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Methods: The Ethics of Comparative Ethics

Andrew F. March

in Islam and Liberal Citizenship: The Search for an Overlapping Consensus

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
May 2009
ISBN:
9780195330960
eISBN:
9780199868278
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195330960.003.0003
Subject:
Religion, Islam

This chapter elaborates a methodology for engaging in what Rawls referred to as “conjecture,” here called “justificatory comparative political theory” or “comparative ethics.” It moves beyond Rawls’s ... More


Introduction: Moral Conflict, Political Liberalism, and Islamic Ethics

Andrew F. March

in Islam and Liberal Citizenship: The Search for an Overlapping Consensus

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
May 2009
ISBN:
9780195330960
eISBN:
9780199868278
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195330960.003.0001
Subject:
Religion, Islam

This chapter states the aims of the book: its core question of the compatibility between formal Islamic doctrine and liberal citizenship It emphasizes how this book differs from historical, ... More


Difference, Resemblance, Dialogue: Some Goals for Comparative Political Theology in a Plural Age

Michael Jon Kessler

in Political Theology for a Plural Age

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
September 2013
ISBN:
9780199769285
eISBN:
9780199345144
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199769285.003.0007
Subject:
Religion, World Religions

This chapter explores how political theology is, in a plural age, a necessarily comparative enterprise. Reflection about political practices and norms and political engagement require encounters with ... More


Methods in Comparative Work

Erin M. Cline

in Confucius, Rawls, and the Sense of Justice

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
May 2013
ISBN:
9780823245086
eISBN:
9780823252596
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Fordham University Press
DOI:
10.5422/fordham/9780823245086.003.0002
Subject:
Philosophy, Moral Philosophy

Chapter 1 focuses on methods in comparative philosophy, including the general question of why comparative philosophy is worthwhile. It distinguishes between and evaluates different kinds of answers ... More


Beyond Comparative Religious Ethics

Thomas A. Lewis

in Why Philosophy Matters for the Study of Religion—and Vice Versa

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
November 2015
ISBN:
9780198744740
eISBN:
9780191805998
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198744740.003.0005
Subject:
Religion, Philosophy of Religion, Religious Studies

Both participants and observers often conceive of “comparative religious ethics” (CRE) as a distinct subfield within the larger field of religious ethics. Against this conception, Lewis argues that ... More


Confucius, Rawls, and the Sense of Justice

Erin Cline

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
May 2013
ISBN:
9780823245086
eISBN:
9780823252596
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Fordham University Press
DOI:
10.5422/fordham/9780823245086.001.0001
Subject:
Philosophy, Moral Philosophy

This work examines and compares the role of a sense of justice in the ethical and political thought of Confucius (Kongzi) and John Rawls, and presents an argument concerning why comparative studies ... More


Conclusion: A Look Back and a Look Forward

James Turner Johnson

in Just Wars, Holy Wars, and Jihads: Christian, Jewish, and Muslim Encounters and Exchanges

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
September 2012
ISBN:
9780199755042
eISBN:
9780199950508
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199755042.003.0020
Subject:
Religion, Religion and Society

This concluding chapter surveys earlier contributions to the comparative ethics of war in Western and Islamic civilizations and places the current book in the context of this literature. It considers ... More


Comparative Theology and Ecological Ethics

Daniel P. Scheid

in The Cosmic Common Good: Religious Grounds for Ecological Ethics

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
January 2016
ISBN:
9780199359431
eISBN:
9780199359462
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199359431.003.0007
Subject:
Religion, Philosophy of Religion

Before exploring the cosmic common good in non-Christian religious traditions, this chapter outlines the methodology of comparative theology, drawing primarily on the work of Francis X. Clooney, ... More


Why Philosophy Matters for the Study of Religion—and Vice Versa

Thomas A. Lewis

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
November 2015
ISBN:
9780198744740
eISBN:
9780191805998
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198744740.001.0001
Subject:
Religion, Philosophy of Religion, Religious Studies

Philosophy of religion today is characterized by a lacuna: little recent work has engaged with or contributed to broader developments in the academic study of religion. The result has been ... More


Introduction

Laura M. Hartman

in That All May Flourish: Comparative Religious Environmental Ethics

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
June 2018
ISBN:
9780190456023
eISBN:
9780190456054
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190456023.003.0001
Subject:
Religion, Theology

This chapter establishes flourishing as an ethical issue. The chapter explores unequal human flourishing, as well as human flourishing that comes at the cost of ecosystem health, both of which occur ... More


That All May Flourish: Comparative Religious Environmental Ethics

Laura Hartman (ed.)

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
June 2018
ISBN:
9780190456023
eISBN:
9780190456054
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190456023.001.0001
Subject:
Religion, Theology

Can humans flourish without destroying the earth? In this book, experts on many of the world’s major and minor religious traditions address the question of human and earth flourishing. Each chapter ... More


Conclusion

Mairaj U. Syed

in Coercion and Responsibility in Islam: A Study in Ethics and Law

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
January 2017
ISBN:
9780198788775
eISBN:
9780191830846
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198788775.003.0008
Subject:
Law, Philosophy of Law

The existence of two features in classical Islam make the constraint and contingency model appropriate for the analysis of Islamic thought: the existence of a fairly technical language of moral ... More


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