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Liberty’s Limits on Legislation

Michael Moore

in Placing Blame: A Theory of the Criminal Law

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
September 2010
ISBN:
9780199599493
eISBN:
9780191594649
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199599493.003.0018
Subject:
Law, Philosophy of Law, Criminal Law and Criminology

The last piece of the puzzle needed by a rational, retributivist legislator is a theory of the restraints she should observe in prohibiting moral wrongs. Promise-breaking may be morally wrong, for ... More


Questions about Kant’s Opposition to Revolution

Thomas E. Hill Jr.

in Virtue, Rules, and Justice: Kantian Aspirations

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
September 2012
ISBN:
9780199692002
eISBN:
9780191741241
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199692002.003.0013
Subject:
Philosophy, Moral Philosophy, Political Philosophy

Kant’s denial of a right to revolution is famous, but he was an ardent supporter of the spirit of the French revolution. He acknowledged cases of conscientious refusal and passive resistance, and ... More


Structure as the Subject of Justice

Iris Marion Young

in Responsibility for Justice

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
January 2011
ISBN:
9780195392388
eISBN:
9780199866625
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195392388.003.0002
Subject:
Philosophy, Moral Philosophy, Political Philosophy

This chapter focuses on a specific kind of moral wrong—structural injustice—which is distinct from wrongs traceable to specific individual actions or policies. The chapter is organized as follows. ... More


Crime, Harm, and Moral Wrong

Hyman Gross

in Crime and Punishment: A Concise Moral Critique

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
May 2012
ISBN:
9780199644711
eISBN:
9780191738944
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199644711.003.0007
Subject:
Law, Criminal Law and Criminology, Philosophy of Law

This chapter considers what a crime is, and particularly with reference to the harm that seems always to hover in the vicinity and often to occupy the limelight. The notion that there is always a ... More


Accommodation, Equality, and the Liar

Seana Valentine Shiffrin

in Speech Matters: On Lying, Morality, and the Law

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
October 2017
ISBN:
9780691157023
eISBN:
9781400852529
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Princeton University Press
DOI:
10.23943/princeton/9780691157023.003.0006
Subject:
Philosophy, Moral Philosophy

This chapter examines the regulation of autobiographical lies told outside circumstances of heightened testimonial importance in relation to the political values of equality and an under-theorized ... More


The Relevance of Wrongs

Andrew S. Gold

in Civil Wrongs and Justice in Private Law

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
July 2020
ISBN:
9780190865269
eISBN:
9780190865290
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190865269.003.0003
Subject:
Law, Criminal Law and Criminology

This chapter discusses the senses in which private law is responsive to wrongs. It begins by explaining that while private law is responsive to civil wrongs, it is responsive to other kinds of ... More


Purely Formal Wrongs

Liam Murphy

in Civil Wrongs and Justice in Private Law

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
July 2020
ISBN:
9780190865269
eISBN:
9780190865290
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190865269.003.0002
Subject:
Law, Criminal Law and Criminology

This chapter cautions against the moral grounding of private rights and duties and, in turn, private law's response to wrongs. The argument is framed as a rebuke to those who suppose that private law ... More


Introduction

Jeffrey Blustein

in Care and Commitment: Taking the Personal Point of View

Published in print:
1992
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780195067996
eISBN:
9780199852895
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195067996.003.0001
Subject:
Philosophy, Moral Philosophy

The author investigates the nature of caring and explores a number of questions about care that do not only pertain to moral right and wrong. The largest part of this book is devoted to a study of ... More


More about Culpability

Hyman Gross

in Crime and Punishment: A Concise Moral Critique

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
May 2012
ISBN:
9780199644711
eISBN:
9780191738944
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199644711.003.0009
Subject:
Law, Criminal Law and Criminology, Philosophy of Law

Chapter 8 suggested a formula for criminal culpability that had three elements. This chapter considers this proposal in a more leisurely way with a view to making culpability in criminal law theory a ... More


Coercion, Threats, and the Puzzle of Blackmail

Grant Lamond

in Harm and Culpability

Published in print:
1996
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780198260578
eISBN:
9780191682124
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198260578.003.0018
Subject:
Law, Criminal Law and Criminology

This chapter demonstrates the value of setting problems of criminal law theory within the broader perspective of practical philosophy. Practical philosophy concerns the nature of human action — both ... More


Psychoculpability

Hyman Gross

in Crime and Punishment: A Concise Moral Critique

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
May 2012
ISBN:
9780199644711
eISBN:
9780191738944
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199644711.003.0010
Subject:
Law, Criminal Law and Criminology, Philosophy of Law

This chapter takes up the prevailing idea that a wicked or otherwise untoward state of mind is the key to culpability, and tries to show that this is quite wrong. This mentalist notion encourages a ... More


Terrorism, Ticking Time-Bombs, and Torture: A Philosophical Analysis

Fritz Allhoff

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
September 2013
ISBN:
9780226014838
eISBN:
9780226014821
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226014821.001.0001
Subject:
Philosophy, Moral Philosophy

The general consensus among philosophers is that the use of torture is never justified. This book demonstrates the weakness of the case against torture. While allowing that torture constitutes a ... More


Organizations: Hierarchies of Divided Labour

Lisa Herzog

in Reclaiming the System: Moral Responsibility, Divided Labour, and the Role of Organizations in Society

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
November 2018
ISBN:
9780198830405
eISBN:
9780191868658
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198830405.003.0004
Subject:
Political Science, Political Economy

This chapter discusses the features of organizations that will be analysed, from a normative perspective, in this book. Drawing on the ‘theory of the firm’, it argues that the rationale of ... More


Ordinary Identity-Work: How We Usually Go On

Hilde Lindemann

in Holding and Letting Go: The Social Practice of Personal Identities

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
January 2014
ISBN:
9780199754922
eISBN:
9780199349463
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199754922.003.0004
Subject:
Philosophy, Moral Philosophy, General

In paradigm cases involving ordinary, morally mature adults, the physical expression of some facet of one’s personality and its recognition and response—the four moments of personhood—function like a ... More


Introduction

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/9780199931194.003.0001
Subject:
Religion, Philosophy of Religion

The Introduction to the book casts questions of morality as important ones that call for good answers and a solid enough theory to undergird substantive truth claims about good and evil, right and ... More


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