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Methods in Medical Ethics: Critical Perspectives

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
September 2012
ISBN:
9780195161243
eISBN:
9780199950317
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195161243.001.0001
Subject:
Philosophy, General, Moral Philosophy

Over the last several decades, advocates have championed a bewildering variety of methods for understanding and resolving difficult ethical problems in medicine, including principlism, wide ... More


Critical Character Theory:: Toward a Feminist Perspective on “Vice” (and “Virtue”)

Robin S. Dillon

in Out from the Shadows: Analytical Feminist Contributions to Traditional Philosophy

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
May 2012
ISBN:
9780199855469
eISBN:
9780199932788
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199855469.003.0005
Subject:
Philosophy, Feminist Philosophy

Theorizing about human character to understand what it is to be a morally good person and how being morally good relates to acting rightly and living well has always been a central concern of moral ... More


THE SUBJECT OF MORAL PHILOSOPHY, WITH POSTSCRIPT 2007

Margaret Urban Walker

in Moral Understandings: A Feminist Study in Ethics

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
September 2007
ISBN:
9780195315394
eISBN:
9780199872053
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195315394.003.0001
Subject:
Philosophy, Feminist Philosophy

This chapter claims that the subject matter of moral theory is morality, and that morality is a socially embodied medium of understanding and negotiation over responsibility for things open to human ... More


Moral Understandings: A Feminist Study in Ethics

Margaret Urban Walker

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
September 2007
ISBN:
9780195315394
eISBN:
9780199872053
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195315394.001.0001
Subject:
Philosophy, Feminist Philosophy

This book defends an expressive-collaborative model of morality that challenges common assumptions in philosophical ethics. Morality is best revealed in practices of responsibility that express ... More


Remapping the Community: Feminist Ethics and the Challenge to ‘Communities of Place’

Toni Erskine

in Embedded Cosmopolitanism: Duties to Strangers and Enemies in a World of 'Dislocated Communities'

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
January 2012
ISBN:
9780197264379
eISBN:
9780191734410
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
British Academy
DOI:
10.5871/bacad/9780197264379.003.0006
Subject:
Political Science, International Relations and Politics

This chapter discusses an outline of the shared ground between communitarian political thought and one branch of feminist ethics. These claim to reject abstraction and impartiality in ethical ... More


Julia Kristeva and Feminist Thought

Birgit Schippers

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
September 2012
ISBN:
9780748640898
eISBN:
9780748671830
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9780748640898.001.0001
Subject:
Philosophy, Feminist Philosophy

Julia Kristeva's writings on the female subject and on feminist politics continue to trouble many of her readers; as yet, there exists no unified response to her ideas in contemporary feminism. Julia ... More


Responsive Becoming: Ethics between Deleuze and Feminism

Erinn Cunniff Gilson

in Deleuze and Ethics

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
September 2012
ISBN:
9780748641178
eISBN:
9780748671731
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9780748641178.003.0005
Subject:
Philosophy, Moral Philosophy

This chapter explores the possibility of an alliance between Deleuze's philosophy and feminist philosophy with respect to ethics. It begins by specifying some of the general points of convergence ... More


Constructivism and Feminism

Julia Driver

in Out from the Shadows: Analytical Feminist Contributions to Traditional Philosophy

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
May 2012
ISBN:
9780199855469
eISBN:
9780199932788
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199855469.003.0008
Subject:
Philosophy, Feminist Philosophy

Feminist care ethicists have been confronted with the dilemma of how to reconcile an ethics based on emotion with the need to criticize oppressive social norms. Some argue that “desire”‐based ... More


Corporeal Ethics: Between Violence and Forgiveness

Birgit Schippers

in Julia Kristeva and Feminist Thought

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
September 2012
ISBN:
9780748640898
eISBN:
9780748671830
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9780748640898.003.0004
Subject:
Philosophy, Feminist Philosophy

Kristeva's significant contribution to the field of feminist ethics, underpinned by her assertion of the centrality of embodiment to human life, is the subject of this chapter. It begins by ... More


Feminism, Moral Development, and the Virtues

Susan Moller Okin

in How Should One Live?: Essays on the Virtues

Published in print:
1998
Published Online:
November 2003
ISBN:
9780198752349
eISBN:
9780191597251
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0198752342.003.0013
Subject:
Philosophy, Moral Philosophy

Focuses on the virtue ethics of Aristotle and of MacIntyre, and suggests three problems within virtue ethics for a feminist. Firstly, accounts of the virtues in themselves may not meet an expectation ... More


Conclusion

Reiko Ohnuma

in Ties That Bind: Maternal Imagery and Discourse in Indian Buddhism

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
September 2012
ISBN:
9780199915651
eISBN:
9780199950058
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199915651.003.0010
Subject:
Religion, Buddhism

The Conclusion compares the ambivalent Indian Buddhist discourse on motherhood discussed throughout the book to recent feminist theory on motherhood—in particular, the tension within recent feminist ... More


Conclusions

Annica Kronsell

in Gender, Sex, and the Postnational Defense: Militarism and Peacekeeping

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
May 2012
ISBN:
9780199846061
eISBN:
9780199933099
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199846061.003.0006
Subject:
Political Science, International Relations and Politics

This chapter concludes the book by highlighting the findings in relation to the following themes: the way that UN SCR 1325 has impacted peacekeeping and other post-national defense practices, how ... More


Towards a feminist ethics of ubuntu: Bridging rights and ubuntu

Amanda Gouws and Mikki van Zyl

in Care Ethics and Political Theory

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
August 2015
ISBN:
9780198716341
eISBN:
9780191784941
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198716341.003.0010
Subject:
Political Science, Political Theory

Neoliberal economic policies in post-apartheid South Africa have failed to deliver justice to its citizens. Using the notion of care both as an ethical concept and as gendered labor, we seek an ... More


Aged Parenting through ART and Other Means

Jennifer A. Parks

in Family-Making: Contemporary Ethical Challenges

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
August 2014
ISBN:
9780199656066
eISBN:
9780191757099
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199656066.003.0016
Subject:
Philosophy, Moral Philosophy

Lately, the number of advanced age women seeking reproductive assistance has risen. While still not a mainstream activity, postmenopausal IVF has garnered attention because of sensationalized cases ... More


The Mother as Ethical Exemplar in Care Ethics

Sarah Lachance Adams

in Mad Mothers, Bad Mothers, and What a "Good" Mother Would Do: The Ethics of Ambivalence

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
November 2015
ISBN:
9780231166751
eISBN:
9780231537223
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Columbia University Press
DOI:
10.7312/columbia/9780231166751.003.0002
Subject:
Philosophy, Moral Philosophy

This chapter discusses how women seek freedom from the confinement of feminine roles, but not without pointing out that the domestic realm is ethically and politically significant. Drawing on the ... More


Ethical and Theological Perspectives on the Nature of Suffering and the Goals of Nursing

Betty R. Ferrell

in The Nature of Suffering and the Goals of Nursing

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
November 2011
ISBN:
9780195333121
eISBN:
9780199999910
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195333121.003.0002
Subject:
Palliative Care, Patient Care and End-of-Life Decision Making, Pain Management and Palliative Pharmacology

This chapter attempts to move beyond nursing or medical literature to apply knowledge from fields such as feminist ethics, spirituality, and theology to examine the concept of suffering. It begins ... More


An Ethics of Care

Eva Feder Kittay

in Learning from My Daughter: The Value and Care of Disabled Minds

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
April 2019
ISBN:
9780190844608
eISBN:
9780190844639
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190844608.003.0009
Subject:
Philosophy, General

While care has been marginalized within much of the history of moral philosophy, care ethics insists that caring be understood as a form of moral conduct. Arguing that care is a normative rather than ... More


Essays on Ethics and Feminism

Sabina Lovibond

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
September 2015
ISBN:
9780198719625
eISBN:
9780191788710
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198719625.001.0001
Subject:
Philosophy, Moral Philosophy

The book brings together a selection of the author’s shorter writings from the years 1989–2014. This work can lay claim to a broad thematic unity based on its affiliation to the realist or ... More


Disorientation and Moral Life

Ami Harbin

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
May 2016
ISBN:
9780190277390
eISBN:
9780190277420
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780190277390.001.0001
Subject:
Philosophy, Feminist Philosophy, Moral Philosophy

This book argues for the moral and political promise of disorientations, challenging common philosophical understandings of the necessity of orientedness for responsible moral action. In the face of ... More


Dealing with Desire

in Erotic Attunement: Parenthood and the Ethics of Sensuality between Unequals

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
March 2013
ISBN:
9780226811383
eISBN:
9780226811376
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226811376.003.0008
Subject:
Society and Culture, Ethical Issues and Debates

This chapter argues that an adequate theology of embodied relationship entails spirituality for embodied love requires embodied training. It analyzes the contributions of feminist ethics and ... More


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