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Victims' Stories and the Advancement of Human Rights

Victims' Stories and the Advancement of Human Rights

Diana Tietjens Meyers

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
April 2016
ISBN:
9780199930388
eISBN:
9780190490102
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199930388.001.0001
Subject:
Philosophy, Moral Philosophy

Victims’ Stories and the Advancement of Human Rights addresses a set of critical topics that victims’ stories of human rights abuse raise but that philosophers have thus far neglected: paradigms of ... More

The View from HereOn Affirmation, Attachment, and the Limits of Regret

The View from Here: On Affirmation, Attachment, and the Limits of Regret

R. Jay Wallace

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
May 2013
ISBN:
9780199941353
eISBN:
9780199333141
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199941353.001.0001
Subject:
Philosophy, Moral Philosophy

This book is a study of the retrospective point of view, and of the attitudes that emerge when we look back from it on our lives. The leading idea is that this standpoint is shaped fundamentally by ... More

Virtue and HappinessEssays in Honour of Julia Annas

Virtue and Happiness: Essays in Honour of Julia Annas

Rachana Kamtekar (ed.)

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
January 2013
ISBN:
9780199646043
eISBN:
9780191743368
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199646043.001.0001
Subject:
Philosophy, Ancient Philosophy, Moral Philosophy

This collection of chapters composed in honor of Julia Annas by her colleagues and students reflects the enormous influence Annas has had on diverse philosophical topics: the ancients’ (and others’) ... More

Virtue and Reason in Plato and Aristotle

Virtue and Reason in Plato and Aristotle

A.W. Price

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
January 2012
ISBN:
9780199609611
eISBN:
9780191731846
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199609611.001.0001
Subject:
Philosophy, Ancient Philosophy, Moral Philosophy

This book discusses the views of Plato and Aristotle in four related areas: eudaimonia, or living and acting well, as the ultimate end of action; virtues of character in relation to the emotions, and ... More

A Virtue EpistemologyApt Belief and Reflective Knowledge, Volume I

A Virtue Epistemology: Apt Belief and Reflective Knowledge, Volume I

Ernest Sosa

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
September 2007
ISBN:
9780199297023
eISBN:
9780191711411
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199297023.001.0001
Subject:
Philosophy, Metaphysics/Epistemology

This book presents the six Locke Lectures given in Oxford in May and June of 2005. They appear now very nearly as delivered; they argue for two levels of knowledge — the animal and the reflective — ... More

Virtue EthicsA Pluralistic View

Virtue Ethics: A Pluralistic View

Christine Swanton

Published in print:
2003
Published Online:
November 2003
ISBN:
9780199253883
eISBN:
9780191598517
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0199253889.001.0001
Subject:
Philosophy, Moral Philosophy

This book offers a comprehensive virtue ethics that breaks from the tradition of eudaimonistic virtue ethics. In developing a pluralistic view, it shows how different ’modes of moral response’ such ... More

Virtue in the CaveMoral Inquiry in Plato's Meno

Virtue in the Cave: Moral Inquiry in Plato's Meno

Roslyn Weiss

Published in print:
2001
Published Online:
November 2003
ISBN:
9780195140767
eISBN:
9780199833849
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0195140761.001.0001
Subject:
Philosophy, Ancient Philosophy

Offers an interpretation of Plato's Meno that seeks to illuminate the particularly “therapeutic” philosophy that Socrates practices. It argues that the Meno, rather than constituting a bridge between ... More

Virtue, Rules, and JusticeKantian Aspirations

Virtue, Rules, and Justice: Kantian Aspirations

Thomas E. Hill, Jr

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
September 2012
ISBN:
9780199692002
eISBN:
9780191741241
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199692002.001.0001
Subject:
Philosophy, Moral Philosophy, Political Philosophy

This book interprets, explains, and extends Kant's moral theory in a series of chapters that highlight its relevance to contemporary ethics. The book is divided into four sections. The first three ... More

Virtue, Vice, and Value

Virtue, Vice, and Value

Thomas Hurka

Published in print:
2001
Published Online:
November 2003
ISBN:
9780195137163
eISBN:
9780199833283
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0195137167.001.0001
Subject:
Philosophy, Moral Philosophy

What are virtue and vice, and how do they relate to other moral properties such as goodness and rightness? This book defends a perfectionist account of virtue and vice that gives distinctive answers ... More

Virtues and Vicesand other essays in moral philosophy

Virtues and Vices: and other essays in moral philosophy

Philippa Foot

Published in print:
2002
Published Online:
November 2003
ISBN:
9780199252862
eISBN:
9780191597435
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0199252866.001.0001
Subject:
Philosophy, Moral Philosophy

This collection of essays, written between 1957 and 1977, contains discussions of the moral philosophy of David Hume, Immanuel Kant, Friedrich Nietzsche, and some modern philosophers. It presents ... More

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