Morality and the good life: an introduction to ethics through classical sources
This is an anthology of substantive selections from key texts in the history of moral philosophy or ethical theory. It may be used in an ethics course or in the ethics segment of an introduction to philosophy course. Student apparatus includes a concise introductory chapter, "What Is Ethics?" surveying major concepts, an end of book glossary of terms, a concise introduction to each philosopher, a helpful running commentary within each selection, and thought-provoking discussion questions at the end of each chapter. The revision features a new chapter 11 on Rawls, A Theory of Justice. The interspersed, extensive commentary and guide to the text and readings has been expanded throughout.
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ETHICAL THEORIES AND APPROACHES
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absurd according action appears argued argument Aristotle Aristotle's called categorical imperative character choose claim concerned Crito David Hume deliberation desire distinction duty egoism equal ethical theory eudaimonia evil example exercise existence fact faculty feeling freedom Friedrich Nietzsche friends friendship give happiness human Hume idea inclination incontinent individual injustice insists instance interests Jean-Paul Sartre John Stuart Mill judgment justice as fairness Kant Kant's kind knowledge liberty live mankind matter maxim means Mill mind moral worth motive nature Nietzsche noble object obligation one's opinion ourselves pain particular passion person philosophers Plato pleasure Polemarchus possible practical prudence psychological egoism purpose question rational Rawls reason regard rules sake Sartre seems self-love sense sentiments social social contract society Socrates sort soul suppose teleological Theory of Justice things Thrasymachus true truth unjust utilitarian utility vice virtue virtuous words wrong