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Philosophical Ethics

An Historical And Contemporary Introduction, 1st Edition

By Stephen Darwall


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Why is ethics part of philosophy? Stephen Darwall's Philosophical Ethics introduces students to ethics from a distinctively philosophical perspective, one that weaves together central ethical questions such as ?What has value?? and ?What are our moral obligations?? with fundamental philosophical issues such as ?What is value?? and ?What can a moral

Table of Contents

Part 1 Introduction, 1 What Is Philosophical Ethics, Part 2 Metaethics, 2 Metaethics: The Basic Questions, 3 Naturalism, 4 Theological Voluntarism, 5 Rational Intuitionism, 6 The Ideal Judgement Theory, 7 The Error Theory and Ethical Relativism, 8 Noncognitivism, 9 Interlude, Part 3 Philosophical Moralists, 10 Hobbes I, 11 Hobbes II, 12 Mill I, 13 Mill II, 14 Kant I, 15 Kant II, Part 4 Philosophical Ethics Without Morality, 16 Nietzsche, 17 Aristotle I, 18 Aristotle II, 19 Ethics of Care

About the Author

Stephen Darwall is professor of philosophy at the University of Michigan at Ann Arbor and is the author of Impartial Reason and The British Moralists and the Internal "Ought" 1640-1740.

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