Introductory Ethics / Edition 1

Introductory Ethics / Edition 1

by Fred Feldman
     
 

ISBN-10: 0135017831

ISBN-13: 9780135017838

Pub. Date: 01/02/1978

Publisher: Pearson

Clear, accurate presentation of the most important classical and contemporary theories in normative and metaethics–utilitarianism (act and rule), egoism, the categorical imperative, social contract theory, formalism, relativism (belief and conceptual), naturalism and non- naturalism, emotivism and prescriptive. Integrates thorough
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Clear, accurate presentation of the most important classical and contemporary theories in normative and metaethics–utilitarianism (act and rule), egoism, the categorical imperative, social contract theory, formalism, relativism (belief and conceptual), naturalism and non- naturalism, emotivism and prescriptive. Integrates thorough discussion of related concepts including justice, the will, autonomy, promises, punishment and universal law.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780135017838
Publisher:
Pearson
Publication date:
01/02/1978
Edition description:
New Edition
Pages:
224
Product dimensions:
6.00(w) x 8.90(h) x 0.80(d)

Table of Contents

1. Morality and Ethics.

2. What is Act Utilitarianism?

3. Act Utilitarianism—Arguments Pro and Con.

4. Problems for Act Utilitarianism.

5. Rule Utilitarisnism.

6. Egoism.

7. Kant I.

8. Kant II.

9. Rant and Rawls.

10. Ross' Formalism.

11. Relativism.

12. Naturalism in Metaethics.

13. Moore and Non-Naturalism.

14. Emotivism.

15. Prescriptivism.

Conclusions.

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