Ethics, Humans and Other Animals by Rosalind Hursthouse
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Ethics, Humans and Other Animals
By Rosalind Hursthouse

Ethics, Humans and Other Animals

An Introduction with Readings

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Ethics, Humans and Other Animals by Rosalind Hursthouse

Book Description

This introductory textbook is ideally suited to newcomers to philosophy and ethical problems. Rosalind Hursthouse carefully introduces the three standard approaches in current ethical theory: utilitarianism, rights, and virtue ethics. She links each chapter to readings from key exponents such as Peter Singer and Mary Midgley and asks students to think critically about these readings for themselves. Key features include clear activities and activities, chapter summaries and guides to further reading.

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Book Details

ISBN: 9780415212427
ISBN-10: 0415212421
Format: Paperback
(254mm x 178mm x 15mm)
Pages: 288
Imprint: Routledge
Publisher: Taylor & Francis Ltd
Publish Date: 28-Sep-2000
Country of Publication: United Kingdom

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On Virtue Ethics by Rosalind Hursthouse On Virtue Ethics, Paperback (September 2001)

Presents an exposition and defence of author's own version of virtue ethics. This book discusses a range of philosophical topics, including action, duty, dilemmas, moral absolutism, and the moral significance of the emotions.

Ethics, Humans and Other Animals by Rosalind Hursthouse Ethics, Humans and Other Animals, Hardback (September 2000)

An introductory textbook on the ethics of our treatment of animals. With the beginner firmly in mind, each chapter introduces one of three standard approaches in ethical theory: utilitarianism, rights and virtue ethics.

Virtues and Reasons by Rosalind Hursthouse Virtues and Reasons, Paperback (April 1998)

This collection of 12 essays, dedicated to philosopher Philippa Foot, examines various topics in moral philosophy to which she has made a contribution. Chapters explore virtue ethics, naturalism, non-cognitivism, relativism, categorical requirements, and the role of rationality in moral philosophy.

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