Ethical theory in the last quarter of the twentieth century

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StatementCharles L. Stevenson ... [et al.] ; edited, with introduction, by Norman E. Bowie.
ContributionsStevenson, Charles L. 1908-, Bowie, Norman E., 1942-
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LC ClassificationsBJ1012 .E884 1983
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Pagination150 p. ;
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Open LibraryOL3481651M
ISBN 100915145340
LC Control Number82001006

Ethical theory in the last quarter of the twentieth century. Indianapolis: Hackett Pub. Co., © (OCoLC) Online version: Ethical theory in the last quarter of the twentieth century. Indianapolis: Hackett Pub. Co., © (OCoLC) Document Type: Book: All Authors / Contributors: Charles L Stevenson; Norman E Bowie.

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In a series of discrete but interrelated interventions, Doran exposes. Editions for Humanity: A Moral History of the Twentieth Century: (Paperback published in ), (Paperback published in ), (Hardcover publ.

Three years after the publication of Bellamy’s book, capitalism survived and came to a new and luxuriant flowering in the last quarter of the twentieth century. In part it was saved by the long secular trend of inflation and by the “money illusion” described a quarter of a millennium ago by the Scottish economist and philosopher David.

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This book looks at the politics of our times and the roots of human nature to discover why so many atrocities were perpetuated and how we can create a Cited by: Course goals: to offer a survey of century metaethical and normative ethical theories to recognize typical logical and conceptual problems likely to arise in alternative ethical theories to recognize subtle ways inferences, models, and methodological values can bias ethics.

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Norman E. Bowie. Out of Stock. The second section, Modern Ethical Theory, Ethical theory in the last quarter of the twentieth century book with James Rachels' overview of recent developments, and includes many of the most important essays of the twentieth century.

The discussion of utilitarianism, Kantianism, egoism, and relativism continues in the work of major contemporary philosophers (Williams, Brandt, Feinberg, Foot, and Rachels). Humans encounter and use animals in a stunning number of ways. The nature of these animals and the justifiability or unjustifiabilitly of human uses of them are the subject matter of this volume.

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Problems of Contemporary Utilitarianism: Real and Alleged. In l;'thicnl Theory in the Lasf Quarter of the Tzverztieth.

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Humans encounter and use animals in a stunning number of ways. The nature of these animals and the justifiability or unjustifiabilitly of human uses of them are the subject matter of this volume.

Philosophers have long been intrigued by animal minds and vegetarianism, but only around the last quarter of the twentieth century did a significant philosophical literature begin to be developed on.

Ethics: History, Theory, and Contemporary Issues, Sixth Edition, features fifty-nine selections organized into three parts, providing instructors with great flexibility in designing and teaching a variety of courses in moral philosophy.

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Chicago and London: The University of Chicago Press, xiii + pp. n.p. Clearly inspired by the twentieth-century philosopher Bernard Williams's observation that post-Renaissance Western philosophy lost its way by framing ethical questions hypothet.