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The concept of moral obligation

Responsibility Michael J. Zimmerman
Series Cambridge studies in philosophy / general editor, Ernest Sosa
Material Type Book
Publisher New York : Cambridge University Press
Year 1996
Language English
Size xiv, 301 p. : ill ; 22 cm
Abstract The principal aim of this book is to develop and defend an analysis of the concept of moral obligation. The analysis is neutral regarding competing substantive theories of obligation, whether conseque...tialist or deontological in character. It seeks to generate new solutions to a range of philosophical problems concerning the concept of obligation and its application. Among the topics treated are deontic paradoxes, the supersession of obligation, conditional obligation, prima facie obligation, actualism and possibilism, dilemmas, supererogation, and cooperation. By virtue of its normative neutrality, the analysis provides a theoretical framework within which competing substantive theories of obligation can be developed and more


Central Library 2C_1‐14 005211996026261 哲学/401/404 1996

Social and Cultural Studies 050211996010021 150/Z 4/50961002 1996

Bibliographic details

Notes Includes bibliographical references and indexes
Authors *Zimmerman, Michael J., 1951-
Subjects LCSH:Duty
Classification LCC:BJ1451
ID 1000313909
ISBN 052149706X
NCID BA27798522
Vol : hbk ; ISBN:052149706X ; XISBN:9780521497060
: pbk ; ISBN:9780521038744
Created Date 2009.09.11
Modified Date 2009.09.11

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