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Ethical Theory: A Concise Anthology – Third Edition, Heimir Geirsson, Margaret R. Holmgren Jan 2018

Ethical Theory: A Concise Anthology – Third Edition, Heimir Geirsson, Margaret R. Holmgren

Philosophy and Religious Studies Books

This concise anthology collects important historical and contemporary readings on the central ethical theories, including Divine Command Theory, Consequentialism, Deontology, Virtue Ethics, and Feminist Ethics. Each section includes two or three of the most important contributions to the field, together with brief introductions from the editors. This new third edition offers expanded coverage of meta-ethics through the addition of thought-provoking readings from Susan Wolf, Gilbert Harman, and others. The number of selections from women authors has also increased.


Ethical Theory: A Concise Anthology, Heimir Geirsson, Margaret R. Holmgren Jan 2010

Ethical Theory: A Concise Anthology, Heimir Geirsson, Margaret R. Holmgren

Philosophy and Religious Studies Books

This first-rate introduction to ethical theory contains sections on various forms of ethical theory, such as egoism, virtue ethics, divine command theory, and consequentialism. Each section includes two or three of the most important contributions to the field, together with brief introductions by the editors. The second edition contains an improved approach to applied ethics. Each chapter on moral theories now includes a selection that deals with a moral problem, such as human cloning, abortion, and global warming. The selection illustrates how the relevant theoretical approach is put to use. There is therefore a much tighter integration between theory and ...


Ethical Theory: A Concise Anthology, Heimir Geirsson, Margaret R. Holmgren Jan 2000

Ethical Theory: A Concise Anthology, Heimir Geirsson, Margaret R. Holmgren

Philosophy and Religious Studies Books

This anthology is designed for use as a brief introduction to ethical theory. Included are sections on various forms of ethical theory: Ethical Relativism; Divine Command Theory; Egoism; Consequentialism; Deontology; Justice; Virtue Ethics; and Feminist Ethics. Each section includes two or three of the most important and interesting contributions to the field, together with brief introductions by the editors. A final section, Theories in Practice, consists of five selections on the issues of abortion, world poverty, and affirmative action.