oughtness


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oughtness

(ˈɔːtnəs)
n
the state of being right
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To that extent, the oughtness in that type of relationship is that of cooperation.
To this objection we retort: while it is quite true that a certain kind of adequacy of a response even requires our affections that are not within our free power to engender, and cannot be given as a pure volitional response, which could for example never be the adequate act of compassion with a person who was bereft of a loved one, still also this affective due response that does not stand within our power to engender freely calls for a free sanction, without which our response, as it were, would not enter fully into relation with oughtness and due-hess.
In Foucault's terms there is a 'technology of the self' in which oughtness combined with guilt leads to particular decisions, even if they are resented and seen as a response to unreasonable demands.
What needs to be grounded is the more difficult oughtness of an external pain invoking the bodily dimension as fitting the inner spiritual disproportion between the criminal act and the good rejected and violated.
23) It can be understood psychologically as 'decisions or judgments based on an internal sense of oughtness (how I should live and what I must do) that is the result of a life history that incorporates who I am, who I am becoming, and who I desire to be.
When many people engage in a particular behavior, a perception of oughtness about that behavior emerges (Homans, 1950; Opp, 1982).
lack of appeal the defense has to their sense of oughtness, because
We do not shut down medical schools or charge drug research laboratories with fraud on the ground that the science of medicine commits the naturalistic fallacy--confusing the oughtness implied in a prescription with the irreducible is-ness of science.
On my view, the notion of moral oughtness or duty is not explicable simply in terms of the concepts of goodness and badness.
The reason for doing Y lies in its causal connection with the desired end, X; the oughtness is contingent upon the desire.
26) For man, as a free, rational, and social creature, the order of being becomes an "order of oughtness, a moral order, .