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Between God and Country: Objecting to the Wartime State

Christopher Capozzola

in Uncle Sam Wants You: World War I and the Making of the Modern American Citizen

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
September 2008
ISBN:
9780195335491
eISBN:
9780199868971
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195335491.003.0003
Subject:
History, American History: 20th Century

This chapter focuses on Americans' opposition to draft exemptions for conscientious objectors. It shows that Americans actively opposed draft exemptions for conscientious objectors, employing ... More


Confiscating Cadaveric Organs

Cécile Fabre

in Whose Body is it Anyway?: Justice and the Integrity of the Person

Published in print:
2006
Published Online:
May 2006
ISBN:
9780199289998
eISBN:
9780191603556
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0199289999.003.0004
Subject:
Philosophy, Moral Philosophy

This chapter argues that the duty of assistance outlined in Chapter 1 includes a duty to make one’s organs available upon death to those who need them. It reviews analogies and disanalogies between ... More


Conscience and Commitment

Timothy Macklem

in Independence of Mind

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
January 2009
ISBN:
9780199535446
eISBN:
9780191709074
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199535446.003.0003
Subject:
Law, Philosophy of Law

This chapter explores a set of puzzles about conscientious objection, drawn from the work of Bernard Williams and Joseph Raz, to arrive at an alternative picture of conscience as a central element in ... More


Ruth Linn, Conscience at War: The Israeli Soldier as a Moral Critic. Albany: State University of New York Press, 1996. 245 pp.

Amnon Sella

in Studies in Contemporary Jewry an Annual XV 1999

Published in print:
2000
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780195134681
eISBN:
9780199848652
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195134681.003.0043
Subject:
History, History of Religion

A review of the book, Conscience at War: The Israeli Soldier as a Moral Critic by Ruth Linn is presented. The book is an original, daring and necessary study of a major sore on the Israeli body ... More


Conscientious objection, harm reduction and abortion care

Ruth Fletcher

in Ethical and Legal Debates In Irish Healthcare: Confronting complexities

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
May 2016
ISBN:
9780719099465
eISBN:
9781526104410
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9780719099465.003.0003
Subject:
Sociology, Culture

This chapter argues that debates about conscientious objection in health care would benefit from distinguishing clearly between two distinct sets of issues 1) who qualifies for conscientious ... More


Necropolitics, Martyrdom and Muslim Conscientious Objection

Pınar Kemerli

in Turkey's Necropolitical Laboratory: Democracy, Violence and Resistance

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
May 2021
ISBN:
9781474450263
eISBN:
9781474476539
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9781474450263.003.0007
Subject:
Political Science, International Relations and Politics

The war between Turkey and the Kurdish liberation movement has been the site of multiple forms of necropolitical violence, including killing and torture, indiscriminate exposure of the Kurdish ... More


A Right to Dissent? II.: Conscientious Objection

Joseph Raz

in The authority of law: Essays on law and morality

Published in print:
1979
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780198253457
eISBN:
9780191681400
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198253457.003.0015
Subject:
Law, Philosophy of Law

This chapter discusses another form of dissent and individual autonomy: the conscientious objection. While civil disobedience is a political act designed to change public policies, conscientious ... More


Arguments for the Moral Equality of Combatants

Jeff McMahan

in Killing in War

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
September 2009
ISBN:
9780199548668
eISBN:
9780191721045
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199548668.003.0002
Subject:
Philosophy, Moral Philosophy, Philosophy of Language

This chapter examines a variety of possible arguments for the orthodox view that those who fight in unjust wars have the same moral status as those who fight in just wars — that is, the same rights, ... More


Conscience and Conviction: The Case for Civil Disobedience

Kimberley Brownlee

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
January 2013
ISBN:
9780199592944
eISBN:
9780191746109
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199592944.001.0001
Subject:
Law, Philosophy of Law, Human Rights and Immigration

This book shows that civil disobedience is more defensible than private conscientious objection. Part I distinguishes conviction from conscience, shedding light on the former as something non-evasive ... More


Conviction

Kimberley Brownlee

in Conscience and Conviction: The Case for Civil Disobedience

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
January 2013
ISBN:
9780199592944
eISBN:
9780191746109
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199592944.003.0002
Subject:
Law, Philosophy of Law, Human Rights and Immigration

This chapter develops and defends a communicative principle of conscientiousness. To satisfy this principle, four conditions must be met: consistency, universality, non-evasion, and the willingness ... More


. The Origins of the New Pacifism

Norman Ingram

in The Politics of Dissent: Pacifism in France 1919-1939

Published in print:
1991
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198222958
eISBN:
9780191678547
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198222958.003.0007
Subject:
History, European Modern History

Having reached a pinnacle, old-style pacifism spiralled and retreated into a defence of justice and law as opposed to peace — a retreat which coincided and was largely shaped by the Nazi seizure of ... More


Do Some Soldiers Deserve to Die More Than Others?: Selective Conscientious Objectors and Liability

David Whetham

in Who Should Die?: The Ethics of Killing in War

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
November 2017
ISBN:
9780190495657
eISBN:
9780190495671
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190495657.003.0004
Subject:
Philosophy, Moral Philosophy, Political Philosophy

Many would say that a conscript coming toward you with “love in his heart” is somehow less blameworthy than a soldier who has quite deliberately chosen to participate in an unjust conflict. If you ... More


Religious Non-Affiliation and Objections of Conscience

Bernard G. Prusak

in Empty Churches: Non-Affiliation in America

Published in print:
2021
Published Online:
February 2021
ISBN:
9780197529317
eISBN:
9780197529355
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780197529317.003.0010
Subject:
Religion, Religion and Society

This chapter is concerned with the implications of growing religious non-affiliation for objections of conscience, which have proliferated lately in the culture wars of Western democracies. Through ... More


Reforming the Lawyer's Amoral Role

Donald Nicolson and Julian Webb

in Professional Legal Ethics: Critical Interrogations

Published in print:
2000
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780198764717
eISBN:
9780191695261
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198764717.003.0008
Subject:
Law, Legal Profession and Ethics

This chapter discusses the possible options and alternatives for morally activist lawyers on how to approach the dilemmas of immoral ends and means in the legal profession. One of the possible ... More


Matters of Conscience

Kate Greasley

in Arguments about Abortion: Personhood, Morality, and Law

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
March 2017
ISBN:
9780198766780
eISBN:
9780191821059
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198766780.003.0012
Subject:
Law, Human Rights and Immigration

This chapter comments on the controversy surrounding the scope of the right of medical practitioners to conscientiously object to participation in abortion provision. It addresses the question of how ... More


Gay Rights versus Religious Rights

Stephen Law

in Religious Freedom and Gay Rights: Emerging Conflicts in the United States and Europe

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
June 2016
ISBN:
9780190600600
eISBN:
9780190600631
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780190600600.003.0003
Subject:
Religion, Religion and Society, Religious Studies

This chapter examines the debate between religious freedom and gay rights in the United Kingdom, and considers whether individuals expressing sincerely held religious objections to generally ... More


War and the Objector

Alex Belsey

in Image of a Man: The Journal of Keith Vaughan

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
September 2020
ISBN:
9781789620290
eISBN:
9781789623574
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Liverpool University Press
DOI:
10.3828/liverpool/9781789620290.003.0003
Subject:
Literature, 20th-century and Contemporary Literature

This chapter considers how the statement of conscientious objection with which Keith Vaughan opens his first ever journal entry in August 1939 develops from a political stance into a declaration of ... More


Modern Issues about Conscientious Objection and Freedoms of Conscience, Religion, and Speech

Richard Sorabji

in Moral Conscience through the Ages: Fifth Century BCE to the Present

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
January 2015
ISBN:
9780199685547
eISBN:
9780191765704
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199685547.003.0012
Subject:
Philosophy, Moral Philosophy

Issues in Chapter 11 include conscientious objection to military conscription. Britain recognised as a ground freedom of conscience, the U.S.A. only of religion. The force of appeal to conscience is ... More


A Rule for Children and Other Writings

Jacqueline Pascal

Published in print:
2003
Published Online:
February 2013
ISBN:
9780226648316
eISBN:
9780226648347
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226648347.001.0001
Subject:
Literature, Women's Literature

Jacqueline Pascal (1625–1661) was the sister of Blaise Pascal and a nun at the Jansenist Port–Royal convent in France. She was also a prolific writer who argued for the spiritual rights of women and ... More


Patriotism, propaganda and pacifism, 1914–1918

Andrew Frayn

in Writing disenchantment: British First World War prose, 1914-30

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
January 2015
ISBN:
9780719089220
eISBN:
9781781707333
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9780719089220.003.0002
Subject:
Literature, European Literature

Chapter 1 examines wartime dissent from patriotic ideals, and the wars in which that disenchantment was officially and tacitly circumscribed. Propaganda posters and treatises are analysed alongside ... More


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