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After MarriageRethinking Marital Relationships

After Marriage: Rethinking Marital Relationships

Elizabeth Brake (ed.)

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
October 2015
ISBN:
9780190205072
eISBN:
9780190205102
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780190205072.001.0001
Subject:
Philosophy, Moral Philosophy, General

The chapters of this book, which are by liberal and feminist philosophers, address whether marriage reform ought to stop with same-sex marriage. Some philosophers have recently argued that marriage ... More

Articulating the Moral CommunityToward a Constructive Ethical Pragmatism

Articulating the Moral Community: Toward a Constructive Ethical Pragmatism

Henry Richardson

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
August 2018
ISBN:
9780190247744
eISBN:
9780190247768
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190247744.001.0001
Subject:
Philosophy, Moral Philosophy, General

As this highly original work explains, morality is not fixed objectively, independently of all human judgment, nor is it something that we “invent.” Rather, working within zones of objective ... More

Aspects of AgencyDecisions, Abilities, Explanations, and Free Will

Aspects of Agency: Decisions, Abilities, Explanations, and Free Will

Alfred R. Mele

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
May 2017
ISBN:
9780190659974
eISBN:
9780190660000
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780190659974.001.0001
Subject:
Philosophy, Moral Philosophy, General

Libertarianism about free will is the conjunction of a negative thesis and a positive thesis. The negative thesis is that free will is incompatible with determinism. The positive thesis is that there ... More

AspirationThe Agency of Becoming

Aspiration: The Agency of Becoming

Agnes Callard

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
March 2018
ISBN:
9780190639488
eISBN:
9780190639518
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190639488.001.0001
Subject:
Philosophy, Moral Philosophy, General

Becoming someone is a learning process; and what we learn are the new values around which, if we succeed, our lives will come to turn. Agents transform themselves in the process of, e.g., becoming ... More

AttemptsIn the Philosophy of Action and the Criminal Law

Attempts: In the Philosophy of Action and the Criminal Law

Gideon Yaffe

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
January 2011
ISBN:
9780199590667
eISBN:
9780191595530
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199590667.001.0001
Subject:
Philosophy, Moral Philosophy, General

A large number of people are serving sentences not for completing crimes, but for trying to. The law governing attempted crimes, then, is of practical importance, but the questions that arise in the ... More

Binary BulletsThe Ethics of Cyberwarfare

Binary Bullets: The Ethics of Cyberwarfare

Fritz Allhoff, Adam Henschke, and Bradley Jay Strawser (eds)

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
December 2015
ISBN:
9780190221072
eISBN:
9780190221102
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780190221072.001.0001
Subject:
Philosophy, Moral Philosophy, General

Philosophical and ethical discussions of warfare are often tied to emerging technologies and techniques. Today we are presented with what many believe is a radical shift in the nature of war—the ... More

Can Animals Be Moral?

Can Animals Be Moral?

Mark Rowlands

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
January 2013
ISBN:
9780199842001
eISBN:
9780199979844
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199842001.001.0001
Subject:
Philosophy, Moral Philosophy, General

The idea that animals can act morally—can act for moral reasons—has been almost universally rejected by philosophers and scientists alike. According to tradition, while animals may be objects of ... More

CharacterNew Directions from Philosophy, Psychology, and Theology

Character: New Directions from Philosophy, Psychology, and Theology

Christian B. Miller, R. Michael Furr, Angela Knobel, and William Fleeson (eds)

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
November 2015
ISBN:
9780190204600
eISBN:
9780190204624
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780190204600.001.0001
Subject:
Philosophy, Moral Philosophy, General

This book contains new work on character from the perspectives of philosophy, theology, and psychology. From a virtual reality simulation of the Milgram shock experiments, to understanding the virtue ... More

Cognitive EnhancementEthical and Policy Implications in International Perspectives

Cognitive Enhancement: Ethical and Policy Implications in International Perspectives

Fabrice Jotterand and Veljko Dubljevic (eds)

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
August 2016
ISBN:
9780199396818
eISBN:
9780199396825
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199396818.001.0001
Subject:
Philosophy, General, Moral Philosophy

There is a growing literature in neuroethics dealing with cognitive neuroenhancement for healthy adults. However, discussions on this topic tend to focus on abstract theoretical positions while ... More

Drawing the LineHealthcare Rationing and the Cutoff Problem

Drawing the Line: Healthcare Rationing and the Cutoff Problem

Philip M. Rosoff

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
November 2016
ISBN:
9780190206567
eISBN:
9780190206581
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780190206567.001.0001
Subject:
Philosophy, Moral Philosophy, General

Rationing of healthcare is an accepted reality in every developed country; how it is accomplished—if it is fair, equitable, and just—is the key to whether it meets the moral norm of distributive ... More

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