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The Ethics of Pediatric Research

David Wendler

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
May 2010
ISBN:
9780199730087
eISBN:
9780199776689
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199730087.001.0001
Subject:
Philosophy, Moral Philosophy

Millions of children suffer from diseases and illnesses who do not have adequate treatment. And many other children are harmed by medicines intended to help them. To protect and help these children ... More


Representing Mute Interests

Robert E. Goodin

in Reflective Democracy

Published in print:
2003
Published Online:
November 2003
ISBN:
9780199256174
eISBN:
9780191599354
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0199256179.003.0011
Subject:
Political Science, Political Theory

By imagining ourselves in the place of others, ‘democratic deliberation within’ enables us to bring their interests to bear on democratic decision‐making. Democratically desirable though that always ... More


Human Interests and Human Causes

David S. Wendler

in The Ethics of Pediatric Research

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
May 2010
ISBN:
9780199730087
eISBN:
9780199776689
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199730087.003.0005
Subject:
Philosophy, Moral Philosophy

The fifth chapter first describes three reasonable conditions on any acceptable justification of nonbeneficial pediatric research: risk allowance, risk threshold, and preference for adults. The first ... More


Truth, Fiction, and Literature: A Philosophical Perspective

Peter Lamarque and Stein Haugom Olsen

Published in print:
1996
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198236818
eISBN:
9780191679377
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198236818.001.0001
Subject:
Philosophy, Aesthetics, Philosophy of Language

This book examines the complex and varied ways in which fictions relate to the real world, and offers a precise account of how imaginative works of literature can use fictional content to explore ... More


The Metaphysics of Human Rights

James Griffin

in On Human Rights

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
May 2010
ISBN:
9780199238781
eISBN:
9780191716478
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199238781.003.0007
Subject:
Philosophy, Moral Philosophy

This chapter begins with a discussion of the two models of value judgement. It discusses human interest as part of the natural world. It then goes on to consider how much of the epistemic and ... More


On Basic Human Goods, Interests, and Motivations

Christian Smith

in To Flourish or Destruct: A Personalist Theory of Human Goods, Motivations, Failure, and Evil

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
September 2015
ISBN:
9780226231952
eISBN:
9780226232003
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226232003.003.0006
Subject:
Sociology, Social Theory

This chapter attempts to answer the following questions: Among the innumerable real motivations that cause humans to engage in actions, are there any that can rightly be said to be basic? Are some ... More


Bitterness in the Early Eighties

Bernard Bergonzi

in Exploding English: Criticism, Theory, Culture

Published in print:
1991
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198112617
eISBN:
9780191670817
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198112617.003.0002
Subject:
Literature, Criticism/Theory

This chapter discusses several arguments made in the 1980s about the state of English studies. It is shown that these arguments, which became unusually angry and peculiarly public, are full of human ... More


A Defence of the Status Quo

JAMES ALLAN

in Protecting Human Rights: Instruments and Institutions

Published in print:
2003
Published Online:
January 2010
ISBN:
9780199264063
eISBN:
9780191718304
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199264063.003.0009
Subject:
Law, Human Rights and Immigration

This chapter defends the current constitutional status quo in Australia, arguing particularly against the need for any sort of bill of rights, whether constitutionally entrenched or simply statutory. ... More


wWhose Voices Belong in Criminal Justice?

Stephanos Bibas

in The Machinery of Criminal Justice

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
May 2012
ISBN:
9780195374681
eISBN:
9780199933204
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195374681.003.0004
Subject:
Law, Criminal Law and Criminology

This chapter considers the addition of new and different lay voices to criminal justice. The state's monopoly on criminal justice blinds it to the valuable human interests and needs that outsiders ... More


Human Interest

Alice Fahs

in Out on Assignment: Newspaper Women and the Making of Modern Public Space

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
September 2014
ISBN:
9780807834961
eISBN:
9781469602561
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of North Carolina Press
DOI:
10.5149/9780807869031_fahs.6
Subject:
Society and Culture, Gender Studies

This chapter focuses on a witty, now-forgotten writer named Jessie Wood, who provided a spoof titled “The Newspaper Woman” for Life magazine. “In the vast advertising sheet which Americans—with their ... More


National Self-Determination

JOSEPH RAZ

in Ethics in the Public Domain: Essays in the Morality of Law and Politics

Published in print:
1995
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780198260691
eISBN:
9780191682148
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198260691.003.0006
Subject:
Law, Philosophy of Law

This chapter deals with the moral justification of the case for national self-determination. It subject lies within the morality of international relations rather than within international law and ... More


Human Rights, Human Dignity, and Power

Pablo Gilabert

in Philosophical Foundations of Human Rights

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
June 2015
ISBN:
9780199688623
eISBN:
9780191768101
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199688623.003.0011
Subject:
Law, Human Rights and Immigration, Philosophy of Law

This chapter explores the connections between human rights, human dignity, and power. It begins with an analysis of the content and an interpretation of the role of the idea of human dignity in ... More


The Antispeculative View: Habermas as an Example

Isabelle Thomas-Fogiel

in The Death of Philosophy: Reference and Self-reference in Contemporary Thought

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
November 2015
ISBN:
9780231147781
eISBN:
9780231519632
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Columbia University Press
DOI:
10.7312/columbia/9780231147781.003.0003
Subject:
Philosophy, General

This chapter offers a critique of Jürgen Habermas’s contemporary philosophy, with particular emphasis on its “antispeculative” habitus. This “antispeculative” habitus is entirely structured around a ... More


Leopold’s Wildness: Can Humans and Wolves Be at Home in the Adirondacks?

Strachan Donnelley

Ceara Donnelley and Bruce Jennings (eds)

in Frog Pond Philosophy: Essays on the Relationship Between Humans and Nature

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
May 2018
ISBN:
9780813167275
eISBN:
9780813175669
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Kentucky
DOI:
10.5810/kentucky/9780813167275.003.0014
Subject:
Environmental Science, Environmental Studies

The premise of this chapter is that Aldo Leopold’s notion of a land ethic cannot be understood apart from his broader worldview of the relationship between humans and nature. The question of the ... More


Building Print Community

Julia Guarneri

in Newsprint Metropolis: City Papers and the Making of Modern Americans

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
May 2018
ISBN:
9780226341330
eISBN:
9780226341477
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226341477.003.0004
Subject:
History, American History: 20th Century

The third chapter turns to New York and examines the print community that emerged in features such as “human interest” stories, urban travelogues, reprinted church sermons, and letters to the editor. ... More


Environmental Gains? Collaborative Planning, Planning Obligations, and Issues of Closure in Local Land-use Planning in the UK

Carolyn Harrison and Tracey Bedford

in Law and Geography

Published in print:
2003
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780199260744
eISBN:
9780191698675
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199260744.003.0017
Subject:
Law, Philosophy of Law

Through how law has been able to engage with geography, we realize that certain ‘closure’ issues have emerged from the various interdisciplinary perspectives that can be associated with the ... More


Consequences

Marian Stamp Dawkins

in The Science of Animal Welfare: Understanding What Animals Want

Published in print:
2021
Published Online:
January 2021
ISBN:
9780198848981
eISBN:
9780191883682
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198848981.003.0010
Subject:
Biology, Animal Biology, Bioethics

Scientific facts about animal welfare are distinct from ethical decisions about what ought to be done about those facts. This final chapter covers some of the ideas that readers are likely to come ... More


Time to Be What Matters

Philip Auerswald

in The Coming Prosperity: How Entrepreneurs Are Transforming the Global Economy

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
April 2015
ISBN:
9780199795178
eISBN:
9780190258481
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:osobl/9780199795178.003.0011
Subject:
Business and Management, Innovation

This chapter focuses on entrepreneurial motivations. Modern entrepreneurs like Victoria Hale, who started the world's first not-for-profit pharmaceutical firm, are responsible for ideas and ... More


The Voice and the Place

Sandy Tolan

in Reality Radio, Second Edition: Telling True Stories in Sound

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
September 2017
ISBN:
9781469633138
eISBN:
9781469633152
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of North Carolina Press
DOI:
10.5149/northcarolina/9781469633138.003.0020
Subject:
Society and Culture, Media Studies

Sandy Tolan has traveled the globe recording voices that Americans rarely hear, from the Mexican border to the Amazon to the Israeli coastal plain. He’s determined to tell compelling human stories, ... More


Talking to Strangers

Davia Nelson and Nikki Silva

in Reality Radio, Second Edition: Telling True Stories in Sound

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
September 2017
ISBN:
9781469633138
eISBN:
9781469633152
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of North Carolina Press
DOI:
10.5149/northcarolina/9781469633138.003.0004
Subject:
Society and Culture, Media Studies

Davia Nelson and Nikki Silva, better known as the Kitchen Sisters, tend to find their subjects in the everyday. They sit for hours, “practically in the interviewee’s lap,” listening intently for ... More


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