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Conflicts of Interest and Scientific Objectivity

Adil E. Shamoo and David B. Resnik

in Responsible Conduct of Research

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
May 2009
ISBN:
9780195368246
eISBN:
9780199867615
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195368246.003.0010
Subject:
Biology, Disease Ecology / Epidemiology, Biochemistry / Molecular Biology

Researchers and research institutions have a variety of financial, personal, and political interests that sometimes conflict with their professional, ethical, or legal obligations. These situations ... More


Spirituality in Palliative Care: An Ethical Imperative

Christina M. Puchalski

in A Time for Listening and Caring: Spirituality and the Care of the Chronically Ill and Dying

Published in print:
2006
Published Online:
November 2011
ISBN:
9780195146820
eISBN:
9780199999866
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195146820.003.0002
Subject:
Palliative Care, Patient Care and End-of-Life Decision Making, Palliative Medicine and Older People

This chapter examines the ethical aspects of spirituality in palliative care. It provides a roadmap for describing key spiritual interests in healthcare, the source of those interests, and the way ... More


Dissensus, ethics and the politics of democracy

Ewa Płonowska Ziarek

in Democracy in Crisis: Violence, Alterity, Community

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
July 2012
ISBN:
9780719079238
eISBN:
9781781702123
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9780719079238.003.0012
Subject:
Political Science, Democratization

This chapter addresses the limitations of contemporary debates on ethics and democracy. It discusses the notion of heteronomous freedom and its relation to ethical obligation, political antagonism ... More


Is The Other My Neighbor?: Reading Levinas Alongside Hermann Cohen

Dana Hollander

in The Exorbitant: Emmanuel Levinas Between Jews and Christians

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
March 2011
ISBN:
9780823230150
eISBN:
9780823235711
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Fordham University Press
DOI:
10.5422/fso/9780823230150.003.0006
Subject:
Philosophy, Philosophy of Religion

Both Cohen and Levinas had occasion to take the biblical concept of the neighbor as a resource, or as evidence, for an understanding of ethical and political obligation. For ... More


Reconstructing Social Obligation: White Orphan Asylums in Post-emancipation Richmond

Catherine A. Jones

in Children and Youth during the Civil War Era

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
March 2016
ISBN:
9780814796078
eISBN:
9780814763391
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
NYU Press
DOI:
10.18574/nyu/9780814796078.003.0012
Subject:
History, American History: Civil War

This chapter discusses how the disposition of orphans in the postwar context became an ethically charged problem in Virginia. White Virginians used race to shape understandings of ethical obligation ... More


Revolution and the Making of the Contemporary Legal Profession: England, France, and the United States

Michael Burrage

Published in print:
2006
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780199282982
eISBN:
9780191700231
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199282982.001.0001
Subject:
Law, Legal Profession and Ethics

The revolutions of France, the United States, and England each inspired dreams of creating legal institutions that did not depend on specialist intermediaries, and, in different ways, provoked ... More


Philosophy and the Jewish Question: Mendelssohn, Rosenzweig, and Beyond

Bruce Rosenstock

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
March 2011
ISBN:
9780823231294
eISBN:
9780823235520
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Fordham University Press
DOI:
10.5422/fso/9780823231294.001.0001
Subject:
Philosophy, Philosophy of Religion

Drawing together two critical moments in the history of European Jewry—its entrance as a participant in the Enlightenment project of religious and political reform and its involvement ... More


The Goods

Martin Davies and David V. Snyder

in International Transactions in Goods: Global Sales in Comparative Context

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
August 2014
ISBN:
9780195388183
eISBN:
9780199382590
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195388183.003.0004
Subject:
Law, Company and Commercial Law

This chapter covers obligations relating to the goods themselves, including express and implied obligations under international law (the CISG), express and implied warranty in the common law ... More


Emerson: Testimony without Representation

Shari Goldberg

in Quiet Testimony: A Theory of Witnessing from Nineteenth-Century American Literature

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
May 2014
ISBN:
9780823254774
eISBN:
9780823261055
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Fordham University Press
DOI:
10.5422/fordham/9780823254774.003.0002
Subject:
Literature, American, 19th Century Literature

In Emerson’s 1836 Nature, he claims that the natural world—including humans and objects—produces testimony insofar as it exists. This chapter works through Emerson’s idea as it develops in his ... More


Introduction

Marc Crépon and James Martel

in Murderous Consent: On the Accommodation of Violent Death

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
January 2020
ISBN:
9780823283750
eISBN:
9780823286171
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Fordham University Press
DOI:
10.5422/fordham/9780823283750.003.0001
Subject:
Philosophy, Moral Philosophy

This introductory chapter provides an overview of the concept of “murderous consent.” The term “murderous consent” refers to any accommodation with violent death, any habituation to murder, any ... More


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