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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

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