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Conduct and character : readings in moral theory

Author: Mark Timmons
Publisher: Australia ; Belmont, CA : Thomson/Wadsworth, ©2006.
Edition/Format:   Print book : English : 5th edView all editions and formats
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A concise anthology of readings on ethical theory.

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Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Mark Timmons
ISBN: 053458909X 9780534589097
OCLC Number: 61321416
Description: viii, 256 pages ; 24 cm
Contents: Basic moral concepts --
The aims of a moral theory --
The role of moral principles in a moral theory --
The structure of a moral theory --
Brief summary --
How to evaluate a moral theory --
Preview --
The myth of Gyges / Plato --
Egoisms / David W. Shoemaker --
Morality is based on God's commands / Robert C. Mortimer --
Does morality depend on God's commands? / Mark Timmons --
A defense of ethical relativism / Ruth Benedict --
The challenge of cultural relativism / James Rachels --
Treatise on law / St. Thomas Aquinas --
The ethics of natural law / C.E. Harris --
The doctrine of double effect / Philippa Foot --
Problems for natural law theory / Emmett Barcalow --
The principle of utility / Jeremy Bentham --
In defense of utilitarianism / J.S. Mill --
Utilitarianism: act or rule? / Stephen Darwall --
Rule-consequentialism / Brad Hooker --
The moral law of autonomy of the will / Immanuel Kant --
Kant's principle of universal law / Joshua Glasgow --
Kant on treating people as ends in themselves / Onora O'Neill --
On treating people as ends in themselves: A critique of Kant / Fred Feldman --
Virtue and character / Aristotle --
Normative virtue ethics / Rosalind Hursthouse --
A virtue ethical account of right action / Christine Swanton --
Virtue and right / Robert N. Johnson --
Moral orientation and moral development / Carol Gilligan --
An ethic of caring / Nel Noddings --
Caring and evil / Claudia Card --
Care ethics and virtue ethics / Raja Halwani --
Moral choice without principles / Jean-Paul Sartre --
What makes right acts right? / W.D. Ross --
Principles or particularism? / David McNaughton --
Moral particularism: wrong and bad / Brad Hooker.
Responsibility: [edited by] Mark Timmons.

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