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Participating in Health Decisions: Patient and Community Empowerment

Alan Cribb

in Health and the Good Society: Setting Healthcare Ethics in Social Context

Published in print:
2005
Published Online:
May 2006
ISBN:
9780199242733
eISBN:
9780191603549
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0199242739.003.0003
Subject:
Philosophy, Moral Philosophy

This chapter focuses on one of the most important dimensions of the diffusion of the health agenda: the opening up of levels of ‘involvement’ in healthcare and policy. It reviews the nature and ... More


The Ethical Obligations of News Consumers

Wendy N. Wyatt

in Journalism Ethics: A Philosophical Approach

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
May 2010
ISBN:
9780195370805
eISBN:
9780199776610
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195370805.003.0019
Subject:
Philosophy, Moral Philosophy

This book's ethics theory chapter (Chapter 1) claims that journalism and the public should have a collaborative relationship: “The ideal relationship of journalist and audience is to see them as ... More


 Human Rights and Duties Not to Harm

Kristin Shrader‐Frechette

in Taking Action, Saving Lives: Our Duties to Protect Environmental and Public Health

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
January 2008
ISBN:
9780195325461
eISBN:
9780199869275
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195325461.003.0004
Subject:
Philosophy, Moral Philosophy

Building on the severity and inequity of public-health risks and the way polluters sometimes undercut rights to know and consent to these risks, by manipulating media or science, this chapter ... More


 Where We Go from Here

Kristin Shrader‐Frechette

in Taking Action, Saving Lives: Our Duties to Protect Environmental and Public Health

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
January 2008
ISBN:
9780195325461
eISBN:
9780199869275
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195325461.003.0006
Subject:
Philosophy, Moral Philosophy

This chapter presents a brief, four-step strategy for practicing duties to help stop harm to life and to human rights. These four steps are: getting information about public-health threats, ... More


Kant and Humanitarian Intervention

Thomas E. Hill Jr.

in Virtue, Rules, and Justice: Kantian Aspirations

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
September 2012
ISBN:
9780199692002
eISBN:
9780191741241
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199692002.003.0015
Subject:
Philosophy, Moral Philosophy, Political Philosophy

This chapter sketches a Kantian deliberative perspective, the moral presumption in favor of humanitarian interventions, relevant practical considerations, and Kant’s apparently inflexible opposition ... More


Not In Their Name: Are Citizens Culpable For Their States' Actions?

Holly Lawford-Smith

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
April 2019
ISBN:
9780198833666
eISBN:
9780191872099
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198833666.001.0001
Subject:
Philosophy, Moral Philosophy, Political Philosophy

Given their size and influence, states are able to inflict harm far beyond the reach of a single individual. But there is a great deal of unclarity about exactly who is implicated in that kind of ... More


The Public Ecology of Responsibility 1

Susan Hurley

in Responsibility and Distributive Justice

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
May 2011
ISBN:
9780199565801
eISBN:
9780191725463
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199565801.003.0010
Subject:
Philosophy, Political Philosophy, Moral Philosophy

What is the appropriate role of government in avoiding harms by means of influencing citizens' behaviour? How does individual responsibility enter into the answer? Traditional liberalism's answer to ... More


Introduction

Holly Lawford-Smith

in Not In Their Name: Are Citizens Culpable For Their States' Actions?

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
April 2019
ISBN:
9780198833666
eISBN:
9780191872099
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198833666.003.0001
Subject:
Philosophy, Moral Philosophy, Political Philosophy

The Introduction establishes the research questions of the book, and outlines the approach taken in each of the subsequent chapters. It motivates the project by giving several examples of states’ ... More


Born in Chains?

Alasdair Cochrane

in The Ethics of Captivity

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
June 2014
ISBN:
9780199977994
eISBN:
9780199375172
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199977994.003.0011
Subject:
Philosophy, Moral Philosophy, General

Given that most captive animals are domesticated, and given that domesticated animals are bred to be amenable to captivity, any assessment of the ethics of captivity must include an analysis of the ... More


Citizen Virtue

Julia Annas

in Virtue and Law in Plato and Beyond

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
November 2017
ISBN:
9780198755746
eISBN:
9780191816895
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198755746.003.0006
Subject:
Philosophy, History of Philosophy, Moral Philosophy

In the Laws citizens’ virtue will prominently feature sōphrosunē, which is typically associated with self-control and discipline, but here linked more with moderation in a variety of contexts. ... More


Legal Exemptions for Religious Feelings

Kevin Vallier and Michael Weber

in Religious Exemptions

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
January 2018
ISBN:
9780190666187
eISBN:
9780190666217
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190666187.003.0006
Subject:
Philosophy, Political Philosophy, Moral Philosophy

This essay examines official forms of governmental inquiry into the religious feelings of Muslim citizens. It identifies a series of normative problems with currently available investigative ... More


Citizenship and Liability

Kai Draper

in War and Individual Rights: The Foundations of Just War Theory

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
September 2015
ISBN:
9780199388899
eISBN:
9780199388912
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199388899.003.0010
Subject:
Philosophy, Political Philosophy, Moral Philosophy

This chapter evaluates two arguments to the conclusion that the scope of liability in war extends to at least most citizens of a nation engaged in unjust war. Roughly stated, the first is the ... More


Individuals, Citizens, Persons

Meir Dan-Cohen

in Normative Subjects: Self and Collectivity in Morality and Law

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
September 2016
ISBN:
9780199985203
eISBN:
9780190219703
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199985203.003.0006
Subject:
Philosophy, Moral Philosophy, Political Philosophy

The question whether to obey the law is not fundamentally different from the question whether to follow morality, or for that matter, the dictates of prudence. Morality, law, and prudence face the ... More


Nation, Culture, and Education

Mrinal Miri

in Philosophy and Education

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
November 2014
ISBN:
9780199452767
eISBN:
9780199084616
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199452767.003.0003
Subject:
Philosophy, Moral Philosophy

Nation building is a challenge for all of us, and how education helps us meet this challenge is the concern of Chapter 3. If ours is a nation that is based on the idea of a cultural cohesiveness, ... More


Conclusion: Reintegrating Justice into Morals

Kenneth R. Westphal

in How Hume and Kant Reconstruct Natural Law: Justifying Strict Objectivity without Debating Moral Realism

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
May 2016
ISBN:
9780198747055
eISBN:
9780191809200
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198747055.003.0009
Subject:
Philosophy, History of Philosophy, Moral Philosophy

This chapter reviews and integrates the findings of this study, and argues for the centrality of justice within moral philosophy. One central result is that proper accountancy is a fundamental matter ... More


The Justification of National Partiality

Thomas Hurka

in Drawing Morals: Essays in Ethical Theory

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
May 2015
ISBN:
9780199743094
eISBN:
9780190267544
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:osobl/9780199743094.003.0014
Subject:
Philosophy, Moral Philosophy

This chapter discusses the ethics of nationalism as a justified partiality toward one's own nation and conationals versus that of those outside the nation. Familial partiality is used as a point of ... More


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