Contemporary Debates in Moral Theory

Contemporary Debates in Moral Theory

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Contemporary Debates in Moral Theory features pairs of newly commissioned essays by some of the leading theorists working in the field today. Brings together fresh debates on the most controversial issues in moral theory Questions include: Are moral requirements derived from reason? How demanding is morality? Are virtues the proper starting point for moral theorizing? Lively debate format sharply defines the issues, and paves the way for further discussion. Will serve as an accessible introduction to the major topics in contemporary moral theory, while also capturing the imagination of professional philosophers.Following Frank Jackson (1998), we call this the a#39;location problema#39; a€“ the problem of locating in the natural world the ... expressed as follows: X is a female; X is under 6a#39; tall; X has red hair; X lives in Albuquerque; X drives a white Ford Mustang.

Title:Contemporary Debates in Moral Theory
Author:James Dreier
Publisher:John Wiley & Sons - 2009-02-04


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