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Ethics: The Fundamentals
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ETHICS: THE FUNDAMENTALS

PAPERBACK BY DRIVER, JULIA

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ISBN
9781405111546
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BLACKWELL PUBLISHING LTD
 
 
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JOHN WILEY AND SONS LTD
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FORMAT
PAPERBACK
PAGES
192 pages
PUBLICATION DATE
18 AUG 2006

DESCRIPTION

Ethics: The Fundamentals explores core ideas and arguments in moral theory by introducing students to different philosophical approaches to ethics, including virtue ethics, Kantian ethics, divine command theory, and feminist ethics. * The first volume in the new Fundamentals of Philosophy series. * Presents lively, real-world examples and thoughtful discussion of key moral philosophers and their ideas. * Constitutes an excellent resource for readers coming to the subject of ethics for the first time.

CONTENTS

Acknowledgments. Introduction. 1. The Challenge to Moral Universalism. 2. God and Human Nature. 3. Classical Utilitarianism. 4. Contemporary Consequentialism. 5. Kantian Ethics. 6. Social Contract Theory. 7. Intuitionism. 8. Virtue Ethics. 9. Feminist Ethics. 10. Moral Nihilism. Index