3 edition of Moral Philosophy (Large Print Edition) found in the catalog.
January 30, 2007
Written in English
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|Number of Pages||312|
The approach taken in this text, while specific to the AQA philosophy and OCR religious programs, would work quite well with lower level/introductory ethics students, who have no background in philosophy. However, the book covers only 4 major ethical theories: utilitarianism, deontology, virtue theory and natural law theory. The Elements of Moral Philosophy is a ethics textbook by the philosophers James Rachels and Stuart explains a number of moral theories and topics, including cultural relativism, subjectivism, divine command theory, ethical egoism, social contract theory, utilitarianism, Kantian ethics, and book uses real-life examples in explaining the theories.
Moral philosophy books from Hackett Publishing. A comprehensive yet concise introduction to central topics, debates, and techniques of moral philosophy in the analytic tradition, this volume combines a thematic, issue-oriented format with rigorous standards of clarity and precision. This page features a growing list of Free Philosophy eBooks, presenting essential works by Aristotle, Hegel, Kant, Nietzsche, Wittgenstein and many other philosophers. Smith, Adam - The Theory of Moral Sentiments Ludwig - The Blue Book Read Online Now;.
Moral Philosophy book. Read reviews from world’s largest community for readers. A compact yet thorough introduction to ethics, covering the classic moral /5. This book is an investigation into the descriptive task of moral philosophy. Nora Hämäläinen explores the challenge of providing rich and accurate pictures of the moral conditions, values, virtues, and norms under which people live and have lived, along with.
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The questions of moral philosophy are not always best answered by philosophy books, says leading moral philosopher, Jonathan Glover.
He explores questions of how we should live and by what values in books spanning across multiple genres. The best books on Virtue, recommended by Edward Skidelsky.
Read. The Symposium. The questions of moral philosophy are not always best answered by philosophy books, says leading moral philosopher, Jonathan Glover. Moral philosophy is the branch of philosophy that contemplates what is right and wrong. It explores the nature of morality and examines how people should live their lives in relation to others.
Moral philosophy has three branches. Moral Philosophy (Fourth Edition) - Kindle edition by Pojman, Louis P., Tramel, Peter, Pojman, Louis P., Tramel, Peter. Download it once and read it on your Kindle device, PC, phones or tablets.
Use features like bookmarks, note taking and highlighting while reading Moral Philosophy /5(43). A clear introduction to moral philosophy with great selections in each topic.
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Read the Top 21 Philosophy Books of All Time. Diverse and inclusive, with plenty of student support. This NEW reader provides a more diverse selection of philosophers and ethical issues than any other book of its kind. Used on its own or as a companion to Jonathan Wolff’s An Introduction to Moral Philosophy, it offers an ideal collection of important readings in moral theory and compelling issues in applied ethics/5(9).
One can see why John Rawls rejuvenated interest in moral philosophy -- this book is not only a beautifully written, but also a well organized collection of lectures on moral philosophy. Yes, all the big names are here -- Kant, Hegel, Leibnitz & Hume -- entire sections devoted to each. Utilitarianism, constructivism, intuitionism and.
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Mordecai Nisan, in Advances in Psychology, 1 Theoretical Background. The two dominant trends in moral philosophy, the deontological and the utilitarian, view impartiality as an essential demand of ng all people equally, and avoiding discrimination against people from different groups unless there is a very good reason for it are perceived as a cornerstone of morality.
This core text in ethics devotes the first half of its exposition to moral theory and the second half to contemporary moral issues. Designed for the beginning student who may have little or no background in philosophy, it presents material in an accessible way, providing readers with a relevant introduction to the range of theory and issues that concern moral philosophers/5.
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From Plato to Foucault, we break down the main ideas in philosophical thought. Our study guides are available online and in book form at Ethics or moral philosophy is a branch of philosophy that "involves systematizing, defending, and recommending concepts of right and wrong behavior".
The field of ethics, along with aesthetics, concerns matters of value, and thus comprises the branch of philosophy called axiology. Ethics seeks to resolve questions of human morality by defining concepts such as good and evil, right.
The Elements of Moral Philosophy, James Rachels, Stuart Rachels The Elements of Moral Philosophy, by James Rachels and Stuart Rachels, is an ethics textbook. It explains a number of moral theories and topics, including cultural relativism, subjectivism, divine command theory, ethical egoism, social contract theory, utilitarianism, Kantian ethics, and deontology/5.
At some point, these disciplines gathered critical mass, then completely separated from philosophy once the scientific revolution took hold. As far late as the 17 th century, the term “natural philosopher” was used to describe what we today might call a scientist.
As a fun fact, the books that contain Isaac Newton’s demonstration of gravity, planetary motion and classical mechanics in. The most contemporary and applicable introduction to moral philosophy, An Introduction to Moral Philosophy, Jonathan Wolff. Chapter 18 Modern Moral Philosophy.
Book Summary. Chapters 1 & 2. Moral values and philosophy cannot be detached from a study of history. Moral concepts are part of the fabric of societies, and both moral concepts and societies change throughout history.
Social lives can be distinguished in part on the basis of differences in ethics.This volume includes substantial selections from Hume's major works in moral thought and a number of peripheral works, which together provide an illuminating introduction to Hume's moral philosophy.
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