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EPILOGUE: Some Questions about Moral Understandings

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/9780195315394.003.0011
Subject:
Philosophy, Feminist Philosophy

The epilogue responds to common questions about the book. In a view of morality as a set of practices in real time in actual communities, moral philosophers' claims about morality are inescapably ... More


Prophesies of Godlessness: Predictions of America's Iminent Secularization from the Puritans to Postmodernity

Charles T Mathewes and Christopher McKnight Nichols (eds)

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
September 2008
ISBN:
9780195342536
eISBN:
9780199867042
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195342536.001.0001
Subject:
Religion, Religion and Society

This book explores the surprisingly similar expectations of religious and moral change voiced by major American thinkers from the time of the Puritans to modern times. These predictions of ... More


Churches and Moral and Social Change, 1960–1970

G.I.T. Machin

in Churches and Social Issues in Twentieth-Century Britain

Published in print:
1998
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198217800
eISBN:
9780191678271
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198217800.003.0007
Subject:
History, British and Irish Modern History, History of Religion

Within a century in which the Christian Churches had to face and adapt to an unprecedented amount of social change in Britain, the 1960s provided the most intense concentration of innovation and ... More


Literature and Moral Philosophy

Anne-Marie Søndergaard Christensen

in Moral Philosophy and Moral Life

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
December 2020
ISBN:
9780198866695
eISBN:
9780191898860
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198866695.003.0007
Subject:
Philosophy, Moral Philosophy

The chapter contributes to the development of a pluralistic conception of moral philosophy consisting of a diversity of descriptive activities by exploring one example of how to combine an ... More


Descriptive Moral Philosophy

Anne-Marie Søndergaard Christensen

in Moral Philosophy and Moral Life

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
December 2020
ISBN:
9780198866695
eISBN:
9780191898860
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198866695.003.0008
Subject:
Philosophy, Moral Philosophy

The final chapter develops the conception of a descriptive, pluralistic, and elucidatory moral philosophy established throughout the book and investigates the relationship between moral philosophy ... More


Conclusion: The Chinese Discourse of Corruption—and Its Limits

in Corruption and Realism in Late Socialist China: The Return of the Political Novel

Published in print:
2006
Published Online:
June 2013
ISBN:
9780804754859
eISBN:
9780804768108
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Stanford University Press
DOI:
10.11126/stanford/9780804754859.003.0008
Subject:
Literature, World Literature

This chapter sums up the key findings of this study on anticorruption novels and the discourse of corruption in China, explaining that the authors of the novels analyzed blamed both untrammeled money ... More


Managing Moral Psychology for Animal Ethics

T.J. Kasperbauer

in Subhuman: The Moral Psychology of Human Attitudes to Animals

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
December 2017
ISBN:
9780190695811
eISBN:
9780190695842
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190695811.003.0008
Subject:
Philosophy, Moral Philosophy

This chapter makes practical suggestions for managing moral psychology for ethical goals. It does so by looking at interventions aimed at 1) altering human psychology and 2) restricting the impact of ... More


Moral Changes

Aparecida Vilaça

in Praying and Preying: Christianity in Indigenous Amazonia

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
January 2017
ISBN:
9780520289130
eISBN:
9780520963849
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520289130.003.0009
Subject:
Anthropology, Anthropology, Religion

Chapter 8 explores the moral transformations associated with Christian life, especially with the new rituals, examined here through Foucault’s notion of “technologies of the self” and its reworking ... More


Non‐Virtuous Intellectual States in Aristotle’s Ethics

Pavlos Kontos

in Oxford Studies in Ancient Philosophy, Volume 47

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
November 2016
ISBN:
9780198722717
eISBN:
9780191840265
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198722717.003.0006
Subject:
Philosophy, Ancient Philosophy

This chapter raises the question of whether Aristotle acknowledges the existence of intellectual, practical (praktikai), and productive (poiētikai) non-virtuous states. It argues that the canvas of ... More


Becoming Jewish, Believing in Jesus?

Manoela Carpenedo

in Becoming Jewish, Believing in Jesus: Judaizing Evangelicals in Brazil

Published in print:
2021
Published Online:
May 2021
ISBN:
9780190086923
eISBN:
9780190086954
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190086923.003.0004
Subject:
Religion, Religion and Society

This chapter investigates the question of how the Judaizing Evangelicals appear to want to become Jewish, believing in Jesus. It carefully analyzes the social and cultural organization of the ... More


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