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Spectator Theory

D. D. Raphael

in The Impartial Spectator: Adam Smith's Moral Philosophy

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
May 2007
ISBN:
9780199213337
eISBN:
9780191707544
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199213337.003.0004
Subject:
Philosophy, History of Philosophy

Explanation of moral judgement in terms of the feelings of spectators is found in Hutcheson and Hume as well as in Adam Smith. Smith's theory marks an advance on the other two.


Immanuel Kant and Aesthetic Judgement

Charles Martindale

in Latin Poetry and the Judgement of Taste: An Essay in Aesthetics

Published in print:
2004
Published Online:
September 2007
ISBN:
9780199240401
eISBN:
9780191714337
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199240401.003.0002
Subject:
Classical Studies, Poetry and Poets: Classical, Early, and Medieval

This chapter argues that Kant’s Critique of Judgement provides a compelling account of the character and conditions of possibility of what he terms ‘the judgement of taste’ (‘X is beautiful’). The ... More


The Divine Providence of Slavery and Freedom

John Saillant

in Black Puritan, Black Republican: The Life and Thought of Lemuel Haynes, 1753-1833

Published in print:
2003
Published Online:
November 2003
ISBN:
9780195157178
eISBN:
9780199834617
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0195157176.003.0004
Subject:
Religion, History of Christianity

Lemuel Haynes was schooled in the New Divinity, the Calvinist theology of the students of Jonathan Edwards. Haynes declared himself a follower of Samuel Hopkins, the leading interpreter of Edwardsean ... More


Postscript

Andrew Lincoln

in Walter Scott and Modernity

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780748626069
eISBN:
9780748651870
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9780748626069.003.0008
Subject:
Literature, 20th-century Literature and Modernism

This chapter reviews some aspects of Scott's fiction, specifically its historical perspective and accuracy, and discusses the concept of the romance of disinterested virtue, as well as Scott's ... More


Impartiality: (i) The Principle of Good

John Skorupski

in The Domain of Reasons

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
January 2011
ISBN:
9780199587636
eISBN:
9780191595394
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199587636.003.0013
Subject:
Philosophy, History of Philosophy, Metaphysics/Epistemology

Chapters 13 and 14 argue that sentimentalism can give no account of how impartiality enters into the sources of practical reasons. Impartial principles underlie our notions of good and of rights; ... More


Impartiality: (ii) The Demand Principle

John Skorupski

in The Domain of Reasons

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
January 2011
ISBN:
9780199587636
eISBN:
9780191595394
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199587636.003.0014
Subject:
Philosophy, History of Philosophy, Metaphysics/Epistemology

Whether there can be a disinterested will is a major turning‐point for ethics. In Chapter 13 we accepted that there can be and is, and made its dispositions the epistemic basis of a principle of ... More


Her Father's and Her Mother's God: 1857–1859

Joan D. Hedrick

in Harriet Beecher Stowe: A Life

Published in print:
1995
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780195096392
eISBN:
9780199854288
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195096392.003.0022
Subject:
History, American History: 19th Century

Women turned to Harriet Beecher Stowe for relief from a particular kind of religious scruple that they would not have been able to express to their ministers. Stowe answered this mother's cry in a ... More


The Good of Care

Jeffrey Blustein

in Care and Commitment: Taking the Personal Point of View

Published in print:
1992
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780195067996
eISBN:
9780199852895
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195067996.003.0005
Subject:
Philosophy, Moral Philosophy

This chapter discusses the various claims about the good of care. It suggests that disinterested care and self-regarding care are not the only sources of self-knowledge. They are significant sources ... More


Caring About Others

Jeffrey Blustein

in Care and Commitment: Taking the Personal Point of View

Published in print:
1992
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780195067996
eISBN:
9780199852895
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195067996.003.0015
Subject:
Philosophy, Moral Philosophy

This chapter focuses on caring about that is positive and disinterested, and only as it is directed at other persons. It distinguishes impersonal from personal care, and within the latter, between ... More


Who Is This Person?

Eric J. Cassell

in The Nature of Suffering and the Goals of Medicine

Published in print:
2004
Published Online:
November 2011
ISBN:
9780195156164
eISBN:
9780199999880
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195156164.003.0010
Subject:
Palliative Care, Patient Care and End-of-Life Decision Making, Palliative Medicine and Older People

This chapter discusses knowing and attempting to know a person over a period of time. It is believed that individuals are unknowable in their entirety, due to the fact that people change constantly ... More


Kant's Aesthetics of Nature

Malcolm Budd

in The Aesthetic Appreciation of Nature

Published in print:
2003
Published Online:
November 2003
ISBN:
9780199259656
eISBN:
9780191597121
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0199259658.003.0002
Subject:
Philosophy, Aesthetics

Outlines Immanuel Kant's conception of an aesthetic judgement and his classification of aesthetic judgements, and then expounds and examines Kant's various claims about aesthetic judgements of ... More


How to Save Kant's Deduction of Taste as Objective

Karl Ameriks

in Interpreting Kant's Critiques

Published in print:
2003
Published Online:
January 2005
ISBN:
9780199247318
eISBN:
9780191601699
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0199247315.003.0013
Subject:
Philosophy, History of Philosophy

Combines two earlier articles that argue that there is a way of reconstructing Kant’s account of taste such that it has a plausible deduction, but one that involves understanding natural beauty as an ... More


Samuel Hopkins and Hopkinsianism

Peter Jauhiainen

in After Jonathan Edwards: The Courses of the New England Theology

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
September 2012
ISBN:
9780199756292
eISBN:
9780199950379
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199756292.003.0008
Subject:
Religion, Theology

Samuel Hopkins was a chief expositor of Edwardsian theology, an innovative reformulation of Reformed doctrine that responded to the challenges of the Enlightenment. His appropriation of key ... More


The Necessity of Evil

Samuel Hopkins

in Early Evangelicalism: A Reader

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
March 2015
ISBN:
9780199916955
eISBN:
9780190258368
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:osobl/9780199916955.003.0057
Subject:
Religion, History of Christianity

This chapter presents excerpts from Samuel Hopkins's The System of Doctrines, Contained in Divine Revelation, Explained and Defended (1793). Hopkins is arguably the most creative thinker among ... More


Altruism and Altruistic Love: Science, Philosophy, and Religion in Dialogue

Stephen G. Post, Lynn G. Underwood, Jeffrey P. Schloss, and William B. Hurlbut (eds)

Published in print:
2002
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780195143584
eISBN:
9780199848119
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195143584.001.0001
Subject:
Psychology, Social Psychology

The concept of altruism, or disinterested concern for another's welfare, has been discussed by everyone from theologians to psychologists to biologists. In this book, evolutionary, neurological, ... More


Art Rethought: The Social Practices of Art

Nicholas Wolterstorff

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
September 2015
ISBN:
9780198747758
eISBN:
9780191810671
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198747758.001.0001
Subject:
Philosophy, Aesthetics

Most philosophers of art of the modern period have concentrated their attention on engaging works of the arts as objects of disinterested aesthetic attention, and on the works that reward that modern ... More


The Disinterested Government: An Interpretation of China’s Economic Success in the Reform Era

Yang Yao

in Achieving Development Success: Strategies and Lessons from the Developing World

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
May 2013
ISBN:
9780199671557
eISBN:
9780191751059
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199671557.003.0008
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Development, Growth, and Environmental

In the last thirty years, China has achieved high economic growth and successfully transformed its economy from a planned economy to a market-based system. The country, to a large extent, has ... More


Introduction

Nicholas Wolterstorff

in Art Rethought: The Social Practices of Art

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
September 2015
ISBN:
9780198747758
eISBN:
9780191810671
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198747758.003.0001
Subject:
Philosophy, Aesthetics

The Preface and Introduction raise the question why most philosophers of art of the modern period have neglected the many ways in which we engage works of the arts and focused almost all of their ... More


George Keats of Kentucky: A Life

Lawrence M. Crutcher

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
May 2013
ISBN:
9780813136882
eISBN:
9780813141411
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University Press of Kentucky
DOI:
10.5810/kentucky/9780813136882.001.0001
Subject:
History, American History: 19th Century

This is a biography of George Keats, brother of the poet John Keats and a community leader in Louisville. The book examines how the boys’ troubled childhood in London, orphaned at early ages, linked ... More


Ethnicity, Race, and Monstrosity: The Rhetorics of Horror and Humor

Noël Carroll

in Engaging the Moving Image

Published in print:
2003
Published Online:
October 2013
ISBN:
9780300091953
eISBN:
9780300133073
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Yale University Press
DOI:
10.12987/yale/9780300091953.003.0004
Subject:
Society and Culture, Media Studies

This chapter delves into the many conceptions of beauty. Some associate beauty with proportion and harmony; some with pleasure taken in the appearance of things; and some, more narrowly, with ... More


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