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The Blackwell guide to ethical theory

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  • Creator edited by Hugh LaFollette
  • Format Books
  • Contributors
  • Publication
    • Malden, Mass. : Blackwell Publishers, 2000
  • Series
  • Physical Details
    • x, 446 pages : illustrations ; 25 cm
  • ISBNs 9780631201199, 063120119X, 0631201181, 9780631201182, 9780631227700, 0631227709
  • OCLC ocm41645965, ocm47010394

Summary

  • "Ranging from moral realism to virtue ethics, this new volume presents a thorough survey of ethical theory." "Written by an international assembly of leading moral philosophers, twenty-one newly commissioned papers develop the themes, discuss the problems, and evaluate the arguments of the main normative and meta-ethical philosophical outlooks."--BOOK JACKET.

Notes

  • Includes bibliographical references and index.

Contents

  • Pt. I. Meta-Ethics. 1. Moral Realism / Michael Smith. 2. Relativism / Simon Blackburn. 3. Divine Command Theory / Philip L. Quinn. 4. Naturalism / James Rachels. 5. Moral Intuition / Jeff McMahan. 6. The End of Ethics / John D. Caputo. 7. Psychological Egoism / Elliott Sober. 8. Moral Psychology / Laurence Thomas -- Pt. II. Normative Ethics. 9. Act-Utilitarianism / R. G. Frey. 10. Rule-Consequentialism / Brad Hooker. 11. Nonconsequentialism / F. M. Kamm. 12. Kantianism / Thomas E. Hill, Jr. 13. Contractarianism / Geoffrey Sayre-McCord. 14. Intuitionism / David McNaughton. 15. Rights / L. W. Sumner. 16. Libertarianism / Jan Narveson. 17. Virtue Ethics / Michael Slote. 18. Feminist Ethics / Alison M. Jaggar. 19. Continental Ethics / William R. Schroeder. 20. Pragmatic Ethics / Hugh LaFollette. 21. Toward Reconciliation in Ethics / James P. Sterba
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