The New Palgrave Dictionary of Economics

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Moral Philosophy

  • R. S. Downie
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Some idea of the nature of moral philosophy is provided by considering the analogies which philosophers have used over the centuries to explain their aims. This entry will give a brief account of these and then a longer one of the preoccupations of moral philosophers this century.

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