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Normative Ethics

1st Edition

By Shelly Kagan


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Providing a thorough introduction to current philosophical views on morality, Normative Ethics examines an act's rightness or wrongness in light of such factors as consequences, harm, and consent. Shelly Kagan offers a division between moral factors and theoretical foundations that reflects the actual working practices of contemporary moral philoso

Table of Contents

1 Preliminaries, PART I FACTORS, 2 The Good, 3 Doing Harm, 4 Other Constraints, 5 Further Factors, PART 2 FOUNDATIONS, 6 Teleological Foundations, 7 Deontological Foundations

About the Author

Shelly Kagan is professor of philosophy and Henry R. Luce Professor of Social Thought and Ethics at Yale University. He is the author of The Limits of Morality.

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