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The Realm of Sensibility

Stephen Gaukroger

in The Collapse of Mechanism and the Rise of Sensibility: Science and the Shaping of Modernity, 1680-1760

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
January 2011
ISBN:
9780199594931
eISBN:
9780191595745
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199594931.003.0012
Subject:
Philosophy, Philosophy of Science, General

The mid‐eighteenth century rethinking of the aims of natural philosophy was one in which the central role accorded to rationality in the first half of the century now comes to be translated into ... More


Experiments, Intuitions, and Methodology in Moral and Political Theory 1

David Copp

in Oxford Studies in Metaethics Volume 7

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
September 2012
ISBN:
9780199653492
eISBN:
9780191741661
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199653492.003.0001
Subject:
Philosophy, Moral Philosophy

Moral and political philosophers commonly appeal to moral “intuitions” at crucial points in their reasoning. This chapter considers recent challenges to this practice—here referred to as “the ... More


Making Morality in Political Revolution

Webb Keane

in Ethical Life: Its Natural and Social Histories

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
October 2017
ISBN:
9780691167732
eISBN:
9781400873593
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Princeton University Press
DOI:
10.23943/princeton/9780691167732.003.0008
Subject:
Anthropology, Social and Cultural Anthropology

This chapter examines the case of moral revolutions that are bound up with political ones that are self-consciously atheist. One of the hallmarks of the twentieth-century socialist and communist ... More


Moral Sensibility

Owen Ware

in Kant's Justification of Ethics

Published in print:
2021
Published Online:
January 2021
ISBN:
9780198849933
eISBN:
9780191884337
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198849933.003.0005
Subject:
Philosophy, General

This chapter forms the next main thesis of the present study: the synthetic path of the second Critique is broader in scope, since Kant seeks to reveal a necessary connection between our ... More


“Turning” Backward: The Erosion of Moral Sensibility

John J. McDermott

in The Drama of Possibility: Experience as Philosophy of Culture

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
March 2011
ISBN:
9780823226627
eISBN:
9780823235704
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Fordham University Press
DOI:
10.5422/fso/9780823226627.003.0019
Subject:
Philosophy, American Philosophy

This chapter presents an essay on the erosion of moral sensibility. It focuses on the experience of “turning” in people's lives with respect to hope and trust. These ... More


The Subject of the Newgate Novel: Crime, Interest, What Novels Are About

Jesse Rosenthal

in Good Form: The Ethical Experience of the Victorian Novel

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
May 2020
ISBN:
9780691196640
eISBN:
9781400883738
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Princeton University Press
DOI:
10.23943/princeton/9780691196640.003.0003
Subject:
Literature, 19th-century and Victorian Literature

This chapter examines a central moment in the development of moral narrative practices—one that is, at the same time, a moment in the coming into being of “the Victorian novel.” Looking at Charles ... More


Putting theories and moral sensibilities to work

Philip Whitehead

in Transforming Probation: Social Theories and the Criminal Justice System

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
May 2017
ISBN:
9781447327653
eISBN:
9781447327677
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781447327653.003.0005
Subject:
Social Work, Crime and Justice

This chapter puts bodies of social theory assembled in chapter 2, and a history of moral sensibilities in chapter 3, to work within the interrelated fields of probation, criminal justice, and penal ... More


Toward a Moral Hyperrealism

Emanuele Coccia and Marissa Gemma

in Goods: Advertising, Urban Space, and the Moral Law of the Image

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
January 2019
ISBN:
9780823280223
eISBN:
9780823281565
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Fordham University Press
DOI:
10.5422/fordham/9780823280223.003.0007
Subject:
Philosophy, Aesthetics

This chapter discusses what it calls the “moral hyperrealism” of advertising and the ways in which advertising affects our ethical sensibility as well as the transformation of our moral universe ... More


Toleration Without Tolerance: Enlightenment and the Image of Reason

Lars Tønder

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/9780823226443.003.0018
Subject:
Religion, World Religions

Contemporary attempts to justify tolerance and toleration converge on the importance of reason. The argument for this, on behalf of what we might call the “model of ... More


The Neuroethics of Memory

Walter Glannon

in The Memory Process: Neuroscientific and Humanistic Perspectives

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
August 2013
ISBN:
9780262014571
eISBN:
9780262289672
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
The MIT Press
DOI:
10.7551/mitpress/9780262014571.003.0012
Subject:
Neuroscience, Research and Theory

This chapter considers the actual and potential ways in which manipulating memory can affect critical functions of our capacity to recall the past. The study of the molecular mechanisms of different ... More


Disorders of Desire or Moral Striving?: Engaging the Life of the Other

Veena Das

in Textures of the Ordinary: Doing Anthropology after Wittgenstein

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
January 2021
ISBN:
9780823287895
eISBN:
9780823290451
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Fordham University Press
DOI:
10.5422/fordham/9780823287895.003.0006
Subject:
Anthropology, Social and Cultural Anthropology

This chapter takes one case of the dangers posed by desire across religious divides—in this instance the small event of a Muslim girl and a Hindu boy in one of the low-income neighborhoods in Delhi ... More


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