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The fundamentals of ethics

Russ Shafer-Landau

Third Edition.. 2015

Available at UDM McNichols Campus Library  UDM McNichols Library Stacks  (BJ 1012 .S43 2015 )()

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  • Title:
    The fundamentals of ethics
  • Author: Russ Shafer-Landau
  • Description: Introduction -- Part One. The good life -- Hedonism: its powerful appeal -- Is happiness all that matters? -- Getting what you want -- Problems for the desire theory -- Part Two. Normative ethics: doing the right thing -- Morality and religion -- Natural law -- Psychological egoism -- Ethical egoism -- Consequentialism: its nature and attractions -- Consequentialsim: its difficulties -- The Kantian perspective: fairness -- The Kantian perspective: autonomy and respect -- The social contract tradition: the theory and its attractions -- The social contract tradition: problems and prospects -- Ethical pluralism and absolute moral rules -- Ethical pluralism: prima facie duties and ethical particularism -- Virtue ethics -- Feminist ethics -- Part Three. Metaethics: the status of morality -- Ethical relativism -- Moral nihilism -- Eleven arguments against moral objectivity.
  • Local Note: acq2015phl
  • Publication Date: 2015
  • Publisher: New York : Oxford University Press
  • Format: xvii, 341, [33] pages ; 21 cm.
  • Identifier: ISBN 9780199997237;ISBN 0199997233
  • Subjects: Ethics; Ethics
  • Language: English
  • Source: 01DAL UDM ALMA

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