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Methods in Medical Ethics: Critical Perspectives

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
September 2012
ISBN:
9780195161243
eISBN:
9780199950317
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195161243.001.0001
Subject:
Philosophy, General, Moral Philosophy

Over the last several decades, advocates have championed a bewildering variety of methods for understanding and resolving difficult ethical problems in medicine, including principlism, wide ... More


Narrative Inquiry

Kathleen Wells

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
January 2011
ISBN:
9780195385793
eISBN:
9780199827237
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195385793.001.0001
Subject:
Social Work, Research and Evaluation

Drawing on theoretical and methodological papers written over the past thirty years, this volume provides an introduction to narrative inquiry. It provides an overview of the development of narrative ... More


The relationship between narrative ethics and Christian moral realism

Rufus Black

in Christian Moral Realism: Natural Law, Narrative, Virtue, and the Gospel

Published in print:
2001
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198270201
eISBN:
9780191683947
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198270201.003.0004
Subject:
Religion, Theology

This chapter discusses the relationship between narrative ethics and Christian moral realism. It professes that narrative ethics cannot stand alone and to realize its own objectives it needs to ... More


Worship and ethics

Rufus Black

in Christian Moral Realism: Natural Law, Narrative, Virtue, and the Gospel

Published in print:
2001
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198270201
eISBN:
9780191683947
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198270201.003.0006
Subject:
Religion, Theology

This chapter aims to explore narrative ethics and a Christian realist theory as complementary theories. It expresses Hauerwas's notion that ethics not only arises in the context of a narrative ... More


The Incarnation and Virtue Ethics

Linda Zagzebski

in The Incarnation: An Interdisciplinary Symposium on the Incarnation of the Son of God

Published in print:
2002
Published Online:
November 2003
ISBN:
9780199248452
eISBN:
9780191600524
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0199248451.003.0014
Subject:
Religion, Theology

Linda Zagzebski proposes a formal framework for an ethical theory in which the incarnation is central and the imitation of Christ the basic normative idea. Her formal framework of exemplarism makes ... More


Different Natures

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/9780520226548.003.0011
Subject:
Anthropology, Anthropology, Theory and Practice

This chapter explores some important ethical and meta-ethical questions raised by the differences and relationships in human nature. It highlights the value of a narrative-based ethic, including its ... More


Validation of Narrative Research

Kathleen Wells

in Narrative Inquiry

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
January 2011
ISBN:
9780195385793
eISBN:
9780199827237
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195385793.003.0008
Subject:
Social Work, Research and Evaluation

This chapter discusses how validity has been framed in relation to qualitative research in general and narrative research in particular. Drawing on the work of Hammersley (1992), a framework for ... More


Speaking of Violence: The Politics and Poetics of Narrative in Conflict Resolution

Sara Cobb

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
September 2013
ISBN:
9780199826209
eISBN:
9780199345335
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199826209.001.0001
Subject:
Psychology, Social Psychology

Drawing on narrative theory, this book defines conflict as a narrative process, examines the politics of narrative violence in conflicts, and offers a critical narrative theory, not only for a new ... More


The Object and the Task of Old Testament Ethics

S. Min Chun

in Ethics and Biblical Narrative: A Literary and Discourse-Analytical Approach to the Story of Josiah

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
May 2014
ISBN:
9780199688968
eISBN:
9780191768071
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199688968.003.0002
Subject:
Religion, Biblical Studies, Religion in the Ancient World

Chapter 1 clarifies two distinctive objects of Old Testament ethics (ethics in the Old Testament and ethics of the Old Testament), and argues that attention to the latter is needed to handle the ... More


Nice Story, but So What?: Narrative and Justification in Ethics

John D. Arras, James Childress, and Matthew Adams

in Methods in Bioethics: The Way We Reason Now

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
August 2017
ISBN:
9780190665982
eISBN:
9780190666019
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780190665982.003.0004
Subject:
Philosophy, Moral Philosophy

This chapter explores the recent shift that has occurred in bioethics away from the pursuit of objectivity or truth. Instead, the emphasis has increasingly been on narrative ethics, an approach that ... More


Commentary: Bioethics Mediation and Narrative Consultation

Takanobu Kinjo

in The Future of Bioethics: International Dialogues

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
January 2014
ISBN:
9780199682676
eISBN:
9780191763168
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199682676.003.0102
Subject:
Philosophy, Moral Philosophy

This commentary discusses the concerns about incorporating “mediation” into ethics, the idea most vigorously advocated by Autumn Fiester. Then, it proposes so-called “narrative-based ethics ... More


Ethics and Biblical Narrative: A Literary and Discourse-Analytical Approach to the Story of Josiah

S. Min Chun

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
May 2014
ISBN:
9780199688968
eISBN:
9780191768071
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199688968.001.0001
Subject:
Religion, Biblical Studies, Religion in the Ancient World

This book proposes a methodological framework for an ethical reading of Old Testament narrative and demonstrates its benefits and validity by providing an exemplary reading of the story of Josiah in ... More


Meaning-Without-Saying: The Implicit Literary Theory of the Mahābhārata

Emily T. Hudson

in Disorienting Dharma: Ethics and the Aesthetics of Suffering in the Mahabharata

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
January 2013
ISBN:
9780199860760
eISBN:
9780199979936
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199860760.003.0001
Subject:
Religion, Hinduism

Chapter 1 examines the possibility of whether or not the Mahābhārata contains an implicit literary theory that can be “lifted out” of its aesthetics of suffering. This chapter discusses three ... More


Haunting Encounters: The Ethics of Reading across Boundaries of Difference

Joanne Lipson Freed

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
May 2018
ISBN:
9781501713767
eISBN:
9781501713828
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Cornell University Press
DOI:
10.7591/cornell/9781501713767.001.0001
Subject:
Literature, 20th-century Literature and Modernism

Beginning with the basic conviction that acts of cross-cultural reading have ethical consequences, Haunting Encounters traces the narrative strategies through which certain works fiction forge ... More


Introduction: Fictional Encounters

Joanne Lipson Freed

in Haunting Encounters: The Ethics of Reading across Boundaries of Difference

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
May 2018
ISBN:
9781501713767
eISBN:
9781501713828
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Cornell University Press
DOI:
10.7591/cornell/9781501713767.003.0001
Subject:
Literature, 20th-century Literature and Modernism

This chapter establishes the fundamental question at the heart of the manuscript: in an increasingly interconnected world, shaped by persistent inequalities and asymmetries of power, what role can ... More


Conclusion

S. Min Chun

in Ethics and Biblical Narrative: A Literary and Discourse-Analytical Approach to the Story of Josiah

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
May 2014
ISBN:
9780199688968
eISBN:
9780191768071
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199688968.003.0010
Subject:
Religion, Biblical Studies, Religion in the Ancient World

The importance of Old Testament narrative ethics and the validity of the approach proposed in this book can be summarized in terms of contingency in life. When ethics is understood in terms of ... More


Narrative Ethics

Eitan P. Fishbane

in The Art of Mystical Narrative: A Poetics of the Zohar

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
January 2019
ISBN:
9780199948635
eISBN:
9780190885489
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780199948635.003.0006
Subject:
Religion, Judaism

Zoharic narrative includes a strong ethical current, one in which the stories are presented as exempla of the virtuous and pious life. In this chapter we study a story-based moral discourse ... More


‘The wild and inward journey of writing’: Atonement

Dominic Head

in Ian McEwan

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
July 2012
ISBN:
9780719066566
eISBN:
9781781701027
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9780719066566.003.0008
Subject:
Literature, 20th-century and Contemporary Literature

This chapter analyzes Ian McEwan's Atonement as the creative equivalent or counterpart of narrative ethics. The theme of guilt and atonement is inextricably linked to an investigation of the writer's ... More


Making Actions Intelligible: Intention and Mind in Stories

Maria Heim

in The Forerunner of All Things: Buddhaghosa on Mind, Intention, and Agency

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
January 2014
ISBN:
9780199331031
eISBN:
9780199369386
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199331031.003.0005
Subject:
Religion, Buddhism

This chapter explores the nature of narrative treatments of intention, offering a significant departure from the more technical and systematic approaches to moral psychology of the earlier chapters. ... More


Conclusion:: Literature and the Veil of Ignorance

Lee Haiyan

in The Stranger and the Chinese Moral Imagination

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
May 2015
ISBN:
9780804785914
eISBN:
9780804793544
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Stanford University Press
DOI:
10.11126/stanford/9780804785914.003.0008
Subject:
Literature, World Literature

The Conclusion inquires into the relationship between ethics and storytelling. It argues that the imaginative genres, especially those dramatizing face-to-face encounters with strangers, provide a ... More


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