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Aggregation and Problems about Trade-offs within Lives: Single-Person Spectrum Arguments

Larry S. Temkin

in Rethinking the Good: Moral Ideals and the Nature of Practical Reasoning

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
May 2012
ISBN:
9780199759446
eISBN:
9780199932214
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199759446.003.0005
Subject:
Philosophy, General, Moral Philosophy

Chapter 4 argued that we should reject Sidgwick's conception of individual self-interest because it assumes a simple additive-aggregationist approach for assessing the overall value of a life. ... More


Contextual Influences

Julie Horney, Patrick Tolan, and David Weisburd

in From Juvenile Delinquency to Adult Crime: Criminal Careers, Justice Policy and Prevention

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
September 2012
ISBN:
9780199828166
eISBN:
9780199951208
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199828166.003.0004
Subject:
Sociology, Law, Crime and Deviance

This chapter addresses three contextual influences on the onset, continuation, or escalation of offending during the transition from adolescence to adulthood. First the chapter examines four ... More


Phelipa’s Vision Triumphant: The Abolition of the Vida Común

Margaret Chowning

in Rebellious Nuns: The Troubled History of a Mexican Convent, 1752-1863

Published in print:
2005
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780195182217
eISBN:
9780199850532
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195182217.003.0006
Subject:
Religion, History of Christianity

The convent experienced a budget deficit, and shortly after a period of growth, when some of the initial conflicts had been resolved. Although this issue may have been brought about by failings of ... More


Conclusion

Jeanne Openshaw

in Writing the Self: The Life and Philosophy of a Bengali Baul Guru

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
October 2012
ISBN:
9780198062479
eISBN:
9780199080489
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198062479.003.0008
Subject:
Religion, Philosophy of Religion

The present work has challenged essentialized versions of ‘Bauls’ by considering this phenomenon through the prism of an individual life. In addition to the intriguing and often poignant life story ... More


Implications for Individuals

Geoff Moore

in Virtue at Work: Ethics for Individuals, Managers, and Organizations

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
June 2017
ISBN:
9780198793441
eISBN:
9780191835261
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198793441.003.0005
Subject:
Business and Management, Organization Studies

The aim of this chapter is to consider the implications of the virtue ethics approach for individuals both in their lives in general and more specifically when they are at work in organizations. It ... More


Research and policy about end of life care for LGBT people in the UK

Kathryn Almack, Tes Smith, and Bridget Moss

in Lesbian, gay, bisexual and trans health inequalities: International perspectives in social work

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
September 2015
ISBN:
9781447309673
eISBN:
9781447313526
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781447309673.003.0010
Subject:
Sociology, Gender and Sexuality

This chapter explores issues relating to end of life care for LGBT people. Existing research is presented with the recognition that there are gaps and that there is only limited evidence to support ... More


Transforming the Movement, 1927–30

Gavin Wilk

in Transatlantic defiance: The militant Irish republican movement in America, 1923-45

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
May 2015
ISBN:
9780719091667
eISBN:
9781781707722
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9780719091667.003.0004
Subject:
Political Science, Conflict Politics and Policy

Once the Irish Republican Army and Clan na Gael became aligned in 1926, the militant Irish republican movement officially became transnational in nature. Soon afterwards, Cork IRA veteran, Connie ... More


The Real Lives of Roman Britain

Guy de la Bedoyere

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
January 2016
ISBN:
9780300207194
eISBN:
9780300214031
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Yale University Press
DOI:
10.12987/yale/9780300207194.001.0001
Subject:
History, Ancient History / Archaeology

The Britain of the Roman Occupation is, in a way, an age that is dark to us. While the main events from 55 BC to AD 410 are little disputed, and the archaeological remains of villas, forts, walls, ... More


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