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The Resource Moral disagreements : classic and contemporary readings, edited by Christopher W. Gowans

Moral disagreements : classic and contemporary readings, edited by Christopher W. Gowans

Label
Moral disagreements : classic and contemporary readings
Title
Moral disagreements
Title remainder
classic and contemporary readings
Statement of responsibility
edited by Christopher W. Gowans
Contributor
Subject
Language
eng
Summary
Can moral disagreements be rationally resolved? Can universal human rights be defended in face of moral disagreements? The problem of moral disagreement is one of the central problems in moral thinking. It also provides a stimulating stepping-stone to some of the perennial problems of philosophy, such as relativism, scepticism, and objectivity. Moral Disagreements is the first anthology to bring together classic and contemporary readings on this key topic. Clearly divided into five parts; The Historical Debate; Voices from Anthropology; Challenges to Moral Objectivity; Defenses of Moral Obje
Member of
Cataloging source
N$T
Dewey number
170
Index
index present
LC call number
BJ1031
LC item number
.M666 2000eb
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
  • dictionaries
  • bibliography
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Gowans, Christopher W
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  • Ethical problems
  • PHILOSOPHY
  • PHILOSOPHY
  • Ethical problems
  • Ethiek
Label
Moral disagreements : classic and contemporary readings, edited by Christopher W. Gowans
Instantiates
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages 242-260) and index
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
  • cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Color
multicolored
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Introduction : debates about moral disagreements / Christopher W. Gowans -- Outlines of scepticism / Sextus Empiricus -- Natural law and moral disagreements / Thomas Aquinas -- Renaissance skepticism / Michel de Montaigne -- A dialogue / David Hume -- Beyond good and evil / Friedrich Nietzsche -- Yanomamö : the last days of Eden / Napoleon A. Chagnon -- The astonishment of anthropology / Richard A. Shweder -- Human rights, human difference : anthropology's contribution to an emancipatory cultural politics / Terence Turner -- The argument from relativity / J.L. Mackie -- Knowledge, science, convergence / Bernard Williams -- Moral relativity and tolerance / David B. Wong -- Moral disagreement / David O. Brink -- Non-relative virtues : an Aristotelian approach / Martha Nussbaum -- Is cultural pluralism relevant to moral knowledge? / Alan Gewirth -- The pursuit of the ideal / Isaiah Berlin -- The rationality of traditions / Alasdair MacIntyre -- Political liberalism and the idea of an overlapping consensus / John Rawls -- Essence of culture and a sense of history : a feminist critique of cultural essentialism / Uma Narayan
Control code
49569867
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource (xii, 265 pages)
Form of item
online
Isbn
9780203134436
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • c
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
(OCoLC)49569867
Label
Moral disagreements : classic and contemporary readings, edited by Christopher W. Gowans
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages 242-260) and index
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
  • cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Color
multicolored
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Introduction : debates about moral disagreements / Christopher W. Gowans -- Outlines of scepticism / Sextus Empiricus -- Natural law and moral disagreements / Thomas Aquinas -- Renaissance skepticism / Michel de Montaigne -- A dialogue / David Hume -- Beyond good and evil / Friedrich Nietzsche -- Yanomamö : the last days of Eden / Napoleon A. Chagnon -- The astonishment of anthropology / Richard A. Shweder -- Human rights, human difference : anthropology's contribution to an emancipatory cultural politics / Terence Turner -- The argument from relativity / J.L. Mackie -- Knowledge, science, convergence / Bernard Williams -- Moral relativity and tolerance / David B. Wong -- Moral disagreement / David O. Brink -- Non-relative virtues : an Aristotelian approach / Martha Nussbaum -- Is cultural pluralism relevant to moral knowledge? / Alan Gewirth -- The pursuit of the ideal / Isaiah Berlin -- The rationality of traditions / Alasdair MacIntyre -- Political liberalism and the idea of an overlapping consensus / John Rawls -- Essence of culture and a sense of history : a feminist critique of cultural essentialism / Uma Narayan
Control code
49569867
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource (xii, 265 pages)
Form of item
online
Isbn
9780203134436
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • c
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
(OCoLC)49569867

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