Ethics : A Pluralistic Approach to Moral Theory

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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.
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  • Hardback | 416 pages
  • 139.7 x 208.28 x 12.7mm | 498.95g
  • Wadsworth Publishing Co Inc
  • Belmont, CA, United States
  • Revised
  • 2nd Revised edition
  • glossary, index
  • 0155037072
  • 9780155037076

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.
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