Knowing Right From Wrong - A Philosophical Inquiry On Morality And Values

Knowing Right From Wrong - A Philosophical Inquiry On Morality And Values

by Geoffrey Glass

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Knowing Right From Wrong - A Philosophical Inquiry On Morality And Values by Geoffrey Glass

"Knowing Right from Wrong" offers a revolutionizing theory of morality and realizing its precepts. It takes the common sense understanding of the value of human beings and develops a theory of morality, aiding one to discover "right from wrong, good from bad, what one ought and ought not to do." It is an excellent read for the casual reader and recommended to anyone interested in morality and values. Ethicists and theologians will find it enlightening and offering a foundation for evaluating both secular and traditional religious understandings of morality. Philosophers will discover an intriguing challenge to the Kantian (realist) and Humean (sentimentalist) schools of thought, while encountering a refreshing new theory about morality and values. Students will find it be an exciting and easy introduction to moral philosophy. Furthermore, political scientists and human rights activists will find a philosophical basis for the value of human beings and a guide to discovering their rights.

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ISBN-13: 9781430322504
Publisher: Lulu.com
Publication date: 06/17/2008
Pages: 80
Product dimensions: 6.00(w) x 9.00(h) x 0.19(d)

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Knowing Right From Wrong - A Philosophical Inquiry On Morality And Values 4 out of 5 based on 0 ratings. 1 reviews.
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Short book that gets at the issue in an interesting way. A description on the back of the book from the publisher puts it best. 'Knowing Right from Wrong' offers a revolutionizing theory of morality and realizing its precepts. It takes the common sense understanding of the value of human beings and develops a theory of morality, aiding one to discover 'right from wrong, good from bad, what one ought and ought not to do.' It is an excellent read for the casual reader and recommended to anyone interested in morality and values. Ethicists and theologians will find it enlightening and offering a foundation for evaluating both secular and traditional religious understandings of morality. Philosophers will discover an intriguing challenge to the Kantian 'realist' and Humean 'sentimentalist' schools of thought, while encountering a refreshing new theory about morality and values. Students will find it be an exciting and easy introduction to moral philosophy. Furthermore, political scientists and human rights activists will find a philosophical basis for the value of human beings and a guide to discovering their rights.