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Just a Job?: Communication, Ethics, and Professional Life

George Cheney, Dan Lair, Dean Ritz, and Brenden Kendall

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
February 2010
ISBN:
9780195182774
eISBN:
9780199871001
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195182774.001.0001
Subject:
Business and Management, Corporate Governance and Accountability

This book offers a fresh perspective on ethics at work, questioning the notions that doing ethics at work has to be work, and that work is somehow a sphere where a different set of rules applies. ... More


Moral Philosophy in England during the Time of Shakespeare

Neema Parvini

in Shakespeare's Moral Compass

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
May 2019
ISBN:
9781474432870
eISBN:
9781474453745
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9781474432870.003.0003
Subject:
Literature, Shakespeare Studies

This chapter provides the historical and philosophical underpinning that informs the rest of Shakespeare’s Moral Compass. Divided into four parts, it traces moral thought from antiquity to the time ... More


Introduction: The Basic View

Christine Swanton

in Target Centred Virtue Ethics

Published in print:
2021
Published Online:
September 2021
ISBN:
9780198861676
eISBN:
9780191893629
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198861676.003.0001
Subject:
Philosophy, General

The Introduction summarizes the basic tenets of Target Centred Virtue Ethics. It begins with an account of the fundamental concepts of virtue ethics in general and shows that virtue ethics is a ... More


Sustainable Animal Agriculture and Environmental Virtue Ethics

Raymond Anthony

in Philosophy, Technology, and the Environment

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
September 2017
ISBN:
9780262035668
eISBN:
9780262337991
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
The MIT Press
DOI:
10.7551/mitpress/9780262035668.003.0013
Subject:
Philosophy, General

Raymond Anthony addresses the role of technology in promoting sustainable agri-food systems and animal well-being. Food production under an industrial model makes it difficult to appreciate the good ... More


Response to Commentaries: Sketch of a Virtue Ethics Regulatory Model

Justin Oakley

in The Future of Bioethics: International Dialogues

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
January 2014
ISBN:
9780199682676
eISBN:
9780191763168
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199682676.003.0098
Subject:
Philosophy, Moral Philosophy

The author here elaborates on how a virtue ethics regulatory model might combat medical conflicts of interest. The author explains how, in evaluating a certain regulatory intervention here, such a ... More


Primary Topic Article: A Virtue Ethics Analysis of Disclosure Requirements and Financial Incentives as Responses to Conflicts of Interest in Physician Prescribing

Justin Oakley

in The Future of Bioethics: International Dialogues

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
January 2014
ISBN:
9780199682676
eISBN:
9780191763168
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199682676.003.0093
Subject:
Philosophy, Moral Philosophy

This article argues that virtue ethics provides a deeper and more compelling analysis of the ethical problems raised by conflicts of interest in physician prescribing than do other ethical ... More


Relationship and rehabilitation in a post-‘what works’ era

Aaron Pycroft

in Risk and rehabilitation: Management and treatment of substance misuse and mental health problems in the criminal justice system

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
May 2013
ISBN:
9781447300205
eISBN:
9781447307778
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781447300205.003.0011
Subject:
Social Work, Crime and Justice

The research illustrates how substance misuse and mental health problems are not being addressed satisfactorily by the criminal justice system, as it is failing to keep pace with our understanding of ... More


Spaces of postsecular engagement in cities

Agatha Herman, Justin Beaumont, Paul Cloke, and Andrés Walliser

in Faith-based organisations and exclusion in European cities

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
May 2013
ISBN:
9781847428349
eISBN:
9781447307785
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781847428349.003.0003
Subject:
Sociology, Sociology of Religion

The concept of the postsecular is addressed, referring to emergent spaces where faith-based and secular interests collaborate. The chapter sets out the argument that FBOs are not tools of ... More


Loyalty to Loyalty

Mathew A. Foust

in Loyalty to Loyalty: Josiah Royce and the Genuine Moral Life

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
January 2013
ISBN:
9780823242696
eISBN:
9780823242733
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Fordham University Press
DOI:
10.5422/fordham/9780823242696.003.0004
Subject:
Philosophy, American Philosophy

This chapter attends to Royce's articulation and defense of his principle of loyalty to loyalty. Although Royce is generally not explicit concerning these theoretical underpinnings, it is argued that ... More


The Formation of Medical “Professionals”

Nicole M. Piemonte

in Afflicted: How Vulnerability Can Heal Medical Education and Practice

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
September 2018
ISBN:
9780262037396
eISBN:
9780262344968
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
The MIT Press
DOI:
10.7551/mitpress/9780262037396.003.0004
Subject:
Philosophy, Moral Philosophy

Chapter four explores how educators might help cultivate the capacity for authentic patient care among doctors-in-training, including a comportment of humility, openness, and gratitude for patients. ... More


Legal and Moral Implications of Child Sex Robots

Litska Strikwerda

in Robot Sex: Social and Ethical Implications

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
May 2018
ISBN:
9780262036689
eISBN:
9780262341981
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
The MIT Press
DOI:
10.7551/mitpress/9780262036689.003.0008
Subject:
Philosophy, Moral Philosophy

This chapter considers the legal and moral implications of creating sex robots that look and act like children. It does so by addressing the analogy between child sex robots and virtual child ... More


Conclusion: The Need for Loyalty

Mathew A. Foust

in Loyalty to Loyalty: Josiah Royce and the Genuine Moral Life

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
January 2013
ISBN:
9780823242696
eISBN:
9780823242733
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Fordham University Press
DOI:
10.5422/fordham/9780823242696.003.0009
Subject:
Philosophy, American Philosophy

This conclusion to the book emphasizes that Royce's philosophy of loyalty does not necessitate becoming a moral hero, but simply necessitates that we be loyal, and insofar as it lies in our power, be ... More


Loyalty

Neema Parvini

in Shakespeare's Moral Compass

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
May 2019
ISBN:
9781474432870
eISBN:
9781474453745
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9781474432870.003.0007
Subject:
Literature, Shakespeare Studies

This chapter approaches the topic of loyalty in Shakespeare’s plays primarily through the lens of Antonio’s devotion to Bassanio in The Merchant of Venice and Celia’s to Rosalind in As You Like It. ... More


Desires of the Spirit

Simeon Zahl

in The Holy Spirit and Christian Experience

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
July 2020
ISBN:
9780198827788
eISBN:
9780191866500
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198827788.003.0006
Subject:
Religion, Theology

This chapter examines the work of the Holy Spirit in the transformation and sanctification of Christians. It argues that accounts of sanctification that build upon the idea of an instantaneous ... More


Ritual and Practice

M. Therese Lysaught

in Dying in the Twenty-First Century: Toward a New Ethical Framework for the Art of Dying Well

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
January 2016
ISBN:
9780262029124
eISBN:
9780262328579
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
The MIT Press
DOI:
10.7551/mitpress/9780262029124.003.0005
Subject:
Biology, Bioethics

M. Therese Lysaught argues that, whereas rituals and practices had played important roles in the art of dying from the Middle Ages until the early twentieth century, today they are ambiguous concepts ... More


Loyalty and Community

Mathew A. Foust

in Loyalty to Loyalty: Josiah Royce and the Genuine Moral Life

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
January 2013
ISBN:
9780823242696
eISBN:
9780823242733
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Fordham University Press
DOI:
10.5422/fordham/9780823242696.003.0006
Subject:
Philosophy, American Philosophy

This chapter addresses the following problem: while one may concede Royce's view of loyalty as necessary for becoming a self, and indeed, a moral self, one may doubt that loyalty is required or even ... More


The Character of Evil

Phillip Cole

in The Myth of Evil

Published in print:
2006
Published Online:
September 2012
ISBN:
9780748622009
eISBN:
9780748671908
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9780748622009.003.0007
Subject:
Philosophy, Moral Philosophy

This chapter examines the ‘Virtue Ethics’ approach to the problem of evil, which focuses on the idea of ‘character’ – certain individuals have a character which leads to them perform evil actions. It ... More


Introduction

Jennifer Cole Wright, Michael T. Warren, and Nancy E. Snow

in Understanding Virtue: Theory and Measurement

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
October 2020
ISBN:
9780190655136
eISBN:
9780190655167
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190655136.003.0001
Subject:
Philosophy, Moral Philosophy

The Introduction discusses the main objectives of the book, describes who it will be relevant for and why, and lays out the plan for each chapter. The main objective of the book is twofold. First, it ... More


Respect for Human Beings with Intellectual Disabilities

Oliver Sensen

in Disability in Practice: Attitudes, Policies, and Relationships

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
August 2018
ISBN:
9780198812876
eISBN:
9780191850660
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198812876.003.0005
Subject:
Philosophy, Moral Philosophy, Philosophy of Science

Respect for persons is a central element of our ordinary moral views. However, there is a growing demand to include not just normal human adults, but also animals, the environment, and other ... More


Disloyalty

Mathew A. Foust

in Loyalty to Loyalty: Josiah Royce and the Genuine Moral Life

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
January 2013
ISBN:
9780823242696
eISBN:
9780823242733
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Fordham University Press
DOI:
10.5422/fordham/9780823242696.003.0007
Subject:
Philosophy, American Philosophy

Having focused in previous chapters on the nature of loyalty, this chapter discusses the nature of disloyalty. Such a discussion is prompted by the introduction of the notion of the “loyal traitor” ... More


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