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AdaptingA Chinese Philosophy of Action

Adapting: A Chinese Philosophy of Action

Mercedes Valmisa

Published in print:
2021
Published Online:
September 2021
ISBN:
9780197572962
eISBN:
9780197572993
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780197572962.001.0001
Subject:
Philosophy, Moral Philosophy

Philosophy of action in the context of Classical China is radically different from its counterpart in the contemporary Western philosophical narrative. Classical Chinese philosophers began from the ... More

Conceiving PeopleGenetic Knowledge and the Ethics of Sperm and Egg Donation

Conceiving People: Genetic Knowledge and the Ethics of Sperm and Egg Donation

Daniel Groll

Published in print:
2021
Published Online:
September 2021
ISBN:
9780190063054
eISBN:
9780190063085
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190063054.001.0001
Subject:
Philosophy, Moral Philosophy

Each year, tens of thousands of children are conceived with donated sperm or eggs, aka donated gametes. By some estimates, there are over 1 million donor-conceived people in the United States and, of ... More

Fair Opportunity and Responsibility

Fair Opportunity and Responsibility

David O. Brink

Published in print:
2021
Published Online:
June 2021
ISBN:
9780198859468
eISBN:
9780191891809
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198859468.001.0001
Subject:
Philosophy, Moral Philosophy

Fair Opportunity and Responsibility lies at the intersection of moral psychology and criminal jurisprudence and analyzes responsibility and its relations to desert, culpability, excuse, blame, and ... More

Forgiveness and Its Moral Dimensions

Forgiveness and Its Moral Dimensions

Brandon Warmke, Dana Kay Nelkin, and Michael McKenna (eds)

Published in print:
2021
Published Online:
June 2021
ISBN:
9780190602147
eISBN:
9780190602178
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190602147.001.0001
Subject:
Philosophy, General, Moral Philosophy

What is to forgive someone? Is it primarily a change in one’s emotions, in one’s behavior, or something else? What is the connection between forgiveness and blaming attitudes like resentment? What is ... More

HonestyThe Philosophy and Psychology of a Neglected Virtue

Honesty: The Philosophy and Psychology of a Neglected Virtue

Christian B. Miller

Published in print:
2021
Published Online:
August 2021
ISBN:
9780197567494
eISBN:
9780197567524
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780197567494.001.0001
Subject:
Philosophy, Moral Philosophy

Honesty is clearly an important virtue. Parents want to develop it in their children. Close relationships typically depend upon it. Employers value it in their employees. Yet philosophers have said ... More

Morality from Compassion

Morality from Compassion

Ingmar Persson

Published in print:
2021
Published Online:
September 2021
ISBN:
9780192845535
eISBN:
9780191937750
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780192845535.001.0001
Subject:
Philosophy, Moral Philosophy

According to Arthur Schopenhauer, compassion is the basis of morality. He sees concern for justice as a negative form of compassion, directed at not harming anyone, as opposed to the more ... More

Oxford Studies in Agency and Responsibility Volume 7

Oxford Studies in Agency and Responsibility Volume 7

David Shoemaker (ed.)

Published in print:
2021
Published Online:
August 2021
ISBN:
9780192844644
eISBN:
9780191933288
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780192844644.001.0001
Subject:
Philosophy, Moral Philosophy, Political Philosophy

This is the seventh volume of Oxford Studies in Agency and Responsibility (OSAR), and the fifth drawn from papers presented at the New Orleans Workshop on Agency and Responsibility (NOWAR, November ... More

Oxford Studies in Metaethics Volume 16

Oxford Studies in Metaethics Volume 16

Russ Shafer-Landau (ed.)

Published in print:
2021
Published Online:
July 2021
ISBN:
9780192897466
eISBN:
9780191923913
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780192897466.001.0001
Subject:
Philosophy, Moral Philosophy, Philosophy of Mind

This series is devoted to original philosophical work in the foundations of ethics. It provides an annual selection of much of the best new scholarship being done in the field. Its broad purview ... More

Philosophical Foundations of Climate Change Policy

Philosophical Foundations of Climate Change Policy

Joseph Heath

Published in print:
2021
Published Online:
September 2021
ISBN:
9780197567982
eISBN:
9780197568019
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780197567982.001.0001
Subject:
Philosophy, Moral Philosophy

Although the task of formulating an appropriate policy response to the problem of anthropogenic climate change is one that raises a number of very difficult normative issues, environmental ethicists ... More

Philosophy for Public Health and Public PolicyBeyond the Neglectful State

Philosophy for Public Health and Public Policy: Beyond the Neglectful State

James Wilson

Published in print:
2021
Published Online:
September 2021
ISBN:
9780192844057
eISBN:
9780191926785
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780192844057.001.0001
Subject:
Philosophy, Political Philosophy, Moral Philosophy

This book provides a novel theory of the philosophy of public health and public policy. It is addressed both to philosophers and to policymakers, inviting policymakers to rethink the nature of public ... More

Practical ThoughtEssays on Reason, Intuition, and Action

Practical Thought: Essays on Reason, Intuition, and Action

Jonathan Dancy

Published in print:
2021
Published Online:
August 2021
ISBN:
9780198865605
eISBN:
9780191897955
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198865605.001.0001
Subject:
Philosophy, Moral Philosophy

This is a collection of papers published between 1977 and 2017. The papers focus on moral metaphysics, on holism in the theory of reasons and ethical particularism, on the theory of motivation, and ... More

Principles and PersonsThe Legacy of Derek Parfit

Principles and Persons: The Legacy of Derek Parfit

Jeff McMahan, Tim Campbell, James Goodrich, and Ketan Ramakrishnan (eds)

Published in print:
2021
Published Online:
June 2021
ISBN:
9780192893994
eISBN:
9780191915147
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780192893994.001.0001
Subject:
Philosophy, Moral Philosophy, Metaphysics/Epistemology

This book is a collection of essays, most of which appear here for the first time, that were written in honour of the legendary moral philosopher, Derek Parfit. The essays are mainly concerned with ... More

Radical HospitalityFrom Thought to Action

Radical Hospitality: From Thought to Action

Richard Kearney and Melissa Fitzpatrick

Published in print:
2021
Published Online:
September 2021
ISBN:
9780823294428
eISBN:
9780823297306
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Fordham University Press
DOI:
10.5422/fordham/9780823294428.001.0001
Subject:
Philosophy, Moral Philosophy

This volume addresses a timely and challenging subject for contemporary philosophy: the ethical responsibility of opening borders, psychic and physical, to the stranger. Drawing on key critical ... More

Reasons First

Reasons First

Mark Schroeder

Published in print:
2021
Published Online:
July 2021
ISBN:
9780198868224
eISBN:
9780191904745
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198868224.001.0001
Subject:
Philosophy, Moral Philosophy, Metaphysics/Epistemology

The last fifty years or more of ethical theory have been preoccupied by a turn to reasons. The vocabulary of reasons has become a common currency not only in ethics, but in epistemology, action ... More

Rethinking Moral Status

Rethinking Moral Status

Steve Clarke, Hazem Zohny, and Julian Savulescu (eds)

Published in print:
2021
Published Online:
August 2021
ISBN:
9780192894076
eISBN:
9780191915208
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780192894076.001.0001
Subject:
Philosophy, Moral Philosophy

Common-sense morality implicitly assumes that reasonably clear distinctions can be drawn between the ‘full’ moral status usually attributed to ordinary adult humans, the partial moral status ... More

The Scope of Consent

The Scope of Consent

Tom Dougherty

Published in print:
2021
Published Online:
June 2021
ISBN:
9780192894793
eISBN:
9780191915666
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780192894793.001.0001
Subject:
Philosophy, Moral Philosophy

The scope of someone’s consent is the range of actions that they permit by giving consent. This book investigates the underexplored question of which normative principle governs the scope of consent. ... More

Strokes of LuckA Study in Moral and Political Philosophy

Strokes of Luck: A Study in Moral and Political Philosophy

Gerald Lang

Published in print:
2021
Published Online:
July 2021
ISBN:
9780198868507
eISBN:
9780191905025
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198868507.001.0001
Subject:
Philosophy, Moral Philosophy, Political Philosophy

Strokes of Luck offers a large-scale treatment of the role of luck in our judgements about blameworthiness and responsibility, in moral philosophy, and in principles of distributive justice, in ... More

The Will to NothingnessAn Essay on Nietzsche's On the Genealogy of Morality

The Will to Nothingness: An Essay on Nietzsche's On the Genealogy of Morality

Bernard Reginster

Published in print:
2021
Published Online:
September 2021
ISBN:
9780198868903
eISBN:
9780191905353
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198868903.001.0001
Subject:
Philosophy, History of Philosophy, Moral Philosophy

In the present study, I develop an interpretation of the critical approach to morality (especially Christian morality), which Nietzsche develops in On the Genealogy of Morality. My approach is framed ... More

World on FireHumans, Animals, and the Future of the Planet

World on Fire: Humans, Animals, and the Future of the Planet

Mark Rowlands

Published in print:
2021
Published Online:
June 2021
ISBN:
9780197541890
eISBN:
9780197541920
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780197541890.001.0001
Subject:
Philosophy, Moral Philosophy

We face three epoch-defining environmental problems: climate, extinction, and pestilence. Our climate is changing in ways that will have serious consequences for humans, and it may even profoundly ... More

Wrongdoing and the Moral Emotions

Wrongdoing and the Moral Emotions

Derk Pereboom

Published in print:
2021
Published Online:
August 2021
ISBN:
9780192846006
eISBN:
9780191938375
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780192846006.001.0001
Subject:
Philosophy, Moral Philosophy, Metaphysics/Epistemology

This book provides an account of how we might address wrongdoing given challenges to anger and retribution that arise from ethical considerations and from concerns about free will. It contends that ... More

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