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  1. Eva Feder Kittay, Carol Gilligan, Annette C. Baier, Michael Stocker, Christina H. Sommers, Kathryn Pyne Addelson, Virginia Held, Thomas E. Hill Jr, Seyla Benhabib, George Sher, Marilyn Friedman, Jonathan Adler, Sara Ruddick, Mary Fainsod, David D. Laitin, Lizbeth Hasse & Sandra Harding (1989). Women and Moral Theory. Rowman & Littlefield Publishers.
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    Thomas E. Hill (1992). Dignity and Practical Reason in Kant's Moral Theory. Cornell University Press.
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    Thomas E. Hill (1991). Autonomy and Self-Respect. Cambridge University Press.
    This stimulating collection of essays in ethics eschews the simple exposition and refinement of abstract theories. Rather, the author focuses on everyday moral issues, often neglected by philosophers, and explores the deeper theoretical questions which they raise. Such issues are: Is it wrong to tell a lie to protect someone from a painful truth? Should one commit a lesser evil to prevent another from doing something worse? Can one be both autonomous and compassionate? Other topics discussed are servility, weakness of (...)
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    Thomas E. Hill & Adam Cureton (2014). Kant on Virtue and the Virtues. In Nancy Snow (ed.), Cultivating Virtue: Multiple Perspectives. 87-110.
    Immanuel Kant is known for his ideas about duty and morally worthy acts, but his conception of virtue is less familiar. Nevertheless Kant’s understanding of virtue is quite distinctive and has considerable merit compared to the most familiar conceptions. Kant also took moral education seriously, writing extensively on both the duty of adults to cultivate virtue and the empirical conditions to prepare children for this life-long responsibility. Our aim is, first, to explain Kant’s conception of virtue, second, to highlight some (...)
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    Thomas E. Hill (2000). Respect, Pluralism, and Justice: Kantian Perspectives. Oxford University Press.
    Respect, Pluralism, and Justice is a series of essays which sketches a broadly Kantian framework for moral deliberation, and then uses it to address important social and political issues. Hill shows how Kantian theory can be developed to deal with questions about cultural diversity, punishment, political violence, responsibility for the consequences of wrongdoing, and state coercion in a pluralistic society.
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    Thomas E. Hill (2002). Human Welfare and Moral Worth: Kantian Perspectives. Oxford University Press.
    Thomas Hill, a leading figure in the recent development of Kantian moral philosophy, presents a set of essays exploring the implications of basic Kantian ideas for practical issues. The first part of the book provides background in central themes in Kant's ethics; the second part discusses questions regarding human welfare; the third focuses on moral worth-the nature and grounds of moral assessment of persons as deserving esteem or blame. Hill shows moral, political, and social philosophers just how valuable moral theory (...)
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  7. Thomas E. Hill (1980). Humanity as an End in Itself. Ethics 91 (1):84 - 99.
  8. Thomas E. Hill Jr (1973). Servility and Self-Respect. The Monist 57 (1):87-104.
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  9. Thomas E. Hill Jr (1983). Ideals of Human Excellence and Preserving Natural Environments. Environmental Ethics 5 (3):211-224.
    The moral significance of preserving natural environments is not entirely an issue of rights and social utility, for a person’s attitude toward nature may be importantly connected with virtues or human excellences. The question is, “What sort of person would destroy the natural environment--or even see its value solely in cost/benefit terms?” The answer I suggest is that willingness to do so may well reveal the absence of traits which are a natural basis for a proper humility, self-acceptance, gratitude, and (...)
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  10. Thomas E. Hill Jr (1989). Kantian Constructivism in Ethics. Ethics 99 (4):752-770.
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    Thomas E. Hill (2012). Virtue, Rules, and Justice: Kantian Aspirations. OUP Oxford.
    Thomas E. Hill, Jr., interprets and extends Kant's moral theory in a series of essays that highlight its relevance to contemporary ethics. He introduces the major themes of Kantian ethics and explores its practical application to questions about revolution, prison reform, and forcible interventions in other countries for humanitarian purposes.
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  12. Thomas E. Hill Jr (1973). The Hypothetical Imperative. Philosophical Review 82 (4):429-450.
  13. Thomas E. Hill (1989). The Kantian Conception of Autonomy. In John Philip Christman (ed.), The Inner Citadel: Essays on Individual Autonomy. Oxford University Press 91--105.
  14. R. G. Frey, Brad Hooker, F. M. Kamm, Thomas E. Hill Jr, Geoffrey Sayre-McCord, David McNaughton, Jan Narveson, Michael Slote, Alison M. Jaggar & William R. Schroeder (2000). Normative Ethics. In Hugh LaFollette - (ed.), The Blackwell Guide to Ethical Theory. Blackwell Publishers
     
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    Thomas E. Hill (2008). Moral Construction as a Task: Sources and Limits. Social Philosophy and Policy 25 (1):214-236.
    This essay first distinguishes different questions regarding moral objectivity and relativism and then sketches a broadly Kantian position on two of these questions. First, how, if at all, can we derive, justify, or support specific moral principles and judgments from more basic moral standards and values? Second, how, if at all, can the basic standards such as my broadly Kantian perspective, be defended? Regarding the first question, the broadly Kantian position is that from ideas in Kant's later formulations of the (...)
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    Thomas E. Hill Jr (1971). Kant on Imperfect Duty and Supererogation. Kant-Studien 62 (1-4):55-76.
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    Thomas E. Hill Jr (2010). Moral Responsibilities of Bystanders. Journal of Social Philosophy 41 (1):28-39.
  18. Thomas E. Hill (1991). The Message of Affirmative Action. Social Philosophy and Policy 8 (2):108.
    Affirmative action programs remain controversial, I suspect, partly because the familiar arguments for and against them start from significantly different moral perspectives. Thus I want to step back for a while from the details of debate about particular programs and give attention to the moral viewpoints presupposed in different types of argument. My aim, more specifically, is to compare the “messages” expressed when affirmative action is defended from different moral perspectives. Exclusively forward-looking arguments, I suggest, tend to express the wrong (...)
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  19. Thomas E. Hill (1984). Autonomy and Benevolent Lies. Journal of Value Inquiry 18 (4):251-267.
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    Thomas E. Hill, The Importance of Moral Rules and Principles.
    This is the text of The Lindley Lecture for 2006, given by Thomas E. Hill, Jr., an American philosopher.
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    Thomas E. Hill (1999). Kant on Wrongdoing, Desert, and Punishment. Law and Philosophy 18 (4):407 - 441.
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    Thomas E. Hill (2013). Rüdiger Bittner on Autonomy. Erkenntnis (S7):1-10.
    Rüdiger Bittner surveys with a skeptical eye classic and contemporary ideas of Kantian autonomy. He allows that we can be more or less free in a modest (quasi-Hobbesian) sense and that many people may want more of this freedom from impediments that make it difficult or impossible to do various things. He argues, however, that high-minded general affirmations of human freedom are unfounded and not likely to retain their grip on our thinking. While acknowledging the value of Bittner’s challenges, I (...)
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    Thomas E. Hill (2001). Hypothetical Consent in Kantian Constructivism. Social Philosophy and Policy 18 (2):300.
    Epistemology, as I understand it, is a branch of philosophy especially concerned with general questions about how we can know various things or at least justify our beliefs about them. It questions what counts as evidence and what are reasonable sources of doubt. Traditionally, episte-mology focuses on pervasive and apparently basic assumptions covering a wide range of claims to knowledge or justified belief rather than very specific, practical puzzles. For example, traditional epistemologists ask “How do we know there are material (...)
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    Thomas E. Hill Jr (1982). Self-Respect Reconsidered. Tulane Studies in Philosophy 31:129-137.
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  25. Thomas E. Hill (1987). The Importance of Autonomy. In Eva Feder Kittay & Diana T. Meyers (eds.), Women and Moral Theory. Rowman & Littlefield 129--138.
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    Thomas E. Hill (1998). Punishment, Conscience, and Moral Worth. Southern Journal of Philosophy 36 (S1):51-71.
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    Thomas E. Hill Jr (1989). Kant's Theory of Practical Reason. The Monist 72 (3):363-383.
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    Thomas E. Hill (1999). Happiness and Human Flourishing in Kant's Ethics. Social Philosophy and Policy 16 (1):143.
    Ancient moral philosophers, especially Aristotle and his followers, typically shared the assumption that ethics is primarily concerned with how to achieve the final end for human beings, a life of “happiness” or “human flourishing.” This final end was not a subjective condition, such as contentment or the satisfaction of our preferences, but a life that could be objectively determined to be appropriate to our nature as human beings. Character traits were treated as moral virtues because they contributed well toward this (...)
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    Thomas E. Hill Jr (2005). Assessing Moral Rules: Utilitarian and Kantian Perspectives. Philosophical Issues 15 (1):158–178.
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    Thomas E. Hill (ed.) (2009). The Blackwell Guide to Kant's Ethics. Wiley-Blackwell.
    Informed by impeccable scholarship, "The" "Blackwell Guide to Kant's Ethics" is a thought-provoking new work that will enhance our understanding of Kant's ...
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  31. Thomas E. Hill (1997). Kant On Punishment: A Coherent Mix Of Deterrence And Retribution? Jahrbuch für Recht Und Ethik 5.
    Kant is often regarded as an extreme retributivist, but recently commentators emphasize the importance of deterrence in Kant's basic justification of punishment. Kant's combination of deterrence and retributive elements, however, must be distinguished from others that are less plausible. To interpret Kant as merely adding retributive side-constraints to a basic deterrence aim fails to capture fully the retributive strain in Kant's thought. The basic questions are: who should be punished, how much, in what manner, and why? Kant held that all (...)
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    Thomas E. Hill Jr (1992). A Kantian Perspective on Moral Rules. Philosophical Perspectives 6:285-304.
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    Thomas E. Hill Jr (1983). Moral Purity and the Lesser Evil. The Monist 66 (2):213-232.
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    Thomas E. Hill Jr (2001). Collected Papers. Journal of Philosophy 98 (5):269-272.
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    Thomas E. Hill Jr (1979). Symbolic Protest and Calculated Silence. Philosophy and Public Affairs 9 (1):83-102.
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    Thomas E. Hill (1970). The Concept of the Categorical Imperative. Journal of the History of Philosophy 8 (2):222-224.
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    Thomas E. Hill (1997). A Kantian Perspective on Political Violence. Journal of Ethics 1 (2):105 - 140.
    Rejecting Kant''s absolute opposition to revolution, I propose a modified Kantian perspective for reflecting on political violence, drawing from Kant''s basic ideas but abandoning some dubious assumptions. Developing suggestions in earlier papers, the essay sketches a model for moral legislation that combines the core ideas of each of Kant''s formulas of the Categorical Imperative. Though only a framework for deliberation, not a complete decision procedure, this excludes extremist positions, prohibitive and permissive, about political violence. Despite Kant''s hopes, the values implicit (...)
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    Thomas E. Hill & Adam Cureton, Supererogation. International Encyclopedia of Ethics.
    “Supererogation” is now a technical term in philosophy for a range of ideas expressed by terms such as “good but not required,” “beyond the call of duty,” “praiseworthy but not obligatory,” and “good to do but not bad not to do” (see Duty and Obligation; Intrinsic Value). Examples often cited are extremely generous acts of charity, heroic self-sacrifice, extraordinary service to morally worthy causes, and sometimes forgiveness and minor favors. These concepts are familiar in institutional contexts, for example, when teachers (...)
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  39. Thomas E. Hill (2010). Kant's Tugendlehre as Normative Ethics. In Lara Denis (ed.), Kant's Metaphysics of Morals: A Critical Guide. Cambridge University Press
     
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    Thomas E. Hill & Robert Paul Wolff (1978). The Autonomy of Reason. [REVIEW] Journal of Philosophy 75 (12):743-747.
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  41. Thomas E. Hill Jr (1985). Kant's Argument for the Rationality of Moral Conduct. Pacific Philosophical Quarterly 66 (1-2):3.
     
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  42. Thomas E. Hill (2003). Treating Criminals as Ends in Themselves. Jahrbuch für Recht Und Ethik 11.
    Bezugnehmend auf Kants Moralphilosophie entwickelt dieser Beitrag eine These dazu, was mit der Forderung gemeint sein soll, Personen unter Beachtung ihrer Würde bzw. als "Zweck an sich selbst" zu behandeln. Es wird vorgeschlagen, die Implikationen von Kants "Menschheitsformel" als ein Bündel von mit einander verwandten Vorschriften zu interpretieren, die das moralische Nachdenken darüber, wie die Prinzipien unserer tagtäglichen Entscheidungen spezifiziert und interpretiert werden sollten, leiten und begrenzen können. Der Beitrag bearbeitet sodann die folgenden drei Fragestellungen: Was folgt aus dem Vorangehenden (...)
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    Thomas E. Hill (forthcoming). Conscientious Conviction and Conscience. Criminal Law and Philosophy:1-16.
    In this paper, I examine critically Kimberley Brownlee’s descriptive criteria for identifying when a person has a conscientious moral conviction. Then, I contrast her conception of conscience with other ideas of conscience, including a religious conception, a relativist conception, and those of Butler and Kant. The concepts examined here are central in her argument that, if civil disobedience is grounded in citizens’ conscience-based conscientious convictions, then it deserves legal and moral protection.
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  44. Thomas E. Hill & Bernard Boxill (2000). Kant and Race. In Bernard Boxill (ed.), Race and Racism. OUP Oxford
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    Graham Bird, Sarah Gibbons, Paul Guyer, Dieter Henrich, Thomas E. Hill, Otfried Höffe, Marshall Farrier, Hud Hudson, Patricia Kitcher, Susan Neiman, Allen D. Rosen & John H. Zammito (1996). Recent Books on Kant: Kant's Theory of Imagination; Kant and the Experience of Freedom; Aesthetic Judgement and the Moral Image of the World; Dignity and Practical Reason; Immanuel Kant; Kant's Compatibilism; Kant's Transcendental Psychology; The Unity of Reason; Kant's Theory of Justice. [REVIEW] Philosophical Quarterly 46 (183):226.
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    Thomas E. Hill Jr (1992). Kantian Pluralism. Ethics 102 (4):743-762.
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    Thomas E. Hill (2002). Questions About Kant's Opposition to Revolution. Journal of Value Inquiry 36 (2-3):283-298.
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    Thomas E. Hill (2009). Kant and Humanitarian Intervention. Philosophical Perspectives 23 (1):221-240.
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    Thomas E. Hill Jr (1986). Review: Darwall on Practical Reason. [REVIEW] Ethics 96 (3):604-619.
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    Thomas E. Hill (1978). Kant's Anti-Moralistic Strain. Theoria 44 (3):131-151.
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