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The Crisis of Morality and the Moral Culture of Contemporary Society

John Hendry

in Between Enterprise and Ethics: Business and Management in a Bimoral Society

Published in print:
2004
Published Online:
September 2007
ISBN:
9780199268634
eISBN:
9780191708381
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199268634.003.0006
Subject:
Business and Management, Strategy

This chapter critically reviews contemporary accounts of the crisis of morality, with particular attention to the arguments of Fukuyama, the free-market critics of the right, arguments concerning the ... More


The Creation Myth of the Wars of Religion

William T. Cavanaugh

in The Myth of Religious Violence: Secular Ideology and the Roots of Modern Conflict

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
September 2009
ISBN:
9780195385045
eISBN:
9780199869763
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195385045.003.0004
Subject:
Religion, Religion and Society, World Religions

This chapter examines one of the most commonly cited examples of religious violence: the “wars of religion” in Europe. The story of these wars serves as a kind of creation myth for the modern state, ... More


From Thinking about God to Acting in the World

George Pattison

in Thinking about God in an Age of Technology

Published in print:
2005
Published Online:
February 2006
ISBN:
9780199279777
eISBN:
9780191603464
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0199279772.003.0008
Subject:
Religion, Theology

This chapter explores the ethical issues raised by genetic engineering, and the prospect of a posthuman future, or as some commentators put it, a posthuman present in which everyone has become ... More


The Rise of Common-Sense Conservatism: The American Right and the Reinvention of the Scottish Enlightenment

Antti Lepistö

Published in print:
2021
Published Online:
January 2022
ISBN:
9780226774046
eISBN:
9780226774183
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226774183.001.0001
Subject:
History, History of Ideas

Since the 1980s and 1990s, a major theme of conservative political discourse has been that the “common man” knows better than out-of-touch liberal elites. This book shows how conservative ... More


Regulating Technologies: Challenge and Opportunity

Roger Brownsword

in Rights, Regulation, and the Technological Revolution

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
January 2009
ISBN:
9780199276806
eISBN:
9780191707605
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199276806.003.0011
Subject:
Law, Intellectual Property, IT, and Media Law

This chapter places the discussion in this book in the context of an underlying agenda that addresses issues of regulation and technology in a context of global governance. Topics covered include the ... More


9/11 And US Foreign Policy

David Ryan

in American Thought and Culture in the 21st Century

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
September 2012
ISBN:
9780748626014
eISBN:
9780748670673
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9780748626014.003.0004
Subject:
Society and Culture, Cultural Studies

This chapter makes the case that the events of 11 September 2001 did not represent a major turning point in American diplomatic history. Taking a long historical view, the author, David Ryan, ... More


Nature as Given, Nature as Guide, Nature as Natural Kinds: Return to Nature in the Ethics of Human Biotechnology

Gerald McKenny

in Without Nature?: A New Condition for Theology

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
March 2011
ISBN:
9780823230693
eISBN:
9780823237227
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Fordham University Press
DOI:
10.5422/fso/9780823230693.003.0008
Subject:
Religion, Theology

This chapter addresses the question of nature as normative. Drawing on the writings of Michael Sandel, Leon Kass, and Francis Fukuyama, members of President George W. ... More


Introduction: Speaking for the People in Culture Wars–Era America

Antti Lepistö

in The Rise of Common-Sense Conservatism: The American Right and the Reinvention of the Scottish Enlightenment

Published in print:
2021
Published Online:
January 2022
ISBN:
9780226774046
eISBN:
9780226774183
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226774183.003.0001
Subject:
History, History of Ideas

The introduction argues that the moral philosophy of the Scottish Enlightenment has been overlooked as a significant intellectual resource for American conservative thought. In the final quarter of ... More


Elite Multiculturalism and the Spontaneous Morality of Everyday People: Francis Fukuyama’s Culture Wars

Antti Lepistö

in The Rise of Common-Sense Conservatism: The American Right and the Reinvention of the Scottish Enlightenment

Published in print:
2021
Published Online:
January 2022
ISBN:
9780226774046
eISBN:
9780226774183
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226774183.003.0007
Subject:
History, History of Ideas

Chapter 6 studies the evolution of Francis Fukuyama’s moral and civic thought from the late 1980s to the early 2000s, charting his intellectual journey between two poles of neoconservative ... More


The Landscape of the Enhancement Debate

Allen Buchanan

in Beyond Humanity?: The Ethics of Biomedical Enhancement

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
September 2011
ISBN:
9780199587810
eISBN:
9780191728761
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199587810.003.0001
Subject:
Philosophy, Moral Philosophy, Political Philosophy

This chapter sketches the landscape of the enhancement debate. It introduces the two most prominent views: the anti-enhancement view—whose proponents include Sandel, Kass, and Fukuyama—and its ... More


Reactions Involving Carbon–Carbon Bond Cleavage

Tristan H. Lambert

in Organic Synthesis: State of the Art 2011-2013

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
November 2020
ISBN:
9780190200794
eISBN:
9780197559475
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190200794.003.0028
Subject:
Chemistry, Organic Chemistry

Although they have historically played a relatively lesser role in organic synthesis, the appearance of a number of interesting methods that utilize C–C bond cleavage ... More


C–O Natural Products: (–)-Hybridalactone (Fürstner), (+)-Anthecotulide (Hodgson), (–)-Kumausallene (Tang), (±)-Communiol E (Kobayashi), (–)-Exiguolide (Scheidt), Cyanolide A (Rychnovsky)

Douglass F. Taber

in Organic Synthesis: State of the Art 2011-2013

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
November 2020
ISBN:
9780190200794
eISBN:
9780197559475
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190200794.003.0051
Subject:
Chemistry, Organic Chemistry

Control of the absolute configuration of adjacent alkylated stereogenic centers is a classic challenge in organic synthesis. In the course of the synthesis of ... More


Alkaloid Synthesis: (+)-Deoxoprosopinine (Krishna), Alkaloid (–)-205B (Micalizio), FR901483 (Huang), (+)-Ibophyllidine (Kwon), (–)-Lycoposerramine-S (Fukuyama), (±)-Crinine (Lautens)

Douglass F. Taber

in Organic Synthesis: State of the Art 2011-2013

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
November 2020
ISBN:
9780190200794
eISBN:
9780197559475
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190200794.003.0060
Subject:
Chemistry, Organic Chemistry

Palakodety Radha Krishna of the Indian Institute of Chemical Technology observed (Synlett 2012, 2814) high stereocontrol in the addition of allyltrimethylsilane to the ... More


Heteroaromatic Construction: The Sato Synthesis of (–)-Herbindole

Douglass F. Taber

in Organic Synthesis: State of the Art 2011-2013

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
November 2020
ISBN:
9780190200794
eISBN:
9780197559475
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190200794.003.0067
Subject:
Chemistry, Organic Chemistry

Troels Skrydstrup of Aarhus University devised (Angew. Chem. Int. Ed. 2012, 51, 4681) a gold-catalyzed protocol for the condensation of 1 with 2 to deliver the furan ... More


The Fukuyama Synthesis of Gelsemoxonine

Douglass F. Taber

in Organic Synthesis: State of the Art 2011-2013

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
November 2020
ISBN:
9780190200794
eISBN:
9780197559475
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190200794.003.0091
Subject:
Chemistry, Organic Chemistry

The compact and highly functionalized Gelsemium alkaloids, exemplified by gelsemine (OHL20060403) and gelsemoxonine 3, offer a substantial challenge. The cytotoxicity ... More


Empire of Light

Jason Blakely

in We Built Reality: How Social Science Infiltrated Culture, Politics, and Power

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
July 2020
ISBN:
9780190087371
eISBN:
9780190087418
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190087371.003.0006
Subject:
Political Science, Political Theory

False claims to scientific authority were used to advance the American and British war on terror. In popular rhetoric, President George W. Bush borrowed (and distorted) one of the most influential ... More


The Hand in the Bucket: Sequencing and Perseverance

Kevin Dougherty

in The Port Royal Experiment: A Case Study in Development

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
January 2016
ISBN:
9781628461534
eISBN:
9781626740822
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Mississippi
DOI:
10.14325/mississippi/9781628461534.003.0011
Subject:
History, American History: Civil War

Most observers have assessed the Port Royal Experiment as at best a mixed success. Certainly it succeeded in meeting immediate humanitarian needs and beginning the transition from slavery to freedom ... More


The hiatus of history

Salvatore Babones

in American Tianxia: Chinese Money, American Power and the End of History

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
January 2018
ISBN:
9781447336808
eISBN:
9781447336907
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781447336808.003.0004
Subject:
Political Science, Public Policy

When Henry Luce famously called the twentieth century the "American Century," he strongly implied that it was the "first" American century (i.e., not the only one). Subsequent commentators have ... More


Legacies

Bryan Fanning

in Three Roads to the Welfare State: Liberalism, Social Democracy and Christian Democracy

Published in print:
2021
Published Online:
May 2022
ISBN:
9781447360322
eISBN:
9781447360353
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781447360322.003.0010
Subject:
Political Science, Public Policy

This chapter tries to look at the future, having in mind how influential thinking about social policy developed along three winding roads since the beginning of the industrial revolution in several ... More


The Family as “Little Commonwealth”: The Role of Mimetics

in Family, Law, and Community: Supporting the Covenant

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
March 2013
ISBN:
9780226074993
eISBN:
9780226075020
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226075020.003.0006
Subject:
Law, Family Law

This chapter turns to questions of how trust in particular, or social capital in general, is created in families, and how that same mechanism of mimetics, or imitation, may, as it does in larger ... More


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