Three Methods of Ethics: A Debate / Edition 1

Three Methods of Ethics: A Debate / Edition 1

by Marcia W. Baron, Philip Pettit, Michael Slote, Michael A. Slote
     
 

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ISBN-10: 0631194355

ISBN-13: 9780631194354

Pub. Date: 12/12/1997

Publisher: Wiley

During the past decade ethical theory has been in a lively state of development, and three basic approaches to ethics - Kantian ethics, consequentialism, and virtue ethics - have assumed positions of particular prominence.

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During the past decade ethical theory has been in a lively state of development, and three basic approaches to ethics - Kantian ethics, consequentialism, and virtue ethics - have assumed positions of particular prominence.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780631194354
Publisher:
Wiley
Publication date:
12/12/1997
Series:
Great Debates in Philosophy Series, #8
Edition description:
New Edition
Pages:
292
Product dimensions:
6.10(w) x 9.10(h) x 0.80(d)
Age Range:
18 Years

Table of Contents

Introduction.

Part I: Kantian Ethics. (Marcia Baron).

1. Introduction.

2. Consequentalism versus Kantian Ethics.

3. Kantian Ethics and Virtue Ethics.

4. Further Objections to Kantian Ethics.

Part II: The Consequentialist Perspective. (Philip Pettit).

5. A Moral Psychology for Consequentialists and Non-consequentialists.

6. The Question of Rightness.

7. Different Answers to the Question of Rightness.

8. In Favour of the Consequentialist Answer to the Question of Rightness.

9. The Tenability of the Consequentialist Answer.

Part III: Virtue Ethics. (Michael Slote).

10. What is Virtue Ethics?.

11. Theory versus Anti-theory.

12. Virtue Ethics versus Kantian and Common-sense Morality.

13. Common-sense Virtue Ethics versus Consequentialism.

14. Further Aspects of Common-sense virtual Ethics.

15. Making Sense of Agent-based Virtue Ethics.

16. Morality as Inner Strength.

17. Morality as Universal Benevolence.

18. Morality as Caring.

19. Agent-basing and Applied Ethics.

20. Conclusion: Comparisons within Virtue Ethics.

Part IV: Reply to Pettit and Slote. (Marcia Baron).

21. Reply to Pettit.

22. Reply to Stote.

Part V: Reply to Baron and Stote. (Phillip Pettit).

23. Rival Theories?.

24. Comment on Slote.

25. Comment on Baron.

Part VI: Reply to Baron and Pettit. (Michael Slote).

26. Reply to Baron.

27. Reply to Pettit.

28. Virtue Politics.

Index.

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