Published January 17, 2007
by Kessinger Publishing, LLC .
Written in English
|The Physical Object|
|Number of Pages||296|
The foundation for a general system of morals, this work is a landmark in the history of moral and political thought. Readers familiar with Adam Smith from The Wealth of Nations will find this earlier book a revelation. Although the author is often misrepresented as a calculating rationalist who advises the pursuit of self-interest in the marketplace, regardless of/5(). The book incorporates film summaries and study questions to draw students into ethical theory and then pairs them with classical philosophical texts. The students see how moral theories, dilemmas, and questions are represented in the given films and learn to apply these theories to the world they live in/5(3). Michael Hand's book is the concise and dense result of fifteen years 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. Written for the general reader and the student of moral philosophy, this book provides a clear and unified treatment of Kant's theory of morals. Bruce Aune takes into account all of Kant's principal writings on morality and presents them in a contemporary idiom. Originally published in Cited by:
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This book shows how traditional problems of philosophy can be understood more clearly when considered in terms of law, economics, and political science. The discussion is divided into four sections. The first offers a new version of legal positivism and an original theory of legal rights. The second critically evaluates the economic approach to law, while the third considers the relationship. 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. theory for politics, one that subordinated philosophy to politics and placed the emphasis of the political action in the realm of what is instead of what ought to be. This new moral theory differentiates between the theoretical truth and the effective truth or the truth that produce good results. Written for the general reader and the student of moral philosophy, this book provides a clear and unified treatment of Kant's theory of morals. Bruce Aune takes into account all of Kant's principal writings on morality and presents them in a contemporary idiom. Originally published in Author: Bruce Aune.