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Human Values : New Essays on Ethics and Natural Law - David S. Oderberg

Human Values

New Essays on Ethics and Natural Law

By: David S. Oderberg (Editor), Timothy Chappell (Editor)

Paperback Published: 1st January 2008
ISBN: 9780230573758
Number Of Pages: 272

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The recent revival of natural law theory in modern moral philosophy has been an exciting and important development. This book brings together an international group of moral philosophers who make original contributions to the project of developing natural law ethics as a comprehensive treatment of modern ethical theory and practice.

Notes on Contributorsp. vi
Introductionp. 1
'Our Natural Guide...': Conscience, 'Nature', and Moral Experiencep. 11
Basic Goods, Practical Insight, and External Reasonsp. 32
The Fact/Value Distinctionp. 52
Incommensurability and Basic Goods: A Tension in the New Natural Law Theoryp. 70
The Polymorphy of Practical Reasonp. 102
The Structure and Content of the Goodp. 127
Harming and Wronging: The Importance of Normative Contextp. 166
Law, Liberalism, and the Common Goodp. 184
'Double Effect' or Practical Wisdom?p. 217
Beyond Double Effect: Side-Effects and Bodily Harmp. 236
Intention, Foresight, and Successp. 252
Indexp. 269
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ISBN: 9780230573758
ISBN-10: 0230573754
Audience: General
Format: Paperback
Language: English
Number Of Pages: 272
Published: 1st January 2008
Publisher: Palgrave Macmillan
Country of Publication: GB
Dimensions (cm): 21.62 x 14.07  x 1.55
Weight (kg): 0.35
Edition Number: 1