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Moral Progress

Jesse J. Prinz

in The Emotional Construction of Morals

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780199571543
eISBN:
9780191702075
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199571543.003.0008
Subject:
Philosophy, Moral Philosophy, Philosophy of Mind

Friedrich Nietzsche is sometimes called a moral nihilist, and not without warrant. He wanted to undermine Christian morality, but he did not want to eliminate morality altogether. He wanted to ... More


Normative ethics, conversion, and pictures as tools of moral persuasion

Sarah McGrath

in Oxford Studies in Normative Ethics, Volume 1

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
January 2012
ISBN:
9780199693269
eISBN:
9780191732058
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199693269.003.0011
Subject:
Philosophy, Moral Philosophy, Political Philosophy

In attempting to influence the moral views of others, activists sometimes employ pictures as tools of moral persuasion. In such cases, a viewer is confronted with an actual instance of the practice ... More


Epilogue: Final Ends and Meaningful Lives

Edna Ullmann-Margalit

in Normal Rationality: Decisions and Social Order

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
September 2017
ISBN:
9780198802433
eISBN:
9780191840753
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198802433.003.0014
Subject:
Philosophy, Moral Philosophy, Philosophy of Mind

The meaningfulness of life is not a mere additive function of locally meaningful moments. In making meaning, people undertake the active and creative task of constructing their past—of interpreting ... More


Are Moral Conversions Possible?

David B. Wong

in In Search of Goodness

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
March 2013
ISBN:
9780226306834
eISBN:
9780226306858
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226306858.003.0004
Subject:
Philosophy, Moral Philosophy

This chapter investigates in detail three exemplary cases: the fictional Stasi agent who is the protagonist of the film The Lives of Others; Oskar Schindler; and C. P. Ellis, who left the Klan and ... More


Warrior Masculinity and Female Victimization

Robert Paul Churchill

in Women in the Crossfire: Understanding and Ending Honor Killing

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
October 2018
ISBN:
9780190468569
eISBN:
9780190468590
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190468569.003.0005
Subject:
Philosophy, Moral Philosophy, General

This chapter completes the reasons-explanation of the psychological factors making honor killing possible. It shows how violence-prone personality is shaped into warrior masculinity in contexts where ... More


Kant’s Two-Stage Model of Moral Reform

Laura Papish

in Kant on Evil, Self-Deception, and Moral Reform

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
May 2018
ISBN:
9780190692100
eISBN:
9780190692131
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190692100.003.0008
Subject:
Philosophy, Moral Philosophy

This chapter offers an interpretive proposal for Kant’s two-stage model of moral reform in the Religion. Kant explicitly argues that an initial stage of moral conversion must be followed by continual ... More


Defending Anselmian Internalism

Katherin A. Rogers

in Freedom and Self-Creation: Anselmian Libertarianism

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
October 2015
ISBN:
9780198743972
eISBN:
9780191803963
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198743972.003.0006
Subject:
Philosophy, Metaphysics/Epistemology, Moral Philosophy

The Anselmian holds that freedom and responsibility require that the agent confront open options and choose a se. But the torn condition preceding the choice may be determined by something beyond the ... More


Conscience: The Applicability of the Principle of Morality

Allen W. Wood

in Fichte's Ethical Thought

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
May 2016
ISBN:
9780198766889
eISBN:
9780191822704
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198766889.003.0005
Subject:
Philosophy, History of Philosophy, Moral Philosophy

This chapter is an exposition of Part Two of the System of Ethics, setting out the conditions for the applicability of the moral principle; Fichte’s theory of drives; the distinction between formal ... More


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