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The Catholic Tradition: Intellectual, Moral, and Social

Melanie M. Morey and John J. Piderit

in Catholic Higher Education: A Culture in Crisis

Published in print:
2006
Published Online:
May 2006
ISBN:
9780195305517
eISBN:
9780199784813
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0195305515.003.0005
Subject:
Religion, Church History

This chapter provides a brief introduction to three umbrella terms: the Catholic intellectual tradition, the Catholic moral tradition, and Catholic social teaching. It begins with a historical look ... More


Moral Tradition Respect

Philip J. Ivanhoe

in Ethics in Early China: An Anthology

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
January 2012
ISBN:
9789888028931
eISBN:
9789882209800
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Hong Kong University Press
DOI:
10.5790/hongkong/9789888028931.003.0009
Subject:
Society and Culture, Asian Studies

This chapter considers the meaning of Moral Tradition Respect (MTR) and uses these possibilities to illuminate the nature and function of Hansen's distinctive account. A first understanding of MTR is ... More


Introduction: The Grey Goose

Garrett Barden and Tim Murphy

in Law and Justice in Community

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
January 2011
ISBN:
9780199592685
eISBN:
9780191595653
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199592685.003.0001
Subject:
Law, Philosophy of Law

The term ‘law’ is usually taken to refer to forms of what is typically called ‘state law’ or ‘positive law’, including constitutional law, enacted legislation, law arising from or associated with the ... More


First Strike: America, Terrorism, and Moral Tradition

Mark Totten

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
October 2013
ISBN:
9780300124484
eISBN:
9780300168648
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Yale University Press
DOI:
10.12987/yale/9780300124484.001.0001
Subject:
History, Military History

Can the use of force first against a less-than-imminent threat be both morally acceptable and consistent with American values? This book offers an in-depth, historical examination of the use of ... More


Just War at Home in America

Mark Totten

in First Strike: America, Terrorism, and Moral Tradition

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
October 2013
ISBN:
9780300124484
eISBN:
9780300168648
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Yale University Press
DOI:
10.12987/yale/9780300124484.003.0004
Subject:
History, Military History

The moral dilemma felt by Americans about striking first against Japan on the eve of the Pearl Harbor bombing, against the Soviet Union following World War II, and against Cuba in 1962 reflected a ... More


Conclusion

Mark Totten

in First Strike: America, Terrorism, and Moral Tradition

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
October 2013
ISBN:
9780300124484
eISBN:
9780300168648
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Yale University Press
DOI:
10.12987/yale/9780300124484.003.0010
Subject:
History, Military History

The terrorist attacks on the United States has forced the country to consider preventive force as a means to achieve security. In the fight against terrorism, however, preventive force should be an ... More


Relationships, Stories, and Feminist Ethics

Anna L. Peterson

in Being Human: Ethics, Environment, and Our Place in the World

Published in print:
2001
Published Online:
May 2012
ISBN:
9780520226548
eISBN:
9780520926059
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520226548.003.0008
Subject:
Anthropology, Anthropology, Theory and Practice

This chapter explores the internal challenges to the established Western moral tradition launched by feminist and ecofeminist theories. It explains that feminism connects ethical ideas both to larger ... More


Civic Republic and Liberal Democracy: Religion in an Ambiguous Polity

in Public Pulpits: Methodists and Mainline Churches in the Moral Argument of Public Life

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
March 2013
ISBN:
9780226804743
eISBN:
9780226804767
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226804767.003.0002
Subject:
Religion, Religion and Society

Moral meaning and practice unfolds within the peculiar yet essential ambiguity of the polity in America, both as a cultural constellation of shared meanings and a social order of institutionally ... More


Early Modern Rivals

Mark Totten

in First Strike: America, Terrorism, and Moral Tradition

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
October 2013
ISBN:
9780300124484
eISBN:
9780300168648
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Yale University Press
DOI:
10.12987/yale/9780300124484.003.0005
Subject:
History, Military History

In the sixteenth century, a distinct conversation on the use of anticipatory force arose within the just war tradition. The moral tradition recognized the dangers of striking first, but nevertheless ... More


The Social Nature of Moral Action

Sydney A. Halpern

in Lesser Harms: The Morality of Risk in Medical Research

Published in print:
2004
Published Online:
February 2013
ISBN:
9780226314518
eISBN:
9780226314532
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226314532.003.0006
Subject:
Sociology, Health, Illness, and Medicine

Social control of human experimentation in the United States can be thought of as having three distinct phases. In the first, extending through the early decades of the twentieth century, oversight ... More


Evolution and Eclipse

Mark Totten

in First Strike: America, Terrorism, and Moral Tradition

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
October 2013
ISBN:
9780300124484
eISBN:
9780300168648
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Yale University Press
DOI:
10.12987/yale/9780300124484.003.0007
Subject:
History, Military History

In Leviathan (1651), Thomas Hobbes describes his notion of an international state of nature dominated by the singular right of self-preservation. Samuel Pufendorf offered an alternative to Hobbes's ... More


Behind Webster's Rule

Mark Totten

in First Strike: America, Terrorism, and Moral Tradition

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
October 2013
ISBN:
9780300124484
eISBN:
9780300168648
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Yale University Press
DOI:
10.12987/yale/9780300124484.003.0008
Subject:
History, Military History

Despite the rise of a Hobbesian worldview, the moral tradition did not totally disappear and instead persisted throughout the twentieth century in America. After World War II, Webster's Rule was used ... More


Anticipation in a State of Nature

Mark Totten

in First Strike: America, Terrorism, and Moral Tradition

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
October 2013
ISBN:
9780300124484
eISBN:
9780300168648
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Yale University Press
DOI:
10.12987/yale/9780300124484.003.0006
Subject:
History, Military History

The seventeenth century witnessed the continued rivalry between moral tradition and striking first in the writings of Hugo Grotius and Thomas Hobbes, both of whom likened states to individuals living ... More


Beyond Webster's Rule

Mark Totten

in First Strike: America, Terrorism, and Moral Tradition

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
October 2013
ISBN:
9780300124484
eISBN:
9780300168648
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Yale University Press
DOI:
10.12987/yale/9780300124484.003.0009
Subject:
History, Military History

Global terrorism calls for a rethinking of the rules governing the decision to strike first, rather than simply a refocusing of energies. Webster's Rule may be necessary to deal with an enemy that ... More


Moral Traditions in an Era of Government Oversight

Sydney A. Halpern

in Lesser Harms: The Morality of Risk in Medical Research

Published in print:
2004
Published Online:
February 2013
ISBN:
9780226314518
eISBN:
9780226314532
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226314532.003.0007
Subject:
Sociology, Health, Illness, and Medicine

In the United States, human-subjects researchers conform to regulatory codes administered by the Food and Drug Administration (FDA) and the Office for Human Research Protections (OHRP). The FDA ... More


Introduction

Christine Firer Hinze and J. Patrick Hornbeck

in More than a Monologue: Sexual Diversity and the Catholic Church: Voices of Our Times

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
September 2014
ISBN:
9780823256570
eISBN:
9780823261369
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Fordham University Press
DOI:
10.5422/fordham/9780823256570.003.0001
Subject:
Religion, Religion and Society

This introductory chapter sets out the book’s main themes. This volume, along contains expanded and updated versions of remarks that speakers delivered at four of the “More than a Monologue” ... More


Avarice and Avares

Jonathan Patterson

in Representing Avarice in Late Renaissance France

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
January 2015
ISBN:
9780198716518
eISBN:
9780191787225
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198716518.003.0002
Subject:
Literature, 16th-century and Renaissance Literature, European Literature

This chapter introduces basic Renaissance definitions of avarice. It provides a study of the French terms avarice and avare across a broad range of genres. An initial survey of ancient sources is ... More


The Exclusive Argument

Arvind Sharma

in Are Human Rights Western?: A Contribution to the Dialogue of Civilizations

Published in print:
2006
Published Online:
October 2012
ISBN:
9780195679489
eISBN:
9780199081714
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195679489.003.0033
Subject:
Law, Human Rights and Immigration

This chapter examines the argument that human rights are Western in the sense that human rights are merely a Western concept, which the West is trying to pass off as universal through an elaborate ... More


The Fear of Teachers’ Religious Identity: The Historical Origins

Perry L. Glanzer, Nathan F. Alleman, and George Marsden

in The Outrageous Idea of Christian Teaching

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
August 2019
ISBN:
9780190056483
eISBN:
9780190056513
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190056483.003.0002
Subject:
Religion, Church History, History of Christianity

This chapter outlines the origins of the tension purported to exist between being a teacher and a Christian. More explicitly, it explores how the tension between religiously identity-informed ... More


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