1st Edition

Moral Reasoning Vol 2

By R.W. Beardsmore Copyright 2004
    248 Pages
    by Routledge

    162 Pages
    by Routledge

    First published in 2003. This is Volume II of a series of Studies in Ethics and the Philosophy of Religion, written in 1969, this book is concerned with moral reasoning, and aims to bring out what is involved in the processes of reasoning by which people seek to justify their moral judgements.

    Part I Moral Reasons; Chapter 1 R. M. Hare: Deductive Arguments and Rationality; Chapter 2 Mrs. Foot: Moral and Empirical Criteria; Chapter 3 The Common Assumption; Chapter 4 The Diversity of Moral Standards; Chapter 5 The Rebel and Moral Traditions; Part II Moral Arguments; Chapter 6 ‘Is’and ‘Ought’; Chapter 7 Moral Viewpoints and Our Ideas of Reality; Chapter 8 Facts and ‘Pure’ Facts; Chapter 9 The Possibility of Conflicting Values; Chapter 10 Agreement and Moral Communication; conclusion Conclusion;


    R. W. Beardsmore