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A Companion to ethics

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  • Creator edited by Peter Singer
  • Format Books
  • Contributors
  • Publication
    • Oxford, UK ; Cambridge, Mass., USA : Blackwell Reference, 1991
  • Series
  • Physical Details
    • xxii, 565 pages ; 26 cm
  • ISBNs 0631162119, 9780631162117, 0631187855, 9780631187851
  • OCLC ocm22762715

Notes

  • Includes bibliographical references and index.

Contents

  • Introduction / Peter Singer -- The origin of ethics / Mary Midgley -- Ethics in small-scale societies / George Silberbauer -- Ancient ethics / Gerald A. Larue -- Indian ethics / Purusottama Bilimoria -- Buddhist ethics / Padmasiri De Silva -- Classical Chinese ethics / Chad Hansen -- Jewish ethics / Menachem Kellner -- Christian ethics / Ronald Preston -- Islamic ethics / Azim Nanji -- Ethics in ancient Greece / Christopher Rowe -- Medieval and Renaissance ethics / John Haldane -- Modern moral philosophy / J.B. Schneewind -- Natural law / Stephen Buckle -- Kantian ethics / Onora O'Neill -- The social contract tradition / Will Kymlicka -- Egoism / Kurt Baier -- Contemporary deontology / Nancy (Ann) Davis -- An ethic of prima facie duties / Jonathan Dancy -- Consequentialism / Philip Pettit -- Utility and the good / Robert E. Goodin -- Virtue theory / Greg Pence --
  • Rights / Brenda Almond -- World poverty / Nigel Dower -- Environmental ethics / Robert Elliot -- Euthanasia / Helga Kuhse -- Abortion / Mary Anne Warren -- Sex / Raymond A. Belliotti -- Personal relationships / Hugh Lafollette -- Equality, discrimination and preferential treatment / Bernard R. Boxill -- Animals / Lori Gruen -- Business ethics / Robert C. Solomon -- Crime and punishment / C.L. Ten -- Politics and the problem of dirty hands / C.A.J. Coady -- War and peace / Jeff McMahan -- Realism / Michael Smith -- Intuitionism / Jonathan Dancy -- Naturalism / Charles R. Pigden -- Subjectivism / James Rachels -- Relativism / David Wong -- Universal prescriptivism / R.M. Hare -- Morality and psychological development / Laurence Thomas -- Method and moral theory / Dale Jamieson -- The idea of a female ethic / Jean Grimshaw -- The significance of evolution / Michael Ruse -- Marx against morality / Allen Wood -- How could ethics depend on religion? / Jonathan Berg -- The implications of determinism / Robert Young -- Afterword / Peter Singer
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