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The Philosophical Review (2021) 130 (1): 159–162.
Published: 01 January 2021
...Avia Pasternak Delmas Candice , A Duty to Resist: When Disobedience Should Be Uncivil . New York: Oxford University Press , 2018 . 295 pp . © 2021 by Cornell University 2021 Calls for a “nonideal turn” in political philosophy are increasingly common in the field. Political...
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The Philosophical Review (2004) 113 (4): 582–584.
Published: 01 October 2004
...David Boonin Rosamund Scott, Rights, Duties and the Body: Law and Ethics of the Maternal-Fetal Conflict. Oxford and Portland, Ore.: Hart Publishing, 2002. Pp. xxxv, 437. Cornell University 2004 BOOK REVIEWS of further elaboration if it is to satisfy his...
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The Philosophical Review (2014) 123 (2): 173–204.
Published: 01 April 2014
... should be read as having as their antecedent “from the point of view of the universe.” The essay replies to the objection that this makes these axioms analytic. In reply to the threat of a commonsense moralist's disagreement, this essay argues that each axiom states, in effect, a prima facie duty...
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The Philosophical Review (2016) 125 (4): 473–507.
Published: 01 October 2016
... when the judgment is in fact mistaken). In these instances, your friendship can make it the case that you may not act on your own practical and even moral judgments because, at those times, you have a duty as their close friend to defer to their judgments. As a result, treating your friend properly...
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The Philosophical Review (2004) 113 (4): 584–587.
Published: 01 October 2004
... emerging through the vagina or through the abdomen, it is going to do so by making invasive, physically demanding, and painful use of the woman’s body. And this might matter morally. It might be the case, for exam- ple, that you have no moral duty to incur the burden of entering a burning house...
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The Philosophical Review (2006) 115 (3): 399–403.
Published: 01 July 2006
..., Kant gives pride of place to the Universal Law for- mulation of the Categorical Imperative, but he appeals to this formula only once in the Metaphysics. Instead, his arguments for specifi c duties draw almost entirely upon the Formula of Humanity, which articulates a more substantive...
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The Philosophical Review (2006) 115 (3): 404–408.
Published: 01 July 2006
..., but he appeals to this formula only once in the Metaphysics. Instead, his arguments for specifi c duties draw almost entirely upon the Formula of Humanity, which articulates a more substantive and recognizably moral ideal. Wood argues that the Metaphysics abandons the pharisaical obsession...
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The Philosophical Review (2006) 115 (3): 389–391.
Published: 01 July 2006
..., but he appeals to this formula only once in the Metaphysics. Instead, his arguments for specifi c duties draw almost entirely upon the Formula of Humanity, which articulates a more substantive and recognizably moral ideal. Wood argues that the Metaphysics abandons the pharisaical obsession...
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The Philosophical Review (2006) 115 (3): 391–395.
Published: 01 July 2006
..., but he appeals to this formula only once in the Metaphysics. Instead, his arguments for specifi c duties draw almost entirely upon the Formula of Humanity, which articulates a more substantive and recognizably moral ideal. Wood argues that the Metaphysics abandons the pharisaical obsession...
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The Philosophical Review (2006) 115 (3): 395–398.
Published: 01 July 2006
..., Kant gives pride of place to the Universal Law for- mulation of the Categorical Imperative, but he appeals to this formula only once in the Metaphysics. Instead, his arguments for specifi c duties draw almost entirely upon the Formula of Humanity, which articulates a more substantive...
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The Philosophical Review (2008) 117 (4): 481–524.
Published: 01 October 2008
... cases like that of gratuitous insults, in which the issuer wishes to assert superiority over another but may, through the expression of her will to assert superiority, create the unintended duty to apologize or make other amends...
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The Philosophical Review (2000) 109 (3): 428–434.
Published: 01 July 2000
... SHERMAN. Cambridge: Cambridge University Press, 1997. Pp. xvii, 387. There is a tradition of contrasting Greek and Kantian conceptions of eth- ics. Whereas Greek ethics is an ethics of virtue, Kantian ethics is an ethics of duty. Greek virtue ethics does not distinguish sharply between moral and nonmoral...
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The Philosophical Review (2001) 110 (3): 434–436.
Published: 01 July 2001
... to weak retributivism and defense of the systemic values. She notes that there are conditions in which one would not have to choose between the horns, but argues that these conditions do not obtain. For instance, if the duty to obey the law always trumped any pro tanto duties to break...
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The Philosophical Review (2010) 119 (2): 201–242.
Published: 01 April 2010
... © 2010 by Cornell University 201 JULIA MARKOVITS actions must be performed from the “motive of duty,” or because they are right. I suggest an alternative formulation of the thought that morally wor- thy actions must be performed...
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The Philosophical Review (2000) 109 (1): 125–128.
Published: 01 January 2000
... of duty, and finds inner moral conflict as admirable as no conflict. In reply, Baron has two strategies. By relying on texts other than the Groundwork, she presents a Kant who finds some inner conflicts unacceptable, finds some feelings important, and requires only that thoughts of duty be suf...
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The Philosophical Review (2019) 128 (2): 228–232.
Published: 01 April 2019
... Wollstonecraft here relates to a question touched on by Bergès in her chapter; whether Wollstonecraft recognizes specific maternal duties that imply characteristic female virtues (203–4). Wollstonecraft both emphasizes that there is one rule of right for every rational agent, and that mothers have specific...
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The Philosophical Review (2019) 128 (4): 515–519.
Published: 01 October 2019
... the limitations imposed on our exercise of rational agency by nature, as well as by other agents. This idea underlies Fichte’s derivation of specific moral duties. For instance, we have a duty of physical self-preservation, as well as of the physical preservation of others, because we can only pursue and realize...
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The Philosophical Review (2001) 110 (4): 614–617.
Published: 01 October 2001
...- ers? In Moral Demands in Nonideal Theory, Liam Murphy seeks to answer the ques- tion of what the general duty of beneficence demands. Egoists, self-ownership theorists, and Kantians deny that there is such a duty. In this book Murphy does not argue against these positions. He instead assumes...
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The Philosophical Review (2021) 130 (2): 315–319.
Published: 01 April 2021
... they are rational, but animals are not rational and so do not have moral standing. Consequently, our duties to humans are direct, but our duties to animals are indirect. In chapter 5, Korsgaard considers a general argument that has been given against views that hold that there is a property possessed by all...
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The Philosophical Review (2014) 123 (4): 533–541.
Published: 01 October 2014
... backgrounded argument throughout with Sidgwick about his claim that the distinction between modern and ancient ethics can be understood as the distinction between jural and nonjural (see, for example, secs. 459–60), between duty ethics and ethics focused on the good ( Sidgwick 1907, 106 ), or between...