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philosophical introduction to ethics

an advocacy of the spiritual principle in ethics from the point of view of personal idealism

by Gibson, William Ralph Boyce

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Published by S. Sonnenschein & co., lim. in London .
Written in English


Edition Notes

Statementby W. R. Boyce Gibson.
Classifications
LC ClassificationsBJ315 .G4
The Physical Object
Paginationviii, 223 p.;
Number of Pages223
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL23380898M
LC Control Number07018192
OCLC/WorldCa5696951

His book Personal Identity and Applied Ethics: A Historical and Philosophical Introduction is also available from Routledge. Reviews "This book invites readers to think deeply and creatively about the nature of the self and personhood. It provides tools to think about these topics in a philosophically rigorous way, but it also puts readers into. The book’s starting point is morally neutral, and it provides a comprehensive discussion of various philosophical positions on pornography that are found in ethics, aesthetics, feminist philosophy, political philosophy, epistemology, and social : Mari Mikkola.

  An Historical And Contemporary Introduction. Philosophical Ethics. DOI link for Philosophical Ethics. Philosophical Ethics book. An Historical And Contemporary Introduction. By Stephen Darwall. Edition 1st Edition. First Published eBook Published 24 April Pub. location New by: 2. Students will find this book to be a very helpful guide to how philosophical inquiry is undertaken as well as to what the major theories in ethics hold. Reviews ‘This is a beautifully and elegantly written introduction to the fundamental questions of by:

Additional Physical Format: Online version: Beauchamp, Tom L. Philosophical ethics. Boston, Mass.: McGraw-Hill, (OCoLC) Online version. "The Ethics of Development: An Introduction offers a fine up-to-date survey of the private and public ethics concerning global problems of development. Ingram and Derdak combine philosophical insights and social-scientific findings in a sophisticated manner and thereby illuminate a host of pressing moral issues – including sustainable.


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