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Table of contents

  1. Front Matter
    Pages i-xvii
  2. Jonathan A. Jacobs
    Pages 1-164
  3. Back Matter
    Pages 165-171

About this book

Introduction

This book is a valuable guide to ethical issues and the language, concepts, and positions central to ethical theorizing. Entries identify and explain complex issues of normative ethics, metaethics, and moral psychology without being technical. Clearly written, entries range from antiquity to the present, and from the basic to the more advanced. Extensive cross-references allow the reader easily to make and follow connections and pursue issues. Topics include Aristotle, virtue-centered theory, eudaimonism, hedonism, Bentham, naturalism, utilitarianism, and supervenience. The cross-references also enable the reader to follow through on topics to the desired degree of depth. Entries identify and explain complex issues of normative ethics, metaethics, and moral psychology without being technical. Ethics A-Z is for undergraduate and post-graduate students as well as the general reader. It is a valuable guide to ethical issues and the language, concepts, and positions central to ethical theorizing.

Keywords

ethics philosophy religion

About the authors

Jonathan Jacobs is Professor of Philosophy in the Department of Philosophy and Religion, Colgate University.

Bibliographic information

  • Book Title Ethics A–Z
  • Authors NA NA
  • Series Title Forthcoming Volumes in the Philosophy A–Z Series
  • DOI https://doi.org/10.1007/978-1-137-04107-4
  • Copyright Information Palgrave Macmillan, a division of Nature America Inc. 2005
  • Publisher Name Palgrave Macmillan, New York
  • eBook Packages Palgrave Social & Cultural Studies Collection Social Sciences (R0)
  • Hardcover ISBN 978-1-4039-7262-0
  • Softcover ISBN 978-1-4039-7263-7
  • eBook ISBN 978-1-137-04107-4
  • Edition Number 1
  • Number of Pages XVII, 171
  • Number of Illustrations 0 b/w illustrations, 0 illustrations in colour
  • Topics Ethics
    Philosophy of Religion
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