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Must Respect Be Earned?

Thomas E. Hill

in Respect, Pluralism, and Justice: Kantian Perspectives

Published in print:
2000
Published Online:
November 2003
ISBN:
9780198238348
eISBN:
9780191597688
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0198238347.003.0005
Subject:
Philosophy, Moral Philosophy

Addresses the questions, why should we respect humanity in all persons? and why not regard extremely immoral persons as having forfeited all respect? Respect for persons as persons is distinguished ... More


Respect, Dignity, and the Kingdom of Ends

David Cummiskey

in Kantian Consequentialism

Published in print:
1996
Published Online:
November 2003
ISBN:
9780195094534
eISBN:
9780199833146
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0195094530.003.0007
Subject:
Philosophy, Moral Philosophy

There are many versions of Kantian ethics and even more supposedly Kantian objections to Consequentialism. By considering three of the more sweeping and influential objections, we shall see that ... More


Utilitarianism

Russell Hardin

in David Hume: Moral and Political Theorist

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
September 2007
ISBN:
9780199232567
eISBN:
9780191715976
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199232567.003.0007
Subject:
Philosophy, Moral Philosophy

Hume is held by various scholars to be a utilitarian, a rule-utilitarian, a halfhearted utilitarian, or not a utilitarian at all, and he is also held to be a consequentialist or he is not held to be ... More


 Steps to Theory

Joel J. Kupperman

in Ethics and Qualities of Life

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
January 2009
ISBN:
9780195308198
eISBN:
9780199867325
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195308198.003.0008
Subject:
Philosophy, Moral Philosophy

This chapter begins an argument for ethical theory. It focuses on the elements of ethical theory that have to be seen as useful, and indeed as indispensable for adequate ethical reflection. These ... More


 The Bases of Ethical Theory

Joel J. Kupperman

in Ethics and Qualities of Life

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
January 2009
ISBN:
9780195308198
eISBN:
9780199867325
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195308198.003.0010
Subject:
Philosophy, Moral Philosophy

This chapter discusses the three foundations—fairness, respect for persons, and sympathy—and examines how the considerations that they point toward might be combined in a single theory. It considers ... More


Allocation of Scarce, Life-Saving Resources

Samuel J. Kerstein

in How to Treat Persons

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
May 2013
ISBN:
9780199692033
eISBN:
9780191748813
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199692033.003.0006
Subject:
Philosophy, Moral Philosophy, Political Philosophy

This chapter explores what it means to respect persons when scarce, life-saving resources (e.g., flu treatment) must be distributed. In different age cases, both an older person and a younger one ... More


How to Treat Persons

Samuel J. Kerstein

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
May 2013
ISBN:
9780199692033
eISBN:
9780191748813
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199692033.001.0001
Subject:
Philosophy, Moral Philosophy, Political Philosophy

This book takes its inspiration from Immanuel Kant’s “Formula of Humanity,” which commands that we treat persons never merely as means but always as ends in themselves. The book aims, first, to ... More


Contemporary American Harshness: Rejecting Respect for Persons

James Q. Whitman

in Harsh Justice: Criminal Punishment and the Widening Divide between America and Europe

Published in print:
2005
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780195182606
eISBN:
9780199850266
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195182606.003.0003
Subject:
Law, Criminal Law and Criminology

This chapter refers to Blackstone's Commentaries to further examine Blackstone's interpretation of the place that the respect for persons holds in the ... More


Ethical Issues in BCI Research

Mary-Jane Schneider, Joseph J. Fins, and Jonathan R. Wolpaw

in Brain–Computer Interfaces: Principles and Practice

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
May 2012
ISBN:
9780195388855
eISBN:
9780199932689
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195388855.003.0024
Subject:
Neuroscience, Techniques

This chapter discusses the ethical issues raised by brain-computer interface (BCI) research in humans. It is organized around the three principles set out in the Belmont Report of 1978, which is ... More


The Sacrifices of the Innocent

David Cummiskey

in Kantian Consequentialism

Published in print:
1996
Published Online:
November 2003
ISBN:
9780195094534
eISBN:
9780199833146
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0195094530.003.0008
Subject:
Philosophy, Moral Philosophy

It is a basic structural feature of consequentialism that (at least in principle) it may sometimes require the sacrifice of the innocent. Chs. 5 and 6 argued that respect for persons involves both ... More


Respect for Persons and Autonomy

Eric J. Cassell

in The Nature of Healing: The Modern Practice of Medicine

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
January 2013
ISBN:
9780195369052
eISBN:
9780199979103
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195369052.003.0012
Subject:
Palliative Care, Patient Care and End-of-Life Decision Making

The overriding ethical precepts of clinical medicine are benevolence and respect for persons. Benevolence—a disposition to do good and promote the well-being of the patient—goes back to Hippocratic ... More


The Badness of Death for Us, the Worth in Us, and Priorities in Saving Lives

Samuel J. Kerstein

in Saving People from the Harm of Death

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
March 2019
ISBN:
9780190921415
eISBN:
9780190921446
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190921415.003.0017
Subject:
Philosophy, Moral Philosophy

Carl Tollef Solberg and Espen Gamlund suggest that in allocating scarce, life-saving resources we ought to consider how bad death would be for those who would die if left untreated. We have moral ... More


The Nature and Value of Memorialization as Symbolic Activity

Jeffrey M. Blustein

in Forgiveness and Remembrance: Remembering Wrongdoing in Personal and Public Life

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
May 2014
ISBN:
9780199329397
eISBN:
9780199363506
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199329397.003.0007
Subject:
Philosophy, Moral Philosophy, General

The moral values of remembrance are sometimes embodied in social practices of memorialization, which in its various incarnations is always essentially a type of symbolic activity, so the chapter ... More


Commemoration and the Moral Values of Remembrance

Jeffrey M. Blustein

in Forgiveness and Remembrance: Remembering Wrongdoing in Personal and Public Life

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
May 2014
ISBN:
9780199329397
eISBN:
9780199363506
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199329397.003.0006
Subject:
Philosophy, Moral Philosophy, General

Ethical norms of different sorts work together to inform and facilitate responsible deliberation and action with respect to memorializing the victims of wrongdoing. These are divided into ... More


Respect as Honor and as Accountability

Stephen Darwall

in Reason, Value, and Respect: Kantian Themes from the Philosophy of Thomas E. Hill, Jr.

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
June 2015
ISBN:
9780199699575
eISBN:
9780191793035
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199699575.003.0004
Subject:
Philosophy, Moral Philosophy

One dominant theme in Tom Hill’s work is his interpretation of Kantian respect for persons, which he contrasts with an aristocratic view according to which individuals merit differential treatment ... More


What Matters for Individuals in Later Life?

Nancy S. Jecker

in Ending Midlife Bias: New Values for Old Age

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
May 2020
ISBN:
9780190949075
eISBN:
9780190949105
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190949075.003.0002
Subject:
Philosophy, Moral Philosophy

Chapter 2 introduces the idea of dignity as species integrity. For human beings, respecting dignity requires making reasonable efforts to support human capabilities at a basic floor level. Human ... More


Political Liberalism: Its Motivations and Goals

Charles Larmore

in Oxford Studies in Political Philosophy, Volume 1

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
August 2015
ISBN:
9780199669530
eISBN:
9780191749377
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199669530.003.0004
Subject:
Philosophy, Political Philosophy, Moral Philosophy

Political liberalism seeks to define the principles of political association in terms that are independent, not only of religious convictions and substantive notions of the human good, but also of ... More


Purpose Theory II: Advancing Objections

Thaddeus Metz

in Meaning in Life

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
January 2014
ISBN:
9780199599318
eISBN:
9780191747632
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199599318.003.0006
Subject:
Philosophy, Metaphysics/Epistemology, Moral Philosophy

This chapter considers arguments against purpose theory, first rebutting some influential objections to it in the literature, many of which claim that it would be disrespectful of persons, and hence ... More


Contemptuous Punishment

Zachary Hoskins

in Beyond Punishment?: A Normative Account of the Collateral Legal Consequences of Conviction

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
April 2019
ISBN:
9780199389230
eISBN:
9780199389254
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780199389230.003.0004
Subject:
Philosophy, Political Philosophy, Moral Philosophy

This chapter defends a constraint on punishment that is grounded in considerations of offender reform. It contends that punishment is unjustifiably contemptuous, and thus fails to treat offenders ... More


Primary Topic Article: Trafficking and Markets in Kidneys: Two Poor Solutions to a Pressing Problem

Arthur L. Caplan

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/9780199682676.003.0053
Subject:
Philosophy, Moral Philosophy

Trafficking is a major source of kidneys for transplant in the world today. This practice involving the exploitation and even murder of organ sources is ethically indefensible. Some argue that a ... More


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