Ethics and Experience : Life Beyond Moral Theory.

""Ethics and Experience"" presents a wide-ranging and thought-provoking introduction to the question famously posed by Socrates: How is life to be lived? 'An excellent primer for any student taking a course on moral philosophy, the book introduces ethics as a single and broa...

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Bibliographic Details
Main Author: Chappell, Tim
Format: eBook
Published: Hoboken : Taylor and Francis, 2014.
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Table of Contents:
  • Cover; Half Title; Title; Copyright; Dedication; Contents; Acknowledgements; 1 The turn to reason: how human beings got ethical; 2 Demarcation: what does ""ethical"" mean?; 3 Motivation: why be moral?; 4 Deliberation: the question of reason; 5 Introducing subjectivism and objectivism; 6 Five arguments for ethical subjectivism; 7 The content of ethics: expressivism, error theory, objectivism again; 8 Virtue ethics; 9 Utilitarianism; 10 Kantianism and contractarianism; 11 Theory and insight in ethics; Further reading; Bibliography; Index.