Oxford Studies Normative Ethics: Volume 4 (Oxford Studies in Normative Ethics)

Oxford Studies Normative Ethics: Volume 4 (Oxford Studies in Normative Ethics)

By: Mark Timmons (editor)Hardback

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Oxford Studies in Normative Ethics is an annual forum for new work in normative ethical theory. Leading philosophers present original contributions to our understanding of a wide range of moral issues and positions, from analysis of competing approaches to normative ethics (including moral realism, constructivism, and expressivism) to questions of how we should act and live well. OSNE will be an essential resource for scholars and students working in moral philosophy.

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Mark Timmons is Professor of Philosophy at the University of Arizona. He is the author of Morality Without Foundations (OUP, 1998), and editor of Kant's Metaphysics of Morals (OUP, 2002).

Contents

Introduction ; 1. Why Virtue Ethics Does Not Have a Problem with Right Action ; 2. Must Kantian Contractualism and Rule Consequentialism Converge? ; 3. Moral by Virtue of Virtue ; 4. Lack of Virtue and Vice: Studies of Aggression and Their Implications for the Empirical Adequacy of Character ; 5. Contractualism and the Conditional Fallacy ; 6. Acting Wrongly by Trying ; 7. Rossian Deontology and the Possibility of Moral Expertise ; 8. What is Goodness Good For? ; 9. Well-Being: What Matters Beyond the Mental? ; 10. Virtue Ethics and the Demands of Social Morality ; 11. An Introduction to Ill-Being ; Index

Product Details

  • publication date: 04/12/2014
  • ISBN13: 9780198722144
  • Format: Hardback
  • Number Of Pages: 304
  • ID: 9780198722144
  • weight: 494
  • ISBN10: 0198722141

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