The Blackwell Guide to Ethical Theory - eBook  -     Edited By: Hugh LaFollette, Ingmar Persson
    By: Hugh LaFollette(Ed.) & Ingmar Persson(Ed.)
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The Blackwell Guide to Ethical Theory - eBook

Wiley-Blackwell / 2013 / ePub

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Format: DRM Protected ePub
Vendor: Wiley-Blackwell
Publication Date: 2013
ISBN: 9781118514269
ISBN-13: 9781118514269

Publisher's Description

Building on the strengths of the highly successful first edition, the extensively updated Blackwell Guide to Ethical Theory presents a complete state-of-the-art survey, written by an international team of leading moral philosophers.

  • A new edition of this successful and highly regarded Guide, now reorganized and updated with the addition of significant new material
  • Includes 21 essays written by an international team of leading philosophers
  • Extensive, substantive essays develop the main arguments of all the leading viewpoints in ethical theory
  • Essays new to this edition cover evolution and ethics, capability ethics, virtues and consequences, and the implausibility of virtue ethics

Author Bio

Hugh LaFollette is Marie and Leslie E. Cole Chair in Ethics, University of South Florida, St. Petersburg. He is editor-in-chief of the nine volume International Encyclopedia of Ethics (2013), and author of The Practice of Ethics (Blackwell, 2007) and Personal Relationships: Love, Identity, and Morality (Blackwell, 1995). He is co-author of Brute Science: The Dilemmas of Animal Experimentation (1996), and editor of several other volumes, including Ethics in Practice: An Anthology (third edition, Blackwell, 2007).

Ingmar Persson is Professor of Practical Philosophy, University of Gothenburg, and Distinguished Research Fellow, Oxford Uehiro Centre for Practical Ethics, University of Oxford. His publications include The Retreat of Reason (2005) and, together with Julian Savulescu, Unfit for the Future: The Need for Moral Enhancement (2012). He is now finishing From Morality to the End of Reason: An Essay on Rights, Reasons and Responsibility.

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