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Analyzing Oppression

Analyzing Oppression

Ann E. Cudd

Published in print:
2006
Published Online:
May 2006
ISBN:
9780195187434
eISBN:
9780199786213
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0195187431.001.0001
Subject:
Philosophy, Political Philosophy

This book presents a new, integrated theory of social oppression, which tackles the fundamental question that no theory of oppression has satisfactorily answered: if there is no natural hierarchy ... More

Another Cosmopolitanism

Another Cosmopolitanism

Seyla Benhabib

Robert Post (ed.)

Published in print:
2006
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780195183221
eISBN:
9780199851041
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195183221.001.0001
Subject:
Philosophy, Political Philosophy

In these two lectures, the author argues that since the United Nations Declaration of Human Rights in 1948, we have entered a phase of global civil society that is governed by cosmopolitan norms 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

Boundaries of Authority

Boundaries of Authority

A. John Simmons

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
August 2016
ISBN:
9780190603489
eISBN:
9780190603502
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780190603489.001.0001
Subject:
Philosophy, Political Philosophy

Modern states claim rights of jurisdiction and control over particular geographical areas and their associated natural resources. Boundaries of Authority explores the possible moral bases for such ... 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

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

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

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