Normative Ethics



Providing A Thorough Introduction To Current Philosophical Views On Morality, Normative Ethics Examines An Acts Rightness Or Wrongness In Terms Of Such Factors As Consequences, Harm, And Consent Shelly Kagan Offers A Division Between Moral Factors And Theoretical Foundations That Reflects The Actual Working Practices Of Contemporary Moral Philosophers.Intended For Upper Level Or Graduate Students Of Philosophy, This Book Should Also Appeal To The General Reader Looking For A Clearly Written Overview Of The Basic Principles Of Moral Philosophy Providing A Thorough Introduction To Current Philosophical Views On Morality, Normative Ethics Examines An Acts Rightness Or Wrongness In Light Of Such Factors As Consequences, Harm, And Consent Shelly Kagan Offers A Division Between Moral Factors And Theoretical Foundations That Reflects The Actual Working Practices Of Contemporary Moral Philosophers The First Half Of The Book Presents A Systematic Survey Of The Basic Normative Factors, Focusing On Controversial Questions Concerning The Precise Content Of Each Factor, Its Scope And Significance, And Its Relationship To Other Factors The Second Half Of The Book Then Examines The Competing Theories About The Foundations Of Normative Ethics, Theories That Attempt To Explain Why The Basic Normative Factors Have The Moral Significance That They Do.Intended For Upper Level Or Graduate Students Of Philosophy, This Book Should Also Appeal To The General Reader Looking For A Clearly Written Overview Of The Basic Principles Of Moral Philosophy.Normative Ethics

Shelly Kagan is Clark Professor of Philosophy at Yale After receiving his B.A from Wesleyan University in 1976, and his Ph.D from Princeton University in 1982, he taught at the University of Pittsburgh and the University of Illinois at Chicago before coming to Yale in 1995 He is the author of the textbook Normative Ethics, which systematically reviews alternative positions concerning the basic

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  • Normative Ethics
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  • 25 November 2018

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