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Leslie Paul Thiele and Marshall Young

could be no reasons – although this does not imply that where reasons come to an end we have reached the bedrock of self-evidence and certainty – far from it in the case of moral judgment. I would suggest that the important role of moral examples lies in

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Moral Conflict

The Private, the Public and the Political

Marios Filis

monistic, and ultimately, a reductionist theory, or the utility principle will be one more moral rule, among others. Monism has always been attractive precisely because it promises possible and unproblematic moral judgments, in a ‘scientific’ manner. The

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The Problem of Modern Pederasty in Queer History

A Case Study of Norman Douglas

Rachel Hope Cleves

of child prostitution during Douglas's lifetime, however, causes discomfort because it gives the appearance of exculpating Douglas from moral judgment for a behavior that is considered inexcusable at present. The word “normal” seems to connote moral

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Ecaterina Lung

While the historian does not express a moral judgment on this matter, his lack of reaction could be explained by the fact that the events happened in Persia. These Barbarians, prototypes of Otherness, were believed to have strange customs compared to the

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From Act to Fact

The Transformation of Suicide in Western Thought

Daniel Gordon

Revolution, and all non-Western customs in which suicide is performed as a perceived moral duty. 44 Durkheim’s harshest moral judgment is reserved for all previous traditions within which suicide was a moral act. To appreciate Durkheim’s stupendous

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Kant’s Contradiction in Conception Test

A Causal-Teleological Version of the Logical Contradiction Interpretation

James Furner

Contradiction, and Logical Contradiction ’, History of Philosophy Quarterly 30 ( 4 ): 349 – 366 . Guyer , P. 2007 . Kant’s Groundwork for the Metaphysics of Morals . London : Continuum . Herman , B. 1993 . The Practice of Moral Judgment

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Klaus Berghahn, Russell Dalton, Jason Verber, Robert Tobin, Beverly Crawford, and Jeffrey Luppes

Primo Levi, the Italian Jewish survivor of Auschwitz, the “gray zone” is a question of moral judgment, whereas the authors try to consider this issue from a purely legal perspective. What complicates this chapter, however, is the fact that the Israeli

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Francisco A. Ortega

. Caro’s position in favor of moral scientific laws openly critiques Bentham’s position, for whom the moral value of social acts corresponds to their social utility. The very fact that Bentham could only pass moral judgment after the action had taken

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Beyond the Myth of Lesbian Montmartre

The Case of Chez Palmyre

Leslie Choquette

-haired women …” These customers too are depicted with empathy. Though Colette makes no attempt to hide their involvement in prostitution and drugs, she carefully avoids making any moral judgment. 48 Perhaps in reaction to Colette’s article, a man about town

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Crossing Boundaries

The Case of Wanda Wasilewska and Polish Communism

Agnieszka Mrozik

, including personal documents (letters, notes, diaries, memoirs, autobiographies), to portray their protagonists. Significantly, the prevalent attitude is one not devoid of moral judgments, which have as their point of departure the current, critical