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The Metaphysics of Human Rights

James Griffin

in On Human Rights

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
May 2010
ISBN:
9780199238781
eISBN:
9780191716478
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199238781.003.0007
Subject:
Philosophy, Moral Philosophy

This chapter begins with a discussion of the two models of value judgement. It discusses human interest as part of the natural world. It then goes on to consider how much of the epistemic and ... More


A Simple Moral Thought

James Griffin

in Value Judgement: Improving Our Ethical Beliefs

Published in print:
1998
Published Online:
November 2003
ISBN:
9780198752318
eISBN:
9780191597541
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0198752318.003.0006
Subject:
Philosophy, Moral Philosophy

Focuses on simple moral judgements, one's moral standards that do not go far beyond the prudential values to which they are related. The question whether more complex moral judgements are like them ... More


Value and Nature

James Griffin

in Value Judgement: Improving Our Ethical Beliefs

Published in print:
1998
Published Online:
November 2003
ISBN:
9780198752318
eISBN:
9780191597541
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0198752318.003.0005
Subject:
Philosophy, Moral Philosophy

Can value judgements be ‘correct’ or ‘true’ and, if so, in what sense? This chapter argues for the proposal in the preceding chapter that any plausible account of how we identify prudential values is ... More


Assessing Capability Change

Sabina Alkire

in Valuing Freedoms: Sen's Capability Approach and Poverty Reduction

Published in print:
2002
Published Online:
April 2004
ISBN:
9780199245796
eISBN:
9780191600838
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0199245797.003.0006
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Development, Growth, and Environmental

The sixth and seventh chapters that make up Part II of the book consist of one practical and much narrower application of the capability approach, namely, a discussion of how economic analysis ... More


The Language of Morals

R. M. Hare

Published in print:
1963
Published Online:
November 2003
ISBN:
9780198810773
eISBN:
9780191597619
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0198810776.001.0001
Subject:
Philosophy, Moral Philosophy

This book about ethics is, according to the author, an exercise in the logical study of the language of morals. In it, Hare presents his own brand of non‐cognitivism, generally referred to as ... More


‘My Hope Was to Bring Forth Heroes’: The Fostering of Masculine Virtù by the Stoical Heroines of the Political Plays

Caroline Franklin

in Byron's Heroines

Published in print:
1992
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198112303
eISBN:
9780191670763
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198112303.003.0008
Subject:
Literature, 19th-century Literature and Romanticism

In both Marino Faliero and The Two Foscari, Lord Byron's heroes exemplify that notion of self-controlled manliness which emanated from an 18th-century interpretation of the classical tradition of ... More


Different Attitudes to Time

Derek Parfit

in Reasons and Persons

Published in print:
1986
Published Online:
November 2003
ISBN:
9780198249085
eISBN:
9780191598173
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/019824908X.003.0008
Subject:
Philosophy, General

Discusses whether it is irrational to give no weight to past desires – desires that depend on value judgements or ideals; three attitudes to time: caring more about, or being biased towards, what is ... More


Decisions of Principle

R. M. Hare

in The Language of Morals

Published in print:
1963
Published Online:
November 2003
ISBN:
9780198810773
eISBN:
9780191597619
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0198810776.003.0004
Subject:
Philosophy, Moral Philosophy

Analyses the interaction between principles and decisions in moral deliberation as well as in education. Hare gives three reasons for our inevitable employment of principles, and argues that ... More


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