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Ethics Done Right : Practical Reasoning as a Foundation for Moral Theory

Author: Elijah Millgram
Publisher: Cambridge : Cambridge University Press, 2005.
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Examining how practical reasoning can be put into the service of ethical and moral theory, the papers in this volume support a methodological approach and trace the connections between two kinds of theory in utilitarianism, in Kantian ethics, in virtue ethics, in Hume's moral philosophy, and in moral particularism.
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Genre/Form: Electronic books
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Elijah Millgram
ISBN: 9780511610615 0511610610 9780521839433 0521839432 9780521548267 0521548268
OCLC Number: 1167803121
Description: 1 online resource (356 pages)
Contents: What's the use of utility? --
Mill's proof of the principle of utility --
Does the categorical imperative give rise to a contradiction in the will? --
Reasonably virtuous --
Murdoch, practical reasoning, and particularism --
Was Hume a humean? --
Hume on "Is" and "Ought" --
Hume, political noncognitivism, and the history of England --
Incommensurability and practical reasoning --
Commensurability in perspective --
Varieties of practical reasoning and varieties of moral theory.
Responsibility: Elijah Millgram.

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