A Study in Moral Theory (Routledge Revivals)

A Study in Moral Theory (Routledge Revivals)

By: John Laird (author)Hardback

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First published in 1926, this study addresses the theory of morality using four overarching approaches: analytical, psychological, theoretical, and finally, philosophical. Within these methodologies, chapters explore such areas as the character of moral enquiry, the knowledge of good and evil, freedom and self-determination and moral philosophy. This is an interesting reissue, which will be of particular value to students researching the philosophy of ethics and morality.

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Contents

Preface; 1. Introduction 2. The Character of Moral Enquiry 3. Of Imperatives and of Their Justification 4. The Application to Practice 5. The Knowledge of Good and Evil 6. The Psychology of Moral Action 7. Conscious and Unconscious Regulation 8. Freedom 9. A Survey Concerning Imperatives 10. Self and Others 11. The Ethics of Collective Action; Index

Product Details

  • publication date: 19/08/2013
  • ISBN13: 9780415723305
  • Format: Hardback
  • Number Of Pages: 349
  • ID: 9780415723305
  • weight: 557
  • ISBN10: 0415723302

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