Which Joe gave his name to ‘sloppy joes’? We look at five interesting sandwiches and their lexical origins.
The branch of philosophy concerned with ethics.
- ‘Surely they're old enough to learn about ethics and moral philosophy.’
- ‘Utilitarianism in moral philosophy is the view that morality should be aimed at promoting wellbeing.’
- ‘In Kant's enormously influential moral philosophy, autonomy, or freedom from the causal determinism of nature, became prominent in justifying the human use of animals.’
- ‘Kant's moral philosophy emerges from the amalgamation of the idea of transcendental freedom with that of an imperative of reason.’
- ‘Either way the technical difference between moral philosophy and ethics is so minimal as to be irrelevant.’
- ‘It is moral philosophy that ‘makes philosophers, and purifying their understanding, makes them capable of considering the wonders of nature’.’
- ‘I think he was right when he wrote that among the primary concerns of moral philosophy in our time is to understand the relation of truth to freedom.’
- ‘Approaching the question from a very different philosophical perspective, that of ethics and moral philosophy, we meet a contrary position.’
- ‘One central question of moral philosophy has been to determine what things are intrinsically good for human beings.’
- ‘Any science which helps us to understand and assess morally problematic situations has something to contribute to moral philosophy.’
- ‘Before leaving moral philosophy, we should consider approaches to autonomy which do not depend directly on Kantian moral philosophy as a framework.’
- ‘Secondly, whichever moral philosophy we adopt - whether altruism or egoism - we cannot criticize the pursuit of monetary income on the market.’
- ‘Hobbes's philosophy was thus the first modern moral philosophy, for it was the first fully to accept the implications of modern natural science.’
We take a look at several popular, though confusing, punctuation marks.
From Afghanistan to Zimbabwe, discover surprising and intriguing language facts from around the globe.
The definitions of ‘buddy’ and ‘bro’ in the OED have recently been revised. We explore their history and increase in popularity.