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The Story of Job: Suffering and the Second‐Personal

Eleonore Stump

in Wandering in Darkness: Narrative and the Problem of Suffering

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
September 2010
ISBN:
9780199277421
eISBN:
9780191594298
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199277421.003.0009
Subject:
Philosophy, History of Philosophy, Philosophy of Religion

Job is an exemplar of an innocent person who suffers involuntarily. This chapter focuses on the biblical story of Job and gives a detailed philosophical examination of many parts of the story. Its ... More


Impartial Evaluation and Rational Authority

Paul Hurley

in Beyond Consequentialism

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
February 2010
ISBN:
9780199559305
eISBN:
9780191721212
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199559305.003.0007
Subject:
Philosophy, Moral Philosophy, Philosophy of Mind

The arguments in the first half of this chapter demonstrate that an account of moral standards based upon an interpersonal conception of impartiality, in stark contrast with its impersonal ... More


Honor, History, and Relationship: Essays in Second-Personal Ethics II

Stephen Darwall

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
January 2014
ISBN:
9780199662609
eISBN:
9780191748417
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199662609.001.0001
Subject:
Philosophy, Moral Philosophy, History of Philosophy

The Second-Person Standpoint by the same author as this book argued that morality and its foundations are second personal in the sense that we inescapably presuppose them when we relate ... More


Authority, Autonomy, and Second-Personal Reasons

Benjamin McMyler

in Testimony, Trust, and Authority

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
September 2011
ISBN:
9780199794331
eISBN:
9780199914616
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199794331.003.0006
Subject:
Philosophy, Metaphysics/Epistemology

One might object to the interpersonal account of testimony developed thus far by arguing that there are no genuinely second-personal reasons for belief, that the relations of authority and ... More


The Axes of Evildoers

Benjamin Hale

in The Wild and the Wicked: On Nature and Human Nature

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
September 2017
ISBN:
9780262035408
eISBN:
9780262336499
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
The MIT Press
DOI:
10.7551/mitpress/9780262035408.003.0009
Subject:
History, History of Science, Technology, and Medicine

This chapter elaborates on earlier chapters by discussing various attitudes and orientations that interpreters of reasons may take with regard to actions and events. The chapter proposes that it is ... More


Law and the Second-Person Standpoint

Stephen Darwall

in Morality, Authority, and Law: Essays in Second-Personal Ethics I

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
May 2013
ISBN:
9780199662586
eISBN:
9780191748417
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199662586.003.0010
Subject:
Philosophy, Moral Philosophy, Political Philosophy

This chapter discusses how a second-personal framework can illuminate the nature of law. If the concept of practical authority is second personal, it should not be surprising that fundamental legal ... More


Respect for Others

Mark LeBar

in The Value of Living Well

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
May 2013
ISBN:
9780199931118
eISBN:
9780199345717
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199931118.003.0012
Subject:
Philosophy, Moral Philosophy, Ancient Philosophy

This chapter argues that the Aristotelian framework for ends, coupled with Virtue Eudaimonism’s constructivism, can remedy what has been taken to be a fatal deficit for virtue ethical theories, which ... More


Fichte and the Second-Person Standpoint

Stephen Darwall

in Honor, History, and Relationship: Essays in Second-Personal Ethics II

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
January 2014
ISBN:
9780199662609
eISBN:
9780191748417
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199662609.003.0011
Subject:
Philosophy, Moral Philosophy, History of Philosophy

Johann Gottlieb Fichte's Foundations of Natural Right have only recently begun to receive the attention they deserve from Anglophone historians of ethical and political thought. This chapter explores ... More


Morality’s Distinctiveness

Stephen Darwall

in Morality, Authority, and Law: Essays in Second-Personal Ethics I

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
May 2013
ISBN:
9780199662586
eISBN:
9780191748417
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199662586.003.0001
Subject:
Philosophy, Moral Philosophy, Political Philosophy

“Morality’s Distinctiveness” begins with Anscombe’s and Sidgwick’s characterization of the difference between ancient ethics and “modern moral philosophy” and argues that what is distinctive about ... More


Bipolar Obligation

Stephen Darwall

in Morality, Authority, and Law: Essays in Second-Personal Ethics I

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
May 2013
ISBN:
9780199662586
eISBN:
9780191748417
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199662586.003.0002
Subject:
Philosophy, Moral Philosophy, Political Philosophy

“Bipolar Obligation” investigates the concept of a “relational duty” that is owed to someone. Bipolar obligations have not only obligors, agents who are subject to the obligation, but also obligees ... More


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