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Moral Realism: A Defence / Edition 1

Moral Realism: A Defence / Edition 1

by Russ Shafer-Landau
     
 

ISBN-10: 0199259755

ISBN-13: 9780199259755

Pub. Date: 07/17/2003

Publisher: Oxford University Press

Moral Realism is a systematic defence of the idea that there are objective moral standards. Russ Shafer-Landau argues that there are moral principles that are true independently of what anyone, anywhere, happens to think of them. His central thesis, as well as the many novel supporting arguments used to defend it, will spark much controversy among those concerned

Overview

Moral Realism is a systematic defence of the idea that there are objective moral standards. Russ Shafer-Landau argues that there are moral principles that are true independently of what anyone, anywhere, happens to think of them. His central thesis, as well as the many novel supporting arguments used to defend it, will spark much controversy among those concerned with the foundations of ethics.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780199259755
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
Publication date:
07/17/2003
Pages:
336
Product dimensions:
9.30(w) x 6.00(h) x 1.00(d)

Table of Contents

I. REALISM AND ITS CRITICS
1. The Non-cognitivist Challenge
2. The Constructivist Challenge
II. MORAL METAPHYSICS
3. Ethical Non-naturalism
4. Supervenience and Causation
III. MORAL MOTIVATION
5. Motivational Humeanism
6. Motivational Judgement Internalism
IV. MORAL REASONS
7. Reasons Internalism
8. Moral Rationalism
9. Rationality and Disagreement
V. MORAL KNOWLEDGE
10. Moral Scepticism
11. The Justification of Moral Principles
12. The Justification of Verdictive Beliefs
References
Index

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