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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


The Utility of Communion

Jean-Luc Marion

in A Brief Apology for a Catholic Moment

Published in print:
2021
Published Online:
January 2022
ISBN:
9780226684611
eISBN:
9780226691398
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226691398.003.0004
Subject:
Philosophy, Philosophy of Religion

Are Christians the most useful citizens in French society, precisely because they live as if already belonging to another world? Their utility is seen in relation to the dangers of the present ... More


Jean-Jacques Rousseau: Creating—and Preserving—a Free People

Dana Villa

in Teachers of the People: Political Education in Rousseau, Hegel, Tocqueville, and Mill

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
May 2018
ISBN:
9780226467498
eISBN:
9780226467528
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226467528.003.0002
Subject:
Political Science, Political Theory

This chapter traces Rousseau's complex and somewhat paradoxical views on political education. For Rousseau, popular sovereignty was the only truly legitimate form of political power. However, unlike ... More


Leisure, Music, and the Common Good

Roger Mantie

in Music, Leisure, Education: Historical and Philosophical Perspectives

Published in print:
2022
Published Online:
February 2022
ISBN:
9780199381388
eISBN:
9780199381418
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780199381388.003.0008
Subject:
Music, History, American

To this point in the book, leisure has been discussed primarily as a personal matter. In Chapter 8, the good life is placed more squarely in a social context where leisure and music are considered in ... More


Engaging Sensibilities and the Common Good

Ralph Henham

in Sentencing Policy and Social Justice

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
April 2018
ISBN:
9780198718895
eISBN:
9780191789816
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198718895.003.0005
Subject:
Law, Criminal Law and Criminology

This chapter discusses two interrelated concerns. It begins by explaining why sentencing should engage more directly and effectively with the emotions and sensibilities of its relevant audiences ... More


A Brief Apology for a Catholic Moment

Jean-Luc Marion

Published in print:
2021
Published Online:
January 2022
ISBN:
9780226684611
eISBN:
9780226691398
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226691398.001.0001
Subject:
Philosophy, Philosophy of Religion

Engaging for the first time in apologetics, philosopher Jean-Luc Marion not only defends the French Catholic Church from its cultured and uncultured despisers alike, but argues that Catholics should ... More


Conscience in Public Life

Maeve Cooke

in Religion in Liberal Political Philosophy

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
June 2017
ISBN:
9780198794394
eISBN:
9780191835896
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198794394.003.0021
Subject:
Political Science, Political Theory

Appeals to conscience remain a feature of public life in the secular societies of liberal democracies. This chapter addresses a troubling privatization of conscience: a tendency to treat appeals to ... More


Music, Leisure, Education: Historical and Philosophical Perspectives

Roger Mantie

Published in print:
2022
Published Online:
February 2022
ISBN:
9780199381388
eISBN:
9780199381418
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780199381388.001.0001
Subject:
Music, History, American

As the book’s title suggests, Music, Leisure, Education explores historical and philosophical connections between music, leisure, and education. Specifically, it considers how music learning, ... More


Liberty and Equality

Michael Tugendhat

in Liberty Intact: Human Rights in English Law

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
February 2017
ISBN:
9780198790990
eISBN:
9780191833403
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198790990.003.0003
Subject:
Law, Human Rights and Immigration, Constitutional and Administrative Law

This chapter discusses equality before the law, and equality as equal treatment under the law. Equality in the American and French Declarations excluded women and slaves. Blackstone and English law ... More


Idealism, Society, and Community

W. J. Mander

in Idealist Ethics

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
January 2016
ISBN:
9780198748892
eISBN:
9780191811548
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198748892.003.0016
Subject:
Philosophy, Moral Philosophy, History of Philosophy

Continuing the discussion of idealist arguments that might be given for concerning oneself with the well-being of others, this chapter examines the British Idealist theory of the organic social whole ... More


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