The essays in this volume illuminate a central topic in ethical theory: moral dilemmas. Some contemporary philosophers dispute the traditional view that a true moral dilemma - a situation in which a person has two irreconcilable moral duties - cannot exist. The book provides the historical background to the on-going debate with selections from Kant, Mill, Bradley, and Ross. The best recent work is represented in essays by Donagan, Foot, Hare, Marcus, Nagel, van Fraassen, Williams, and others.The essays in this volume illuminate a central topic in ethical theory: moral dilemmas.
|Author||:||Christopher W. Gowans|
|Publisher||:||Oxford University Press on Demand - 1987|