Jump to ContentJump to Main Navigation

You are looking at 1-19 of 19 items

  • Keywords: ethical questions x
Clear All Modify Search

View:

Problematizing Interaction

Webb Keane

in Ethical Life: Its Natural and Social Histories

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
October 2017
ISBN:
9780691167732
eISBN:
9781400873593
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Princeton University Press
DOI:
10.23943/princeton/9780691167732.003.0004
Subject:
Anthropology, Social and Cultural Anthropology

This chapter looks at a variety of ethnographic cases to show how recognition and intentionality are elaborated and brought into focus in different cultural contexts. It studies the concept of dewa, ... More


Ethics in the Economy

Viviana A. Zelizer

in Economic Lives: How Culture Shapes the Economy

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
October 2017
ISBN:
9780691139364
eISBN:
9781400836253
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Princeton University Press
DOI:
10.23943/princeton/9780691139364.003.0021
Subject:
Sociology, Economic Sociology

This chapter identifies a series of intersections between ethics and economic activity. Despite the frequency with which CEOs speak of ethics and business schools teach courses on the subject, ... More


Animal Rights: Current Debates and New Directions

Cass R. Sunstein and Martha C. Nussbaum (eds)

Published in print:
2005
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780195305104
eISBN:
9780199850556
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195305104.001.0001
Subject:
Political Science, Environmental Politics

This book explores the legal and political issues that underlie the campaign for animal rights and the opposition to it. Addressing ethical questions about ownership, protection against unjustified ... More


Anthropology of Bioethics

Arthur Kleinman

in Writing at the Margin: Discourse Between Anthropology and Medicine

Published in print:
1997
Published Online:
May 2012
ISBN:
9780520209657
eISBN:
9780520919471
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520209657.003.0003
Subject:
Anthropology, Medical Anthropology

This chapter studies the anthropology of bioethics. It tries to show what bioethics is all about and why it might be significant for ethical questions in medicine; identifies the anthropological ... More


Perceptual Grounds, Ethical Disagreement, and Moral Intuitions

Robert Audi

in Moral Perception

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
October 2017
ISBN:
9780691156484
eISBN:
9781400846320
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Princeton University Press
DOI:
10.23943/princeton/9780691156484.003.0005
Subject:
Philosophy, Moral Philosophy

This chapter studies disagreements involving moral intuitions and other kinds of moral cognitions. In understanding disagreements of any kind, it is essential to ascertain whether the disputants ... More


Utilitarianism

G. E. Moore

in Ethics: and "The Nature of Moral Philosophy"

Published in print:
2005
Published Online:
February 2006
ISBN:
9780199272013
eISBN:
9780191603181
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0199272018.003.0001
Subject:
Philosophy, History of Philosophy

This chapter and the one that follows analyze and elucidate the normative structure of utilitarianism. Although Moore did not consider himself a utilitarian, it becomes evident as the book proceeds ... More


Greg Egan

Karen Burnham

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
April 2017
ISBN:
9780252038419
eISBN:
9780252096297
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of Illinois Press
DOI:
10.5406/illinois/9780252038419.001.0001
Subject:
Literature, 20th-century and Contemporary Literature

Greg Egan (1961– ) publishes works that challenge readers with rigorous, deeply informed scientific speculation. He unapologetically delves into mathematics, physics, and other disciplines in his ... More


Inconceivable Effects: Ethics through Twentieth-Century German Literature, Thought, and Film

Martin Blumenthal-Barby

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
August 2016
ISBN:
9780801478123
eISBN:
9780801467394
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Cornell University Press
DOI:
10.7591/cornell/9780801478123.001.0001
Subject:
Literature, European Literature

This book reads theoretical, literary and cinematic works that appear noteworthy for the ethical questions they raise. Via critical analysis of writers and filmmakers whose projects have changed our ... More


The Impossibility of Ethics: On Mount Moriah

Derek Attridge

in Reading and Responsibility: Deconstruction's Traces

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780748640089
eISBN:
9780748652112
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9780748640089.003.0004
Subject:
Literature, Criticism/Theory

This chapter reflects Jacques Derrida's growing attention to ethical questions in the 1990s, at a time when the author was beginning to study the work of Emmanuel Levinas. For Søren Kierkegaard, ... More


Epidemiologic Experiments: Natural and Contrived

Mervyn Susser and Zena Stein

in Eras in Epidemiology: The Evolution of Ideas

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
September 2009
ISBN:
9780195300666
eISBN:
9780199863754
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195300666.003.0018
Subject:
Public Health and Epidemiology, Public Health, Epidemiology

This chapter discusses natural experiments and contrived experiments in epidemiology. Some epidemiologists have remained cautious about experimental intervention. Perhaps they have been deterred on ... More


“I Do Solemnly Swear”

George F. DeMartino

in The Economist’s Oath: On the Need for and Content of Professional Economic Ethics

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
September 2011
ISBN:
9780199730568
eISBN:
9780199896776
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199730568.003.0001
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Public and Welfare

This chapter discusses the idea of a professional economic oath of ethics and whether such an oath exists. The chapter finds this lack interesting and explains in detail why this is so. Economics ... More


The Ethics of Animal Research: An Overview of the Debate

Jeremy R. Garrett

in The Ethics of Animal Research: Exploring the Controversy

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
August 2013
ISBN:
9780262017060
eISBN:
9780262301602
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
The MIT Press
DOI:
10.7551/mitpress/9780262017060.003.0001
Subject:
Biology, Bioethics

This chapter briefly discusses the history and contemporary practice of animal research. It also determines the five important factors driving the scientific and ethical controversy: political and ... More


Conclusion – Rohinton Mistry: international man of stories

Peter Morey

in Rohinton Mistry

Published in print:
2004
Published Online:
July 2012
ISBN:
9780719067143
eISBN:
9781781700587
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9780719067143.003.0007
Subject:
Literature, 20th-century and Contemporary Literature

This concluding chapter discusses Rohinton Mistry and his works as a whole. It shows that his fictions are characterised by a style that is unobtrusive and apparently direct, and which also contains ... More


Introduction

Gregory E. Kaebnick and Thomas H. Murray

in Synthetic Biology and Morality: Artificial Life and the Bounds of Nature

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
January 2014
ISBN:
9780262019392
eISBN:
9780262314961
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
The MIT Press
DOI:
10.7551/mitpress/9780262019392.003.0001
Subject:
Biology, Bioethics

The Introduction contextualizes the purpose of the book, which is to discuss the ethical questions and concerns that arise in synthetic biology about the idea of creating a “synthetic cell.” ... More


Introduction to the Ethics of Protocells

Mark A. Bedau and Emily C. Parke

in The Ethics of Protocells: Moral and Social Implications of Creating Life in the Laboratory

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
August 2013
ISBN:
9780262012621
eISBN:
9780262255301
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
The MIT Press
DOI:
10.7551/mitpress/9780262012621.003.0001
Subject:
Biology, Bioethics

This book promotes an open and responsible process of evaluating the prospect of protocells. It can foster constructive reflection and discussion that will help stakeholders become informed and ... More


Edifying Tales

Edward Larrissy

in The Blind and Blindness in Literature of the Romantic Period

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780748632817
eISBN:
9780748651696
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9780748632817.003.0004
Subject:
Literature, 19th-century Literature and Romanticism

This chapter takes a look at the condition of the blind, and also examines some stories where blind characters demonstrate fortitude and dramatise ethical and spiritual questions. It notes that while ... More


End-of-life ethics from the perspectives of patients’ wishes

Christoph Rehmann-Sutter

in The Patient's Wish to Die: Research, Ethics, and Palliative Care

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
August 2015
ISBN:
9780198713982
eISBN:
9780191782268
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198713982.003.0015
Subject:
Palliative Care, Patient Care and End-of-Life Decision Making

This chapter explores the moral implications of wishes to die from the perspective of the individual who holds the wish. Drawing on phenomenological literature, wishes can be described as ... More


Practical Divinity and the Role of Conscience

W. B. Patterson

in William Perkins and the Making of a Protestant England

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
December 2014
ISBN:
9780199681525
eISBN:
9780191773235
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199681525.003.0005
Subject:
Religion, Church History, Theology

Perkins’s several books on problems of conscience, which deal with a variety of religious and moral issues, reflect his conviction that greater attention to this subject was urgently needed both in ... More


The Crisis of Authority in Catholic Modernity

Michael J. Lacey and Francis Oakley

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
March 2015
ISBN:
9780199778775
eISBN:
9780190258306
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:osobl/9780199778775.001.0001
Subject:
Religion, History of Christianity

One deep problem facing the Catholic Church is the question of how its teaching authority is understood today. It is fairly clear that, while Rome continues to teach as if its ecclesiastical ... More


View: