An Introduction to Ethics (Cambridge Introductions to by Deigh

By Deigh

This ebook examines the primary questions of ethics via a examine of theories of correct and incorrect which are present in the nice moral works of Western philosophy. It makes a speciality of theories that proceed to have an important presence within the box. The middle chapters disguise egoism, the eudaimonism of Plato and Aristotle, act and rule utilitarianism, sleek ordinary legislation concept, Kant's ethical idea, and existentialist ethics. Readers may be brought not just to the most rules of every conception yet to modern advancements and defenses of these rules. a last bankruptcy takes up subject matters in meta-ethics and ethical psychology. The discussions all through draw the reader into philosophical inquiry via argument and feedback that remove darkness from the profundity of the questions less than exam. scholars will locate this e-book to be a really necessary consultant to how philosophical inquiry is undertaken in addition to to what the key theories in ethics hold.

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