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Reading Ethics by Miranda Fricker
Book DescriptionThis text encourages students to engage with key problems and arguments in ethics through a series of classic and contemporary readings.* This text encourages students to engage with ethical issues through a series of classic and contemporary readings* Readings are accompanied by interactive commentary from the editors* Inspires students to think about the nature of moral philosophy and to draw comparisons between different traditions* Themes include: the nature of goodness, subjectivity and objectivity, justice and virtue, moral motivation, moral obligation, and literature as moral philosophy* Readings range from Plato's Republic to Rawls' A Theory of Justice
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Book DetailsISBN: 9781405124744
(242mm x 170mm x 23mm)
Imprint: Wiley-Blackwell (an imprint of John Wiley & Sons Ltd)
Publisher: John Wiley and Sons Ltd
Publish Date: 5-Sep-2008
Country of Publication: United Kingdom
Books By Author Miranda Fricker
Epistemic Life of Groups, Hardback (March 2016)
Groups engage in epistemic activity all the time, from the collective inquiry of scientific researchers to the deliberations of juries. Yet there is still relatively little philosophical work on collective epistemology. Eleven new essays explore this practice and its relation to epistemology, political philosophy, ethics, and philosophy of science.
Epistemic Injustice, Paperback (July 2009)
Epistemology as it has traditionally been pursued has been impoverished by the lack of any theoretical framework conducive to revealing the ethical and political aspects of our epistemic conduct. Miranda Fricker shows that virtue epistemology provides a general epistemological idiom in which these issues can be fruitfully and forcefully discussed.
Reading Ethics, Hardback (September 2008)
This introductory text encourages students to engage with key problems and arguments in ethics through a series of classic and contemporary readings.
Cambridge Companion to Feminism in Philosophy, Paperback (January 2000)» View all books by Miranda Fricker
Specially-commissioned essays offering an overview of the place of feminism in philosophy.
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Author Biography - Miranda Fricker
Miranda Fricker is Reader in Philosophy at Birkbeck, London. She is the author of Epistemic Injustice: Power and the Ethics of Knowing (2006), and co-editor of the Cambridge Companion to Feminism in Philosophy (2007). Samuel Guttenplan is Professor in Philosophy at Birkbeck, London. He is author of Mind's Landscape (Blackwell Publishing, 2000), and The Languages of Logic (Second Edition, Blackwell Publishing, 1997), editor of A Companion to the Philosophy of Mind (Blackwell Publishing, 1995) and executive editor of the journal Mind & Language . His book Objects of Metaphor was published in 2005.
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