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The Rational Foundations of Ethics (The Problems of Philosophy: Their Past & Present)

Timothy L. S. Sprigge

The Rational Foundations of Ethics (The Problems of Philosophy: Their Past & Present)

by Timothy L. S. Sprigge

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Aquinas’s ethics: metaphysical foundations, moral theory, and theological context / Rebecca Konyndyk DeYoung, Colleen McCluskey, Ethics, a book tha t culminates with Aristotle’s famous function argument the function of a rational animal must be “a life of activity ex-File Size: 1MB. Ethical intuitionism (also called moral intuitionism) is a view or family of views in moral epistemology (and, on some definitions, metaphysics).It is at its core foundationalism about moral knowledge; that is, it is committed to the thesis that some moral truths can be known non-inferentially (i.e., known without one needing to infer them from other truths one believes).

FOUNDATIONS OF ETHICS THE GIFFORD LECTURES delivered in the University of Aberdeen, by SIR W. DAVID ROSS Provost of Oriel College, Oxford President of the British Academy OXFORD AT THE CLARENDON PRESS Oxford University Press, Amen House, London B. C. 4 GLASGOW NEW YORK TORONTO MELBOURNE WELLINGTON BOMBAY . ‘ethics’ is concerned with questions concerning how human beings ought to live their lives, and about what is ‘right’ or ‘wrong’. In this section we look at how philosophers attempt to answer such questions in a systematic and rational way. This section also introduces the fields of environmental and development ethics, and consider how.

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