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Future People: A Moderate Consequentialist Account of our Obligations to Future Generations

Tim Mulgan

Published in print:
2006
Published Online:
May 2006
ISBN:
9780199282203
eISBN:
9780191603624
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/019928220X.001.0001
Subject:
Philosophy, Moral Philosophy

This book develops a new theory of the obligations to future generations, based on a new Rule Consequentialist account of the morality of individual reproduction. The result is a coherent, ... More


Classical Utilitarianism in a Limited World

Partha Dasgupta

in An Inquiry into Well-Being and Destitution

Published in print:
1995
Published Online:
November 2003
ISBN:
9780198288350
eISBN:
9780191596094
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0198288352.003.0020
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Development, Growth, and Environmental

The main part of this chapter discusses normative considerations on population and savings. It has five sections. The first discusses parental concerns on the well‐being of their children in relation ... More


Value Theory

Tim Mulgan

in Future People: A Moderate Consequentialist Account of our Obligations to Future Generations

Published in print:
2006
Published Online:
May 2006
ISBN:
9780199282203
eISBN:
9780191603624
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/019928220X.003.0003
Subject:
Philosophy, Moral Philosophy

This chapter rejects the common assumption that we can construct a theory of value in isolation from our theory of right action on the grounds that our strongest moral convictions concern the ... More


Population and Savings: Normative Considerations

Partha Dasgupta

in An Inquiry into Well-Being and Destitution

Published in print:
1995
Published Online:
November 2003
ISBN:
9780198288350
eISBN:
9780191596094
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0198288352.003.0019
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Development, Growth, and Environmental

The main part of this chapter discusses normative considerations on population and savings. It has five sections. The first discusses parental concerns on the well‐being of their children in relation ... More


The Future of the Comic Book Movie

Liam Burke

in The Comic Book Film Adaptation: Exploring Modern Hollywood's Leading Genre

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
May 2016
ISBN:
9781628462036
eISBN:
9781626745193
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Mississippi
DOI:
10.14325/mississippi/9781628462036.003.0007
Subject:
Literature, Comics Studies

This final section summarizes the key points raised in the book, while anticipating the future of the comic book movie.


Conclusion

Philip Tallon

in The Poetics of Evil: Toward an Aesthetic Theodicy

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
January 2012
ISBN:
9780199778935
eISBN:
9780199919109
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199778935.003.0020
Subject:
Religion, Theology

This section briefly revisits the key arguments made in earlier chapters and argues that aesthetics can contribute meaningfully and helpfully to the task of theodicy.


Conclusion

Tamson Pietsch

in Empire of scholars: Universities, networks and the British academic world, 1850-1939

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
September 2013
ISBN:
9780719085024
eISBN:
9781781705889
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9780719085024.003.0010
Subject:
History, Imperialism and Colonialism

The conclusion draws together the key arguments in the book. Pointing to the at once expansive, intimate, and exclusionary nature of the British academic world, it suggests that, framed and ... More


Supererogation, Obligation, and Intransitivity

F. M. Kamm

in Morality, Mortality Volume II: Rights, Duties, and Status

Published in print:
2001
Published Online:
November 2003
ISBN:
9780195144024
eISBN:
9780199870998
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0195144023.003.0013
Subject:
Philosophy, Moral Philosophy

Returns to a problem first raised in Ch. 8, namely, reconciling the existence of prerogatives not to maximize overall good (allowing for some such acts to be supererogatory) with restrictions on the ... More


Conclusion

Paul Kennedy

in The Spanish Socialist Party and the modernisation of Spain

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
January 2014
ISBN:
9780719074134
eISBN:
9781781706220
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9780719074134.003.0012
Subject:
Political Science, European Union

Chapter 11 draws the book to a close with an overall conclusion. It considers the lessons to be learned from the PSOE's experience in office and opposition and the difficulties experienced by social ... More


Conclusion and Future Directions

Thanh V. Tran and Keith T. Chan

in Applied Cross-Cultural Data Analysis for Social Work

Published in print:
2021
Published Online:
September 2021
ISBN:
9780190888510
eISBN:
9780190888527
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190888510.003.0008
Subject:
Social Work, Crime and Justice, Communities and Organizations

We conclude the book in this chapter, and discuss a summary of chapters, limitations and future directions. Defining culture is a complex task, and we provided practical guides for social work ... More


Conclusion

Jan Bryant

in Artmaking in the Age of Global Capitalism: Visual Practices, Philosophy, Politics

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
May 2020
ISBN:
9781474456944
eISBN:
9781474476867
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9781474456944.003.0013
Subject:
Philosophy, Aesthetics

A small selection of works was presented in Part III as examples to show how artists are operating in the contested spaces of the political aesthetic today. Consistent with the historical materialist ... More


?Concrete Poetry and After: Conclusion

Greg Thomas

in Border Blurs: Concrete Poetry in England and Scotland

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
May 2020
ISBN:
9781789620269
eISBN:
9781789629538
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Liverpool University Press
DOI:
10.3828/liverpool/9781789620269.003.0007
Subject:
Literature, Poetry

Having considered concrete poetry in England and Scotland largely in relation to global trends, in the final chapter this text turns its attention to the binding characteristics of concrete poetry in ... More


Ethics and Existence: The Legacy of Derek Parfit

Jeff McMahan, Tim Campbell, James Goodrich, and Ketan Ramakrishnan (eds)

Published in print:
2022
Published Online:
January 2022
ISBN:
9780192894250
eISBN:
9780191915314
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780192894250.001.0001
Subject:
Philosophy, Moral Philosophy, Political Philosophy

Derek Parfit, who died in 2017, is widely believed to have been the best moral philosopher in well over a century. The twenty new essays in this book were written in his honour and have all been ... More


Conclusion

Paul Stephenson

in The Serpent Column: A Cultural Biography

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
August 2016
ISBN:
9780190209063
eISBN:
9780190209087
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780190209063.003.0009
Subject:
Classical Studies, History of Art: pre-history, BCE to 500CE, ancient and classical, Byzantine, Archaeology: Classical

A summary of main findings.


Complementary Protection in International Refugee Law

Jane McAdam

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780199203062
eISBN:
9780191724169
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199203062.001.0001
Subject:
Law, Public International Law

This book considers the legal obligations countries have to people who do not meet the legal definition of a ‘refugee’, but who have been forcibly displaced from their homes. This is known as ... More


Conclusion

Heather Burnett

in Gradability in Natural Language: Logical and Grammatical Foundations

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
January 2017
ISBN:
9780198724797
eISBN:
9780191792298
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198724797.003.0008
Subject:
Linguistics, Semantics and Pragmatics, Syntax and Morphology

This chapter summarizes the main empirical and theoretical claims made by this work and draws some final conclusions on the nature of vagueness and scalarity in natural language. The book argues for ... More


Conclusion

Seth Bernard

in Building Mid-Republican Rome: Labor, Architecture, and the Urban Economy

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
September 2018
ISBN:
9780190878788
eISBN:
9780190878818
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190878788.003.0008
Subject:
Classical Studies, Archaeology: Classical

This chapter recapitulates the arguments of the previous chapters, while also emphasizing an overarching narrative of economic change. The book’s separate studies argue collectively for the ... More


Spaced Out: Between the ‘Golden Years’

Christine Cornea

in Science Fiction Cinema: Between Fantasy and Reality

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
September 2012
ISBN:
9780748624652
eISBN:
9780748671106
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9780748624652.003.0003
Subject:
Film, Television and Radio, Film

This chapter describes a range of films that appeared in the 1960s. It then addresses the ‘new art’ films that appeared in the late 1960s throughout the 1970s. The 1960s was a time when science ... More


Conclusion

Nish Acharya

in The India-US Partnership: $1 Trillion by 2030

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
June 2016
ISBN:
9780199467235
eISBN:
9780199086740
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199467235.003.0006
Subject:
Political Science, International Relations and Politics, Political Economy

This chapter summarizes and reiterates the key stages of growth in the US–India relationship and provides the results of the leadership survey.


Conclusion (346–66)

Paul Murgatroyd

in Juvenal's Tenth Satire

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
September 2018
ISBN:
9781786940698
eISBN:
9781786945068
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Liverpool University Press
DOI:
10.5949/liverpool/9781786940698.003.0009
Subject:
Classical Studies, Literary Studies: Classical, Early, and Medieval

This chapter provides the Latin test and a literal translation into English of the conclusion to Juvenal’s tenth satire and a detailed critical appreciation of those lines (346-366), paying ... More


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