Morals Based on Needs

Morals Based on Needs

By: Ragnar Ohlsson (author)Hardback

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The concept of "need" has been analyzed by numerous modern philosophers. While they usually view need as a necessary condition for avoiding harm, Morals Based on Needs gives "basic needs" a clarifying new definition in terms of "necessary and sufficient condition for an acceptable life". Ohlsson investigates the connections between needs and moral norms creating a new foundation for ethics.

About Author

Ragnar Ohlsson is Lecturer in Practical Philosophy at Stockholm University.

Product Details

  • ISBN13: 9780819198532
  • Format: Hardback
  • Number Of Pages: 164
  • ID: 9780819198532
  • weight: 331
  • ISBN10: 0819198536

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