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  1. Edith W. Clowes (1988). The Revolution of Moral Consciousness: Nietzsche in Russian Literature, 1890-1914. Northern Illinois University Press.score: 948.0
  2. Frederick Turner (1971). Shakespeare and the Nature of Time: Moral and Philosophical Themes in Some Plays and Poems of William Shakespeare. Oxford,Clarendon Press.score: 648.0
     
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  3. Louis P. Pojman & Lewis Vaughn (eds.) (2007). The Moral Life: An Introductory Reader in Ethics and Literature. Oxford University Press.score: 522.0
    Featuring new selections chosen by coeditor Lewis Vaughn, the third edition of Louis P. Pojman's The Moral Life: An Introductory Reader in Ethics and Literature brings together an extensive and varied collection of ninety-one classical and contemporary readings on ethical theory and practice. Integrating literature with philosophy in an innovative way, the book uses literary works to enliven and make concrete the ethical theory or applied issues addressed in each chapter. Literary works by Camus, Hawthorne, Hugo, Huxley, (...)
     
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  4. Lewis Vaughn & Louis Pojman (eds.) (2010). The Moral Life: An Introductory Reader in Ethics and Literature. OUP USA.score: 522.0
    Now in its fourth edition, Louis P. Pojman and Lewis Vaughn's acclaimed The Moral Life: An Introductory Reader in Ethics and Literature brings together an extensive and varied collection of eighty-five classical and contemporary readings on ethical theory and practice. Integrating literature with philosophy in an innovative way, the book uses literary works to enliven and make concrete the ethical theory or applied issues addressed. Literary works by Angelou, Camus, Hawthorne, Huxley, Ibsen, Le Guin, Melville, Orwell, Styron, (...)
     
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  5. Stephen K. George (ed.) (2005). The Moral Philosophy of John Steinbeck. Scarecrow Press.score: 516.0
    Included in the compilation are five general essays examining Steinbeck's own moral philosophy and eight specific essays analyzing the ethics of various major ...
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  6. Ullrich Langer (1994). Perfect Friendship: Studies in Literature and Moral Philosophy From Boccaccio to Corneille. Librairie Droz.score: 508.5
    I am grateful to the National Endowment for the Humanities for a year-long fellowship that enabled me to write major portions of this book; ...
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  7. Anthony Cunningham (2001). The Heart of What Matters: The Role for Literature in Moral Philosophy. University of California Press.score: 508.5
    The Heart of What Matters shows that literature has a powerful and unique role to play in understanding life's deepest ethical problems. Anthony Cunningham provides a rigorous critique of Kantian ethics, which has enjoyed a preeminent place in moral philosophy in the United States, arguing that it does not do justice to the reality of our lives. He demonstrates how fine literature can play an important role in honing our capacity to see clearly and choose wisely as (...)
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  8. C. Janie Chang & Sin-Hui Yen (2007). The Effects of Moral Development and Adverse Selection Conditions on Managers' Project Continuance Decisions: A Study in the Pacific-Rim Region. [REVIEW] Journal of Business Ethics 76 (3):347 - 360.score: 504.0
    According to agency theory, agents base their economic decisions on self-interests when adverse selection conditions exist. However, cognitive moral development theory predicts that ethics/morals may influence decision-makers not to behave egoistically. Rutledge and Karim (1999; Accounting, Organizations and Society 24(2), 173–184) find both the moral reasoning level of the managers and an adverse selection condition affect a manager’s project evaluation decisions significantly. Since prior studies have shown that national␣culture might influence the application of agency theory in project (...)
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  9. Rebecca Elliott Erdem Pulcu, Roland Zahn (2013). The Role of Self-Blaming Moral Emotions in Major Depression and Their Impact on Social-Economical Decision Making. Frontiers in Psychology 4.score: 504.0
    People with major depressive disorder (MDD) are more prone to experiencing moral emotions related to self-blame, such as guilt and shame. DSM-IV-TR recognises excessive or inappropriate guilt as one of the core symptoms of current MDD, whereas excessive shame is not part of the criteria for MDD. However, previous studies specifically assessing shame suggested its involvement in MDD. In the first part of this review, we will consider literature discussing the role of self-blaming moral emotions in MDD. (...)
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  10. Wolfgang Lempert (1994). Moral Development in the Biographies of Skilled Industrial Workers. Journal of Moral Education 23 (4):451-468.score: 480.0
    Abstract This article is based on a longitudinal study of relations between biographical conditions and the personality development of 21 young workers ranging from 23 to 30 years of age who had passed through an apprenticeship in large plants of the metal industry in West Berlin. The biographical analyses focused mainly on occupational conditions; the personality analyses, on such socio?cognitive variables as patterns of control awareness and structures of moral judgement. A review of the relevant literature (...)
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  11. Lindsay Clare, Ronald Gallimore & G. Genevieve Patthey‐Chavez (1996). Using Moral Dilemmas in Children's Literature as a Vehicle for Moral Education and Teaching Reading Comprehension. Journal of Moral Education 25 (3):325-341.score: 472.5
    Abstract Moral development research has previously demonstrated that more extended discourse is a vital element in effective moral education, although the difficulty of implementing this type of discourse into classroom practice has seldom been discussed. In this study, transcripts of lessons were examined of a teacher systematically assisted to develop a more conversational style. These lessons were taped over the course of the school year at different times, beginning in the fall of the year. In addition, writing samples (...)
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  12. Joe Frank Jones (1994). Moral Growth in Children's Literature. Philosophy in the Contemporary World 1 (4):10-19.score: 472.5
    This essay applies a plausible model for moral growth to examples of secular and religious children’s literature. The point is that moral maturation, given this model, requires imaginary worlds on both secular and religious presuppositions. Trying to guide a child’s reading toward either religious or secular books rather than toward good literature is shown therefore to miss the mark of good parenting.
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  13. Harold Kaplan (1972). Democratic Humanism and American Literature. Chicago,University of Chicago Press.score: 468.0
    Kaplan suggests that these major figures works are linked by the myths of genesis of a new political culture.
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  14. Chielozona Eze (2011). Postcolonial Imaginations and Moral Representations in African Literature and Culture. Lexington Books.score: 463.5
    This book celebrates the emergence of new interpretive paradigms such as in African philosophy, gender studies and literature.
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  15. Moira Gatens (1994). Agents and Lives: Moral Thinking in Literature (Review). Philosophy and Literature 18 (1):177-178.score: 447.8
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  16. Julia Simon (2001). Beyond Contractual Morality: Ethics, Law, and Literature in Eighteenth-Century France. University of Rochester Press.score: 444.0
    Beyond Contractual Morality looks at current debates over the meaning of liberalism by reexamining their roots in eighteenth-century texts, which demonstrate ...
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  17. E. T. (1956). Great Moral Dilemmas in Literature, Past and Present. Review of Metaphysics 10 (2):374-374.score: 438.8
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  18. Iii Joe Frank Jones (1994). Moral Growth in Children's Literature. Philosophy in the Contemporary World 1 (4).score: 436.5
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  19. C. Lindsay (1996). Using Moral Dilemmas in Children's Literature as a Vehicle for Moral Education and Teaching. Journal of Moral Education 25 (3):325-342.score: 436.5
     
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  20. Leona Toker (ed.) (1993). Commitment in Reflection: Essays in Literature and Moral Philosophy. Routledge.score: 436.5
    First published in 1994. Routledge is an imprint of Taylor & Francis, an informa company.
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  21. Anne E. Monius (2000). Literary Theory and Moral Vision in Tamil Buddhist Literature. Journal of Indian Philosophy 28 (2):195-223.score: 427.5
  22. Daniel H. Strait (2005). Rallying the Really Human Things: The Moral Imagination in Politics, Literature and Everyday Life, by Vigen Guroian. The Chesterton Review 31 (3/4):241-244.score: 427.5
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  23. Janet Atkinson-Grosjean & Cory Fairley (2009). Moral Economies in Science: From Ideal to Pragmatic. Minerva 47 (2):147-170.score: 414.0
    In the following pages we discuss three historical cases of moral economies in science: Drosophila genetics, late twentieth century American astronomy, and collaborations between American drug companies and medical scientists in the interwar years. An examination of the most striking differences and similarities between these examples, and the conflicts internal to them, reveals constitutive features of moral economies, and the ways in which they are formed, negotiated, and altered. We critically evaluate these three examples through the filters of (...)
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  24. Simon Stow (2002). The Heart of What Matters: The Role for Literature in Moral Philosophy (Review). Philosophy and Literature 26 (2):459-461.score: 414.0
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  25. Douglas Chismar (2003). Review of" The Heart of What Matters: The Role for Literature in Moral Philosophy". [REVIEW] Essays in Philosophy 4 (2):12.score: 414.0
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  26. Blakey Vermeule (2000). The Party of Humanity: Writing Moral Psychology in Eighteenth-Century Britain. Johns Hopkins University Press.score: 414.0
    What is the relationship between the self and society? Where do moral judgments come from? As Blakey Vermeule demonstrates in The Party of Humanity, such questions about sociability and moral philosophy were central to eighteenth-century writers and artists. Vermeule focuses on a group of aesthetically complicated moral texts: Alexander Pope's character sketches and Dunciad , Samuel Johnson's Life of Savage, and David Hume's self-consciously theatrical writings on pride and his autobiographical writings on religious melancholia. These writers and (...)
     
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  27. Michael R. Depaul (1988). Argument and Perception: The Role of Literature in Moral Inquiry. Journal of Philosophy 85 (10):552-565.score: 411.0
  28. Margaret S. Hrezo & John M. Parrish (eds.) (2010). Damned If You Do: Dilemmas of Action in Literature and Popular Culture. Lexington Books.score: 411.0
    These essays showcase the value of the narrative arts in investigating complex conflicts of value in moral and political life, and explore the philosophical problem of moral dilemmas as expressed in ancient drama, classic and contemporary ...
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  29. Ádám Szabados (2008). Erosz Nyomában. Harmat.score: 408.0
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  30. Alice Crary (2000). Does the Study of Literature Belong Within Moral Philosophy? Reflections in the Light of Ryle's Thought. Philosophical Investigations 23 (4):315–350.score: 405.0
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  31. Rupert Read (2003). Review: The Heart of What Matters: The Role for Literature in Moral Philosophy. [REVIEW] Mind 112 (447):506-509.score: 405.0
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  32. Ole Martin Skilleås (2003). The Heart of What Matters: The Role for Literature in Moral Philosophy. British Journal of Aesthetics 43 (1):95-97.score: 405.0
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  33. O. M. Skilleas (2003). The Heart of What Matters: The Role for Literature in Moral Philosophy. British Journal of Aesthetics 43 (1):95-97.score: 405.0
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  34. Brian R. Clack, C. J., B. P., H. P. & C. B. (1995). Colin Falck. Myth, Truth and Literature: Towards a True Post-Modernism. (Second Edition.) Pp. Xix + 208. (Cambridge University Press, 1994.) £27.50.Luke Gormally (Ed.). Moral Truth and Moral Tradition: Essays in Honour of Peter Geach and Elizabeth Anscombe. Pp. 243. (Blackrock: Four Courts Press, 1994.) £35.00.Thomas F. Tracy, Ed. The God Who Acts. Pp. Xi + 148. (Pennsylvania: Pennsylvania State University Press, 1994.) $28.50 Hb, $14.95 Pb.Irena S. M. Makarushka. Religious Imagination and Language in Emerson and Nietzsche. Pp. Xviii + 133. (London and Basingstoke: Macmillan, 1994.) £35.00.Weaver Santaniello. Nietzsche, God and the Jews. Pp. Xvi + 232. (Albany: State University of New York Press, 1994.) $17.95.Donald Wiebe. Beyond Legitimation: Essays on the Problem of Religious Knowledge. Pp. Xiii + 243. (London and Basingstoke: Macmillan, 1994.) £40.00. [REVIEW] Religious Studies 31 (3):413.score: 405.0
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  35. Aj Argyros (1989). From Passion to Self-Reflexivity. A Holistic Approach to Consciousness and Literature in The Elemental Passions of the Soul. Poetics of the Elements in the Human Conditions: Part 3. [REVIEW] Analecta Husserliana 28:617-626.score: 405.0
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  36. Brian R. Clack (1995). Colin Falck. Myth, Truth and Literature: Towards a True Post-Modernism. Pp. Xix+ 208.(Cambridge University Press, 1994.)£ 27.50. Luke Gormally (Ed.). Moral Truth and Moral Tradition: Essays in Honour of Peter Geach and Elizabeth Anscombe. Pp. 243.(Blackrock: Four Courts Press, 1994.)£ 35.00. Thomas F. Tracy, Ed. The God Who Acts. Pp. Xi+ 148.(Pennsylvania: Pennsylvania State University Press, 1994.) $28.50 Hb, $14.95 Pb. Irena SM Makarushka. Religious Imagination and Language in Emerson and Nietzsche ... [REVIEW] Religious Studies 31 (3):413-416.score: 405.0
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  37. Deborah McGrady (2002). Rosalind Brown-Grant, Christine de Pizan and the Moral Defence of Women: Reading Beyond Gender.(Cambridge Studies in Medieval Literature, 40.) Cambridge, Eng.: Cambridge University Press, 1999. Pp. Xiv, 224. $64.95. [REVIEW] Speculum 77 (3):884-886.score: 405.0
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  38. Louis P. Pojman & Lewis Vaughn (eds.) (2009). The Moral Life: An Introductory Reader in Ethics and Literature, Third Edition, International Edition. Oup Usa.score: 405.0
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  39. Katrien Schaubroeck (2005). Hoe Belangrijk is Literatuur in de Morele Opvoeding? -How Important is Literature in Moral Education? Bijdragen 66 (4):432-454.score: 405.0
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  40. A. -T. Tymieniecka (1989). The Passions of the Soul and the Elements in the Onto-Poiesis of Culture. The Life-Significance of Literature (Logos and Life, Book 3) in The Elemental Passions of the Soul. Poetics of the Elements in the Human Conditions: Part 3. [REVIEW] Analecta Husserliana 28:3-141.score: 405.0
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  41. Cheng-Li Huang & Bao-Guang Chang (2010). The Effects of Managers' Moral Philosophy on Project Decision Under Agency Problem Conditions. Journal of Business Ethics 94 (4):595 - 611.score: 372.0
    This study derives an improved model of managers' decision-making behavior regarding possibly failing projects. Instead of adopting cognitive moral development used by Rutledge and Karim (Accounting, Organization and Society 24, 173-184, 1999) this investigation uses the agency theory framework to consider individual moral philosophy for the improvement of decisions regarding possibly failing projects. This research hypothesizes that a manager with low relativism has a stronger tendency to discontinue a possibly failing project than one with high relativism when agency (...)
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  42. Jane Adamson, Richard Freadman & David Parker (eds.) (1998). Renegotiating Ethics in Literature, Philosophy, and Theory. Cambridge University Press.score: 360.0
    Is it possible for postmodernism to offer viable, coherent accounts of ethics? Or are our social and intellectual worlds too fragmented for any broad consensus about the moral life? These issues have emerged as some of the most contentious in literary and philosophical studies. In Renegotiating Ethics in Literature, Philosophy, and Theory a distinguished international gathering of philosophers and literary scholars address the reconceptualisations involved in this 'turn towards ethics'. An important feature of this has been a renewed (...)
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  43. A. S. Burston & A. G. Tuckett (2013). Moral Distress in Nursing: Contributing Factors, Outcomes and Interventions. Nursing Ethics 20 (3):312-324.score: 355.5
    Moral distress has been widely reviewed across many care contexts and among a range of disciplines. Interest in this area has produced a plethora of studies, commentary and critique. An overview of the literature around moral distress reveals a commonality about factors contributing to moral distress, the attendant outcomes of this distress and a core set of interventions recommended to address these. Interventions at both personal and organizational levels have been proposed. The relevance of this overview (...)
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  44. Catherine Osborne (2007/2009). Dumb Beasts and Dead Philosophers: Humanity and the Humane in Ancient Philosophy and Literature. Oxford University Press.score: 342.0
    The book is about three things. First, how Ancient thinkers perceived humans as like or unlike other animals; second about the justification for taking a humane attitude towards natural things; and third about how moral claims count as true, and how they can be discovered or acquired. Was Aristotle was right to see continuity in the psychological functions of animal and human souls? The question cannot be settled without taking a moral stance. As we can either focus on (...)
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  45. Anne Joosten, Marius van Dijke, Alain Van Hiel & David De Cremer (2013). Feel Good, Do-Good!? On Consistency and Compensation in Moral Self-Regulation. Journal of Business Ethics:1-14.score: 338.0
    Studies in the behavioral ethics and moral psychology traditions have begun to reveal the important roles of self-related processes that underlie moral behavior. Unfortunately, this research has resulted in two distinct and opposing streams of findings that are usually referred to as moral consistency and moral compensation. Moral consistency research shows that a salient self-concept as a moral person promotes moral behavior. Conversely, moral compensation research reveals that a salient self-concept as an (...)
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  46. Manuel Vargas (forthcoming). Situationism and Moral Responsibility: Free Will in Fragments. In Tillman Vierkant, Julian Kiverstein & Andy Clark (eds.), Decomposing the Will. Oxford UP.score: 334.0
    Many prominent accounts of free will and moral responsibility make use of the idea that agents can be responsive to reasons. Call such theories Reasons accounts. In what follows, I consider the tenability of Reasons accounts in light of situationist social psychology and, to a lesser extent, the automaticity literature. In the first half of this chapter, I argue that Reasons accounts are genuinely threatened by contemporary psychology. In the second half of the paper I consider whether such (...)
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  47. Christian Huber & Iain Munro (2013). Moral Distance” in Organizations: An Inquiry Into Ethical Violence in the Works of Kafka. Journal of Business Ethics:1-11.score: 315.0
    In this paper, we demonstrate that the works of Franz Kafka provide an exemplary resource for the investigation of “moral distance” in organizational ethics. We accomplish this in two ways, first by drawing on Kafka’s work to navigate the complexities of the debate over the ethics of bureaucracy, using his work to expand and enrich the concept of “moral distance.” Second, Kafka’s work is used to investigate the existence of “ethical violence” within organizations which entails acts of condemnation (...)
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  48. Simona Carla Silvia Caravita, Simona Giardino, Leonardo Lenzi, Mariaelena Salvaterra & Alessandro Antonietti (2012). Socio-Economic Factors Related to Moral Reasoning in Childhood and Adolescence: The Missing Link Between Brain and Behavior. Frontiers in Human Neuroscience 6.score: 315.0
    Neuroscientific and psychological research on moral development has until now developed independently, referring to distinct theoretical models, contents and methods. In particular, the influence of socio-economic and cultural factors on morality has been broadly investigated by psychologists but as yet has not been investigated by neuroscientists. The value of bridging these two areas both theoretically and methodologically has, however, been suggested. This study aims at providing a first connection between neuroscientific and psychological literature on morality by investigating whether (...)
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  49. Susanne Mrozik (2007). Virtuous Bodies: The Physical Dimensions of Morality in Buddhist Ethics. Oxford University Press.score: 314.0
    Virtuous Bodies breaks new ground in the field of Buddhist ethics by investigating the diverse roles bodies play in ethical development. Traditionally, Buddhists assumed a close connection between body and morality. Thus Buddhist literature contains descriptions of living beings that stink with sin, are disfigured by vices, or are perfumed and adorned with virtues. Taking an influential early medieval Indian Mahayana Buddhist text-Santideva's Compendium of Training (Siksasamuccaya)-as a case study, Susanne Mrozik demonstrates that Buddhists regarded ethical development as a (...)
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  50. A. T. Nuyen (2009). Moral Obligation and Moral Motivation in Confucian Role-Based Ethics. Dao: A Journal of Comparative Philosophy 8 (1):1-11.score: 306.0
    How is the Confucian moral agent motivated to do what he or she judges to be right or good? In western philosophy, the answer to a question such as this depends on whether one is an internalist or externalist concerning moral motivation. In this article, I will first interpret Confucian ethics as role-based ethics and then argue that we can attribute to Confucianism a position on moral motivation that is neither internalist nor externalist but somewhere in between. (...)
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