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Morality and action

Author: Warren Quinn; Philippa Foot
Publisher: Cambridge [England] ; New York, NY, USA : Cambridge University Press, 1993.
Series: Cambridge studies in philosophy.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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This collection contains Warren Quinn's most important contributions to moral philosophy and has been edited for publication by Philippa Foot.

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Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Warren Quinn; Philippa Foot
ISBN: 0521441641 9780521441643 0521446961 9780521446969
OCLC Number: 27380497
Notes: Edited by Philippa Foot.
Credits: Edited by Philippa Foot.
Description: xii, 255 pages ; 23 cm.
Contents: 1. Moral and other realisms: Some initial difficulties --
2. Abortion: Identity and loss --
3. The right to threaten and the right to punish --
4. Reply to Brook --
5. Truth and explanation in ethics --
6. Reflection and the loss of moral knowledge: Williams on objectivity --
7. Actions, intentions, and consequences: The Doctrine of Doing and Allowing --
8. Actions, intentions, and consequences: The Doctrine of Double Effect --
9. Reply to Boyle's "Who is entitled to Double Effect?" --
10. The puzzle of the self-torturer --
11. Rationality and the human good --
12. Putting rationality in its place.
Series Title: Cambridge studies in philosophy.
Responsibility: Warren Quinn.
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