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The Golden Rule

MARCUS GEORGE SINGER

in The Ideal of a Rational Morality: Philosophical Compositions

Published in print:
2003
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198250210
eISBN:
9780191681264
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198250210.003.0012
Subject:
Philosophy, Moral Philosophy

This chapter argues that the Golden Rule does not require anyone to do for another what he thinks he would want himself to do if he were that other. ... More


Other Key Sayings

Anna Wierzbicka

in What Did Jesus Mean?: Explaining the Sermon on the Mount and the Parables in Simple and Universal Human Concepts

Published in print:
2001
Published Online:
November 2003
ISBN:
9780195137330
eISBN:
9780199867905
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0195137337.003.0004
Subject:
Religion, Biblical Studies

Offers new interpretations of many of Jesus’ most memorable sayings, bringing into sharper focus their originality, often obscured in the literature by various superficial parallels. For example, ... More


The Optimum Rate of Investment and Growth

Maurice FitzGerald Scott

in A New View of Economic Growth

Published in print:
1991
Published Online:
November 2003
ISBN:
9780198287421
eISBN:
9780191596872
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0198287429.003.0015
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Development, Growth, and Environmental

Using post Second World War data for the USA and the UK up to 1973, marginal social returns to investment are tentatively estimated to have been about 13% per annum, and marginal post‐tax shareholder ... More


Equilibrium Growth. (III) Normative Properties

Michio Morishima

in Theory of Economic Growth

Published in print:
1969
Published Online:
November 2003
ISBN:
9780198281641
eISBN:
9780191596667
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0198281641.003.0009
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Development, Growth, and Environmental

Devoted to establishing the optimality of competitive equilibrium paths of various orders. So far three kinds of equilibrium growth paths have been discussed in the book: the Cassel–von Neumann path ... More


TOP‐DOWN MORALITY

Wendell Wallach and Colin Allen

in Moral Machines: Teaching Robots Right from Wrong

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
January 2009
ISBN:
9780195374049
eISBN:
9780199871889
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195374049.003.0007
Subject:
Philosophy, Moral Philosophy

Implementing any top‐down ethical theory of ethics in an artificial moral agent will pose both computational and practical challenges. One central concern is framing the background information ... More


Implementing the Decision

James C. Raines and Nic T. Dibble

in Ethical Decision Making in School Mental Health

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
January 2011
ISBN:
9780199735853
eISBN:
9780199863457
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199735853.003.0006
Subject:
Social Work, Children and Families

There is an important difference between “managing” the ethical predicament, rather than “resolving” it. Managing a problem does not mean that we can necessarily prevent all negative outcomes whereas ... More


Berne 1793–1796: Reason and Freedom

H. S. Harris

in Hegel's Development

Published in print:
1971
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198243588
eISBN:
9780191680700
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198243588.003.0003
Subject:
Philosophy, History of Philosophy

This chapter details Hegel's activities from 1793 to 1796. These include an account of his life in Berne, his initial views on of the ideal toward which men ought to aim as rational and social ... More


Impartiality

Derek Parfit

in On What Matters: Volume One

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
May 2015
ISBN:
9780199572809
eISBN:
9780191809866
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:osobl/9780199572809.003.0015
Subject:
Philosophy, Philosophy of Mind

This chapter presents a philosophical discussion of impartiality, first by considering the Golden Rule, which says we ought to treat others as we would want others to treat us. The Golden Rule is ... More


The ‘Rule of Law of Love’

H. R. H. Prince Ghazi bin Muhammad

in Within the Love of God: Essays on the Doctrine of God in Honour of Paul S. Fiddes

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
December 2014
ISBN:
9780198709565
eISBN:
9780191779794
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198709565.003.0003
Subject:
Religion, Theology, Philosophy of Religion

This chapter begins with the New Testament text of the two great commandments, and explores the relationship between the two great commandments and the so-called ‘Golden Rule’, arguing that the ... More


Morality

Andrew Millie

in Philosophical Criminology

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
May 2017
ISBN:
9781447323709
eISBN:
9781447323723
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781447323709.003.0003
Subject:
Law, Criminal Law and Criminology

This chapter demonstrates that there is much crossover between moral philosophy ad criminology. The day-to-day interests within criminology are linked with ideas and notions to do with morality, ... More


Religious Conflict and Moral Consensus: Hobbes, Rawls, and Two Types of Moral Justification

Daniel Eggers

in Hobbes on Politics and Religion

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
July 2018
ISBN:
9780198803409
eISBN:
9780191860836
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198803409.003.0015
Subject:
Philosophy, History of Philosophy, Political Philosophy

This chapter is devoted to Hobbes’s attempt to set up the moral theory that grounds his political argument in a way that makes it equally acceptable to proponents of quite different religious and ... More


Justice

Robert Stevens

in Torts and Rights

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
January 2009
ISBN:
9780199211609
eISBN:
9780191705946
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199211609.003.0015
Subject:
Law, Law of Obligations

It is common to try to explain the law of torts through one or more of the instrumentalist goals it could be thought to pursue. These goals, such as compensation, deterrence, loss spreading and ... More


The Evolution of Moral Norms

Dennis L. Krebs

in The Origins of Morality: An Evolutionary Account

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
September 2011
ISBN:
9780199778232
eISBN:
9780199897261
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199778232.003.0032
Subject:
Psychology, Evolutionary Psychology, Social Psychology

This chapter contains an account of how culturally universal and culturally specific moral norms evolved. Norms evolve when members of groups make rules to formalize agreements about how they should ... More


In Search of Religion in Everyday Life

Nancy Tatom Ammerman

in Sacred Stories, Spiritual Tribes: Finding Religion in Everyday Life

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
September 2013
ISBN:
9780199896448
eISBN:
9780199367702
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199896448.003.0001
Subject:
Religion, Religion and Society

This chapter suggests that the study of religion in society should include everyday interaction as captured in the narratives that give an account of life. Growing attention to “everyday religion,” ... More


Quantum transport

B. K. Ridley FRS

in Quantum Processes in Semiconductors

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
December 2013
ISBN:
9780199677214
eISBN:
9780191760624
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199677214.003.0011
Subject:
Physics, Condensed Matter Physics / Materials

In certain cases, the electron involved in the scattering process may begin in a well-defined initial state and end up in an equally well-defined final state. Scattering is assumed to conserve energy ... More


Moral Standards

Steven M. Cahn and Christine Vitrano

in Happiness and Goodness: Philosophical Reflections on Living Well

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
November 2015
ISBN:
9780231172400
eISBN:
9780231539364
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Columbia University Press
DOI:
10.7312/columbia/9780231172400.003.0013
Subject:
Philosophy, Moral Philosophy

This chapter examines the nature of acting morally, a necessary condition for living well. One principle common to many religious traditions is the Golden Rule. Its positive formulation, attributed ... More


Considerateness: (Shu 恕)

in Shizi: China's First Syncretist

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
November 2015
ISBN:
9780231159067
eISBN:
9780231504171
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Columbia University Press
DOI:
10.7312/columbia/9780231159067.003.0007
Subject:
History, Asian History

This chapter describes the consideration of the Golden Rule as something found in thinking, speaking, and acting. It argues that to be considerate is to act with propriety toward others. ... More


Quantum mechanical interaction of light with atoms

Peter Blood

in Quantum Confined Laser Devices: Optical gain and recombination in semiconductors

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
November 2015
ISBN:
9780199644513
eISBN:
9780191810329
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199644513.003.0007
Subject:
Physics, Atomic, Laser, and Optical Physics

The quantum mechanical description of the interaction of light with atoms treats absorption, gain, and recombination as upward and downward induced transitions of electrons between two states by ... More


Faith in Place’s Religious Message

Amanda J. Baugh

in God and the Green Divide: Religious Environmentalism in Black and White

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
May 2017
ISBN:
9780520291164
eISBN:
9780520965003
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520291164.003.0007
Subject:
Religion, Religion and Society

Chapter 6 examines the liberal Protestant theological underpinnings of Faith in Place’s work and the limitations to its universalistic discourse. While presenting earth stewardship as an ethic within ... More


Christian Virtue and “Meta-virtues”

Gifford A. Grobien

in Christian Character Formation: Lutheran Studies of the Law, Anthropology, Worship, and Virtue

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
June 2019
ISBN:
9780198746195
eISBN:
9780191808784
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198746195.003.0008
Subject:
Religion, Theology, Religion and Society

The new character of the life in union with Christ and formed in the worship of the Church nourishes the fundamental virtues of faith and love. Having established the theological underpinnings of the ... More


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