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The Doctrine of Rebirth

Keith Ward

in Religion and Human Nature

Published in print:
1998
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198269618
eISBN:
9780191683718
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198269618.003.0004
Subject:
Religion, Theology, World Religions

This chapter examines the doctrine of rebirth in Indian religions. Belief in rebirth and karma may have emerged from a desire to find some sort of moral justice in human life. Good deeds do not ... More


Critical Theory: Political Judgment as Ideologiekritik

Albena Azmanova

in The Scandal of Reason: A Critical Theory of Political Judgment

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
November 2015
ISBN:
9780231153805
eISBN:
9780231527286
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Columbia University Press
DOI:
10.7312/columbia/9780231153805.003.0003
Subject:
Political Science, Political Theory

Critical Theory offers a propitious starting point for the articulation of the components of a theory of critical political judgment—one that is both politically realistic and normatively rigorous. ... More


Kant’s Justification of Rights to Usufruct

Kenneth R. Westphal

in How Hume and Kant Reconstruct Natural Law: Justifying Strict Objectivity without Debating Moral Realism

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
May 2016
ISBN:
9780198747055
eISBN:
9780191809200
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198747055.003.0008
Subject:
Philosophy, History of Philosophy, Moral Philosophy

Kant’s universalization test is illustrated and defended by reconstructing Kant’s argument to justify rights to usufruct (acquisition, possession and use of things), based on human autonomy and human ... More


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