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The Age of CulpabilityChildren and the Nature of Criminal Responsibility

The Age of Culpability: Children and the Nature of Criminal Responsibility

Gideon Yaffe

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
April 2018
ISBN:
9780198803324
eISBN:
9780191841514
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198803324.001.0001
Subject:
Philosophy, Moral Philosophy, Political Philosophy

Reflection on the grounds for leniency towards children who commit crimes is the entry point into the development, in this book, of a theory of the nature of criminal responsibility and desert of ... More

Beyond Humanity?The Ethics of Biomedical Enhancement

Beyond Humanity?: The Ethics of Biomedical Enhancement

Allen E. Buchanan

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
September 2011
ISBN:
9780199587810
eISBN:
9780191728761
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199587810.001.0001
Subject:
Philosophy, Moral Philosophy, Political Philosophy

This book examines the ethical controversy surrounding biomedical enhancement: the use of biotechnologies to improve normal human capacities and characteristics. It deflates the heated rhetoric of ... More

Beyond Punishment?A Normative Account of the Collateral Legal Consequences of Conviction

Beyond Punishment?: A Normative Account of the Collateral Legal Consequences of Conviction

Zachary Hoskins

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
April 2019
ISBN:
9780199389230
eISBN:
9780199389254
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780199389230.001.0001
Subject:
Philosophy, Political Philosophy, Moral Philosophy

People convicted of crimes are subject to a criminal sentence, but they are also subject to a host of other legal measures: Some are denied access to jobs, housing, welfare, the vote, or other goods. ... More

Catching CapitalThe Ethics of Tax Competition

Catching Capital: The Ethics of Tax Competition

Peter Dietsch

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
August 2015
ISBN:
9780190251512
eISBN:
9780190251543
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780190251512.001.0001
Subject:
Philosophy, Political Philosophy, Moral Philosophy

When individuals stash away their wealth in offshore bank accounts and multinational corporations shift their profits or their actual production to low-tax jurisdictions, this undermines the fiscal ... More

Challenges for Humanitarian InterventionEthical Demand and Political Reality

Challenges for Humanitarian Intervention: Ethical Demand and Political Reality

C. A. J. Coady, Ned Dobos, and Sagar Sanyal (eds)

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
June 2018
ISBN:
9780198812852
eISBN:
9780191850646
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198812852.001.0001
Subject:
Philosophy, Political Philosophy, Moral Philosophy

An enduring concern about armed humanitarian intervention, and the ‘Responsibility to Protect’ doctrine that advocates its use under certain circumstances, is that such interventions are liable to be ... More

Choosing Tomorrow's ChildrenThe Ethics of Selective Reproduction

Choosing Tomorrow's Children: The Ethics of Selective Reproduction

Stephen Wilkinson

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
May 2010
ISBN:
9780199273966
eISBN:
9780191706585
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199273966.001.0001
Subject:
Philosophy, Moral Philosophy, Political Philosophy

To what extent should parents be allowed to use selection technologies (such as preimplantation genetic diagnosis) to determine the characteristics of their children? And is there something morally ... More

Concern, Respect, and Cooperation

Concern, Respect, and Cooperation

Garrett Cullity

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
May 2018
ISBN:
9780198807841
eISBN:
9780191845642
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198807841.001.0001
Subject:
Philosophy, Moral Philosophy, Political Philosophy

Three things often recognized as central to morality are concern for others’ welfare, respect for their self-expression, and cooperation in worthwhile collective activity. When philosophers have ... More

Confronting InjusticeMoral History and Political Theory

Confronting Injustice: Moral History and Political Theory

David Lyons

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
September 2013
ISBN:
9780199662555
eISBN:
9780191754272
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199662555.001.0001
Subject:
Philosophy, Political Philosophy, Moral Philosophy

These essays challenge both theorists and citizens to confront grave injustices committed by their country. That calls on Americans to take a fresh look at their nation’s beginnings, including the ... More

Constructivism in Practical Philosophy

Constructivism in Practical Philosophy

James Lenman and Yonatan Shemmer (eds)

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
January 2013
ISBN:
9780199609833
eISBN:
9780191741913
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199609833.001.0001
Subject:
Philosophy, Moral Philosophy, Political Philosophy

This book presents twelve chapters on constructivism — some sympathetic, others critical — by a group of moral philosophers. ‘Kantian constructivism holds that moral objectivity is to be understood ... More

Contractualism and the Foundations of Morality

Contractualism and the Foundations of Morality

Nicholas Southwood

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
January 2011
ISBN:
9780199539659
eISBN:
9780191594908
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199539659.001.0001
Subject:
Philosophy, Moral Philosophy, Political Philosophy

Contractualism has a venerable history and considerable appeal. Yet as an account of the foundations or ultimate grounds of morality it has been thought by many philosophers to be subject to fatal ... More

Cosmopolitan Peace

Cosmopolitan Peace

Cécile Fabre

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
September 2016
ISBN:
9780198786245
eISBN:
9780191839092
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198786245.001.0001
Subject:
Philosophy, Political Philosophy, Moral Philosophy

This book articulates a cosmopolitan theory of the principles which ought to regulate belligerents’ conduct in the aftermath of war. Throughout, it relies on the fundamental principle that all human ... More

Cosmopolitan War

Cosmopolitan War

Cécile Fabre

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
January 2013
ISBN:
9780199567164
eISBN:
9780191746055
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199567164.001.0001
Subject:
Philosophy, Moral Philosophy, Political Philosophy

The book articulates and defends a cosmopolitan theory of the just war. It takes the following two views as its starting point: first, the individual is the fundamental locus of concern and respect; ... More

Debating Humanitarian InterventionShould We Try to Save Strangers?

Debating Humanitarian Intervention: Should We Try to Save Strangers?

Fernando Tesón and Bas van der Vossen

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
October 2017
ISBN:
9780190202903
eISBN:
9780190202934
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190202903.001.0001
Subject:
Philosophy, Moral Philosophy, Political Philosophy

The book offers contrasting views of humanitarian intervention—a war aimed at ending tyranny or violence. Fernando Tesón argues that humanitarian interventions are sometimes permissible; Bas van der ... More

Equality and Opportunity

Equality and Opportunity

Shlomi Segall

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
January 2014
ISBN:
9780199661817
eISBN:
9780191760877
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199661817.001.0001
Subject:
Philosophy, Political Philosophy, Moral Philosophy

Egalitarians have traditionally been suspicious of equality of opportunity. But the past twenty five years or so have seen a sea-change in egalitarian thinking about that concept. ‘Luck egalitarians’ ... More

Ethics and the Acquisition of Organs

Ethics and the Acquisition of Organs

T. M. Wilkinson

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
January 2012
ISBN:
9780199607860
eISBN:
9780191731747
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199607860.001.0001
Subject:
Philosophy, Moral Philosophy, Political Philosophy

Transplantation is a medically successful and cost‐effective way to treat people whose organs have failed—but not enough organs are available to meet demand. This book is concerned with the major ... More

Ethics for EnemiesTerror, Torture, and War

Ethics for Enemies: Terror, Torture, and War

F. M. Kamm

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
September 2011
ISBN:
9780199608782
eISBN:
9780191729577
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199608782.001.0001
Subject:
Philosophy, Moral Philosophy, Political Philosophy

This is a book of three philosophical chapters on aspects of terrorism, torture, and war. It relates issues in ethical theory to practical ethics. The chapter on torture considers views about what ... More

The Ethics of Killing Animals

The Ethics of Killing Animals

Tatjana Višak and Robert Garner (eds)

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
October 2015
ISBN:
9780199396078
eISBN:
9780199396108
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199396078.001.0001
Subject:
Philosophy, Moral Philosophy, Political Philosophy

This book brings together analyses in the fields of value theory, normative and applied ethics on the issue of killing animals. It addresses a number of questions: Can painless killing harm or ... More

Explaining Norms

Explaining Norms

Geoffrey Brennan, Lina Eriksson, Robert E. Goodin, and Nicholas Southwood

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
September 2013
ISBN:
9780199654680
eISBN:
9780191747960
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199654680.001.0001
Subject:
Philosophy, Moral Philosophy, Political Philosophy

Norms are a pervasive yet mysterious feature of social life. This book aims to grapple with some of the many mysteries, offering an account of norms: what they are; how and why they emerge, persist, ... More

Fairness in PracticeA Social Contract for a Global Economy

Fairness in Practice: A Social Contract for a Global Economy

Aaron James

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
May 2012
ISBN:
9780199846153
eISBN:
9780199933389
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199846153.001.0001
Subject:
Philosophy, Political Philosophy, Moral Philosophy

This book argues that the global economy generates significant egalitarian requirements of fairness, independently of humanitarian, human rights, or other justice concerns. Answering both economic ... More

From Plural to Institutional AgencyCollective Action II

From Plural to Institutional Agency: Collective Action II

Kirk Ludwig

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
November 2017
ISBN:
9780198789994
eISBN:
9780191831560
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198789994.001.0001
Subject:
Philosophy, Moral Philosophy, Political Philosophy

Can institutional agency be understood in terms of informal (plural) group agency? This book argues that the answer is ‘yes’, and more specifically that both can be understood ultimately in terms of ... More

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