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Virtue Ethics by Stephen L. Darwall
Book DescriptionVirtue Ethics collects, for the first time, the main classical sources and the central contemporary expressions of virtue ethics approach to normative ethical theory. Edited and introduced by Stephen Darwall, these readings are essential for anyone interested in normative theory. * Introduced by Stephen Darwall, this collection brings together classic and contemporary readings which define and advance the literature on virtue ethics. * Includes six essays which respond to the classic sources. * Includes a contemporary discussion on character and virtue by Gary Watson. * Includes classic essays by Aristotle, Francis Hutcheson and David Hume, and recent reactions to this work by philosophers including Philippa Foot, John McDowell, Alasdair MacIntyre, Annette Baier, Rosalind Hursthouse, and Michael Slote.
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Book DetailsISBN: 9780631231141
(229mm x 157mm x 17mm)
Imprint: Blackwell Publishers
Publisher: John Wiley and Sons Ltd
Publish Date: 20-Sep-2002
Country of Publication: United Kingdom
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Welfare and Rational Care, Paperback (July 2004)
What kind of life best ensures human welfare? Since the ancient Greeks, this question has been as central to ethical philosophy as to ordinary reflection. But what exactly is welfare? Presenting a rational care theory of welfare, this work proves that an understanding of welfare fundamentally changes how we think about what is best for people.
Philosophical Ethics, Paperback (December 1997)
Students are invited by this text to examine ethics from the philosopher's point of reference, to understand how different philosophers can reach varying conclusions about the same ethical question. Throughout, the reader is encouraged to do - rather than just read about - philosophical ethics.
Moral Discourse and Practice, Paperback (March 1997)
This anthology gathers together key contemporary reading on the foundations of ethical theory and on meta-ethics.
British Moralists and the Internal 'Ought', Hardback (May 1995)» View all books by Stephen L. Darwall
This book provides the first study of early modern British philosophy in several decades.
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Author Biography - Stephen L. Darwall
Stephen Darwall is the John Dewey Collegiate Professor of Philosophy at the University of Michigan. He has written widely on moral philosophy and its history, and is the author of Impartial Reason (1983), The British Moralists and the Internal 'Ought': 1640-1740 (1995), Philosophical Ethics (1998), and Welfare and Rational Care (2002). He is the editor, with Allan Gibbard and Peter Railton, of Moral Discourse and Practice (1997).
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