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Moral Theory

Joseph P. Demarco

Moral Theory

A Contemporary Overview (The Jones and Barlett Series in Philosophy)

by Joseph P. Demarco

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Published by Jones & Bartlett Publishers .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Ethics & Moral Philosophy,
  • Ethics (General),
  • Medical / Nursing,
  • Philosophy,
  • Mental Health,
  • Ethics

  • The Physical Object
    FormatPaperback
    Number of Pages274
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL8330858M
    ISBN 100867209542
    ISBN 109780867209549


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Providing an introduction to moral theory that explains and critically examines the theories of such classical moral philosophers as Aristotle, Aquinas, Kant, Bentham, Mill, and Ross, this book acquaints students with the work of contemporary moral philosophers.

All of the book's chapters have been revised in light of recent work in moral Cited by: Nov 29,  · Moral Theory: An Introduction explores some of the most historically important and currently debated moral theories about the nature of the right and good.

Providing an introduction to moral theory that explains and critically examines the theories of such classical moral philosophers as Aristotle, Aquinas, Kant, Bentham, Mill, and Ross, this book acquaints students with the work of.

Jan 09,  · "Moral Theory: An Introduction" by Mark Timmons is an introduction to normative ethics. After explaining what makes for a good moral theory, Timmons covers the divine command theory, moral relativism, the natural law theory, utilitarianism, Kant's moral theory, moral pluralism, virtue ethics and moral particularism/5(6).

Dec 17,  · Moral Theory book. Read 5 reviews from the world's largest community for readers. What makes an action right or wrong.

Why is something good or bad. How /5. Providing an introduction to moral theory that explains and critically examines the theories of such classical moral philosophers as Aristotle, Aquinas, Kant, Bentham, Mill, and Ross, this book acquaints students with the work of contemporary moral philosophers.

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The words "moral" and "ethics" (and cognates) are often used interchangeably. However, it is useful to make the following distinction: Morality is the system through which we determine right and wrong conduct -- i.e., the guide to good or right conduct.

Ethics is the philosophical study of Morality. What, then, is a moral theory. Utilitarianism: A Theory of Consequences. Utilitarianism, first popularized by British philosophers Jeremy Bentham and John Stuart Mill in the 19th century, is a theory that holds that the best way to make a moral decision is to look at the potential consequences of each available choice; then, one should pick the option that either does the most to increase happiness or does the least to.

Dec 01,  · "Moral Theory: An Introduction" by Mark Timmons is an introduction to normative ethics. After explaining what makes for a good moral theory, Timmons covers the divine command theory, moral relativism, the natural law theory, utilitarianism, Kant's moral theory, moral pluralism, virtue ethics and moral lowdowntracks4impact.com by: Providing an introduction to moral theory that explains and critically examines the theories of such classical moral philosophers as Aristotle, Aquinas, Kant, Bentham, Mill, and Ross, this book acquaints students with the work of contemporary moral philosophers.

All of the book's chapters have been revised in light of recent work in moral theory. Michael Hand's book is the concise and dense result of fifteen Moral Theory book of thinking about moral education.

It is one of the rare examples of an instant classic and will be a primary reference for debates about moral education in the coming years and decades. Nov 29,  · Providing an introduction to moral theory that explains and critically examines the theories of such classical moral philosophers as Aristotle, Aquinas, Kant, Bentham, Mill, and Ross, this book acquaints students with the work of contemporary moral philosophers.

All of the book's chapters have been revised in light of recent work in moral lowdowntracks4impact.com: A moral theory explains what makes an action right; a moral code is simply a set of rules.

How can a moral theory be used in a moral argument. A moral theory can sometimes act as or back up an argument's moral premise. What is a considered moral judgement. Moral Theory () by David S. Oderberg.

"Oderberg's discussion of [the] issues is rich and thought provoking. [The] work is, even for non-believers, an important and engaging statement of non-consequentialist moral theory" Kaspar Lippert-Rasmussen, The Philosophical Quarterly, vol.

51, no.July "Oderberg writes clearly and with precision in a way that is neither Pages: Advocates of a theory known as moral relativism subscribe to the notion that moral virtues are right or wrong only within the context of a certain standpoint (e.g., cultural community).

In other words, what is morally acceptable in one culture may be taboo in another. In this book Linda Zagzebski presents an original moral theory based on direct reference to exemplars of goodness, modeled on the Putnam-Kripke theory which revolutionized semantics in the seventies.

In Exemplarist Moral Theory, exemplars are identified through the emotion of admiration, which Zagzebski argues is both a motivating emotion and an emotion whose cognitive content permits the. Moral theories determine a theory of the right: they tell us what we ought to do morally.

This is in contrast to theory of value, which focuses on what kind of things are morally good. The theory of the right is typically rule-based: it may state how much value an action needs to produce to be permissible (“the right action is the one which maximises happiness”), or place restrictions or.

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Kohlberg's data showed that girls on average reached a lower level of moral Author: Carol Gilligan. Moral theory. explains not why one event causes another but why an action is right or wrong or why a person or a person's character is good or bad.

Natural law theory. the view that right actions are those that conform to moral standards discerned in nature through human reason. Undergirding this doctrine is the belief that all of nature. Moral theory definition is - a theory of the atonement introduced by Peter Abelard in the 12th century and common in modern liberal theology holding that the life and death of Jesus Christ reconcile man to God by so revealing the holiness and love of God as to win man to repentence and faith —called also subjective theory.

The data that moral theories try to explain is our considered moral judgements; judgements that have, we might say, survived the test of good logical and critical thinking. There is an obvious difference here.

In the case of moral theories, we use our considered judgements to supply the data by which we judge the adequacy of moral theories. Nov 28,  · Providing an introduction to moral theory that explains and critically examines the theories of such classical moral philosophers as Aristotle, Aquinas, Kant, Bentham, Mill, and Ross, this book acquaints students with the work of contemporary moral philosophers.

All of the book's chapters have been revised in light of recent work in moral theory/5(80). Get this from a library. Ethics: Essential Readings in Moral Theory. [George Sher;] -- Ethics: Essential Readings in Moral Theory is an outstanding anthology of the most important topics, theories and debates in ethics, compiled by one of the leading experts in the field.

It includes. Plato. In Book X of his Republic, Plato may have given us the first volley of detailed and lengthy literary criticism in the lowdowntracks4impact.com dialogue between Socrates and two of his associates shows the participants of this discussion concluding that art must play a limited and very strict role in the perfect Greek Republic.

In her Gifford Lectures, Linda Trinkaus Zagzebski advances a new empirically-based form of moral theory she calls Exemplarist Moral Theory (EMT). In this brief review, I discuss several components of her theory. First, the emotion of admiration is foundational for EMT as Zagzebski develops it.

Routledge Routledge Studies in Ethics and Moral Theory. Routledge Studies in Ethics and Moral Theory. Moral Reality and the Empirical Sciences In this book, Ellis argues that moral and political objectives are not independent of one other, and so must be pursued in tandem.

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The book discusses three theories of moral development. These are the biological, learning, and developmental theories. Describe, in or more words PER THEORY, what each theory is and provide a relevant example to support each theory that is not from the.

Emphasis on application helps readers make the connection between theory and moral issues of our time. Examines changes across time and experience in how people understand right and wrong and individual differences in moral judgments, emotions, and actions.

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The Moral Theory was first fully developed in the writings of Peter Abelard ( - ) in the 12th century CE. 2 Abelard was an French abbot, theologian and philosopher. His birth surname was du Pallet; he took the nickname Abelard while in college.

He had a rather interesting private life. Abelard fell in love with a woman whose uncle-guardian owned the house where he was boarding. Sep 30,  · Aristotle's Nicomachean Ethics, book 2 - Ethics and Moral Theory - Duration: Gregory B.

Sadler 17, views. Jim Gates: Supersymmetry, String. The best books on Moral Philosophy recommended by Jonathan Glover. Humanity: A Moral History of the Twentieth Century Read. But the book, and the life it describes, is a remarkable example of how – as her mother once put it – it matters not only what cards life has dealt you, but also how you play them.

Jul 14,  · The phrase "moral panic" and the development of the sociological concept is credited to the late South African sociologist Stanley Cohen (–). Cohen introduced the social theory of moral panic in his book titled "Folk Devils and Moral Panics.". English Literature ic and Modern), Book Report/Review Topic: The Theory of Moral Sentiments:Reflections on “Of Sympathy.” I.

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Nov 19,  · Literature and Moral Theory investigates how literature, in the past 30 years, has been used as a means for transforming the Anglo-American moral philosophical landscape, which until recently was dominated by certain ways of “doing theory”.

It illuminates the unity of the overall agenda of the ethics/literature discussion in Anglo-American moral philosophy today, the affinities and. We present a new “reason-based” approach to the formal representation of moral theories, drawing on recent decision-theoretic work.

We show that any moral theory within a very large class can be represented in terms of two parameters: a specification of which properties of the objects of moral choice matter in any given context, and a specification of how these properties matter.

The ethics of care is a distinct moral theory, not merely a concern that can be added on to or included within the most influential moral theories such as Kantian morality, utilitarianism, or virtue ethics.

The ethics of care arose out of feminists’ appreciation of the importance of care and caring labor. As a fully normative theory, it has developed far beyond its earliest formulations in.

Jul 13,  · Moral Theory: An Introduction - Mark Timmons DOWNLOAD HERE. Moral Theory: An Introduction explores some of the most historically important and currently debated moral theories about the. A complete moral theory contains both a theory of the good and a theory of the right.

"The good" is that which there is strongest reason to want or desire. "The right" is that which an actor ought to do (has strongest reason to do) in the circumstances of his or her action. A theory of the good is a claim about what it means for a human life to.Moral Theory explores some of the most historically important and currently debated moral theories about the nature of the right and good.

After introducing students in the first chapter to some of the main aims and methods of evaluating a moral theory, the remaining chapters are devoted to an examination of various moral theories including the divine command theory, moral relativism, natural Authors: Mark Timmons, University of Arizona.Moreover, although morality regulates social relationships, not all social rules are moral; some rules may be functional in regulating social interactions but lack the prescriptive and obligatory basis of moral rules.

This chapter describes theory and research from the social-cognitive domain perspective on moral and social development (Helwig Cited by: