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Courage and Continence (NE III.6–9)

Howard J. Curzer

in Aristotle and the Virtues

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
May 2012
ISBN:
9780199693726
eISBN:
9780191738890
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199693726.003.0002
Subject:
Philosophy, Ancient Philosophy, Moral Philosophy

Aristotle is famous for his doctrine of the mean, but this is just one of several doctrines that together constitute Aristotle’s architectonic of virtue. The others include the doctrine of disjoint ... More


Regulation of Risks

Paul Weirich

in Rational Responses to Risks

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
August 2020
ISBN:
9780190089412
eISBN:
9780190089443
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190089412.003.0010
Subject:
Philosophy, Logic/Philosophy of Mathematics

Governments regulate risks on behalf of the people they serve. Given that regulatory agencies aim for regulatory measures that the public would endorse if rational and informed, the mean-risk method ... More


Mechanical Restraints: Loosening the Bonds

in Refusing Care: Forced Treatment and the Rights of the Mentally Ill

Published in print:
2002
Published Online:
March 2013
ISBN:
9780226733975
eISBN:
9780226733999
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226733999.003.0007
Subject:
Law, Medical Law

The mechanically restrained patient suffers perhaps the most severe assault on his dignity allowed in a civilized society—and perhaps one should not allow it for that very reason. Mechanical ... More


Financial Risks of Climate Change

Janis Sarra

in From Ideas to Action: Governance Paths to Net Zero

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
December 2020
ISBN:
9780198852308
eISBN:
9780191886775
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198852308.003.0003
Subject:
Law, Environmental and Energy Law

Chapter 3 examines a number of financial risks to the viability of businesses due to climate change. It describes how the acute and chronic impacts discussed in Chapter 2 create new business risks, ... More


Romantic Rebels, Regular Lovers

Amy T. Schalet

in Not Under My Roof: Parents, Teens, and the Culture of Sex

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
September 2013
ISBN:
9780226736181
eISBN:
9780226736204
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226736204.003.0007
Subject:
Sociology, Marriage and the Family

This chapter examines how girls and boys in the Netherlands and the US—using the messages they receive in school, from healthcare institutions, and in popular and peer culture—conceptualize and ... More


The Moral Challenge of Radical Asymmetry

Neil C. Renic

in Asymmetric Killing: Risk Avoidance, Just War, and the Warrior Ethos

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
June 2020
ISBN:
9780198851462
eISBN:
9780191886065
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198851462.003.0003
Subject:
Political Science, International Relations and Politics

This chapter summarizes the main contentions of the book. This begins with an examination of the enduring role of reciprocal risk in the nature of war, followed by its more specific role in the moral ... More


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