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Love and Friendship in the Balance: The Case of Jules et Jim

Karen Hanson

in Ethics at the Cinema

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
January 2011
ISBN:
9780195320398
eISBN:
9780199869534
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195320398.003.0010
Subject:
Philosophy, Moral Philosophy, General

Focusing on Truffaut’s Jules et Jim, this paper considers the way in which film can provoke or contribute to philosophical reflection on the conduct of life. The themes of friendship, love, and ... More


Glory as an Ethical Idea

Timothy Chappell

in Knowing What To Do: Imagination, Virtue, and Platonism in Ethics

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
May 2014
ISBN:
9780199684854
eISBN:
9780191765148
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199684854.003.0008
Subject:
Philosophy, Moral Philosophy

Chapter 7 is a case study of how far actual ethical reflection diverges from moral theory; the case which it looks at in detail is the notion of glory, a notion which everybody recognizes as of key ... More


Introduction

Jake H. Davis

in A Mirror Is for Reflection: Understanding Buddhist Ethics

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
June 2017
ISBN:
9780190499778
eISBN:
9780190499792
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190499778.003.0019
Subject:
Philosophy, Moral Philosophy, General

This introduction offers a brief overview of the academic study of Buddhist ethics. Employing an analogy drawn from the P?li Buddhist texts, the first section discusses how the study of Buddhist ... More


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