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I have been blessed with deep bonds with people who are genuine and nonutilitarian. From preschool to postgraduate school, to friendships from work, I am lucky to have my 'circle of trust' who push me and love me for who I am.
Furthermore, virtue and other nonutilitarian ethics ought to play a role in our thinking about debt.
welfarism" (93) or as a modern, nonutilitarian theory that
It can be thought of as a version of Donald Regan's Cooperative Utilitarianism to which two additional elements have been added: allowing people with differing conceptions of good consequences, for example, a utilitarian and a nonutilitarian, to cooperate with one another, and taking into account the full consequences of accepting, not just complying with, moral guidance.
But utilitarian and nonutilitarian lines of argument converge on most of the same conclusions.
This follows that there is an identification of human aesthetics as virtuous artistic skills that are cultivated, recognized, and admired via nonutilitarian pleasure with the presence of artistic objects and performances under satisfying convention and composition that place them in a recognizable style.
However, the Sixth Circuit's majority and dissenting opinions illustrate that whether a certain design feature will be found to be copyrightable largely turns on two issues: (1) how the garment's function is defined and (2) how strictly courts will enforce the Copyright Act's requirement that in order to be copyrightable, the nonutilitarian design feature must be separable from and capable of existing independently of, the utilitarian aspects of the article.
303, 306 (1997) ("Rawls's approach is theoretically deontological in foundation, though its development leads in a consequentialist (but nonutilitarian) direction.").
Swinburne's "perversity" is the focus of Nicole Fluhr's "Swinburne: Criticism as Perversion," an essay arguing that Swinburne's "perverse aesthetic" foregrounds the nonutilitarian qualities of art that he promoted most famously in his pronouncement of the doctrine of "art for art's sake." Sondeep Kandola ("Rereading Oscar Wilde's Intentions for 'The Importance of Doing Nothing'") makes the case that Oscar Wilde's seemingly languid and playful critical writings actually constitute a serious defense of the importance of critical thinking and its power to develop not only the individual but also national life.
(228) Interestingly, though, their normative reason for relying on the concept appears to have been largely nonutilitarian. It was rooted instead in the interest of protecting family members from the emotional and psychological anguish that interferences with the corpse might generate, without overtly commodifying the entitlement as a form of property.