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Communitarianism

Ian Malcolm David Little

in Ethics, Economics, and Politics: Principles of Public Policy

Published in print:
2002
Published Online:
August 2004
ISBN:
9780199257041
eISBN:
9780191601293
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0199257043.003.0008
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Public and Welfare

Communitarians claim that individuals do not exist apart from society, and that communities have a moral value that is independent of individuals. It is held that philosophers such as Rawls and ... More


Violence and Social Order: East Anglia 1422-1442

Philippa C. Maddern

Published in print:
1992
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198202356
eISBN:
9780191675287
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198202356.001.0001
Subject:
History, British and Irish Medieval History, Social History

This study explores the nature and meaning of violence in 15th-century England. The book examines violence on each side of the law — both in crime and in law enforcement — in order to uncover the ... More


Impersonations of Laura in Sixteenth- and Seventeenth-century Italy

Letizia Panizza

in Petrarch in Britain: Interpreters, Imitators, and Translators over 700 years

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
January 2012
ISBN:
9780197264133
eISBN:
9780191734649
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
British Academy
DOI:
10.5871/bacad/9780197264133.003.0012
Subject:
Literature, 16th-century and Renaissance Literature

This chapter examines the impersonations of the character of Laura of Petrarch's Canzoniere in sixteenth and seventeenth century Italy. It analyses commentaries and the rewritings of Petrarch's ... More


The Principles of Public Policy

Ian Malcolm David Little

in Ethics, Economics, and Politics: Principles of Public Policy

Published in print:
2002
Published Online:
August 2004
ISBN:
9780199257041
eISBN:
9780191601293
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0199257043.003.0012
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Public and Welfare

This chapter is essentially a summary of the book, which is described as a study of the interfaces of ethics, economics, and politics. A coherent public policy presupposes a moral code, and involves ... More


An Ethical Framework for the Global Market Economy

Hans Küng

in Making Globalization Good: The Moral Challenges of Global Capitalism

Published in print:
2003
Published Online:
November 2003
ISBN:
9780199257010
eISBN:
9780191596223
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0199257019.003.0007
Subject:
Economics and Finance, International

In this chapter, the theologian Hans Küng looks at the various attempts to formulate an acceptable cross‐cultural (multicultural) global ethic, which might be used both as an end in itself, and a ... More


Contractualism and the Counter-Culture Challenge

Jussi Suikkanen

in Oxford Studies in Normative Ethics, Vol 7

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
November 2017
ISBN:
9780198808930
eISBN:
9780191846649
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198808930.003.0010
Subject:
Philosophy, Moral Philosophy

T. M. Scanlon’s contractualism attempts to give an account of right and wrong in terms of the moral code that could not be reasonably rejected. Reasonable rejectability is then a function of what ... More


Moonshadow Pond: Moral Expectations and Daily Life

Ellen Oxfeld

in Drink Water, but Remember the Source: Moral Discourse in a Chinese Village

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
May 2012
ISBN:
9780520260948
eISBN:
9780520945876
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520260948.003.0001
Subject:
Anthropology, Asian Cultural Anthropology

The idea that there is never closure to any human relationship is a basic assumption for village residents in Moonshadow Pond and it sets the context for this chapter, an exploration of morality and ... More


Conclusion: Ethnography and Morality

Ellen Oxfeld

in Drink Water, but Remember the Source: Moral Discourse in a Chinese Village

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
May 2012
ISBN:
9780520260948
eISBN:
9780520945876
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520260948.003.0008
Subject:
Anthropology, Asian Cultural Anthropology

The very critique of a society or regime as lacking in ethics or a moral code is in itself the implicit acknowledgment that the critic still holds on to one. That this critical activity is engaged in ... More


The Science of Sin: Jacques de Sainte-Beuve and his Cas de conscience

Robin Briggs

in Religious Change in Europe 1650–1914: Essays for John McManners

Published in print:
1997
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198205968
eISBN:
9780191676871
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198205968.003.0002
Subject:
History, European Modern History, History of Religion

The perennial fascination of sin hardly requires much proof in an age when much of the media appear to run on little else. The ambivalent position of those who make a vicarious living from both ... More


Family Newspapers?: Sex, Private Life, and the British Popular Press 1918-1978

Adrian Bingham

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
May 2009
ISBN:
9780199279586
eISBN:
9780191707308
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199279586.001.0001
Subject:
History, Social History, British and Irish Modern History

This book provides an historical study of the modern popular press's coverage of sex and private life, from the start of the mass newspaper reading boom in 1918 to the triumph of the Sun's sexualized ... More


The Novel of Manners

Patricia Meyer Spacks

in Novel Beginnings: Experiments in Eighteenth-Century English Fiction

Published in print:
2006
Published Online:
October 2013
ISBN:
9780300110319
eISBN:
9780300128338
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Yale University Press
DOI:
10.12987/yale/9780300110319.003.0006
Subject:
Literature, 18th-century Literature

This chapter focuses its attention to the details that create and form the novel of manners. During the final decades of the eighteenth century, a new subgenre evolved through the experiments of ... More


The rise of the moral agenda and American public opinion

Ashbee Edward

in The Bush Administration, Sex and the Moral Agenda

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
July 2012
ISBN:
9780719072765
eISBN:
9781781701294
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9780719072765.003.0002
Subject:
Political Science, American Politics

This chapter traces the emergence of the moral agenda as a key issue in American public opinion and in U.S. politics. It explains that moral and cultural concerns became frontline political issues ... More


The Nature and Nurture of Morality

Philip Costanzo

in In Search of Goodness

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
March 2013
ISBN:
9780226306834
eISBN:
9780226306858
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226306858.003.0002
Subject:
Philosophy, Moral Philosophy

This chapter, which deals with the psychological origins of goodness in childhood, and the developmental origins of human morality, argues that the socialization model and cognitive maturation model ... More


Effects of AIDS on Religion

Jenny Trinitapoli and Alexander Weinreb

in Religion and AIDS in Africa

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
September 2012
ISBN:
9780195335941
eISBN:
9780199979080
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195335941.003.0010
Subject:
Religion, Religion and Society

Chapters 1 through 9 focus on how religion in Africa shapes the popular understanding of the AIDS epidemic, modes of prevention, and mitigation of effects. This chapter flips the direction of the ... More


The Tree of Philosophy: Descartes on Logic, Metaphysics, Physics, and Ethics

Roger Ariew

in Descartes and the First Cartesians

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
January 2015
ISBN:
9780199563517
eISBN:
9780191791208
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199563517.003.0003
Subject:
Philosophy, History of Philosophy

For Descartes a person “should above all try to form for himself a code of morals sufficient to regulate the actions of his life.” After that, he should also study logic and practice for a long time ... More


The White Trash Cowboys of Father and Son

Thomas Ærvold Bjerre

in Larry Brown and the Blue-Collar South

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
March 2014
ISBN:
9781934110751
eISBN:
9781604736366
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Mississippi
DOI:
10.14325/mississippi/9781934110751.003.0005
Subject:
Literature, 20th-century and Contemporary Literature

This chapter offers a reading of Larry Brown’s 1996 novel Father and Son within the context of a literary and cinematic tradition in Mississippi. Father and Son is a story of honor, justice, ... More


Integrating Research and Responsibility: Collaborating with an Executive with max périé

in Creating New Knowledge in Management: Appropriating the Field's Lost Foundations

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
June 2013
ISBN:
9780804770750
eISBN:
9780804778374
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Stanford University Press
DOI:
10.11126/stanford/9780804770750.003.0008
Subject:
Business and Management, Knowledge Management

This chapter, a collaboration with Max Périé, a senior executive for an international company, explores executive work by looking at the views of Mary Parker Follett and Chester Barnard. The ... More


Christian Radicalism and the Hope of a Revolution of Love

Sam Brewitt-Taylor

in Christian Radicalism in the Church of England and the Invention of the British Sixties, 1957-1970: The Hope of a World Transformed

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
September 2018
ISBN:
9780198827009
eISBN:
9780191865954
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198827009.003.0007
Subject:
History, History of Religion, British and Irish Modern History

This chapter explores the radical Anglican contribution to the wider Sixties cultural revolution in the realm of personal and sexual morality. Prior to the 1960s it had been widely assumed that ... More


African Spiritual Traditions in the Novels of Toni Morrison

K. Zauditu-Selassie

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
September 2011
ISBN:
9780813033280
eISBN:
9780813039060
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University Press of Florida
DOI:
10.5744/florida/9780813033280.001.0001
Subject:
Literature, African-American Literature

Toni Morrison herself has long urged for organic critical readings of her works. This book delves into African spiritual traditions, explaining the meanings of African cosmology and epistemology as ... More


Tradition, Religion, and Rejection of Moral Relativism

Mark D. Brewer and Jeffrey M. Stonecash

in Polarization and the Politics of Personal Responsibility

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
September 2015
ISBN:
9780190239817
eISBN:
9780190239848
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780190239817.003.0008
Subject:
Political Science, American Politics

Conservatives strongly believe that individuals function best when a clear moral code prevails. That code is derived from tradition and religious beliefs and norms. Without these norms moral ... More


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