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A modern introduction to moral philosophy.

Alan Montefiore

A modern introduction to moral philosophy.

by Alan Montefiore

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Published by Routledge and Kegan Paul in London .
Written in English


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Pagination213p.
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Jonathan Wolff is the Blavatnik Professor of Public Policy at the Blavatnik School of Government, University of Oxford. Previously he was Professor of Philosophy, and Dean of Arts and Humanities at University College London.

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The philosopher tells us about some of those who've looked for answers, from Plato to Primo Levi. He picks the best books on moral philosophy.

You have chosen mostly non-philosophical books. I teach philosophy, especially ethics. This could be a list of books by the great philosophers, but only one of them fits that description. Moral Philosophy: A Contemporary Introduction is a compact yet comprehensive book offering an explication and critique of the major theories that have shaped philosophical ethics.

Engaging with both historical and contemporary figures, this book explores the scope, limits, and requirements of morality. DeNicola traces our various attempts to ground morality:. PHILOSOPHY THE JOURNAL OF THE ROYAL INSTITUTE A modern introduction to moral philosophy.

book PHILOSOPHY VOL. XXXIII. JAXUARY MODERN MORAL PHILOSOPHY' G. ANSCOMBE I WILL begin by stating three theses which I present in this paper. The first is that it is not profitable for us at present to do moralFile Size: KB.

The book is titled, “The Historical Development Toward a Non-Theistic Humanist Ethics: Essays from the Ancient Stoics to Modern Science“ This book is a collection of essays published previously on various aspects of moral philosophy and arranged thematically and in chronological order showing our increasing comprehension of human moral.

When I began writing introductory philosophy books in the late s, the only introductions that were readily available were The Problems of Philosophy by Bertrand Russell, which was published inand a book called Philosophy Made Simple – which was actually a good book, but people found the title off-putting because it sounded like it.

Moral Philosophy: A Contemporary Introduction is a compact yet comprehensive book offering an explication and critique of the major theories that have shaped philosophical ethics. Engaging with both historical and contemporary figures, this book explores the scope, limits, and requirements of morality.

DeNicola traces our various attempts to ground morality: in nature, in Author: Daniel R. DeNicola. This page contains a list of the best introductory books on ethics. Just to be clear, there is no single best book on ethics.

The best book for you will depend on your preferred learning style and the amount of time that you want to spend reading about ethics.

An page scholarly overview is unlikely to be best for someone looking for a short beginner-friendly introduction. OCLC Number: Description: pages ; 19 cm: Contents: On problems of definition --On statements, synthetic and analytic --Whether value judgments are statements and whether values are properties --The meaning of good --The meaning of true --Can I be sincerely mistaken about what is right?--Ought and is (i) --a matter of logic?--Ought and is (ii) --a recognisable.

Metaethics from a First Person Standpoint: An Introduction to Moral Philosophy. Contributor: Wilson. Publisher: Open Book Publishers. Metaethics from a First Person Standpoint addresses in a novel format the major topics and themes of contemporary metaethics, the study of the analysis of moral thought and judgement.

The aim of this essay is to provide a compendious survey of moral philosophy in English since about the beginning of the present century. Fortunately, the tale that thus falls to be told is not in outline excessively complex, and can be seen as a quite intelligible sequence of Cited by: Additional Physical Format: Online version: Montefiore, Alan.

Modern introduction to moral philosophy. New York, Praeger [, ©] (OCoLC) "Modern Moral Philosophy" is an article on moral philosophy by G. Anscombe, originally published in the journal Philosophy, vol.

33, no. (January ). The article has influenced the emergence of contemporary virtue ethics, especially through the work of Alasdair MacIntyre. THE CHALLENGE TO MORAL PHILOSOPHY 5 ity to distance itself from its own, mainly historical, training and ossified certainties, such as “Good philosophy can only be found in France,” “Mo­ rality can only be Kantian,” “The history of an issue is all one needs in order to properly understand it,” “ancient, modern, and present-day phi­File Size: KB.

In Moral Psychology: A Contemporary Introduction, she covers a wide range of topics, including moral motivation, virtue, well-being and responsibility, and she manages both to present competing views fairly and to take a stand on which views she favors.

Students will learn a great deal from this book. John Marenbon is a Fellow of Trinity College, Cambridge and teaches the History of Philosophy.

His books include Early Medieval Philosophy (): An Introduction, and Later Medieval Author: Guardian Staff. 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 Philosophy (New York: Sheed and Ward, ) - - - - - Moral Philosophy (New York: Scribner, )File Size: KB.

Modern philosophy: an introduction and survey User Review - Not Available - Book Verdict. This extensive survey of topics in modern philosophy as taught in English-speaking universities consists of two parts, about and pages, respectively.

The former is the text that presents the Read full review4/5(2). 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 Ethics. Her autobiography, Mary Warnock: a Author: Guardian Staff.Read this book on Questia.

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No cover image.This book not only debunks many common myths about morality, but it introduces rational moral thinking and a philosophical understanding of moral reasoning. If we want to know what really matters in the world, if abortion should be legal, or if homosexuality is wrong, we should study moral philosophy and learn to think like a moral philosopher.