Ethical Theory

Ethical Theory

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The second edition of Ethical Theory: An Anthology features a comprehensive collection of more than 80 essays from classic and contemporary philosophers that address questions at the heart of moral philosophy. Brings together 82 classic and contemporary pieces by renowned philosophers, from seminal works by Hume and Kant to contemporary views by Derek Parfit, Susan Wolf, Judith Jarvis Thomson, and many more Features updates and the inclusion of a new section on feminist ethics, along with a general introduction and section introductions by Russ Shafer-Landau Guides readers through key areas in ethical theory including consequentialism, deontology, contractarianism, and virtue ethics Includes underrepresented topics such as moral knowledge, moral standing, moral responsibility, and ethical particularismThe purpose of this essay is to set out an argument for the claim that abortion, except perhaps in rare instances, is seriously wrong.1 One reason for these exceptions is to eliminate from consideration cases whose ethical analysis should beanbsp;...

Title:Ethical Theory
Author:Russ Shafer-Landau
Publisher:John Wiley & Sons - 2012-06-20


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