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Who Should Die?The Ethics of Killing in War

Who Should Die?: The Ethics of Killing in War

Bradley Jay Strawser, Ryan Jenkins, and Michael Robillard (eds)

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
November 2017
ISBN:
9780190495657
eISBN:
9780190495671
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190495657.001.0001
Subject:
Philosophy, Moral Philosophy, Political Philosophy

This academic text brings together, in one volume, the most recent and innovative accounts of liability to harm in war. The concept of liability has become a crucial wedge issue within the military ... More

The Well-Ordered UniverseThe Philosophy of Margaret Cavendish

The Well-Ordered Universe: The Philosophy of Margaret Cavendish

Deborah Boyle

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
November 2017
ISBN:
9780190234805
eISBN:
9780190234829
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190234805.001.0001
Subject:
Philosophy, History of Philosophy, General

The prolific Margaret Cavendish (1623–1673) published books on natural philosophy as well as stories, plays, poems, orations, allegories, and letters. Her mature philosophical system offered a unique ... More

OnenessEast Asian Conceptions of Virtue, Happiness, and How We Are All Connected

Oneness: East Asian Conceptions of Virtue, Happiness, and How We Are All Connected

Philip J. Ivanhoe

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
October 2017
ISBN:
9780190840518
eISBN:
9780190840549
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190840518.001.0001
Subject:
Philosophy, Moral Philosophy

At the core of this work lie the oneness hypothesis, which is not a single theory but a family of views found in different forms in a wide variety of disciplines, and its implications for theories of ... More

Inner Virtue

Inner Virtue

Nicolas Bommarito

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
November 2017
ISBN:
9780190673383
eISBN:
9780190673413
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190673383.001.0001
Subject:
Philosophy, Moral Philosophy

What does it mean to be a morally good person? It can be tempting to think that it is simply a matter of performing certain actions and avoiding others. And yet there is much more to moral character ... 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

AscentPhilosophy and Paradise Lost

Ascent: Philosophy and Paradise Lost

Tzachi Zamir

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
November 2017
ISBN:
9780190695088
eISBN:
9780190695118
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190695088.001.0001
Subject:
Philosophy, Moral Philosophy

Paradise Lost has never received a substantial, book-length reading by a philosopher. This should surprise no one. Milton associated philosophy with deceit in his theological writings, and made ... More

Why Does Inequality Matter?

Why Does Inequality Matter?

T. M. Scanlon

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
November 2017
ISBN:
9780198812692
eISBN:
9780191850509
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198812692.001.0001
Subject:
Philosophy, Political Philosophy, Moral Philosophy

Demands for equality can seem puzzling, because it can be unclear what reason people have for objecting to the difference between what they have and what others have, as opposed simply to wanting to ... More

Making Sense of the WorldNew Essays on the Philosophy of Understanding

Making Sense of the World: New Essays on the Philosophy of Understanding

Stephen R. Grimm (ed.)

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
November 2017
ISBN:
9780190469863
eISBN:
9780190469887
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190469863.001.0001
Subject:
Philosophy, Metaphysics/Epistemology, General

This collection offers original work on the nature of understanding by a range of distinguished philosophers. Although some of the essays are by scholars well known for their work on understanding, ... More

Down GirlThe Logic of Misogyny

Down Girl: The Logic of Misogyny

Kate Manne

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
November 2017
ISBN:
9780190604981
eISBN:
9780190605018
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190604981.001.0001
Subject:
Philosophy, Feminist Philosophy, Moral Philosophy

What is misogyny? And (why) is it still occurring? This book explores the logic of misogyny, conceived in terms of the hostilities women face because they are living in a man’s world, or one that has ... More

DifferencesRe-reading Beauvoir and Irigaray

Differences: Re-reading Beauvoir and Irigaray

Emily Anne Parker and Anne van Leeuwen (eds)

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
October 2017
ISBN:
9780190275594
eISBN:
9780190275624
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190275594.001.0001
Subject:
Philosophy, Feminist Philosophy

In spite of the affinities of work by Simone de Beauvoir and Luce Irigaray, rarely are their projects productively put into dialogue. This groundbreaking volume is the first book-length work to ... More

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