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Friends Are Other Selves

Bennett W. Helm

in Love, Friendship, and the Self: Intimacy, Identification, and the Social Nature of Persons

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
May 2010
ISBN:
9780199567898
eISBN:
9780191722387
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199567898.003.0008
Subject:
Philosophy, Moral Philosophy, Philosophy of Science

This chapter offers a positive account of friendship in which at least certain kinds of friends are understood to be ‘other selves’, such that they, to a certain extent, share a capacity for ... More


Love, Friendship, and the Self: Intimacy, Identification, and the Social Nature of Persons

Bennett W. Helm

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
May 2010
ISBN:
9780199567898
eISBN:
9780191722387
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199567898.001.0001
Subject:
Philosophy, Moral Philosophy, Philosophy of Science

Recent Western thought has consistently emphasized the individualistic strand in our understanding of persons at the expense of the social strand. Thus, it is generally thought that persons are ... More


Permissible Partiality, Projects, and Plural Agency *

Sarah Stroud

in Partiality and Impartiality: Morality, Special Relationships, and the Wider World

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
January 2011
ISBN:
9780199579952
eISBN:
9780191595233
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199579952.003.0007
Subject:
Philosophy, Moral Philosophy, Political Philosophy

This chapter considers whether our moral entitlement to manifest certain kinds of partiality stems from a morally basic permission to be partial, or whether it can be accounted for in some other way. ... More


From Individual to Plural Agency: Collective Action I

Kirk Ludwig

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
October 2016
ISBN:
9780198755623
eISBN:
9780191816765
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198755623.001.0001
Subject:
Philosophy, Political Philosophy

This book develops a novel reductive account of plural discourse about collective action and shared intention. Part I develops the event analysis of action sentences, provides an account of the ... More


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