skip to content
A companion to ethics Preview this item
ClosePreview this item
Checking...

A companion to ethics

Author: Peter Singer
Publisher: Oxford, UK ; Cambridge, Mass., USA : Blackwell Reference, 1993.
Series: Blackwell companions to philosophy.
Edition/Format:   Print book : English : With correctionsView all editions and formats
Summary:

In this volume, some of todaya s most distinguished philosophers survey the whole field of ethics, from its origins, through the great ethical traditions, to theories of how we ought to live,  Read more...

Rating:

(not yet rated) 0 with reviews - Be the first.

Subjects
More like this

 

Find a copy in the library

&AllPage.SpinnerRetrieving; Finding libraries that hold this item...

Details

Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Peter Singer
ISBN: 0631187855 9780631187851
OCLC Number: 28197120
Description: xxii, 565 pages ; 25 cm.
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.
Series Title: Blackwell companions to philosophy.
Responsibility: edited by Peter Singer.

Reviews

Editorial reviews

Publisher Synopsis

"A Companion to Ethics will provide an invaluable stimulus for anyone interested in ethics ---- which is to say it will benefit anyone interested in the central questions of human life." David Read more...

 
User-contributed reviews
Retrieving GoodReads reviews...
Retrieving DOGObooks reviews...

Tags

Be the first.

Similar Items

Related Subjects:(2)

User lists with this item (2)

Confirm this request

You may have already requested this item. Please select Ok if you would like to proceed with this request anyway.

Linked Data


Primary Entity

<http://www.worldcat.org/oclc/28197120> # A companion to ethics
    a schema:CreativeWork, schema:Book ;
   library:oclcnum "28197120" ;
   library:placeOfPublication <http://experiment.worldcat.org/entity/work/data/1010181905#Place/oxford_uk> ; # Oxford, UK
   library:placeOfPublication <http://experiment.worldcat.org/entity/work/data/1010181905#Place/cambridge_mass_usa> ; # Cambridge, Mass., USA
   library:placeOfPublication <http://id.loc.gov/vocabulary/countries/enk> ;
   schema:about <http://id.loc.gov/authorities/classification/BJ1012> ;
   schema:about <http://dewey.info/class/170/a12/> ;
   schema:about <http://id.worldcat.org/fast/915833> ; # Ethics
   schema:about <http://id.worldcat.org/fast/1122447> ; # Social ethics
   schema:bookEdition "With corrections." ;
   schema:bookFormat bgn:PrintBook ;
   schema:contributor <http://viaf.org/viaf/108385086> ; # Peter Singer
   schema:datePublished "1993" ;
   schema:description "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."@en ;
   schema:description "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."@en ;
   schema:exampleOfWork <http://worldcat.org/entity/work/id/1010181905> ;
   schema:inLanguage "en" ;
   schema:isPartOf <http://experiment.worldcat.org/entity/work/data/1010181905#Series/blackwell_companions_to_philosophy> ; # Blackwell companions to philosophy.
   schema:name "A companion to ethics"@en ;
   schema:productID "28197120" ;
   schema:publication <http://www.worldcat.org/title/-/oclc/28197120#PublicationEvent/oxford_uk_cambridge_mass_usa_blackwell_reference_1993> ;
   schema:publisher <http://experiment.worldcat.org/entity/work/data/1010181905#Agent/blackwell_reference> ; # Blackwell Reference
   schema:workExample <http://worldcat.org/isbn/9780631187851> ;
   wdrs:describedby <http://www.worldcat.org/title/-/oclc/28197120> ;
    .


Related Entities

<http://experiment.worldcat.org/entity/work/data/1010181905#Agent/blackwell_reference> # Blackwell Reference
    a bgn:Agent ;
   schema:name "Blackwell Reference" ;
    .

<http://experiment.worldcat.org/entity/work/data/1010181905#Place/cambridge_mass_usa> # Cambridge, Mass., USA
    a schema:Place ;
   schema:name "Cambridge, Mass., USA" ;
    .

<http://experiment.worldcat.org/entity/work/data/1010181905#Series/blackwell_companions_to_philosophy> # Blackwell companions to philosophy.
    a bgn:PublicationSeries ;
   schema:hasPart <http://www.worldcat.org/oclc/28197120> ; # A companion to ethics
   schema:name "Blackwell companions to philosophy." ;
   schema:name "Blackwell companions to philosophy" ;
    .

<http://id.worldcat.org/fast/1122447> # Social ethics
    a schema:Intangible ;
   schema:name "Social ethics"@en ;
    .

<http://id.worldcat.org/fast/915833> # Ethics
    a schema:Intangible ;
   schema:name "Ethics"@en ;
    .

<http://viaf.org/viaf/108385086> # Peter Singer
    a schema:Person ;
   schema:birthDate "1946" ;
   schema:familyName "Singer" ;
   schema:givenName "Peter" ;
   schema:name "Peter Singer" ;
    .

<http://worldcat.org/isbn/9780631187851>
    a schema:ProductModel ;
   schema:isbn "0631187855" ;
   schema:isbn "9780631187851" ;
    .


Content-negotiable representations

Close Window

Please sign in to WorldCat 

Don't have an account? You can easily create a free account.