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 Pluralism and Ambivalence *

David B. Wong

in Natural Moralities: A Defense of Pluralistic Relativism

Published in print:
2006
Published Online:
September 2006
ISBN:
9780195305395
eISBN:
9780199786657
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0195305396.003.0001
Subject:
Philosophy, Moral Philosophy

The case for pluralistic relativism begins with discussing a discomforting kind of moral disagreement that gives rise to moral ambivalence: this is not simply disagreement in which both sides run out ... More


 Identity, Flourishing, and Relationship *

David B. Wong

in Natural Moralities: A Defense of Pluralistic Relativism

Published in print:
2006
Published Online:
September 2006
ISBN:
9780195305395
eISBN:
9780199786657
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0195305396.003.0004
Subject:
Philosophy, Moral Philosophy

This chapter and the next two concern the ways that the functions of morality, human nature, and the particular circumstances of a group at a given time all work together to impose constraints of ... More


Rethinking the Cosmopolitanism versus Non-Cosmopolitanism Debate: An Introduction

Gillian Brock

in Cosmopolitanism versus Non-Cosmopolitanism: Critiques, Defenses, Reconceptualizations

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
September 2013
ISBN:
9780199678426
eISBN:
9780191757839
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199678426.003.0001
Subject:
Political Science, Political Theory

This chapter introduces and analyzes core issues in the debate between cosmopolitans and non-cosmopolitans. It provides important background, sketches all the authors’ arguments, and analyzes ... More


Cosmopolitanism versus Non-Cosmopolitanism: Critiques, Defenses, Reconceptualizations

Gillian Brock (ed.)

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
September 2013
ISBN:
9780199678426
eISBN:
9780191757839
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199678426.001.0001
Subject:
Political Science, Political Theory

The debate between cosmopolitans and non-cosmopolitans flourishes. Contributors continue to disagree over at least fourteen core issues analyzed in this work, including these questions: What is ... More


Provincial Autonomy and Its (Anti)Colonial Limits, 1935–8*

Arvind Elangovan

in Norms and Politics: Sir Benegal Narsing Rau in the Making of the Indian Constitution, 1935-50

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
August 2019
ISBN:
9780199491445
eISBN:
9780199097845
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780199491445.003.0002
Subject:
History, Indian History

This chapter revisits a pivotal moment in Indian constitutional history, namely, the implementation of the Government of India Act, 1935. In particular, it highlights a hitherto unknown aspect of ... More


We were the world’s first computer operators

Eleanor Ireland

in The Turing Guide

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
November 2020
ISBN:
9780198747826
eISBN:
9780191916946
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198747826.003.0023
Subject:
Computer Science, History of Computer Science

In 1944 I worked at Bletchley Park and lived at nearby Woburn Abbey. My job was to assist the codebreakers by operating one of the Colossus machines. In ... More


We were the world’s first computer operators

Eleanor Ireland

in The Turing Guide

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
November 2020
ISBN:
9780198747826
eISBN:
9780191916946
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198747826.003.0023
Subject:
Computer Science, History of Computer Science

In 1944 I worked at Bletchley Park and lived at nearby Woburn Abbey. My job was to assist the codebreakers by operating one of the Colossus machines. In this chapter I describe how this came to be ... More


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