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The moral problem

Responsibility Michael Smith
Series Philosophical theory
Material Type Book
Publisher Oxford, UK ; Cambridge, Mass., USA : Blackwell
Year 1994
Language English
Size xiii, 226 p. ; 24 cm
Abstract This acclaimed volume offers a systematic introduction to and striking analysis of the central issues animating current debate in moral philosophy. It will be of interest to anyone with a serious int...rest in the philosophical foundations of ethics.Topics discussed include: realist vs anti-realist accounts of moral truth, cognitivist vs expressivist accounts of moral judgement; internalist vs externalist accounts of the relation between moral judgement and the will; Humean vs anti-Humean theories of motivation; and the debate between those who think that morality is a system of hypothetical imperatives and those who think that moral requirements are categorical.In 2000, The Moral Problem received The American Philosophical Association's first APA Book Prize for excellence in scholarship.
This acclaimed volume offers a systematic introduction to and striking analysis of the central issues animating current debate in moral philosophy. It will be of interest to anyone with a serious interest in the philosophical foundations of ethics.Topics discussed include: realist vs anti-realist accounts of moral truth, cognitivist vs expressivist accounts of moral judgement; internalist vs externalist accounts of the relation between moral judgement and the will; Humean vs anti-Humean theories of motivation; and the debate between those who think that morality is a system of hypothetical imperatives and those who think that moral requirements are categorical.In 2000, The Moral Problem received The American Philosophical Association's first APA Book Prize for excellence in scholarship.
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: pbk Central Library 2A 068582194021770 150/Sm 5/58942177 1994

Bibliographic details

Notes Includes bibliographical references (p. [216]-222) and index
Authors *Smith, Michael (Michael A.)
Subjects LCSH:Ethics
LCSH:Rationalism
Classification LCC:BJ1031
DC20:170
ID 1000078087
ISBN 0631189416
NCID BA24040579
Vol ISBN:0631189416
: pbk ; ISBN:0631192468
Created Date 2009.09.10
Modified Date 2009.09.10

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