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The Moral Foundation

David C. Rose

in The Moral Foundation of Economic Behavior

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
January 2012
ISBN:
9780199781744
eISBN:
9780199919116
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199781744.003.0008
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Behavioural Economics

This chapter distinguishes between duty-based moral restraint and duty-based moral advocacy. Duty-based moral advocacy is shown to be inefficient and to undermine duty-based moral restraint. The ... More


Epistemological Duties

Richard Feldman

in The Oxford Handbook of Epistemology

Published in print:
2002
Published Online:
November 2003
ISBN:
9780195130058
eISBN:
9780199833481
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0195130057.003.0013
Subject:
Philosophy, Metaphysics/Epistemology

In “Epistemological Duties,” Richard Feldman uses three main questions to illuminate the topic of epistemological duties. (1) What are our epistemological duties? After suggesting that ... More


Kantian Analysis: From Duty to Autonomy

Thomas E. Hill

in Human Welfare and Moral Worth: Kantian Perspectives

Published in print:
2002
Published Online:
November 2003
ISBN:
9780199252633
eISBN:
9780191597695
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0199252637.003.0002
Subject:
Philosophy, Moral Philosophy

Distinguishes basic and more extreme ideas underlying three related Kantian themes: that fundamental questions of moral philosophy require an a priori method, that moral duties are conceived as ... More


Law and Order: Some Implications

MATTHEW H. KRAMER

in In Defense of Legal Positivism: Law Without Trimmings

Published in print:
2003
Published Online:
January 2010
ISBN:
9780199264834
eISBN:
9780191705229
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199264834.003.0009
Subject:
Law, Philosophy of Law

This closing chapter takes up the question whether every legal mandate, simply by dint of its status as such a mandate, imposes a pro-tanto moral obligation to comply with its terms. In delivering a ... More


Logical Arguments from Evil, against the Existence of God

Bruce Langtry

in God, the Best, and Evil

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
September 2008
ISBN:
9780199238798
eISBN:
9780191716485
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199238798.003.0006
Subject:
Philosophy, Moral Philosophy, Philosophy of Religion

This chapter discusses attempts to refute theism using premisses which entail that God does not exist. J. L. Mackie's paper “Evil and Omnipotence” (1955) and H. J. McCloskey's book God and Evil ... More


Incorporation by Law 1

Joseph Raz

in Between Authority and Interpretation: On the Theory of Law and Practical Reason

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
May 2009
ISBN:
9780199562688
eISBN:
9780191705342
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199562688.003.0007
Subject:
Law, Philosophy of Law

This chapter addresses the question of how the law can be incorporated within morality and how the existence of the law can impinge on our moral rights and duties — a question (or questions) which is ... More


Contracts

Kimberly K. Smith

in Governing Animals: Animal Welfare and the Liberal State

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
September 2012
ISBN:
9780199895755
eISBN:
9780199950522
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199895755.003.0002
Subject:
Political Science, Political Theory, American Politics

This chapter addresses whether a liberal government may legitimately enforce our moral duties to animals, given the liberal principle of limited government. Liberal theory teaches that the purpose of ... More


Talking Politics: Bhikhu Parekh in Conversation with Ramin Jahanbegloo

Ramin Jahanbegloo and Bhikhu Parekh

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
September 2012
ISBN:
9780198071549
eISBN:
9780199081349
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198071549.001.0001
Subject:
Political Science, Indian Politics

One of the most distinguished political philosophers of our time, British-Indian academic and peer Lord Bhikhu Parekh’s work continues to deeply influence our understanding of identity, politics, and ... More


“The Ethics of Belief” Reconsidered

Susan Haack

in Knowledge, Truth, and Duty: Essays on Epistemic Justification, Responsibility, and Virtue

Published in print:
2001
Published Online:
November 2003
ISBN:
9780195128925
eISBN:
9780199833764
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0195128923.003.0002
Subject:
Philosophy, Metaphysics/Epistemology

Addresses the relation between epistemic and moral duty. Argues against what the writer calls the special case thesis, according to which epistemic appraisal is merely an instance of moral appraisal. ... More


Some Practical Consequences

R. Jay Wallace

in The Moral Nexus

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
September 2019
ISBN:
9780691172170
eISBN:
9780691183923
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Princeton University Press
DOI:
10.23943/princeton/9780691172170.003.0006
Subject:
Philosophy, Moral Philosophy

This chapter considers the implications of relational morality for some first-order questions about what it is right and wrong to do. It begins by discussing some of the cases in which it seems most ... More


Outline of a Theory of Corrective Justice

Eric Rakowski

in Equal Justice

Published in print:
1993
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198240792
eISBN:
9780191680274
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198240792.003.0010
Subject:
Philosophy, Political Philosophy

Equality of fortune fundamentally stipulates that within a sphere of rights protecting people's physical and mental integrity, individuals are initially entitled to equal shares of the community's ... More


Ethics in the Public Domain: Essays in the Morality of Law and Politics

Joseph Raz

Published in print:
1995
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780198260691
eISBN:
9780191682148
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198260691.001.0001
Subject:
Law, Philosophy of Law

This new collection opens with a pivotal chapter, not previously published, on the implications of the moral duties which arise out of concern for the well-being of others. The first part of the book ... More


Moral Arguments (actually R1 to Rn): An Abductive Moral Argument for God

David Baggett

in Two Dozen (or so) Arguments for God: The Plantinga Project

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
September 2018
ISBN:
9780190842215
eISBN:
9780190874445
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190842215.003.0016
Subject:
Religion, Theology

This chapter quickly summarizes the contours of an abductive moral argument for God’s existence. The specific moral phenomenon in question here is moral duty or obligation, Plantinga’s preferred ... More


Morality and Politics

V. S. Soloviev

in Politics, Law, and Morality: Essays by V.S. Soloviev

Published in print:
2000
Published Online:
October 2013
ISBN:
9780300079951
eISBN:
9780300128376
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Yale University Press
DOI:
10.12987/yale/9780300079951.003.0002
Subject:
Philosophy, Political Philosophy

The essay in this chapter argues that morality and politics are intimately interconnected and often intertwined. From a Christian perspective, the moral and the political cannot be separated from one ... More


Loyalty: NOMOS LIV

Sanford Levinson, Paul Woodruff, and Joel Parker (eds)

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
March 2016
ISBN:
9780814785935
eISBN:
9780814760918
Item type:
book
Publisher:
NYU Press
DOI:
10.18574/nyu/9780814785935.001.0001
Subject:
Political Science, Political Theory

Few topics are more ubiquitous in everyday life and, at the same time, more controversial in practice, than that of one's moral obligation to loyalty. Featuring essays by scholars working in a ... More


Paid Work and Unpaid Care: The Unsolved Conflict

Nicole Busby

in A Right to Care?: Unpaid Work in European Employment Law

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
May 2011
ISBN:
9780199579020
eISBN:
9780191725296
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199579020.003.0003
Subject:
Law, Employment Law

This chapter explores the unsolved conflict between paid work and unpaid care. The meaning of the term ‘care relationship’ is considered and existing literature is used to explore the diversity of ... More


The Moral Nexus

R. Jay Wallace

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
September 2019
ISBN:
9780691172170
eISBN:
9780691183923
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Princeton University Press
DOI:
10.23943/princeton/9780691172170.001.0001
Subject:
Philosophy, Moral Philosophy

This book develops and defends a new interpretation of morality—namely, as a set of requirements that connect agents normatively to other persons in a nexus of moral relations. According to this ... More


Why the Profession Should Be Saved

in The Lawyer's Myth: Reviving Ideals in the Legal Profession

Published in print:
2002
Published Online:
March 2013
ISBN:
9780226042558
eISBN:
9780226042565
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226042565.003.0008
Subject:
Law, Legal Profession and Ethics

Professionals are not only dedicated to service as a fundamental component of their work, they are conscious of the moral significance of that service in their own lives and in the greater public ... More


The Testimony of the Spirit and Moral Knowledge

C. Stephen Evans

in The Testimony of the Spirit: New Essays

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
April 2017
ISBN:
9780190225391
eISBN:
9780190225421
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780190225391.003.0005
Subject:
Religion, Theology, Philosophy of Religion

This chapter explores the multiple roles the Spirit plays in giving humans moral knowledge—more precisely, how the Spirit makes possible an understanding of God’s requirements for his human ... More


Dignity in Roman and Stoic Thought

Miriam Griffin

in Dignity: A History

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
June 2017
ISBN:
9780199385997
eISBN:
9780199386024
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199385997.003.0003
Subject:
Philosophy, History of Philosophy, Moral Philosophy

The concept of dignitas at Rome signified a certain standing or rank in the community. Dignitas was inherently comparative, and one deserved treatment appropriate to one’s standing: that applied to ... More


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