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Contemporary debates in moral theory

Author: James Drier
Publisher: Malden, MA : Blackwell Pub., 2006.
Series: Contemporary debates in philosophy.
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Genre/Form: Electronic books
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Contemporary debates in moral theory.
Malden, MA : Blackwell Pub., 2006
(DLC) 2005009843
(OCoLC)58975748
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: James Drier
ISBN: 1405150262 9781405150262
OCLC Number: 62269056
Description: 1 online resource (1 volume).
Contents: Part I: Normative theory --
Is the rightness of action determined by the value of consequences? --
The consequentialist perspective / William Shaw --
Against maximizing act-consequentialism / Peter Vallentyne --
Part II: Reasons with demands : rethinking rightness / Alastair Norcross --
Can contract theory ground morality? --
Moral contractarianism as a foundation for interpersonal morality / Samuel Freeman --
Can contract theory ground morality? / Philip Pettit --
Are the virtues the proper starting point for ethical theory? --
Are virtues the proper starting point for morality? / Rosalind Hursthouse --
Virtue theory / Julia Driver --
Reason and motivation --
Are moral requirements derived from reason? --
Reason, sentiment, and categorical imperatives / Samuel J. Kerstein --
Must we weep for sentimentalism? / Simon Blackburn --
Is motivation internal to moral judgment? --
How do moral judgments motivate? / Sigrun Svavarsdottir --
Moral motivation / R. Jay Wallace --
Part III: Moral facts and explanations --
Is morality fully factual? --
Moral factualism / Peter Railton --
Morality without moral facts / Terry Horgan and Mark Timmons --
Do moral facts and properties explain anything? --
Moral explanations defended / Nicholas L. Sturgeon --
Moral epistemology and the because constraint / Nick Zangwill --
Are there general moral principles? --
Ethical generality and moral judgment / Robert Audi --
Defending moral particularism / Mark Lance and Margaret O. Little.
Series Title: Contemporary debates in philosophy.
Responsibility: edited by James Dreier.
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