Underivative Duty: British Moral Philosophers from Sidgwick to Ewing

Underivative Duty: British Moral Philosophers from Sidgwick to Ewing

by Thomas Hurka
     
 

ISBN-10: 0199577447

ISBN-13: 9780199577446

Pub. Date: 04/15/2011

Publisher: Oxford University Press, USA

These ten new essays by leading contemporary philosophers constitute the first collective study of a group of British moral philosophers active between the 1870s and 1950s, including Henry Sidgwick, Hastings Rashdall, G.E. Moore, H.A. Prichard, W.D. Ross, and A.C. Ewing. The essays help recover the history of this neglected period: they treat it as a unity,

Overview

These ten new essays by leading contemporary philosophers constitute the first collective study of a group of British moral philosophers active between the 1870s and 1950s, including Henry Sidgwick, Hastings Rashdall, G.E. Moore, H.A. Prichard, W.D. Ross, and A.C. Ewing. The essays help recover the history of this neglected period: they treat it as a unity, draw out the connections between the thinkers, engage philosophically with their ideas, and in so doing show how much they can contribute to present-day philosophical debates

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780199577446
Publisher:
Oxford University Press, USA
Publication date:
04/15/2011
Pages:
280
Product dimensions:
6.30(w) x 9.30(h) x 0.90(d)

Table of Contents

Introduction, Thomas Hurka
1. Common Themes from Sidgwick to Ewing, Thomas Hurka
2. Pleasure and Hedonism in Sidgwick, Roger Crisp
3. Ideal Utilitarianism: Rashdall and Moore, Anthony Skelton
4. McTaggart on Love, Dennis McKerlie
5. Has Anyone Ever Been a Non-Intuitionist?, Jonathan Dancy
6. Mistakes about Good: Prichard, Carritt, and Aristotle, T.H. Irwin
7. The Birth of Deontology, Robert Shaver
8. Eliminativism about Derivative Prima Facie Duties, Philip Stratton-Lake
9. Ross on Retributivism, Michael J. Zimmerman
10. A.C. Ewing's First and Second Thoughts about Metaethics, Jonas Olson and Mark Timmons
Bibliography
Index

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