Moral Philosophy

Moral Philosophy

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In this new and enlarged edition of a standard introduction to moral philosophy, Professor Raphael shows in clear and simple language the connections between abstract ethics and practical problems in law, government, medicine, and the social sciences in general.show more

Product details

  • Paperback | 160 pages
  • 129.5 x 197.6 x 11.2mm | 129.39g
  • Oxford University Press
  • Oxford, United Kingdom
  • English
  • Revised
  • 2nd Revised edition
  • 0192892460
  • 9780192892461

Review quote

"A helpful introduction to ethics."--M.M. Thomas, University of Michigan, Flint..".a careful, nuanced introductory treatment of ethics and certain backround problems."--Professor Malcolm E. Munson, Greenville Technical Collegeshow more

About D. D. Raphael

Emeritus Professor of Philosophy at the University of London, D. D. Raphael is the distinguished author of many books on Moral Philosophy.show more

Table of contents

Introduction - what is moral philosophy?; values and facts - naturalism and rationalism, logic and language; the standards of morals - utilitarianism, intuitionism and objections to utilitarianism, Kantian ethics; ethics and politics - justice, liberty; free will and determinism - concepts of science, concepts of practice; ethics and evolution - relevance of Darwinism; medical ethics - how can moral philosophy help?show more

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