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Moral Vision

Sean McKeever and Michael Ridge

in Principled Ethics: Generalism as a Regulative Ideal

Published in print:
2006
Published Online:
May 2006
ISBN:
9780199290659
eISBN:
9780191603617
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0199290652.003.0004
Subject:
Philosophy, Moral Philosophy

Particularism is commonly associated with a moral epistemology that takes perception as a model. This chapter argues that in so far as moral judgments are made by ‘just looking’, this does nothing to ... More


Love's Grateful Striving: A Commentary on Kierkegaard's Works of Love

M. Jamie Ferreira

Published in print:
2001
Published Online:
November 2003
ISBN:
9780195130256
eISBN:
9780199834181
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0195130251.001.0001
Subject:
Religion, Philosophy of Religion

This commentary on Søren Kierkegaard's Works of Love (1847), a series of 15 deliberations on the love commandment (to love one's neighbor as oneself), argues that Works of Love provides resources for ... More


Believing in Yellowstone: The Moralization of Nature and the Creation of America’s Eden

Justin Farrell

in The Battle for Yellowstone: Morality and the Sacred Roots of Environmental Conflict

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
October 2017
ISBN:
9780691164342
eISBN:
9781400866496
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Princeton University Press
DOI:
10.23943/princeton/9780691164342.003.0002
Subject:
Sociology, Politics, Social Movements and Social Change

This chapter shows how materially instrumental or utilitarian aspects of social life can acquire moral and religious meanings. It argues that the use of natural resources in Yellowstone underwent a ... More


Psychopathy, Empathy, and Moral Motivation

A. E. Denham

in Iris Murdoch, Philosopher

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
September 2012
ISBN:
9780199289905
eISBN:
9780191728471
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199289905.003.0014
Subject:
Philosophy, History of Philosophy, Moral Philosophy

This chapter addresses the meta-ethical and psychological implications of Murdoch’s epistemic internalism—her claim that moral responsiveness is a condition of reliable and accurate moral ... More


Introduction: Solving the Story's Mystery of David—and God, and Saul

Paul Borgman

in David, Saul, and God: Rediscovering an Ancient Story

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
May 2008
ISBN:
9780195331608
eISBN:
9780199868001
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195331608.003.0001
Subject:
Religion, Biblical Studies

“Who is David?” asks a wealthy and churlish land‐owner, Nabal, in a belittling manner (I Samuel, 25:2). “Whose son is this man?” asks Israel's first king, Saul, as David goes out to fight Goliath—in ... More


Adjudication for Visionaries

William Lucy

in Understanding and Explaining Adjudication

Published in print:
1999
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780198260257
eISBN:
9780191682070
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198260257.003.0016
Subject:
Law, Philosophy of Law

Value talk — talk about moral, ethical, political and pragmatic values — can function on at least three related levels. First, value talk is appropriate at the level of the relevance of values of ... More


Decency and Passion

Albert Borgmann

in Real American Ethics: Taking Responsibility for Our Country

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
March 2013
ISBN:
9780226066349
eISBN:
9780226066356
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226066356.003.0002
Subject:
Philosophy, American Philosophy

This chapter focuses on three causes that lack power and provoke passion: social justice, the environment, and abortion. The supporters of these causes have never commanded the effective power of ... More


Critique and Law: The Legacy of the Frankfurt School

Roger Cotterrell

in Law's Community: Legal Theory in Sociological Perspective

Published in print:
1997
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780198264903
eISBN:
9780191682858
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198264903.003.0010
Subject:
Law, Philosophy of Law

What conceptual and methological issues arise in the attempt to develop a sociologically based moral critique of law? In this context, some important ideas of the German scholar Max Horkheimer on the ... More


The Moral Economy of the Homicide Survivor

PAUL ROCK

in After Homicide: Practical and Political Responses to Bereavement

Published in print:
1998
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780198267959
eISBN:
9780191683428
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198267959.003.0004
Subject:
Law, Criminal Law and Criminology

This is the last of the three chapters mapping the phenomenology of bereavement after homicide. It continues to develop a strong ideal-type, building on what has gone before, and exploring the roots ... More


Identity-Informed Teaching in the Pluralistic University: Important Virtues and Practices

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/9780190056483.003.0008
Subject:
Religion, Church History, History of Christianity

This chapter presents the thesis that the most effective approach to managing the tournament of identities and narratives in the classroom requires the civic virtues that Plato and Aristotle taught ... More


“Not to Be Ministered unto, but to Minister”: Wellesley College

Andrea L. Turpin

in A New Moral Vision: Gender, Religion, and the Changing Purposes of American Higher Education, 1837-1917

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
January 2017
ISBN:
9781501704789
eISBN:
9781501706325
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Cornell University Press
DOI:
10.7591/cornell/9781501704789.003.0008
Subject:
History, American History: 19th Century

This chapter focuses on the Wellesley College, which embraced a modernist style of Christianity that eschewed emphasis on conversion in favor of emphasis on righteous living. The college adopted a ... More


Conversion: Sanctified Study

Petro W. Martens

in Origen and Scripture: The Contours of the Exegetical Life

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
May 2012
ISBN:
9780199639557
eISBN:
9780191738135
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199639557.003.0005
Subject:
Religion, Early Christian Studies, Biblical Studies

The previous chapter examined the status Origen assigned to the best of Greco-Roman learning: it ultimately enjoyed divine provenance. This chapter continues this focus, turning to Origen's ... More


Introduction

Zhenping Wang

in Tang China in Multi-Polar Asia: A History of Diplomacy and War

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
November 2016
ISBN:
9780824836443
eISBN:
9780824870904
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Hawai'i Press
DOI:
10.21313/hawaii/9780824836443.003.0001
Subject:
History, Asian History

This introductory chapter describes “multi-polarity” is used in this study as the analytical tool for studying Tang China's complex external relations. Multi-polarity refers to an environment in ... More


Transformational Leaders and Ideological Shifts

Pradeep K. Chhibber and Rahul Verma

in Ideology and Identity: The Changing Party Systems of India

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
September 2018
ISBN:
9780190623876
eISBN:
9780190623913
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190623876.003.0007
Subject:
Political Science, Comparative Politics

The role of leadership in Indian politics is not well understood. Often Indian politicians, in line with the thesis that India is a patronage democracy, are presented as transactional leaders who win ... More


Conclusion

Joseph Clair

in Discerning the Good in the Letters and Sermons of Augustine

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
March 2016
ISBN:
9780198757764
eISBN:
9780191817670
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198757764.003.0008
Subject:
Religion, Theology, Philosophy of Religion

The genre of letters and sermons is eminently practical. Augustine deploys the full power of this genre to hear and respond to the lives of his correspondents as they play out in everyday ... More


Philosophy as a Religious Point of View

Gordon Graham

in Wittgenstein and Natural Religion

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
October 2014
ISBN:
9780198713975
eISBN:
9780191782237
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198713975.003.0006
Subject:
Philosophy, History of Philosophy, Philosophy of Religion

This chapter moves to consider three approaches to “Wittgenstein on religion” that pursue a different kind of line. These are found in the work of Norman Malcolm, Phillip R Shields, and James C. ... More


The Essence of Early Christianity: On Ferdinand Christian Baur’s View of the Synoptic Gospels

Martin Bauspiess

in Ferdinand Christian Baur and the History of Early Christianity

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
April 2017
ISBN:
9780198798415
eISBN:
9780191839429
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198798415.003.0008
Subject:
Religion, Theology

This chapter addresses Baur’s treatment of the Synoptic Gospels by asking how Baur identified the essence of early Christianity through his historical research. The primary source is Baur’s Critical ... More


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