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T. H. Green: Ethics, Metaphysics, and Political Philosophy

Maria Dimova-Cookson and William J. Mander (eds)

Published in print:
2006
Published Online:
September 2010
ISBN:
9780199271665
eISBN:
9780191709364
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199271665.001.0001
Subject:
Philosophy, Moral Philosophy, Political Philosophy

Recent years have seen a growth of interest in T. H. Green as philosophers have begun to overturn received opinions of his philosophy and discover again for themselves his original and important ... More


Perfectionism and the Common Good: Themes in the Philosophy of T. H. Green

David O. Brink

Published in print:
2003
Published Online:
April 2004
ISBN:
9780199266401
eISBN:
9780191600906
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0199266409.001.0001
Subject:
Philosophy, History of Philosophy

This book presents a study of T. H. Green's classic Prolegomena to Ethics (1883) and its role in his philosophical thought. Green is one of the two most important figures in the British idealist ... More


SELF‐REALIZATION AND THE COMMON GOOD

David O. Brink

in Perfectionism and the Common Good: Themes in the Philosophy of T. H. Green

Published in print:
2003
Published Online:
April 2004
ISBN:
9780199266401
eISBN:
9780191600906
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0199266409.003.0015
Subject:
Philosophy, History of Philosophy

This chapter examines Green's views about the link between self-realization and a common good. He believes that full self-realization can take place only in a community of ends in which each person ... More


ABSOLUTE IDEALISM AND EXTREME HARMONY

David O. Brink

in Perfectionism and the Common Good: Themes in the Philosophy of T. H. Green

Published in print:
2003
Published Online:
April 2004
ISBN:
9780199266401
eISBN:
9780191600906
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0199266409.003.0022
Subject:
Philosophy, History of Philosophy

This chapter examines Green's metaphysical and political defence of extreme harmony. It is argued that Green's theory of moral personality and his claims about the role of the common good in ... More


Self-Improvement: An Essay in Kantian Ethics

Robert N. Johnson

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
January 2012
ISBN:
9780199599349
eISBN:
9780191731556
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199599349.001.0001
Subject:
Philosophy, Moral Philosophy, History of Philosophy

Is there any moral obligation to improve oneself, to foster and develop various capacities in oneself? From a broadly Kantian point of view, Self-Improvement defends the view that there is such an ... More


Jñāna Yoga

Arvind Sharma

in Modern Hindu Thought: An Introduction

Published in print:
2005
Published Online:
October 2012
ISBN:
9780195676389
eISBN:
9780199081974
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195676389.003.0016
Subject:
Religion, Hinduism

Ramana Maharsi (1879–1950) is credited for simplifying the path of knowledge in modern Hinduism. This point can be made by taking a look at the locus classicus of the path of knowledge in classical ... More


Introduction: An Ecological Theory of Art

Paul Crowther

in Art and Embodiment: From Aesthetics to Self-Consciousness

Published in print:
2001
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780199244973
eISBN:
9780191697425
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199244973.003.0001
Subject:
Philosophy, Aesthetics

This introductory chapter begins with a discussion of ontological reciprocity and the philosophical significance of art. It then sets out the book's central argument, that the essence of art is ... More


Preamble

Alan Ryan

in The Making of Modern Liberalism

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
October 2017
ISBN:
9780691148403
eISBN:
9781400841950
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Princeton University Press
DOI:
10.23943/princeton/9780691148403.003.0001
Subject:
Philosophy, Political Philosophy

This book explores the history and nature of liberalism and includes the views of political thinkers such as Thomas Hobbes, John Locke, John Stuart Mill, Bertrand Russell, Isaiah Berlin, Alexis de ... More


Play and the Human Condition

Thomas S. Henricks

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
April 2017
ISBN:
9780252039072
eISBN:
9780252097058
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of Illinois Press
DOI:
10.5406/illinois/9780252039072.001.0001
Subject:
Sociology, Social Psychology and Interaction

This book brings together ways of considering play to probe its essential relationship to work, ritual, and communitas. The book examines the causes, consequences, and contexts of play. Focusing on ... More


Review of Karl Marx, by Allen W. Wood

G. A. Cohen

Jonathan Wolff (ed.)

in Lectures on the History of Moral and Political Philosophy

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
October 2017
ISBN:
9780691149004
eISBN:
9781400848713
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Princeton University Press
DOI:
10.23943/princeton/9780691149004.003.0011
Subject:
Philosophy, Moral Philosophy

This chapter reviews Karl Marx, by Allen W. Wood. The book is divided into five parts: Alienation, Historical Materialism, Marxism and Morality, Philosophical Materialism, and The Dialectical Method. ... More


Vagabond Reverie

Robert Wokler and Christopher Brooke

Bryan Garsten (ed.)

in Rousseau, the Age of Enlightenment, and Their Legacies

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
October 2017
ISBN:
9780691147888
eISBN:
9781400842407
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Princeton University Press
DOI:
10.23943/princeton/9780691147888.003.0004
Subject:
Philosophy, Political Philosophy

This chapter discusses Rousseau's escape from the mundane crises of his life through reverie, where he could dissolve all difference between recollection and invention. Transported by his own ... More


ARISTOTELIAN FRIENDSHIP

David O. Brink

in Perfectionism and the Common Good: Themes in the Philosophy of T. H. Green

Published in print:
2003
Published Online:
April 2004
ISBN:
9780199266401
eISBN:
9780191600906
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0199266409.003.0016
Subject:
Philosophy, History of Philosophy

This chapter compares Green's claims about self-realization and the common good with Aristotle's claims about friendship and the way in which friendship contributes to the agent's own eudaimonia. ... More


SELF‐REALIZATION VS. UTILITARIANISM

David O. Brink

in Perfectionism and the Common Good: Themes in the Philosophy of T. H. Green

Published in print:
2003
Published Online:
April 2004
ISBN:
9780199266401
eISBN:
9780191600906
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0199266409.003.0023
Subject:
Philosophy, History of Philosophy

This chapter focuses on Green's views on utilitarianism and his own ethics of self-realization. It argues that both Green's ethics of self-realization and self-referential altruism are agent-relative ... More


Autonomy and Pluralism

Joseph Raz

in The Morality of Freedom

Published in print:
1988
Published Online:
November 2003
ISBN:
9780198248071
eISBN:
9780191598289
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0198248075.003.0014
Subject:
Philosophy, Moral Philosophy

Autonomy is an ideal of self‐creation, or self‐authorship; it consists in an agent's successful pursuit of willingly embraced, valuable options, where the agent's activities are not dominated by ... More


Bradley's Ethical Studies

Henry Sidgwick

in Essays on Ethics and Method

Published in print:
2000
Published Online:
November 2003
ISBN:
9780198250234
eISBN:
9780191598432
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0198250231.003.0022
Subject:
Philosophy, Moral Philosophy

Here, Sidgwick discusses Bradley's main ethical principle that self‐realisation is the ultimate aim of practice, noting the oddity of Bradley's acknowledgment in another paper in Ethical Studies that ... More


Sidgwick vs. Bradley

Henry Sidgwick

in Essays on Ethics and Method

Published in print:
2000
Published Online:
November 2003
ISBN:
9780198250234
eISBN:
9780191598432
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0198250231.003.0023
Subject:
Philosophy, Moral Philosophy

This piece includes both Bradley's response to Sidgwick's critique of his Ethical Studies and Sidgwick's reply to that response. Bradley states that he has no pretension to solve the problem of the ... More


Green's Ethics

Henry Sidgwick

in Essays on Ethics and Method

Published in print:
2000
Published Online:
November 2003
ISBN:
9780198250234
eISBN:
9780191598432
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0198250231.003.0027
Subject:
Philosophy, Moral Philosophy

According to Sidgwick, Green does not present a clear and consistent conception of an ethical system in Prolegomena to Ethics. In its most comprehensive form, Green's doctrine of morality is stated ... More


Conclusion: The Sociality of the Self, the Sociality of Freedom

Rahel Jaeggi

in Alienation

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
November 2015
ISBN:
9780231151986
eISBN:
9780231537599
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Columbia University Press
DOI:
10.7312/columbia/9780231151986.003.0011
Subject:
Philosophy, Metaphysics/Epistemology

This book has outlined a reconstruction of the concept of alienation to show that it is only by relating appropriatively to the social practices that determine our lives and not by abstractly ... More


Epilogue

Paul Franco

in Nietzsche’s Enlightenment: The Free-Spirit Trilogy of the Middle Period

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
September 2013
ISBN:
9780226259819
eISBN:
9780226259840
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226259840.003.0006
Subject:
Philosophy, History of Philosophy

This book concludes by examining the relationship between Nietzsche’s middle and mature works, and by trying to illustrate important differences between these two phases and the equally important ... More


The Idealist Ethic of Social Self-Realization

W. J. Mander

in British Idealism: A History

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
May 2011
ISBN:
9780199559299
eISBN:
9780191725531
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199559299.003.0006
Subject:
Philosophy, History of Philosophy, Metaphysics/Epistemology

In addition to and connected with its fresh metaphysics and philosophy of religion, the British Idealist school put forward a radically new kind of moral theory; one which might be called the ... More


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