An Introduction to Ethics

Routledge (Verlag)
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  • Buch
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  • Hardcover
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  • 148 Seiten
978-0-367-50914-9 (ISBN)
Originally published in 1966, this introduction to moral philosophy examines the philosophical basis of moral problems and considers some of the crucial arguments that attempt to define or dispense with a moral justification of events. Some of the questions discussed are whether moral rules are justified and whether there is any positive evidence that man has free will.
  • Englisch
  • London
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  • Großbritannien
Taylor & Francis Ltd
  • Für höhere Schule und Studium
  • Höhe: 235 mm
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  • Breite: 159 mm
978-0-367-50914-9 (9780367509149)

J. D. Mabbott was President of St. John's College, Oxford.
1. Introduction 2. Pleasure Utilitarianism 3. Ideal Utilitarianism 4. Moral Rules 5. Right, Ought, and Duty 6. The Duty to Think 7. Variations in Moral Belief 8. The Emotive theory 9. Subjectivism and Objectivism 10. Freedom of Choice 11. Punishment 12. Rights and Duties 13. Conclusion
'Very clearly, succinctly and freshly written and illustrations are scattered liberally through all its more difficult passages...' Cambridge Review

'Clarity and racy style unusual in such books characterize An Introduction to Ethics which is address to those who have read no philosophy and who propose starting a study of philosophy with ethics.' THES

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