The Problem of Moral Demandingness: New Philosophical Essays

The Problem of Moral Demandingness: New Philosophical Essays

by T. Chappell (Editor)

Hardcover(2009)

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Product Details

ISBN-13: 9780230219403
Publisher: Palgrave Macmillan UK
Publication date: 09/16/2009
Edition description: 2009
Pages: 230
Product dimensions: 5.50(w) x 8.60(h) x 0.70(d)

About the Author

ALAN CARTER is Professor of Philosophy at the University of Glasgow, UK
ROWAN CRUFT is Lecturer in Philosophy at the University of Stirling, UK
JOHN COTTINGHAM is Emeritus Professor of Philosophy at the University of Reading, UK
GARRETT CULLITY is Professor of Philosophy at the University of Adelaide, Australia
BRAD HOOKER is Professor of Philosophy at the University of Reading, UK
JENNIE LOUISE is Lecturer in Philosophy at the University of Adelaide, Australia
TIM MULGAN is Professor of Philosophy at the University of St Andrews, UK
BARONESS ONORA O'NEILL is a cross-bench peer in the UK's House of Lords, President of the British Academy, and a Professor of Philosophy at the University of Cambridge, UK
CHRISTINE SWANTON is Senior Lecturer in Philosophy at the University of Auckland, New Zealand
ALAN THOMAS is Senior Lecturer in Philosophy at the University of Kent, UK

Table of Contents

Notes on Contributors Introduction Demandingness and Arguments From Presupposition; G.Cullity What Do Basic Rights Demand?; R.Cruft Demandingness and Rules; O.O'Neill Impartial Benevolence and Partial Love; T.Chappell Demandingness, Moral Development and Moral Philosophy; J.Cottingham Virtue Ethics and the Problem of Demandingness; C.Swanton Consequentialism, Integrity and Demandingness; A.Thomas The Demandingness Objection; B.Hooker Is Utilitarian Morality Necessarily Too Demanding?; A.Carter Moral Demands and Not Doing the Best One Can; J.Louise The Demanding Future; T.Mulgan Bibliography Index

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