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Ethics Done Right: Practical Reasoning as a Foundation for Moral Theory

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Beschreibung

Beschreibung

Examines how practical reasoning can be put into the service of ethical and moral theory.

Inhaltsverzeichnis

1. Introduction: the method of practical reasoning; 2. What's the use of utility?; 3. Mill's proof of the principle of utility; 4. Does the categorical imperative give rise to a contradiction in the will? 5. Reasonably virtuous; 6. Murdoch, practical reasoning, and particularism; 7. Was Hume a Humean? 8. Hume on 'is' and 'ought'; 9. Hume, political noncognitivism, and the history of England; 10. Incommensurability and practical reasoning; 11. Commensurability in perspective; 12. Varieties of practical reasoning and varieties of moral theory.

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'There is much to admire about Millgram's book. It is entertainingly written, has an unusual take on familiar issues and is always insightful and interesting. Anyone interested in ethics or practical reason will find it very rewarding.' Notre Dame Philosophical Reviews
EAN: 9780521548267
ISBN: 0521548268
Untertitel: Sprache: Englisch.
Verlag: CAMBRIDGE UNIV PR
Erscheinungsdatum: Juli 2005
Seitenanzahl: 344 Seiten
Format: kartoniert
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