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Ethical Reflection and Instruction

Gerald McKenny

in The Analogy of Grace: Karl Barth's Moral Theology

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
May 2010
ISBN:
9780199582679
eISBN:
9780191722981
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199582679.003.0007
Subject:
Religion, Theology

How and by whom is it decided which among the possible courses of action available to the agent in a situation of choice is the one that God commands? This question is made both difficult and urgent ... More


Human Rights and Human Well-Being

William Talbott

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
January 2011
ISBN:
9780195173482
eISBN:
9780199872176
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195173482.001.0001
Subject:
Philosophy, Political Philosophy

This book explains the development of human rights as a process of moral improvement in ground level moral and legal practices. This leads to a consideration of the process by which moral and legal ... More


Metaphysics and Ethics in the Philosophy of T. H. Green

Andrew Vincent (ed.)

in T. H. Green: Ethics, Metaphysics, and Political Philosophy

Published in print:
2006
Published Online:
September 2010
ISBN:
9780199271665
eISBN:
9780191709364
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199271665.003.0004
Subject:
Philosophy, Moral Philosophy, Political Philosophy

This chapter focuses on the relationship between T. H. Green's metaphysics and ethics. It sketches a distinction between philosophical ethics and ethical practice. It explores two of Green's ... More


Theory, Practice, and Moral Reasoning

Gerald Dworkin

David Copp (ed.)

in The Oxford Handbook of Ethical Theory

Published in print:
2005
Published Online:
February 2006
ISBN:
9780195147797
eISBN:
9780199785841
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0195147790.003.0023
Subject:
Philosophy, Moral Philosophy

The chapter discusses the various ways in which ethical theory and moral practice relate to one another. Various proposals are discussed and evaluated, such as that the relation is a deductive one, ... More


Constitutionalism and the Limits of the Criminal Law

Malcolm Thorburn

in The Structures of the Criminal Law

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
January 2012
ISBN:
9780199644315
eISBN:
9780191732249
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199644315.003.0005
Subject:
Law, Criminal Law and Criminology, Philosophy of Law

This chapter is concerned with the internal limiting principles of the criminal law. That is, rather than considering the external constraints that can be gleaned from constitutional law or from ... More


Writing at the Margin: Discourse Between Anthropology and Medicine

Arthur Kleinman

Published in print:
1997
Published Online:
May 2012
ISBN:
9780520209657
eISBN:
9780520919471
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520209657.001.0001
Subject:
Anthropology, Medical Anthropology

In this collection, a scholar in medical anthropology takes stock of his recent intellectual odysseys. An anthropologist and psychiatrist who has studied in Taiwan, China, and North America since ... More


After the Massacre: Commemoration and Consolation in Ha My and My Lai

Heonik Kwon

Published in print:
2006
Published Online:
May 2012
ISBN:
9780520247963
eISBN:
9780520939653
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520247963.001.0001
Subject:
Anthropology, Asian Cultural Anthropology

Though a generation has passed since the massacre of civilians at My Lai, the legacy of this tragedy continues to reverberate throughout Vietnam and the rest of the world. This engrossing study ... More


Introduction: Buddhist Nuns and Gendered Practice

Nirmala S. Salgado

in Buddhist Nuns and Gendered Practice: In Search of the Female Renunciant

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
January 2014
ISBN:
9780199760022
eISBN:
9780199345120
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199760022.003.0001
Subject:
Religion, Buddhism

The idea of globalatinization, introduced by Derrida and developed by Arvind-Pal Mandair, helps in assessing the adequacy of concepts, paradigms, and language hitherto used to translate the lives of ... More


Changing One's Moral Practices

John J. Piderit

in Sexual Morality: A Natural Law Approach to Intimate Relationships

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
March 2015
ISBN:
9780199793273
eISBN:
9780190258313
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:osobl/9780199793273.003.0033
Subject:
Religion, Theology

This chapter summarizes the book's main themes. It concludes that if one's heart has been moved by the arguments and illustrations of this book, one must now switch over to action. One has to live ... More


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