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Suffering and moral responsibility

by Jamie Mayerfeld

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Published by Oxford University Press in New York, Oxford .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Suffering -- Moral and ethical aspects.,
  • Responsibility.

  • Edition Notes

    Includes bibliographical references (p. 227-232) and index.

    StatementJamie Mayerfeld.
    SeriesOxford ethics series
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsBJ1409 .M28 1999
    The Physical Object
    Paginationxiii, 237 p. ;
    Number of Pages237
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL359793M
    ISBN 100195115996
    LC Control Number98019813

      , Crossway Books Endorsements. For all who don’t live a charmed life, for all who have given themselves to the point of exhaustion, for all who have been betrayed by pious backstabbers, for all who wonder if they can even go on, Suffering and the Sovereignty of God will be green pastures and deep, still Ortlund. 1. Freedom, Responsibility, and Determinism. How is the responsible agent related to her actions; what power does she exercise over them? One (partial) answer is that the relevant power is a form of control, and, in particular, a form of control such that the agent could have done otherwise than to perform the action in question. This captures one commonsense notion of free will, and one of.

      Healing a Wounded Sense of Morality Many veterans are suffering from a condition similar to, but distinct from, PTSD: moral injury, in which Author: Maggie Puniewska. Nietzsche and the Problem of Suffering Since the sickness of the West arising from the fear of suffering has led to a religious and moral view of the world, the cure must be an affirmation of this life that surrenders any moral justification of it. And if the veil of illusion has given rise to a false confidence that we can know the real.

    Responsibility can be defined as a duty or obligation to satisfactorily perform or complete a task that one must fulfill and it is also regarded is a philosophical, moral and legal concept which refers to a person's internal or external compulsion to carry out his or her moral duties. Professor. Jamie Mayerfeld (Ph.D., Princeton University, ) is Professor of Political Science and Adjunct Professor in Law, Societies, and Justice. He is also a faculty associate of the Center for Human Rights and an associate faculty member of the Program on eld specializes in political theory and human rights. He is the author most recently of The Promise of Human Rights.


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Gantt.This book’s chapters deal with a range of theoretical problems discussed in classic compatibilist literature — e.g. the relationship between responsibility and capacity, the role of historical tracing in discounting the exculpatory value of incapacities, and the justifiability of retributive punishment.Book I, Chap.

Nature of Ethics and methods of studying Ethics. Book I, Chap. Discussion of Happiness and the good as the ends of human life. Book II, Chap. Discussion of Moral Virtue. Book II, Chap. The Doctrine of the Mean.

Book III, Chap. Moral purpose and moral responsibility. Book III, Chap.and Book IV.