Dworkin had taught previously at Yale Law School and the University of Oxford , where he was the Professor of Jurisprudence, successor to renowned philosopher H. An influential contributor to both philosophy of law and political philosophy , Dworkin received the Holberg International Memorial Prize in the Humanities for "his pioneering scholarly work" of "worldwide impact. He may well head the list. His theory of law as integrity as presented in his book titled Law's Empire , in which judges interpret the law in terms of consistent moral principles, especially justice and fairness, is among the most influential contemporary theories about the nature of law. Dworkin advocated a "moral reading" of the United States Constitution ,  and an interpretivist approach to law and morality.
Positive Virtue, Pornography, and the Buttonmoulder
PORNOGRAPHY AND ETHICS
A study on university campuses found that a whopping 87 percent of "emerging" adult men aged , and 31 percent of emerging adult women report using porn at some level. Twenty percent of young men report using pornography daily or every other day, and almost half use it at least weekly. Perhaps the more telling pornography statistic is that slightly over two thirds of young men, and nearly half of young women believe that porn consumption is morally acceptable. This statistic of acceptance is particularly interesting because it is pulled from our generation, which often defines right and wrong in terms of consequences. Removing an external moral standard from moral reasoning makes it difficult to condemn sex trafficking, exploitation, and violence, much less explicit sexual content and nudity.
Pornography: Worse than Heroin – The Ethics of Pornography
These traits derive from natural internal tendencies, but need to be nurtured; however, once established, they will become stable. For example, a virtuous person is someone who is kind across many situations over a lifetime because that is her character and not because she wants to maximize utility or gain favors or simply do her duty. Unlike deontological and consequentialist theories, theories of virtue ethics do not aim primarily to identify universal principles that can be applied in any moral situation.
Latest Issue. Past Issues. Their generation has consumed explicit content in quantities and varieties never before possible, on devices designed to deliver content swiftly and privately, all at an age when their brains were more plastic—more prone to permanent change—than in later life. These young men feel like unwitting guinea pigs in a largely unmonitored decade-long experiment in sexual conditioning. A generation growing up with hi-def video porn is fraught with many of these same unknowns.