This 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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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.