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Loyalty: An Essay on the Morality of Relationships

George P. Fletcher

Published in print:
1995
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780195098327
eISBN:
9780199852901
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195098327.001.0001
Subject:
Philosophy, Moral Philosophy

This book offers an account of loyalty that illuminates its role in our relationships with family and friends, our ties to country, and the commitment of the religious to God and their community. The ... More


Morality and Oneself

Robert B. Louden

in Morality and Moral Theory: A Reappraisal and Reaffirmation

Published in print:
1992
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780195072921
eISBN:
9780199852925
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195072921.003.0002
Subject:
Philosophy, Moral Philosophy

This chapter addresses the complaints thrown against morality by contemporary critics. Critics say that morality requires one to be selfless and to think about others' welfare to the detriment of ... More


Understanding the Development of the Self

Bick-Har Lam

in Learning and Teaching in the Chinese Classroom: Responding to Individual Needs

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
January 2012
ISBN:
9789888083428
eISBN:
9789882209848
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Hong Kong University Press
DOI:
10.5790/hongkong/9789888083428.003.0006
Subject:
Linguistics, Sociolinguistics / Anthropological Linguistics

This chapter explains how a person develops through the processes of socialization, environmental interaction and self-concept formation. Important psychological concepts such as self-esteem, ... More


Giving an Account of Oneself

Judith Butler

Published in print:
2005
Published Online:
March 2011
ISBN:
9780823225033
eISBN:
9780823235230
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Fordham University Press
DOI:
10.5422/fso/9780823225033.001.0001
Subject:
Philosophy, Moral Philosophy

What does it mean to lead a moral life? This book offers a provocative outline for a new ethical practice—one responsive to the need for critical autonomy and grounded in a new sense of the human ... More


Psychopathic Comportment and Moral Incapacity

Kerrin A. Jacobs

in Being Amoral: Psychopathy and Moral Incapacity

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
January 2015
ISBN:
9780262027915
eISBN:
9780262320382
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
The MIT Press
DOI:
10.7551/mitpress/9780262027915.003.0006
Subject:
Philosophy, Philosophy of Mind

The chapter addresses an issue of a mainly intrasubjective failure in psychopathy, here described as a lack in moral self-realization. The author takes a phenomenological approach, drawing especially ... More


The Politics of Charity: Constructing Moral Selves in Religion and Conflict

Rebecca Anne Allahyari

in Visions of Charity: Volunteer Workers and Moral Community

Published in print:
2000
Published Online:
May 2012
ISBN:
9780520221444
eISBN:
9780520935327
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520221444.003.0006
Subject:
Anthropology, American and Canadian Cultural Anthropology

This chapter illuminates the construction of caring selves in the work of feeding the urban poor. It develops the idea of moral selving in the context of charitable action and makes clear how ... More


The Moral Self: Levinas and Hermann Cohen

Edith Wyschogrod

in Crossover Queries: Dwelling with Negatives, Embodying Philosophy's Others

Published in print:
2006
Published Online:
March 2011
ISBN:
9780823226061
eISBN:
9780823235148
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Fordham University Press
DOI:
10.5422/fso/9780823226061.003.0027
Subject:
Philosophy, Philosophy of Religion

Emmanuel Levinas is familiar with the theory of the moral self in neo-Kantianism, particularly in the work of Hermann Cohen, and with Martin Heidegger's criticism of its ... More


Remez

Michael Fishbane

in Fragile Finitude: A Jewish Hermeneutical Theology

Published in print:
2021
Published Online:
January 2022
ISBN:
9780226764153
eISBN:
9780226764290
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226764290.003.0007
Subject:
Religion, Judaism

Remez is the quest for spiritual and moral self-development, aligned with public practices or enhanced by special interpretations of Scripture and its personalized appropriation. Among the practices ... More


The Tragic Christian Self: Three Late-Ancient Profiles

Paul M. Blowers

in Visions and Faces of the Tragic: The Mimesis of Tragedy and the Folly of Salvation in Early Christian Literature

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
July 2020
ISBN:
9780198854104
eISBN:
9780191888458
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198854104.003.0004
Subject:
Religion, Theology

This chapter capitalizes on a substantial body of recent research on the literary and rhetorical construction of “lives” (especially “holy lives” in hagiography) and “selves” (moral subjects and ... More


Identity Formation and Moral Development in Emerging Adulthood

Daniel Lapsley and Sam A. Hardy

in Flourishing in Emerging Adulthood: Positive Development During the Third Decade of Life

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
May 2017
ISBN:
9780190260637
eISBN:
9780190672737
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780190260637.003.0002
Subject:
Psychology, Developmental Psychology

We argue in this chapter that moral development and identity formation are not disjunctive topics, and that morality and identity ramify in the personal formation of emerging adults in ways that have ... More


Cultivating the Foundations of Technomoral Virtue

Shannon Vallor

in Technology and the Virtues: A Philosophical Guide to a Future Worth Wanting

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
September 2016
ISBN:
9780190498511
eISBN:
9780190498542
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780190498511.003.0005
Subject:
Philosophy, Moral Philosophy, General

Building upon chapter 3’s analysis of moral habituation as the first element of the practice of moral self-cultivation, this chapter continues the analysis of its basic structure. There are three ... More


Particularities of Moral Lives: Moral Positions

Anne-Marie Søndergaard Christensen

in Moral Philosophy and Moral Life

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
December 2020
ISBN:
9780198866695
eISBN:
9780191898860
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198866695.003.0005
Subject:
Philosophy, Moral Philosophy

The chapter presents a critique of the idea that morality is impersonal and an investigation of how and to what extent personal features of our lives may be morally relevant and shape us as moral ... More


Framing the professional and interprofessional ethical landscape in education: Finnish and English perspectives on teachers' moral selves

Andrea Raiker and Matti Rautiainen

in Exploring the dynamics of personal, professional and interprofessional ethics

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
September 2014
ISBN:
9781447308997
eISBN:
9781447311447
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781447308997.003.0014
Subject:
Social Work, Research and Evaluation

The focus of this chapter is the interrelationship of personal and professional ethics in education, and the effect of differing social-political contexts on the development of the ‘moral self’ of ... More


Character across Early Emerging Adulthood: Character Traits, Character Strivings, and Moral Self-Attributes

Erik E. Noftle

in Character: New Directions from Philosophy, Psychology, and Theology

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
November 2015
ISBN:
9780190204600
eISBN:
9780190204624
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780190204600.003.0023
Subject:
Philosophy, Moral Philosophy, General

Chapter 22 reports on a longitudinal study of early emerging adults, aged 18 to 21, that investigated three aspects of character: character traits (Big Five facets), character strivings (based on ... More


Morally Permissible Use of Lethal Force: A Taxonomy

Seumas Miller

in Shooting to Kill: The Ethics of Police and Military Use of Lethal Force

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
November 2016
ISBN:
9780190626136
eISBN:
9780190626174
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780190626136.003.0002
Subject:
Philosophy, Moral Philosophy

In this chapter a taxonomy is provided of the morally permissible use of lethal force across two main dimensions: (1) individual and joint action (and joint omissions) and (2) negative and positive ... More


Grammar and the Unity of Curriculum

W. Martin Bloomer

in The School of Rome: Latin Studies and the Origins of Liberal Education

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780520255760
eISBN:
9780520948402
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520255760.003.0007
Subject:
Classical Studies, Literary Studies: Classical, Early, and Medieval

This chapter examines the development of textual cohesion, the qualities of the story schema encouraged by the school, and the underlying analysis by a categorical thinking about persona. Studying ... More


Imperfect Duties to Oneself

Mark Timmons

in Kant's Doctrine of Virtue

Published in print:
2021
Published Online:
June 2021
ISBN:
9780190939229
eISBN:
9780190939267
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190939229.003.0012
Subject:
Philosophy, History of Philosophy

This chapter covers both the imperfect duties of natural and moral self-perfection and the positive duties of conscience and moral self-scrutiny—these latter duties partly constitutive of the duty of ... More


Completing the Circle with Technomoral Wisdom

Shannon Vallor

in Technology and the Virtues: A Philosophical Guide to a Future Worth Wanting

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
September 2016
ISBN:
9780190498511
eISBN:
9780190498542
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780190498511.003.0006
Subject:
Philosophy, Moral Philosophy, General

Chapter 5 concludes the analysis of the practice of moral self-cultivation with its final three elements. Together, these complete the practice of moral self-cultivation in a manner that enables the ... More


Moral Conformism and Its Contents

Manata Hashemi

in Coming of Age in Iran: Poverty and the Struggle for Dignity

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
January 2021
ISBN:
9781479876334
eISBN:
9781479806867
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
NYU Press
DOI:
10.18574/nyu/9781479876334.003.0006
Subject:
Political Science, Middle Eastern Politics

This chapter discusses the implications of facework for elucidating the relationship between morality and social mobility in the face of hardship. By imparting incremental social and economic wins, ... More


What Is Moral Grandstanding?

Justin Tosi and Brandon Warmke

in Grandstanding: The Use and Abuse of Moral Talk

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
March 2020
ISBN:
9780190900151
eISBN:
9780190900182
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190900151.003.0002
Subject:
Philosophy, Moral Philosophy, Political Philosophy

Drawing on empirical research from psychology, this chapter gives an account of moral grandstanding. Grandstanding is a contribution to public moral discourse that is significantly motivated by the ... More


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