The Ethical Life

Written By Russ Shafer-Landau
The Ethical Life
  • Publsiher : Oxford University Press, USA
  • Release : 17 April 2021
  • ISBN : 0987654321
  • Pages : 408 pages
  • Rating : 4/5 from 21 reviews
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Read or download book entitled The Ethical Life written by Russ Shafer-Landau which was release on 17 April 2021, this book published by Oxford University Press, USA. Available in PDF, EPUB and Kindle Format. Book excerpt: Brief yet thorough and affordably priced, The Ethical Life: Fundamental Readings in Ethics and Moral Problems is ideal for courses in introductory ethics and contemporary moral problems. Featuring thirty-nine readings divided into four parts--Value Theory, Normative Ethics, Metaethics, and Moral Problems--it introduces students to ethical theory and a wide range of moral issues. The essays include selections from such historically influential philosophers as Aristotle, Hume, Kant, and Mill alongside work by contemporary philosophers like Philippa Foot, Robert Nozick, Peter Singer, and Judith Jarvis Thomson. Detailed section and reading introductions provide helpful contextual information. Designed as a companion reader to Russ Shafer-Landau's textbook, The Fundamentals of Ethics, The Ethical Life is also comprehensive enough to be used on its own. The book is enhanced by an Instructor's Manual and Testbank on CD and a Companion Website for students and instructors.

The Ethical Life

The Ethical Life
  • Author : Russ Shafer-Landau
  • Publisher : Oxford University Press, USA
  • Release Date : 2010
  • Total pages : 408
  • ISBN : 0987654321
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Summary : Brief yet thorough and affordably priced, The Ethical Life: Fundamental Readings in Ethics and Moral Problems is ideal for courses in introductory ethics and contemporary moral problems. Featuring thirty-nine readings divided into four parts--Value Theory, Normative Ethics, Metaethics, and Moral Problems--it introduces students to ethical theory and a wide range ...

The Ethical Life

The Ethical Life
  • Author : Anonim
  • Publisher : Oxford University Press, USA
  • Release Date : 2020
  • Total pages : 212
  • ISBN : 0987654321
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Summary : "A compact yet thorough collection of readings in ethical theory and contemporary moral problems - at the best price"--...

William James Moral Philosophy and the Ethical Life

William James  Moral Philosophy  and the Ethical Life
  • Author : Jacob L. Goodson
  • Publisher : Lexington Books
  • Release Date : 2017-12-20
  • Total pages : 442
  • ISBN : 0987654321
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Summary : This edited volume demonstrates that a virtue-centered approach to the ethical life is a consistent feature of William James’s moral reasoning from the 1880s until his death in 1910. Little else, however, seems constant within James’s writings on moral philosophy and the ethical life, and this lack of constancy ...

The Moral Life and the Ethical Life

The Moral Life and the Ethical Life
  • Author : Eliseo Vivas
  • Publisher : University Press of Amer
  • Release Date : 1963
  • Total pages : 292
  • ISBN : 0987654321
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Summary : This classic work in the field was originally published by Regnery Gateway in 1983. 'This is a serious, learned, and searching exploration of some of the most difficult questions which have ever concerned the human mind. It is also toughminded in the sense that it recognizes all the difficulties, begs no ...

Democracy and the Ethical Life

Democracy and the Ethical Life
  • Author : Claes G. Ryn
  • Publisher : CUA Press
  • Release Date : 1990-01-01
  • Total pages : 245
  • ISBN : 0987654321
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Summary : This study goes to the heart of ethics and politics. Strongly argued and lucidly written, the book makes a crucial distinction between two forms of democracy...

Ethical Life

Ethical Life
  • Author : Harry Redner
  • Publisher : Rowman & Littlefield
  • Release Date : 2001
  • Total pages : 349
  • ISBN : 0987654321
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Summary : In this survey of past and present ethical cultures Harry Redner proposes that only through understanding these systems can one understand the current state of ethics. The author considers how and why being ethical is of use to modern man....

Aristotle on the Sources of the Ethical Life

Aristotle on the Sources of the Ethical Life
  • Author : Sylvia Berryman
  • Publisher : Oxford University Press
  • Release Date : 2019-03-13
  • Total pages : 224
  • ISBN : 0987654321
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Summary : Aristotle on the Sources of the Ethical Life challenges the common belief that Aristotle's ethics is founded on an appeal to human nature, an appeal that is thought to be intended to provide both substantive ethical advice and justification for the demands of ethics. Sylvia Berryman argues that this is ...

An Ethical Life

An Ethical Life
  • Author : Richard Kyte
  • Publisher : Unknown
  • Release Date : 2012
  • Total pages : 254
  • ISBN : 0987654321
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Summary : Ethics isn't just a set of principles to study, but a skill to practice. By introducing a logical 4-Way Method, An Ethical Life demonstrates how everyone has the capability to work out complex and real ethical dilemmas....

Gestures of Ethical Life

Gestures of Ethical Life
  • Author : David Michael Kleinberg-Levin
  • Publisher : Stanford University Press
  • Release Date : 2005
  • Total pages : 484
  • ISBN : 0987654321
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Summary : For Greek antiquity, the question of right or fitting measure constituted the very heart of both ethics and politics. But can the Good of the ethical life and the Justice of the political be reduced to measurement and calculation? If they are matters of measure, are they not also absolutely ...

Ethical Life

Ethical Life
  • Author : Webb Keane
  • Publisher : Princeton University Press
  • Release Date : 2017-04-11
  • Total pages : 304
  • ISBN : 0987654321
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Summary : The human propensity to take an ethical stance toward oneself and others is found in every known society, yet we also know that values taken for granted in one society can contradict those in another. Does ethical life arise from human nature itself? Is it a universal human trait? Or ...

Writings on an Ethical Life

Writings on an Ethical Life
  • Author : Peter Singer
  • Publisher : Open Road Media
  • Release Date : 2015-04-14
  • Total pages : 374
  • ISBN : 0987654321
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Summary : The essential collection of writings by one of the most visionary and daring philosophers of our time Since bursting sensationally into the public consciousness in 1975 with his groundbreaking work Animal Liberation, Peter Singer has remained one of the most provocative ethicists of the modern age. His reputation, built largely on ...

Tolerance and the Ethical Life

Tolerance and the Ethical Life
  • Author : Andrew Fiala
  • Publisher : A&C Black
  • Release Date : 2005-05-12
  • Total pages : 208
  • ISBN : 0987654321
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Summary : In a fresh and exciting way, this new book shows how tolerance connects with the practice of philosophy. Andrew Fiala examines the virtue of tolerance as it appears in several historical contexts: Socratic philosophy, Stoic philosophy, Pragmatism, and Existentialism. The lesson derived is that tolerance is a virtue for what ...

Ethical Life in South Asia

Ethical Life in South Asia
  • Author : Anand Pandian,Daud Ali
  • Publisher : Indiana University Press
  • Release Date : 2010
  • Total pages : 290
  • ISBN : 0987654321
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Summary : Outgrowth of an international workshop on the subject of South Asian ethical practices held in Vancouver, Canada in September 2007....

Hegel s System of Ethical Life and First Philosophy of Spirit

Hegel s System of Ethical Life and First Philosophy of Spirit
  • Author : Georg Wilhelm Friedrich Hegel
  • Publisher : SUNY Press
  • Release Date : 1979-01-01
  • Total pages : 288
  • ISBN : 0987654321
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Summary : The first translation into English and the first detailed interpretation of Hegel's System der Sittlichkeit (1802-3) and of Philosophie des Geistes, the two earliest surviving versions of Hegel's social theory. Hegel's central concept of the spirit evolved in these two works. An 87-page interpretation by Harris precedes the translations....

Ricoeur on Moral Religion

Ricoeur on Moral Religion
  • Author : James Carter
  • Publisher : Oxford University Press, USA
  • Release Date : 2014
  • Total pages : 169
  • ISBN : 0987654321
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Summary : In Ricoeur on Moral Religion, James Carter argues that Paul Ricoeur's later philosophical writings provide a highly instructive interpretive key with which to assess his philosophical project as a whole. This first systematic study of the "later Ricoeur" offers a critical yet sympathetic reconstruction of Ricoeur's hermeneutics of ethical life, ...