Ethical theory: classical and contemporary readings
Learn how philosophy relates to every area of life. ETHICAL THEORY: CLASSICAL AND CONTEMPORARY READINGS cuts through the confusion and delivers a clearly understandable selection of the most influential classic and contemporary philosopher's major writings. It's all set up in a pro and con format, so you can watch the debate unfold before your eyes. Get the philosophy you need to know without the confusion with ETHICAL THEORY: CLASSICAL AND CONTEMPORARY READINGS.
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PartI What Is Ethics?
Ethical Egoism Altruism and Evolution
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action agent agreement answer argue argument argument from queerness Aristotle beliefs called categorical imperative character claim committed conception consequences consequentialism consequentialist consider course desire disagreement duty egoist ethical egoism ethical relativism eudaimon eudaimonia evil example existence explain feel give happiness Harman human idea ideal individual interest J. L. Mackie justice Kant kind lives maxim means ment merely moral facts moral judgments moral luck moral principles moral realism moral saint moral theory motives nonmoral normative normative ethics notion objective objectivist obligation observations one's pain perhaps person Philippa Foot plausible pleasure point of view possible practical psychological egoism question rational reason relativism relevant requires rules seems self-interest sense simply social society Socrates someone sort statements suppose thesis things thought tion tive true truth University utilitarian violations virtue virtue ethics words wrong