Ethics : the big questions


Ethics : the big questions

edited by James P. Sterba

(Philosophy : the big questions)

Wiley-Blackwell, 2009

2nd ed

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Includes bibliographical references: p. [vii]-ix



As with the first edition, Utilitarian, Kantian, and Aristotelian viewpoints are all well represented here, and this second edition features updated sections throughout-including eighteen new readings-and an entirely new section on multiculturalism.* Presents students with a unique focus on three main challenges to ethics: feminism, environmentalism, and multiculturalism* Pedagogical focus on the 'big questions' motivates student interest* Collects readings on all key traditional theoretical and practical questions in ethics


List of Sources. Introduction. Part I: The Nature of Morality: What Is Morality? 1. Morality as a Good in Itself: Plato. 2. The Emotive Theory of Morality: A. J. Ayer. 3. The New Subjectivism in Morality: Brand Blanshard. 4. How to Derive "Ought" from "Is": John R. Searle. 5. On Not Deriving "Ought" from "Is": Antony Flew. 6. Moral Beliefs: Philippa Foot. 7. Moral Disagreement Today and the Claims of Emotivism: Alasdair MacIntyre. Part II: The Justification of Morality: Why Be Moral? 8. On Reason and the Emotions: David Hume. 9. The Justificatory Argument for Human Rights: Alan Gewirth. 10. The Sources of Normativity: Christine M. Korsgaard. 11. The Justification of Morality and the Behavior of Women: James P. Sterba. 12. The Rational Justification of Morality Revisited: Alan Gewirth. 13. Morality as a System of Hypothetical Imperatives: Philippa Foot. Part III: Alternative Moral Perspectives: What Does Morality Require? A. Utility. 14. Utilitarianism: John Stuart Mill. 15. Against Utilitarianism: Bernard Williams. 16. Traditional Morality and Utilitarianism: Kai Nielsen. 17. The Schizophrenia of Modern Ethical Theories: Michael Stocker. 18. Alienation, Consequentialism, and the Demands of Morality: PeterRailton. B. Duty. 19. Duty and Categorical Rules: Immanuel Kant. 20. Kantian Ethics: Fred Feldman. 21. Kant on Dealing with Evil: Christine M. Korsgaard. 22. Liberty and Equality - A Question of Balance?: Jan Narveson. 23. Our Basic Human Right is a Right to Liberty and It Leads to Equality: James P. Sterba. 24. Welfare Liberalism: John Rawls. 25. Race and the Social Contract Tradition: Charles W. Mills. C. Virtue. 26. The Virtuous Life: Aristotle. 27. Non-Relative Virtues: An Aristotelian Approach: Martha Nussbaum. 28. The Nature of Virtues: Alasdair MacIntyre. 29. Normative Virtue Ethics: Rosalind Hursthouse. 30. Virtue and Right: Robert N. Johnson. 31. Teleology, Aristotelian Virtue, and Right: Sean Drysdale Walsh. 32. Ancient Ethics and Modern Morality: Julia Annas. Part IV: Challenges for Morality. A. Feminism: How is Gender Relevant to Morality? 33. Equality for Men and Women: Musonius Rufus. 34. Moral Orientation and Moral Development: Carol Gilligan. 35. Caring Relations and Principles of Justice: Virginia Held. 36. Particular Justice and General Care: Claudia Card. 37. The Masculine Bias in Traditional Ethics and How to Correct It: James P. Sterba. B. Environmentalism: Who is to Count in Morality? 38. Chimpanzee Justice: Frans De Waal. 39. All Animals Are Equal: Peter Singer. 40. The Ethics of Respect for Nature: Paul W. Taylor. 41. Kantians and Utilitarians and the Moral Status of Nonhuman Life: James P. Sterba. 42. The Power and Promise of Ecological Feminism: Karen J. Warren. C. Multiculturalism: Morality From Whose Cultural Perspective? 43. A Modern Clash of Cultures: Ayaan Hirsi Ali. 44. Can Islam Liberate Women?: Madeleine Bunting. 45. Freedom and Democracy: George W. Bush. 46. Understanding the Bush Doctrine: Noam Chomsky. Suggested Readings.

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