Jump to ContentJump to Main Navigation

You are looking at 1-20 of 25 items

  • Keywords: moral standing x
Clear All Modify Search

View:

Embedded Selves, Transnational Duties, and Distant Strangers

Toni Erskine

in Embedded Cosmopolitanism: Duties to Strangers and Enemies in a World of 'Dislocated Communities'

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
January 2012
ISBN:
9780197264379
eISBN:
9780191734410
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
British Academy
DOI:
10.5871/bacad/9780197264379.003.0002
Subject:
Political Science, International Relations and Politics

This chapter discusses the groundwork for constructing a qualified ethical cosmopolitan position. It maintains that normative International Relations (IR) theory must respond to the attempts to ... More


The Politics of Transparency and the Moral Work of Truth

Margaret Urban Walker

in Moral Understandings: A Feminist Study in Ethics

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
September 2007
ISBN:
9780195315394
eISBN:
9780199872053
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195315394.003.0009
Subject:
Philosophy, Feminist Philosophy

The proliferation of truth commissions and the establishment of a “right to truth” concerning human rights violations embody a politics of transparency that makes moral claims for truth telling about ... More


Drawing Lines

James Rachels

in Animal Rights: Current Debates and New Directions

Published in print:
2005
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780195305104
eISBN:
9780199850556
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195305104.003.0008
Subject:
Political Science, Environmental Politics

This chapter addresses the question of what lines should be drawn in the discussion of animal rights. It evaluates the most popular theories of moral standing, and suggests that the whole business of ... More


Conclusion

Chaim Gans

in A Just Zionism: On the Morality of the Jewish State

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
September 2008
ISBN:
9780195340686
eISBN:
9780199867172
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195340686.003.0007
Subject:
Political Science, Comparative Politics, International Relations and Politics

The concluding chapter sums up the main points of the book and also spells out the serious ramifications of not implementing a just version of Zionist ideology as argued for in this book. It spells ... More


Prioritarianism

Nils Holtug

in Persons, Interests, and Justice

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
May 2010
ISBN:
9780199580170
eISBN:
9780191722707
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199580170.003.0008
Subject:
Philosophy, Moral Philosophy, Political Philosophy

According to prioritarianism, outcome value is an additive function of weighted individual welfare, where increases in welfare are weighted such that they gain a greater moral value, the worse off ... More


The Interest View

Bonnie Steinbock

in Life Before Birth: The Moral and Legal Status of Embryos and Fetuses

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
September 2011
ISBN:
9780195341621
eISBN:
9780199897131
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195341621.003.0009
Subject:
Philosophy, Moral Philosophy, Philosophy of Science

This chapter provides the theoretical framework for determining whether a being has moral standing and is therefore entitled to be considered when we are making moral judgments and decisions. ... More


How Law Claims, What Law Claims

John Gardner

in Institutionalized Reason: The Jurisprudence of Robert Alexy

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
May 2012
ISBN:
9780199582068
eISBN:
9780191739354
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199582068.003.0002
Subject:
Law, Philosophy of Law

Many people think that law, wherever it may be found, makes certain characteristic assertions, claims, self-presentations, or promises. In recent times, such an idea has been endorsed and relied upon ... More


Legitimate Authority and Extraterritorial Punishment

Alejandro Chehtman

in The Philosophical Foundations of Extraterritorial Punishment

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
May 2011
ISBN:
9780199603404
eISBN:
9780191725173
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199603404.003.0007
Subject:
Law, Public International Law, Criminal Law and Criminology

This chapter provides a theory of legitimate authority to try offenders. It applies Joseph Raz's service conception of authority to the question of what conditions a given body should meet in order ... More


Standing

Shelly Kagan

in How to Count Animals, more or less

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
April 2019
ISBN:
9780198829676
eISBN:
9780191868177
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198829676.003.0002
Subject:
Philosophy, Moral Philosophy

This chapter introduces the key notions of moral standing and moral status, and notes the logical possibility that different individuals might have a higher or a lower status. It then turns to ... More


Biology and Values

Rosemary Rodd

in Biology, Ethics, and Animals

Published in print:
1992
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198240525
eISBN:
9780191680199
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198240525.003.0001
Subject:
Philosophy, Moral Philosophy

This chapter shows a philosophical examination of the significance of theories and factual discoveries from life sciences for the development of ideas about the moral standing of animals. It seeks to ... More


What Is Moral Standing?

George Sher

in Me, You, Us: Essays

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
August 2017
ISBN:
9780190660413
eISBN:
9780190660444
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190660413.003.0004
Subject:
Philosophy, Moral Philosophy

People employ the concept of moral standing when they try to explain why (or, less frequently, deny that) all humans are of equal moral importance. They also do so when they ask whether animals, ... More


Understanding the Woundedness/Psychological Transformation of All Parties in Mass Violence

Ervin Staub

in Overcoming Evil: Genocide, Violent Conflict, and Terrorism

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
January 2011
ISBN:
9780195382044
eISBN:
9780199864942
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195382044.003.0010
Subject:
Psychology, Social Psychology

This chapter discusses the harmful psychological consequences of conflict and violence, including changes in the nature of identity and self-concept (both individual and group) of many members of all ... More


The Anti-Inflammatory Basis of Equality

Grant J. Rozeboom

in Oxford Studies in Normative Ethics Volume 8

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
November 2018
ISBN:
9780198828310
eISBN:
9780191867064
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198828310.003.0008
Subject:
Philosophy, Moral Philosophy

We are moral equals, but in virtue of what? The most plausible answers to this question have pointed to our higher agential capacities, but we vary in the degrees to which we possess those ... More


Kant, Marginal Cases, and Moral Standing

Christine M. Korsgaard

in Fellow Creatures: Our Obligations to the Other Animals

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
May 2018
ISBN:
9780198753858
eISBN:
9780191815416
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198753858.003.0005
Subject:
Philosophy, Moral Philosophy

According to the marginal cases argument, there is no property that might justify making a moral difference between human beings and the other animals that is both uniquely and universally human. It ... More


A Typology of Moral Progress

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/9780190868413.003.0002
Subject:
Philosophy, Moral Philosophy

This chapter identifies a number of developments that are candidates for moral progress: abolition of the Atlantic chattel slavery, improvements in civil rights for minorities, equal rights for ... More


Moral Value

David Baggett and Jerry L. Walls

in God and Cosmos: Moral Truth and Human Meaning

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
March 2016
ISBN:
9780199931194
eISBN:
9780190464165
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199931194.003.0005
Subject:
Religion, Philosophy of Religion

This chapter’s focus is on the locus of human value most particularly. It examines several secular efforts to undergird convictions about intrinsic human value and moral standing, showing why, in ... More


Why We Are Moral Equals

George Sher

in Me, You, Us: Essays

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
August 2017
ISBN:
9780190660413
eISBN:
9780190660444
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190660413.003.0003
Subject:
Philosophy, Moral Philosophy

It is widely agreed that all persons have equal moral standing, but it is far less clear why this is so. Given the innumerable differences that separate people—they differ in strength, intelligence, ... More


Literalism and Moral Status

Carrie Figdor

in Pieces of Mind: The Proper Domain of Psychological Predicates

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
June 2018
ISBN:
9780198809524
eISBN:
9780191846861
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198809524.003.0009
Subject:
Philosophy, Philosophy of Mind, Philosophy of Science

Chapter 9 presents the idea that Literalism undermines current social and moral boundaries for moral status. Possession of psychological capacities, moral standing, and respectful treatment are a ... More


Fellow Creatures: Our Obligations to the Other Animals

Christine M. Korsgaard

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
May 2018
ISBN:
9780198753858
eISBN:
9780191815416
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198753858.001.0001
Subject:
Philosophy, Moral Philosophy

This book argues that we are obligated to treat all sentient animals as “ends in themselves.” Drawing on a theory of the good derived from Aristotle, it offers an explanation of why animals are the ... More


Persons in Multispecies Communities

Celia E. Deane-Drummond

in Theological Ethics through a Multispecies Lens: The Evolution of Wisdom, Volume I

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
December 2019
ISBN:
9780198843344
eISBN:
9780191879227
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198843344.003.0010
Subject:
Religion, Theology

This chapter considers arguments for and objections to extending the notion of personhood beyond the human community. While extension of personhood is rather more appealing compared with rights, it ... More


View: