First published in 1971, the five essays in this book were written by young philosophers at Cambridge at that time. They focus on two major questions of ethical theory: ‘What is it to judge morally?’ and ‘What makes a reason a moral reason?’. The book explores the relation of moral judgements to attitudes, emotions and beliefs as well as the notions of expression, agency, and moral responsibility.
Preface; 1. Morality and the Emotions Bernard Williams 2. Attitudes, Beliefs and Reasons Roger Scruton 3. Moral Realism S.W. Blackburn 4. Evaluation and Speech J. E. J. Altham 5. Actions and Consequences John Casey
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