The fundamentals of ethics

In The Fundamentals of Ethics, Fifth Edition, author Russ Shafer-Landau employs a uniquely engaging writing style to introduce students to the essential ideas of moral philosophy. Offering more comprehensive coverage of the good life, normative ethics, and metaethics than any other text of its kind,...

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Auteur principal : Shafer-Landau Russ (Auteur)
Format : Livre
Langue : anglais
Titre complet : The fundamentals of ethics / Russ Shafer-Landau,...
Édition : 5th ed.
Publié : New York : Oxford University Press , 2020
C 2021
Description matérielle : 1 vol. (xx-375 p.)
Sujets :
  • Part one : The good life
  • Chap. 1 : Hedonisme : the powerful appeal
  • Chap. 2 : Is happiness all that matters ?
  • Chap. 3 : Getting what you want
  • Chap. 4 : Problems for the Desire Theory
  • Part two : normative ethics : doing the right thing
  • Chap. 5 : Morality and religion
  • Chap. 6 : Natural law
  • Chap. 7 : Psychological egoism
  • Chap. 8 : Ethical egoism
  • Chap. 9 : Consequentialism : its nature and attractions
  • Chap. 10 : Consequentialism : its difficulties
  • Chap. 11 : The Kantian perspective : fairness and justice
  • Chap. 12 : The Kantian perspective : autonomy, free will, and respect
  • Chap. 13 : The social contract tradition : the theory and its attractions
  • Chap. 14 : The social contract tradition : problems and propsects
  • Chap. 15 : Ethical plurialism and absolute moral rules
  • Chap. 16 : Ethical Pluralism : prima facie Duties and ethical particularism
  • Chap. 17 : Virtue ethics
  • Chap. 18 : Feminist ethics
  • Part three : Metaethics : the status of morality
  • Chap. 19 : ethical relativism
  • Chap. 20 : Moral nihilism
  • Chap. 21 : Eleven arguments against moral objectivity
  • Chap. 22 : Is moral knowledge possible ? five skeptical arguments