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Facts, values, and norms : essays toward a morality of consequence

Responsibility Peter Railton
Series Cambridge studies in philosophy / general editor, Ernest Sosa
Material Type Book
Publisher New York : Cambridge University Press
Year 2003
Language English
Size xx, 388 p. ; 23 cm
Abstract We struggle daily with the notions of why we do what we do and of assigning values to our actions, although it seems possible through experience to gain knowledge and understanding of such matters. In...contrast to the world of facts, values and morality seem insecure, easily influenced by illusion or ideology. How can objectivity and accuracy be applied to values and morality? Peter Railton's study reveals how a naturalistically informed view of the world might incorporate objective values and moral knowledge.
Shows how a naturalistic view of the world might incorporate objective values and moral knowledge.
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: pbk Social and Cultural Studies 058212004006515 150/R 12 2003

Bibliographic details

Notes Includes index
Authors Railton, Peter Albert
Subjects LCSH:Ethics
Classification LCC:BJ1012
DC21:170
ID 1001111606
ISBN 0521416973
NCID BA62472614
Vol : hdb ; ISBN:0521416973
: pbk ; ISBN:0521426936
Created Date 2009.09.17
Modified Date 2009.09.17

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