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Artistic Creation, Freedom, and Self

Keith Lehrer

in Art, Self and Knowledge

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
January 2012
ISBN:
9780195304985
eISBN:
9780199918164
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195304985.003.0006
Subject:
Philosophy, Aesthetics, General

This chapter is about the freedom of artistic creation, the story of the life of the artist, and the self. The selection, by the artist, of some exemplars of his or her experience, like the choice of ... More


Self-Reliance as Moral Autonomy and Original Self-Expression

Benedetta Zavatta

in Individuality and Beyond: Nietzsche Reads Emerson

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
August 2019
ISBN:
9780190929213
eISBN:
9780190929244
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190929213.003.0003
Subject:
Philosophy, General

Chapter 3 deals with the positions taken by Nietzsche vis-à-vis Socratico-Christian morality or the morality of customs and his working-out of an alternative moral model using contributions provided ... More


Authenticity and the Examined Life

Jerome Neu

in On Emotions: Philosophical Essays

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
June 2014
ISBN:
9780199740192
eISBN:
9780199332489
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199740192.003.0007
Subject:
Philosophy, Moral Philosophy, General

We are urged to be authentic, to be true to ourselves. But what is the relevant self, what makes an emotion, desire, or other characteristic “true,” what are the applicable standards of value, and ... More


Paternalism

Garrett Cullity

in Concern, Respect, and Cooperation

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
May 2018
ISBN:
9780198807841
eISBN:
9780191845642
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198807841.003.0010
Subject:
Philosophy, Moral Philosophy, Political Philosophy

Someone who treats you paternalistically restricts your self-expression in order to promote your welfare. The simplest kind of pluralist theory treats this as a case in which competing reasons of ... More


The Meaning of Sincerity and Self-Expression

Richard Moran

in The Exchange of Words: Speech, Testimony, and Intersubjectivity

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
May 2018
ISBN:
9780190873325
eISBN:
9780190873356
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190873325.003.0003
Subject:
Philosophy, Philosophy of Language

Taking off from the discussion of sincerity in Bernard Williams’s Truth and Truthfulness, this chapter explores a “telepathic ideal” of communication between people. On this picture, the meaning and ... More


Foundations for Morality

Garrett Cullity

in Concern, Respect, and Cooperation

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
May 2018
ISBN:
9780198807841
eISBN:
9780191845642
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198807841.003.0004
Subject:
Philosophy, Moral Philosophy, Political Philosophy

Equipped with an account of the form of morality’s foundational elements, we next need a description of their content. This chapter identifies three main clusters of norms as foundational to ... More


The Virtue of Authenticity

Ernesto V. Garcia

in Oxford Studies in Normative Ethics, Volume 5

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
September 2015
ISBN:
9780198744665
eISBN:
9780191808838
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198744665.003.0013
Subject:
Philosophy, Moral Philosophy

This chapter examines the nature of authenticity, both what it is and why it is valuable. The argument proceeds in three stages. First, it critically discusses three traditional notions of ... More


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