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Respect, Pluralism, and Justice: Kantian Perspectives

Thomas E. Hill

Published in print:
2000
Published Online:
November 2003
ISBN:
9780198238348
eISBN:
9780191597688
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0198238347.001.0001
Subject:
Philosophy, Moral Philosophy

This is a collection of essays that interpret, examine critically, and extend Kant's moral and political thought on several important topics. The aim is to understand Kant, to address serious ... More


Human Welfare and Moral Worth: Kantian Perspectives

Thomas E. Hill, Jr.

Published in print:
2002
Published Online:
November 2003
ISBN:
9780199252633
eISBN:
9780191597695
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0199252637.001.0001
Subject:
Philosophy, Moral Philosophy

The essays in this collection interpret and develop Kant's ideas on ethics. The first part of the book focuses on basic concepts: a priori method, good will, categorical imperatives, autonomy, and ... More


Non‐Human Animals, Humanity, and the Kingdom of Ends

Richard Dean

in The Value of Humanity in Kant's Moral Theory

Published in print:
2006
Published Online:
September 2006
ISBN:
9780199285723
eISBN:
9780191603938
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0199285721.003.0009
Subject:
Philosophy, Moral Philosophy

A strategy developed by Thomas E. Hill Jr. — that of using the kingdom of ends as a moral constructivist device for deliberating about specific moral questions — is adopted as a further interpretive ... More


The First Critics, 1820–1857

Jenifer Hart

in Proportional Representation: Critics of the British Electoral System 1820-1945

Published in print:
1992
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198201366
eISBN:
9780191674860
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198201366.003.0002
Subject:
History, British and Irish Modern History, Political History

Because the notion of coming up with a unanimous decision is important, the first members of parliament during the medieval times were selected through common consent of the people. However, ... More


The (Not So) Imperfect Duty of Beneficence

David Cummiskey

in Kantian Consequentialism

Published in print:
1996
Published Online:
November 2003
ISBN:
9780195094534
eISBN:
9780199833146
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0195094530.003.0006
Subject:
Philosophy, Moral Philosophy

Kant's own application of the categorical imperative reflects his strong deontological intuitions. Unfortunately, Kant's own interpretation of the limits on the duty of beneficence, and his various ... More


Jean-Jacques Rousseau, John Stuart Mill, and Thomas Hill Green on Natural Rights

Beth J. Singer

in Pragmatism, Rights, and Democracy

Published in print:
1999
Published Online:
May 2019
ISBN:
9780823218677
eISBN:
9780823284856
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Fordham University Press
DOI:
10.5422/fordham/9780823218677.003.0003
Subject:
Philosophy, American Philosophy

This chapter discusses three modern philosophers whose views run counter to the established tradition of “natural rights”: Jean-Jacques Rousseau, John Stuart Mill, and Thomas Hill Green. While they ... More


Philosophy and internationalist ethics

Casper Sylvest

in British Liberal Internationalism, 1880-1930: Making Progress?

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
July 2012
ISBN:
9780719079092
eISBN:
9781781703151
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9780719079092.003.0004
Subject:
Political Science, Political Theory

This chapter explores the internationalist ideology that emerged from the political and social thought of Herbert Spencer and Henry Sidgwick. A discussion of the role of philosophical idealists, ... More


Introduction

Mark Timmons and Robert N. Johnson

in Reason, Value, and Respect: Kantian Themes from the Philosophy of Thomas E. Hill, Jr.

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
June 2015
ISBN:
9780199699575
eISBN:
9780191793035
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199699575.003.0001
Subject:
Philosophy, Moral Philosophy

This chapter is an introduction to other chapters in this book which are about the philosophy of Thomas E. Hill. It includes summaries of each of the volume’s chapters. The book is divided into four ... More


Humility, Arrogance, and Self-Respect in Kant and Hill

Robin S. Dillon

in Reason, Value, and Respect: Kantian Themes from the Philosophy of Thomas E. Hill, Jr.

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
June 2015
ISBN:
9780199699575
eISBN:
9780191793035
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199699575.003.0003
Subject:
Philosophy, Moral Philosophy

Both Kant and Hill write in praise of humility and in condemnation of arrogance, a trait widely regarded as the vice to which the virtue of humility is the prevention and cure. Arrogance can easily ... More


Servility and Self-Respect: An African-American and Feminist Critique

Bernard Boxill and Jan Boxill

in Reason, Value, and Respect: Kantian Themes from the Philosophy of Thomas E. Hill, Jr.

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
June 2015
ISBN:
9780199699575
eISBN:
9780191793035
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199699575.003.0002
Subject:
Philosophy, Moral Philosophy

In “Servility and Self-Respect” Tom Hill considers three individuals – Uncle Tom, the Self-Deprecator, and the Deferential Wife – whose behaviour is described as being servile and for that reason, ... More


Private and Public Conscience: (Or, Is the Sanctity of Conscience a Liberal Commitment or an Anarchical Fallacy?)

Gerald Gaus

in Reason, Value, and Respect: Kantian Themes from the Philosophy of Thomas E. Hill, Jr.

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
June 2015
ISBN:
9780199699575
eISBN:
9780191793035
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199699575.003.0008
Subject:
Philosophy, Moral Philosophy

In two essays, “Four Conceptions of Conscience” and “Conscience and Authority” Tom Hill develops a conception of conscience, based on remarks by Kant, that contrasts with certain religious and ... More


The Supererogatory and Kant’s Imperfect Duties

Marcia Baron

in Reason, Value, and Respect: Kantian Themes from the Philosophy of Thomas E. Hill, Jr.

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
June 2015
ISBN:
9780199699575
eISBN:
9780191793035
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199699575.003.0012
Subject:
Philosophy, Moral Philosophy

One controversial issue in Kant’s ethics is whether his view can allow for the category of the supererogatory. In “Kant on Imperfect Duties and Supererogation,” Hill argues that Kant’s ethics can ... More


From Happy Individuals to Universal Sisterhood: Affective Reforms in All Sorts and Conditions of Men and Children of Gibeon

Vicky Cheng and Haejoo Kim

in Walter Besant: The Business of Literature and the Pleasures of Reform

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
May 2020
ISBN:
9781789620351
eISBN:
9781789623901
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Liverpool University Press
DOI:
10.3828/liverpool/9781789620351.003.0011
Subject:
Literature, 19th-century and Victorian Literature

This essay traces the shifting frameworks of affective reform proposed by Walter Besant in two of his novels about the East End, All Sorts and Conditions of Men (1882) and Children of Gibeon (1886). ... More


Respect

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/9781447323709.003.0007
Subject:
Law, Criminal Law and Criminology

This chapter explores a positive way forward centred on the concept of respect. This chapter unpicks the meaning of respect and whether respect for all can work alongside respect having to be earned. ... More


Reason, Value, and Respect: Kantian Themes from the Philosophy of Thomas E. Hill, Jr.

Mark Timmons and Robert N. Johnson (eds)

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
June 2015
ISBN:
9780199699575
eISBN:
9780191793035
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199699575.001.0001
Subject:
Philosophy, Moral Philosophy

This book is devoted to Tom Hill’s influential philosophical views that include his work on Kant’s ethics, on ethical and political topics such as self-respect, affirmative action, punishment and ... More


Virtue, Repugnance, and Deontology

Matt Zwolinski and David Schmidtz

in Reason, Value, and Respect: Kantian Themes from the Philosophy of Thomas E. Hill, Jr.

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
June 2015
ISBN:
9780199699575
eISBN:
9780191793035
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199699575.003.0010
Subject:
Philosophy, Moral Philosophy

Derek Parfit’s much discussed “repugnant conclusion” that concerns moral questions about population size presumably makes trouble for certain forms of utilitarianism. After explaining in some detail ... More


Kantian Complicity

Julia Driver

in Reason, Value, and Respect: Kantian Themes from the Philosophy of Thomas E. Hill, Jr.

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
June 2015
ISBN:
9780199699575
eISBN:
9780191793035
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199699575.003.0014
Subject:
Philosophy, Moral Philosophy

In “Moral Responsibilities of Bystanders,” Tom Hill considers so-called tolerance complicity – a person’s moral complicity and thus blameworthiness in cases where he or she, either though ... More


The “Call of the Wild”: Ideals and Obligations

Gregory E. Kaebnick

in Humans in Nature: The World As We Find It and the World As We Create It

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
May 2014
ISBN:
9780199347216
eISBN:
9780199347247
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199347216.003.0003
Subject:
Philosophy, Moral Philosophy, General

What kind of moral concern would a moral concern about nature be? Commentators often assume that claims about the intrinsic value of nature are meant to ground moral obligations or duties, as when a ... More


Did Kant Hold that Rational Volition is Sub Ratione Boni?

Reath Andrews

in Reason, Value, and Respect: Kantian Themes from the Philosophy of Thomas E. Hill, Jr.

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
June 2015
ISBN:
9780199699575
eISBN:
9780191793035
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199699575.003.0013
Subject:
Philosophy, Moral Philosophy

One issue concerning Kant’s moral theory discussed in Tom Hill’s “Personal Values and Setting Oneself Ends,” is whether Kant’s conception of rational volition properly interpreted is committed to a ... More


Agonizing Decisions and Humean Pluralism

Michael B. Gill

in Humean Moral Pluralism

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
June 2014
ISBN:
9780198714033
eISBN:
9780191782480
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198714033.003.0011
Subject:
Philosophy, Moral Philosophy

Humean pluralism does a better job than its monistic rivals at explaining the morally significant phenomena of “agonizing decisions,” situations in which a person feels remorse about doing what she ... More


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