The Resource Problems of ethics

Problems of ethics

Label
Problems of ethics
Title
Problems of ethics
Creator
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
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Cataloging source
DLC
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1919-
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
McGreal, Ian Philip
Index
index present
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
Series statement
  • Chandler publications in philosophy.
  • Problems of philosophy
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Ethics
  • Ethics
  • Ethics
  • Ethik
  • Philosophie
Label
Problems of ethics
Instantiates
Publication
Bibliography note
Bibliography: p. 111
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
  • nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
  • I. The problems of ethics : The problem of duty : Are moral claims verifiable? ; Are moral terms definable? ; What is the ground of duty? ; How is moral knowledge possible?. The problem of value : Is goodness a property? ; Is goodness objective or subjective? ; Is value "unique"? ; Intrinsic and instrumental goods. The problem of the good. -- II. Plato: Virtue as knowledge and harmony : Can virtue be taught? ; What is justice? ; The ideal soul ; Is pleasure the chief good? ; The moral idea -- III. Aristotle: The good as rational activity : The good man ; The golden mean ; Justice ; Unjust acts and unjust men ; The intellectual virtues ; Knowledge and virtue ; Pleasure and morality ; Friendship and the good life ; Perfect happiness and contemplation -- IV. Epicurus: The good as pleasure : "Death is nothing to us..." ; Pleasure and the good life ; Justice and mutual advantage -- V. Epictetus: The good life as in accord with nature : Predecessors of Epictetus ; The right use of impressions ; The rationality of nature ; Good and evil as dependent on will ; Knowledge as sufficient to virtue ; Action within one's power ; Charity toward others
  • VI. Hume: Morality as determined by sentiment : Benevolence and justice ; The appeal of utility ; Immediately agreeable qualities ; Virtue and moral obligation ; Ultimate ends as determined by sentimen -- VII. Kant: Duty as action that can be universalized : The good will as good in itself ; Moral worth as dependent upon the will ; Moral worth as a matter of principle ; The categorical imperative ; Four examples ; Men as ends in themselves ; Man as legislator in the realm of ends -- VIII. Mill: Right acts as productive of happiness : Pleasure as good in itself ; The test of qualitative difference ; Lower and higher pleasures ; The proof of desirability ; Consideration of objections ; Moral sanctions ; Justice and utility -- IX. Moore: Goodness as unanalyzable : Good as indefinable ; The naturalistic fallacy ; A test of definitions ; Criticism of naturalistic ethics ; Criticism of hedonism ; Criticism of Mill ; Intrinsic goods ; Morally obligatory acts -- X. Ayer: Value terms as emotive terms : The emotive function of normative symbols ; Ethical concepts as "pseudo-concepts" ; Factual discourse and ethical discourse ; The province of ethics
Dimensions
21 cm.
Extent
x, 116 pages
Isbn
9780810200210
Lccn
77097232
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n
System control number
  • (OCoLC)00073124
  • (OCoLC)ocm00073124
Label
Problems of ethics
Publication
Bibliography note
Bibliography: p. 111
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
  • nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
  • I. The problems of ethics : The problem of duty : Are moral claims verifiable? ; Are moral terms definable? ; What is the ground of duty? ; How is moral knowledge possible?. The problem of value : Is goodness a property? ; Is goodness objective or subjective? ; Is value "unique"? ; Intrinsic and instrumental goods. The problem of the good. -- II. Plato: Virtue as knowledge and harmony : Can virtue be taught? ; What is justice? ; The ideal soul ; Is pleasure the chief good? ; The moral idea -- III. Aristotle: The good as rational activity : The good man ; The golden mean ; Justice ; Unjust acts and unjust men ; The intellectual virtues ; Knowledge and virtue ; Pleasure and morality ; Friendship and the good life ; Perfect happiness and contemplation -- IV. Epicurus: The good as pleasure : "Death is nothing to us..." ; Pleasure and the good life ; Justice and mutual advantage -- V. Epictetus: The good life as in accord with nature : Predecessors of Epictetus ; The right use of impressions ; The rationality of nature ; Good and evil as dependent on will ; Knowledge as sufficient to virtue ; Action within one's power ; Charity toward others
  • VI. Hume: Morality as determined by sentiment : Benevolence and justice ; The appeal of utility ; Immediately agreeable qualities ; Virtue and moral obligation ; Ultimate ends as determined by sentimen -- VII. Kant: Duty as action that can be universalized : The good will as good in itself ; Moral worth as dependent upon the will ; Moral worth as a matter of principle ; The categorical imperative ; Four examples ; Men as ends in themselves ; Man as legislator in the realm of ends -- VIII. Mill: Right acts as productive of happiness : Pleasure as good in itself ; The test of qualitative difference ; Lower and higher pleasures ; The proof of desirability ; Consideration of objections ; Moral sanctions ; Justice and utility -- IX. Moore: Goodness as unanalyzable : Good as indefinable ; The naturalistic fallacy ; A test of definitions ; Criticism of naturalistic ethics ; Criticism of hedonism ; Criticism of Mill ; Intrinsic goods ; Morally obligatory acts -- X. Ayer: Value terms as emotive terms : The emotive function of normative symbols ; Ethical concepts as "pseudo-concepts" ; Factual discourse and ethical discourse ; The province of ethics
Dimensions
21 cm.
Extent
x, 116 pages
Isbn
9780810200210
Lccn
77097232
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n
System control number
  • (OCoLC)00073124
  • (OCoLC)ocm00073124

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