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Purity and Humanity

Samuel Scheffler

in Human Morality

Published in print:
1994
Published Online:
November 2003
ISBN:
9780195085648
eISBN:
9780199833634
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0195085647.003.0006
Subject:
Philosophy, Moral Philosophy

Turning to the question of morality's content, Scheffler undertakes a defense of the view that morality is moderate – that it makes demands and imposes constraints but still allows people, under ... More


Toward the Essence of Nonconsequentialist Constraints on Harming: Modality, Productive Purity, and the Greater Good Working Itself Out

F. M. Kamm

in Intricate Ethics: Rights, Responsibilities, and Permissible Harm

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780195189698
eISBN:
9780199851096
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195189698.003.0006
Subject:
Philosophy, Moral Philosophy

This chapter reviews several proposals that have been made to account for when it is permissible to harm innocent bystanders, including the Doctrine of Triple Effect. It considers problems that seem ... More


Is a Good Will Overrated?

Thomas E. Hill

in Human Welfare and Moral Worth: Kantian Perspectives

Published in print:
2002
Published Online:
November 2003
ISBN:
9780199252633
eISBN:
9780191597695
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0199252637.003.0003
Subject:
Philosophy, Moral Philosophy

Offers a “practical” interpretation of Kant's famous thesis that only a good will is unconditionally good. Rather than providing a criterion for praise and blame, this thesis affirms the moral ... 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


Modern Moral Psychology

Owen Flanagan

in The Geography of Morals: Varieties of Moral Possibility

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
November 2016
ISBN:
9780190212155
eISBN:
9780190212186
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780190212155.003.0005
Subject:
Philosophy, Moral Philosophy

This chapter offers an indepth critical analysis of the twenty-first-century moral modularity hypothesis put forward by Jonathan Haidt that says that all moralities are built on five (or six) ... More


Knowledge

Jacqueline Broad

in The Philosophy of Mary Astell: An Early Modern Theory of Virtue

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
August 2015
ISBN:
9780198716815
eISBN:
9780191785382
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198716815.003.0002
Subject:
Philosophy, History of Philosophy, Moral Philosophy

Mary Astell’s theory of knowledge is designed to give women those necessary habits of mind, or the mental dispositions, to attain virtue and happiness. This chapter explains that theory. It provides ... More


The Disunity of Morality

Walter Sinnott-Armstrong

in Moral Brains: The Neuroscience of Morality

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
September 2016
ISBN:
9780199357666
eISBN:
9780199357697
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199357666.003.0015
Subject:
Philosophy, Moral Philosophy, Philosophy of Mind

Whenever psychologists, neuroscientists, or philosophers draw conclusions about moral judgments in general from a small selected sample, they assume that moral judgments are unified by some common ... More


The Trolley Problem Mysteries on Trial: Defending the Trolley Problem, A Type of Solution to It, and a Method of Ethics

F. M. Kamm

in The Trolley Problem Mysteries

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
December 2015
ISBN:
9780190247157
eISBN:
9780190247188
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780190247157.003.0007
Subject:
Philosophy, Moral Philosophy

The author of the lectures in this book responds to the commentaries given. Firstly, the response discusses the view presented in the first comment of what the Trolley Problem is, its understanding ... More


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