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Cosmopolitanism

David Miller

in National Responsibility and Global Justice

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
January 2008
ISBN:
9780199235056
eISBN:
9780191715792
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199235056.003.0002
Subject:
Political Science, Russian Politics

This chapter discusses the concept of cosmopolitanism. It begins by drawing a distinction between moral and political versions of cosmopolitanism. It then focuses on moral cosmopolitanism and its ... More


Keats and Embarrassment

Christopher Ricks

Published in print:
1984
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198128298
eISBN:
9780191671654
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198128298.001.0001
Subject:
Literature, 19th-century Literature and Romanticism, Poetry

In this book, the author argues for the importance of embarrassment in human life and for the value of works of art which help us deal with embarrassment by recognizing and refining it. As a poet and ... More


Conclusion

Debbie Pinfold

in The Child’s View of the Third Reich in German Literature: The Eye Among the Blind

Published in print:
2001
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780199245659
eISBN:
9780191697487
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199245659.003.0006
Subject:
Literature, European Literature, 20th-century and Contemporary Literature

This chapter considers the extent in which the German preoccupation with the child is embedded in the deeper artistic and moral concerns of post-war German literature. The interest in the childlike ... More


Complete Lives Egalitarianism

Dennis McKerlie

in Justice Between the Young and the Old

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
January 2013
ISBN:
9780199769131
eISBN:
9780199979615
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199769131.003.0002
Subject:
Philosophy, General, Moral Philosophy

This chapter considers the arguments for why egalitarian moral concerns should include the temporal scope of a complete life. The arguments are individually and collectively persuasive, and a view ... More


Morality Again

Samuel Fleischacker

in Divine Teaching and the Way of the World: A Defense of Revealed Religion

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
September 2011
ISBN:
9780199217366
eISBN:
9780191728495
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199217366.003.0025
Subject:
Philosophy, Moral Philosophy

The moral concerns of Part II are now revisited. The need for morality to be largely secular is re-affirmed, although it is now added that religious commitment can enhance the reasons people have for ... More


Completing the Circle with Technomoral Wisdom

Shannon Vallor

in Technology and the Virtues: A Philosophical Guide to a Future Worth Wanting

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
September 2016
ISBN:
9780190498511
eISBN:
9780190498542
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780190498511.003.0006
Subject:
Philosophy, Moral Philosophy, General

Chapter 5 concludes the analysis of the practice of moral self-cultivation with its final three elements. Together, these complete the practice of moral self-cultivation in a manner that enables the ... More


Engineered Microbes in Industry and Science: A New Human Relationship to Nature?

Gregory E. Kaebnick

in Synthetic Biology and Morality: Artificial Life and the Bounds of Nature

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
January 2014
ISBN:
9780262019392
eISBN:
9780262314961
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
The MIT Press
DOI:
10.7551/mitpress/9780262019392.003.0004
Subject:
Biology, Bioethics

If synthetic biology represents an important step forward in the human ability to design, build, and use living organisms, how does this change the human relationship to nature? Does it lead to ... More


Biotechnology as Cultural Meaning: Reflections on the Moral Reception of Synthetic Biology

Bruce Jennings

in Synthetic Biology and Morality: Artificial Life and the Bounds of Nature

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
January 2014
ISBN:
9780262019392
eISBN:
9780262314961
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
The MIT Press
DOI:
10.7551/mitpress/9780262019392.003.0009
Subject:
Biology, Bioethics

This chapter focuses on the moral and ethical reception of biotechnology in society and the contested cultural and social meanings of synthetic biology as well as concerns about it. As this chapter ... More


Anthropology of Religion

Allan Anderson, Michael Bergunder, André Droogers, and Cornelis van der Laan

in Studying Global Pentecostalism: Theories and Methods

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
May 2012
ISBN:
9780520266612
eISBN:
9780520947504
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520266612.003.0009
Subject:
Religion, Religious Studies

This chapter deals with the interdisciplinary discourse of Pentecostal studies to determine how distinctly anthropological threads have contributed to it. The three threads pulled out are those ... More


Space for Nature: Intrinsic Moral Values in Public Policy

Gregory E. Kaebnick

in Humans in Nature: The World As We Find It and the World As We Create It

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
May 2014
ISBN:
9780199347216
eISBN:
9780199347247
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199347216.003.0004
Subject:
Philosophy, Moral Philosophy, General

This chapter considers whether and to what extent moral concerns about the human relationship to nature can be taken up into public policy and political discourse. It briefly surveys the implications ... More


Through your eyes only?

Marian Stamp Dawkins

in Through Our Eyes Only?: The Search for Animal Consciousness

Published in print:
1998
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780198503200
eISBN:
9780191686474
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198503200.003.0001
Subject:
Psychology, Cognitive Psychology

This chapter states that the book aims to explore the idea that some of the same processes used for unlocking and understanding that are used with humans can be applied, at least to some extent, to ... More


Goytisolo and Literary Theory

in Juan Goytisolo and the Poetics of Contagion: The Evolution of a Radical Aesthetic in the Later Novels

Published in print:
2001
Published Online:
June 2013
ISBN:
9780853238362
eISBN:
9781846313387
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Liverpool University Press
DOI:
10.5949/liverpool/9780853238362.003.0002
Subject:
Literature, European Literature

This chapter examines Juan Goytisolo's general theory of literature, as manifested in his essays, in the context of modern literary theory. It explains that it is in his essays that Goytisolo ... More


Morality, Competition, and the Firm: The Market Failures Approach to Business Ethics

Joseph Heath

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
May 2015
ISBN:
9780199990481
eISBN:
9780190267704
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:osobl/9780199990481.001.0001
Subject:
Philosophy, Moral Philosophy

In this collection of essays, the author provides a compelling new framework for thinking about the moral obligations that private actors in a market economy have toward each other and to society. In ... More


Conceptualising Paid Domestic Work

Lotika Singha

in Work, Labour and Cleaning: The Social Contexts of Outsourcing Housework

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
January 2020
ISBN:
9781529201468
eISBN:
9781529201505
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781529201468.003.0001
Subject:
Sociology, Gender and Sexuality

This chapter lays the foundations of the book by first defining the work that the book intends to interrogate and unpacking the angst around it in some quarters of Western society, focusing on the ... More


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