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Moral discourse and practice : some philosophical approaches

Author: Stephen L Darwall
Publisher: New York : Oxford Univ. Press, 2010.
Edition/Format:   Print book : English : [Nachdr.]View all editions and formats

This anthology gathers together key contemporary reading on the foundations of ethical theory and on meta-ethics.


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Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Stephen L Darwall
ISBN: 9780195096699 019509669X
OCLC Number: 706992581
Description: x, 422 Seiten
Contents: I. INTRODUCTION1.: Darwall, Gibbard, Railton: Toward Fin de Siecle Ethics: Some TrendsII. PROBLEMS2.: G. E. Moore: From Principia Ethica3.: Ludwig Wittgenstein: Lecture on Ethics4.: Charles Stevenson: The Emotive Meaning of Ethical Terms5.: Gilbert Harman: Ethics and Observation6.: J. L. Mackie: From Ethics: Inventing Right and WrongIII. METAETHICS A. Realism7.: Richard Boyd: How to be a Moral Realist8.: Peter Railton: Moral Realism B. ANTIREALISM9.: Simon Blackburn: How to Be an Ethical Anti-Realist10.: Allan Gibbard: Wise Choices, Apt Feelings C. SENSIBILITY THEORIES11.: John McDowell: Value and Secondary Qualities12.: John McDowell: Projection and Truth in Ethics D. CONSTRUCTIVISM14.: John Rawls: Kantian Constructivism in Moral Theory15.: T. M. Scanlon: Contractualism and Utilitarianism16.: Jurgen Habermas: Discourse Ethics: Notes on a Program of Philosophical JustificationIV. REASONS, MOTIVES, AND THE DEMANDS OF MORALITY17.: Stephen Darwall: Reasons, Motives, and the Demands of Morality: An Introduction18.: Philippa Foot: Morality as a System of Hypothetical Imperatives19.: Thomas Nagel: From The Possibility of Altruism20.: David Gauthier: From Morals By Agreement21.: Bernard Williams: Internal and External Reasons22.: Christine Korsgaard: Skepticism About Practical Reason23.: Christine Korsgaard: The Sources of NormativityBibliography
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