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Morality : an Introduction to Ethics

Author: Bernard Williams
Publisher: Cambridge : Cambridge University Press, 2012.
Series: Canto classics.
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : EnglishView all editions and formats
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"Bernard Williams's remarkable essay on morality confronts the problems of writing moral philosophy, and offers a stimulating alternative to more systematic accounts that seem nevertheless to have left all the important issues somewhere off the page. Williams explains, analyzes and distinguishes a number of key positions, from the purely amoral to notions of subjective or relative morality, testing their coherence  Read more...
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Additional Physical Format: Print version:
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Bernard Williams
ISBN: 9781107295674 110729567X 9781107604766 1107604761
OCLC Number: 899731499
Notes: Title from publisher's bibliographic system (viewed on 12 Sep 2014).
Description: 1 online resource (113 pages)
Contents: Preface; Preface to the Canto edition; The amoralist; Subjectivism: first thoughts; Interlude: Relativism; Subjectivism: further thoughts; 'Good'; Goodness and roles; Moral standards and the distinguishing mark of man; God, morality, and prudence; What is morality about?; Utilitarianism.
Series Title: Canto classics.
Responsibility: Bernard Williams.

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Bernard Williams's remarkable essay on morality confronts the problems of writing moral philosophy and offers a stimulating alternative to more systematic accounts which seem nevertheless to have  Read more...

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