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Environmental Virtues: Charity, Nature, and Divine Friendship in Thomas

Willis Jenkins

in Ecologies of Grace: Environmental Ethics and Christian Theology

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
May 2008
ISBN:
9780195328516
eISBN:
9780199869862
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195328516.003.0007
Subject:
Religion, Philosophy of Religion

In the previous chapter, looking at Thomas Aquinas showed us rudiments for an adequate ecojustice strategy: the integrity of creation intimately connected to Christian experience. This chapter ... More


A Universal Culture of Human Rights and Freedom's Habits: Caritapolis

Michael Novak

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:
10.1093/0199257019.003.0012
Subject:
Economics and Finance, International

Michael Novak addresses some broad issues relating to culture, basic human values, and globalization, and how these affect both individuals and institutions as societies are transforming themselves ... More


Conclusions: In Search of a Global Moral Architecture

John H. Dunning

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:
10.1093/0199257019.003.0017
Subject:
Economics and Finance, International

In the final chapter, John Dunning attempts to draw together the main themes and thoughts of the contributors to the book, and to summarize his own views on what might be done to upgrade the economic ... More


The Moral Imperatives of Global Capitalism: An Overview

John H. Dunning

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:
10.1093/0199257019.003.0002
Subject:
Economics and Finance, International

This introductory chapter sets the background to the book and guides the reader through its main themes. The comments made are based on an exploration of three propositions. These are as follows: ... More


Private Morality and Capitalism: Learning from the Past

Deepak Lal

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:
10.1093/0199257019.003.0003
Subject:
Economics and Finance, International

This chapter traces the changing interface between societal and cultural values and capitalism as each has evolved since the later Middle Ages, asking to what extent can the past successes or ... More


Blame and Desert

Manuel Vargas

in Building Better Beings: A Theory of Moral Responsibility

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
January 2013
ISBN:
9780199697540
eISBN:
9780191748851
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199697540.003.0009
Subject:
Philosophy, Moral Philosophy, Metaphysics/Epistemology

This chapter fills in the details of how the account handles blame and desert. The first part of the chapter focuses on exculpation, and the question of how the norms of responsibility (roughly, ... More


The Challenge of Global Capitalism: A Christian Perspective

Brian Griffiths

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:
10.1093/0199257019.003.0008
Subject:
Economics and Finance, International

Brian Griffiths sets out his interpretation of the Christian attitude and response to global capitalism. After identifying the foundations of a Christian perspective, viz. the nature of the world God ... More


The Challenge of Global Capitalism: The Perspective of Eastern Religions

David R. Loy

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:
10.1093/0199257019.003.0011
Subject:
Economics and Finance, International

The moral ecology of global capitalism is examined from an Eastern religious––and particularly a Buddhist––perspective. David Loy first points out that Buddhism does not depend on a theistic ... More


“Friends of Freedom”: Reformers, Self-Made Men, and the Moral Ecology of Freedom

Nicholas Buccola

in The Political Thought of Frederick Douglass: In Pursuit of American Liberty

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
March 2016
ISBN:
9780814787113
eISBN:
9780814725405
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
NYU Press
DOI:
10.18574/nyu/9780814787113.003.0005
Subject:
History, African-American History

This chapter examines two ideal types central to Douglass's political philosophy—the Reformer and the Self-Made Man—in order to capture a sense of how he believed individuals ought to behave in order ... More


The Social Constitution of Agency and Responsibility: Oppression, Politics, and Moral Ecology

Manuel R. Vargas

in Social Dimensions of Moral Responsibility

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
April 2018
ISBN:
9780190609610
eISBN:
9780190609634
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190609610.003.0005
Subject:
Philosophy, Moral Philosophy, General

Culpability under oppression is puzzling. On the one hand, it seems callous to insist that someone’s being subject to oppression is never relevant to her culpability. On the other hand, responsible ... More


Introduction

Robert P. George

in Making Men Moral: Civil Liberties and Public Morality

Published in print:
1995
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780198260240
eISBN:
9780191682063
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198260240.003.0001
Subject:
Law, Philosophy of Law

This chapter discusses the pre-liberal tradition of thought on the importance of laws and politics in preserving morals in society. Laws based on morals are necessary to help establish the virtuous ... More


Making Men Moral: Civil Liberties and Public Morality

Robert P. George

Published in print:
1995
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780198260240
eISBN:
9780191682063
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198260240.001.0001
Subject:
Law, Philosophy of Law

Contemporary liberal thinkers commonly suppose that there is something principally unjust about the legal prohibition of putatively victimless immoralities. Against the prevailing liberal view, the ... More


Articulating a Huckleberry Cosmos: Thoreau's Moral Ecology of Knowledge

Laura Dassow Walls

in Thoreau's Importance for Philosophy

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
January 2013
ISBN:
9780823239306
eISBN:
9780823239344
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Fordham University Press
DOI:
10.5422/fordham/9780823239306.003.0006
Subject:
Philosophy, American Philosophy

In his eulogy for Thoreau, Emerson accused his friend of failing to “engineer for America,” choosing instead to be “captain of a huckleberry-party.” Indeed, in Wild Fruits, Thoreau articulated a ... More


Implicit Bias, Responsibility, and Moral Ecology

Manuel R. Vargas

in Oxford Studies in Agency and Responsibility Volume 4

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
August 2017
ISBN:
9780198805601
eISBN:
9780191843563
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198805601.003.0012
Subject:
Philosophy, Moral Philosophy, Metaphysics/Epistemology

There are reasons that weigh both in favor and against judging agents blameworthy for actions produced in part by implicit biases. Indeed, perhaps implicit bias reveals that our received views about ... More


The Disenchanted: Religion as Ecological Control, and Its Modern Fate

E. N. Anderson

in Ecologies of the Heart: Emotion, Belief, and the Environment

Published in print:
1996
Published Online:
November 2020
ISBN:
9780195090109
eISBN:
9780197560617
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780195090109.003.0014
Subject:
Environmental Science, Environmentalist Thought and Ideology

Conservation must be rationally planned, but inevitably it becomes a political issue. Policies and plans must be debated in the political arena and decided there. ... More


Who’s Responsible for This?: Moral Responsibility, Externalism, and Knowledge about Implicit Bias

Natalia Washington and Daniel Kelly

in Implicit Bias and Philosophy, Volume 2: Moral Responsibility, Structural Injustice, and Ethics

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
May 2016
ISBN:
9780198766179
eISBN:
9780191820748
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198766179.003.0002
Subject:
Philosophy, Moral Philosophy

The central claim we defend is that people can be responsible for actions that are influenced by implicit biases they do not know they have, and would disavow if they did. We frame this issue in ... More


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