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Reasons in Conflict

Joseph Raz

in From Normativity to Responsibility

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
January 2012
ISBN:
9780199693818
eISBN:
9780191731907
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199693818.003.0009
Subject:
Philosophy, Moral Philosophy

We have two distinct notions of single-agent conflicts reflecting two distinct theoretical questions. The first concerns the possibility of there being a right action in conflicts. It is the question ... More


Obligation and Permission

Pavlos Eleftheriadis

in Legal Rights

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
January 2009
ISBN:
9780199545285
eISBN:
9780191719899
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199545285.003.0005
Subject:
Law, Philosophy of Law

This chapter explores the ways in which deontic logic and the basic distinction between obligation and permission may illuminate the theory of legal rights. It is argued that deontic logic does not ... More


Numbers: With and Without Contractualism

Joseph Raz

in From Normativity to Responsibility

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
January 2012
ISBN:
9780199693818
eISBN:
9780191731907
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199693818.003.0010
Subject:
Philosophy, Moral Philosophy

The conformity principle is defended, and shown to be the basic principle that points to the limited degree to which aggregation has a role in practical thought. Scanlon’s contractualist thesis is ... More


Multi-professional teamwork

Pam Firth

in Patient Participation in Palliative Care: A voice for the voiceless

Published in print:
2003
Published Online:
November 2011
ISBN:
9780198515814
eISBN:
9780191730498
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198515814.003.0008
Subject:
Palliative Care, Patient Care and End-of-Life Decision Making, Palliative Medicine Research

This chapter discusses and provides a brief overview of the development of multi-professional working in hospitals and the community. It examines what is meant by teams and teamworking and looks at ... More


Introduction

Karin Nisenbaum

in For the Love of Metaphysics: Nihilism and the Conflict of Reason from Kant to Rosenzweig

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
October 2018
ISBN:
9780190680640
eISBN:
9780190680671
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190680640.003.0001
Subject:
Philosophy, History of Philosophy

This introduction gives a more exact characterization of the conflict of reason by relating it to Kant’s doctrine of transcendental illusion. As I explain, the conflict of reason arises because we ... More


Conflicting Reasons

Derek Parfit

in On What Matters: Volume Three

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
December 2017
ISBN:
9780198778608
eISBN:
9780191853487
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198778608.003.0019
Subject:
Philosophy, Moral Philosophy

This chapter confronts ‘the profoundest problem in ethics’ — in which we always have most reason to do our duty, by doing whatever would be impartially best, and that we always have most reason to do ... More


Religion and Public Reasons: Making Laws and Evaluating Candidates*

Kent Greenawalt

in From the Bottom Up: Selected Essays

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
May 2016
ISBN:
9780199756162
eISBN:
9780190608897
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199756162.003.0004
Subject:
Political Science, Political Theory

“Religion and Public Reasons: Making Laws and Evaluating Candidates,” shows that what actually count as public reasons can differ for legislators and judges, that even among public reasons there can ... More


Context and Background

Frederick C. Beiser

in David Friedrich Strauß, Father of Unbelief: An Intellectual Biography

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
October 2020
ISBN:
9780198859857
eISBN:
9780191892240
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198859857.003.0004
Subject:
Philosophy, History of Philosophy

Chapter 3 is a study of Strauß’s early intellectual context. It examines his early faith, his educational institutions (the Blaubeuren school and Tübinger Stift), his early devotion to mysticism and ... More


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