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Rule Consequentialism

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.003.0005
Subject:
Philosophy, Moral Philosophy

This chapter explores Rule Consequentialism. It begins with a brief introduction to contemporary Rule Consequentialism, focusing on Brad Hooker’s formulation. A new formulation of Rule ... More


The Evolving Reputation of Richard Hooker: An Examination of Responses, 1600-1714

Michael Brydon

Published in print:
2006
Published Online:
January 2007
ISBN:
9780199204816
eISBN:
9780191709500
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199204816.001.0001
Subject:
Religion, Church History

Richard Hooker has long been viewed as the first systematic defender of Anglicanism, as a via media between Roman Catholicism and Reformed Protestantism. In the last twenty years, this traditional ... More


Richard Hooker and Anglican Moral Theology

A.J. Joyce

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
May 2012
ISBN:
9780199216161
eISBN:
9780191739248
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199216161.001.0001
Subject:
Religion, Theology

The Elizabethan Anglican divine Richard Hooker (1554–1600) is often credited with being the founding father of Anglican moral theology. This book is the first major study to examine in depth the ... More


Ross and Rule‐Consequentialism

Thomas L. Carson

in Lying and Deception: Theory and Practice

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
September 2010
ISBN:
9780199577415
eISBN:
9780191722813
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199577415.003.0006
Subject:
Philosophy, Moral Philosophy, General

If lying and not lying will have exactly the same consequences, then, according to act-utilitarianism, it doesn't matter whether or not one lies. Ross claims that lying is prima facie wrong, or wrong ... More


The English Church, Jewish Worship, and the Temple

Achsah Guibbory

in Christian Identity, Jews, and Israel in 17th-Century England

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
January 2011
ISBN:
9780199557165
eISBN:
9780191595004
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199557165.003.0003
Subject:
Literature, 17th-century and Restoration Literature

This chapter shows how conflicts within the Church of England turned on its relation to the Jewish past and to Judaism. Whereas Foxe, Prynne, and Milton insisted that a reformed church must be ... More


Generalizing to Other Forms of Consequentialism

Paul Hurley

in Beyond Consequentialism

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
February 2010
ISBN:
9780199559305
eISBN:
9780191721212
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199559305.003.0008
Subject:
Philosophy, Moral Philosophy, Philosophy of Mind

This chapter lays out several variants upon standard act consequentialism, including indirect act consequentialism, rule consequentialism, evaluator-relative consequentialism, and non-foundational ... More


Politics, Principle, and The Friend

John Beer

in Coleridge's Play of Mind

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
September 2010
ISBN:
9780199574018
eISBN:
9780191723100
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199574018.003.0009
Subject:
Literature, 19th-century Literature and Romanticism, 19th-century and Victorian Literature

The gradual development of ideas in The Friend, responding to the sense of betrayal at the lack of principle after Cintra, is rooted in the assertion that what the age needs above all is principled ... More


“Never Did Troops Fight Better Than Ours.”: Letters 91 through 104 Letters 91 through 104 May 1863 through June 1863

Guy R. Everson and Edward H. Simpson

in “far, Far From Home”: The Wartime Letters of Dick and Tally Simpson Third South Carolina Volunteers

Published in print:
1994
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780195086645
eISBN:
9780199853946
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195086645.003.0007
Subject:
History, American History: 19th Century

This chapter presents Tally Simpsonsʼ wartime letters to his family in South Carolina dated from May to June 1863. These letters tell about the battle between the Union Army's Joe Hooker and the ... More


Walton’s Lives of Hooker and Sanderson

Jessica Martin

in Walton’s Lives

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198270157
eISBN:
9780191683930
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198270157.003.0005
Subject:
Religion, Religion and Literature, History of Christianity

The Lives that Walton wrote of Hooker and Sanderson may be referred to as Walton's Restoration biographies since they both attempted to make sense of the events that initiated civil war and the Civil ... More


‘A Solitude beyond the Reach of God or Man’: Victorian Agnostics and Death

Pat Jalland

in Death in the Victorian Family

Published in print:
1996
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198201885
eISBN:
9780191675058
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198201885.003.0018
Subject:
History, British and Irish Modern History

The decline of Evangelicalism, the emergence of biblical criticisms, and the introduction of science in the latter part of the Victorian period created some agnostics views of death. This chapter ... More


Liberty and Religion

Hilary Gatti

in Ideas of Liberty in Early Modern Europe: From Machiavelli to Milton

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
October 2017
ISBN:
9780691163833
eISBN:
9781400866304
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Princeton University Press
DOI:
10.23943/princeton/9780691163833.003.0003
Subject:
Philosophy, Political Philosophy

This chapter addresses the question of liberty in sixteenth-century religious debates. It first takes a look at the discussion between the Augustinian friar Martin Luther and Dutch humanist Erasmus ... 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.


Act-utilitarianism and Promissory Obligation

Alastair Norcross

in Promises and Agreements: Philosophical Essays

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
May 2011
ISBN:
9780195377958
eISBN:
9780199893836
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195377958.003.0009
Subject:
Philosophy, General

Act-utilitarianism is often criticized for failing to account for the strength of promissory obligation. Worse still, it is not even clear that the institution of promising could exist in an ... More


Introduction: Anglicanism, Moral Theology, and the Misappropriation of Richard Hooker

A. J. Joyce

in Richard Hooker and Anglican Moral Theology

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
May 2012
ISBN:
9780199216161
eISBN:
9780191739248
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199216161.003.0001
Subject:
Religion, Theology

This introductory chapter surveys and critically evaluates the various ways in which Hooker's influence upon both the Anglican tradition of moral theology and Anglicanism in general has been ... More


Hooker in Historical Context

A. J. Joyce

in Richard Hooker and Anglican Moral Theology

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
May 2012
ISBN:
9780199216161
eISBN:
9780191739248
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199216161.003.0002
Subject:
Religion, Theology

Hooker's interpreters have sometimes taken inadequate account of the historical context out of which his work emerged, when attributing to him an authority that transcends time and culture. This ... More


Reading Hooker: Rhetoric, Irony, and Wit

A. J. Joyce

in Richard Hooker and Anglican Moral Theology

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
May 2012
ISBN:
9780199216161
eISBN:
9780191739248
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199216161.003.0003
Subject:
Religion, Theology

This chapter argues that an appreciation of Hooker's prose style, particularly his use of rhetoric and irony, is essential to the correct interpretation of his text. This is demonstrated with ... More


Hooker's Theological Anthropology

A. J. Joyce

in Richard Hooker and Anglican Moral Theology

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
May 2012
ISBN:
9780199216161
eISBN:
9780191739248
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199216161.003.0004
Subject:
Religion, Theology

Hooker's understanding of the nature of human beings and the circumstances in which they flourish is integral to his understanding of the moral life, although it has been variously interpreted. This ... More


Hooker on the Nature and Authority of Scripture

A. J. Joyce

in Richard Hooker and Anglican Moral Theology

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
May 2012
ISBN:
9780199216161
eISBN:
9780191739248
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199216161.003.0005
Subject:
Religion, Theology

This chapter provides a detailed description and analysis of Hooker's understanding of biblical authority, demonstrating its sophistication, subtlety, and originality. Hooker regards scripture as ... More


Hooker and the Moral Life

A. J. Joyce

in Richard Hooker and Anglican Moral Theology

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
May 2012
ISBN:
9780199216161
eISBN:
9780191739248
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199216161.003.0006
Subject:
Religion, Theology

This chapter provides a detailed analysis of Hooker's ‘law of reason’ and the account that he gives of how human beings come to the knowledge of what is good. This leads to a discussion of the ... More


Moral Principles and Pastoral Practice: Hooker and the Exceptional Case

A. J. Joyce

in Richard Hooker and Anglican Moral Theology

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
May 2012
ISBN:
9780199216161
eISBN:
9780191739248
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199216161.003.0007
Subject:
Religion, Theology

One of the important and distinctive features of Hooker's moral theology relates to his engagement with the tension that can exist between the general and the particular, specifically, within the ... More


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