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WHY (SOME) KNOWLEDGE IS THE PROPERTY OF A COMMUNITY AND POSSIBLY NONE OF ITS MEMBERS

Boaz Miller.

in The Philosophical Quarterly

July 2015; p ublished online June 2015 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Epistemology; Metaphysics; Moral Philosophy; Philosophy of Language; Philosophy of Mind. 10550 words.

Mainstream analytic epistemology regards knowledge as the property of individuals, rather than groups. Drawing on insights from the reality of knowledge production and dissemination in the...

Building community, legitimating consumption: creating the U.S. bicycle market, 1876–1884

Thomas Burr.

in Socio-Economic Review

September 2006; p ublished online March 2006 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Moral Philosophy; Corporate Social Responsibility; Welfare Economics; Political Economy; Economic Sociology. 13147 words.

Economic and organizational sociologists tend to define markets as sets of producers, and research mostly supply-side issues. They generally ignore the role of consumers and their use of...

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Participating in Health Decisions: Patient and Community Empowerment

Alan Cribb.

in Health and the Good Society

October 2005; p ublished online May 2006 .

Chapter. Subjects: Moral Philosophy. 9434 words.

This chapter focuses on one of the most important dimensions of the diffusion of the health agenda: the opening up of levels of ‘involvement’ in healthcare and policy. It reviews the nature...

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Minimum Use of Force (B)

Daniel H. Levine.

in The Morality of Peacekeeping

January 2014; p ublished online September 2014 .

Chapter. Subjects: Moral Philosophy. 7688 words.

Even when peacekeepers are justified in resorting to force, we must recognize the serious impact that violence can have on individuals and the social fabric of a community – especially a...

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Consent

Daniel H. Levine.

in The Morality of Peacekeeping

January 2014; p ublished online September 2014 .

Chapter. Subjects: Moral Philosophy. 11966 words.

The concept of consent, part of the traditional “holy trinity” is analysed. This chapter argues that consent is best understood not as a one-time agreement, but as an ongoing process (in...

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Ethics in Business

M.V. Nadkarni.

in Ethics for Our Times

June 2014; p ublished online September 2014 .

Chapter. Subjects: Moral Philosophy. 11631 words.

This chapter discusses the importance of ethics in business and outlines a number of ways in which corporations can maintain high standards of ethics. More specifically, it explains how...

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One Language and Many Languages

Mrinal Miri.

in Philosophy and Education

October 2014; p ublished online November 2014 .

Chapter. Subjects: Moral Philosophy. 4501 words.

This chapter analyses the debate on linguistic diversity as a part of the debate on respect for cultural diversity. Educational theory recommends that a child’s education, at least at the...

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Education, Autonomy, and Accountability

Mrinal Miri.

in Philosophy and Education

October 2014; p ublished online November 2014 .

Chapter. Subjects: Moral Philosophy. 5409 words.

Autonomy of educational institutions, particularly of higher education institutions, is a widely accepted idea; but the employment of this concept is beset with unclarities, owing to the...

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The Commonwealth of Epistemic Ends

Catherine Z. Elgin.

in The Ethics of Belief

August 2014; p ublished online September 2014 .

Chapter. Subjects: Moral Philosophy. 8645 words.

This chapter develops a critique of a pair of widely accepted epistemic principles: epistemic individualism, the states of an individual epistemic agent are that which constitute the...

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The Morality of Peacekeeping

Daniel H. Levine.

January 2014; p ublished online September 2014 .

Book. Subjects: Moral Philosophy. 0 pages.

International peacekeeping is one of the primary ways that global and regional institutions, such as the United Nations and the African Union, respond to conflict, violence, instability,...

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Nation, Culture, and Education

Mrinal Miri.

in Philosophy and Education

October 2014; p ublished online November 2014 .

Chapter. Subjects: Moral Philosophy. 7468 words.

Nation building is a challenge for all of us, and how education helps us meet this challenge is the concern of Chapter 3. If ours is a nation that is based on the idea of a cultural...

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10 Rights that Bind: T. H. Green on Rights and Community

Edited by Avital Simhony.

in T. H. Green: Ethics, Metaphysics, and Political Philosophy

June 2006; p ublished online September 2010 .

Chapter. Subjects: Moral Philosophy. 40 words.

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Responsibility, Authority, and the Bindingness of Norms

Bennett W. Helm.

in Communities of Respect

July 2017; p ublished online August 2017 .

Chapter. Subjects: Moral Philosophy. 20079 words.

In having reactive attitudes, we hold each other responsible to the norms of a community. Doing so appropriately presupposes both that one has the requisite authority and that the other is null...

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Commentary

Zhaochen Wang.

in The Future of Bioethics

January 2014; p ublished online January 2014 .

Chapter. Subjects: Moral Philosophy. 2042 words.

In this commentary, the author argues that with the booming trends of international collaborative research in the biomedical field, ethical challenges have emerged regarding the application...

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Persons in the First-Person Plural

Bennett W. Helm.

in Communities of Respect

July 2017; p ublished online August 2017 .

Chapter. Subjects: Moral Philosophy. 10023 words.

Individualist conceptions of persons, grounded in individualist understandings of responsibility, rationality, and identity, must be rejected. Preceding chapters developed an account of...

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Rape as Evil

Keith Doubt.

in Understanding Evil

January 2006; p ublished online March 2011 .

Chapter. Subjects: Moral Philosophy. 1377 words.

This chapter analyzes the motives behind the rapes in Bosnia during the war. The rapes were assaults on individuals' bodies and selves. The purpose was not just to ...

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Towards a Social Conception of Persons

Bennett W. Helm.

in Communities of Respect

July 2017; p ublished online August 2017 .

Chapter. Subjects: Moral Philosophy. 15130 words.

This Chapter examines three sources of motivation for individualistic conceptions of persons (responsibility, identity, and practical rationality), all of which are in conceptual tension...

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Respect and the Reactive Attitudes

Bennett W. Helm.

in Communities of Respect

July 2017; p ublished online August 2017 .

Chapter. Subjects: Moral Philosophy. 17535 words.

The nature of both respect and the reactive attitudes is illuminated by understanding the reactive attitudes to be a class of emotions distinguished by their forming a distinctively...

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Roles, Relationships, and Blame

Bennett W. Helm.

in Communities of Respect

July 2017; p ublished online August 2017 .

Chapter. Subjects: Moral Philosophy. 14338 words.

Tim Scanlon is right to think that how it is proper to blame (or praise) another depends on your relationships with her. This Chapter argues that such relationships are in part communal...

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Humility in Four Forms

Darcia Narvaez.

in Humility

October 2019; p ublished online August 2019 .

Chapter. Subjects: Moral Philosophy. 8718 words.

Relational humility is not simply an intellectual thing, but embodied, all the way down to neurobiological systems. Humility is a developmental process, shaped and expressed within social...

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