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Correcting Attitudes

John Kekes

in The Human Condition

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
September 2010
ISBN:
9780199588886
eISBN:
9780191595448
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199588886.003.0004
Subject:
Philosophy, Moral Philosophy, Philosophy of Religion

The attitudes whose correction makes increasing our control possible are formed of beliefs, emotions, and motives whose objects are our desires. These attitudes lead us to commit ourselves to ... More


‘One Thought Too Many’: Love, Morality, and the Ordering of Commitment

Susan Wolf

in Luck, Value, and Commitment: Themes From the Ethics of Bernard Williams

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
September 2012
ISBN:
9780199599325
eISBN:
9780191741500
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199599325.003.0004
Subject:
Philosophy, Moral Philosophy

At the end of ‘Persons, Character, and Morality’, Bernard Williams discusses the case of a man who, faced with a situation in which he can save only one of two people in equal peril, chooses to save ... More


Organizing Integrity

Shmuel Nili

in Integrity, Personal, and Political

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
October 2020
ISBN:
9780198859635
eISBN:
9780191891984
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198859635.003.0002
Subject:
Political Science, Political Theory

This opening chapter spells out the key concepts deployed throughout the book. It also contends, against integrity skeptics of various types, that personal integrity, understood as fidelity to one’s ... More


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