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Dimensions of Moral Theory

Jonathan Jacobs

Dimensions of Moral Theory

Jonathan Jacobs

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"^^Dimensions of Moral Theory "examines the key presuppositions and philosophical commitments that support and shape moral theories.

- Publisher Preface. Acknowledgments. 1. Objectivity and Subjectivity. Interpretations of Objectivity. Monism and Pluralism. This Way to Subjectivism. Subjectivity and Sentiment. Subjectivism and Skepticism. Relativism. Where Now?. Questions for Discussion and Reflection. Thinkers and Their Works and Further Reading. Notes. 2. Moral Theory and Moral Psychology. Moral Motivation. Virtue and Motivation. Self-interest and Morality. What about Luck?. Are Moral Considerations Overriding?. Where Now?. Questions for Discussion and Reflection. Thinkers and Their Works and Further Reading. Notes. 3. Forms of Moral Theory. Consequentialism. Kantian Non-consequentialism. Intuitionist Non-consequentialism. The Virtue-centered Approach. Contractarianism. Theories, Duties, and Metaethics. Where Now?. Questions for Discussion and Reflection. Thinkers and Their Works and Further Reading. Notes. 4. Naturalism and Non-naturalism. Naturalism. The Modern Debate about Naturalism. Reconstructed Naturalism. Non-cognitivist Alternatives. Hume and Naturalism. Reconnecting Facts and Values. Aristotle and Naturalism. Moral Facts and Explanation. What About God?. Where Now?. Questions for Discussion and Reflection. Thinkers and Their Works and Further Reading. Notes. Conclusion. Glossary. Bibliography. Index.

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"^^Dimensions of Moral Theory "examines the key presuppositions and philosophical commitments that support and shape moral theories.
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Preface. Acknowledgments. 1. Objectivity and Subjectivity. Interpretations of Objectivity. Monism and Pluralism. This Way to Subjectivism. Subjectivity and Sentiment. Subjectivism and Skepticism. Relativism. Where Now?. Questions for Discussion and Reflection. Thinkers and Their Works and Further Reading. Notes. 2. Moral Theory and Moral Psychology. Moral Motivation. Virtue and Motivation. Self-interest and Morality. What about Luck?. Are Moral Considerations Overriding?. Where Now?. Questions for Discussion and Reflection. Thinkers and Their Works and Further Reading. Notes. 3. Forms of Moral Theory. Consequentialism. Kantian Non-consequentialism. Intuitionist Non-consequentialism. The Virtue-centered Approach. Contractarianism. Theories, Duties, and Metaethics. Where Now?. Questions for Discussion and Reflection. Thinkers and Their Works and Further Reading. Notes. 4. Naturalism and Non-naturalism. Naturalism. The Modern Debate about Naturalism. Reconstructed Naturalism. Non-cognitivist Alternatives. Hume and Naturalism. Reconnecting Facts and Values. Aristotle and Naturalism. Moral Facts and Explanation. What About God?. Where Now?. Questions for Discussion and Reflection. Thinkers and Their Works and Further Reading. Notes. Conclusion. Glossary. Bibliography. Index.
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Meet the Author

Jonathan Jacobs

Jonathan Jacobs is Professor of Philosophy and Chair of the Department of Philosophy and Religion at Colgate University. He is author of "Practical Realism and Moral Psychology" (1995), "A Philosopher's Compass" (2001), and "Choosing Character: Responsibility for Virtue and Vice "(2001).

Table Of Contents

  • :preface.

    acknowledgments.

    1. Objectivity And Subjectivity.

    interpretations Of Objectivity.

    monism And Pluralism.

    this Way To Subjectivism.

    subjectivity And Sentiment.

    subjectivism And Skepticism.

    relativism.

    where Now?.

    questions For Discussion And Reflection.

    thinkers And Their Works And Further Reading.

    notes.

    2. Moral Theory And Moral Psychology.

    moral Motivation.

    virtue And Motivation.

    self-interest And Morality.

    what About Luck?.

    are Moral Considerations Overriding?.

    where Now?.

    questions For Discussion And Reflection.

    thinkers And Their Works And Further Reading.

    notes.

    3. Forms Of Moral Theory.

    consequentialism.

    kantian Non-consequentialism.

    intuitionist Non-consequentialism.

    the Virtue-centered Approach.

    contractarianism.

    theories, Duties, And Metaethics.

    where Now?.

    questions For Discussion And Reflection.

    thinkers And Their Works And Further Reading.

    notes.

    4. Naturalism And Non-naturalism.

    naturalism.

    the Modern Debate About Naturalism.

    reconstructed Naturalism.

    non-cognitivist Alternatives.

    hume And Naturalism.

    reconnecting Facts And Values.

    aristotle And Naturalism.

    moral Facts And Explanation.

    what About God?.

    where Now?.

    questions For Discussion And Reflection.

    thinkers And Their Works And Further Reading.

    notes.

    conclusion.

    glossary.

    bibliography.

    index.

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  • Catalogue Code 259025
  • Product Code 9780631229643
  • ISBN 0631229647
  • EAN 9780631229643
  • Pages 192
  • Department Academic
  • Category Church
  • Sub-Category Care/counselling
  • Publisher Blackwell Publishing
  • Publication Date Jul 2002
  • Dimensions 2253 x 1542 x 112 mm
  • Weight 0.130kg

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