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Intergenerational Equity

Wilfred Beckerman and Joanna Pasek

in Justice, Posterity, and the Environment

Published in print:
2001
Published Online:
November 2003
ISBN:
9780199245086
eISBN:
9780191598784
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0199245088.003.0004
Subject:
Political Science, Environmental Politics

Discusses one principle that has been suggested as a guide to the way we ought to take account of the interests of future generations, namely the principle of intergenerational ‘equity’ and its ... More


Scanlon versus Moore on Goodness

Philip Stratton-Lake and Brad Hooker

in Metaethics after Moore

Published in print:
2006
Published Online:
May 2010
ISBN:
9780199269914
eISBN:
9780191710032
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199269914.003.0008
Subject:
Philosophy, Moral Philosophy, General

This chapter offers a partial defence of Scanlon's buck-passing account of the relation between base properties, goodness, and practical reasons. Jonathan Dancy and Roger Crisp have both argued that ... More


Interlude: Queer Talk, 1979–2010

Christopher Grobe

in Art of Confession: The Performance of Self from Robert Lowell to Reality TV

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
September 2018
ISBN:
9781479829170
eISBN:
9781479839599
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
NYU Press
DOI:
10.18574/nyu/9781479829170.003.0006
Subject:
Film, Television and Radio, Television

This essay centers around two queer British men who came to New York to perform the story of their lives in a confessional mode: Quentin Crisp in 1979 with his show An Evening with Quentin Crisp, and ... More


Why Take Morality to be Objective?

Angus Ritchie

in From Morality to Metaphysics: The Theistic Implications of our Ethical Commitments

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
January 2013
ISBN:
9780199652518
eISBN:
9780191745850
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199652518.003.0002
Subject:
Philosophy, Moral Philosophy, Philosophy of Religion

This chapter defends our pre-philosophical commitment to moral objectivism. It is an essential prelude to the main argument, for it establishes the standard which the rest of the book will use to ... More


Competing Pictures

Jonathan Dancy

in Ethics Without Principles

Published in print:
2004
Published Online:
January 2005
ISBN:
9780199270026
eISBN:
9780191601729
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0199270023.003.0007
Subject:
Philosophy, Moral Philosophy

Argues against views alternative to particularism in detail, including the views of McNaughton and Rawling, Crisp, Raz, Scanlon, Hooker, Parfit, and also appeals to Aristotelian philosophy of science.


Interpretations I: edwards and modern philosophy

Michael J. McClymond and Gerald R. McDermott

in The Theology of Jonathan Edwards

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
May 2012
ISBN:
9780199791606
eISBN:
9780199932290
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199791606.003.0040
Subject:
Religion, Theology

This chapter explores some of the intellectual trajectories of Edwards both in the United States and abroad. Although Edwards never produced a distinct philosophical school of thought, continuity can ... More


Specimens

Lorne t. Kirby (ed.)

in DNA Fingerprinting: An Introduction

Published in print:
1993
Published Online:
November 2020
ISBN:
9780716770015
eISBN:
9780197561225
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780716770015.003.0007
Subject:
Chemistry, Computational Chemistry

The proper handling of specimens for direct storage or DNA extraction and characterization is one of the most important aspects of the profiling procedure. Because DNA ... More


Henry Sidgwick and Beyond

Bart Schultz

in The Happiness Philosophers: The Lives and Works of the Great Utilitarians

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
May 2018
ISBN:
9780691154770
eISBN:
9781400884957
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Princeton University Press
DOI:
10.23943/princeton/9780691154770.003.0005
Subject:
Philosophy, Political Philosophy

This chapter examines Henry Sidgwick's utilitarianism. It first considers Sidgwick's agnosticism before discussing his views on subjects ranging from hedonism and colonialism to poverty, common-sense ... More


The Intentionality of Enjoyment

Mark Textor

in Brentano's Mind

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
September 2017
ISBN:
9780199685479
eISBN:
9780191765636
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780199685479.003.0010
Subject:
Philosophy, History of Philosophy, Philosophy of Mind

Brentano sees a very close relation between enjoyment and perceptual consciousness. Enjoying an activity is, Brentano proposed, an intuitive model of awareness of an activity. The chapter outlines ... More


Queens and queenliness: Quentin Crisp as Orlando’s Elizabeth I

Glyn Davis

in The British monarchy on screen

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
September 2016
ISBN:
9780719099564
eISBN:
9781526109767
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9780719099564.003.0008
Subject:
Film, Television and Radio, Film

In 1992, Quentin Crisp appeared on cinema screens as Elizabeth I in Sally Potter’s Orlando; the following year, he provided the “Alternative Queen’s Message” on Channel 4 television on Christmas Day, ... More


Australia’s ‘Talent for Bureaucracy’ and the Atrophy of Federalism

J. R. Nethercote

in Only in Australia: The History, Politics, and Economics of Australian Exceptionalism

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
August 2016
ISBN:
9780198753254
eISBN:
9780191814853
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198753254.003.0006
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Economic History, Public and Welfare

The chapter deals with the apparent impossibility of an informed discussion and appreciation of federalism in Australia, despite the fact that federalism is pervasive in the ordinary working of ... More


We’re Number One

George Sher

in Me, You, Us: Essays

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
August 2017
ISBN:
9780190660413
eISBN:
9780190660444
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190660413.003.0002
Subject:
Philosophy, Moral Philosophy

When a person must choose among actions that will affect both him and other people, he generally takes the others’ interests to have some rational weight, but not as much as his own. This familiar ... More


Dispositions, Character, and the Value of Acts

Bradford Cokelet

in Character: New Directions from Philosophy, Psychology, and Theology

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
November 2015
ISBN:
9780190204600
eISBN:
9780190204624
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780190204600.003.0011
Subject:
Philosophy, Moral Philosophy, General

Chapter 10 focuses on virtue ethics, specifically the central virtue ethical thesis that the ethical quality of an agent’s actions is a function of her dispositional character. Skeptics of this view ... More


Other Evaluative Concepts and Properties

Richard Rowland

in The Normative and the Evaluative: The Buck-Passing Account of Value

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
April 2019
ISBN:
9780198833611
eISBN:
9780191872044
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198833611.003.0009
Subject:
Philosophy, Metaphysics/Epistemology

A final type of objection to the buck-passing account of value (BPA) argues that it encounters problems with evaluative properties beyond goodness simpliciter and final value. Roger Crisp and Pekka ... More


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