Morality, Decision and Social Organization: Toward a Logic of Ethics

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Springer Science & Business Media, 1974 - Philosophy - 115 pages
 

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Contents

COMMON TRAITS OF THE CLASSICAL SYSTEMS OF ETHICS AN INTRODUCTORY LETTER ABOUT WHAT WILL NOT BE SAID
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FIVE EPISTEMOLOGICAL NOTES ABOUT GOOD AND EVIL
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2 The ideals
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3 The logical role of the ideals
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4 The essence of the good the meaningless
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5 The development of the epistemology of morality
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THE ETHICS OF DECISIONS A DIALOG ON DEMYSTIFIED ETHICS
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in no way does zoology consist only of such statements and descriptions
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9 I believe that I am able to move toward a logic of ethics
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FIVE LOGICOMATHEMATICAL NOTES ON VOLUNTARY ASSOCIATIONS
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2 Duality
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3 Disjunctive norms
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4 A PERSONS DEMANDS ON HIMSELF AND ON OTHERS
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5 Several modes of behavior
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LOGIC IMAGINATION REALITY EVALUATIONS A CONCLUDING LETTER ABOUT WHAT HAS BEEN SAID
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POSTSCRIPT TO THE ENGLISH EDITION
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3 You probably consider the truths of morality and ethics to be intelligible in the same way as those of geometry This was clearly Platos thought whe...
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4 But I fail to see an analogy in the following respect According to you the various geometries are incompatible But as to the various systems of nor...
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5 But then what motivates a person to accept a definite system of norms?
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7 By no means however can you ignore the role of faith which is seen to be of such great importance in the adoption of moral systems I would have ...
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8 This interpretation will probably also be acceptable to the believer But from the point of view of scientific ethics I am not satisfied with your remar...
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PRINCIPAL DATES
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FIELDS OF RESEARCH
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PUBLICATIONS IN BOOK FORM
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