Essays about: "normative morality"

Showing result 1 - 5 of 9 essays containing the words normative morality.

  1. 1. The “Dirty Hands Dilemma” in Politics : A Study on Political Ethics

    University essay from Uppsala universitet/Statsvetenskapliga institutionen

    Author : Siddhartha Kumar Dhar; [2022]
    Keywords : Dirty Hands; Political Morality; Political Realism; Public Ethics; Political Compromise; Political Integrity; Moral Dilemmas; Conceptual Analysis; Reflective Equilibrium;

    Abstract : When faced with an emergency situation, politicians are often forced to sacrifice their core moral principles in order to better serve the immediate public interest. This is commonly described as the Dirty Hands dilemma. Dirty Hands theorists conditionally defend politicians, but they leave the dilemma under-defined. READ MORE

  2. 2. The Morality of Depression : A Theoretical Study on the Social Maintenance of Depression

    University essay from Uppsala universitet/Sociologiska institutionen

    Author : Lina Alarabi; [2020]
    Keywords : depression; morality; social control;

    Abstract : This theoretical study depicts and highlights the seemingly individual phenomenon of depression in a social and collective light. Shame and guilt naturally invoke negative responses in people, yet, this has been found beneficial for the social solidarity of a collective. READ MORE

  3. 3. EU's Securitized Aid: a case study of the EU's counterterrorism regulations' effects on aid delivery in Palestine

    University essay from Lunds universitet/Statsvetenskapliga institutionen; Lunds universitet/Pedagogik; Lunds universitet/Master of Science in Global Studies; Lunds universitet/Graduate School

    Author : Moa Rydell; [2020]
    Keywords : Just Securitization Theory; counterterrorism regulations; aid delivery; Palestine; anti-terrorism clause; Law and Political Science; Social Sciences;

    Abstract : Following 9/11, an explosion of transnational counterterrorism regulations aimed at countering the financing of terrorism has been established. These have since had suffocating effects on aid delivery in areas where designated terrorist organizations are present, resulting in the denying of aid to the most vulnerable. READ MORE

  4. 4. The Normative Moral Codes Workshop : - A new thought-experiment aimed at investigating normative morality

    University essay from Umeå universitet/Institutionen för idé- och samhällsstudier

    Author : Karl-Fredrik Norrback; [2017]
    Keywords : morality; ethics; normative morality; thought-experiment; experimental philosophy; experiment; moral; etik; normativ moral; tankeexperiment; experimentell filosofi; experiment;

    Abstract : The normative moral code is considered to be such that it applies universally to all or at least to all who can understand and govern their behavior by it. All or almost all common folk think of and use their own moral codes as them being normative in that for example there simply seem to them to exist “oughts” that apply to all and that there simply, straightforwardly are “things” that are right and wrong, good and bad. READ MORE

  5. 5. Ethics of Relationality, Practices of Nonviolence : A Reading of Butler's Ethics

    University essay from Södertörns högskola/Institutionen för kultur och lärande

    Author : Igor Blomberg Tranæus; [2015]
    Keywords : Butler; Foucault; Levinas; ethics; scenes of address; relationality; nonviolence; subjectivity;

    Abstract : The purpose of this essay is to examine Judith Butler’s approach to the problem of ethics, and the ways in which she attempts to reformulate notions of morality and responsibility based on an understanding of the subject as inherently bound to others within a context of normative structures that exceed its own influence. For Butler, this bond implies that the subject’s constitution is structured within what she calls a ”scene of address,” where it emerges into a social field by being appealed to by others, and replying to that appeal by giving an account of itself. READ MORE