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Ethical Types

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/9780691167732.003.0005
Subject:
Anthropology, Social and Cultural Anthropology

This chapter focuses on the problem raised by some of the psychological research, the relationship between those processes that work beyond the scope of the individual's awareness, and what it is ... More


Open Evolution and Human Agency: The Pragmatics of Upstream Ethics in the Design of Artificial Life

George Khushf

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/9780262012621.003.0013
Subject:
Biology, Bioethics

This chapter argues that ethical reflection must be an integral part of the development of protocell science and technology. It presents a representative example of a body of research in artificial ... More


Love and Friendship in the Balance: The Case of Jules et Jim

Karen Hanson

in Ethics at the Cinema

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
January 2011
ISBN:
9780195320398
eISBN:
9780199869534
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195320398.003.0010
Subject:
Philosophy, Moral Philosophy, General

Focusing on Truffaut’s Jules et Jim, this paper considers the way in which film can provoke or contribute to philosophical reflection on the conduct of life. The themes of friendship, love, and ... More


Glory as an Ethical Idea

Timothy Chappell

in Knowing What To Do: Imagination, Virtue, and Platonism in Ethics

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
May 2014
ISBN:
9780199684854
eISBN:
9780191765148
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199684854.003.0008
Subject:
Philosophy, Moral Philosophy

Chapter 7 is a case study of how far actual ethical reflection diverges from moral theory; the case which it looks at in detail is the notion of glory, a notion which everybody recognizes as of key ... More


Introduction

Jake H. Davis

in A Mirror Is for Reflection: Understanding Buddhist Ethics

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
June 2017
ISBN:
9780190499778
eISBN:
9780190499792
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190499778.003.0019
Subject:
Philosophy, Moral Philosophy, General

This introduction offers a brief overview of the academic study of Buddhist ethics. Employing an analogy drawn from the P?li Buddhist texts, the first section discusses how the study of Buddhist ... More


Planetary Loves: Spivak, Postcoloniality, and Theology

Stephen D. Moore and Mayra Rivera (eds)

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
March 2011
ISBN:
9780823233250
eISBN:
9780823240487
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Fordham University Press
DOI:
10.5422/fso/9780823233250.001.0001
Subject:
Religion, Philosophy of Religion

Postcolonial theology has recently emerged as a site of intense intellectual and political energy and has taken its place in the interdisciplinary field of postcolonial studies. This ... More


Feezell, Moderation, and Irony

in Contemporary Athletics & Ancient Greek Ideals

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
March 2013
ISBN:
9780226155463
eISBN:
9780226155494
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226155494.003.0005
Subject:
Classical Studies, Ancient Greek, Roman, and Early Christian Philosophy

This chapter examines philosopher Randolph Feezell's book Sport, Play, and Ethical Reflection. It explains that the key insight in Feezell is that Aristotelian moderation provides the best clue we ... More


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