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Metaphor and Moral Experience

A. E. Denham

Published in print:
2000
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198240105
eISBN:
9780191680076
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198240105.001.0001
Subject:
Philosophy, Philosophy of Language, Moral Philosophy

This book examines the parallels between moral and metaphorical discourse, and the ways in which our engagement with literary art, and metaphorical discourse in particular, informs our moral beliefs. ... More


Moral Realism of a Paradigmatic Sort

Terence Cuneo

in The Normative Web: An Argument for Moral Realism

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
January 2008
ISBN:
9780199218837
eISBN:
9780191711749
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199218837.003.0002
Subject:
Philosophy, Moral Philosophy

This chapter specifies the character of moral realism of a paradigmatic sort, which is the position for which the book argues. It argues that realism of this sort is comprised of three theses: first, ... More


Moral Fictionalism

Mark Eli Kalderon

Published in print:
2005
Published Online:
September 2010
ISBN:
9780199275977
eISBN:
9780191706066
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199275977.001.0001
Subject:
Philosophy, Moral Philosophy, Philosophy of Language

Moral realists maintain that morality has a distinctive subject matter. Specifically, realists maintain that moral discourse is representational, that moral sentences express moral propositions — ... More


Moral Irony and Moral Personhood in Sakapultek Discourse and Culture

Robin Shoaps

in Stance: Sociolinguistic Perspectives

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
September 2009
ISBN:
9780195331646
eISBN:
9780199867974
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195331646.003.0005
Subject:
Linguistics, Sociolinguistics / Anthropological Linguistics

This chapter presents an ethnographically sensitive analysis of irony in Sakapultek Maya. It is argued that Sakapultek irony is an indirect stancetaking resource that plays a key role in moral ... More


Converging on Values: Cognition and Sentiment

A. E. Denham

in Metaphor and Moral Experience

Published in print:
2000
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198240105
eISBN:
9780191680076
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198240105.003.0005
Subject:
Philosophy, Philosophy of Language, Moral Philosophy

This chapter reconsiders the intuitive conception of truth which any account of ‘qualified judgements’ and ‘suitable subjects’ will have to subserve. There are many alternative conceptions of truth; ... More


. Reason, Imagination, and Moral Experience

A. E. Denham

in Metaphor and Moral Experience

Published in print:
2000
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198240105
eISBN:
9780191680076
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198240105.003.0006
Subject:
Philosophy, Philosophy of Language, Moral Philosophy

The epistemic status of moral discourse turns in part on the explanation of divergent moral beliefs. Whether differences of moral opinion there are best explained by a failure accurately to represent ... More


Moral Realism and Indeterminacy

Stephen Schiffer

in The Things We Mean

Published in print:
2003
Published Online:
April 2005
ISBN:
9780199257768
eISBN:
9780191602313
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0199257760.003.0007
Subject:
Philosophy, Philosophy of Language

The account of indeterminacy is brought to bear on normative, and especially moral, discourse. Cognitivism is easily secured by the theory of pleonastic propositions, but facts about moral discourse ... More


Well-Mannered Medicine: Medical Ethics and Etiquette in Classical Ayurveda

Dagmar Wujastyk

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
September 2012
ISBN:
9780199856268
eISBN:
9780199950560
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199856268.001.0001
Subject:
Religion, Hinduism

When is it right for a doctor to lie to a patient? What is more important: a patient's health, or his dignity? When should a patient refuse to follow the doctor's orders? What is acceptable medical ... More


Youthful Folly in Boys and Girls: Idyllic Romance and the Perils of Adolescence in Pierre de Provence and Paris et Vienne

Rosalind Brown‐Grant

in French Romance of the Later Middle Ages: Gender, Morality, and Desire

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
January 2009
ISBN:
9780199554140
eISBN:
9780191721069
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199554140.003.0003
Subject:
Literature, Early and Medieval Literature

This chapter discusses idyllic romances which feature the deeply-felt reciprocal love of an adolescent couple and their struggle to marry in the face of parental opposition. Comparing two late ... More


Conclusion

DIANA JEATER

in Marriage, Perversion, and Power: The Construction of Moral Discourse in Southern Rhodesia 1894-1930

Published in print:
1993
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198203797
eISBN:
9780191675980
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198203797.003.0010
Subject:
History, World Modern History

Inspired by a wish to emancipate African women from lineage control, in order to further the Administration's proletarianization policy, the Native Marriages Ordinance of 1901 was built around the ... More


Morality: Emotivism and Agreement

Stephen Mulhall

in Stanley Cavell: Philosophy's Recounting of the Ordinary

Published in print:
1999
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198238508
eISBN:
9780191679643
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198238508.003.0003
Subject:
Philosophy, History of Philosophy, Aesthetics

The central lineaments of Cavell's understanding of morality are laid out in the chapters that constitute part 3 of The Claim of Reason — chapters originally composed as part of his doctoral ... More


The Closing Door: African Women and European Morality, 1916–1930

DIANA JEATER

in Marriage, Perversion, and Power: The Construction of Moral Discourse in Southern Rhodesia 1894-1930

Published in print:
1993
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198203797
eISBN:
9780191675980
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198203797.003.0009
Subject:
History, World Modern History

This chapter demonstrates construction of a moral discourse in Southern Rhodesia that was influenced by the concept of morality brought into the region by the white Occupation. The criminalization of ... More


Evil in Contemporary Political Theory

Bruce Haddock and Peri Roberts

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780748641963
eISBN:
9780748652860
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9780748641963.001.0001
Subject:
Political Science, Political Theory

What role should the idea of evil have in contemporary moral and social thought? The concept of ‘evil’ has long been a key idea in moral discourse. Now, the contributors to this book make a start on ... More


The media and the Prostitution Reform Act

Lisa Fitzgerald and Gillian Abel

in Taking the crime out of sex work: New Zealand sex workers' fight for decriminalisation

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9781847423344
eISBN:
9781447303664
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781847423344.003.0012
Subject:
Social Work, Crime and Justice

This chapter examines the role of the media in the context of the implementation of the 2003 Prostitution Reform Act (PRA). It determines whether the media coverage of the PRA reinforced existing ... More


Two Functions of Moral Language: Rethinking the Amoralist

John Mumm

in Motivational Internalism

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
January 2015
ISBN:
9780199367955
eISBN:
9780199367979
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199367955.003.0014
Subject:
Philosophy, Moral Philosophy, General

The figure of the amoralist has played a central role in the debate between moral judgment internalists and externalists. Unfortunately, the debate has led to an impasse based on conflicting ... More


Domain-Differentiation: The Psychology of Public Reason

Olivia Newman

in Liberalism in Practice: The Psychology and Pedagogy of Public Reason

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
September 2015
ISBN:
9780262028790
eISBN:
9780262327558
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
The MIT Press
DOI:
10.7551/mitpress/9780262028790.003.0004
Subject:
Political Science, Political Theory

Domain-differentiation suggests that individuals are well equipped to hold different commitments and beliefs in different domains of their lives. Domain-differentiation is, this chapter argues, a ... More


The Creation of Female Disability: Medical, Prescriptive and Moral Discourses

Encarnación Juárez-Almendros

in Disabled Bodies in Early Modern Spanish Literature: Prostitutes, Aging Women and Saints

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
January 2019
ISBN:
9781786940780
eISBN:
9781786945013
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Liverpool University Press
DOI:
10.5949/liverpool/9781786940780.003.0002
Subject:
Literature, Criticism/Theory

The first chapter explores sixteenth and seventeenth century Spanish medical, regulatory and moral discourses in order to show how they inherit, reproduce and propagate an amalgam of Western ... More


Introduction

Anna L. Peterson

in Being Human: Ethics, Environment, and Our Place in the World

Published in print:
2001
Published Online:
May 2012
ISBN:
9780520226548
eISBN:
9780520926059
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520226548.003.0003
Subject:
Anthropology, Anthropology, Theory and Practice

This volume explores the connections among ideas about nature, ideas about humanness, and environmental ethics. This book is divided into nine chapters that explore ideas about the definition, ... More


Dueling Confessions: Revolution in the First Person

Cheryl Mattingly

in Moral Laboratories

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
January 2015
ISBN:
9780520281196
eISBN:
9780520959538
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520281196.003.0008
Subject:
Anthropology, Medical Anthropology

Chapter 8 considers how many competing moral spaces and discourses are brought to bear upon one another in the face of the murder of a child. Here, moral laboratories also become political ... More


Disagreement, Correctness, and the Evidence for Metaethical Absolutism

Gunnar Björnsson

in Oxford Studies in Metaethics, Volume 10

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
August 2015
ISBN:
9780198738695
eISBN:
9780191802515
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198738695.003.0007
Subject:
Philosophy, Moral Philosophy

Metaethical absolutism is the view that moral concepts have non-relative satisfaction conditions that are constant across judges and their particular beliefs, attitudes, and cultural embedding. Two ... More


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