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Modern moral philosophy

W. D. Hudson

Modern moral philosophy

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Published by Anchor Books in Garden City, N.Y .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Ethics.,
  • Analysis (Philosophy)

  • Edition Notes

    Includes bibliographical references.

    Statement[by] W. D. Hudson.
    SeriesNew introduction to philosophy
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsBJ41 .H8
    The Physical Object
    Paginationxii, 370 p.
    Number of Pages370
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL5445161M
    LC Control Number73111191


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Vogler, Candace XIV*—MODERN MORAL PHILOSOPHY AGAIN: ISOLATING THE PROMULGATION PROBLEM. Proceedings of the Aristotelian Society, Vol. Issue. 3, p. This book is a thorough history of modern moral philosophy, from roughly Thomas Aquinas to Immanuel Kant. What it traces is the development of the ideal of self-governance (the "autonomy" of the title).

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Its aim is to set Kant's still influential ethics in its historical context by showing in detail what the central questions in moral philosophy were for him and how he arrived at his own distinctive ethical views. In it she argued that: (1) we should stop doing moral philosophy, (2) seemingly essential moral concepts, such as moral obligation and the moral sense of ‘ought’, are incoherent, and (3) all modern moral philosophy is basically the same.

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Southwestern Journal of Philosophy (July ), Maritain, Jacques, An Introduction to the Basic Problems of Moral Philosophy (New York, Magi, ; Neuf Lecons sur les Notions premieres de la Philosophie morale, ) - - - - - An Introduction to File Size: KB. Mary Warnock's top 10 philosophy books.

Lady Mary Warnock is a crossbench life peer, moral philosopher and author of a number of books on philosophy, including The Intelligent Person's Guide to. SCHNEEWIND, Jerome B. The Invention of Autonomy: A History of Modern Moral Philosophy. Cambridge: Cambridge University Press, Cloth $; paper $The key statement made at the outset of Schneewind's comprehensive investigation of early modern moral philosophy is that "Kant invented the conception of morality as autonomy" (p.

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Terence Cuneo's research focuses on metaethics, early modern philosophy, and philosophy of religion. He has strong interests in epistemology and political philosophy as well.

He is presently plugging away at two book projects. The first, which is co-authored with John Bengson (University of Wisconsin, Madison) and Russ Shafer-Landau (University of Wisconsin, Madison), develops.Applied ethics also tackles specific moral challenges that people face daily, such as whether they should lie to help a friend or co-worker.

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E. M. Anscombe.3 But there are now many philosophers who in their various ways have worked and are still.