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Laws of Nature, Laws of Freedom, and the Social Construction of Normativity

Kenneth Walden

in Oxford Studies in Metaethics Volume 7

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
September 2012
ISBN:
9780199653492
eISBN:
9780191741661
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199653492.003.0002
Subject:
Philosophy, Moral Philosophy

This chapter develops a theory of categorical normativity, of those principles that have authority over us regardless of our ends and interests. It argues that there is an intimate connection between ... More


Republic IV: The Virtues

Terence Irwin

in Plato's Ethics

Published in print:
1995
Published Online:
November 2003
ISBN:
9780195086454
eISBN:
9780199833306
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0195086457.003.0014
Subject:
Philosophy, Ancient Philosophy

The mature version of Plato’s doctrine of the virtue is examined through a detailed study of the several virtues. The theory of virtues expressed in the Republic represents a definitive improvement ... More


Socrates: From Happiness to Virtue

Terence Irwin

in Plato's Ethics

Published in print:
1995
Published Online:
November 2003
ISBN:
9780195086454
eISBN:
9780199833306
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0195086457.003.0004
Subject:
Philosophy, Ancient Philosophy

Chapter 4 focuses on the Euthydemus to discuss Socrates’ theories of happiness and wisdom. Firstly, it is pointed out that Socrates may be labelled as “eudamonist” because of the claim he makes in ... More


Difficulties for Socrates

Terence Irwin

in Plato's Ethics

Published in print:
1995
Published Online:
November 2003
ISBN:
9780195086454
eISBN:
9780199833306
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0195086457.003.0005
Subject:
Philosophy, Ancient Philosophy

The core of the fifth chapter is the study of the problems that appear to be involved in Socrates’ prospective. After a consideration of the difficulties that seem to emerge from Socrates’ ... More


Chronicles of death foretold

Jeremy Tambling

in On Anachronism

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
July 2012
ISBN:
9780719082443
eISBN:
9781781703168
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9780719082443.003.0004
Subject:
Literature, Criticism/Theory

This chapter examines two plays, King Lear and All's Well that Ends Well, in relation to García Márquez's Sonnet 106. It first looks at archival anachrony in Márquez's Chronicle of a Death Foretold ... More


“The Fidelity of a Guardian”: The “Double Keeping” of Jacques Derrida

Simon Morgan Wortham

in Counter-Institutions: Jacques Derrida and the Question of the University

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
March 2011
ISBN:
9780823226658
eISBN:
9780823235131
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Fordham University Press
DOI:
10.5422/fso/9780823226658.003.0004
Subject:
Philosophy, Philosophy of Mind

Derrida's essay “Where a Teaching Body Begins and How It Ends” assumes and performs a certain virtualization (or actuvirtualization) of the teaching body. Long ... More


Seeming Difference in Measure for Measure and All's Well that Ends Well

Gillian Woods

in Shakespeare's Unreformed Fictions

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
September 2013
ISBN:
9780199671267
eISBN:
9780191750670
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199671267.003.0004
Subject:
Literature, Shakespeare Studies

Chapter 3 tackles ‘problem’ comedy to investigate how equivocally Catholic material is resolved into the structurally happy (if tonally ambiguous) endings of Measure for Measure and All's Well that ... More


Rigorism and the New Kant

Robert B. Pippin

in Interanimations: Receiving Modern German Philosophy

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
January 2016
ISBN:
9780226259659
eISBN:
9780226259796
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226259796.003.0001
Subject:
Philosophy, General

This chapter examines several recent attempts to interpret Kant in the light of two classic objections to his moral philosophy: the “rigorism” objection (the charge that Kant’s view of moral duty ... More


Distribution

Marcus Nordlund

in The Shakespearean Inside: A Study of the Complete Soliloquies and Solo Asides

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
September 2017
ISBN:
9781474418973
eISBN:
9781474418997
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9781474418973.003.0005
Subject:
Literature, Shakespeare Studies

Chapter 4, entitled ‘Distribution’, explores some tonal and interpretative consequences of the large-scale distribution of insides within and between Shakespeare’s plays. Particular attention is paid ... More


Creating the Kingdom of Ends

Christopher J. Insole

in Kant and the Creation of Freedom: A Theological Problem

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
September 2013
ISBN:
9780199677603
eISBN:
9780191757068
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199677603.003.0008
Subject:
Religion, Theology, Philosophy of Religion

This chapter drills down on an aspect of Kant’s transcendental idealism that has not received much attention: specifically, Kant’s claim that God is not the creator of appearances, and that space is ... More


Happy Endings: Healing Sick Desires in All’s Well That Ends Well

Will Stockton

in Playing Dirty: Sexuality and Waste in Early Modern Comedy

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
August 2015
ISBN:
9780816674596
eISBN:
9781452946702
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Minnesota Press
DOI:
10.5749/minnesota/9780816674596.003.0003
Subject:
Literature, Early and Medieval Literature

This chapter analyzes Shakespeare’s All’s Well That Ends Well in light of the ideology of the ex-gay movement—as a sexual and spiritual conversion narrative about turning men’s “sick desires” from ... More


The Ethics of Idealization

W. J. Mander

in Idealist Ethics

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
January 2016
ISBN:
9780198748892
eISBN:
9780191811548
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198748892.003.0013
Subject:
Philosophy, Moral Philosophy, History of Philosophy

In common discourse, ‘idealists’ are those who believe in, pursue, or aspire to the highest standards, principles, and purposes. It might be objected that ‘idealism’ in this popular sense is ... More


‘The Eternal Suffragette’: New Women and a New Century

Sophie Duncan

in Shakespeare's Women and the Fin de Siècle

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
January 2017
ISBN:
9780198790846
eISBN:
9780191833298
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198790846.003.0006
Subject:
Literature, Shakespeare Studies, 19th-century and Victorian Literature

This chapter examines performances of Shakespeare’s ‘difficult’ or rebarbative heroines through the fin de siècle and beyond, reorienting mainstream critical histories of All’s Well That Ends Well ... More


A Kantian Case for Our Obligations to the Other Animals

Christine M. Korsgaard

in Fellow Creatures: Our Obligations to the Other Animals

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
May 2018
ISBN:
9780198753858
eISBN:
9780191815416
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198753858.003.0008
Subject:
Philosophy, Moral Philosophy

When we act rationally, we treat things that are good for us as if they were good absolutely. We choose to pursue them, and demand that others respect our choices, thus treating ourselves as ends in ... More


On Valuing and the Good Life

L. Nandi Theunissen

in The Value of Humanity

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
January 2020
ISBN:
9780198832645
eISBN:
9780191871207
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198832645.003.0005
Subject:
Philosophy, Moral Philosophy

Theunissen develops the emerging positive proposal by specifying that in virtue of which human beings are relationally valuable. Her starting point is that human value depends on the distinctive ... More


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