Ethics : A Pluralistic Approach to Moral Theory
This book not only provides an introduction to the main traditions in ethical thought (Aristotle and virtue ethics, Mill and utilitarianism, and Kant and deontology), but also offers a conceptual framework (ethical pluralism) for understanding the relationship among these various theories.
- Hardback | 416 pages
- 139.7 x 208.28 x 12.7mm | 498.95g
- 19 Dec 1997
- Cengage Learning, Inc
- Wadsworth Publishing Co Inc
- Belmont, CA, United States
- 2nd Revised edition
- glossary, index
Table of contents
The Moral Point of View. The Diversity of Moral Beliefs. The Ethics of Divine Commands: Religious Moralities. The Ethics of Selfishness: Egoism. The Ethics of Consequences: Utilitarianism. The Ethics of Duty and Respect: Kant. The Ethics of Rights. Interlude: Theories Against Theories. The Ethics of Character: Aristotle and Our Contemporaries. The Ethics of Diversity: Gender. The Ethics of Diversity: Race and Ethnicity. Glossary. Index.