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Introduction to the science of ethics.

Theodore De Laguna

Introduction to the science of ethics.

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Published by Macmillan in New York .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Ethics

  • The Physical Object
    Paginationxi, 414 p.
    Number of Pages414
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL17793793M
    OCLC/WorldCa10159807

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For the hackers at MIT, it was the labs where the computers were running. Cambridge: private stamp, The second part, Modern Ethical Theory, includes many of the most important essays of the past century.

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The emphasis is on duty, obligation, and the rightness or wrongness of actions. But the morally wise person is precisely the one who recognizes when the best course of action is to break the normal rules. Science applied: ethics and engineering; Appendix: influential ethics codes and declarations; Works cited; Index.

John Venn. This book is Creative Commons Attribution License 4. University of Pennsylvania. Having practical wisdom means being able to assess what is required in any situation. Introduction and overview; 2. To really have the virtue is for it to be deeply ingrained in your personality.

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None of this is intended to persuade you that they are the same, or that they use identical methods to obtain true beliefs. People performing specific functions also require specific virtues: e. Because it is concerned with character, with what kind of person one is, virtue ethics pays more attention to our inner states and feelings as opposed to focusing exclusively on actions.

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The revival of virtue ethics in the mid-late 20th century was fueled by dissatisfaction with rule-oriented ethics, and a growing appreciation of some of the advantages of an Aristotelian approach. Case studies are used to demonstrate how this tailor-made ethics can be applied in practice.

Some Copyright Considerations All essays and images in this work, with the exceptions mentioned below, are believed to be in the public domain or are published here under the fair use provision of the US copyright law.

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Utilitarianism: This is the view that what matters most in the world in the promotion of happiness and the avoidance of suffering. These include things like the capacities for friendship, civic participation, aesthetic enjoyment, and intellectual enquiry. Practical wisdom the Greek word is phronesisalthough strictly speaking an intellectual virtue, turns out to be absolutely key to being a good person and living a good life.

Bentham's theory equates good with pleasure and, conversely, bad with pain. Transition: from ethics to politics and policy; 9. How did you try to convince the your opponent?Reviewed by Matthew Goldstein, Instructor (tenured), Peralta Community College District on 12/27/ The textbook offers an effective survey of meta-ethical theory, and it presents remarkably clear summaries of the major ideas of many of the thinkers whose work has contributed to the development of moral philosophy.4/4(2).

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Please note: Not all sessions have assigned readings or handouts. Please refer to the calendar for details for all sessions. Steven M. Cahn and Peter Markie Paperback October The most comprehensive ethics anthology, essentially three books in one volume: history of ethics, modern ethical theory, and contemporary moral issues.