, women mystics achieved some recognition and were frequently consulted by the nobility. ‘Approved’ mystics tended to have greater access to male aristocracy, ... More


Introduction

Annika Thiem

in Unbecoming Subjects: Judith Butler, Moral Philosophy, and Critical Responsibility

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
March 2011
ISBN:
9780823228980
eISBN:
9780823235865
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Fordham University Press
DOI:
10.5422/fso/9780823228980.003.0001
Subject:
Philosophy, Moral Philosophy

Living with others as people do, this question also means how to live well given the social circumstances people find themselves in. Moral and ethical codes as part of social ... More


Moral Subjects and Agencies of Morality

Annika Thiem

in Unbecoming Subjects: Judith Butler, Moral Philosophy, and Critical Responsibility

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
March 2011
ISBN:
9780823228980
eISBN:
9780823235865
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Fordham University Press
DOI:
10.5422/fso/9780823228980.003.0003
Subject:
Philosophy, Moral Philosophy

The subject as an autonomous knowing and acting subject in control of him or herself has come into question not only because of the theoretical interventions from various ... More


Ambivalent Desires of Responsibility: Laplanche and Psychoanalytic Translations

Annika Thiem

in Unbecoming Subjects: Judith Butler, Moral Philosophy, and Critical Responsibility

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
March 2011
ISBN:
9780823228980
eISBN:
9780823235865
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Fordham University Press
DOI:
10.5422/fso/9780823228980.003.0005
Subject:
Philosophy, Moral Philosophy

Thinking about subject formation in the place of a theory of the subject means considering the histories and processes of this formation not as external or prior to what ... More


Examples of Moral Possibility

Paul Guyer

in The Virtues of Freedom: Selected Essays on Kant

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
December 2016
ISBN:
9780198755647
eISBN:
9780191831829
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198755647.003.0015
Subject:
Philosophy, History of Philosophy

Kant rejects any role for empirical examples of human conduct in the determination of the content of the moral law. Nor would he seem to allow for any role for empirical examples of action in the ... More


Civil Service Ethics

S.R. Maheshwari

in Public Administration in India: The Higher Civil Service

Published in print:
2006
Published Online:
October 2012
ISBN:
9780195683769
eISBN:
9780199080373
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195683769.003.0017
Subject:
Political Science, Indian Politics

This chapter examines professional ethics in the civil service sector in India. Most of the citizens who approach a civil servant are poor, resource less, and supplicants. Their relationship with the ... More


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