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‘A very expensive ordinary life’: consumption, symbolic boundaries and moral legitimacy among New York elites

Rachel Sherman.

in Socio-Economic Review

April 2018; p ublished online April 2018 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Moral Philosophy; Corporate Social Responsibility; Welfare Economics; Political Economy; Economic Sociology. 12755 words.

Abstract

Scholarship on elites, including on their consumption, tends to focus primarily on social closure and the pursuit of social advantage. Research has...

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Aaron, Richard Ithamar (1901–1987), philosopher

O. R. Jones.

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

September 2004; p ublished online September 2004 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Education; Philosophy. 1332 words.

Aaron, Richard Ithamar (1901–1987), philosopher, was born on 6 November 1901 at Upper Dulais, Blaendulais, Glamorgan, the son of William Aaron (1864–1937), a draper, and his wife, Margaret...

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Abandoning Informed Consent: An Idea Whose Time Has Not Yet Come

Becky Cox White.

in The Journal of Medicine and Philosophy: A Forum for Bioethics and Philosophy of Medicine

January 1998; p ublished online January 1998 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Philosophy; Medical Ethics; Bioethics; Public Policy. 0 words.

In a recent critique of informed consent, Robert Veatch argues that the practice is in principle unable to attain the goals for which it was developed. We argue that Veatch's focus on the...

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Abbot, Francis Ellingwood

Robert Bruce Mullin.

in American National Biography Online

January 1999; p ublished online February 2000 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Education; Philosophy; Protestantism and Protestant Churches. 1005 words.

Abbot, Francis Ellingwood (06 November 1836–23 October 1903), Unitarian clergyman and philosopher, was born in Boston, the son of Joseph Hale Abbot and Fanny Ellingwood Larcom. The senior...

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Abercromby, David (d. 1701?), physician and philosopher

Paul Tomassi.

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

September 2004; p ublished online September 2004 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Medicine and Health; Education; Philosophy. 1089 words.

Abercromby, David (d. 1701?), physician and philosopher, most probably belonged to the Abercrombys of Seaton in the north-east of Scotland where he is believed to have been born. It is not...

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Abortion

D. Lynn Jackson.

in Encyclopedia of Social Work

P ublished online June 2013 .

Article. Subjects: Practical Ethics; Health, Illness, and Medicine; Social Justice and Human Rights. 2031 words.

Until the 19th century, abortion law was nonexistent and abortion was not seen as a moral issue. However, by the turn of the 20th century, abortion was legally defined and controlled in...

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Abortion and the Argument from Potential: What We Owe to the Ones Who Might Exist

Alberto Giubilini.

in The Journal of Medicine and Philosophy: A Forum for Bioethics and Philosophy of Medicine

February 2012; p ublished online January 2012 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Philosophy; Medical Ethics; Bioethics; Public Policy. 5226 words.

I challenge the idea that the argument from potential (AFP) represents a valid moral objection to abortion. I consider the form of AFP that was defended by Hare, which holds that abortion...

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Abortion Without Free and Informed Consent? An Austrian Case of First Impression

Erwin Bernat.

in The Journal of Medicine and Philosophy: A Forum for Bioethics and Philosophy of Medicine

January 2001; p ublished online January 2001 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Philosophy; Medical Ethics; Bioethics; Public Policy. 0 words.

Notwithstanding the question of whether abortion is generally or exceptionally a legitimate means of family planning, it is basically agreed that abortion is not justifiable without free...

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Accounting for the Chinese context: a comparative analysis of international and Chinese accounting standards focusing on business combinations

Yuri Biondi and Qiusheng Zhang.

in Socio-Economic Review

October 2007; p ublished online October 2007 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Moral Philosophy; Corporate Social Responsibility; Welfare Economics; Political Economy; Economic Sociology. 11683 words.

This paper aims at understanding the recent evolution of Chinese accounting standards while focusing on accounting for business combinations as a case of reference. A comprehensive...

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Accounting for the growth and transformation of Chinese businesses and the Chinese economy: implications for transitional and development economics

Tomo Suzuki, Yan Yan and Bingyi Chen.

in Socio-Economic Review

October 2007; p ublished online October 2007 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Moral Philosophy; Corporate Social Responsibility; Welfare Economics; Political Economy; Economic Sociology. 11457 words.

Within the last decade, international accounting, as a common language of business and a mode of governance, has come to be widely disseminated in China, and has become an indispensable...

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