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 Identity, Flourishing, and Relationship *

David B. Wong

in Natural Moralities: A Defense of Pluralistic Relativism

Published in print:
2006
Published Online:
September 2006
ISBN:
9780195305395
eISBN:
9780199786657
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0195305396.003.0004
Subject:
Philosophy, Moral Philosophy

This chapter and the next two concern the ways that the functions of morality, human nature, and the particular circumstances of a group at a given time all work together to impose constraints of ... More


Community and Liberal Theory *

David B. Wong

in Natural Moralities: A Defense of Pluralistic Relativism

Published in print:
2006
Published Online:
September 2006
ISBN:
9780195305395
eISBN:
9780199786657
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0195305396.003.0005
Subject:
Philosophy, Moral Philosophy

This chapter argues for the crucial role of intermediate associations in the promotion of effective moral agency. Communitarians often criticize liberal ethical theory as neglecting this role, and ... More


Value and a Good Life

Simon Robertson

in Nietzsche and Contemporary Ethics

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
July 2020
ISBN:
9780198722212
eISBN:
9780191789069
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198722212.003.0010
Subject:
Philosophy, Moral Philosophy

This chapter develops a Nietzschean picture of a good life. It distinguishes two organizing goods: flourishing and excellence. The first part focuses on flourishing. Flourishing is relationally and ... More


Must Knowers Be Agents?

Linda Trinkaus Zagzebski

in Epistemic Values: Collected Papers in Epistemology

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
October 2020
ISBN:
9780197529171
eISBN:
9780197529201
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780197529171.003.0003
Subject:
Philosophy, Metaphysics/Epistemology

This chapter explores agency as it applies to epistemic evaluation, using epistemic analogues of the well-known Frankfurt cases against the Principle of Alternate Possibilities. It argues that the ... More


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