Moral Understandings

A Feminist Study in Ethics (Studies in Feminist Philosophy) by Margaret Urban Walker

Publisher: Oxford University Press, USA

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Subjects:

  • Ethics & Moral Philosophy,
  • Feminism,
  • Social & political philosophy,
  • Social Science,
  • Philosophy,
  • Sociology,
  • Feminism & Feminist Theory,
  • Social Science / Feminism & Feminist Theory
The Physical Object
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Number of Pages328
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Open LibraryOL9591492M
ISBN 100195315405
ISBN 109780195315400

Moral Understandings: A Feminist Study in Ethics Margaret Urban Walker New York: Routledge, , Xiii + P. Anita M. Superson - - Dialogue 39 (1) Book Review: Margaret Urban Walker. Moral Understandings: A Feminist Study in Ethics. 1. There is a particular way of reading and enforcing a political constitution, which I call the moral reading. Most contemporary constitutions declare individual rights against the government in very broad and abstract language, like the First Amendment of the United States Constitution, which provides that Congress shall make no law abridging “the freedom of [ ]. James Davison Hunter is LaBrosse-Levinson Distinguished Professor of Religion, Culture and Social Theory at the University of Virginia. He completed his doctorate at Rutgers University in under the direction of Peter L. Berger and then joined the faculty of the University of Virginia in Hunter has written nine books, edited four books, and published a wide range of essays, articles.   Drawing specifically on Iris Murdoch’s moral philosophy, and examining the experiences of civilians during the Bosnian War (), Joseph Wiinikka-Lydon argues that current research into war and current understandings of subjectivity need new ways to articulate the moral dimension of being a subject if we are to understand how violence Author: Joseph Wiinikka-Lydon.

In The Character Gap, Christian Miller—a moral philosopher at Wake Forest University and director of the Character Project—has written a brisk, elegant account of the nature of human moral character. Miller defends the classical account of virtuous action: to be virtuous, one must have the habit that enables him or her to act in the right way, in the right circumstance, with the right.   ~READ BOOK ☹ Moral Understandings: A Feminist Study in Ethics (Studies in Feminist Philosophy) ⚖ This Is A Revised Edition Of Walker S Well Known Book In Feminist Ethics First Published In Walker S Book Proposes A View Of Morality And An Approach To Ethical Theory Which Uses The Critical Insights Of Feminism And Race Theory To Rethink The Epistemological And Moral Position Of . Piaget and Kohlberg's theories on moral development focus primarily on internal factors (individual understandings and cognitive abilities) regulating children's moral decision-making. In contrast, Brofenbrenner's work explored the influence of environmental forces on children's moral development. According to Abend, morality consists of three levels: moral and immoral behavior, or the behavioral level; moral understandings and norms, or the normative level; and the moral background, which includes what moral concepts exist in a society, what moral methods can be used, what reasons can be given, and what objects can be morally evaluated.

  How to teach children morals Decem am EST. Michael In my new book I argue that to have a moral value is to subscribe to Author: Michael Hand. About the Book. What kinds of moral challenges arise from encounters between species in laboratory science? Animal Ethos draws on ethnographic engagement with academic labs in which experimental research involving nonhuman species provokes difficult questions involving life and death, scientific progress, and other competing s much has been written on core bioethical values.

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Morality, according to Margaret Urban Walker, is a collaborative effort in which we jointly reproduce or shift our moral understandings in countless daily interactions. But not everyone has the same power to set or change moral terms. Moral Understandings explores morality as the practice of a responsibility expressive of our identities, values, and connections to others.

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This is a revised edition of Walker's well-known book in feminist ethics first published in Walker's book proposes a view of morality and an approach to ethical theory which uses the critical insights of feminism and race theory to rethink the epistemological and moral position of the ethical theorist, and how moral theory is inescapably shaped by culture and by: Moral Understandings A Feminist Study in Ethics.

Second Edition. Margaret Urban Walker Studies in Feminist Philosophy. Walker's book proposes a view of morality and an approach to ethical theory which uses the critical insights of feminism and race theory to rethink the epistemological and moral position of the ethical theorist, and how moral theory is Moral Understandings book shaped by culture and history.

Book. Moral Understandings Margaret Urban Walker. Second edition For this reason, moral practices cannot be separated from other social practices, nor moral identities from social roles and institutions in particular ways of life; morality is not socially modular.

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The first edition of Moral Understandings: a Feminist Study in Ethics was written a decade ago. It was my first book, and I am now amused by the fact that I believed I was writing principally to those practitioners of moral theory in the mode that the book relentlessly critiques, what I call the “theoreticaljuridical” paradigm.

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Moral Understandings has been influential in reaching a global audience in ethics and feminist philosophy, as well as in tangential fields like nursing ethics; research ethics; disability ethics; environmental ethics, and social and political theory.

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But not everyone has the same. The book engages with, and challenges, the work of contemporary analytic philosophers in Understandings has been influential in reaching a global audience in ethics and feminist philosophy, as well as in tangential fields like nursing ethics; research ethics; disability ethics; environmental ethics, and social and political theory.

The book engages with, and challenges, the work of contemporary analytic philosophers in ethics. Moral Understandings has been influential in reaching a global audience in ethics and feminist philosophy, as well as in tangential fields like nursing ethics; research ethics; disability ethics; environmental ethics, and social and political by: This book defends an expressive-collaborative model of morality that challenges common assumptions in philosophical ethics.

Morality is best revealed in practices of responsibility that express shared understandings about who we are, what we value, and to whom we are accountable for what we do.

Morality is collaborative as we reproduce or shift our moral understandings together in many daily. Margaret Walker's Moral Understandings offers an “expressive-collaborative,” culturally situated, practice—based picture of morality, critical of a “theoretical-juridical” picture in Author: Jamie Lindemann Nelson.

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Gibbs's extension and integration of his previous work offers a remarkably fresh, interesting, and provocative study, challenging traditional understandings of moral development.".

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A Companion to Moral Anthropology is the first collective consideration of the anthropological dimensions of morals, morality, and ethics. Original essays by international experts explore the various currents, approaches, and issues in this important new discipline, examining topics such as the ethnography of moralities, the study of moral subjectivities, and the exploration of moral economies.

In Moral Understandings, Margaret Urban Walker not only powerfully argues the case for a feminist ethics of responsibility, but in so doing extends the implications beyond feminism.

Viewing moral responsibility from various socially and culturally situated contexts seems common sense enough to all, accept those who imagine themselves to be in. Thius edition of the Recently Published Book Spotlight is on the work of Michelle Ciurria.

Michelle Ciurria is the author of An Intersectional Feminist Theory of Moral Responsibility, published by Routledge in Her work has appeared in such journals Feminist Philosophy Quarterly, The Journal of the APA, and Ethical Theory and Moral Practice.

Author: Nathan Eckstrand. Moral understandings. In her excellent book Moral understandings: A feminist study in ethics, Margaret Walker develops a creative proposal for reconfiguring moral theory and practice that interrogates and promises to transform taken-for-granted assumptions about the often implicit moral knowledge that informs both theory and practice.

Start studying Chapter Learn vocabulary, terms, and more with flashcards, games, and other study tools. to and interrelating multiple perspectives on situations in which social conflicts arise and thereby attaining new moral understandings.

in Richard Weissbourd's book, he claims that morality is often a matter of emotion regulation. Margaret Urban Walker (born August 8, ), is the Donald J. Schuenke Chair Emerita in Philosophy at Marquette University. Before her appointment at Marquette, she was the Lincoln Professor of Ethics at Arizona State University, and before that she was at Fordham University.

She has also previously held visiting appointments at Washington University at St. Louis, the University of South Institutions: Marquette University, Arizona.

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A second aim is to highlight the role of social communication processes in the ontogeny of moral understandings by outlining a “social communication” theory of moral development and using it to interpret the similarities and differences in the moral understandings of children and adults in the two cultures.

Three theories of moral development. A moral economy is an economy that is based on goodness, fairness, and justice, as opposed to one where the market is assumed to be independent of such concerns. The concept was an elaboration by English historian E.P.

Thompson, from a term already used by various eighteenth century authors, who felt that economic and moral concerns increasingly seemed to drift apart (see Götz ). Moral decision making 30 November, In this book, (one of ‘Into the Classroom series’) designed for second level teachers, Patrick Hannon examines some understandings of morality and the implications of these understandings for personal moral decision making.

Veritas. "This fascinating and informative book explores how soldiers make ethical decisions in combat. The comparative analysis of doctrine and soldier behavior significantly advances our understandings of how soldiers make ethical decisions on the battlefield.

This important and well-argued study will be useful to scholars, students, and practitioners.understandings about what people are supposed to do, expect, and understand," which are the "moral understandings" of the book's title (, 10).

Rawls's theory of justice may be less modular than other examples of the theoretical-juridical model, such as W. D. Ross's intuitionism (Ross ). Moral Understandings: A Feminist Study in EthicsMargaret Urban Walker New York: Routledge,xiii + p.

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