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Virtue, Rules, and Justice: Kantian Aspirations

Thomas E. Hill, Jr

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
September 2012
ISBN:
9780199692002
eISBN:
9780191741241
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199692002.001.0001
Subject:
Philosophy, Moral Philosophy, Political Philosophy

This book interprets, explains, and extends Kant's moral theory in a series of chapters that highlight its relevance to contemporary ethics. The book is divided into four sections. The first three ... More


Particularism

John F. Horty

in Reasons as Defaults

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
September 2012
ISBN:
9780199744077
eISBN:
9780199932566
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199744077.003.0006
Subject:
Philosophy, Logic/Philosophy of Mathematics

This chapter applies the account of reasons developed in this book to an argument recently advanced by Jonathan Dancy in support of particularism in moral theory. This chapter begins with some ... More


Exploring Alternatives to the Simple Model: Is there an Atomistic Option? *

Luke Robinson

in Oxford Studies in Normative Ethics: Volume 2

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
January 2013
ISBN:
9780199662951
eISBN:
9780191745195
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199662951.003.0011
Subject:
Philosophy, Moral Philosophy

The simple model maintains that morally relevant factors combine in a simple, additive way, like weights on a scale. Although intuitive and familiar, this model entails that certain plausible views ... More


On the Global and Local Representations of the Holocaust Tragedy

Jeffrey C. Alexander

in Remembering the Holocaust: A Debate

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
May 2012
ISBN:
9780195326222
eISBN:
9780199944064
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195326222.003.0008
Subject:
Sociology, Culture

This chapter begins by presenting a comic strip,Non Sequitor, by Wiley. This strip of popular culture indicates that the universalization of the Holocaust is alive and well, even as the collective ... More


The Relation of Divine Command Theory to Natural Law and Virtue Ethics

C. Stephen Evans

in God and Moral Obligation

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
May 2013
ISBN:
9780199696680
eISBN:
9780191744266
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199696680.003.0003
Subject:
Religion, Philosophy of Religion, Theology

This chapter argues that two prominent approaches to ethics that are often thought to be rivals of a divine command ethic are actually complementary to a divine command ethic. In particular, a divine ... More


An Expressivist Account of the Differences between Aesthetic and Moral Judgments

James Harold

in Dangerous Art

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
September 2020
ISBN:
9780197519769
eISBN:
9780197519790
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780197519769.003.0008
Subject:
Philosophy, Aesthetics

This chapter begins with five more or less familiar ways of distinguishing between aesthetic and moral judgments. These distinctions are far from perfect—they allow of exceptions—but they constitute ... More


Epilogue: The Ethics of Humanism and Moral Particularism in Twentieth-Century Japan

Richard M Reitan

in Making a Moral Society: Ethics and the State in Meiji Japan

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
November 2016
ISBN:
9780824832940
eISBN:
9780824870591
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Hawai'i Press
DOI:
10.21313/hawaii/9780824832940.003.0006
Subject:
History, Asian History

This epilogue situates the book's findings in a longer stream of history by outlining some of the conceptual linkages between the Meiji and later periods. It first considers the emergence of a ... More


What Child Is This?: The Practice of Personhood

Hilde Lindemann

in Holding and Letting Go: The Social Practice of Personal Identities

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
January 2014
ISBN:
9780199754922
eISBN:
9780199349463
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199754922.003.0001
Subject:
Philosophy, Moral Philosophy, General

Philosophical theories of personhood typically exclude individuals with severe cognitive impairment, but this chapter argues that such people can be held in personhood by those who care for them. ... More


Buddhist Moral Thought and Western Moral Philosophy

Christopher W. Gowans

in A Mirror Is for Reflection: Understanding Buddhist Ethics

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
June 2017
ISBN:
9780190499778
eISBN:
9780190499792
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190499778.003.0003
Subject:
Philosophy, Moral Philosophy, General

This essay discusses interpretations of Indian Buddhist moral thought in terms of common categories of Western moral philosophy. Problems are raised for interpretations of Buddhism as being committed ... More


Political-Philosophical Analysis of Suicide Tourism

Daniel Sperling

in Suicide Tourism: Understanding the Legal, Philosophical, and Socio-Political Dimensions

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
October 2019
ISBN:
9780198825456
eISBN:
9780191864230
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198825456.003.0005
Subject:
Law, Legal Profession and Ethics, Human Rights and Immigration

This chapter explores some of the major political-philosophical justifications for and against state interference in suicide tourism. These are divided into five main arguments from the perspective ... More


On Hegel’s Critique of Kant’s Ethics: Beyond the ‘Empty Formalism’ Objection

Robert Stern

in Kantian Ethics: Value, Agency, and Obligation

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
November 2015
ISBN:
9780198722298
eISBN:
9780191789113
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198722298.003.0009
Subject:
Philosophy, Moral Philosophy

This chapter argues that there is a deeper issue underlying Hegel’s ‘empty formalism’ critique of Kant, which goes beyond the familiar worry that Kant’s Principle of Universalizability is ... More


Introduction: No More Answers?

Jonathan Dancy

in Practical Thought: Essays on Reason, Intuition, and Action

Published in print:
2021
Published Online:
August 2021
ISBN:
9780198865605
eISBN:
9780191897955
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198865605.003.0001
Subject:
Philosophy, Moral Philosophy

This Introduction is a short intellectual biography. In addition to telling how it was that the author ended up in philosophy, it tracks the development of his views in the theory of reasons and the ... More


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