Moral Value and Human Diversity

Moral Value and Human Diversity

by Robert Audi
     
 

ISBN-10: 0195374118

ISBN-13: 9780195374117

Pub. Date: 07/31/2008

Publisher: Oxford University Press, USA

Can the moral fragmentation so prominent in the contemporary world be overcome? Are there ethical standards that deserve everyone's allegiance? Can judgments of value transcend taste and cultural preference? Moral Value and Human Diversity offers a brief but highly comprehensive introduction to ethics and value theory that argues for positive answers in a

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Overview

Can the moral fragmentation so prominent in the contemporary world be overcome? Are there ethical standards that deserve everyone's allegiance? Can judgments of value transcend taste and cultural preference? Moral Value and Human Diversity offers a brief but highly comprehensive introduction to ethics and value theory that argues for positive answers in a pluralistic framework.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780195374117
Publisher:
Oxford University Press, USA
Publication date:
07/31/2008
Edition description:
New Edition
Pages:
160
Product dimensions:
5.40(w) x 8.10(h) x 0.50(d)

Table of Contents

Part I: Major Ethical Views and the Dimensions of Value
1. Ethical Theory and the Moral Fragmentation of Modern Life
2. The Experience of Value: What Do We Value, and Why Should We Care?
Part II: Human Diversity and the Ethical Challenges of Contemporary Life
3. Moral Pluralism and Cultural Relativity
4. Human Diversity and Democratic Institutions
Conclusion
Notes
Index

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