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Moral Personhood and Personal Identity

Ruth Boeker

in Locke on Persons and Personal Identity

Published in print:
2021
Published Online:
March 2021
ISBN:
9780198846758
eISBN:
9780191881756
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198846758.003.0004
Subject:
Philosophy, History of Philosophy

This chapter applies Locke’s kind-dependent account of identity to persons. First, the author argues that Lockean persons belong to a moral and legal kind of being: they are subjects of ... More


A Theory of Moral Accountability

Christopher Evan Franklin

in A Minimal Libertarianism: Free Will and the Promise of Reduction

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
February 2018
ISBN:
9780190682781
eISBN:
9780190682811
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190682781.003.0003
Subject:
Philosophy, Moral Philosophy

This chapter develops a theory of moral accountability—an account of the conditions under which agents deserve praise and blame. Despite some claims, libertarianism is motivated not simply, or even ... More


Confronting the Pathologies of International Law: From Neoliberalism to Justice

John Linarelli, Margot E Salomon, and Muthucumaraswamy Sornarajah

in The Misery of International Law: Confrontations with Injustice in the Global Economy

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
May 2018
ISBN:
9780198753957
eISBN:
9780191815812
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198753957.003.0002
Subject:
Law, Public International Law

This chapter offers an argument on why the international law on trade, investment, and finance is subject to the demands of justice. It also looks at how those demands are greater than the basic ... More


Locke on Persons and Personal Identity

Ruth Boeker

Published in print:
2021
Published Online:
March 2021
ISBN:
9780198846758
eISBN:
9780191881756
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198846758.001.0001
Subject:
Philosophy, History of Philosophy

This book offers a new perspective on John Locke’s account of persons and personal identity by considering it within the context of his broader philosophical project and the philosophical debates of ... More


Why Strict Compliance?

Simon Căbulea May

in Oxford Studies in Political Philosophy Volume 7

Published in print:
2021
Published Online:
June 2021
ISBN:
9780192897480
eISBN:
9780191923937
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780192897480.003.0008
Subject:
Philosophy, Political Philosophy

John Rawls defines ideal theory in terms of a strict compliance assumption. The standard interpretation of ideal theory is telic: the function of the strict compliance assumption is to help specify a ... More


Responsibility and the Moral Subject

Gerald McKenny

in Karl Barth's Moral Thought

Published in print:
2021
Published Online:
September 2021
ISBN:
9780192845528
eISBN:
9780191937743
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780192845528.003.0006
Subject:
Religion, Theology

For Barth, responsibility is the characteristic feature of the human being as the hearer of God’s command. In its address to human beings, God’s command constitutes them as subjects who are ... More


Morality, Blame, and Internal Reasons

Derek Parfit

in On What Matters: Volume Three

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
December 2017
ISBN:
9780198778608
eISBN:
9780191853487
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198778608.003.0016
Subject:
Philosophy, Moral Philosophy

This chapter presents two claims. The first is that no fact could give us a reason if we could not possibly be aware of this fact, or our awareness of this fact could not possibly motivate us. Next ... More


Locke on Being Self to My Self

Ruth Boeker

in The Self: A History

Published in print:
2021
Published Online:
September 2021
ISBN:
9780190087265
eISBN:
9780190087296
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190087265.003.0006
Subject:
Philosophy, History of Philosophy

John Locke accepts that every perception gives me immediate and intuitive knowledge of my own existence. However, this knowledge is limited to the present moment when I have the perception. If I want ... More


Personal Identity, Transitivity, and Divine Justice

Ruth Boeker

in Locke on Persons and Personal Identity

Published in print:
2021
Published Online:
March 2021
ISBN:
9780198846758
eISBN:
9780191881756
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198846758.003.0008
Subject:
Philosophy, History of Philosophy

This chapter offers a new look at the problem of transitivity. It argues that a genuine question of transitivity arises in the context of the afterlife and a last judgement and that Locke would take ... More


Hearing God’s Command

Gerald McKenny

in Karl Barth's Moral Thought

Published in print:
2021
Published Online:
September 2021
ISBN:
9780192845528
eISBN:
9780191937743
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780192845528.003.0005
Subject:
Religion, Theology

When we claim that the command of God as a moral norm is rationally intelligible, we mean that it is in principle knowable, that we can reason about it, and that we can hold one another accountable ... More


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