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Foundations of Liberalism

Margaret Moore

Published in print:
1993
Published Online:
November 2003
ISBN:
9780198273851
eISBN:
9780191599934
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0198273851.001.0001
Subject:
Political Science, Political Theory

Foundations of Liberalism is a critical examination of contemporary liberal theories of justice (Gewirth, Rawls, Gauthier, Raz, among others) focussing on the familiar problem of how to ... More


Introduction

Margaret Moore

in Foundations of Liberalism

Published in print:
1993
Published Online:
November 2003
ISBN:
9780198273851
eISBN:
9780191599934
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0198273851.003.0001
Subject:
Political Science, Political Theory

This chapter defines the main terms and the project of the book, and specifically situates the problem of the relation of self‐interest and morality in the larger philosophical context.


The Constitution of Equality: Democratic Authority and Its Limits

Thomas Christiano

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
September 2008
ISBN:
9780198297475
eISBN:
9780191716867
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198297475.001.0001
Subject:
Political Science, Comparative Politics, Political Theory

What is the ethical basis of democracy? And what reasons do we have to go along with democratic decisions even when we disagree with them? And when do we have reason to say that we may justly ignore ... More


Justice, Legitimacy, and Self-Determination: Moral Foundations for International Law

Allen Buchanan

Published in print:
2003
Published Online:
April 2004
ISBN:
9780198295358
eISBN:
9780191600982
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0198295359.001.0001
Subject:
Political Science, Political Theory

This book articulates a systematic vision of an international legal system grounded in the commitment to justice for all persons. It provides a probing exploration of the moral issues involved in ... More


Planet of the Durkheimians, Where Community, Authority, and Sacredness Are Foundations of Morality

Jonathan Haidt and Jesse Graham

in Social and Psychological Bases of Ideology and System Justification

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
May 2009
ISBN:
9780195320916
eISBN:
9780199869541
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195320916.003.015
Subject:
Psychology, Social Psychology

Most academic efforts to understand morality and ideology come from theorists who limit the domain of morality to issues related to harm and fairness. For such theorists, conservative beliefs are ... More


Shakespeare at Work

John Jones

Published in print:
2000
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198186885
eISBN:
9780191674594
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198186885.001.0001
Subject:
Literature, Shakespeare Studies

It has been established by textual specialists, and is now becoming widely accepted, that Shakespeare revised many of his plays, including some of the most celebrated. But how were the great ... More


Principled Proposals for Reform

Allen Buchanan

in Justice, Legitimacy, and Self-Determination: Moral Foundations for International Law

Published in print:
2003
Published Online:
April 2004
ISBN:
9780198295358
eISBN:
9780191600982
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0198295359.003.0010
Subject:
Political Science, Political Theory

Briefly restates the central argument of the book and then summarizes the main proposals for reforming the international legal system that the preceding chapters have developed on its basis. It sets ... More


Navigating Shakespeare’s Moral Compass

Neema Parvini

in Shakespeare's Moral Compass

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
May 2019
ISBN:
9781474432870
eISBN:
9781474453745
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9781474432870.003.0001
Subject:
Literature, Shakespeare Studies

At a time when some feel that Western civilization is at a moment of crisis – and in which many are taking stock and looking for meaning – this chapter introduces a book which looks, as so many ... More


Introduction

George Letsas

in A Theory of Interpretation of the European Convention on Human Rights

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
January 2009
ISBN:
9780199203437
eISBN:
9780191707773
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199203437.003.0001
Subject:
Law, Human Rights and Immigration, Philosophy of Law

The aim of this book is to discuss the most abstract and general issues that the interpretation of the European Convention on Human Rights (ECHR) raises. The more important the ECHR becomes in ... More


Why Respect Religion?

Brian Leiter

in Why Tolerate Religion?

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
October 2017
ISBN:
9780691163543
eISBN:
9781400852345
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Princeton University Press
DOI:
10.23943/princeton/9780691163543.003.0005
Subject:
Philosophy, Philosophy of Religion

The analysis has so far assumed that the moral foundation of the law of religious liberty is to be found in the idea of principled toleration. But are we entitled to that assumption? Martha Nussbaum, ... More


The Constrained Vision of Evolutionary Ethics

Neema Parvini

in Shakespeare's Moral Compass

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
May 2019
ISBN:
9781474432870
eISBN:
9781474453745
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9781474432870.003.0002
Subject:
Literature, Shakespeare Studies

This chapter adapts Thomas Sowell’s concept of the constrained (or “tragic”) and unconstrained (or “utopian) visions of humanity in its consideration of evolutionary ethics as a lens through which to ... More


Shakespeare's Moral Compass

Neema Parvini

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
May 2019
ISBN:
9781474432870
eISBN:
9781474453745
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9781474432870.001.0001
Subject:
Literature, Shakespeare Studies

This ground-breaking study fearlessly combines latest research in evolutionary psychology, historical scholarship and philosophy to answer a question that has eluded critics for centuries: what is ... More


Culture and Moral Development

Joan G. Miller, Matthew Wice, and Namrata Goyal

in The Handbook of Culture and Psychology

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
July 2019
ISBN:
9780190679743
eISBN:
9780190679774
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190679743.003.0010
Subject:
Psychology, Social Psychology

This chapter presents a critical overview of theory and research on culture and morality. The authors address both classic and contemporary models of morality, with consideration given to empirical ... More


International Obligations Erga Omnes: Their Moral Foundation and Criteria of Identification in Light of Two Japanese Contributions

Maurizio Ragazzi

in The Reality of International Law: Essays in Honour of Ian Brownlie

Published in print:
1999
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780198268376
eISBN:
9780191683510
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198268376.003.0021
Subject:
Law, Public International Law

This chapter examines the moral foundation and criteria of identification of international obligations erga omnes related to international criminal law in light of two Japanese contributions. It ... More


Animals and the Expanding Moral Circle

T.J. Kasperbauer

in Subhuman: The Moral Psychology of Human Attitudes to Animals

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
December 2017
ISBN:
9780190695811
eISBN:
9780190695842
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190695811.003.0007
Subject:
Philosophy, Moral Philosophy

This chapter considers the hypothesis that our treatment of animals is best accounted for by an “expanding moral circle.” This hypothesis is examined by looking at changes in attitudes to animals ... More


“I Can’t! It’s a Prius”: Purity, Piety, Pollution Porn, and Coal Rolling

Sarah McFarland Taylor

in Ecopiety: Green Media and the Dilemma of Environmental Virtue

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
May 2020
ISBN:
9781479810765
eISBN:
9781479844883
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
NYU Press
DOI:
10.18574/nyu/9781479810765.003.0004
Subject:
Sociology, Social Movements and Social Change

Chapter 3 explores Toyota Corporation’s hybrid automobile, the Prius, as a consumer icon of green virtue, charting media representations that portray the Prius as a vehicle of ecopiety as practiced ... More


The Difficulty of Moral Knowledge

Joshua May

in Regard for Reason in the Moral Mind

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
June 2018
ISBN:
9780198811572
eISBN:
9780191848452
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198811572.003.0005
Subject:
Philosophy, Moral Philosophy, Philosophy of Mind

While empirical debunking arguments fail to support wide-ranging moral skepticism, there are more modest threats to moral knowledge. First, debunking arguments are more successful if highly ... More


Prepolitical Moral Foundations of a Free Republic

Pope Benedict XVI

in Political Theologies: Public Religions in a Post-Secular World

Published in print:
2006
Published Online:
March 2011
ISBN:
9780823226443
eISBN:
9780823237043
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Fordham University Press
DOI:
10.5422/fso/9780823226443.003.0013
Subject:
Religion, World Religions

In the acceleration of the tempo of historical developments in which we live, two factors seem to stand out above all others as characteristics of a development that, ... More


Differences in Mentality*: A Source of Ideological Conflicts

Janusz Reykowski

in Disenchantment with Democracy: A Psychological Perspective

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
April 2020
ISBN:
9780190078584
eISBN:
9780190078614
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190078584.003.0002
Subject:
Psychology, Social Psychology

Intercultural similarity of ideological conflicts, which are manifested in many countries as the conservatism/liberalism opposition, is related to the origin of these conflicts. They are an ... More


The Social Construction of Volunteering

Daniel Hart and Michael J. Sulik

in Prosocial Development: A Multidimensional Approach

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
April 2014
ISBN:
9780199964772
eISBN:
9780199368693
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199964772.003.0019
Subject:
Psychology, Developmental Psychology, Social Psychology

The chapter discusses the nature of volunteering, then presents research from three domains to highlight the relations between volunteering and culture. First, the chapter describes cross-national ... More


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