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Introduction: The Question of Thrift

James Davison Hunter

Joshua J. Yates (ed.)

in Thrift and Thriving in America: Capitalism and Moral Order from the Puritans to the Present

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
May 2012
ISBN:
9780199769063
eISBN:
9780199896851
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199769063.003.0001
Subject:
Sociology, Economic Sociology

This introductory chapter begins with a brief discussion of the renewed importance of the concept of thrift in American consciousness in the wake of the 2008 financial crisis. It then presents ... More


Self and Role: Transformational Agency in Organizations

Lisa Herzog

in Reclaiming the System: Moral Responsibility, Divided Labour, and the Role of Organizations in Society

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
November 2018
ISBN:
9780198830405
eISBN:
9780191868658
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198830405.003.0008
Subject:
Political Science, Political Economy

This chapter discusses the relationship individuals have to their organizational roles. Based on two real-life examples, it discusses the pitfalls of complete identification with, but also of ... More


God's Natural Laws

Charles Taliaferro

in Natural Law, Liberalism, and Morality: Contemporary Essays

Published in print:
2001
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780199243006
eISBN:
9780191697203
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199243006.003.0014
Subject:
Law, Philosophy of Law

This chapter discusses a framework for theistic moral arguments with respect to objective moral truths. The chapter also puts forward a proposal for how a successful argument can be constructed where ... More


Evil in Contemporary International Political Theory: Acts that Shock the Conscience of Mankind

Peter Sutch

in Evil in Contemporary Political Theory

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780748641963
eISBN:
9780748652860
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9780748641963.003.0006
Subject:
Political Science, Political Theory

This chapter rejects the systematic approach to theorising evil from cosmopolitan first principles. It argues that in looking for an international conception of evil, one should engage in an ... More


Postscript: Moral Progress and Cultural Evolution

Allen Buchanan

in The Evolution of Moral Progress: A Biocultural Theory

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
June 2018
ISBN:
9780190868413
eISBN:
9780190868444
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190868413.003.0014
Subject:
Philosophy, Moral Philosophy

The focus in this volume is on the implications of the biological evolutionary origins of morality for the possibilities for moral progress. It makes no attempt to cast an account of the conditions ... More


Conclusion

in Less Rightly Said: Scandals and Readers in Sixteenth-Century France

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
June 2013
ISBN:
9780804762922
eISBN:
9780804773546
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Stanford University Press
DOI:
10.11126/stanford/9780804762922.003.0009
Subject:
History, Cultural History

This chapter sums up the book, examining the importance of the literary and imaginary dimension of vituperation for the emergence of a political genre, and the images conjured by Satyre Menippee, ... More


Managing Mistakes and Misbehavior: When Teaching and Reminding Aren’t Enough

Marilyn Watson

in Learning to Trust: Attachment Theory and Classroom Management

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
August 2018
ISBN:
9780190867263
eISBN:
9780190867294
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190867263.003.0009
Subject:
Psychology, Developmental Psychology

By the second year, Laura realized she needed a stronger response to hurtful behavior. She often tried to help misbehaving children see and understand the harm they had caused, firmly requesting that ... More


Alcoholics Anonymous: sustaining behavioural change

James Irving

in Moving on from Crime and Substance Use: Transforming Identities

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
May 2017
ISBN:
9781447324676
eISBN:
9781447324690
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781447324676.003.0010
Subject:
Social Work, Crime and Justice

This chapter concentrates on the practices of Alcoholics Anonymous (AA) and how they facilitate behavioural change. The author analysed intensive interviews with long-term members of AA using a ... More


Seeing Darkness, Hearing Silence Augustine's Account of Evil

Stanley Hauerwas

in Naming Evil Judging Evil

Published in print:
2006
Published Online:
March 2013
ISBN:
9780226306735
eISBN:
9780226306742
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226306742.003.0003
Subject:
Political Science, Political Theory

This chapter addresses the destructive features of a modern morality whose only moral touchstone is ultimate evil. Modernity is characterized by a fascination with evil coupled with skepticism about ... More


Beginnings of American History

John Patrick Diggins (ed.)

in Eugene O'Neill's America: Desire Under Democracy

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
February 2013
ISBN:
9780226148809
eISBN:
9780226148823
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226148823.003.0005
Subject:
Literature, Drama

Eugene O'Neill became one of the greatest historical dramatists since Shakespeare. O'Neill took American history as seriously as Shakespeare took English history. He approached history the same way ... More


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