Ethics : twelve lectures on the philosophy of morality
- Cambridge, Harvard University Press, 2006
- x,393 p.; 22 cm
This is a history of ethical thought gathering insights from Aristotle, Hume, Kant and many others. It is also a speculative work about the moral motive and the content of morality. It argues that most of the questions that have obssessed 20th century authors are to do with the variety and quality of moral argument.
Ethics Artificial Virtues Benevolence Clear indistinct ideas Contextualism Deontological ideas Difference principle Essential contestablity Evil Goodwill Hume's Circle Intrinsicalism Justice Moral Scepticism Non -Cognitivism Objectivism , moral Persuasion Relativism Reason Self -love Sympathy Utilitarianism Virtue ethics